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05/22/2001MINUTES ' BUDGET WORKSHOP CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2001 - 7:00 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 Hampain, City Administrative Officer; Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney; Lee Price, City Clerk; Wendy George, Assistant City Administrative Officer; John Mandeville, Community Development Director, Bill Statler, Finance Director; Ann Slate, Human Resources Director, Jim Gardiner, Police Chief; Bob Neumann, Fire Chief; John Moss, Utilities Director; Mike McCluskey, Public Works Director; Paul LeSage, Parks and Recreation Director; Betsy DeJarnette, Assistant to the City Administrative Officer, Shelly Stanwyck, Economic Development Manager, Nell Havlik, Natural Resources Manager; Carolyn Dominguez, Accounting Manager; and Linda Asprion, Revenue Manager PUBLIC COMMENT John Felch, Leader of Boy Scout Troop 22, led the pledge of allegiance. Members of Boy Scout Troop 22 observed the meeting. Lindsay Miller and Annika Johnson, San Luis Obispo High School Key Club members invited Council Members to the `Twenty- Four -Hour Relay" to be held May 26, 2001 through May 27, 2001. Ann Ream, San Luis Obispo County Arts Council, provided the Council with an update on Art Council activities. She noted that she will report back at mid -year. Kelvin Sifu Harrison reiterated complaints of harassment and discrimination. BUDGET WORKSHOP 1. PRELIMINARY 2001 -2003 FINANCIAL PLAN. (HAMPIAN/STATLER) Meetina Purpose: The purpose of the workshop was to review and consider the Preliminary Financial Plan for 2001 -03 General Fund Operation Programs. Workshop Highlights City Administrative Officer Hampian provided the introduction and summarized key budget issues. Finance Director Statler presented the budget overview and highlighted revenues and City Council Meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2001 7:00 p.m. Page 2 expenditures. Department Heads outlined General Fund operating programs and responded to questions. Council Actions and/or Directions: Brief discussion ensued regarding the meeting stipends for members of the Architectural Review Commission and Planning Commission, currently set at twenty -five dollars per meeting. It was noted that the meeting stipends had not been increased in some time and although staff indicated that plans are pending to review the compensation as part of the Council compensation review process in early 2002, several members of Council spoke in favor of raising the stipends sooner, rather than later. The suggested that the stipend amounts be doubled. MOTION: Moved by Settle /Marx to direct staff to bring back a proposed amendment to the budget relating to the meeting stipend for Architectural Review Commission and Planning Commission members; motion carried 5:0. There being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Settle adjourned the meeting at 11:05 p.m. to Thursday, May 24,200 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: 6/512001 LP:mk 7 L 1