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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
OCTOBER 15, 1996
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION. (See attached Brown Act Checklist.)
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
FLAG SALUTE: NEXT RESOL. NO. 96-91
NEXT ORD. NO. 319
CEREMONIAL EVENT: RECOGNITION OF BARRY KRAMER AND GEETA BHASIN WINNERS OF THE 1997 WOODY WOODPECKER ENVIRONMENTAL CALENDAR CONTEST
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. Minutes of October 1, 1996. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes.
2. Annual Records Destruction and Revisions to Retention Schedules. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Adopt RESOL. NO. 96- AUTHORIZING THE DESTRUCTION OF CERTAIN CITY RECORDS AS PROVIDED BY SECTION 34090 OF THE GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 85-18.
3. Acceptance of Grant of Easement Deed - Haseko Townhomes. (Evans)
Recommendation: Accept the Grant of Easement Deed for access to drainage facilities in and around McCarrell Canyon from Haseko Townhomes, authorize the City Manager to sign the acceptance on behalf of the City and authorize the City Clerk to record the Easement.
4. Professional Services Agreement Smith-Emery GeoServices. (Evans)
Recommendation: Approve the Professional Services Agreement with Smith-Emery GeoServices for geotechnical consulting services pertaining to the Ocean Trails Development and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement on behalf of the City Council.
5. Vacation of a portion of Whitley Collins Drive. (Allison)
Recommendation: Adopt RESOLUTION 96 , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO VACATE A PORTION OF WHITLEY COLLINS DRIVE STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY.
6. Register of Demands. (McLean)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 96- .
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7. Vacation of a portion of Paseo del Mar. (Allison)
Recommendation: (1) Adopt RESOLUTION 96- A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES VACATING A PORTION OF THE PASEO DEL MAR STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY.
8. The Final Public Amenities Plan for the Ocean Trails golf course and single family residential project, including the design and placement of the public recreational improvements within he public parks, overlooks and public trail easements to be dedicated to the City. (Petru)
Recommendation: Adopt RESOLUTION NO. 96- A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING THE FINAL PUBLIC AMENITIES PLAN FOR THE OCEAN TRAILS PROJECT, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL.
9. 1996 Updates to the City's Conceptual Bikeway Plan. (Snow)
Recommendation: Review the proposed amendments to the City's Bikeway Plan, provide direction to Staff with respect to particular policy issues, and approve 1996 Updates to the Bikeways Plan.
10. 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)
Recommendation: (1) Review the new draft language of draft Chapter 17.46 (Large Domestic Animal Overlay District), which has been prepared by Staff in accordance with the City Council direction received on September 17, 1996; (2) Review the follow-up language of draft Chapters 17.46, 17.60, 17.62, 17.64, 17.66, 17.68, 17.70, 17.72, and 17.74 of Title 17, as provided in the amended review schedule; and, (3) Continue consideration of the amended Development Code to November 6, 1996.
11. Purchase of Open Space Land. (City Manager)
Recommendation: (1) Approve the Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of Real Property and Escrow Instructions between the City and Diamond Brothers Three Partnership. (2) Approve the California Wildlife Conservation Board Real Property Acquisition Grant Agreement. (3) Adopt Resol. No. 96- A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDS FROM THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES REGIONAL PARK AND OPEN SPACE DISTRICT SPECIFIED PROJECT GRANT PROGRAM FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES FROM DIAMOND BROTHERS THREE PARTNERSHIP.
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 Monday, October 21, 1996 @ 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park for a Town Hall 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.