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.
Spread the word! Small businesses and sole proprietors can purchase discounted zero-emission lawn mowers, blowers and more through funding from the CARB’s Clean Off-Road Equipment (CORE). There are $27 million of voucher funds available, but funding will go fast.
City Council 6 PM: Hollywood Burbank Airport Update; Interum Urgency Ordinance Prohibiting Development of New and Conversion of Existing Drive-throughs; Introduction and Adoption of 2023 Glendale Building and Safety Code; Introduction of REACH CODE ORDINANCE (Building Electrification, Solar Photovoltaic and Electric Vehicle Charging Installations); Commission/Board Term Limits.; Title 30 amendments re: SB9 projects, JADUs and ADUs etc.
City Council has TWO sessions this Tuesday. 3 PM: SCPPA Contract, Slow Streets Program update; 6 PM: Adoption of Extension of Interim Urgency Ordinance No. 5978 Prohibiting Issuance of Entitlement and/or Permits for Hotels in the Downtown Specific Plan Area of the City, City of Glendale Investment Policy, Report Regarding Potential Ban on Gas-Powered Lawn and Landscaping Equipment
Join other GEC members Saturday, October 8, to help clean up the San Fernando Road corridor! Wear your GEC t-shirt if you have one, and LET’S GET ‘ER DONE!
Meet at Pacific Park. Registration begins 8 am. Clean up 9 am-noon.
City Council has TWO sessions this Tuesday. 2 PM: PSA for the Climate Action Plan, Environmental Preferable Purchasing and 6 PM: Legislative updates from Senator Portantino, GWP Recycled water tank at Emerald Isle, Urban Forestry Grant Tree planting and maintenance, Drive through moratorium, Water reduction incentives
City Council has TWO sessions this Tuesday. 2 pm: Fleet Electrification Study, Moratorium on New and Conversion of Existing Drive-through lanes and Al Fresco Dining in Private Parking Lots. 6 PM: GWP 2021 Power Source Disclosure, Grant to electrify the Beeline, Burbank Airport Vacancy and SCHOLL BIOGAS CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS
City Council has THREE sessions this Tuesday. 1pm: Scholl Canyon Biogas Facility lawsuit (closed session.) 3 PM: Tropico Transit Oriented District, Hotel Moratorium, REACH CODES. 6 PM: New Commission Member Appointments, Beeline Transit annual Free Fare Days promotion, SCHOLL LANDFILL CLOSURE, Solid Waste Collection Rates (Cost of Service Analysis)
Glendale wants to build a gas-burning polluting power plant on the Scholl Canyon Landfill. Click through to read about problems with this project.
Clean Energy Resolution Passes; Council Votes 4–1 to Take Next Steps on Grayson Repowering with 3 Engines
Scholl Canyon litigation (closed session); Brand Boulevard Complete Streets Demonstration Project; Resolution to Accept State of California Grant in the amount of $8 Million for Rockhaven
This week at City Council: CLEAN ENERGY RESOLUTION, GRAYSON REPOWERING PROJECT, plus Glendale Beeline Participation in Metro’s Student Fareless System Initiative Pilot Program known as GoPass
This week at City Council: Final Report and Recommendations of the Glendale Blue Ribbon Pension Review Committee (2 PM); Glendale Water & Power (GWP) Energy Risk Management Policy and Trading Authority Policy (6 PM)
If you own an EV (or EVs), consider signing up for GWP’s new Off-Peak EV Charging Rebate program! Help Glendale shave peak loads and avoid investments in gas. Charge from 9pm-12noon weekdays (all day on weekends) and receive $8/monthly as an incentive!
Celebrate the Monarch Butterfly Waystation in the Adams Square Mini Park this Sunday! Learn how you can attract and support Monarch Butterflies in your own yard!