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CITY OF PASADENA
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
OF THE CITY COUNCIL
AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
June 1, 1998
Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.
Public Hearing begin at 8:00 P.M.
Pasadena City Hall, Room 247
5:30 P.M. DINNER RECESS 6:30 P.M. PUBLIC MEETING 1. ROLL CALL AND CEREMONIAL MATTERS 2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA 3. OLD BUSINESS A. APPOINTMENT OF ARMEN SHIRVANIAN TO OLD PASADENA PARKING METER ZONE ADVISORY COMMISSION (Mayor/District 1 Appointment)
ACTION: APPROVED B. ADOPT INITIAL STUDY AND MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MONITORING PROGRAM FOR ADDITIONAL DISPLACEMENT EVENTS AT THE ROSE BOWL Recommendation of Rose Bowl Operating Company: (a) Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration, Mitigation Monitoring Program and the finding for no impact on fish and wildlife for additional hypothetical displacement events in calendar years 1998 and 1999. It should be noted that the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration are for environmental approval only in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for four additional events to take place in 1998 and four additional events for 1999, and do not take the place of approvals required of the City Council for events above those allowed in the Arroyo Seco Ordinance for the Rose Bowl Stadium; and (b) Request that the City Council direct the City Clerk to file the Notice of Determination and Certificate of Fee Exemption from State Fish and Game fees with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. 160(k)
ACTION: APPROVED 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) CANCELLATION OF LICENSE AGREEMENT NO. 11,453 AND APPROVAL OF NEW LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PASADENA AND ALTOS ARROYOS OWNERS ASSOCIATION PERMITTING THE USE AND MAINTENANCE OF A RETAINING WALL, DRIVEWAY RAMP, LANDSCAPING, AN ADDRESS MONUMENT, AND APPURTENANT STRUCTURES WITHIN A PORTION OF NORTH ARROYO BOULEVARD Recommendation of City Manager: (a) Cancel, upon thirty day's written notice, License Agreement No. 11,453; (b) Adopt a resolution approving a new License Agreement with Altos Arroyos Owners Association transferring the terms and conditions set forth in the original License Agreement to the Association; and (b) Authorize the Acting City Manager to execute and the City Clerk to attest, said new License Agreement, on behalf of the City of Pasadena. 68(k)
ACTION: APPROVED (2) 1999 CALIFORNIA POLICE SUMMER GAMES Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to enter into contracts with the Hilton, Doubletree and Holiday Inn Hotels totaling $175,000, for rooms to be used in connection with the 1999 California Police Summer Games. 62(k)
ACTION: APPROVED (3) PURCHASE OF PROPERTY INSURANCE Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the City Manager to purchase property insurance under a joint purchase program established by the City's Broker of Record, Robert F. Driver Company, Inc., at an annual premium not to exceed $379,492.25 for the term, May 15, 1998 to May 15, 1999. 79(k)
ACTION: APPROVED (4) AMENDMENT OF TWO FY 1998 ALCOHOL SERVICES AGREEMENTS (CITY CONTRACT NO. 16,469, COMMUNITY PREVENTION AND RECOVERY PROGRAM, AND NO. 16,539, GENERAL RELIEF) BETWEEN LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES, ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AND THE CITY OF PASADENA PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT Recommendation of City Manager: Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend Contracts No. H-208240 and H-208660, Alcohol Services Agreements between the City of Pasadena and the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Alcohol and Drug Program Administration, to convert the payment formula from fee-for- service/provisional cost to standard fee-for-service. 51(k)
ACTION: APPROVED B. City Clerk (1) Approval of Minutes - April 8, 1998 (Correction) May 4, 1998
ACTION: APPROVED AS SUBMITTED (2) Receive and file claims against the City of Pasadena Claim No. 8034 Lenard Black $ 24,950.40 Claim No. 8035 Georgianne Corby Unknown Claim No. 8036 Arlon Moncrief 100,000.00 Claim No. 8037 Norman R. Fleming 859.85 Claim No. 8038 Alice Shekeremian 25,000.00+ Claim No. 8039 Ron Horwitz 4,368.03 Claim No. 8040 Lauren D. Hughes 1,313.00+ Claim No. 8041 Joyce Miles Unknown Claim No. 8042 Maria Sanchez Unknown
ACTION: RECEIVED AND FILED (3) Public Hearing Set: July 13, 1998, 8:00 p.m., West Gateway Specific Plan and Final Environmental Impact Report July 13, 1998, 8:00 p.m., Appeal of Rogerson Kratos to Notice of Decision Modifications to Concept Design Approval w/Conditions at 391, 403 South Raymond Avenue (Painting and Awnings)
ACTION: PUBLIC HEARINGS SET 5. REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES A. Business Enterprise Committee (1) RECOMMENDATION FOR ESTABLISHING CIVIL ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES FOR MUNICIPAL CODE VIOLATIONS RELATED TO PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND LAND USE VIOLATIONS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO PROSECUTING SUCH VIOLATIONS Recommendation of City Manager: (a) Direct the City Attorney to amend Title 2 of the Pasadena Municipal Code, establishing administrative penalties for municipal code violations, such as property maintenance, land use, and permit violations, as an alternative to the prosecution process currently used; (b) Direct staff to amend the General Fee Schedule to include the administrative fines and penalties for the municipal code violations attached to the agenda report at $100.00 for each violation. This agenda report represents an additional component of the overall Comprehensive City-wide Code Compliance Strategy. It is important to note that the goal for Code Enforcement is to attain compliance, rather than fine people. This is by no means a panacea for all code violations. Rather, it is but one additional tool available to the inspector so that she/he can attain compliance in an orderly manner. 207(k)
ACTION: APPROVED B. Deregulation Committee (1) STATUS REPORT ON STRATEGIC ALLIANCE PROPOSALS (Oral Report)
ACTION: ORAL REPORT GIVEN
C. Finance Committee D. Legislative Policy Committee (1) ASSEMBLY BILL 663 (ORTIZ) SUPPORT OF AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 101230 OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE, AUGMENTING FUNDING FOR HEALTH AND COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL Recommendation of City Manager: Adopt a resolution and authorize the Mayor to send a letter to the appropriate officials supporting Assembly Bill 663 (Ortiz - An act to amend Section 101230 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to health and communicable disease control) which would provide additional support for basic communicable disease prevention, control and surveillance activities at the local health department level. 65(k)
ACTION: APPROVED E. Public Safety Committee F. Reports from Representatives 6. PUBLIC HEARINGS - 8:00 P.M. A. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING: FISCAL YEAR 1999 RECOMMENDED OPERATING BUDGET Recommendation of City Manager: Continue this public hearing to each subsequent meeting of the City Council at 8:00 p.m., until June 22, 1998, 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.
ACTION: PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO JUNE 8, 1998, 8:00 P.M. B. PUBLIC HEARING: CALL FOR REVIEW OF CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 3388 AT 1975 LINCOLN AVENUE Recommendation of City Manager: (1) Acknowledge the Environmental Determination; and (2) Approve the Conditional Use Permit with the findings and conditions in Attachments A and B of the agenda report. 379(k)
ACTION: APPROVED WITH REVISED CONDITIONS 7. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS A. City Council (1) REAPPOINTMENT OF ROBERT MONK TO ROSE BOWL OPERATING COMPANY (District 4 Appointment)
ACTION: APPROVED (2) REAPPOINTMENT OF DANNY CASTRO TO ROSE BOWL OPERATING COMPANY (District 5 Appointment)
ACTION: APPROVED (3) REAPPOINTMENT OF ANN MARIE HICKAMBOTTOM TO ROSE BOWL OPERATING COMPANY (District 3 Appointment)
ACTION: APPROVED (4) CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSAL FOR OPENING UP THE BURBANK-GLENDALE-PASADENA AIRPORT FOR FLIGHTS TO AND FROM MEXICO (Councilmember Paparian) 25(k)
ACTION: DISCUSSED; NO ACTION (5) EAST PASADENA COMMUNITY POLICING SUBSTATION (Councilmember Paparian) 44(k)
ACTION: DISCUSSED; NO ACTION B. City Manager (1) APPROVAL OF STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF EAST WASHINGTON BOULEVARD STRATEGIC PLAN Recommendation of City Manager: It is recommended that the City Council receive the final report on the Design Improvements for East Washington Boulevard, and adopt the findings listed below: Environmental determinations: (1) Affirm the conclusions of the draft initial environmental study that the proposed construction of streetscape improvements and implementation of a facade improvement program for East Washington Boulevard will not create any significant adverse effects on the environment; (2) Approve a Negative Declaration for the project; and (3) Request the staff to file a Notice of Determination with the Los Angeles County Clerk. Findings: (1) Find that the recommendations in the report implement key goals and recommended actions of the Strategic Plan for East Washington Boulevard (1990); and (2) Find that the recommendations in the report are consistent with the objectives and policies of the Comprehensive General Plan, notably Objective 5, Character and Scale of Pasadena; Policy 5.4, Neighborhood Character and Identity, which states "Urban design programs, including principles and guidelines, shall recognize, maintain and enhance the character and identity of existing residential and commercial neighborhoods"; Policy 5.5, Architectural and Design Excellence, which states "The City shall promote architectural and design excellence in buildings, open space and urban design and shall discourage poor quality development"; and Policy 5.7, Enhanced Environment, which states "Development should be shaped to improve the environment for the public; it should support the distinctiveness of the locality and region as well as the special characteristics of the existing fabric of the site's immediate surroundings." Actions: (1) Receive the Final Report for the East Washington Boulevard Design Improvements and Facade Improvement Program; (2) Approve the Design Concept for the proposed design improvements; (3) Adopt by resolution the Design Guidelines for use in implementing a proposed facade improvement program; (4) Waive construction tax for three years for participating projects, as an inducement for property and business owners to participate in a facade improvement program; (5) Acknowledge that the Capital Improvement Program includes a budget item for an East Washington Boulevard Strategic Plan Project; and (6) Direct the City Manager to return to Council within one year with a progress report on proposed funding and a schedule for implementation measures. 214(k)
ACTION: APPROVED 8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING A. CONSENT CALENDAR (The Consent Calendar consists of routine items which will be approved by one motion and one vote unless removed for separate discussion) (1) Approval of Minutes - May 4, 1998
ACTION: APPROVED AS SUBMITTED (2) PARTICIPATION IN LEASE-TO-OWN PROGRAM OF THE CALIFORNIA CITIES HOME OWNERSHIP AUTHORITY Recommendation of Chief Executive Officer: (a) Adopt a resolution approving the Joint Powers Agreement Creating the California Cities Home Ownership Authority for Commission participation in the Lease-To-Own Program; and (b) Authorize the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Commission to execute all documents necessary and in a form acceptable to the Commission's General Counsel to effect participation in the Program and Authority. 124(k)
ACTION: APPROVED 9. ORDINANCES A. First Reading: (1) Hold first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING CHAPTER 8.28, CONCERNING PEST CONTROL, TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS REGARDING BEES, STINGING INSECTS AND VENOMOUS ARACHNIDS" 42(k)
ACTION: FIRST READING OFFERED BY COUNCILMEMBER LITTLE (2) Hold first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TO REPEAL THE MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE IN CHAPTER 8.81" 49(k)
ACTION: FIRST READING OFFERED BY COUNCILMEMBER VILLACANA 10. INFORMATION ITEMS - None 11. COMMUNICATIONS - None 12. CLOSED SESSIONS - None 13. ADJOURNMENT
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