RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , June 15, 2010

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , June 15, 2010
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

JUNE 15, 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.
                                                           
7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION                                

(20 mins) CALL TO ORDER:                                                            

ROLL CALL:
                                                                                                NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-44                                                                                                        
                                                                                                NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 511
FLAG SALUTE:                  

CEREMONIAL: Presentation of Proclamation to Ann Shaw for Older Americans Recognition Day

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Edison’s SmartConnect Meter Roll-Out – Marvin Jackmon, SCE

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:  Updates on Los Serenos de Pointe Vicente Service to the Community

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.         Annual Appropriation Limit for FY10-11 (Downs)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING THE CITY’S APPROPRIATION LIMIT FOR FY10-11.

3.         City Investment Policy – FY10-11 (Downs)
Recommendation: Adopt and file the FY10-11 investment policy for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

4.         2010 Five-Year Financial Model (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the 2010 Five-Year Financial Model (2010 Model); and, 2) Determine that the utility users’ tax (UUT) rate of 3% continues to be a necessary General Fund revenue source, and that the current rate of 3% should be maintained.

5.         Contract Addendum Nos. 1 and 2 for the Annenberg Project Environmental Impact Report (Mihranian)
Recommendation: Approve Contract Addendum Nos. 1 and 2 to the Agreement for Consulting Services between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and Rincon Consultants for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report for the Annenberg Project, in the amount of $10,450.

6.         Award a Three-Year As-Needed Maintenance Contract to Fire Grazers, Inc. for FY10-11 to FY12-13 (Blanco)
Recommendation: 1) Approve project specifications for fuel modification for grazing; 2) Award a three-year maintenance agreement contract to Fire Grazers, Inc. with an option to renew for three one-year extensions by mutual agreement; and, 3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the maintenance agreement contract with Fire Grazers, Inc.

7.         Used Oil Collection Program (Ramezani)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING THE SUBMITTAL OF A USED OIL COLLECTION PROGRAM APPLICATION TO THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES RECYCLING AND RECOVERY, AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS TO EXECUTE ANY AGREEMENTS, CONTRACTS, AND REQUESTS FOR PAYMENT AS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAM, UNTIL RESCINDED.

8.         Resolution for Cherry Hill Lane Tax-Defaulted Property Purchase (Petru)
Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF TAX-DEFAULTED PROPERTY FROM THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR LOCATED AT 43 CHERRY HILL LANE IDENTIFIED AS APN 7572-004-022, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 8 AGREEMENT NO. 2637.

9.         Inclusion of Rancho Palos Verdes Residents in the Los Angeles County Energy Program/Citywide (Mikhail)
Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY ENERGY PROGRAM AND DIRECT THE CITY CLERK TO DELIVER A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE ADOPTED RESOLUTION TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY.

10.       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)      11.       Adoption of City Budget and Employee Salary Ranges for FY 2010-2011 (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING A BUDGET APPROPRIATION AND ADOPTING THE OPERATING AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BUDGET FOR FY10-11;
2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING SALARY AND HOURLY RANGES FOR ALL COMPETITIVE, MANAGEMENT AND PART-TIME EMPLOYEE JOB CLASSIFICATIONS; and, 3) Approve the framework for a Performance-Based Employee Compensation Plan for FY10-11.

(5 mins)         12.       Citywide Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District (Huey)
Recommendation: 1) Conduct a public hearing on the proposed levy and collection of assessments within the Citywide Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District for Fiscal Year 2010-11 and the Engineer’s Report prepared in connection therewith; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND CONFIRMING A DIAGRAM AND ASSESSMENT FOR THE 2010-11 FISCAL YEAR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITYWIDE LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT PURSUANT TO THE LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING ACT OF 1972, PART 2 OF DIVISION 15 OF THE CALIFORNIA STREETS AND HIGHWAYS CODE.

(5 mins)         13.       Abalone Cove Sewer Maintenance Fee (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Conduct the public hearing on the proposed levy of the annual sewer service charge for the Abalone Cove Sewer System for Fiscal Year 2010-11; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO 2010- ___, A RESOLUTION OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING A REPORT IN CONNECTION WITH THE SEWER SERVICE CHARGE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 13.06 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE, DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF SUCH CHARGE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010-11, AND ORDERING THAT SUCH CHARGE BE COLLECTED ON THE TAX ROLL.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

 (45 mins)               14.       A Report on the Initiative Measure for the Marymount College Facilities Expansion Project (30800 Palos Verdes Drive East), Including a Comparison of the Proposed Initiative with the Project that was Approved by the City Council (Mihranian/Lynch)
Recommendation: Receive and file.

 (10 mins)   15.       Certification of Petition – Marymount College (Morreale)
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the City Clerk’s Certification that the Petition titled “Adoption of a Specific Plan for Development of the Marymount College Campus at 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East in the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and Related General Plan and Zoning Ordinance Amendments” has qualified for a Special Municipal Election to be placed on the November 2, 2010 Statewide General Election Ballot; and, 2) Either adopt the ordinance, as proposed, or place the ordinance on the November 2, 2010 Statewide General Election.

(15 mins)    16.       November 2, 2010 Special Municipal Election (Morreale/Lynch)
Recommendation:  1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CALLING FOR A SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010, AS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA RELATING TO GENERAL LAW CITIES FOR THE SUBMISSION TO THE VOTERS A QUESTION REGARDING THE ADOPTION OF A SPECIFIC PLAN TO GOVERN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MARYMOUNT COLLEGE CAMPUS; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, REQUESTING THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES TO CONSOLIDATE A SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION OF SAID CITY TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 2010 WITH THE STATEWIDE GENERAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON SAID DATE PURSUANT TO SECTION 10403 OF THE ELECTIONS CODE; 3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CALIFORNIA, SETTING PRIORITIES FOR FILING A WRITTEN ARGUMENT REGARDING AN INITIATIVE MEASURE AND DIRECTING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO PREPARE AN IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS; and, 4) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CALIFORNIA, PROVIDING FOR THE FILING OF REBUTTAL ARGUMENTS FOR INITIATIVE MEASURES SUBMITTED AT MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

(15 mins)                17.       Permissible Actions by the City Council Concerning the Initiative Petition Regarding Marymount College Expansion (Lynch/Mihranian)
Recommendation:  Receive and file this Staff report.

(15 mins)                18.       Amendment to Municipal Code Section 8.24.060 Making a Minor Amendment to the Regulations for the Storage of Trash Containers on Private Property (Peterson)
Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING CHAPTER 8.24.060(A)(2) OF TITLE 8 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING THE STORAGE OF TRASH CONTAINERS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY.

(5 mins)    19.        Planning Case No. ZON2007-00377 (Code Amendment, Zone Change & Environmental Assessment): Residential Development Standards Steering Committee Code Amendment and Zone Change (Fox)
Recommendation: Reintroduce Ordinance No. 510, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ADOPTING MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 17 (ZONING) OF THE CITY’S MUNICIPAL CODE AND THE CITY’S ZONING MAP TO ENACT THE  RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS STEERING COMMITTEE.

(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.)

ADJOURNMENT:  Adjourn to Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park for an Adjourned Regular Meeting regarding possible City Charter Status and Civic Center Financing Options.

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