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M I N U T E S

RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING

FEBRUARY 20, 2001

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 P.M. by Mayor Lyon at Fred Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard and was immediately recessed to a closed session per the Brown Act Checklist. At 7:00 P.M. the meeting reconvened. After the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call was answered as follows:

PRESENT: Byrd, Ferraro, McTaggart, Stern, and Mayor Lyon

ABSENT: None

Also present were City Manager Les Evans, Assistant City Manager Carolynn Petru; City Attorney Carol Lynch; Director of Planning, Building, and Code Enforcement Joel Rojas; Director of Public Works Dean Allison; Director of Finance Dennis McLean; City Clerk/Administrative Services Director Jo Purcell; Deputy Director of Planning Dave Snow; Senior Planner Kit Fox; and, Deputy City Clerk/Recording Secretary Jackie Drasco.

RECYCLING DRAWING:

The winner from the last drawing was Michael Revilla, who will receive a check for $250, which represents a year of free refuse service. Another card was selected.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

Mayor Pro Tem McTaggart moved, seconded by Councilwoman Ferraro, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR:

Mayor Lyon requested that the Application for Re-use Assistance Grant and

Household Hazardous Waste Round-up Siting Liability Agreement with Los Angeles County items be removed from he Consent Calendar for discussion immediately after the approval of the Consent Calendar.

Lois Larue, 3136 Barkentine Road, spoke to the request for funding for the C.O.R.E. deputies to attend; requested clarification of a comment regarding privitized parks in the Minutes of February 12; and asked for a explanation of several items on the register of demands.

It was the consensus that the February 12 M should read "privatized recreation programs".

Councilwoman Ferraro moved, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem McTaggart to approve the Consent Calendar as follows:

Minutes of February 12, 2001

Adopted the minutes as amended.

C.O.R.E Deputies – Attendance at Crime Conference

Approved the request for financial support for the C.O.R.E. Policing Team to attend the 23rd International Asian Organized Crime Conference.

Resol. No. 2001-09 - Register of Demands

ADOPTED RESOLUTION NO. 2001-09, 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.

The motion carried on the following roll call vote:

AYES: Byrd, Ferraro, McTaggart, Stern, and Mayor Lyon

NOES: None

ABSTAIN: Stern on the Minutes of February 12 because he was not present at the meeting.

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Resol. No. 2001- 10 - Apply for Re-use Assistance Grant

Director Allison presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to adopt the proposed resolution authorizing the application for Re-Use Assistance Grant Funds from the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB).

Council consensus was that this was a very good program because the City was protected by a "Good Samaritan" clause regarding the quality of the food and also received diversion credit toward reducing waste.

Councilwoman Ferraro moved, seconded by Councilman Stern to ADOPTED RESOLUTION NO. 2001-09, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION FOR RE-USE ASSISTANCE GRANT FUNDS FROM THE CALIFORNIA INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD (CIWMB).

The motion carried on the following roll call vote:

AYES: Byrd, Ferraro, McTaggart, Stern, and Mayor Lyon

NOES: None

Household Hazardous Waste Round-up Siting Liability Agreement with Los Angeles County

Director Allison presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to authorize the Mayor to execute the proposed Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program Siting Liability Agreement with the County of Los Angeles and County Sanitation District No. 2 of Los Angeles County. He reported that there would be a household hazardous waste roundup at City Hall on May 5, 2001 and that details regarding this free-of-charge roundup were on the City’s web site.

Councilman Stern moved, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem McTaggart, to adopt the staff recommendation. Motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

Resol. Nos. 2001-11, 2001-12, and 2001-13 - Ocean Trails – Proposed Revisions to the Conditions of Approval Regarding the Re-construction of Palos Verdes Drive South

Mayor Lyon opened the public hearing on this request to consider a proposed revision to the Conditions of Approval regarding the re-construction of Palos Verdes Drive South. City Clerk Purcell announced that notice had been duly published and that there were no written comments received by the City.

Director Allison presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to (1) Adopt the proposed resolution approving Addendum 12 to EIR 36 for Revision "Q"; (2) Adopt the proposed resolution approving Revision "Q" to Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. 50666; and, (3) Adopt the proposed resolution approving Revision "Q" to Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. 50667, revising the conditions of approval to require the developer to reconstruct La Rotonda Drive rather than resurfacing a portion of Palos Verdes Drive South from La Rotonda Drive to the eastern City boundary.

City Attorney Lynch stated that there was an amendment to the resolution which was distributed to the Council just prior to the meeting which added a dispute resolution procedure in the event the City’s engineers and the developer’s engineers disagree.

Barbara Dye, 1 Ocean Trails, representing Ocean Trails, indicated that even though there would be extra expense incurred, the language was acceptable to Ocean Trails.

Councilwoman Ferraro moved, seconded by Councilman Byrd to (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-11, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING ADDENDUM 12 TO EIR 36 FOR REVISION "Q"; (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-12, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING REVISION "Q" TO VESTING TENTATIVE TRACT MAP NO. 50666; AND, (3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-13, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING REVISION "Q" TO VESTING TENTATIVE TRACT MAP NO. 50667, REVISING THE CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL TO REQUIRE THE DEVELOPER TO RECONSTRUCT LA ROTONDA DRIVE RATHER THAN RESURFACING A PORTION OF PALOS VERDES DRIVE SOUTH FROM LA ROTONDA DRIVE TO THE EASTERN CITY BOUNDARY. Motion carried.

REGULAR BUSINESS:

Resol Nos. 2001-14, 2001-15, 2001-16, 2001-17, and 2001-18 - Ocean Trails - Proposed Revisions to the Conditions of Approval Regarding the Project’s Affordable Housing Requirements

Senior Planner Pfost presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to (1) Adopt the proposed resolution approving Addendum No. 11 to EIR No. 36 for Revision "P"; (2) Adopt the proposed resolution approving Revision "P" to Conditional Use Permit No. 162; (3) Adopt the proposed resolution approving Revision "P" to Conditional Use Permit No. 163; (4) Adopt the proposed resolution approving Revision "P" to Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. 50666; and, (5) Adopt the proposed resolution approving Revision "P" to Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. 50667, for a Revision to the timing of providing four on-site affordable housing units at the Ocean Trails site.

Councilman Byrd moved, seconded by Councilwoman Ferraro to (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-14, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING ADDENDUM NO. 11 TO EIR NO. 36 FOR REVISION "P"; (2) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-15, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING REVISION "P" TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 162; (3) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-16, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING REVISION "P" TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 163; (4) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-17, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING REVISION "P" TO VESTING TENTATIVE TRACT MAP NO. 50666; AND, (5) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-18, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES APPROVING REVISION "P" TO VESTING TENTATIVE TRACT MAP NO. 50667, FOR A REVISION TO THE TIMING OF PROVIDING FOUR ON-SITE AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS AT THE OCEAN TRAILS SITE. Motion carried.

Peafowl Population Assessment and Recommendations

Sr. Administrative Analyst Park presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to (1) Consider the peafowl study findings and recommendations of Dr. Francine Bradley. (2) Adopt a peafowl management plan to reduce peafowl population. (3) Execute a professional service agreement with the University of California Davis for Dr. Francine Bradley, poultry specialist, to implement demonstration trapping and relocation program. (4) Allocate $3,000 from the Animal Control Service Budget for the peafowl demonstration project.

Sr. Administrative Analyst Park introduced Dr. Francine Bradley, poultry specialist from the University of California at Davis, who with the aid of a slide presentation discussed the history of peafowl on the Peninsula; population estimates of peafowl flocks in various sections of the City; residents' complaints of property damage, noise, traffic disruption, and neighborhood discord; and ill-advised suggestions of birth control, sterilization and caponization as population control measures. She described her site visits; discussions with other Peninsula cities; humane trapping techniques; recommendation to reduce the peafowl population; and residents' offers of assistance in support of the demonstration project. She listed three sources willing to accept peafowl and outlined the adoption process. Dr. Bradley stated that even if residents stopped deliberately feeding the peafowl, peafowl would find enough vegetation and pet food to survive. She indicated that routine trapping would be necessary to control population growth and cooperation from neighboring cities would be advantageous. She said that if birds were adopted by residents within the City, these birds would be I.D. banded. Any adopted bird found wandering off the owner's property would be a violation of the Los Angeles County Animal Control Code.

Dottie Hashzumi, 22 Coveview Drive, said that she enjoyed the peacocks; that she did not sustain property damage because she provided food for them; that other animals such as raccoons and possums were also destructive; that it was ludicrous to use tax dollars for an unsolvable problem like this; that peafowl come into Rancho Palos Verdes from other cities; and, that even if the bird were contained, they would still screech.

Jacqueline Wolff, 7010 Hedgewood Drive, said that Dr. Bradley’s report seemed to indicate that she had spoken only to residents against the peafowl and that this was not true; that more of the heritage of the Peninsula was being destroyed each year; that co-existence with one’s environment was critical and a lesson to be learned by children; that neighborhood cats were also a nuisance; that residents should be allowed to have bird feeders and to prohibit them would encourage neighbors to spy on each other.

William Wolff, 7010 Hedgewood Drive, said that he was a peafowl supporter but he thought it would be acceptable to allow the City to trap a few to trim the population. He was against killing peafowl and wanted to preserve the rural ambiance of the community. He wanted to be able to keep his bird feeder which attracted small birds which he enjoyed watching while he was recuperating from surgery.

Lois Larue, 3136 Barkentine Road, spoke in support of the peafowl, stating that people who did not like them should move away and she indicated that the birds would be welcome near her home.

Charles Hoff, 28205 Ambergate Drive, said that he lived in the middle of a large big flock and that they are screeching now, earlier in the year than indicated by Dr. Bradley. He applauded the study and the suggestion for a demonstration project because it would mean quieter nights for sleeping. He inquired about the possibility of using tranquilizer darts to trap the peafowl and volunteered to assist in such a program.

Jo Hummel, 6903 Hartcrest Drive, hoped that Dr. Bradley’s suggestions would be carried out quickly because the noisy mating season was approaching.

Kathy Snell, Rancho Palos Verdes, felt that Dr. Bradley’s report was biased toward getting rid of the peafowl, and she was concerned that they would be killed by wild animals if they were sent to the wildlife way station. She was also opposed to putting them in flight pens or having them exhibited in shows by bird fanciers because she felt both practices were a cruel, unnatural way of life for them. She mentioned the offer by residents in the Vanderlip area to lure the birds back to Vanderlip by gradually moving food up the hill, and she agreed that all the municipalities on the Peninsula need to work together.

Sr. Administrative Analyst Park reported that the City of Rolling Hills Estates has an ordinance prohibiting the feeding, trapping and removal of peafowl; that the City of Rolling Hills has a "hands-off" peafowl policy; and, that the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department traps approximately 30 peafowl per month and that great efforts were made to relocate them.

Council consensus was to accept offers from residents who have volunteered time and monetary donations, to obtain information regarding Palos Verdes Estates’ monthly trapping expenses, and to videotape trapping procedures to train residents to trap peafowl themselves.

Councilman Stern moved, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem McTaggart to (1) Adopt a peafowl management plan to reduce peafowl population. (2) Execute a professional service agreement with the University of California Davis for Dr. Francine Bradley, poultry specialist, to implement demonstration trapping and relocation program. (3) Allocate $3,000 from the Animal Control Service Budget for the peafowl demonstration project. (4) Direct staff to find out how much Palos Verdes Estates spends on their trapping.

The motion carried on the following roll call vote:

AYES: Byrd, Ferraro, McTaggart, Stern, and Mayor Lyon

NOES: None

RECESS & RECONVENE:

At 8:15 P.M., Mayor Lyon declared a recess. The meeting reconvened at 8:25 P.M.

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

Sarah Key Marer, 8261 Malloy Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92646, informed the Council of her four-year old daughter’s death at Inspiration Point on November 8, 2001, and requested that the Council take measure to prevent such future tragedies. She said that Portuguese Point has guardrails and signs but Inspiration Point does not. She also asked permission to place a small memorial to her daughter at the site at her own cost.

Kathy Snell, Rancho Palos Verdes residents, spoke about the number of wild animals in the City being euthanized by Los Angeles County Animal Control. She said that many residents assumed the animals were being let go when they were trapped but they are being destroyed. She stated that in the past a list was issued showing the number of wild animals trapped and she asked that this practice be resumed.

Bernie Slotnick, 6055 Montemalaga Drive, provided a letter to the Council regarding solicitation in the City regarding his request in December to shorten the hours permitted by door-to-door solicitation, which are currently 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. He said that Supervisor Don Knabe asked the County’s Director of Consumer Affairs to investigate this matter and he reported that Palos Verdes Estates had changed their solicitation hours to 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. and that they distributed free "no soliciting" signs to residents. He urged the Council to support Supervisor Knabe’s investigation and to consider providing signs. (A copy of Mr. Slotnick’s letter is on file with the City Clerk’s Office).

City Attorney Lynch replied that this subject had been the source of frustration for years and that attempts to change the State law had been unsuccessful and it was unlikely that the hours set by Palos Verdes Estates would stand if challenged.

Lois Larue, 3136 Barkentine Road, spoke to the City’s using the services of businesses in the City but also being aware of the lowest costs.

Resol. No. 2001-19 - Mid-Year 2000-2001 Midyear Financial Report

Director McLean presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to adopt the proposed resolution amending Resolution No. 2000-33, the budget appropriation for FY 2000-2001, to increase certain expenditure appropriations in the General Fund, Street Maintenance (Gas Tax) Fund, and Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Fund.

Council discussion focused on the reduced vehicles license fees which are being backfilled by the State and the concern that the fees but not the backfill are guaranteed to provide funds to cities; direction to staff to stay aware of possible changes; and, the increases in utility costs.

Lois Larue, 3136 Barkentine Road, asked about an increase of $80,000 in insurance.

Director McLean explained that the City participates in the Joint Powers Authority with 89 other cities and risk management insurance costs are spread accordingly. He said that the increase was based on claims.

Council commented that in general the Joint Powers Authority has helped keep costs down.

Councilman Stern moved, seconded by Councilwoman Ferraro to ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-19, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2000-33, THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION FOR FY 2000-2001, TO INCREASE CERTAIN EXPENDITURE APPROPRIATIONS IN THE GENERAL FUND, STREET MAINTENANCE (GAS TAX) FUND, AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS (CIP) FUND. Motion carried.

Lease Extension for Former Cable Studio Building at City Hall

Assistant City Manager Petru presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to authorize the extension of the lease agreement with Cox Communications for the use of the former cable studio building at City Hall until March 15, 2002.

Council discussion centered on the previous unsightliness of the storage area around the leased building and the improvement, including screening, since the Public Works Director had been given the authority to police the area.

Dale Hanks, 5225 Middlecrest Road, representing the Don Wallace Museum and the Palos Verdes Peninsula Amateur Radio Club, repeated his request from a year ago for permission to use the building in question when the Cox lease is no longer renewed for the Don Wallace Museum and also for a emergency operations center for the Palos Verdes Peninsula Amateur Radio Club.

Lois Larue, 3136 Barkentine Road, spoke in support of allowing the Palos Verdes Peninsula Amateur Radio Club to use the site for the Don Wallace Museum.

Council consensus was to direct staff to make sure all Cox Communication’s equipment is removed from the building when their lease ends and to consider a formal proposal from the Radio Club for their use of the building when the Cox Communication lease expires.

Mayor Pro Tem McTaggart moved, seconded by Councilman Byrd to authorize the extension of the lease agreement with Cox Communications for the use of the former cable studio building at City Hall until March 15, 2002. Motion carried.

Resol. 2001-20 - Amendment of Retirement Formula to 2% @ 55 and One-Year Final Compensation Benefit Factor

Assistant City Manager Petru presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to (1) Adopt the proposed resolution to approve an amendment to the contract between the board of administration of the California Public Employee’s Retirement System and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes for the 2% @55 retirement benefit formula and one-year final compensation factor. (2) Introduce the proposed ordinance authorizing an amendment to the contract between CalPERS and the City for these changes.

Council discussion focused on the method of computing the one year of highest salary and the increased benefit to employees and improved ability to attract and maintain a qualified staff with little or no cost to the City expected for the next 11 years.

Councilman Byrd moved, seconded by Councilwoman Ferraro to (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2001-20, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES TO APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEE’S RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES FOR THE 2% @55 RETIREMENT BENEFIT FORMULA AND ONE-YEAR FINAL COMPENSATION FACTOR. (2) INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 362 AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN CAL PERS AND THE CITY FOR THESE CHANGES.

The motion carried on the following roll call vote:

AYES: Byrd, Ferraro, McTaggart, Stern, and Mayor Lyon

NOES: None

Purchase of the Barkentine Open Space Property

Assistant City Manager Petru presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to (1) Approve the Purchase Agreement between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and Palos Verdes Land Holding Company for the purchase of approximately 98 acres of open space land known as Parcel 4 or the Barkentine property. (2) Authorize staff to spend up to $5,000 during the first 60 days of the Purchase Agreement to complete the City’s "due diligence" examination of the subject property.

Assistant City Manager Petru indicated that the staff report under Fiscal Impact should be corrected to indicate that the cost on the final day of the six-month period will have risen to $3,928.50, with $94,566 in Proposition A funds remaining.

Using a computer generated visual presentation, Ms. Petru exhibited photographs of the property taken on February 8, 2001.

Council discussion centered on the deadline the developer required to close the sale as soon as possible; whether any taxes are due; whether there would be enough time in the 90 days allotted to obtain all the information needed to make an informed decision; the circumstances which would cause a forfeiture of the City’s $10,000 deposit; the fact that the property would have limited development potential even if the City did not purchase it; the time frame for the City to obtain matching funds; and, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy’s offer to help raise funds.

Bill Ailor, 1052 Via Palestra, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274, representing the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, reiterated the Conservancy’s offer to assist in obtaining funds and providing management services, as well offering to take ownership of the property to maintain it as a public asset if the City was concerned with liability.

Jim Knight, 5 Cinnamon Lane, urged the Council to move forward with the purchase and hoped that other purchases would follow to complete a contiguous 1000-acre preserve in the Portuguese Bend area. He believed that these parcels of land should be in the public domain because they probably are not stable enough for development.

Lois Larue, 3136 Barkentine Road, indicated on the aerial photograph in the computer generated visual presentation an area that she said she called Oceancrest but that the City called Seacrest. She said that Barkentine Canyon had been filled with debris from runoff from this area and she described events from the past which indicated that the land was not stable enough for development.

Mike Walker, Palos Verdes Portuguese Bend Company, 25200 La Paz Road, Suite 210, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, after a discussion with the Council regarding terms of the agreement said that he had authority to change the 90 days to 120 days for an

interest-free period.

Councilman Stern moved, seconded by Councilwoman Ferraro, to (1) Approve the Purchase Agreement between the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and Palos Verdes Land Holding Company for the purchase of approximately 98 acres of open space land known as Parcel 4 or the Barkentine property. (2) Authorize staff to spend up to $5,000 during the first 60 days of the Purchase Agreement to complete the City’s "due diligence" examination of the subject property. (3) Amend the "Interest Accrual Date" term of the agreement to indicate 120 days rather than 90 days.

The motion carried on the following roll call vote:

AYES: Byrd, Ferraro, McTaggart, Stern, and Mayor Lyon

NOES: None

Resol. No. 2001-21 - Grant Application for Acquisition of Open Space

Director Allison presented the staff report of February 20, 2001 and the recommendation to adopt the proposed resolution authorizing the application for grant funds from the county of Los Angeles regional park and open space district for 1996 specified grant funds in the amount of $4,000,000 for the acquisition of critical natural lands and wildlife habitat in the vicinity of the Portuguese bend for preservation as open space.

Councilman Byrd moved, seconded by Councilwoman Ferraro to ADOPT RESOLUTION 2001-21, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDS FROM THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES REGIONAL PARK AND OPEN SPACE DISTRICT FOR 1996 SPECIFIED GRANT FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,000,000 FOR THE ACQUISITION OF CRITICAL NATURAL LANDS AND WILDLIFE HABITAT IN THE VICINITY OF THE PORTUGUESE BEND FOR PRESERVATION AS OPEN SPACE.

The motion carried on the following roll call vote:

AYES: Byrd, Ferraro, McTaggart, Stern, and Mayor Lyon

NOES: None

CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

City Attorney Lynch reported that regarding anticipated litigation against the City, the Council voted 4-1, with Councilman Stern dissenting, to place an item to consider some development in Zone 2 (including geologist reports as part of the process) on the agenda for the March 6 meeting. She reported that, regarding the potential purchase of open space, that the Council voted 4-0-1, with Councilwoman Ferraro being absent, to reject the current offer from Jim York.

ADJOURNMENT: Adjourned at 9:50 P.M. to February 28th at 7:00 P.M. at Ladera for a pre-budget public discussion.

 

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