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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013

** AMENDED AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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**AMENDED AGENDA – ADDED: 6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION AND CLOSED SESSION REPORT

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:

Conference with Legal Counsel

Existing Litigation:
            G.C. 54956.9(a)

Name of Case:        Nakamura, et al. v. Southern California Edison, Case no. YC065387 (consolidated with YC067413).

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION                                

 (30 mins) CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2013-03    
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 545

FLAG SALUTE:                  

CEREMONIAL:  Whale of a Day Poster Contest Winners (Jo Woods, Los Serenos Docent); Presentation of 25 Year Service Pin

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:  LA County Metro Presentation regarding Metro Express Lanes; Update to the City’s 40th Anniversary Plans

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 January 8, 2013 Adjourned Regular Meeting and January 15, 2013 Adjourned Regular Meeting.

C.        Adoption of Ordinance No. 544 – Massage Establishments and Technicians (Lynch)
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 544, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING THE REGULATION OF MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS AND TECHNICIANS.

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

E.        Gifts for Parks (Howe)
Recommendation:  Accept Gifts for Parks donations and direct staff to prepare donor letters of appreciation for the Mayor’s signature.

F.         Median Maintenance Budget Adjustment FY 12-13 (Jones)
Recommendation: 1) Reaffirm the budgeted median maintenance expenditure for FY12-13, which will result in a revised estimated June 30, 2013 ending fund balance of $86,640 in the Beautification Recycling fund; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION 2013-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2012-43, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-13, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY’S BEAUTIFICATION RECYCLING FUND.

G.        Approve Agreements with ICMA-RC as the Replacement Plan Administrator of the Existing Retirement Health Savings Plan (McLean)
Recommendation: 1) Authorize the Mayor to sign the attached Adoption Agreement, Trust Agreement and Administrative Services Agreement between the City and ICMA-RC, the proposed replacement plan administrator of the existing retirement health savings plan; and 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2013-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES ADOPTING A RETIREE HEALTH SAVINGS PLAN AND 115 TRUST.

H.        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.         Appointments to the Traffic Safety Commission and Emergency Preparedness Committee (Morreale)
Recommendation: Appoint three members to the Traffic Safety Commission (TSC) and two members to the Emergency Preparedness Committee (EPC), each with a four year term of office until February 5, 2017.       

 (15 mins) 2.         Border Issues Status Report (Fox)
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the current report on the status of Border Issues; and, 2) Receive a presentation regarding the Clearwater Program from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts.

ATTACHMENTS:

Cover letter, agenda and notice for San Pedro Facility RAB meeting (received 1/9/13)
City Staff comments on the Ponte Vista EIR (dated 1/7/13)
NWSPNC comments on the Ponte Vista EIR (dated 1/7/13)
"R Neighborhoods R1" comments on the Ponte Vista EIR (dated 1/7/13)
City of Lomita comments on the Ponte Vista EIR (dated 12/19/12)
City of RHE comments on the Ponte Vista EIR (dated 1/3/13)
Sierra Club comments on the Ponte Vista EIR (dated 1/7/13)
Comments from AI and Barbara Sattler on the Ponte Vista EIR (dated 1/7/13)
Comments from Janet Gunter on the Ponte Vista EIR (dated 1/7/13)
Ponte Vista e-mail regarding 830-unit proposal (received 1/18/13)
Daily Breeze and PVNews articles regarding Ponte Vista project (published 1/15/13 & 1/17/13)
RHE Planning Commission Resolution No. PA-01-07 for Brickwalk, LLC project (adopted 12/17/12)
Notice for open house/public hearing for the San Pedro Community Plan Update (received 12/6/12)
Letter to Councilman Buscaino regarding San Pedro Community Plan Update (dated 12/13/12)
E-mails and correspondence regarding Rancho LPG facility (received 12/7/12 to 1/10/13)
LADOT response to MND comments for Marymount College San Pedro Campus (dated 11/30/12)
Staff report for Marymount College San Pedro Campus (dated 12/12/12)

(15 mins) 3.         Completion of Pension Revision Process & Status of Vacant Positions (Robinson)
Recommendation: 1) Confirm that staff has complied with Council’s direction to hold personnel recruitments in abeyance until revision to the City’s contract with CalPERS for a second tier pension plan was completed; and 2) Having implemented the 2nd Tier pension revision as well as the State’s AB 340 pension reform, Council to receive and file the list of staff recruitments to be initiated immediately in a prioritized manner.

 (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 REGARDING CLOSED SESSION HELD AT 6:00 P.M.:

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 in the memory of Sean Heffernan to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next regular meeting.

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