RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , October 21, 2010

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AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 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. 

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION

(15 mins)     CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:    NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-100 
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 516
                                                                                            
FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Remembrance of Senator Jenny Oropeza

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:  City Participation in the California Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill

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 October 5, 2010 Regular Meeting; October 19, 2010 Adjourned Regular Meeting (NIMS Executive Training); and October 19, 2010 Regular Meeting.

3.         Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation:  Receive and file the current report on the status of Border Issues.  

4.         Amendment to the FY 10-11 Community Development Block Grant Program Administration Professional Services Agreement (Huey)
Recommendation:  Approve and execute the First Amendment to the professional services agreement between Diana Cho and Associates and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, to add the provisions and requirements of the Los Angeles County Defaulted Property Tax Reduction Program.

5.         Amendment to the FY 10-11 Home Improvement Program Administration Professional Services Agreement (Huey)
Recommendation:  Approve and execute the First Amendment to the professional services agreement between MDG Associates, Inc. and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, to add the provisions and requirements of the Los Angeles County Defaulted Property Tax Reduction Program.

6.         Advance and Repayment Agreement between City and Redevelopment Agency (Downs)
Recommendation: Approve the Advance and Repayment Agreement between the City and Redevelopment Agency.
           
7.         September 2010 Monthly Report of Cash Balances (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the September 2010 Monthly Report of Cash Balances for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

8.         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 BUSINESS:

(20 mins)  9.         Neighborhood Permit Parking Program (Jules)
Recommendation: Re-confirm the Neighborhood Permit Parking Program and direct staff to proceed with preparation of a resolution to establish permit fees. 
                                                                                                                            
(30 mins)  10.       Adoption of Pension Reform (Wolowicz)
Recommendation: Adoption of Changes to Retirement Plan for Future Employees.

(20 mins)   11.       Introduction of Ordinance Adopting New State Building Codes and Los Angeles County Fire Code (Christman)

Recommendation:  INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ADOPTING BY REFERENCE THE 2010 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA BUILDING, RESIDENTIAL, GREEN BUILDING, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL CODES, WHICH ARE CODIFIED IN TITLE 24 OF THE CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS; THE 2011 LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE CODE, WHICH IS TITLE 32 OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY CODE; THE UNIFORM CODE FOR THE ABATEMENT OF DANGEROUS BUILDINGS 1997 EDITION; THE UNIFORM HOUSING CODE 1997 EDITION; AND, THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE, 2006 EDITION, WITH APPENDICES AND AMENDMENTS THERETO, AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.

   (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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