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AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

OCTOBER 7, 2003

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION. SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECKLIST

FOR DETAILS.

7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER:

FLAG SALUTE:

NEXT RESOL. NO. 2003-81

NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 399

MAYORíS 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 council members after the reading of the title.

2. Minutes of September 2, 2003. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

3. Appointment of members to the Miraleste Recreation & Park District Board of Directors. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Appoint Keith Harter, Kimberly Stull and Carol Swets to the Miraleste Recreation & Park District Board of Directors for a full four-year term of office until November 2007.

4. CLEEP Fund Expenditure Request. (Petru)

Recommendation: Approve the recommendation from the Regional Law Enforcement Committee for CLEEP (California Law Enforcement Equipment Program) grant fund expenditures requested by the Lomita Sheriffís Station.

5. Commercial refuse and collection agreement with JJK Roll-Offs, Inc. (Ramezani)

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. (JJK) to be effective through December 31, 2003.

6. Approve applications for Proposition 40, 2002 Resource Bond Funds. (Ramezani)

Recommendation: (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2003- ___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF GRANT FUNDS FOR THE PER CAPITA GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE CALIFORNIA CLEAN WATER, CLEAN AIR, SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS, AND COASTAL PROTECTION ACT OF 2002; AND (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2003- ___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF GRANT FUNDS FOR THE ROBERTI-Z'BERG-HARRIS BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE CALIFORNIA CLEAN WATER, CLEAN AIR, SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS, AND COASTAL PROTECTION ACT OF 2002.

7. August 2003 Treasurerís Report. (McLean)

Recommendation: Order received and filed.

8. Professional service agreement for on-call recording secretary services to prepare meeting minutes. (Park)

Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to execute the professional service agreement for the preparation of meeting minutes of designated City committee meetings and/or City Council meetings.

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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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

10. Establishment of new fees for regulatory business licenses and permits for massage establishments and massage technicians. (Park)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003-, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ESTABLISHING FEES FOR REGULATORY BUSINESS PERMITS AND RELATED ENFORCEMENT FOR MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS AND MASSAGE TECHNICIANS.

REGULAR BUSINESS:

11. Ordinance relating to business permits and regulations relating to massage establishments and technicians. (Lynch)

Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___ OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REGARDING BUSINESS PERMITS AND REGULATIONS RELATING TO MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS AND TECHNICIANS AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.

12. Long Point Resort Project (Conditional Use Permit No. 215). (Mihranian)

Recommendation: Review the Coastal Commissionís adopted Conditions of Approval and revisions to the Long Point Resort Hotel project and, if deemed acceptable, approve the final project that includes the Coastal Commissionís conditions of approval.

13. Neighborhood Beautification Grant Awards (Cycle 14). (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Award 35 of 39 Neighborhood Beautification Grants totaling $132,095; and, (2) Approve the application from the West Portuguese Bend Community Association subject to a revision to the proposed fencing.

14. Acceptance of Grant Deeds and Easements for 3787 Coolheights Drive (Height Variation No. 899). (Mihranian)

Recommendation: (1) Review the proposed grant deed documents dedicating to the City real property for the construction of a cul-de-sac turn-around at the terminus of Coolheights Drive, public trail easements, and an Open Space Conservation Easement; (2) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003- ACCEPTING THESE DOCUMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AND DIRECTING THE CITY CLERK TO RECORD SAID DOCUMENTS; direct staff to record immediately the Public Trail Easements and Open Space Conservation Easement with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder; and (4) Provide staff with direction regarding the concerns raised by Mr. Ortolano, Jr.

15. Agreement with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for on-site habitat maintenance of San Ramon Canyon, Off-Site Mitigation Maintenance of Chandlerís Preserve, and Revegetation and Maintenance of Shoreline Park. (Allison)

Recommendations: (1) Award a three year contract for habitat restoration and maintenance at San Ramon Canyon, Chandlerís preserve and Shoreline Park to the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for an amount not to exceed $49,900 annually and a one time fee of $21,000 for Shoreline Park habitat restoration: (2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for the on-site habitat maintenance of the San Ramon Canyon, off-site wetlands mitigation at Chandlerís Preserve, and on-site habitat restoration and maintenance of Shoreline Park; (3) Award a three year contract for habitat monitoring at San Ramon Canyon, Chandlerís Preserve and Shoreline Park to Helix Environmental for an amount not to exceed $29,500 annually; (4) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement with Helix Environmental for habitat monitoring services at the San Ramon Canyon, Chandlerís Preserve and Shoreline Park; and, (5) Authorize the expenditure of $73,934 from the NCCP Fund for habitat restoration and maintenance services for the period of November 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.

16. Utility undergrounding assessment districts: proposed assessment loans. (McLean)

16 A. Exhibit A - Matrix of UUAD Loan Alternatives and Pro-Forma Cost Calculations &
Exhibit B - Alternatives For Proposed Terms And Conditions For Assessment Loans

Recommendation: (1) Direct staff to exclude a provision for assessment loans by the City in the proposed guidelines for Utility Undergrounding Assessment Districts; or (2) Return the matter to the Finance Advisory Committee to work with Finance Staff and its advisors to attempt to develop an assessment loan program that minimizes or eliminates the Cityís use of General fund reserves.

17. Border Issues Status Report. (Fox)

Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues, and provide direction to the City Council Committee and Staff.

18. Appointment of qualified persons to the board of the Klondike Canyon Geologic Hazard Abatement District. (Evans)

Recommendation: Consider making one or more appointments of qualified persons to the Board of the Klondike Canyon Geologic Hazard Abatement District.

19. League Proposal For Statewide Ballot Initiative To Protect Local Funds. (Evans)

Recommendation: Consider support of a League of California Cities sponsored ballot initiative to empower the voters to limit the ability of state government to confiscate local tax funds to fund state government.

20. Federal Telecommunications Legislation H.R. 49 (Cox) and S. 150 (Allen). (Evans)

Recommendation: Consider sending a letter to Congressman Rohrbacher and Senators Feinstein and Boxer, asking them to remove the detrimental expansion of the definition of " Internet Access" from the "Internet Tax Non-Discrimination Act of 2003" (H.R.49/S.52).

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 a time and place specific only if the Council wishes to meet prior to the next Regular City Council meeting.

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CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST

Based on Government Code Section 54954.5

(All Statutory References are to California Government

Code Sections)

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

G.C. 54956.8

The City Council wishes to meet in closed session to give instructions to its negotiators about the terms of an amendment to the Cityís franchise agreement with Cox Communications.

Property:

Cityís 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.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

G.C. 54956.8

Potential purchase of open space.

Property: Filiorum 7572-012-024, 7572-012-028, 7572-012-029,

7573-003-016, 7581-023-031, 7581-023-029, 7572-002-022

City Negotiators: City Manager; City Attorney; and, Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement, Barbara Dye, Mike Kilroy and Bill Swank.

Negotiating Parties: York Long Point Associates

Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

Property: APN 7564-005-001, 7572-001-001 TO 004, 06 AND 07, 7581-023-011

City Negotiators: City Manager, City Attorney, Director of Public Works, Director of Planning Building and Code Enforcement, Barbara Dye, Mike Kilroy and Bill Swank.

Negotiating Parties: Barry Hon and Michael Walker.

Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment