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** CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

APRIL 20, 2004

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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7:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2004-25

NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 405

ROLL CALL:

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: (5 mins)

CEREMONIAL MATTER: Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to the Palos Verdes Road Warriors. (3 mins)

RECYCLE DRAWING:

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.

NEW BUSINESS:

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.

2. Minutes of March 2nd, March 27th Adjourned Regular Meeting, April 3rd Adjourned Regular Meeting and April 6th Adjourned Regular Meeting. (Purcell)

Recommendation: Approve the minutes.

3. Claim Against The City By Jean-Paul Menard. (Park)

Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.

4. Parkland dedication fees for Final Parcel Map No. 27090 (Applicant: Michael J. Tramontin. Location: Corner of Palos Verdes Drive East & Via Diamonte.) (Yu))

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.

5. Household Hazardous Waste/ Electronics Waste Round-Up Siting Liability Agreement with Los Angeles County. (Ramezani)

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.

6. City Hall Elevator Construction. (Allison)

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.

7. Ocean Trails – One-year extension of Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. 50666. (Pfost)

 

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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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(15min)9. ZON2003-00417 (16-FOOT HEIGHT CODE AMENDMENT). (Continued from April 6th meeting.) (Mihranian)

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.

(15min)10. Ocean Trails - Revision "V." (Continued from March 2nd meeting.) (Pfost)

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.

(5min)11. Residential solid waste and recycling rate adjustments For Waste Management of Los Angeles For FY 04-05. (Ramezani)

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.)

(5min)12. Residential Solid Waste And Recycling Rate Adjustments For Universal Waste Systems, Inc. Dba Ivy Rubbish Disposal For FY 04-05. (Ramezani)

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%.

(15min)13. Code Amendment (Planning Case No. ZON2004-00142): Landslide Moratorium Exception Clarification and Revisions. (Fox)

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:

(30min)14. Residential Undergrounding Program. (Allison)

Recommendation: Adopt guidelines for undergrounding utilities in residential neighborhoods.

(20min)15. Status of City Council Goals. (Evans)

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.

(10min)16. City Foundation. (Carryover from April 6th meeting.) (Evans)

Recommendation: Consider conceptual approval and direct staff to investigate the formation of a City non-profit Foundation to receive donations.

(10min)17. The Residential Development Standards Steering Committee. (Mihranian)

Recommendation: Review and consider approving the Committee’s work.

(5min)18. MAX Transit Policy Steering Committee Appointment. (Evans)

Recommendation: Consider making an appointment to the MAX Transit Policy Steering Committee.

(10min)19. Joint meeting with School Board. (Evans)

Recommendation: Consider extending an invitation to the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Board members to meet in a joint session.

(20min)20. Agenda format and procedures issues. (Continued from April 6th.) (Evans)

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.