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Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Agenda TEAM BUILDING SESSION- THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2012

*AMENDED AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
MARCH 20, 2012
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BLVD.

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*AMENDED AGENDA – Item No. 3 – Recommendation revised.

6:00 P.M.       INTERVIEWS OF APPLICANTS (Fireside Room)

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION                                

(10 mins)     CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:     NEXT RESOL. NO. 2012-20     
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 535
                                                                                                                                                                        
FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Recruitment for Vacancy on the Finance Advisory Committee

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:        

EMERGENCY SEWER REPAIR PROJECT:

A.        Abalone Cove Sewer Pump Station Repairs (Dragoo)
Recommendation:  Review and reconfirm by a four/fifths (4/5) vote, the City Council’s previous action taken on February 21, 2012, authorizing staff to continue with the actions taken to perform emergency repairs to the Abalone Cove Sewer Pump Station located within the Abalone Cove Shoreline Park.

OTHER CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS:

B.        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. 

C.        Approval of Minutes (Morreale)
Recommendation: Approve the Minutes of the following: February 7, 2012 Regular Meeting; February 21, 2012 Adjourned Regular Meeting (Interviews); and, March 6, 2012 Regular Meeting.

D.        Authorize an Amendment to the Agreement between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and Econolite Traffic Engineering and Maintenance, Inc. (Jules)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and Econolite Traffic Engineering and Maintenance, Inc. allowing a name change to Aegis ITS, Inc.

E.        Agreement between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and the State of  California Franchise Tax Board to Exchange Annual Tax Data (Waters)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2012-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES (CITY) TO ENTER INTO A RECIPROCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FRANCHISE TAX BOARD (FTB) TO ALLOW FOR THE EXCHANGE OF TAX DATA TO: A) ASSIST THE FTB IN IDENTIFYING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE NOT FILING REQUIRED INDIVIDUAL AND BUSINESS ENTITY INCOME TAX RETURNS WITH THE STATE; AND, B) POTENTIALLY ASSIST THE CITY IN IDENTIFYING BUSINESSES THAT HAVE NOT PAID BUSINESS LICENSE TAXES.

F.         Adoption of Resolution Approving the City’s Consent to Change in Control of NextG Networks (Jules)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2012-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING THE CITY’S CONSENT TO CHANGE IN CONTROL OF NEXTG NETWORKS. 

G.        Register of Demands (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2012-__, 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:

(15 mins)     1.         Appointment of Chairs to Two of the City’s Advisory Boards (Morreale)
Recommendation: Appoint Chairs for the Finance Advisory Committee and Traffic Safety Commission.  

2.         Council Priorities/Budget Workshop

(20 mins)                A.        City Council Goals & Priorities (Petru)
Recommendation: 1) Review the scored and categorized City Council Goals and Priorities Matrix; 2) Confirm and/or refine the scope and descriptions of the goals and priorities; and, 3) Provide further direction to staff, as deemed appropriate. 

(15 mins)                B.        City Council Policy No. 41: Reserve Policy (Downs/Mills)
Recommendation: If the City Council decides to further consider revising City Council Policy No. 41: Reserve Policy: 1) Direct Staff to conduct an analysis; and, 2) Direct the Finance Advisory Committee to review and discuss the Reserve Policy analysis and provide feedback regarding the Reserve Policy for the City Council.

(60 mins)                 C.        Fiscal Year 2012-13 Budget Meeting No. 1 (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) Identify programs, contracts, projects, or specific expenditures that the City Council deems appropriate for analysis in preparation for the FY12-13 Zero-Based Budgeting process; 2) Provide  Staff with feedback regarding any changes to the categorization of expenditures and initial set of program metrics; and, 3) Receive and file the update to the 2011 Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan.

ATTACHMENTS:
A - General Fund Expenditures by Program
B - General Fund Contracts
C- 2011 Capital Improvement Plan, March 20,2012 Update
D - Status of FY11-12 Capital Improvement Projects

(45 mins)                 3.        Rules of Procedure and Council and Commission/Committee Protocol (Misetich/Brooks) [Corrected Report]
Recommendation: Introduce, discuss and revise as desired, the Rules of Procedure and Council and Commission/Committee Protocol.  If Council is satisfied with the proposed revisions, adopt the revised Rules of Procedure and proposed Council and Commission/Committee Protocol.

(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 Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 6:00 P.M. for an Adjourned Regular Meeting to be held at Fred Hesse Park.  

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