April 20, 2024 3:50 pm

Recap of Glendale City Council’s February 27, 2024 Meeting

CONSENT ITEMS

4b.Public Works, re: Award Pump Maintenance and Repairs Services Citywide Contract for Industrial Pumps

  1. In accordance with Specification No. 3963R, the motion awards Powers Bros. Machine, Inc. (Powers Bros.) a contract for pump maintenance and repair services citywide. The contract is approved for a five-year term, with a not-to-exceed amount of $453,200. The motion also directs the City Manager or a designated representative to execute the contract.

Moved: Devine
Seconded: Najarian

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

4c. Public Works, re: Approval of Final Map for Tract No. 82293, for a 28-unit Multi-family Residential Condominium Subdivision at 2608-2612 Honolulu Avenue

  1. Resolution 24-27 Approving the Final Map of Tract No. 82293 for Garo, LLC to create a new 28-unit multi-family residential condominium.

Moved: Devine
Seconded: Najarian

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

4d. Fire Department, re: Provision of contract for Fire and EMS dispatching services to include the City of West Covina

  1. Motion grants authorization to the City Manager, or a designated representative, to execute the Verdugo Fire Communications Dispatch Service Agreement between the Cities of Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena, and the City of West Covina.

Moved: Devine
Seconded: Najarian

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

ACTION ITEMS

8a. Public Works, re: Dispense with Competitive Bidding and Award General Services Agreement for Phase II Sanitary Sewer CCTV Assessment and Recommendations

  1. Resolution 24-28 grants authorization to waive competitive bidding and empowers the City Manager or an assigned representative to enter into a General Services Agreement (GSA) with Downstream Services, Inc. for Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) Sanitary Sewer and Condition Assessment and Recommendations. The total cost of the agreement is $2,768,975, with an additional 15% contingency of $415,346. Approval of this resolution is contingent upon the City Attorney’s approval.

Moved: Devine
Seconded: Kassakhian

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

8b. Human Resources, re: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the City of Glendale and Glendale Management Association (GMA) on Behalf of General Managers; and Resolution Addressing Executives

  1. Resolution 24-29 endorses and adopts the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) effective from July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2027.

Moved: Asatryan
Seconded: Devine

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

2. Resolution 24-30 establishes classification titles and compensation for employees under the Glendale Management Association/General Managers Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Moved: Asatryan
Seconded: Devine

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

3. Resolution 24-31 appropriates $1,307,140 to fund the agreement between the City and Glendale Management Association/General Managers from March 1, 2024, to June 30, 2024.

Moved: Asatryan
Seconded: Devine

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

4. Resolution 24-32 establishes classification titles and compensation for executives within the organization.

Moved: Asatryan
Seconded: Devine

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

5. Resolution 24-33 outlines supplementary benefits and compensation for specific officers and executive employees of the City of Glendale to supplement the Classification and Compensation Resolution of the city.

Moved: Devine
Seconded: Devine

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

8c. Human Resources, re: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the City of Glendale and Glendale Management Association (GMA) on Behalf of Fire Managers

1. Resolution 24-34 is ratified, confirming the approval and adoption of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the period from July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2027.

Moved: Devine
Seconded: Devine

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

8d. Human Resources, re: Consideration of Recommendation to the City Council to Sign the California Equal Pay Pledge

  1. Resolution 24-35 is adopted by the Council to authorize the signing of the California Equal Pay Pledge.

Moved: Asatryan
Seconded: Najarian

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

2. Resolution 24-36 of Appropriation

Moved: Asatryan
Seconded: Najarian

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

8e. City Attorney, re: Establishment of a Charter Review Committee – 2024

  1. Resolution 24-37 establishing a Charter Review Committee for the year 2024.

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Devine

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

8f. City Attorney, re: Findings Pursuant to Government Code section 21221(g) and Ratification of Acting Fire Chief Appointment; Appointment of Retired Annuitant Gregory Fish as Interim Fire Chief pending CalPERS Approval of Reinstatement from Retirement Application

  1. Resolution 24-38 acknowledges the availability of the Fire Chief position due to a leave of absence as per Government Code Section 21221(g) and confirms the appointment of Gregory Fish as Acting Fire Chief.

Moved: Asatryan
Seconded: Devine

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

2. Resolution 24-39 designates retired annuitant Gregory Fish as Interim Fire Chief in accordance with Government Code Sections 7522.56 and 21221(h), pending approval from CalPERS for reinstatement from retirement.

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Devine

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None

8g. Community Development, re: Presentation of Proposed Amendments to GMC Chapter 30.12 Commercial Districts Regarding Multi-Family Development Standards and Objective Design Standards for Multi-Family Residential and Residential Mixed-use Projects

  1. Motion to direct the proposed concepts for multi-family residential and residential mixed-use zoning amendments and objective design standards in commercial zones, and proceed with finalizing the standards for presentation to the Design Review Board and Planning Commission, before returning to City Council for Introduction.

Moved: Devine
Seconded: Asatryan

Vote as Follows
Ayes: Asatryan, Devine, Kassakhian, Najarian, Brotman
Noes: None
Absent: None
Abstain: None