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Council Quick Take: September 14, 2021




Glendale’s Council Quick take is here to give you the breakdown on the City’s Weekly Council Meetings. On September 14, 2021, Council met for their afternoon and regularly scheduled Council Meetings.


Joint Meeting: Glendale City Council and Glendale Housing Authority


Community Development, re: Glendale Workforce Housing Update (CalCHA and CSCDA) – Acquisition Approval Authority The Glendale Council and Glendale Housing Authority directed staff to vest future workforce housing acquisition and grant approval of agreements with Council and Housing Authority. View report to Council


Special Meeting: Glendale City Council


Community Development, re: Consideration of a Moratorium on New Hotels Utilizing the Downtown Specific Plan Incentive System Council directed staff to return with a new item on the agenda to discuss a Moratorium on the approval of the development of all Hotels in the Downtown Specific Plan with different options on pipeline status, including Stage 1 or Stage 2 design approvals. View report to Council


Glendale City Council Meeting


Consent Items

The following consent items were approved in one motion by City Council:

4a. City Clerk, re: Minutes of the Regular City Council meeting of August 17, 2021 and August 24, 2021

4b. Public Works, re: Mutual Response and Assistance Agreement Between the City of Glendale and Crescenta Valley Water District

4c. Public Works, re: Public Works Building Maintenance Contracted Support Services

4d. Public Works, re: Slow Streets Program - Installation and Maintenance


Adoption of Ordinances


City Attorney, re: AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA AMENDING TITLE 2 OF THE GLENDALE MUNICIPAL CODE, 1995, BY DELETING SECTIONS 2.83.030, 2.83.040, 2.83.050, 2.83.060, 2.83.070, 2.83.080, 2.83.090, 2.83.100, 2.83.102, 2.83.103, 2.83.104 AND 2.83.105, ENACTING NEW SECTIONS 2.83.030, 2.83.040, 2.83.050, 2.83.060, 2.83.070, 2.83.080, 2.83.090, 2.83.100, AND AMENDING SECTION 2.83.110 PERTAINING TO THE CODE OF ETHICS FOR ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS City Council adopted the Ordinance above. View report to Council


Community Development, re: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA REVOKING TITLE 5 OF THE GLENDALE MUNICIPAL CODE, 1995, REGARDING BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS, AND INTRODUCING A PROPOSED TITLE 5 IN ITS PLACE, AS WELL AS AMENDING TITLE 15 TO RELOCATE CONTRACTORS LICENSES City Council adopted the Ordinance above. View report to Council


Action Items


Management Services, re: Introduction of an Ordinance adding Chapter 8.46 to Title 8 of the Glendale Municipal Code in connection with regulations for the Distribution of Disposable Foodware Accessories The Glendale City Council introduced an Ordinance which amends Title 8 of Glendale Municipal Code (“GMC”) and adds Chapter 8.46 regulating the distribution of Disposable Foodware Accessories. The ordinance prohibits the distribution of disposable foodware accessories unless these items are requested by a customer. View report to Council


Human Resources, re: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City and Glendale City Employees' Association The City Council adopted resolutions approving a three-year Memorandum of Understanding between the City and Glendale City Employees’ Association (GCEA) effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024. The three-year agreement provides modest cost-of-living adjustments and other enhancements for employees with specific certifications and skills. View report to Council


Public Works, re: Program to Install Shelter/Shade Structures at Bus Stops to Improve Quality of Life for Bus Riders In order to provide a more comfortable and enjoyable transit experience, the City plans to install amenities such as benches and bus shelters. The City Council approved a motion directing staff to survey 117 bus stops, prioritized by ridership, that may be candidates for Phase I; survey 234 other bus stops and prepare a list prioritized by ridership that can be candidates for a bus shade structure as a part of Phase II; and return to City Council with the survey outcomes and revised cost estimates for both program phases. View report to Council



The Glendale City Council will meet next on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 for their afternoon meetings beginning at 3:00pm, followed by their regularly scheduled Council Meeting at 6:00pm.


Meetings can be viewed on local cable: Charter Cable Channel 6 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99. They may additionally be streamed online by visiting our Public Meeting Portal, or by tuning in to our YouTube channel.