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PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER N-29-20 ISSUED BY GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM ON MARCH 17, 2020, THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR FEBRUARY 1, 2021 AT 2:00 P.M. WILL TAKE PLACE SOLELY BY VIDEOCONFERENCE/TELECONFERENCE.

In order to facilitate public participation at meetings held solely by electronic means, the City will accept public comment in the following manner:

1. Members of the public may submit comments of any length up to two hours prior to the start of the meeting, at the following email address:  
correspondence@cityofpasadena.net

Please be aware that, while these comments will be provided to the members of the body and will become part of the meeting record, they will not be read aloud. Any comment submitted in this fashion will be forwarded to the legislative body prior to the start of the meeting.

2.  During the meeting, members of the public may submit up to 200 words regarding items on the agenda, at the following webpage:
www.cityofpasadena.net/city-clerk/public-comment

If you wish your comments to be read aloud during the meeting, please indicate so on the form. If you submit more than one form, only the first one received will be read aloud.  The City reserves the right to summarize comments if necessary for the orderly and timely flow of the meeting. All comments in their entirety will become part of the meeting record and will be forwarded to the legislative body.

3. If assistance is needed by phone, please call the City Clerk’s Office at: (626) 744-4124.

 LIVESTREAM WITH CAPTIONING IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.PASADENAMEDIA.ORG,
AND ALSO AT
WWW.CITYOFPASADENA.NET/COMMISSIONS/AGENDAS,

TO HEAR A LIVE SPANISH TRANSLATION OF THE MEETING (LISTEN ONLY), PLEASE DIAL-IN 10 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE MEETING (1:50 P.M.):
TOLL-FREE DIAL-IN: (888) 585-9008
PARTICIPANT PASSCODE: 739-142-091, THEN #

IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE MODIFICATION OR ACCOMMODATION PURSUANT TO THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
BECAUSE YOU ARE UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE ELECTRONICALLY AS SET FORTH ABOVE, CONTACT THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AT (626) 744-4124 OR
CITYCLERK@CITYOFPASADENA.NET.

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DE ACUERDO CON LA ORDEN EJECUTIVA N-29-20 EMITIDO POR EL GOBERNADOR
GAVIN NEWSOM EL 17 DE MARZO DE 2020, LA REUNIÓN ESPECIAL DEL CONSEJO DE LA CIUDAD PARA EL 1 DE FEBRERO DE 2021 A las 2:00 P.M. SE EFECTUARÁ SOLAMENTE POR VIDEOCONFERENCIA/TELECONFERENCIA.

Con el fin de facilitar la participación del público en las reuniones celebradas únicamente por medios electrónicos, la Ciudad aceptará comentario público de la siguiente manera:

1. El público podrá presentar comentarios de cualquier duración hasta dos horas antes del inicio de la reunión, al siguiente correo electrónico:
correspondence@cityofpasadena.net

Favor de tomar en cuenta que, si bien estos comentarios se proporcionarán a los miembros del consejo y serán parte los récords de la reunión, no se leerán en voz alta. Cualquier comentario presentado de esta manera se remitirá al órgano legislativo antes del inicio de la reunión.

2. Durante la reunión, el público podrá presentar hasta 200 palabras con respecto a los puntos en el orden del día en la siguiente página web:
www.cityofpasadena.net/city-clerk/public-comment 

Si desea que sus comentarios sean leídos en voz alta durante la reunión, indíquelo en el formulario. Si envía más de un formulario, sólo se leerá en voz alta el primero que se reciba. La alcaldía se reserva el derecho de resumir los comentarios si es necesario para el flujo ordenado y oportuno de la reunión. Todos los comentarios en su totalidad pasarán a ser parte del acta de la reunión, y se remitirán al órgano legislativo.

3. Si requiere asistencia por teléfono, llame a la Oficina del Secretario de la Ciudad al: (626) 744-4124.

                  ESTARÁ DISPONIBLE LA TRANSMISIÓN AL VIVO CON SUBTITULOS EN
                       WWW.PASADENAMEDIA.ORG,
                Y TAMBIEN EN WWW.CITYOFPASADENA.NET/COMMISSIONS/AGENDAS

 PARA ESCUCHAR LA INTERPETACIÓN AL ESPAÑOL DE LA REUNIÓN AL VIVO (SÓLO PARA ESCUCHAR), FAVOR DE LLAMAR 10 MINUTOS ANTES DE LA REUNIÓN (1:50 P.M.):
LLAMANDO GRATIS AL: (888) 585-9008
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SI NECESITA UNA MODIFICACION O ACOMODACIÓN RAZONABLE DE ACUERDO CON LA LEY DE ESTADOUNIDENSES CON DISCAPACIDADES PORQUE USTED NO PUEDE PARTICIPAR ELECTRÓNICAMENTE COMO SE ESTABLECE ANTERIORMENTE, CONTÁCTESE CON LA OFICINA DE LA SECRETARÍA DE LA CIUDAD LO ANTES POSIBLE AL (626) 744-4124 O CITYCLERK@CITYOFPASADENA.NET

                    

SPECIAL MEETING
 
AGENDA
CITY COUNCIL AND THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY
TO THE PASADENA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
FEBRUARY 1, 2021

Public Meeting: 2:00 P.M.
Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall
100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S249

 

PUBLIC MEETING – 2:00 P.M.  ROLL CALL, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, AND CEREMONIAL MATTERS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT LIMITED TO ITEMS ON THIS SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA AND WILL BE HEARD AT THE TIME THE ITEM IS CONSIDERED

 

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.      ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE: APPROVAL OF HOUSING ACQUISITION LOAN AGREEMENT WITH HERITAGE HOUSING PARTNERS TO PROVIDE PURCHASE FINANCING IN AN AMOUNT NOT-TO- EXCEED $607,500 TO IMPLEMENT PURCHASE OPTIONS ON AFFORDABLE HOMEOWNERSHIP UNITS AT 588 N. FAIR OAKS AVENUE, #103 101 AND 106 E. SUMMIT ORANGE GROVE BOULEVARD, #304
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council take the following actions:
(1)    Find that the proposed housing financing and acquisition activity, as described in the agenda report, does not have a significant effect on the environment and has been determined to be categorically exempt under Class 26 (Acquisition of Housing) of the State California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) and, specifically, Section 15326 of the State CEQA Guidelines;
(2)    Approve a budget amendment appropriating $607,500 from the Inclusionary Housing Fund Unappropriated Fund Balance to the Housing Department’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Operating Budget for the HHP Housing Acquisition Project;
(3)    Approve certain key business terms, as described in the agenda report, of the proposed Housing Acquisition Loan Agreement with Heritage Housing Partners; and
(4)    Authorize the City Manager to execute any and all documents necessary to effectuate the staff recommendation.

1483k

TPA 518k

 City Council 

City Attorney 

City Clerk/Secretary 

2.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES 

December 14, 2020

City Council

December 14, 2020

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

December 21, 2020

City Council

December 21, 2020

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

December 22, 2020

Special Meeting

December 28, 2020

City Council

December 28, 2020

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

January 4, 2021

City Council

January 4, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

 

3.      RECEIVE AND FILE CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY OF PASADENA        

Claim No. 13,667

Wayne Thomas

$          Not stated

Claim No. 13,668

Jennifer Phillips

            Not stated

Claim No. 13,669

DP Plaza Las Fuentes, LLC

            25,000.00+

Claim No. 13,670

AAA as subrogee for Janus Wilczek c/o Subro Claims, Inc.

              3,557.68

Claim No. 13,671

Peter McHugh

            25,000.00+

Claim No. 13,672

James Eiler, Esq., Murchison & Cumming, LLP, representing Unified Parking Service, Inc.

            25,000.00+

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None

 

OLD BUSINESS:  None

 

REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

Economic Development and Technology Committee 

Finance Committee 

Legislative Policy Committee 

4.      APPROVAL OF THE FEDERAL & STATE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORMS FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2021
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)
      Find that the proposed action is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) the general rule that CEQA only applies to projects that may have an effect on the environment; and
(2)
      Approve the Federal Legislative Platform and the State Legislative Platform for calendar year 2021.
Recommendation of the Legislative Policy Committee
:
At the January 26, 2021 meeting of the Legislative Policy Committee, staff presented both the Federal and State Legislative Platforms for calendar year 2021. In addition to the staff recommendations, the Committee agreed to include additional language regarding support for direct fiscal assistance to publicly owned utilities to credit delinquent utility bills for their customers during COVID-19. The Committee recommended forwarding both Platforms to the City Council for approval. 

        3302k

        ATTACHMENT A 1653k

        ATTACHMENT B 2652k

        SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

        PUBLIC COMMENT  135k

Municipal Services Committee

 Public Safety Committee 

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS

 City Manager 

City Council 

ORDINANCES                     

 First Reading:  None 

Second Reading:   

5.      ADOPT “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING TITLE 2, CHAPTER 2.45, SECTION 2.45.050 (Vacation of District  Appointments By newly elected councilmember) OF The PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE to extend to mayoral appointments” (Introduced by Councilmember Madison)

         401k

        ORDINANCE 599k

INFORMATION ITEM

 6.      CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION ON CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT (CEQA) AND LOCAL MOBILITY ANALYSIS (OUTSIDE CEQA)
Recommendation
:
It is recommended that the City Council, as part of a study session, receive the oral report and information regarding the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Local Mobility Analysis, formerly referred to as Outside CEQA analysis.

     5091k

Slide 11 - What is VMT? (See video link) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE4TJItVdJ8&feature=youtu.be

CORRESPONDENCE  120k

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE 8761k

PUBLIC COMMENT  186k

 
7.      PREDEVELOPMENT PLAN REVIEW OF A COMMERCIAL BUILDING PROPOSED AT 758 & 766 SOUTH FAIR OAKS AVENUE (HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL)
        Recommendation:
 This report is intended to provide information to the City Council; no action is required.   

        2392k

        ATTACHMENT A 816k

        ATTACHMENT B 635k

        ATTACHMENT C 125k

        ATTACHMENT D 5615k

CLOSED SESSION

 

ADJOURNMENT

SCHEDULED
COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE (Chair 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 16, 2021 (To be cancelled)

February 25, 2021 (Special meeting)

March 16, 2021

FINANCE COMMITTEE (Chair Mayor Victor M. Gordo, John J. Kennedy, Felicia Williams, Andy Wilson) 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 3, 2021 (Special meeting to commence at 4:00 p.m.)

February 8, 2021 (To be cancelled)

February 22, 2021

LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE (Chair Steve Madison, Mayor Victor M. Gordo, Gene Masuda) Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S245/S246 (Fair Oaks Conference Room S039)

February 23, 2021

March 23, 2021

April 27, 2021

MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMITTEE (Chair Andy Wilson, Tyron Hampton, Felicia Williams) 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 9, 2021(To be cancelled)

February 23, 2021

March 9, 2021

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Chair Mayor Victor M. Gordo, Tyron Hampton, John J. Kennedy, 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 1, 2021(To be cancelled)

February 10, 2021 (Special meeting to commence at 4:00 p.m.)

February 17, 2021

FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES

 

 

February 8, 2021

February 15, 2021 (To be cancelled)

February 22, 2021

February 24, 2021 (Mayor’s Virtual State of the City Address at 7:00 p.m.)

March 1, 2021

March 8, 2021

March 15, 2021

March 22, 2021

March 29, 2021 (To be cancelled)

April 5, 2021 (To be cancelled)

April 12, 2021

April 19, 2021

April 26, 2021

May 3, 2021

May 10, 2021

FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS:

February 8, 2021, 2:00 p.m. In Accordance with Pasadena Municipal Code ("PMC") Section 17.66.080 and Section 23 of Development Agreement No. 30469, Consideration of Amendments Proposed by the Applicant to Development Agreement No. 30469 (Lincoln/Parsons Project, 100 West Walnut Lincoln Properties, project property located at 10 West Walnut Avenue)

 

 

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