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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
JULY 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. 2005-73
FLAG SALUTE: NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 423
CEREMONIAL: Presentation of Certificates to General Plan Update Steering Committee Members
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 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)
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. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues, and provide direction to staff, as appropriate.
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005 - __, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2005-54 CREATING CERTAIN SALARY RANGES FOR THE POSITIONS OF ASSISTANT ENGINEER, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, AND LEAD WORKER.
6. Adoption of New California Electrical Code (Bronold)
Recommendation: RE-INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 422, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ADOPTING BY REFERENCE PART 3 OF TITLE 24 OF THE CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS, COMPRISING THE 2004 CALIFORNIA ELECTRICAL CODE AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE."
7. May 2005 Treasurer’s Report (McLean)
Recommendation Receive and file the May 2005 Treasurer’s Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.
8. 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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Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, REVISING CONDITION NO. 19 OF CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 230 (PLANNING CASE NO. ZON2005-00231) PURSUANT TO AN APRIL 4, 2005, ORDER OF THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT.
10. Abalone Cove Sewer Maintenance Fee (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Conduct a public hearing on the proposed levy and allocation of the annual sewer service charge for the Abalone Cove Sewer System for Fiscal Year 2005-2006; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING A REPORT IN CONNECTION WITH THE SEWER SERVICE CHARGE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 13.06 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE, DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF SUCH CHARGE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006, AND ORDERING THAT SUCH CHARGE BE COLLECTED ON THE TAX ROLL.
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:
11. Emergency Preparedness Committee Progress Report (Chair Hughes)
Recommendation: Receive oral report.
12. Grant Applications for Acquisition of Open Space (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the application for grant funds from the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Bond Act of 2000 for Per Capita Grant in an amount up to $408,000 and Roberti-Z'Berg-Harris Block Grant in an amount up to $130,878 for the acquisition of critical natural lands and wildlife habitat in the Portuguese Bend area and Agua Amarga Canyon for preservation as open space; 2) Approve the application for grant funds from the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Bond Act of 2002 for Per Capita Grant in an amount up to $220,000, and Roberti-Z'Berg-Harris Block grant in an amount up to $85,930 for the acquisition of critical natural lands and wildlife habitat in the Portuguese Bend area and Agua Amarga Canyon for preservation as open space; 3) Approve the application for grant funds from the County of Los Angeles, Regional Park and Open Space, for Proposition A (Measure A) Grant in the amount of $140,000 for the acquisition of critical natural lands and wildlife habitat in the Portuguese Bend area for preservation as open space; and, 4) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- __, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2005-53, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY05-06 FOR BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS TO THE CITY’S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FUND.
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- __, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ACCEPTING THE CITY OF ROLLING HILLS’ PLEDGE OF ITS PER CAPITA FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $220,000 TO THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES TO BE USED FOR PRESERVATION OF OPEN SPACE IN THE PORTUGUESE BEND AREA; and, 2) Approve the application for grant funds on behalf of the City of Rolling Hills, at a time determined by the City of Rolling Hills, from the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Bond Act of 2002 (Proposition 40) for Per Capita Grant in the amount of $220,000 toward the acquisition of critical natural lands and wildlife habitat in the Portuguese Bend area and Agua Amarga Canyon for preservation as open space.
14. Consideration of an Ordinance That Will Prevent People from Using Vehicles That Are Parked on Public Streets or Parking Lots as Dwelling Units and Will Allow the City Council to Establish an Administrative Fee to Reimburse the City for the Costs It Incurs in Having Vehicles Removed, Impounded or Stored. (Lynch)
Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ESTABLISHING THE AUTHORITY TO ADOPT A FEE TO REIMBURSE THE CITY FOR THE COSTS INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH THE REMOVAL, IMPOUNDMENT AND STORAGE OF VEHICLES AND PROHIBITING THE PARKING OF VEHICLES THAT ARE USED AS DWELLINGS ON CITY STREETS AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.
15. Bicycle Turnout Along Palos Verdes Drive South (Allison)
Recommendation: Approve a proposed bicycle turnout on Palos Verdes Drive South to be constructed by Trump Enterprises.
16. City Council Meetings, Workshops and Events (Evans)
Recommendation: Identify desired Adjourned City Council Meetings, Workshops and City Events for the next four months; set dates and times for those meetings, workshops, and events; and provide staff with instructions for special formats, issues and guests for each.
Recommendation: Receive and file the report on the status of construction issues for the project at 2 Yacht Harbor Drive.
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)
Conference with Real Property Negotiators
Potential purchase of open space
Property: Filiorum: APN 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, Bill Ailor, Barbara Dye, Mike Kilroy and Bill Swank
Negotiating Parties: York Long Point Associates
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment
Property: Portuguese Bend: APN 7564-005-001, 7572-001-001 TO 004, 06 AND 07, 7581-023-011
City Negotiators: City Manager, City Attorney, Director of Public Works, Director of Planning Building and Code Enforcement, Bill Ailor, Barbara Dye, Mike Kilroy and Bill Swank
Negotiating Parties: Barry Hon and Michael Walker
Under Negotiation: Terms of Payment
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