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City Council Agenda March 6, 2001

::::City Council Agenda March 6, 2001

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

Tuesday, March 6, 2001

The City Council, with certain statutory exceptions, can only take action upon properly posted and listed agenda items.

Unless otherwise noted in the Agenda, the Public can only comment on City-related business that is within the jurisdiction of the City Council and/or items listed on the Agenda during the Public Communications portion of the Meeting. Additionally, the Public can comment on any Public Hearing item on the Agenda during the Public Hearing portion of such item. The time limit for comments is five (5) minutes per person.

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- 5:00 P.M. SESSION -

Next Resolution # 4205
Next Ordinance # 1331
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. City of El Segundo v. Bd. of Airport Commissioners, et al., LASC Case No. BC 220609
  2. Phillips Petroleum, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al., USDC No. 1938-MRP (MANx).
  3. Shell Chemical Company, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al., USDC No. 1917-GHK (RCx).
  4. Jeffrey Capistran v. El Segundo, LASC Case No. YC 038535
  5. In re Randall's Island Family Golf, Case No. 00B41065 (SMB).
  6. Lucas v. El Segundo, LASC Case No. L04721.
  7. El Segundo v. Trio Manufacturing, LASC No. YC038567
  8. 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): -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 AND PRESENTATION OF FLAG
Job's Daughters

PRESENTATIONS
  1. Commendation presented to the International Order of Job's Daughters, Bethel 295 in El Segundo, in recognition of their programs to promote leadership, fund-raising, public speaking, community service, and the fundamentals of parliamentary procedure.
  2. Commendation to Beth Muraida as the Switzer Center "South Bay Woman of the Year" and honoring her for making a difference in our community.
  3. Commendation to Donna Kahl as the Switzer Center "South Bay Woman of the Year" and honoring her for making a difference in our community.

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
1. Public hearing on a Development Agreement and General Plan Amendment. The applicant requests approval to demolish a 12-story office building and construct a new six-story, 120,610 square foot office building, which exceeds the floor area ration (FAR) in the Corporate Office (CO) Zone, at 888 North Sepulveda Boulevard. (Environmental Assessment No. EA-535, Development Agreement No. 00-2, and General Plan No. 00-2.) Property owner: W9/SEP Real Estate Limited Partnership.

Recommendation -

  1. Open Public Hearing;
  2. Discussion;
  3. Reading of Resolution approving environmental determination; and, Ordinance (approving revised Development Agreement and denying General Plan Amendment) by title only;
  4. Schedule second reading and adoption of Ordinance on March 20, 2001; and/or
  5. Other possible action/direction.

C. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
None.

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 2515863-2516116 on Register No. 10 in total amount of $600,046.28, and Wire Transfers in the amount of $1,058,072.56.

    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 02/10/01 to 02/23/01.

  2. City Council meeting minutes of February 20, 2001.

    Recommendation - Approval.

  3. City Council to authorize the release of $9,315 in block grant funding to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office from the (OCJP)/Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant (JAIBG).

    Recommendation - Approve the City Manager to sign the Waiver of Direct Subgrant Award form and return it to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

  4. Request to approve SPCA contract for animal sheltering services.

    Recommendation - Approve the SPCA contract for animal sheltering services.

  5. Request for the City Council to extend the blanket purchase orders with Long Beach Uniform through September 30, 2002 for Police uniforms and safety equipment.

    Recommendation - Approve the extension of Bid #97-07 with Long Beach Uniform and authorize staff to continue to issue an annual blanket purchase order in an amount not to exceed $44,000 plus applicable taxes.

  6. Amendment No. 4 to the Professional Services Agreement (Contract No. 2645) between the City of El Segundo and Meyer, Mohaddes Associates, Inc. - Re-striping (amendment amount $15,000.00).

    Recommendation - Approve Amendment No. 4 and authorize the Mayor to execute the amendment on behalf of the City.

  7. Award of contract for the installation of two (2) banner poles on Sepulveda Boulevard, approximately 150 feet north of Holly Avenue (contract amount = $34,374.00).

    Recommendation - Reject the low bid of CT & F as being non-responsive, award construction contract to the lowest responsible bidder TDS Engineering and authorize the Mayor to execute the standard public works contract.

  8. Farmer's Market Financial Report.

    Recommendation - Receive and file.

CALL ITEMS FROM CONSENT AGENDA
 
F. NEW BUSINESS

  1. Request to distribute an RFP for a master plan for Recreation Park and architectural design for a community center.

    Recommendation - Approve RFP and authorize staff to distribute to interested architectural firms.

  2. Inclusion of the 100-200 blocks of Main Street and Grand Avenue from Standard Street to Concord Street in the first phase of the implementation of the Downtown Specific Plan as recommended by the Downtown Subcommittee.

    Recommendation - Authorize staff to include the 100-200 blocks of Main Street and Grand Avenue between Standard and Concord Streets in the first phase of improvements and direct staff to estimate the tasks and related costs of the additional improvements.

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., March 6, 2001 under "Closed Session" (if needed).

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION (if required)

ADJOURNMENT

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