"I am sorry Mr. Navarro is so concerned about the appointment process," Rollinger said.
However, the process has been vetted by the city attorney. Council members are not obliged to vote for three applicants just because three seats are open, Rollinger said.
"And if I had used my third vote, the outcome would not have been different," Rollinger said. Arnold Hano corrected Navarro's statement that three members of the council are Village Laguna members. There are only two, said Hano, a founder of the group.
Egly on Bike Summit
Councilwoman Jane Egly requested and was granted appointment as the council representative to the Coastal Cities Bike Summit, which is working to create a bike lane on Coast Highway. Egly also continued to inform folks of what is being done to reduce Laguna's reliance on imported water.
Olive Street lot sale
City Manager Ken Frank reported that a purchase agreement with Mark Christy for lots above the Festival of Arts has been modified. At present, the city will retain two lots on Olive Street to insure that the Pageant is protected from light and noise that might have been caused by future development. There will be some impact on the Capital Improvement Fund, but there will be no postponement or delay on capital improvement projects.
Runoff exemptions nullified
An amendment to the city code that eliminated lawn watering and irrigation run off as exempted discharges was approved unanimously on the second reading.
WHAT IT MEANS
Violators will be noticed and given a deadline to comply with the ordinance, which may be appealed.
Enforcement may include fines and ultimately legal action by the city.
Big wheel parking restrictions