Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda 05/03/2005 05/03/2005 Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda 05/03/2005
 

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MAY 3, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA MAY 3, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

MAY 3, 2005

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.

7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:

NEXT RESOL. NO. 2005-40

FLAG SALUTE: NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 421

MAYORS ANNOUNCEMENTS:

RECYCLE DRAWING:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda)

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

OLD BUSINESS: (For items previously discussed and continued to a future meeting go to the Citys website at www.palosverdes.com/rpv)

NEW BUSINESS:

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 February 1, 2005, February 15, 2005 and April 16, 2005.

3. Repair of the Tarapaca Storm Drain (Dragoo)

Recommendation: Review and reconfirm by a four/fifths (4/5) vote, the Councils previous action on December 21, 2004 to authorize staff to conduct an informal bid process to repair the Tarapaca Storm Drain.

4. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)

Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues and provide direction to Staff, as appropriate.

5. Los Angeles County Sheriffs Contract (Petru)

Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor to sign the FY 04-05 Services for the Peninsula Region (Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills and Rolling Hills Estates) and the FY 05-06 Rancho Palos Verdes Deployment Survey with the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department.

6. Used Oil Recycling Block Grant for FY 2005-06 (Ramezani)

Recommendation: 1) Authorize the application of the FY 2005-06 (11th Cycle) used oil block grant to continue the used oil and filter recycling program for City of Rancho Palos Verdes (City) residents; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS TO EXECUTE ANY AGREEMENTS, CONTRACTS, AND REQUESTS FOR PAYMENT AS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAM.

7. Status Report Regarding Construction Issues at 2 Yacht Harbor Drive (Fox)

Recommendation: Receive and file the report on the status of construction issues for the project at 2 Yacht Harbor Drive.

8. Ordinance Authorizing the Use of Mail Ballot Elections (McLean)

Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 417, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AUTHORIZING THE USE OF MAIL BALLOT ELECTIONS.

9. Ordinance Relating to the Conservation and Management of Coastal Sage Scrub Habitat (Rojas)

Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 420, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR THE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF COASTAL SAGE SCRUB HABITAT.

10. Claim Against the City by Marihelen Wade-Norby (Park)

Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.

11. Authorization for T-Mobile to File a Conditional Use Permit Application to Install a Wireless Telephone Facility at Ryan Park (Petru)

Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to sign the Conditional Use Permit application to allow T-Mobile to seek approval for a wireless telephone facility at Robert E. Ryan Park.

12. March 2005 Treasurers Report (McLean)

Recommendation: Receive and file the March 2005 Treasurers Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

13. Street Name Change – Canal Avenue to Sea Terrace Avenue (Allison)

Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES CHANGING STREET NAMES WITHIN TRACT 46651 TO: SEA TERRACE AVENUE FOR BOTH SEGMENTS OF EXISTING CANAL AVENUE, SEA BREEZE AVENUE FOR EXISTING SEABREEZE AVENUE AND SAIL VIEW AVENUE FOR EXISTING SEA VIEW AVENUE; and, 2) Authorize and direct the City Clerk to forward an official copy of the executed resolution in this matter to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County.

14. Register of Demands (McLean)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION 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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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

15. Appeal of Case No. ZON2004-00219, a Height Variation and Minor Exception Permit, for property located at 30101 Miraleste Drive [Applicant: John and Jill Okorocha, Represented by Jerry Rodin] [Appellant: Jacqua Rumery, 4465 Miraleste Drive] (Schonborn)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__; DENYING THE APPEAL AND UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSIONS CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF CASE NO. ZON2004-00219 FOR A HEIGHT VARIATION AND MINOR EXCEPTION PERMIT.

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:

16. Second System Performance Audit of the 2000 Cable Television Franchise Agreement with Cox Communications (Petru)

Recommendation: Provide staff and Cox Communications with feedback regarding the second scheduled system performance audit of the 2000 Cable Television Franchise Agreement.

17. Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones (Fox)

Recommendation: Receive and file the follow-up report on Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones (VHFHSZs) in the City and on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and provide direction to Staff for future action, as appropriate.

18. Incentives for Energy Efficient Building (Evans)

Recommendation: Direct staff to prepare a report describing incentives that the City could offer developers to encourage the construction of energy efficient buildings.

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.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST

Based on Government Code Section 54954.5

(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)

PENDING LITIGATION

G.C. 54956.9(a)

Name of Case: City of Monrovia et al. v. Regional Water Quality Control Board - Los Angeles Region et al., LASC Case No: BS 080807.

POTENTIAL LITIGATION

G.C. 54956.9(b)

The City Council will meet in closed session to discuss a matter that may lead to litigation, based on a letter dated January 26, 2005 sent from Sandra Gottlieb, esq. on behalf of the Palos Verdes Bay Club to the Public Works Department regarding damage to private property caused by the January 2005 rainstorms.

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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.

You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the Citys website www.palosverdes.com/RPV .