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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
FEBRUARY 1, 2005
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
6:30 P.M. INTERVIEW: Candidates for Committee Chairs
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
(1 min) ROLL CALL:
(2 min) FLAG SALUTE:
(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.
Recommendation: Approve the minutes of November 16, 2004, January 10, 2005 and January 11, 2005.
3. Receive Border Issues Report (Fox)
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues and provide direction to Staff, as appropriate.
4. Repair of the Tarapaca Storm Drain (Allison)
Recommendation: Review and reconfirm a four/ fifths (4/5s) vote, the Council’s action on December 21, 2004, to authorize staff to conduct an informal bid process to repair the Tarapaca Storm Drain.
5. Grant for Seat Belt Compliance Campaign (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the City to act as the pass-through agency for a $14,985 grant awarded to the Lomita Sheriff’s Station by the State Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for the 2005 Seat Belt Compliance Campaign.
6. Los Angeles Air Force Base Regional Alliance (Evans)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- , AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2004-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 04-05, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND.
7. December 2004 Treasurer’s Report (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the December 2004 Treasurer’s Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.
8. Register of Demands. (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOL. NO. 2005- , 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.
Recommendation: Continue the public hearing until May 24, 2005.
Recommendation: Continue the public hearing to February 15, 2005.
(45 min) 11. Appeal of the Planning Commission’s denial of a revision to Conditional Use Permit No. 23 and a Grading Permit (Case No. ZON2004-00215), for property located at 2930 Vista Del Mar [Appellant: Obelisk Architects for Property Owners Mr. and Mrs. Modisette] (Continued hearing from December 7, 2004) (Blumenthal)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- , DENYING THE APPEAL, THEREBY UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S DENIAL OF A REVISION TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 23 AND A GRADING PERMIT (Case No. ZON2004-00215).
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:
(15 min) 12. Appointment of Advisory Board Chairs (Petru)
Recommendation: Appoint a chair for the Planning Commission, Finance Advisory Committee and Emergency Preparedness Committee.
Recommendation: Provide staff and Cox Communications with feedback regarding the second scheduled system performance audit of the 2000 Cable Television Franchise Agreement.
Recommendation: Receive and file the following: 1) the FY03-04 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes; and, 2) Independent Auditors’ Report on Compliance and on Internal Control over Financial Reporting.
(20 min) 15. Proposed Vehicle License Fee Gap Loan Receivable Sale (Gyves)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- ; APPROVING, AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING EXECUTION OF THE JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT TO JOIN THE CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- ; APPROVING THE FORM OF AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WITH RESPECT TO THE SALE OF THE CITY’S FY 03-04 VEHICLE LICENSE FEE GAP LOAN RECEIVABLE FROM THE STATE, AND DIRECTING AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN OTHER ACTIONS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.
(10 min) 16. Accept Military Dependents at Peninsula Schools (Evans)
Recommendation: Consider adopting a Resolution asking the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District to open up schools to the children of active military personnel.
(10 min) 17. City Council Meetings and Conferences (Evans)
Recommendation: Approve an additional allocation of funds for City Council Travel and Conferences; or approve a reallocation of funds among Councilmembers for Travel and Conferences.
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
Potential purchase of open space.
Property: Filiorum: 7572-012-024, 7572-012-028, 7572-012-029,
7573-003-016, 7581-023-031, 7581-023-029, 7572-002-022
City Negotiators: City Manager; City Attorney; and, Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement, Barbara Dye, Mike Kilroy and Bill Swank
Negotiating Parties: York Long Point Associates
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment