Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda 11/15/05 11/15/05 Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda 11/15/05

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NOVEMBER 15, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA NOVEMBER 15, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
NOVEMBER 15, 2005 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

NOVEMBER 15, 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. 2005-119

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:

Presentation by the California Water Service Company

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 and May 31, 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. Southern California Gas Company Franchise Renewal – Resolution of Intention (Petru)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005- __, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES STATING THE CITY COUNCIL’S INTENTION TO GRANT A FRANCHISE TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY, A CORPORATION, THE RIGHT, PRIVILEGE AND FRANCHISE TO LAY AND USE PIPES AND APPURTENANCES FOR TRANSMITTING AND DISTRIBUTING GAS FOR ANY AND ALL PURPOSES UNDER, ALONG, ACROSS OR UPON THE PUBLIC STREETS, WAYS, AND ALLEYS, AS THE SAME NOW OR MAY HEREAFTER EXIST, WITHIN THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AND SETTING THE DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING THEREON.

6. Claim Against the City by Mercury Casualty Company for Grant Aheran (Park)

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

7. Claim Against the City by Arthur and Janetlou Connor (Park)

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

8. Claim Against the City by Century National Insurance for Anza Rents Tents (Park)

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

9. Parkland Dedication Fees for Final Parcel Map No. 25896 [Applicant: Wertheimer] (Mihranian)

Recommendation: Approve the acceptance of parkland dedication (Qumiby) fees for Final Parcel Map No. 25896, pursuant to the City’s parkland dedication fee formula in the amount of $9,146.66.

10. Update to the Pavement Management System Report (Holland)


Recommendation: 1) Authorize staff to negotiate a professional services contract to update the Pavement Management System Report with Willdan, for a not to exceed amount of $ 40,000; and, 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute professional services contract documents with Willdan.

11. Grant Funds From the California State Coastal Conservancy for the Purchase of Real Property (Rojas)

Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING THE APPLICATION AND ASSURANCES FOR $1.55 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDS FROM THE CALIFORNIA STATE COASTAL CONSERVANCY FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE "PORTUGUESE BEND" AND "AGUA AMARGA CANYON" PROPERTIES; 2) Authorize execution of the SCC grant agreement, including approval of all terms and conditions; and, 3) Approve an Irrevocable Offer to Dedicate, agreeing to dedicate said land for public use.

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. 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, 2845 San Ramon Drive] [Continued from September 20, 2005] (Schonborn)

Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, CERTIFYING THE NEGATIVE DECLARATION; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, APPROVING THE GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT; and 3) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, APPROVING THE ZONE CHANGE.

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:

14. Proposed Exhibit Funding for Point Vicente Interpretive Center (Starr)

Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-___, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2005-53 THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 05-06, AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF $520,000 FOR FABRICATION/INSTALLATION OF EXHIBITS AT THE POINT VICENTE INTERPRETIVE CENTER BY TAYLOR STUDIOS INC. AND CITY STAFF; EXPECTED TO BE OFFSET BY FUNDRAISING OVER A SIX YEAR PERIOD; 2) AWARD A CONTRACT TO TAYLOR STUDIOS INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $562,279 FOR PHASE 1 EXHIBIT FABRICATION/ INSTALLATION AT POINT VICENTE INTERPRETIVE CENTER; and, 3) Award a contract to CBM Consulting, Inc. in the amount of $70,000 for structural plan review/ construction management services for Point Vicente Interpretive Center Phase 1 exhibit fabrication/installation project.

15. Disaster Communications Facility Proposal (Park)

Recommendation: 1) Consider approving Plan "B" to establish a new facility for disaster communication operations on City Hall grounds and to connect this facility with a modular office proposed by Palos Verdes on the Net; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2005-__, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2005-53, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 05-06, TO INCREASE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF $52,338.

16. Storm Drain Rehabilitation Project Update; Palos Verdes Drive South, Crest/ Crestmont, Hawthorne/Silver Arrow (Dragoo)

16A. Attachment

Recommendation: 1) Find that an emergency exists, which will not permit the delay that will result from a competitive solicitation for bids, and that the actions recommended below are necessary to respond to the emergency; 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 2005-06, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S WATER QUALITY FLOOD PROTECTION PROGRAM; 3) Approve Change Order Number 2 to the Construction Contract with Sancon Technologies, Inc. in the amount of $459,700, for the Rancho Palos Verdes Storm Drain Rehabilitation Project; authorize extending the contract completion date to January 14, 2006; and, 4) Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute the approved change order for the emergency repairs.

17. Consideration and adoption of an urgency ordinance and introduction of a non-urgency ordinance revoking Section 15.20.040 K. of the Municipal Code related to construction of certain structures in the portion of the Landslide Moratorium Area, as outlined in blue on the landslide moratorium map on file in the City’s Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Department, which includes portions of Dauntless Drive, Exultant Drive, Admirable Drive and Palos Verdes Drive South, and revoking certain permits issued pursuant to Section 15.20.040 K. (Lynch/Evans)


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

Conference with Real Property Negotiators

G.C. 54956.8

Property negotiations with real property negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 regarding the following real property:

(1) Real property owned by Carmiel Cohen and identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number 7573-004-026 (6359 Tarragon Road). Negotiating parties, Les Evans, City Manager, regarding instructions to negotiators concerning price for purchasing real property. Negotiating parties may negotiate with the property owner set forth above.

(2) Real property owned by Mavis Dakin Trust and Rudy Maus and identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number 7573-008-024 (36 Seacove Drive). Negotiating parties, Les Evans, City Manager, regarding instructions to negotiators concerning price of acquiring an easement. Negotiating parties may negotiate with the property owner set forth above.

(3) Real property owned by Eugene and Theresa Rolle and identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number 7573-008-040 (38 Seacove Drive). Negotiating parties, Les Evans, City Manager, regarding instructions to negotiators concerning price of acquiring an easement. Negotiating parties may negotiate with the property owner set forth above.

(4) Real property owned by Shane and Corinne Hickson and Claudia Krikorian et. al. and identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number 7573-008-033 (vacant lot). Negotiating parties, Les Evans, City Manager, regarding instructions to negotiators concerning price of acquiring an easement. Negotiating parties may negotiate with the property owner set forth above.

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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