May 20, 2024 2:28 am

Recap of Glendale City Council’s April 16, 2024 Meeting

CONSENT ITEMS

4b. Public Works, re: Award of Professional Services Agreement (PSA) for Professional Engineering Services for Colorado Street Multi-Modal Improvements Project

  • A motion has been proposed to authorize the City Manager or a designated representative to enter into a Professional Services Agreement (PSA) with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for the Colorado Street Multi-Modal Improvements Project. The proposed amount for the agreement is $842,680.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Devine

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

  • Another motion has been put forward to execute a change order to contract 8001367 with Elecnor Belco Electric, Inc. This change order aims to facilitate fiber optic upgrades and involves an increase in the contract amount by $350,000. Additionally, it authorizes the City Manager or his designee to execute the contract change order.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Devine

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

4c. Public Works, re: Award of Professional Services Agreement (PSA) for Professional Engineering Services for Wilson Avenue Multi-Modal Improvements Project

  • A motion is proposed to authorize the City Manager or a designated representative to enter into and execute a Professional Services Agreement (PSA) with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. The agreement aims to provide Professional Engineering Services for the Wilson Avenue Multi-Modal Improvements Project. The proposed amount for the agreement is $698,400.

Moved: Kassakhian
Seconded: Brotman

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

4d. Glendale Water and Power, re: Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Eurofins Eaton Analytical, LLC to Provide Glendale Water and Power with Water Quality Testing Services

  • A motion is proposed to authorize the City Manager, or his designated representative, to execute Amendment No. 1 to the existing Professional Services Agreement (Contract No. 8001994) with Eurofins Eaton Analytical, LLC. The purpose of the amendment is to increase the contract amount by $179,000, resulting in a new not-to-exceed amount of $379,000.

Moved: Kassakhian
Seconded: Brotman

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

4e. Public Works, re: Adopt Specification for Weed Control Services

  • Resolution 24-56 has been proposed to adopt Specification No. 3983 for Weed Control Services and instruct the City Clerk to advertise for bids.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Kassakhian

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

4f. Community Services and Parks, re: Amendment Two for FY 2023-2024 Los Angeles County Aging and Disabilities (AD) One-Time-Only (OTO) baseline funding allocation of $5,000 for the Supportive Services Program (SSP)

  • Motion: Acceptance of $5,000 in OTO baseline funding from Los Angeles County Aging and Disabilities Department for the Supportive Services Program (SSP) during the fiscal year 2023-2024. Additionally, authorization for the City Manager or a designated representative to execute Amendment Two to the SSP232404 Subaward for the period spanning July 2023 to June 2024, facilitating the acceptance and utilization of the allocated funding.

Moved: Kassakhian
Seconded: Brotman

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

  • Resolution 24-57: Appropriating $5,000 in OTO baseline funding for SSP senior case management and $882 to meet the cash match grant requirement.

Moved: Kassakhian
Seconded: Brotman

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

4g. Public Works, re: San Fernando Road Beautification Project Phase I

  • Resolution 24-58: Appropriating funds totaling $2,466,278.

Moved: Kassakhian
Seconded: Brotman

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

ACTION ITEMS

8a. Police Department, re: Request to dispense with competitive bidding for the purchase of a new helicopter from MD Helicopters Inc. to replace Police Joint Air Support Unit MD-520N Helicopter N102CG

  • Resolution 24-59: Authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with MD Helicopters, Inc. for the purchase of a new MD-530F helicopter, dispensing with competitive bidding.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Najarian

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

  • Resolution 24-60 of Appropriation

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Najarian

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

8b. Human Resources, re: Approval of First Amendment to the Amended and Restated City Attorney Employment Agreement with Michael J. Garcia to Extend the Term of the Agreement and Provide for Salary Adjustment (Continued from April 2, 2024 Council Meeting)

  • Motion to approve the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated City Attorney Employment Agreement.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Kassakhian

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

  • Resolution 24-61: Establishing Classification Titles and Compensation for City of Glendale Employees, specifically for the City Attorney position.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Kassakhian

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