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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
SEPTEMBER 16, 2003
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION. SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECKLIST
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2003-76
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 399
CEREMONIAL MATTERS: (1) Presentation by Mayor Stern to Eagle Scout Greg Winkler and other members of Scout Troop 783. (2) Presentation by Amy McPeak on the results of her award winning trash recycling project. (3) Presentation by the Water Replenishment District. (4) Presentation by the SBCCOG re I-405 Arterial Improvements Initiative.
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: Approve the minutes.
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a nonexclusive franchise agreement for commercial refuse collection and disposal services with JJK Roll-Offs, Inc., to be effective through December 31, 2003.
Recommendation: Accept the Quimby parkland dedication fee for Final Parcel Map No. 26692 pursuant to the City’s parkland dedication fee formula in the amount of $41,135.50.
Recommendation: (1) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute Amendment No. 12 to the agreement with All City Management Services, Inc. (All City), for an amount not to exceed $11,491.20 to provide traffic monitoring services at Vista Grande Elementary School for the 2003-2004 School Year.
Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the City’s 2002-2003 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan to the State Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, and to the Department of Housing and Community Development regarding the current status of the General Plan and the progress on its implementation during the 2002-2003 fiscal year.
Recommendation: (1) Award a three-year contract for on call professional services to Jon Cicchetti and Associates, John M. Cruickshank, Inc., Group Delta Consultants, Willdan and Associates, Inc., Helix Environmental, Inc., Cotton Shires Associates, Inc., Harris and Associates, Inc., Trans Tech, Inc., GeoSyntec Consultants, SA Associates, Shirley Bennett, Vandermost Consultants, CBM Consultants, and Zeiser Kling; (2) Authorize the expenditure of up to $60,000 with each of these firms, for the not-to-exceed amount of $25,000 for a single project, and; (3) Authorize the expenditure of up to $ 275,000 for ‘on-call’ services for Fiscal Year 2003-04 and the amount included in the adopted budget for FY 2004–2005 and FY 2005–2006.
Recommendation: (1) Award a three-year contract to Hunter-Kennedy and Associates, Inc., for engineering services for the Storm Water Quality Program and authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute contract documents; (2) Award a one-year contract to Kathleen McGowan, P.E., for engineering services for the Storm Water Quality Program, and authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute contract documents; and (3) Authorize the expenditure of up to $80,000 for engineering services for the Storm Water Quality Program for FY 2003-04.
9. 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: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-__, APPROVING A TWO YEAR EXTENSION AND AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF HORSES ALLOWED TO BE KEPT UNDER CONDITIONAL LARGE DOMESTIC ANIMAL PERMIT NO. 5, (CASE NO. ZON2003-00198), AND GRANTING A FEE WAIVER FOR A GRADING PERMIT FOR THE PORTUGUESE BEND PONY CLUB.
Recommendation: Approve the continued use of LLEBG (Local Law Enforcement Block Grant) and COPS (Citizen Option for Police Services) funds in FY 03-04 to pay for the CORE Police Team to perform enforcement and crime prevention duties at the schools and commercial areas in the Region and in the parks and open space areas adjacent to and south of Crest Road.
Recommendation: (1) Award a Professional Services Agreement to Ron Yeo Architects, Inc. in the amount of $16,540 for plan revision, plan check and code update and authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the Agreement; (2) Award a Professional Services Agreement to Harris and Associates in the amount of $8,000 for construction and bidding review of the expansion plans and authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the Agreement; (3) Award a Professional Services Agreement to Merit Civil Engineering, in the amount of $5,000 for Professional Engineering Services and authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the Agreement; (4) Award a Professional Services Agreement to Group Delta Consultants in the amount of $2,000 for Geotechnical and Geological consulting services and authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the Agreement; (5) Award a Professional Services Agreement to The Source Group, Inc., in the amount of $7,500 for environmental monitoring and consulting services and authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the Agreement; and, (6) Award a Professional Services Agreement to Jon Ciccetti Landscape Architects, in the amount of $3,000 for landscape irrigation consulting services and authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the Agreement.
Recommendation: (1) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a contract for video inspection services of the Storm Drain System with National Plant Services, Inc., for a not-to-exceed amount of $25,000; and (2) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003- A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOL. NO. 2003-42, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-04, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP FUND).
Recommendation: (1) Authorize the City Manager to recruit a limited term full-time employee to meet the current staffing needs in the Public Works Department; (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2003 - ; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION 2003–43 , AND CREATING A SALARY RANGE FOR THE NEW POSITION OF PROJECT MANAGER; and (3) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2003 - ; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION 2003–42, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-04, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND.
Recommendation: (1) Accept applications for the various City Commissions and Committees immediately after the November election and make new appointments in late December or early January; and (2) Direct staff to prepare a City Council Policy to memorialize the process for accepting applications for Commissions and Committees.
Recommendation: Consider whether to direct staff to arrange for testimony by experts regarding the safety and advisability of utilizing reclaimed water in various applications.
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 REPORT:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to 7:00 P.M. September 30th for a joint workshop with the Traffic Committee.
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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
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR
The City Council wishes to meet in closed session to give instructions to its negotiators about the terms of an amendment to the City’s franchise agreement with Cox Communications.
City’s Street rights-of-way.
Negotiating Parties: Representatives from Cox Communications.
City Negotiators: Gabriella Holt, Ted Vegvari, Council Members Gardiner and McTaggart, City Manager Evans and City Attorney Lynch.
Under Negotiation: Terms of franchise agreement with the City.