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CITY COUNCIL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
MAY 9, 2011
Closed Session 5:30 P.M.
Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.
Public Hearings 7:30 P.M.
Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall
100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S249
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code
Property Location: 399 East Union Street; 99, 111, 135 and 191 North Los Robles Avenue; 164 North Euclid Avenue
Agency Negotiators: Michael J. Beck and Steve Mermell
Negotiating Parties: Christopher Norton
Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment
CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code
City Representatives: Mary Ellen Schubel, Arthur Chavez, Michael J. Beck
Employee Organization: Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
APPROVAL OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE
CITY OF PASADENA AND THE PASADENA POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (PPOA) FOR THE
TERM APRIL 25, 2012 THROUGH APRIL 21, 2013
Recommendation: Approve a successor Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Pasadena (City) and the Pasadena Police Officers Association (PPOA).
CALTRANS LEASE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 721 PASADENA AVENUE (PASADENA
(1) Find that the lease of property located at 721 Pasadena Avenue is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15304, minor alterations to land; and
(2) Authorize the City Manager to enter into a five-year lease agreement with the State of California Department of Transportation for property located at 721 Pasadena Avenue.
AUTHORIZATION TO RENEW A CONTRACT WITH THE CITY OF ALHAMBRA FOR VERDUGO
FIRE DISPATCHING SERVICES
Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to renew Contract No. 20,006 through June 30, 2012 with the City of Alhambra, for dispatching services at the Verdugo Fire Dispatch Center. This contract does not require competitive bidding, pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(H), contracts with other governmental entities.
FINANCE COMMITTEE: AMENDMENT OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2011 CAPITAL
IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM TO ADD TWO NEW PROJECTS – RENOVATION AND/OR REPLACEMENT
OF FIRE STATION 32 AND REPLACEMENT OF FIRE STATION 39; AND APPROVAL OF
JOURNAL VOUCHERS RECOGNIZING AND APPROPRIATING $1,000,000 OF GENERAL FUND TO
(1) Find that the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15302 (Replacement or Reconstruction);
(2) Amend the FY 2011 Capital Improvement Program to add two new projects – Renovation and/or Replacement of Fire Station 32 (71806) and Replacement of Fire Station 39 (71807);
(3) Approve a journal voucher recognizing and appropriating $500,000 of General Fund to the Renovation and/or Replacement of Fire Station 32 (71806) project; and
(4) Approve a journal voucher recognizing and appropriating $500,000 of General Fund to the Renovation of Fire Station 39 (71807) project.
Planning Commission Recommendation: On March 23, 2011, the Planning Commission found the two new projects listed above consistent with the General Plan.
AUTHORIZATION TO INCREASE THE NOT TO EXCEED AMOUNT OF PURCHASE ORDER
CONTRACT NO. 46021 TO $130,000 WITH HUNT DESIGN TO COMPLETE PHASE II OF THE
CITYWIDE WAYFINDING PROGRAM
Recommendation: Authorize an increase of $65,000 in the not to exceed amount of Purchase Order Contract No. 46021with Hunt Design for the completion of the Citywide Wayfinding Plan, for a new not to exceed amount of $130,000.
ADOPT A RESOLUTION APPROVING MAGUIRE PARTNERS-PLAZA LAS FUENTES TRANSFER
OF ITS LEASEHOLD INTEREST IN THE AIRSPACE PARCEL ON WHICH A HOTEL IS LOCATED
TO HEI PASADENA, LLC
Recommendation: Adopt a resolution that approves the following actions:
(1) Grant Maguire Partners – Plaza Las Fuentes, LLC (MPG) the right to transfer its leasehold interest in the Hotel Airspace Parcel to HEI Pasadena, LLC (Hotel Buyer), with such transfer to be effected by splitting the Existing Airspace Lease into two separate amended and restated leases (a) one executed by Hotel Buyer and the City for the Hotel Airspace Parcel and (b) the other executed by MPG and the City for the remainder of the Leased Premises;
(2) Authorize the City Manager to take any and all actions necessary to execute and deliver the following documents:
(a) an Amended and Restate Hotel Air Space Lease to be entered into by and between the City, as lessor, and Hotel Buyer, as lessee, pertaining
to the Hotel Airspace Parcel (Hotel Airspace Lease);
(b) an Amended and Restated Office/Restaurant Air Space Lease to be entered into by and between the City, as lessor, and MPG, as lessee,
pertaining to the remainder of the Leased Premises (Office/Restaurant Airspace Lease); and
(c) an Agreement for Grant of Easements and Establishment of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions to be entered into by and among MPG, the
City and Hotel Buyer (ECCR).
(3) Authorize the City Manager to take any and all actions necessary to execute and deliver such other ancillary documents as may be necessary or
appropriate in the judgment of City Manager/Chief Executive Officer to consummate the transactions contemplated hereunder, with the form of any such ancillary documents to be acceptable in the judgment of City Manager.
7. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF THE REAPPOINTMENT OF KEITH JONES TO THE FIRE & POLICE RETIREMENT BOARD (Police Representative)
8. RECEIVE AND FILE CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY OF PASADENA
Claim No. 11,357
Claim No. 11,358
Claim No. 11,359
Claim No. 11,360
Stephen Smith and Shana Leonard
Claim No. 11,361
9. PUBLIC HEARING SET
June 20, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Call for Review of a Code Enforcement Commission Decision to the City Council Regarding Modification of the Business Operating Conditions for Super Liquor Located at 125 East Orange Grove Boulevard
Economic Development and Technology Committee
Legislative Policy Committee
Municipal Services Committee
DETERMINE THAT THE WATER SUPPLY SHORTAGE NO LONGER EXISTS AND THEREBY
TERMINATE LEVEL 1 WATER SUPPLY SHORTAGE MEASURES AS DESCRIBED IN PASADENA
MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 13.10
(1) Find that the action recommended herein is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15307, actions by regulatory agencies for the protection of natural resources; and
(2) Make a finding pursuant to Pasadena Municipal Code (PMC) Section 13.10.035 that a water supply shortage no longer exists, which finding will automatically terminate the Level 1 Water Supply Shortage water conservation measures currently in effect.
Recommendation of Municipal Services Committee: On April 26, 2011, the Municipal Services Committee concurred with the staff recommendation.
Recommendation of Environmental Advisory Commission: On April 28, 2011, the Environmental Advisory Commission passed a motion to support the staff recommendation.
Public Safety Committee
Reports from Representatives
JOINT PUBLIC HEARING: APPROVAL OF THE SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION
TO HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) FOR A SECTION 108 LOAN TO FUND THE
REHABILITATION OF THE ROBINSON PARK COMMUNITY CENTER FACILITY AND APPROVAL
OF THE CORRESPONDING SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO THE 2010-2015 CONSOLIDATED
PLAN TO INCLUDE THE CITY’S SUBMISSION OF A SECTION 108 LOAN APPLICATION
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council/Pasadena Community Development Commission:
(1) Find that the project proposed in the action described in the agenda report for rehabilitation of the Robinson Park Community Center facility was subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review as part of the Negative Declaration adopted by the City Council November 4, 2002 in conjunction with approval of the Robinson Park Master Plan, and that there are no changed circumstances or new information, which would trigger additional environmental review; and
(2) Following the public hearing, adopt a resolution approving the submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), an application for a Section 108 loan and the corresponding Substantial Amendment to the 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan to include the submission of the Section 108 Application.
Advisory Body Recommendation: Due to the time constraints of the HUD application process, the staff recommendation was not taken to the Northwest Commission, Recreation and Parks Commission, Fair Oaks Project Area Committee, or the Community Development Committee for consideration. However, to comply with the HUD Citizen Participation requirements, there was a public process that was headed by the Robinson Park Master Plan Phase One Working Group. This working group gathered public input on the plan and held a public meeting on March 26, 2011, which generated significant public input. If funding is awarded for this project input will be sought and updates will be provided to the appropriate advisory bodies.
EXHIBIT A 3398k
JOINT PUBLIC HEARING: APPROVAL OF THE ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
(2010-2011) AND RELATED FUNDING ALLOCATIONS FOR THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM; EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT (ESG) PROGRAM; HOME
INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP ACT (HOME); AND HUMAN SERVICES ENDOWMENT FUND (HSEF)
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council continue the public hearing to June 13, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.
CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: FISCAL YEAR 2012-2016 RECOMMENDED
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM BUDGET
Recommendation: Receive public comment and continue the public hearing to each subsequent regular meeting of the City Council at 7:30 p.m., until June 6, 2011, or such other 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 FY 2012-2016 Capital Improvement Program Budget.
PUBLIC HEARING: CITY MANAGER’S RECOMMENDED FISCAL YEAR 2012
(1) Open a public hearing and receive public comment on the City Manager’s Recommended Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget;
(2) Continue this public hearing to each subsequent regular meeting of the City Council until June 6, 2011 or such other later date as the City Council may determine, at which time the City Council will be asked to close the public hearing and formally adopt the Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget; and
(3) Refer the City Manager’s Recommended Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget to the Finance Committee and direct the meetings be noticed as joint meetings between the Finance Committee and the City Council from May 9, 2011 through June 6, 2011.
First Reading: None
Second Reading: None
COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE(Chair Victor Gordo, Steve Madison, Gene Masuda, Jacque Robinson)
May 11, 2011 (Special meeting)
June 1, 2011
July 6, 2011
FINANCE COMMITTEE(Chair Chris Holden, Victor Gordo, Margaret McAustin, Terry Tornek)
May 9, 2011 (Special joint meeting)
May 16, 2011 (Special joint meeting)
May 23, 2011
LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE(Chair Bill Bogaard, Steve Madison, Jacque Robinson)
May 25, 2011
June 22, 2011
July 27, 2011
MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMITTEE(Chair Margaret McAustin, Bill Bogaard, Terry Tornek)
May 10, 2011
May 24, 2011
June 14, 2011
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE(Chair Steve Madison, Gene Masuda, Margaret McAustin, Jacque Robinson)
May 16, 2011 (To be cancelled)
June 6, 2011
June 20, 2011
FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES
May 16, 2011
May 23, 2011
May 30, 2011 (To be cancelled)
June 6, 2011
June 13, 2011
June 20, 2011
June 27, 2011 (To be cancelled)
July 4, 2011 (To be cancelled)
July 11, 2011
July 18, 2011
July 25, 2011
FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS:
May 16, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Continued Public Hearing: Recommended Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget
May 16, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Joint Public Hearing: Approval of a Substantial Amendment of the 2010-2011 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan to Allow for the Reprogramming of Funds
May 23, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Continued Public Hearing: Recommended Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget
May 23, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Continued Public Hearing: Zoning Code Amendment – Major Project Processing
June 6, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Continued Public Hearing: Recommended Fiscal Year
2012 Operating Budget
June 6, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Continued Public Hearing: Recommended Fiscal Year
2012-2016 Capital Improvement Program Budget
June 6, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Amendment to the Schedule of Taxes, Fees and Charges for Fiscal Year 2012
June 6, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Amendment to the General Fee Schedule for Fiscal Year 2012
June 6, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – 2011 Adoption of the City of Pasadena’s 2010 Urban Water Management Plan
June 20, 2011, 7:30 p.m. – Call for Review of a Code Enforcement
Commission Decision to the City Council Regarding Modification of the Business
Operating Conditions for Super Liquor Located at 125 East Orange Grove Boulevard
COMMISSION VACANCIES 74k