Once more funds become available, council will vote again on homeless services application – Pasadena Now

The city council will vote on submitting a revised 2022 Continuum of Care Consolidated Application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for homeless services.

On September 12, the city council authorized a request for $4.8 million. However, the next day, staff became aware of additional funding of $29,667.

The request must be submitted before September 30.

If Council approves the application, the City Manager will execute the Revised CoC 2022 Consolidated Application and all other related documents, grant agreements, and HUD amendments and enter into contracts with the administering agencies of four new projects, with grant terms of one year beginning in calendar year 2023 and in amounts equal to what is granted by HUD.

  • A $445,000 contract with Elecnor Belco Electric Inc. to install new traffic on Orange Grove Boulevard and Sunnyslope Avenue. This project involves the installation of a new traffic light at the intersection of Orange Grove Boulevard and Sunnyslope Avenue. The proposed signal will provide a controlled pedestrian crossing along an uninterrupted half-mile segment of Orange Grove Blvd between Sierra Madre Blvd and Sierra Madre Villa Ave. The signal will also provide a platoon of traffic and spaces to allow. for additional crossing opportunities at other unmarked or uncontrolled crosswalks along that stretch of road.
  • A $501,076 contract with Anderson Business Technology for copier maintenance and a contract with De Lage Laden Financial Services for copier rental services for the police department. The contractor will provide the department with 22 printers, 6 A4 multifunction devices capable of producing letters, letters and envelopes; 19 multifunctional A3 devices capable of producing an ever-increasing variety of paper sizes and one (1) high-capacity scanner. The contractor will be responsible for supplying the machines, installing and finalizing the network configuration and validating the print jobs. The contractor will be responsible for timely on-site reporting when machines have technical problems or malfunctions, and will provide ongoing maintenance and support of machines and consumables, as requested.
  • A $660,000 contract amendment with Dataticket for a parking ticket and permit management system. This contract provides the City with a web-based parking citation and permit management system with real-time OMV integration, portable citation issuing devices, 6 all-electric vehicles with automated license plate reading hardware and software and integrates OMV permit, citation and payment information to be shared with parking enforcement officers in the field to maximize efficiency and minimize tickets issued in error. As part of this contract, DataTicket also provides collection services for overdue parking tickets. The term of the contract is five years until July 2025 for an amount not exceeding $1,576,665.
  • A resolution adopting a citywide salary scale. Wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment for all classifications of the City’s workforce are established by Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for represented classifications, or by salary resolution for non-represented classifications. represented. Each memorandum of understanding and wage resolution contains a wage schedule reflecting the rates of pay and their effective dates for all classifications within that bargaining unit or unrepresented employee group. The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) uses these compensation rates to establish the compensation that can be earned for purposes of determining retirement benefits. CalPERS requires that rates of pay be paid in accordance with a publicly available salary schedule approved by a member agency’s governing body in order to be considered earnable compensation for retirement purposes. Compensation reported to CalPERS cannot exceed the maximum rate of compensation set out in the publicly available salary schedule approved by the governing body.
  • Awarding of a $206,980 contract to Spectrasystems Inc. for the replacement of playground surfaces at Villa Park and Brookside Parke. Reese’s Retreat Playground at Brookside Park has become one of the city’s most popular playground destinations since it opened eleven years ago. Its popularity stems from its unique pirate-themed play equipment and rubberized play surface that provides universal accessibility. Due to heavy use, the liner has deteriorated beyond repair and now requires complete replacement. The Villa Parke Playground provides recreational opportunities for the recreation center’s Head Start program as well as the surrounding community. Like Reese’s Retreat, the rubberized playing surface has exceeded its useful life and needs to be replaced. The scope of work of this contract provides for the removal and proper disposal of the existing coating, as well as its complete replacement, at both sites.
  • Reject the single offer received on August 25, 2022 in response to plans and specifications for the South Lake Avenue Pedestrian Access Improvement Project at the Gold Line Station Project. A bid was received on August 25, 2022. After detailed review of the bid proposal, it was determined that certain bid unit prices significantly exceeded the engineer’s estimate, with the total bid amount exceeding the engineer’s estimate of 40% and the available project budget of 25%. Although the engineer’s estimate was derived from material unit costs as seen on other similar projects last year, material costs have continued to rise significantly since then. Also, due to the general increase in construction activity in the area, contractors are busy and less available to bid on new work. Accordingly, staff recommends that City Council reject this offer.
  • $3.1 million with the South Bay Workforce Development Board on behalf of the City of Inglewood to extend the term by one year to June 30. Under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Section 122 requires states to establish and maintain a list of training providers eligible to receive WIOA funds for training service. Under the federal WIOA, most classroom vocational training must be delivered through vouchers called Individual Training Accounts (ITAs). An American Job Center in California (AJCC) may issue an Individual Training Account (ITA) to an eligible participant under WIOA Title I, Subtitle B (out-of-school youth 16-24 years of age, adult or displaced worker) to finance training services .
  • A fiber lease agreement with Level 3 Communications, LLC for the use of the city’s fiber, generating up to $100,440 in revenue for the city over the five-year term of the agreement, which includes two extensions one-year electives. Originally installed in the late 1990s and expanded in recent years, the city’s fiber optic network supports the city’s voice and data networks and utility operations. The City also leverages excess network capacity to lease fiber and provide fiber-based services to a variety of customers, thereby generating revenue. Urban Fiber customers include telecommunications carriers, major institutions such as the Art Center, California Institute of Technology, and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and other local businesses. In November 2021, Level 3 Communications, LLC (Level 3), an existing fiber leasing customer of the city, notified the city of its interest in leasing fiber to the Education First Academy campus at 1539 East Howard Street in northeast of Pasadena.
  • Awarded a purchase order contract to United Site Services of California Inc. for the rental of a temporary fence. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) uses temporary fencing for a variety of tasks such as: securing park areas during New Year’s Eve events; closure of sites affected by natural disasters such as windstorms; and securing sports fields during turf renovation while the turf is establishing.
  • A licensing agreement with AEG for a football match to be held in February. The Rose Bowl has had a tremendous history of hosting soccer on our site, including the Men’s and Women’s World Cup Finals as well as the Olympic Games Finals in 1984 and COPA America in June 2016. Our landmark has also has hosted national teams from the United States, Brazil and Mexico. Additionally, the stadium hosted the Los Angeles Galaxy as a tenant from 1996 to 2002. In recent years, the Rose Bowl has hosted European club teams, particularly Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Manchester United. The RBOC has the opportunity to host a football game with AEG in February 2023. AEG, owner of the LA Galaxy which played at the Rose Bowl, is the RBOC’s football partner for all games at the stadium. Attendance at the event is expected to be around 50,000 to 80,000.

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