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AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCILREGULAR MEETING February 19, 2008 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD GENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCILREGULAR MEETING February 19, 2008 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD GENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCILREGULAR MEETING February 19, 2008 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING

FEBRUARY 19, 2008
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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6:15 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION:  COUNCIL CHAMBERS  

CALL TO ORDER:                                                                                    

ROLL CALL:                                                            NEXT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-12

                                                                                    NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 470
FLAG SALUTE:                                                      

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

Mayor Stern recommends the reordering of the agenda to begin with the following:

8.  Organization-Wide Management Assessment Final Report (Perkins/Management Partners, Inc.)
Recommendation:  Review and comment on report findings, and direct staff to develop an implementation plan to incorporate recommendations into Tactical Goals, Budget Policies and operational processes.

CEREMONIAL: (Approximately 8:00 P.M.) Commendation of Susan Kurata and
Jacki Bacharach

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  This evening’s meeting is dedicated in the honor of Los Angeles Police Department SWAT Officer Randy Simmons, a resident of Rancho Palos Verdes, who lost his life in the line of duty on February 7, 2008.

RECYCLE DRAWING:

PUBLIC COMMENTS:  (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)  

CITY MANAGER REPORT: New Public Records Request: Grey Williams (Feb. 2, 2008) 

RESUME DISCUSSION OF ITEM NO. 8:  Organization-Wide Management Assessment Final 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 November 20, 2007 and December 4, 2007 Regular Meetings.

4.         2007 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes Housing Element (Mikhail)
Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the City’s Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes Housing Element for the 2007 calendar year to the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).

5.         2006-2007 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan (Mikhail)
Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the City’s Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan to the State Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and to the Department of Housing and Community Development regarding the status of the General Plan and the progress on its implementation between July 1, 2006 and December 31, 2007.

6.         Extension to Lease Agreement with Verizon Wireless Associated with the Monopole at City Hall (Petru)
            Recommendation: 1) Approve the Third Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Verizon Wireless to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2009; and, 2) Direct staff to bring back an amendment to the Lease Agreement with AT&T Wireless prior to August 31, 2008 to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2009.

7.         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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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

None.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

8.         See above (Approval of Agenda).

9.         Letter in Support of Senate Bill S.1499 (Fox)
Recommendation:  Approve the letter to Senators Boxer and Feinstein supporting the “Marine Vessel Emissions Reduction Act.”

10.       Lessons Learned:  Channel 33 (Lehr)
Recommendation: Review the report findings, revise as necessary the policy recommendations, and direct staff to incorporate guidelines into City Council Policies, Administrative Manual and Channel 33 Policies for future adoption.

11.       Water Quality and Flood Protection Program – Scope and Purpose of Oversight Committee (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-____, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, TO ESTABLISH THE SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF THE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE OF THE WATER QUALITY AND FLOOD PROTECTION PROGRAM.

12.       Reprogramming Engineering Storm Drain Plan Funds (Bell)
Recommendation: 1) Replace the 2007 Tactical Goal Milestone #4 for the Water Quality and Flood Protection Program (WQFP) to read: 1) “Advance the City’s four high priority storm drain projects including McCarrell Canyon, Storm Drain Lining, Sunnyside Ridge, and the Tarapaca/25th Street Drainage projects by engaging engineering design, through construction phase for McCarrell Canyon, Sunnyside Ridge and Storm Drain Lining projects by December 2008” and, 2) Authorize funds previously programmed for consultant funding associated with milestone number four to be redirected to advance City Council priority drainage projects including: McCarrell Canyon, Storm Drain Lining projects, Sunnyside Ridge, and the Tarapaca/25th Street Drainage Projects.

 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 CHECKLIST FOR DETAILS.

CONVENE TO CLOSED SESSION:

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION:

CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

ADJOURNMENT:  Adjourn to Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 9:30 A.M. @ Pt. Vicente Interpretive Center for the Public Use Master Plan (PUMP) Workshop. 

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST

Based on Government Code Section 54954.5

(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections).

Public Employee Performance Evaluation

G.C. 54957

Personnel

            Title:    City Manager
Specify Position/Title of Employee Being Reviewed
 
Potential Litigation
G.C. 54956.9(b)3B

A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council/Agency on the advice of its legal counsel, based on the below-described facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the City Council/Agency:

An email dated December 15, 2006, which is on file in the City Clerk's office, that was recently located on the City's server and contains a reference to potential litigation involving the City and PV on the Net.

            (Number of Potential Cases – 1)   

Potential Litigation
            G.C. 54956.9(b)3B

A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council/Agency on the advice of its legal counsel, based on the below-described facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the City Council/Agency:

A letter dated February 11, 2008 from Brian T. Hildreth of Bell, McAndrews & Hiltachk, LLP, which is on file in the City Clerk’s office.

            (Number of Potential Cases – 1)   
           
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.