AMENDED * AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
JULY 21, 2009
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
*Amended Agenda: One additional item was added to the Closed Session under Existing Litigation.
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:
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: The Mayor’s RPV Heroes Program – Mel Hughes
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. Request for Waiver of the Application Fee for a Special Use Permit on Property located at 6001 Palos Verdes Drive South – Point View Property (Case No. ZON2009-00260) (Schonborn)
4. Used Oil Recycling Block Grant for FY 2009-10 (Ramezani)
5. Contract Addendum No. 5 for the Marymount College Facilities Expansion Project Environmental Impact Report (Mihranian)
6. Adopt the Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP) in Compliance with the State Water Resources Control Board (Dragoo)
7. Appeal of the Planning Commission’s Approval of Case No. ZON2007-00046 (Variance and Coastal Permit) for Property Located at 24 Sea Cove Drive (Schonborn)
8. Amendment to the South Bay Cities Council of Governments’ Joint Powers Authority (JPA) Agreement (Gyves)
9. Annenberg Project at Lower Point Vicente – Service Agreements with Rincon and Linscott, Law and Greenspan (Mihranian)
10. FY 09-10 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Contract (Petru)
11. Update on Status of Recycling Revenues and Budget Appropriation for SCS Engineers (Ramezani)
12. Pavement Management System Update (Jules)
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(5 mins) 15. Abalone Cove Sewer Maintenance Fee (Dragoo)
(10 mins) 16. Conformance with the 2009 Los Angeles County Congestion Management Program (CMP) (Kim)
(5 mins) 17. Code Amendment to Chapter 17.11 ”Affordable Housing” and Chapter 17.96 “Definitions” (Case No. ZON2009-00125) (Schonborn)
(5 mins) 18. Revision “SS” to the Trump National Golf Course Project (Pfost)
PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
(10 mins) 19. Form of Staff Recommendations to the City Council on Planning Commission Appeals and Recommendations (Councilman Long)
(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
Based on Government Code Section 54954.5
(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)Public Employee Performance Evaluation
Name of Case: Rancho Palos Verdes Neighbors for Community Compatibility v. City of Rancho Palos
Name of Case: VH Property Corp. and VHPS LLC v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, et al., Los
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 Brant H. Dveirin, attorney for Mr. and Mrs. Conroy, dated June 10, 2009. A copy of the letter from Brant H. Dveirin documenting the threat of litigation is on file in the City Clerk’s Office.
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.
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