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 AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2020
6:00 P.M.
ARROYO GRANDE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
215 E. BRANCH STREET, ARROYO GRANDE



In compliance with the State and County Shelter at Home Orders, and pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, which allows for a deviation of teleconference rules required by the Ralph M. Brown Act, City Council meetings will be held by teleconference only until further notice. Meetings can be viewed on Channel 20 and are live-streamed on the City’s website and on  www.slo-span.org.  Members of the public may provide public comment during the meeting by calling 1-833-493-5844 or by submitting written public comments to the Clerk of the Council at publiccomment@arroyogrande.org


1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

MOMENT OF REFLECTION

4.

Flag Salute

5.

Agenda Review:

5.a. Closed Session Announcements 

None.

5.b. Move that all ordinances presented for introduction or adoption be read in title only and all further readings be waived
6.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

6.a.

Update Regarding Countywide COVID-19 Efforts

Recommended Action: Receive update, accept public comments, discuss, and provide direction, as necessary.
7.

COMMUNITY COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS:

This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thought, 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.  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 direct to individual Council member
  • Slanderous, profane or personal remarks against any Council Member or member of the audience shall not be permitted.
8.

CONSENT AGENDA:

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.
8.a.

Consideration of Cash Disbursement Ratification

Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period April 16, 2020 through April 30, 2020.
8.b.

Consideration of a Side Letter of Agreement to the Arroyo Grande Police Officers’ Association Memorandum of Understanding

Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution approving a Side Letter of Agreement to the Arroyo Grande Police Officers Association Memorandum of Understanding.
8.c.

Consideration of Approval of Minutes

Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of April 28, 2020 and the Special City Council Meeting of May 1, 2020, as submitted.
8.d.

Adoption of a Resolution Declaring a Continued Local Emergency Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution declaring a continued local emergency related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
8.e.

Consideration of Cancellation of July 14, 2020 City Council Meeting

Recommended Action: Cancel the regularly scheduled Council meeting of July 14, 2020.
8.f.

Consideration of an Amendment to the Consultant Services Agreement with Verdin Marketing for Tourism Marketing Services

Recommended Action: Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute the Amendment to the Consultant Services Agreement with Verdin Marketing to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2022, and increase the agreement amount to $166,500 per year.
9.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

None.
10.

OLD BUSINESS:

10.a.

Consideration of Further Adjustments to Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget

Recommended Action: Discuss and consider utilizing additional Contingency Reserves to address the projected FY 2019-20 budget shortfall.
11.

new business:

None.
12.

COUNCIL COMMUNICATIONS:

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.
13.

closed session:

a) CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9: One potential case. 

Announcement(s) of any reportable action(s) taken in Closed Session will be made at the beginning of the next Regular City Council meeting as this meeting is not recorded or videotaped.
14.

ADJOURNMENT

All Staff reports of 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 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 805-473-5414 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 our Notify Me feature.

City Council Meetings are cablecast live and videotaped for replay on Arroyo Grande's Government Access Channel 20.  The rebroadcast schedule is published at www.slo-span.org.