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CITY OF SOUTH PASADENA CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

City Manager’s Conference Room, Second Floor, City Hall 1414 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030 Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.  The public may comment on Closed Session items prior to the City Council recessing to Closed Session. In order to address the City Council on Closed Session items, please complete a Public Comment Card.

Time allotted per speaker: 3 minutes. The City Council will convene in Open Session at 7:30 p.m.

CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Richard D. Schneider, M.D.

ROLL CALL: Councilmembers Michael A. Cacciotti, Robert S. Joe, and
Diana Mahmud; Mayor Pro Tem Marina Khubesrian, M.D.; and Mayor Richard D. Schneider, M.D.

A. Initiation of Litigation CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – INITIATION OF LITIGATION, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4): Number of Cases: 1
Closed Session Agenda South Pasadena City Council April 18, 2018

B. Conference with Real Property Negotiators
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8: Properties: 221 San Pascual Avenue, South Pasadena, CA 91030
(APN Nos. 5716-021-270; 5716-021 -271; 5716-021-903; and 5716-021-904)
Agency Negotiators: City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe; City Attorney Teresa L. Highsmith.
Negotiating Party: San Pascual Stables, LLC Under Negotiation : Lease Agreement

C. Conference with Real Property Negotiators
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8:
Properties: 660 Stoney Drive, South Pasadena
Agency Negotiators: City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe; Community Services Director Sheila Pautsch
Negotiating Party: All Star Baseball School (Dylan and Tao Gaines) Under Negotiation: Lease Agreement.

 

CITY OF SOUTH PASADENA
CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Amedee O. “Dick” Richards, Jr. Council Chamber 1424 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030 Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.
In order to address the City Council, please complete a Public Comment Card.
Time allotted per speaker is three minutes. No agenda item may be taken after 11:00 p.m.

CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Richard D. Schneider, M.D.

ROLL CALL: Councilmembers Michael A. Cacciotti, Robert S. Joe, and Diana Mahmud; Mayor Pro Tem Marina Khubesrian, M.D.; and Mayor Richard D. Schneider, M.D.

INVOCATION: Mayor Pro Tem Marina Khubesrian, M.D.
*In permitting a nonsectarian invocation, the City does not intend to proselytize, advance, or disparage any faith or belief. Neither the City nor the City Council endorses any particular belief or form of invocation.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Mayor Pro Tem Marina Khubesrian, M.D.

1. CLOSED SESSION
ANNOUNCEMENTS: A Closed Session Agenda has been posted separately

2. Presentation by the Pasadena Humane Society on Available Animal Adoptions

3. Presentation of a Proclamation Declaring April 22, 2018 as “Earth Day” in the City of South Pasadena

4. Presentation of a Proclamation Declaring April 24, 2018 as “Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide Day” in the City of South Pasadena

5. Presentation of a Proclamation Declaring April 2018 as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month” and April 25, 2018 as “Denim Day” in the City of South Pasadena

6. Merchant Minute

7. Councilmembers Communications
Time allotted per Councilmember is three minutes. Additional time will be allotted at the end of the City Council Meeting agenda, if necessary.

8. City Manager Communications

9. Reordering of and Additions to the Agenda

10. Minutes of the City Council Meeting of March 21, 2018

Recommendation
Approve the minutes of the March 21, 2018 City Council Meeting.

11. Prepaid Warrants, General City Warrants, and Payroll Recommendation
Approve the City of South Pasadena Prepaid Warrants Nos. 202190 through 202409 in the amount of $703,557.22; General City Warrants Nos. 202410 through 202518 in the amount of $366,855.74; Payroll dated March 23, 2018, in the amount of $760,693.20; and Payroll dated April 6, 2018, in the amount of $612,507.74.

12. Monthly Investment Reports for February 2018
Recommendation Receive and file the Monthly Investment Reports for February 2018.

13. Adoption of the Resolutions Authorizing Signatories on City Banking Accounts and Related Banking Documents

Recommendation
Adopt the resolutions providing signatory authorization for the Mayor, City Treasurer, City Manager, Finance Director, and Assistant Finance Director.

14. Approval of a Mural Themed “Spread the Word – Conserve” to be Painted on the West Wall of the Demonstration Garden by Cub Scout Pack 7

Recommendation
Approve a mural themed “Spread the Word – Conserve” to be painted on the west wall of the Demonstration Garden located at 1028 Magnolia Avenue by Cub Scout Pack 7.

15. Approval of Purchase for Ballistic Rifle Plates from DFNDR Armor in the Amount of
$37,753.75

Recommendation
1. Authorize the purchase of ballistic rifle plates from DFNDR Armor in the amount of
$37,753.75.

2. Waive bidding requirements and authorize a single source purchase pursuant to South Pasadena Municipal Code Sections 2.99-29 (10) (b) and (11) (i) and (j) and (19) from DFNDR Armor.

16. Authorize the Purchase of One New Police Vehicle and Installation of Emergency Equipment

Recommendation
1. Authorize the City Manager or designee to purchase a police vehicle from Wondries Fleet Group under the Cooperative Purchase Provision of the County of Los Angeles Contract #PPOSH17369005-1, for the purchase of one new 2018 Dodge Charger Vehicle in the amount of $27,887.45.

2. Authorize the City Manager or designee to purchase and install emergency equipment from Commline Inc., in the amount of $6,236.45.

17. Award of Contract to Golden Sun Firm & Co. Inc., for the Construction of the War Memorial Building Improvement Project for an amount not-to-exceed $206,702

Recommendation
1. Accept a bid dated March 13, 2018, from Golden Sun Firm & Co., Inc., for the construction of the War Memorial Building Improvement.
2. Reject all other bids received.
3. Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract for an amount not-to-exceed
$206,702.

18. Adoption of a Resolution Identifying the Proposed Projects in Fiscal Year 2018-19 to be Funded by Senate Bill 1: The Road Repair and Accountability Act

Recommendation
1. Adopt a resolution entitled “A Resolution of the City Council of the City of South Pasadena, California, identifying a list of projects for Fiscal Year 2018-19 funded by Senate Bill 1: The Road Repair and Accountability Act.”

2. Authorize the City Manager or their designee to sign the application and all related documents.

19. Update Regarding Parking Utilization at the Hope Street and Mound Avenue Parking Lot

Recommendation
Receive and file an update regarding parking utilization at the Hope Street and Mound Avenue parking lot.

20. Authorization to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Citygate Associates, LLC for a Comprehensive Organizational Review of the Finance Department and to Assist with the Development of a Long-Range Fiscal Plan for the City

Recommendation
Authorize the City Manager to execute a professional services agreement for consulting services with Citygate Associates, LLC for a comprehensive organizational review, analysis and assessment of the Finance Department and to assist with the development of a long-range fiscal plan for the City.

21. Authorize the Purchase of Two New Electric Parking Enforcement Vehicles and Authorize a Budget Amendment to Allocate Funds for the Purchase

Recommendation
1. Authorize the City Manager or designee to purchase two new 2018 GO-4 Electric Three Wheeled Vehicles from Municipal Maintenance Equipment in the amount of
$111,937.47 for Parking Enforcement.

2. Authorize a budget amendment to allocate funds from the “Facilities and Equipment” fund to purchase the vehicles in the amount of $72,937.47.

22. Authorize a Letter of Support for Senate Bill 1133 Regarding California Regional Water Quality Control Board: Water Quality Control Plans: Funding: Los Angeles Region

Recommendation
Authorize a letter of support for Senate Bill 1133 relating to revisions to the water quality control plan for the Los Angeles region.

ADJOURNMENT

FUTURE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS (OPEN SESSION)
May 2, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Council Chamber 7:30 p.m.
May 16, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Council Chamber 7:30 p.m.
June 6, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Council Chamber 7:30 p.m.
June 20, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting Council Chamber 7:30 p.m.

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