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215 E Branch Street, Arroyo Grande

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Moved that all ordinances presented for introduction or adoption be read in title only and all further readings be waived.


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. 

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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 Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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:

    Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period October 1, 2021 through October 15, 2021.

  • Recommended Action:

    Receive and file the report listing of investment deposits of the City of Arroyo Grande, as of September 30, 2021, as required by Government Code Section 53646(b).

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of October 12, 2021, as submitted.

  • Recommended Action:

    Adopt a Resolution declaring a continued local emergency related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

  • Recommended Action:

    Adopt a Resolution authorizing the deposit of City funds in various financial institutions and updating the names of designated employees in certain positions who are authorized to make deposits of City funds and enter into banking or investment arrangements. 

  • Recommended Action:

    1) Accept the project improvements as constructed by Cal Portland Construction in accordance with the plans and specifications for the 2021 Concrete Repairs Project, PW 2021-02; 2) Direct staff to file a Notice of Completion; and 3) 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) Accept the project improvements as constructed by Wick's Roofing, Inc. in accordance with its scope of work and estimate submitted for the Roof Repairs to Corporation Yard Buildings A and B Project, PW 2021-03; 2) Direct staff to file a Notice of Completion; and 3) Authorize release of retention, thirty-five (35) days after the Notice of Completion has been recorded, if no liens have been filed.


  • Recommended Action:

    Continue the public hearing to a date certain of November 9, 2021 to provide staff additional time to review issues associated with the appeal. The project will be noticed again in advance of the November 9, 2021 hearing. 




  • Recommended Action:

    1) Approve the Inclusive Elm Street Park Playground Replacement Project proposal, allowing the City Manager to submit an application for the Prop 68 Per Capita Program and process any associated grant documents as necessary; and 2) Appropriate $136,426 from the Sales Tax Fund as part of the total project costs.

  • Recommended Action:

    Introduce an Ordinance adding Chapter 8.33, Mandatory Organic Waste Disposal Reduction, and Chapter 15.06, SB 1383 CalGreen Recycling and Model Water Efficient Landscaping Ordinance Requirements, to the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code by title only and waive further reading in order to comply with the requirements of Senate Bill 1383 (SB 1383). 



  1. California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
  2. South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD)
  3. Tourism Business Improvement District Advisory Board
  4. 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. Other 


  1. Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC)
  2. Zone 3 Water Advisory Board
  3. 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. Community Action Partnership San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO)
  2. County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)
  3. Regional Water Initiatives
  4. Visit SLO CAL Advisory Board
  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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