Agenda 12/17/2002 RPV, City, Council, Meeting, 2002, Agenda RPV City Council Meeting Agenda for 12/17/2002

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 17, 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. 2002-103

NEXT ORD. NO. 386

RECYCLE DRAWING:

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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 October 15th and November 9th. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

3. Claim Against The City By Southern California Edison. (Park)

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

4. Additional funding for storm water program. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2002______, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION 2002-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-03, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND – PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION. (2) Authorize the expenditure of up to $ $3,200 for storm water fees to the State Water Board.

5. Non-Exclusive Commercial Refuse Collection and Disposal Services Annual Agreement For 2003. (Ramezani)

Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute non-exclusive commercial refuse collection and disposal services agreements with: Ace Roll Off Rubbish Service, Inc., BFI Waste Systems of North America, Inc., California Waste Services, Consolidated Disposal Services, LLC, Easy Roll Off Services, EDCO Disposal Corporation, Gemini Services, Inc., HMD Waste Company, Integrated Waste Industries, Inc., Ivy Rubbish Disposal, S & H Disposal Company, and USA Waste of California dba Waste Management.

6. 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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REGULAR BUSINESS:

7. Disbandment of the View Restoration Commission (VRC). (Nelson)

Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. _____ FORMALLY DISBANDING THE VIEW RESTORATION COMMISSION AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE TO TRANSFER ITS WORKLOAD AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION.

8. Review of the proposed View Restoration and Preservation Guideline Revisions. (Nelson)

Recommendation: Review the recommended revisions to the Guidelines that have been forwarded from the VRC and provide Staff with any additional input and direction. Forward the draft Guidelines to the Planning Commission to seek their input before final approval by the City Council.

9. Landslide Moratorium Exception Permit Case No. ZON2002-00347 for property located at 38 Cinnamon Lane. (Yu)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2002-__, DENYING WITHOUT PREJUDICE, LANDSLIDE MORATORIUM EXCEPTION PERMIT CASE NO. ZON2002-00347.

10. Educational Access Channel. (Evans)

Recommendation: (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2002 - ; DIRECTING COX COMMUNICATIONS TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATIONAL ACCESS CHANNEL PURSUANT EXHIBIT E, SECTION I(C)(1) OF THE OCTOBER 17, 2000 CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE AGREEMENT ON THE LOCAL CABLE TELEVISION NETWORK; (2) Establish a start-up date of May 1, 2003 for launching the channel; (3) Approve the use of the old Cable TV studio on City Hall property for filming and editing; (4) Establish a budget of $125,000 for re-furbishing the studio and purchasing of camera and editing equipment; and, (5) Establish an annual budget of $70,000 for operating the studio.

11. Funding for temporary trailers at the Pt. Vicente Interpretive Center. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2002______, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION 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 $ 10,000 to install and lease an information trailer at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center.

12. Request to place commemorative plaques on City property. (Rojas)

Recommendation: (1) Approve the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy’s request to place a commemorative plaque on the City owned Forrestal property in recognition of a $500,000 endowment donated by Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg that will provide funds to assist the Conservancy in managing the City’s property; and (2) Agree that similar plaques may be placed near the entrance to the proposed Portuguese Bend Open Space Preserve and Aqua Armaga Canyon, if those privately held properties are acquired by the City and managed by the Conservancy.

13. City Council Assignments. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Make Council assignments for the year 2003.

14. Policy For Selecting Peer Review Consultants. (Evans)

Recommendation: Consider whether to direct staff to prepare a formal policy for the Selection of Peer Review Consultants.

15. Ordinance requiring disclosure of geological conditions. (Evans/Lynch)

Recommendation: Introduce Ordinance No. ___AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ESTABLISHING DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR GEOLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.

16. City Council/Planning Commission Joint Workshop. (Evans)

Recommendation: Set a date in February for a Joint City Council and Planning Commission meeting.

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 January 7, 2003 at 6:00 P.M. to interview candidates for the position chair for their respective committee and commission.

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 (RNBx)

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