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City Council Meeting

  • Date: 06/07/2005

CITY OF MANHATTAN BEACH
REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
JUNE 7, 2005

5:45 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 – Cameron King, 5th Grade, Meadows Elementary School

  2. ROLL CALL

  3. CEREMONIAL CALENDAR
     
    05/0607.1   Presentation of Commendations to “Sensational Seniors” and the Children Who Discovered Them.  Also, Presentation to Gladys Glover Damewood Bruchez and Frank DeBose as Recipients of the Irene Loud “Young at Heart” Award.  PRESENT 
     
    RECESS AND RECONVENE

  4. CONSENT CALENDAR (ITEM NOS. 2 - 16)
     
    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
     
    05/0607.2   Approve Minutes of the City Council Regular Meeting of May 17, 2005.  CONTINUE TO THE JUNE 21, 2005 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
     
    05/0607.3   Approve Minutes of the City Council Adjourned Regular Meeting and the Adjourned Regular Budget Study Session Meeting of May 24, 2005.  APPROVE
     
    05/0607.4   This Space Intentionally Left Blank.
     
    05/0607.5   Consideration of a 5-Year Lease with the United States Postal Service for the Downtown Post Office.  APPROVE
     
    05/0607.6   Consideration of the State Budget and Legislative Update from Shaw / Yoder, Inc., the City’s Legislative Advocate.  RECEIVE & FILE
     
    05/0607.7   Status Report and Update on the Ocean Express Shuttle Service.  RECEIVE & FILE
     
    05/0607.8   Consideration of a Resolution Amending Personnel Rules Providing for the Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Adjustment of 4% to the Management / Confidential Salary Ranges and Other Benefit Modifications and Adjusting Two Positions within the Salary Schedule. ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5988
     
    05/0607.9   Consideration of Financial Report: Ratification of Demands - May 19, 2005 & June 2, 2005.   APPROVE
     
    05/0607.10   Authorize the City Manager to Enter into a Three-Year Contract with Verizon California Inc., to Provide Telephone Service (Estimated Value $39,600).
     
    a)  WAIVE FORMAL BIDDING
    b)  APPROVE
     
    05/0405.10-11   Adoption of Ordinances Approving a Municipal Code Amendment and Local Coastal Program Amendment Pertaining to the Regulation of Telecommunication Facilities on Public Right-of-Way, Public Property, and Private Property Citywide and Adoption of a Resolution Transmitting Telecommunication Ordinances to the Coastal Commission.
     
    a)  ADOPT ORDINANCE NOS. 2075 & 2076
    b)  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5981
     
    05/0607.12   Consideration of Participation by the City of Manhattan Beach in the Los Angeles Urban County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for the Three Year Funding Cycle Beginning July 1, 2006 and Ending June 30, 2009.  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5989
     
    05/0607.13   Disbursement of Progress Payment No. 2 in the Net Amount of $43,750.80 to S.P. Pazargad Engineering Construction, Inc. for the Strand Improvement Project.  APPROVE
     
    05/0607.14   Award a Contract ($272,656) for the Annual Water Main Replacement Project and the Annual Sewer Main Replacement Project to Cody Engineering, Inc.  APPROVE
     
    BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
     
    Cultural Arts Commission
     
    05/0607.15   Consideration of Draft Minutes, Cultural Arts Commission Meeting of May 10, 2005.  RECEIVE & FILE.
     
    Planning Commission
     
    05/0607.16   Consideration of Action Minutes, Planning Commission Meeting of May 25, 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
     
    05/0503.8-17   Public Hearing for the Annual Levy and Collection of Street Lighting and Landscaping District Maintenance Assessments for Fiscal Year 2005-2006.
     
    a)  CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING
    b)  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5982
     
    05/0517.22-18   Public Hearing and Adoption of Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Proposed Operating Budget and the 2005-2010 Capital Improvement Plan.
     
    a)  CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING
    b)  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5984 ESTABLISHING THE APPROPRIATION LIMIT
    c)  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5985 APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006 OPERATING BUDGET
    d)  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5986 APPROVING THE 2005-2010 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN
    e)  APPROPRIATE $695,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND UNRESERVED FUND BALANCE TO FUND THE POLICE RETIREE MEDICAL PLAN IN FISCAL YEAR 2004-2005
    f)  APPROPRIATE $355,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND UNRESERVED FUND BALANCE TO FUND THE INSURANCE RESERVES AT POLICY LEVELS IN FISCAL YEAR 2004-2005
     
    05/0517.8-19   Renewal of the Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) for Fiscal Year 2005-2006:
     
    a)  CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING
    b)  Consideration of a Resolution Providing for the Collection of Assessments for the Downtown BID.  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO.  5987
    c)  Ratification of the 2005-2006 BID Advisory Board.  APPROVE
    d)  Authorization for the BID Advisory Chair to Enter Into an Agreement with the Downtown Business & Professional Association to Provide Services to the District.  APPROVE
    e)  Authorization to Disburse Fiscal Year 2004-2005 Assessments.  APPROVE

  7. GENERAL BUSINESS
     
    05/0503.18-20   Select Member for Cultural Arts Commission Seat No. 5.  APPOINT
     
    05/0607.21   Status Report on Solid Waste Collection, Recycling, Processing and other Diversion Services, and Overall Performance of Waste Management, Inc.  RECEIVE & FILE
     
    05/0607.22   Consideration of a Resolution Approving a Cooperative Agreement with the County for Construction of a Storm Drain Low-Flow Bypass Facility at the Vicinity of 27th Street and The Strand ($75,000).  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5980

  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
     
    05/0607.23   Request by Councilmember Tell to Refer a Discussion of Creating Staggered Restricted Parking Hours in the Area Around Mira Costa High School to the Parking and Public Improvements Commission for Review and Recommendation.  DISCUSS & PROVIDE DIRECTION

  12. ADJOURNMENT

    Tuesday, June 21, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, July 5, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, July 19, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, August 2, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    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

CITY OF MANHATTAN BEACH
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2005 - 5:45 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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