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                                                 AGENDA
         CITY COUNCIL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
                                              May 20, 2002

                                     Closed Session 5:30 P.M.
                                      Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.
                               Public Hearings begin at 8:00 P.M.
                            Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall
                              100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room 247

5:30 P.M.  CLOSED SESSION

A. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL REGARDING
    PENDING LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
    Name of Case:   Matilda Mitchell, Antonio Becerra v. City of Pasadena, et al.,
    Case No. BC 272877

B. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to
    Government Code Section 54957.6
    Agency Negotiators:  Karyn Ezell, Steve Lem
    Employee Organization:  Pasadena Firefighters Management Association

6:30 P.M.  PUBLIC MEETING

1. ROLL CALL, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND CEREMONIAL MATTERS

2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA - Public comment
    will be limited to a total of 20 minutes at the beginning of the meeting and will
    continue under Item 12 (below) "Public Comment (continued)". Please limit
    comments to 3 minutes each.

3. OLD BUSINESS

  A.  PREDEVELOPMENT PLAN REVIEW FOR THE PROPOSED ANNANDALE
       CANYON ESTATES PROJECT (24 SINGLE FAMILY HOMES) LOCATED
       IN THE WESTERN HILLSIDE AREA OF THE CITY, BEGINNING AT THE
       END OF WEIRFIELD DRIVE
       Recommendation of City Manager: This report is provided for information
       purposes only at this time.
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4. CONSENT CALENDAR
    (The Consent Calendar consists of routine items which will be approved by one
    motion and one vote unless removed for separate discussion)

   A.  City Manager

      (1) EXTENSION OF AGREEMENTS FOR DIAL-A-RIDE
           TRANSPORTATION SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF
           PASADENA, LOS ANGELES COUNTY AND CITY OF SAN MARINO
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to
           execute an Amendment of Agreement to extend the following contracts
           for continuance of coordinated Dial-A-Ride services:
           (1) Contract No. 15,868 with Los Angeles County for the period
           covering July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2006.
           (2) Contract No. 14,454 with City of San Marino for the period covering
           July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2004.
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      (2) AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND CONTRACT WITH COTTON BRIDGES
           AND ASSOCIATES INC. FOR COMPLETION OF THE
           ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE 621 EAST
           COLORADO RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to
           amend Contract No. 17,588 for an amount not to exceed $9,850 with
           Cotton Bridges and Associates Inc. to provide for the completion of the
           Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the 621 East Colorado
           Playhouse Apartments residential development.
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      (3) AUTHORIZATION TO APPLY FOR PROPOSITION 12 URBAN
           COMMUNITY AND FORESTRY PROGRAM FUNDS TO PLANT
           STREET TREES
           Recommendation of City Manager: Adopt a resolution approving the
           grant application request for $50,000 for the FY 2002/03 California
           Department of Fire and Forestry Protection, Urban Community and
           Forestry Program (Proposition 12) grant for the planting of street trees
           citywide per the City Council approved Master Street Tree Plan.
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   B.  City Clerk

       (1) Approval of Minutes  -  March 25, 2002

       (2) Receive and file claims against the City of Pasadena

           Claim No. 9012     Maria Bertha Lomeli              $   7,562.30 
           Claim No. 9013     Donald Albert-Aranovich            25,000.00+
           Claim No. 9014     Ted G. Borowinski                        127.95+
           Claim No. 9015     Huey Pan                                25,000.00+
           Claim No. 9016     George Y. Murashige                    420.00 

   C.  Public Hearings Set:

       June 3, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Western Asset Plaza (formerly Plaza Las Fuentes)

5. REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

   A.  Economic Development and Technology Committee

   B.  Finance Committee

      (1) QUARTERLY INVESTMENT REPORT - QUARTER ENDING
           MARCH 31, 2002
           Recommendation of City Manager: This item is for information
           purposes only.
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      (2) FISCAL YEAR 2002 OPERATING BUDGET AMENDMENTS
           Recommendation of City Manager:   It is recommended that the City
           Council approve a journal voucher implementing certain amendments to
           the Fiscal Year 2002 Operating Budget as detailed herein:
                  Increase General Fund appropriations by $12,500
                  Decrease Water and Power Fund appropriations by $19,609,046
                  Decrease Local Law Enforcement Block Grant revenues by
                  $318,309
                  Decrease Supplemental Law Enforcement Fund revenues by
                  $312,216
                  Increase Health Fund revenues by $409,451 and appropriations by
                  $573,047          
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   C.  Legislative Policy Committee

   D.  Municipal Services Committee

   E.  Public Safety Committee

   F.  Reports from Representatives

6. PUBLIC HEARINGS - 8:00 P.M.  (Note: The public hearing noticed for Fair
    Oaks/Orange Grove Specific Plan General Plan Amendments has been pulled
    from the agenda and will be rescheduled and renoticed.)

  A.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: FISCAL YEAR 2003 RECOMMENDED
       OPERATING BUDGET
       Recommendation of City Manager:  Receive public comment and continue
       the public hearing to each subsequent regular meeting of the City Council at
       8:00 .p.m., until June 10, 2002 or such other later date as the City Council
       may determine, and at which time the City Council will be asked to close the
       public hearing and formally adopt the Operating Budget.

  B.  PUBLIC HEARING:  Conduct first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE
       CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING CHAPTER 1.20 ('ELECTION
       DISTRICTS') OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE"
    2238k

7. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS

   A.  City Council

      (1) DISCUSSION OF POLICY FOR SERVING ON COMMISSIONS,
           COMMITTEES, AND BOARDS

      (2) RESIGNATION OF MELANIE CALDWELL FROM THE ARTS
           COMMISSION (District 3 Nomination)
    89k

      (3) APPOINTMENT OF OLIVIA CARNEGIE TO THE HUMAN RELATIONS
           COMMISSION (District 3 Nomination)

      (4) CONSIDERATION OF REQUEST FROM PASADENA UNIFIED
           SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR CITY SUPPORT OF PROPOSAL TO HAVE
           WATER AND POWER CUSTOMERS VOLUNTARILY APPLY THEIR
           POSSIBLE STRANDED INVESTMENT SURCHARGE CREDIT TO THE
           PASADENA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION TO HELP SUSTAIN
           AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS (Councilmember Tyler)
    522k

   B.  City Manager

      (1) RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE SAN GABRIEL AND
           LOS ANGELES RIVERS WATERSHED AND OPEN SPACE PLAN
           Recommendation of City Manager: Adopt a resolution supporting the
           San Gabriel and Los Angeles Rivers Watershed and Open Space Plan,
           "Common Ground: from the Mountains to the Sea."
           Recommendation of Recreation and Parks Commission: The
           Recreation and Parks Commission unanimously endorsed supporting
           the San Gabriel and Los Angeles Rivers Watershed and Open Space
           Plan at their special meeting held on March 27, 2002.      
    390k

      (2) JOINT ACTION:   TRANSFER OLD PASADENA TAX INCREMENT
           FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $300,000 FOR THE DEL MAR STATION
           PUBLIC PLAZA BETTERMENTS
           Recommendation of City Manager and Chief Executive Officer: It is
           recommended that the City Council and the Pasadena Community
           Development Commission take joint action to:
           (1)    Approve the transfer of Old Pasadena Project Tax Increment in the
           amount of $300,000 originally appropriated in FY 2001 to Pasadena
           Light Rail at Del Mar (CIP Account No. 75442) to CIP Account No.
           75011, Del Mar Station Public Plaza Betterments.
           (2)    Adopt, respectively, a resolution approving the funding of certain
           improvements by the Pasadena Community Development Commission
           on behalf of the Los Angeles to Pasadena Metro Blue Line Construction
           Authority and making certain findings in connection therewith.
           Recommendation of City Manager: It is recommended that the City
           Council authorize the City Manager to execute a Betterment Agreement
           with the Los Angeles to Pasadena Metro Blue Line Construction
           Authority to construct the Betterments at the Del Mar Station Public
           Plaza.   Competitive bidding is not required pursuant to City Charter
           Section 1002(H), contracts with other government entities.
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8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING

  A.  Approval of Minutes  -  March 25, 2002

  B.  JOINT ACTION:   TRANSFER OLD PASADENA TAX INCREMENT FUNDS
       IN THE AMOUNT OF $300,000 FOR THE DEL MAR STATION PUBLIC
       PLAZA BETTERMENTS   (See Item 7.B.2.)

  C.  APPROVAL OF OWNER PARTICIPATION AND LOAN AGREEMENT
       ("OPLA") BETWEEN THE PASADENA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
       COMMISSION AND BEACON SENIOR HOUSING CORP.  ("BSH") FOR
       THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 65-UNIT APARTMENT AT 1880-1990 NORTH
       FAIR OAKS AVENUE, FOR VERY LOW-INCOME SENIOR CITIZENS
       Recommendation of Chief Executive Officer: Adopt a resolution:
       (1) Acknowledging that a Negative Declaration for the subject Project was
       approved by the City Council on February 28, 2002;
       (2) Approving the terms and provisions of the Agreement between the
       Commission and Beacon Senior Housing Corporation ("BSH"), including the
       provision of Commission loan assistance for the Project in the amount of
       $500,000 drawn from the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie
       Mae) American Communities Fund Credit Facility Loan program;
       (3) Authorizing and directing the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission
       to execute and the Secretary to attest, the "OPLA"; and
       (4) Approving a journal voucher entry appropriating $500,000 from the
       Fannie Mae American Communities Funds Credit Facility Loan program
       account (Account No. 221-684110-52307) to the Beacon Senior Housing
       Project.
       Recommendation of Advisory Bodies: The subject recommendation was
       reviewed and approved by the Community Development Committee on
       May 9, 2002, and by the Northwest Commission on May 14, 2002.
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9. ORDINANCES

   A.  First Reading:

      (1) Conduct first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF
           PASADENA AMENDING CHAPTER 1.20 ('ELECTION DISTRICTS')
           OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE" (See Item 6.C., 8:00 p.m.)

   B.  Second Reading: None

10.    INFORMATION ITEMS: None

11.    COMMUNICATIONS:   None

12.    PUBLIC COMMENT (Continued)

13.    CLOSED SESSIONS (Continued, if necessary)

14.    ADJOURNMENT


                                                 SCHEDULED
                         COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
(Chair Steve Madison)

 

Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in Council Conference
Room 240

 

June 5, 2002

June 19, 2002

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE (Chair Paul Little)

 

Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in Finance Department Conference

Room 345

 

May 20, 2002 (Special Joint Meeting w/City Council, 4:00 p.m., Council Chambers)

May 27, 2002 (To be canceled holiday)

May 29, 2002 (Special Joint Meeting w/City Council, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers)

June 3, 2002 (Special Joint Meeting, w/City Council, 4:00 p.m., Council Chambers)

June 10, 2002 (Special Joint Meeting, w/City Council, 4:00 p.m., Council Chambers)

 

LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE (Chair Bill Bogaard)

 

Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Conference Room 240 

 

June 4, 2002

July 2, 2002

August 6, 2002

 

MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMITTEE (Chair Sidney F. Tyler)

 

Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in Council Conference

Room 240  

 

June 5, 2002

June 19, 2002

 

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Chair Steve Haderlein)

 

Meets the first and third Monday of each month at 4:15 p.m. in the Management Conference Room 323

 

May 20, 2002 (To be canceled)

June 3, 2002

June 17, 2002



                        
FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES
 

 

May 27, 2002   (To be cancelled - Memorial Day Holiday)

 

June 3, 2002

 

June 10, 2002

 

June 17, 2002

 

June 24, 2002

 

July 1, 2002

 

July 8, 2002    (To be cancelled)

 

July 15, 2002

 

July 22, 2002

 

July 29, 2002

 

August 5, 2002

 

August 12, 2002

 

FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS:  

 

June 3, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Continued Public Hearing:  FY 2003 Recommended Operating
Budget

 

June 3, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Noise Element

 

June 3, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Western Asset Plaza (formerly Plaza Las Fuentes)

 

June 10, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Joint Public Hearing (Council & CDC): Approval of Annual Action
Plan 2002-2003 PY

 

July 22, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Continued Public Hearing Consideration of Granting of Non-Exclusive
Solid Waste Franchises