El Segundo Agendas & Minutes
City Council Agenda November 7, 2001

::::City Council Agenda November 7, 2001

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

Wednesday, November 7, 2001

[Agenda revised to reflect meeting called for 5:00 pm, and that November 7th is a Wednesday, not Tuesday ]

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- 5:00 P.M. SESSION -

(Continued to 6:00 p.m.)

Next Resolution # 4230
Next Ordinance # 1343

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

 

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov't Code §54956.9(b): -1- potential case (no further public statement is required at this time); Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov't Code §54956.9(c): -1- matters.

DISCUSSION OF PERSONNEL MATTERS (Gov't Code §54957)

None.

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

Rev. G. Kevin Taylor of Saint Michael's Episcopal Church

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Council Member John G. Gaines

PRESENTATIONS
  1. Proclamation proclaiming November 7, 2001 through December 17, 2001 as the Spark of Love Toy Drive and encouraging the community to support this holiday program by contributing toys and non-perishable foods to the El Segundo Fire Department during the period of November 7th through December 17, 2001.
  2. Commendation to Community Alliance to Support and Empower (C.A.S.E.) for their work in our community and encouraging the community to support the C.A.S.E. program by contributing to the Panty for Thanksgiving and throughout the year, and by making monetary contributions payable to C.A.S.E., at Post Office Box 998-302, El Segundo, California 90245.
  3. Proclamation observing November 11, 2001 as Veterans Day in honor of the unfailing valor, dignity, and courage of our patriotic men and women in uniform, so that their spirit and selfless public service may shine brightly in the annals of history.

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.

  1. Request by the El Segundo Chamber of Commerce for city support and sponsorship for the 38th Annual Holiday Parade on Sunday, December 9, 2001 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Tree Lighting at the Civic Center Plaza on Thursday, December 6, 2001 from 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. (Consent #7).
  2. Request by Chairperson of Candy Cane Lane, for the same level of City assistance on their December 8-22, 2001 program in the 1200 block of Acacia Avenue as in previous years. (Consent #8)
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 November 20, 2001; and/or, (4) Other possible action/direction.

C. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

2. Second Reading and adoption of an Ordinance of the City Council amending Title 6 of the El Segundo Municipal Code in its entirety regarding Animal Control regulations.

Recommendation - Hold Public Hearing. Second reading and adoption. The Ordinance will become effective thirty days from adoption.

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 2520729 to 2521250 on Register No. 2 in total amount of $1,702,882.52, and Wire Transfers from 10/06/01 through 10/26/01 in the amount of $1,447,204.89.

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

  2. City Council meeting minutes of October 16, 2001 and October 18, 2001 Joint Meeting of City Council and Recreation & Parks Commission.

    Recommendation - Approval.

  3. Authorize staff to continue to purchase medical supplies from single source vendor, PMX Medical. Fiscal Impact: Not to exceed $25,000 annually.

    Recommendation -Authorize staff to piggyback on the San Clara Pricing Contract Purchase Order #A152845 through September 30, 2002.

  4. Consideration of an extension option for a period to two years in the existing Professional Service Agreement with Southern California Risk Management Associates to serve as the third-party administrator for the City's self-insured Workers' Compensation Program.

    Recommendation -Authorize City Manager to execute extension option for a period of two years in the existing Professional Services Agreement with Southern California Risk Management Associates.

  5. Request by the El Segundo Chamber of Commerce for city support and sponsorship for the 38th Annual Holiday Parade on Sunday, December 9, 2001 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Tree Lighting at the Civic Center Plaza on Thursday, December 6, 2001 from 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Recommendation - Approve request, provided the event meets all applicable City requirements.

  6. Request by Chairperson of Candy Cane Lane, for the same level of City assistance on their December 8-22, 2001 program in the 1200 block of Acacia Avenue as in previous years.

    Recommendation - Approve request, provided that all necessary permit applications are submitted, including sound amplification permits, and project meets applicable City requirements.

  7. Authorize sending one Police Officer and one Firefighter to New York City to deliver funds donated by the community in response to the Pancake Breakfast. Fiscal Impact: $1,730.

    Recommendation - Authorize staff to proceed with travel arrangements to send representatives to New York City.

  8. Award of contract to Flo-Systems, Inc. for pump replacement at Storm Water Pump Station No. 17 (1015 East Imperial Avenue) - Project No. PW 01-07 - Approved Capital Improvement Project - (contract amount = $33,876).

    Recommendation - Award contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Flo-Systems, Inc., in the amount of $33,876; Authorize City Manager to sign the standard public works construction agreement after approval as to form by City Attorney.

  9. Acceptance of work for the rehabilitation of Sanitary Sewer Pump Station No. 13 - Approved Capital Improvement Project - Project No. PW 00-1A (final contract amount = $365,699.73

    Recommendation - (1) Approve Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $5,799.73; (2) Accept the work as complete; (3) Authorize the City Clerk to file the City Engineer's Notice of Completion in the County Recorder's Office.

  10. Acceptance of Sycamore Park Irrigation System Replacement - Project No. PW 00-17 - Approved Capital Improvement Project (final contract amount = $24,940).

    Recommendation - (1) Accept the work as complete; (2) Authorize the City Clerk to file the City Engineer's Notice of Completion in the County Recorder's Office.

  11. Proposed agreement with Ron Rakich & Associates to perform risk management services. Fiscal Impact $65,000.

    Recommendation - Authorize City Manager to execute standard Professional Services Agreement with Ron Rakich & Associates to perform risk management services.

  12. Agreement between the City of El Segundo and the State of California (Agreement No. 07-4575) for the Transportation Enhancement Activities (TEA-21) grant for the landscaping of Sepulveda Boulevard within El Segundo City limits (grant amount = $678,000)

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

  13. Proposed revisions to the class specification, re-titling Senior Dispatcher to Supervising Dispatcher and a Resolution establishing a new monthly salary range.

    Recommendation -(1) Approve the proposed class specification and new job classification title. (2) Adopt the Resolution establishing the monthly salary range.

  14. Examination plan for the Personnel Merit system job classification of Accounting Technician.

    Recommendation -Approve the Examination Plans.

  15. Status report on Capital Improvement Program Projects - (no fiscal impact).

    Recommendation -Receive and File.

  16. Second Reading and adoption of an Ordinance of the City Council amending Chapter 9 to Title 1 of the El Segundo Municipal Code regarding Campaign Contributions and Disclosures for local elections.

    Recommendation - Second reading and adoption. The Ordinance will become effective thirty days from adoption.

  17. Request for the City Council to approve $59,650 outlined in the police budget for maintenance services provided by the West Covina Service Group (WCSG).

    Recommendation - Approve $33,500 for the Public Safety Communication Center and $26,150 for the Police Records Division for maintenance services provided by the WCSG.

  18. Request for City Council approval and permission to use the badge artwork, shoulder patch and vehicle graphics of the El Segundo Police Department on a new "Police Motorcycle Series" to be designed and produced by Mattel, Inc.

    Recommendation -Approve as requested.

CALL ITEMS FROM CONSENT AGENDA
 
F. NEW BUSINESS
  1. Authorize the City Manager to sign and execute an agreement between the City of El Segundo, the State of California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), and Department of Transportation (Caltrans), for the purchase, acquisition, and installation of a low-power AM Radio Station.

    Recommendation - (1) Adopt Resolution in support of Project as required by the Grant Agreements. (2) Authorize the City Manager to accept this grant and to execute Agreements with the California State Office of Traffic Safety (#EM0231) and Department of Transportation (#51A0140) with the approval of the City Attorney.

  2. Introduction of two Ordinances amending Title 7 Chapter 5 of the El Segundo Municipal Code in its entirety regarding Curfew regulations.

    Recommendation - Introduce the Ordinances and waive first reading. Second reading and adoption would occur on November 20, 2001.

  3. New Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) license for onsite sale and consumption of alcohol (Type 47, On-Sale General) at a proposed restaurant, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, to be located at 2301 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 190 (ABC 01-1). Applicant: Fleming's Westcoast-1, LP; Property Owner: Continental Development Corporation.

    Recommendation -Determine that the City does not protest the issuance of the new ABC license for the sale of beer and wine at the new Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar.

  4. Resolutions, calling for; requesting County Services for; adopting regulations for Candidates Statement; and ordering a canvass by the City Clerk for the Municipal Election, April 9, 2002.

    Recommendation -Approve as requested.

  5. Request for City Council approval to enter into a lease agreement with AT&T Wireless to construct and operate a cellular digital packet data (CDPD) enabled wireless communications facility atop the police department's communications center.

    Recommendation - Approve entering into a lease agreement with AT&T Wireless to construct and operate a CDPD enabled wireless communications facility atop the police department's communications center.

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

26. Appointments to serve on the ICRMA governing board.

Recommendation - Adopt Resolution appointing Kelly McDowell as the ICRMA primary governing board member, Bret Plumlee as the alternate governing board member and Richard Hogate as the substitute alternate governing board member.

Council Member Gaines

None.

Council Member Wernick
 
Mayor Pro Tem Jacobs
27. Recommendation from the City Council Revenue Subcommittee to evaluate methods of providing financial assistance to local hotels.

Recommendation - Direct staff to evaluate alternative methods of providing financial assistance to local hotels and return to the City Council with a recommendation.

Mayor Gordon
None.
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 7, 2001 under "Closed Session" (if needed).

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION (if required)

ADJOURNMENT

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