City Council Watch – November 15, 2022

City Council 6 PM: Adoption of REACH CODE ORDINANCE (Building Electrification, Solar Photovoltaic and Electric Vehicle Charging Installations); Final Verdugo Wash Visioning presentation and next steps; RFP for development of a plan to significantly increase solar penetration and develop additional Distributed Energy Resources (DER) in Glendale.

City Council Watch – October 19, 2021

This week at City Council, consideration of: an Environmentally Preferable Purchasing policy, RFP to Update the Bicycle Transportation Plan, new “Toter” bins for refuse, recyclables and organic materials, road marking contract, Glendale Recycling Center contract amendment.

City Council Watch – August 10, 2021

This week at City Council: Class II Bikelanes, Creative Crosswalks, Sidewalk Repair, Drought Mandates, Ordinance regulating the use of Disposable Foodware Accessories (motion to prepare an ordinance). ALSO – SAVE THE DATES and LINKS regarding proposed Scholl Canyon Biogas Project and Grayson Repowering Project (including new gas peaker units.)

Take the Verdugo Wash Visioning Survey

The City of Glendale has launched a website to promote the Verdugo Wash Project and collect feedback for the Verdugo Wash Visioning study. We hope that GEC members will explore the website to learn a bit more about this exciting project and then TAKE THE SURVEY to offer your input!

City Council & Sustainability Commission Watch – March 9 & 11, 2021

This week at City Council: Traffic Signals, Fuel Kiosks, Beeline Facility Rooftop Solar, Shared Mobility Contract, contract award for Owner’s Engineering services for solar energy and storage development at City-owned properties, and to study the impact of distributed energy projects on the City’s electrical grid. Also, first meeting of the Sustainability Commission (plus commission agenda and links)

City Council Watch – March 2, 2021

Study Session – Status of Mobility Projects and Programs; 3c Appointment of Board and Commission Member (Kassakhian, 2/16/21) Rondi Werner, Sustainability Commission; 8b Status of the Slow Streets Program and Future Direction of the Program; 8e Glendale Water and Power, re: Progress on Glendale’s Clean Energy Future; 10a Environmental Preferable Purchasing Report