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 AGENDA
CITY COUNCIL AND
THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE
PASADENA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
JUNE 17, 2019  

Dinner Recess 5:30 P.M.
Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.
Public Hearings 7:00 P.M.
Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall
100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S249 

DINNER RECESS - 5:30 P.M. 

 

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. Comments are limited to 3 minutes each, and the Mayor may limit this time if reasonable under the circumstances.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR
(The Consent Calendar consists of routine items which will be approved by one motion and one vote unless removed for separate discussion. There will be one opportunity for public comment on all consent items.  Comments are limited to 3 minutes each, and the Mayor may limit this time if reasonable under the circumstances.)

City Manager/Executive Director 

1.      ADOPTION OF GANN APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council adopt a resolution that:

(1)
      Find that the recommended action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3)(General Rule);
(2)
      Selects the California per capita income and the population increase for the City of Pasadena as the indices to be used in calculating the appropriations limits for Fiscal Year 2020;
(3)
      Establishes the appropriations limit for Fiscal Year 2020 at $313,460,811; and
(4)
      Establishes appropriations subject to the limit for Fiscal Year 2020 at $157,700,584. 

363k

RESOLUTION 161k


ACTION:  APPROVED STAFF RECOMMENDATION

2.      APPROVAL OF COMMITMENT OF GENERAL FUND BALANCE FOR THE GENERAL FUND EMERGENCY CONTINGENCY COMMITMENT AND GENERAL FUND OPERATING RESERVE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019
Recommendation:

(1)
       Find that the recommended action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3)(General Rule); and
(2)
      Adopt a resolution approving the City of Pasadena General Fund Emergency Contingency commitment of $38,081,100 and General Fund Operating Reserve commitment of $12,693,700 from fund balance of the General Fund for Fiscal Year 2019. 

557k

RESOLUTION 323k

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION - PRESENTED AT MEETING

ACTION:  APPROVED STAFF RECOMMENDATION

3.      AMENDMENTS TO FISCAL YEAR 2019 ADOPTED OPERATING BUDGET; AND AUTHORIZE AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT WITH FLINTRIDGE CENTER (NO. 31008)
Recommendation:

(1)
      Find that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) in accordance with Section 15061(b)(3), the General Rule that CEQA only applies to projects that may have an effect on the environment;
(2)
      Amend the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Adopted Operating Budget as detailed in the “Proposed Budget Amendments” section of the agenda report by a net amount of $71,741; and
(3)
      Authorize the City Manager to amend Contract No. 31008 with Flintridge Center for Board of State and Community Corrections Proposition 47 Services to increase the contract amount by $73,000 for a total not-to-exceed amount of $1,839,799. 

1019k

ATTACHMENT 81k

ACTION:  APPROVED STAFF RECOMMENDATION

4.     AMENDMENTS TO FISCAL YEAR 2019 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM BUDGET
        Recommendation
       
(1)
      Find that the proposed actions are not “projects” as defined in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Public Resources Code
        Section 21065 and Section 15378(b)(4) and (5) of the State CEQA Guidelines, and as such, are not subject to environmental review; and
        (2)
      Amend the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget and the FY 2019 Operating Budget as detailed in
        Attachment A of the agenda report. 

       
1112k

        ATTACHMENT A 374k

        ACTION:  APPROVED STAFF RECOMMENDATION

5.      VARIOUS CONTRACT EXTENSIONS TO DECEMBER 31, 2019 FOR CONTRACT NO. 30422 WITH SPRINT SOLUTIONS, INC., CONTRACT NO. 30455 WITH CELLCO PARTNERSHIP (DBA VERIZON WIRELESS), CONTRACT NO. 21,641 WITH TYLER TECHNOLOGIES, INC., AND CONTRACT NO. 30464 WITH NTT DATA, INC.
Recommendation:
(1)
      Find that the proposed contracts are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3)(General Rule);
(2)
      Authorize the City Manager to extend the performance term period on Contract No. 30422 with Sprint Solutions, Inc., to December 31, 2019;
(3)
      Authorize the City Manager to extend the performance term period on Contract No. 30455 with Cellco Partnership (dba Verizon Wireless) to December 31, 2019;
(4)
      Authorize the City Manager to extend the performance term period on Contract No. 21,641 with Tyler Technologies, Inc., to December 31, 2019;
(5)
      Authorize the City Manager to extend the performance term period on Contract No. 30464 with NTT Data, Inc., to December 31, 2019; and
(6)
      To the extent these could be considered separate procurements subject to the Competitive Selection Process, it is recommended that the City Council grant these contracts an exemption pursuant to Pasadena Municipal Code (PMC) Section 4.08.049(B), contracts for which the City’s best interests are served. 

638k

ACTION:  APPROVED STAFF RECOMMENDATION

6.      AUTHORIZATION AND APPROVAL TO RENEW PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE FOR THE CITY OF PASADENA FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020
Recommendation:
(1)
      Find that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378;
(2)    Authorize City staff to place and bind the City’s Property and Casualty Insurance coverages outlined in the agenda report effective July 1, 2019, with the total amount not-to-exceed $2,110,497, for all premiums, surcharges, taxes, and fees; and
(3)    Grant the exemption from the competitive selection process of the Competitive Bidding and Purchasing Ordinance, Pasadena Municipal Code Chapter 4.08, pursuant to Section 4.08.049(B), contracts which the City’s best interests are served. The proposed insurance coverages are exempt from the competitive bidding process pursuant to the City Charter Section 1002(F), contracts for professional or unique services.

1614k

ACTION:  APPROVED STAFF RECOMMENDATION

City Council 

7.      RESIGNATIONS, APPOINTMENTS, & REAPPOINTMENTS  

RESIGNATION OF PATRICIA KEANE FROM THE PLANNING COMMISSION EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 2019 (District 2 Nomination) 

120k

ACTION:  ACCEPTED WITH REGRETS

APPOINTMENT OF MARNA CORNELL TO THE SENIOR COMMISSION EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 (District 2 Nomination) 

ACTION:  APPROVED

APPOINTMENT OF LENI FLEMING TO THE SENIOR COMMISSION (At Large/District 2 Nomination) 

ACTION:  APPROVED

APPOINTMENT OF MARK R. NAY TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COMMISSION (District 2 Nomination) 

ACTION:  APPROVED

APPOINTMENT OF CHARLOTTE MILES TO THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION (District 7 Nomination) 

ACTION:  APPROVED

REAPPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL WARNER TO THE CODE ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION (District 5 Nomination) 

ACTION:  APPROVED

REAPPOINTMENT OF DENVER MILLER TO THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION (District 5 Nomination) 

ACTION:  APPROVED

REAPPOINTMENT OF PEGGY SISSON TO THE HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION (District 5 Nomination) 

ACTION:  APPROVED

REAPPOINTMENT OF PAUL AREVALO TO THE ROSE BOWL OPERATING COMPANY BOARD (District 5 Nomination) 

ACTION:  APPROVED

REAPPOINTMENT OF GABRIEL CEJA, SR. TO THE SENIOR COMMISSION EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 (District 5 Nomination) 

ACTION:  APPROVED

REAPPOINTMENT OF TIMOTHY SALES TO THE TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMISSION EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 (District 5 Nomination)

ACTION:  APPROVED

City Clerk/Secretary 

8.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES 

May 20, 2019

Special Joint Meeting Finance Committee and City Council

May 20, 2019

City Council

May 20, 2019

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

May 27, 2019

City Council

May 27, 2019

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

 

 

         ACTION:  APPROVED AS SUBMITTED

9.      RECEIVE AND FILE CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY OF PASADENA          

Claim No. 13,340

Allstate Insurance as subrogee for Bennett Paysinger

$         6596.15

Claim No. 13,341

Pharaoh Thomas

        14,000.00

Claim No. 13,342

Andrew Tangsirichareon

          1,200.00

         ACTION:  FILED AND RECEIVED

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  7:00 P.M.
(Comments are limited to 3 minutes each, and the Mayor may limit this time if reasonable under the circumstances. There will be one opportunity for public comment for those speakers who wish to speak on more than one public hearing.)

10.    CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: ADOPTION OF FISCAL YEAR 2020 OPERATING BUDGET AND RESOLUTION DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF ANNUAL TRANSFER FROM THE POWER FUND
Recommendation:

(1)
      Close the public hearing and adopt by resolution the City’s Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget as presented in the April 29, 2019 City Manager’s Recommended Budget or as subsequently amended during the budget hearing process; and
(2)
      Adopt a resolution determining the amount to be transferred from the Light and Power Fund to the General Fund is 10 percent of gross revenues from retail sales for Fiscal Year 2020.  

599k

ATTACHMENTS A & B 516k

CORRESPONDENCE 841k

RESOLUTION - LIGHT AND POWER FUND 338k

RESOLUTION - FY 2020 OPERATING BUDGET 195k

 https://www.cityofpasadena.net/finance/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/City-of-Pasadena-Recommended-Budget-2020.pdf


ACTION:  APPROVED STAFF RECOMMENDATION

11.    CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: ADOPTION OF FISCAL YEAR 2020-2024 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM BUDGET
Recommendation:

(1)
      Find that the proposed actions are not “projects” as defined in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Public Resources Code Section 21065 and Section 15378(b)(4) and (5) of the State CEQA Guidelines, and as such, are not subject to environmental review; and
(2)
      Adopt by resolution the City’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 – 2024 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget as summarized in Exhibit B contained in the resolution and any changes passed by a motion of the City Council at the June 17, 2019 meeting.
Recommendation of the Recreation and Parks Commission
:
On March 5, 2019, the Recreation and Parks Commission voted to support the Parks and Landscaping and Arroyo Projects sections of the Recommended FY 2020 – 2024 CIP Budget.
Recommendation of the Northwest Commission
:
 On March 12, 2019, the Northwest Commission voted to support the projects located completely or partially in Northwest Pasadena in the Recommended FY 2020 – 2024 CIP Budget.
Recommendation of the Planning Commission
:
On March 13, 2019, the Planning Commission found all recommended new projects consistent with the General Plan.
Recommendation of the Transportation Advisory Commission
:
On March 28, 2019, the Transportation Advisory Commission (TAC) voted to support the Streets and Streetscapes and Transportation sections of the Recommended FY 2020 – 2024 CIP Budget with the following amendment:

        1.
    Increase the recommended FY 2020 appropriation for the Pasadena Bicycle Program FY 2016 – 2020 from $120,000 to $360,000
               without decreasing funding on another existing CIP project; and
        2.
    Increase funding for the program for the next five year phase of FY 2021 – 2025.
In response to TAC’s recommendation, the FY 2020 Recommended Appropriations to this project was increased from City Manager’s original recommendation of $120,000 to $200,000 as shown in the FY 2020 – 2024 CIP Budget document.
 

1124k

ATTACHMENT A 142k

RESOLUTION 1386k

ACTION:   APPROVED STAFF RECOMMENDATION

MULTIPLE AGENDA ITEM COMMENT
(There will be one opportunity for public comment for those speakers who wish to  speak on more than one item of business on the agenda, excluding public hearings. Comments are limited to 3 minutes each, and the Mayor may limit this time if reasonable under the circumstances.)

 

OLD BUSINESS:  None

 

REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

Economic Development and Technology Committee 

Finance Committee 

Legislative Policy Committee 

Municipal Services Committee 

Public Safety Committee 

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS

City Manager 

City Council 

ORDINANCES                     

First Reading:  None 

Second Reading:   

12.    Adopt “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA, CALIFORNIA AMENDING THE LIGHT AND POWER RATE ORDINANCE, TITLE 13, CHAPTER 13.04 OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE” (Introduced by Vice Mayor Hampton) 

318k

ORDINANCE 833k

ACTION:  ADOPTED

13.    Adopt “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE BY THE CITY OF NOT TO EXCEED $12,625,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF CITY OF PASADENA ELECTRIC REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, 2019A SERIES, PAYABLE OUT OF THE LIGHT AND POWER FUND, AND APPROVING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A TENTH SUPPLEMENT TO ELECTRIC REVENUE BOND FISCAL AGENT AGREEMENT, AN ESCROW AGREEMENT AND A CONTINUING DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT IN CONNECTION THEREWITH” (Introduced by Vice Mayor Hampton) 

810k

EXHIBIT A 3738k

EXHIBIT B 5770k

ACTION:  ADOPTED

INFORMATION ITEM

 

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)

June 18, 2019 (To be cancelled)

July 16, 2019

August 20, 2019

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)

June 24, 2019 (To be cancelled)

July 8, 2019 (To be cancelled)

July 22, 2019

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)

June 25, 2019

July 23, 2019

August 27, 2019

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)

June 25, 2019 (To be cancelled)

July 9, 2019

July 23, 2019

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Chair John J. Kennedy, Tyron Hampton, Steve Madison, Terry Tornek)
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)

June 19, 2019 (To be cancelled)

July 1, 2019 (To be cancelled)

July 17, 2019

FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES

 

June 24, 2019

July 1, 2019 (To be cancelled)

July 8, 2019 (To be cancelled)

July 15, 2019

July 22, 2019

July 29, 2019 (To be cancelled)

August 5, 2019 (To be cancelled)

August 12, 2019 (To be cancelled)

August 19, 2019

August 26, 2019

September 2, 2019 (To be cancelled)

September 9, 2019

September 16, 2019

September 23, 2019

September 30, 2019 (To be cancelled)

FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS:

July 15, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - Continued Public Hearing: Call for Review of the Design Commission’s Decision on an Application for Consolidated Design Review for A New 112,205-Square-Foot, 5-Story Medical Office and Retail Building at 550-566 East Colorado Boulevard

July 15, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - Call for Review of a Board of Zoning Appeals Decision to the City Council Regarding Affordable Housing Concession Permit No. 11869 to Facilitate the Construction of a New 94,165 Square-Foot, Six-Story, 92-Unit, Multi-Family Residential Building (Including Eight "Very Low Income Units"), with 131 Parking Spaces in a Three-Level Subterranean Parking Garage for the Property Located at 253 South Los Robles Avenue

July 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - Approval of Urban Wildlife Management Plan

August 26, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - Review and Approval of Pasadena Water and Power’s 2019 Public Health Goals ("PHGs") Report on Water Quality

                                                                                              COMMISSION VACANCIES 36k