RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , March 3, 2010

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , March 3, 2010
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

MARCH 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.
                                   
6:00 P.M.       CLOSED SESSION  : SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS. (FIRESIDE ROOM - PRIOR TO INTERVIEWS)
                                                           
6:45 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION (INTERVIEWS-FIRESIDE ROOM)      

7:00 P.M.*      REGULAR SESSION (COUNCIL CHAMBERS)
*Note: The meeting may begin late due to Planning Commission Chair Interviews.

(20 mins)     CALL TO ORDER:                                                            

ROLL CALL:                                                                   
                                                                            NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-14
                                                                            NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 506
FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  

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:  Re-opening of Palos Verdes Nature Preserve Burn Area

(5 mins)   COUNCIL DISCUSSION & SUGGESTION OF FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:

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 23, 2010 Adjourned Regular Meeting; and, the February 16, 2010 Adjourned Regular Meeting (Interviews).

3.         Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation:  Receive and file the current report on the status of border issues.

4.         Household Hazardous Waste/Electronics Waste Collection Siting Liability Agreement with County of Los Angeles (Ramezani)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the attached Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection Siting Liability Agreement with the County of Los Angeles and County Sanitation District No. 2 of Los Angeles County.

5.         Additions to the Consolidated Loan between the City and the Redevelopment Agency for Expenses Incurred during FY08-09 (Downs)
Recommendation: Receive and file this staff report, which provides information regarding FY09-10 loan additions to the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency in the amount of $86,831 for expenses incurred by the City during FY08-09.  The Consolidated Loan Agreement dated December 1, 2003 authorizes the loan additions.

6.         January 2010 Monthly Report of Cash Balances (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the January 2010 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:

(20 mins)     8.          Oversized Vehicle and Neighborhood Permit Parking Fee Establishment (Jules)
            Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING FEES FOR THE OVERSIZED VEHICLE AND NEIGHBORHOOD PERMIT PARKING PROGRAMS.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(10 mins)     9.         Appointment of Chair to the Planning Commission (Morreale)
Recommendation:  Appoint a Chair to the Planning Commission.

(20 mins)     10.       FY09-10 Mid-Year Financial Report (Downs)
            Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the FY09-10 Mid-Year Financial Report; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2009-40, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY09-10, TO ADJUST THE BUDGET IN VARIOUS FUNDS OF THE CITY.

(10 mins)     11.       Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan Mid-Year Review (Singer)
Recommendation: Adopt the updated FY09-10 Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan.

(15 mins)     12.       Amendments to City’s Graffiti Prevention and Removal Ordinance (Lynch)
Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING CHAPTER 9.28 OF TITLE 9 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING THE CITY'S PROCEDURES FOR PREVENTION AND REMOVAL OF GRAFFITI.

 (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.)

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
           G.C. 54957

Personnel

            Title:    City Manager
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