CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
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OPENING MATTERS – 7:00 P.M.
Call to Order/Roll Call of
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda
ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:05
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC
COMMENT – 7:25 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 7:30 P.M.
1. Approval of meeting minutes from
January 13, 2010.
2. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2010-265
amending the City of Calabasas development code and zoning map to
bring these documents into conformance with the policies and
programs of the City of Calabasas 2030 General Plan, as recommended
by the Planning Commission and pursuant to Calabasas Municipal Code
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance 2010-265 with Updated Development Code
and Zoning Map as attachments
Attachment B - January 13th Letters from Kim Lamorie and Frank
3. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2010-267,
amending the Calabasas Municipal Code to require encroachment
permits for major construction projects within the Old Topanga
Overlay Zone, the Calabasas Highlands Overlay Zone and the Park
Moderne Overlay Zone.
Item 3 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Ordinance No. 2010-267
4. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2010-268,
approving amendments to Title 15 of the Calabasas Municipal Code –
Construction and Building.
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2010-268
5. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2010-269, which updates Titles 9 and 15 of the Calabasas Municipal
Code by amending sections 9.12.050 and 9.12.070 and repealing
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Ordinance No. 2010-269, amending sections
9.12.050 and 9.12.070 of the Municipal Code and repeal chapter
6. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2010-270, which updates Titles 3 and 5 of the City Code by amending
sections 3.16.140, 5.04.040, and 5.08.010.
Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Ordinance No. 2010-270, amending sections
3.16.140, 5.04.040, and 5.08.010 of the Municipal Code
7. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2010-271, the adoption of a “Pay First, Litigate Later” rule for tax
and fee disputes.
Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Ordinance No. 2010-271, adopting Section 3.28.060
of the Calabasas Municipal Code
8. Adoption of Resolution No.
2010-1219, amending the hourly compensation resolution.
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Resolution No. 2010-1219
9. Adoption of Resolution No.
2010-1220, authorizing Thomas Safran Associates, developer of the
approved 75-unit senior affordable housing project at 4803 El Canon
Avenue, to identify the City as a co-recipient for the $3,653,280
Infill Infrastructure Grant Award from the California Department of
Housing and Community Development (HCD) for the City to participate
in such application as a co-recipient, to authorize the execution of
a standard agreement and any amendments thereto if selected for such
funding, to authorize the City Manager and Community Development
Director to execute such agreement and all other documents
reasonably required in connection with the award of the grant, and
the execution and delivery to HCD of a resolution.
Item 9 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2010-1220
10. Adoption of Resolution No.
2010-1221, amending Section 2.22 of the Human Resources Guidelines
relating to overtime pay.
Item 10 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Resolution No. 2010-1221
PUBLIC HEARINGS – 7:35 P.M.
11. Adoption of Resolution No.
2010-1218, approving the January 7, 2010 Planning Commission
decision recommending denial of the request for an Oak Tree Permit
to remove a transplanted Heritage Oak Tree at 25365 Prado de la
Felicidad within the Residential Single-family (RS) zone.
Item 11 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Resolution No. 2010-1218
Attachment B - Staff Report to Planning Commission for File No.
Attachment C - Planning Commission Resolution No. 10-466
Attachment D - Applicant's Oak Tree Report prepared by John
Oblinger, Certified Arborist
Attachment E - Justification Letter
Attachment F - Oak Tree Report prepared by James Dean, A.S.L.A.
Attachment G - Oak Tree Report prepared by Greg Ainsworth,
Attachment H - Photographs
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 8:00 P.M.
12. Update on efforts regarding
private energy efficiency project financing for Calabasas residents.
Item 12 - Staff Report
Item 12 - Exhibit A
13. Presentation by Sparky Cohen
regarding status update on Onsite Wastewater Treatment System
inspection and operating permit program.
Item 13 - Staff Report
NEW BUSINESS – 9:30 P.M.
14. Discussion regarding transferring
the responsibilities of the Old Town Coalition to the Historic
Item 14 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - 1/4/2010 email from Myra Turek, Old Town Coalition
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 9:15
15. Check Register for the period of
January 7, 2010 to January 13, 2010.
Item 15 - Check Register Report
TASK FORCE REPORTS – 9:20 P.M.
CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 9:25
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 9:30 P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN – 9:35 P.M.
The City Council will adjourn to their
next regular meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, February 10,
2010 at 7:00 P.M.
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