AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL - AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 20, 2007 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD REMOTE SITE: The Princeville Resort 5520 Kahaku Road Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722 AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 20, 2007 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD REMOTE SITE: The Princeville Resort 5520 Kahaku Road Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722 AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL - AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 20, 2007 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD REMOTE SITE: The Princeville Resort 5520 Kahaku Road Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722

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AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING DECEMBER 4, 2007 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING DECEMBER 4, 2007 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING DECEMBER 4, 2007 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 4, 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. 2007-123
                                                                                                NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 467
FLAG SALUTE:                                                      

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

CERTIFICATION OF ELECTION:

1.         Certification of Election Results (Morreale)
Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, RECITING THE FACTS OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD IN SAID CITY ON NOVEMBER 6, 2007, DECLARING THE RESULTS THEREOF AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS PROVIDED BY LAW.

2.         Swearing in of newly elected Council members Long, Stern, and Wolowicz (Morreale)

3.         Council Reorganization (Morreale)

                A. Selection of Mayor
                Action Required:  City Clerk will ask for nominations for Mayor.

                B. Selection of Mayor Pro Tem (Mayor)
                Action Required:  Mayor will ask for nominations for Mayor Pro Tem.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS:  Remarks by Council members.

Recess:

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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:  Public Records Act Request of October 24, 2007

NEW BUSINESS: 

APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:        

A.        EMERGENCY STORM DRAIN PROJECT

4.         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:

5.         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. 

6.         Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
                                                Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues.

7.         Adoption of Ordinance No. 466 - Clarifying that the City’s Redevelopment Plan Does Not Include the Power of Eminent Domain (Lynch)
Action Taken: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 466, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CLARIFYING THAT THE REDEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY’S PROJECT AREA DOES NOT INCLUDE THE POWER TO ACQUIRE REAL PROPERTY BY EMINENT DOMAIN.

8.         Contract Addendum No. 2 for the Marymount College Facilities Expansion Environmental Impact Report (Mihranian)
            Recommendation: Approve Contract Addendum No. 2 to the Agreement for Consulting Services between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and Robert Bein, William Frost & Associates (RBF) for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Marymount College Facilities Expansion project, in the amount of $126,740.00.

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

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

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.       Revision “GG” to the Trump National Golf Course Project – Proposed Ficus Trees Near Driving Range (Pfost) [Continued from October 2, 2007]
            Recommendation:  1) Deny the Applicant’s request for a 12’ high ficus hedge along the western edge of the driving range, but approve a smaller hedge of a species specified by the City Council in the same general location of varying height and length to be verified in the field by the Director to ensure no significant view impairment; 2) Direct Staff to bring back the appropriate resolutions memorializing this decision at the next City Council meeting.

13.       Revision "KK" to the Trump National Golf Course Project - Extension to the Opening of the Driving Range (Pfost)
Recommendation:  1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-__, APPROVING ADDENDUM NO. 31 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT NO. 36; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-__, AMENDING GRADING PERMIT NO. 1541 TO ALLOW AN EXTENSION TO THE OPERATION OF THE DRIVING RANGE TO JUNE 4, 2008.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

14.       Update of Crime Statistics from Lomita Sheriff’s Station Captain Anda (Lehr)
            Recommendation: Receive and file.

15.       Extension of the Cable Franchise Agreement (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2007-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, EXTENDING THE 2000 CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE RENEWAL AGREEMENT AN ADDITIONAL FIVE YEARS UNTIL OCTOBER 17, 2015.

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 sale of real property:
 
Property:                   APN # 7589-013-905 (At the corner of Crestridge Rd. and Crenshaw Blvd.)
City Negotiators:       City Manager; City Attorney; Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement; Councilman Clark; and Councilman Wolowicz
Negotiating Parties:   Dave Thomas; Lewis Latimer; Steve Kaplan
Under Negotiation:    Price and Terms of Payment

 

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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.