RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , DECEMBER 21, 2010

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , DECEMBER 21, 2010

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
 REGULAR MEETING
DECEMBER 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.
                                                                       
7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION

(15 mins)     CALL TO ORDER:
   
ROLL CALL:  NEXT RESOL. NO. 2010-107
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO.  517
                                                        

FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: Farewell Recognition to Kay Finer, Executive Director of Chamber of Commerce

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 30, 2010 Adjourned Regular Meeting.

3.         Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the current report on the status of Border Issues; and, 2) Authorize the Mayor to sign the letter to Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn expressing our residents’ concerns about the Rancho LPG butane storage facility.

4.         Fence and Other Installations for the City Hall Campus Power Generator System (Siamak)
Recommendation: 1) Approve installation of fences around the City Hall power generator, fuel tanks, two electrical panels, bollards around the new transformer, and a concrete surface over the mound in the vicinity of the generator; and,
2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2010-55, THE CITY’S BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010-11, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S BUILDING REPLACEMENT/IMPROVEMENTS FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000.

5.         Agreement to Use Right-of-Way at Menominee Place (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the agreement allowing the conditional use of City Right-of-Way at Menominee Place, and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the agreement; and, 2) Authorize the City Clerk to file the agreement with the County Recorder.

6.         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:

(20 mins)     7.         Neighborhood Parking Permit Fees and Other Cost Based Fees (Downs/Jules)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2010-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING FEES TO REIMBURSE THE CITY FOR THE COSTS INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD PARKING PERMIT PROGRAM AND REVOKING BUSINESS LICENSE PROCESSING FEES; and, 2) Select either Alternative 1 to charge full fees for neighborhood parking permits, or Alternative 2 to charge only the City’s costs for establishing a parking program in a neighborhood and the costs of decals issued.

REGULAR BUSINESS:

(20 mins)  8.         Proposed Revision to City Council Policy No. 41 – Reserve Policies (Downs)
Recommendation:  Approve the amended City Council Policy No. 41 – Reserve Policies.

(2 hours)  9.          Processing Issues Related to the Proposed Annenberg Project at Lower Point Vicente (Mihranian)
Recommendation: Temporarily suspend the City’s entitlement process for the proposed Annenberg Project at Lower Point Vicente for the purpose of directing Staff to work with the Annenberg Foundation to submit a formal application to the National Park Service (NPS) and the State Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) in order to obtain their approval of the proposed Annenberg Foundation project for Lower Point Vicente.

PAUSE TO CONSIDER THE REMAINDER OF THE AGENDA:

 (30 mins)             10.       City Initiated Ordinance Creating a Ministerial Process to Adjust the Moratorium Boundary Lines (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE TO ADJUST THE BOUNDARY OF THE LANDSLIDE MORATORIUM AREA.      

  (20 mins)  11.      Mayor’s Appointment of City Council Members to Intergovernmental Organizations, Associations and City Subcommittees (Morreale)
Recommendation: 1) Appoint the members of Council to the various intergovernmental organizations, associations and City Subcommittees;
2) Appoint a Council Member as a representative to the City on the Los Angeles County West Vector Control District Board of Trustees for a new term of office beginning on January 1, 2011, for either a two year or four year term of office, as determined by the City Council; and, 3) Direct staff to notify the various agencies of the Council’s decision. 

   (10 mins) 12.      Council Meeting Schedule (Petru)
Recommendation: 1) Cancel the regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 4, 2011; and, 2) Select the date for a Community Leaders’ Breakfast meeting in February 2011.

 (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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