CITY COUNCIL MEETING
AGENDA SUMMARY

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Hybrid City Council Chamber/Virtual Zoom Meeting
215 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande

 

In person at:

Arroyo Grande City Council Chambers

215 E. Branch Street, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

AND via Zoom at:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86752345420

Please click the link above to join the Zoom Meeting:

 

Webinar ID: 867 5234 5420

Or by Telephone:  1-669-900-6833; 1-346-248-7799

 

This City Council meeting is being conducted in a hybrid in-person/virtual format. Members of the public may participate and provide public comment  on agenda items during the meeting in person at the location identified above, by joining the Zoom meeting, or by submitting written public comments to the Clerk of the Council at publiccomment@arroyogrande.org. Meetings will be broadcast live on Channel 20 and streamed on the City’s website and www.slo-span.org.

 


The City Attorney will Council will announce any reportable action for the following meeting:


February 13, 2024


a) CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PER GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8:


    Property: 214 East Branch Street


Agency Negotiators: Matthew Downing, City Manager; Bill Robeson, Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director 

  • Recommended Action:

    Move that all ordinances presented at the meeting shall be read by title only and all further readings be waived.

(DOWNING)

  • Recommended Action:

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

  1. California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
  2. Central Coast Blue Regional Recycled Water Authority Board
  3. Five Cities Fire Authority
  4. San Luis Obispo County Mayor's Meeting
  5. South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD)
  6. Other
  1. County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)
  2. Council of Governments/Regional Transit Authority/ South County Transit (SLOCOG/SLORTA/SCT)
  3. Integrated Waste Management Authority Board (IWMA)
  4. REACH Economic Development Roundtable
  5. Other
  1. Audit Committee
  2. Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC)
  3. Zone 3 Water Advisory Board
  4. Other
  1. Five Cities Fire Authority
  2. Tourism Business Improvement District Advisory Board
  3. Visit SLO CAL Advisory Board
  4. Other
  1. Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
  2. South County Chambers of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee
  3. Other 

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. 

  • Click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86752345420; Webinar ID: 867 5234 5420
  • 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.

(VALENTINE)

  • Recommended Action:

    1) Ratify the attached listing of cash disbursements for the period of January 16 through January 31, 2024;
    2) Determine that ratifying the cash disbursements is not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) because it has no potential to result in either a direct, or reasonably foreseeable indirect, physical change in the environment. (State CEQA Guidelines, §§ 15060, subd. (c)(2)-(3), 15378.)

(VALENTINE)

  • Recommended Action:

    1) Adopt the Ordinance amending Section 3.36.030 regarding Development Impact Fees; and

    2) Find that the Ordinance does not qualify as a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) because the Ordinance has no potential to result in either a direct, or reasonably foreseeable indirect, physical change in the environment (State CEQA Guidelines, §§ 15060, subd. (c)(2)-(3)).

(MATSON)

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of February 13, 2024, as submitted.

(PEDROTTI)

  • Recommended Action:

    1) Adopt the Ordinance amending Section 16.04.070 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code regarding the definition of a Formula Business; and

    2) Find that the Ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) because the Ordinance does not qualify as a “project” under CEQA and because the Ordinance will not result in a direct or reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment. (State CEQA Guidelines section 15060, subd. (c)(2), (3), section 15378).

(PEDROTTI)

  • Recommended Action:

    1) Adopt a Resolution denying the request by Michael Harris to drill and install one (1) new domestic well on an unaddressed property on Noyes Road (APN: 007-781-055) northeast of the intersection of Noyes Road and Equestrian Way; and 2) Determine that the denial is not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) because CEQA does not apply to projects which a public agency disapproves or rejects (Pub. Resources Code § 21080(b)(5); State CEQA Guidelines, § 15270(a)), and it will not have direct or reasonably foreseeable indirect environmental impacts (State CEQA Guidelines, §§ 15060, subd. (c)(2)-(3), 15378.

(DOWNING)

  • Recommended Action:

    Receive an update regarding progress toward the Goals and Priorities for FY 2023-25.

None.

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.

The City Council will recess to a closed session for the following:


a) CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PER GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8:


Real Property under negotiation along Traffic Way, including the following addresses and negotiating parties:

  1. APN 006-311-056: Ben Dohi TRE ETAL
  2. APN 007-481-009: Romel & Mercedes Fernandez
  3. APN 007-481-008: Dan Frietas Rentals 3 LP a CA LP
  4. APN 007-482-026: Mes Hansen
  5. APN 007-481-011: Raffi M. Kaloosian
  6. APN 007-482-018: Coyote Real Estate Corporation
  7. APN 007-482-020: Coyote Real Estate Corporation
  8. APN 007-482-006: Lan Vest Limited, Pacific Group Fuel LLC
  9. APN 007-481-007: Pearl Cole I Family Trust
  10. APN 006-311-067: Adam H. Saruwatari TRE ETAL

Agency Negotiators: Matthew Downing, City Manager; Bill Robeson, Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director 


Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

 


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.

This agenda was prepared and posted pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2 Agenda reports can be accessed and downloaded from the City’s website at www.arroyogrande.org If you would like to subscribe to receive email or text message notifications when agendas are posted, you can sign up online through the “Notify Me” feature.

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