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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA, WESDNESDAY JANUARY 8, 2014
AGENDA

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING

JANUARY 8, 2014
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.
    
6:00 P.M.       CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR DETAILS.

7:00 P.M.    REGULAR SESSION                                   

(20 mins)        CALL TO ORDER:

FLAG SALUTE:

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:  

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.        Approval of Minutes (Morreale)
Recommendation: Approve the Minutes of the December 3, 2013 Regular Meeting and the December 6, 2013 Special Meeting.

C.        Notice of Completion for RPV Segment of California Coastal Trail Project (Supports 2013 City Council Goal No. 10, City Trail System Enhancement) (Motahari)
Recommendation: 1) Accept the project as complete; 2) Authorize the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion for the project with the County Recorder; and if no claims are filed within 35 days after recordation, and upon the contractor posting an acceptable warranty bond, send a notice to the surety company to exonerate the Performance Bond; and, 3) Authorize the Director of Public Works to release the retention payment in the amount of $24,521.81 to Jeff Tracy, Inc. dba Land Forms Construction, 35 days after recordation of the Notice of Completion by the County Recorders contingent upon no claims being filed on the project, and the contractor posting an acceptable warranty bond with the City.

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

E.        Register of Demands (McLean)
Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2014-__, 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.

REGULAR BUSINESS:

(2 hr 30 m)   1.       City Council Goal-Setting Exercise (Colman)
Recommendation:  Conduct a City Council goal-setting exercise, facilitated by Dr. Allan Colman of The Closers Group, LLC.

(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.)

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 Labor Negotiators
            G.C. 54957.6

Agency Designated Representatives: Peter Brown and Steve Larson
Employee Organization:  Rancho Palos Verdes Employee Association
 
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.  

Written materials, including emails, submitted to the City are public records and may be posted on the City’s website.  In addition, City meetings may be televised and may be accessed through the City's website.  Accordingly, you may wish to omit personal information from your oral presentation or written materials as it may become part of the public record regarding an agendized item.

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.