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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
FEBRUARY 15, 2005
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
6:15 P.M. INTERVIEW: Candidates for Commission/Committee Vacancies7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
(1 min) ROLL CALL:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2005-13
(2 min) FLAG SALUTE: NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 415
(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. (Petru)
3. 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.
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a Non-exclusive Franchise Agreement for Commercial Refuse Collection and Disposal Services with Advanced Waste Systems, Inc. to be effective through December 31, 2005.
Recommendation: 1) Award a two year on call maintenance services contract for At-Risk Youth employment to the Los Angeles Conservation Corps, in the amount not to exceed $50,000 for FY 04-05, for Measure A grant funded projects; and 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a two year on call maintenance services contract for At-Risk Youth employment with the Los Angeles Conservation Corps, in the amount not to exceed $50,000 for FY 04-05, for Measure A grant funded projects.
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- ; THEREBY WAIVING CERTAIN FEE AND PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REPAIR OF DAMAGE TO SLOPES AND RETAINING WALLS RESULTING FROM THE RAINSTORMS OF JANUARY 2005.
Recommendation: Authorize the City Clerk to execute an agreement with the City of Rolling Hills for the transfer of Surface Transportation Program Funds from the City of Rolling Hills.
Recommendation: Authorize the City to act as the pass-through agency between the Lomita Sheriff’s Station and the State Office of Traffic Safety for a grant to fund a "Comprehensive DUI and Traffic Safety Program."
Recommendation: 1) Accept the work as complete; 2) Authorize the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder; and if no claims are filed within 35 days after recordation, and upon the contractor posting an acceptable warranty bond, notice the surety company to exonerate the Payment and Performance bonds; and 3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to release the 10% retention payment, to Sequel Contractors, Inc., 35 days after recordation of the Notice of Completion by the County Recorder contingent upon no claims being filed on the project, and the contractor posting an acceptable warranty bond.
10. FY 04-05 Midyear Financial Report (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the midyear financial report; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- ; AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2004-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 04-05, TO ADJUST APPROPRIATIONS IN THE GENERAL FUND, STREET MAINTENANCE FUND, SUBREGION 1 FUND AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS FUND.
11. 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.
(30 min) 12. Cost-Based Fee Study (Gyves)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- ; ESTABLISHING A COST ALLOCATION PLAN, APPROVING A COST OF SERVICES ANALYSIS, AND ADOPTING A MASTER SCHEDULE OF FEES AND CHARGES FOR CITY SERVICES.
(30 min) 13. City Tree Review Permit Code Amendment (Case No. ZON2004-00160) (Rojas) (Continued hearing from December 7, 2004)
Recommendation: 1) Review the proposed amendments to Section 17.76.100 of the RPV Municipal Code to streamline the City Tree Review Permit process; and, 2) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ; AMENDING SECTION 17.76.100 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.
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) 14. Appointment of Advisory Board Members (Petru)
Recommendation: Appoint members to the Traffic Safety Commission and fill vacancies on the Planning Commission and Finance Advisory Committee.
Recommendation: Consider sending a letter to the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) requesting greater public notification and opportunities for additional input regarding the 5-year review for the former Palos Verdes Landfill site.
(10 min) 16. Educational Preference for Military Dependents (Evans)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- ; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES SUPPORTING AB 208 MILITARY EDUCATION; and 2) Approve a letter to the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District asking them to give priority to inter-district transfers for the children of active military personnel.
(10 min) 17. Western Avenue Task Force (Evans)
Recommendation: 1) Re-establish the Western Avenue Task Force as a Joint City of Rancho Palos Verdes and City of Los Angeles Committee for the purpose of analyzing and making recommendations to improve traffic and pavement conditions on Western Avenue; and 2) Authorize the Mayor to make appointments to the Task Force.
COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to 9:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 26, 2005 in the Community Room at City Hall for a Budget Policy Issues Workshop.
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
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
The City Council/Agency finds, based on advice from legal counsel, that discussion in open session will prejudice the position of the local agency in the litigation.
Name of Case: The People of the State of California; The City of Rancho Palos Verdes, a municipal corporation v. Michael S. Chiles; Jayne Chiles; and, Does 1 through 10 inclusive.
Case No. YC 049585