SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 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 SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 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 SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 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

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL

FROM: ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER/CITY CLERK

DATE: SEPTEMBER 20, 2005

SUBJECT: 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

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."

DISCUSSION

On September 6, 2005, the City Council introduced Ordinance No. 425 to amend Chapter 8.28 Prohibiting Smoking at City Facilities, Except Within Designated Smoking Areas, and Amending the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code. The introduction of Ordinance 425 constituted the first reading of the Ordinance. If the second reading of Ordinance No. 425 is adopted by the City Council this evening, the effective date of the Ordinance will be October 21, 2005, which is thirty (30) days from the adoption date.

Respectfully submitted:

Carolynn Petru

Assistant City Manager/City Clerk

Attachment:

Ordinance No. 425

ORDINANCE NO. 245

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

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES DOES HEREBY ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Title 8 of the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code is hereby amended by amending subparagraph B of Section 8.28.010 of Chapter 8.28 to read as follows:

"B. ‘City facility’ means any structure, lot or parcel that is owned, leased or operated by the city of Rancho Palos Verdes, including, without limitation, any park, beach, recreation or open space area."

Section 2. Title 8 of the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code is hereby amended by amending subparagraph C of Section 8.28.020 of Chapter 8.28 to read as follows:

"C. In every City facility, except within a designated smoking area."

Section 3. The City Council declares that, should any provision, section, paragraph, sentence, or word of this ordinance be rendered or declared invalid by any final action in a court of competent jurisdiction, or by reason of any preemptive legislation, the remaining provisions, sections, paragraphs, sentences and words of this ordinance shall remain in full force and effect.

Section 4. The City Clerk shall cause this Ordinance to be posted in three (3) public places in the City within fifteen (15) days after its passage, in accordance with the provisions of Section 36933 of the Government Code. The City Clerk shall further certify to the adoption and posting of this Ordinance, and shall cause this Ordinance and its certification, together with proof of posting, to be entered in the Book of Ordinances of the Council of this City.

Section 5. This Ordinance shall go into effect and be in full force and effect at 12:01 a.m. on the thirty-first (31st) day after its passage.

PASSED, APPROVED and ADOPTED this 20th day of September 2005.

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Mayor

ATTEST:

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City Clerk