RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA APRIL 19

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA APRIL 19, 2011

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING
APRIL 19, 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. 2011-18
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 520

FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: Clean Restaurant Certifications

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:  Log of Public Records Requests; Park Ranger Program Overview; Announcement of Upcoming Recreation & Parks Activities

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 Minutes (Morreale)
Recommendation:  Approve the Minutes of the March 15, 2011 Regular Meeting and the March 29, 2011 Adjourned Regular Meeting.
 
3.         FY09-10 Single Audit Report (McLean)
Recommendation:  Receive and file the Single Audit of Federally Assisted Grant Programs dated June 30, 2010 (“Single Audit Report”).

4.         Right of Way Certification for Federally Funded Projects (Jules)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS TO EXECUTE RIGHT-OF-WAY CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED PROJECTS WITH THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

5.         Accounting System Software Selection Services Contract (Downs)
Recommendation: Approve the agreement with the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for accounting system software selection services.

6.         Award of Contract for the Preparation of Mitigated Negative Declarations for the Proposed Improvement Plans for Grandview Park and Lower Hesse Park (Schonborn)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to sign a professional services agreement with Willdan Engineering, to prepare Mitigated Negative Declarations (MNDs) for the proposed Grandview Park and Lower Hesse Park Improvement Projects in the amount of $132,779, and provide for a 5% (i.e., $6,639) contingency allowance should the need arise for additional technical studies and work.

7.         Ordinance to Amend Section 8.32.010 of Chapter 8.32 of the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code to incorporate new County requirements relating to Letter Grading, Route Location Disclosure and Annual Certification of Mobile Food Facilities (Lynch)
Recommendation:  Review the draft ordinance and take the following actions: 1) Read by title only and INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING SECTION 8.32.010 OF CHAPTER 8.32 OF TITLE 8 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE AND ADOPTING BY REFERENCE THE CURRENT VERSION OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH LICENSES REGULATIONS AS CODIFIED IN DIVISION 1 OF TITLE 8 OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY CODE; and, 2) Set a public hearing on the adoption of the County Code provisions for the Regular City Council meeting on May 17, 2011.

8.         Management of Rentals at Founders Park (Odom)
Recommendation: Approve the 18-month agreement with VH Properties (Trump National Golf Club) for management services for rentals at Founders Park.

9.         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:

(30 mins)                10.       Tract Map Amendment Regarding a Trail Easement at 6270 Ocean Terrace Drive (Case No. SUB2010-00003) (Schonborn)

Recommendation: 1) Accept the payment of $28,000 to allow the property owner at 6270 Ocean Terrace to convert a portion of an existing public trail easement on their property to a restricted use easement area that would allow them to use the converted easement area for limited private improvements; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING A TRACT MAP AMENDMENT THAT WOULD: A) REPLACE A PORTION OF AN EXISTING TRAIL EASEMENT LOCATED AT 6270 OCEAN TERRACE WITH A RESTRICTED USE EASEMENT; B) ALLOW LIMITED LANDSCAPING, IMPROVEMENTS AND A FENCE/WALL UP TO A MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF 6-FEET WITHIN THE RESTRICTED USE EASEMENT AREA; C) ESTABLISH A 30-FOOT STRUCTURE SETBACK FROM THE REAR PROPERTY LINE TO REPLACE THE EXISTING 15-FOOT STRUCTURE SETBACK THAT IS MEASURED FROM THE EDGE OF THE 15-FOOT WIDE TRAIL EASEMENT; AND, D) ALLOW CONSTRUCTION OF A TRELLIS SUN SHADE STRUCTURE ALONG THE REAR OF THE RESIDENCE LOCATED AT 6270 OCEAN TERRACE THAT WOULD MAINTAIN A 20-FOOT SETBACK FROM THE REAR PROPERTY LINE.

(45 mins)                 11.       Appeal of the Planning Commission’s Approval of an Extreme Slope Permit and Site Plan Review for Proposed Additions to the Existing Residence Located at 21 Cayuse Lane (Case No. ZON2009-00108) (Mikhail) 
Recommendation: Deny the appeal and ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY UPHOLDING THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S DECISION AND CONDITIONALLY APPROVING THE REQUESTED SITE PLAN REVIEW AND EXTREME SLOPE PERMIT AT 21 CAYUSE LANE (CASE NO. ZON2009-00108)

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(5 mins)                   12.       Implementation of Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement Number 54 (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ADOPTING CITY COUNCIL POLICY NO. 41, RESERVE POLICIES; 2) Assign the entire amount of the Capital Improvement Projects fund balance for the design and construction of future infrastructure improvement projects; and,
3) Close the Utility Undergrounding, Roadway Beautification and RPV TV funds, and transfer the entire amount of each respective fund balance into the General Fund prior to June 30, 2011.

(15 mins)                 13.       City Initiated Amendment to the Recently Adopted Ordinance Regarding Adjustment of the Landslide Moratorium Boundary Line (Lynch/Schonborn)
Recommendation: Read by title only and INTRODUCE ORDINANCE   
NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING THE PROCEDURE TO ADJUST THE BOUNDARY OF THE LANDSLIDE MORATORIUM AREA.

(20 mins)                 14.       Acceptance of a Maintenance Easement on Property that is owned by the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency that is subject to the Portuguese Bend Landslide (Lynch)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING THE CITY’S ACCEPTANCE OF A MAINTENANCE EASEMENT AGREEMENT REGARDING PROPERTY OWNED BY THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY; 2) Authorize the City’s acceptance of a maintenance easement over property that is owned by the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency and is adjacent to and underneath a portion of Palos Verdes Drive South; 3) Authorize the Mayor to execute the maintenance easement agreement on behalf of the City; and,
4) Authorize the City Manager to execute the certificate of acceptance on behalf of the City.

(10 mins)           15.       Letter to California State Redistricting Commission (Campbell/Wolowicz)
(Oral Report)
Recommendation: Consider asking the Redistricting Commission to consider aligning the City of Rancho Palos Verdes with the northern Coastal Cities, generally west of the 110 and 405 freeways, for traditional reasons of economic, transportation and cultural factors.

 (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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