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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, JULY 2, 1996
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
FLAG SALUTE: NEXT RESOL. NO. 96-49
NEXT ORD. NO. 317
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. Minutes of June 4, 1996. (Purcell)
Approve the minutes.
2. Auditing Services Contract Ratification. (McLean)
Ratify the remaining two years of the contract dated May 13,
1993 for auditing services between the firm of Diehl, Evans &
Company and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and the Rancho Palos
Verdes Redevelopment Agency.
3. Notice of Completion Fiscal Year 95/96 City Tree Trimming Contract with Landscape West, Inc. . (Hillstead)
(1) Accept the work as completed. (2) Authorize
the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion and notify the
surety company to exonerate the Labor and Materials bonds if
no claims are filed during the 35 day legal notice period. (3)
Authorize the Finance Director to release the retention 35
days after the Notice of Completion has been recorded by the
4. Contract Extensions - Maintenance Service Agreements. (Hillstead)
(1) Award extended maintenance service agreements to
Hardy & Harper, Inc., Bennett Enterprises, All Points Maintenance,
and R.F. Dickson, Inc., for Fiscal Year 1996-97. (2)
Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute maintenance
service Agreements with All Points Maintenance, Bennett Enterprises,
Hardy & Harper, Inc., and R.F. Dickson, Inc.
5. Claim against the City by Robert & Laurel Hill. (Purcell)
Reject the claim and direct the City Clerk to notify the claimant.
6. Notice of completion for the Civic Center Refurbishment - Catalina Wing (Pacific Construction Co.). (McBride)
Accept the work as complete. (2) Authorize the City
Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder;
and if no claims are filed 35 days after recordation, and upon
the contractor posting an acceptable warranty bond, notice the
surety company of the exoneration of the Payment and Performance
bonds. (3) Authorize the Finance Director to release
the 10% retention payment 35 days after recordation of the Notice
of Completion by the County Recorder contingent upon no claims
being filed on the project, and the contractor posting an acceptable
7. Vacation of Seacliff Drive and Palo Vista Drive. (Allison)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 96- A resolution of the City Council of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes amending Resolution No. 95-6, as amended by Resolution No. 95-110, in connection with the Vacation of Palo Vista Drive and Seacliff Drive to allow an additional six months time for the Homeowners Association to complete the necessary items of work.
8. Vacation of a portion of Narbonne Right of Way. (Allison)
Adopt Resol. No. 96- of the City Council of the City of Rancho
Palos Verdes declaring its intention to vacate a portion of Narbonne
9. Award of contract for Source Reduction and Recycling Element (SRRE) implementation and support services for FY 1996-97 and FY 1997-98. (Lindsey) Recommendation: (1) Award a contract to Charles Abbott Associates, Inc. to provide Source Reduction and Recycling Element (SRRE) and Used Oil Block Grant implementation and support services for the next two fiscal years (FY 1996-97 and FY 1997-98) in the amount of $21,600. (2) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a contract with Charles Abbott Associates, Inc. for the SRRE Implementation and Support Services.
10. 1995-96 continuing appropriations and 1995-96 budget reductions. (McLean)
(1) Amend the budget appropriation for the fiscal year
1996-97 to continue certain expenditure appropriations from the
Fiscal Year 1995 -1996. (2) Reduce the budget for Fiscal
Year 1995-96 for the same continuing appropriations and for
certain capital improvement projects which were rebudgeted in
Fiscal Year 1996-97.
11. Municipal Area Express (MAX) Agreement - Fiscal Years July 1, 1996 to June 30, 1999. (Lindsey)
Authorize continued participation by the City of Rancho Palos
Verdes in the commuter transportation transit service, known
as Municipal Area Express (MAX), for the period of July 1, 1996
to June 30, 1999. (2) Authorize the Mayor and the
City Clerk to execute the Municipal Area Express Agreement for
commuter bus service on behalf of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.
12. Register of Demands. (McLean)
Adopt Resol. No. 96- .
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13. Citywide Landscaping & Lighting Maintenance District. (Evans)
Recommendation: (1) Conduct
the public hearing on the proposed levy and collection of assessments
within the Citywide Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District
for Fiscal Year 1996-97 and the Engineer's Report prepared in
connection therewith. (2) Adopt Resol. No. 96- A Resolution
of the City Council of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes Confirming
a Diagram and Assessment for the 1996-97 Fiscal Year in Connection
with Citywide Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District pursuant
to the provisions of Part 2 of Division 15 of the California Streets
and Highways Code.
14. Code Amendment No. 34 and Environmental Assessment No. 628-- Amendments to Titles 16 and 17 of the City's Municipal Code (Development Code Revisions). (Rojas)
Review the final draft language of select draft Chapters of Title
16 (Subdivisions) and Articles I (Residential Districts) and II
(Commercial Districts) of Title 17, as provided in the amended
review schedule. (2) Continue consideration of the amended
Development Code to July 16, 1996.
15. Vacancy on Public Access Cable TV Advisory Board. (Purcell)
an appointment to the Public Access Cable TV Advisory Board with
a term of office until December 1997.
16. Law Enforcement Block Grant Application. (Bussey)
Authorize the staff to make application for Law Enforcement Block
Grant funds to retain a Sheriff's Special Service Officer to assist
in providing liaison with the School District and provide other
youth related law enforcement services; and authorize the Mayor
and the City Clerk to sign said application.
17. Parking Restrictions on Paseo Del Mar. (Bussey)
Direct staff to initiate the appropriate action necessary to
prohibit parking on Paseo Del Mar between the hours of 7:00 P.M.
through 7:00 A.M.
ORAL CITY COUNCIL REPORTS: (This
section designated to oral reports from councilmembers who wish/need
to report on Council assignments.)
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 Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 P.M. for a pre-screening work shop at Hesse Park.