Agenda 06/17/2003 RPV, City, Council, Meeting, 2003, Agenda, June, 06/17/2003, ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 392 APPROVING THE ZONE TEXT AMENDMENT, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING TITLE 17 (ZONING) OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE PROPERTIES TO COMPLY WITH PARKING REGULATIONS UPON THE CHANGE IN ZONING; and, (2) ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 393 APPROVING THE ZONE CHANGE, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REZONING PROPERTY LOCATED AT 6100 PALOS VERDES DRIVE SOUTH FROM COMMERCIAL RPV City Council Meeting Agenda for 06/17/2003
 

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** CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING

JUNE 17, 2003

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

6:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECKLIST FOR DETAILS.

7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:

FLAG SALUTE:

NEXT RESOL. NO. 2003-47

NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 394

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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 councilmembers after the reading of the title.

2. Minutes of May 20th and the June 3rd Adjourned Regular Meeting. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

3. ORDINANCE NO. 392: APPROVING THE ZONE TEXT AMENDMENT (TITLE 17) AND ORDINANCE NO. 393: APPROVING THE ZONE CHANGE AT 6100 PALOS VERDES DRIVE SO. (Blumenthal)

Recommendation: (1) ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 392 APPROVING THE ZONE TEXT AMENDMENT, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING TITLE 17 (ZONING) OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE PROPERTIES TO COMPLY WITH PARKING REGULATIONS UPON THE CHANGE IN ZONING; and, (2) ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 393 APPROVING THE ZONE CHANGE, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REZONING PROPERTY LOCATED AT 6100 PALOS VERDES DRIVE SOUTH FROM COMMERCIAL PROFESSIONAL (CP) TO SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL (RS-4). (Both ordinances were INTRODUCED at the June 3rd meeting.)

4. Notice Of Completion Vallon Drive Traffic Signal Installation. (Jules)

Recommendation: (1) Accept the work as complete; (2) Authorize the City Clerk to record the Notice Of Completion with the County Recorders Office; and if no claims are filed 35 days after recordation to notify the surety company to exonerate the Payment and Performance Bond with Steiny and Company, Inc; and, (3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to release the 10% retention payment to Steiny and Company, Inc. 35 days after recordation of the Notice of Completion contingent upon no claims being filed against the contractor.

5. Notice Of Completion San Ramon Drainage And Landslide Stabilization Project. (Jules)

Recommendation: (1) Accept the work as complete; (2) Authorize the City Clerk to record the Notice of Completion with the County Recorders Office; and if no claims are filed 35 days after recordation notify the surety company to exonerate the Payment and Performance Bond with Colich & Sons, Inc; and, (3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to release the 5% retention payment to Colich & Sons, Inc. 35 days after recordation of the Notice of Completion contingent upon no claims being filed against the contractor.

6. Notice Of Completion 25th Street Rehabilitation Project. (Jules)

Recommendation: (1) Accept the work as complete; (2) Authorize the City Clerk to record the Notice of Completion with the County Recorders Office; and if no claims are filed 35 days after recordation, notify the surety company to exonerate the Payment and Performance Bond with Colich & Sons, Inc; and, (3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to release the 10% retention payment to Colich & Sons, Inc. 35 days after recordation of the Notice of Completion contingent upon no claims being filed against the contractor.

7. Annual Appropriation Limit for FY 2003-2004. (McLean)

Recommendation: Adopt Resol. No. 2003 – __, establishing the City’s Appropriation Limit for FY 2003-2004.

8. Establishing the Emergency Preparedness Committee. (Petru)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003- ; ESTABLISHING THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE WITH EIGHT MEMBERS, PURSUANT TO THE CITY COUNCIL’S ACTION ON JUNE 3, 2003, AND RESCINDING RESOLUTION NOS. 2002-11 AND 2002-29.

9. Tract 46628 – Quit Claim Deed For Drainage Easement. (Allison)

Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to sign and execute the Quit Claim Deeds, which transfers ownership of certain Storm Drain Easement in Tract 46628 to the Los Angeles County Flood Control District.

10. FY 2002-2003 City Investment Policy. (Gyves)

Recommendation: Adopt and file the Fiscal Year 2002-2003 Investment Policy for the City Of Rancho Palos Verdes.

11. Palos Verdes Drive East And Mustang Road Storm Drain Repair Project – Agreement Execution. (Kau)

Recommendation: (1) Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute an Agreement for the purposes of Ingress and Egress between the City and the property owners of 1 Mustang Road and 9 Rockinghorse Road, for a project to repair an existing storm drain on Palos Verdes Drive East and Mustang Road; and, (2) Authorize the Director of Public Works to acquire and execute an easement for storm drain maintenance purposes from the property owners of 1 Mustang Road and 9 Rockinghorse Road.

12. Extension of NCCP Lobbyist Consultant Agreement. (Rojas)

Recommendation: Extend the contract with Conservation Strategy Group, LLC (Joseph Caves), a professional lobbyist assisting the City/Conservancy in its efforts to secure state bond monies for funding the Portuguese Bend acquisition transaction, through December 2003.

13. 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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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

14. ZON2003-00235 (CODE AMENDMENT) – AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REVISING CHAPTERS 17.11 AND 17.96 OF TITLE 17 OF THE CITY’S MUNICIPAL CODE AS THEY PERTAIN TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND STATE MANDATED DENSITY BONUS PROVISIONS. (Schonborn)

Recommendation : Continue this item to the City Council meeting of July 1, 2003.

REGULAR BUSINESS:

15. Approval of the Global Needs Assessment Survey. (Rosenfeld)

Recommendation: Approve the Global Needs Assessment Survey and authorize staff to work with the public opinion firm of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, and Associates to conduct the survey.

16. Proposed Workshop Regarding Infrastructure Financing. (McLean)

Recommendation: (1) Set a date to conduct the first of two or more workshops with the Finance Advisory Committee to discuss infrastructure financing; and,
(2) Authorize Staff to retain a Financial Consultant to assist in the preparation of an informational workshop about infrastructure financing alternatives followed by at least one more workshop(s) that would culminate in the presentation of a recommendation of an infrastructure-financing plan.

17. Student and the Law. (Ferraro)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003- ; AMENDING RESOLUTION 2003-42, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-2004, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY'S GENERAL FUND TO ADD THE STUDENT AND THE LAW TO THE BUDGET FOR PUBLIC SAFETY SPECIAL PROGRAMS.

18. Expenditure Plan for the Community Development Block Grant Program. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Approve an expenditure plan for Community Development Block Grant funds; (2) Authorize staff to request a proposal from GeoSyntec Consultants for a ground water investigation in the Abalone Cove project area; (3) Establish a new joint project with the Abalone Cove Landslide Abatement District to develop three dewatering wells in the Abalone Cove project area; and, (4) Request staff to investigate the potential sale of excess Community Development Block Grant funds.

19. Review of the proposed View Restoration and Preservation Guideline revisions. (Nelson)

Recommendation: Review and approve the draft View Restoration and Preservation Guidelines conceptually approved at the February 8, 2003 City Council/Planning Commission joint workshop, as recommended by the Planning Commission at its meeting of May 27, 2003.

20. Cost reduction proposals for View Restoration Services. (Nelson)

Recommendation: Direct Staff to: (1) Develop a new fee structure to better cover the costs of view restoration services, as part of the City permit fee study currently underway; (2) Develop penalties to deter non-compliance with the City’s foliage maintenance directives; and, (3) Initiate a Code amendment to streamline the City Tree Review Permit process contained in Development Code Section 17.76.100.

21. View Restoration Permit No. 118 - A request by the applicant to have the City enforce a private agreement (Foliage Owner: Ms. Lynn Doran, 4115 Maritime Drive; Applicant: Mr. and Mrs. James Beck, 4110 Maritime Drive). (Nelson)

Recommendation: Consider the applicant's request to consider the amended private agreement as the City decision on their previously submitted, but since withdrawn View Restoration Permit Application, and provide Staff with direction.

22. Term Limits Ordinance. (Lynch)

Recommendation: (1) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ORDERING THAT A PROPOSITION RELATED TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE TERMS THAT A PERSON MAY SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE CITY COUNCIL BE SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS AT THE REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION ON NOVEMBER 4, 2003; (2) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REQUESTING THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES TO CONDUCT THE ELECTION REGARDING THE CITY MEASURE THAT IS BEING PRESENTED TO THE VOTERS; (3) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES SETTING PRIORITIES FOR FILING WRITTEN ARGUMENTS REGARDING A CITY MEASURE AND DIRECTING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO PREPARE AN IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS; AND, (4) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES PROVIDING FOR THE FILING OF REBUTTAL ARGUMENTS REGARDING THE CITY MEASURE TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS AT THE NOVEMBER 4, 2003 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION.

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.)

CLOSED SESSION: See Brown Act agenda checklist below.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST

Based on Government Code Section 54954.5

(All Statutory References are to California Government

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

G.C. 54956.8

The City Council is meeting to determine whether to sell the City property located at 30678 Palos Verdes Drive East, and whether to purchase some small portions of the following properties:

2803 San Ramon Drive

2809 San Ramon Drive

Negotiating: Potential purchase and sale of real property.

Parties: City Manager Les Evans, Assistant City Manager Carolynn Petru,

and City Attorney Carol Lynch.

Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

Persons with whom they may negotiate: Mr. & Mrs. Smith and Mr. & Mrs. Leimbach.

ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next Regular City Council meeting.

American with Disabilities Act: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you require a disability-related modification or accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 310 544-5208 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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