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CITY OF ATASCADERO
CITY COUNCIL
 
 
 
AGENDA
 
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
 
Redevelopment Agency:  6:30 P.M.
City Council:  7:00 P.M.
 
City Hall
Council Chambers
6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California
 
 
 
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:   6:30 P.M.
 
 
REGULAR SESSION: 7:00 P.M.
 
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:   Council Member Luna
 
 
ROLL CALL: Mayor Brennler
   Mayor Pro Tem Béraud
   Council Member Clay   
Council Member Luna
Council Member O’Malley
 
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  Roll Call
 
 
A. CONSENT CALENDAR:  (All items on the consent calendar are considered to
be routine and non-controversial by City staff and will be approved by one motion
if no member of the Council or public wishes to comment or ask questions.  If
comment or discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the
consent calendar and will be considered in the listed sequence with an
 
 
opportunity for any member of the public to address the Council concerning the
item before action is taken.)
 
 
1. City Council Meeting Minutes – December 11, 2007 

 City Clerk Recommendation:  Council approve the City Council Meeting
Minutes of December 11, 2007.  [City Clerk]
 
2. August 2007 Investment Report 

 Fiscal Impact:  None

 Recommendation:  Council approve the City Treasurer’s report for August
2007.  [Treasurer]
 
3. November 2007 Accounts Payable and Payroll

 Fiscal Impact:  $2,694,705.52

 Recommendation:  Council approve certified City accounts payable,
payroll and payroll vendor checks for November 2007.  [Administrative
Services]
 
4. George Beatie Skate Park Lease Agreement with Austin Miller, DBA
Esteem

 Fiscal Impact:  The Contractor will provide a minimum of $50,000 annual
operating subsidy to operate the Skate Park, saving the City these costs.

 Recommendation:  Council authorize the City Manager to execute a
Lease Agreement between the City of Atascadero and Austin Miller, DBA
Esteem to operate the George Beatie Skate Park under City specified
conditions.  [Community Services]
 
5. Property Lease Agreement and Operating Agreement for A BMX Track

 Fiscal Impact: BMX is responsible for all maintenance and operating costs
of the facility.  There will be a minimal expense to the City in staff needed
to administer the agreements.

 Recommendations:  Council:
1. Authorize the City Manager to execute a Lease Agreement between
the City of Atascadero and the Atascadero Mutual Water Company to
use property at 6575 Sycamore Road as a BMX Track; and, 
2. Authorize the City Manager to execute a License Agreement between
the City of Atascadero and Atascadero BMX for the Track operations.
[Community Services]
 
6. Agreement for Services with the Central Coast Zoological Society in
Support of the Charles Paddock Zoo

 Fiscal Impact:  It is expected that this will have a net positive fiscal impact
to the city of $10,000 to $70,000 annually from the operating contribution,
volunteer assistance, capital improvements and special events.

 Recommendation:  Council authorize the City Manager to execute an
Agreement for Services between the City of Atascadero and the Central
Coast Zoological Society in support of the Charles Paddock Zoo. 
[Community Services]
 
 
7. On-site Alcohol Sales License Determination - PLN 2007-1268 / 5855 El
Camino Real (Morro Rd. Homes, LLC / Holladay) 

 Description: Request to approve an on-site sale of beer and wine Alcohol
Beverage Control license application to open a new Beer and Wine Bar

 Fiscal Impact: None.

 Recommendation: Council adopt Draft Resolution A finding that public
convenience would be served by allowing the issuance of an on-site sale
of beer and wine license for a new beer and wine bar at 5855 El Camino
Real.  [Community Development]
 
 
B. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
1. Appeal of the Planning Commission Approval of an Amendment to CUP
2007-0217 Allowing A Drive-Through Restaurant at 7085 El Camino Real
PLN 2007-1230 (Carl’s Jr.)

 Disclosure of Ex Parte Communications

 Fiscal Impact:  None.

 Recommendation:  Council adopt Draft Resolution A denying the appeal
and upholding Planning Commission’s approval of Conditional Use Permit
2007-0217 based on findings and subject to conditions of approval and
mitigation monitoring, with additional conditions requiring the building’s
efficiency standards to exceed Title 24 by 10% and adding bike racks to
the proposed building.  [Community Development]
 
2. 2008 Community Development Block Grant Allocations 

 Disclosure of Ex Parte Communications:

 Fiscal Impact:  Available funds are estimated at $190,884 for the 2008
cycle.

 Recommendations:  Council:
1. Forward to the County Board of Supervisors allocation
recommendations for the 2008 Community Development Block Grant
(CDBG) funds; and,
2. Forward the following reallocations of prior year funds as a matter of
fiscal housekeeping to allow for the close out of these activities. 
[Public Works]
 
 
C. MANAGEMENT REPORTS:
 
1. Economic Development Strategy Consultant Selection

 Fiscal Impact:  Depending on the level of public outreach and input, the
cost of developing the strategy will range from $90,000-$120,000. 
Related support costs and costs for the public process are estimated to be
$20,000.  Additionally, the cost for the “Just Listening...Summit on
Downtown,” (which Council authorized staff to conduct in February, 2008)
will be approximately $10,000, for an estimated total of $150,000.  
 
 
In June, the Council budgeted $110,000 for economic studies.  Of that
amount, $7,000 was spent on “Just Listening...Thoughts on Economic
Development,” and $14,500 has been allocated to tourism studies, leaving
a balance of $88,500. To fund the full study and related activities, an
additional $61,500 is needed.  Funding is available in Redevelopment
Fund Reserves.  If the Council approves moving forward with the study
and related public outreach activities, staff will return to the
Redevelopment Agency to request appropriation of these additional funds.

 Recommendation:  Council authorize the City Manager to execute a
contract with Applied Development Economics of Walnut Creek,
California, to serve as the City’s economic development consultant to
update the City’s Economic Development Strategy.  [City Manager]
 
2. City Council Agenda Format Review

 Fiscal Impact:  None.

 Recommendations:  Council direct staff to return to the Council with the
following recommended amendments to the Atascadero Municipal Code
(AMC), Redevelopment By-Laws, and Council agenda format:
1. Location of Council meetings are in the Council Chambers of City Hall,
6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, immediately following the
Redevelopment Agency meeting scheduled at 6:00 p.m.; and,
2. Maintain the Redevelopment Agency agenda ahead of the City Council
agenda, starting at 6:00 p.m.; and,
3. Place Community Forum before Consent Calendar and change the
public comment time limit to “up to three (3) minutes.” and,
4. Create a new category entitled Council Reports that will follow
Community Forum; and,
5. Create a new category entitled Individual Announcements and/or
Action at the end of the agenda before Committee Reports.  [City
Manager]
 
 
COMMUNITY FORUM:  (This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wanting to
address the Council on any matter not on this agenda and over which the Council has
jurisdiction.  Speakers are limited to five minutes.  Please state your name for the record
before making your presentation.  The Council may take action to direct the staff to
place a matter of business on a future agenda.  A maximum of 30 minutes will be
allowed for Community Forum, unless changed by the Council.)
 
 
COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS:  (On their own initiative, Council
Members may make a brief announcement or a brief report on their own activities. 
Council Members may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take
action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda. The Council may
`take action on items listed on the Agenda.)
 
 
 
D. COMMITTEE REPORTS:  (The following represent standing committees. 
Informative status reports will be given, as felt necessary):
 
Mayor Brennler
1. County Mayor’s Round Table
2. Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
3. Finance Committee
 
 Mayor Pro Tem Béraud
1. Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)
2. City / Schools Committee
 
Council Member Clay
1. City / Schools Committee
2. Atascadero Youth Task Force
 
Council Member Luna
1. Finance Committee
2. S.L.O. County Flood Control & Water Conservation District Water Resources
Advisory Committee
3. Nacimiento Water Purveyors’ Contract Technical Advisory Group
4. North County Water Purveyors Group
 
Council Member O’Malley
1. S.L.O. Council of Governments (SLOCOG) 
2. S.L.O. Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA)
3. Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)
4. League of California Cities – Council Liaison and CITIPAC Board Member 
 
 
E. INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATION AND/OR ACTION: 
 
1. City Council
2. City Clerk 
3. City Treasurer
4. City Attorney
5. City Manager
a. Commission Attendance Reports
 
 
F. ADJOURNMENT:  
 
 
 
Please note: Should anyone challenge any proposed development entitlement listed on this Agenda in court, that
person may be limited to raising those issues addressed at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written
correspondence delivered to the City Council at or prior to this public hearing.  Correspondence submitted at this
public hearing will be distributed to the Council and available for review in the City Clerk's office.
 
 
 
 
I, Victoria Randall, Deputy City Clerk of the City of Atascadero, declare under the penalty of perjury
that the foregoing agenda for the January 22, 2008 Regular Session of the Atascadero City Council
was posted on January 16, 2008 at the Atascadero City Hall, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 
93422 and was available for public review in the Customer Service Center at that location.
 
Signed this 16th day of January, 2008 at Atascadero, California.
 
 
___________________________________
Victoria Randall, Deputy City Clerk
City of Atascadero 
 
 
City of Atascadero
 
WELCOME TO THE ATASCADERO CITY COUNCIL MEETING
 
The City Council meets in regular session on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., at the City Hall
Council Chambers, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero.  Matters are considered by the Council in the order of the printed
Agenda.
 
Copies of the staff reports or other documentation relating to each item of business referred to on the Agenda are on file
in the office of the City Clerk and are available for public inspection during City Hall business hours at the Front Counter of
City Hall and on our website, www.atascadero.org.  An agenda packet is also available for public review at the Atascadero
Library, 6850 Morro Road.  Contracts, Resolutions and Ordinances will be allocated a number once they are approved by
the City Council.  The minutes of this meeting will reflect these numbers.  All documents submitted by the public during
Council meetings that are either read into the record or referred to in their statement will be noted in the minutes and
available for review in the City Clerk's office.  Council meetings are video taped and audio recorded, and may be reviewed
by the public.  Copies of meeting recordings are available for a fee.  Contact the City Clerk for more information (470-
3400).
 
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in a City meeting
or other services offered by this City, please contact the City Manager’s Office or the City Clerk’s Office, both at (805)
470-3400.  Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or time when services are needed will assist the City staff in
assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made to provide accessibility to the meeting or service.
 
TO SPEAK ON AGENDA ITEMS (from Title 2, Chapter 1 of the Atascadero Municipal Code)
Members of the audience may speak on any item on the agenda.  The Mayor will identify the subject, staff will give their
report, and the Council will ask questions of staff.  The Mayor will announce when the public comment period is open and
will request anyone interested to address the Council regarding the matter being considered to step up to the podium.  If
you wish to speak for, against or comment in any way:
1. You must approach the podium and be recognized by the Mayor
2. Give your name and address (not required)
3. Make your statement
4. All comments should be made to the Mayor and Council
5. No person shall be permitted to make slanderous, profane or negative personal remarks concerning any other
individual, absent or present
6. All comments limited to 5 minutes (unless changed by the Council)
7. No one may speak for a second time until everyone wishing to speak has had an opportunity to do so, and no one
may speak more than twice on any item.
 
If you wish to use a computer presentation to support your comments, you must notify the City Clerk's office at least 24
hours prior to the meeting.  Digital presentations brought to the meeting on a USB drive or CD is preferred.  Access to
hook up your laptop to the City's projector can also be provided.  You are required to submit to the City Clerk a printed
copy of your presentation for the record.  Please check in with the City Clerk before the meeting begins to announce your
presence and turn in the printed copy.   
 
The Mayor will announce when the public comment period is closed, and thereafter, no further public comments will be
heard by the Council.
 
TO SPEAK ON SUBJECTS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA
Under Agenda item, “COMMUNITY FORUM”, the Mayor will call for anyone from the audience having business with the
Council to:
 Please approach the podium and be recognized
 Give your name and address (not required)
 State the nature of your business
 
This is the time items not on the Agenda may be brought to the Council’s attention.  A maximum of 30 minutes will be
allowed for Community Forum (unless changed by the Council).
 
 

 

 

Staff Reports
Staff Reports / Attachments
A-1. CC Draft Minutes 121107.pdf   167.34 kb.Download
  A-1. CC Draft Minutes 121107.pdf
A-2. Investmt Report.pdf   42.61 kb.Download
  A-2. Investmt Report.pdf
A-3. Nov 2007 Disb.pdf   34.41 kb.Download
  A-3. Nov 2007 Disb.pdf
A-4 Att. Skate Park Lease.pdf   205.87 kb.Download
  A-4 Att. Skate Park Lease.pdf
A-4. SkatePark.City-Esteem Agrmt.pdf   92.28 kb.Download
  A-4. SkatePark.City-Esteem Agrmt.pdf
A-5 Att. ABMX-City Agrmt.pdf   101 kb.Download
  A-5 Att. ABMX-City Agrmt.pdf
A-5 Att. AMWC-BMX Land Lease Agrmt.pdf   125.85 kb.Download
  A-5 Att. AMWC-BMX Land Lease Agrmt.pdf
A-5. BMX Lease&License Agrmts.pdf   91.16 kb.Download
  A-5. BMX Lease&License Agrmts.pdf
A-6 Att. Zoo Society Agrmt.pdf   96.03 kb.Download
  A-6 Att. Zoo Society Agrmt.pdf
A-6. City-Zoo Society Agreement.pdf   91.46 kb.Download
  A-6. City-Zoo Society Agreement.pdf
A-7. ABC CC-SR 5855 ECR.pdf   1.27 mb.Download
  A-7. ABC CC-SR 5855 ECR.pdf
B-1. Carls Jr Appeal.pdf   1.66 mb.Download
  B-1. Carls Jr Appeal.pdf
B-2. CDBG Report.pdf   121.68 kb.Download
  B-2. CDBG Report.pdf
C-1 Atts. Econc Devt Cons RFP.pdf   15.18 mb.Download
  C-1 Atts. Econc Devt Cons RFP.pdf
C-1. Econ Dev. Strat Cons. Selection.pdf   92.58 kb.Download
  C-1. Econ Dev. Strat Cons. Selection.pdf
C-2. Agenda Review Report.pdf   154.6 kb.Download
  C-2. Agenda Review Report.pdf
C-3 Att. Center Timeline   45.56 kb.Download
  Att. Timeline
C-3 Att. Memo   49.84 kb.Download
  Att. Memo
C-3 Att. Printery Timeline   96.43 kb.Download
  Att. Printery Timeline
C-3 Printery & Community Center   67.17 kb.Download
  Staff Report
E-5. Commission Attendance.pdf   39.32 kb.Download
  E-5. Commission Attendance.pdf

 

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