REVISION TO AGENDA
PASADENA CITY COUNCIL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
                                              JULY 9, 2001

 

                                    Closed Sessions 5:30 P.M.

                                      Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.

                                Public Hearings begin at 8:00 P.M.

                              Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall

                                100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room 247

 

NOTICE IS GIVEN that Closed Session Item A, Old Business Item 3.B, and Ordinance 
(First Reading) Item 9.A.1 on the Pasadena City Council and Community Development 
Commissionís Agenda for Monday, July 9, 2001, is revised to read as follows:


CLOSED SESSION

A.     CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

         Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b): 
         Two potential cases.

 

3.     OLD BUSINESS

        B.      Conduct first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA 
                  AMENDING TITLE 17 (REVISED ZONING ORDINANCE) OF THE PASADENA 
                  MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE INCLUSIONARY HOUSING" 

                  (To be heard at 6:45 p.m. or thereafter)

 

9.     ORDINANCES

        A.      First Reading:

                 (1)      Conduct first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA 
                           AMENDING TITLE 17 (REVISED ZONING ORDINANCE) OF THE PASADENA 
                           MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE INCLUSIONARY HOUSING"
(See Item 3.B.)

 

I hereby certify that revision to the Agenda was posted in its entirety on the Council Chamber Bulletin 
Board, Room 247, and the Bulletin Board in the Rotunda area at City Hall, on this 6th day of July, 2001, 
at 5:30 p.m., and that copies were faxed or delivered to each member of the City Council, and faxed to 
the Main Library and each local newspaper of general circulation, radio or television station requesting 
notice in writing, all of which media recipients are identified on the distribution list set forth herein below.

 

                                                                                          _______________________

                                                                                          Jane L. Rodriguez, CMC
                                                                                          City Clerk

DISTRIBUTION: 

City Council

City Manager

City Attorney

Public Information Officer

Main Library

Los Angeles Times

Pasadena Star News

The Pasadena Weekly

Pasadena Journal

La Opinion

ATTACHMENTS TO THE STAFF REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING
AT THE PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND CITY CLERK'S OFFICE.


                                                 AGENDA
         CITY COUNCIL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
                                              JULY 9, 2001
                                     Closed Sessions 5:30 P.M.
                                     Public Meeting    6:30 P.M.
                               Public Hearings begin at 8:00 P.M.
                             Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall
                               100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room 247
5:30 P.M.  CLOSED SESSIONS
(To be heard at 5:30 p.m., and/or at the conclusion of the meeting)
A. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED
    LITIGATION
    Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section
    54956.9(b): One potential case.
B. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - PENDING
    LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
    Name of Case: San Diego Gas & Electric Company v. Sellers of Energy and      
    Ancillary Service into Markets Operated by the California Independent
    System Operation Corporation and the California Power Exchange, FERC
    Docket No. EL00-95-031 (and related dockets).
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
  A.  IMPLEMENTATION OF DISTRICT 2 NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC
       MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS FOR BUNGALOW HEAVEN
       NEIGHBORHOOD AND PALOMA STREET (Vice Mayor Little)
       Recommendation of City Manager:  This item is for information only.
	
  B.  Conduct first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA
       AMENDING TITLE 17 (REVISED ZONING ORDINANCE) OF THE
       PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE INCLUSIONARY HOUSING"
       (See related Item 3.C.) (To be heard at 6:45 p.m. or thereafter) 
	
  
  C.  SUPPORT FOR SENATE BILL 599 (CHESBRO) - HEALTH CARE
       SERVICE PLANS: SUBSTANCE-USE DISORDERS
       Recommendation of City Manager:
       (a) Support Senate Bill 599 (Chesbro) - Health Care Service Plans:
       Substance-Use Disorders; and
       (b) Authorize the Mayor to send letters to the appropriate authorities stating
       Pasadena's position.
	
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) CONTRACT AWARD TO MARIPOSA HORTICULTURAL
           ENTERPRISE, INC., FOR LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE AT VARIOUS
           PASADENA WATER AND POWER FACILITIES AND BRUSH
           CLEARANCE AT SELECTED SITES IN THE ARROYO SECO
           (PARKLAND) FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $297,000
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (a) Accept the bid for Landscape Maintenance and Brush Clearance 
           dated February 7, 2001, submitted by Mariposa Horticultural
           Enterprises, Inc., in response to specifications for landscape
           maintenance at various sites and facilities throughout the City and in the
           Arroyo Seco; 
           (b) Reject all other bids received;
           (c) Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Mariposa
           Horticultural Enterprises for a period of one year for an amount not to
           exceed $297,000; and
           (d) Authorize the City Manager to extend the contract for up to two
           one-year periods provided all prices, terms, and conditions remain
           unchanged.
	
      (2) AUTHORIZATION OF THE SUBMITTAL OF A GRANT APPLICATION
           FOR THE 2001-2002 USED OIL RECYCLING BLOCK GRANT IN THE
           AMOUNT OF $45,477 FROM THE CALIFORNIA INTEGRATED
           WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (a) Adopt a resolution approving the application for a grant from the
           California Integrated Waste Management Board for Used Oil Recycling
           funds.
           (b) Authorize the City Manager or designee to enter into an agreement
           with the California Integrated Waste Management Board to promote
           used oil recycling projects in the City of Pasadena.
	               
      (3) PURCHASE OF MODULAR OFFICE FURNITURE FOR BUSINESS
           SERVICES AND PARAMEDIC BILLING SECTIONS IN THE
           DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND THE CONSUMER CARE SECTION
           IN THE WATER AND POWER DEPARTMENT
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the Purchasing
           Administrator to issue a purchase order contract to Culver-Newlin, Inc.
           in the amount not to exceed $60,425.53 for the purchase of modular
           furniture for the Business Services Section in the Department of
           Finance and the Consumer Care Section in the Water and Power
           Department.  The proposed purchase is exempt from competitive
           bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(H), contracts with other
           governmental entities or their contractors for labor, material, supplies or
           services.
               It is further recommended that the City Council grant this contract a
           partial exemption (vendor outreach only) from the Affirmative Action in
           Contracting Ordinance pursuant to Pasadena Municipal Code Section
           4.09.060(C), contracts for which the City's bests interests are served.               
	
      (4) AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND CONTRACT NO. 17237 WITH
           PARSONS HARLAND BARTHOLOMEW AND ASSOCIATES INC.
           FOR COMPLETION OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL
           IMPACT REPORT FOR THE AMBASSADOR CAMPUS REUSE
           PROJECT
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to
           amend Contract No. 17,237 by $80,000 for a new amount not to exceed
           $297,500 with Parsons Harland Bartholomew and Associates Inc. to
           provide for the completion of the Supplemental Environmental Impact
           Report (EIR) for the Ambassador Campus Reuse Project.
	
      (5) AGREEMENT WITH ALTRIO COMMUNICATIONS ALLOWING 
           INSTALLATION OF PRIVATE LINE TELECOMMUNICATIONS
           FACILITIES
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to
           enter into an agreement with Altrio Communications allowing Altrio's
           installation of private line communications facilities in the public right-of-way.
	
      (6) AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH ASPLUNDH
           TREE EXPERT COMPANY FOR POWERLINE CLEARANCE TREE
           TRIMMING SERVICES FOR THE WATER AND POWER
           DEPARTMENT
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (a) Accept the bid dated May 24, 2001, submitted by Asplundh Tree
           Expert Company in response to Specifications LD-01-1 for tree trimming
           services for the Water and Power Department;
           (b) Reject all other bids; and
           (c) Authorize the City Manager to enter into such contract for a period
           of three years, with two one-year extensions requiring no additional
           Council action, for an amount not to exceed $350,000 annually. 
	
      (7) AUTHORIZATION TO EXTEND CONTRACT NUMBER 17,378 WITH
           LAIDLAW TRANSIT INC., FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR
           RECREATIONAL FIELD TRIPS ASSOCIATED WITH THE HUMAN
           SERVICES, RECREATION AND NEIGHBORHOODS DEPARTMENT
           PROGRAMS, FOR THREE MONTHS (TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2001)
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to
           extend Contract Number 17,378 with Laidlaw Transit Inc., for a period of
           three months (effective July 1, 2001 through September 30, 2001) in an
           amount not to exceed $40,000, for transportation services for summer
           recreational field trips.  Competitive Bidding is not required pursuant to
           City Charter Section 1002(F) contracts for professional or unique
           services.
               It is further recommended that the City Council grant the proposed
           contract an exemption from the Competitive Selection process of the
           Affirmative Action in Contracting Ordinance pursuant to Pasadena
           Municipal Code Section 4.09.060(C) contracts for which the City's best
           interests are served.
	       
   B.  City Clerk
       (1) Receive and file claims against the City of Pasadena
           Claim No. 8808          David Gutierrez                                  Unknown
           Claim No. 8809          Earlean Elouise Shamburger              $3,055.00
           Claim No. 8810          Sempra Energy                                  1,009.02     
           Claim No. 8811          United Paratransit                              4,393.90
                                           Wausau Insurance Co
           Claim No. 8812          Maria Socorro Piedras                       Unknown
                                           de Montes de Oca
           Claim No. 8813          Gustavo Lopez                                      120.00
           Claim No. 8814          Pasadena Auto Dealer                        Unknown
       (2) Public Hearings Set:
           July 23, 2001, 8:00 p.m. - Proposed basis and method of levying
           assessments and the levy of the annual assessment for fiscal year
           2001 for the South Lake Business Improvement District
           August 6, 2001, 8:00 p.m. - To receive public comments on the City
           of Pasadena's Report on Water Quality Public Health Goals
5. REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES
   A.  Business Enterprise Committee
   B.  Deregulation Committee
   C.  Finance Committee
      (1) A RESOLUTION INCREASING THE VEHICLE IMPOUND AND DAILY
           STORAGE FEE IN CONNECTION WITH THE POLICE TOWING
           FRANCHISE SYSTEM
           Recommendation of City Manager: Adopt a resolution increasing the
           vehicle impound and daily storage fee in connection with the Police
           Towing Franchise System, Chapter 10.46 of the Pasadena Municipal
           Code.
	
      (2) CONTRACT AWARDS TO SOUTHERN PACIFIC COATINGS AND
           PROGRESSIVE ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR LIGHTING
           UPGRADES TO THE PASEO COLORADO PARKING FACILITIES
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (a) Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Southern
           Pacific Coatings in the amount of $115,546.00 to paint the ceiling area
           between the columns and beams on the various levels of the two
           satellite parking facilities of the Paseo Colorado Development;
           (b) Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with
           Progressive Energy Management "PEM" in the amount of $227,897.45
           to reconfigure the existing light fixtures in all three parking facilities with
           more energy efficient ballasts and lamps;
           (c) Appropriate $343,443.45 to the following accounts: 8114-409-763229 
           ($70,483.00), 8504-409-763229 ($45,030.37), 8114-409-763230 ($45,063.00), 
           8504-409-763230 ($36,937.87), and 8504-409-763231 ($145,929.21).
           (d) Find that, the proposed contracts are exempt from the competitive
           bidding process on the basis of impracticality; and
           (e) Grant the proposed contracts exemption from the competitive
           selection process of the Affirmative Action in Contracting Ordinance,
           pursuant to Section 4.09.060, contracts for which the City's best
           interests are served.
	
   D.  Legislative Policy Committee
      (1) SUPPORT FOR SENATE BILL 599 (CHESBRO) - HEALTH CARE
           SERVICE PLANS: SUBSTANCE-USE DISORDERS (See Item 3.D.)
   E.  Public Safety Committee
   F.  Reports from Representatives
6. PUBLIC HEARING/APPEALS - 8:00 P.M.   
  A   CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: RECOMMENDED FY 2002 TO 2006
       CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM BUDGET
       Recommendation of City Manager:   Hear public comment and continue
       the public hearing to 8:00 p.m. on July 16, 2001.   
  B.  APPEAL OF CONSOLIDATED DESIGN APPROVAL OF THE BOSTON
       COURT THEATER (70 NORTH MENTOR AVENUE)
       Recommendation of City Manager:
       (a) Acknowledge the previous decision of the City Council (on March 19,
       2001) to issue a categorical exemption for this project (Class 3 and Class 32)
       under the California Environmental Quality Act and an expressive use permit.
       (b) Acknowledge that on March 22, 2001, the City Clerk filed a categorical
       exemption with the Los Angeles County Clerk for the project.
       (c) Find that the design of the project complies with the Urban Design
       Objectives and Policies in the Land Use Element of the General Plan; the
       Downtown Urban Design Guidelines, and the Purposes of Design Review in
       Section 17.92.010 of the Zoning Code.
       (d) Based on this finding, affirm the decision of the Design Commission to
       approve as submitted the application for consolidated design review with the
       following conditions:
            The design of the southern portion of the west facade (the wall of the
       recital hall) shall be modified to include more visual interest to pedestrians. 
       (Pasadena Downtown Urban Design Guidelines-Design Principles and
       Criteria: Buildings should be inviting and should sustain attention).  The
       modified design shall be reviewed and approved by staff prior to issuance of
       a building permit.  The developer shall consider the inclusion of landscape
       elements near the building on the north and west facades, and shall explore
       options to enrich the appearance of the concrete masonry unit (CMU)
       material (e.g. by burnishing the exterior). 
	
7. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS
   A.  City Council
      (1) REAPPOINTMENT OF FRANCES BARRETT-KITRELL TO THE
           ACCESSIBILITY & DISABILITY COMMISSION (District 4 Appointment)
      (2) REAPPOINTMENT OF IVAN COLBURN TO THE CODE
           ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION (District 7 Appointment)
      (3) REAPPOINTMENT OF ROBERTA MARTINEZ TO THE ARTS
           COMMISSION (District 7 Appointment)
      (4) REAPPOINTMENT OF SARAH SMITH ORR TO THE PASADENA
           COMMUNITY ACCESS CORPORATION BOARD (District 7
           Appointment)
      (5) REAPPOINTMENT OF ARNOLD SIEGEL TO THE PLANNING
           COMMISSION (District 7 Appointment)
      (6) REAPPOINTMENT OF EDWARD GARLOCK TO THE ROSE BOWL
           OPERATING COMPANY BOARD (District 7 Appointment)
      (7) REAPPOINTMENT OF JAMES STIVERS TO THE ROSE BOWL
           OPERATION COMPANY (Tournament Appointment)
      (8) REAPPOINTMENT OF ROXANE MAYO-TURNER TO THE
           COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN (Mayoral Appointment)
      (9) APPOINTMENT OF GREGOR EDWARDS TO THE RECREATION
           AND PARKS COMMISSION (District 1 Appointment)
   B.  City Manager
      (1) APPROVAL OF ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SOUTH LAKE BUSINESS
           ASSOCIATION FOR THE SOUTH LAKE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT
           DISTRICT AND ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION OF INTENTION TO
           HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING TO LEVY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN SAID
           DISTRICT FOR PROGRAM YEAR 2001
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (a) Approve the Annual Report of the South Lake Business
           Association ("Association") for the South Lake Business Improvement
           District (the "District") for Program Year 2001 in the form submitted by
           the Association as Attachment No. 1 of the agenda report while in
           keeping with the Approval Conditions detailed in this report.
           (b) Adopt a resolution (Attachment No. 2 of the agenda report)
           evidencing the intention of the City Council to hold a public hearing on
           July 23, 2001 at 8:00 p.m. on the continuation of the City Council to levy
           and collect assessments withing the District for Program Year 2001
           commencing January 1, 2001.
           (c) Direct the City Clerk to give notice of the public hearing by causing
           the resolution to be published not less than seven days before the
           public hearing.
	
8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING (To be canceled)
9. ORDINANCES
   A.  First Reading:
      (1) Conduct first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF
           PASADENA AMENDING TITLE 17 (REVISED ZONING ORDINANCE)
           OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE
           INCLUSIONARY HOUSING" (See related Item 3.C.)       
   B.  Second Reading:       
      (1) Adopt "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING
           TITLE 17 (THE ZONING CODE) TO CHANGE THE DEVELOPMENT
           STANDARDS OF THE PD-21 (PLANNED DEVELOPMENT-21,
           MONTGOMERY ENGINEERING) ZONING DISTRICT"   (Introduced by
           Councilmember Holden)
	
10.    INFORMATION ITEMS: None 
11.    COMMUNICATIONS:   None
12.    PUBLIC COMMENT (Continued)
13.    CLOSED SESSIONS (Continued, if necessary)
14.    ADJOURNMENT


                                         SCHEDULE

                    COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES

 

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE COMMITTEE

 

Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in Council
Conference Room 240

 

July 18, 2001

August 1, 2001

August 15, 2001

 

DEREGULATION COMMITTEE

 

Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in Council
Conference
Room 240

 

July 18, 2001

August 1, 2001

August 15, 2001

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in Finance
Department Conference Room 345

 

July 23, 2001

August 13, 2001

 

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

 

Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Conference
Room 240

 

July 17, 2001

August 21, 2001

September 18, 2001

 

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE

 

Meets the first and third Monday of each month at 4:15 p.m. in the Management
Conference Room 323

 

July 16, 2001

August 6, 2001

August 20, 2001

 

 

                    FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES

 

July 16, 2001

 

July 23, 2001

 

July 30, 2001

 

August 6, 2001

 

August 13, 2001

 

August 20, 2001

 

August 27, 2001 (To be canceled)

 

September 3, 2001 (To be canceled)

 

September 10, 2001

 

September 17, 2001

 

September 24, 2001

 

FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS/APPEALS:

 

July 16, 2001, 8:00 p.m. - Call for Review of Board of Zoning Appealís Decision
regarding Small Collection Facility/Recycling Center located at 452 North Los
Robles Avenue

 

July 23, 2001, 8:00 p.m. - Proposed basis and methods of levying assessments
and the levy of the annual assessment for fiscal year 2001 for the South Lake Business
Improvement District

 

August 6, 2001, 8:00 p.m. - Public Hearing: General Fee Schedule re Various Penalty
Fees (Neighborhood Blight, Code Enforcement, Nuisances)

 

August 6, 2001, 8:00 pm. - Public Hearing: To receive public comments on the City of
Pasadenaís Report on Public Health Goals

 

 

July 9, 2001, 8:00 p.m. - Appeal of Design Commissionís Approval of Consolidated
Design Review of the Boston Court Theater located at 70 North Mentor Avenue

 

July 23, 2001, 8:00 p.m. - Public Hearing: Zone Change from RM-32 (Multi-family
Residential, 0-32 units/acre) to RM-32 PK (Multi-family Residential, 0-32 units/acre -
Parking District Overlay) for a portion of the property located at 236 North Chester Avenue.