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Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011

AMENDED AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 6, 2011
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

*ITEM #6 – TIME CORRECTION TO FUTURE MEETING

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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                                

(20 mins)   CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL:  NEXT RESOL. NO. 2011-90
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 530
                                                                                                                                                                                         


FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Tribute to the late Ted Paulsen

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

CERTIFICATION OF ELECTION:

(5 mins each)    1.         Ceremonial Matters: 

A. Presentation to Mayor Long
B. Presentation to Councilman Stern
C. Presentation to Councilman Wolowicz
D.  Remarks by Council Members

2.         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 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD IN SAID CITY ON NOVEMBER 8, 2011, DECLARING THE RESULTS THEREOF AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS PROVIDED BY LAW.

3A.      Swearing in and Seating of Newly Elected Council Members Brooks, Duhovic and Knight (Morreale)

COUNCIL REORGANIZATION:

3B.      Council Reorganization

1. Selection of Mayor
Action Required:  City Clerk will ask for nominations for Mayor.

2. Selection of Mayor Pro Tem
Action Required:  Newly appointed Mayor will ask for nominations for Mayor Pro Tem.

3. Comments by Newly Appointed Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem and Council Members.

RECESS/RECEPTION:

RECYCLE DRAWING:

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:        

A.        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. 
                                        
B.        Approval of the Minutes (Morreale)
Recommendation: Approve the Minutes of the November 15, 2011 Regular Meeting.  

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

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

E.        Approval of Annual Commercial Hauler Agreements for 2012 (Ramezani)
Recommendation:   1) Authorize the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute one-year non-exclusive commercial refuse collection and disposal services agreements for 2012 with nine companies: California Waste Services LLC; CalMet Services, Inc.; Consolidated Disposal Service, LLC; Easy Roll Off Services; EDCO Disposal Corporation; S & H Disposal Company & Recycling Services; Universal Waste Systems, Inc.; USA Waste of California, Inc., dba Waste Management of Los Angeles; and West Coast Waste & Roll Off Service; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, LIMITING THE NUMBER OF HAULERS AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND RECYCLING SERVICES FROM COMMERCIAL PREMISES, AND ROLL OFF SERVICES TO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PREMISES IN THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES IN CALENDAR YEAR 2012.

F.         Award Construction and Construction Management/Inspection Services Contracts for the Miraleste Plaza Access Ramps - ADA Compliance Project (Jules)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the construction plans and contract documents, on file in the Department of Public Works, for the Miraleste Plaza Access Ramps-ADA Compliance Project; 2) Award a construction contract to CJ Concrete Construction, Inc. in the amount of $56,626.50 for the project; 3) Award a professional services contract to Merit Civil Engineering in the amount of $15,982 for project construction management and inspection services;
4) Authorize staff to utilize an additional 10% ($7,260.85) for contingency; and, 5) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the agreements.

G.        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.

H.        Local Hazards Mitigation Program – Designation of Applicant’s Agent (Bonano)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, DESIGNATING THE APPLICANT’S AGENT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE CALIFORNIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY’S LOCAL HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM – ALL HAZARDS MULTIJURISDICTIONAL MITIGATION PLAN PROJECT.

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PUBLIC HEARING:

(10 mins)                 4.         Proposed 2012-2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program (Huey)
Recommendation: 1) Conduct a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed 2012-2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program;
2) Approve the proposed CDBG projects and budget; 3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute agreements for CDBG projects with the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission; and, 4) Authorize the Director of Public Works to adjust the program budget as necessary to take into account the final CDBG allocation and any amounts unexpended at the close of the fiscal year.

REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(20 mins)     5.         Modification to Rules of Procedure (Brooks)
Recommendation: 1) Approve modifications to the Council Rules of Procedure regarding the conduct of City Council meetings, and 2) Approve the elimination of the One-Hour Rule and direct the City Manager to agendize for Council consideration any requests or directives from a Council Member that entails significant work or dollar outlay not previously approved by the Council.

(10 mins)     6.         Council Meeting Schedule (Petru)

Recommendation: 1) Schedule a City Council Workshop for presentations by the City Attorney’s Office covering the topics of Legal Requirements for Elected Officials, and Employee Labor Relations at 6:00 PM on Monday, December 19, 2011 in the Community Room at City Hall; 2) Designate the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at 6:00 PM at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, as a City Council Workshop to discuss Budget Methods, and Short Term and Long Term City Council Priorities; 3) Schedule an adjourned regular meeting on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center; 4) Schedule Candidate Interviews for the Planning Commission and the Finance Advisory Committee, at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 and Tuesday, January 31, 2012, respectively, at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, and schedule Candidate Interviews for the Oversight Committee and Committee/Commission Chairs at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at Hesse Park; and, 5) Select the date for a Community Leaders' Breakfast meeting.

(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 in the memory of Ted Paulsen to Monday, December 19, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall Community Room for a City Council Workshop/Adjourned Regular Meeting.

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NOTE: Staff reports are available for inspection at City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday – Thursday and 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Friday.  The agenda and staff reports can also be viewed at Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard during regular business hours:  Monday – Friday from 9:00 A.M. until dusk; Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. until dusk.  

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You can also view the agenda and staff reports at the City’s website www.palosverdes.com/RPV.