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|** REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AGENDA|
|**IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY AGENDA|
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
DECEMBER 2, 2003
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
7:00 P.M. CALL TO ORDER:
CEREMONIAL ITEMS HONORING MAYOR PRO TEM FERRARO AND COUNCILMAN McTAGGART
Presentations by Outside Agencies
Presentation of City Tiles By Mayor Stern
Remarks by Mayor Pro Tem Ferraro
Remarks By Councilman McTaggart
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2003-98
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 400
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003- A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES RECITING THE FACTS OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD IN SAID CITY ON NOVEMBER 4, 2003 DECLARING THE RESULTS THEREOF AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS PROVIDED BY LAW.
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1. Swearing in of newly elected Council Members Long, Stern and Wolowicz. (Purcell)
2. Remarks by Mayor Stern and Council Members Clark and Gardiner.
3. Remarks by newly elected Council Members Long and Wolowicz.
Recommendation: (1) Select Mayor and Mayor pro tem using Rule Of Procedure 4.1 and 4.2 which state: 4.1 Election of Mayor: The Mayor is a member of the City Council and is annually elected by the majority vote of the City Council at the first regular meeting in December or, in the case of an election year, upon certification of the election results. As a member of the City Council, the Mayor shall have all the powers of a member. 4.2 Mayor Pro Tem: The Mayor Pro Tem shall be selected by a Council majority vote.
5. Council Reorganization. (Purcell)
6. Remarks by Mayor and Council Members.
7. Remarks by members of the audience.
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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 terminate the 2003 non-exclusive commercial refuse collection and disposal services agreement with Ace Roll Off Rubbish Service.
Recommendation: Receive and file.
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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Recommendation: (1) Authorize an additional advance of $40,355 from the City to the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency for the FY02-03 Education Revenue Augmentation Fund payment and previous payments of County administrative fees made from the City’s General fund; (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO 2003-, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES MAKING FINDINGS IN CONNECTION WITH THE FY03-04 EDUCATIONAL REVENUE AUGMENTATION FUND PAYMENT AND AUTHORIZING A CONSOLIDATED LOAN AGREEMENT WITH THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY IN CONNECTION WITH THE AGENCY'S PROJECT AREA NO. 1; (3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the proposed Consolidated Loan Agreement between the City and the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency; and (4) Authorize staff to account for the cost of administrative services and facilities provided by the City to the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency, beginning December 1, 2003; and to add those costs annually to the outstanding consolidated loan balance between the City and Agency.
Recommendation: (1) Conduct a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed 2004-2005 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program; (2) Approve the proposed CDBG projects and budget; and (3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute agreements for CDBG projects with the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission.
Recommendation: Adopt one of the following schedules for interviewing and appointment of committee and commission applicants: (1) Interview candidates Tuesday, January 6th and Thursday, January 8th. Make appointments at the January 20th City Council meeting; (2) Interview candidates Tuesday, January 6 and Monday, January 19th. Make appointments at Tuesday, January 20th meeting; and, (3) Interview candidates for committee chair at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 20th or February 3rd.
Recommendation: Select a date and time to conduct a site visit to the private lot at the terminus of Coolheights to view the route of the Ganado Trail.
Recommendation: Identify issues that the City Council should discuss in workshop sessions and set dates for those workshops.
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-__RAISING THE QUORUM LEVEL FOR THE GENERAL PLAN UPDATE STEERING COMMITTEE FROM 6 MEMBERS BACK TO 8 MEMBERS AND RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 2003-15.
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues, and provide direction to the City Council Committee and Staff.
Recommendation: Consider the request from the League of California Cities to oppose AB 1160 (Steinberg) and authorize the Mayor to send a letter of opposition to the appropriate member of the California Assembly and/or committee.
14. Council liaison For Eastview Traffic Issues. (Councilman Clark)
Recommendation: Consider appointing a member of Council to serve as a liaison to the Eastview Area for traffic issues.
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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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.