CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
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CLOSED SESSION – 7:00 P.M.
The City Council will convene and
adjourn into closed session to confer with legal counsel regarding
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
2. Pending litigation, pursuant to
Government Code Section 54946.9(a): Claim of Los Angeles County with
respect to NRDC / Baykeeper v. LA County, United States District
Court, Central District of California, Civic Case No. 08-1467-AHM (PLA);
Chaghouri v. Westridge Calabasas Park Homeowners Association, Los
Angeles Superior Court, LC 078450.
OPENING MATTERS - 7:30 P.M.
Call to Order/Roll Call of
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC
COMMENT – 7:40 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 7:50 P.M.
1. Approval of the minutes for the
March 11, 2009 and March 25, 2009 City Council meetings.
Minutes - March 11, 2009
Minutes - March 25, 2009
2. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2009-257,
amending Section 15.04.030 and Title 17 of the Calabasas Municipal
Code to require property boundary surveys for development
applications for properties bordering an open (OS) or Open Space -
Development Restricted (OS-DR) zoning district.
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Ordinance No. 2009-257
3. Recommendation to renew the Durham
Transportation summer beach bus contract; and authorize the City
Manager to execute the contract.
Item 3 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - 2008 Consumer Price Index for Transportation
Exhibit B - 2009 Calabasas Beach Bus Agreement
4. Recommendation from the Parks,
Recreation and Education Commission to award Community Service
Grants for the Second funding cycle of FY 08/09 as identified in the
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Community Service Grant Awards Recommendations
Attachment B - FY 08/09 Cycle 2 Grant Applications are available
by contacting the Community Services Department during normal
office hours at (818) 224-1600.
5. Approval of Sections 3, 4, 6 and 7
of the City of Calabasas Sanitary System Management Plan (SSMP).
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Section 3, 4, 6 and 7 of the City of Calabasas
Sanitary System Management Plan (SSMP)
6. Adoption of Resolution No.
2009-1179, initiating proceedings for the levy and collection of
assessments within Landscape Maintenance District No. 22 and
Landscape Lighting Act District Nos. 22, 24, 27 and 32 and ordering
preparation of a preliminary engineer’s report; Resolution No.
2009-1180, 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 Landscape Maintenance District No. 22
and Landscape Lighting Act District Nos. 22, 24, 27 and 32 for
Fiscal Year 2009-2010; Resolution No. 2009-1181, declaring its
intent to levy and collect assessments within Landscape Maintenance
District No. 22 and Landscape Lighting Act District Nos. 22, 24, 27
and 32 and setting a time and place for public hearing.
Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2009-1179, Initiating the
Attachment B - Resolution NO. 2009-1180, Approving the
Attachment C - Resolution No. 2009-1181, Declaring the Intent to
Attachment D - Preliminary Engineer's Report
7. Adoption of Resolution No.
2009-1183, approving the acquisition of one Los Angeles County
tax-defaulted property in the Calabasas Highlands for the
approximate amount of $3,694, plus administration costs (Assessor
Parcel Number 2072-007-065).
Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2009-1183
Attachment B - Site Exhibits and Photographs
8. Recommendation from the Library
Commission to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the
Calabasas Historical Society to maintain the Katherine Beachy
collection at the Library.
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Memorandum of Understanding
9. Recommendation to award a
construction contract for the Las Virgenes and Agoura Road Bus
Shelter Project, Project Specification No. 08-09-03 to JT General
Construction in the amount of $112,973.16.
Item 9 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Bid Results
10. Recommendation to approve a
Professional Services Agreement with Mark IV Consulting, Inc., for
Professional Civil Engineering Services in an amount not to exceed
Item 10 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Professional Services Agreement
11. Recommendation to approve
Professional Services Agreements with Rincon Consultants, Inc.,
Environmental Science Associates (ESA) and Envicom Corporation for
Environmental Services, in an amount not to exceed $300,000 each.
Item 11 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Professional Services Agreement: Rincon
Attachment B - State of Qualifications: Rincon Consultants, Inc.
Attachment C - Professional Services Agreement: Environmental
Attachment D - State of Qualifications - Environmental Science
Attachment E - Professional Services Agreement: Envicom
Attachment F - Statement of Qualifications: Envicom Corporation
Attachment G - Request for Qualifications
12. Compliance with City Council
Resolution No. 2003-841 and Acceptance of Funds for Remaining 24400
Calabasas Road Project, Public Works Improvements.
Item 12 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Assignment of Time Deposit Agreement
PUBLIC HEARING – 8:00 P.M.
13. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2009-258, approving the pre-zoning of the Mont Calabasas Annexation
Area (Permit No. PL0800613) in conformance with the land use
policies of the Calabasas 2030 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 Calabasas.
Item 13 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2009-258 (with Map Exhibit)
Attachment B - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2009-453
Attachment C - City Council Resolution No. 2008-113
Attachment D - City Council Ordinance No. 2008-248
Attachment E - Notice of Exemption from CEQA
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 8:45 P.M.
14. Discussion of options for the
acquisition of open space.
Item 14 - Staff Report
Attachment A - General Plan, Figure III-2: Open Space Ownership
Attachment B - General Plan Map, Figure III-3: Potential Areas
for Development Rights Retirement and Open Space Designation
CITY COUNCIL BREAK – 9:15 P.M.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:30 P.M.
15. Approval of appointments to the
Communications and Technology Commission, Environmental Commission,
Historic Preservation Commission, Library Commission, Parks,
Recreation and Education Commission, Planning Commission, Public
Safety Commission, and Traffic and Transportation Commission.
Item 15 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Requests for Reappointment & Applications
16. Adoption of Resolution No.
2009-1182, adopting a ticket and pass distribution policy.
Item 16 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2009-1182, a Resolution of the
City Council of the City of Calabasas, California, Adopting a
Ticket and Pass Distribution Policy
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 10:00
17. Check Register for the period of
March 5, 2009 to April 9, 2009.
Item 17 - Check Register Report
TASK FORCE REPORTS – 10:05 P.M.
CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 10:10
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 10:15 P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN – 10:20 P.M.
The City Council will adjourn in
memory of Jeff Renville to their next regular meeting, which will be
held on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 7:30 P.M.
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