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PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER N-29-20 ISSUED BY GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM ON MARCH 17, 2020, THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR APRIL 19, 2021 AT 4:30 P.M. WILL TAKE PLACE SOLELY BY VIDEOCONFERENCE/TELECONFERENCE.  

In order to facilitate public participation at meetings held solely by electronic means, the City will accept public comment in the following manner:

1.  During the meeting, members of the public may provide live public comment by submitting a speaker card prior to the start of public comment on that item, at the following webpage: 

www.cityofpasadena.net/city-clerk/public-comment 

If a public comment speaker wishes to speak on more than one agenda item, please indicate so on the online form (multiple item speakers will be handled according to the process posted on the agenda and as specified in the City Council meeting policy).  Public comments are limited to 3 minutes each, and the Mayor and City Council may limit this time if reasonable under the circumstances.

2.  Speaker Card Help Line: If a public comment speaker needs assistance in completing a speaker card, please call the City Clerk’s Office at: (626) 744-4124. Help line will open 30 minutes prior to the posted start time of the meeting.

After submitting a public speaker card, join the virtual meeting after the published start time with a computer, other electronic device, or by telephone. The same name or telephone number on the Speaker Card should be used for the virtual meeting in order to locate and unmute the speaker. 

Computer or electronic devices, join the meeting at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/161482446

Telephone only dial-in: 1-669-900-6833, Meeting ID: 161 482 446

3.   Members of the public may submit correspondence of any length prior to the start of the meeting, at the following email address:  

 

correspondence@cityofpasadena.net

 

Correspondence will be forwarded to the City Council prior to the start of the meeting, posted online, and made part of the legislative record for the item. 

 LIVESTREAM WITH CAPTIONING IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.PASADENAMEDIA.ORG,

AND ALSO AT WWW.CITYOFPASADENA.NET/COMMISSIONS/AGENDAS, 

TO HEAR A LIVE SPANISH TRANSLATION OF THE MEETING (LISTEN ONLY), PLEASE DIAL-IN 10 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE MEETING (7:50 A.M.):

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PARTICIPANT PASSCODE: 739-142-091, THEN # 

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BECAUSE YOU ARE UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE ELECTRONICALLY AS SET FORTH ABOVE, CONTACT THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE

AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AT (626) 744-4124 OR CITYCLERK@CITYOFPASADENA.NET.

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EN VIRTUD DE LA ORDEN EJECUTIVA N-29-20 EMITIDA POR EL GOBERNADOR GABIN NEWSOM EL 17 DE MARZO DE 2020, LA REUNIÓN DEL CONSEJO MUNICIPAL DEL 19 DE ABRIL DE 2021 A LAS 4:30 P.M. TENDRÁ LUGAR ÚNICAMENTE POR VIDEOCONFERENCIA/TELECONFERENCIA.  

Para facilitar la participación del público en reuniones realizadas únicamente por medios electrónicos, la Ciudad aceptará comentarios del público de la siguiente manera:

1.  Durante la reunión, los miembros del público pueden hacer comentarios públicos en vivo presentando una tarjeta de oratoria antes del inicio del comentario sobre el artículo que se está tratando en el siguiente sitio web: 

www.cityofpasadena.net/city-clerk/public-comment 

Si un orador de comentario público desea hablar sobre más de un artículo del orden del día, le solicitamos que lo indique en el formulario en línea (los oradores sobre artículos múltiples se manejarán según el proceso publicado en la agenda y lo especificado en la política sobre las reuniones el Consejo Municipal).  Los comentarios públicos se limitan a 3 minutos cada uno y el Alcalde y el Consejo Municipal pueden limitar este tiempo si lo consideran razonable para las circunstancias.

2. Línea de ayuda de la tarjeta de oratoria pública Si un orador de comentario público necesita asistencia para completar su tarjeta, puede llamar a la Oficina del
    Secretario de la Ciudad al
(626) 744-4124. La línea de ayuda abrirá 30 minutos antes del inicio de la reunión.

    Después de presentar una tarjeta de oratoria pública, únase a la reunión virtual a la hora de inicio publicada con una computadora, otro dispositivo electrónico o por
    teléfono. Debe usar el mismo nombre o número de teléfono de la tarjeta de oratoria para la reunión virtual de modo que se pueda ubicar y habilitar el audio para el
    orador. 

Computadoras y dispositivos electrónicos pueden sumarse a la reunión en: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/161482446

Número para ingresar a la reunión por teléfono: 1-669-900-6833, ID de la reunión: 161 482 446

3.   Los miembros del público pueden enviar correspondencia de cualquier longitud antes del inicio de la reunión a la siguiente dirección de correo electrónico:  

 

correspondence@cityofpasadena.net

 

La correspondencia se enviará al Consejo Municipal antes del inicio de la reunión, se publicará en línea, y se incorporará al registro legislativo sobre el artículo. 

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PORQUE NO PUEDE PARTICIPAR EN FORMA ELECTRÓNICA SEGÚN LO DESCRITO ANTERIORMENTE, COMUNÍQUESE CON LA OFICINA DE LA SECRETARÍA MUNICIPAL

LO ANTES POSIBLE POR EL (626) 744-4124 O CITYCLERK@CITYOFPASADENA.NET.


 
AGENDA
CITY COUNCIL AND
THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE
PASADENA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
APRIL 19, 2021
Closed Session: 4:30 P.M.
Public Meeting: 5:00 P.M.
Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall
100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S249 

CLOSED SESSION: 4:30 P.M.

A.     CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL regarding pending litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Name of Case: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association v. Riggins, et al
LASC Case No.: 19STCV15320
 

B.     CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property Location:  700 Seco Street, Pasadena, CA 91103 (Rosemont Pavilion)
Agency Negotiator:  Steve Mermell
Negotiating Party:  David Eads
Under Negotiation:  Price and terms of Payment
  

PUBLIC MEETING – 5:00 P.M.  

ROLL CALL, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, AND CEREMONIAL MATTERS

 

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 at the conclusion of the meeting, if necessary. Comments are limited to 3 minutes each, and the Mayor may limit this time if reasonable under the circumstances.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR
(The Consent Calendar consists of routine items which will be approved by one motion and one vote unless removed for separate discussion. There will be one opportunity for public comment on all consent items. Comments are limited to 3 minutes each, and the Mayor may limit this time if reasonable under the circumstances.)

City Manager/Executive Director 

1.      CONTRACT AWARD TO VCI UTILITY SERVICES, LLC DBA VANTAGE UTILITY SERVICES, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN OIL CONTAINMENT SYSTEM at the VILLA SUBSTATION FOR AN AMOUNT NOT-TO-EXCEED $550,000
Recommendation
:
It is recommended that the City Council:

(1)
      Find the proposed action to be categorically exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301(b) (Existing Facilities) and that there are no features that distinguish this project from others in the exempt class and, therefore, there are no unusual circumstances; and
(2)    Accept the bid dated December 30, 2020, submitted by VCI Utility Services, LLC DBA Vantage Utility Services (“VCI”), in response to the Notice Inviting Bids for Specification LD-21-11; reject all other bids received; and authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with VCI for an amount not-to-exceed $550,000 which includes the base bid amount of $500,000 plus a contingency of $50,000 to provide for any necessary change orders.

1108k

2.      AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH IMPEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC., FOR COMPUTER SERVER AND STORAGE HARDWARE EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATION IN AN AMOUNT NOT-TO-EXCEED $662,421
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)
      Find that the proposed contract is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3); and
(2)
      Accept the bid dated March 25, 2021, submitted by Impex Technologies, Inc., in response to specifications for HyperV Lifecycle Replacement and Storage Capacity Increase; reject all other bids received; and authorize the issuance of a contract for an amount not-to-exceed $662,421, which includes the base contract amount of $602,200 and a contingency of $60,221 for any necessary change orders.             

973k

TPA 488k

City Council 

3.      RESIGNATIONS, APPOINTMENTS, & REAPPOINTMENTS 

                 RESIGNATION OF ERICA JARAMILLO FROM THE HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION (District 2 Nomination) 

          129k

City Attorney 

City Clerk/Secretary 

4.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES 

March 31, 2021

Special Joint Meeting of the City Council and Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger

April 5, 2021

City Council

April 5, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

5.      RECEIVE AND FILE CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY OF PASADENA        

Claim No. 13,701

Mercury Insurance as subrogee for Constanza Obregon

    $           1,801.69

Claim No. 13,702

Downtown Law Group representing Ralandria Brown

           1,000,000.00

Claim No. 13,703

Lori T. Latta

                  2,800.00

Claim No. 13,704

Thomas Murphy Lawyers Group APC representing Christian Perez

                25,000.00+

Claim No. 13,705

Rosa LaJane Myricks

                     650.00

Claim No. 13,706

Robert B. Amar

                  1,371.30

6.      PUBLIC HEARING SET 

                 MAY 3, 2021, 4:30 P.M. - Appeal of the Board of Zoning Appeals’ Decision on Hillside Development Permit No. 6837 Regarding the Property Located at 801 South San Rafael Drive 

PUBLIC HEARING:

(Comments are limited to 3 minutes each, and the Mayor may limit this time if reasonable under the circumstances. There will be one opportunity for public comment for those speakers who wish to speak on more than one public hearing.)

7.      CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: PROPOSED ZONING CODE AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY’S CANNABIS REGULATIONS
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)    Find that the actions proposed in the agenda report are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), Common Sense Exemption; and 15301 (Existing Facilities); there are no features that distinguish this action from others in the exempt class, and there are no unique circumstances; and
(2)    Direct the City Attorney’s Office to prepare an ordinance to amend the Zoning Code to adopt the proposed City cannabis regulations with the findings as contained in Attachment A of the agenda report. 
 

2413k

ATTACHMENTS A thru C 345k

ATTACHMENT D 710k

ATTACHMENT E 14876k

ATTACHMENT F 1122k

CORRESPONDENCE PART 1 3496k

CORRESPONDENCE PART 2 20333k

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE 2017k

CORRESPONDENCE PART 2

MULTIPLE AGENDA ITEM COMMENT

(There will be one opportunity for public comment for those speakers who wish to  speak on more than one item of business on the agenda, excluding public hearings. Comments are limited to 3 minutes each, and the Mayor may limit this time if reasonable under the circumstances.)

 

OLD BUSINESS:  None

 

REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

Economic Development and Technology Committee 

Finance Committee 

Legislative Policy Committee 

Municipal Services Committee 

Public Safety Committee 

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS

City Manager 

City Council 

8.      APPOINTMENT OF THREE COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATION NOMINEES TO THE COMMUNITY POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)
      Find that the proposed action is not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 21065 of CEQA and Sections 15060(c)(2), 15060(c)(3), and 15378 of the State CEQA Guidelines and, as such, no environmental documents pursuant to CEQA is required; and
(2)
      Appoint three community-based organization nominees to the Community Police Oversight Commission, as further described in the agenda report. 

972k

ATTACHMENT 1 PART 1 43647k

ATTACHMENT 1 PART 2 37664k

ATTACHMENT 2 1591k

CORRESPONDENCE 143k

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE PART 1 2064k

CORRESPONDENCE PART 2 1752k


CORRESPONDENCE PART 3 2371K

CORRESPONDENCE PART 4 1811k

CORRESPONDENCE PART 5 1857k

9.      AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH OIR GROUP LLC FOR INDEPENDENT POLICE AUDITOR SERVICES FOR AN AMOUNT NOT-TO-EXCEED $83,700
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)
      Find that the proposed action is not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3);
(2)
      Authorize the City Attorney to enter into a contract with OIR Group LLC for independent police auditor services in an amount not-to-exceed $83,700 for a period of one year; and
(3)
      Amend the City Attorney/City Prosecutor’s Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget by appropriating $87,300 from the unappropriated General Fund balance to account 10112000-811400. 

1257k

ATTACHMENT 4152k

ORDINANCES                     

First Reading:  None 

Second Reading:  None 

INFORMATION ITEM

 

BRIEF REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES/REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

SCHEDULED

COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE (Chair Tyron Hampton, Steve Madison, Jess Rivas, Andy Wilson)
Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S245/S246 (Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor)

April 20, 2021 (Special meeting to commence at 4:00 p.m.)

May 18, 2021

June 15, 2021

FINANCE COMMITTEE (Chair Mayor Victor M. Gordo, John J. Kennedy, Felicia Williams, Andy Wilson)
Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m., 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (City Hall Council Chamber, 2nd floor)

April 26, 2021 (Special meeting to commence at 3:00 p.m.)

May 10, 2021 (Special meeting to commence at 3:00 p.m.)

May 24, 2021 (Special meeting to commence at 3:00 p.m.)

LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE (Chair Steve Madison, Mayor Victor M. Gordo, Gene Masuda)
Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S245/S246 (Fair Oaks Conference Room S039)

April 27, 2021(Special meeting to commence at 2:00 p.m.)

May 25, 2021

June 22, 2021

MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMITTEE (Chair Andy Wilson, Tyron Hampton, Jess Rivas, Felicia Williams)
Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (Council Chamber, 2nd Floor)

April 27, 2021

May 11. 2021

May 25, 2021

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Chair Mayor Victor M. Gordo, Tyron Hampton, John J. Kennedy, Steve Madison)
Meets the first Monday of each month at 4:15 p.m. and the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S249 (Council Chamber, 2nd Floor)

April 21, 2021 (To be canceled)

May 3, 2021

May 19, 2021
 

FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES

April 26, 2021

May 3, 2021

May 10, 2021

May 17, 2021

May 24, 2021

May 31, 2021 (To be cancelled)

June 7, 2021

June 14, 2021

June 21, 2021

June 28, 2021 (To be cancelled)

July 5, 2021 (To be cancelled)

August 12, 2021

August 19, 2021

FUTURE PUBLIC HEARINGS:

April 26, 2021, 4:30 P.M. - Designation of the Houses at 840-842 North Fair Oaks Avenue as Landmarks (Doane House & Pinney House)

April 26, 2021, 4:30 P.M. - Designation of the House at 371 Patrician Way as a Landmark (William F. Staunton Residence)

May 3, 2021, 4:30 P.M. - City Manager’s Recommended Fiscal Year 2022 – 2026 Capital Improvement Program Budget and Adoption of Fiscal Year 2022 – 2026 Capital Improvement Program Budget

MAY 3, 2021, 4:30 P.M. - Appeal of the Board of Zoning Appeals’ Decision on Hillside Development Permit No. 6837 Regarding the Property Located at 801 South San Rafael Drive

May 17, 2021, 4:30 P.M. - Annual Adoption of the Schedule of Taxes, Fees, and Charges

June 7, 2020, 4:30 P.M. - Approval of the Annual Action Plan (2021-2022) and Related Funding Applications for the Community Development Block Grant, Home Investment Partnership Act, and Emergency Solutions Grant Programs

                                                                                                                      COMMISSION VACANCIES 52k