|RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL AGENDA, TUESDAY, May 5 2014
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
MAY 6, 2014
FRED HESSE COMMUNITY PARK, 29301 HAWTHORNE BOULEVARD
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6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: SEE ATTACHED BROWN ACT CHECK LIST FOR
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION
(30 mins) CALL TO ORDER:
NEXT RESOL. NO. 2014-26
NEXT ORDINANCE NO. 557
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: Introduction of Information Technology Manager; Household
Hazardous Waste Roundup Event; Building & Safety Month
(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 April 15, 2014 Adjourned Regular
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.
D. March 2014 Monthly Report of Cash Balances (McLean)
Recommendation: Receive and file the March 2014 Monthly Report of Cash
Balances for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.
E. Award of Contract for Salvation Army Trail Improvement Project (Supports 2014
City Council Goal No. 2, Public Infrastructure) (Rodriguez)
Recommendation: 1) Approve Plans and Specifications for the Salvation Army
Trail Improvement Project; 2) Award a construction contract for the Salvation Army
Trail Improvement project to Bennett Enterprises dba Bennett Landscape in the
amount not to exceed $189,934 and authorize staff to spend an additional 10%
contingency in the amount of $18,993 for unforeseen conditions for a total
authorization of $208,927; 3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the
construction contract with Bennett Landscape; and, 4) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO.
2014-___, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO
PALOS VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2013-43, THE BUDGET
APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013-14, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT
TO THE CITY'S PARKS, TRAILS AND OPEN SPACE IMPROVEMENTS
PROGRAM IN THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FUND, IN THE
AMOUNT OF $14,985 AND AUTHORIZING EXPENDITURE OF THIS AMOUNT
FOR THE SALVATION ARMY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT.
F. Award Construction Contract and Professional Services Agreement for Ryan Park
Southern Entrance Realignment and Parking Lot Expansion Project (Supports
2014 City Council Goal No. 2, Public Infrastructure) (Motahari)
Recommendation: 1) Approve Plans and Specifications for Ryan Park Southern
Entrance Realignment and Parking Lot Expansion project; 2) Award a construction
contract to Tobo Construction, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $641,000, and
authorize a 10% contingency in the amount of $64,100 for unforeseen conditions,for a total authorization of $705,100; 3) Award a Professional Services Agreement
to KOA Corporation in the amount of $42,500 for the project's construction
inspection and oversight; 4) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the
above mentioned agreements; and, 5) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2014-__, A
RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS
VERDES, AMENDING RESOLUTION 2013-43, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION
FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013-14, FOR A BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO THE CITY'S
PARKS, TRAILS AND OPEN SPACE IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM IN THE
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FUND, IN THE AMOUNT OF $149,935
AND AUTHORIZING EXPENDITURE OF THIS AMOUNT FOR ADDITIONAL
CONSTRUCTION COSTS OF RYAN PARK SOUTHERN ENTRANCE
REALIGNMENT AND PARKING LOT EXPANSION PROJECT.
G. Citywide Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District Project (Supports 2014 City Council Goal of Government Efficiency, Fiscal Control, and
Recommendation: 1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2014-__, A RESOLUTION OF
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, INITIATING
PROCEEDINGS FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS
WITHIN THE CITYWIDE LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE
DISTRICT (LLMD) FOR FY 2014-15 AND ORDERING THE PREPARATION OF
AN ENGINEER'S REPORT PURSUANT TO THE LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING
ACT OF 1972, PART 2 OF DIVISION 15 OF THE CALIFORNIA STREETS AND HIGHWAYS CODE; 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2014-__, A RESOLUTION OF
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING
THE ENGINEER'S REPORT IN CONNECTION WITH THE LEVY AND
COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS WITHIN THE CITYWIDE LANDSCAPING AND
LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT (LLMD) FOR FY 2014-15; and, 3) ADOPT
RESOLUTION NO. 2014-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE
CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, DECLARING THE CITY COUNCIL'S
INTENTION TO LEVY AND COLLECT ASSESSMENTS WITHIN THE CITYWIDE
LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT (LLMD) FOR FY
2014-15 PURSUANT TO THE LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING ACT OF 1972,
PART 2 OF DIVISION 15 OF THE CALIFORNIA STREETS AND HIGHWAYS
CODE, AND APPOINTING A TIME AND PLACE FOR HEARING OBJECTIONS
H. Adoption of Ordinance No. 556 - An Ordinance of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes,
Adding New Chapter 2.48 to Title 2 of the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code
Regarding Openness in Negotiations and the Procedure for Adopting or Amending
a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and an Exclusively Recognized
Employee Organization (Lynch)
Recommendation: ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 556, AN ORDINANCE OF THE
CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, AMENDING THE RANCHO PALOS
VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING CITY NEGOTIATIONS WITH
RECOGNIZED EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS.
I. Award Construction Contract for the Blackhorse CDBG Access Ramps - ADA
Compliance Project - Phase II (Jules)
Recommendation: 1) Award a construction contract to Victor Concrete in the
amount of $38,000 for the Blackhorse Road CDBG Access Ramps ADA
Compliance project; 2) Authorize staff to utilize an additional 10% ($4,000) for
contingency; and, 3) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the agreement.
J. Amend the Contract with KOA Corporation for Construction Management Services-
San Ramon Canyon Flood Reduction Project (Winje)
Recommendation: Approve an increase to the contract awarded to KOA
Corporation in the amount of $24,000 for potential changes in construction
management scope and $86,000 for contractor-reimbursements with a not-toexceed
total of $110,000, for Construction Management services in relation to the
San Ramon Canyon Flood Reduction Project.
(3 hrs) 1. Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR) and Code Amendment for the Zone
2 Landslide Moratorium Ordinance Revisions (Case No. ZON2009-00409);
Location: "Zone 2" of the City's Landslide Moratorium Area [Continued from April
15, 2014] (Schonborn)
Recommendation: 1) Hear public testimony on the Final EIR, the Draft CEQA
findings and the proposed Draft Ordinance revising the City's Landslide Moratorium
Ordinance to establish an exception category to allow the development of the 31
undeveloped (non-Monks plaintiffs' lots) lots in Zone 2; and, 2) Continue the public
hearing to June 17, 2014 to allow staff and its consultants to address the additional
comments made by the public and any issues raised by the City Council.
(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 an Adjourned Regular Meeting to be held at 6:00 P.M. on
May 7, 2014 at Hesse Park to conduct National Incident Management System (NIMS)
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA CHECKLIST
Based on Government Code Section 54954.5
(All Statutory References are to California Government Code Sections)
Potential Litigation against the City:
A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the legislative body of the local agency
on the advice of its legal counsel, based on existing facts and circumstances, there is a
significant exposure to litigation against the local agency, based on an implied threat of
litigation in a letter from Stuart Miller to Senior Planner Eduardo Schonborn dated April 28,
2014, a copy of which is attached to the staff report and is on file in the City Clerk's Office.
Number of Potential Cases (1)
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