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City Council Agenda October 2, 2001

::::City Council Agenda October 2, 2001

Agenda for the Regular Meeting of the
El Segundo City Council

Tuesday, October 2, 2001

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- 5:00 P.M. SESSION -

Next Resolution # 4227
Next Ordinance # 1339

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. Jeffrey Capistran v. El Segundo, LASC Case No. YC 038535.
  2. El Segundo v. James Van Loben Sels, et al., LASC Case No. BS051651
  3. El Segundo v. South Bay Regional Public Communication Authority, LASC Case No. YC040688
  4. Glover v.City of El Segundo, LASC Case No. YC039465
  5. Southdown Concrete Products v. City of El Segundo, et al. LASC No. 1C02312

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): -5- 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.

- 7:00 PM SESSION -

CALL TO ORDER
 
INVOCATION

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Council Member John Gaines

PRESENTATIONS
  1. Presentation by Leadership El Segundo Class of 2000 of donation to the El Segundo Teen Center (See Consent Item #4 to receive donation).

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

None.

C. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1. Introduction 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 - Introduce the Ordinance and waive first reading. Second reading and adoption would occur on October 16, 2001.

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 2520138-2520399 on Register No. 24 in total amount of $898,424.02, and Wire Transfers in the amount of $1,206,365.35.

    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 from 09/08/01 to 09/21/01.

  2. City Council meeting minutes of September 18, 2001.

    Recommendation - Approval.

  3. Leadership El Segundo Class of 2000 donation to the El Segundo Teen Center.

    Recommendation - Receive donation from the Leadership El Segundo Class of 2000.

  4. The Downtown Specific Plan Implementation committee's recommendation for annual Prop A Funding in amount of $39,350 for the Lunchtime Shuttle operations and maintenance.

    Recommendation - Approve the use of Prop A funding in the amount of $39,350 for the Lunchtime Shuttle operations and maintenance.

  5. Approval of first phase of the State of California Purchasing Card (Cal Card) program.

    Recommendation - Direct staff to implement the first phase of the Cal Card program.

  6. Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Hyperion Landscape Agreement.

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

  7. Request for Qualifications for Management Services at the Lakes at El Segundo Golf Course.

    Recommendation - Direct staff to distribute RFQ for management services to prospective golf management companies.

  8. Rejection of Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified consultants for professional landscape services to design the improvements and upgrades of the Imperial Avenue Vista area - Approved Capital Improvement Project (estimated cost for design is $6,000.00).

    Recommendation - Reject the single proposal received from Takata Associates and authorize staff to negotiate with qualified design firms.

  9. Adoption of plans and specifications for the installation of flashing red lights for the Main Street/Pine Avenue stop signs - Project No. PW 01-09 - Approved Capital Improvement Project - (estimated cost = $25,000.00).

    Recommendation -

    1. Adopt plans and specifications and authorize staff to advertise the project for receipt of construction bids.
    2. Authorize staff to issue a purchase order for $10,000.00 to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works for furnishing the signal equipment.
  10. Right-of-way acquisition services from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works for Douglas Street Gap Closure/Railroad Grade Separation Project (estimated cost of services = $97,000.00).

    Recommendation - Authorize the City Manager to issue a service request to the County Department of Public Works.

  11. Agreement with Norris-Repke Company to provide public works inspection services on an as needed basis at the rate of $75.00 per hour (budgeted amount $150,000.00).

    Recommendation - Approve agreement and authorize the City Manager to execute the Standard Professional Services Agreement with Norris-Repke Company.

  12. Request for City Council to approve the purchase of two (2) portable industrial generators installed on trailers. (Fiscal Impact = $67,698.72).

    Recommendation - Approve the purchase of two (2) portable industrial generators installed on trailers from Engine and Equipment Company to be used to provide temporary power to the City's pump stations.

  13. Acceptance of the 2000-2001 slurry seal application at various locations. Project No. PW 01-04 (final contract amount $173,994.91).

    Recommendation -

    1. Accept the work as complete.
    2. Authorize an allocation of $7,671.00 from unallocated Gas Tax funds.
    3. Authorize the City Clerk to file the City Engineer's Notice of Completion in the County Recorder's Office.
  14. Proposed class specifications and a resolution establishing monthly salary ranges for the job classifications of Utilities Manager, Water Supervisor, Risk Manager/Purchasing Agent and Pool Manager.

    Recommendation -

    1. Approve the proposed class specification.
    2. Adopt the resolutions establishing the monthly salary ranges.
CALL ITEMS FROM CONSENT AGENDA
 
F. NEW BUSINESS

16. Request by the El Segundo Fire and Police Departments to close off a portion of Main Street to traffic for its New York City Relief Pancake Breakfast to be held on October 6, 2001 at 8:00 a.m. at Fire Station #1, 314 Main Street. (Fiscal Impact: none).

Recommendation - Approve request for street closure.

G. REPORTS - CITY MANAGER
None.
H. REPORTS - CITY ATTORNEY

17. Introduction of an Ordinance of the City Council adding Chapter 6A to Title 5 of the El Segundo Municipal Code to regulate tobacco product sales within the City of El Segundo.

Recommendation - Introduce Ordinance and waive first reading.

I. REPORTS - CITY CLERK
None.
J. REPORTS - CITY TREASURER
None.
K. REPORTS - CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

Council Member McDowell

None.

Council Member Gaines

18. Discussion on establishing a Council subcommittee to evaluate City's risks in dealing with terrorism and make recommendations for any needed policy actions or resource allocations.

Recommendation - Discussion and possible action.

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

19. Request to name the Washington Park area south of Mariposa "Freedom Park" as a memorial to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 as a result of the terrorist attacks and to create a memorial on the park.

Recommendation - Council support to name the Washington Park area south of Mariposa "Freedom Park" and to create a memorial on the park.

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., October 2, 2001 under "Closed Session" (if needed).

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION (if required)

ADJOURNMENT

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