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 AGENDA
CITY COUNCIL AND
THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE
PASADENA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
FEBRUARY 6, 2017 

Closed Session 5:30 P.M.
Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.
Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall
100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S249 

CLOSED SESSION - 5:30 P.M. 
(To be heard at 5:30 p.m., and/or at the conclusion of the meeting
)

 A.    CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency Designated Representatives: Jennifer Curtis and Steve Mermell
Employee Organization: Pasadena Firefighters Association (PFFA)
 

B.     CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE REGARDING PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 and CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE with Labor Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Employee Title and Unrepresented Employee: City Clerk
City Representative: Terry Tornek  

C.    CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL REGARDING POTENTIAL LITIGATION - Consideration of initiation of litigation pursuant
to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4) (one potential case)
   

PUBLIC MEETING - 6:30 P.M.   

ROLL CALL, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, AND CEREMONIAL MATTERS

 

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 at the conclusion of the meeting, if necessary. Please limit comments to 3 minutes each.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR
(The Consent Calendar consists of routine items which will be approved by one motion and one vote unless removed for separate discussion)

City Manager/Executive Director

 1.    Adoption of a Resolution DESIGNATING the City of Pasadena as A Housing-RELATED PUBLIC ENTITY in connection with
        THE california department of transportation disposition process FOR sr-710 surplus properties
          
         Recommendation:

        (1)
      Find that the recommended action to adopt the subject resolution is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State        
        CEQA
Guidelines per Section 15061(b)(3), the “General Rule” that CEQA only applies to projects that may have an effect on the environment; and
        (2)
      Adopt a resolution designating the City of Pasadena as a housing-related public entity in connection with the disposition process administered by the    
        California Department of Transportation for State-owned SR-710 surplus properties.
 

        274k

       
RESOLUTION 1603k

2.     ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR PROGRAM YEAR 2016 HOUSING-RELATED PARKS PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS
Recommendation:

(1)
      Find that the recommended action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines per Section 15061(b)(3), the General Rule that CEQA only applies to project that may have an effect on the environment;
(2)
      Adopt a resolution authorizing the City to submit a grant application to the State of California under the Housing-Related Parks (“HRP”) Program; and
(3)
      Authorize the City Manager or his designee to approve any documents in connection with the HRP grant application or, in the event that the City receives an award, any HRP grant contract documents that may be required by the State. 

244k

RESOLUTION 2186k

3.      PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH THE QUORUM OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES AS TWO MEMBERS
Recommendation
:

(1)
      Find that the proposed action is not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) as defined in Public Resources Code Section 21065 and Section 15378 of the State CEQA Guidelines; and
(2)
      Conduct first reading of “An Ordinance of the City of Pasadena Amending Title 2, Chapter 2.05, Sections 2.05.160 through 2.05.200 of the Pasadena Municipal Code to Establish the Quorum of City Council Committees as Two Members.”    (See Item No.11 below)

157k

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE 290k

4.      MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMITTEE: AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH DNV GL ENERGY SERVICES USA, INC., FOR THE PROVISION OF RESIDENTIAL ENERGY AND WATER DIRECT INSTALLATION PROGRAM SERVICES
Recommendation:

(1)
      Find that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Class 1: Existing Facilities); and
(2)
      Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract without competitive bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(F) contracts for professional or unique services, with DNV GL Energy Services USA, Inc., (“DNV GL”) in an amount not-to-exceed $5,500,000 over a maximum five-year term for the installation of energy and water-conservation devices and services in residential homes under the Water and Power Department Residential Direct Installation Program.
Recommendation of the Municipal Services Committee
:
The Municipal Services Committee recommended that the City Council approve these recommendations at their January 24, 2017 meeting. The Committee further directed staff to closely monitor the program to ensure it meets program goals and report findings, progress and performance to the Committee at least annually. 

608k

ATTACHMENTS A THRU C 228k

TPA 117k

City Council 

5.      APPOINTMENT OF JONATHAN EDEWARDS TO THE DESIGN COMMISSION (Transportation Advisory Commission Nomination) 

City Clerk/Secretary 

6.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES 

January 23, 2016

City Council

January 23, 2016

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

 7.         RECEIVE AND FILE CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY OF PASADENA          

Claim No. 12,801

Robin Allen

 $        1,075.66

Claim No. 12,802

Peter S. Lee

           2,662.20

Claim No. 12,803

Farmers Insurance as subrogee for Paul Hoegel

           8,945.26

Claim No. 12,804

Law Office of Phillip J. Holman, representing Deena C. Rusch

         25,000.00+

Claim No. 12,805

Steve Mann

           2,682.25

 

OLD BUSINESS:  None

 

REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

 Economic Development and Technology Committee 

Finance Committee 

Legislative Policy Committee 

8.      PROPOSAL TO SUPPORT MEASURE H, THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY PLAN TO PREVENT AND COMBAT HOMELESSNESS, ON THE MARCH 2017 BALLOT
Recommendation:

(1)
      Find that the recommended action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines per Section 15061(b)(3), the “General Rule” that CEQA only applies to projects that may have an effect on the environment; and
(2)
      Adopt a resolution in support of Measure H, the Los Angeles County Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness, a ¼ cent special sales tax to fund homeless services that has been placed on the March 7, 2017 ballot with approval of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

   
     216k

RESOLUTION 1993k

ATTACHMENTS A & B 1884k

Municipal Services Committee 

9.      AMEND PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 13, CHAPTER 13.10, THE CITY OF PASADENA WATER WASTE PROHIBITIONS AND WATER SUPPLY SHORTAGE PLANS ORDINANCE
Recommendation:

(1)
      Find that the recommended actions to encourage water conservation and prevent water waste are 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)
      Direct the City Attorney to prepare an ordinance to amend Pasadena Municipal Code (“PMC”) Title 13, Chapter 13.10, the City of Pasadena Water Waste Prohibitions and Water Supply Shortage Plan Ordinance (“Water Waste Ordinance”), as described in the agenda report and enumerated in Attachment A of the agenda report.
Recommendation of the Municipal Services Committee
:
On January 24, 2017, the Municipal Services Committee unanimously approved the recommended actions with the following changes:

    1.
    Remove requirements duplicative of existing building code requirements; and
    2.
    Addition of language clarifying that a public hearing would be needed to discontinue a water shortage declaration. 

428k

ATTACHMENTS A THRU C 2056k

Public Safety Committee

PUBLIC HEARING:  None

 

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS

 City Manager 

10.    AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH VARIOUS CONSULTANTS FOR AN AMOUNT NOT-TO-EXCEED $5,557,433 TO PROVIDE GENERAL PLAN IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES
Recommendation:

(1)
      Find that the proposed action in the agenda report  is not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) as defined in Section 21065 of CEQA and the State CEQA Guidelines Section 15060 (c)(2), 15060 (c)(3), and 15378; and 
(2)
      Authorize the City Manager to enter into contracts, without competitive bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(F) professional or unique services, with the following consulting firms for General Plan Implementation Services:
    (a)  Placeworks for an amount not-to-exceed $2,079,999 ($1,890,909 base fee plus 10% contingency) for specific plan, planning and urban design, and        
    environmental analysis services;
    (b)  Opticos for an amount not-to-exceed $2,302,434 ($2,093,122 base fee plus 10% contingency) for specific plan, form based coding and development    
    standards, and planning and urban design services;
    (c)  Moule & Polyzoides for an amount not-to-exceed $899,999 ($818,181 base fee plus 10% contingency) for planning and urban design services; and
    (d)  MIG for an amount not-to-exceed $275,000 ($250,000 base fee plus 10% contingency) for public outreach services.

1,141k

ATTACHMENT A 53k

TPA 360k

 City Council 

ORDINANCES                     

 First Reading:   

11.    Conduct first reading of “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING TITLE 2, CHAPTER 2.05, SECTIONS 2.05.160 THROUGH 2.05.200 OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TO ESTABLISH THE QUORUM OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEES AS TWO MEMBERS” (See related Item No. 3) 

93k

          ORDINANCE 2382k

         
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

          CORRESPONDENCE 290k

12.    Conduct first reading of “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF  PASADENA AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP ESTABLISHED BY TITLE 17 (ZONING CODE), CHAPTER 17.20, SECTION 17.20.020 OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TO CHANGE THE DESIGNATION FOR THE AREAS GENERALLY LOCATED ON EITHER SIDE OF EAST COLORADO BOULEVARD BETWEEN NORTH HILL AND NORTH HOLLISTON AVENUES THAT COMPRISE THE COLORADO HILL PLANNED DEVELOPMENT, AND AMENDING THE ZONING CODE TO CREATE PD-35 - COLORADO HILL PLANNED DEVELOPMENT” 

110k

ORDINANCE 10449k

13.    Conduct first reading of “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING CHAPTER 10.08 AND CHAPTER 10.45 OF TITLE 10 OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TO CLARIFY PARKING METER OPERATIONS” 

115k

        ORDINANCE 4220k

Second Reading:   

14.    Adopt “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING SECTIONS 17.22.030, 17.50.275 AND 17.80.020 OF TITLE 17 (ZONING CODE) OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TO REVISE THE CITY’S SECOND DWELLING UNIT REGULATIONS” (Introduced by Councilmember McAustin) 

93k

ORDINANCE 10928k

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE 277k

INFORMATION ITEMS

 

BRIEF REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES/REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

ADJOURNMENT

SCHEDULED
COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE (Chair Victor Gordo, Tyron Hampton, Steve Madison, Andy Wilson)
Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S245/S246 (Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor)

February 21, 2017

March 21, 2017

April 18, 2017

FINANCE COMMITTEE (Chair Mayor Terry Tornek, Victor Gordo, John J. Kennedy, Margaret McAustin)
Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m., 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (City Hall Council Chamber, 2nd floor)

February 13, 2017 (To be cancelled)

February 27, 2017

March 13, 2017

LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE (Chair Terry Tornek, Steve Madison, Gene Masuda)
Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S245/S246 (Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor)

February 28, 2017

March 28, 2017

April 25, 2017

MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMITTEE (Chair Margaret McAustin, Tyron Hampton, Terry Tornek, Andy Wilson)
Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (Council Chamber, 2nd Floor)

February 14, 2017

February 28, 2017

March 14, 2017

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Chair John J. Kennedy, Tyron Hampton, Steve Madison)
Meets the first Monday of each month at 4:15 p.m. and the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (Council Chamber, 2nd Floor)

February 6, 2017 (To be cancelled)

February 15, 2017

March 6, 2017

 

FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES

February 13, 2017 (To be cancelled)

February 16, 2017 (Special Joint Meeting with Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education)

February 20, 2017 (To be cancelled)

February 27, 2017

March 6, 2017 (To be cancelled)

March 13, 2017

March 20, 2017

March 27, 2017

April 3, 2017

April 10, 2017 (To be cancelled)

April 17, 2017 (To be cancelled)

April 24, 2017

May 1, 2017 (Organizational Meeting of the City Council)

May 8, 2017

May 15, 2017

May 22, 2017

May 29, 2017 (To be cancelled)

FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS:

March 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – Submission of Public Housing Agency Annual Plan (2017) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development          

 

                                                                                                COMMISSION VACANCIES 20k