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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1996
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION. See attached Brown Act checklist.
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
FLAG SALUTE: Led by Girl Scout Troop No. 559 (Mira Catalina).
NEXT RESOL. NO. 96-84
NEXT ORD. NO. 319
CEREMONIAL EVENT: Recognition of the month of October as "Crime Prevention Month."
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. Waiver of reading in full of all ordinances adopted at this meeting with consent to the waiver of reading deemed to be given by all councilmembers after the reading of the title.
Recommendation: Adopt a motion to waive full reading.
2. Minutes of September 17, 1996. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes.
3. Claim against the City by Farzaneh Parsa. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct the City Clerk to notify the claimant.
4. Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Willdan Associates Related to the Inspection of the FY 95-96 Citywide Residential Overlay Project and Increase Appropriation by $18,736. (Ramezani)
Recommendation: Authorize staff to amend the professional services agreement with Willdan Associates for continued inspection of the FY95-96 Citywide residential overlay project and increase appropriation by $18,736.
5. Adoption of Ordinance No. 318 - an Ordinance of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes Regulating Stormwater and Urban Runoff Pollution and Amending the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code. (This ordinance was introduced at the September 17 meeting.) (Evans)
Recommendation: Adopt Ordinance No. 318 regulating storm water and urban runoff pollution.
6. Budget Adjustment for Fiscal Year 1996-97 for Legal Expenses Anticipated by Eastview residents currently attempting to obtain an optional attendance agreement between LAUSD and PVPUSD. (McLean)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 96- amending Resol. No. 96-38, the budget appropriation for fiscal year 1996-97, to increase the General Fund appropriation by $6,000.
7. Adoption of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal for the Federal Fiscal Year 1996-97. (Ramezani)
Recommendation: (1) Adopt the goal of 15 percent for the DBE participation in Federally aided Highway projects during the FY 1996-97 Federal Fiscal Year. (2) Direct the City Clerk to advertise and post the goal in accordance with Federal Guidelines.
8. Resol. No. 96- - Register of Demands. (McLean)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 96- .
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9. Establishment of a Trust Deposit Billing System. (Snow) (Continued from September 17.)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 96- amending Resol. No. 92-68 ,the City's Fee Resolution, to: (1) Establish a Trust Deposit Billing System for Encroachment Permits for Tract Entrance Observation structures; and, (2) adopt a fee for Covenant Termination processing.
10. Nuisance Abatement activities on the real property commonly known as Windport Canyon (abatement activities having occurred on Assessor's Parcel Numbers 7583-022-013 and 7583-039-030). (Pollard)
Recommendation: Adopt Resolution 96-__ finding that the action undertaken by the City to abate the public nuisance existing on the property commonly known as Windport Canyon (and having occurred on Assessor's Parcel Numbers 7583-022-013 and 7583-039-030) was necessary to protect the public health, safety, and welfare; find that the costs incurred by the City to abate the nuisance are reasonable and correct, and confirming the Code Enforcement Officer's Itemized Account of Nuisance Abatement Costs; and, Direct Staff to submit the Nuisance Abatement costs to the Los Angeles County Auditor/Controller for inclusion on the 1996-97 tax roll, as well as impose a lien on the property with the Los Angeles County Recorder in the amount of the costs.
11. Tentative Tract Map No. 46651 - Amendment No. 1 and an Appeal of Conditional Use Permit No. 151 - Revision "A" to amend the conditions of approval for this 63 lot residential subdivision, which was originally approved by the City in 1991, to allow private streets, a gated entrance, removal of an underground equestrian trail tunnel easement, modification of a traffic signal condition, removal of conditions related to off-site drainage facilities that are no longer associated with the project and other minor clarification to the conditions of approval.
Recommendation: (1) Adopt Resolution No. 96- ; approving Tentative Tract Map No. 46651 - Amendment No. 1 with regards to the removal of an underground equestrian trail tunnel easement, modification of a traffic signal condition, removal of conditions related to off-site drainage facilities that are no longer associated with the project and other minor clarifications to the conditions of approval, but denying the landowner's request for private streets in the tract; and, (2) Adopt Resolution No. 96- ; denying the Appeal of Conditional Use Permit No. 151 - Revision "A", thereby upholding the Planning Commissions minor clarifications to the conditions of approval for this permit, but denying the landowner's request for a gated entrance to the tract.
12. Code Amendment No. 34 and Environmental Assessment No. 628--Amendments to Titles 16 and 17 of the City's Municipal Code (Development Code Revisions)
Recommendation: (1) Review the final draft language of draft Chapter 17.76 of Title 17, as provided in the amended review schedule; and, (2) Continue consideration of the amended Development Code to October 15, 1996.
13. FY 1996-97 Recycling Revenue Grant Awards (Cycle 8). (Evans) (Carryover from September 17.)
Recommendation: (1) Award recycling grants totaling $62,467 to eligible applicants as shown on Exhibit "A," and; (2) Consider grant awards to Homeowner Association Projects which do not seem to fulfill the criteria.
14. Rental of Former Recreation Building by Palos Verdes On The Net. (Otto)
Recommendation: Determine whether to execute a no fee lease agreement) (excluding utilities and maintenance related expenses) with Palos Verdes on the Net for the use of the former Recreation Building.
ORAL CITY COUNCIL REPORTS: (This section designated to oral reports from councilmembers who wish/need to report on Council assignments.)
15. Discussion of the City Council attendance at the September 16 Palos Verdes Unified School District Board Meeting to discuss the attendance of Eastview residents at PVUSD schools.
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.
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST
Based on Government Code Section 54954.5
(All Statutory References are to California Government
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR
Property: 162.9 acres known as the Pearl Ridge property located northwest of the intersection of Forrestal Drive and Pirate Drive adjacent to the Ladera Linda Community Center and the Portuguese Bend fields.
Parties: Diamond Brothers and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.
Under Negotiation: Price & terms of payment.
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
The City Council finds, based on advice from legal counsel, that discussion in open session will prejudice the position of the local agency in the litigation.
Initiation of Litigation:
one or two