CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2009
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
THE STARTING TIMES LISTED FOR EACH
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PARTICULAR DISCUSSION, PLEASE ATTEND THE ENTIRE MEETING.
OPENING MATTERS - 7:30 P.M.
Call to Order/Roll Call of
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda
Presentation of Proclamation for
Historic Preservation Month.
Presentation by Debbie Bruschaber,
Mountains Restoration Trust, regarding "A Bridge Across Time,
Connecting People with Wildlands," Headwaters Corner at
Calabasas Master Plan, 2008.
Presentation by Las Virgenes
Unified School District and students on an anti-apathy program
for teens based on the book “7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens”
by Steven Covey.
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC
COMMENT – 8:00 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 8:05 P.M.
1. Approval of Professional Services
Agreement with James Dean for Landscape Architecture and City
Arborist Services in the amount of $50,000.00.
Item 1 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 -
Professional Services Agreement
2. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2009-258,
approving the pre-zoning of the Mont Calabasas Annexation Area
(Permit No. PL08000613) in conformance with the land-use policies of
the Calabasas General 2030 General Plan and in preparation for
submission of an application to the Los Angeles County Local Area
Formation Commission seeking annexation of the Mont Calabasas area
to the City of Calabasas.
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2009-258
3. Approval of the extension of the
Venco Western, Inc. contract completion date for one year from May
3, 2009 to May 3, 2010 for Specification No. 05-0602 Landscape
Maintenance of the common areas within individual Homeowner
Associations and common benefit areas within Landscape Maintenance
District No. 22 and Landscape Lighting Act District No. 22.
Item 3 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Extension Letter
4. Recommendation to award a
construction contract for Project Specification No. 08-09-04 to
Silvia Construction Inc., and award $135,000 to Pavement Engineers,
Inc. for Consulting Services.
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Bid Results
Attachment B - Map of Proposed Street Overlay
SPECIAL ITEM – 8:20 P. M.
5. Consideration of Letter of Support
for Senate Bill 696, (Wright) – AQMD Emission Reduction Credits.
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Letter of Support for SB 696 (Wright)
Attachment 2 - SB 696 Fact Sheets
Attachment 3 - Legislation Providing CEQA Exemption for Adoption
and Implementation of South Coast District Rules Providing
Credits from the District's Internal Bank
PUBLIC HEARING – 8:30 P.M.
6. Recommendation from the Historic
Preservation Commission to approve file No. 090000071 and adopt
Resolution No. 2009-1184 designating the William C. Masson House,
located at 23075 Mulholland Highway, as a Local Historic Landmark.
Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Resolution No. 2009-1184
Attachment B - Historic Preservation Commission Resolution No.
Attachment C - Survey Form
Attachment D - Photographs of Site and Surrounding Area
Attachment E - USGS Map from 1903 Outlining the 160 Acre
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 8:40 P.M.
7. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2009-256, repealing Chapter 12.04 and adding Chapter 8.34 relating
to graffiti abatement.
Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Revised Ordinance No. 2009-256
Attachment B - Ordinance No. 2009-256
8. Approval of appointments by Mayor
pro Tem Groveman to the Communications and Technology Commission,
Environmental Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Library
Commission, Park, Recreation and Education Commission, Planning
Commission, Public Safety Commission, and Traffic and Transportation
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Requests for Reappointment & Applications
NEW BUSINESS – 9:00 P.M.
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 9:05
9. Check Register for the period of
April 15, 2009 to April 23, 2009.
Item 9 - Check Register Report
TASK FORCE REPORTS – 9:10 P.M.
CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 9:15
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 9:20 P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN – 9:20 P.M.
The City Council will adjourn to their
next regular meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2009
at 7:30 P.M.
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Calabasas Library. Materials related to an item on this agenda
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Civic Center Way, Calabasas, CA 91302, during normal business
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