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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
www.cityofcalabasas.com

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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 the following:

1. 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);

OPENING MATTERS - 7:30 P.M.

Call to Order/Roll Call of Councilmembers
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda

ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:35 P.M.

  • Report from the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation on the Annual Youth Congress.

  • Annual report from Dr. Donald Zimring, Superintendent, Las Virgenes Unified School District on their Technology Program.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC COMMENT – 7:40 P.M.

CONSENT ITEMS – 7:50 P.M.

1. Approval of meeting minutes from April 22, 2009.

Item 1 - Minutes

2. Introduction of Ordinance No. 2009-256, repealing Chapter 12.04 and adding Chapter 8.34 relating to graffiti abatement.

Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Revised Ordinance No. 2009-256

3. Recommendation to renew the supplemental Durham Summer Transportation Contract and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract.

Item 3 - Staff Report
Exhibit 1 - 2009 Durham Contract

4. Approval of appointment by Councilmember Washburn to the Environmental Commission.

Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Requests for Reappointment & Applications Received Log

PUBLIC HEARING – 7:55 P.M.

5. Review and discussion regarding the City’s Annual Housing Element Progress Report.

Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment A - 2008 Annual Housing Element Progress Report

6. Recommendation from the Historic Preservation Commission to approve file No. 090005805 and adopt Resolution No. 2009-1185 designating the Benson House, located at 23685 Clover Trail, as a Local Historic Landmark.

Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Reso. No. 2009-1185
Attachment B - Historic Preservation Commission Reso. No. 2009-003
Attachment C - Survey Forms
Attachment D - Article from Frank O. Gehry The Complete Works
Attachment E - Photographs of Site and Surrounding Area

7. Public Meeting regarding Landscape District No. 22 and Landscape Light Act Districts Nos. 22, 24, 27 & 32 Assessment Proceedings.

Item 7 - Staff Report

UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 8:40 P.M.

8. Consideration of Letter of Support for Senate Bill 696, (Wright) – SCAQMD Emission Reduction Credits.

Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Press Release Issued by the NRDC
Attachment 2 - County of Los Angeles Superior Court Decision dated July 29, 2008
Attachment 3 - Text of SB 696 and its Complete History

NEW BUSINESS – 9:00 P.M.

9. Introduction of Ordinance No. 2009-259, requiring registration of Tobacco retailers and amending the Calabasas Municipal Code to add a new Chapter 5.18.

Item 9 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2009-259
Attachment B - Letter from Satpal Mac

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 9:15 P.M.

10. Check Register for the period of April 29, 2009 to May 6, 2009.

Item 10 - Check Register Report

TASK FORCE REPORTS – 9:20 P.M.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 9:25 P.M.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 9:30 P.M.

Future Agenda Items

ADJOURN – 9:35 P.M.

The City Council will adjourn in memory of Robert Goldsmith to their next regular meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 7:30 P.M.

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, 100 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, CA  91302, 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 meeting.  The City of Calabasas, in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), request individuals who require special accommodations to access, attend and/or participate in the City meeting due to disability, to please contact the City Clerk’s Office, (818) 224-1600, at least one business day prior to the scheduled meeting to ensure that we may assist you.

 

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