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CITY COUNCIL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
JANUARY 25, 2010
Closed Sessions 5:30 P.M.
Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.
Public Hearings 7:30 P.M.
Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall
100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S249
CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency Negotiator: Karyn Ezell
Employee Organization: Pasadena Management Association
COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
ANTICIPATED LITIGATION significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government
Section 54956.9(b): One potential
THE INCREASE OF PURCHASE ORDER CONTRACT NO. 44091 FOR PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION
OF THREE PREFABRICATED
BUILDINGS FOR ROBINSON PARK IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $20,175
(1) Find that the project was subject to adequate environmental review in the Initial Study approved, and the Negative Declaration adopted, by the City Council,
November 4, 2002, for the Robinson
Park Master Plan, and that there are no changed circumstances or new information which would require further environmental review; and
(2) Authorize the increase of Purchase Order No. 44091 to Design Space Modular Buildings, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $20,175 for a new total of
$556,188.50 for the purchase of one
prefabricated restroom building, one prefabricated restroom/concession building, and one prefabricated storage building for installation at Robinson Park, without
competitive bidding, pursuant to City
Charter, Section 1002(H), contracts with other governmental entities or their contractors for labor, material, supplies, or services.
CONTRACT AWARD TO HARDY & HARPER, INC., FOR THE RESURFACING OF STREETS AT
VARIOUS LOCATIONS – 2009, FEDERAL ID NO. ESPL – 5064(061), FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO
(1) Find that on May 27, 2009, the project proposed in the agenda report was found to be categorically exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines in Section 15301(c), Existing Facilities, of the California Code of Regulations Title 14, Chapter 3. This exemption includes minor alterations involving negligible expansion of use beyond that previously existing, and there are no changed circumstances or new information which would require further environmental review; and
(2) Accept the bid dated December 23, 2009, submitted by Hardy & Harper, Inc., in response to the Project Specifications for the Resurfacing of Streets at Various Locations – 2009, Federal ID No. ESPL – 5064 (061), reject all other bids received, and authorize the City Manager to enter into such contract as is required for an amount not to exceed $4,721,900.
TO INCREASE PURCHASE ORDER NO. 43443 WITH GENSLER BY $28,000 TO A NEW NOT TO
EXCEED AMOUNT OF $128,000 FOR THE COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR THE GENERAL
PLAN UPDATE OF THE LAND USE AND MOBILITY ELEMENTS
Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to increase Purchase Order No. 43443 with Gensler by $28,000 to a new not to exceed amount of $128,000 for the Community Outreach Program for the General Plan Update of the Land Use and Mobility Elements due to an increase in the scope and services provided.
TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH WLC ARCHITECTS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO
COMPLETE A NEEDS ANALYSIS FOR SEVEN EXISTING CITY OF PASADENA FIRE STATIONS IN
AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $79,200
(1) Find that the project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Article 19, Section 15306 in accordance with Section 21084 of the Public Resources Code; and
(2) Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with WLC Architects for professional services to conduct a needs analysis of seven existing City of Pasadena fire stations in an amount not to exceed $79,200.
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
January 11, 2010 (City Council)
January 11, 2010 (Community Development Commission)
January 18, 2010 (City Council)
January 18, 2010 (Community Development Commission)
6. RECEIVE AND FILE CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY OF PASADENA
Claim No. 11,044
Claim No. 11,045
Claim No. 11,046
Claim No. 11,047
Claim No. 11,048
Claim No. 11,049
Richard L.Von, Jr.
Claim No. 11,050
Claim No. 11,051
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS SET
February 22, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
– Adopt Zoning Code Amendments to Establish
a Public Art Requirement in Northwest Pasadena and Revise the Related
Private Development Public Art Program Guidelines
March 22, 2010, 7:30 p.m. – Public Hearing of the Pasadena Community Development Commission; Approval of the Public Housing Agency 2010 Annual Plan
Economic Development and Technology Committee
Legislative Policy Committee
2010 FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATIVE
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council approve the Federal and State Legislative Platforms for 2010.
ATTACHMENTS 1 AND 2 6752k
LOCAL TAXPAYER, PUBLIC SAFETY AND TRANSPORTATION PROTECTION ACT
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council adopt a resolution in support of the Local Taxpayer, Public Safety and Transportation Protection Act and its placement on the November 2010 Statewide Ballot.
10. ADVISORY BODIES
MEMBERS IDENTIFICATION POLICY
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council adopt a policy whereby name tags are provided to appointees to City sponsored advisory bodies, as requested.
Municipal Services Committee
Public Safety Committee
Reports from Representatives
CONSIDERATION OF SUPER LIQUOR’S REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION OF CONDITIONS OF
OPERATION IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THE DEEMED APPROVED
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the conditions of operation imposed on Super Liquor by the Code Enforcement Commission, as affirmed by the City Council on Super Liquor’s appeal, not be modified as requested. However, clarifying language may be added to certain conditions by the City Council, as indicated in the body of the agenda report.
ATTACHMENTS 1 AND 2 4265k
ATTACHMENT 3 2400k
SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA
AMENDMENT TO THE TREE PROTECTION ORDINANCE - PRIVATE TREE REMOVALS
(1) Find that the proposed code amendments are categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under Section 15061, general rule that CEQA only applies to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment;
(2) Find that the proposed amendments are in conformance with the goals, policies, and objectives of the General Plan and would not be detrimental to the public interest, health, safety, convenience, or general welfare of the City;
(3) Approve the proposed amendments to the Tree Protection Ordinance (Title 8 and Title 17) as contained in the agenda report;
(4) Authorize the City Manager to draft administrative guidelines consistent with the provisions set forth in the agenda report; and
(5) Direct the City Attorney to draft an ordinance and return within 60 days consistent with the provisions set forth in the agenda report.
Recommendation of Planning Commission: On November 11, 2009, the Planning Commission concurred with recommendations from the Design Commission and Urban Forestry Advisory Committee (UFAC) and recommended that the City Council approve staff’s recommendations for revisions to the Tree Protection Ordinance (TPO). The Commission also proposed minor changes to the draft wording of the findings, and these changes are in the proposed amendments.
ATTACHMENTS A THRU D 1427k
ATTACHMENT E 2242k
APPEAL OF DECISION BY THE DESIGN COMMISSION REGARDING EVALUATION OF THE
ARCHITECTURAL/HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE OF 499, 501, 503 & 523 SOUTH ARROYO PARKWAY
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council, at the request of the appellant, continue the public hearing to February 22, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.
14. APPOINTMENT OF BARBARA REEVES NEAL TO THE CODE ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION (District 7 Nomination)
15. APPOINTMENT OF CHRISTOPHER HIDDLESON TO THE SOUTH LAKE PARKING PLACE COMMISSION (At Large/District 7 Nomination)
16. RESIGNATION OF RICHARD BRUCKNER FROM THE PASADENA CENTER OPERATING COMPANY BOARD (City Manager Nomination)
17. APPOINTMENT OF JULIE GUTIERREZ TO THE PASADENA CENTER OPERATING COMPANY BOARD (City Manager Nomination)
18. RESIGNATION OF LEON ROISMAN FROM THE
SOUTH LAKE PARKING PLACE COMMISSION (At Large/District 7 Nomination)
First Reading: None
Second Reading: None
19. PLAN OF ISSUANCE REQUIREMENT AND GUIDELINES FOR RECOVERY ZONE
Recommendation: This report is for information only.
COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE(Chair Victor Gordo, Steve Madison, Jacque Robinson, Terry Tornek)
Meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S245/S246 (Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor)
February 3, 2010
March 3, 2010
April 7, 2010
FINANCE COMMITTEE (Chair Chris Holden, Victor Gordo, Steve Haderlein, Margaret McAustin)
Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m., 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (City Hall Council Chambers, 2nd floor)
January 25, 2010 (Cancelled)
February 8, 2010
February 22, 2010
LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE (Chair Bill Bogaard, Steve Madison, Jacque Robinson)
Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 8:15 a.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S039 (Fair Oaks Conference Room, Basement)
February 17, 2010
March 17, 2010
April 21, 2010
MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMITTEE (Chair Margaret McAustin, Bill Bogaard, Terry Tornek)
Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (Council Chambers, 2nd Floor)
January 26, 2010
February 9, 2010
February 23, 2010
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Chair Steve Haderlein, Steve Madison, Margaret McAustin, Jacque Robinson)
Meets the first Monday of each month at 4:15 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S038 (City Hall Grand Conference Room, Basement)
February 1, 2010
March 1, 2010
April 5, 2010
January 28, 2010 (Mayor’s State of the City Address, 6:30 p.m., La Salle High School, 3880 East Sierra Madre Boulevard, Pasadena)
February 1, 2010
February 8, 2010
February 15, 2010 (To be cancelled)
February 16, 2010 (Special Joint Meeting with Pasadena Unified School District, Board of Education, 6:30 p.m., Pasadena Senior Center, Multipurpose Room, 85 East Holly Street, Pasadena)
February 22, 2010
March 1, 2010
March 8, 2010
March 15, 2010
March 22, 2010
March 29, 2010 (To be cancelled)
April 5, 2010 (To be cancelled)
April 12, 2010
April 15, 2010 (Special Meeting with Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich, 8:00 a.m., City Hall, Grand Conference Room)
April 19, 2010
April 26, 2010
FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS:
February 1, 2010, 7:30 p.m. - Public Hearing: California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Zone Change for the parcel located at 391 South Wilson Avenue
February 1, 2010, 7:30 p.m. - Public Hearing: Adoption of the Initial Study and Approval of the Hahamongna Watershed Park Master Plan Addendum for the Hahamongna Annex
February 22, 2010, 7:30 p.m. - Continued Public Hearing: Appeal of Decision by the Design Commission Regarding Evaluation of the Architectural/Historical Significance of 499, 501, 503 & 523 South Arroyo Parkway (PLN2009-00106)
February 22, 2010, 7:30 p.m.– Adopt Zoning Code Amendments to Establish a Public Art Requirement in Northwest Pasadena and Revise the Related Private Development Public Art Program Guidelines
March 22, 2010, 7:30 p.m. – Public Hearing of the Pasadena
Community Development Commission; Approval of the Public Housing Agency 2010