May 20, 2024 2:45 am

Recap of Glendale City Council’s April 30, 2024 Meeting

CONSENT ITEMS

4b. Public Works, re: California Air Resources Control Board (CARB) FY 2021-22 and FY 2022-23 Advanced Technology Demonstration and Pilot Projects Grant Appropriation for Glendale Municipal Green Zone Construction Work Crew Project

  • Resolution 24-63 appropriates a total of $1,173,875 for the grant-funded Glendale Municipal Green Zone Crew Project.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Kassakhian

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

4c. Public Works, re: Adopt Plans and Specification for the View Crest Road Slope and Road Repair Project

  • Resolution 24-64 adopts the Plans and Specifications for the View Crest Road Slope and Road Repair Project, Specification No. 3890, Plan Nos. 1-3089, and 18-112, and directs the City Clerk to advertise for bids.

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Brotman

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

4d. Glendale Water and Power, re: Adoption of Specification No. 3984 for Feeder Reconstruction for 12kV Operation Time and Equipment

  • Resolution 24-65 adopts Specification No. 3984 for Feeder Reconstruction for 12kV Operation Time and Equipment and authorizes the City Clerk to advertise for bids.

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Brotman

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

4e. Glendale Water & Power, re: Glendale Water and Power (GWP) Continued Software Subscription to Energy Trading Platforms, Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), and Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE)

  • The motion authorizes the City Manager or his designee to execute an agreement for the continued subscription to Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) services under Contract No. C103486B. The agreement has a total not-to-exceed amount of $325,000 for the five-year period through Fiscal Year 2028-2029.

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Brotman

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

  • The motion authorizes the continued subscription to Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE), under Contract No. 8000558. The subscription has a total not-to-exceed amount of $283,000 for the five-year period through Fiscal Year 2028-2029. Additionally, it authorizes the City Manager or his designee to execute any necessary documents for the continued subscription.

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Brotman

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

4f. Glendale Water & Power, re: Adoption of Plans and Specifications for the Construction of a Fiber Optic Line to the Parks and Facilities in Scholl Canyon

  • Resolution 24-66 adopts Specification No. 3979 and the associated plans for constructing a fiber optic line to the parks and facilities in Scholl Canyon. Additionally, it authorizes the City Clerk to advertise for bids for the project.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Najarian

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

4g. Glendale Water & Power, re: Approval of participation in the California Water and Wastewater Arrearage Payment Program (CWWAPP) 2023 and Appropriation of Funds Received from the State Federal Grant Program

  • Motion authorizing participation in the 2023 California Water and Wastewater Arrearage Payment Program and empowering the City Manager, or his designee, to accept State funding through the program. This funding will be allocated to provide utility bill credits for water and wastewater customers.

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Brotman

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

  • Resolution 24-67 appropriating $593,656 received from the State for the 2023 California Water and Wastewater Arrearage Payment Program. Additionally, allocating 3% administrative recovery cost totaling $17,810, resulting in a total appropriation of $611,466.

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Brotman

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

4h. Community Services & Parks, re: Appropriation of Remainder Disbursement of HHAP Round 3 funds

  • Resolution 24-68 appropriates $290,956.83 in funds from the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program Round 3 (HHAP-3) Remainder Disbursement. These funds were awarded by the State of California and are administered by the California Homeless Coordinating and Financial Council (HCFC).

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Brotman

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

ACTION ITEMS

8a. Public Works, re: Award of General Services Agreement (GSA) for Parking Management Services

  • Resolution 24-69 dispenses with competitive bidding and authorizes the City Manager, or a designee, to enter into and execute a General Services Agreement (GSA) with LAZ Parking California LLC. This agreement is to provide parking management services for four city-owned parking facilities. The contract is not to exceed $17,297,535 for a five-year term, with an optional two-year extension for $7,933,025.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Kassakhian

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

8b. Public Works, re: Dispensing with Competitive Bidding and Authorizing a Contract Extension for Operation of Glendale Recycling Center

  • Resolution 24-70 dispenses with competitive bidding and authorizes an amendment to the existing contract 8001348 with Cedarwood-Young Company DBA Allan Company for the Operation of the Glendale Recycling Center. This amendment increases the contract amount by $76,810, bringing the total to $2,134,074. Additionally, it extends the duration of the contract for one additional year through March 31, 2026.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Najarian

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

8c. City Attorney, re: Declaration of City-owned property adjacent to 1015 N. Central Avenue as exempt from the Surplus Land Act, from the City’s competitive bidding requirement, and from the California Environmental Quality Act

  • Resolution 24-71 finds and declares that certain city-owned property (APN 5636-007-903) located adjacent to 1015 N. Central Avenue is exempt from the Surplus Land Act, exempt from the Glendale Municipal Code section 4.52.010 requiring competitive bidding, and exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15061(b)(3).

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Gharpetian

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

  • Motion authorizing staff to finalize negotiation and disposition of certain city-owned real property (APN 5636-007-903) to the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America, contingent on the approval of the exemption resolution by the state Housing and Community Development Department.

Moved: Najarian
Seconded: Gharpetian

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

8d. Management Services, re: Urging Congressional Action for Armenian Genocide Recognition, Relief for Artsakh, and Holding Azerbaijan and Turkey Responsible for Acts of Genocide

  • Resolution 24-72 calls for Congressional action to recognize the Armenian Genocide, provide aid to Artsakh, and hold Azerbaijan and Turkey accountable for acts of genocide.

Moved: Brotman
Seconded: Gharpetian

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

8e. Management Services, re: Selection of Charter Review Committee Members

  • This item will be continued next week.