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04/12/2001MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2001 - 4:00 P.M. COUNCIL CHAMBER, 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Members Present: Council Members Jan Howell Marx, Christine Mulholland, Ken Schwartz, Vice Mayor John Ewan, and Mayor Allen K. Settle City Staff: Present: Ken Hampian, City Administrative Officer; Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney; Mary Kopecky, Assistant City Clerk; Wendy George, Assistant City Administrative Officer, John Mandeville, Community Development Director, Bill Statler, Finance Director, Jim Gardiner, Police Chief; Mike McCluskey, Public Works Director, Wayne Peterson, City Engineer; Tim Bochum, Deputy Public Works Director; John Moss, Utilities Director, Betsy DeJarnette, Assistant to the City Administrative Officer PUBLIC COMMENT 1 None STUDY SESSION 1) NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM ( NPDES Phase Ili AND FINANCING OPTIONS. Public Works Director McCluskey. City Engineer Peterson, and Sudir Pardiwala, Black & Veatch presented the report. Council questions and discussion followed. ACTION: Moved by Mulholland /Ewan to: 1) Receive and File "Storm Water Management Program- NPDES Program Requirements, Recommended Activities and Approach, Program Staffing, and Estimated Costs for City of San Luis Obispo, California" by Questa Engineering. 2) Conceptually approve formation of a Stormwater Drainage Utility Enterprise Fund, with a tentative effective date of July 2002. 3) Receive and file the report by Cuesta Engineering. 4) Authorize staff to further develop rate structure and costs recovery options and return to the Council with specific recommendations; motion carried 5:0. PUBLIC COMMENT Sifu Kelvin Harrison reiterated complaints of harassment and discrimination. 1 City Council Meeting Thursday, April 12, 2001 - 4:00 p.m. 2) Page 2 BUSINESS ITEMS Finance Director Staffer provided the staff report and responded to questions. Brief Council comments followed. No action was taken. 3) MAJOR CITY GOAL WORK PROGRAMS FOR 2001 -2002. City Administrative Officer Hamaian presented the staff report. β€” Public Comments β€” Jeff Whitner, Richard Kreet. Fred Vemacchia, urged Council to move forward with the construction of more lighted ball fields. John Saatafore proposed the construction of batting cages. β€”end of public comments β€” Department Heads summarized work programs and responded to Council Questions. ACTION: Moved by Settle /Ewan to accept Water Supply Major City Goal; motion carved 5:0. ACTION: Moved by Mulholland/Settle to approve the Street and Sidewalk, Los Osos Valley Road Improvements, Flood Protection, and Railroad Recreational Trail Major City Goals; motion carried 5: 0. ACTION: Moved by Ewan/Marx Staff to direct staff to report back to Council regarding the establishment of a Parking and Access Advisory Body; motion carried 4:1, Schwartz. ACTION: Moved by Mulholland /Marx to approve the Athletic Fields Major City Goal; motion carried 5:0. ACTION: Moved by Ewan/Mulholland to approve the Recreational Center Remodel of the Community/Senior Center Major City Goal; motion carried 5:0. ACTION: Moved by Marx/Ewan to reclassify the Downtown Cultural Center Plan from a "Major City Goal' category to "Other Important Objectives" category; motion carried 5:0. ACTION: Moved by Settle /Ewan to approve the Cultural Services Major City Goal; motion carried 5:0. ACTION: Moved by Marx/Mulholland to approve the Housing Major City Goal; motion carried 5:0. ACTION: Moved by Marx/Settle to approve the Open Space Preservation Major City Goal; motion carried 5:0. 1 1 1 City Council Meeting Thursday, April 12, 2001 - 4:00 p.m. Page 3 1 ACTION: Moved by Schwartz[Mulholland to approve the Civic Offices Major City Goal; motion carried 5:0. ACTION: Moved by Ewan/Mulholland to approve the Maintenance of Basic Services Major City goal; motion carried 5:0. ACTION: Moved by Ewan/ Marx to include the use of alternative energy resources as part of the Maintenance of Basic Services Major City Goal; motion carried 5:0. ACTION: Moved by Mulholland /Settle to defer the Office Supply and Demand Study Major City Goal and reconsider it as part of the 2003 -2005 Financial Plan; motion carried 3:2, Ewan, Marx. COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS Council Member Schwartz presented a report on the April 41 meeting of the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments. He noted that the City of San Luis Obispo has a population of 44,174, which represents a 5.3% growth during the last decade. Council Member Mulholland updated Council on the April 4'" meeting of the County Water Resources Advisory Committee. Council Member Mulholland reported on the Human Relations Commission meeting of April 4"' at which the Grants -in -Aid were reviewed. ' Vice Mayor Ewan updated Council on the recent meeting of the new North County Water Purveyor's Group. COMMUNICATIONS Vice Mayor Ewan urged Council and staff to research energy bills pending in the California State Legislature, which target energy conservation and could possibly bring revenue to the City (memo on file in the office of the City Clerk). Assistant City Administrative Officer George reported that the City is currently investigating these bills. There being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Settle adjourned the meeting at 9:37 p.m. to Tuesday, April 24, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: 5115/01 1 Mary Kop cky Assistant City Cle