Agenda 12/03/2002 RPV, City, Council, Meeting, 2002, Agenda RPV City Council Meeting Agenda for 12/03/2002

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** CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
** REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AGENDA
** IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY AGENDA


RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 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:

FLAG SALUTE:

NEXT RESOL. NO. 2002-99

NEXT ORD. NO. 386

CEREMONIAL MATTERS:Recognition of Boy Scouts for participation in park renovation project.

RECYCLE DRAWING:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

COUNCIL REORGANIZATION:

Selection of Mayor:

Selection of Mayor Pro Tem:

RECESS:

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 November 5, 2002. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

3.Claim Against The City By Paul Leung Ho, Lydia Ho, And Matthew Ho. (Park)

Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.

4. Request for Waiver of Fees Related to Case No. ZON2002-00527 (Encroachment Permit). (Schornborn)

Recommendation: Approve the requested fee waiver.

5.Engineering Services For City Hall Elevator. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Award an engineering contract to John Cruickshank Inc. for preliminary engineering services for the design of an elevator at City Hall, in an amount not to exceed $6,400; and (2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with John Cruickshank Inc.

6.Landscape Maintenance Service Contract For Parks And Trails. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Award a contract for Landscape Maintenance for Parks and Trails to U.S. Landscape, Inc, for the period of January 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006 to U.S. Landscape Inc; (2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with U.S. Landscape, Inc; and, (3) Authorize the expenditure $90,762 for period of January 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003.

7.Additional funding for Park Maintenance at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Adopt Resol. No. 2002- A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOL. NO. 2002-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-03 FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND PARKS AND TRAILS MAINTENANCE. (2) Authorize the expenditure of up to $19,000 for maintenance services to prepare for the re-opening of a portion of the Point Vicente Interpretive Center.

8.Award of Contract for Services to Prepare an Environmental Impact Report for the Crestridge Villas Project. (Pfost)

Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to sign a professional services agreement in an amount not to exceed $102,275.00, with RBF Consulting, to prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Crestridge Villas Project on property located at the northwest corner of Crestridge Road and Crenshaw Boulevard.

9.Budget Adjustment for Open Space Land Purchase. (Petru)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2002 - ; AMENDING RESOLUTION 2002-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003; FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY'S GENERAL FUND TO PURCHASE OPEN SPACE LAND ADJACENT TO DEL CERRO PARK, AS PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED BY THE CITY COUNCIL.

10.October 2002 Treasurer’s Report. (Lin)

Recommendation: Receive and file.

11.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:

12.Proposed 2003-2004 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. (Huey)

Recommendation: (1) Conduct a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed 2003-2004 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program; (2) Approve the proposed CDBG projects and budget; and, (3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute agreements for CDBG projects with the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission.

REGULAR BUSINESS:

13.Traffic Calming On Via Rivera – Radar Photo Enforcement. (Jules)

Recommendation: (1) Receive information regarding radar photo-enforcement for automated speed control; (2) Approve the installation of speed humps along Via Rivera between Rue de la Pierre and Via Del Mar in accordance with the City’s Traffic Calming Program; (3) Authorize the expenditure of up to $40,000 for the final engineering and construction of speed humps, signs and pavement markings along Via Rivera; and, (4) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2002- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION 2002-45, THE BUDGET RESOLUTION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-03, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S GAS TAX FUND.

14.Ryan Park Improvement Project. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Award a contract for the construction of the Ryan Park Improvement Project to Vido Samarzich Inc for an amount not to exceed $173,183 and authorize staff to spend an additional $17,318 for possible extra work for a total authorization of $190,501. (2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with Vido Samarzich Inc. (3) Authorize the expenditure of up to $6,500 for inspection services with SA Associates. (4) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2002 __, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL FOR THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS AMENDING RESOLUTION 2002-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S QUIMBY AND SOLID WASTE FUNDS.

15.Engineering Services For Alta Mira Canyon. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Award an engineering contract to GeoSyntec Consultants in an amount not to exceed $ 7,566 and authorize the expenditure of up to $ 1,200 for extra services for a total authorization of $ 8,766; and, (2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with GeoSyntec Consultants.

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.Ergonomic Retrofit of City Hall Furniture and Equipment. (Purcell)

Recommendation: (1) Award a contract to Ergonomic Resources in the amount of the January 4, 2002 bid price of $68,535.52 to supply, deliver and install ergonomic equipment and furniture in various City Hall offices; (2) Approve Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $6,833.83 to cover the costs resulting from structural changes to City offices; and, (3) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute said contract with Ergonomic Resources.

18.Setting Date to Interview Candidates for Chair of City Commissions and Committees. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Set a date to interview the candidates for chair of their respective committee, commission and task force.

19.City Council Meetings and Conferences. (Evans)

Recommendation: Select an alternative for re-allocation of the City Council Meeting and Conference Budget.

20.Peninsula Wide Elected Officials Forum. (Clark)

Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor on behalf of the City Council to send correspondence to the other Peninsula city councils, and the PV School and Library boards, modifying the RPV Council’s previously conveyed proposal regarding the formation of a new Peninsula-wide elected officials standing committee to an ad hoc issue based forum of the Peninsula elected officials.

CITY COUNCIL ORAL REPORTS: (This section designated to oral reports from councilmembers to report on Council assignments.)

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

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

CITY ATTORNEY CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

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

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.

John Shahin and Irene Shahin v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes and Colich & Sons,et al. Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. YC043655.

 

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

G.C. 54956.8

Potential purchase of open space.

Property:Filiorum 7572-012-024, 7572-012-028, 7572-012-029,

7573-003-016, 7581-023-031, 7581-023-029, 7572-002-022

City Negotiators:City Manager; City Attorney; and, Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement, and Barbara Dye.

Negotiating Parties:York Long Point Associates

Under Negotiation:Price and Terms of Payment

Property: APN 7564-005-001, 7572-001-001 TO 004, 06 AND 07, 7581-023-011

City Negotiators: City Manager, City Attorney, Director of Public Works, Director of Planning Building and Code Enforcement, and Barbara Dye.

Negotiating Parties: Barry Hon and Michael Walker.

Under Negotiation:Price and Terms of Payment

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ADDENDUM TO AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2002

30901 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD, RANCHO PALOS VERDES


 

Addition to Closed Session:

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST

Based on Government Code Section 54954.5

(All Statutory References are to California Government

Code Sections)

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 (RNB)