RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
SEPTEMBER 18, 2007
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2007-98
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 464
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: National Preparedness Month
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
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 STORM DRAIN PROJECT
1. Mossbank Storm Drain Rehabilitation (Bell)
Recommendation: Review and reconfirm by a four/fifths (4/5) vote, the Council’s previous action on August 21, 2007, authorizing staff to proceed with emergency repairs to the Mossbank Drive storm drain.
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 (Morreale)
Recommendation: Approve the Minutes of the June 5, 2007 Regular Meeting.
4. Adoption of Ordinance No. 463 - Code Amendment (Case Nos. ZON2007-00076 and ZON2007-00311) Miscellaneous Code Amendment (Fox)
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 463, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS OF CHAPTERS 17.02, 17.06, 17.48, 17.60, 17.78 AND 17.84 OF TITLE 17 (ZONING) OF THE CITY’S MUNICIPAL CODE.
5. Approval of Membership in the California JPIA for the Pomona Valley Transportation Authority and the Marin County Open Space District (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor, as the City Council’s delegate to the California Joint Powers Insurance Agency, to vote in favor of the Pomona Valley Transportation Authority and the Marin County Open Space District being accepted as new members.
6. FY06-07 Continuing Appropriations and Year-End Budget Adjustments (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) 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 REDUCE THE BUDGET FOR APPROVED CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2007-70, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY07-08, TO INCREASE THE BUDGET FOR APPROVED CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS; and, 3) 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 ADJUST THE BUDGET IN THE GENERAL FUND, THE PROPOSITION A FUND, THE SUBREGION ONE MAINTENANCE FUND, AND THE WATER QUALITY FLOOD PROTECTION FUND.
7. Third System Performance Audit of the 2000 Cable Television Franchise Agreement with Cox Communications (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-____, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, MAKING FINDINGS IN CONNECTION WITH THE THIRD SCHEDULED SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE 2000 CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH COX COMMUNICATIONS.
8. Purchase of Tax Defaulted Property on East Crest Road (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF TAX-DEFAULTED PROPERTY AND AMENDING RESOLUTION 2007-70, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT OF $5,500 TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND.
9. 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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PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
10. Management Consultant for the Organization-Wide Management Assessment (Lehr) - PDF
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Management Partners, Inc. to conduct an organization-wide management assessment.
11. Application for State of California Recreational Trails Grant for the Sunnyside Segment Trail Connection and Trailhead and Trail Improvements at the Forrestal Nature Preserve (Mihranian/Mikhail/Ramezani) - PDF
Attachment - Trail Grants Exhibit 1 - PDF
Attachment - Trail Grants Exhibit 2 - PDF
Attachment - Trail Grants Exhibit 3 - PDF
Attachment - Trail Grants Exhibit 4 - PDF
Attachment - Trail Grants Exhibit 5 - PDF
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ADOPTING A NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE PROPOSED SUNNYSIDE SEGMENT TRAIL CONNECTION PROJECT; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ADOPTING A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE PROPOSED TRAILHEAD AND TRAIL IMPROVEMENTS AT THE FORRESTAL NATURE PRESERVE; and 3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDS FROM THE STATE RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM AND APPROVING THE ALLOCATION OF 12% MATCHING FUNDS FOR THE APPROVED GRANT PROJECTS, IF THE GRANT FUNDS ARE AWARDED.
12. Expenditure of Affordable Housing Funds (Pfost)
Recommendation: Direct Staff to pursue a combined program of actions to expend its surplus affordable housing funds, including: 1) continue to evaluate the development potential of an affordable housing component as part of the RDA’s Crestridge site; 2) implementation of a rental subsidy program managed by a non-profit housing agency; 3) purchase of existing residential units for the conversion to affordable housing units; and, 4) a “silent second” loan program for qualified (low income) first time homebuyers.
13. Council Committees – Channel 33 and Cable Franchise Agreement Extension (Petru)
Recommendation: 1) Change the name of the existing “Channel 33 Cable TV/Cox Contract Renewal” standing committee to “Channel 33 Cable TV,” with Mayor Long and Councilman Gardiner continuing to serve on this committee; 2) Create a new ad hoc committee called “Cable Franchise Agreement Extension;” and, 3) Mayor Pro Tem Stern, acting on behalf of Mayor Long who has recused from participating on this item, shall appoint two Council members to serve on the new ad hoc committee.
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 & 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 Real Property Negotiators
1. 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; Mayor Pro Tem Stern; Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement; Mike Kilroy; Barbara Dye, Bill Swank, and Henry Jurgens
Negotiating Parties: York Long Point Associates
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment
2. Purchase of an easement from the Palos Verdes Bay Club:
Property: Subsurface easement for storm drain purposes at 32821 Seagate Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.
City Negotiators: City Manager; City Attorney; Director of Public Works
Negotiating Parties: Board of Directors of the Palos Verdes Bay Club
Under Negotiation: Price
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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.
You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/RPV.