Council Quick Takes - May 1, 2018

May 4, 2018

Special City Council Meeting

 

City Council approved the following:

 

1) Motion to note and file the Financial Status Report for the FY 2017-18 third quarter which ended March 31, 2018.

2) Resolution of appropriation approving $19,197,257 in adjustments to the adopted FY 2017-18 Budget, of which $10,197,257 is a net increase in appropriation. The Full staff report can be found here.

 

Consent items

 

Glendale City Council approved the consent calendar.

 

City Council approved the resolution adopting the plans and specifications for the traffic signal installations and modifications at various locations project, specifications No. 3654, plan Nos. 1-3051, 50-638, 50-639, 50-640, 50-642, and 50-643; and directed the City Clerk to advertise for bids. The benefits of new and modified signalized intersections include:

 

• Enhanced traffic flow along surface streets in the vicinity of the subject intersections;

• Enhanced operational and pedestrian safety; and

• Reduced traffic delays, improved travel time, and consequently reduced fuel consumption and vehicle emissions. The full staff report can be found here.

 

 

City Council also approved a motion authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between City of Glendale, 18 Public Agencies, and the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments (SGVCOG) regarding the administration and cost sharing for implementing the Coordinated Integrated Monitoring Program (CIMP) and the Enhanced Watershed Management Plan (EWMP) for the Upper Los Angeles River Watershed Management Area. The full staff report can be found here.

 

 

City Council approved a motion authorizing the City Manager to execute a three-year, Professional Services Agreement with Transpo Group for Parking Consultant Services on an “as-needed” basis, in the amount not to exceed $743,480. Due to current parking services staffing levels and the desire for an independent evaluation, use of consultants for these services is recommended to better evaluate parking within the City. The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council approved the following items related to the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Curb Ramp Installation and Sidewalk Repair Program, Specifications No. 3662:

 

1) Motion rejecting all bids received for the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Curb Ramp Installation and Sidewalk Repair Program, Specifications No. 3662.

2) Resolution adopting the Plans and Specifications for the Fiscal Year 2017-18 ADA Curb Ramp Installation and Sidewalk Repair Program, Specifications No. 3662R and Plan Nos. 1-3046, 1- 3050, 50-644, and 50-645; and directed the City Clerk to Advertise for Bids. The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council authorized the City Manager, to enter into, and execute a professional services agreement (PSA) with Hazen and Sawyer to provide engineering consulting services for the inundation maps and supporting technical studies project in the amount of $149,643.00. The City’s existing inundation maps were created in the 1970s and 80s. New regulations require that inundation maps be updated every ten years. New inundation maps are now needed to meet State requirements. The full staff report can be found here.

 

Additionally, the City Council approved a:

 

1) Motion to approve acceptance of grant funds in the amount of $30,000 from the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles to the Glendale Youth Alliance for GYA’s Mental Health Project; authorizing the City Manager to execute all relevant agreements, certifications, and documents necessary to accept and implement the funding.

 2) Resolution of appropriation to appropriate $30,000 in youth employment funds from the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles to the Glendale Youth Alliance. The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council approved a resolution dispensing with competitive bids and authorizing the sole source purchase, delivery, and training of a self-contained, self-supporting, 15 foot by 9 foot mobile LED screen by the vendor, Insane Impact. The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council adopted a resolution authorizing the destruction of records, as allowed by State Law. This routine purging of records is consistent with State Law and the Police Department’s records destruction policy. The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council also authorized the City Manager to accept the NIJ 2017 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction grant funds ($150,000), and execute the necessary agreements, certification, and other documents necessary to implement said grant funding. City Council also dispensed with competitive bidding and authorized the purchasing administrator to issue a purchase order for software licenses (STRMix) from NicheVision and equipment (7500 RT PCR system) from Life Technologies. The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council adopted a resolution which included eight newly established classifications within three of the City’s bargaining units. The full staff report can be found here.

 

Action Items

 

City Council approved a resolution to dispense with competitive bidding and authorized the purchasing administrator to execute purchase orders/service authorizations for five year terms with Police Air Support vendors Helicopter Technology Co., Rotorcraft Support Inc., Aerocomputers Airborne Systems, Spectrolab Inc., and Broadcast Microwave Services Inc. to provide helicopter maintenance services and repairs. The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council also adopted a resolution to note and file the progress report on the Innovation, Performance and Audit Department. The full staff report can be found here.

 

Additionally, the City Council adopted the regular meeting schedule for the 2018-19 fiscal year, including cancelations of specified meetings. The full staff report can be found here.

 

Introduction of Ordinance

 

On Tuesday, May 1st, the City Council introduced an ordinance. If passed, this would provide for a 10 month and 15 day extension of the Urgency Interim Ordinance prohibiting issuance of entitlements and/or permits for residential development projects, including residential mixed use projects in the DSP. The ordinance will return for the City Council’s consideration at their next meeting on Tuesday, May 8th. The full staff report can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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