Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Adjourned Agenda 09/20/2005 09/20/2005-Addendum Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Adjourned Agenda 09/20/2005
 

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SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

SEPTEMBER 20, 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.

6:45 P.M. ADVISORY COMMITTEE INTERVIEW

7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2005-98

NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 426

CEREMONIAL: Recognition of Salute to Service Family

MAYOR’S 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 City’s 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 Minutes (Petru)

Recommendation: Adopt the Minutes of August 27, 2005 for the RPV Channel 33 Dedication and the Minutes of August 27, 2005 for the Founders Park Dedication.

  1. 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. Accept Grant from the City of Rolling Hills for Acquisition of Open Space and Approve Applying for Grant Funds (Ramezani)

Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- __, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ACCEPTING THE TRANSFER OF PER CAPITA FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $220,000 UNDER THE CALIFORNIA CLEAN WATER, CLEAN AIR, SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS, AND COASTAL PROTECTION ACT OF 2002 FROM THE CITY OF ROLLING HILLS TO THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES; and, 2) Approve the application for grant funds 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.

5. 2005 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan. (Sohn)

Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the City’s Annual Progress Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan for the 2004-2005 Fiscal Year to the State Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and to the Department of Housing and Community Development.

6. Adoption of Ordinance No. 424 - Amending Provisions of Chapter 3.16 Governing the Collection of Transient Occupancy Tax and Amending the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code (Petru)

Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 424, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 3.16 GOVERNING THE COLLECTION OF TRANSIENT OCCUPANCY TAX AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE."

7. Adoption of Ordinance No. 425 - Amending Provisions of Chapter 8.28 Prohibiting Smoking at City Facilities, Except Within Designated Smoking Areas, and Amending the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code (Petru)

Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 425, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 8.28 PROHIBITING SMOKING AT CITY FACILITIES, EXCEPT WITHIN DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS, AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE."

8. National Incident Management System (Park)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005 -__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ADOPTING THE NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AS THE CITY’S STANDARD FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

9. Notice of Completion for Palos Verdes Drive East (Via Del Plaza to 25TH Street) Slurry Seal Project (Allison)

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 Roy Allan Slurry Seal 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. Notice of Completion for the Mira Vista Speed Hump Project (Allison)

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 Sully-Miller Construction Company, 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.

11. Certification of Storm Drain User Fee Mailed Ballot Election (Petru)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES RECITING THE FACTS OF THE STORM DRAIN USER FEE MAILED BALLOT ELECTION, WHICH WAS CONCLUDED IN SAID CITY ON AUGUST 30, 2005, DECLARING THE RESULTS THEREOF AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS PROVIDED BY LAW.

12. 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:

13. Revision "X" to the Trump National Golf Club Project [Continued from September 6, 2005] (Pfost)

Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, APPROVING ADDENDUM NO. 18 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT NO. 36 FOR REVISION "X"; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, APPROVING REVISION "X", AMENDING CUP NO. 162 (Case No. ZON2005-00248-254).

14. In Lieu Affordable Housing Fund Program (Pfost)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, THEREBY INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN-LIEU FEE TO $201,562 PLUS A 10% ADMINISTRATION FEE PER AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNIT REQUIRED FOR CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL AND NON-RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS.

15. Case No. ZON2003-00520 (General Plan Amendment, Zone Change and Environmental Assessment ) Applicant: City of Rancho Palos Verdes; Property Addresses: The upper portion of San Ramon Canyon, which encompasses the following properties: 30648, 30650, 30652, 30658, 30676, 30678, 30680, 30682 Palos Verdes Drive East; and 2803, 2809, 2817, 2823, 2829, 2837, 2846 San Ramon Drive [Continued from August 16, 2005] (Schonborn)

Recommendation: Continue the public hearing to November 15, 2005.

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. Cost Proposal to Conduct 3rd Party Review for General Plan Amendment, Zone Change and Environmental Assessment (Case No. ZON2003-00520) (Schonborn)

Recommendation: 1) Review the cost proposal and, if acceptable, authorize the City Geologist to conduct a 3rd party review of the geotechnical information for the proposed zone change for the upper San Ramon Canyon area; and 2) 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 FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006 TO INCREASE THE BUDGET FOR PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL SERVICES TO CONDUCT A 3RD PARTY REVIEW OF THE GEOTECHNICAL INFORMATION FOR THE PROPOSED ZONE CHANGE FOR THE UPPER SAN RAMON CANYON AREA.

17. Neighborhood Beautification Grant Awards (Cycle 16) (Allison)

17.A Beautification Grants Attach 1

17.B Beautification Grants Attach 2

Recommendation: Award thirty-seven (37) grant applications for the Neighborhood Beautification Program Grants totaling $131,401.

18. Geographic Information System – Phase 2 (McLean)

18A. Exhibit A - Project Budget - Phase 2 of GIS Implementation PDF Format

Recommendation: 1) Approve the GIS software licensing agreements (Quotation # 20195007) between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and Environmental Systems Research Institute ("ESRI"); 2) Approve the First Amendment to Professional Services Agreement ("PSA") between Palos Verdes on the Net ("PVNET") and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes (the "City"); and, 3) Direct Staff to proceed with implementation of the proposed Phase 2 of the City’s geographical informational system.

19. Palos Verdes Drive East Drainage Improvements (Allison)

Recommendation: 1) Reject all bids received on July 7, 2005 for the installation of approximately 3,060 linear feet of storm drain line and the associated outfall and curb inlets and asphalt paving; and, 2) Request staff to revise the project plans and specifications, present changes to City Council and re-advertise the project at a later date.

20. Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District November 2005 Bond Measures R and S (Petru)

Recommendation: Consider taking a position on two bond measures supported by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District on the November 8, 2005 General Election.

21. Update Regarding the Western Avenue Storm Damage Claims (Evans)

Recommendation: Receive and file.

22. Addendum to Agenda -Amendments to the Interim Production, Programming and Operational Policies for RPV-CTV Channel 33

Recommendation: Approve amendments to the Interim Production, Programming and Operational Policies for RPV-CTV Channel 33 to 1) Expand the Programming Categories to include certain local programming to be eligible to be broadcast on RPV-CTV Channel 33; and, 2) Amend the Programming Guidelines to give the Manager of RPV Public Television Productions the authority to determine that such programming shall be broadcast on RPV-CTV Channel 33.

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 LEGAL COUNSEL

Anticipated Litigation:

G.C 54956.9(b)

The Council is meeting in closed session based on a threat of litigation made to the Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement on August 26, 2005 by Mr. Minaz Ahamed.

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.

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