RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , October 19, 2010

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ,OCTOBER 19, 2010, 2010

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

OCTOBER 19, 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.       NIMS Executive Training (Fireside Room)

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION (15 mins)
CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL:    NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-95
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 516
FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: City Advisory Board Recruitment

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:  Council Meeting Broadcast Quality; Halloween Spooktacular

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 September 21, 2010 Adjourned Regular Meeting (Interviews); and September 21, 2010 Regular Meeting.

3.         Grant Application to Develop a Western Avenue Corridor Strategy (Schonborn)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY APPROVING THE FILING OF A GRANT APPLICATION THROUGH THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (SCAG) “COMPASS BLUEPRINT DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS” PROGRAM FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE CORRIDOR AND STREETSCAPE STRATEGY FOR THE WESTERN AVENUE CORRIDOR.

4.         Arterial Roads Rehabilitation Design Services (Jules)
Recommendation: Award a contract for professional services to CBM Consulting for a not-to-exceed amount of $74,220 for civil engineering design services; KDM Meridian for a not-to-exceed amount of $102,826 for surveying and mapping services; and Geo-Environmental Inc. (GEI) for a not-to-exceed amount of $41,910 for geotechnical services related to the FY 09-10 Arterial Roads Rehabilitation Project and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the agreements.

5.         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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PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:
                                        
(15 mins)               6.         Code Amendment Initiation for Certain Programs Identified in the City’s 2008 Housing Element (Case No. ZON2010-00336) (Schonborn)
Recommendation: Direct Staff to proceed with a Code Amendment to implement certain programs identified in the City’s 2008 Housing Element, which include creating a “Reasonable Accommodations” procedure that would remove constraints to the development/improvement of housing for individuals with disabilities, and identifying a zoning district where emergency homeless shelters would be allowed as a permitted use.

 (20 mins)              7.         Resolution Supporting Proposition 22 - The Local Taxpayer, Public Safety and Transportation Act of 2010 (Long)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, IN SUPPORT OF PROPOSITION 22, THE LOCAL TAXPAYER, PUBLIC SAFETY, AND TRANSPORTATION ACT OF 2010.

(20 mins)               8.         Resolution Opposing Proposition 26 – Proposed Constitutional Amendment:  State and Local Fees and Charges: Vote Requirements and Limitations (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, IN OPPOSITION TO PROPOSITION 26, PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT: STATE AND LOCAL FEES AND CHARGES: VOTE REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITATIONS.

(20 mins)               9.         Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant Application: Proposed Improvements at Abalone Cove Shoreline Park (Singer)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND ABALONE COVE SHORELINE PARK PROJECT.

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

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