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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
UPDATED
REGULAR MEETING - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 09, 2013
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
www.cityofcalabasas.com

COUNCILMEMBER MARTIN WILL PARTICIPATE VIA AUDIO TELECONFERENCE FROM:
723 Providence Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15239

THE STARTING TIMES LISTED FOR EACH AGENDA ITEM SHOULD BE CONSIDERED A GUIDELINE ONLY. THE CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER THE ORDER OF DISCUSSION IN ORDER TO RUN AN EFFECTIVE MEETING. IF YOU WISH TO ASSURE YOURSELF OF HEARING A PARTICULAR DISCUSSION, PLEASE ATTEND THE ENTIRE MEETING. YOU MAY SPEAK ON A CLOSED SESSION ITEM PRIOR TO COUNCIL’S DISCUSSION. TO DO SO, PLEASE SUBMIT A SPEAKER CARD TO THE CITY CLERK AT LEAST 5 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF CLOSED SESSION. THE CITY VALUES AND INVITES WRITTEN COMMENTS FROM RESIDENTS ON MATTERS SET FOR COUNCIL CONSIDERATION. IN ORDER TO PROVIDE COUNCILMEMBERS AMPLE TIME TO REVIEW ALL CORRESPONDENCE, PLEASE SUBMIT ANY LETTERS OR EMAILS TO THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE BEFORE 5:00 P.M. ON THE MONDAY PRIOR TO THE MEETING.

CLOSED SESSION – 6:30 P.M. - CONFERENCE ROOM

1. Conference with legal counsel – pending litigation, pursuant to Government Code, Section 54956.9(a):
Crown Castle USA v City of Calabasas et al
Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number: Case No. BS 140933

2. Personnel Matter, pursuant to Government Code, Section 54957:
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, Title:
City Manager

OPENING MATTERS – 7:00 P.M.

  • Call to Order/Roll Call of Councilmembers

  • Pledge of Allegiance

  • Approval of Agenda

ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:05 P.M.

  • JAM School Program presentation.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC COMMENT – 7:15 P.M.

CONSENT ITEMS – 7:20 P.M.

1. Approval of meeting minutes from December 12, 2012.

Minutes of December 12, 2012

NEW BUSINESS – 7:25 P.M.

2. Update of the City’s Rental Registration Program

Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment - Page 23 of the USC Casden Forecast 2012 Multifamily Report.

3. Discussion to restrict and/or ban leaf blowers.

Item 3 - Staff Report

4. Recommendation from the Communications and Technology Commission regarding audio visual presentations by the public at City meetings.

Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 – Grid of policies from other cities
Attachment 2 – A Guide to the City Council Meeting Process 2011

5. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calabasas, California in support of the Fix Gun Checks Act and calling on the federal government to reduce gun violence in America and help prevent future mass shootings through passage of: the Fix Gun Checks Act, which would require a background check for every gun sale and ensure that all criminals and other dangerous people who are prohibited from buying a gun are listed in the national instant criminal background check system; as well as legislation that would keep military-style weapons and high-capacity magazines off our streets and out of our schools.

Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment - Resolution No. 2013-1359.

6. Resolution of the City Council of the City Calabasas, California supporting the reinstatement of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban; and calling on the California Congressional Delegation to support legislation proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein.

Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Resolution No. 2013-1360.
Attachment B - Comparison of California and Federal Gun Laws

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 8:40 P.M.

7. Check Register for the period of December 3-19, 2012.

Item 7 - Check Register Report

TASK FORCE REPORTS – 8:45 P.M.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 8:50 P.M.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 8:55 P.M.

Future Agenda Items

ADJOURN – 9:00 P.M.

The City Council will adjourn in memory of Louise Linegar, long-time CERP member; Alex Soteras, long-time resident; and J. Grant Gerson, Calamigos Ranch founder to their next regular meeting scheduled on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

A copy of the City Council agenda packet is available for review at City Hall and the Calabasas Library. Materials related to items 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. The City of Calabasas, in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), requests individuals who require special accommodations to access, attend and/or participate in the City meeting due to disability, to please contact the City Clerk’s Office, (818) 224-1600, at least one business day prior to the scheduled meeting to ensure assistance is provided.

 

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