El Segundo Agendas & Minutes
City Council Agenda Febraury 20, 2001

::::City Council Agenda Febraury 20, 2001

Agenda for the Regular Meeting of the
El Segundo City Council

Tuesday, February 20, 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 # 4203
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. Partlow v. El Segundo, WCAB Case No. MON0243177
  8. El Segundo v. Trio Manufacturing, LASC No. YC038567
  9. 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
Father Manuel Magallanes, Saint Anthony's Roman Catholic Church

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Council Member Kelly McDowell

PRESENTATIONS
  1. Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation to Carl Jacobson in recognition of his years of service as the city's representative on the Los Angeles County West Vector Control District.
  2. Proclamation reaffirming El Segundo's 39th year commitment to foster the ideals of the Sister City Program and encouraging the participation of the citizens of El Segundo in the Guaymas-El Segundo Sister City Association.

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. Forty-five day extension of public review period on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the update of the Circulation Element. (Environmental Assessment No. 454.)

Recommendation - Extend the public review period for the Circulation Element EIR until April 14, 2001.

C. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
2. Presentation by James W. Reede, Jr., Project Manager of the Energy Facility Siting & Environmental Protection Division of the California Energy Commission, to review procedures related to the Power Plant Project application. (15 min. presentation)

Recommendation - Receive and file report.

3. Request for City Council to approve an Ordinance amending Title Six of the El Segundo Municipal Code and adopt new Animal Control Fee Resolution.

Recommendation -

  1. 2nd reading and adoption of Ordinance.
  2. Adoption of Fee Resolution.

4. Further Update on the Water Well Project.

Recommendation - Receive and file and respond to questions.

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 2515587-2515862 on Register No. 9 in total amount of $1,260,115.72, and Wire Transfers in the amount of $393,497.34.

    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 01/27/01 to 02/09/01.

  2. City Council meeting minutes of February 6 and 9, 2001.

    Recommendation - Approval.

  3. Annual approval of funding prior year Fund Balance Reservations, Designations and Continuing Appropriations.

    Recommendation - Approve funding FY 1999-2000 reservations, designations and continuing appropriations in the FY 2000-2001 Budget.

  4. Create an Ad Hoc City Council Revenue Subcommittee

    Recommendation - Approve creation of a Revenue Subcommittee consisting of 2 City Council members, City Manager, and Director of Finance.

  5. Adopt plans and specifications for the reconstruction of two public parking lots (total estimated cost = $47,000)

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

  6. Authorization to retain executive search firm for recruitment of the position of Fire Chief.

    Recommendation - Authorize staff to retain a qualified executive search firm for the purpose of recruiting for the position of Fire Chief.

  7. Farmer's Market financial evaluation.

    Recommendation - Receive and file.

CALL ITEMS FROM CONSENT AGENDA
 
F. NEW BUSINESS
None.

G. REPORTS - CITY MANAGER
12. 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
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., February 20, 2001 under "Closed Session" (if needed).

REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION (if required)

ADJOURNMENT

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