El Segundo Agendas & Minutes
City Council Agenda November 20, 2001

::::City Council Agenda November 20, 2001

Revised Agenda for the Regular Meeting of the
El Segundo City Council

Tuesday, November 20, 2001

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- 5:00 P.M. SESSION -

Next Resolution # 4237
Next Ordinance # 1344

CALL TO ORDER
 
ROLL CALL
 
CLOSED SESSION

The City Council may move into a closed session pursuant to applicable law, including the Brown Act (Government Code §54950, et seq.) for the purposes of conferring with the City's Real Property Negotiator; and/or conferring with the City Attorney on potential and/or existing litigation; and/or discussing matters covered under Gov't Code §54957 (Personnel); and/or conferring with the City's Labor Negotiators as follows:

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Gov't Code §54956.9(a))
  1. Glover v.City of El Segundo, LASC Case No. YC039465
  2. State of California v. Robert Costa, SFSC case No. 324349

 

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov't Code §54956.9(b): -2- potential case (no further public statement is required at this time); Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov't Code §54956.9(c): -3- matters.

CONFERENCE WITH POLICE CHIEF (Gov't Code §54957)

- Threat to Public Services Facilities, pursuant to Government Code §54957.

CONFERENCE WITH CITY'S LABOR NEGOTIATOR - (Gov't Code §54957.6)

None.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR (Gov't Code §54956.8)

None.

SPECIAL MATTERS

None.

- 7:00 PM SESSION -

CALL TO ORDER
 
INVOCATION

Pastor Dennis Estill of El Segundo Foursquare Church

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Council Member Kelly McDowell

PRESENTATIONS
  1. Commendations go to the following El Segundo companies for their dedicated attention to implementing programs in waste reduction and recycling, and being recognized with a WRAP 2001 award by the State of California.
    • Chevron, El Segundo Refinery
    • Northorp-Grumman, Integrated Systems Sector
    • Raytheon Company, Electronic Systems
  2. The City Council joins the El Segundo Herald in its Salute to Realtors by presenting Certificates of Recognition to the following El Segundo realtors for their key role in representing El Segundo in the most positive manner to prospective new residents and business people and bringing tremendous economic benefits to our community.
  3. Recognition of Deputy City Clerk Cathy Domann for having been designated as a Certified Municipal Clerk by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.

ROLL CALL
 
PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS

(Related to City Business Only - 5 minute limit per person, 30 minute limit total) Individuals who have received value of $50 or more to communicate to the City Council on behalf of another, and employees speaking on behalf of their employer, must so identify themselves prior to addressing the City Council. Failure to do so shall be a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine of $250. While all comments are welcome, the Brown Act does not allow Council to take action on any item not on the agenda. The Council will respond to comments after Public Communications is closed.

A. PROCEDURAL MOTIONS

Consideration of a motion to read all ordinances and resolutions on this Agenda by title only.

Recommendation - Approval.

B. SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS

1. An amendment to the Downtown Specific Plan to modify the definition of bed and breakfast hotel.

Recommendation — (1) Hold Public Hearing; (2) Introduce Ordinance; (3) Schedule second reading and adoption of Ordinance for December 4, 2001; and/or, (4) Other possible action/direction.

C. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

2. Approval of service agreements with Cassidy & Associates, the MWW Group, Inc. and Urban Dimensions for work related to the Citys efforts regarding the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Master Plan. (Fiscal Impact: $542,700)

Recommendation — Authorize the Mayor to execute consultant agreements with Cassidy & Associates, The MWW Group, Inc. and Urban Dimensions effective December 1, 2001 through September 30, 2002.

3. Report from staff regarding alternatives to assist the local business community in recovering from losses suffered as a result of the September 11th attacks.

Recommendation — Direct staff regarding which alternatives to pursue.

D. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

None.

E. CONSENT AGENDA

All items listed are to be adopted by one motion without discussion and passed unanimously. If a call for discussion of an item is made, the item(s) will be considered individually under the next heading of business.

  1. Warrant Numbers 252151 to 2521549 on Register No. 3 in total amount of $1,432,154.56, and Wire Transfers from 10/27/2001 through 11/09/2001, in the amount of $295,536.92.

    Recommendation — Approve Warrant Demand Register and Authorize staff to release. Ratify: Payroll and Employee Benefit check; checks released early due to contracts or agreement; emergency disbursements and/or adjustments; and wire transfers.

  2. City Council meeting minutes of November 7, 2001.

    Recommendation - Approval.

  3. Approval of an extension for a period of six (6) months of Citys agreement with Wyle Laboratories, Inc. for the provision of program administration services supporting the Residential Sound Insulation (RSI) Program. (Fiscal Impact: $30,000)

    Recommendation — Approve Amendment No. 7 to City Contract No. 2737 and authorize the Mayor to execute the Amendment.

  4. Agreement between the West Basin Municipal Water District and the City of El Segundo for reclaimed water service to Freedom Park — (estimated reimbursement to the City not to exceed $21,000.00).

    Recommendation — Approve agreement and authorize the Mayor to execute the agreement on behalf of the City.

  5. Request by AAA Flag & Banner Company on behalf of the 2002 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, to install banners on street light poles on Nash Street, between Mariposa Avenue and Grand Avenue.

    Recommendation — Approve request by AAA Flag & Banner Company contingent on approval by Southern California Edison Company (SCE) for use of the street light poles.

  6. Adopt plans and specifications for the rehabilitation of Sanitary Sewer Pump Station No. 5-Project No. PW 01-15 — Approved Capital Improvement Project (estimated construction cost $444,000.00).

    Recommendation — Adopt plans and specifications and authorize staff to advertise the project for receipt of construction bids.

  7. Amendment No. 3 to a professional service contract with Christopher A. Joseph and Associates (CAJA) for additional environmental services to prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed El Segundo Corporate Campus project on the 46-acre former Rockwell International property bounded by Mariposa Avenue, Nash Street, Atwood Way, and Douglas Street. The amount to be paid to the Consultant under this amendment would not exceed $44,595. The total cost of the revised contract would not exceed $249,263. The applicant of the project is responsible for the full amount.

    Recommendation — Approve a $44,595 Amendment (No. 3) to Contract No. 2854 with CAJA to prepare an EIR.

  8. Proposition A transit funding for expansion of the Downtown El Segundo Lunchtime Shuttle Program to include an Imperial Avenue route.

    Recommendation — Approve the use of Prop A funding in an amount not to exceed $65,000 for FY 01-02 for the expansion of the Lunchtime Shuttle to include an Imperial Avenue route and two shopping shuttles.

  9. Second reading and adoption of two Ordinances amending Title 7 Chapter 5 of the El Segundo Municipal Code in its entirety regarding nighttime and daytime Curfew regulations.

    Recommendation — Waive second reading and adopt Ordinances. Ordinances will become effective 30 days from adoption.

  10. Annual resolutions updating the employers contribution under the Public Employees Medical and Hospital Care Act (Fiscal Impact: $154,800).

    Recommendation — Adopt the required Resolutions.

  11. 14. Award of design contract to Frank Glynn Architect, A.I.A. for the Design to Camp Eucalyptus located at 645 California Street — Approve Capital Improvement Project (Fiscal Impact = $26,000.00).

    Recommendation — Award contract to Frank Glynn Architect, A.I.A. and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract on behalf of the City.

CALL ITEMS FROM CONSENT AGENDA
 
F. NEW BUSINESS
  1. An amendment to the El Segundo Municipal Code to allow outdoor consumption and possession of alcohol within the boundaries of the Downtown Specific Plan.

    Recommendation — (1) Discussion; (2) Introduce Ordinance by title only; and, (3) Schedule second reading and Adoption of Ordinance on December 4, 2001; and/or, (4) Other possible action/direction..

  2. A resolution of the City Council of the City of El Segundo amending Resolution No. 4162 to provide for street sweeping on Grand Avenue (between Eucalyptus Drive and Concord Street) and on Richmond Street (between Grand Avenue and Holly Avenue), as well as to allow parking on the east side of Concord Street (between El Segundo Boulevard and Grand Avenue). (No fiscal impact).

    Recommendation — Adopt resolution.

G. REPORTS - CITY MANAGER
None.
H. REPORTS - CITY ATTORNEY
None.
I. REPORTS - CITY CLERK
None.
J. REPORTS - CITY TREASURER
None.
K. REPORTS - CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

Council Member McDowell
None.
Council Member Gaines
None.
Council Member Wernick
None.
Mayor Pro Tem Jacobs
Mayor Gordon

 

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS

(Related to City Business Only - 5 minute limit) Individuals, who have received value of $50 or more to communicate to the City Council on behalf of another, and employees speaking on behalf of their employer, must so identify themselves prior to addressing the City Council. Failure to do so shall be a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine of $250. While all comments are welcome, the Brown Act does not allow Council to take action on any item not on the agenda. The Council will respond to comments after Public Communications is closed.

MEMORIALS

 

CLOSED SESSION

The City Council may move into a closed session pursuant to applicable law, including the Brown Act (Government Code Sec. 54960, et seq.) for the purposes of conferring with the City's Real Property Negotiator; and/or conferring with the City Attorney on potential and/or existing litigation; and/or discussing matters covered under Government Code section 54957 (Personnel); and/or conferring with the City's Labor Negotiators; as follows:

Continuation of matters listed on the City Council Agenda for 5:00 p.m., November 20, 2001 under Closed Session (if needed).

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION (if required)

ADJOURNMENT

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