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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, JULY 16, 1996
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
FLAG SALUTE: NEXT RESOL. NO. 96-55
NEXT ORD. NO. 317
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. Minutes of June 4 Adjourned Meeting and June 18, 1996. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes.
2. Traffic Committee Membership. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 96- A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes Temporarily Increasing the Membership of the Traffic Committee to Eight Members, And Amending Resol. No. 96-17.
3. County of Los Angeles Los Verdes Storm Drain Project. (Evans)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 96- of the City Council of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes providing its approval to the Los Angeles County Flood Control District for the project to construct the Los Verdes Storm Drain.
4. Contract extension for animal control services with the Southern California Humane Society/Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). (Otto)
Recommendation: Authorize a two-year extension of the agreement with the SPCA to provide animal control services for the City for Fiscal Year 1996-97 in an amount not to exceed $126,000 and for FY 1997-98 in an amount not to exceed $128,000.
5. Budget Adjustment Resolution for the FY 96-97 General Fund (Windport Canyon Nuisance Abatement). (Petru)
Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 96-__ Amending Resolution No. 96-37, the Budget Appropriation for Fiscal Year 1996-97, for a Budget Adjustment of $39,500 to the Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Fund for Expenses Associated with Nuisance Abatement Activities Required in Windport Canyon.
6. Register of Demands. (McLean)
Recommendation: Adopt the proposed resolution.
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7. Code Amendment No. 34 and Environmental Assessment No. 628 - Amendments to Title Nos. 16 and 17 of the City's Municipal Code (Development Code Revisions). (Rojas)
Recommendation: (1) Review the final draft language of Draft Chapters 16.04, 16.20, 16.24, 17.02, 17.10, and 17.46 of Title 16 and Title 17 as provided in the amended review schedule; and, (2) Continue consideration of the amended Development Code to August 6, 1996.
8. Fee Waiver Request for Sign Permit No. 760- Revision (St. Paul's Lutheran Church 31290 Palos Verdes Drive West). (Klopfenstein)
Recommendation: Approve the request to waive the required sign permit revision application fee for an existing second identification sign located on the monument sign at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, however, require the applicant to submit the penalty fee for the after-the-fact sign.
9. Vesting Tentative Tract No. 52016. (Evans)
Recommendation: Authorize Staff to approve an encroachment permit for access onto Crest Road for the Caymen Development Company residential project on the Northrop Property subject to conditions.
10. Utility User Tax and Five Year Financial Model. (Bussey)
Recommendation: After Council review and discussion, direct staff to make any desired changes to the Resolution calling for a special municipal election on November 5, 1996 and the accompanying Ordinance validating and readopting the City's Utility User Tax and to place the documents on the August 6, 1996 City Council agenda for final consideration and adoption.
ORAL CITY COUNCIL REPORTS: (This section designated to oral reports from councilmembers who wish/need to report on Council assignments.)
11. National Pollution Discharge and Elimination System Permit. (NPDES). (Mayor Pro Tem McTaggart)
Recommendation: Support the Contract Cities Association in their opposition to the proposed NPDES permit being considered by the Regional Water Quality Control Board.
12. Clean-up of fire hazards along the City's major roads. (Mayor Pro Tem McTaggart)
Recommendation: Direct staff to take appropriate action for removal of
weeds on the City's major roadways and to work with the County Fire Department and/or other agencies to accomplish this abatement of potential fire hazards. (No written material provided on this item.)
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments on items NOT on the agenda; each speaker is limited to three minutes.)
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next regular meeting.