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City Council Agenda September 18, 2001

::::City Council Agenda September 18, 2001

Agenda for the Regular Meeting of the
El Segundo City Council

Tuesday, September 18, 2001

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- 5:00 P.M. SESSION -

Next Resolution # 4222
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

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 Nancy Wernick

PRESENTATIONS
  1. Proclamation proclaiming the week of October 7-13, 2001 as Fire Prevention Week, inviting the community to participate in the Fire Prevention Week activities starting at the Richmond Street Fair, Saturday, September 29, 2001, encouraging all citizens to practice fire prevention and fire safety to avoid needless loss and suffering and to heed the message "Cover the Bases and Strike out Fire."
  2. Proclamation encouraging our citizens who care about our children to join the PTA, and proclaiming the month of September, 2001 as PTA Membership Enrollment Month.
  3. Proclamation declaring September 11th as 9-1-1 Emergency Number Day to recognize the critical importance that our 9-1-1 dispatchers and telecommunicators add to our safety and quality of life every day and especially to recognize the emergency responders involved in the tragic events of September 11, 2001, not only in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania, but throughout our Nation.

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) Request by El Segundo Community Concert Band for permission to utilize Recreation and Parks equipment and resources for the Second Annual Oktoberfest fundraiser to be held at Chevron Park from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2001. (See Consent Item #5)

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. Continued Public Hearing on FY 2001-2002 Operating Budget and Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan and adoption of Resolutions approving Appropriations Limit, Preliminary Budget as amended, and Capital Improvement Plan as amended.

Recommendation -

  1. To open the continued Public Hearing to receive public input on the Operating and Capital Improvement Budgets and then close the hearing.
  2. To review the schedules detailing the proposed changes to date to the FY 2001-2002 Operating Budget and the Five-Year Capital Improvement Budget.
  3. To adopt the Resolution approving and adopting the FY 2001-2002 Operating Budget and the Five-Year Capital Improvement Budget.
  4. To adopt the Resolution amending the Appropriation Limit established by Resolution 4183.
  5. To adopt the Resolution approving and adopting the Appropriations Limit for FY 2001-2002, as presented.

C. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

2. Award of design contract to Lawrence R. Moss and Associates for the Downtown Specific Plan Improvements - Approved Capital Improvement Project - (contract amount = $370,880.00).

Recommendation - Award contract to Lawrence R. Moss and Associates and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract on behalf of the City.

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 2519845-2520137 on Register No. 23 in total amount of $1,145,406.57, and Wire Transfers in the amount of $368,593.14.

    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 08/25/01 to 09/07/01.

  2. City Council meeting minutes of September 4, 2001.

    Recommendation - Approval.

  3. Request by El Segundo Community Concert Band for permission to utilize Recreation and Parks equipment and resources for the Second Annual Oktoberfest fundraiser to be held at Chevron Park from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2001. (Fiscal Impact: $288).

    Recommendation - Approval to utilize resources of Recreation & Parks Department.

  4. Quarterly Brochure contract for the Recreation and Parks Department for one year.

    Recommendation - Authorize issuance of blanket purchase order to Studio Printing for FY 2001-2002 for seasonal brochure on a quarterly basis.

  5. Agreement between Team One Advertising Agency and the City of El Segundo for services related to the planning, execution and placement of advertising for the City's business recruitment and retention program and for promotion of the Downtown.

    Recommendation - Authorize Mayor to execute standard Professional Services Agreement with Team One Advertising for services related to the planning, execution and placement of advertising for the City's business recruitment and retention program and for promotion of the Downtown.

  6. Contract with MRH Structural Engineers for providing architectural, structural, energy, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and grading plan review services on an as-needed basis. Contract may be extended from year to year not to exceed three years. Total cost not to exceed $294,000 for fiscal year 2001-2002.

    Recommendation -

    1. Authorize City Manager to execute standard Professional Services Agreement with MRH Structural Engineers for providing architectural, structural, energy, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and grading plan review services on an as-needed basis.
    2. Authorize City Manager to execute extension options in the agreement.

  7. Contract with Hunter-Kennedy and Associates, Inc. (HKAI) for providing implementation support of the City's Standard Urban Storm Water Mitigation Plan (SUSWMP) Ordinance 1329. Total cost not to exceed $15,000 for fiscal year 2001-2002.

    Recommendation - Authorize City Manager to execute standard Professional Services Agreement with Hunter-Kennedy and Associates, Inc. for providing implementation support of the City's SUSWMP Ordinance No. 1329.

  8. Contract with Data MicroImaging Company (DMC) to provide microfiche services to the Community, Economic and Development Services Department. Total cost not to exceed $20,000 for fiscal year 2001-2002.

    Recommendation -Authorize City Manager to execute standard Professional Services Agreement with Data MicroImaging Company to provide microfiche services.

  9. Annual renewal of Library blanket purchase orders to encumber funds for three vendors: Baker & Taylor Information Services, OCLC Pacific Network and Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Fiscal Impact: $131,000.

    Recommendation - Authorize issuance of blanket purchase orders to Baker & Taylor Information Services, OCLC Pacific Network and Innovative Interfaces, Inc. for FY 2001-2002 for supplying library materials, online cataloging services and system maintenance.

  10. Authorization to issue a blanket purchase order to Wittman Enterprises for FY 2001-2002 for paramedic billing services.

    Recommendation - Authorize issuance of blanket purchase order to Wittman Enterprises for FY 2001-2002.

  11. Award contract to Southland Construction for Eucalyptus Drive curb and sidewalk - Approved Capital Improvement Project - Project No. PW 01-10 (contract amount = $29,721.00).

    Recommendation -

    1. Award contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Southland Construction, in the amount of $29,721.00.
    2. Authorize the City Manager to execute the standard Public Works contract after approval as to form by the City Attorney.

  12. Refurbishment of two (2) racquetball courts in Recreation Park - Approved Capital Improvement Project - Project No. PW 01-08.

    Recommendation - Reject the single bid received from Deckrite Company for $58,400.00.

  13. Methodology in effectuating cost savings while contracting out projects - No Fiscal Impact.

    Receive and file.

  14. Adopt plans and specifications for the rehabilitation of Sanitary Sewer Pump Station No. 6 - Project No. PW 01-12 - Approved Capital Improvement Project (estimated cost = $397,635.00).

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

  15. Examination plan for the Personnel Merit System job classification of Executive Assistant.

    Recommendation - Approve the Examination Plan.

  16. Proposed revisions to the class specification for job classification of Accounting Technician.

    Recommendation - Approve the revised class specification.

  17. Request by Global ParaTransit, Inc., dba Yellow Top Taxi to obtain a business license permit to operate (pick up fares) in the City of El Segundo.

    Recommendation - Approval of application for a City of El Segundo Business License.

CALL ITEMS FROM CONSENT AGENDA
 
F. NEW BUSINESS
  1. Introduction of an Ordinance repealing Chapter 9 of Title 1, Campaign Contributions from the El Segundo Municipal Code.

    Recommendation -

    1. Discussion.
    2. Introduce Ordinance and waive first reading.
    3. Other Possible Action.
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

21. Approve the membership of the City of Palm Springs to the Independent Cities Risk Management Authority (ICRMA).

Recommendation - Adopt Resolution approving the membership of the City of Palm Springs to the ICRMA.

Council Member Gaines

None.

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

22. Request City Council to direct staff to prepare an ordinance restricting the manner in which tobacco products are sold.

Recommendation - Direct staff to prepare an ordinance that would require that sales of tobacco products be made person-to-person and not through vending machines.

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

Adjournment in memory of former Recreation & Parks Department employee and 60-year resident of El Segundo, Carlos Sanchez, and the victims of the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania

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., September 18, 2001 under "Closed Session" (if needed).

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION (if required)

ADJOURNMENT

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