Agenda 09/03/2002 RPV, City, Council, Meeting, 2002, Agenda RPV City Council Meeting Agenda for 09/03/2002

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** CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2002
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD


6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECKLIST FOR DETAILS.

7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:

INVOCATION IN REMEMBRANCE OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

FLAG SALUTE:

NEXT RESOL. NO. 2002-72

NEXT ORD. NO. 381

CEREMONIAL MATTERS: Presentation Of City Tiles To Former Commission And Committee Members.

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 July 16th Regular Meeting and August 20th Regular Meeting. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

3. Approve Grant Agreement With The County Of Los Angeles. (Ramezani)

Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a grant agreement with the County of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works for the Rubberized Asphalt Concrete, Incentive Program in the amount of $8,363.75.

4. 2001-2002 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan. (Yu)

Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the Cityís 2001-2002 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan to the State Governorís Office of Planning and Research, and to the Department of Housing and Community Development regarding the current status of the General Plan and the progress on its implementation during the 2001-2002 fiscal year.

5. Traffic Signal Installation At Hawthorne Blvd. And Vallon Drive - Award Of Construction Contract And Inspection Services. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Award a construction contract for the Hawthorne Boulevard/Vallon Drive traffic signal installation project to Steiny and Company, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $103,710, and authorize staff to spend an additional $10,290 for possible extra work for a total authorization of $114,000. (2) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a contract with Steiny and Company, Inc. (3) Authorize the expenditure of $6,000 for construction inspection and administrative services.

6. Health Insurance Contributions. (Petru)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2002 -; AMENDING THE CITYíS MAXIMUM MONTHLY CONTRIBUTION AMOUNTS FOR EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS.

7. July 2002 Treasurerís Report. (Downs)

Recommendation: Receive and file the July 2002 Treasurerís Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

8. Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2001-2002. (Downs)

Recommendation: (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2002-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2002-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003, TO CONTINUE CERTAIN EXPENDITURE APPROPRIATIONS FROM FY 2001-2002. (2) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2002- , AMENDING RESOL. NO. 2001-43, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 2001-2002, TO REDUCE THE BUDGET FOR CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS THAT WILL BE RE-BUDGETED AND INCLUDED IN THE FY 2002-2003 BUDGET.

9. FY 2001-2002 Budget Adjustments. (Downs)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2002-, AMENDING RESOL. 2001-43, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 2001-2002, TO INCREASE BUDGETED APPROPRIATIONS IN THE GENERAL FUND, GAS TAX FUND AND EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FUND.

10. 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.

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

11. Six month review of Conditional Large Domestic Animal Permit No. 005. (Blumenthal)

Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 2002-__, approving the six month review of Conditional Large Domestic Animal Permit No. 005 (CLDAP 005).

ORAL REPORTS

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:

12. Request for City Grant for M.A.P. (Petru)

Recommendations: Award a grant in the amount of $2,500 to M.A.P. (Mothers Advocating Prevention).

13. Landslide Moratorium Exception Permit Case No. ZON2002-00170; Location: 4 Thyme Place. (Blumenthal)

Recommendation: Approve the Landslide Moratorium Exception Permit (Case No. ZON2002-00170) subject to the recommended conditions of approval as outlined in Exhibit "A".

14. Neighborhood Beautification Grant Awards. (Cycle 13). (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Award 53 Neighborhood Beautification Grants totaling $191,740, Cycle 13, as shown on Exhibit "A". (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2002-, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2002-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 02-03, TO INCREASE BUDGETED APPROPRIATIONS IN THE RECYCLING FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $88,093. (3) Revise the program guidelines for the Neighborhood Beautification Program to allow the aggregate grant amount for matching grants to exceed $30,000.

15. Update on Western Avenue Boundary Issues. (Fox)

Recommendation: Receive and file and provide direction to Staff as deemed appropriate.

16. Border Issues Status Report. (Fox)

Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues and provide direction to the City Council Committee and Staff.

17. Ryan Park Playground Equipment. (Allison)

Recommendation: 1. Authorize the removal and replacement of all existing playground equipment at Ryan Park. (2) Authorize the Director of Public Works, to purchase the new playground equipment, for an amount not to exceed $67,000, through the California CMAS program in accordance with Section 2.44.050 of the Cityís Municipal Code. (3) Award an Engineering Contract to JMC2 Engineering and Management Consultants in the amount $8,000 to prepare Plans and Specifications for the installation of this play equipment. (4) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with JMC2 Engineering and Management Consultants.

18. Point Vicente Interpretive Center Construction Project Ė Award Of Professional Services Agreements. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Award a Professional Services Agreement with Merit Civil Engineering in the amount of $8,000 for Professional Engineering Services and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement; (2) Award a Professional Services Agreement with Harris and Associates for an amount of $5,000 for construction and bidding review of the expansion plans and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement; (3) Award a Professional Services Agreement with Ron Yeo Architects, Inc. for an amount of $10,000 for plan revision, plan check and code update and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement; (4) Award a Professional Services Agreement with Group Delta Consultants for an amount of $5,000 for Geotechnical and Geological consulting services and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement.

19. Term Limits Ballot Initiative Ė Website. (Evans)

Recommendation: Approve a message describing the Councilís request for citizen input regarding a possible ballot initiative establishing Term Limits for posting on the City website.

20. Revision to City Council Rules of Procedure. (Petru)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2002-, APPROVING A REVISION TO SECTION 5.1 (ORDER OF BUSINESS) OF THE CITY COUNCIL RULES OF PROCEDURE.

21. 30th Anniversary Celebration. (Evans)

Recommendation: Consider whether or not the City should plan a celebration of the 30th Anniversary of its incorporation.

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

Initiation of Litigation:

G.C. 54956.9(c)

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(Number of Potential Cases)

(1) Meet with City Council to discuss possibility of initiating litigation against LAWA. (2) Meet with City Council to discuss initiating two code enforcement cases regarding view restoration.

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