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** CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

JANUARY 6, 2004

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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7:40 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL

FLAG SALUTE:

NEXT RESOL. NO. 2004- 01

NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 400

(3 min) MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

RECYCLE DRAWING:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

(15 min) PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)

(10 min) CITY COUNCIL ORAL REPORTS: (This section of the agenda is designated to oral reports from council members to report action taken at outside committee and association meetings.)

OLD BUSINESS/CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

Miscellaneous Items for Action:

(3 min) 1. 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 RESOL. NO. 2004- UPHOLDING THE APPEAL AND DENYING THE APPLICANT’S WEED ABATEMENT REQUEST.

Continued Items for Action:

(15 min) 2. Review of Draft Comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed South Coast County Golf Course at the Former Palos Verdes Landfill. (Fox) (Carryover from December 16th meeting.)

Recommendation: (1) Review Staff’s draft comments on the DEIR for the proposed South Coast County Golf Course, and provide feedback to Staff to finalize; (2) If the City Council directs TSG to conduct additional analysis of the DEIR, ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2004_ APPROVING AN ADDITIONAL $5,000 BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL SERVICES RELATED TO THE REVIEW OF THE DEIR.

(5 min) 3. FY02-03 comprehensive annual financial report, audit management letter and independent auditors’ report on compliance and internal control. (McLean) (Carryover from December 16th meeting.)

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.

Continued Items Listed for Information Only:

  • Proposed Conceptual Plan For Upper Point Vicente and Open Space Planning and Recreation and Parks Task Force Update. (Rosenfeld) (from December 16th to January 20, 2004.)
  • Appointment of City Representative to the Los Angeles West Vector Control District. (from December 16th to March 2, 2004.)
  • Agenda Format: Proposed Revisions. (from December 16th to March 16, 2004)

Tabled Items Listed for Information Only

  • Creation of a Traffic Safety Ad Hoc Committee (tabled December 16th)
  • Appointment to a Peninsula-wide Forum (tabled December 16th)

NEW BUSINESS:

(5 min) APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:

4. 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.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(15 min) 5. Increased Massage Technician Examination Fee and Massage Facility Inspection Fee. (Park)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2004- ADOPTING THE FEE INCREASES FOR MASSAGE TECHNICIAN EXAMINATIONS AND MASSAGE FACILITY INSPECTIONS TO OFFSET THE CITY’S INCREASED COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH PROCESSING BUSINESS PERMITS.

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS: None

(10 min) COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS AND SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

  • Consider revisions to the solicitation ordinance.
  • Appeal of denial of antenna permit – Spring.
  • Consider appeal of grading application – Calle de Suenos.
  • Appoint new commission/committee members.
  • Consider changes to Neighborhood Compatibility Ordinance.
  • Receive Citywide Traffic Signal Study.
  • Set Dates for Community Leaders’ Breakfast.
  • Approve Budget Review Process.
  • Consider Traffic Committee recommendations for Eastview.
  • Approve funding to investigate EQ trail feasibility.
  • Receive RDA/IA Financial Statements.
  • Receive report on border issues.
  • Receive cost-based fee study recommendations.
  • Approve upgrade of H.T.E. Accounting System.
  • Consider ordinance regarding claims and taxes.
  • Approve process to approve aboveground facilities in the R-O-W.
  • Consider an agreement for the sale of additional CDBG funds.
  • Appoint Commission/Committee chairs.
  • Receive CalWater Master Plan Report.
  • Approve amendments to Forrestal Management Plan.

CLOSED SESSION REPORT: None

ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Wednesday, January 7th at 6:00 P.M. in the Fireside Room to interview advisory board candidates.

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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.