RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ,SEPTEMBER 21, 2010

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ,SEPTEMBER 21, 2010

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

SEPTEMBER 21, 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)

6:15 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION (INTERVIEWS-FIRESIDE ROOM)

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION (15 mins)     CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:    NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-80   
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 513
FLAG SALUTE:                 

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Kathy Pape, Executive Director, Peninsula Education Foundation

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:  

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 August 17, 2010 Regular Meeting.

3.         Clarification of a Previously Adopted City Council Resolution Related to a State Grant Application (Mihranian)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING A MINOR AMENDMENT TO PREVIOUSLY ADOPTED COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 2010-11 TO CLARIFY THAT THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR IS AUTHORIZED TO ADMINISTER THE GRANT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES.   

4.         Civic Center Facility Assessment Revised Professional Services Agreement (Singer)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the revised Professional Services Agreement with Gonzalez Goodale Architects to assist the City in conducting a Civic Center Facility Assessment; and, 2) Authorize the City Manager and City Clerk to execute the Agreement.

5.         Proposition A Exchange and Gift of Other Restricted Monies from the City of Rolling Hills (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the attached Proposition A Assignment Agreement; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2010-55, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY10-11, TO ADJUST THE BUDGET IN THE CITY’S GENERAL FUND, PROPOSITION A FUND, PROPOSITION C FUND, MEASURE R FUND, AND BIKEWAYS FUND; and, 3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ACCEPTING FROM THE CITY OF ROLLING HILLS, CALIFORNIA ITS AVAILABLE PROPOSITION C TRANSPORTATION FUNDS, TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT ARTICLE 3 FUNDS, AND MEASURE R FUNDS.  

6.         Establishing Pedestrian-Activated Traffic Controls on Crest Road at Whitley Collins Drive (Holland)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING TRAFFIC CONTROLS ON CREST ROAD AT WHITLEY COLLINS DRIVE; and, 2) Authorize the expenditure of $28,726 for the purchase of a pedestrian activated flashing beacon system.

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:

   (10 mins)              8.         Planning Case No. ZON2010-00223 (Code Amendment): Specific Plan Clean-Up Code Amendment (Fox)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. ___U, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY AMENDING CHAPTER 17.38 (SPECIFIC PLAN DISTRICTS) OF THE DEVELOPMENT CODE TO CORRECT THE OMISSION OF “SPECIFIC PLAN DISTRICT VII” FOR EASTVIEW PARK, AND DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF; and,
2) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY AMENDING CHAPTER 17.38 (SPECIFIC PLAN DISTRICTS) OF THE DEVELOPMENT CODE TO CORRECT THE OMISSION OF “SPECIFIC PLAN DISTRICT VII” FOR EASTVIEW PARK.

(20 mins)  9.         Revision “VV” 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 41 TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT NO. 36; 2) ADOPT URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING AN EXTENSION TO THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT TO MARCH 21, 2011; 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 MARCH 21, 2011.

(5 mins)    10.       Use of State Funding for Supplemental Police Services–CORE Police Team (Petru)
Recommendation:  Approve the continued use of COPS (Citizen Option for Police Services) grant in FY10-11 to partially fund the CORE Police Team.

(30 mins)  11.       California Coastal Commission Modifications to the Coastal Specific Plan Amendment pertaining to the Nantasket Residential Development (Case Nos. SUB2008-00001 and ZON2008-00074 through ZON2008-00078; Address: 32639 Nantasket Drive, a vacant lot located on the west side of Nantasket Drive between Beachview and Seacove Drive) (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY ACCEPTING THE MODIFICATIONS ADOPTED BY THE CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION ON AUGUST 13, 2010 IN REGARDS TO THE CITY’S COASTAL SPECIFIC PLAN AND IMPOSING NEW CONDITIONS ON THE FOUR COASTAL DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS TO ENSURE THEIR CONSISTENCY WITH THE MODIFIED COASTAL SPECIFIC PLAN.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
                             
(10 mins)  12.       Appointment of Finance Advisory Committee Member to Fill a Vacancy (Morreale)
Recommendation:  Make an appointment to the Finance Advisory Committee to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Barbara Dye, said term of office until December 2010.

(10 mins)  13.       Marine Life Protection Act South Coast Study Region Draft Environmental Report (Singer)
Recommendation:  Provide any comments or changes to the attached draft comment letter and direct staff to submit it to the Department of Fish and Game.

(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)

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.

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