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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 8, 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.

                    ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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 8 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
CÓDIGO DE ACCESO DEL PARTICIPANTE: 739-142-091, LUEGO #

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 8, 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

 

SPECIAL ITEM – COVID-19

1.      COVID-19 UPDATE FROM DR. YING-YING GOH, PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER 

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE 1743k

PUBLIC COMMENT 1896k

PUBLIC COMMENT PART 2 81k

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 

2.      AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH UTILITY TREE SERVICE, LLC, TO PROVIDE POWER LINE CLEARANCE TREE TRIMMING SERVICES FOR THE WATER AND POWER DEPARTMENT FOR A MAXIMUM CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT-TO-EXCEED $15,720,000
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 15301 (Class 1 – Existing Facilities); and that there are no features that distinguish this project from others in the exempt class and, therefore, there are no unusual circumstances;
(2)    Accept the letter from Flintridge Tree Care, Inc., dated January 13, 2021 rescinding their bid to provide power line clearance tree trimming services for the Water and Power Department; and
(3)    Accept the bid dated August 10, 2020 from Utility Tree Service, LLC, (“UTS”) in response to Specifications for Tree Trimming Services for the Water and Power Department; and authorize the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for an initial period not-to-exceed three years or until $9,432,000 has been expended, whichever occurs first; with two optional one-year extensions, each not-to-exceed $3,144,000. 

1511k

3.      CONTRACT AWARD TO TRANSCORE, LLC FOR $368,000 TO PROVIDE ADAPTIVE CONTROL SERVICES AS PART OF THE ADAPTIVE TRAFFIC CONTROL NETWORK PHASE II METRO GRANT FUNDED PROJECT
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)
      Find that the following proposed actions are exempt from review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”), pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) Review for Exemption;
(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 Transcore, LLC for the expansion of the Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic System (SCATS), as described in the scope of work for the Adaptive Traffic Control Network-Phase II Metro funded project (FA No. 920000000F7318), for an amount not-to-exceed $368,000, which includes a base contract amount of $335,000 and contingency amount of $33,000 for the provision of necessary change orders, if any; and
(3)
      It is further recommended that the City Council grant the proposed contract an exemption from the Competitive Selection process pursuant to Pasadena Municipal Code Section 4.08.049B, contracts for which the City’s best interests are served. 

1418k

TPA 72k

4.      FINANCE COMMITTEE: AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A PURCHASE ORDER WITH ELLIS EQUIPMENT INC., TO FURNISH AND DELIVER CONCRETE K-RAILS AND TL2 SLEDS FOR THE ON-STREET DINING PROGRAM NOT-TO-EXCEED $230,000
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)
      Find this action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), Review for Exemption;
(2)
      Authorize the City Manager to enter into a purchase order, without competitive bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(F), contracts for professional or unique services, with Ellis Equipment Inc., for the procurement of concrete K-rail and TL2 SLEDs for the on-street dining program in an amount not-to-exceed $230,000, which includes the base purchase amount of $190,000 and an optional contingency of $40,000;
(3)
        Appropriate $35,000 from the General Fund operating reserve for the on-street dining program to the Department of Transportation Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget contract services account 10124003-811400; and
(4)
      It is further recommended that the City Council grant the proposed purchase order an exemption from the Competitive Selection process set forth in the Competitive Bidding and Purchasing Ordinance pursuant to Pasadena Municipal Code Section 4.08.049(B), contracts for which the City’s best interests are served. 

1394k

TPA 63k

City Council 

5.      RESIGNATIONS, APPOINTMENTS, & REAPPOINTMENTS 

RESIGNATION OF NORMA ESTELA FERNANDEZ FROM THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN (Mayor Nomination) 

RESIGNATION OF JESSICA C. RIVAS FROM THE NORTHWEST COMMISSION (District 5 Nomination)       

226k         

APPOINTMENT OF CASEY JAGUSCH TO THE ACCESSIBILITY AND DISABILITY COMMISSION (District 2 Nomination) 

City Clerk/Secretary 

6.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES 

January 11, 2021

City Council

January 11, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

January 18, 2021

City Council

January 18, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

January 25, 2021

City Council

January 25, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

7.      RECEIVE AND FILE CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY OF PASADENA        

Claim No. 13,673

Sassan Amini

$             10,000.00+

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

8.      PUBLIC HEARING: CONSIDERATION OF AMENDMENTS TO DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT NO. 30469, PLANNED DEVELOPMENT NO. 34, 100 WEST WALNUT (LINCOLN/PARSONS PROJECT, PROJECT PROPERTY LOCATED AT 10 WEST WALNUT AVENUE)
Recommendation
: It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)
      Find that the proposed amendments to the Development Agreement do not involve physical changes to the environment and, if adopted, are therefore exempt from the requirements of CEQA pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3);
(2)
      Direct the City Manager to negotiate amendments to the Development Agreement pursuant to Pasadena Municipal Code (PMC) 17.66.080(A) consistent with the topics identified in the agenda report; and
(3)
      Direct the City Attorney to prepare an amended Development Agreement within 60 days for City Council consideration of the terms to which the parties agree at a subsequent meeting.   

1939k

ATTACHMENT A 13257k

ATTACHMENT B 917k

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE 432k

PUBLIC COMMENT  1776k

OLD BUSINESS:  None

 

REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

Economic Development and Technology Committee 

Finance Committee 

9.      PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO BALANCE THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 GENERAL FUND OPERATING BUDGET
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)
    Find that the action proposed in the agenda report is not a “project” as defined in State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b);
(2)
      Approve the proposed amendments to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Operating Budget;
(3)
    Amend the City Council Department’s FY 2021 Operating Budget by adding a 1.0 Full-time Equivalent (FTE) City Council District Liaison and appropriating $60,000 from the unappropriated General Fund balance; and
(4)
    Amend the City Attorney’s Office FY 2021 Operating Budget by adding a 1.0 FTE Management Analyst II and appropriating $38,500 from the unappropriated General Fund balance. 

2341k

ATTACHMENT A 481k

Legislative Policy Committee 

Municipal Services Committee 

Public Safety Committee 

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS

City Manager 

City Council 

ORDINANCES                     

First Reading:   

10.   Conduct first reading of “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING TITLE 14 (BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION) AND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 17 (THE ZONING CODE) TO REVISE THE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS FOR SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS INCLUDING NEW DESIGN STANDARDS, NEIGHBORHOOD COMPATIBILITY STANDARDS, AND DISCRETIONARY REVIEW PROCESS” 

  448k

ORDINANCE  (REVISED) 2776k

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT (ITEMS 10 & 11)

11.    Conduct first reading of “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 17 (ZONING CODE) OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE RELATED TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION” 

427k

ORDINANCE PART 1 8792k

ORDINANCE PART 2 10435k

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE

PUBLIC COMMENT

PUBLIC COMMENT (ITEMS 10 & 11)

Second Reading: None 

CLOSED SESSION

A.     CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(d)(2): One potential case
 

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

B.     CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL REGARDING PENDING LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)
Name of Case: Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association v. City of
Pasadena
Case No.: U.S. District Court Case No. 2:2-cv-01051
 

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 to commence at 4:00 p.m.)

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 8, 2021 (To be cancelled)

February 17, 2021 (Special Meeting to commence at 2:00 p.m.)

February 22, 2021 (To be cancelled)

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 (Special meeting to commence at 2:00 p.m.)

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

February 17, 2021 (To be cancelled)

March 1, 2021

FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES

 

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

May 17, 2021

May 24, 2021

                                                                                                                                                                 COMMISSION VACANCIES 54k