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September 1, 2020
Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 novel coronavirus and health recommendations from the LA County Health Department, the Glendale City Council meeting will be available to the public electronically.
Due to social distancing requirements, the public will not be able to attend the meeting. The public is encouraged to watch and participate from the safety of their homes to practice social distancing.
For public comments and questions during the meeting call (818) 937-8100.
City staff will be submitting these questions and comments in real time to the appropriate person during the Glendale City Council meeting.
- Closed Session time has been changed to 2:00pm
- Items 1b and 3b were added
CLOSED SESSION – 2:00 PM
Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation: Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9: Four (4) potential cases.
Public Employment – City Manager
REGULAR BUSINESS AGENDA – 6:00 PM Roll Call
Flag Salute: Mayor Agajanian
Invocation: Aram Adjemian, City Clerk
Report of City Clerk, re: Posting of Agenda. The Agenda for the September 1, 2020 Regular Meeting of the Glendale City Council was Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 on the Bulletin Board Outside City Hall.
PRESENTATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS
Agenda Preview for the Meetings of Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Mayor’s Commendation: Glendale Association of Realtors: iPad Donations to Local Nursing Home
CONSENT ITEMS (Including Minutes)
The following are Routine and May be Acted Upon by One Motion. Any Member of Council or the Audience Requesting Separate Consideration May do so by Making Such Request Before Motion is Proposed.
City Clerk, re: Minutes of the Special and Regular City Council Meetings of August 4, 2020
Police Department, re: 2020-2021 Grant from the State of California Office of Traffic Safety, Selective Traffic Enforcement Program, for distracted driving, Vehicle Code, bicycle, pedestrian, and driving under the influence violations
Motion Accepting $293,500 in Grant Funds and Authorizing Grant Participation
Police Department, re: 2020 COPS Hiring Grant, Request for Authorization to Accept Grant Funds in the amount of $250,000 with matching funds in the amount of $751,920 for a 3-year award period to be used to hire two new officers to increase community policing and crime prevention efforts
Motion Accepting Grant Funds to hire two (2) new officers to increase community policing and crime prevention efforts
Management Services, re: The Establishment of a Sustainability Commission
Motion directing staff to prepare an ordinance to amend the Glendale Municipal Code to establish a Sustainability Commission to advise and make recommendations to the City Council on matters related to the implementation of the City Glendale sustainability policies, and help engage the community by participating in various public education, outreach, and promotional activities related to sustainability
Police Department, re: Police Department Taser Replacement
Resolution dispensing with competitive bidding and authorizing the City Manager, or her designee, to execute an agreement with Axon Enterprise Inc. to purchase Tasers and related licenses, maintenance, and parts for a period of five (5) years in an amount not to exceed $595,315
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS Discussion is Limited to Items NOT a Part of this Agenda. Council May Question or Respond to The Speaker But There Will be no Debate or Decision. The City Manager May Refer the Matter to the Appropriate Department for Investigation and Report.