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AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING July 1, 2008 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING July 1, 2008 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING July 1, 2008 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

JULY 1, 2008
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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6:00 P.M.  ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING (See separate agenda)
       McCarrell Canyon Groundbreaking - Palos Verdes Bay Club (Sea Gate Drive)

7:00 P.M.   REGULAR SESSION                        

CALL TO ORDER:                                                            

ROLL CALL:                                                                        NEXT RESOL. NO. 2008-57
                                                                                                NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 475
FLAG SALUTE:                                                      

CEREMONIAL: 

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

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:  Public Records Act Requests Update

NEW BUSINESS: 

APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:        

1.         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. 

2.         Approval of the Minutes (Morreale)
            Recommendation: Approve the Minutes of the February 19, 2008 Adjourned Regular Meeting.

3.        Claim Against the City by Valerie Blitz (Gyves)
Recommendation: Reject the late claim application and direct staff to notify the claimant.

4.         Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: Receive and file the current report on the status of border issues.

5.         City Maintenance Contract Extensions (Still)
Recommendation: Approve a one year contract extension for FY 08-09 to Republic Electric for signal maintenance, Hardy & Harper for roadway maintenance, and Nationwide Environmental Services for street sweeping.

6.         Professional Services Agreement for FY 2008-09 and 2009-10; National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)/Total Maximum Daily Load  (TMDL) Implementation (Ramezani)

Recommendation: 1) Award a professional services contract to John L. Hunter and Associates, Inc. (JLHA) for FY 2008-09 and 2009-10 for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) for a not to exceed amount of $39,500 for FY 2008-09, and $40,500 for FY 2009-10; and up to $5,000 each fiscal year for unspecific services related to unanticipated events such as major sanitary sewer overflows, or new adopted rules and regulations based upon time and materials; and up to $8,500 annually for services related to Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) implementation; and, 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with John L. Hunter and Associates, Inc.

7.         Ginsburg Dolphin Statue Dedication Ceremony (Waters)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2008-49, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 08/09 FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT OF $14,000 TO THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND FOR A DOLPHIN STATUE DEDICATION CEREMONY AT SUNSET POINT PARK, HONORING THE GENEROUS DONATION OF DR. ALAN AND CHARLOTTE GINSBURG.

8.        Follow-up Report on Revised Regulations for Improvements to Existing Residences and Possible Water Intrusion in the Landslide Moratorium Area (Rojas)

           Recommendation: Receive and file report.

9.        Revised Resolution for Windport Canyon Tax-Defaulted Property Purchase  (Petru)

Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, RE-AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF TAX-DEFAULTED PROPERTY LOCATED IN WINDPORT CANYON IDENTIFIED AS APN 7583-039-030, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 8 AGREEMENT NO. 2610, AND PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED BY RESOLUTION NO. 2008-08.

10.        May 2008 Treasurer’s Report (McLean)

Recommendation: Receive and file the May 2008 Treasurer’s Report for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

11.         Annual Appropriation Limit for FY08-09 (Downs)

Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING THE CITY'S APPROPRIATION LIMIT FOR FY08-09.

12.        City Investment Policy – FY08-09 (Singer)

Recommendation: Adopt and file the FY08-09 investment policy for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

13.       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:

14.      City’s Solid Waste Collection Contingency Plan (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Consider the City’s proposed solid waste collection   contingency plan for approval; and, 2) If approved, prepare a contract amendment to include the contingency plan in the City’s residential solid waste contracts with USA Waste of California dba Waste Management of Los Angeles and Universal Waste Systems, Inc.

  15.       Procedures for Bulk/Excess Green Waste Collection (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Review and approve the proposed procedure, process and cost for handling bulk/excess green waste; and, 2) If approved, prepare contract amendments to include the approved procedure, process and cost in the City’s residential solid waste contracts with USA Waste of California dba Waste Management of Los Angeles, and Universal Waste Systems, Inc.

16.      Committees and Commission Status Report (Lehr/Gyves)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the Work Plan, Mission Statement, committee size, and frequency of meetings for the Equestrian Committee (Exhibit B) and Finance Advisory Committee (Exhibit C); and, 2) Receive an update on the Emergency Preparedness Committee and the Traffic Safety Commission and provide any further direction to staff.  

17.       Re-introduce a Code Amendment to Municipal Code Chapter 17.11, “Affordable Housing,” Chapter 17.96, “Definitions,” and Chapter 15.20, “Moratorium on Land Use Permits” (Pfost)
Recommendation: RE-INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO.__, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING CHAPTER  17.11 (AFFORDABLE HOUSING), CHAPTER 17.96 (DEFINITIONS) AND CHAPTER 15.20, (MORATORIUM ON LAND USE PERMITS) OF THE CITY’S MUNICIPAL CODE TO CONFORM TO STATE DENSITY BONUS LAWS, TO IMPLEMENT CITY COUNCIL POLICY PERTAINING TO THE LOCATION OF FUTURE AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS, TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE SECTION PERTAINING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS, AND TO PERMIT SECOND DWELLING UNITS IN THE PORTION OF THE LANDSLIDE MORATORIUM AREA THAT IS SERVED BY SANITARY SEWERS.

18.       On-Street Parking of Oversized Vehicles (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Provide Staff with direction on how to proceed with the proposed ordinance as recommended by the Traffic Safety Commission on February 25, 2008, relative to parking controls for Oversized Vehicles on City streets, per the attached on-street parking restriction ordinance (Attachment A); 2) As an alternative, the City Council could defer action tonight and direct staff to bring this oversized vehicle parking issue back in August, when staff will present its research on restricting on-street overnight parking for all vehicles.  This way, the Council can consider these related issues in a more comprehensive context; and, 3) A third alternative is for Council to direct staff to implement Recommendation No. 1 now, and to deal with any ramifications of on-street parking restrictions for all vehicles if such an ordinance is approved in the future.

19.        Status Update of Lower San Ramon Canyon/Tarapaca – Flooding of 25th Street   (Braatvedt)

Recommendation: 1) Receive the update report of the status of Lower San Ramon Canyon/Tarapaca and the related flooding issues at 25th Street in the City of Los Angeles; and, 2) Direct staff to prepare a scope of work and to solicit qualified design firms for preliminary design of the Canyon Section.

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. 

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.  

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the front counter of the lobby of the City Hall Administration Building at 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes during normal business hours.

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