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Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
MAY 3, 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                                

(5 mins)    CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:    NEXT RESOL. NO. 2011-24 
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 522

ROLL CALL:                                                                                                                                                                                         
FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • “Spotlight on Achievements 2010-11 - Performance Incentive Program”
  • Building and Safety Awareness Month

RECESS:

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 Minutes (Morreale)
Recommendation:  Approve the Minutes of the April 5, 2011 Regular Meeting.
 
3.         Contract Amendment for the Environmental Review of the Proposed Point View Agriculture, Golf Course and Event Garden Master Plan Project (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to sign an amendment to the professional services agreement with PCR Services Corporation for an additional amount not to exceed $10,930 to complete the environmental review of the Point View Agriculture and Golf Course Master Plan Project on property located at 6001 Palos Verdes Drive South (known commonly as the Point View property), which will be paid for by the applicant (York Point View Properties, LLC).

4.         Contract Amendment and Budget Adjustment to allow the City’s View Restoration Mediator’s Contract Limit to be Exceeded by $7,000 for Fiscal Year 2010-11 (Trester)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign an amendment to the professional services agreement with Ms. Coleen Berg that allows the $40,000 annual contract cap for Fiscal Year 2010-11 to be exceeded by $7,000; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING AN ASSOCIATED $7,000 BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT’S PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SERVICES BUDGET FOR FY 2010-2011.

5.         Adoption of Ordinance No. 521 – Amendment to the Recently Adopted Ordinance Regarding Adjustment to the Landslide Moratorium Boundary Line (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  ADOPT ORDINANCE  NO. 521, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING THE PROCEDURE TO ADJUST THE BOUNDARY OF THE LANDSLIDE MORATORIUM AREA.

6.         Crossing Guard Services for 2011-2012 School Year: Amendment to Contract with All City Management Services (Petru)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an amendment to the agreement with All City Management Services, Inc. (ACMS), for an amount not to exceed $17,260 to provide crossing guard services at Miraleste Intermediate School and Silver Spur Elementary School for the 2011-2012 School Year.
 
7.         Acceptance of a Maintenance Easement on the Parcel of Property that is Commonly Referred to as Abalone Cove Shoreline Park, which is owned by the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency (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 Abalone Cove Shoreline Park, which is owned by the Rancho Palos Verdes Redevelopment Agency;
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.

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

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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REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(5 mins)                   10.       Establish an Ad-Hoc Subcommittee (Solid Waste) and Mayor’s Appointment for 2011 (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Establish an Ad-Hoc Subcommittee of the City Council to serve as a Solid Waste Subcommittee for 2011; and, 2) Mayor to appoint two City Council Members to serve on the Solid Waste Subcommittee for 2011.

(45 mins)                 11.       Lease of Portion of the Ladera Linda Facility by the Montessori School (Odom)
Recommendation:  Receive and file.

(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 Monday, May 9, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. at Hesse Park for an Adjourned Regular Meeting/Budget Workshop.   

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

Potential Litigation:
G.C.  54956.9(b)

A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council on the advice of its legal counsel, based on the below-described facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the City:

Based on a threat of litigation in an email to the City Council Members and City Attorney Lynch from Sharon Yarber dated April 21, 2011 and a letter to City Attorney Lynch dated April 15, 2011 on file in the City Clerk's office.

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