Meeting

This meeting will be held via teleconference only in order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 and pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-08-21 and the County of Los Angeles Public Health Officer’s Order (revised July 16, 2021). All votes taken during this teleconference meeting will be by roll call vote, and the vote will be publicly reported.

HOW TO VIEW THE MEETING: No physical location from which members of the public may observe the meeting and offer public comment will be provided. Please view the meeting, which will be live-streamed at https://malibucity.org/video and https://malibucity.org/VirtualMeeting.  

HOW TO PARTICIPATE BEFORE THE MEETING: Members of the public are encouraged to submit email correspondence to citycouncil@malibucity.org before the meeting begins. 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE DURING THE MEETING: Members of the public may also speak during the meeting through the Zoom application. You must first sign up to speak before the item you would like to speak on has been called by the Mayor and then you must be present in the Zoom conference to be recognized. 

Please visit https://malibucity.org/VirtualMeeting and follow the directions for signing up to speak and downloading the Zoom application.

Amended Malibu City Council
Special Meeting Agenda
(to be held during COVID-19 emergency)
Wednesday, July 21, 2021


4:15 P.M. - CLOSED SESSION
Various Teleconference Locations

5:00 PM – SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Various Teleconference Locations
YOU MAY VIEW THIS MEETING LIVE OVER THE INTERNET AT
MALIBUCITY.ORG/VIDEO
Four-Fifteen p.m. Convene for Purpose of Closed Session
 
Call to Order - Mayor
 
Public Comment on Closed Session Items
 
Recess to Closed Session
This time has been set aside for the City Council to meet in a closed session to discuss matters pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d). Based on the advice of the City Attorney, discussion in open session concerning these matters would prejudice the position of the City in this litigation. The City Attorney will give an additional oral report regarding the Closed Session at the beginning of the regular session of Special meeting. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the Council may continue any item listed on the Closed Session agenda to the Open Session agenda for discussion or to take formal action as it may deem appropriate.

 
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1):
 
1. Los Angeles SMSA Limited Partnership, dba Verizon Wireless v. City of Malibu
    United States District Court Case No. 2:21-cv-01827

 
2.  Malibu Township Council, Inc. v.  City Council of the City of Malibu, et al.
     Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BS142420
 
Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated litigation
 
1. Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9
    Number of potential cases: 1

 
Five p.m. Regular Session
 
Call to Order - Mayor
 
Roll Call - Recording Secretary
 
Pledge of Allegiance
 
Closed Session Report
 
Approval of Agenda
 
Report on Posting of Agenda
 
1.
Ordinances and Public Hearings
A.
Nuisance Abatement

Recommended Action: 1) After the City Attorney reads the title, introduce on first reading Ordinance No. 490 amending Chapter 8.28 (Nuisance Abatement) of Title 8 of the Malibu Municipal Code and finding the same exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act; and 2) Direct staff to schedule second reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 490 for the August 9, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting.

Staff Contact: Public Safety Manager Dueñas, 456-2489, ext. 313

 
2.
New Business
A.
Establishing a Homelessness Task Force

Recommended Action: 1) Adopt Resolution No. 21-43 establishing a Homelessness Task Force to address issues related to homelessness; 2) Consider waiving City Council Policy 48 that limits individuals to serving on one commission, committee, or board; 3) Each Councilmember to appoint two members to the Homelessness Task Force; and 4) Provide direction to staff.

Staff Contact: Public Safety Manager Dueñas, 456-2489, ext. 313

 
Adjournment
 
Future Meetings
Monday, July 26, 2021                CANCELLED
Monday, August 9, 2021             6:30 p.m.  Regular City Council Meeting                                 Location TBD
Monday, August 23, 2021           6:30 p.m.  Regular City Council Meeting                                 Location TBD
     
       

Guide to the City Council Proceedings
As a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the City is under a state of local emergency, as well as states of emergency that have been declared in the County of Los Angeles, state of California, and a federal emergency declared by the President of the United States.  In order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, consistent with these emergency measures, the City Council meeting will be open and public but conducted via teleconference only. This way the public, the staff, and the Council will not be physically in the same place.

For Public Hearings each speaker is limited to three (3) minutes. Members of the public wishing to speak during the meeting must participate through the Zoom application. You must first sign up to speak before the item you would like to speak on has been called by the Mayor and then you must be present in the Zoom conference to be recognized. Please visit https://malibucity.org/VirtualMeeting and follow the directions for signing up to speak and downloading the Zoom application.

Item in New Business is appearing for the first time for formal action.  Each speaker is limited to three (3) minutes. Members of the public wishing to speak during the meeting must participate through the Zoom application. You must first sign up to speak before the item you would like to speak on has been called by the Mayor and then you must be present in the Zoom conference to be recognized. Please visit https://malibucity.org/VirtualMeeting and follow the directions for signing up to speak and downloading the Zoom application.

City Council meetings are aired live and replayed on City of Malibu Government Access Channel 3 and are available on demand on the City’s website at www.malibucity.org/video. Copies of the staff reports or other written documentation relating to each item of business described above are on file in the office of the City Clerk, and available upon request by emailing cityclerk@malibucity.org.

The City Hall phone number is (310) 456-2489. To contact City Hall using a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD), please call (800) 735-2929 and a California Relay Service operator will assist you. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Environmental Sustainability Director Yolanda Bundy, (310) 456-2489, ext. 229. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. [28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADD Title II].

Requests to show an audio or video presentation during a Council meeting should be directed to Alex Montano at (310) 456-2489, ext. 227 or amontano@malibucity.org. Material must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. on the meeting day.