RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
MARCH 17, 2009
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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.
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
(10 mins) CALL TO ORDER:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2009-17
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: The Mayor’s RPV Heroes Program – Roy Jones, Jr.
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. Metro Call for Projects 2009 Application (Jules)
4. 2008 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes Housing Element (Mikhail)
5. 2008 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan (Mikhail)
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)
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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)
RECESS THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING:
(90 mins) 9. Zone Text Amendment to the Commercial Limited (CL) Zoning District (Case No. ZON2009-00034) (Schonborn)
(30 mins) 10. Cost Based Fee Report (Singer)
PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
(10 mins) 11. Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) Joint Powers Agreement (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 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)
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
Potential purchase of open space:
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
Title: City Manager
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