CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 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
Initiation of Litigation, pursuant to
Government Code Section 54956.9(c): one case.
One matter of Anticipated Litigation,
pursuant to Government Code Section 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).
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
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC
COMMENT – 7:45 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 7:50 P.M.
1. Approval of the minutes for the May
7, 2008 City Council meeting.
Item 1 -
2. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2008-246,
amending Article X of Title 15 of the Calabasas Municipal Code and
adopting by reference the 2008 Consolidated Fire Protection District
Code of the County of Los Angeles which amends Title 32 of the Los
Angeles County Code and the California Fire Code, 2007 Edition.
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2008-246
3. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2008-247,
repealing Urgency Ordinance No. 2008-245 and 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
Item 3 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Ordinance No. 2008-247
4. Recommendation to approve a
professional services agreement with Christopher A. Joseph &
Associates in the amount not to exceed $73,420 to create a Citywide
Historic Context Statement and conduct an Historic Resources Survey.
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Professional Services Agreement with Christopher A.
Joseph & Associates
5. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1129,
approving the 14th Cycle Used Oil Recycling Block Grant, Fiscal Year
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2008-1129
6. Recommendation to accept completion
of the De Anza Park Roofing Project, Specification No. 07-08-08 by All
American Roofing, Inc.; and direct the City Clerk to file the notice
Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Notice of Completion
7. Recommendation to accept completion
of the Playground Shade Structure Project at De Anza Park,
Specification No. 07-08-09 by Hendee Enterprises, Inc.; and direct the
City Clerk to file the notice of completion.
Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Notice of Completion
8. Recommendation from the Parks,
Recreation and Education Commission to award Community Service Grants
for the third funding cycle of FY 07/08 as identified in the staff
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Community Services Grant Award Recommendations
Attachment B - FY 07/08 Cycle 3 Grant Applications
9. Recommendation to approve
Councilmember Groveman’s appointment to the Historic Preservation
Item 9 - Staff Report
10. Authorization to accept donation of
oak tree for the Civic Center by Burton R. Sperber.
Item 10 - Staff Report
NEW BUSINESS – 8:00 P.M.
11. Authorization to negotiate
acceptance of a special collection of magic books & related materials
from Burton R. Sperber.
Item 11 - Staff Report
PUBLIC HEARING – 8:15 P.M.
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
13. Adoption of Resolution No.
2008-1130, approving a Conditional Use Permit to remove an existing
monument sign and replace with a new 24’-10”-high, 133.4 square-foot
double-faced monument sign, located within the Commercial-Retail (CR)
zoning district and designated Scenic Corridor at 24181 Calabasas
Item 13 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Resolution No. 2008-1130
Attachment B - Planning Commission Resolution No. 08-423
Attachment C - Site Plan and Elevations are not available online as
project plans are protected by copyright laws. They are available for
viewing by contacting Planning Department staff during normal office
hours at (818) 878-4225.
CITY COUNCIL BREAK – 9:00 P.M.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 9:15 P.M.
14. Discussion regarding the
modification of the mobile car wash ordinance.
Item 14 - Staff Report
15. Introduction of the City of
Calabasas New Green Initiatives.
Item 15 - Staff Report
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 10:15 P.M.
16. Check Register for the period of
April 25, 2008 to May 9, 2008.
Item 16 - Check Register Report
TASK FORCE REPORTS – 10:20 P.M.
CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 10:25 P.M.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 10:30P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN – 10:35 P.M.
The City Council will adjourn in memory
of Bob McCord.
A copy of the City Council agenda packet
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
subject to the City staff’s ability to post the documents before the
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