CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
SPECIAL MEETING – WORKSHOP
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2016
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
THE STARTING TIMES
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PRIOR TO THE MEETING.
OPENING MATTERS – 6:00 P.M.
ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 6:15 P.M.
COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC COMMENT – 6:30 P.M.
SPECIAL ITEMS – 6:35 P.M.
1. Council liaisons and external committee
Item 1 - Report
2. Proposed activities to commemorate Calabasas’
25th anniversary. Recommendation from the Art in Public Places
Advisory Committee to approve an agreement with Dream Big Sculptures
in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for the design, fabrication, and
installation of a 25 year anniversary public art piece
Item 2 - Staff Report
Exhibit A - RFQ
Exhibit B - Artist Profile, Previous Work and References
Exhibit C - Professional Services Agreement
3. Evaluation of the present procedures for
making Commission appointments
4. Discussion regarding
City-sponsored/affiliated committees not falling under the direct
jurisdiction of the City Council
4 - Report
5. Safety issues at public facilities
6. Discussion regarding the present structure of
City Council meetings
7. Communications issues with
other public agencies
8. Communications issues with outside
organizations and private enterprises which conduct business in the
9. Communications issues between the City and
its residents regarding items of significant public interest
10. Exploring the concept of initiating periodic
town hall-style meetings.
ADJOURN - 10:00 P.M.
The City Council will adjourn to their next regular meeting
scheduled on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 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