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Here’s What’s On Monday’s City Council Consent Calendar 

Published on Monday, October 26, 2020 | 4:17 am
 

There are eight items on Monday’s consent calendar. The consent calendar is a multi-item part of the City Council agenda which can be passed in its entirety with a sweep motion.

This week, a sweep motion to allow the city to spend $6,061,810 and receive $177,952 in grant funds.

Other issues include a workers’ compensation alternative dispute prevention and resolution program between the city and the Pasadena Police Officers Association and a $739,000 contract for the renovation of fire station #33 on Lake Avenue.

Councilmembers have the option of pulling certain items from the consent calendar for further discussion. After an item is pulled it requires a separate vote of the council or it can be held for future discussion.

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL AWARD A NOT-TO-EXCEED $739,000 TO MONET CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR FIRE STATION NO. 33 – RENOVATION AND MAINTENANCE REPAIR.

Accept the bid dated Oct. 7 submitted by Monet Construction, Inc., in response to the Project Plans and Specifications for the Fire Station No. 33 – Renovation and Maintenance Repair. Reject all other bids received and authorize the City Manager to enter into such a contract for an amount not-to-exceed $739,000, which includes the base contract amount of $638,344 and a contingency of $100,656 to provide for any necessary change orders.

CONTRACT AWARD TO SOUTHWEST PIPELINE & TRENCHLESS CORPORATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 ANNUAL SEWER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS AND CAPACITY UPGRADES PROJECT FOR AN AMOUNT NOT-TO-EXCEED $1,000,000

Accept the bid dated Oct. 8 submitted by Southwest Pipeline & Trenchless Corp. in response to the plans and specifications for the Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Sewer System Improvements and Capacity Upgrades Project, reject all other bids received, and authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract for an amount not-to-exceed $1,000,000, which includes the base contract amount of $823,450 and a contingency of $176,550 to provide for any necessary change orders.

CONTRACT AWARD TO FS CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 CURB RAMP ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $480,000          

Accept the bid dated Oct. 8 submitted by FS Contractors, Inc., in response to the plans and specifications for the Fiscal Year 2021 Curb Ramp ADA Improvements Project, reject all other bids received, and authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract for an amount not-to-exceed $480,000, which includes the base contract amount of $435,800 and a contingency of $44,200 to provide for any necessary change orders.

AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ALL AGREEMENTS WITH THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OF GRANT FUNDING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SOUTH LAKE PEDESTRIAN ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS TO THE GOLD LINE STATION

Authorize the City Manager to execute agreements associated with the receipt of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Call for Projects Grant Funds with the receipt of $2,309,590 in reimbursable grant funding for the implementation of South Lake Avenue Pedestrian Access Improvements to the Gold Line Station (Capital Improvement Program Project No. 75106).

ADOPT A RESOLUTION APPROVING AND ADOPTING A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE PREVENTION AND RESOLUTION PROGRAM AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PASADENA AND THE PASADENA POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (PPOA)

Adopt a resolution approving and adopting a Workers’ Compensation Alternative Dispute Prevention and Resolution Program Agreement between the City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Police Officers Association for workers’ compensation benefits, and authorize the City Manager and Director of Human Resources to negotiate with the Pasadena Police Officers Association and amend the Agreement as needed to implement the goals of the program so long as such amendments do not change the economic or non-economic benefits and rights of the parties.

AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH CONNEXIONZ, LTD. FOR $1,533,220 FOR HARDWARE, MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT FOR THE PASADENA REAL-TIME TRANSIT VEHICLE ARRIVAL INFORMATION SYSTEM

Authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract, without competitive bidding pursuant to City Charter Section 1002(F), contracts for professional or unique services, with Connexionz, Ltd. for hardware, maintenance and support in an amount not-to-exceed $889,503 (which includes a contingency of $119,371) over a five-year period;

Authorize the City Manager to: a) extend the contract for one two-year option term in the amount of $366,777 (which includes $50,590 in contingency); b) to purchase optional hardware in the amount of $183,927; and c) to expand the maintenance, warranty and support for a fleet of up to 60 public transit vehicles in the amount of $93,013 with a maximum contract length of seven years and a not-to-exceed contract amount of $1,533,220; and It is further recommended that the City Council grant the proposed contract an exemption from the Competitive Selection process pursuant to Pasadena Municipal Code Section 4.08.049(B) contracts for which the City’s best interests are served.

ADOPT A RESOLUTION TO RECEIVE PROPOSITION 68 PER CAPITA FUNDING

Adopt a resolution to approve filing of applications for Proposition 68 Per Capita and Urban Streams grant funds included in the agenda report.

ST. JOHN CAPACITY ENHANCEMENT PROJECT CONSISTENCY WITH GENERAL PLAN

Find that the St. John Capacity Enhancement Project is Consistent with the General Plan.

Recommendation of the Planning Commission: On May 27, 2020, City staff presented the St. John Capacity Enhancement Project to the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission was unable to achieve a majority vote on consistency of the St. John Capacity Enhancement Project with the General Plan but recommended that the City proceed with developing the project with vigorous public outreach that solicits and includes the concerns of the affected stakeholders, balances vehicle mobility and pedestrian safety, consciously accounts for the needs of the surrounding land use, and to the extent technically feasible and ultimately found to benefit the project, includes safety elements identified in a May 22, 2019 letter to the Planning Commission from the Head of Sequoyah School.

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