RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2008
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING
6:15 P.M. INTERVIEW APPLICANTS FOR THE PLANNING COMMISSION
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2008-01
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 470
CEREMONIAL: Commendation of Resident Susan Kurata
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
CITY MANAGER REPORT: Progress Report: Organizational Assessment
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 September 4, 2007, September 18, 2007 and October 2, 2007 Regular Meetings.
4A. Acceptance of Grant Deed of Easement for the Terranea Traffic Signal from the Salvation Army (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Accept the Grant Deed of Easement (Salvation Army);
2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF THE EASEMENT; and, 3) Direct the City Clerk to record the fully executed Grant Deed of Easement with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s Office.
4B. Terranea Resort and Spa Project: Recordation of Final Parcel Map No. 26073
Recommendation: Direct Staff to execute and file a Subdivision Improvement Agreement and authorize Staff to proceed with the recordation of Final Map No. 26073 with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s Office.
5. Acquisition of Vehicle for the Public Works Department (Huey)
Recommendation: Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute a purchase contract for a new vehicle in the amount of $25,149.
6. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: Review the current status of border issues.
7. Claim Against the City by Christine Cheatham (Gyves)
Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.
8. Household Hazardous Waste/Electronics Waste Round-Up Siting Liability Agreement with Los Angeles County (Ramezani)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the attached Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection Siting Liability Agreement with the County of Los Angeles and County Sanitation District No. 2 of Los Angeles County.
9. Appeal of Planning Case No. ZON2007-00143 Site Plan Review with Neighborhood Compatibility / 30057 Via Victoria (Lot 12 of Tract No. 52666) (Schonborn)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, UPHOLDING THE APPEAL TO OVERTURN PLANNING COMMISSION’S DENIAL WITHOUT PREJUDICE, AND APPROVING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW 5,998 SQUARE FOOT SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCE ON AN UNIMPROVED LOT AT 30057 VIA VICTORIA AS APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, BUILDING AND CODE ENFORCEMENT ON SEPTEMBER 7, 2007.
10. Letter Agreement with Joe and Mahshid Nassiri to Pay for Escrow and Complete Reconveyance of Real Property Interests Necessary to Finish Coolheights Drive Cul-De-Sac (Lynch)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the attached Letter Agreement between Joe and Mahshid Nassiri (the “Property Owners”) and the City to facilitate the conveyance of various property interests needed in order to complete the Coolheights Drive cul-de sac; and, 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the attached Letter Agreement.
11. Register of Demands (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-___, 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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12. Adoption of Revised State Building Codes and the Los Angeles County Fire Code (Rojas)
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 468, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING TITLE 15 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE BY ADOPTING BY REFERENCE THE 2007 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA BUILDING, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL CODES, WHICH ARE CODIFIED IN TITLE 24 OF THE CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS, AND THE 2008 LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE CODE, WHICH IS TITLE 32 OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY CODE, AND RELATED MODEL CODES, WITH APPENDICES AND AMENDMENTS THERETO; AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.
13. Revision “LL” to the Trump National Golf Course Project –– Extension to the Opening of the Driving Range (Pfost)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVINGADDENDUM NO. 32 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT NO. 36; AND 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-__, 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 JULY 18, 2008.
PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
14. Appointments to the Planning Commission (Morreale)
Recommendation: Appoint three members to the Planning Commission, each with a four year term of office until January 16, 2012.
15. RPV Coast Vision Plan – Budget Appropriation (Mihranian)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize Staff to prepare a Professional Service Agreement to be signed by the Mayor with Melendrez for additional scope of services related to completion of the RPV Coastal Vision Plan; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING A $57,840 BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE CITY’S COASTAL VISION PLAN DOCUMENT.
16. Professional Services Agreement RPV TV Channel 33 Acting Station Manager (Lehr)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a Professional Services Agreement with Mark Doddy to provide Station Manager duties on an interim basis.
17. 35th Anniversary Celebration (Rosenfeld)
Recommendation: Approve Recreation and Parks Department’s preliminary plans for the City’s 35th Anniversary Celebration.
18. Council Meeting Schedule (Petru)
Recommendation: 1) Select the date and location for the Tactical Planning Workshop in March; 2) Select the date and location for two Budget Workshops in April; 3) Select the date and location for the Spring Community Leaders’ Breakfast meeting in May; and, 4) Determine whether to broadcast all or some of these meetings on the local cable television network.
19. Mayor’s Appointment of City Council Members to Intergovernmental Organizations and Associations (Morreale)
Recommendation: Appoint the members of Council to the various intergovernmental organizations and associations.
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: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to January 29, 2008 at 6:15 P.M. to interview applicants for the Finance Advisory Committee in the Fireside Room at Hesse Park.
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
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 Stern; Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement; Mike Kilroy; Bill Swank; and Henry Jurgens
Negotiating Parties: York Long Point Associates
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.