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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
(10 mins) CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2009-09
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: Mayor’s Business Recognition of the Month
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
CITY MANAGER REPORT:
(5 mins) APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. Motion to Waive Full Reading
2. Approval of the Minutes (Morreale)
3. Claim Against the City by Amber Dunn (Gyves)
4. Agreement for Vehicle Purchase and Operation with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Transit Authority (PVPTA) (Huey)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize a change order to the construction contract with Re-Pipe California, Inc., in order to take advantage of a unique price structure reduction due to other work that is currently underway in the City. This change to the construction contract will increase the contract amount by $356,151.50, for the installation of an additional 2,534 linear feet of cured-in-place polyethylene liner; and, 2) Authorize an increase to the contract with CBM Consulting, Inc. in the not to exceed amount of $28,000, for Construction Inspection services.
6. Appeal of the Planning Commission’s Conditional Approval of the Proposed St. John Fisher Master Plan: Conditional Use Permit (CUP) No. 96 – Revision “D,” Grading Permit, Minor Exception Permit, Sign Permit, and Environmental Assessment (Case No. ZON2007-00492); Project Address: 5448 Crest Road (Mikhail)
7. Register of Demands (McLean)
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(10 mins) 8. Prezoning Ordinance Related to the Highridge Condominiums Project, Located at 28220 Highridge Road (Fox)
(5 mins) 9. General Plan Amendment Initiation Request (GPAIR) and Zone Change Amendment Initiation Request (ZCAIR) (Case No. ZON2008-00608), a Request to Obtain Direction from the City Council Regarding a Proposed Change in the General Plan Land Use Designation and Zoning of a Privately-Owned Property From Single-Family Residential Property with Dual Zoning (RS-2 and RS-5) (Mikhail)
PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
(40 mins) 12. Cost Based Fee Report (Singer)
(15 mins) 13. Proposed Network Modification Plan and Approval of Request for Proposals for Acquisition of Primary Firewall Upgrade (McLean)
(10 mins) 14. City Council’s Proposal for Restructuring the Equestrian Committee (Mikhail)
(5 mins) 16. City Council Meeting Schedule – Tactical Planning Workshop (Petru)
(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:
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
(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)
Conference with Legal Counsel
A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council 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:
Based on a letter dated December 22, 2008, from James Dragna, Esq., to the City Attorney. A copy of the letter is on file in the City Clerk’s Office.
(Number of Potential Cases – 1)
Name of Case: City of Rancho Palos Verdes v. James Quong et al.
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.
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