RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
AUGUST 5, 2008
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2008-68
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 477
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: Dolphin Statue Unveiling
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
CITY MANAGER REPORT: Announcement regarding Live Broadcast of City Council Meetings on Channels 33 and 38; Army Corps of Engineers’ Project Permit; Update of Management Partners, Inc. Information Technology Recommendations
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 March 18, 2008 Regular Meeting; April 1, 2008 Regular Meeting; and, May 10, 2008 Adjourned Regular Meeting/Community Leaders’ Breakfast.
3. Claim Against the City by Vivian Upegui (Gyves)
Recommendation: Reject the claim 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. Storm Drain Maps on Geographical Information System (GIS) (Vaish)
Recommendation: 1) Amend the professional services contract with Lenocker and Associates to extend the scope of services and increase the existing contract amount of $42,000 by a maximum additional amount of $52,800 for total contract of $94,800; and, 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the amendment to the professional services contract documents with Lenocker and Associates.
6. Additions to the Consolidated Loan between the City and Redevelopment Agency for Expenses Incurred During FY07-08 (Downs)
Recommendation: Receive and file this staff report, which provides information regarding FY08-09 loan additions to the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency in the amount of $44,485 for expenses incurred by the City during FY07-08. The Consolidated Loan Agreement dated December 1, 2003 authorizes the loan additions.
7. Award Contract to CBM Consulting, Inc. for Professional/Technical Services (Bell)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the award of a contract to CBM Consulting, Inc. for Professional/Technical Services up to $25,000 for assistance with a temporary staffing vacancy in the Public Works Department, Maintenance Superintendant position; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2008-47, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008-09, FOR A TRANSFER OF $25,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM; and, 3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Professional/Technical Services Agreement with CBM Consulting, Inc.
8. Budget Adjustment for the Marilyn Ryan Sunset Point Park Dedication Ceremony (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2008-47, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008-09, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE MARILYN RYAN SUNSET POINT PARK DEDICATION CEREMONY.
9. 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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10. Conformance with the 2008 Los Angeles County Congestion Management Program (CMP) (Kim)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY ADOPTING THE CITY’S 2008 LOCAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT (LDR) AND SELF-CERTIFYING THE CITY’S CONFORMANCE WITH THE 2008 CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (CMP) FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY.
11. Appeal of the Tree Maintenance Schedule for View Restoration Permit No. 203 [Applicants/Appellants: Dr. & Mrs. Aelony at 3632 Vigilance Drive] (Alvarez)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, DENYING THE APPEAL AND THEREBY AFFIRMING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S DECISION TO UPHOLD THE ANNUAL TREE TRIMMING MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR ONE (1) MONTEREY PINE TREE LOCATED AT 3642 VIGILANCE DRIVE.
PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
12. Marymount College Facilities Expansion Project (ZON2005-00395) – Project Status Update and Timeline (Mihranian)
Recommendation: Receive and file a status and timeline update on the planning process for the Marymount College Facilities Expansion project.
13. Amendment to the Agreement to Purchase Additional Acreage to be included in the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve (Rojas/Lynch)
Recommendation: Approve the Amendment to the Purchase and Sale, Option and Donation Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions, and authorize the Mayor to execute the amendment on behalf of the City.
14. Re-Introduction of Ordinance No. 476 Prohibiting Reckless Use of Trails Within the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve (Mihranian)
Recommendation: RE-INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 476, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, PROHIBITING RECKLESS USE OF TRAILS WITHIN THE PALOS VERDES NATURE PRESERVE AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.
15. Palos Verdes Drive East (PVDE) Bicycle Signs (Motahari/Bell)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the removal of the existing “Not Suitable for Bicycles” signs on PVDE; and, 2) Approve the placement of “Winding Road,” “Share the Road,” and “Slow Bikes Keep Right” signs on PVDE at locations determined by the City’s Consulting Traffic Engineer.
16. Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) System (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the use of California Law Enforcement Equipment Program (CLEEP) funds and General funds to purchase one radio car fully equipped with the Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) software system, to replace the Lomita Station’s Radio Car “3 David,” which serves the area around Palos Verdes Drive East and Western Avenue, on a pilot program basis.
17. Traffic Safety Commission Mission Statement, FY 2008-09 Work Plan, Size of Membership and Frequency of Meetings (Motahari/Bell)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING THE TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION MISSION STATEMENT, SIZE OF MEMBERSHIP, AND FREQUENCY OF MEETINGS; and, 2) Approve the Traffic Safety Commission Work Plan for FY08-09.
18. Possible Reduction in Planning Commission Membership (Rojas)
Recommendation: 1) Provide direction to Staff on whether the City Council wishes to reduce the membership size of the Planning Commission; and, 2) If the City Council wishes to reduce the membership size, initiate said reduction after the City makes its final decision on the forthcoming Marymount College project.
19. Survey on Future Solidwaste Contract Priorities (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Discuss Councilmembers’ views of solidwaste management priorities and complete the solidwaste survey; and, 2) Provide direction to the Trash Subcommittee and staff.
20. Approval of Agreement with ADP – Outsourcing Payroll (Downs)
Recommendation: Approve the attached Major Accounts Agreement and various addendums (the “Agreement”) for payroll and human resource processing services to be provided by ADP, Inc. and authorize execution by the City Manager.
21. League of California Cities Annual Conference – Voting Delegates and Alternates (Morreale)
Recommendation: Appoint a second voting delegate alternate for the League of California Cities General Assembly Business meeting on Saturday, September 27, 2008.
22. Workshop Meeting Schedule (Petru)
Recommendation: Select dates for the: 1) Follow-Up Team Building Workshop; and, 2) Joint Workshop with the Traffic Safety Commission.
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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