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|** REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AGENDA|
|**IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY AGENDA|
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
SEPTEMBER 2, 2003
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2003-74
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 399
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.
Recommendation: Accept the Gifts for Parks donations and direct staff to prepare letters for the Mayor’s signature expressing the Council’s thanks and appreciation.
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO.___ A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ELECTING TO CEASE TO BE SUBJECT TO THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ MEDICAL AND HOSPITAL CARE ACT.
Recommendation: (1) Award a three-year contract to Willdan Associates for
engineering services for the Traffic Management program; and (2) Authorize staff to expend up to $68,000 for engineering services for the Traffic Management Program FY 2003 – 04.
Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.
Recommendation: Receive and file.
Recommendations: (1) Award a contract to John Cruickshank Consultants, Inc., in the amount of $17,500 for engineering services to prepare final construction plans for the reconstruction of the restroom facilities at Hesse Park; (2) Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute contract change orders in the amount of $2,000 for possible extra services; and (3) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an agreement with John Cruickshank Consultants, Inc.
8. Register of Demands. (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOL. 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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Recommendation: Provide direction to staff on the request received from Ms. Libby Aubrey to waive insurance requirements for her proposed BMX bicycle exhibition and roadway bicycle parade at the 30th Anniversary event on September 6th.
Recommendation: Find that the proposed memorial is not consistent with the City Council’s adopted policy and deny the request to place a monument at Inspiration Point for Kamil Szybinski.
Recommendation: (1) Receive and file the results and analysis of the Global Needs Assessment Survey, conducted by the public opinion firm of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, and Associates; and, (2) forward the results and analysis to the Open Space, Planning and Recreation and Parks Task Force, General Plan Update Steering Committee, and the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy.
Recommendation: (1) Review plans for City Council Chambers and provide staff direction on the options; and, (2) Request staff to obtain a proposal from Ron Yeo Architects for the needed services.
Recommendation: (1) Approve the preliminary plans for an elevator and modifications to lobby and walkway areas at City Hall; (2) Approve an amendment to an existing contract with John Cruickshank for engineering services to prepare final engineering plans for an elevator and building modifications at City Hall; and (3) Authorize the expenditure of up to $69,500 for the additional services.
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to (1) Enter into an agreement between the City and Ocean Trails pertaining to the Peer Review Board; and, (2) Execute the proposed Agreements for Professional Services between the City and the Peer Review Board Members.
Recommendation: Approve sending a letter of support for the West Basin Municipal Water District application for a grant of $16 Million from the State Department of Water Resources.
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues, and provide direction to the City Council Committee and Staff.
Recommendation: (1) Receive an update on the status of the installation of telecommunication facilities within the public right-of-way by wireless providers; and, (2) Provide staff with direction regarding the review process regarding above-ground facilities that are installed in the public right-of-way and whether to establish an appeal fee.
CITY COUNCIL ORAL REPORTS: (At approximately 8:30 P.M.)
(This section of the agenda is designated to oral reports from council members to report on their 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 Closed Session Checklist below for details.)
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to a time and place specific only if the Council wishes 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.
The agenda and staff reports can also be viewed on the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/rpv.
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST
Based on Government Code Section 54954.5
(All Statutory References are to California Government
A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council/Agency on the advice of its legal counsel, based on the below-described existing facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the City Council/Agency.
(Number of Potential Cases)
A statement (voice mail message received on August 28, 2001) made by Greg Sanders representing Sprint outside an open meeting of City and a record of the statement was made by Carol Lynch, City Attorney prior to the meeting and is available for public inspection in the City Clerk's office.