RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
JULY 7, 2009
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
(20 mins) CALL TO ORDER:
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 495
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: Mayor’s Business Recognition of the Month – Terranea Resort; Report on Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at McCarrell Canyon Drainage Project
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
CITY MANAGER REPORT: Introduction of Grant Writer Destin Blais and Status Update on Grant Applications
(5 mins) APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. Motion to Waive Full Reading
2. Approval of the Minutes (Morreale)
3. Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
4. Authorize an Expenditure Increase for As-Needed Maintenance Contract with Los Angeles Conservation Corps for Citywide Fuel Modification Project (Motahari)
5. Tree Trimming/Maintenance Project (Vaish)
6. Construction Contract for Residential Street Overlay and Slurry Seal Project (Area 6 and Section of Area 8) (Vaish)
7. Contract Service Agreement for On-Call Photo Simulation Consultant (Mikhail)
8. Adoption of Ordinance No. 490 – Terranea Resort – Request for Financial Assistance Using Future Transient Occupancy Tax Revenue (McLean)
9. Register of Demands (McLean)
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(5 mins) 10. East Tract 16540 Portuguese Bend Club Zone Change (Case No. ZON2009-00053) (Mikhail)
PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
(15 mins) 12. Request to Waive the Penalty Fee for an Exotic Animal Permit and Site Plan Review (Case No. ZON2009-00154) on a Property Located at 30822 Via Rivera (Kim)
(10 mins) 13. Award of Contract for Services to Prepare an Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed Annenberg Project at Lower Point Vicente (Mihranian)
(10 mins) 14. Status Report on Tactical Goals (Lehr)
(10 mins) 15. Proposal for Restructuring the Equestrian Committee (Mikhail)
(10 mins) 16. Proposed Lobbyist Ordinance (Lynch)
(10 mins) CITY COUNCIL ORAL REPORTS: (This section of the agenda is designated for oral
(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)
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 threat of litigation received in a letter from Jeffrey A. Rosenfeld, attorney for Mr. and Mrs. Allman, dated July 1, 2009. A copy of the letter from Jeffrey A. Rosenfeld documenting the threat of litigation is on file in the City Clerk’s Office.
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