RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
OCTOBER 17, 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. 2006-79
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 449
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 June 6, 2006.
3. Appeal of Approval of Planning Case No. ZON2006-00227 (Non-Commercial Amateur Radio Antenna Permit): Request to Overturn the Planning Commission’s Approval of a 69.8-Foot-Tall Amateur Radio Antenna Tower and 280-Square-Foot Emergency Communications Center Adjacent to the “Palos Verdes On The Net” Studio Building in Upper Point Vicente Park (Fox)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , DENYING THE APPEAL AND UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S APPROVAL (PLANNING CASE NO. ZON2006-00227), AND REMANDING THE APPLICATION TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION FOR CONSIDERATION OF AN ANTENNA TOWER AND ARRAY WITH A NESTING TOWER HEIGHT OF 55 FEET THAT WILL NEST AT NO MORE THAN 69.8 FEET IN OVERALL HEIGHT, BUT MAY BE EXTENDED UP TO 100 FEET IN OVERALL HEIGHT IN THE EVENT OF A DECLARED EMERGENCY.
4. This item has been pulled from the agenda.
5. Donations to Palos Verdes Peninsula High School (Petru)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize staff to place a full-page color advertisement in the 2007 Palos Verdes Peninsula High School Yearbook for a cost of $500; 2) Authorize staff to make a $500 donation to Palos Verdes Peninsula High School’s GRAD Nite 2007; and 3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006 - , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2006-41, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 06-07, FOR A $1,000 BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND.
6. 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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7. Trump National Golf Club - Revision "CC" - Request for a temporary 3-month opening of the Golf Course and Driving Range (Pfost)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , APPROVING ADDENDUM NO. 22 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT NO. 36; and,
2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , AMENDING GRADING PERMIT NO. 1541 TO ALLOW AN ADDITIONAL 3-MONTH EXTENSION TO THE OPERATION OF THE GOLF COURSE AND DRIVING RANGE.
PAUSE TO CONSIDER REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
8. Utilities/Maintenance Costs for the PVNET Modular Building (Evans)
Recommendation: Receive and file.
9. City Webpage for Pending Lawsuits (Evans)
Recommendation: Consider placing the pleadings for all pending lawsuits against the City on the City’s website.
10. Format of City Council Minutes (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the City Clerk’s Office to prepare summary minutes for all televised City Council meetings and detailed minutes of all non-televised City Council meetings.
11. Minutes of Closed Sessions (Lynch/Evans/Petru)
Recommendation: Give direction regarding whether the City Council would like the City Attorney to prepare a resolution directing the City Clerk to deputize one or more individuals as deputy City Clerks and designating the individuals as the persons who will attend closed session meetings of the City Council to prepare verbatim minutes of the closed sessions.
12. Nomination for the League of Women Voters’ Certificate of Commendation (Petru)
Recommendation: Nominate a woman who is a citizen volunteer in the community to receive the League of Women Voters’ Certificate of Commendation.
13. City Hall Sewer Lateral Rehabilitation Project (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Find that an emergency exists, which will not permit the delay that will result from a formal solicitation for bids, and that the actions recommended are necessary to respond to the emergency; and, 2) Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute a contract with Bob and Marc Plumbing to repair the City Hall Complex sewer lateral system at a cost of $30,400 and authorize the Director of Public Works to spend up to $20,000 for additional repairs to the lateral system and for unforeseen conditions for a total authorization not to exceed $50,400.
14. Consideration of an Ordinance of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes Repealing Ordinance No. 446U, Amending Ordinance No. 445, and Amending Sections of the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code Relating to the Issuance of Business Permits (Lynch)
Recommendation: 1) Read Ordinance No. 445 “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 446U, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 445, AND AMENDING SECTIONS OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF BUSINESS PERMITS” by title only, waive further reading, and introduce the ordinance; and 2) Read Ordinance No. U, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 446U, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 445, AND AMENDING SECTIONS OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF BUSINESS PERMITS, AND ADOPTING FINDINGS OF URGENCY” by title only, waive further reading, and adopt the ordinance.
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/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.
Conference with Real Property Negotiators
Potential purchase of open space:
Property: Filiorum: APN 7572-012-024, 7572-012-028, 7572-012-029, 7573-003-016, 7581-023-031, 7581-023-029, 7572-002-022
City Negotiators: City Manager; City Attorney; and, Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement, Bill Ailor, Barbara Dye and Bill Swank
Negotiating Parties: York Long Point Associates
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment
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