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

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
MARCH 5, 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.

 (30 mins) 6:00 P.M.       CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.
  
(30 mins) 6:00 P.M.       APPLICANT INTERVIEWS FOR CHAIR – FINANCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION

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

FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  RPV’s Upcoming Recycling Events

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:  Status of Banking RFP; City’s 40th Anniversary Events

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 February 5, 2013 Regular Meeting.

C.  January 2013 Monthly Report of Cash Balances (McLean)
Recommendation:  Receive and file the January 2013 Monthly Report of Cash Balances for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

D. FY12-13 Midyear Financial Report (Downs)
Recommendation: 1) Receive and file the FY12-13 Midyear Financial Report; and,
2) 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 FY12-13, TO ADJUST THE BUDGET IN VARIOUS FUNDS OF THE CITY.

E. General Services Agreement with Los Angeles County (Petru)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2013-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE THE GENERAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES COVERING THE PERIOD OF JULY 1, 2013 TO JUNE 30, 2018.

F. 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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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

(1 hr) 1. Crestridge Senior Condominium Housing Project (ZON2012-00067 & SUB2012-00001)/ Location: 5601 Crestridge Road (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2013-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CERTIFYING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2013-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CONDITIONALLY APPROVING CASE NOS. SUB2012-00001 AND ZON2012-00067 FOR A PROPOSED 60-UNIT CONDOMINIUM SUBDIVISION KNOWN AS THE CRESTRIDGE SENIOR CONDOMINIUM HOUSING PROJECT. 

ATTACHMENTS
A) Resolution No. 2013-_, certifying the Environmental Impact Report with Exhibit "A", titled "Facts, Findings and Statement of Overriding Considerations regarding the Environmental Effects for the Crestridge Senior Housing Project"
B) Resolution No. 2013-_, conditionally approving Case Nos. SUB2012-00001 and ZON2012-00067 for a proposed 60-unit condominium subdivision known as the Crestridge Senior Condominium Housing Project, with Exhibit "A" to Resolution 2013-_, Conditions of approval for Planning Case Nos. ZON2012-00067 and SUB2012-00001
C) EIR Executive Summary
D)PC Resolution No. 2012-22, recommending that the City Council certify the EIR
for the Crestridge Senior Condominium Project '

E)PC Resolution No. 2012-23, recommending that the City Council approve the entitlements associated with the Crestridge Senior Condominium Project
F)Planning Commission Staff Report, dated December 11,2012
G)Planning Commission Minutes (excerpt) of the December 11th meeting
H) Planning Commission Staff Report, dated November 13, 2012
I) Planning Commission Minutes (excerpt) of the November 13th meeting
J) Planning Commission Staff Report, dated September 25,2012
K) Planning Commission Minutes (excerpt) of the September 25th meeting
L) Planning Commission Staff Report, dated June 26,2012
M) Planning Commission Minutes (excerpt) of the June 26th meeting
N) Correspondence in response to Notice
O) Plans (Le., Tentative Map, site plan, grading plan, etc.) - Hard Copies Only
P) Final EIR (CD)

REGULAR BUSINESS:

(15 mins) 2. Traffic Safety Commission Name Change and Appointment of Chairs to the City Advisory Boards (Morreale)
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2013-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CHANGING THE NAME OF THE TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION TO TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE; and, 2) Appoint the Chair to each of the following City Advisory Boards:  Planning Commission (PC), Finance Advisory Committee (FAC), Oversight Committee for the Water Quality Flood Protection Program (Storm Drain OC), Traffic Safety Commission/Committee (TSC), and Emergency Preparedness Committee (EPC).

(5 mins)  3. FY11-12 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (Downs)
Recommendation: Receive and file the FY11-12 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, and the Independent Auditors’ Report on Internal Control.

 (20 mins) 4. Issuance of Recycling Rebate to Residential Ratepayers (Ramezani)
Recommendation: Approve the following: a) Issuing a flat rebate amount per residential single-family customer or multi-family unit ratepayer (Option 1); and,
b) Implementing the issuance of the rebate with the July 1, 2013 billing.  This recommendation is consistent with the recommendation of the Solid Waste Subcommittee.   

(30 mins) 5. Award Contracts – San Ramon Canyon Stormwater Flood Reduction Project (Supports 2013 City Council Goal No. 2 – San Ramon Canyon Project) (Dragoo)

Recommendation: 1) Approve the Plans and Specifications for the San Ramon Canyon Stormwater Flood Reduction Project; 2) Approve Item 1 to Award a Construction Contract to L.H. Woods and Sons, Inc. ($15,140,000) for construction of the San Ramon Canyon Stormwater Flood Reduction Project and authorize a 10 percent construction contingency ($1,500,000); 3) Approve Item 2 to Award a Professional Services Contract to KOA Corporation for construction management and construction inspection services ($640,840) for the San Ramon Canyon Stormwater Flood Reduction Project; 4) Approve Item 3 to Award a Professional Services Contract to Ninyo & Moore for geotechnical services ($246,596) during the construction of the San Ramon Canyon Stormwater Flood Reduction Project; 5) Approve Item 4 to Award a Professional Services Contract to Harris & Associates for design related consulting services ($113,000) during the construction of the San Ramon Canyon Stormwater Flood Reduction Project; 6) Approve Item 5 to Award a Professional Services Contract to SFC Consulting to provide environmental monitoring and assistance ($117,300) during the construction of the San Ramon Canyon Stormwater Flood Reduction Project; 7) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the contracts with L.H. Woods and Sons, Inc., KOA Corporation, Ninyo & Moore, Harris & Associates, and SFC Consulting; and, 8) 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 FISCAL YEAR 2012-13, FOR BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS TO THE CITY’S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FUND AND WATER QUALITY AND FLOOD PROTECTION FUND FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SAN RAMON CANYON STORMWATER FLOOD REDUCTION PROJECT.

Attachments:

A) Construction Contract with L.H. Woods & Sons, Inc.
B) Professional Services Agreement with KOA Corporation
C) Professional Services Agreement with Ninyo & Moore
D) Professional Services Agreement with Harris,& Associates
E) Professional Services Agreement with SFC Consultants
F) Resolution 2013

 (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 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 Legal Counsel

Existing Litigation:
G.C. 54956.9(a)

 Name of Case:         People of the State of California and City of Rancho Palos Verdes v. Davoodian, Los Angeles County Superior Court Case No. YC067985.

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