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City Council Meeting

  • Date: 08/02/2005 6:00 PM
  • Location: Council Chambers
    1400 Highland Avenue
    California

CITY OF MANHATTAN BEACH
REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
AUGUST 2, 2005

6:00 P.M. Adjourned Regular Meeting
Council Chambers
1400 Highland Avenue

Closed Session for the Following Purposes

(SEE SEPARATE CLOSED SESSION AGENDA)

6:30 P.M. Regular Council Meeting
Council Chambers
1400 Highland Avenue

Meeting Minutes (PDF)

A G E N D A

WELCOME . . . By your presence in the City Council Chambers, you are participating in the process of representative government.  To encourage that participation, the City Council has specified a time for citizen comments at two places on its agenda -- once following the Consent Calendar, at which time citizens may address the Council concerning any brief item not on the agenda and not-to-exceed one minute in duration for any speaker; and again following Items Removed from the Consent Calendar, at which time citizens may address the Council on any matter of City business not on the agenda with each speaker limited to three minutes, unless the time limit is extended by the Mayor with the consent of the Council.

Copies of staff reports or other written documentation relating to each item of business referred to on this agenda are available for review on the world wide web at www.citymb.info, at the County Library located at 1320 Highland Avenue, the Police Department Temporary Facility located at 1501 N. Peck Avenue, and are also on file in the Office of the City Clerk for public inspection.  Any person who has any question concerning any agenda item may call the City Clerk's office (802-5056) to make an inquiry concerning the nature of the item described on the agenda.

In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, you should contact the Office of the City Clerk at (310) 802-5056 (voice) or (310) 546-3501 (TDD). Notification 36 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to this meeting.

Your City government welcomes your interest and hopes you will attend the Manhattan Beach City Council meetings often.

THE RECOMMENDED COUNCIL ACTION IS LISTED IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE TITLE OF EACH ITEM IN BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS.

  1. PLEDGE TO FLAG – Neil Miller, Public Works Director

  2. ROLL CALL

  3. CEREMONIAL CALENDAR
     
    05/0802.1   Introduction of Steven A. Napolitano as the Newly Appointed Deputy to Los Angles County Supervisor Don Knabe.  INTRODUCE

  4. CONSENT CALENDAR (ITEM NOS. 2 - 10)
     
    NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
     
    The Consent Calendar adopting the printed Recommended Council Action will be enacted with one vote. The Mayor will first ask the staff, the public and the Councilmembers if there is anyone who wishes to remove any item from the Consent Calendar for discussion and consideration.  The matters removed from the Consent Calendar will be considered individually at the end of this Agenda under “Items Removed from the Consent Calendar.”  At that time, any member of the audience may comment on any item pulled from the Consent Calendar.  The entire Consent Calendar, with the exception of items removed to be discussed under “Items Removed from the Consent Calendar,” is then voted upon by roll call under one motion.
     
    GENERAL CONSENT
     
    05/0802.2   Approve Minutes of the City Council Adjourned Regular and Regular Meeting of July 19, 2005.  APPROVE
     
    05/0802.3   Approve Minutes of the Adjourned Regular Joint City Council/ Planning Commission Meeting of July 26, 2005.  APPROVE
     
    05/0802.4   Consideration of the State Budget and Legislative Update from Shaw/ Yoder, Inc., the City’s Legislative Advocate.  RECEIVE & FILE
     
    05/0802.5   Consideration of Financial Reports:
     
    a) Ratification of Demands: July 28, 2005.  APPROVE
    b) Preliminary Financial Reports for the Month Ending June 30, 2005.  RECEIVE & FILE
     
    05/0802.6   Disbursement of Progress Payment No. 4 in the Net Amount of $161,873.01 to S.P. Pazargad Engineering Construction, Inc. for the Strand Improvement Project.  APPROVE
     
    05/0802.7   Award an Engineering Design Services Contract to Daniel Boyle Engineering, Inc. for the Peck Reservoir Water Blending Line Project in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $83,568.  APPROVE
     
    05/0802.8   Award an Engineering Design Services Contract to Daniel Boyle Engineering for the 2004-2005 Water Main Replacement Project in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $42,390.  APPROVE
     
    05/0802.9   Rescind Award of Engineering Services Contract to Boyle Engineering Corporation and Award an Engineering Services Contract to Brockmeier Consulting Engineers, Inc. for the Water/Sewer/Storm Drain Control Conversion Project in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $512,690.  APPROVE
     
    BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
     
    Cultural Arts Commission
     
    05/0802.10   Consideration of Draft Minutes, Cultural Arts Commission Meeting of July 12, 2005.  RECEIVE & FILE

  5. COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS (One Minute Limit)

    This portion of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for citizens to address the Council regarding community announcements. The duration for an individual speaking under Community Announcements is limited to one minute.  A second, extended opportunity to speak is provided under Section I, Audience Participation.  While all comments are welcome, the Brown Act does not allow Council to take action on any item not on the agenda.  Please complete the "Request to Address the City Council" card by filling out your name and city of residence and returning it to the City Clerk.  Thank you!

  6. PUBLIC HEARINGS

  7. GENERAL BUSINESS
     
    05/0719.15-11   Presentation of a Staggered Parking Restriction Program with Resident Override in the Areas Adjacent to Mira Costa High School.  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5992
     
    05/0802.12   Consideration of a Status Report on the Police and Fire Facility, an Agreement Between the City and Swinerton Builders Regarding Construction Completion Including a Contract Amendment and a Change Order in the Amount of $160,025, and Allocation of $755,000 from the Project Budget for City Hall Exterior and Interior Improvements.
     
    a)  RECEIVE & FILE
    b)  APPROVE AGREEMENT WITH SWINERTON
    c)  APPROVE ALLOCATION OF PROJECT SAVINGS
     
    05/0802.13   Disbursement of Progress Payment No. 5 in the Net Amount of $285,407.58, Approval of Change Order No. 1 in the Net Amount of $193,000 to S.P. Pazargad Engineering Construction, Inc. for the El Porto Retaining Wall Project, and Approval of Supplemental Appropriation ($178,000) from the Capital Improvement Program Fund Balance. 
     
    a)  APPROVE
    b)  APPROPRIATE $178,000 FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGAM FUND
     
    05/0802.14   Consideration of Converting All City Parking Meters to Accept Cash Key Operation.
     
    a)  APPROVE
    b)  APPROPRIATE $20,000 FROM THE PARKING FUND
     
    05/0802.15   Consideration of Potential Tax Liability for Future Underground Utility Assessments.  APPROVE
     
    05/0802.16   Consideration of Voting Delegate and Alternate Delegate for the League of California Cities’ Annual Conference.  DISCUSS & PROVIDE DIRECTION

  8. ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT CALENDAR
     
    Items removed from the Consent Calendar will be discussed individually at this time. The Mayor, with the consent of the Council, may impose a time limit on speakers addressing these issues.  The audience may comment on any of these matters, however for Public Hearing items, testimony will be limited to arguments about whether or not the item should be appealed -- the merits of the case will not be discussed.

  9. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION (Three Minute Limit)
     
    Citizens may address the Council regarding any item of City business not on the agenda.  The duration for an individual speaking under Audience Participation is limited to three minutes.  While all comments are welcome, the Brown Act does not allow Council to take action on any item not on the agenda. Please complete the "Request to Address the City Council" card by filling out your name and city of residence and returning it to the City Clerk.  Thank you!

  10. CITY MANAGER REPORT(S)

  11. OTHER COUNCIL BUSINESS & COMMITTEE REPORTS

  12. ADJOURNMENT

    Tuesday, August 16, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, September 6, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, September 20, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, October 4, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, October 18, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, November 1, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, November 15, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting

CITY OF MANHATTAN BEACH
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2005 - 6:00 P.M.

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1400 HIGHLAND AVENUE
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA  90266 

  1. ANNOUNCEMENT IN OPEN SESSION OF ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION AS FOLLOWS:

    1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
       
      Significant Exposure to Litigation Pursuant to Subdivision (b) of Government     Code Section 54956.9 (one case).
    2. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR
       
      (Government Code Section 54957.6)
       
      Agency Negotiator:  Geoff Dolan, City Manager;  Marcie Scott, Human Resources Director
      Employee Group:  Manhattan Beach Firefighters’ Association

  2. RECESS INTO CLOSED SESSION

  3. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

  4. ORAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

  5. ADJOURNMENT
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