• Actions taken by the City Council at its meeting on November 4, 2020 include:

    City Attorney David Laredo reported a special meeting was held 11/4 at 5:00 p.m. to review the one closed session matter:  Real Property Negotiations as to Price & Terms for Portions of Ocean View Blvd and Sloat Avenue associated with proposed development of the current ATC site by Developer Comstock.  

    Council considered Price & Terms of two separate offers from Developer Comstock to access City owned parcels on Ocean View Blvd and Sloat Avenue associated with development of the proposed ATC site.

    Council directed staff seek additional information and make counter proposals responding to the offer.  Council continues to review these negotiations but implementing action cannot occur without noticed public discussion.

    Council again directed the report of this closed session emphasizing action to implement any property sale or transfer is not possible at this time.City Charter requires an ordinance to Lease or Sell land.Council cannot Lease or Sell or adopt the ordinance until the EIR is certified and is relied upon Council also cannot authorize road abandonment without hearings based on the EIR

    The timeline for the Project Final EIR is anticipated to be available by December 1, 2020.  The tentative scheduled date that the matter will be considered by the Architectural Review Board is December 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM.  After ARB hearing(s), the project and proposed Final EIR must be heard by the Planning Commission with a tentative hearing date set for January 14, 2021. 
     Approved Minutes of the October 7, 2020, October 14, 2020, and October 21, 2020 City Council Special and Regular meeting minutes and minutes of the October 26, 2020 Joint City Council and Planning Commission Special Meeting minutes.Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Operating and Capital Improvement BudgetHeld second reading and adopted an ordinance to amend the Police Commander Salary classification schedule.Held second reading and adopted an ordinance to Amend PGMC Chapter 7.40 regarding advertising of Short-Term Rentals (STRs)Held second reading and adopted an ordinance to amend Pacific Grove Municipal Code §16.56.072 to extend the two-hour parking, except by residential permit parking zone.Received the Mayor’s Regional Meetings report.Received the report of emergency directives/modifications and discussed circumstances needing emergency response.  Held first reading of an ordinance to 1) amend the salary classification schedules for the positions of Cashier, Crossing Guard, Intern, Lighthouse Docent Coordinator, Recreation Assistant I, Recreation Assistant II and Recreation Supervisor; 2) delete the salary schedule for Maintenance Assistant, Community and Economic Development Director, Library & Information Services Director, Library Technician, Police Officer Annuitant, Police Reserve Officer I, Police Reserve Officer II, and Police Reserve Officer III, and 3) direct staff to publish a summary of the ordinance as approved by the City AttorneyAdopted the updated Boards, Committees and Commissions Handbook.Received the Perkins Park Landscape Plan and authorized staff to proceed with Option 1, enhance existing park conditions, to the extent feasible given the City’s current budget and staffing constraints.Deferred action on the Cannabis Retail License Selection Committee item until after the resolution of the referendum.    Continued the City of Pacific Grove Equity and Empowerment Resolution to the first meeting with the newly-elected Council.  The agenda reports and supporting documents for all of these actions are on the City’s website.  Details of the actions taken will also be available, upon completion and adoption of the meeting minutes, which will also be posted on the website. 
    The next Regular City Council Meeting is scheduled for
    November 18, 2020

    posted to Cedar Street Times on November 6, 2020

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