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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 AUGUST 9, 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 (4:20 P.M.):

TOLL-FREE DIAL-IN: (888) 585-9008

PARTICIPANT PASSCODE: 739-142-091, THEN # 

IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE MODIFICATION OR ACCOMMODATION PURSUANT TO THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

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.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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 9 DE AGOSTO 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. 

 TRANSMISIÓN EN VIVO CON SUBTÍTULOS EN WWW.PASADENAMEDIA.ORG,

Y TAMBIÉN EN WWW.CITYOFPASADENA.NET/COMMISSIONS/AGENDAS, 

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CÓDIGO DE PARTICIPANTE: 739-142-091, LUEGO # 

SI NECESITA UNA ADAPTACIÓN O MODIFICACIÓN RAZONABLE EN VIRTUD DE LA LEY DE ESTADOUNIDENSES CON DISCAPACIDAD

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
AUGUST 9, 2021

Public Meeting: 4:30 P.M.
Council Chamber, Pasadena City Hall
100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S249
 

PUBLIC MEETING – 4:30 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. The City Council may not discuss or take action on issues not on the meeting agenda, except that members of the City Council or staff may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by persons exercising public testimony rights (Government Code Section 54954.2).

 

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 ITERIS, INC., FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES TO PROVIDE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT CENTER (TMC) STAFFING SERVICES FOR SPECIAL EVENTS
Recommendation
: It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)    Find this action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), Review for Exemption; and 
(2)    Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract, as the result of a competitive selection process, as specified by Section 4.08.047 of the Pasadena Municipal Code, with Iteris, Inc., for Traffic Management Center (TMC) Staffing Services for Special Events in an amount not-to-exceed $334,161 for three years, which includes the base contract of $290,575 and a contingency of $43,586 to provide for any necessary change orders. Competitive price bidding is not required pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(F) (contracts for professional or unique services). 

1069k

ATTACHMENT A 372k

TPA 58k

2.      AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND CONTRACT NO. 9706- 0 WITH NORTON SIMON MUSEUM TO INCREASE FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2021 CONTRACT BUDGET 
Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)    Find that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) (Common Sense Exemption [formerly the General Rule]); and 
(2)    Authorize the City Manager to amend Contract No. 9706-0 with Norton Simon Museum, to increase the FY 2021 annual contract budget from $158,668 to $161,875.  

602k

3.      Confirm recommendation foR CONTRACT authorization with Crown Promotions Group Inc., doing business as Pasadena Promos, to reflect full business entity name
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 document pursuant to CEQA is required; and
(2)    Confirm the prior contract authorization with Crown Promotions Group Inc., doing business as Pasadena Promos, to reflect full business entity name. 

795k

4.      CONTRACT AWARD TO SCORPIO ENTERPRISES DBA AIRE-MASTERS AIR CONDITIONING FOR HEATING VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) REPLACEMENT AT LA PINTORESCA LIBRARY FOR AN AMOUNT NOT-TO-EXCEED $315,000
Recommendation
: It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)   
Find the contract proposed in the agenda report to be categorically exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines in accordance with Title 14, Chapter 3, Article 19, Section 15301, Class 1, minor alterations of existing public facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that previously existing at the time of the lead agency’s determination, 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 July 15, 2021, submitted by Scorpio Enterprises dba Aire-Masters Air Conditioning in response to the Project Plans and Specifications for the HVAC Replacement at La Pintoresca Library,
reject all other bids, and authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract for an amount not-to-exceed $315,000 which includes the base contract amount of $279,000 and a contingency of $36,000 to provide for any necessary change orders.

1190k

5.      CONTRACT AWARD TO BELLFREE CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR ANNANDALE CANYON OPEN SPACE TRAIL ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT FOR AN AMOUNT NOT-TO-EXCEED $247,359
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council:

(1)
    Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Article 6 (Negative Declaration); and

(2)   Accept the bid dated July 15, 2021, submitted by
Bellfree Contractors, Inc., in response to the Project Plans and Specifications for the Annandale Canyon Open Space Trail Access Improvements Project, reject all other bids, and authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract for an amount not-to-exceed $247,359 which includes the base contract amount of $237,359 and a contingency of $10,000 to provide for any necessary change orders.  

3006k

ATTACHMENT A 677k

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE 45K

6.      APPROVAL OF SIDE LETTER OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PASADENA AND THE PASADENA POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
Recommendation: It is recommended that the City Council:
(1)
      Find that the action proposed in the agenda report is not a “project” as defined in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Public Resources Code Section 21065 and Section 15378(b)(2) of the State CEQA Guidelines and, as such, is not subject to environmental review; and
(2)
      Approve a Side Letter of Agreement between the City of Pasadena (City) and the Pasadena Police Officers Association (PPOA). 

(REVISED)  711k

SIDE LETTER 304k

7.      FINANCE COMMITTEE: ADOPT A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A STANDARD AGREEMENT (61596) WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FRANCHISE TAX BOARD (FTB) FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE CITY’S PARTICIPATION IN THE FTB’S CITY BUSINESS TAX DATA PROGRAM
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 document pursuant to CEQA is required for the project; and 
(2)
      Adopt a resolution for the purpose of the City’s participation in the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) City Business Tax Data Program and authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement annually in June for each tax year (2021, 2022, and 2023).  The proposed agreement is exempt from competitive bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(H), contract with other governmental entities.  

677k

ATTACHMENT A 635k

ATTACHMENT B 76k

ATTACHMENT C (RESOLUTION) 261k

8.      FINANCE COMMITTEE: AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH FINANCIAL CREDIT NETWORK, INC. (FCN), AND COLLECTION BUREAU OF AMERICA (CBA) TO COLLECT AS A THIRD PARTY AGENCY ON BAD DEBT OWED TO THE CITY OF PASADENA
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 document pursuant to CEQA is required for the project;
(2)    Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract, without competitive bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(F), contracts for professional or unique services, with Financial Credit Network, Inc. (FCN), for three (3) years in an amount not-to-exceed $150,000, which includes the base contract amount of $125,000 and a contingency of $25,000 to provide for any necessary change orders;
(3)    Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract, without competitive bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(F), contracts for professional or unique services, with Collection Bureau of America (CBA) for three (3) years in an amount not-to-exceed $150,000 which includes the base contract amount of $125,000 and a contingency of $25,000 to provide for any necessary change orders; and
(4) It is further recommended that the City Council grant the proposed contracts an exemption from the Competitive Selection process pursuant to Pasadena Municipal Code Section 4.08.049(B) contracts for which the City’s best interests are served.   

1183k

TPA 93k

9.      FINANCE COMMITTEE: RECOGNITION AND APPROPRIATION OF 2020 URBAN AREA SECURITY INITIATIVE (UASI) GRANT FUNDS
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 document pursuant to CEQA is required for the project;
(2)
      Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with the City of Los Angeles to accept and administer 2020 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) grant funds on behalf of the City of Pasadena; and
(3)
      Amend the Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budget by recognizing revenue and appropriating $516,404 awarded by UASI as detailed in the Fiscal Impact section of the agenda report. 

822k

City Council 

10a. RESIGNATIONS, APPOINTMENTS, & REAPPOINTMENTS 

RESIGNATION OF PERRY HELM FROM THE PASADENA COMMUNITY ACCESS CORPORATION BOARD (District 4 Nomination) 

131k

APPOINTMENT OF GEORGE PACCERELLI TO THE HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION (District 4 Nomination) 

City Attorney 

City Clerk/Secretary 

10b. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 

June 14, 2021

City Council

June 14, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

June 21, 2021

City Council

June 21, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

June 28, 2021

City Council

June 28, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

July 5, 2021

City Council

July 5, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

July 12, 2021

City Council

July 12, 2021

Successor Agency to the Pasadena Community Development Commission

11.    RECEIVE AND FILE CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY OF PASADENA        

Claim No. 13,749

Interinsurance Exchange of the Automobile Club as subrogee for  Deysi Gomez

$                 6,828.29

Claim No. 13,750

Jose R. Gonzalez

                Not stated

 

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.)

12.    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 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 Cannabis Regulations with the findings contained in Attachment A of the agenda report, as follows:

1.    Allow up to three cannabis retailers per council district instead of one; and

2.    Decrease the required distance between cannabis retailers from 1,000 feet to 450 feet. 

1714k

ATTACHMENT A 170k

ATTACHMENT B 2230k

ATTACHMENT C 793k

ATTACHMENT D 19432k

ATTACHMENT E 338k

ATTACHMENT F 782k

ATTACHMENT G 74k

CORRESPONDENCE 59k

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL RECEIVED AFTER POSTING OF AGENDA

CORRESPONDENCE PART 1 14539k

      CORRESPONDENCE PART 2 8743k

CORRESPONDENCE PART 3 7348k

      CORRESPONDENCE PART 4 3909k

      CORRESPONDENCE PART 5 2792k   

      CORRESPONDENCE PART 6 5219k

CORRESPONDENCE PART 7 8135k

CORRESPONDENCE PART 8 1823k

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 

ORDINANCES                     

First Reading:  None 

Second Reading:  None 

INFORMATION ITEM

13.    PREDEVELOPMENT PLAN REVIEW OF A PROPOSED RESTAURANT WITH A DRIVE-THROUGH AT 1978 E. COLORADO BOULEVARD
Recommendation
This report is intended to provide information to the City Council; no action is required. 

2141k

ATTACHMENT A 747k

ATTACHMENT B 4590k

BRIEF REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES/REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

CLOSED SESSION

A.     CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency Designated Representatives: Jennifer Curtis and Steve Mermell

Employee Organizations: Pasadena Firefighters Association (PFFA) and Non-Represented Management  

B.     CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL regarding pending litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Name of Case: Eve Komesar v. City of Pasadena
LASC Case No.: BC677632
 

C.     SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE PASADENA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION CLOSED SESSION CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property Location: 1
383 Prime Court, Pasadena, California
Agency Negotiators: Steve Mermell
Negotiating Party: 
Daniel Freedman 
Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment  
 

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)

August 17, 2021

September 21, 2021

October 19, 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)

August 9, 2021(Special meeting to commence at 3:00 p.m.)

August 23, 2021 (To be cancelled)

September 13, 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)

August 17, 2021 (Special meeting to commence at 2:00 p.m.)

August 24, 2021 (To be cancelled)

September 28, 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)

August 10, 2021

August 24, 2021 (To be cancelled)

September 14, 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)

August 18, 2021

September 6, 2021 (To be cancelled)

September 15, 2021

FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING DATES

 

August 16, 2021

August 23, 2021 (To be cancelled)

August 30, 2021 (To be cancelled)

September 6, 2021 (To be cancelled)

September 13, 2021

September 20, 2021

September 27, 2021

October 4, 2021

October 11, 2021 (To be cancelled)

October 18, 2021

October 25, 2021

November 1, 2021

November 8, 2021

November 15, 2021

November 22, 2021

November 29, 2021 (To be cancelled)

December 6, 2021

December 13, 2021

December 20, 2021 (To be cancelled)

December 27, 2021 (To be cancelled)

FUTURE PUBLIC HEARING: None

                                                                                 COMMISSION VACANCIES