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                                                 AGENDA
         CITY COUNCIL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
                                              APRIL 8, 2002

                                    Closed Sessions 5:30 P.M.
                                     Public Meeting 6:30 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 REGARDING PUBLIC EMPLOYEE
    PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54957
    Title: City Clerk 

B. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - PENDING
    LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
    Name of Case: Amy v. City of Pasadena, et al., Case No. GS 006463

C. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - POTENTIAL
    LITIGATION - SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO LITIGATION pursuant to
    Government Code Section 54956.9(b): One potential case

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:   None

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 E.C. CONSTRUCTION FOR THE
           IMPROVEMENT OF CARNARVON DRIVE, CLUB ROAD, HOWARD
           STREET AND JACARANDA DRIVE FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO
           EXCEED $293,000
           Recommendation of City Manager: 
           (1)    Accept the bid dated March 27, 2002 submitted by E.C.
           Construction in response to the Specifications for the Improvement of
           Carnarvon Drive, Club Road, Howard Street and Jacaranda Drive, reject
           all other bids received, and authorize the City Manager to enter into
           such contract as is required.
           (2)   Acknowledge the project to be categorically exempt under Section
           21084 of the California Environmental Quality Act of 1984 in accordance
           with Article 19, Section 15301 (Class 1), subsection (c) of the
           Resources Agency of California Guidelines (maintenance of existing
           public streets) pursuant to the findings of the Secretary of the
           Resources Agency and authorize the City Manager to execute and the
           City Clerk to file a Notice of Exemption for the project with the Los
           Angeles County Clerk.
           (3)   Approve a journal voucher recognizing private capital in the amount
           of $8,000 and appropriating it to Budget Account No. 76358, Preventive
           Maintenance - Curbs and Gutters.
    344k

      (2) PRESENTATION OF APPLICATIONS AND ADOPTION OF
           RESOLUTION FOR GRANTING NON-EXCLUSIVE SOLID WASTE
           FRANCHISES
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (1) Adopt a resolution declaring its intention to consider the granting of
           non-exclusive franchises for completed applications;
           (2) Set a public hearing for May 6, 2002 at 8:00 p.m., to consider
           granting these franchises; and
           (3) Direct the City Clerk to publish the resolution at least once in a
           newspaper of general circulation in the City not less than ten days prior
           to the date set for the hearing.
    236k

   B.  City Clerk                                          

       (1) Approval of Minutes  -  February 11, 2002
                                             February 18, 2002 (Cancelled)

       (2) Receive and file claims against the City of Pasadena

           Claim No. 8982          Sempra Energy   $           307.10
           Claim No. 8983          Victor H. Maldonado         545.39
           Claim No. 8984          Marilyn Rogers             Unknown
           Claim No. 8985          Pasadena Motor Inn         200.00
           Claim No. 8986          Mr. Rooter Plumbing      2,107.00
           Claim No. 8987          Bamma Jones              Unknown
           Claim No. 8988          Malcolm McNab           25,000.00+
           Claim No. 8989          Elven Harold Lindblad   25,000.00+

   C.  Public Hearings Set:

       April 15, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Proposed Amendments to Chapter 8.52 (City
       Trees) of the Pasadena Municipal Code to Establish a Tree Protection
       Ordinance.

       April 29, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Proposed Amendments to Zoning Ordinance
       Regarding Flag Lots

       May 6, 2002, 8:00 p.m.  - Zone Change and Civic Center Specific Plan
       Amendment for Plaza Las Fuentes, Phase II

       May 20, 2002, 8:00 p.m.  - Joint Public Hearing (Council & CDC): Approval
       of Action Plan (2002-2003) for the City's Participation in the CDBG Program

5. REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

   A.  Economic Development and Technology Committee

   B.  Finance Committee

      (1) AMENDMENT TO THE FY 2002 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT
           PROGRAM TO INCLUDE A NEW PROJECT "AUTOMATED SHARED
           TRAFFIC COLLISION DATABASE" AND APPROPRIATION OF
           GRANT FUNDING
           Recommendation of City Manager: 
           (1)    Amend the FY 2002 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to include
           a new project in the Traffic Control and Facilities section entitled
           "Automated Shared Traffic Collision Database."
           (2)    Approve a journal voucher recognizing $37,000 in grant funding
           from the California Office of Traffic Safety and appropriating it to the
           "Automated Shared Traffic Collision Database" project (Account
           No. 75024).
           (3)    Acknowledge that the "Automated Shared Traffic Collision
           Database" project is categorically exempt from the California
           Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) according to Section 15302, of the
           CEQA Guidelines, Replacement or Reconstruction, and authorize the
           City Manager to execute and the City Clerk to file a Notice of Exemption
           therefor with the Los Angeles County Clerk.
    272k

      (2) REVIEW OF CITYWIDE WORKERS' COMPENSATION STUDY AND
           ADDITION OF MANAGEMENT ANALYST III TO HUMAN
           RESOURCES TO PROVIDE SAFETY TRAINING AND INSPECTIONS
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (1) Amend the Fiscal Year 2002 Operating Budget to add 1.0 FTE,
           Management Analyst III (Confidential), to the Human Resources
           Department to provide training and compliance inspections under the
           direction of the Safety Coordinator; and
           (2) Approve a journal voucher appropriating $12,882 from the
           Workers' Compensation Fund balance to Account No. 506-484000 to
           fund the position for two months in FY 2002.
    239k

      (3) AMENDMENT OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) FY
           2002-2006 TO INCLUDE ONE NEW PROJECT - PASADENA LIGHT
           RAIL ADAPTIVE LRT PRIORITY SYSTEM (ALPS)
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (1)   Amend the Traffic Control and Facilities section of FY 2002-2006
           Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget to include one new project -
           Pasadena Light Rail Adaptive LRT Priority System (ALPS);
           (2)   Approve a journal voucher appropriating the Light Rail Reserves
           (Proposition A/C) in the amount of $750,000 and recognizing the Los
           Angeles to Pasadena Metro Blue Line Construction Authorization's MTA
           funding (SB 1457) in the amount of $750,000 and appropriating it to the
           Pasadena Light Rail Adaptive LRT Priority System (ALPS) CIP project. 
    469k

   C.  Legislative Policy Committee

      (1) SUPPORT OF AB 2863 (LONGVILLE) - HOUSING ELEMENT
           REFORM
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (1)    Support AB 2863, a legislative vehicle for housing element reform
           during the 2002 legislative session.
           (2)    Authorize the Mayor to send letters to the appropriate authorities in
           support of Pasadena's position.
    273k

      (2) SENATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT (SCA) 7 (BURTON)  -
           PUBLIC ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT INFORMATION
           Recommendation of City Attorney: For information only.
    159k

      (3) OPPOSITION TO ASSEMBLY BILL 2125 (McLEOD) - WORKERS'
           COMPENSATION:  LYME DISEASE
           Recommendation of City Manager
           (1)    Oppose Assembly Bill 2125 (Negrete McLeod), an act to add
           Section 3212.12 to the Labor Code, relating to Workers' Compensation.
           (2)    Authorize the Mayor to send letters to the appropriate authorities
           stating Pasadena's position.       
    187k

      (4) OPPOSITION TO ASSEMBLY BILL 2889 (SHELLEY), AN ACT TO
           AMEND SECTION 3502.5 OF THE GOVERNMENT CODE, RELATING
           TO AGENCY SHOP AGREEMENTS
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (1) Oppose Assembly Bill 2889 (Shelley), an act to amend Section
           3502.5 of the Government Code, relating to Agency Shop Agreements.
           (2) Authorize the Mayor to send letters to the appropriate authorities
           stating Pasadena's position.
    209k

   D.  Municipal Services Committee

      (1) ADOPT RESOLUTION AND ORDINANCE APPROVING THE
           MAGNOLIA POWER PROJECT ("PROJECT") POWER SALES
           AGREEMENT ("PSA") AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO
           ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT WITH THE SOUTHERN
           CALIFORNIA PUBLIC POWER AUTHORITY FOR UP TO 4.25% OF
           THE PROJECT
           Recommendation of City Manager: It is recommended that the City
           Council:         
           (1)    Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute and
           deliver the Magnolia Power Project Power Sales Agreement with the
           Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) for up to 4.25%
           share of the Project. The proposed PSA is exempt from competitive
           bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(H), contracts with other
           governmental entities or their contractors for labor, materials, supplies
           or services.
           (2)    Conduct first reading of "AN UNCODIFIED ORDINANCE OF THE
           CITY OF PASADENA, APPROVING THE ENTERING INTO OF THE
           MAGNOLIA POWER PROJECT POWER SALES AGREEMENT."
    1478k

   E.  Public Safety Committee

   F.  Reports from Representatives

6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None  

7. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS

   A.  City Council (No items)

   B.  City Manager (No items)

8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING

   A.  Approval of Minutes - February 11, 2002
                                        February 18, 2002 (Cancelled)

  B.  APPROVAL OF A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000 TO REBUILDING
       TOGETHER*PASADENA (FORMERLY CHRISTMAS IN
       APRIL*PASADENA) FOR THE PROVISION OF HOUSING
       REHABILITATION SERVICES
       Recommendation of Chief Executive Officer: Adopt a resolution:
       (1) Finding and determining that the proposed expenditure of $30,000
       from the Commission's Low and Moderate Income Housing Trust Funds
       ("Housing Trust Funds"), is necessary to assist in the rehabilitation efforts of
       homes located in the Fannie Mae Northwest Pasadena Target Area.
       (2) Approving a $30,000 grant from the Low and Moderate Income
       Housing Trust Fund General Account to "Rebuilding Together * Pasadena"
       (formerly "Christmas in April * Pasadena") to fund the annual housing
       rehabilitation program in the City of Pasadena for low income families, elderly
       and disabled individuals.
    382k

9. ORDINANCES

   A.  First Reading:

      (1)     Conduct first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL
               OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING PASADENA MUNICIPAL
               CODE, TITLE 4, CHAPTER 4.08, COMPETITIVE BIDDING AND
               PURCHASING, REPEALING PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 4,
               CHAPTER 4.09, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN CONTRACTING, AND
               AMENDING PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 2, CHAPTER
               2.360, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN CITY EMPLOYMENT, TO ENSURE
               COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE STATE LAW"
    557k

      (2) Conduct first reading of "AN UNCODIFIED ORDINANCE OF THE
           CITY OF PASADENA, APPROVING THE ENTERING INTO OF THE
           MAGNOLIA POWER PROJECT POWER SALES AGREEMENT"
           (See Item 5.D.1)

      (3) Conduct first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF
           PASADENA ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 9.62 TO THE PASADENA
           MUNICIPAL CODE CONCERNING THE PREVENTION AND
           ABATEMENT OF ABANDONED SHOPPING CARTS"
    1435k

   B.  Second Reading:

      (1) Adopt "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING
           CHAPTER 10.45 OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE BY
           AMENDING SECTION 10.45.200(A), CHANGING THE BOUNDARIES
           OF THE CIVIC CENTER PARKING METER ZONE AND ADDING
           SECTION 10.45.220, CREATING THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE
           PARKING METER ZONE" (Introduced by Councilmember Tyler)        
    552k

10.    INFORMATION ITEMS: None

11.    COMMUNICATIONS:   None

12.    PUBLIC COMMENT (Continued)

13.    CLOSED SESSIONS (Continued, if necessary)

14.    ADJOURNMENT


                                       
 SCHEDULED
                         COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

(Chair Steve Madison)
 

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

 

April 17, 2002

May 1, 2002

May 15, 2002

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE (Chair Paul Little)

 

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

 

April 8, 2002 (Special meeting 4:00 p.m. in Management Conference Room 323)

April 22, 2002 (Special meeting time and place to be determined)

April 29, 2002 (Special meeting time and place to be determined)

May 6, 2002 (Special meeting time and place to be determined)

 

LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE (Chair Bill Bogaard)

 

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

 

May 7, 2002

June 4, 2002

July 2, 2002

 

MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMITTEE (Chair Sidney F. Tyler)

 

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

 

April 10, 2002 (Special meeting at 5:00 p.m. in Council Conference Room 240)

April 17, 2002 (To be canceled)

April 24, 2002 (Special meeting at 5:00 p.m. in Council Conference Room 240)

 

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Chair Steve Haderlein)

 

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

 

April 15, 2002

May 6, 2002 (To be canceled)

May 20, 2002

 

                         FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES

  

April 15, 2002

April 22, 2002  

 

April 29, 2002

 

May 6, 2002

 

May 13, 2002

 

May 20, 2002

 

May 27, 2002   (To be cancelled - Memorial Day Holiday)

 

June 3, 2002

 

June 10, 2002

 

June 17, 2002

 

June 24, 2002

 

July 1, 2002

 

July 8, 2002

 

July 15, 2002

 

July 22, 2002

 

July 29, 2002

 

FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS:  

 

April 15, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Redistricting Task Force Report

 

April 15, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Recommended FY 2003 to 2008 Capital
Improvement Program Budget

 

April 15, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Proposed Amendments to Chapter 8.52 (City Trees)
of the Pasadena Municipal Code to Establish a Tree Protection Ordinance.

 

April 22, 2002, 7:30 p.m. - Granting of Non-Exclusive Police Towing Franchises

 

April 29, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Revised Sign Ordinance

 

April 29, 2002, 8:00 p.m.  - Proposed Amendments to Zoning Ordinance
Regarding Flag Lots

 

May 6, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - General Fee Schedule

 

May 6, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Solid Waste Franchise Report

 

May 6, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Zone Change & Civic Center Specific Plan Amendment
for Plaza Las Fuentes , Phase II

 

May 13, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Pasadena Community Development Commission
Pasadena Housing Authority Annual Plan (2002-2003)

 

May 13, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Schedule of Taxes, Fees and Charges for FY 2003

 

May 20, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Joint Public Hearing (Council & CDC): Approval of
Action Plan (2002-2003) for the City
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