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Given the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in San Luis Obispo County, and in compliance with Assembly Bill (AB) 361, which allows for a deviation of teleconference rules required by the Ralph M. Brown Act, City Council meetings will be conducted by video/teleconferencing through Zoom Webinar until further notice. Meetings will be broadcast live on Channel 20 and streamed on the City’s website and  Members of the public may participate and provide public comment  on agenda items during the meeting by joining the Zoom meeting or by submitting written public comments to the Clerk of the Council at







The City Attorney will announce reportable actions taken, if any, from the Special Meeting of February 22, 2022:

a) CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8:

Property: 400 West Branch Street

Agency negotiators: Whitney McDonald, City Manager; Bill Robeson, Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director

Negotiating parties: Dev Patel, on behalf of Kamla Hotels

Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment





  • Recommended Action:

    Receive update, accept public comments, discuss, and provide direction as necessary.



  • Recommended Action:

    Receive correspondence/comments as presented by the City Manager and Provide direction, as necessary.


This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thoughts, or suggestions on matters not scheduled on this agenda. Comments should be limited to those matters that are within the jurisdiction of the City Council. Members of the public may provide public comment in-person or remotely by joining the Zoom meeting utilizing one of the methods provided below. Please use the “raise hand” feature to indicate your desire to provide public comment. 

  • Or by Telephone: 1-669-900-6833; 1-346-248-7799
    Press * 9 to “raise hand” for public comment

The Brown Act restricts the Council from taking formal action on matters not published on the agenda. In response to your comments, the Mayor or presiding Council Member may:

• Direct City staff to assist or coordinate with you.
• A Council Member may state a desire to meet with you.
• It may be the desire of the Council to place your issue or matter on a future Council agenda.

Please adhere to the following procedures when addressing the Council:

• Comments should be limited to 3 minutes or less.
• Your comments should be directed to the Council as a whole and not directed to individual Council members.
• Slanderous, profane or personal remarks against any Council Member or member of the audience shall not be permitted.


The following routine items listed below are scheduled for consideration as a group. The recommendations for each item are noted. Any member of the public who wishes to comment on any Consent Agenda item may do so at this time. Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action. The City Council may approve the remainder of the Consent Agenda on one motion.


  • Recommended Action:

    Receive, consider, and file the FY 2021-22 Mid-Year Financial Status Report; and approve one Budget Adjustment Request in the amount of $27,550 for the addition of an Associate Engineer position in the Public Works Department.


  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of February 8, 2022, as submitted.


  • Recommended Action:

    Adopt a Resolution: 1) rescinding the action to reject the offer of dedication for street, drainage, slope and public utility easements, 2) accepting the offer of dedication for street, drainage, slope and public utility easements known as Castillo Del Mar as identified on Parcel Map AG PM 06-0004, and 3) accepting the project improvements as constructed by J.J. Fisher Construction, Inc. in accordance with the plans and specifications for the Castillo Del Mar Extension Project, PW 2020-05; and direct staff to file a Notice of Completion, and authorize release of retention, thirty-five (35) days after the Notice of Completion has been recorded, if no liens have been filed.


  • Recommended Action:

    1) Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the Mayor to execute the Freeway Maintenance Agreement for the portion of State Highway Route (SR) 101 within the City of Arroyo Grande; and 2) Direct the City Clerk to forward the Resolution, Freeway Maintenance Agreement, and Letter of Self Insurance to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).


  • Recommended Action:

    1) Receive a report from the consultant and staff on the districting process and outreach efforts; 2) Conduct a public hearing to consider draft maps; 3) Provide direction on which maps should be considered for final selection at the next Public Hearing; and 4) Provide direction on a proposed election sequence.



  • Recommended Action:

    Discuss Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Section 8.08 related to the sale and discharge of Class C (“Safe and Sane”) fireworks, and provide direction to staff regarding potential changes to the existing code section, such as a complete prohibition of fireworks in the City or other modifications.



  1. California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
  2. Central Coast Community energy (CCE)
  3. City Selection Committee
  4. South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD)
  5. Tourism Business Improvement District Advisory Board
  6. Other


  1. County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)
  2. Visit SLO CAL Advisory Board
  3. Other


  1. Audit Committee
  2. Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC)
  3. Zone 3 Water Advisory Board
  4. Other


  1. Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
  2. Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA)
  3. Integrated Waste Management Authority Board (IWMA)
  4. South County Chambers of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee
  5. Other


  1. Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
  2. Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
  3. Council of Governments/Regional Transit Authority/ South County Transit (SLOCOG/SLORTA/SCT)
  4. REACH SLO Advisory Commission
  5. Other 


Any Council Member may ask a question for clarification, make an announcement, or report briefly on his or her activities. In addition, subject to Council policies and procedures, Council Members may request staff to report back to the Council at a subsequent meeting concerning any matter or request that staff place a matter of business on a future agenda. Any request to place a matter of business for original consideration on a future agenda requires the concurrence of at least one other Council Member.





All staff reports or other written documentation, including any supplemental material distributed to a majority of the City Council within 72 hours of a regular meeting, relating to each item of business on the agenda are available for public inspection during regular business hours in the City Clerk’s office, 300 E. Branch Street, Arroyo Grande. If requested, the agenda shall be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with a disability, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. To make a request for disability-related modification or accommodation, contact the Legislative and Information Services Department at 805-473-5400 as soon as possible and at least 48 hours prior to the meeting date.

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