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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING – WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS

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OPENING MATTERS – 7:00 P.M.

  • Call to Order/Roll Call of Councilmembers

  • Pledge of Allegiance by Boy Scout Pack 333 – Webelos 1

  • Approval of Agenda

PRESENTATIONS – 7:15 P.M.

  • Recognition of Jacob Turobiner for his Aid for Hope project

  • LVMWD annual library book donation and briefing to the Council on the proposed Pure Water Project

ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:45 P.M.

  • Adjourn in memory

ORAL COMMUNICATION – PUBLIC COMMENT – 7:55 P.M.

CONSENT ITEMS – 8:00 P.M.

1. Approval of meeting minutes from April 26, 2017

Minutes from April 26, 2017

2. Sheriff's crime report – April 2017

Presentation

3. Approval of exception to the hiring freeze to hire an Executive Assistant to fill a vacant position in the City Clerk’s Division; and recommendation to approve an increase in salary for the City Clerk position; and adoption of Resolution No. 2017-1554, approving the reclassification of an Executive Assistant III to an Executive Assistant I; and approving the salary range adjustment for the City Clerk position

Item 3 - Staff Report
Attachment - Resolution No. 2017-1554

4. Recommendation to approve a professional services agreement with Burns Pacific Construction, Inc. in the amount of $300,000 on an as-needed basis for debris removal, emergency response and other related services

Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Professional Services Agreement with Burns Pacific Construction Inc.

5. Recommendation to approve a professional services agreement with John Kular Consulting in an amount not to exceed $220,000 (Two Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars) for engineering services for the Rondell Street Park and Ride Project

Item 5 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Professional Services Agreement
Attachment B – Legal Description

PUBLIC HEARING – 8:15 P.M

6. Introduction of Ordinance No. 2017-356 approving a Development Agreement No. 2017-01 and associated Dedication Agreement between the City of Calabasas and Rondell Oasis, LLC providing for the acquisition of vacant land and construction of a public parking lot and approving substitute use of that parking lot for required off-street parking and concentration of related development rights for an approved hotel. The subject site is located at 26300 Rondell Street (APN 2069-031-014 and 2069-031-015), within the Commercial Retail zoning district and Scenic Corridor overlay zone. The Planning Commission recommended adoption of the Ordinance approving the Development Agreement and associated Dedication Agreement, at a public hearing held on April 27, 2017. This project is in substantial conformance with the adopted Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for the hotel; therefore, no additional environmental review is necessary

Item 6 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Ordinance No. 2017-356
Attachment B - Development Agreement 2017-01
Attachment C - Dedication Agreement
Attachment D - Survey/Legal Description of Land to be Acquired
Attachment E - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2017-646
Attachment F - April 27, 2017 Planning Commission Staff Report

7. Introduction of Ordinance No. 2017-355, amending Chapter 8.13 and section 17.12.125 of the Calabasas Municipal Code by: 1) expanding the prohibition of marijuana dispensaries to also prohibit any form of marijuana commerce, trade, or industry, including but not limited to: commercial cultivation, production, processing, packaging, warehousing, wholesale distribution, shipping or delivery services, clinical testing, and any other business related to marijuana or any marijuana derivative, whether recreational or medical; 2) establishing an exception to the prohibitions therein to allow inside a fully enclosed and secured private residence or accessory structure, the private non-commercial cultivation of not greater than six marijuana plants, and the associated non-commercial processing and use of marijuana and marijuana products as specified in the State Law, and updating personal use cultivation standards accordingly; 3) revising the marijuana delivery or transport prohibition by creating an exception for the lawful delivery or transport of marijuana and/or marijuana products to persons or entities within the City via public roads by persons or firms licensed to do so under State Law; and, 4) updating definitions of terms to align with the definitions provided within the State Law. In accordance with Section 21065 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Section 15378 of the CEQA Guidelines the proposal is not a project subject to environmental review because it does not involve a commitment to any specific project which may result in a direct or indirect physical changes to the environment, and because it implements state legislation enacted via a state-wide voter initiative. The Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on this item on April 27, 2017 and recommends approval

Item 7 - Staff Report
Attachment A - Ordinance No. 2017-355
Attachment B - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2017-647
Attachment C - Full Text of Proposition 64
Attachment D - Notice of Preparation for a Program EIR by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, received by the Calabasas Community Development Department on May 11, 2017
Attachment E - Correspondence received.

NEW BUSINESS – 9:15 P.M.

8. Discussion and presentation regarding the Community Choice Energy Program and consideration of introduction of Ordinance No. 2017-350, approving the Joint Powers Agreement with the County of Los Angeles establishing the Los Angeles Community Choice Aggregation Energy Authority and authorizing the implementation of the Community Choice Aggregation Program

Item 8 - Staff Report
Attachment 1 - Proposed Ordinance No. 2017-350
Attachment 2 - Joint Powers Agreement
Attachment 3 - Presentation Power Point documents by Gary Gero
Attachment 4 - Feasibility Study

9. Updates on City’s Environmental Programs, Ordinances and Plans

Item 9 - Presentation

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 10:10 P.M.

10. Check Register for the period of April 19-May 10, 2017

Item 10 - Check Register Report

TASK FORCE REPORTS – 10:15 P.M.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 10:20 P.M.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 10:25 P.M.

Future Agenda Items

ADJOURN – 10:30 P.M.

The City Council will adjourn in memory of Dr. Michel Jacoby and La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember, David A. Spence to a special meeting/budget workshop scheduled on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 9:00 a.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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