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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
APRIL 20, 2004
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
CALL TO ORDER: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2004-25
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 405
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: (5 mins)
CEREMONIAL MATTER: Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to the Palos Verdes Road Warriors. (3 mins)
APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (2 min)
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.) (15 min)
CITY MANAGER REPORTS: (2 min)
NOTE: (Persons interested in tracking unfinished business items should check the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/rpv.
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR: (5 min)
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: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.
Recommendation: Approve Parkland Dedication (Quimby) fees for Final Parcel Map No. 27090 pursuant to the City’s Parkland Dedication fee formula in the amount of $10,368.00.
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the proposed Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Waste Collection Program Siting Liability Agreement with the County of Los Angeles and County Sanitation District No. 2 of Los Angeles County.
Recommendation: (1) Reject all bids received on March 8, 2004 for the construction of an elevator at City Hall; and, (2) Request staff to revise the project plans and re-advertise the project.
Recommendation: Extend Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. 50666 for the Ocean Trails project for one (1) year, until April 15, 2005.
8. 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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Recommendation: (1) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, A CITY INITIATED PROPOSAL TO AMEND TITLE 17 OF THE CITY’S MUNICIPAL CODE AFFIRMING THE CITY’S HISTORICAL INTERPRETATION OF THE 16-FOOT HEIGHT REQUIREMENT AND CLARIFYING THE "VIEW" FINDING AS IT RELATES TO THE HEIGHT VARIATION AND GRADING APPLICATIONS; and, (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2004-__, AMENDING THE HEIGHT VARIATION GUIDELINES AND THE NEIGHBORHOOD COMPATIBILITY HANDBOOK TO MAKE THE LANGUAGE CONSISTENT WITH THE PROPOSED CODE AMENDMENTS.
Recommendation: (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2004-__, APPROVING ADDENDUM NO. 17 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT NO. 36 FOR REVISION "V"; (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2004-__, APPROVING REVISION "V", AMENDING CUP NO. 162 AND FOR A GRADING PERMIT (CASE NO. ZON2004-00078); (3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2004-__, APPROVING REVISION "V", AMENDING CUP NO. 163; (4) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2004-__, APPROVING REVISION "V", AMENDING VTTM NO. 50666; AND, (5) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2004-__, APPROVING REVISION "V", AMENDING VTTM NO. 50667.
Recommendation: (1) Approve the maximum rate that Waste Management of Los Angeles can charge single-family customers in FY 04-05; (2) Approve the maximum rate that Waste Management of Los Angeles can charge multi-family customers in FY 04-05; (3) Increase the amount of collector fee paid by Waste Management Of Los Angeles to the City By $8,880 to reflect the rate increases; and, (4) Issue a one-time credit to customers totaling approximately $41,965 (or about $3.42 per household) from the City's Waste Reduction Fund. (This is to offset 50% of the rate increase as a "thank you" to customers for the City Meeting the State's 50% Diversion Mandate.)
Recommendation: (1) Approve the maximum rate that Universal Waste Systems, Inc., dba Ivy Rubbish Disposal, can charge residential customers for FY 04-05; (2) Increase the amount of Collector Fee paid by Universal Waste Systems, Inc., dba, Ivy Rubbish Disposal, to the City by $370 to reflect the rate increase; (3) Issue a one-time credit to customers totaling approximately $3,390 (or about $8 per household) from the City's Waste Reduction fund. (This is to offset 50% of the rate increase as a "thank you" to customers for the City meeting the State's 50% diversion mandate.); and, (4) Approve increasing the Senior Citizen discount from the current 5% to 10%.
Recommendation: (1) Provide direction to Staff regarding the City Council’s intent with respect to the cumulative 600-square-foot limitation for landslide moratorium exception requests and, if appropriate; (2) ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. ___U, ADOPTING REVISIONS TO CHAPTER 15.20 (MORATORIUM ON LAND USE PERMITS) OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE AND DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF; AND (3) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___ TO ADOPT REVISIONS TO CHAPTER 15.20 (MORATORIUM ON LAND USE PERMITS) OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE.
CITY COUNCIL ORAL REPORTS: (This section designated to oral reports from members of Council to report on Council assignments.)
9:30 PAUSE TO CONSIDER REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
Recommendation: Adopt guidelines for undergrounding utilities in residential neighborhoods.
Recommendation: Receive the report on the status of the City Council Goals for 2004-2005 and direct staff to make any changes to the milestones or other aspects of the report.
Recommendation: Consider conceptual approval and direct staff to investigate the formation of a City non-profit Foundation to receive donations.
Recommendation: Review and consider approving the Committee’s work.
Recommendation: Consider making an appointment to the MAX Transit Policy Steering Committee.
Recommendation: Consider extending an invitation to the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Board members to meet in a joint session.
Recommendation: Consider continuing further discussion of changes to City Council agenda format and procedure for conduct of City Council business to a future workshop session.
COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to 6:00 P.M. May 4th for a budget work session to be held in Council Chambers at Hesse Park.
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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 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.