Glendale City Council Watch

Eco-Items on the Agenda for 10/26/2021

6 pm Regular Meeting
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b. Public Works, re: Submittal of Urban Forest Expansion and Improvement Grant Application

Resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works or his designee to submit an application for funding from the Urban and Community Grant Program of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention for the planting and care of 500 new trees in South Glendale

We wish to highlight this item, as it is very exciting!  We wish Public Works the best of luck in attaining this Cal Fire grant for 500 trees for South Glendale!

e. Glendale Water and Power, re: Feeder Reconstruction for the 12 kV Operation, Time and Equipment; Reject Sole Bid Received, and Direct the City Clerk to Re-advertise for Bids

Resolution rejecting the sole bid received in response to Specification No. 3875 for Feeder Reconstruction for the 12kV Operation, Time and Equipment, and directing the City Clerk to re-advertise for bids


c. Public Works, re: Purchase Order Contract for Two Used 2008 Autocar Xpeditor Heil Rapid Rail CNG Side Loading Refuse Trucks

Resolution dispensing with competitive bidding and authorizing the Deputy Director of Finance/Purchasing (Purchasing Administrator) to execute a purchase order contract with King Motors for the purchase or two used 2008 Autocar Xpeditor Heil Rapid Rail CNG Side Loading Refuse Trucks plus a 5 percent contingency

Resolution of appropriation from the Refuse Disposal Fund to provide adequate funding for this recommended procurement


a. Community Development, re: Extension of Interim Urgency Ordinance No. 5977 Prohibiting Issuance of Entitlement and/or Permits for Hotels in the Downtown Specific Plan Area of the City

Introduction of Ordinance Extending, for an Additional 10 Months and 15 Days, Interim Urgency Ordinance No. 5977 Prohibiting Issuance of Entitlements and/or Permits for Hotel Development Projects in the Downtown Specific Plan Area


The Grayson Repowering Project (which includes 93 – 101MW of new gas-burning equipment) Partially Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report (PR-DEIR) comment period closed November 15. GWP will respond to comments and produce a final EIR. GWP will potentially present the project to the Sustainability and GWP Commissions in the first half of January, and to City Council in late January.

In the new year, your comments will be needed at City Council and to City Council and Commission Members, requesting a project with more clean energy, that continues our city’s momentum towards a 100% clean energy future. We will provide more information about how to submit comments closer to when the commissions and council will consider the project.


Joint GWP & Sustainability Commission presentation of Final Environmental Impact Report – TBD (projected mid-January 2022)
City Council – TBD (projected late-January 2022)

Link to to Partially Recirculated Draft EIR:

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Note – Scheduling changes can and do occur. We try to keep this post updated if things change, but please consult the city website for official agendas.

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