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|** CITY COUNCIL AGENDA|
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
JANUARY 20, 2004
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST.
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2004-04
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 400
FLAG SALUTE: .
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: (3 min)
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.) (15 min)
CITY COUNCIL ORAL REPORTS: (This section of the agenda is designated for oral reports from Council Members to report action taken at outside committee and association meetings.) (10 min)
OLD BUSINESS/CITY MANAGER REPORTS:
Miscellaneous Items for Action:
Continued Items for Action:
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. 2004- , 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.
Continued Items Listed for Information Only:
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR: (10 Min)
2. 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.
3. Minutes of January 6th and January 7, 2004. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes.
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to sign an Agreement to Purchase Tax-Defaulted Property for a 0.17-acre vacant parcel located at the end of East Crest Road, adjacent to the federal radar dome facility at San Pedro Hill.
Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.
Recommendation: Accept the Gifts for Parks donations and direct staff to prepare letters for the Mayor’s signature expressing the Council’s thanks and appreciation.
7. Register of Demands. (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2004-, 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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REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
Recommendation: (1) Appoint five members to the Planning Commission: three for a term of four years; and two for a term of two years; and (2) Appoint a chair. Traffic Committee: Appoint three members for a term of four year. Finance Advisory Committee: Appoint three members for a term of four years and one member for a term of two years.
COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS: (10 min)
CLOSED SESSION REPORT: (5 min)
ADJOURNMENT: 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 from 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. 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
Property: 30678 Palos Verdes Drive East
City Negotiators: City Manager, Assistant City Manager; City Attorney; and, Director of Public Works
Negotiating Parties: Mr/Mrs. Smith and Mr/Mrs Liembach.
Under Negotiation: To give directions to negotiators regarding price and terms of payment; and, update on lot line adjustment
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.
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.
Name of Case: People of the State; City of Rancho Palos Verdes v. Mark J. Abrams
Case No: California Court of Appeal Case No. B151086
Name of Case: Mark J. Abrams v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes
Case No: United States District Court Case No. 00-09071 SVW (RNBx)
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