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City Council Meeting

  • Date: 03/01/2005 6:30 PM
  • Location: Council Chambers
    1400 Highland Avenue
    California

CITY OF MANHATTAN BEACH
REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
MARCH 1, 2005

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 – Ellen Bruno, 8th Grade, Manhattan Beach Middle School

  2. ROLL CALL

  3. CEREMONIAL CALENDAR
     
    05/0301.1   Recognition of City of Manhattan Beach Employees:
     
    a)  City Employee of the Year.  PRESENT
    b)  Fire Department’s Firefighter of the Year.  PRESENT
    c)  Police Department’s Police Officer of the Year.  PRESENT

  4. CONSENT CALENDAR (ITEMS 2 – 11)
     
    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
     
    05/0301.2   Approve Minutes of the City Council Adjourned Regular and Regular Meeting of February 15 , 2005.  CONTINUE TO THE MARCH 15, 2005 CITY COUNCIL MEETING
     
    05/0215.19-3   Adoption of an Ordinance Allowing the Sampling of Products on the Beach with Prior City Council Approval.  ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 2073
     
    05/0301.4   Consideration of Financial Report: Ratification of Demands - February 24, 2005.  APPROVE
     
    05/0301.5   Donation of a Used K-9 Bite Suit to the San Miguel Colorado County Sheriff’s Office.  APPROVE
     
    05/0215.15-6   Adoption of a Resolution Regarding an Appeal of the Planning Commission Decision Approving a Use Permit and Coastal Development Permit to Allow On-Site Wine Tasting and Food Sampling at an Existing Retail Wine Store, for Bacchus, Located at 1000 Manhattan Avenue.  ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 5966
     
    05/0301.7   Award an Engineering Design Services Contract to S. A. Associates for the Resurfacing of Streets Around the Civic Center in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $30,000.  APPROVE
     
    05/0301.8   Consideration of Compensation Adjustments for City Manager and City Attorney.  APPROVE
     
    05/0301.9   Status Report on the City Council’s 2004-2005 Work Plan Item Regarding Review of the Downtown Parking Requirements.  RECEIVE AND FILE
     
    BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
     
    Cultural Arts Commission  
     
    05/0301.10   Consideration of a Recommendation from the Cultural Arts Commission to Place the Chad Keller Memorial Bench in Parque Culiacan.  APPROVE
     
    Planning Commission
     
    05/0301.11   Consideration of Action Minutes, Planning Commission Meeting of February 23, 2005.  RECEIVE AND 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
     
    05/0301.12   Presentation of the Leadership 2005 Class Project – “Bridging the Generations.”  RECEIVE AND FILE
     
    05/0301.13   Consideration of a Recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Commission to Install a Braille Trail in Polliwog Park.  APPROVE
     
    05/0301.14   Consideration of an Agreement with Shaw / Yoder, Inc. for Legislative Advocacy and Lobbying Services.  APPROVE
     
    05/0301.15   Presentation of the City’s New Streaming Video Webcasting Service.  RECEIVE AND FILE
     
    05/0301.16   Presentation of the Proposed Landscape Design for the Downtown Streetscape District and Approve Appropriation of $40,000.
     
    a)  APPROVE
    b)  APPROPRIATE $40,000 FROM COUNCIL CONTINGENCY
     
    05/0301.17   Presentation of the Parks and Recreation Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2003-2004.  RECEIVE AND FILE

  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, March 15, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, April 5, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, April 19, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, May 3, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, May 17, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, June 7, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
    Tuesday, June 21, 2005 6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
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