RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , March 16, 2010

DISCLAIMER

The following City Council agenda includes text only version of the staff reports associated with the business matters to be brought before for the City Council at its Regular Meeting of this date. Changes to the staff reports may be necessary prior to the actual City Council meeting. The City Council may elect to delete or continue business matters at the beginning of the City Council Meeting. Additionally, some attachments, including but not limited to, pictures, plans, drawings, spreadsheet presentations, financial statements and correspondence may not be included. The attachments are available for review with the official agenda package at the Reception area at City Hall.

...end of disclaimer...
How City Council Meetings Are Conducted


RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , March 16, 2010
AMENDED AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

MARCH 16, 2010

FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

__________________________________________   

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.
                       
** Note -  Item Added to Closed Session **

6:00 P.M.       CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
                                   
7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION                                

(20 mins) CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:

                                             NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-17
                                             NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 507

FLAG SALUTE:                  

CEREMONIAL:  Presentation of City tiles to former Planning Commission Members

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Recognition of Gifts to Parks; Announcement of the upcoming Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza Event  

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:  Report on the recent Whale of a Day Event; New Recreation Programs for 2010

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 February 2, 2010 and February 16, 2010 Regular Meetings, and the Adjourned Regular Meeting of March 2, 2010 (Interviews).

3.         City Maintenance Contract Extensions (Vaish)
Recommendation: Approve a one year extension, effective April 3, 2010, to the contracts with the following: 1) A.J. Fistes Corporation for building painting maintenance; and, 2) PCI for pavement striping maintenance.

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

5.         Third Amendment to the City Manager’s Employment Agreement (Lynch)
Recommendation: Approve the Third Amendment to the City Manager’s Employment Agreement.

6.         Adoption of Ordinance No. 506 – Amendments to City’s Graffiti Prevention and Removal Ordinance (Lynch)
Recommendation:  ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 506, 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.

7.         Gifts for Parks (Odom)
Recommendation:  Accept Gifts for Parks donations and direct staff to prepare donor letters of appreciation for the Mayor’s signature.

8.         Award of Custodial Services Project Contract (Vaish)
Recommendation: 1) Approve project and award a three-year contract to Great Cleaning Services with an option to renew for three one-year extensions by mutual agreement; and, 2) Authorize the expenditure of $69,264 for the first year with an additional allowance for non-scheduled cleaning in the amount of $6,000 for a total first year amount of $75,264.

9.         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.

            #                      #                      #                      #                      #                      #

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(20 mins)    10.      Revision “UU” to the Trump National Golf Course Project (Pfost)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ADOPTING ADDENDUM 40 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT NO. 36; 2) ADOPT URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. ____U, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 9 TO THE TRUMP NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT, AUTHORIZING AN EXTENSION TO THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT TO SEPTEMBER 21, 2010, AND DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF; 3) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the documents on behalf of the City; 4) Extend Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. 50666 consistent with the term of the Development Agreement; and 5) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING GRADING PERMIT NO. 1541 TO ALLOW AN EXTENSION TO THE OPERATION OF THE DRIVING RANGE TO SEPTEMBER 21, 2010.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(30 mins)    11.      Selection of a Consultant and Approval of a Budget Adjustment for the Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report for the Zone 2 Landslide Moratorium Ordinance Revisions (Planning Case No. ZON2009-00409) (Fox)
Recommendation:  1) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to sign a Professional Services Agreement in an amount not to exceed $187,035 with PCR Services Corporation to prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Zone 2 Landslide Moratorium Ordinance Revisions (Planning Case No. ZON2009-00409); 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 FY 2009-10, TO PAY FOR THE COST OF THE EIR PREPARATION FROM THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND.

 (20 mins)    12.     Management of Rentals at Founders Park (Odom)
Recommendation:  Approve the 18-month agreement with VH Properties (Trump National Golf Club) for management services for rentals at Founders Park.

(20 mins)    13.     Award the Design Contract for the Project Study Report for the Lower San Ramon Canyon Stabilization Project (Dragoo)
Recommendation:  1) Award a Professional Services Contract to Harris and Associates in the amount of $506,300 to produce a Project Study Report for the Lower San Ramon Canyon Stabilization Project; and, 2) Authorize a project contingency in the amount of $102,000 to be used in addressing unforeseen conditions and or to investigate issues beyond the identified scope of work.

 (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 Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at 6:00 P.M. at Hesse Park for an Adjourned 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
Specify Position/Title of Employee Being Reviewed

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.

Name of Case:         Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County Superior Court.  Case No. YS010425.

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

The City Council is meeting to decide whether to initiate litigation regarding a slope failure.

Number of Potential Cases (2)

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. 

NOTE: Staff reports are available for inspection at City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday – Thursday and 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Friday.  The agenda and staff reports can also be viewed at Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours:  Monday – Friday from 9:00 A.M. until dusk; Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. until dusk.  

Written materials, including emails, submitted to the City are public records and may be posted on the City’s website.  In addition, City meetings may be televised and may be accessed through the City's website.  Accordingly, you may wish to omit personal information from your oral presentation or written materials as it may become part of the public record regarding an agendized item.

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the front counter of the lobby of the City Hall Administration Building at 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes during normal business hours.

You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/RPV.