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JANUARY 30, 2007 RANCHO RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA MONDAY,JANUARY 30, 2007 RANCHO RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2007 RANCHO RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING
JANUARY 30, 2007
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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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. 2007-03
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 453
FLAG SALUTE:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

RECYCLE DRAWING:

PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)

CITY MANAGER REPORT:

NEW BUSINESS:

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 March 7, 2006 and March 21, 2006.

3. Notice of Completion - City Hall Sewer Lateral Rehabilitation (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Accept the work as complete; 2) Authorize the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder; 3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION 2006-41, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006-2007, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT OF $9,959.85 TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND FOR THE REPAIR OF SEWER LATERALS AT THE CITY HALL COMPLEX; and, 4) Authorize the Director of Public Finance to release payment in full to Bob and Marc Plumbing in the amount of $60,359.85.

4. Notice of Completion – McCarrell Canyon Channel Improvements (Dragoo)
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 S.P. Pazargad Engineering Construction, 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.

5. Notice of Completion for the Fence Repair Project at PVIC and Abalone Cove Shoreline Park (Bell)
Recommendation: 1) Accept the work done by Harris Steel Fence for the repair of the cliff top fence at PVIC and Abalone Cove Shoreline Park as completed; 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 Harris Steel Fence to exonerate both the Payment and Performance Bonds; and, 3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to release the 10% retention payment to Harris Steel Fence, 35 days after recordation of the Notice of Completion by the City Clerk at the Los Angeles County Recorder’s office, contingent on no claims being filed against the project.

6. Approval of Membership in the California JPIA for Area B Disaster Management (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor, as the City Council’s delegate to the California Joint Powers Insurance Agency, to vote in favor of Area B Disaster Management being accepted as a new member.

7. OTS Grant Application (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Accept the attached Office of Traffic Safety grant application and approve its use should the grant be awarded; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES SUPPORTING THE APPLICATION TO THE STATE OFFICE OF TRAFFIC SAFETY GRANT APPLICATION.

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

8. Appeal of Approval of Planning Case No. ZON2006-00227-Revision (Non-Commercial Amateur Radio Antenna Permit): Request to Overturn the Planning Commission’s Approval of a 112.67-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. 2007- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES DENYING THE APPEAL AND UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S APPROVAL OF THE REQUESTED NON-COMMERCIAL AMATEUR RADIO ANTENNA PERMIT.

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:

9. Forrestal Management Plan (Mihranian)
Recommendation: 1) Forward the Forrestal Advisory Board’s recommended amendments to the Forrestal Trails Plan to allow bicycle use on the Flying Mane (A14), Mariposa (A15), Cristo Que Viento (A16), Pirate (L1), Coolheights (L2), Quarry (L3) and Basalt (L4) trail segments to the Public Use Master Plan (PUMP) Committee for review as part of the overall Portuguese Bend Nature Preserve; 2) Amend the Trails Network Plan to reroute the Canyon View Trail (A13), as recommended by the Forrestal Advisory Board; 3) Approve the proposed 2007 Trails Project List; and, 4) Receive and file the 2005-2006 Annual Report submitted by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy.

10. Authorization for the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to file a Sign Permit Application to Install a Permanent Sign on City Property (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to sign the Sign Permit application to allow the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to seek approval for a sign on vacant City-owned property located on the north side of Silver Spur Road, northwest of the intersection with Crenshaw Boulevard.

11. Oversight Committee for the Water Quality and Flood Protection Program – Scope of Responsibilities (McLean)
Recommendation: Adopt the proposed scope of responsibilities of the Oversight Committee for the Water Quality and Flood Protection program.

12. Emergency Communication Center Antenna (Park)
Recommendation: If Council decides to continue or uphold the appeal of Planning Commission Case No. ZON2006-00227 Revision for the non-commercial amateur radio antenna permit, no action on this item is necessary. Otherwise, if Council denies the appeal, staff requests Council consideration to ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2006-41, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY06-07, TO INCREASE THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM BUDGET BY $22, 300 FOR THE EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION CENTER ANTENNA ASSEMBLY.

13. Clarification of the City’s Expense Reimbursement Policies for City Officials (Lynch)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING AND RESTATING ITS EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT AND USE OF PUBLIC RESOURCES POLICY.

14. City Council Rules of Procedure (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING THE CITY COUNCIL RULES OF PROCEDURE AND RECINDING RESOLUTION NO. 2006-06.

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:

Existing Litigation:
G.C. 54956.9(a)

Name of Case: Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County Superior Court. Case No. YS010425.

Conference with Real Property Negotiators
G.C. 54956.8

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, Mike Kilroy, Barbara Dye and Bill Swank
Negotiating Parties: York Long Point Associates
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

American with Disabilities Act: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you require a disability-related modification or accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 310 544-5208 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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.