RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , March 30, 2010

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , March 30, 2010
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010, 6:00 P.M.
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                                

(10 mins)   CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:                                                                                                NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-20                                                                                
FLAG SALUTE:                  

CEREMONIAL:  Recognition of Candy McCormack

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

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

NEW BUSINESS: 

APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:

(5 mins)     1.          Request to Reduce the Fees for Planning Applications and Building Permits to the Amounts that were in Effect in May 2002, for the Sixteen (16) Vacant Lots Owned by the Monks Plaintiffs in the “Zone 2” Area of the Portuguese Bend Community (Planning Case No. ZON2002-00043) (Rojas/Lynch)
Recommendation:  Approve the reduction of the planning and building fees for the sixteen Monks lots.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(6 hrs)        2.           Appeal of the Planning Commission’s Conditional Approval of the Marymount College Facilities Expansion Project: Conditional Use Permit No. 9 – Revision “E,” Grading Permit, Variance, Minor Exception Permit, Master Sign Permit and Environmental Assessment (Case No. ZON2003-00317)/30800 Palos Verdes Drive East (Mihranian)
Recommendation:  1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CERTIFYING THE PROJECT’S ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT, INCLUDING APPENDIX D, PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT WITH A MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM AND A STATEMENT OF OVERRIDING CONSIDERATIONS; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF THE PROPOSED EXPANSION PROJECT WITH THE FOLLOWING MODIFICATIONS: A) INCREASE THE SETBACK OF THE PROPOSED ATHLETIC BUILDING AN ADDITIONAL 10-FEET FROM TOP OF SLOPE; B) REDUCE THE HEIGHT OF THE PROPOSED ATHLETIC BUILDING A TOTAL OF 10-FEET; C) INCREASE THE SETBACK BUFFER OF THE LOWER TERRACE OF THE EAST PARKING LOT AND DRIVEWAY BY
261 FEET; AND, D) SELECT ALTERNATIVE NO. D-2 AS THE PREFERRED DESIGN FOR THE SITE LAYOUT OF THE ATHLETIC FIELD AND TENNIS COURTS.

ADJOURNMENT:  Adjourn to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next regular meeting. 

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