Agenda 11/18/2003 RPV, City, Council, Meeting, 2003, Agenda, November, 11/18/2003, Review the Staff report and the City’s options for reviewing the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed South Coast County Golf Course; (2) If acceptable to the City Council, ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-__ APPROVING A $5,000 BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR PROFESSION/TECHNICAL SERVICES RELATED TO THE REVIEW OF THE DEIR, to be used to either: (A) Retain the services of The Source Group, Inc. for technical review of the DEIR; or, (B) Contribute to the City of Rolling Hills Estates’ costs RPV City Council Meeting Agenda for 11/18/2003
 

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** CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

NOVEMBER 18, 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:

ROLL CALL

FLAG SALUTE:

NEXT RESOL. NO. 2003-94

NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 400

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 council members after the reading of the title.

  1. Minutes of October 21, 2003. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

3. Extension of Lease for Palos Verdes On-The-Net. (Petru)

Recommendation: Authorize the extension of the lease agreement with Palos Verdes On-The-Net for use of the portable building at City Hall until December 31, 2008.

4. Pavement Management Project. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Award an engineering service contract to Harris and Associates for engineering services related to the 2003 update of the City’s Pavement Management Program; (2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with Harris and Associates; and (3) Authorize the expenditure of up to $19,700.

5. 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:

6. Establishing a fee to appeal the decision of the Director of Public Works on public right-of-way permits. (Continued from October 21st). (Allison)

Recommendation: RESOL. NO. 2003- A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ESTABLISHING APPEAL FEES FOR DECISIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS DENYING OR GRANTING APPLICATIONS FOR RIGHT-OF-WAY USE PERMITS

REGULAR BUSINESS:

7. Establishment of the process to approve aboveground facilities in the public right-of-way. (Lynch)

Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO__ AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS FOR THE ABOVE GROUND INSTALLATION OF FACILITIES IN THE RIGHTS- OF-WAY AND AMENDING TITLE 12 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.

8. Technical Review of the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed South Coast County Golf Course at the Former Palos Verdes Landfill. (Fox)

Recommendation: (1) Review the Staff report and the City’s options for reviewing the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed South Coast County Golf Course; (2) If acceptable to the City Council, ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-__ APPROVING A $5,000 BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR PROFESSION/TECHNICAL SERVICES RELATED TO THE REVIEW OF THE DEIR, to be used to either: (A) Retain the services of The Source Group, Inc. for technical review of the DEIR; or, (B) Contribute to the City of Rolling Hills Estates’ costs related to the technical review of the DEIR; and, (3) If Recommendation 2B is selected, direct Staff to contact the City of Rolling Hills Estates and work out a formal arrangement for sharing the cost of its consultants.

9. Neighborhood Traffic Calming Study – South Eastview Community. (Allison)

Recommendation: (1) Authorize the expenditure of $9,870 for traffic engineering services related to the South Eastview Neighborhood Traffic Calming Study; and, (3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-, APPROVING A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT OF $9,870 TO THE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT BUDGET FOR PREPARATION OF THE SOUTH EASTVIEW NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC CALMING STUDY.

  1. Ganado Trail. (Councilman McTaggart)

Recommendation: Consider alternatives such as an easement from one of the property owners on Coolheights Drive.

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.

Americans 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.

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

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 City’s franchise agreement with Cox Communications.

Property:

City’s Street rights-of-way.

Negotiating Parties: Representatives from Cox Communications.

City Negotiators: Nick Miller, 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.

Initiation of Litigation:

G.C. 54956.9(c)

2

(Number of Potential Cases)

The City Council is meeting to consider whether to settle claims against the County of Los Angeles regarding the Point Vicente Interpretive Center and is meeting to consider whether to settle a claim against the California Joint Powers Authority regarding the San Ramon Project.