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RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA, TUESDAY JANUARY 21, 2014

AGENDA
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
JANUARY 21, 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.
                
(30 mins) 6:00 P.M. Interviews of Applicants for the Storm Drain User Fee Committee

(30 mins)  6:00 P.M.       STUDY SESSION: To commence immediately following 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

SS2.   Future Agenda Items Proposed by Council Members to be Prioritized
            No items.

7:00 P.M.       REGULAR SESSION                    

(30 mins)  CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL: NEXT RESOL. NO. 2014-02
  NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 555

FLAG SALUTE:                  

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS:  

RECYCLE DRAWING:

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

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

CITY MANAGER REPORT: Clarification and Additional Measures for Council Information Sharing; CalPERS Pension Investment Update

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 17, 2013 Special Meeting and December 17, 2013 Regular City Council Meeting.

C. 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.

PUBLIC HEARING:

(60 mins) 1. Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the Marymount Athletic Field Expansion Project/Marymount University California (Location: 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East) [Continued from December 3, 2013] (Schonborn)
Recommendation:  Conduct a public meeting for the sole purpose of obtaining comments from the general public and City Council on the Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (Draft MND) for the Marymount Athletic Field Expansion project.

(5 mins)  2. Amendment of Municipal Code Section 17.56.020 (Conduct of Construction and Landscaping Activities) to Reduce the City’s Existing Allowable Construction Hours, Codify an Existing Requirement related to Construction Vehicle Staging and Clarify other Provisions of the Section (Case No. ZON2013-00420) (Kim)
Recommendation: INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ___, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, THEREBY AMENDING SECTION 17.56.020 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE, TO REDUCE THE CITY’S EXISTING ALLOWABLE CONSTRUCTION HOURS, CODIFY AN EXISTING CONDITION OF APPROVAL REGULATING THE IDLING OF CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES, AND CLARIFY CERTAIN OTHER PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION (CASE NO. ZON2013-00420).

REGULAR BUSINESS:

(60 mins)  3. City Council Goal-Setting Exercise (Fox/Dr. Colman)
Recommendation: Continue with the City Council goal-setting exercise, facilitated by Dr. Allan Colman of The Closers Group, LLC.

 (10 mins)  4. City Council Meeting Schedule (Morreale)
Recommendation:  1) Select a date for the conclusion of the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) Governance Training Workshop - staff suggests February 5, February 19, or February 20, 2014; and, 2) Select a date for an Infrastructure Workshop – staff suggests February 6, February 7 or February 12, 2014, or any other date the Council suggests.

 (10 mins) 5. Appointments to the Storm Drain User Fee Oversight Committee (Morreale)
 Recommendation:  Appoint two members to the Storm Drain User Fee Oversight Committee, each with a four year term of office.  The term of office shall expire on      the date of the second regular City Council meeting in January of even years (January 16, 2018) or until a successor is appointed, pursuant to Section 3.44.080   of the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code.

 (10 mins)    6. Compensation to be paid to the Deputy City Manager While She Performs Additional Duties as the Acting City Manager (Lynch)
Recommendation:  Approve compensation for the Deputy City Manager in the Amount of $1,000 per month, which will be allocated between a temporary salary increase of $650 and an increase to her automobile allowance in the amount of $350.

 (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.)

ADJOURNMENT:  Adjourn to a time and place certain only if you wish to meet prior to the next regular meeting.

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.