RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , November 30 , 2010

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ,November 30 , 2010

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING

NOVEMBER 30, 2010
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

                                                         

REMOTE SITE:
Flatotel
135 West 52nd Street
New York, NY  10019

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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 (15 mins)     CALL TO ORDER:    

ROLL CALL:             NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-103           
     NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 517

FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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 November 4, 2010 Regular Meetings.

3.         Status Report on 2010 Tactical Goals (Petru)
Recommendation: Receive and file.

4.         Request to File a Conditional Use Permit Revision Application from AT&T Mobility (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to sign the Conditional Use Permit Revision application, allowing AT&T Mobility to seek approval to modify its existing wireless telephone installation on the monopole at City Hall.

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REGULAR BUSINESS:

(90 mins)  5.         Pension Workshop (Mausser/Raymond)
Recommendation:  Receive and file.

(45 mins)  6.         Municipal Area Express (MAX) (Raymond)
Recommendation: 1) Direct Staff to immediately notify the City of Torrance (Lead Agency) and the other Member Agencies that Rancho Palos Verdes is withdrawing from Municipal Area Express (MAX), effective June 30, 2011; or
2) (a) Authorize Staff to move forward with the process leading to the possible renewal of the inter-agency agreement with MAX (the “MAX Agreement”);
(b) Direct Staff to work with the other member agencies to revise the agreement to include provisions that will provide additional fiscal protection to the member agencies, such as requiring expenditures that will exceed a specified sum to be approved by the PSC and by each agency so that a member agency would be able to withdraw from the agreement prior to the expense being incurred;
(c) Develop the City’s FY11-12 budget and 2011 Five-Year Financial Model to include the expected General fund subsidy of the City’s future annual transit obligations; (d) Direct Staff to request a reallocation of the MAX budget among participating cities based upon ridership; and, (e) Direct Staff to continue to look for opportunities to purchase Proposition A funds at a discount to mitigate the amount of the General fund subsidy.

(15 mins)              7.         Adoption of 2010 Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS)/ National Incident Management System (NIMS) Multi-Hazard Functional Emergency Operations Plan (Petru/Bonano)
Recommendation:  1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ADOPTING THE 2010 SEMS/NIMS MULTI-HAZARD FUNCTIONAL EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN; and, 2) Authorize the Mayor to sign the Letter of Promulgation adopting the SEMS, the NIMS, and the Incident Command System (ICS) by the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

   (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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NOTE: Staff reports are available for inspection at City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday – Thursday and 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Friday.  The agenda and staff reports can also be viewed at Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours:  Monday – Friday from 9:00 A.M. until dusk; Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. until dusk.  

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