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Section 6.3 The Mayor shall order removed from the Council Chambers any person(s) who commit the following acts at a regular or special meeting of the City Council:
1. Disorderly, contemptuous or insolent behavior toward the Council or any member thereof, tending to interrupt the due and orderly course of said meeting.
2. A breach of the peace, boisterous conduct or violent disturbance, tending to interrupt the due and orderly course of said meeting.
3. Disobedience of any lawful order of the Mayor which shall include an order to be seated or to refrain from addressing the Council.
4. Any other unlawful interference with the due and orderly course of the meeting.
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
OCTOBER 19, 1999
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION. See attached Brown Act Checklist for details.
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 99-76
NEXT ORD. NO. 352
CEREMONIAL EVENT: PROCLAMATION DECLARING OCTOBER AS CRIME PREVENTION MONTH.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. Minutes of October 5, 1999. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes.
2. FY 1998-99 Budget appropriation increases. (Burton)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 99- AMENDING RESOL. NO. 98-47, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 1998-99, TO INCRESE BUDGETED APPROPRIATIONS IN THE LLESS/COPS FUND, RECYCLING FUND AND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS (CIP) FUND.
3. Commercial refuse and collection agreement with CA Waste Services, Inc. (Ramezani)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a nonexclusive franchise agreement for commercial refuse collection and disposal services with CA Waste Services, Inc. to be effective through December 31, 1999.
4. Professional Services Agreement with Cost Recovery, Inc. (Burton)
Recommendation: Approve the proposed consulting agreement with Cost Recovery, Inc. for services in conjunction with the preparation of claims to the State for reimbursement of state-mandated costs borne by cities.
5. Application for an eight cycle household hazardous waste grant. (Ramezani)
Recommendation: (1) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 99- AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR A REGIONAL HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE GRANT WITH THE CITIES OF PALOS VERDES ESTATES, ROLLING HILLS ESTATES AND ROLLING HILLS, TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO ACT AS LEAD AGENCY FOR THE REGIONAL PROGRAM. (2) Authorize the use of Curbside, Inc. as the vendor providing the collection of household hazardous waste material related to this grant.
6. Annual destruction of records. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 99- AUITHORIZING THE DESTRUCTION OF CERTAIN CITY RECORDS AS PROVIDED BY SECTION 34090 OF THE GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
7. Resol. No. 99- Register of Demands. (McLean)
Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 99 - A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ALLOWING CERTAIN CLAIMS AND DEMANDS AND SPECIFYING FUNDS FROM WHICH THE SAME ARE TO BE PAID.
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8. Appeal of the issuance of a Notice and Order to Abate a Public Nuisance at 2611 Colt Road. Appellant: Mr. Kent Goodrich, property owner. (Continued from the September 7th meeting.)
Recommendation: Based on conflicting evidence provided to the City regarding the presence, absence and extent of the alleged illegal dumping of debris, Staff recommends discontinuance of the enforcement action, finding that this is a civil matter between the parties.
9. Request to vacate Park Place. (Carryover from October 5th meeting.) (Allison)
Recommendation: Deny the request.
10. Senior affordable housing project. (Pfost)
Recommendation: Provide staff with direction on four issues related to the proposed senior affordable housing project.
11. Proposed modifications to the City Hall telephone system. (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the implementation of Direct In Dial (DID) trunking for the City Hall telephone system.
12. Roadway Repairs – 25th Street (La Rotonda Dr. to the eastern City limit. (McBride)
Recommendation: (1) Add a new project to the FY 1999-2000 Capital Improvement Program entitled 25thStreet Roadway Repairs, and shift $476,860 of funding from the Arterial Overlay Program to this new project; (2) Adopt repair Alternative No. 1 and authorize staff to move forward with a two phased implementation plan to repair Twenty Fifth Street from La Rotonda to the Easterly City-limits; (3) Award a Professional Services Agreement with Zeiser Kling Consultants, Inc. in the amount of $87,800.00 for Professional Geotechnical Services and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement; (4) Award a Professional Services Agreement with Merit Civil Engineering, Inc. in the amount of $49,760.00 for Professional Engineering Services and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement.
13. Amendment to City Council policy number 31 regarding encroachments of fences, walls, pilasters and similar structures into the city's public right-of-ways.
Recommendation: Authorize Staff to amend existing City Council Policy No. 31 regarding Encroachments into the Public right-of-way to include a simplified, staff level permitting process to address certain structures built within the City’s public rights-of-way that do not present any hazards for pedestrians, equestrians, and traffic. Additionally, Staff seeks City Council authorization change Section I of City Council Policy No. 31 from "Fences and Walls in the right-of-way" to "Fences, Walls, Pilasters and Other Similar Structures in the right-of-way.".
14. Pt. Vicente Interpretive Center. (Allison)
Recommendation: Receive a status report on Pt. Vicente.
Recommendation: Adopt Ordinance No. ___U ADOPTING THE 1997 EDITION OF THE UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE CODE AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE AND DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF.
Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. _____ ADOPTING THE 1997 EDITION OF THE UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE CODE AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.
17. Ocean Trails - Scheduling of Workshop to discuss the proposed landslide repair. (Pfost)
Recommendation: Schedule a workshop on October 30th for the City Council to hear a presentation by Ocean Trails and the City Geologists regarding the landslide repair.
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 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 LEGAL COUNSEL
The City Council/Agency 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:
The City Council has to determine whether to initiate litigation. City is considering potential litigation with respect to the PVIC project.
Number of Potential Cases)
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
X A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council/Agency on the advice of its legal counsel, based on the below-described existing facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the City Council/Agency.
(Number of Potential Cases)
(C) Receipt of Claim pursuant to Tort Claims Act or other written communication from
Mr. Michael Geibel by letter dated August 11, 1999.
(Name of Person or Entity)
Threatening litigation (copy available for public inspection in City Clerk's office). G.C. 54956.9b(C)
X (D) Statement made by Dan Bowling
(Name of Person)
at an open meeting of City/Agency regarding
the placement of debris on his property.
(State Nature of Specific Matter) G.C. 54956.9b(D)
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