RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
JULY 18, 2006
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: THE MAYOR HAS CALLED A SPECIAL MEETING TO BEGIN THE CLOSED SESSION AT 5:30 P.M. SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2006-53
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 441
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:
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 the Minutes (Petru)
Recommendation: Approve the minutes of July 8, 2006.
3. Professional Services Agreement with Gerard J. Quinn & Associates for Disaster Grant Management and Recovery Services (Park)
Recommendation: 1) Award a Professional Services Agreement to Gerard J. Quinn & Associates in an amount not to exceed $15,000 for disaster grant management and recovery services; and 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement with Gerard J. Quinn & Associates.
4. Approval of Lease Extension Between the City and Montessori School of Rancho Palos Verdes (Waters)
Recommendation: Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute the lease agreement between the City and Montessori School of Rancho Palos Verdes.
5. Notice of Completion for City Hall Parking Lot Resurfacing Project (Vaish)
Recommendation: 1) Accept the work as complete; 2) Authorize the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder; and if no claims are filed within 35 days after recordation, and upon the contractor posting an acceptable warranty bond, notice the surety company to exonerate the Payment and Performance bonds; and 3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to release the 10% retention payment, to Hardy and Harper, Inc., 35 days after recordation of the Notice of Completion by the County Recorder contingent upon no claims being filed on the project, and the contractor posting an acceptable warranty bond.
6. Purchase of Standby Generator for City Hall Complex (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize an equipment purchase from Cummins Cal Pacific, LLC, Inc. to obtain a 140-kilowatt emergency generator, transfer switch and start-up services at a cost of $61,562 and authorize staff to spend an additional $358 for 5 year parts/labor comprehensive warranty and $2,080 for possible additional work or unforeseen conditions for a total authorization not to exceed $64,000; and, 2) Authorize the Director of Public Works to enter into a purchase agreement with Cummins Cal Pacific, LLC for an amount not to exceed $64,000.
7. 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.
8. 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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9. Conformance with the 2006 L.A. County Congestion Management Program (CMP) (Sohn)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006 -__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ADOPTING THE CITY’S 2006 LOCAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT (LDR) AND SELF-CERTIFYING THE CITY’S CONFORMANCE WITH THE 2006 CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (CMP) FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY.
10. Trump National Golf Club - Revision "AA" - Request for a temporary 3-month opening of the Golf Course and Driving Range (Pfost)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING ADDENDUM NO. 22 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 GRADING PERMIT NO. 1541 TO ALLOW AN ADDITIONAL 3-MONTH EXTENSION TO THE OPERATION OF THE GOLF COURSE AND DRIVING RANGE.
9:30 PAUSE TO CONSIDER REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
11. Proposed View Restoration Guideline Revisions (Alvarez)
Recommendation: Continue the public hearing to August 1, 2006.
12. California Coastal Commission PVIC Tour (Evans)
Recommendation: Consider the request of Councilman Clark to host a reception and tour of the Point Vicente Interpretive Center for the California Coastal Commission.
13. Gang Suppression, Prevention and Intervention Sales Tax Initiative (Evans)
Recommendation: Consider support of the Los Angeles County Gang Suppression, Prevention and Intervention Sales Tax Initiative.
COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 9:30 A.M. in the Community Room at City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, to interview a consulting firm to conduct the recruitment for City Manager.
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST
Based on Government Code Section 54954.5
(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)
Concerning the houses located at 40 and 41 Cherry Hill Lane that have moved onto Redevelopment Agency property located seaward of Palos Verdes Drive South. Potential Number of Cases: 2
Conference with Real Property Negotiator
Property: APN #7572-004-030 (vacant lot on Cherry Hill Lane)
City Negotiators: City Manager, Assistant City Manager and City Attorney
Negotiating Parties: Ms. Terry Turner
Under Negotiation: To give directions to negotiators regarding price and terms of payment
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, Los Angeles County Superior Court. Case No. YS010425.
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NOTE: Staff reports are available for inspection at City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday – Thursday and 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Friday. The agenda and staff reports can also be viewed at Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours: Monday – Friday from 9:00 A.M. until dusk; Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. until dusk.