CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
SPECIAL MEETING - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2008
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
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OPENING MATTERS - 7:30 P.M.
Call to Order/Roll Call of
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda
ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:35
Introduction of new principals in
schools in Calabasas and the new headmaster of the New Village
Presentation of Commendation to
Fire Station No. 125 for their exceptional work during the
recent Calabasas fire.
Presentation of historic volumes
by City Historian, Susan Shear.
COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC COMMENT – 7:50 P.M.
– 7:55 P.M.
1. Approval of the
minutes for the August 27, 2008 City Council meeting.
Item 1 - Minutes
2. Adoption of
Ordinance No. 2008-253, amending the Development Code to prohibit
the issuance of a building permit for a property where there is an
existing violation of the Development Code.
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance 2008-253
Attachment B - Notice of Exemption
to approve a professional services agreement with Rehab Financial
Corporation to perform professional Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) housing rehabilitation escrow administrative services.
Item 3 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Professional Services Agreement
4. Adoption of
Resolution No. 2008-1146, establishing the position of City Clerk
and approving a salary range; and adoption of Resolution No.
2008-1147, appointing a City Clerk
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2008-1146
Attachment B - Resolution No. 2008-1147
to accept the notice of completion for the Calabasas Civic Center
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Notice of Completion - Bernards
to approve the recordation of the final map for tract 66338 for
condominums purposes located at 26705 Malibu Hills Road and
recommend City Council to approve the subdivision maintenance
Item 6 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - Tract Map 66338
Exhibit B - Subdivision Agreement for Completion of Public
Improvements for Tract Map 66338
to Award a Construction Contract for the Lilac Trail Storm Drain
Improvements, Project Specification No. 08-09-01 to Camarillo
Engineering in the Amount of $152,667.50.
Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Bid Results
HEARING – 8:00 P.M.
to adopt Resolution No. 2008-1149, certifying the adequacy of an
Environmental Impact Report and approving a General Plan Amendment
to change the land use designation from Business-Professional Office
(B-PO) to Mixed Use (MU), a development agreement for the purchase
of four (4) off-site market rate residential units to be sold to
qualifying very-low income residents, a Vesting Tentative Tract Map
(No. 66208) for the subdivision of residential condominium units, an
oak tree permit for the removal of four (4) Coast Live Oak Trees and
the encroachment into the protected zone of twenty eight (28) Coast
Live Oak Trees, a development plan for an increase in the allowed
floor area ratio from 0.2 to 0.7447; and the introduction of and
recommendation to waive further reading of Ordinance No. 2008-255,
approving a zone change from Commercial Office (CO) to Commercial
Mixed Use (CMU) to accommodate the development of a 174,413
square-foot, 44.3-foot tall mixed use project, which consists of 79
residential condominium units and 13,135 square feet of
retail/restaurant uses, located at 23500 Park Sorrento.
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Draft City Council Resolution No. 2008-1149
Attachment B - Draft Ordinance 2008-255
Attachment C - Planning Commission Resolution No. 08-432
Attachment D - Draft Planning Commission Minutes of August 14,
Attachment E - Planning Commission Agenda Report for August 14,
PC Exhibit A - See above
City Council Agenda Attachment C
PC Exhibit B - Site Plans
and Elevations are available for viewing by contacting
Planning Dept. staff
during normal business hours at (818) 224-1600
PC Exhibit C - Color and Materials Exhibit
PC Exhibit D - Photographs of Site and Surrounding Area
PC Exhibit E - Traffic and Transportation Commission Minutes of
PC Exhibit F - Oak Tree Impact Report
PC Exhibit G - Oak Tree Review Letters
PC Exhibit H - Floor Area Ratio Comparison Table
PC Exhibit I - Height Comparison Table
PC Exhibit J - Non-CEQA Public Correspondence
PC Exhibit K - LEED Checklist and Narrative
PC Exhibit L - See below
City Council Agenda Attachment H
Attachment F - Planning Commission Agenda Report Addendum for
August 14, 2008
Attachment G - Site Plans, Renderings, and Color/Materials Board
for this project are available for viewing by contacting
Planning Dept. staff during normal business hours at (818)
Attachment H - Final Environmental Impact Report for this
project is available for viewing by contacting Planning Dept.
staff during normal office hours at (818) 224-1600.
Additionally, the Final EIR may be viewed in the City Clerk’s
Office or online
Correspondence Received Regarding Item No. 8
BREAK – 9:00 P.M.
– 9:15 P.M.
to adopt Resolution No. 2008-1150, approving and accepting the
completed 2008 city-wide speed survey and authorizing the update and
enforcement of the proposed posted speed changes, accordingly.
Item 9 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Executive Summary
Attachment B - Applicable California Vehicle Code Sections, 2008
Attachment C - Citywide Street Survey:
Part 1 of 3
Part 2 of 3
Part 3 of 3
Attachment D - List of Residential Streets
Attachment E - Color-Keyed Map of Speed Limits
Attachment F - List of Speed Limit Increases/Decreases
Attachment G - Resolution No. 2008-1150
10. Request from
Mayor Maurer to direct the Environmental Commission to study recent
plastic bag bans by municipalities and report back to Council with
their findings and recommendations.
Item 10 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - A Synopsis of Actions Taken by Municipalities to
Ban Plastic Grocery Bags
Attachment 2 - An Overview of Carryout Bags in Los Angeles
REPORTS – 10:00 P.M.
11. Check Register
for the period of August 18, 2008 to August 28, 2008.
Item 11 - Check Register Report
REPORTS – 10:05 P.M.
CALABASAS EDUCATION FUND BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Education Fund Agenda
Minutes - November 28, 2007
Staff Report - Support for Title I Students and Grant Awards to
Parent Faculty Clubs for Schools in Calabasas
MANAGER’S REPORT – 10:20 P.M.
ITEMS – 10:25 P.M.
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