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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA, TUESDAY, June 5, 2012

 

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
JUNE 5, 2012
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. 2012-40
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 537

FLAG SALUTE: 

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

RECYCLE AND EMERGENCY PERSONAL PREPAREDNESS KIT DRAWING:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

PUBLIC COMMENTS:  (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)

CITY MANAGER REPORT:  RPV TV Presentation and Overview; Update on Southern California Edison Issues

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 March 21, 2012 Adjourned Regular Meeting and the May 15, 2012 Regular Meeting.

C. Claim Against the City by Nora Lum (Morreale)
Recommendation: Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.

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

E. April 2012 Monthly Report of Cash Balances (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the April 2012 Monthly Report of Cash Balances
for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

F. 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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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(1 min)  1. General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, Height Variation Permit, Grading Permit and Environmental Assessment (Case No. ZON2010-00025) for a Property Located at 10 Chaparral Lane (Supports 2012 City Council Goal – City Trail Systems Enhancement) [Continued from April 17, 2012] (Kim)
Recommendation: Continue the public hearing on the proposed application package to July 17, 2012, to allow the applicant additional time to address geotechnical issues raised by the City Geologist related to the project’s proposed septic system.

(20 min) 2. Residential Solid Waste and Recycling Rate Adjustments for EDCO Disposal Corporation for Fiscal Year 2012-13 (Ramezani)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the maximum permissible rates that EDCO Disposal Corporation can charge single-family and multi-family customers in Fiscal Year 2012-13; and, 2) Increase the City’s FY 12-13 Collector and Environmental Fees, paid by EDCO, by $10,850 and $2,745, respectively.

(10 min) 3. Residential Solid Waste and Recycling Rate Adjustments Request by Universal Waste Systems, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2012-13 (Ramezani)
Recommendation:  1) Approve the maximum permissible rates that Universal Waste Systems, Inc. can charge single-family automated curbside customers in FY 12-13.  These maximum rates are to match EDCO Disposal Corporation’s single-family automated carts maximum rates; 2) Approve the maximum permissible rates that Universal Waste Systems, Inc. can charge multi-family, manual backyard and manure customers in FY 12-13; and, 3) Match Universal Waste Systems, Inc.’s allocation of Collector Fee and Environmental Fee percentages among City funds, to EDCO Disposal Corporation’s approved allocation of percentages.

REGULAR BUSINESS:

(10 mins) 4. Draft 2012 Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan (Supports 2012 City Council Goals of Public Infrastructure & Government Efficiency, Fiscal Control, and Transparency) (Downs/Mills)
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the draft 2012 Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP); and, 2) Provide direction regarding the proposed projects in the funded CIP.

(15 mins) 5. Draft 2012 Five-Year Financial Model (Supports 2012 City Council Goal of Government Efficiency, Fiscal Control, and Transparency) (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the Finance Advisory Committee’s recommendation to City Council, and the draft 2012 Five-Year Financial Model (2012 Model); and, 2) Provide Staff with direction regarding any changes to the 2012 Model.

(30 mins) 6. Fiscal Year 2012-13 Budget Meeting No. 3 (Supports 2012 City Council Goal of Government Efficiency, Fiscal Control, and Transparency) (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) Provide direction to Staff regarding any final adjustments to the draft FY12-13 budget; and, 2) Direct Staff to prepare a resolution to adopt the City’s FY12-13 budget on June 19, 2012, that includes Staff’s proposed adjustments to the draft FY12-13 budget and the proposed spending plans for all other funds of the City.

(10 mins) 7. City’s Reserve Policy (Supports 2012 City Council Goal of City Reserve Policy) (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the Finance Advisory Committee’s Memorandum to City Council dated May 23, 2012, and the updated Fiscal Risk Analysis outlined herein; and, 2) Make no changes to the City’s Reserve Policy at this time.

 (30 mins)  8. Proposals Received from Request for Qualifications for Information Technology Consulting Firm (Supports City Council 2012 Goal for Government Efficiency, Fiscal Control, and Transparency) (McLean)
Recommendation: 1) Select NexLevel to serve as the City’s Information Technology (“IT”) consulting firm in accordance with the direction established by the City Council on February 7, 2012; and, 2) Approve the attached Professional Services Agreement (PSA) between the City and NexLevel Information Technology, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $15,000.

(15 mins) 9.Proposed Fireworks Display Off of Terranea Resort (Waters)
Recommendation: Approve a permit for the June 24, 2012 fireworks display off of Terranea Resort by Pyro Spectaculars, Inc., subject to conditions of approval.

(5 mins) FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS: (This section of the agenda is designated for individual Council Members to request that an item be placed on a future City Council meeting agenda.) 

(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 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 for a City Council Adjourned Regular Meeting/Study Session to be held at Fred Hesse Community Park.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST

Based on Government Code Section 54954.5

(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)

Conference with Legal Counsel

Public Employee Performance Evaluation

G.C. 54957

Personnel
Title: City Manager
Specify Position/Title of Employee Being Reviewed

Conference with Labor Negotiators
G.C. 54957.6

Agency Designated Representatives:  Carolynn Petru, Roy A. Clarke
Employee Organization:  Rancho Palos Verdes Employee Association

American with Disabilities Act: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you require a disability-related modification or accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 310 544-5208 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. 

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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