This week at City Council: GWP Annual Authority for the Purchase or Sale of Energy Commodities and Services; Annual Update to Glendale Water and Power’s (GWP’s) Wildfire Mitigation Plan; Motion providing direction to staff on the use of artificial turf as the preferred surface type for multipurpose fields based on the findings of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Triple Bottom Line (3BL) Assessment; Fremont Park Soccer Field – Plastic or Grass?
Help us advocate for Natural Grass vs. Plastic Grass for 5 Glendale sports fields (7 acres) at Glendale City Council on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 6pm
This week at City Council, Special 3 pm meeting: 3-year Economic Development Strategic Plan and Streetcar Feasibility Final Report
Sustainability and Parks Commissioners will hear a “triple bottom line” Life Cycle Analysis from Citadel EHS, which was commissioned by the City of Glendale after the Parks Commission voted 3 to 2 in favor of natural grass alternatives for Glendale sports fields in 2021.
This week at City Council: Flashing beacons (Pedestrian Plan component), Transformative Climate Communities Grant Program, Public Works Purchase of Electric Street Sweeper, Tweaks/Minor Amendments to Downtown Specific Plan
FY 2022-23 Budget Study Sessions – Recording and Upcoming Session Information
This week at City Council: Battery Backup for traffic signals throughout Glendale, Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure grant funding
This week at City Council: Single Use Plastic Prohibition Expansion, and Polystyrene prohibition; Amendment to the City of Glendale Building Code to Require All Electric Design, Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic, and Higher Energy Performance for New Construction
This week at City Council: Council considers a proposal from Councilmember Brotman that would move forward with important parts of the Alternative 7 Grayson Repowering project, but delay purchase of the five Warsila gas engines. The motion is to direct staff to look for additional distributed clean energy resources and to work with LA on obtaining additional reserves. The resolution provides direction related to the Alternative 7 schedule, which would delay a decision on the purchase of gas engines, while GWP works to eliminate or reduce the need for them.
This week at City Council: GRAYSON REPOWERING PROJECT Final EIR certification and recommendations for project components, including up to 101 MW of new gas equipment.
This week at City Council: Cost of Service Analysis and Motion providing direction regarding Virtual Power Plant Program with Sunrun, Inc
This week at City Council: Participation in the California Arrearage Payment Program (CAPP) and California Water and Wastewater Arrearage Payment Program (CWWAPP}; Consideration of Interim Urgency Ordinance Regarding Senate Bill 9 Housing Development and Lot Split Projects and Senate Bill 478 Floor Area Ratio Standards; Emergency ordinance extension of ordinance prohibiting issuance of entitlements and/or permits for hotels; Update on the Transit Electrification Study
This week at City Council: GWP’s Appeal of Planning Commission’s denial of Conditional Use Permit and Special Recreation Review regarding a proposed SCHOLL BIOGAS PROJECT, Traffic Signal Modifications, and Emergency ordinance extension of ordinance prohibiting issuance of entitlements and/or permits for hotels.
This week at City Council: Submission of a Cal Fire grant for 500 Trees for South Glendale, rejection of single bid received for 12K line upgrades and reissue of bid, purchase of two used CNG trash trucks and consideration of 10 month extension on the moratorium on issuance of entitlements or permits for new hotel construction.
This week at City Council, Edible Food Recovery Services contract, Feasibility of Dog Parks, Senate Bill 9 and Preservation & Reuse of Rockhaven Sanitarium.