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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
SEPTEMBER 21, 2004
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
(1 min) ROLL CALL:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2004-83
(2 min) FLAG SALUTE: NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 412
(5 min) MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:
(2 min) APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
(15 min) PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
(2 min) CITY MANAGER REPORTS:
(For items previously discussed and continued to a future meeting go to the City’s website at www.palosverdes.com/rpv)
(5 min) 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. Approval of the minutes. (Purcell)
3. Geotechnical Board of Appeals. (Fox)
Recommendation: (1) ADOPT URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 412U REGARDING THE GEOTECHNICAL BOARD OF APPEALS, AMENDING CHAPTER 2.40 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE AND DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF; and (2) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 413 REGARDING THE GEOTECHNICAL BOARD OF APPEALS, AMENDING CHAPTER 2.40 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.
Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the City’s 2003-2004 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan to the State Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, and to the Department of Housing and Community Development regarding the current status of the General Plan and the progress on its implementation during the 2003-2004 fiscal year.
Recommendation: Acknowledge the appointment of Joyce Huppert to serve on the Ridgecrest Rancho Recreation & Parks District Board of Directors for a term of office until December 2, 2005.
6. Biennial Update of the City’s Conflict of Interest Code. (Purcell)
Recommendation: (1) Receive and file the 2004 Local Agency Biennial Notice for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency, and the Rancho Palos Verdes Improvement Authority indicating that the Conflict of Interest Code for these agencies need to be amended; and, (2) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2004- A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ADOPTING AN AMENDED CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE CONTAINING REVISED DESIGNATED POSITIONS, DISCLOSURE CATEGORIES AND REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 2002-82.
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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(5min)8. Cox Cable Compliance Hearing. (Petru)
Recommendation: Continue to October 19, 2004.
(5min)9. Use of state funding for supplemental police services – CORE Police Team. (Petru)
Recommendation: Approve the continued use of COPS (Citizen Option for Police Services) grant in FY 04-05 to partially fund the CORE Police Team.
9:30 PAUSE TO CONSIDER REMAINDER OF 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.)
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
(Undetermined) 10. Citywide and neighborhood traffic issues: (Evans)
A. Citywide traffic enforcement: Team RPV. (Evans)
B. Mira Vista Traffic Calming Plan. (Allison)
Recommendation: (1) Approve the Traffic Committee’s recommendation to approve the TEAM RPV City Wide Traffic Enforcement Program; and (2) Request staff to agendize a contract amendment with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and a budget adjustment to fund the program; (3) Approve a four step Traffic Calming Plan for the Mira Vista Neighborhood as recommended by the Traffic Committee; (4) Authorize staff to move forward with Step One of the plan; and (5) Request staff to prepare a budget resolution to fund implementation of the plan.
(5min)11. Trudie Drive and Highmore—Traffic Safety, Multiway Stop Controls. (Allison)
Recommendation: (1) Establish four-way stop controls and associated pavement markings at the intersection of Trudie Drive and Highmore Avenue; (2) Install Stop Ahead warning signs and pavement markings for motorists on Trudie Drive in advance of Highmore Avenue; and (3) ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2004- ESTABLISHING FOUR-WAY STOP CONTROLS AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF TRUDIE DRIVE AND HIGHMORE AVENUE.
COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5th for a closed session to be held from 6:00 P.M. until 6:30 P.M. and then an adjourned regular meeting from 6:30 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. to conduct interviews of candidates for the Planning Commission.
American 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 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.
You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/RPV .