RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
DECEMBER 5, 2006
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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. 2006-89
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 452
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Selection of Mayor:
Selection of Mayor Pro Tem:
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:
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
A. EMERGENCY PROJECTS
1. City Hall Sewer Lateral Rehabilitation Project (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Review and reconfirm by a four/fifths (4/5) vote, the Council’s previous action on October 17, 2006, to authorize staff to proceed with repairs to the sewer lateral system at the City Hall complex.
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 February 21, 2006.
4. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: Continue this item to December 19, 2006.
5. Storm Drain Layer on Global Information System (GIS) (Vaish)
Recommendation: 1) Award a professional services contract to Lenocker and Associates for a not to exceed amount of $ 42,000; and, 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute professional services contract documents with Lenocker and Associates.
6. Notice of Completion for Point Vicente Interpretive Center Exhibits Project (Rosenfeld)
Recommendation: 1) Accept the work done by Taylor Studios Inc. for the fabrication and installation of the Point Vicente Interpretive Center exhibits project; and, 2) Authorize the City Clerk to file the attached Notice of Completion with the Los Angeles County Recorder; and if no claims are filed within 35 days of recordation of the Notice, City Clerk shall notify Taylor Studios to exonerate the Performance Bond.
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. Annual Renewal for Non-Exclusive Commercial Refuse Collection and Disposal
Services Agreement – 2007 (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute one-year non-exclusive commercial refuse collection and disposal services agreements with: Advanced Waste Systems, Inc., Allied Waste Services of North America, LLC, dba Allied Waste Services of Gardena, California Waste Services, CalMet Services, Inc., Consolidated Disposal Service, LLC, Easy Roll Off Services, EDCO Disposal Corporation, JJK Roll-Offs, Inc., Joe Pizzo, Inc., S & H Disposal Company, United Pacific Waste & Recycling Services, Universal Waste Systems, Inc., and USA Waste of California, Inc., dba Waste Management of Los Angeles, and West Coast Waste & Roll Off Service; and,
2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES LIMITING THE NUMBER OF HAULERS AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND RECYCLING SERVICES FROM COMMERCIAL PREMISES, AND ROLL OFF SERVICES TO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PREMISES IN THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES IN CALENDAR YEAR 2007.
9. Health Insurance Contributions (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- ; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING THE CITY’S MAXIMUM MONTHLY CONTRIBUTION AMOUNTS FOR EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS.
10. Claim Against the City by Susan Brooks (Park)
Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.
11. Claim Against the City by Vantage Point Association (Park)
Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.
12. 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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13. Proposed 2007-2008 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program (Huey)
Attachment: Public Hearing Notice
Attachment:Exhibit “A” – Eligible Activities
Attachment:Exhibit “B” – Ineligible Activities
Attachment: REACH Program Statement and Description
Attachment:Home Improvement Program Brochure - PDF
Recommendation: 1) Conduct a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed 2007-2008 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program; and, 2) Approve the proposed CDBG projects and budget; 3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute agreements for CDBG projects with the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission.
14. Planning Case No. ZON2004-00265: Amendment to Various Section of Title 17 (Zoning) to Regulate the Use of Cargo Containers on Public and Private Property (Fox)[Continued from November 7, 2006)
Recommendation: Continue this item to January 16, 2007.
15. Long Point (Terranea) Resort Hotel Project: ZON2006-00615 - Revision ‘E’ to Conditional Use Permit No. 215, et. al (Mihranian)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING REVISION ‘E’ TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 215, ET. AL. TO ALLOW AN UPDATED AND REVISED SITE PLAN, GRADING PLAN AND PUBLIC AMENITIES PLAN FOR THE LONG POINT RESORT HOTEL AND APPROVING NEW AND MODIFIED CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL ASSOCIATED WITH THE UPDATED PROJECT PLANS.
16. Appeal of Denial of Planning Case No. ZON2005-00610 (Height Variation and Site
Plan Review): Request to Overturn the Planning Commission’s Denial of 962 Square-Foot 1st-Floor Additions, a 1,292-Square-Foot 2nd-Floor Addition, a New Front Porch and Two (2) New Covered Patios for an Existing 1-Story Single-Family Residence (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 DENIAL OF THE REQUESTED HEIGHT VARIATION AND SITE PLAN REVIEW (CASE NO. ZON2005-00610).
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
17. Consideration of an Ordinance of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes Regulating Solicitation within the City (Lynch)
Recommendation: Read Ordinance No. , “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REGARDING SOLICITATION WITHIN THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE” by title only, waive further reading, and introduce the ordinance.
18. City Council Meeting Schedule (Petru)
Recommendation: Consider canceling the Tuesday, January 2, 2007 City Council meeting.
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.
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