RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , March 3, 2011

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , March 3, 2011
AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
MARCH 1, 2011
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. 2011-08                              
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 518
                                                                                                                                                               
FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Camilla Townsend, Presentation regarding the Mission of the San Pedro Peninsula 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 February 15, 2011 Regular Meeting.

3.         Trails Master Plan Grant Application (Fox)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR TRANSPORTATION PLANNING FUNDS FOR THE CITY’S TRAILS MASTER PLAN FROM THE COMMUNITY-BASED TRANSPORTATION PLANNING GRANT PROGRAM OF THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

4.         Request to File a Conditional Use Permit Revision Application from T-Mobile USA (Petru)
Recommendation:  Authorize the City Manager to sign the Conditional Use Permit Revision application, allowing T-Mobile USA to seek approval to install a new wireless facility on the monopole at City Hall.

5.         Household Hazardous Waste/Electronics Waste Collection Program Siting Liability Agreement with County of Los Angeles (Ramezani)
Recommendation:  Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection Program Siting Liability Agreement with the County of Los Angeles and County Sanitation District No. 2 of Los Angeles County.

6.         Approve Change Order - Professional Services Contract KOA Corporation/CBM Consulting (Dragoo)
Recommendation: Approve Change Order Number 1 to the contract for Professional Services with KOA Corporation / CBM Consulting increasing the original contract in the not to exceed amount of $20,000 for Project Management services for the San Ramon Canyon Storm Drain Project.

7.         January 2011 Monthly Report of Cash Balances (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the January 2011 Monthly Report of Cash              Balances for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.       

8.         Register of Demands (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, 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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REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

 (90 mins)      9.         Workshop - San Ramon Canyon – Project Study Report (Dragoo)
            Recommendation: 1) Identify Alternative 1A as the Preferred Alternative;
2) Authorize Staff to solicit professional services for the preferred alternative design; 3) Authorize Staff to proceed with the sewer relocation design: 4) Direct Staff to provide regular land movement monitoring reports; and, 5) Direct Staff to continue pursuit of funding opportunities.

  (10 mins)                 10.       California Department of Water Resources Stormwater Flood Management Grant (Winje)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize staff to pursue State Stormwater Flood Management Grant Funding for San Ramon Canyon Stabilization Project; and,
2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING STAFF TO PURSUE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES STORMWATER FLOOD MANAGEMENT GRANT FUNDING FOR THE SAN RAMON CANYON STABILIZATION PROJECT.

 (5 mins)        11.       Appointment of a Council Member to Serve as Alternate on the Policy Steering Committee of the Municipal Area Express at its Meeting on March 7, 2011 (McLean)
            Recommendation: Appoint a new alternate member to the Municipal Area Express (MAX) Policy Steering Committee (PSC), for one meeting, on March 7, 2011.

(15 mins)                12.       Request for Instruction to Staff to Develop a Policy for Council Members and City Staff to Follow in Responding to Inappropriate or Threatening Behavior (Campbell)
Recommendation: Instruct City staff to study existing policies in other cities and propose a Council policy for protocol to be followed by City Council Members, appointed Committee and Commission Members, and City staff in responding to inappropriate or threatening behavior by individuals or organizations.
                   
 (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:         Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County Superior Court.  Case No. YS010425.

                                                            Enstedt and the Portuguese Bend Alliance For Safety v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court Case No. BS123281

                                                            Lisa Dennen Monks and Zone 2 Property Rights v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, California Court of Appeal Case No. B224628

Conference with Real Property Negotiators

            G.C. 54956.8

Property:                                32201 Forrestal Drive (Ladera Linda Community Center)

City Negotiators:       City Manager Lehr; City Attorney Lynch; Interim Director of Recreation and Parks Odom

Negotiating Parties: Montessori School of Manhattan Beach, Inc.

Under Negotiation:  Lease Price/Amount and Terms of Payment

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