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Council Quick Take: September 21, 2021


Glendale’s Council Quick take is here to give you the breakdown on the City’s Weekly Council Meetings. On September 21, 2021, Council met for their afternoon and regularly scheduled Council Meeting.


Joint Meeting: Glendale City Council and Glendale Housing Authority


Community Development, re: Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act Public Hearing for California Municipal Finance Authority Proposed Issuance of Approximately $150 Million in Tax Exempt Revenue Bonds in Support of Several Continuing Care Retirement Facilities Throughout California, Of Which, An Amount Not to Exceed $25 Million Will Be Used for Windsor Manor, a Continuing Care Retirement Facility in Glendale and Owned and Operated by HumanGood This hearing was held on behalf of local non-profit HumanGood and their issuance of revenue bonds that will be utilized within Glendale city limits. The City Council adopted a resolution approving the issuance of approximately $150 million Tax Exempt Revenue Bond Obligations in support of HumanGood. View report to Council


Glendale Housing Authority


Community Development, re: Second Amendment to Servicing Agreement between the Housing Authority of the City of Glendale and Heritage Housing Partners The Housing Authority authorized a two-year extension to the Heritage Housing Partners Contract through June 30, 2023 to continue to act on the Authority’s behalf in the purchase and resale of the 57-unit affordable homeownership condominium units at Doran Gardens. View report to Council


Glendale City Council Meeting


Consent Items

The following consent items were approved in one motion by City Council except items 4a and 4c, which were pulled for public comment:


4a. Glendale Water and Power, re: Amendment No. 2 to Professional Services Agreement with Clean Power Consulting Partners

4b. Glendale Water and Power, re: Summary Vacation of the City of Glendale’s Electric Easement on the Properties Located at 608, 612 & 620 West Elk Avenue and 605 Vine Street

4c. Community Services and Parks, re: Life Cycle Analysis and Triple Bottom Line Analysis of artificial turf and natural turf


Adoption of Ordinances

Management Services, re: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GLENDALE ADDING CHAPTER 8.46 TO TITLE 8 OF THE GLENDALE MUNICIPAL CODE TO IN CONNECTION WITH REGULATIONS FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF DISPOSABLE FOODWARE ACCESSORIES The Glendale City Council adopted the ordinance above. View report to Council


Action Items

Glendale Water and Power, re: Adoption of Specifications for the Proposed Grayson Repowering Project - Unit 9 Separation, and a Request for Proposals for the Demolition and Site Improvements The Glendale City Council adopted two resolutions related to the Proposed Grayson Repowering Project. At 1), Specification No. 3904 for the Unit 9 Separation work was adopted and the City Clerk directed to advertise for bids. The Unit 9 Separation scope of work consists of the physical separation of Unit 9 from the rest of the plant and the disconnection/relocation of utilities necessary to make the rest of the plant planned for demolition safe for decommissioning. At 2), Glendale City Council also determined it was in the best interest of the city to dispense with competitive bidding and authorized the General Manager of Glendale Water & Power to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Demolition and Site Improvement work. The Demolition and Site Improvement scope of work includes the removal and disposal of all hazardous material; the demolition of plant facilities; the disposal of waste, recycling of scrape, and salvaging of equipment; and the improvement of the site soil for construction of the proposed facilities. View report to Council


Public Works, re: State of the Community Forest On May 18, 2021 Public Works Department presented on the State of the Community Forest and staff was asked to prepared a follow-up report on topics raised for further discussion by Council. This report provided feedback on various community forest issues such as existing city canopy coverage, various decision processes for tree planting in the City, watering of trees and funding for the planting of new trees to mitigate canopy decline. On September 21, 2021, City Council directed Staff to return to Council with an updated report and funding sources on the items presented, at a later date. View report to Council


Hearings

Community Development, re: 268 W. Kenneth Road: Glendale Register Nomination and Mills Act Application The City Council held a hearing on the listing of the property located at 268 W. Kenneth Road to be known as “Webber House” on the Glendale Register of Historic Resources. Council approved the listing and Mills Act contract based on the distinctive and exemplary characteristics of an architectural style, representation of notable work from a master designer, builder, or architect whose genius influenced their profession, and possess high artistic values. View report to Council


Community Development, re: 1300 N. Maryland Avenue: Glendale Register Nomination and Mills Act Application The City Council held a hearing on the listing of the property located at 1300 N. Maryland Avenue to be known as “Tatum House” on the Glendale Register of Historic Resources. Council approved the listing and Mills Act contract based on the distinctive and exemplary characteristics of an architectural style, representation of notable work from a master designer, builder, or architect whose genius influenced their profession, and possess high artistic values. View report to Council


The Glendale City Council will meet next on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 for their afternoon meetings beginning at 2:00pm 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.