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.
(30 mins) 6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
(30 mins) 6:00 P.M. STUDY SESSION: To commence immediately following Closed Session.
The primary purpose of the Study Session is to provide an opportunity for the Council members to interact freely and informally, ask questions and discuss policy items that are listed on the agenda for that specific Study Session. The City Council will also provide direction to Staff regarding upcoming agenda items and tentative agendas, including prioritization of agenda items that are listed on the agenda for that specific study session.
PUBLIC COMMENTS FOR ITEMS LISTED ON THE AGENDA FOR THE STUDY SESSION: (Based on Section 6.1(f), the Mayor proposes that Public Comments on items listed on the Study Session portion of the Agenda be consolidated so that each speaker has one one-minute opportunity to comment on all of the items listed on the Agenda for the Study Session.)
SS1. Review of Tentative Agendas in Light of City Council Goals, including questions of staff (Annotated Version of the City Council 2012 Goals & Priorities - attached for reference)
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
(10 mins) CALL TO ORDER:
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: Honoring the September 25th Montemalaga Car Fire Heroes
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
CITY MANAGER REPORT:
(5 mins) APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
A. Motion to Waive Full Reading
C. Award Contract - Miraleste Canyon Storm Drain Structural Lining Project (Supports 2012 City Council Goal No. 4 Public Infrastructure) (Winje)
D. Acceptance of Public Trail Easement (Salvation Army – 30840 Hawthorne Blvd.) (Supports 2012 City Council Goal – City Trail Systems Enhancement) (Kim)
E. Register of Demands (McLean)
F. 2012 Information Technology (IT) Upgrade – Replacement of Desktop Computers (McLean)
G. Memorandum to City Commissions and Committees (Lynch)
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(30 mins) 1. Code Amendment to Establish a Procedure for Allowing Hedges Over 42” in Height within the Front Yard Setback of Private Residential Properties and to Simplify the Existing Intersection Visibility Triangle Review Process (ZON2010-00293) (Kim)
(30 mins) 2. San Ramon Canyon Stabilization Project – Financing Plan (Supports City Council 2012 Goal for Public Infrastructure) (Downs)
(90 mins) 3. Rancho LPG Butane Storage Facility in San Pedro (Fox)
(30 mins) 4. “Adopt a Median” Program (Jules/Ramezani)
(20 mins) 5. “Partners”, a Community Volunteer Event Pilot Program (Jules/Ramezani)
(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
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:ADJOURNMENT: Adjourn to 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 for an Adjourned Regular Meeting to interview applicants for the vacancy on the Traffic Safety Commission, to be followed by a Media Training Session.
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST
(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)
Conference with Legal CounselPublic Employee Performance Evaluation
Pursuant to G.C. Section 54956.9(b)(2), the City Council is meeting to determine, based on existing facts and circumstances, to decide whether a Closed Session regarding Potential Litigation is authorized pursuant to G.C. Section 54956.9(b)(1). If the City Council determines that existing facts and circumstances authorize a Closed Session to discuss potential litigation, then the Closed Session shall be held pursuant to G.C. Section 54956.9(b)(1).
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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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