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GLENDALE CITY COUNCIL
 
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Glendale, CA 91206
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October 27, 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.

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REVISED
- Item 4f was added

         ROLL CALL

1.

CLOSED SESSION – 1:00 PM (To Commence at 2:00 PM)

a.

Conference with real property negotiators: Property location – 201 E. Colorado Street.  Negotiating parties:  The Armenian American Museum and Cultural Center of California. Agency negotiators attending the closed session are: Roubik Golanian, Mike Garcia, Gillian van Muyden, Philip Lanzafame, Michele Flynn, Mark Berry and Jennifer Hiramoto.  Instructions to the negotiator(s) will concern the price and terms for the lease to property.

b.

Conference with Labor Negotiators.  The City-designated negotiators attending the closed session are: Roubik Golanian, John Takhtalian, Michael J. Garcia, Steve Zurn, Gillian van Muyden, Matt Doyle, and Michele Flynn. The name of the employee organization is: I.B.E.W., Local 18, Unit 40.

c.

Public Employment – City Manager.

2.

REGULAR BUSINESS AGENDA – 6:00 PM
Roll Call

a.

Flag Salute: Mayor Agajanian

b.

Invocation: Aram Adjemian, City Clerk

c.

Report of City Clerk, re: Posting of Agenda. The Agenda for the October 27, 2020 Regular Meeting of the Glendale City Council was Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 on the Bulletin Board Outside City Hall.

3.

PRESENTATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

a.

Agenda Preview for the Meetings of Tuesday, November 3, 2020

b.

Presentation: Green Business Certification Program

c.

Presentation: Recognition of Glendale Police Officer Anthony Chacon in receiving the National Center for Urban School Transformation’s 2020 Volunteer Award

4.

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.

a.

City Clerk, re: Minutes of the Joint Housing Authority and City Council Meeting of October 13, 2020 and the Regular City Council Meeting of October 13, 2020

b.

Police Department, re: City of Glendale’s Response to 2019-2020 Report by the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury regarding Detention

  1. Resolution Approving City of Glendale’s Proposed Response Letter to the 2019-2020 Report by the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury regarding Detention

c.

Public Works, re: City of Glendale’s Response to 2019-2020 Report by the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury regarding Cutting Down on Food Waste

  1. Resolution Approving the City of Glendale's Proposed Response Letter to the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury regarding Cutting Down on Food Waste

d.

Glendale Water and Power, re: Award of a Design-Build Contract for Pipeline Management Program FY 2020-21, Phase 1 Project (RFP No. 3866)

  1. Motion authorizing the Interim City Manager to enter into and execute a design-build contract with W.A. Rasic Construction Company, Inc. of Long Beach, CA, for the Pipeline Management Program FY 2020-21, Phase I Project (RFP No. 3866) in the amount of $4,114,285.00 plus a fifteen percent (15%) contingency in the amount of $617,142.75
  2. Resolution of Appropriation for $700,000

e.

Information Services Department, re: Amendment to Lease Agreement with Crown Castle International

  1. Motion authorizing the Interim City Manager to amend the existing lease agreement with Crown Castle International to increase the not-to-exceed amount by $47,000 for renting space necessary to accommodate additional microwave radio equipment on the tower at the Mount Lukens radio site for the remaining term of the initial five-year lease with two additional five-year renewal options

f.

Police, re: Donation of Police Ballistic Protection Vests to the City of Montebello, California

  1. Resolution Declaring Approximately 19 Expired Police Ballistic Protection Vests Obsolete and Surplus Property and Authorizing their Donation to the City of Montebello, California

5.

CITY COUNCIL/STAFF COMMENTS

6.

COMMUNITY EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS (3-Minutes)

7.

ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES

8.

ACTION ITEMS           

a.

Management Services, re: Consideration of Recognition of the Republic of Artsakh’s Independence

  1. Resolution Recognizing the Independence of the Republic of Artsakh

b.

Management Services, re: Ordinance Establishing a Sustainability Commission

  1. Introduction of Ordinance amending Title 2 of the Glendale Municipal Code, 1995, to Add Chapter 2.85 Establishing a Sustainability Commission

c.

Public Works, re: Standards for Landscaping in Parkways

  1. Introduction of Ordinance amending Title 12 of the Glendale Municipal Code, 1995, by amending portions of chapters 12.04 and 12.48 and adding sections 12.48.130 and 12.48.140 to update standards for landscaping in parkways

d.

Community Development, re: Verdugo Wash Visioning consultant recommendation and funding allocation

  1. Motion awarding a contract to !melk, and authorize the Interim City Manager to execute a Professional Service Agreement with !melk in the amount of $440,000 for the Verdugo Wash Visioning Study
  2. Resolution of appropriation of $200,000 in Measure M funding to be used towards the Verdugo Wash Visioning Study for a contract total of $440,000

9.

HEARINGS           

10.

REPORTS - INFORMATION

11.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

12.

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.

13.

NEW BUSINESS

14.

ADJOURNMENT