CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2008
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
26135 MUREAU ROAD, CALABASAS
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CLOSED SESSION – 6:30 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 G.C. G.C. 54956.9b(3)(C), a point
has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council/Agency on
the advice of its legal counsel, based on the below-described existing
facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation
against the City Council/Agency: Receipt of Claim pursuant to Tort
Claims Act or other written communication from Los Angeles Regional
Water Quality Control Board Notice of Violation directed to Calabasas,
Los Angeles County, and 19 other cities threatening litigation (copy
available for public inspection in City Clerk’s office).
2. 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 – 7:45 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 7:50 P.M.
1. Approval of the minutes for the April
2, 2008 City Council meeting.
Item 1 -
2. Recommendation to award contract to
Ortco, Inc. in the amount of $74,682.00 for the playground
“poured-in-place” safety surfacing project at Juan Bautista de Anza
Park, Specification No. 07-08-013.
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Ortco, Inc. Contract
3. Recommendation to accept completion
of Freedom Drive Pavement Rehabilitation by Palp Inc. dba Excel
Paving, Specification No. 07-08-04; and to direct the City Clerk to
file the Notice of Completion.
Item 3 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Notice of Completion
4. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1124,
initiating proceedings for the levy and collection of assessments
within Landscape and Lighting Districts Nos. 22, 24, 27 And 32 and
ordering preparation of a Preliminary Engineer’s Report; and Adoption
of Resolution No. 2008-1125, approving Proposition 218 and the report
of the engineer prepared for the levy and collection of assessments
against the lots and parcels of property within the Landscape and
Lighting Districts Nos. 22, 24, 27 and 32 for Fiscal Year 2008-2009;
and Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1126, declaring its intent to levy
and collect assessments within Landscape and Lighting Districts Nos.
22, 24, 27 and 32 and setting a time and place for public hearing.
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Resolution No. R2008-1124
Attachment 2 - Resolution No. R2008-1125
Attachment 3 - Resolution No. R2209-1126
Attachment 4 - Preliminary Engineer's Report
5. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1127,
approving a policy for contributing to the funding of community
services organizations and rescinding Resolution No. 2005-985.
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Ordinance No. 2008-1127
6. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1128,
in support of a ban on secondhand smoke by the Los Angeles Board of
Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Resolution No. 2008-1128
Attachment 2 - Copy of Motion by Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky
PUBLIC HEARING – 8:00 P.M.
7. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1123,
to uphold the Planning Commission’s decision to approve Conditional
Use Permit No. 700-002 and Oak Tree Permit No. 007-002 for the
construction of a new single-family residence, pool, spa, driveway and
associated fences and retaining walls located at 24226 Dry Canyon Cold
Creek Road, within the HM zoning district and scenic corridor overlay
Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Resolution No. 2008-1123
Attachment B - Planning Commission Staff Report
Attachment C - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2008-416
Attachment D - Draft Planning Commission Hearing Minutes from March
Attachment E - Appeal Form
Attachment F - Site Plans are not available on-line as project plans
are protected by copyright laws. It is available for viewing by
contacting Planning Department Staff during normal office hours at
8. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2008-246, adopting the 2008 Consolidated Fire Protection District Code
of Los Angeles County based on Los Angeles County Fire Code amendments
to the 2007 California Building Standards Code, California Code of
Regulations Title 24 2007 California Fire Code (Part 9 of Title 24),
based on the 2006 International Fire Code (IFC).
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Ordinance No. 2008-246
Exhibit 1 - Severity Fire Zone Map Tile One
Exhibit 2 - Severity Fire Zone Map Tile Two
Exhibit 3 - Severity Fire Zone Map Tile Three
Exhibit 4 - Severity Fire Zone Index Map
CITY COUNCIL BREAK – 9:00 P.M.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 9:15 P.M.
9. CONTINUED ITEM – Discussion regarding
sewer services expansion and management of citywide septic systems.
Item 9 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with RWQCB
Correspondence Received Regarding Item No. 9
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 10:00 P.M.
10. Check Register for the period of
March 24, 2008 to April 3 , 2008.
TASK FORCE REPORTS – 10:05 P.M.
CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 10:10 P.M.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 10:15 P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN – 10:20 P.M.
The City Council will adjourn in memory
of Steve DeSantis.
A copy of the City Council agenda packet
is available for review at City Hall and the Calabasas Library.
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after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public
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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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