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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
MAY 18, 2004
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
(1 min) ROLL CALL:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2004-41
(2 min) FLAG SALUTE: NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 409
(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 of April 6, 2004. (Purcell)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes of April 6, 2004.
Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.
Recommendation: (1) Award a three year professional services agreement to SCS Engineers, in the amount not to exceed $23,000 for FY 04-05, to provide support services for the City’s implementation of the Source Reduction and Recycling Element (SRRE) and Used Oil Block Grant programs, and (2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a three year agreement with SCS Engineers, in the amount not to exceed $23,000 for FY 04-05, for implementation of the SRRE and Used Oil Block Grant programs.
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a Non-Exclusive Franchise Agreement for Commercial Refuse Collection and Disposal Services with Abel Roll-Off to be effective through December 31, 2004.
Recommendation: Confirm the appointment of Tom Carter to serve on the Ridgecrest Rancho Recreation & Parks District for a term of office until December 2, 2005.
Recommendation: Approve the Fifth Amendment to the City Manager’s Employment Agreement.
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: None.
9:30 PAUSE TO CONSIDER REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA
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:
Recommendation: (1) Authorize the City Manager to sign the Conditional Use Permit application to allow California Water Service Company to seek approval for a mobile radio antenna facility at City Hall, (2) Consider whether to waive all or part of the application or penalty fees associated with the after-the-fact permit applications.
(10 min)10. Abalone Sewer Maintenance Fee. (Allison)
Recommendation: (1) Request staff to prepare an annual report for FY04-05 that includes a City subsidy of $10,540, and (2) Request staff to modify the FY 04-05 budget to include a General Fund appropriation of $10,540 for the Abalone Cove Sewer Maintenance District.
Recommendation: REINTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 407 TO ADOPT REVISIONS TO CHAPTER 15.20 (MORATORIUM ON LAND USE PERMITS) OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE AND RESCIND URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 406U.
COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next regular meeting.
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 .
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
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 Stern, City Manager Evans’ Designee Assistant City Manager Petru and City Attorney Lynch.
Under Negotiation: Terms of franchise agreement with the City.
G. C. 54956.9(b)
Based on the following existing facts and circumstances, the City Council is meeting to discuss potential litigation, due to a letter dated May 5, 2004, to Mayor Gardiner from Vincent Stellio, implying threatened litigation arising from geologic and geotechnical review of the Ocean Trails Project and the costs arising from that review by the City's geologic consultants.