AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL, TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010

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AGENDA RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL, JANUARY 19, 2010
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

JANUARY 19, 2010
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.
                                   
6:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION (INTERVIEWS-FIRESIDE ROOM)

6:45 P.M.       CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS. (FIRESIDE ROOM AFTER INTERVIEWS)
                                   
7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION (COUNCIL CHAMBERS)                                  

(25 mins) CALL TO ORDER:                               

ROLL CALL:

                                                                                              NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-03                                                                                                NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 505
FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:   City’s Purchase of Upper Filiorum Property; Clean Bay Restaurants; City Council Team Building Workshop Recap; Sacramento Legislative Days Recap

RECYCLE DRAWING:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

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

CITY MANAGER REPORT:  

NEW BUSINESS: 

(5 mins)    APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:        

1.         Motion to Waive Full Reading
Recommendation: Adopt a motion to waive reading in full of all ordinances presented at this meeting with consent of the waiver of reading deemed to be given by all Council Members after the reading of the title. 

2.         Approval of the Minutes (Morreale)
Recommendation: Approve the Minutes of the December 1, 2009,
December 15, 2009, and January 5, 2010 Regular Meetings.

3.         Claim Against the City by Joseph Marino (Gyves)
            Recommendation:  Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.

4.         Claim Against the City by Tammi Ciotti (Gyves)
            Recommendation:  Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.

5.         Claim Against the County Regarding the Cost of Conducting the Election on Ballot Measure TOT (Lynch)
            Recommendation: Receive and file the report.

6.         Register of Demands (McLean)
            Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ALLOWING CERTAIN CLAIMS AND DEMANDS AND SPECIFYING FUNDS FROM WHICH THE SAME ARE TO BE PAID.

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(15 mins)    7.         Adoption of a Final General Plan Housing Element Amendment (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  1) Consider the final set of amendments recommended by the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) in order for the City’s updated Housing Element to be certified by HCD; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY APPROVING THE FINAL HOUSING ELEMENT; and, 3) Direct Staff to forward the City Council approved Final Housing Element to the California Department of Housing and Community Development for certification.

(15 mins)    8.         Terranea Resort and Spa: ZON2009-00493 (Revision ‘N’ to Conditional Use Permit No. 215, et. al.) (Mihranian)
Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING REVISION ‘N’ TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 215, GRADING PERMIT NO. 2229, COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT NO. 166, VARIANCE NO. 489, AND TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP NO. 26073 BY AMENDING THE CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL TO EXTEND THE COMPLIANCE DATE FOR COMPLETING NINE OUTSTANDING CONDITIONS.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(15 mins)    9.      FY08-09 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (Downs)
Recommendation:  Receive and file the FY08-09 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, and the Independent Auditors’ Report on Internal Control.
                                         
(10 mins)    10.      Appointments to the Oversight Committee for Water Quality Flood Protection (WQFP) Program (Morreale)
Recommendation:  Appoint two members to the Oversight Committee for WQFP Program, each with a four year term of office until January 19, 2014.

(10 mins)    11.      Repeal of Chapter 2.30 of Municipal Code (Lynch)
Recommendation:  INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, REPEALING CHAPTER 2.30 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO VOLUNTARY CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURE LIMITATIONS.

(5 mins)     12.       Mayor’s Appointment of City Council Member to Sanitation District No. 5 and the South Bay Cities Sanitation District (Morreale)
Recommendation:  Appoint a member of Council to serve as either the Alternate or the Temporary Alternate to the Los Angeles County Sanitation District No. 5 and the South Bay Cities Sanitation District.

 (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:

CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

ADJOURNMENT:  Adjourn to Saturday, January 23, 2010, at 9:30 A.M. at Pt. Vicente Interpretive Center for a Tactical Planning Workshop.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST

Based on Government Code Section 54954.5

(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)

Existing Litigation:
                                    G.C. 54956.9(a)

 
 Name of Case:        VH Property Corp. and VHPS LLC v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court.  Case No. BC404048.

Potential Initiation of Litigation
                                    G.C. 54956.9(c)

The City Council is meeting to decide whether to initiate litigation against the County of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk regarding the County’s possible failure to provide the sample ballot materials to certain voters prior to or along with the absentee ballots. 

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