CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
SPECIAL MEETING - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2008
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
THE STARTING TIMES LISTED FOR EACH
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EFFECTIVE MEETING. IF YOU WISH TO ASSURE YOURSELF OF HEARING A
PARTICULAR DISCUSSION, PLEASE ATTEND THE ENTIRE MEETING.
CLOSED SESSION – 7:00 P.M.
The City Council will convene and
adjourn into closed session to confer with legal counsel regarding the
One matter of Anticipated Litigation,
pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9b(3)(C), a point has been
reached where, in the opinion of the City Council/Agency on the advice
of its legal counsel, based on the below-described existing facts and
circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against
the City Council/Agency: Receipt of written communication from the
American Civil Liberties Union directed to the City of Calabasas
threatening litigation dated July 14, 2008.
Real property negotiations, pursuant to
Government Code Section 54956.8.
Agency Negotiator: Anthony Coroalles.
Negotiating parties: Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and CalTrans.
Instruction: Discussion regarding the City of Calabasas contributing
towards the purchase of four small parcels for a park with an urban
runoff demonstration site.
Identity of property: Director’s Deed Nos. DD48060-01-01,
DD48067-01-01, DD48068-01-01 and DD1505-02-01, located at the 101
Freeway and Valley Circle Interchange.
Pending litigation, pursuant to
Government Code Section 54946.9(a): Calabasas Ridge HOA v. Gordon, LC
079145; Cooper v. Calabasas Park Estates Owners Association, BC
323695; and Order No. 01-182 as amended by Order No. R4-2006-0074 and
Order No. R4-2007-0042, NPDES Permit No. CAS004001, WDID 4B19019001
issued by the Regional Board to the City of Calabasas.
OPENING MATTERS - 7:30 P.M.
Call to Order/Roll Call of
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda
ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:35
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC
COMMENT – 7:45 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 7:50 P.M.
1. Approval of the minutes for the June
18, 2008 City Council meeting.
Item 1 -
2. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1142,
approving the transfer of unclaimed check funds from their respective
funds to the General Fund.
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2008-1142
Attachment B - Unclaimed Checks Listing
Attachment C - City of Calabasas Unclaimed Check Policy
3. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1143,
approving a salary adjustment for the position of Community
Item 3 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2008-1143
4. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1144,
approving an amended conflict of interest code for certain City
departments, commissions, and boards pursuant to the Political Reform
Act of 1974.
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2008-1144
Attachment B - Redlined Version of Resolution No. 2008-1144
PUBLIC HEARING – 8:00 P.M.
5. Adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1139,
approving the issuance of the California Statewide Communities
Development Authority Revenue Bonds (Viewpoint School), Series 2008 in
an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $20,000,000 for the
purpose of financing the acquisition, design, approval, construction,
installation and development of certain educational facilities,
furnishings and equipment, and certain other matters relating thereto.
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2008-1139
Attachment B - Request from Viewpoint School to the City of Calabasas
and Viewpoint's Application to CSCDA
6. Presentation of the Fiscal Year 2008
– 2010 Budget; adoption of Resolution No. 2008-1140, approving the
Operating and Capital Improvement Budget for July 1, 2008 through June
30, 2010, providing for the appropriations and expenditures for all
sums set forth in said budget; and adoption of Resolution No.
2008-1141, establishing the appropriations limit for fiscal year
Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2008-1140
Attachment B - Resolution No. 2008-1141
Attachment C - Detailed Budget Report
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 8:30 P.M.
7. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2008-251, regulating mobile car wash businesses.
Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2008-251
8. Adoption of an amended resolution
establishing criteria for community services grants.
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment A - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of
Calabasas, California, Approving a Policy for Contributing to the
Funding of Community Service Organizations and Rescinding Resolution
Nos. 2005-985 and 2008-1127
Attachment B - Resolution No. 2005-985
Attachment C - July 14, 2008 Letter from Peter Eliasberg of the
Southern California Chapter of the ACLU
Attachment D - July 18, 2008 Letter to Mr. Eliasberg
Attachment E - July 23, 2008 Letter from Mr. Eliasberg
Attachment F - August 6, 2008 Letter from Mr. Eliasberg
CITY COUNCIL BREAK – 9:15 P.M.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:30 P.M.
9. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2008-243, amending Chapter 2.04 of the Calabasas Municipal Code
regarding City Council meeting dates and location.
9 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2008-243
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 9:40 P.M.
10. Check Register for the period of
June 12, 2008, 2008 to July 31, 2008.
10 - Check Register
TASK FORCE REPORTS – 9:45 P.M.
CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 9:50 P.M.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 9:55 P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN – 10:00 P.M.
The City Council will adjourn in memory
of Stuart Sobol and Ben Kendall.
A copy of the City Council agenda packet
is available for review at City Hall and the Calabasas Library.
Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Council
after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public
inspection in the City Clerk’s Office, 100 Civic Center Way,
Calabasas, CA 91302, during normal business hours. Such documents are
also available on the City of Calabasas website at
www.cityofcalabasas.com subject to the City staff’s ability to post
the documents before the meeting.
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