CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
SPECIAL MEETING - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
26135 MUREAU ROAD, CALABASAS
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CLOSED SESSION - 7:00 P.M.
The City Council will convene and
adjourn into closed session to confer with legal counsel regarding the
1. Pending litigation, pursuant to
Government Code Section 54946.9(a), Cooper vs. Calabasas Park Estates
Owners Association, BC 323695.
2. One matter of Initiation of
Litigation, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c).
OPENING MATTERS - 7:30 P.M.
Call to Order/Roll Call of
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC
COMMENT 7:45 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS 7:50 P.M.
1. Approval of the minutes for the
August 1, 2007 City Council meeting.
Item 1 -
Minutes for the August 1, 2007 City Council Meeting
2. Recommendation to award a contract to
Taylor Tennis Courts, Inc. in the amount of $33,887 for tennis court
resurfacing, Specification No. 07-08-02, at the Calabasas Tennis &
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Taylor Tennis Courts, Inc. Contract
3. Professional services agreement
between the City of Calabasas and the Method Fest for the production
of the 2008 Method Fest Independent Film Festival.
Item 3 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Professional Services Agreement by and between the City
of Calabasas and Method Fest for the Production of the 2008 Method
Fest Independent Film Festival
Attachment 2 - The Method Fest 2008 Timeline
Attachment 3 - The Method Fest 2008 Schedule of Activities
Attachment 4 - The 2008 Method Fest Film Festival Projected Budget
Attachment 5 - The 2008-2009 Sponsorship Agreement
4. Recommendation from the Parks,
Recreation and Education Commission to award Community Service Grants
for the first funding cycle of FY 07/08 as identified in the staff
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Finance Department Review of Applications
Attachment B - Community Service Grant Award Recommendations
Attachment C - FY 07/08 Cycle 1 Grant Applications
5. Approval of a contract with Justins
Jetting Inc. for regular maintenance of City-owned Continuous
Deflector Separation (CDS) Units.
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Professional Services Agreement between the City of
Calabasas and Justin Jetting, Inc. for Maintenance of CSD Units
6. Adoption of Resolution No. 2007-1102,
approving the acquisition of one Los Angeles County tax-default
property in Old Topanga in the amount of $9,695 plus administration
costs (Assessor Parcel Number 2072-030-016).
Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2007-1102
Attachment B - Site Exhibits and Photographs
7. Adoption of Resolution No. 2007-1103,
establishing employee flex credit amounts for 2008 benefits and
rescinding Resolution No. 2007-1044.
Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2007-1103
8. Authorization to execute two amended
professional services agreements with Jonathan Kramer for specialty
telecommunications consulting services in the total amount of
$50,000.00 for two years.
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Professional Service Agreement, Kramer Firm, Inc.
Attachment B - Professional Service Agreement, Kramer Telecom Law
9. Recommendation to approve an
amendment in the amount of $150,000 to the professional services
agreement with Geo-dynamics for geotechnical services.
Item 9 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Amendment #2
.Recommendation to approve the amended
Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Calabasas, the Las
Virgenes Unified School District and The Oaks Homeowners Association
for school transportation service.
Item 10 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Transportation Agreement between City of Calabasas, Las
Virgenes Unified School District and the Oaks Homeowners Association
PUBLIC HEARING 8:00 P.M.
11. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2007-238, amending the Municipal Code, Title 5 Business Licenses and
Regulations, Chapter 5.04 Motion Picture and Television Filming
Permits; and adoption of Resolution No. 2007-1101, establishing film
permit fees, adopting a schedule of fees and rescinding Resolution No.
Item 11 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Ordinance No. 2004-187 - Rules and Procedures for the
Issuance of Motion Picture and Television Filming Permits (with
Attachment 2 - Resolution No. 2003-825 - Establishing Film Permit Fees
(with redline changes)
Attachment 3 - The City of Calabasas Administrative Procedures for the
Issuance of Filming Permits (with redline changes)
Attachment 4 - Fee Survey of Cities with Restrictions on Production
Days at a Single Location
12. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2007-237, an amendment to Chapter 17.12 regarding limits of site
coverage in the RS (Residential Single-family) Zoning District.
Item 12 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2007-237
Attachment B - Notice of Exemption
CITY COUNCIL BREAK 8:45 P.M.
NEW BUSINESS 9:00 P.M.
13. Discussion regarding regulating
Item 13 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City of Los Angeles: Business Tax Rate Table; Mobile
Attachment B - Los Angeles County: List of Business Activities Which
Require a Business License; Business License Fee Schedule
Attachment C - County of Ventura: Business Tax Bureau Rate Sheet;
Regulatory License Application
Attachment D - City of Agoura: Business Registration Program
Information Sheet; Business Registration Regulation
Attachment E - City of Thousand Oaks: Special Category Business Fees;
Door-to-Door Solicitors Instruction Sheet; Street Vendor Instructions
14. Preliminary discussion on the
formation of a benefit assessment district for open space.
Item 14 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Background Information on the City of Santa Clarita
City Council's Consideration of a Proposed Formation of an Open Space
Preservation District in the City of Santa Clarita
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS 10:00 P.M.
15. Check Register for the period of
July 26, 2007 to August 24, 2007.
Item 15 - Check Register Report
TASK FORCE REPORTS 10:05 P.M.
CITY MANAGERS REPORT 10:10 P.M.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 10:15 P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN 10:20 P.M.
The City Council will adjourn in memory
of Ronnie Hirsch and Alfred Edward Lysik, father of Gary Lysik.