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
                                              May 13, 2002

                                    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 - PENDING
    LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), pending
    litigation, amicus (friend of the court) participation
    Name of Case:  Metropolitan Water District of Southern California v. Superior
    Court of California, Dewayne Cargill, et al., Real Parties in Interest, California
    Supreme Court Case No. S102371

B. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - POTENTIAL
    LITIGATION - CONSIDERATION OF INITIATION OF LITIGATION pursuant to
    Government Code Section 54956.9(c):  One potential case

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

  A.  APPROVAL OF A CONTRACT WITH LABORATORY CORPORATION OF
       AMERICA (LABCORP) FOR PROVISION OF CLINICAL LABORATORY
       SERVICES TO THE PASADENA PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
       Recommendation of City Manager:
       (1)    Authorize a contract with Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp)
       for a period of one year or $90,000, whichever occurs first, for the provision
       of clinical laboratory services to the Pasadena Public Health Department;
       and
       (2)    Authorize the City Manager to extend the contract for up to two
       additional years provided any requested cost increases do not exceed the
       change in the Consumers Price Index for the latest available 12-month
       preceding period.
    414k

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) RELEASE OF FUNDS FROM THE JUVENILE ACCOUNTABILITY
           INCENTIVE BLOCK GRANTS (JAIBG) PROGRAM TO THE COUNTY
           OF LOS ANGELES
           Recommendation of City Manager: Approve a waiver form,
           authorizing the City Manager to transfer grant entitlements totaling
           $50,098 available to the Pasadena Police Department, to the Los
           Angeles County District Attorney's Office.  The money will be used in
           conjunction with similar grant fund money from the City of Glendale and
           the City of Burbank to retain a deputy district attorney for vertical
           prosecution of juvenile offenders in the Pasadena Superior Court.
    294k

      (2) AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND CONTRACT WITH JOHN SPALDING
           (JES AND ASSOCIATES) TO PROVIDE CONSULTING SERVICES IN
           THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to
           amend Purchase Order No. 13473 with John Spaulding (JES and
           Associates) for an additional amount of $50,000 for a new total not to
           exceed $140,000.
    154k

      (3) AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND CONTRACT WITH PARSONS
           HARLAND BARTHOLOMEW AND ASSOCIATES INC. FOR
           COMPLETION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR
           THE FAIR OAKS/ORANGE GROVE SPECIFIC PLAN
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to
           amend Contract No.16,901 for an amount not to exceed $4,172 with
           Parsons Harland Bartholomew and Associates, Inc. to provide for the
           completion of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Fair Oaks/
           Orange Grove Specific Plan.
    158k

      (4) AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND CONTRACT WITH COTTON BRIDGES
           AND ASSOCIATES INC. FOR COMPLETION OF THE
           ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE PLAZA LAS
           FUENTES PHASE II PROJECT
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to
           amend Contract No. 17,639 for an amount not to exceed $8,700 with
           Cotton Bridges and Associates Inc. to provide additional analysis as
           part of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Plaza Las Fuentes
           Phase II development.
    164k

   B.  City Clerk

       (1) Approval of Minutes - March 18, 2002

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

           Claim No. 9005          Rosalva Romo Mercado        $      1,755.00 
           Claim No. 9006          Ashan Anarkat                            Unknown 
           Claim No. 9007          Mayfield Junior School of the
                                           Holy Child                                    8,739.36 
           Claim No. 9008          Joan Schneider                         500,000.00+
           Claim No. 9009          Margaret Wickenden                    2,500.00 
           Claim No. 9010          Pacific Bell                                  6,063.58 
           Claim No. 9011          Alis Misislyan                            25,000.00+

5. REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

   A.  Economic Development and Technology Committee

   B.  Finance Committee

      (1) PUBLIC HEARING: AMENDMENTS TO THE GENERAL FEE
           SCHEDULE (COST OF SERVICE STUDY ANNUAL ADJUSTMENTS)
           (See Item 6.A., 8:00 p.m.

           (a) ROSE BOWL OPERATING COMPANY (RBOC) FEE
                SCHEDULES - EVENTS, ADVERTISING, LUXURY SUITES,
                TRADEMARK LICENSING [See Item 6.A.(1)]      

      (2) PUBLIC HEARING: SCHEDULE OF TAXES, FEES AND CHARGES 
           (See Item 6.B., 8:00 p.m.)          

      (3) CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: FISCAL YEAR 2003
           RECOMMENDED OPERATING BUDGET (See Item 6.C., 8:00 p.m.)

      (4) CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING:  ADOPTION OF THE FY 2003-2008
           CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM BUDGET (See Item 6.D.,
           8:00 p.m.)

   C.  Legislative Policy Committee

      (1) SUPPORT OF ASSEMBLY BILL 2348 (CARDENAS & NEGRETE
           McCLEOD)  RELATED TO GLASS ETCHING ACID
           Recommendation of City Manager: 
           (1) Support Assembly Bill 2348 (Cardenas & Negrete McCleod), an act
           to amend Sections 594.1 and 594.2 of the Penal Code, relating to glass
           etching acid.
           (2) Authorize the Mayor to send letters to the appropriate authorities
           stating Pasadena's position.
    273k

      (2) SUPPORT OF ASSEMBLY BILL 1952 (BOGH) - SOLID WASTE:
           BIOMASS CONVERSION: TRANSFORMATION
           Recommendation of City Manager: Support AB 1952 (Bogh) - Solid
           Waste: Biomass Conversion: Transformation.
    191k

      (3) SUPPORT SENATE BILL 940/HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BILL
           1990 (DODD/MILLER) - THE ACT TO LEAVE NO CHILD BEHIND
           Recommendation of City Manager:
           (1) Support Senate Bill 940/House of Representatives Bill 1990
           (Dodd/Miller) The Act to Leave No Child Behind.
           (2) Authorize the Mayor to send letters to the appropriate authorities
           stating Pasadena's position.
           (3) Join the cities of Clifton (New Jersey), Deltona (Florida), Elkhart
           (Indiana), Gilbert (Arizona), Richmond (California), South Gate
           (California) and Warwick (Rhode Island) in proclaiming the City of
           Pasadena as an official "Leave No Child Behind" city.
    520k

      (4) SUPPORT RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY SENATE BILL 2202
           (STATUTES OF 2000) - WORKING GROUP REGARDING DIVERSION
           RATE COMPLIANCE
           Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the Mayor to send a
           letter to the appropriate authorities supporting the recommendations
           made by the working group formed as a result of the passage of Senate
           Bill 2202 (Sher) - Solid Waste Management: Diversion: Reports.
    319k

   D.  Municipal Services Committee

   E.  Public Safety Committee

   F.  Reports from Representatives

6. PUBLIC HEARINGS - 8:00 P.M.

  A.  PUBLIC HEARING:   AMENDMENTS TO THE GENERAL FEE SCHEDULE
       (COST OF SERVICE STUDY ANNUAL ADJUSTMENTS)
       Recommendation of City Manager: It is recommended that the City
       Council:
       (1)     Adopt a resolution approving the FY 2002-2003 General Fee Schedule,
       which contains amended fees using data gathered during the annual review
       of Cost of Service.   Pursuant to California Government Code Section 66018,
       development project fees that "apply to the filing, acceptance, review,
       approval or issuance of an application, permit, or entitlement to use" shall be
       effective no sooner than 60 days following the final action on adoption of the
       fee or charge or increase in the fee or charge, those relevant Planning and
       Development fees shall take effect 60 days from date of adoption, and all
       other fees shall take effect on July 1, 2002; and
       (2)     Authorize staff to incorporate the Rose Bowl Fee Schedule into the
       General Fee Schedule so that in future years, any fee increases
       recommended by the Rose Bowl Operating Company will be presented to the
       City Council at the same time as other City fee adjustment recommendations.
    295k

       (1) ROSE BOWL OPERATING COMPANY (RBOC) FEE SCHEDULES -
           EVENTS, ADVERTISING, LUXURY SUITES, TRADEMARK
           LICENSING
           Recommendation of Rose Bowl Operating Company: Approve the
           RBOC fee schedules for Events, Advertising, Luxury Suites and
           Trademark Licensing.
    120k

  B.  PUBLIC HEARING: SCHEDULE OF TAXES, FEES AND CHARGES
       Recommendation of City Manager:    It is recommended that the City
       Council reject scheduled rate increases in the Construction Tax, all Utility
       Users' Tax rates, Underground Surtax, Street Light and Traffic Signal Tax,
       and Transient Occupancy Tax, Three and Six Month Contracting and
       Building Trades licenses and allow all other scheduled rate increases, as
       listed on the agenda report, to stand.
    195k

  C.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: FISCAL YEAR 2003 RECOMMENDED
       OPERATING BUDGET
       Recommendation of City Manager: 
       (1)     Open the public hearing on the City Manager's Recommended Fiscal
       Year 2003 Operating Budget and refer the FY 2003 Recommended
       Operating Budget to the Finance Committee for further review; and
       (2)    Continue the public hearing to each subsequent regular meeting of the
       City Council at 8:00 p.m., until June 3, 2002 or such other later date as the
       City Council may determine, and at which time the City Council will be asked
       to close the public hearing and formally adopt the Operating Budget.
    154k

  D.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: ADOPTION OF THE FY 2003-2008
       CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM BUDGET
       Recommendation of City Manager:  Adopt by resolution the FY 2003-2008
       Capital Improvement Program as amended by the Finance Committee and
       detailed in Attachments I and II of the agenda report.
    663k

  E.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: TO CONSIDER GRANTING OF NON-
       EXCLUSIVE SOLID WASTE FRANCHISES
       Recommendation of City Manager:
       (1)    Hold a public hearing to consider granting non-exclusive solid waste
       franchises.
       (2)   After the public hearing is held, grant a franchise to all applicants.
       (3)   Direct the City Attorney to prepare the necessary ordinances for the
       approved applications and authorize the City Manager to enter into the
       franchise agreements on or after the effective date of the ordinance
       approving such franchise.
    365k

  F.  PUBLIC HEARING: APPROVAL AND SUBMITTAL OF THE PUBLIC
       HOUSING AGENCY ANNUAL PLAN (2002-2003) TO THE U.S.
       DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
       Recommendation of Chief Executive Officer: It is recommended that the
       Pasadena Community Development Commission take the following action:
       (1)   Hold a public hearing to consider the Public Housing Agency Annual
       Plan (2002-2003) (the "PHA Plan"); and
       (2)   Adopt a resolution approving the "PHA Plan" and authorizing the Chief
       Executive Officer to execute, and the City Clerk to attest any and all
       documents pertaining to its submission to the U.S. Department of Housing
       and Urban Development.
       Recommendation of Advisory Bodies: The Public Housing Agency Annual
       Plan (the "PHA Plan") was submitted to the Resident Advisory Board (RAB),
       at its bi-annual meeting on April 4, 2002, for comments and
       recommendations.  The RAB is comprised of individuals who reflect and
       represent the population assisted by the rental assistance programs
       administered by the Pasadena Community Development Commission
       ("PCDC").  The RAB had the following comments:
       (1)  "New construction housing projects in the City do not include affordable
       housing units." (The Inclusionary Housing Ordinance enacted by the City in
       September 2001 addresses this issue.)
       (2) "There should be more property owners participating in the Section 8
       rental assistance program."  (Strategies No. 1, 2, and 5 identified on page 9
       of the "PHA Plan" address this issue.)
           On April 9, 2002, the "PHA Plan" was submitted to the Northwest
       Commission for review and comment.
           The "PHA Plan" was submitted to the Community  Development
       Committee (CDC) Housing Subcommittee on May 2, 2002 for comment and
       to the CDC on May 9, 2002 for review and recommendations.  The CDC's
       action will be verbally reported at the City Council meeting.
    417k

7. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS

   A.  City Council (No items)

   B.  City Manager

      (1) APPROVAL OF CONTRIBUTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE
           STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND THE CITY OF PASADENA FOR THE
           CONSTRUCTION OF I-710 FREEWAY INTERIM TRAFFIC
           IMPROVEMENTS
           Recommendation of City Manager: 
           (1)   Adopt a resolution approving Contribution Agreement No. 07-4590
           between the City of Pasadena and the State of California, acting by and
           through its Department of Transportation (Caltrans), for the construction
           of I-710 Freeway Extension Interim Traffic Improvements and
           authorizing the City Manager and the Finance Director to execute the
           agreement on behalf of the City.
           (2)    Approve a journal voucher decreasing revenue from the Regional
           Federal Surface Transportation Program in the amount of $1,800,000
           and instead, recognizing revenue from Caltrans Funds in the amount of
           $2,182,000 and appropriating it to the 710 Interim Traffic Improvements
           on South Fair Oaks Avenue - Intelligent Transportation System project
           (Budget Account No. 75027).
           (3)   Approve a journal voucher recognizing and appropriating $32,500
           from the unappropriated Gas Tax fund balance to the 710 Interim Traffic
           Improvements on South Fair Oaks Avenue - Intelligent Transportation
           System project (Budget Account No. 75027).
           Recommendation of Advisory Committee: The Pasadena Design
           Advisory Group has reviewed and recommends approval of the staff
           recommendation.
    317k

      (2) APPROVAL OF A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE
           STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND THE CITY OF PASADENA FOR THE
           RELINQUISHING OF ARROYO PARKWAY
           Recommendation of City Manager: Adopt a resolution authorizing the
           City Manager to execute Cooperative Agreement No. 07-4541 with the
           California Department of Transportation for the relinquishment of Arroyo
           Parkway from Glenarm Street to Colorado Boulevard.
    213k

   C.  Advisory Bodies

      (1) ROSE BOWL OPERATING COMPANY (RBOC) FEE SCHEDULES -
           EVENTS, ADVERTISING, LUXURY SUITES, TRADEMARK
           LICENSING [See Item 6.A.(1)]          

8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING

   A.  Approval of Minutes  - March 18, 2002

  B.  APPROVAL OF OWNER PARTICIPATION AND LOAN AGREEMENT
       ("OPLA") AND A McKINNEY ACT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROGRAM
       SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT ("SRA") BY AND BETWEEN THE
       PASADENA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
       ("COMMISSION") AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING SERVICES ("AHS") FOR
       THE REFINANCING, REHABILITATION AND OPERATIONS OF A SIX-
       BEDROOM RESIDENCE AT 1516 N. NAVARRO AVENUE, PASADENA
       Recommendation of Chief Executive Officer: Adopt a resolution:
       (a)   Finding and determining that the project ("Project") described in the
       proposed Owner Participation and Loan Agreement ("OPLA") and McKinney
       Supportive Housing Program ("SHP") Sub-Recipient Agreement ("SRA")
       executed by Affordable Housing Services ("AHS") is categorically exempt
       under the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") and, specifically,
       under Section 15301 of the State CEQA Guidelines and authorizing the
       Secretary of the Commission to file with the County Clerk a Notice of
       Exemption for the Project pursuant to Section 15301 of the State CEQA
       Guidelines.
       (b)   Approving the terms and provisions of both the OPLA and SRA between
       the Commission and AHS including Commission assistance in the amount of
       $406,668 (HOME Program - $200,000; McKinney SHP - $206,668).
       (c)   Authorizing the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission to execute,
       and the Secretary to attest, the OPLA and SRA.
       Recommendation of Advisory Boards: The subject recommendation was
       reviewed by the Community Development Committee ("CDC") Housing Sub-
       Committee on March 7, 2002, and the Northwest Commission ("NWC") on
       April 9, 2002.  The Housing Subcommittee and the Northwest Commission
       recommended approval of the subject project.  Staff will report orally on the
       action taken by the Community Development Committee.
    500k

  C.  PUBLIC HEARING: APPROVAL AND SUBMITTAL OF THE PUBLIC
       HOUSING AGENCY ANNUAL PLAN (2002-2003) TO THE U.S.
       DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (See Item
       6.F., 8:00 p.m.) 

9. ORDINANCES

   A.  First Reading: None

   B.  Second Reading:

      (1) Adopt "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING
           TITLE 17 (THE ZONING CODE) TO LOWER THE THRESHOLDS FOR
           DESIGN REVIEW ALONG MAJOR CORRIDORS AND ARTERIALS"
           (Introduced by Vice Mayor Little)
    194k

10.    INFORMATION ITEMS:

  A.  PREDEVELOPMENT PLAN REVIEW FOR THE PROPOSED ANNANDALE
       CANYON ESTATES PROJECT (24 SINGLE FAMILY HOMES) LOCATED
       IN THE WESTERN HILLSIDE AREA OF THE CITY, BEGINNING AT THE
       END OF WEIRFIELD DRIVE
       Recommendation of City Manager: This report is provided for information
       purposes only at this time.
    421k

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

 

May 15, 2002

June 5, 2002

June 19, 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

 

May 13, 2002 (Special Meeting, 4:00 p.m., Management Conference Room)

May 20, 2002 (Special Joint Meeting w/City Council, 4:00 p.m., Management
Conference Room)

May 27, 2002 (To be canceled holiday)

June 3, 2002 (Special Joint Meeting, w/City Council, 4:00 p.m., Management
Conference Room)

June 10, 2002 (Special Joint Meeting, w/City Council, 4:00 p.m., Management
Conference Room)

 

LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE (Chair Bill Bogaard)

 

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

 

June 4, 2002

July 2, 2002

August 6, 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  

 

May 15, 2002 (To be canceled)

June 5, 2002

June 19, 2002

 

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

 

May 20, 2002

June 3, 2002

June 17, 2002

                         FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES 

 

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    (To be cancelled)

 

July 15, 2002

 

July 22, 2002

 

July 29, 2002 

 

FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS:   

 

May 20, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Redistricting Ordinance

 

May 20, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Continued Public Hearing:  FY 2003 Recommended
Operating Budget

 

May 20, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Fair Oaks/Orange Grove General Plan Amendments

 

June 3, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Continued Public Hearing:  FY 2003 Recommended
Operating Budget

 

June 3, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Noise Element

 

June 10, 2002, 8:00 p.m. - Joint Public Hearing (Council & CDC): Approval of Annual
Action Plan 2002-2003 PY