City Council Recap – October 27, 2020

CITY COUNCIL RECAP October 27, 2020, 6PM EXCERPTS (Eco-related Items only) Full Agenda & Meeting Video  Presentations & Reports: Green Business Certification Program Report Integrated Waste Superintendent Etienne Ozorak, offered a brief report on the Green Business Certification Program emphasizing that this was a non-regulatory way for the City to help businesses reduce their water, energy and waste usage with a free…

Arroyo Verdugo Greenway
Verdugo Wash Visioning RFP Issued

The Verdugo Wash Visioning Request for Proposals has been issued! Check out the City of Glendale’s “Verdugo Wash Visioning” page with great information, including a link to the Request for Proposals for “qualified firms with project expertise to assist in developing a high level vision, including but not limited to, conceptual design, programming, and integration of the Verdugo Wash into…

Glendale City Council Recap – September 1, 2020
ECO-RELATED ITEM NOTES—SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 MEETING (6 pm) Meeting Link + Agenda + Report Metro and Metrolink News The LA Metro Board directed its CEO to study a way to make all transit fares on the system free, reported Glendale City Council Member Ara Najarian, who sits on the board and represents the North LA County area. Free fares will…
Glendale City Council Watch
Glendale City Council Watch ECO-RELATED ITEMS ON THE AGENDA Update - Item Postponed! Sep 14—Item 4A: Clean Energy Programs (GWP Commission Special Meeting, 4pm) Please see details below. Agenda/Watch/Comment Sep 15—Item 8B: Resolution recognizing the City’s history as a former “Sundown Town" (City Council, 6 pm) GEC has signed onto a letter of support. You may sign on here as an individual: Agenda/Watch/Comment Sep 22—(1) Solar on…
Arroyo Verdugo Greenway
Glendale City Council Approves Funding for Verdugo Wash Study

THE ARROYO VERDUGO is the region’s main tributary to the Los Angeles River. It carries water from portions of the San Gabriel Mountains, the Verdugo Mountains, and the San Rafael Hills to join the LA River at Griffith Park. It was channelized as the Verdugo Wash over 50 years ago to protect the area from historic flooding. THE VISION is…

Arroyo Verdugo Greenway
Verdugo Wash Project Update

PROJECT UPDATE: Committee and partners plan to meet with Glendale City staff shortly to set a timeline to go before City Council to request authorization of a feasibility study. We will be reaching out to GEC members to participate in encouraging Council to support this effort through a rally, speaking at city council, emails, etc. READY TO SUPPORT NOW? Sign…