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Council Quick Take: April 27, 2021



Glendale’s Council Quick take is here to give you the breakdown on the City’s Weekly Council Meetings. On April 27, 2021, Council met for their afternoon and regularly scheduled Council Meeting.




Special Meeting: Glendale City Council


Finance, re: FY 2021-22 Budget Study Session 1: FY 2020-21 Projected Year-End Financial Update, Proposed FY 2021-22 General Fund Budget and Fee Schedule Changes Staff presented City Council with Budget Study Session #1, which includes the FY 2020-21 General Fund update through February 28, 2021, the FY 2021-22 Proposed General Fund Budget, and Proposed Fee Schedule Changes. The YTD Revenues received through February 28, 2021 total to $116.5 million, or 52.9% of total Revised Revenue Budget, and the YTD Expenditures recorded through February 28, 2021 total to $151.5 million, or 64.1% of the Revised Expenditure budget. The Proposed FY 2021-22 General Fund Budget includes $246.8 million in projected resources inclusive of 14.0 million in use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to be allocated to the City of Glendale to be used for Revenue Replacement, and $246.8 million in appropriation not inclusive of Measure S.


Joint Meeting: Glendale City Council and Glendale Housing Authority


City Clerk, re: Minutes of the Joint City Council and Housing Authority meeting of March 23, 2021 and April 6, 2021


Community Services and Parks, re: FY 2021-2022 Proposed Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) Programs City Council and the Housing Authority moved to adopt an Environmental Negative Declaration and approved the FY 2021-2022 CDBG, ESG, and Home Annual Action Plan totaling $3,592,045. They also authorized the submission of the FY 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. View report to Council


Special Meeting: Glendale City Council


Community Development, re: Consideration of Stage I Design Review for Case No. PDR 1916682, a proposed 840-room hotel at 601 – 625 North Brand Boulevard, consisting of a four-story podium and two towers of 34 stories and 35 stories respectively City Council denied the Stage 1 review of proposed 840-room hotel project’s mass, scaling, and design. The applicant was directed to incorporate comments made by City Council and the Design Review Board including open space, project height, and articulation, and return with a redesigned project for Stage I consideration. View report to Council


Glendale City Council Meeting


Consent Items

The following consent items were approved in one motion by City Council with the exception of item 4c:

4a. City Clerk, re: Minutes of the Regular City Council meeting of March 23, 2021 and April 6, 2021

4b. Public Works, re: Glendale Regional Arterial Traffic Performance Measurement System Project and On-Call Fiber Optic Testing, Design, Installation, and Maintenance Services

4c. Glendale Water and Power, re: Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 8000803 with Cor-ray Painting Co. for the Grayson Power Plant

4d. Glendale Water and Power, re: Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 8000832 with Ethos Energy Field Services, LLC for the Grayson Power Plant


Adoption of Ordinances

Community Development, re: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA AMENDING SECTIONS 5.94.020 AND 5.94.150 AND ADDING SECTION 5.94.160 TO THE GLENDALE MUNICIPAL CODE, 1995, BANNING THE SALE OF FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS City Council adopted this ordinance, originally introduced and discussed on April 20, 2021. View report to Council


Community Development, re: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GLENDALE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF GLENDALE AND VISTA INVESTMENTS, LLC This item has been moved to next week, Tuesday, May 11, 2021. View Ordinance


Action Items

Community Development, re: Discussion and Direction on Consideration of Modifying Compliance Deadlines for Certain Code Enforcement Violations City Council discussed the current Neighborhood Services Code Enforcement processes and motioned to note and file the report. View report to Council


Community Services and Parks, re: 2021 CV Fireworks Show Sponsorship City Council decided not to move forward with the proposal but instead directed staff to work with the Downtown Glendale Association to attempt to secure a location in the downtown Glendale area to host a Fourth of July fireworks event. View report to Council


Reports - Information

Race to Zero pledging to reach (net)-zero in the 2040s or sooner See PowerPoint Below


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The next Glendale City Council will meet next on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 beginning at 9:00am for a Special City Council Meeting, 2:00pm for afternoon sessions, and the 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.