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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 & 2014 Goals & Priorities
SS2. Future Agenda Items Proposed by Council Members
7:00 P.M. REGULAR SESSION(30 mins) CALL TO ORDER:
CEREMONIAL: Presentation of City Tile to Deputy Community Development Director Greg Pfost
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS: Parks and Recreation Month
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
PUBLIC COMMENTS: (This section of the agenda is for audience comments for items NOT on the agenda.)
CITY MANAGER REPORT: July 4th Celebration; West Basin Water District – Presentation by Ron Smith
(15 mins) APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:
A. Motion to Waive Full Reading
B. Approval of Minutes (Morreale)
C. Annual Appropriation Limit for FY14-15 (Gan-Vanderlinde)
D. City Council Meeting Schedule (Morreale)
E. One-Year Agreement with Blais & Associates, Inc. for Grant Management and Support Services (Fox)
F. Register of Demands (McLean)
G. Enhanced Watershed Management Program Work Plan and Coordinated Integrated Monitoring Plan (Winje)
H. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Contract Renewal (Howe)
I. 2014 Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan (Downs)
J. Review and Approval of Revised Plans and Specifications - Shoulder Widening to Preserve Palos Verdes Drive East Street Trees (Supports 2014 City Council Goal No. 2, Public Infrastructure) (Jules)
K. City Hall Air Conditioning System (Supports 2014 City Council Goal – Infrastructure) (Motahari)
L. First Amended and Restated Professional Services Agreement with Steven A. Larson for Human Resources Management Services (Robinson)
M. Approve the Second Amendment to the Agreement with the Los Angeles Conservation Corps for As-Needed Maintenance (Ortiz)
N. Approve the Second Amendment to the Agreement with Fire Grazers Inc., for Fuel Modification by Grazing Animals (In Support of 2014 City Council Goal regarding Government Efficiency, Fiscal Control and Transparency) (Ortiz)
(2 mins) 1. Appeal of the Planning Commission’s Approval of a Conditional Use Permit Revision to Allow a New Roof-Mounted Antenna Structure on the Commercial 7-11 Building at 28041 Hawthorne Blvd. (Case No. ZON2013-00111) [Continued from May 20, 2014] (Kim)
(5 mins) 2. 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 May 6, 2014] (Schonborn)
Recommendation: 1) Receive, review and file the independent 2014 Annual Report on the Water Quality and Flood Protection Program prepared by the Oversight Committee for the storm drain program, dated May 29, 2014; 2) Conduct a public hearing pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 5473.2 and Section 3.44.40 of the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code on the Annual Report prepared by Harris & Associates, the user fee recommendations included in the Annual Report prepared by the Oversight Committee and information provided by Staff, and determine whether to collect the Storm Drain User Fee (the “Fee”) for FY14-15, and if so, the rate per Equivalent Residential Unit (“ERU”) for FY14-15; 3) At the conclusion of the Public Hearing determine the existence or absence of a majority protest; 4) In the absence of a majority protest, Staff recommends that the Council determine that the rate per ERU for FY14-15 shall be $96.75 as set forth in the Annual Report, ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2014 -__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, FINALLY ADOPTING A REPORT, AS FILED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE STORM DRAIN USER FEE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 3.44 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE; DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF SUCH FEE FOR FY14-15; AND ORDERING THAT SUCH FEE BE COLLECTED ON THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES TAX ROLL FOR FY14-15; and, 5) In the event of a majority protest, direct Staff to present to City Council at a subsequent meeting a resolution determining the amount of the Storm Drain User Fee for FY14-15 and providing for an alternative method of collecting the Storm Drain User Fee for FY14-15.
(10 mins) 4. Citywide Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District (Supports 2014 City Council Goal of Government Efficiency, Accountability, Fiscal Control, Transparency and Oversight) (Gibson)
Recommendation: 1) Conduct the public hearing on the proposed levy of the annual sewer service charge for the Abalone Cove Sewer System for Fiscal Year 2014/15, which provides for an increase of 1% in the fees collected; and, 2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2014-__, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES, APPROVING A REPORT IN CONNECTION WITH THE SEWER SERVICE CHARGE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 13.06 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE, DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF SUCH CHARGE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/15, AND ORDERING THAT SUCH CHARGE BE COLLECTED ON THE TAX ROLL.
(15 mins) 6. Proposed FY14-15 Budget (Downs)
(5 mins) 8. 2014 Five-Year Financial Model (Downs)
(30 mins) 9. Street Tree Maintenance Practices and Contract Amendment (Supports 2014 City Council Goal No. 2, Public Infrastructure) (Jules/Ortiz)
(30 mins) 10. Formation of Infrastructure Management Advisory Committee (Supports 2014 City Council Goal No. 2, Public Infrastructure) (Throne)
(15 mins) 11. FY 14-15 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Service Agreement and Regional Cities Deployment Survey (Supports 2014 City Council Goal for Public Safety and Traffic Control) (Petru)
(20 mins) 12. Adoption of Urgency Ordinance and Introduction of Non-Urgency Ordinance to Establish a Procedure for the Repair/Replacement of Certain Private Walls and Fences along the City’s Major Arterial Streets (Rojas)
(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 an Adjourned Regular Meeting/Jt. Meeting with the Emergency Preparedness Committee to be held on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. at Pt. Vicente Interpretive Center.
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