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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
DECEMBER 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. 2003-102
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 400
CEREMONIAL MATTERS: Presentation of contribution from PV Net to Pet Protector.
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: (1) Approve an amended non-exclusive commercial refuse collection and disposal services agreement; (2) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute amended non-exclusive commercial refuse collection and disposal services agreements with: Ace Roll Off Rubbish Service, Inc., BFI Waste Systems of North America, Inc., California Waste Services, Consolidated Disposal Service, LLC, Easy Roll Off Services, EDCO Disposal Corporation, Integrated Waste Industries, Inc., Ivy Rubbish Disposal, JJK Rolloffs, Inc., S & H Disposal Company, United Pacific Waste & Recycling Services (UPW), and USA Waste of California dba Waste Management.
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION 2003 -, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2003-42, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-04, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND.
Recommendation: (1) Extend the consulting agreement with Conservation Strategy Group (Joseph Caves), a professional lobbyist assisting the City and the Conservancy in their efforts to secure state bond monies for funding the Portuguese Bend acquisition transaction, through March 2004; and (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-__ AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2003-42, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003-04, TO INCREASE THE BUDGET FOR PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL SERVICES RELATED TO STATE LOBBYING EFFORTS TO SECURE FUNDING FOR THE CITY’S PORTUGUESE BEND OPEN SPACE ACQUISITION.
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign an agreement between the City and Ocean Trails pertaining to the installation and maintenance of a proposed sewer line.
Recommendations: (1) Award a three-year maintenance contract to Multi W. Systems, Inc., in the amount of $10,700 for the balance of FY2003-04; (2) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the Agreement; (3) Award a three-year maintenance contract to Advanced Sewer Technologies and authorize an expenditure of up to $12,750 for the balance of FY 2003-04; and, (4) authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the agreement.
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: ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2003- AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION AND APPROVING VIEW RESTORATION PERMIT NO. 153 UPON FINDING THAT ALL APPLICABLE FINDINGS HAVE BEEN CORRECTLY MADE AND ALL PROVISIONS OF SECTION 17.02.040 HAVE BEEN COMPLIED WITH.
10. ZON2003-00634 (Weed Abatement Request For Lower Filorum) -- an appeal of the Director’s determination that a proposed weed abatement action, as conditioned, is exempt from the prohibitions of the City’s Coastal Sage Scrub Urgency Ordinance. (Rojas)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003-__, MODIFYING THE CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL FOR THE PROPOSED WEED ABATEMENT REQUEST AND DISMISSING THE APPEAL.
Recommendations: (1) Provide direction to staff on the proposed conceptual proposal for Upper Point Vicente Park; (2) Provide direction to staff on the Open Space Planning and Recreation and Parks Task Force request for tentative Council support of a YMCA/City of RPV recreation center joint venture; (3) Approve a request from the Palos Verdes Art Center to perform a preliminary investigation of the former Nike missile silos for potential reuse as part of a community art center and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Jones & Stokes for the performance of a site characterization study for Upper Point Vicente; (4) Receive and file update on Lower Point Vicente Park and overall Task Force progress; and, (5) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003- , AMENDING RESOLUTION 2003-42, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 03-04, AUTHORIZING A BUDGET INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000 FOR RRM DESIGN GROUP TO CONTINUE THEIR SUPPORT OF THE OPEN SPACE PLANNING, AND RECREATION AND PARKS TASK FORCE.
Recommendation: Review Staff’s draft comments on the DEIR for the proposed South Coast County Golf Course, and provide feedback to Staff to finalize these comments prior to their submittal to the County.
Recommendation: Receive and file the following: (1) the FY02-03 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes; and (2) Independent Auditors’ Report on Compliance and on Internal Control over Financial Reporting.
Recommendation: Receive and file.
Recommendation: (1) Request staff to prepare guidelines and enabling resolutions to establish a residential undergrounding program with the following characteristics: (a) Seed money is provided by the City for engineering services for the design, and the preparation of an assessment report; (b) A refundable fee of $100 from each property must accompany a signature on the initial petition of interest; (c) An approval percentage of 85% of property owners must be met at each step of the petition process; (2) Request staff to include $20,000 in the adopted budget for neighborhood undergrounding activities; and (3) Approve the form of the petition of initial interest to allow neighborhoods interested in the program to move forward.
Recommendation: Review the information gleaned from the November 26, 2003 Staff Memorandum and from the December 6, 2003 site visit, and provide Staff with direction.
Recommendation: Make assignments to the various intergovernmental agencies and associations.
Recommendation: Consider the proposed changes to the agenda format and the conduct of City Council meetings.
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2003- A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES SUPPORTING THE SOUTH BAY CITIES COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS COASTAL CORRIDOR TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVE.
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.
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.
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.
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR
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
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Specify Position Title of Employee Being Reviewed
Consider contract extension.