CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2008
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
26135 MUREAU ROAD, CALABASAS
THE STARTING TIMES LISTED FOR EACH
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PARTICULAR DISCUSSION, PLEASE ATTEND THE ENTIRE MEETING.
CLOSED SESSION - 7:00 P.M.
The City Council will convene and
adjourn into closed session to confer with legal counsel regarding the
1. One matter of Anticipated Litigation,
pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9b(3)(A), facts and
circumstances that might result in litigation but which the City
believes are not yet known to potential plaintiff or plaintiffs.
2. One matter of Initiation of
Litigation, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c).
3. Pending litigation, pursuant to
Government Code Section 54946.9(a): Calabasas Ridge HOA v. Gordon, LC
079145; Smith v. City of Calabasas, BS 106644; Cooper v. Calabasas
Park Estates Owners Association, BC 323695; Toby Keeler & Elizabeth
Stephens v. City of Calabasas, BS 109503; Parks v. City of Calabasas,
OPENING MATTERS - 7:30 P.M.
Call to Order/Roll Call of
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda
ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:35
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC
COMMENT – 7:40 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 7:45 P.M.
1. Approval of the minutes for the
February 20, 2008 City Council meeting.
Item 1 -
2. Recommendation to award a contract
for Citywide Street Sweeping to Clean Street in an amount not to
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Citywide Street Sweeping - Bid Schedule
Attachment 2 - Articles of Agreement
3. Approval of professional services
agreement with R3 Consulting Group, Inc. for Solid Waste Franchise
Item 3 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Agreement for Professional Services with R3 Consulting
4. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1120,
authorizing the Public Safety Commission to appoint a student
commissioner to its membership.
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Resolution No. 2008-1120
5. Recommendation to approve an
agreement with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for the
Success Through Awareness and Resistance (STAR) Unit in the City’s
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Service Agreement - Fiscal Year 2007/2008
6. Recommendation to authorize staff
approval to exonerate the remaining 50% of the performance security
grading bond #SU5006070 for Tract 35596-16-25 (Phase 5) for New
Millennium Homes One, Inc.
Item 6 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Performance Grading Bond #SU5006070
7. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1121,
opposing the Governor’s proposed 2008-09 Public Education Budget.
Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Resolution No. 2008-1121
Attachment 2 - LVUSD FAQ's - State and School District Budget Crisis
8. Recommendation to complete the Civic
Center amphitheater in the amount of $371,028.00.
Item 8 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Bernard's Estimate Received 2/25/08
Exhibit B - Schematic Amphitheater Plan and Section
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 7:55 P.M.
9. Recommendations for appointments to
the Historic Preservation Commission.
Item 9 - Staff Report
10. Second discussion regarding criteria
for awarding funding to community service organizations and the
modification of Resolution No. 2005-985.
Item 10 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Resolution No. 2005-985
PUBLIC HEARING – 8:30 P.M.
11. Recommendation to adopt Resolution
No. 2008-1119, certifying the adequacy of an environmental impact
report and approving the vacation of an existing right-of-way, a
parcel map to merge two lots and a vacated right-of-way into one
property, an oak tree permit to allow for the relocation of six coast
live oak trees (quercus agrifolia) on-site, and a general amendment to
change the land use designation from business-business park to
business-retail; and recommendation to waive further reading and
introduce Ordinance No. 2008-244, approving a zone change from
commercial- business park to commercial retail to accommodate for the
development of a commercial retail center with five one-story
buildings totaling approximately 70,100 gross square feet of space for
a project located at the northeast corner of Agoura Road and Lost
Item 11 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2008-1119
Attachment B - Ordinance No. 2008-244
Attachment C - Environmental Impact Report
Attachment D - Staff Report for January 31, 2008 Planning Commission
Attachment E - Planning Commission Resolution (No. 08-412)
Attachment F - February 9th and January 31st Planning Commission
Attachment G - Site, Floor, Elevations, Roof, Landscaping, Shading,
Attachment H - Color/Materials
Attachment I - City Arborist’s (consulting) recommendation of approval
letter (4-10-07) (Oak tree report found within EIR.)
Attachment J - General Plan and Zoning maps/ proposed changes
Attachment K - Project’s LEED narrative and matrix evaluation
CITY COUNCIL BREAK – 9:30 P.M.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:45 P.M.
12. Discussion regarding City
participation in “Big Sunday.”
Item 12 - Staff Report
Attachments - Background Materials on Big Sunday
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 10:10 P.M.
13. Check Register for the period of
February 14, 2008 to February 21, 2008.
Item 13 - Check Register
TASK FORCE REPORTS – 10:15 P.M.
CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 10:20 P.M.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 10:25 P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN – 10:30 P.M.
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is available for review at City Hall and the Calabasas Library.
Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Council
after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public
inspection in the City Clerk’s Office, 26135 Mureau Road, Calabasas,
CA 91302-3172, during normal business hours. Such documents are also
available on the City of Calabasas website at www.cityofcalabasas.com
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