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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
JANUARY 15, 2013
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.
                               
(40 mins) 6:00 P.M.       APPLICANT INTERVIEWS (PARTIAL)-TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION

(15 mins) 6:00 P.M.        STUDY SESSION: To commence immediately following the interviews.

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. No action shall be taken during any Study Session unless the agenda so provides. 

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:           

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.)

DISCUSSION TOPICS:

SS1.   Review of Tentative Agendas in Light of City Council Goals, including questions of staff; Annotated Version of the City Council 2012 Goals & Priorities

SS2.   Future Agenda Items Proposed by Council Members to be Prioritized
a. Re-establishment of an Equestrian Committee for Rancho Palos Verdes (Misetich)

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION                    

(10 mins) CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:  NEXT RESOL. NO. 2013-01  
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 544

FLAG SALUTE:

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Recognition of Alan Soderberg with Peninsula Volunteer Alert Network (PVAN); In Memoriam – Steve Bowen (Founder/Owner – PV Bicycle Center)

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:  

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 4, 2012 Regular Meeting; December 18, 2012 Adjourned Regular Meeting (Interviews); and December 18, 2012 Regular Meeting.

C. Rejection of Bids Received for Ryan Park Restroom Improvements and Accessibility Compliance Project (Supports 2012 City Council Goal No. 4, Public Infrastructure) (Motahari)
Recommendation:  Reject all bids received for the subject project on December 4, 2012.

D. Approve Revised Plans and Authorize Re-Bidding of RPV California Coastal Trail Project (Supports 2012 City Council Goal No. 10, City Trail System Enhancement) (Motahari)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the revised plans and specifications for RPV California Coastal Trail Project, subject to the addition of the State Director of Industrial Relations’ Notice of Approval of the City’s labor compliance program; and, 2) Direct staff to: a) Re-bid the project, subject to and after receipt of the State Director of Industrial Relations’ Notice of Approval of the City’s labor compliance program; and,
b) Subsequent to bid opening, present to the City Council the lowest responsible bid for contract award, and a draft budget adjustment Resolution for a possible increase in the City’s fund contribution for this project.

E.Fiscal Health Statement and Community Presentation (Supports 2012 City Council Goal of Government Efficiency, Fiscal Control and Transparency) (Downs)
Recommendation: Receive and file the following: 1) Memorandum from the Finance Advisory Committee (FAC) titled “Statement concerning the fiscal health of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes” (Fiscal Health Statement) dated December 5, 2012; and,
2) Community presentation and brochure prepared by Finance & Information Technology Staff, updated with suggestions from the FAC.

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

G. Approve Contract for Professional Services with Blais and Associates, Inc. (Supports 2012 City Council Goal No. 2, San Ramon Canyon Project) (Dragoo)
Recommendation: 1) Award a contract for Professional Services to Blais & Associates, Inc. for an amount up to $55,180 for Grant Management services for the San Ramon Canyon Storm Drain Project; and, 2) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a contract for Professional Services with Blais & Associates, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $55,180.

H. Proposed Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program to Reallocate Funds for the Blackhorse Road CDBG Access Ramps-ADA Compliance Project-Phase 2 (Jules)
Recommendation: 1) Approve the amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012-2013 CDBG Program to reallocate $64,785 from prior years’ unallocated funds for the Blackhorse Road CDBG Access Ramps – ADA Compliance Project-Phase 2;
2) Authorize the Interim Director of Public Works to execute the agreement for CDBG projects with the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission; and,
3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2013-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2012-43, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 2012-2013, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT OF $64,785 TO THE CITY’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUND.

I. Register of Demands (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2013-__, 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 BUSINESS:

(15 mins) 1. Review of Border Issues Policy Related to Interjurisdictional Trail Issues (Fox)
Recommendation: Consider a citizen request to revise the Border Issues policy (City Council Policy No. 34) to include the monitoring of interjurisdictional trail issues as a part of the regular Border Issues Status Reports; and provide direction to Staff.

(10 mins) 2. Massage Establishments and Technicians Ordinance (Lynch)        
Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING THE REGULATION OF MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS AND TECHNICIANS.

(15 mins) 3. Mayor’s Appointment of City Council Members to Intergovernmental Organizations, Associations, and City Subcommittees (Morreale)
Recommendation: 1) Appoint the members of Council to the various intergovernmental organizations, associations and City Subcommittees; and,
2) Direct staff to notify the various agencies of the Council’s decision.

(30 mins) 4.  City Council Goals 2013 (Lehr)
Recommendation: Conduct an initial review and update of the City Council Goals established in 2012.

(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, as elected officials of the City, to report action taken at intergovernmental organizations, committee, or association meetings.  Council Members are required to provide a brief oral report on their attendance at any meetings where City funds have been expended.  Detailed reports should be made in writing and will be posted on the City’s website.)

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION:

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: Peter Brown and Steve Larson
Employee Organization:  Rancho Palos Verdes Employee Association

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION:

CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

ADJOURNMENT:  Adjourn to Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. for an Adjourned Regular Meeting to be held at Hesse Park, to conduct applicant interviews for the Traffic Safety Commission and the Emergency Preparedness Committee.

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.