RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
DECEMBER 19, 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. 2006-94
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 452
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
CEREMONIAL: 1) Presentations to retiring City Manager Les Evans; and 2) Acknowledgement of the American Public Works Association Award for the Point Vicente Interpretive Center Expansion Project
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
CITY MANAGER REPORT:
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
A. EMERGENCY PROJECTS
1. City Hall Sewer Lateral Rehabilitation Project (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 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 October 3, 2006.
4. Status of Solid Waste Procurement Consultant, R3 Consulting Group, Inc. (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Increase the authorization for professional services provided by R3 Consulting Group, Inc. related to the preparation of a Request for Proposals for residential and commercial solid waste and recycling contract, evaluation and negotiations with proposers in the amount not to exceed $25,000; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2006-41, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY06-07, TO INCREASE THE BUDGET IN THE WASTE REDUCTION FUND.
5. Request for Waiver of the Application Fee for a Remedial Grading Permit for Landslide Stabilization on Property Located at 2 West Pomegranate Road (Planning Case No. ZON2006-00633) (Fox)
Recommendation: Grant the requested fee waiver.
6. Joint Host for California Contract Cities Association General Meeting (Park)
Recommendation: 1) Approve hosting the February 2007 California Contract Cities Association general dinner meeting with the Cities of Lomita and Rolling Hills Estates; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2006-41, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 06-07, TO INCREASE THE COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,500.
7. This item was removed from the agenda.
8. Approve County Storm Drain Grant Agreement (Dragoo) - PDF
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, CITY CLERK AND CITY ATTORNEY TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF CATCH BASIN TRASH EXCLUDERS FUNDED THROUGH THE PROPOSITION 50-SANTA MONICA BAY RESTORATION GRANT PROGRAM.
9. Cable Television Franchise Productions – 2007 (Evans)
Recommendation: Approve the proposed list of topics for all City-sponsored Special Event Shoots and Public Service Announcements for 2007.
10. Contract Extension CBM Consulting, Inc. (Dragoo)
Recommendation: Authorize a change to the contract with CBM Consulting, Inc. to increase the dollar amount of the contract for Professional Services up to an additional $113,000 for assistance in the administration of the Water Quality and Flood Protection Program.
11. 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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12. Five (5) Year Extension of Conditional Large Domestic Animal Permit No. 002 (Case No. ZON2004-00433); Applicant: Ride-to-Fly, Property Owner: George and Leanne Twidwell (Sohn)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2006- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING A FIVE (5) YEAR EXTENSION OF CONDITIONAL LARGE DOMESTIC ANIMAL PERMIT NO. 002, WHICH ALLOWS RIDE-TO-FLY TO MAINTAIN FOUR HORSES AND OPERATE A THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM ON A 1.16-ACRE PARCEL WITHIN THE PORTUGUESE BEND COMMUNITY (50 NARCISSA DRIVE).
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.)
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
13. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues, and provide direction to staff regarding draft comments on the EIR on Rolling Hills Estates Peninsula Village Overlay Zone (PVOZ).
14. Channel 33 Governance (Evans)
Attachment: Channel 33 Governance PDF
Recommendation: 1) Consider and select an alternative for interim and long-term governance; 2) Consider and select an alternative for interim and long-term programming; and, 3) Continue to operate Channel 33 under the Interim Policies previously adopted by City Council.
15. Establishment of an Oversight Committee for the Water Quality and Flood Protection Program (McLean)
Recommendation: Consider whether to establish an Oversight Committee for the Water Quality and Flood Protection program during 2007 and transfer certain responsibilities from the Finance Advisory Committee to it.
16. Purchase of Tax Defaulted Property (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign an agreement to purchase tax-defaulted property for five vacant parcels totaling 47.83 acres located north and south of Montelmalaga Drive, between Mossbank Road and Via Campesina.
17. Appoint an Interim City Manager and Set a Date for Interviews of City Manager Candidates (Evans)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the Mayor to sign the letter appointing Paul Bussey as Interim City Manager; and, 2) Set a date for interviews of City Manager Candidates.
COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
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.
Concerning the property located at 31 Narcissa Drive based on the underlying fact that Patrick K. Tillman filed a claim on behalf of the property owners on August 11, 2006. Potential Number of Cases: 1
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