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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
APRIL 5, 2005
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:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2005-28
FLAG SALUTE: NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 417
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
CITY MANAGER REPORTS:
(For items previously discussed and continued to a future meeting go to the City’s website at www.palosverdes.com/rpv)
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)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes of January 4, 2005.
3. Repair of the Tarapaca Storm Drain (Dragoo)
Recommendation: Review and reconfirm by a four/fifths (4/5) vote, the Council’s previous action on December 21, 2004 to authorize staff to conduct an informal bid process to repair the Tarapaca Storm Drain.
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues and provide direction to Staff, as appropriate.
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005 -__; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AUTHORIZING CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES TO OBTAIN STATE SUMMARY CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF SCREENING EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2004-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 04-05, TO INCREASE THE PERSONNEL PROGRAM BUDGET FOR PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SERVICES; and, 3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005 -__; AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2002-05 AND ADOPTING REVISIONS TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE EMPLOYEE PERSONNEL RULES.
Recommendation: Authorize staff to advertise the Request For Qualifications (RFQ) to pre-qualify suppliers for the fabrication and installation of interpretive exhibits for the Point Vicente Interpretive Center Expansion, in accordance with Municipal Code Section 2.44.140.C.
Recommendation: Award a contract for the replacement of roofs at City Hall and Ryan Park to Lavey Roofing Services, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $115,500 and authorize staff to spend an additional $11,550 for potential change orders which may result from unforeseen conditions for a total authorization of $127,050; 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with Lavey Roofing Services, Inc.; 3) Authorize the expenditure of up to $2,000 for inspection services with Charles Abbott Associates, Inc. under their on-call services contract; 4) Authorize the expenditure of up to $2,000 for containment services with Controlled Environmental Solutions (CES); and, 5) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2004-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2004-2005, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S BUILDING REPLACEMENT FUND.
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2004-45, APPROVING THE CITY’S BUDGET FOR FY04-05, TO INCREASE GENERAL FUND REVENUES IN THE AMOUNT OF $661,868.89 FROM THE SALE OF THE CITY’S FY03-04 VEHICLE LICENSE FEE GAP LOAN RECEIVABLE.
9. El Prado Lighting District Improvement (Vaish)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2004-45, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2004-2005, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S EL PRADO LIGHTING DISTRICT FUND; and, 2) Authorize an expenditure of $9,200 for the repair of existing street light at the entrance to the El Prado neighborhood (El Prado Lighting District)
10. Storm Drain Rehabilitation (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the Plans and Specifications for the construction of the Storm Drain Rehabilitation Project for eleven storm drains; 2) Award a construction contract to Sancon Technologies, Inc. in the amount of $332,960 for the Rancho Palos Verdes Storm Drain Rehabilitation Project; award a contract to Charles Abbott and Associates, Inc., for construction inspection services in an amount not to exceed $35,000, and authorize staff to spend up to $67,000 for possible extra work; thereby approving a $434,960 construction budget; 3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a construction contract with Sancon Technologies, Inc. and execute a contract for construction services with Charles Abbott Associates.
11. Traffic Signal Controller (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the expenditure of up to $19,000.00 to Republic Electric, for a new traffic signal controller; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2004-05, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 04 –05, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM WITHIN THE GENERAL FUND.
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the City of Rancho Palos Verdes to continue its participation in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for Federal Fiscal Years 2006-2008; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AND THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM; and, 3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the proposed Agreement with the County of Los Angeles Community Development Commission (CDC).
13. February 2005 Treasurer’s Report (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the February 2005 Treasurer’s Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.
14. 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.
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15. Appeal of the Planning Commission’s denial of a Height Variation (Case No. ZON2004-00087), for property located at 28129 Ella Road (Continued from March 1, 2005) [Applicant: Stan Anderson, AEG Architecture, Property Owner: Jaime Anvaripour, Appellant: David Moss, Moss & Associates, on behalf of Jaime Anvaripour] (Blumenthal)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; DENYING THE APPEAL, THEREBY UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S DENIAL OF A HEIGHT VARIATION (Case No. ZON2004-00087).
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: Receive a project status update and visual presentation on the Long Point Resort Hotel project by the project applicant.
17. Port Pollution Reduction Senate Bills 764, 763, 762, 761 and 760 (Lowenthal) (Park)
Recommendation: Consider taking a position on Senator Alan Lowenthal’s port pollution reduction package of legislative bills.
18. Mayor’s Campaign Against Cancer (Mayor Clark)
Recommendation: Approve the City’s participation in publicizing and participating in the Mayors’ Campaign Against Cancer.
COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to 9:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Fred Hesse Community Park for a Community Leaders’ Breakfast.
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST
Based on Government Code Section 54954.5
(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)
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
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR
Property: Lot No. 7, Tract No. 14116; APN 7572-04-030
City Negotiators: City Manager, Assistant City Manager and City Attorney
Negotiating Parties: Ms. Terry Turner
Under Negotiation: To give direction to negotiators regarding price and terms of payment for purchase of a vacant lot.
Name of Case: City of Monrovia et al. v. Regional Water Quality Control Board - Los Angeles Region et al., LASC Case No: BS 080807.
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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 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.