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CITY COUNCIL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
JUNE 26, 2000
Session 5:30 P.M.
Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.
Public Hearings begin at 8:00 P.M.
Pasadena City Hall, Room 247
5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
(To be heard at 5:30 p.m., and/or at the conclusion of the meeting)
CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR
pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8:
Property: 39 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena
Negotiators: Jay Goldstone, Pasadena Playhouse Associates; Pasadena Playhouse State Theatre
Under Negotiation: Terms
B. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6:
Agency negotiators: Gale Harrison and Stephen Lem
Employee organization: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18
6:30 P.M. PUBLIC MEETING
1. ROLL CALL, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND CEREMONIAL MATTERS
2. 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 under
Item 12 (below) "Public Comment (continued)". Please limit comments to 3 minutes each.
3. OLD BUSINESS - No Items
4. CONSENT CALENDAR
(The Consent Calendar consists of routine items which will be approved by one motion and one vote unless removed for separate discussion)
A. City Manager
(1) ADOPTION OF APPROPRIATIONS
LIMIT FOR FY 2001
Recommendation of City Manager: Adopt a resolution that:
(a) Selects the California Per Capita Income and the population increase for the County of Los Angeles as the indices to be used in calculating the Appropriations Limit for
(b) Establishes the Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2001 at $139,408,846; and
(c) Establishes Appropriations subject to the limit for Fiscal Year 2001 of $85,271,249.
B. City Clerk
Approval of Minutes - May 8, 2000
May 15, 2000
(2) Receive and file claims against the City of Pasadena
Claim No. 8523 Brenda J. Merager $ 700.00
Claim No. 8524 Robert A. & Devon Ortiz Unknown
5. REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES
A. Business Enterprise Committee
B. Deregulation Committee
C. Finance Committee
D. Legislative Policy Committee
E. Public Safety Committee
F. Charter Reform Task Force on School District Governance
FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CHARTER
REFORM TASK FORCE ON SCHOOL DISTRICT GOVERNANCE
Recommendation of Charter Reform Task Force: It is recommended that the City Council:
(A) Place three measures to amend the Pasadena City Charter on November 7, 2000 ballot, to accomplish the following:
(1) To increase the size of the Board of Education from five to seven members;
(2) To provide for the election of members of the Board of Education by geographic districts, to be effective upon the enactment of enabling legislation by the State. The City
Council shall establish by ordinance a Redistricting Commission to recommend the configuration of election districts for the area served by PUSD. The Redistricting
Commission shall be composed of nine members as follows:
(a) Two members of the Pasadena City Council;
(b) Two persons appointed by the Board of Education who are not current members of the Board;
(c) Two residents of Altadena and other unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County served by the Pasadena Unified School District to be appointed by the County
Supervisor representing such areas;
(d) One resident of the City of Sierra Madre to be appointed by the City Council of the City of Sierra Madre;
(e) Two residents of the area served by the Pasadena Unified School District to be appointed by the Pasadena City Council who are not current members of the Pasadena
(3) To require that no later than the end of September of each year, the President of the Board of Education shall address the public on the state of the Pasadena Unified
School District to articulate the goals and objectives of the District for the coming school year and to report on the progress of the District in achieving its goals and objectives,
including implementation of the School Accountability and Reform Plan.
(B) Approve the Task Force's proposal for adopting and implementing the School Accountability and Reform Plan ("Reform Plan"), as follows:
(1) Adopt the findings and recommendations of the School Accountability and Reform Plan incorporated in the Task Force's Final Report and Recommendations.
(2) Call upon the President of the Board of Education to include in the proposed annual State of the Public Schools Address a reporting on the implementation of the School
Accountability and Reform Plan.
(3) Recommend that the Board of Education hold at least one joint meeting per year with each of the governing bodies within the School District territory with the understanding
that the School Accountability and Reform Plan would be one of the key items at said joint meetings.
(4) Recommend that within six months of the City Council's adoption of the School Accountability and Reform Plan, the Board of Education provide an accounting in a publicly
noticed meeting on the implementation of the Plan.
(5) Direct that one year following the City Council's adoption of the School Accountability and Reform Plan, the Charter Reform Task Force on School District Governance be
reconvened to meet on an annual basis to review the implementation of the Reform Plan, and to report its conclusions to the community in a public forum. As part of this annual
Task Force review, it is requested the City Council provide a budget for a brief review period and a public forum meeting.
(6) Establish a transition plan to the seven-member Board as outlined in the Implementation and Transition recommendations (pages 81-82) of the Task Force's Final Report.
(C) It is further recommended that the City Attorney be directed to prepare and return to Council with formal resolutions: (1) calling a special municipal election within the PUSD
territory to be consolidated with the State General Election on November 7, 2000; (2) requesting County services for the consolidation and administration of said election; and
(3) setting priorities for filing written arguments and directing that the City Attorney prepare impartial analyses for the three Charter amendment measures.
G. Reports from Representatives
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS - 8:00 P.M.
ESTABLISHMENT OF OLD PASADENA MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
Recommendation of City Manager: It is recommended that in the event the City receives 50% or more weighted support for the establishment of the Old Pasadena Property-
based Business Improvement District (PBID) that the City Council:
(1) Conduct a public hearing on the proposed establishment and tabulate the ballots for and against the establishment of the Old Pasadena Management District PBID.
(2) Adopt the financial key terms and conditions of the $545,000 for the proposed Old Pasadena Management District (OPMD) PBID as described in "Old Pasadena
Management District Key Terms for the Contract between the City of Pasadena and the Old Pasadena Management District, Inc.", Attachment No. 1 of the agenda report.
(3) Adopt the baseline service terms and conditions as described in the "Old Pasadena Baseline Services", Attachment No. 2 of the agenda report.
(4) Authorize the City Manager to enter into a financial agreement and baseline services contract with the OPMD based upon Items 1 and 2 above and any other required
(5) Adopt the Advisory Board for the OPMD as submitted by OPMD and listed in the agenda report.
(6) At the conclusion of the public hearing, adopt a resolution confirming the Old Pasadena Management Plan (Attachment No. 3 of the agenda report), and establishing the
property-based assessment District (Attachment No. 4 of the agenda report).
7. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS
A. City Council
DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION TO EXEMPT POMPADOUR
PRODUCTIONS FROM SECTION 5.A. OF THE FILMING GUIDELINES
RELATING TO SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMIT NO. 27300 WITH RESPECT TO FILMING ON NORTH CHESTER AVENUE BETWEEN ORANGE
GROVE AND MOUNTAIN STREET (Councilmember Little)
B. City Manager
APPROVAL OF A REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF THE
SUSPECTS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MURDER OF
OLIVIA DE LA TORRE
Recommendation of City Manager: Approve a reward in the amount of $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for the
murder of Olivia De La Torre.
8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING
(1) Approval of Minutes -
May 8, 2000
May 15, 2000
A. First Reading:
Conduct first reading of "AN UNCODIFIED ORDINANCE
OF THE CITY OF PASADENA SUSPENDING SECTIONS 9.36.220 AND 9.36.230 OF THE
MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON HOURS OF OPERATION OF AMPLIFIED SOUND AND NOISE SOURCES FOR SPECIFIED HOURS AND
AREAS ON AUGUST 8 AND 9, 2000" (SUMMER MUSIC MANIA)
B. Second Reading: None
10. INFORMATION ITEMS - No Items
11. COMMUNICATIONS - None
12. PUBLIC COMMENT (Continued)