REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 09, 2013
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
COUNCILMEMBER MARTIN WILL PARTICIPATE VIA
723 Providence Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
THE STARTING TIMES
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CLOSED SESSION – 6:30 P.M. - CONFERENCE ROOM
Conference with legal counsel – pending litigation, pursuant to
Government Code, Section 54956.9(a):
Crown Castle USA v City of Calabasas
Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number:
Case No. BS 140933
2. Personnel Matter,
pursuant to Government Code, Section 54957:
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, Title:
OPENING MATTERS – 7:00 P.M.
ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:05 P.M.
COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC COMMENT – 7:15 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 7:20 P.M.
meeting minutes from December 12, 2012.
December 12, 2012
BUSINESS – 7:25 P.M.
2. Update of
the City’s Rental Registration Program
2 - Staff Report
Attachment - Page 23 of the USC Casden
Forecast 2012 Multifamily Report.
Discussion to restrict and/or ban leaf blowers.
3 - Staff Report
Recommendation from the Communications and Technology Commission
regarding audio visual presentations by the public at City meetings.
4 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 – Grid of
policies from other cities
Attachment 2 – A Guide to the City Council Meeting Process 2011
Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calabasas, California
in support of the Fix Gun
Checks Act and calling on the federal government to reduce
gun violence in America and help prevent future mass shootings
through passage of: the Fix Gun Checks Act, which would require a
background check for every gun sale and ensure that all criminals
and other dangerous people who are prohibited from buying a gun are
listed in the national instant criminal background check system; as
well as legislation that would keep military-style weapons and
high-capacity magazines off our streets and out of our schools.
5 - Staff Report
Attachment - Resolution No. 2013-1359.
Resolution of the City Council of the City Calabasas, California
supporting the reinstatement of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban; and
calling on the California Congressional Delegation to support
legislation proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein.
6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution
Attachment B - Comparison of California and Federal Gun Laws
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 8:40 P.M.
Check Register for the period of December 3-19, 2012.
Item 7 - Check Register Report
FORCE REPORTS – 8:45 P.M.
MANAGER’S REPORT – 8:50 P.M.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 8:55 P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN – 9:00 P.M.
Council will adjourn in memory of Louise Linegar, long-time CERP
member; Alex Soteras, long-time resident; and J. Grant Gerson,
Calamigos Ranch founder to their next regular meeting scheduled on
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
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Council agenda packet is available for review at City Hall and the
Calabasas Library. Materials related to items 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.
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at www.cityofcalabasas.com subject to the City staff’s ability to
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complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), requests
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