Council Quick Take

April 12, 2018

 

Consent items

 

Glendale City Council approved the consent calendar.

 

City Council approved a resolution of appropriation to appropriate $600,000 from local grants, Measure R Regional Return Fund, Account No. 34301-255 to the construction, Measure R Regional Return Fund, Public Works Projects, for Verdugo Boulevard traffic signal modifications at Valihi Way and SR-2 Freeway off-ramp, account No. 52100-255-501-G51986. The rehabilitation of Verdugo Boulevard between Verdugo Road and the easterly City limit is part of Public Works Engineering’s ongoing effort to improve the condition of the City’s streets. The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council approved the resolution of appropriation to appropriate funds in the following accounts and amounts:

 

a. Appropriation of $1,556,438 from the Local Grants, CIP Reimbursement Fund (34301-409) to Construction, CIP Reimbursement

Fund, Public Works Projects, CFP: Train Station Vt/Last Mile Project (521 00-409-501-G521 04)

 

b. Appropriation of $1,101,000 from the Federal Grants, Cl P Reimbursement Fund (31240-409) to Construction, CIP Reimbursement Fund, Public Works Projects, Vt/Last Mile Phase II Project (521 00-409-501-G52176)

 

c. Appropriation of $200,000 from County Grants, CIP Reimbursement Fund (34050-409) to Construction, CIP Reimbursement Fund, Public Works Projects, TDA3-Bicycle and Pedestrian Fund (52100-409-501-G52050). The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council approved a Motion awarding a contract for the Healthy Vending Services Program, Specifications No. 3664, to Intellivend, Inc. for five years with an option to extend the contract for one additional five year term. The five-year length of the contract is appropriate given the significant capital investment required on the part of the vendor to purchase, install, and maintain the vending machines. Additionally, the optional extension provision will give the City the flexibility to extend or not extend the contract based on the vendor’s performance. The full staff report can be found here.

 

City Council approved the motion authorizing submission of a grant application to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy under the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1) for $1,875,000, to convert the natural turf baseball field at Pacific Park to artificial turf. The full staff report can be found here.

 

Action Items

 

Glendale City Council did not take a vote on the  EIR at this time. Instead, City Council directed staff to seek information over the next 90 days to study possible alternatives for the Grayson repowering. When that report is brought back the City Council may take up the matter of approving the EIR.  The full staff report can be found here.

 

Next meeting

 

The next regular City Council Meeting is scheduled for April 17, 2018 at 6 p.m. at Glendale City Hall in City Council Chambers. A Housing Authority meeting will precede it at 3 p.m. More information about the topics to be discussed can be found in the links provided in this section.

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