Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda June 5, 2007 Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda June 5, 2007 Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda -June 5 2007

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JUNE 5, 2007 RANCHO RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA JUNE 5, 2007 RANCHO RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA JUNE 5, 2007 RANCHO RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
JUNE 5, 2007
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2007-58
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 459
FLAG SALUTE:

CEREMONIAL: Presentation of City Tiles to Outgoing Committee/Commission Members

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

RECYCLE DRAWING:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

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 (Morreale)
Recommendation: Approve the Minutes of February 17, 2007 Adjourned Regular Meeting, February 20, 2007 Regular Meeting, February 24, 2007 Adjourned Regular Meeting, and May 15, 2007 Adjourned Regular Meeting.

3. Notice of Completion for Palos Verdes Drive South Slurry Seal 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 Pavement Coatings Company, 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.

4. 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.

5. Purchase of Cherryhill Lot (Petru)
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the results of the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment conducted for eight (8) lots on Cherryhill Lane; and 2) Authorize staff to proceed with the purchase of the Turner lot (APN # 7572-004-030) unless the title report reveals a defect in the property’s title.

6. 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 $10,000 for disaster grant management and recovery services; and 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Agreement with Gerard J. Quinn & Associates.

7. Approval of Agreement Between the City and the Portuguese Bend Cooperative Nursery School (Waters)
Recommendation: Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute the agreement between the City and the Portuguese Bend Cooperative Nursery School for the 2007-2008 school year.

8. Grant Application for Fourth Supervisorial District Excess Funds (Ramezani)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION 2007- __ A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDS FROM THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY REGIONAL PARK AND OPEN SPACE DISTRICT FOR FOURTH SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT EXCESS FUNDING FOR REHABILITATION OF THE POINT VICENTE NEIGHBORHOOD TRAIL AND TRAIL IMPROVEMENTS AT THE FORRESTAL NATURE PRESERVE.

9. Construction Contract for Residential Street Overlay and Slurry Seal Project (Area 9) (Vaish)-PDF
Recommendation: 1) Approve construction plans; 2) Award a contract for the construction of the Residential Street Overlay and Slurry Seal Project to Sequel Contractor, Inc. for the contract bid amount of $1,487,142.25, and authorize a contingency in the amount of $148,272.75 for possible extra work or unforeseen conditions, for a total authorization of $1,635,415; 3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with Sequel Contractors, Inc.; 4) Approve project Change Order No. 1 to Sequel Contractor, Inc. to reduce the scope of work by the amount of $75,000 to $1,412,142.25 (attached); 5) Award a contract to CBM Consulting, for the Contract Management, and Inspection services in an amount not to exceed $70,000; and 6) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with CBM Consulting.

10. Reject Bids – Palos Verdes Drive East Drainage Improvements – Sunnyside Ridge Road (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Reject all bids received on May 2, 2007 for the installation of approximately 3060 linear feet of storm drain line and the associated outfall and curb inlets and asphalt paving; 2) Request staff to revise the project plans and specifications and re-advertise the project.

11. Membership in the Los Angeles Stormwater Quality Partnership (LASQP) (Bell)
Recommendation: Join the partnership and approve the attached MOU.

12. Item removed from the Agenda.

13. April 2007 Treasurer’s Report (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the April 2007 Treasurer’s Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

14. Register of Demands (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007- , 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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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

15. Citywide Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District (Huey)
Recommendation: 1) Conduct a public hearing on the proposed levy and collection of assessments within the Citywide Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District for fiscal year 2007-08 and the Engineer’s Report prepared in connection therewith; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007- _____, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND CONFIRMING A DIAGRAM AND ASSESSMENT FOR THE 2007-08 FISCAL YEAR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITYWIDE LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT PURSUANT TO THE LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING ACT OF 1972, PART 2 OF DIVISION 15 OF THE CALIFORNIA STREETS AND HIGHWAYS CODE.

16. Appeal of Grading Permit and Site Plan Review (Case No. ZON2005-00593), Landowner: Jamie Blessum; Appellants: Rod and Rebecca White, Harry & Peggy Fussganger, Ruperto & Lula Elpusan; Site Address: 29664 Grandpoint Lane [Continued from February 20, 2007] (Sohn)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF CASE NO. ZON2005-00593, AS AMENDED BY THE APPLICANT, TO ALLOW THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW RESIDENCE, ASSOCIATED GRADING, AND RETAINING WALLS AT 29664 GRANDPOINT LANE, A VACANT LOT.

17. Master Schedule of Fees and Charges for City Services (Gyves)
Attachment: Resolution 2007 & Exhibit One - PDF
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ADOPTING A MASTER SCHEDULE OF FEES AND CHARGES FOR CITY SERVICES.

18. Residential Solid Waste and Recycling Rate Adjustments for USA Waste of California DBA Waste Management of Los Angeles for FY07-08 (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the maximum rates that USA Waste of California dba Waste Management of Los Angeles can charge single-family customers in FY 07-08; 2) Approve the maximum rates that USA Waste of California dba Waste Management of Los Angeles can charge multi-family customers in FY 07-08; 3) Increase USA Waste of California dba Waste Management of Los Angeles’s FY 07-08 approved single-family rates by $0.69/month/account for extraordinary rate increase for fuel costs. This is in addition to the $0.26/month per account that was approved in FY 06-07; 4) Approve increasing USA Waste of California dba Waste Management of Los Angeles’s FY 07-08 approved multi-family rates by $0.95/month per bin for extraordinary rate increase for fuel costs; and, 5) Increase the City’s FY 07-08 Collector Fee by $27,260. This includes the Collector Fee on the fuel charges.

19. Residential Solid Waste and Recycling Rate Adjustments for Universal Waste Systems, Inc. for FY07-08 (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the maximum rate that Universal Waste Systems, Inc. can charge single-family accounts in FY 07-08; 2) Approve the maximum rate that Universal Waste Systems, Inc. can charge multi-family customers in FY 07-08; 3) Increase Universal Waste Systems, Inc.’s approved FY 07-08 single-family rates for an extraordinary rate increase for fuel in the amount of $1.36 per month per account; 4) Approve increasing Universal Waste Systems, Inc.’s approved FY 07-08 multi-family rates by $1.36/month per bin for extraordinary rate increase for fuel costs; and, 5) Increase the City’s FY 07-08 Collector Fee by $1,785. This includes the Collector Fee for the fuel charges.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

20. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: 1) Review the current status of border issues; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY SUPPORTING THE CITY OF ROLLING HILLS ESTATES’ IMPOSITION OF A TEMPORARY DEVELOPMENT MORATORIUM ON THE AREA WITHIN THE PROPOSED PENINSULA VILLAGE OVERLAY ZONE.

21. Moratorium on Certain Development within the Landslide Moratorium Area (Lynch/Rojas)
Attachment: ORDINANCE NO. ___U
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. ____U, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES REPEALING URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 427U AND URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 439U AND AMENDING SECTION 15.20.040 K OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE AND DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF.

22. PVDS Road Signage at the Landslide Area (Motahari)
Recommendation: 1) Approve removal of the existing road signage and replacement of the new signage recommended by the consulting Traffic Engineer; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2007-_______, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, FOR NEW BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006-07 IN THE AMOUNT OF $19,000 WITH A $5,000 CONTINGENCY FOR A TOTAL OF $24,000.

23. Palos Verdes Drive South Landslide (East End) Road Reconstruction (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Based on the facts set forth in this report, find that an emergency exists which will not permit a delay from a competitive solicitation for bids and that the actions taken below are necessary to respond to the emergency; 2) Authorize the Director of Public Works to approve a Change Order to an existing contract with Hardy and Harper Inc., to reconstruct a portion of the roadway within the Landslide on Palos Verdes Drive South; 3) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2007-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2006-41, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006-07, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND AND STREET MAINTENANCE FUND – PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM for the reconstruction of Palos Verdes Drive South within the Portuguese Bend Landslide; and, 4) Authorize the expenditure of up to $153,170 for the roadway reconstruction.

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.)

COUNCIL DISCUSSION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:

ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to Tuesday, June 19, 2007, at 6:30 PM to interview candidates for the Finance Advisory Committee in the Fireside Room at Hesse Park.

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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.

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