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MAY 31, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA MAY 31, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING

MAY 31, 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. 2005-50

FLAG SALUTE: NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 422

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Consider reordering the agenda to place Public Hearings after Regular New Business)

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

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 January 29, 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.

4. Ridgecrest Ranchos Recreation & Parks District Appointment of Lars Skari (Petru)

Recommendation: Acknowledge the appointment of Lars Skari to serve on the Ridgecrest Ranchos Recreation & Parks District for a term of office until December 2007.

5. Gifts for Parks (Starr)

Recommendation: Accept the Gifts for Parks donations and direct staff to prepare letters for the Mayor’s signature expressing the Council’s thanks and appreciation.

6. Environmental Investigation of the Nike Missile Site (Evans)

6A. Nike Site Investigation -(PDF Format)

Recommendation: 1) Approve a request from the Palos Verdes Art Center to perform a Site Investigation of the former Nike missile site for potential reuse as part of a community art center; and, 2) Approve the Professional Services Agreement with PSI for the performance of a site investigation study of Upper Point Vicente and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement.

7. Appeal of Case No. ZON2004-00174 (Site Plan Review); Land Owner & Appellant: Lenee Barden; Subject Property: 6311 Tarragon Road (Schonborn)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, DENYING THE APPEAL AND UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S DENIAL OF CASE NO. ZON2004-00174 FOR A SITE PLAN REVIEW.

8. Weed Abatement Request for Lower Filiorum – An Appeal of the Director’s Determination that a Proposed Weed Abatement Action, as Conditioned, is Exempt from the Prohibitions of the City’s Coastal Sage Scrub Urgency Ordinance (Rojas)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__ , THEREBY APPROVING THE PROPOSED WEED ABATEMENT REQUEST WITH CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL.

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

9. Adoption of the City Budget and Employee Salary Ranges for Fiscal Year 2005-2006. (Evans)

Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, APPROVING THE CITY BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, ESTABLISHING SALARY AND HOURLY RANGES FOR COMPETITIVE AND MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEE JOB CLASSIFICATIONS; 3) Review the Utility Users Tax analysis and determine the Utility Users Tax is necessary, and the current rate of 3% be maintained; and, 4) Review the Golf Tax analysis and determine the Golf Tax is necessary, and the current rate of 10% be maintained.

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

10. Preliminary Lomita Station Audit Report (Zuanich)

Recommendation: Receive and file the preliminary audit of the City’s contract with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for law enforcement services with the Lomita Station.

11. Border Streets Trash Collection Sub-Committee (Ramezani)

Recommendation: Establish an ad hoc sub-committee to coordinate with the City of Rolling Hills Estates on trash collection along border streets.

12. Five Year Financial Model. (McLean)

Recommendation: Receive and file the 2005 Five Year Financial Model, including the recommendation by the Finance Advisory Committee presented at the end of the report.

13. ADDENDUM TO THE AGENDA

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)

Potential Litigation

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 threat of a lawsuit being filed by John Simich, property owner at 7460 Alida Place. Said threat made during an April 20, 2004 telephone conversation with Public Works Director Dean Allison.

Public Employee Performance Evaluation

G.C. 54957

Personnel

Title: City Manager

Specify Position/Title of Employee Being Reviewed

Consider contract extension.

Conference with Real Property Negotiator

G.C. 54956.8

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

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.