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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA, TUESDAY, April 16, 2013


AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING
APRIL 30, 2013
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD

REMOTE SITE:

Hotel Arista
2139 City Gate Lane
Naperville/Chicago, Illinois 60563

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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 RESOL. NO. 2013-16
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 545

FLAG SALUTE:                  

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

PUBLIC COMMENTS:  (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)       

NEW BUSINESS

(15 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. Acquisition of Property on Cherry Hill Lane (Niemeyer Land and Farming Partnership, Assessor Parcel Nos. 7572-007-011 & 7572-007-012) (Fox)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2013-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY CLERK TO SIGN THE PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND EXECUTE THE CERTIFICATE OF ACCEPTANCE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF A 0.92-ACRE VACANT PARCEL ON CHERRY HILL LANE (ASSESSOR’S PARCEL NOS. 7572-007-011 & 7572-007-012) FROM THE NIEMEYER LAND & FARMING PARTNERSHIP.

C. FY12-13 Budget Adjustments (Downs)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2013-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2012-43, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY12-13, TO ADJUST THE BUDGET IN VARIOUS FUNDS OF THE CITY.

D. City Council Reserve Policy (Downs)
Recommendation: Approve the amended City Council Policy No. 41 - Reserve Policies.
           
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REGULAR BUSINESS:

 (5 mins) 1. Introduction of Ordinance - Annual Budget Document (Downs)
Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING CHAPTER 3.32 (BUDGET ADMINISTRATION) OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE TO RESCIND THE PROVISIONS REGARDING THE TWO-YEAR BUDGET CYCLE.

 (60 mins) 2. Draft FY13 -14 Budget (Downs)
Recommendation:  1) Conduct the Hybrid Zero-Based Budgeting “Menu” exercise; and, 2) Provide additional direction to Staff for preparation of the draft FY13-14 Budget.
                          
 (30 mins) 3. Draft 2013 Five -Year Capital Improvement Plan (Mills)
Recommendation: Review the draft 2013 Five Year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and provide direction to Staff.

 (15 mins) 4. Infrastructure Management Plan (Downs)
Recommendation: Receive and file this report prepared by the City’s infrastructure management plan team.


(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.) 

CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

ADJOURNMENT:  Adjourn to 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 for a Closed Session to be followed by an Adjourned Regular Meeting/Budget Workshop to be held at Fred Hesse Community Park.

 

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:  City of Agoura Hills et. al. v. County of Los Angeles et. al.,
Superior Court of California-County of Los Angeles.  Case Number BS140871.

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

The City Council is meeting with Legal Counsel to determine whether to initiate litigation.

Number of Potential Cases (1)

Conference with Real Property Negotiators
G.C. 54956.8

  1. Potential purchase of a portion of a lot located on Tarapaca Road near San Ramon Canyon

Property:  Lot 8 of Tract No. 20856 in the City of Rancho Palos Verdes

City Negotiators:  Senior Engineer Ron Dragoo, San Ramon Canyon Project Manager Alan Braatvedt, and City Attorney Carol Lynch

Negotiating Parties:  Jeffrey Richards and Sheri Richards on behalf of the Richards Revocable Family Trust dated January 26, 1989

Under Negotiation:          Price and Terms of Payment

  1. Potential Acquisition of a 5.76-acre area of the Deane Dana Friendship Park ("Park")

The property is located at 1805 W. Ninth St., San Pedro California 90732, within the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, at the Park’s southwestern corner. (APN# 7561-025-900).

City Negotiators:  Senior Engineer Ron Dragoo, San Ramon Canyon Project Manager Alan Braatvedt, and City Attorney Carol Lynch

Negotiating Parties:  Kathline King and James Barber of the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation on behalf of the County of Los Angeles

Under Negotiation:     Terms of Payment            


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