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CITY OF PASADENA
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
OF THE CITY COUNCIL
AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
May 18, 1998
Closed Session 5:30 P.M.
Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.
Public Hearing begin at 8:00 P.M.
Pasadena City Hall, Room 247
5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSIONS A. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (2) pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6: 1. City Negotiators: Deborah Simms and Steve Lem Employee Organization: Service Employees International Union Local 347 2. City Negotiators: Deborah Simms, Steve Lem and Richard Kreisler, Esq. Employee Organization: Pasadena Police Officers Association
ACTION: DISCUSSED; NO ACTION REPORTED 6:30 P.M. PUBLIC MEETING 1. ROLL CALL AND CEREMONIAL MATTERS 2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA A. MARTIN ZITTER, REPRESENTING THE DON BENITO CHESS TEAM, TO PROMOTE SCHOLASTIC CHESS WEEK MAY 25-29, 1998 32(k)
ACTION: PRESENTATION MADE 3. OLD BUSINESS 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) OLD PASADENA STREETSCAPES AND ALLEY WALKWAYS IMPROVEMENT OF ALLEYS - PHASE II: IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT FOR WORK AT 24 EAST UNION STREET (KENDALL ALLEY) Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the Acting City Manager to enter into an Improvement Agreement with the owner of 24 East Union Street for the construction of optional improvements on the portion of the site abutting Kendall Alley at the sole expense of said property owner in connection with Phase II of the Old Pasadena Alley Paving Program. 104(k)
(2) OLD PASADENA STREETSCAPES AND ALLEY WALKWAYS IMPROVEMENT OF ALLEYS - PHASE III (BAKER ALLEY, CENTRAL COURT, CARR ALLEY, AND CHRISTENSEN ALLEY) - CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD Recommendation of City Manager: (1) Accept the bid dated April 21, 1998, from Valley Crest in response to the specifications for the Old Pasadena Streetscapes and Alley Walkways, Improvement of Alleys - Phase III (Baker Alley, Central Court, Carr Alley, and Christensen Alley), reject all other bids received, and authorize the Acting City Manager to enter into such contract as required. The amount of the proposed contract is $247,500; and (2) Acknowledge the project to be categorically exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15301(c) of the State CEQA Guidelines (repair of existing highways and streets) and authorize the Acting City Manager to execute and the City Clerk to file a Notice of Exemption therefor with the Los Angeles County Clerk. 128(k)
(3) APPROVAL OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS FOR SITE VISITS REQUIRED UNDER THE NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM MUNICIPAL STORMWATER PERMIT (NPDES) Recommendation of City Manager: Authorize the Acting City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Pasadena and the County of Los Angeles for reimbursement of costs to conduct educational site visits as required by the NPDES Stormwater Permit. 75(k)
ACTION: APPROVED (4) TRANSFER OF THE MEDICAL WASTE GENERATOR INSPECTION PROGRAM TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES Recommendation of City Manager: (a) Adopt a resolution to transfer the Medical Waste Generator Inspection Program from the Public Health Department to the State of California Department of Health Services so that enforcement of California Health and Safety Code, Chapter 6.1 of Division 20, resides with the State Department of Health Services, Medical Waste Management Program; and (b) Direct the City Attorney's Office to draft an ordinance to repeal Section 8.81 of the Pasadena Municipal Code, Medical Waste Management Act. 139(k)
ACTION: APPROVED (5) LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PASADENA AND THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE ONE-STOP CAREER CENTER Recommendation of City Manager: (a) Approve the Lease Agreement between the City of Pasadena and the State of California for property located at 1207 E. Green Street in Pasadena; and (b) Authorize the Acting City Manager to execute the Agreement on behalf of the City and to do any and all things necessary to complete the obligations of the City under said Agreement. 160(k)
(6) APPROVAL OF FURNITURE PURCHASE FOR FOOTHILL ONE-STOP CAREER CENTER Recommendation of City Manager: (a) Authorize the Purchasing Administrator to issue a purchase order contract to Interior Resources in an amount not to exceed $225,000 for furniture for the Foothill One-Stop Career Center; (b) Exempt this transaction from competitive bidding based on impracticality; and (c) Grant this transaction a partial exemption from the competitive selection requirements of Affirmative Action in Contracting, pursuant to Pasadena Municipal Code Section 4.09.060(C), contracts for which the City's best interests are served. 214(k)
B. City Clerk (1) Approval of Minutes - April 8, 1998 (Special) April 27, 1998
ACTION: APPROVED AS SUBMITTED (2) Receive and file claims against the City of Pasadena Claim No. 8028 Shelly Hill$ 100,000.00+ Claim No. 8029 Ani Masheian 3,354.43 Claim No. 8030 Dorothy Szyman 10,000.00+ Claim No. 8031 Edward Szyman, M.D. 10,000.00+ Claim No. 8032 Rev. C. R. Tillman Unknown Claim No. 8033 Dennis Barrocas 2,475.82
ACTION: RECEIVED AND FILED (3) Public Hearing Set: June 22, 1998, 8:00 p.m., Amendments to the General Fee Schedule
ACTION: PUBLIC HEARING SET
5. REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES A. Business Enterprise Committee B. Deregulation Committee C. Finance Committee (1) RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO IN CONNECTION WITH THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF THE 1996 CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION (ROSE BOWL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT) AND THE CONSENT OF THE ASSIGNMENT OF A PORTION OF THE OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE LETTER OF CREDIT ISSUED WITH RESPECT THERETO Recommendation of City Manager: Adopt a resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of an amendment to the Reimbursement Agreement entered into in connection with the execution and delivery of the 1996 Certificates of Participation (Rose Bowl Improvements Project) and the consent to the assignment of a portion of the obligations under the letter of credit issued with respect thereto. 82(k)
D. Legislative Policy Committee E. Public Safety Committee F. Reports from Representatives 6. PUBLIC HEARINGS - 8:00 P.M. A. PUBLIC HEARING: FISCAL YEAR 1999 RECOMMENDED OPERATING BUDGET Recommendation of City Manager: (1) Open the public hearing on the Acting City Manager's Recommended Fiscal Year 1999 Operating Budget; and (2) 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. 51(k)
ACTION: PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO JUNE 1, 1998, 8:00 P.M. B. PUBLIC HEARING: SCHEDULE OF TAXES, FEES AND CHARGES Recommendation of City Manager: Reject scheduled rate increases in the Construction Tax, Utility Users' Tax-Electric, Utility Users' Tax-Water, Underground Surtax, Street Light and Traffic Signal Tax, and Business License Tax and allow all other scheduled rate increases, as listed on the scheduled attached to the agenda report, to stand. 122(k)
ACTION: APPROVED 7. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS A. City Council (1) PRESENTATION ON THE CONCEPT DESIGN OF THE BURBANK- GLENDALE-PASADENA AIRPORT EXPANSION (Councilmember Streator) (Expected to be heard at 7:00 p.m.)
ACTION: PRESENTATION MADE (2) CONSIDERATION TO RESCIND COUNCIL'S MAY 4, 1998 DECISION REGARDING APPEAL OF DESIGN COMMISSION DECISION REGARDING A REQUEST FOR MAJOR REVISIONS TO A CONSOLIDATED DESIGN REVIEW APPLICATION FOR THE COMMERCIAL PROJECT (FAIR OAKS RENAISSANCE PLAZA) AT 655 NORTH FAIR OAKS AVENUE (Councilmember Streator) 263(k)
ACTION: NO ACTION (3) APPOINTMENT OF ARMEN SHIRVANIAN TO OLD PASADENA PARKING METER ZONE ADVISORY COMMISSION (Mayor/District 1 Appointment)
ACTION: HELD 1 WEEK B. City Manager (1) ADDENDUM TO PASADENA MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING Recommendation of City Manager: It is recommended that the City Council adopt the addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Pasadena Management Association (PMA) effective May II, 1998. The addendum which has received tentative approval by PMA, provides for the following adjustments: (a) Reduce the control rate for Human Services Administrator to $57,470; (b) Increase the control rate for Building Systems and Fleet Management Administrator to $85,905; (c) Increase the control rate for Account Manager to $67,146; (d) Increase the control rate for Northwest Manager to $79,880; and (e) Change the classification title Assistant Business Unit Director to Customer Service Manager. 189(k)
ACTION: APPROVED (2) QUARTERLY REPORT ON ACTION PLAN AND PERFORMANCE MEASURES Recommendation of City Manager: It is recommended that the City Council receive and file the agenda report. 47(k)
ACTION: RECEIVED AND FILED (3) 1998 CITIZENS SURVEY RESULTS Recommendation of City Manager: It is recommended that the City Council receive and file the agenda report. 142(k)
ACTION: RECEIVED REPORT AND REFERRED TO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE COMMITTEE (4) OPPOSITION OF VARIOUS LEGISLATION IMPACTING VEHICLE LICENSE FEES Recommendation of City Manager: Adopt a resolution and authorize the Mayor to send a letter to the appropriate officials opposing the following legislation, which would negatively impact vehicle license fees: Assembly Bill 1776 (Taxation: Vehicle License Fee) Senate Bill 1998 (Sales and Use Taxes: Vehicle License Fees) Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 45 (ACA No. 45) Senate Bill 2001 (Vehicles: License Tax) Senate Bill 1723 (Taxation: Vehicle License Fee) 191(k)
ACTION: APPROVED 8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING A. Approval of Minutes - April 27, 1998
ACTION: APPROVED AS SUBMITTED 9. ORDINANCES - None 10. INFORMATION ITEMS A. PUBLIC NOTICE OF RESOLUTION TO GRANT FOUR-YEAR RETIREMENT SERVICE CREDIT Recommendation of City Manager: There is no recommendation. This item is for purposes of information and public notice only. On the agenda for the meeting of June 8, 1998, the City Council will be requested to adopt a resolution to grant four-years additional service credit for one employee who will be displaced from the Engineering Manager position in the Department of Water & Power. The designated window period during which the retirement and service credit may occur will be June 9, 1998 to October 5, 1998. In accordance with PERS requirements and government code section 7507, the costs of the four-years service credit must be made public at a meeting of the City Council at least two weeks prior to the adoption of the resolution to grant a four-year service credit. The agenda report meets this requirement. 81(k)
ACTION: RECEIVED AND FILED 11. COMMUNICATIONS - None 12. CLOSED SESSIONS A. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (2) pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6: 1. City Negotiators: Deborah Simms and Steve Lem Employee Organization: Service Employees International Union Local 347 2. City Negotiators: Deborah Simms, Steve Lem and Richard Kreisler, Esq. Employee Organization: Pasadena Police Officers Association 13. ADJOURNMENT
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