RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
DECEMBER 16, 2008
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
(15 mins) CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2008-118 NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 482
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
CITY MANAGER REPORT: Hildreth Public Records Request Update (Lynch)
(5 mins) APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
EMERGENCY STORM DRAIN PROJECT
1. Palos Verdes Drive South (PVDS) Storm Drain Rehabilitation (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Review and reconfirm by a four/fifths (4/5) vote, the Council’s previous action on November 18, 2008, authorizing staff to proceed with emergency repairs to the PVDS storm drain.
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 August 19, 2008 Regular Meeting and the November 1, 2008 Adjourned Regular Meeting.
4. Annual Renewal of Non-Exclusive Commercial Refuse Collection and Disposal Services Agreement - 2009 (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute one year non-exclusive commercial refuse collection and disposal services agreements for 2009 with: Advanced Waste Systems, Inc.; Allied Waste Services of North America, LLC, dba Allied Waste Services of Gardena; California Waste Services, LLC; CalMet Services, Inc.; Consolidated Disposal Service, LLC; Easy Roll Off Services; EDCO Disposal Corporation; JJK Roll-Offs, Inc.; S & H Disposal Company & Recycling Services; United Pacific Waste & Recycling Services; Universal Waste Systems, Inc.; USA Waste of California, Inc., dba Waste Management of Los Angeles; and, West Coast Waste & Roll Off Service; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2008-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, LIMITING THE NUMBER OF HAULERS AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND RECYCLING SERVICES FROM COMMERCIAL PREMISES, AND ROLL OFF SERVICES TO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PREMISES IN THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES IN CALENDAR YEAR 2009.
5. Professional Services Agreement for Traffic Signal Improvements Project at the Intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Crestridge Road (Motahari)
Recommendation: 1) 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 TO INCREASE THE STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM WITHIN THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FUND BY $37,785; 2) Award a professional services contract to Willdan Engineering for design services, construction management, inspection services, and processing grant documents for the subject project in the amount not to exceed $52,285; and, 3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Professional Services Agreement with Willdan Engineering.
6. Palos Verdes Drive East Improvements Update (Motahari)
Recommendation: Modify Milestone 2 of the Citywide Traffic and Roadway Safety Goal adopted by the City Council on June 3, 2008 to read as follows: “By March 1, 2009, if the City receives a requested grant, proceed with preparation of the environmental studies required for construction of FY 09-10 Palos Verdes Drive East roadway safety improvements. This item will be brought back to the City Council for further direction if the City does not receive the requested grant.”
7. Service Agreement with Paetec – Phone and Internet Service Provider (McLean)
Recommendation: Approve the attached Service Agreement with Paetec Communications for phone and Internet data services to the City.
8. Third Amendment to the Agreement to Purchase Additional Acreage to be included in the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve (Lynch)
Recommendation: Approve the Third Amendment to the Purchase and Sale, Option and Donation Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions, so that the Agreement is extended and will be effective through March 31, 2009, and authorize the Mayor to execute the Third Amendment on behalf of the City.
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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(3 hours) 10. Appeal of the Planning Commission’s Conditional Approval of the Proposed
St. John Fisher Master Plan: Conditional Use Permit No. 96 – Revision “D,” Grading Permit, Minor Exception Permit, Sign Permit, and Environmental Assessment (Case No. ZON2007-00492); Project Address: 5448 Crest Road [Continued from November 22, 2008] (Mikhail)
Item 10 Attachments
Recommendation: 1) Affirm the Planning Commission’s conditional approval of the St. John Fisher Master Plan in terms of proposed building design, size, height and layout; 2) Consider modifications to the Planning Commission’s conditions of approval to further minimize impacts raised by the surrounding property owners with regards to the project’s parking, lighting, noise, and the sanctuary building’s bulk and mass; and, 3) Close the public hearing and direct Staff to bring back the appropriate resolution with final conditions of approval memorializing the City Council’s decision at the next City Council meeting.
PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
(10 mins) 11. Appointment of a City Representative to the Los Angeles County West Vector Control District Board (Morreale)
Recommendation: 1) Appoint a Council Member as a representative to the City on the Los Angeles County West Vector Control District Board of Trustees for a new term of office beginning on January 1, 2009, for either a two year or four year term of office, as determined by the City Council; and, 2) Direct staff to notify the District of the Council’s decision.
(20 mins) 12. 2008 Organizational Assessment Final Report Recommendations Matrix (Lehr)
Recommendation: Receive and file.
(10 mins) 13. 2009 Council Meeting Schedule (Petru)
Recommendation: 1) Consider re-scheduling the regular meeting of January 20, 2009 to Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at Hesse Park due to the Presidential Inauguration; 2) Establish Saturday, January 31, 2009 for the Community Leaders’ Breakfast at 9:00 a.m. and the Tactical Planning Workshop at 11:00 a.m. at Hesse Park; 3) Select either Saturday, February 21 or 28, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. for a City Council Team Building Workshop and select a location;
4) Select either Saturday, March 14 or 21, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. for the Budget Policy Issue Workshops and select a location; 5) Select either Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. or Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. for the Budget Review Session and select a location; and, 6) Select the date and location for the Fall Community Leaders' Breakfast meeting on a Saturday in October 2009.
(15 mins) 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.)
(5 mins) COUNCIL DISCUSSION & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
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