AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING MAY 4, 2009 AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING MAY 4, 2009 AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING MAY 4, 2009

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AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING MAY 4, 2009 AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING MAY 4, 2009 AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING MAY 4, 2009
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING

MAY 4, 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.
                                   
7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION                                

 
(10 mins) CALL TO ORDER:                                                            

ROLL CALL:                                      NEXT RESOL. NO. 2009-24

                                                            NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 488
FLAG SALUTE:                  

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

PUBLIC COMMENTS:  (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)         

NEW BUSINESS: 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(60 mins)              1.         Terranea Resort and Spa - ZON2009-00100 (Revision “K” to Conditional Use Permit No. 215, et. al.)  [Continued from April 21, 2009] (Mihranian)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2009-__, APPROVING REVISION ‘K’ TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 215, ET. AL. BY AMENDING THE COUNCIL ADOPTED CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL TO ALLOW: A) THE INSTALLATION OF ONE 35-FOOT TALL FLAG POLE AND TWO 30-FOOT TALL FLAG POLES ADJACENT TO THE MAIN HOTEL BUILDING NEAR THE MOTOR COURTYARD WITH A REVISION TO THE EXISTING VARIANCE PERMIT TO ALLOW THE FLAG POLES TO EXCEED THE 16-FOOT HEIGHT LIMIT FOR FLAG POLES; B) THE DEFERMENT OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE REQUIRED BUS SHELTER AT THE ENTRY DRIVEWAY ON THE EASTBOUND LEG OF PALOS VERDES DRIVE SOUTH TO JUNE 1, 2010; C) THE CLARIFICATION OF THE DEADLINE AND DIRECTION ON WHETHER TO REQUIRE THE POSTING OF A SECURITY FOR PERFORMING THE REQUIRED UNDERGROUNDING OF EXISTING UTILITY POLES ON PALOS VERDES DRIVE SOUTH; AND, D) THE MODIFICATION OF THE HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THE PUBLIC SNACK SHOP AT THE LOWER POOL FACILITY; 2) Review and provide Staff with direction on the Maintenance Agreement that requires the hotel operator to maintain the public amenities associated with the project, including the items in question between the City and Long Point Development LLC., and if deemed acceptable, authorize the execution of the Maintenance Agreement; 3) Accept the public amenities and the public easements for the related public amenities including public trails, access areas, overlooks / vista areas, parking, park area, and habitat areas; 4) Receive a status update on the public amenities bond; and, 5) Provide Staff with clarification as to whether the City Council intended for the Council or the City Manager to make the three appointments to the nonprofit Board of Directors.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(60 mins)  2.         Terranea Resort – Request for Financial Assistance Using Future Transit Occupancy Tax (TOT) Revenue

Terranea Powerpoint Presentation submitted by Lowe Enterprises

Recommendation: 1) Consider the request made by Lowe Enterprises to provide financial assistance to the Terranea Resort; and, 2) If the Council is inclined, direct Staff to undertake a more complete legal, economic and financial review that may lead to a recommendation to develop a TOT loan agreement and/or ordinance for consideration by the City Council at a future meeting.

 (15 mins) 3.         Establishment of a Written Policy for Use of City Owned Electronic Equipment (McLean)
Recommendation: 1) Direct staff to develop a written policy for City-owned electronic equipment assigned to employees and City Council members, as well as equipment allowances paid to employees for employee-owned electronic equipment; and, 2) If approved by the City Council, direct staff to prepare a written user policy and a revision of the salary range Resolution to include electronic equipment allowance to certain employees.

(10 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:

ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next regular meeting. 

 

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NOTE: Staff reports are available for inspection at City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday – Thursday and 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Friday.  The agenda and staff reports can also be viewed at Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours:  Monday – Friday from 9:00 A.M. until dusk; Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. until dusk.  

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You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/RPV.