RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , April 5, 2011

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , APRIL 5, 2011
AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
APRIL 5, 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.

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION                                

(15 mins) CALL TO ORDER:
 
ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2011-15 
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 520

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

3.         Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority Contract Renewal (Howe)
Recommendation: Approve a 26 ½ -month agreement in the amount of $377,300 with the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for park ranger services.

4.         Adoption of Ordinance No. 518 – A Code Amendment to Implement  Certain Programs Identified in the City’s Housing Element (Case No. ZON2010-00183) / Citywide (Schonborn)
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 518, AN Ordinance of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Amending Title 17 (Development code) of the city’s municipal code, to establish reasonable accommodations procedures for individual with disabilities, to establish standards for single-room occupancy facilities, to identify a zone in which emergency shelters are a permitted use, and to establish procedures for the development of transitional and supportive housing (case no. zon2010-00183.

5.         2010 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan (Mikhail)
Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the City’s Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes General Plan in calendar year 2010 to the State Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and to the Department of Housing and Community Development.

6.       2010 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes Housing Element. (Mikhail)
Recommendation: Direct Staff to forward the City’s Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the Rancho Palos Verdes Housing Element for the 2010 calendar year to the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).

7.         Establish Permit Parking on Various Streets in the Rolling Hills Riviera Neighborhood (Jules)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__ A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING PERMIT PARKING ON VARIOUS STREETS IN THE ROLLING HILLS RIVIERA NEIGHBORHOOD.

8.         Contribution to League of California Cities Redevelopment Agency Legal Defense Fund (McLean)
Recommendation:  Authorize City contribution of $200 to League of California Cities to support potential legal action contesting Governor Brown’s proposed statewide elimination of Redevelopment Agencies.

9.         Claim Against the City by AT&T Mobility (Lynch)
Recommendation: Reject the portion of the claim that is timely and direct staff to notify the claimant.

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

11.       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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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(5 mins)       12.       Code Amendment to Eliminate Temporary Special Event Banner Sign Program  in the City’s Right-of-Way (Harwell)
Recommendation: Continue the public hearing to May 17, 2011.

(30 mins)                 13.       Request to Eliminate a 1991 Condition of Approval, Thereby Allowing New Railing to Remain at the Perimeter of an Existing Deck for the Property Located at 28105 Golden Meadow (Case No. ZON2010-00386) (Mikhail)
Recommendation: Deny the request to eliminate Condition No. 5 of City Council Resolution No. 91-44, thereby requiring the applicant to relocate the deck railing from the perimeter of the roof deck to a location approximately 10 feet from the edge of the roof deck, as originally conditioned by Council in 1991.

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(5 mins)       14.       Certification of Election (Morreale)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, RECITING THE FACTS OF THE SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD IN SAID CITY ON MARCH 8, 2011, DECLARING THE RESULTS THEREOF AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS PROVIDED BY LAW.

(15 mins)     15.       San Ramon Project – California Storm Water Flood Water Flood Management Grant (Winje)
Recommendation: Receive oral report.  
    
(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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