RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ,FEBRUARY 2, 2010

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ,FEBRUARY 2, 2010
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

FEBRUARY 2, 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.
                                   
5:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION (INTERVIEWS-FIRESIDE ROOM)      
                                                           

7:30 P.M.*      REGULAR SESSION (COUNCIL CHAMBERS)
*Note: The meeting may begin late due to Planning Commission Interviews.

(20 mins)     CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL: 
                                                                                              NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-06
                                                                                              NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 506
FLAG SALUTE:                 

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Stanley Awards – Jarel and Betty Wheaton

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:  Introduction of One-Stop Permit Center

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 January 9, 2010 Adjourned Regular Meeting/Team Building Workshop; January 11, 2010 Adjourned Regular Meeting; and, January 12, 2010 Adjourned Regular Meetings.

3.        Item Removed from the Agenda.

4.         Records Retention and Destruction Schedules (Morreale/Lynch)
Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING CITY DOCUMENT RETENTION SCHEDULES AND AUTHORIZING THE DESTRUCTION OF CERTAIN CITY RECORDS AS PROVIDED BY SECTION 34090 OF THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE.

5.         November 2009 Monthly Report of Cash Balances (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the November 2009 Monthly Report of Cash Balances for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

6.         December 2009 Monthly Report of Cash Balances (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the December 2009 Monthly Report of Cash Balances for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

7.         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:

(2 hrs)        8.         Case Nos. SUB2008-00001 and ZON2008-00074 thru ZON2008-00078
(Environmental Assessment, General Plan Amendment, Coastal Specific Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Vesting Parcel Map, Variance, Grading Permit, Height Variation, and Coastal Permit), Address: 32639 Nantasket Drive, a Vacant Lot Located on the West Side of Nantasket Drive between Beachview Drive and Seacove Drive (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CERTIFYING THE MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING: A) A GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT, CHANGING THE GENERAL PLAN LAND USE DESIGNATION OF THE SUBJECT PARCEL FROM COMMERCIAL RECREATIONAL TO SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TWO-TO-FOUR DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE; B) A ZONE CHANGE, CHANGING THE ZONING DESIGNATION OF THE SUBJECT PARCEL FROM COMMERCIAL-RECREATIONAL TO RS-3 (SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL); C) A COASTAL SPECIFIC PLAN AMENDMENT, CHANGING THE COASTAL SPECIFIC PLAN LAND USE DESIGNATION OF THE SUBJECT PARCEL FROM COMMERCIAL RECREATION TO SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL; D) A SUBDIVISION OF THE EXISTING 1.41-ACRE PARCEL INTO FOUR (4) RESIDENTIAL LOTS WITH A MINIMUM LOT SIZE OF 14,000 SQUARE FEET EACH; E) A VARIANCE APPLICATION TO ALLOW THE FOUR LOTS TO HAVE A PROPOSED LOT DEPTH OF 93 FEET, WHICH IS LESS THAN THE 110 FOOT LOT DEPTH REQUIREMENT; F) APPROXIMATELY 4,028 CUBIC YARDS OF GRADING ON ALL 4 LOTS COMBINED TO ACCOMMODATE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCE ON EACH LOT, WHICH INCLUDES 1,957 CUBIC YARDS OF CUT AND 2,071 CUBIC YARDS OF FILL; AND, G) HEIGHT VARIATION PERMITS FOR THE PROPOSED SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES ON LOTS 3 AND 4 (THE 2 LOTS CLOSEST TO SEACOVE DRIVE), TO EXCEED THE 16 FOOT BUILDING HEIGHT REQUIREMENT.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(20 mins)      9.         Appointments to the Planning Commission (Morreale)
Recommendation:  Appoint four members to the Planning Commission, each with a four year term of office beginning February 11, 2010 through February 11, 2014.

(30 mins)     10.  Management of Rentals at Founders Park (Odom)
Recommendation:  1) Discontinue private party rentals at Founders Park;
2) Direct staff to increase marketing of the Point Vicente Interpretive Center (PVIC) as the primary rental site for private party rentals; and, 3) Direct staff to investigate venues for small private party rentals that are not in direct competition with private sector businesses.

(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 Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 6:00 P.M. at Hesse Park to conduct interviews of applicants for Chair of the Traffic Safety Commission and the Emergency Preparedness Committee.    American with Disabilities Act: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you require a disability-related modification or accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 310 544-5208 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. 

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