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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
OCTOBER 20, 2009
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
(20 mins) CALL TO ORDER:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2009-76
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 501
CEREMONIAL: Presentation of City tiles to former PUMP Committee Members
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: Mayor’s RPV Heroes Program: Anne Kienberger; George and Barbara Gleghorn
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
CITY MANAGER REPORT: Status Report Regarding Power Outages in the Berryhill/Via Victoria Neighborhood
(5 mins) APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. Motion to Waive Full Reading
2. Approval of the Minutes (Morreale)
4. Appeal of Planning Case Nos. ZON2008-00326 and SUB2008-00004 (Coastal
Permit and Lot Line Adjustment): Request to Overturn the Planning Commission’s Denial of an Appeal of the Hearings Officer’s Approval of a Coastal Permit and Lot Line Adjustment Involving Properties Located at 3 Yacht Harbor Drive and 4194 Maritime Road (Fox)
5. Adoption of Ordinance No. 500 - City Council Salary In Lieu of the Current Monthly Expense Reimbursement (Lynch)
6. Appointment of Board Members to the Ridgecrest Ranchos Recreation and Park District Board (Morreale)
7. Appointment of Board Members to the Klondike Canyon Geologic Hazard Abatement District Board (Morreale)
8. Transfer Agreement with the County of Los Angeles for a Remainder Parcel at Robert E. Ryan Park (Petru)
9. Register of Demands (McLean)
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Attachment: Conroy Submissions
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2009-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, DENYING THE APPEAL AND UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S REVISED INTERPRETATION THAT DUE TO THE VARIATION IN THE LOCATION OF THE COASTAL SETBACK LINE ON DIFFERENT CITY MAPS, UNTIL THE ISSUE CAN BE FURTHER CLARIFIED, THE LOCATION OF THE COASTAL SETBACK LINE ON INDIVIDUAL PROPERTIES IN THE COASTAL ZONE SHALL BE BASED ON A SITE-SPECIFIC GEOLOGY STUDY AND THE COASTAL SPECIFIC PLAN LAND USE MAP; 2) Initiate a Code Amendment to clarify that the City’s ESA Maps are the maps that are to be used in determining the location of the Coastal Setback Line on individual properties; and, 3) ADOPT URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING A MORATORIUM ON THE ACCEPTANCE, PROCESSING AND APPROVAL OF NEW OR PENDING APPLICATIONS FOR COASTAL PERMITS, AND DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF.
PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:
REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
(30 mins) 11. 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)
(10 mins) 12. Proposition 1A Securitization Program (Singer)
(15 mins) 13. Pavement Management System Update Report (Jules)
(15 mins) 14. August 27, 2009 Portuguese Bend Fire - Lessons Learned (Gyves)
(10 mins) 15. Planning Case No. ZON2009-00314 (Code Amendment Initiation Request): A Request to Consider Initiating a Code Amendment to Revise the City’s Exotic Animal Keeping Regulations (Fox)
(15 mins) 17. Palos Verdes Nature Preserve – Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Annual Management Report (Mihranian)
(20 mins) 18. Explore an Improved Control of Portuguese Bend Landslide (Dyda)
(15 mins) 19. Future Agenda Items – Status Update and Request for Direction (Lehr)
(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)
Name of Case: Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County Superior Court. Case No. YS010425.
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.
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