CITY OF EL PASO DE ROBLES
"The Pass of the Oaks"
City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

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Council Chamber 1000 Spring Street, Paso Robles

The City has returned to hybrid public meetings pursuant to AB 361, which allows for a deviation from the teleconference rules required by the Ralph M. Brown Act. Residents now have the option to attend the meeting in person or to participate remotely.  To participate remotely, residents can livestream the meeting at www.prcity.com/youtube, and call (805)865-7276 to provide public comment via phone. The phone line will open just prior to the start of the meeting and remain open throughout the meeting to ensure the opportunity to comment on each item heard by the Council.

Written public comments can be submitted via email to cityclerk@prcity.com prior to 12:00 noon on the day of the Council meeting to be posted as an addendum to the Agenda. If submitting written comments in advance of the meeting, please note the agenda item by number or name. 

City Council meetings will be live-streamed during the meeting and also available to play later on YouTube by accessing the following link:  www.prcity.com/youtube.

Any writing or document pertaining to an open session item on this agenda which is distributed to a majority of the City Council after the posting of this agenda will be available for public inspection at the time the subject writing or document is distributed.  The writing or document will be available for public review in the City Clerk’s Office, 1000 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA, during normal business hours, and may be posted on the City’s web site at www.prcity.com/meetings.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT Any individual, who because of a disability needs special assistance to attend or participate in this meeting, may request assistance by contacting the City Clerk’s Office (805) 237-3960.  Whenever possible, requests should be made four (4) working days in advance of the meeting.

 


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Pastor Christopher Cole, Redeemer Baptist Church

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Councilmember Bausch, Councilmember Gregory, Councilmember Hamon, Councilmember Strong, Mayor Martin 

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Eric Anderson, San Luis Obispo County Animal Services Manager 

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Freda Berman, Public Works Director/Ditas Esperanza, Capital Projects Engineer

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This is the time the public may address the Council on items within the Council’s purview but not scheduled on the agenda. All persons desiring to speak on an agenda item are asked to fill out Speaker Information Cards and give them to the City Clerk prior speaking. Each individual speaker will be limited to a presentation total of three (3) minutes per item. Those persons wishing to speak on any item scheduled on the agenda will be given an opportunity to do so at the time that item is being considered. State law does not allow the Council to discuss or take action on issues not on the agenda, except that members of the Council or staff may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by persons exercising their public testimony rights (Gov. Code sec. 54954.2).

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ITEMS ON THE CONSENT CALENDAR ARE CONSIDERED ROUTINE, NOT REQUIRING SEPARATE DISCUSSION. However, if discussion is wanted by a member of the Council or public, the item may be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately. Councilmembers and members of the public may offer comments or ask questions of clarification without removing an item from the Calendar. Individual items are approved by the vote that approves the Consent Calendar unless an item is pulled for separate consideration.  Items pulled from consent will be heard at the end of the meeting.

Melissa Boyer, City Clerk 
CEQA Determination: The City find that this action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to State Guidelines Section State CEQA Guidelines, §§ 15060, subd. (b)(2)-(3), 15378.
Recommendation:  Reaffirm Resolution 23-018 allowing for the continuation of hybrid remote (teleconference)/in-person public meetings citywide pursuant to the requirements of AB 361.  

Catherine Piatti, Finance Manager/Ryan Cornell, Administrative Services Director/City Treasurer
CEQA Determination:  The City find that this action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to State Guidelines Section State CEQA Guidelines, §§ 15060, subd. (b)(2)-(3), 15378.
Recommendation:  Receive and file the Monthly Treasurer’s Report for January 2023.

Catherine Piatti, Finance Manager/Ryan Cornell, Administrative Services Director/City Treasurer
CEQA Determination: The City find that this action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to State Guidelines Section State CEQA Guidelines, §§ 15060, subd. (b)(2)-(3), 15378.
Recommendation:  Receive and file the Monthly Treasurer’s Report for February 2023.

Elizabeth Hull, City Attorney
CEQA Determination: The City find that this action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to State Guidelines Section State CEQA Guidelines, §§ 15060, subd. (b)(2)-(3), 15378.
Recommendation:
1.    Opt into settlement agreement with opioid distributor, Walgreens Co., and direct the City Manager to execute any documents necessary to implement the action.
2.    Opt into settlement agreement with opioid distributor, Walmart, Inc. and direct the City Manager to execute any documents necessary to implement the action.
3.    Opt into settlement agreement with opioid distributor, CVS Health Corporation/CVS Pharmacy, Inc. and direct the City Manager to execute any documents necessary to implement the action.
4.    Opt into settlement agreement with opioid manufacturer, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., and direct the City Manager to execute any documents necessary to implement the action.
5.    Opt into settlement agreement with opioid manufacturer, Allergan Finance, LLC/Allergan Limited and direct the City Manager to execute any documents necessary to implement the action.

Freda Berman, Public Works Director
CEQA Determination: The City find that this action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to State Guidelines Section State CEQA Guidelines, 15304(e)
Recommendation: Approve the request of FARMstead ED to stage Open Farm Days Farmers Market in City Park on July 14, 2023.

Freda Berman, Public Works Director
CEQA Determination: The City find that this action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to State Guidelines Section State CEQA Guidelines, 15304(e)
Recommendation: Approve the request of the Firestone Walker Brewing Company to stage the Firestone Walker Invitational Kick Off Party in City Park on June 1, 2023.

Matt Thompson, Recycled Water Manager
CEQA Determination: The City prepared an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) and circulated it for public comment (State Clearinghouse #2018051033). The City certified the IS/MND and filed a Notice of Determination on August 24, 2018. This action is consistent with the previously certified MND.   
Recommendation:  Approve Resolution 23-XXX, authorizing the execution and delivery of and approving a financing agreement with the California State Water Resources Control Board.

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David Athey, City Engineer
CEQA Determination:  This application is exempt from environmental review per Section 15061 (General Rule) of the State’s Guidelines to Implement the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Recommendation:  Approve Resolution 23-XXX, approving the Street Abandonment 23-001, portions of Victoria Place, San Luis Avenue, Frontage Road, Hortense Avenue, Gregory Avenue, and unnamed Alleys right-of-ways, and reserving portions of the right-of-way for water, sewer, stormwater, and public utility easement purposes.

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Freda Berman, Public Works Director
CEQA Determination: The City find that this action is exempt from review under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to State Guidelines Section State CEQA Guidelines Section 15304(e), Minor Alterations of Land, as a temporary use having no permanent effect on the environment
Recommendation: Authorize the staging of the Paso Robles Airport 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Paso Robles Municipal Airport on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at an estimated total cost of $26,000, split between Airport Fund Reserves and General Fund Reserves.

Angelica Fortin, Community Services Department Director
CEQA Determination: The City finds that this action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to State Guidelines Section State CEQA Guidelines, §§ 15060, subd. (c)(2)-(3), 15378(b)(4).
Recommendation:  Authorize the City Manager to provide a letter of support for the submittal of the ERF-2-R grant to the County of San Luis Obispo and direct staff to return to City Council with a plan for implementation if the grant is approved. 

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Paso Robles Youth Commission Advisory Committee Meeting, Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Paso Robles Senior Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting, Monday, April 10, 2023 at 1:30 PM
Paso Robles Development Review Committee, Monday, April 10, 2023 at 3:30 PM
Paso Robles Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting, Monday, April 10, 2023 at 4:00 PM 
Paso Robles Planning Commission Meeting, Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 6:30 PM 
Library Board of Trustees, Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Paso Robles Development Review Committee, Monday, April 17, 2023 at 3:30 PM
Paso Robles City Council Meeting, Tuesday, April18, 2023 at 6:30 PM

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