RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
MAY 20, 2003
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2003-32
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 391
CEREMONIAL MATTER: (1) Presentation by Pt. Vicente Animal Hospital and PVNET. (2) Presentation of Proclamation to Neighborhood Watch Coordinator Gail Lorenzen.
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 councilmembers after the reading of the title.
2. Minutes of April 14th and April 26th. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes.
3. Extension of the In-lieu Affordable Housing Fund Program for an additional five years. (Pfost).
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES EXTENDING THE IN-LIEU AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUND PROGRAM FOR AN ADDITIONAL FIVE YEARS.
4. Renewal of General Services Agreement with the County of Los Angeles. (Evans)
Recommendation: Approve the General Services Agreement (GSA) between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and the County of Los Angeles and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement.
5. Adoption of Ordinance No. 389: Neighborhood Compatibility. (Mihranian)
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 389, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY
OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING CHAPTER 17.02 (SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL
DISTRICTS) OF TITLE 17 OF THE CITY’S MUNICIPAL CODE TO MODIFY THE NEIGHBORHOOD
COMPATIBILITY AND THE ROOF DECK REQUIREMENTS FOR CITYWIDE RESIDENTIAL ZONED
NEIGHBORHOODS. (This ordinance was INTRODUCED at the May 6th City Council meeting.)
6. Ordinance No. 390: Regulating Parking Of Certain Vehicles. (Rojas)
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 390 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REGULATING THE PARKING OF CERTAIN VEHICLES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE. (This ordinance was INTRODUCED at the May 6th City Council meeting.)
7. Citywide Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District. (Allison)
Recommendation: (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-____, INITIATING PROCEEDINGS
FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS WITHIN THE CITYWIDE LANDSCAPING
AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-2004 AND ORDERING
THE ENGINEER TO PREPARE A REPORT IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION
NO. 2003-____, APPROVING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT IN CONNECTION WITH THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS WITHIN THE CITYWIDE LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-2004; and (3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-____, DECLARING THE CITY COUNCIL’S
INTENTION TO LEVY AND COLLECT ASSESSMENTS WITHIN THE CITYWIDE LANDSCAPING
AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-2004 AND SETTING A
TIME AND PLACE FOR HEARING OBJECTIONS THERETO.
8. 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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9. Review of Large Domestic Animal Nonconformity Statement No. 26 (Sutton, 16 Peppertree Drive. (Fox)
Recommendation: Re-open the public hearing and determine the maximum
number of large domestic animals that may be "grandfathered" for
keeping and/or boarding on the property at 16 Peppertree Drive.
10. Residential solid waste and recycling rate adjustments for Waste Management of Los Angeles for FY 03-04. (Ramezani)
Recommendation: (1) Approve a rate increase of 1.2% for Waste Management of Los Angeles single-family customers for FY 03-04; (2) Approve a rate increase of 1.3% for Waste Management of Los Angeles multi-family customers for FY 03-04; (3) Credit Waste Management of Los Angeles customers for the amount of FY 02-03 overpayments to offset a portion of rate increases; (4) Increase the amount of Collector Fee paid by Waste Management of Los Angeles to the City by $3,600 to reflect the rate increases; and, (5) Approve a change in the distribution of the amount of the City's Collector Fee among several City funds.
11. Residential solid waste and recycling rate adjustments for Ivy Rubbish disposal for FY 03-04. (Ramezani)
Recommendation: (1) Approve a rate increase of 2.7% for Ivy Rubbish Disposal customers for FY 03-04; (2) Increase the amount of collector fee paid by Ivy Rubbish Disposal to the City by $324 to reflect the rate increases; and, (3) Approve a change in the distribution of the amount of City's collector fee among several City funds.
12. Proposed Amendments to the Ocean Trails Project. (Pfost)
Recommendation: Conditionally approve the proposed water features of the Ocean Trails project.
13. Expenditure Plan For The Community Development Block Grant Program. (Allison)
Recommendation: (1) Place the Alta Mira Canyon Channel project on hold; (2) Authorize staff to request a proposal from GeoSyntec Consultants for a ground water investigation in Abalone Cove; (3) Establish a new joint project with the Abalone Cove Landslide Abatement District to develop three dewatering wells in the Abalone Cove landslide project area; (4) Award an engineering contract to John Cruickshank Inc., in the amount of $6,400, for preliminary engineering services for the design of an elevator at City Hall, and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the contract; and, (5) Request staff to investigate the potential sale of excess Community Development Block Grant Funds.
14. Neighborhood Compatibility Committee Appointment. (Mihranian)
Recommendation: Review staff’s recommended process for appointing members to the ad hoc steering committee and the committee’s
proposed scope of work and provide staff with further direction.
15. Various State Legislative Bills. (Park)
Recommendation: Consider legislative bills as requested to be placed
on the agenda by Councilmember Larry Clark.
16. Consider Supporting Los Angeles Air Force Base Modernization Effort. (Park)
Recommendation: Consider authorizing a letter of support for the Los Angeles Air Force Base Modernization effort as requested by Councilmember John McTaggart.
CITY COUNCIL ORAL REPORTS: (At approximately 8:30 P.M.)
(This section is 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 for items NOT on the agenda.)
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next Regular City Council meeting.
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NOTE: Staff reports are available for inspection at City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday – Thursday and 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Friday. The agenda and staff reports can also be viewed at Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours: Monday – Friday from 9:00 A.M. until dusk; Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. until dusk.
You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/RPV