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City Council Agenda August 7, 2001

::::City Council Agenda August 7, 2001

Agenda for the Regular Meeting of the
El Segundo City Council

Tuesday, August 7, 2001

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- 5:00 P.M. SESSION -

Next Resolution # 4219
Next Ordinance # 1338
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. Phillips Petroleum, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al., USDC No. 1938-MRP (MANx).
  2. Shell Chemical Company, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al., USDC No. 1917-GHK (RCx).
  3. Jeffrey Capistran v. El Segundo, LASC Case No. YC 038535.
  4. El Segundo v. Trio Manufacturing, LASC Case No. YC038567
  5. El Segundo v. James Van Loben Sels, et al., LASC Case No. BS051651
  6. El Segundo v. South Bay Regional Public Communication Authority, LASC Case No. YC040688
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): -6- 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

Pastor Greg Barentine of Community of Christ Congregation

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Council Member Nancy Wernick

PRESENTATIONS
  1. Commendations to outgoing members of Committees, Commissions and Boards for their invaluable service to the City of El Segundo: Planning Commissioner, Brian Crowley, and Library Board of Trustee, Thomas Coonan.
  2. Presentation by Gary Milliman, Southern California Director of the League of California Cities regarding the League and the services it provides.
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 approval to close certain streets during the 25th Annual Richmond Street Fair, Saturday, September 29, 2001, between 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. (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. Public Hearing and a Resolution of the City of El Segundo, California, finding the City to be in conformance with the annual Congestion Management Program (CMP) and adopting the annual CMP Local Implementation Report, in accordance with California Government Code Section 65089.

Recommendation -

  1. Hold Public Hearing;
  2. Read Resolution by title only;
  3. Adopt Resolution.

C. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

2. Recreation and Parks Commission recommendation on rental fees and regulations for reserving Urho Saari Swim Stadium.

Recommendation - Approve the Commission's recommendations, fee schedule, regulations for reserving the facility, and the attached resolution.

D. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 

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 2518805 to 2519258 on Register No. 20 in total amount of $1,474,172.20 and Wire Transfers from 07/05/01 to 07/27/01 in the amount of $1,620.562.75.

    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 July 16 and 17, 2001.

    Recommendation - Approval.

  3. Request by the El Segundo Chamber of Commerce for City support and approval to close certain streets during the 25th Annual Richmond Street Fair, Saturday, September 29, 2001, between 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

    Recommendation - Approve request.

  4. Adoption of Ordinance approving the 2000-2005 Housing Element of the General Plan.

    Recommendation -

    1. Second reading and adoption of Ordinance by title only; or,
    2. Other possible action/direction.

  5. The Lakes at El Segundo Capital Improvement Projects Prioritization.

    Recommendation - Review staff recommendation and approve use of FY 2000-01 Capital Improvement funds for attached priorities.

  6. Additional operating hours for Urho Saari and Hilltop pools.

    Recommendation - Approve staff recommendation and institute new pool hours as soon as possible.

  7. Adopt plans and specifications for replacement of existing sump pump at Storm Water Pump Station No. 17 - Project No. PW 01-07 - Approved Capital Improvement Project (estimated cost $40,000.00).

    Recommendation -

    1. Adopt plans and specifications;
    2. Authorize staff to advertise the project for receipt of construction bids.

  8. Adopt plans and specifications for Eucalyptus Drive curb and sidewalk improvements - Project No. PW 01-10 - Approved Capital Improvement Project (estimated cost $40,000.00).

    Recommendation -

    1. Adopt plans and specifications;
    2. Authorize staff to advertise the project for receipt of construction bids.

  9. Adopt plans and specifications for Washington Park improvements - Project No. PW 01-02 - Approved Capital Improvement Project (total estimated cost depends on options selected when bids are submitted)

    Recommendation -

    1. Adopt plans and specifications;
    2. Authorize staff to advertise the project for receipt of construction bids.

  10. Award contract to U.S. Landscapes, Inc., for Sycamore Park Irrigation System Replacement - Project No. PW 01-17 - Approved Capital Improvement Project (estimated cost $24,940).

    Recommendation -

    1. Award contract to lowest responsible bidder, U.S. Landscapes, Inc., in the amount of $24,040.00;
    2. Authorize the City Manager to execute the standard Public Works contract after approval as to form by the City Attorney.

  11. Clarification of Curbside Recycling Component of Second Amendment to the Residential and Municipal Solid Waste Collection Contract which was awarded to Consolidated Disposal Services, L.L.C. (Fiscal Impact - $53,700).

    Recommendation - Approve the Curbside Recycling Component with a set participation percentage of 80% of total residential units available, or 3,580 units, at a cost of $1.25 per month per unit.

  12. Request to purchase two Mobile Data Computer (MDC) systems for an amount not to exceed $10,000 from the California Law Enforcement Equipment Program grant fund.

    Recommendation - Approve purchase of MDCs.

  13. Request that the budgeted amount of $35,000 be approved to provide consulting services assisting with various technology projects.

    Recommendation - Authorize City Manager to execute standard Professional Services Agreement in an amount not to exceed $35,000. in an amount not to exceed $35,000.

CALL ITEMS FROM CONSENT AGENDA
 
F. NEW BUSINESS
  1. Signature Authority for City Contracts

    Recommendation -

    1. Introduce and waive the first reading of an ordinance amending El Segundo Municipal Code (ESMC") 1-5A-7 to authorize the City Manager, upon City Council direction or as otherwise provided in the ESMC, to execute City contracts.
    2. Second reading and adoption would occur on August 21, 2001.

  2. Presentation of FY 2001-2002 Preliminary Operating budget and Five-Year Capital Improvement Project Plan.

    Recommendation -

    1. Receive and file FY 2001-2002 Preliminary Operating Budget and Five-Year Capital Improvement Project Plan;
    2. Make public announcement of Budget Calendar.
      Budget Workshop August 21, 2001 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
      (Cont'd if necessary) August 22, 2001 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
      Public Hearing September 5, 2001 7:00 pm
      Cont'd Hearing and Adoption September 19, 2001 7:00 pm

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

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION (if required)

ADJOURNMENT -

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