Agenda 03/16/2004 RPV, City, Council, Meeting, 2004, Agenda, March, 03/16/2004,Minutes of December 6, 2003 Adjourned Meeting, January 12 and 13, 2004 Adjourned Meetings in Sacramento, February 3, 2004 Regular Meeting, and March 2nd Adjourned Meeting,Hazard Mitigation Grant Application,Extension of NCCP Lobbyist Consultant Agreement,Ocean Trails - Conditional Use Permit No. 162, RevisionV,Register of Demands,Rancho Palos Verdes Natural Communities Conservation Planning (NCCP) Subarea Plan - Comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report,Appointment of Chair for the Equestrian Committee,Update On Construction Of Palos Verdes Drive South,2005 Base Realignment And Closure (BRAC) Process,Request to support efforts by the California State Assembly Bipartisan Group,Burbank vs. State Water Resource Control Board - Supreme Court Amicus Brief,March 30, 2004 joint meeting with Traffic Committee,CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR G.C. 54956.8,Existing Litigation:G.C. 54956.9 A,· State Budget and impact on funding sources for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes,· Status of League Ballot Initiative,· League position on propositions 57 and 58,· Funds for purchase of open space,Draft Minutes 1/13/02,Draft Minutes 1/12/02,Draft Minutes 2/03/02 RPV City Council Meeting Agenda for 03/16/2004
 

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** CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

MARCH 16, 2004

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST.

7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2004-18

NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 404

ROLL CALL:

FLAG SALUTE:

PRESENTATIONS:

(10min) (1) Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation.

(10min) (2) Metropolitan Water District (MWD).

(10min) (3) Water Replenishment District.

(10min) (4) Los Angeles Air Force Base Regional Alliance (LAAFB).

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(5min) MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

RECYCLE DRAWING:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

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

(15min) 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.

(5min) OLD BUSINESS/CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

Miscellaneous Items for Action:

Continued Items for Action:

    • Agenda Format: proposed revisions. (From December 16th to March 16, 2004.)

Continued Items Listed for Information Only:

NEW BUSINESS:

(5min) 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.

2. Minutes of December 6, 2003 Adjourned Meeting, January 12 and January 13, 2004 Adjourned Meetings in Sacramento, February 3, 2004 Regular Meeting, and March 2nd Adjourned Meeting. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

3. Crest Road Resurfacing Project. (Allison)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION 2004 -____, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL FOR THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. 004-M, AND AUTHORIZE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT.

4. Hazard Mitigation Grant Application. (Petru)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2004 - ; APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR FEMA HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT FUNDS ADMINISTERED BY THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES.

5. Extension of NCCP Lobbyist Consultant Agreement. (Rojas)

Recommendation: (1) Extend the consulting agreement with Conservation Strategy Group (Joseph Caves), a professional lobbyist assisting the City/Conservancy in its efforts to secure state bond monies for funding the Portuguese Bend acquisition transaction, through June 2004; and (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2004-__ APPROVING A $15,000 BUDGET APPROPRIATION TO COVER THE COST OF THE EXTENDED CONSULTING AGREEMENT.

6. Ocean Trails - Conditional Use Permit No. 162, Revision "V." (Pfost)

Recommendation: ADOPT (1) RESOLUTION NO. 2004-__, APPROVING ADDENDUM NO. 17 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT 36 FOR REVISION "V"; and ADOPT (2) RESOLUTION NO. 2004-__, APPROVING REVISION "V", AN AMENDMENT TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 162 AND A GRADING PERMIT FOR CHANGES TO THE PROJECT'S RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS.

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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(45min) PUBLIC HEARINGS:

8. Rancho Palos Verdes Natural Communities Conservation Planning (NCCP) Subarea Plan - Comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR). (Rojas)

Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing for the purpose of obtaining public comment on the Rancho Palos Verdes NCCP Subarea Plan DEIR.

9:30 PAUSE TO CONSIDER REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(5min) 9. Appointment of Chair for the Equestrian Committee. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Appoint a committee Chair.

(10min) 10. Update On Construction Of Palos Verdes Drive South. (Allison)

Recommendation: Receive an update from Trump Enterprises on the status of the construction of Palos Verdes Drive South.

(1min) 11. 2005 Base Realignment And Closure (BRAC) Process. (Evans)

Recommendation: Consider a financial contribution to the Los Angeles Air Force Base Regional Alliance.

(10min) 12. Request to support efforts by the California State Assembly Bipartisan Group. (Park)

Recommendation: Consider authorizing the Mayor to send a letter in support of the California State Assembly Bipartisan Group.

(5min) 13. Burbank vs. State Water Resource Control Board – Supreme Court Amicus Brief. (Allison)

Recommendation: Decline to join an amicus brief filed in the California Supreme Court prepared by the Coalition for Practical Regulations in the City of Burbank V. State Water Resources Control Board.

(20min) 14. March 30, 2004 joint meeting with Traffic Committee. (Allison)

Recommendation: Provide staff input on the proposed agenda for the March 30, 2004.

COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:

CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Saturday, March 27th at 9:00 A.M. for a Community Leaders’ Breakfast in the Community Room at Hesse Park.

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 Stern, City Manager Evans and City Attorney Lynch.

Under Negotiation: Terms of franchise agreement with the City.

Existing Litigation:

G.C. 54956.9(a)

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)

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 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.