• Major actions taken by the Council at its regular meeting on February 18, 2015

     Approved a contract with PMC group to prepare an environmental report analyzing Cal-

    Am’s proposed demolition of the Cal-Am valve house at 260 Sinex Avenue, alternatives

    to the proposal, the environmental impacts of the options, and possible mitigations.

     Allocated 0.106 acre feet of water per year to the proposed Beach House Deli, if the

    proposed Deli is granted a permit by the Coastal Commission and receives a building


     Held first reading of a revised solid waste ordinance, bringing the City’s current

    ordinance up to date.

     Held first reading of a revised sidewalk encroachment ordinance, bringing the City’s

    current ordinance up to date.

     Approved an ordinance authorizing the Design-Build method for the City’s Local Water

    Project, due to go out for proposals in the next few months. (A request for qualifications

    has now been issued and is on the City’s website.)

     Held first reading of an ordinance that would increase most parking limits in the

    downtown area to three hours. Before second reading, staff will survey businesses.

     Received the five-year fiscal forecast and conducted initial discussions on revenue

    options for FY 2015-6.

     Directed the City Manager to form a committee to address the structures and duties of the

    Architectural Review Board and the Historic Resources Committee.

     Approved a contract with the Lilley Planning Group to provide part-time current planning

    services, as a preferable alternative to hiring a full-time position.

    The agenda reports and supporting documents for all of these actions are on the City’s website,

    at http://www.cityofpacificgrove.org. 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.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on February 27, 2015

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