Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda 08/02/2005 08/02/2005 Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda 08/02/2005
 

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NOVEMBER 1, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA NOVEMBER 1, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA NOVEMBER 1, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

NOVEMBER 1, 2005

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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6:30 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. 2005-113

NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 427

FLAG SALUTE:

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 May 17, 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. Interim Improvements to Barkentine/Seacove and Other Miscellaneous Drainage Improvements (Zaworski)

Recommendation: Review and reconfirm by four/fifths (4/5) vote, the Council’s previous action on October 18, 2005 to authorize staff to conduct an informal bid process to construct interim improvements to Barkentine/Sea Cove and other miscellaneous drainage improvements.

5.Commercial Refuse and Collection Agreement with Pizzo Masonry (Ramezani)

Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute a Non-exclusive Franchise Agreement for Commercial Refuse Collection and Disposal Services with Pizzo Masonry to be effective through December 31, 2005.

6. Bankcard Processing Services (Gyves)

Recommendation: 1) Approve the Merchant Application and Agreement with Payment Resources International, LLC for bankcard processing services for six months, with one-year renewable terms for a period of up to three years; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-____, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH PAYMENT RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL, LLC, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE TO IMPLEMENT THE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY.

7. Additions to the Consolidated Loan Between the City and Agency for Expenses Incurred During FY 04-05 (Gyves)

Recommendation: Receive and file the staff report, which provides information regarding the loan additions to the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency in the amount of $98,571 for expenses incurred by the City during FY04-05. The Consolidated Loan Agreement dated December 1, 2003 authorizes the loan additions.

8. Forrestal Nature Preserve – Funding for a Biological Survey (Mihranian)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-___, APPROVING A $7,000 BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR THE PREPARATION OF A BIOLOGICAL SURVEY BY THE PALOS VERDES PENINSULA LAND CONSERVANCY FOR PROPOSED TRAIL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AT THE FORRESTAL NATURE PRESERVE.

9. Claim Against the City by Eleazar Burgueno (Park)

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

10. Claim Against the City by Rudy Maus et. al. (Park)

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

11. Contract Amendment for Additional Sheriff Traffic Enforcement Services (Petru)

Recommendation: 1) Authorize the City Manager to sign the City’s Service Level Authorization for FY 05-06 to add an additional Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department traffic enforcement deputy during the p.m. and weekend shift; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- ___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING A REVISION TO RESOLUTION NO. 2005-53, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 05-06, AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF $81,748 TO THE PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM.

12.Neighborhood Beautification Grant Award - Cycle 16 (Holland)

Recommendation: Approve one additional grant application for the Monaco HOA Neighborhood Beautification Program totaling $4,500.

13. August 2005 Treasurer’s Report (McLean)

Recommendation: Receive and file the August 2005 Treasurer’s Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

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. Case No. ZON2004-00409 (Revision to Height Variation No. 884 and Amendment No. 2 to Tract No. 31617), Applicant/Property Owner: Sal Ahamed; Subject Property: 6270 Ocean Terrace Drive (Schonborn)

Recommendation: Conceptually approve the applicant’s proposed modifications, which would render a tract amendment no longer necessary, thereby eliminating the need to require the applicant to enter into an agreement to realign the trail; and continue the hearing to January 20, 2006 to allow the applicant to submit a revised plan for the City Council’s final approval.

16. Trump National Golf Club - Revision "Y" - Request for Temporary Opening of the Golf Course and Driving Range (Pfost)

Recommendation: 1) Hear and discuss the Applicant's request for a temporary opening of the golf course and driving range; and 2) Continue the public hearing to December 1, 2005 when the status of outstanding conditions remaining to be satisfied can effectively be evaluated.

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:

17. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)

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

18. Equestrian Committee Charter (Blumenthal)

Recommendation: The Equestrian Committee recommends that the City Council approve its proposed charter and list of officially assigned duties and responsibilities.

19. Request for Additional Funds for Engineering and Inspection Services for the Point Vicente Interpretive Center Expansion (Zaworski)
19A. Attachment

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NOS. 2005-___ AND 2005-___, APPROVING A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT OF $85,691 TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BUDGET FOR THE POINT VICENTE INTERPRETIVE CENTER EXPANSION PROJECT TO COVER ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, GEOTECHNICAL INSPECTION AND DESIGN COSTS.

20. Tract Map No. 52666 – Affordable Housing Agreement (Applicant: 3200 PVDW, LLC) (Mihranian)


Recommendation: Place the developer’s request to exercise the option to purchase an existing housing unit and convert it to affordable status (a "conversion" unit) rather than construct a new housing unit on hold until the Council has an opportunity to revisit its Affordable Housing Strategy to establish a preference for the construction of new units or the purchase of existing units to meet the City’s affordable housing goals.

21. Employee Health Insurance (Evans)

Recommendation: Authorize the substitution of a single Blue Cross PPO Medical Plan in place of the two Blue Cross PPO Medical Plans currently offered to City employees.

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

The City Council finds, based on advice from legal counsel, that discussion in open session will prejudice the position of the local agency in the litigation.

Existing Litigation:

G. C. Section 54956.9 (a)

The case of Kristina Oh, et al. v. The City of Rancho Palos Verdes, et al. (Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. YC047159).

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