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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
JANUARY 6, 2009
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
CALL TO ORDER:
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION:
RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION:
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next regular meeting.
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST
Based on Government Code Section 54954.5
(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)
Conference with Legal Counsel
The City Council/Agency finds, based on advice from legal counsel, that discussion in open session will prejudice the position of the local agency in the litigation:
Name of Case: Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County Superior Court. Case No. YS010425.
Name of Case: VH Property Corp. and VHPS LLC v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, et al, Los Angeles County Superior Court. Case No. BC404048.
Name of Case: Rae Wyman, et al v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, et al, Los Angeles County Superior Court. Case No. BS117884.
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/Agency:
Based on a threat of litigation received from Andrea Joannou on January 9, 2008 regarding 40 Cherry Hill in a meeting with City Manager Lehr, City Attorney Lynch and Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Rojas. A copy of the memorandum from the City Attorney documenting the threat of litigation that was made is on file in the City Clerk’s Office.
Number of Potential Cases (1)
Conference with Real Property Negotiators
Potential purchase of lot and structure
Property: Property commonly referred to as 41 Cherry Hill Lane
City Negotiators: City Manager Lehr; City Attorney Lynch; Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Rojas
Negotiating Parties: Protus Taniform
Under Negotiation: Price