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City Council Agenda April 17, 2001

::::City Council Agenda April 17, 2001

Agenda for the Regular Meeting of the
El Segundo City Council

Tuesday, April 17, 2001

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- 5:00 P.M. SESSION -

Next Resolution # 4215
Next Ordinance # 1335
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 No. YC038567

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov't Code 54956.9(b): -0- potential case (no further public statement is required at this time); Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov't Code 54956.9(c): -2- 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. Proclamation declaring April 22, 2001 as EARTH DAY in El Segundo and inviting all citizens to join with the Tree Musketeers, Rotary, Kiwanis and others on Saturday, April 21, 2001 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Millennium Row for the "Planting of the Vines."
  2. Proclamation declaring Saturday, April 28, 2001 as SUPER CPR SATURDAY in El Segundo, and supporting the efforts of the El Segundo Fire Department, El Segundo High School, American Red Cross, Chevron, DirecTV, Raytheon, and Xerox in community CPR training and earthquake preparedness education.
  3. Proclamation declaring April 19, 2001 as MEDAL OF VALOR DAY in El Segundo to commemorate the heroism and self-sacrifice of past and present recipients of this prestigious award; and Commendations to Distinguished Service Award Recipients, Sgt. Raymond Garcia, Officers Steven Leigh, Jeffrey Leyman and Tim Skipper and Medal of Valor Recipients, Officers Richard Fenwick, Michael Guzman and Andrew Usmani.

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
None.

D. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
1. Senior Citizen's Housing Board's recommendation for management services for Park Vista.

Recommendation - Approve Community Housing Management Services (CHMS) for Park Vista management services contract.

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 2516763-2517072 on Register No. 13 in total amount of $887,226.38, and Wire Transfers in the amount of $304,275.27.

    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 03/24/01 to 04/06/01.

  2. City Council meeting minutes of April 3, 2001.

    Recommendation - Approval.

  3. Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending the contract between the Board of Administration of the Public Employees Retirement System and the City Council of the City of El Segundo and providing Section 21363.1 (3% at 55 Full and Modified Formula) for local fire members, as required by the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and El Segundo Firefighter's Association.

    Recommendation -

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

  4. Annual adoption of the City's Investment Policy.

    Recommendation - Adopt City's Investment Policy as submitted.

  5. An Ordinance of the City Council amending certain sections of the Municipal Code to provide for the setting of fees by Resolutions.

    Recommendation - Second Reading and Adoption.

  6. Request from Pacific Corporate Towers to use the City of El Segundo seal on a flag to be flown above their facility.

    Recommendation - Approve the request from Pacific Corporate Towers.

  7. Consideration for the submission of a Grant Request Proposal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and United States Fire Administration (USFA) to purchase four (4) thermal imaging cameras for the Fire Suppression Division.

    Recommendation - Authorize the filing of a grant application with qualification.

  8. Consideration for the submission of a Grant Request Proposal to the FEMA and USFA to purchase cement cutting saws and tools for the Heavy Rescue/Technical Rescue Program.

    Recommendation - Authorize the filing of a grant application with qualification.

  9. Authorize staff to accept a $1,000 donation from Chevron and a $750 donation from DirecTV for the Seventh Annual Super CPR Saturday and Earthquake Preparedness Fair, and deposit the checks into the Fire Department's CPR Revenue Account (001-300-0000-3850). No fiscal impact.

    Recommendation - Accept $1,750 in donations.

  10. Request from DirecTV to hang a temporary banner celebrating its 10 millionth customer. The sign, which exceeds the specifications of the City's Sign Code, will be located on the north side of their building at 2230 East Imperial Avenue, and will be in place for two months, from May 16, 2001 to July 16, 2001. Applicant: DirecTV.

    Recommendation - Approve DirecTV's request to hang one oversized banner for two months.

  11. Award of contract for the Parking Lot Reconstruction Project located at the rear of City Hall and at the southeast corner of Holly Avenue and Standard Street (Fiscal Impact = $42,400.00). Approved Capital Improvement Project.

    Recommendation -

    1. Award contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Terra Pave, Inc.
    2. Authorize the Mayor to sign the standard Public Works construction agreement after approval as to form by the City Attorney.

  12. Request for City Council to approve the purchase and installation of a Nederman MAGNA Series Exhaust System for fire vehicles from West-Kote, Inc., for Fire Station No. 1 (Fiscal Impact = $38,788.00). Approved Capital Improvement Project.

    Recommendation - Approve the purchase and installation of an automatic vehicle exhaust system for Fire Station No. 1 on a sole source basis.

  13. Approval of a professional service contract with Environmental Science Associates (ESA) for technical support services for the City's review of the El Segundo Power Plant redevelopment project. The total scope of services for the contract will not exceed $50,000. Utility Users Tax (UUT) funds will be used to cover the cost of the services.

    Recommendation -

    1. Approve standard professional services contract with ESA for technical support services.
    2. Approve $50,000 General Fund Budget Amendment and increase in estimated revenues.

  14. Request approval for the purchase of computer mapping equipment.

    Recommendation - Approve purchase of Sokkia Measuring System Mapping Equipment for use by the police department's Traffic Division and Crime Scene Investigator.

CALL ITEMS FROM CONSENT AGENDA
 
F. NEW BUSINESS
None.
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., April 17, 2001 under "Closed Session" (if needed).

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION (if required)

ADJOURNMENT

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