Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda September 4, 2007 Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda September 4, 2007 Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda -September 4, 2007

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OCTOBER 16, 2007 RANCHO RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA OCTOBER 16, 2007 RANCHO RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA OCTOBER 16, 2007 RANCHO RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

OCTOBER 16, 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. 2007-109
                                                                                                NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 464
FLAG SALUTE:                                                      

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Progress Report: Organizational Assessment

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:        

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 19, 2007 Special/Regular Meeting, July 3, 2007 Special Meeting, and July 3, 2007 Regular Meeting.

4.         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 appreciation.

5.         This item has been removed from the agenda.

6.         First Amended and Restated Agreement between the City and the Palos Verdes Bay Club (Lynch) - PDF
Recommendation: Approve the revised agreement between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and the Palos Verdes Bay Club.

7.         Professional Engineering Services to Upgrade Existing Sidewalks and Curb Ramps at the City Hall to Comply with Disabled Accessibility Requirements (Vaish)
            Recommendation: 1) Award professional engineering services to upgrade existing sidewalks and curb ramps at the City Hall to comply with disabled accessibility requirements to Willdan Associates, Inc., in the amount of $23,715 and authorize the expenditure of up to $2,000 for possible extra work, for a total authorization of $25,715; and, 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract with Willdan Associates, Inc.

8.         Notice of Completion, Via Rivera Traffic Calming Project (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, 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 Sequel Contractors, Inc. 35 days after recordation of the Notice of Completion by the County Recorder contingent upon no claims being filed on the project.

9.         Approval of Membership in the California JPIA for the Coastal Animal Control Services Authority in Orange County (Petru)
            Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor, as the City Council’s delegate to the California Joint Powers Insurance Agency, to vote in favor of the Coastal Animal Control Services Authority being accepted as a new member.

10.       Adoption of the Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP) and Development Schedule (Bell)
            Recommendation:  Authorize the approval of the Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP) and Development Schedule for sewer management programs by the Director of Public Works or the City’s authorized representative.

11.       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:

12.       General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Environmental Assessment, Height Variation and Site Plan Review Case No. ZON2007-00134 (3324 Seaclaire Drive) (Kim) - PDF
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY ADOPTING A NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE PROPOSED PROJECT; 2) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO.__, THEREBY APPROVING A GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND ZONE CHANGE TO ALLOW THE RELOCATION OF THE GENERAL PLAN HAZARD AREA AND OPEN SPACE HAZARD ZONING BOUNDARY LINE; and 3), ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES THEREBY APPROVING A HEIGHT VARIATION AND SITE PLAN REVIEW TO ALLOW THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE TO REPLACE THE EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE AT 3324 SEACLAIRE DRIVE.

13.       Revision “HH” to the Trump National Golf Course Project – Extension to the Opening of the Driving Range (Pfost) -PDF
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING ADDENDUM NO. 29 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT NO. 36; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING GRADING PERMIT NO. 1541 TO ALLOW AN EXTENSION TO THE OPERATION OF THE DRIVING RANGE TO DECEMBER 4, 2007.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

14.       Primary Donor Recognition Site at Del Cerro Park and Other Secondary Recognition Sites within the City’s Preserve (Mihranian)
Recommendation: 1) Approve and authorize the construction of the primary donor recognition site at Del Cerro Park; and, 2) Approve the design schemes and authorize the construction of donor recognition overlooks and trail name markers within the City Preserve; 3) Approve the design scheme and authorize construction of  a donor recognition vista point at the end of Intrepid Drive within the Forrestal Nature Preserve; and 4) Approve four additional donor recognition overlooks within the City-owned Portuguese Bend Nature Preserve to be named after donors who make significant monetary contributions toward the acquisition or maintenance of the greater Preserve.

15.       Southern California Edison (SCE) Requests Relief from Pavement Patching Requirements (Vaish)
            Recommendation: 1) Consider request from SCE to reduce pavement patch requirements applicable to Via Victoria area pavement repairs associated with underground power installation; 2) Adopt staff’s recommendation to deny the appeal of SCE as it pertains to pavement patches in the public right-of-way.

16.       City Council Meeting Schedule (Petru)
            Recommendation: Consider canceling the following regular City Council meetings: 1) Wednesday, November 7, 2007; and, 2) Wednesday, January 2, 2008.

17.       Annual Holiday Reception (Petru)
            Recommendation: Select a date and location for the 2007 City Holiday Reception.

          
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

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; 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

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.  

You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/RPV.