AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MARCH 17, 2009 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MARCH 17, 2009 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MARCH 17, 2009 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MARCH 17, 2009 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MARCH 17, 2009 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MARCH 17, 2009 FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

MARCH 17, 2009
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

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Time Estimates:  The time noted next to an agenda item is only an estimate of the amount of time that will be spent during the meeting on that particular item.  Accordingly, these estimates should not be relied on in determining when a matter will be heard, especially since agenda items are often re-ordered during a meeting and may be discussed at any time.
                                   
6:00 P.M.       JOINT CLOSED SESSION WITH THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION                                

(10 mins) CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL: 

                                                                                                      NEXT RESOL. NO. 2009-17 
                                                                                                      NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 488
FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  The Mayor’s RPV Heroes Program – Roy Jones, Jr.

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:  

NEW BUSINESS: 

(5 mins) 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 3, 2009 Regular Meeting.

3.         Metro Call for Projects 2009 Application (Jules) 
Recommendation: Authorize staff to proceed with applying for the 2009 Metro Call for Projects. 

4.         2008 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes Housing Element (Mikhail)
Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the City’s Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes Housing Element for the 2008 calendar year to the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).

5.         2008 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan (Mikhail)
Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the City’s Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan in calendar year 2008 to the State Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and to the Department of Housing and Community Development.

 

6.         Professional Services Contract Increase, CBM Consulting, Inc. (Dragoo) Recommendation:  Authorize an increase to the contract with CBM Consulting, Inc. for Professional/Technical Services up to $40,000 for assistance with construction contract administration in the Water Quality and Flood Protection Program.

7.         Register of Demands (McLean)
Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2009-__, 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:

 In connection with Public Hearing Item No. 8, staff recommends that the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Meeting be convened at this time, so that the public hearings being held by the RDA and the City Council in connection with this matter can be held concurrently.

 (60 mins)  8.        Disposition and Development Agreement for a proposed Affordable Housing Complex (Case Nos. ZON2008-00649 and SUB2008-00008) on RDA property located at the northwest corner of Crestridge Road and Crenshaw Boulevard  (Pfost)
Recommendation:  1) Receive and file the “Summary Report Pursuant to Section 33433 of the California Community Redevelopment Law on a Disposition and Development Agreement by and between the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency and AMCAL Mirandela Fund, L.P.“ including the “Reuse Analysis, Mirandela Senior Housing Project, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA;” and,
2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2009-__, A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, ENTITLED: “A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AND THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND APPROVING A DISPOSITION AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND AMCAL MIRANDELA FUND, L.P.,” PERTAINING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AGENCY’S CRESTRIDGE PROPERTY.

 RECESS THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING:

(90 mins)  9.         Zone Text Amendment to the Commercial Limited (CL) Zoning District (Case No. ZON2009-00034) (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to not make all uses in the CL Zone conditional uses, and instead amend Chapter 17.14 of Title 17 to delete certain conditionally permitted uses listed in Section 17.14.030 of the City’s Municipal Code.

(30 mins)  10.       Cost Based Fee Report (Singer)
            Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO.  2009-__,  A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING A TOTAL COST ALLOCATION PLAN, APPROVING A COST OF SERVICES ANALYSIS, AND ADOPTING A MASTER SCHEDULE OF FEES AND CHARGES FOR CITY SERVICES.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(10 mins)  11.       Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) Joint Powers Agreement (Petru)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2009-­­­___; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES,
APPROVING THE LOS ANGELES REGIONAL INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT (LA-RICS JPA), THEREBY AUTHORIZING THE CITY’S MEMBERSHIP IN THE LA-RICS AUTHORITY AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE THE JPA AGREEMENT; and, 2) Direct staff to report back on the status of the LA-RICS Authority prior to the adoption of the funding plan with a recommendation on whether to continue the City’s membership in the JPA at that time.

(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 Saturday, March 21, 2009, at 9:00 A.M. at Hesse Park for the Budget Policy Issues Workshop.

 

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST

Based on Government Code Section 54954.5

(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)

Potential Litigation:
            G.C. 54956.9(b)

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; and based on a threat of litigation received in a letter from Douglas W. Beck, Esq. dated February 25, 2009.  A copy of the memorandum from the City Attorney documenting the threat of litigation and a copy of the letter from Douglas W. Beck, Esq. are on file in the City Clerk’s Office. 

Number of Potential Cases (1)

 

Conference with Real Property Negotiators

            G.C. 54956.8

Potential purchase of open space:
 
Property:                                Filiorum: APN 7572-012-024, 7572-012-028, 7572-012-029, 7573-003-016, 7581-023-031, 7581-023-029, 7572-002-022

City Negotiators:       City Manager; City Attorney; Mayor Clark; Director of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Rojas; Mike Kilroy; Bill Swank; and Henry Jurgens

Negotiating Parties: York Long Point Associates

Under Negotiation:  Price and Terms of Payment

Public Employee Performance Evaluation

G.C. 54957

Personnel

            Title:    City Manager
Specify Position/Title of Employee Being Reviewed

 

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