CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 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.
CLOSED SESSION – 7:00 P.M.
The City Council will convene and
adjourn into closed session to confer with legal counsel regarding
1. Pending litigation, pursuant to
Government Code Section 54946.9(a): Claim of Los Angeles County with
respect to NRDC / Baykeeper v. LA County, United States District
Court, Central District of California, Civic Case No. 08-1467-AHM (PLA);
OPENING MATTERS - 7:30 P.M.
Call to Order/Roll Call of
Pledge of Allegiance
Approval of Agenda
Report from the Conejo/Las
Virgenes Future Foundation on the Annual Youth Congress.
Annual report from Dr. Donald
Zimring, Superintendent, Las Virgenes Unified School District on
their Technology Program.
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC
COMMENT – 7:40 P.M.
CONSENT ITEMS – 7:50 P.M.
1. Approval of meeting minutes from
April 22, 2009.
Item 1 - Minutes
2. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2009-256, repealing Chapter 12.04 and adding Chapter 8.34 relating
to graffiti abatement.
Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Revised Ordinance No. 2009-256
3. Recommendation to renew the
supplemental Durham Summer Transportation Contract and authorize the
City Manager to execute the contract.
Item 3 - Staff Report
Exhibit 1 - 2009 Durham Contract
4. Approval of appointment by
Councilmember Washburn to the Environmental Commission.
Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Requests for Reappointment & Applications
PUBLIC HEARING – 7:55 P.M.
5. Review and discussion regarding the
City’s Annual Housing Element Progress Report.
Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment A - 2008 Annual Housing Element Progress Report
6. Recommendation from the Historic
Preservation Commission to approve file No. 090005805 and adopt
Resolution No. 2009-1185 designating the Benson House, located at
23685 Clover Trail, as a Local Historic Landmark.
Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Reso. No. 2009-1185
Attachment B - Historic Preservation Commission Reso. No.
Attachment C - Survey Forms
Attachment D - Article from Frank O. Gehry The Complete Works
Attachment E - Photographs of Site and Surrounding Area
7. Public Meeting regarding Landscape
District No. 22 and Landscape Light Act Districts Nos. 22, 24, 27 &
32 Assessment Proceedings.
Item 7 - Staff Report
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 8:40 P.M.
8. Consideration of Letter of Support
for Senate Bill 696, (Wright) – SCAQMD Emission Reduction Credits.
Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Press Release Issued by the NRDC
Attachment 2 - County of Los Angeles Superior Court Decision
dated July 29, 2008
Attachment 3 - Text of SB 696 and its Complete History
NEW BUSINESS – 9:00 P.M.
9. Introduction of Ordinance No.
2009-259, requiring registration of Tobacco retailers and amending
the Calabasas Municipal Code to add a new Chapter 5.18.
Item 9 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2009-259
Attachment B - Letter from Satpal Mac
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 9:15
10. Check Register for the period of
April 29, 2009 to May 6, 2009.
Item 10 - Check Register Report
TASK FORCE REPORTS – 9:20 P.M.
CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 9:25
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 9:30 P.M.
Future Agenda Items
ADJOURN – 9:35 P.M.
The City Council will adjourn in
memory of Robert Goldsmith to their next regular meeting, which will
be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 7:30 P.M.
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
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with Disabilities Act (ADA), request individuals who require special
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meeting due to disability, to please contact the City Clerk’s
Office, (818) 224-1600, at least one business day prior to the
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