El Segundo Agendas & Minutes
City Council Agenda February 6, 2001

::::City Council Agenda February 6, 2001

Agenda for the Regular Meeting of the
El Segundo City Council

Tuesday, February 6, 2001

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- 5:00 P.M. SESSION -

Next Resolution # 4202
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. Hill v. El Segundo, USDC No. CV 98-1463-LGB(SHX)
  3. Venegas v. El Segundo, LASC Case No. BC207136
  4. Phillips Petroleum, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al., USDC No. 1938-MRP (MANx).
  5. Shell Chemical Company, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al., USDC No. 1917-GHK (RCx).
  6. Jeffrey Capistran v. El Segundo, LASC Case No. YC 038535
  7. In re Randall's Island Family Golf, Case No. 00B41065 (SMB).
  8. Lucas v. El Segundo, LASC Case No. L04721.
  9. Partlow v. El Segundo, WCAB Case No. MON0243177
  10. El Segundo v. Trio Manufacturing, LASC No. YC038567
  11. Richardson v. El Segundo, LASC No. BC233685

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): -3- 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 Randy Williams of Pacific Baptist Church

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Council Member John Gaines

PRESENTATIONS
  1. Proclamation proclaiming February 2001 as "Literacy Awareness Month," and recognition and acceptance of Chevron's $5,000 donation in support of the El Segundo Public Library Literacy Program.
  2. Proclamation encouraging all citizens to join the American Cancer Society in its crusade against cancer and proclaiming the month of February 2001 as "Daffodil Days 2001."
  3. Presentation by Marcy Dugan, on behalf of the El Segundo Rotary Club, of signage for school safety.
  4. Presentation by El Segundo Power II LLC on power plant project, its Application for Certification to the California Energy Commission and related matters. (15 min. presentation)

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 Chamber of Commerce for City approval to close certain City streets for the dedication of the Mayors' Walk on Friday, February 16, 2001 at 4:00 P.M.

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. Ordinance to revise Title 6 of the El Segundo Municipal Code regarding animal control.

Recommendation -

  1. Introduce ordinance.
  2. Schedule second reading and adoption for February 20, 2001.

C. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
2. Presentation by Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger and Urban Dimensions on preliminary review of the LAX Master Plan DEIR and legal and strategic efforts to date. (15 min. presentation).

Recommendation - Receive and file.

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 2515156 - 2515586 on Register No.8 in total amount of $1,303,953.71 and Wire Transfers in the amount of $1,094,872.37.

    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 01/06/01 to 01/26/01.

  2. City Council meeting minutes of January 16, 2001.

    Recommendation - Approval.

  3. Examination plans for the Personnel Merit System job classifications of Community Cable Program Manager, Crime Scene Investigator I/II, Fire Engineer, and Senior Administrative Specialist.

    Recommendation - Approve the Examination Plans.

  4. Amendment No. 2 to a professional service contract with Meyer, Mohaddes Associates (MMA) for traffic and environmental services to prepare additional traffic analysis for the General Plan Circulation Element Update Task Force. The amount to be paid to the consultant under this amendment would not exceed $10,000.00. Traffic Impact Fee Mitigation funds will be used to cover the cost of the services.

    Recommendation - Approve an Amendment to Contract No. 2645 with MMA to prepare additional traffic and environmental analysis.

  5. Acceptance of the Cleaning and Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) inspection of sewer lines - Project No.: PW 00-6 (final contract amount + $187,322.66).

    Recommendation - Accept the work as complete and authorize the City Clerk to file the City Engineer's Notice of Completion in the County Recorder's Office.

  6. Resolution of the City Council of the City of El Segundo, California, amending Section 5.75 of Resolution No. 4162 providing for a three-way stop intersection at Mariposa Avenue and Concord Street.

    Recommendation - Adopt resolution and authorize staff to install the stop signs.

  7. Award contract to C. J. Construction for Holly Avenue curb and sidewalk - Project No. PW 00-16 (contract amount = $17,596.50)

    Recommendation - Award contract to the lowest responsible bidder, C.J. Construction, in the amount of $17,596.50; authorize the Mayor to execute the standard Public Works contract after approval as to form by the City Attorney.

  8. Acceptance of the refurbishment of Recreation Park restrooms - Specifications No. PW 00-3 (final contract amount - $58,266)

    Recommendation - Accept the work as complete and authorize the City Clerk to file the City Engineer's Notice of Completion in the County Recorder's Office.

  9. Acceptance of the lining of sanitary sewer access structures - Project No. PW 00-12 (final contract amount = $62,460.39)

    Recommendation -

    1. Approve Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $12,460.39;
    2. Accept the work as complete;
    3. Authorize the City Clerk to file the City Engineer's Notice of Completion in the County Recorder's Office.

  10. Proposed revisions to the class specification for the job classification of Police Lieutenant.

    Recommendation - Approve the proposed class specification.

  11. Request by the Chamber of Commerce for City approval to close certain City streets for the dedication of the Mayors' Walk on Friday, February 16, 2001 at 4:00 P.M.

    Recommendation - Approve request, provided the event meets all applicable City requirements.

  12. Request for proposals to retain specialty firm for a Capital Improvement Project (total estimated cost = $47,000)

    Recommendation - Authorize staff to solicit proposals from firms that specialize in parking lot construction.

CALL ITEMS FROM CONSENT AGENDA
 
F. NEW BUSINESS
15. After School Pilot Program - El Segundo Middle School.

Recommendation - Approve acceptance of ROAD funds for recreation element of the After School Program

16. New developments on the implementation of the Downtown Specific Plan in consideration of modifications to Main Street improvements as recommended by the Downtown Subcommittee.

Recommendation - Approve recommended changes in the design of the street improvements for the design, slurry seal and restriping of the 300-500 blocks of Main Street and direct staff to implement such at a cost of approximately $40,000.

G. REPORTS - CITY MANAGER
17. Oral Report on the City's efforts to conserve energy.

Recommendation - Receive and file.

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
18. Authorization for one member of the LAX Master Plan Advisory Commission (LAXMAC) and one member of the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Committee (ASNAC) to attend the University of California Airport Noise and Air Quality Symposium.

Recommendation - Approve attendance at airport Noise and Air Quality Symposium by one member of LAXMAC and one member of ASNAC.

Council Member Wernick
19. Request for City to be represented at the National League of Cities' Congressional City Conference 2001 entitled "Investing in Communities - Investing in America's Future," to be held March 9-13, 2001 in Washington, D.C. (total cost $2,550)

Recommendation - Approve sending a Council representative to National League of Cities' Congressional City Conference 2001.

Mayor Pro Tem Jacobs
None
Mayor Gordon
20. Nomination by Mayor Gordon to appoint Council Member Kelly McDowell to the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County West Vector Control District, effective March 1, 2001.

Recommendation - Approve appointment of Council Member Kelly McDowell to the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County West Vector Control District, effective March 1, 2001, and notify District of appointment.

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

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION (if required)

ADJOURNMENT

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