RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
JANUARY 7, 2003
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2003-01
NEXT ORD. NO. 388
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. Claim Against the City by Henry Martinez. (Park)
Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.
3. November 2002
Treasurer’s Report. (Lin)
Recommendation: Receive and file.
4. Comprehensive Annual Financial
Report for FY 2001-2002. (Downs)
Recommendation: Receive and file the following: (1) the FY 2001-2002
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes,
and (2) Independent Auditors’ Report on Compliance and on Internal Control
over Financial Reporting.
NO. 386: Disbanding the View Restoration Commission. (Nelson)
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 386 FORMALLY DISBANDING THE VIEW
RESTORATION COMMISSION AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE
TO TRANSFER ITS WORKLOAD AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION.
(This ordinance was introduced at the December 17th meeting.)
ORDINANCE NO. 387: Establishing Disclosure Requirements For Geological Conditions.
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 387 ESTABLISHING DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
FOR GEOLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS. (This
ordinance was introduced at the December 17th meeting.)
7. Register of Demands. (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-__, 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. Appointment of
Chairs for the Planning Commission, Traffic Committee, Financial Advisory Committee
and the Equestrian Committee. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Appoint a chair to each of these advisory boards for
the year 2003.
Traffic Calming on Via Rivera: Enforced Speed Display Boards - Pilot Program.
Recommendation: (1) Approve the implementation of the Enforced Speed
Display Board Pilot Program along Via Rivera between Rue de la Pierre and
Via Del Mar. (2) Authorize the expenditure of $17,530 for implementation of
the Enforced Speed Display Board Pilot Program along Via Rivera between Rue
de la Pierre and Via Del Mar. (3) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003 – A RESOLUTION OF
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOL. NO. 2002-45,
THE BUDGET RESOLUTION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002-2003, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO
THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND AND GAS TAX FUND.
System Performance Audit of 2000 Cable Television Franchise Agreement with Cox
Recommendation: Provide staff and Cox Communications with feedback
regarding the first scheduled system performance audit of the 2000 Cable Television
Open Space Planning, and Recreation and Parks Task Force Work Plan and Consultant
Recommendation: (1) Approve the work plan for the Open Space
Planning, and Recreation and Parks Task Force. (2) Award a professional services
contract to RRM Design Group to assist the Open Space Planning, and Recreation
and Parks Task Force; and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a
professional services agreement with RRM Consultants. (3) Adopt RESOLUTION
NO. 2003- _____, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2002-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR
FY 02-03, AUTHORIZING A BUDGET INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF $40,000 FOR CONSULTANT
SERVICES TO SUPPORT THE OPEN SPACE PLANNING, AND RECREATION AND PARKS TASK
FORCE. (4) Authorize staff to work with RRM Design Group Consultants to conduct
an umbrella needs assessment.
12. Border Issues Status
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues, and provide
direction to the City Council Committee and Staff.
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. (2) Authorize the Mayor and the
City Clerk to execute a contract with John Cruickshank, Inc.
14. 30TH Anniversary
Recommendation: Establish the 30th Anniversary Celebration
Committee and appoint City Council representative(s) to the Committee.
for Naming of Public Facilities and Placing of Monuments and Other Memorials.
Recommendation: Adopt a policy for the naming of public facilities
and placing of monuments and other memorials on City property.
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.)
RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION: PLEASE SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECKLIST FOR DETAILS.
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.
Name of Case: S.A.V.E RPV VS. City of RPV
Names of Parties or Names of Claimants
Case No. or Claim No. YS0008585
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