Agenda 08/06/2002 RPV, City, Council, Meeting, 2002, Agenda RPV City Council Meeting Agenda for 08/06/2002

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** CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
** REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AGENDA
** IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
AUGUST 6, 2002
 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

6:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION.  PLEASE SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECKLIST FOR DETAILS.

7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:

FLAG SALUTE:

NEXT RESOL. NO. 2002-62

NEXT ORD. NO.  378

CEREMONIAL MATTER:  RECOGNITION OF THE CITY’S RECEIPT OF THE “RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE” AWARD FROM THE CALIFORNIA INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD.

RECYCLE DRAWING:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:

1. Motion to waive full reading.

Recommendation: Adopt a motion to waive reading in full of all ordinances presented at this meeting with consent of the waiver of reading deemed to be given by all council members after the reading of the title.

2. Minutes of June 18th and July 2nd Regular Adjourned Meeting.  (Purcell)
Draft Minutes of June 18th
Draft Minutes of July 2nd

Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

3. Palos Verdes Drive South/25th Street Rehabilitation Project – Award Of Construction Contract And Inspection Services.  (Jules)

4. Renewal of Agreement with Tom Hollingsworth for Design Services.  (Purcell)

5. Appointment of Susan Anderson to the Ridgecrest Rancho Recreation & Parks District.  (Purcell)

6. June 2002 Treasurer’s Report.  (Downs)

7. Register of Demands. (McLean)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2002-__, 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.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

8. Long Point Resort Project (Conditional Use Permit No. 215, et. al).      (Mihranian)

9. Abalone Cove Sewer Maintenance Fee.  (Huey)

PUBLIC COMMENTS: (at approximately 8:40 P.M.)

(This section of the agenda is for audience comments on items NOT on the agenda.)

REGULAR BUSINESS:

10. Proposed Long Point Resort Project: Status Report to City Council.  (McLean)

11. Appointment of Chair for the Open Space, Planning and Parks & Recreation Task Force.  (Purcell)

12. Additional Funding For Weed Abatement  (Allison)

13. NPDES REGULATIONS.  (Allison)

14. Border Issues Status Report.  (Fox)

15. Purchase Of City Hall Phone And Voice Messaging System.  (McLean)

16. Additional Funds For Aircraft Noise Legal Fees.  (Park)

17. Purchasing ordinance revision: informal bid and sale of obsolete personal property procedures.  (McLean)

Recommendation:  INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO.___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REGARDING THE PURCHASING AND DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE. 

18. Resolution in support of the continued presence of Harbor-UCLA medical center as a full service tertiary hospital able to operate as a level 1 trauma center and to sustain its role as a teaching hospital and research hub.  (McTaggart)

19. HR4720 (Israel): Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Consistency Act.        (Mayor Pro Tem Stern)

20. Policy Supporting Participation By Residents In Government Against Intimidation Caused By Lawsuits Naming Individuals.  (Mayor Pro Tem Stern)

21. South Bay Communities and Affiliates Energy Efficiency Program.  (Evans)

22. Approval of assistance to the School District and appointment of a City Council Liaison Committee.  (Evans)

23. Puente Hills Landfill Re-permitting process. (Mayor McTaggart)

24. Naming Of Forrestal Nature Preserve.  (Mayor McTaggart)


CITY ATTORNEY CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
CITY COUNCIL ORAL REPORTS: (This section designated to oral reports from councilmembers to report on Council assignments.)
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to a time and place certain only if the City Council wishes 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 Code Sections)
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

Existing Litigation:

G.C. 54956.9(a)

Name of Case: People of the State; City of Rancho Palos Verdes v. Mark J. Abrams

Case No: California Court of Appeal Case No. B151086

Name of Case: Mark J. Abrams v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes

Case No: United States District Court Case No. 00-09071 SVW (RNBx)

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)

Claim against the City by Chandler’s Palos Verdes Sand and Gravel Inc.

Initiation of Litigation:

G.C. 54956.9(c)

2
(Number of Potential Cases)

The Council is meeting to decide whether to initiate two lawsuits to remove foliage from properties in order to comply with decisions that have been issued by the City pursuant to the View Restoration/Preservation Ordinance. 

 (State Underlying Facts and Circumstances)


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