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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA , January 18, 2011

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
DECEMBER 20, 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                                

(10 mins)   CALL TO ORDER:       

ROLL CALL:  NEXT RESOL. NO. 2011-94
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 530

                                                     


FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Resolution of Appreciation from SCE – Marvin Jackmon

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:        

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 Minutes (Morreale)
Recommendation: Approve the Minutes of the December 6, 2011 Regular Meeting.

C.        Application for Beverage Container Recycling Grant (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the submittal of a grant application to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) for the Beverage Container Recycling Grant FY 11-12 & 12-13; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2011-       , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING SUBMITTAL OF APPLICATION(S) FOR ALL CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES RECYCLING AND RECOVERY GRANTS FOR WHICH THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES IS ELIGIBLE.

D.        City Council Rules of Procedure (Morreale)
Recommendation: 1) Approve amendments to the City Council Rules of Procedure as directed by the Council at the December 6, 2011 Council Meeting; and, 2) Approve additional clarifications to the City Council Rules of Procedure (Rules) suggested by Staff and/or the City Attorney to conform the Rules to the existing practices.

E.        Adopt Resolution No. 2011-__ Approving Certain Speed Surveys and Establishing Speed Limits in Accordance with those Surveys on Various Streets within the City (Jules)
Recommendation: 1) Approve to retain the existing 40 mph speed limit on Silver Spur Road from Elkmont Drive to Hawthorne Blvd.; retain the existing 40 mph speed limit on Indian Peak Road from Crenshaw Blvd. to the City Limit with City of Rolling Hills Estates; retain the existing 45 mph speed limit on Palos Verdes Drive South/Palos Verdes Drive West from Seawolf Drive to Hawthorne Blvd.; and, retain the existing 45 mph speed limit on Palos Verdes Drive West from Hawthorne Blvd. to the Northerly City Limits; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-      , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING CERTAIN SPEED SURVEYS AND  ESTABLISHING SPEED LIMITS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THOSE SURVEYS ON VARIOUS STREETS WITHIN THE CITY.

F.         House of Representative Bill 2677, Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act of 2011 (McLean)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor to sign the draft letter of support for House of Representative Bill 2677, the Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act of 2011 (H.R. 2677), which directs the Federal Aviation Administration to establish regulations to reduce helicopter noise pollution in residential areas of Los Angeles County, with the proviso that a mandatory exemption is added to the proposed legislation for emergency, law enforcement and military activities.

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.        Update to 2011 FAA Proposal for Class C Airspace Designation Surrounding Long Beach Airport (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file update on the 2011 revised proposal by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish Class C Airspace surrounding Long Beach Airport (LGB).

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(20 mins)     1.         Request to Extend Conditional Large Domestic Animal Permit No. 002 for Operation of the “Ride-to-Fly” Therapeutic Riding Program for an additional Period of Five Years (Case No. ZON2011-00292) Location: 50 Narcissa Drive  (Mikhail)
Recommendation:  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY GRANTING A 5-YEAR EXTENSION OF CONDITIONAL LARGE DOMESTIC ANIMAL PERMIT NO. 002, THUS ALLOWING THE RIDE-TO-FLY ORGANIZATION, A REGISTERED 501(C)(3) CORPORATION, TO CONTINUE TO KEEP 4 HORSES AT A PROPERTY LOCATED AT 50 NARCISSA DRIVE FOR OPERATION OF A THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM.
           
(30 mins)        2.         San Ramon Canyon Storm Drain Improvement and Emergency Slope Stabilization Project (Coastal Permit & Environmental Assessment [Case No. ZON2011-00326]) Location: San Ramon Canyon (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND A FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING A COASTAL PERMIT FOR THE SAN RAMON CANYON STORM DRAIN IMPROVEMENT AND EMERGENCY SLOPE STABILIZATION PROJECT (CASE NO. ZON2011-00326).

                                            
                                             REGULAR NEW BUSINESS:

(10 mins)      3.        Ordinance Prohibiting Overnight Camping in the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve and the Abandonment of Animals on City Property (Fox)
Recommendation:  INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, PROHIBITING OVERNIGHT CAMPING WITHIN THE PALOS VERDES NATURE PRESERVE AND THE ABANDONMENT OF ANIMALS ON CITY PROPERTY, AND AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE.

(20 mins)       4.       City Council Policy No. 37: Naming Public Facilities and Placing of Monuments and Other Memorials (Petru)
Recommendation: 1) Consider whether to amend City Council Policy No. 37 to modify the period of time required before the City Council can consider naming a City facility after an individual from the current requirement of at least five (5) years following the person’s death to at least two (2) years; and,
2) Provide staff with any other direction concerning this policy.

(5 mins)       5.         Voluntary Alternative Redevelopment Program – Funding of FY11-12 Payment (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2011-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2011-44, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 11-12, TO AMEND THE GENERAL FUND BUDGET; and, 2) Authorize disbursement of the FY11-12 Voluntary Alternative Redevelopment Program payment when it becomes due.

(5 mins)       6.         Mayor’s Appointment of City Council Member or Resident to the Los Angeles County West Vector Control District Board (Morreale)
Recommendation:  Appoint a Council Member for a two-year term of office on the Los Angeles County West Vector Control District Board, or reaffirm the appointment of the City’s current representative until the term ends on December 31, 2012.

 (30 mins)     7.         Site Analysis Criteria for a Skate Park and a Dog Park (Howe)
Recommendation: 1) Approve site analysis criteria for a Peninsula skate park; and, 2) Approve site analysis criteria for a Peninsula dog park.

(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)

Conference with Real Property Negotiators

            G.C. 54956.8

Potential purchase of open space:

Property:       Five vacant parcels near Montemalaga with the following Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 7546-022-008; 7578-002-009; 7578-002-010; 7578-003-001; 7578-003-006

City Negotiators:       Community Development Director Rojas and City Attorney Lynch

Negotiating Parties: Roger Giani

Under Negotiation:    Price and Terms of Payment

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