RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
MAY 2, 2006
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 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. 2006-27
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 440
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on 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.)
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)
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
A. EMERGENCY STORM DRAIN PROJECTS
1. Pontevedra Emergency Storm Drain Repairs (Holland)
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
2. 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.
3. Approval of the Minutes (Petru)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes of October 4, 2005 and October 18, 2005.
4. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues and provide direction to Staff, as appropriate.
5. Used Oil Recycling Block Grant for FY 2006-07 (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the application of the FY 2006-07 (12th Cycle) used oil block grant to continue the used oil and filter recycling program for City of Rancho Palos Verdes (City) residents; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS TO EXECUTE ANY AGREEMENTS, CONTRACTS, AND REQUESTS FOR PAYMENT AS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAM.
6. Release of Trust Deposit 413 (Vaish)
Recommendation: Release of Trust Deposit 413 for Tract No. 38512, in the amount of $30,520 for construction along Palos Verdes Drive South.
7. Budget Adjustment for Additional Geologic Services Related to the Current Landslide Moratorium Area Geologic Study (Rojas)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING A $50,000 BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR ADDITIONAL GEOLOGIC SERVICES RELATED TO THE CURRENTLY ONGOING LANDSLIDE MORATORIUM AREA GEOLOGIC STUDY.
8. American Cancer Society/Palos Verdes Peninsula Relay for Life (Gray)
Recommendation: Consider approval of the City’s participation in publicizing and participating in the 2006 Palos Verdes Peninsula Relay for Life.
9. Budget Adjustment for Purchase of Studio Equipment (Holt)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2005-53, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY05-06, TO ADJUST APPROPRIATIONS IN THE CHANNEL 33 BUDGET.
10. Port Pollution Reduction Senate Bills 764, 763, 762, 761, and 760 [Senator Lowenthal] (Park)
Recommendation: Receive status update on Senator Lowenthal’s port pollution reduction legislative bills.
11. This item has been pulled from the agenda.
12. March 2006 Treasurer’s Report (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the March 2006 Treasurer’s Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.
13. 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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14. Trump National Golf Club - Revision "Z" - Request for a modification to the Golf Course to allow an increase in height for Waterfall #1 and a new back tee for Hole #2 [Continued from April 18, 2006] (Pfost).
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING ADDENDUM NO. 21 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT NO. 36; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 163 TO PERMIT AN INCREASE IN HEIGHT FOR WATERFALL #1 AND A NEW BACK TEE FOR HOLE #2.
15. Appeal of Planning Case No. ZON2003-00620 [La Charite, 6010 Ocean Terrace Drive] (Fox)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES DENYING THE APPEAL AND UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF PLANNING CASE NO. ZON2003-00620.
9:30 PAUSE TO CONSIDER REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
16. City Manager Succession Plan (Evans)
Recommendation: Develop a strategy for the recruitment and selection of a City Manager.
17. Community Advisory Board for Ponte Vista (Evans)
Recommendation: Appoint three citizens to Councilwoman Janice Hahn’s Community Advisory board for Ponte Vista.
COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Saturday, May 13, 2006 at 9:00 AM for a Community Leaders’ Breakfast at Fred Hesse Community Park.
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/Agency finds, based on advice from legal counsel, that discussion in open session will prejudice the position of the local agency in the litigation:
Name of Case: Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes: U. S. District Court.
Case No. 02-5424-RSWL
A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council/Agency on the advice of its legal counsel, based on the below-described facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the City Council/Agency:
Facts and circumstances that might result in litigation but which the City/Agency believes are not yet known to potential plaintiff or plaintiffs.
Potential Number of Cases: 2
Public Employee Performance Evaluation
Title: City Manager
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