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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA, TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
JULY 3, 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 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: City Manager Lehr is seeking Council direction to place the following item on the July 17, 2012 City Council Agenda – San Ramon Debt Financing Options.

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 June 5, 2012 Regular Meeting.

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

D.        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.

E.        Professional Services Agreement with Steven A. Larson for Human Resources Management Services (Lehr)
Recommendation: Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the Retired Annuitant Agreement with Steven A. Larson with a term through the end of fiscal year, June 30, 2013.

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REGULAR BUSINESS:

(10 mins)              1.         Establish Permit Parking on Various Streets in the Peninsula Verde Neighborhood (Supports 2012 City Council Goal for Public Safety and Traffic Issues – Focus on Traffic Enforcement) (Jules)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2012-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING PERMIT PARKING ON VARIOUS STREETS IN THE PENINSULA VERDE NEIGHBORHOOD.

(15 mins)              2.         Establish Skateboarding Restrictions on Various Streets (Supports 2012 City Council Goal for Public Safety and Traffic Issues – Focus on Traffic Enforcement) (Jules)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2012-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, ESTABLISHING SKATEBOARDING RESTRICTIONS ON VIA COLINITA, PALOS VERDES DRIVE EAST, SILVER ARROW DRIVE, HAWTHORNE BLVD., GANADO DRIVE, CREST ROAD EAST, CREST ROAD WEST, CRENSHAW BLVD., BROWNDEER LANE, VERDE RIDGE ROAD, LOCKLENNA LANE AND MIRALESTE DRIVE.

(5 mins)                3.         City Investment Policy – FY 12-13 (Downs)
Recommendation:  Adopt and file the FY12-13 Investment Policy for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

(30 mins)              4.         Mayor’s Appointment of City Council Members to an Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Organizational Performance Audit (Brooks)
Recommendation: Appoint an Ad Hoc Subcommittee consisting of Councilwoman Susan Brooks and Councilman Jerry Duhovic to negotiate a proposed contract for the conduct of an Organizational Performance Audit for presentation at a future Council meeting.

(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.)

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION:

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION:

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 Labor Negotiators
            G.C. 54957.6

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

Conference with Legal Counsel

Public Employee Performance Evaluation
G.C. 54957

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

Potential Litigation against the City:
          G.C.  54956.9(b)(3)(B)

Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated litigation, regarding potential litigation against the City arising from the following facts and circumstances:

Based on a threat of litigation made by Sahar Barghout of Briggs & Alexander on behalf of Yohan and Tania Haddad in a letter dated August 30, 2011.  A copy of a letter is on file in the City Clerk’s Office.   

Potential Initiation of Litigation:
G.C. 54956.9(c)

The City Council is meeting to decide whether to initiate litigation.

Number of Potential Cases (1)

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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Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the front counter of the lobby of the City Hall Administration Building at 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes during normal business hours.

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