CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 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; Cooper v. Calabasas Park Estates Owners Association, BC
323695; Toby Keeler & Elizabeth Stephens v. City of Calabasas, BS
109503; Parks v. City of Calabasas, BC 382012.
OPENING MATTERS - 7:30 P.M.
Call to Order/Roll Call of
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda
ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:35
Introduction of Jimmie Choo, the new
Director of Resource Conservation and Public Outreach at the Las
Virgenes Water Management District.
Report from Conejo/Las Virgenes Future
Foundation on the Annual Youth Congress.
Presentation of a proclamation declaring
May as Historic Preservation Month.
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC
COMMENT – 7:50 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 8:00 P.M.
1. Approval of the minutes for the April
16, 2008 City Council meeting.
Item 1 - Minutes
2. Recommendation to award a
professional services agreement to DMS Facility Services in the amount
of $110,000 for facility engineering services for the Calabasas Civic
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - DMS Facility Services Agreement
3. Recommendation to reject all bid
proposals for the technology installation at the new Civic Center.
Item 3 - Staff Report
4. Recommendation to approve a
professional services agreement with AT&T in the amount not to exceed
$218,215.50 to provide an IP-Based Voice Communications System for the
Calabasas Civic Center.
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Evaluation Sheet for Received VoIP RFP Proposals
Attachment 2 - Professional Services Agreement with AT&T
5. Recommendation to award a
construction contract to Timothy J. Ferrie, Inc. in the amount of
$400,000 for the Annual Citywide Concrete Rehabilitation,
Specification No. 07-08-15.
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Bid Results
6. Recommendation to accept completion
of the Las Virgenes Creek Restoration project, Specification No.
06-07-12 by Olivas Valdez, Inc.; and to direct the City Clerk to file
the Notice of Completion.
Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Notice of Completion
7. Recommendation to approve the
nomination of Karen Brown by Mayor Maurer to the Library Commission.
Item 7 - Staff Report
8. Recommendation to approve the
purchase and installation of security gates for the new Calabasas
Library from 3M Library Systems in the amount of $62,000.
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - 3M Library Systems Quotation
Attachment 2 - City of Calabasas Purchase Order No. 2673
9. Authorization to extend Venco
Western, Inc. contract completion date for one year, from May 3, 2008
to May 3, 2009 for Specification 05-06-02, Landscape Maintenance of
the common areas within individual homeowners associations and common
benefit areas with Landscape Maintenance District 22.
Item 9 - Staff Report
10. Recommendation to award a
construction contract to TDS Engineering in the amount of $228,500 for
the Las Virgenes Road Corridor Signal Interconnect, Specification No.
Item 10 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Bid Advertisement
Exhibit B - Comparative Bid Opening Results
PUBLIC HEARING – 8:10 P.M.
11. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2008-247, amending Chapter 22, affordable housing, of Title 17 of the
Calabasas Municipal Code, to correct the inadvertent deletion of the
affordable housing inclusionary requirements from Chapter 22 of Title
17 of the Calabasas Municipal Code.
Item 11 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Ordinance No. 2008-247
Attachment B - City Council Urgency Ordinance No. 2008-245
Attachment C - Planning Commission Resolution No. 08-420
Attachment D - Notice of Exemption
12. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2008-248, approving the pre-zoning of the Mont Calabasas Annexation
Area (Permit No. PL0800613) in conformance with the land use policies
of the Calabasas General Plan and in preparation for submission of an
application to the Los Angeles County Local Area Formation Commission
seeking annexation of the Mont Calabasas area to the City of
Item 12 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2008-248 (with Map Exhibit)
Attachment B - City Council Resolution No. 2008-1113
Attachment C - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2008-421
Attachment D - Notice of Exemption from CEQA
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 8:45 P.M.
13. Discussion of changes to the
recreational vehicle ordinance.
Item 13 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Planning Commission Recommendations
Attachment B - June 28, 2007 Planning Commission Report and Meeting
Attachment C - November 29, 2007 Planning Commission Report and
CITY COUNCIL BREAK – 9:15 P.M.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:30 P.M.
14. Presentation by the Chief Financial
Officer regarding the financial condition of the City.
Item 14 - Staff Report
15. Discussion regarding water quality
Item 15 - Staff Report
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 10:00 P.M.
16. Check Register for the period of
April 10, 2008 to April 24, 2008.
Item 16 - Check Register Report
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.
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the Calabasas Library. Materials related to an item on this agenda
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Mureau Road, Calabasas, CA 91302-3172, during normal business
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