Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda 02/04/06 02/04/06 Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda 02/04/06

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FEBRUARY 7, 2006 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA FEBRUARY 7, 2006 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA FEBRUARY 7, 2006 RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
FEBRUARY 7, 2006
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.

6:15 P.M. INTERVIEW APPLICANTS FOR PLANNING COMMISSION

7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2006-
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 434
FLAG SALUTE:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

CEREMONIAL: 1) Salute to Service - Daniel Mateik, Jr.; and 2) Presentation of Proclamation to Peninsula High School Football Coach Tony Uruburu

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

RECYCLE DRAWING:

PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)

CITY MANAGER REPORT:

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:

A. EMERGENCY STORM DRAIN PROJECTS

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.

2. Interim Improvements to Barkentine/Seacove and Other Miscellaneous Drainage Improvements (Dragoo)
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.

3. Notice of Completion for the Repair of Four Storm Drains (Dragoo)
Recommendation: Accept the work as complete.

4. Pontevedra Emergency Storm Drain Repairs (Dragoo)
Recommendation: Review and reconfirm by a four/fifths (4/5) vote, the Council’s previous action on December 6, 2005 to authorize staff to conduct an informal bid process to repair the Pontevedra storm drain line.

B. OTHER CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS

5. 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.

6. Approval of the Minutes (Petru)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes of August 16, 2005 and September 6, 2005.

7. Appointment of a Board Member to the Miraleste Recreation and Parks District (Petru)
Recommendation: Appoint Dr. David Feldman to the Miraleste Recreation & Parks District board until December 2009.

8. Adoption of Ordinance No. 433 – Generally Requiring Members of City Commissions and Committees to be Residents of the City, and Amending the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 433, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES GENERALLY REQUIRING THE MEMBERS OF CITY COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES TO BE RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.”

9. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues and provide direction to Staff, as appropriate.

10. Gifts for Parks (Waters)
Recommendation: Accept the Gifts for Parks donations and direct staff to prepare letters for the Mayor’s signature expressing the Council’s thanks and appreciation.

11. Grant Agreement Between the City and the California Department of Fish and Game (Rojas)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006-__, THEREBY ACCEPTING A GRANT OF $100,000, AND ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS THEREOF, ON BEHALF OF THE PALOS VERDES PENINSULA LAND CONSERVANCY (PVPLC) TO PERFORM BASELINE STUDIES REQUIRED FOR DEVELOPMENT OF THE NCCP PRESERVE HABITAT MANAGEMENT PLAN; 2) Execute an amendment to the existing Forrestal Management Agreement between the City and PVPLC to ensure that the PVPLC performs the work in accordance with the DFG-approved scope of work, budget and time frame; and 3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006-__, THEREBY APPROVING A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO ALLOW THE $100,000 IN GRANT MONIES TO BE PAID TO THE PVPLC THROUGH THE CITY.

12. Contract Renewal for Geotechnical Consulting Services (Rojas)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the proposed agreement with Zeiser Kling Consultants, Inc. to provide geology and geotechnical engineering consulting services on an as-needed basis to the City for an additional two years.

13. November 2005 Treasurer’s Report (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the November 2005 Treasurer’s Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

14. December 2005 Treasurer’s Report (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the December 2005 Treasurer’s Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

15. Register of Demands (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006-__, 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:

16. Code Amendment (Case No. ZON2004-00265) To Establish Regulations for The Use of Cargo Containers on Private and Public Property (Rojas)
Recommendation: Continue the public hearing to February 21, 2006.

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.)

9:30 PAUSE TO CONSIDER REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

17. Preservation of Equestrian Overlay (Q) Districts (Fox)
Recommendation: 1) Receive the report from Equestrian Committee regarding preservation of City’s Equestrian Overlay (Q) Districts; and, 2) Direct staff to take any appropriate action.

18. Site Drainage Review Procedures for New Construction (Bronold)
Recommendation: Receive and file report on the City’s current review procedures for site drainage on new construction projects.

19. Consider Changes to Westside Pilot Area Border Streets (Ramezani)
Recommendation: Consider possible trash and recycling day changes to Westside pilot area border streets, and direct staff to implement needed changes.

20. Residential Solid Waste Contract Options (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Consider the different residential solid waste contract renewal or extension options; and 2) Direct staff and the Residential Trash/Waste Hauling Contract Ad Hoc Committee to take appropriate action.

21. CLEEP Fund Expenditure Request (Petru)
Recommendation: Approve the recommendation from the Regional Law Enforcement Committee for CLEEP (California Law Enforcement Equipment Program) grant fund expenditures requested by the Lomita Sheriff’s Station.


22. Water Quality and Storm Drain User Fee Issues (McLean/Lynch) [This item was continued from the February 4, 2006 City Council Tactical Planning Workshop]
Recommendation: Discuss the impacts of a possible loss of the Water Quality and Storm Drain User Fee
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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)

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

Conference with Real Property Negotiators
G.C. 54956.8

Property: Assessor's Parcel Number 7573-004-026 (6359 Tarragon Road)
City Negotiators: Steve Wolowicz, Mayor; Peter Gardiner, Councilman; Les Evans, City Manager; Carol Lynch, City Attorney, and Regina Danner, Special Counsel
Negotiating Parties: Mr. Carmiel Cohen
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

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