RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
JANUARY 29, 2008
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. ASSEMBLE IN THE FIRESIDE ROOM
6:15 P.M. CONVENE MEETING AND INTERVIEW APPLICANTS FOR THE FINANCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE; UPON CONCLUSION OF THE INTERVIEWS, RECESS THE MEETING IN THE FIRESIDE ROOM AND RECONVENE MEETING IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS
CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2008-06
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 470
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 October 16, 2007 Regular Meeting and the January 16, 2008 Adjourned Regular Meeting.
4. Rubberized Asphalt Concrete Grant - FY 07-08 (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the submittal of a grant application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board for a Rubberized Asphalt Concrete Use Grant Program - FY 07-08; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO.
2008-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING STAFF TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR THE RUBBERIZED ASPHALT CONCRETE USE GRANT PROGRAM (FY 07-08 THROUGH FY 12-13); and 3) Adopt an Environmentally Preferable Purchases and Practices Policy for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.
5. Claim Against the City by Julio Ronald Maldonado (Gyves)
Recommendation: 1) Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.
6. Letter Requesting Recirculation of the Ponte Vista EIR (Fox)
Recommendation: Approve the letter to the City of Los Angeles Planning Department requesting the recirculation of the Ponte Vista EIR.
7. Proposition 1B Local Street Funds (Vaish)
Recommendation: 1) Adopt the attached list of projects for potential funding with Proposition 1B bond proceeds; 2) Authorize staff to apply to the state Department of Finance (DOF) for release of Proposition 1B bond funds for these projects; 3) Increase Appropriations in the Street Improvement Fund of the Department of Public Works and amend the approved FY 07-08 Adopted Capital Improvement Program to reflect the addition of $693,105.48 in Proposition 1B funds into the Citywide Arterial Streets Improvement Program; and, 4) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-_____, 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 ADJUST THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FUND BUDGET.
8. Gifts for Parks (Waters)
Recommendation: Accept the Gifts for Parks and direct staff to prepare donor letters of appreciation for the Mayor’s signature.
9. Purchase of Tax Defaulted Property in Windport Canyon (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF TAX-DEFAULTED PROPERTY IN WINDPORT CANYON AND AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2007-70, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT OF $115,000 TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND.
10. 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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PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
11. 35th Anniversary Celebration (Rosenfeld)
Recommendation: Provide direction to staff on the following options for the City’s 35th Anniversary Celebration: 1) A community-wide event at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center; and, 2) Both a community-wide event at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center and a formal dinner.
12. Appointments to the Finance Advisory Committee (Morreale)
Recommendation: Appoint three members to the Finance Advisory Committee, each with a four year term of office until January 29, 2012.
13. FY06-07 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (Downs)
Attachment:Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FYE 6/30/2007
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the following: the FY06-07 comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, and the Independent Auditors’ Report on Compliance and on Internal Control over Financial Reporting; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-___, 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 BUDGETED REVENUE IN THE GENERAL FUND.
14. Council Meeting Schedule (Petru)
Recommendation: Select another date for the Tactical Planning Workshop previously scheduled for Saturday, March 22, 2008.
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:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next regular meeting.
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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.