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Agenda Review:

5.a. Closed Session Announcements 
Announcement of reportable actions taken, if any, from the following meeting: 
Regular Meeting of March 23, 2021

a) CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6: 
Agency Negotiator:  Whitney McDonald, City Manager 
Represented Employees: Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 620

b) CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6:     
Agency Designated Representative:  Whitney McDonald, City Manager 
Employee Organization: Arroyo Grande Police Officers’ Association (AGPOA)

5.b. None.



Update Regarding Countywide COVID-19 Efforts

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

City Manager Communications

Recommended Action: Receive correspondence/comments as presented by the City Manager and provide direction, as necessary.

Honorary Proclamation Posthumously Honoring Arroyo Grande Native Elsie M. Cecchetti


Honorary Proclamation Declaring the Month of April 2021 as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month”


Introduction of New Employee – Tashina Ureño, Human Resources Manager


Presentation by Central Coast Community Energy - Annual Member Agency Update



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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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

Consideration of Cash Disbursement Ratification

Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period March 16, 2021 through March 31, 2021.

Consideration of Acceptance of the Single Audit and Audit Report for the Transportation Development Act Transportation Fund Reports

Recommended Action: Receive and file the Single Audit and Audit Report for the Transportation Development Act Transportation Fund Reports for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020.

Consideration of Approval of Minutes

Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of March 23, 2021, as submitted.

Adoption of 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.

Consideration of Streets Selection for the 2021 Street Repairs Project, PW 2021-01

Recommended Action: Review the potential streets for the 2021 Street Repairs Project and select Option 2 – Correct Base Failures (Digouts) and Alligator Cracking.

Consideration to Approve Two Agreements with the California Conservation Corp for Vegetation Management Services

Recommended Action: Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute two (2), three year agreements with the California Conservation Corps for annual vegetation management services.

public hearings:




Continued Consideration of Fiscal Year 2020-21 Mid-Year Financial Status Report, Approval of Mid-Year Budget Adjustment Requests, and Adoption of a Resolution Establishing a Salary Range for a Part-Time Executive Secretary and Approving the Updated Citywide Combined Salary Schedule

Recommended Action: 1) Consider, receive, and file the Mid-Year Financial Status Report; 2) Approve Mid-Year Budget Adjustment Requests; and 3) Adopt a Resolution Establishing a Salary Range for Part-Time Executive Secretary and approve the Updated Citywide Combined Salary Schedule.

Continued Consideration of Approval of the Central Coast Blue Operating Agreement and Consideration of Approval of Letter of Support to Bureau of Reclamation for Project Grant

Recommended Action: Receive an update regarding the outcome of discussions with the cities of Grover Beach and Pismo Beach following Council’s conditional approval of the Operating Agreement that occurred at the March 23, 2021 City Council meeting, continue considering approval of the proposed agreement, and consider approval of the letter of support to the Bureau of Reclamation for the WaterSMART Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Grant Endorsement for Central Coast Blue.

new business:



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.

closed session:



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