M I N U T E S
RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL
JUNE 20, 2001
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 P.M. by Mayor Lyon at the City Hall Community Room, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, notice having been given with affidavit thereto on file. Roll call was answered as follows:
PRESENT: Ferraro, McTaggart, Stern, and Mayor Lyon
Also present were Assistant City Manager Carolynn Petru, City Attorney Carol Lynch, and Director of Public Works Dean Allison.
RECESS & RECONVENE:
At 6:30 P.M. City Attorney Lynch announced that the items that would be considered in by the City Council in closed session were those listed on the agenda that had been prepared for the Special City Council meeting. Following that announcement, Mayor Lyon declared a recess to a Closed Session. The meeting reconvened at 6:59 P.M.
CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
City Attorney Lynch reported that Council unanimously (with Councilman Byrd absent) directed staff to (1) pursue the FUDS option with the Corps of Engineers for the clean-up of the Point Vicente Interpretive Center site (2) try to negotiate a PRP option into the agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers, if possible, and, (3) rescind the City's claim against the federal government regarding the clean-up of the site. In addition, the City Council also authorized the City Attorney to negotiate with the County of Los Angeles to obtain a financial contribution towards the expenditures that have been made by the City to conduct testing and clean up of the soil at the site and to request the County to transfer title to that property, along with title to the "Fishing Access" site, to the City.
ADJOURNMENT: Adjourned at 7:00 P.M. on motion of Mayor Lyon.
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