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CITY OF PASADENA
NOTICE OF MEETING
OF THE CITY COUNCIL
AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
September 21, 1998
Closed Session 5:00
Public Meeting 6:30 P.M.
Pasadena City Hall, Room 247
5:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION A. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE REGARDING PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 Title: Acting City Manager
ACTION: CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY OFFERED CYNTHIA KURTZ THE CITY MANAGER POSITION. (COUNCILMEMBER PAPARIAN WAS ABSENT) CITY COUNCIL WILL DISCUSS DETAILS NEXT WEEK IN CLOSED SESSION. 6:30 P.M. PUBLIC MEETING 1. ROLL CALL AND CEREMONIAL MATTERS 2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA - Public Comment will be limited to 10 minutes at the beginning of the meeting and will continue under Item 12 (below) "Public Comment (Continued)". Please limit comments to 3 minutes each. 3. OLD BUSINESS: None 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) CORRECTION TO RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A CONTRACT AWARD WITH TOTER INCORPORATED FOR AUTOMATED COLLECTION CONTAINERS TO CONFORM TO SPECIFICATIONS Recommendation of Acting City Manager: (a) Approve a correction in the prior contract award, to conform to the specifications as follows: change the term of the contract from a one-year contract with four additional one-year renewals, to a two-year contract with two additional one-year renewals; and (b) Authorize the Acting City Manager to approve an annual price increase as long as the increase does not exceed the rate of the then current Producers Price Index. 43(k)
ACTION: HELD TO 9/28/98 COUNCIL MEETING (2) APPLICATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENHANCEMENT AND MITIGATION GRANT (EEM) FOR NATURAL AREA RESTORATION, PARK AND STREET TREE PLANTING - 1999-2000 GRANT CYCLE Recommendation of Acting City Manager: Approve by resolution the grant application request for $247,000 for the 1999-2000 California State Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program for funding the tree planting element of Eaton Wash Park Master Plan, Natural Area and street tree and park plantings at various locations. 78(k)
ACTION: APPROVED B. City Clerk (1) Approval of Minutes - August 31, 1998 (Canceled) September 7, 1998 (Canceled)
ACTION: APPROVED AS SUBMITTED (2) Receive and file claims against the City of Pasadena Claim No. 8106 Beverlee Laporta$ 25,000.00+ Claim No. 8107 Luis Cazares Zambrano25,000.00+ Claim No. 8108 Salvador Garcia 823.37 Claim No. 8109 Elena Montoya Undetermined Claim No. 8110 Ramiro Garibay $1,250.00 Claim No. 8111 Alice Bussey Undetermined Claim No. 8112 Southern California Gas Co.$1,039.26
ACTION: RECEIVED AND FILED 5. REPORTS AND COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES A. Business Enterprise Committee B. Deregulation Committee (1) RESOLUTION TO APPROVE PASADENA WATER AND POWER DEPARTMENT LONG TERM CONTRACTS IN EXCESS OF $75,000 Recommendation of Acting City Manager: Adopt a resolution which approves the standard terms and conditions prepared by the City Attorney's Office for long term contracts which the Department may execute, pursuant to Ordinance No. (to be assigned after adoption), which authorizes the General Manager to enter into long term energy and energy services contracts with certain large customers. The ordinance will add Section 13.04.075 to the Pasadena Municipal Code and provides the parameters for executing long term contracts with qualifying customers. [See related Ordinance, Item 9.B.(2)] 57(k)
ACTION: APPROVED C. Finance Committee D. Legislative Policy Committee E. Public Safety Committee F. Reports from Representatives 6. PUBLIC HEARINGS - 8:00 P.M. - None 7. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS A. City Council (1) RATIFICATION OF ANGIE O'BRIEN TO THE HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION, REPRESENTING PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
ACTION: APPROVED (2) APPOINTMENT OF CAROL SOUCEK KING TO ARTS COMMISSION (Mayor/District 6 Appointment)
ACTION: APPROVED B. City Manager (1) PROJECTS OF COMMUNITY WIDE SIGNIFICANCE - MODIFIED PREDEVELOPMENT PLAN REVIEW PROCESS (7:00 to 10:00 p.m.) Recommendation of Acting City Manager: It is recommended that the City Council direct the City Attorney to draft an ordinance to modify the Predevelopment Plan Review Process. 150(k)
ACTION: APPROVED, AS AMENDED C. Advisory Bodies (1) SUPPORT THE MISSION OF THE PASADENA CIVIC AUDITORIUM FOUNDATION AND GRANT USE OF THE NAME Recommendation of the Pasadena Center Operating Company: The Board of Directors of the Pasadena Center Operating Company recommends that the City Council join with their resolution and support the creation and mission of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Foundation and grant permission for the use of the name. The mission is: "To create an active and energetic center for the arts, culture and education at the Civic for the benefit of the citizens of our community. This goal will be attained by presenting and providing the community access to the finest performing arts, cultural, and educational events, and by enhancing and preserving the historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium." 54(k)
ACTION: APPROVED 8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING A. Approval of Minutes - August 31, 1998 (Canceled) September 7, 1998 (Canceled)
ACTION: APPROVED AS SUBMITTED B. AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH URBAN FUTURES, INC. Recommendation of Acting Chief Executive Officer: Authorize the Acting Chief Executive Officer to enter into a contract with Urban Futures, Inc., for an amount not to exceed $95,000 and for a term not to exceed six months to provide technical assistance and staff support in the field of housing and economic development. The proposed contract would include an option for the Acting Chief Executive Officer to extend the contract for an additional six months and an additional $50,000 if in her sole discretion the City continues to have need of these services. The proposed contract is exempt from competitive bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(F), contracts for professional or unique services. It is further recommended that the Community Development Commission grant this contract an exemption from the competitive selection process of the Affirmative Action in Contracting Ordinance pursuant to Section 4.09.060(C), contracts for which the City's best interests are served. 52(k)
ACTION: APPROVED 9. ORDINANCES A. First Reading: (1) Hold first reading of "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA FIXING THE TAX RATE FOR THE POLICE BUILDING AND JAIL GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF SAID TAX" 55(k)
ACTION: FIRST READING OFFERED BY COUNCILMEMBER CROWFOOT B. Second Reading: (1) Adopt "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING TITLE 17 (THE ZONING CODE) OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE TO ALLOW LARGE FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES IN ZONING DISTRICTS IN WHICH RESIDENTIAL USES ARE PERMITTED AND TO ESTABLISH A SET OF DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS TO EVALUATE LARGE FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES WITH AN OVER-THE-COUNTER REVIEW PROCESS" (Introduced by Councilmember Streator) 309(k)
ACTION: ADOPTED (2) Adopt "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PASADENA AMENDING THE LIGHT AND POWER RATE ORDINANCE, CHAPTER 13.04 OF THE PASADENA MUNICIPAL CODE, TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL MANAGER OF THE WATER AND POWER DEPARTMENT TO ENTER INTO CERTAIN LONG TERM CONTRACTS FOR ENERGY AND ENERGY RELATED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES WITH CERTAIN COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL CUSTOMERS" (Introduced by Councilmember Tyler) (See related Item 5.B.1) 215(k)
ACTION: ADOPTED 10. INFORMATION ITEMS: None 11. COMMUNICATIONS: A. LETTER FROM ALFRED M. CLARK, III, CHAIR OF HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION, PRESENTING COMMISSION RESOLUTIONS REGARDING ISSUES RELATED TO HATE SPEECH, OBSCENITIES AND INCITING VIOLENCE.
ACTION: DIRECTED CITY ATTORNEY TO WORK WITH CITY PROSECUTOR, POLICE DEPARMENT AND HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, TO OBTAIN INPUT AND A POSSIBLE APPROACH TO DEAL WITH THE ISSUES. CLARIFICATION: COUNCIL IS NOT GIVING SPECIFIC DIRECTIONS TO DO AN ORDINANCE. 12. PUBLIC COMMENT (Continued) 13. CLOSED SESSION A. CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE REGARDING PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 Title: Acting City Manager 14. ADJOURNMENT
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