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Pasadena City Council
by Garrett Bryce w/Photos courtesy PasadenaTV
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an amendment to an agreement with Gensler Architects for a space study of 1211 Southmore, the current City Hall facility.

The agreement adds $73,000 to the contract.

Council Member Cody Ray Wheeler noted that the building is being planned for use as the new court building, with city office moving into a new building. Listen (1:33)

The city council voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, award of an $89,322 contract for asbestos abatement and demolition at the City Hall building as part of remodeling to serve as the new court building.

The city council voted unanimously to approve progress payments on various contracts, including:

  • $161,261 to Brooks Concrete, Inc. for the 2017 Annual Sidewalk Project
  • $371,945 to IKLO Construction for the Pet Adoption Center
  • $125,169 to Nerie Construction, LLC for the 2016 Citywide Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Program, Phase I
  • $1,065,656 to O'Donnell/Snider Construction for the interior remodeling of 1149 Ellsworth

The city council voted unanimously to promote Jomie Blumreich to city controller.

The city council voted unanimously to promote Julie St. Jean to assistant city controller.

The city council voted unanimously to approve miscellaneous claims and invoices, with Cary Bass abstaining on items related to Bass & Meineke.

The city council voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, award of a contract to Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP for auditing services.

The city council voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, award of a $2,614,217 contract to Peltier Brothers Construction, LTD for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Consolidation Project, Phase I.

The city council voted to approve, on final reading, an amendment to the Employee Leave Donation Program. The item was approved with additional amendments.

The city council voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, to award a $1,624,707 contract to Cruz Tec, Inc. for the Citywide Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Phase II Project.

The city council deferred action on an agreement with Herrera & Boyle, PLLC.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Mayor Johnny Isbell absent. Mayor Pro Tem Darrell Morrison presided over the meeting. Agenda

During the meeting Morrison noted that Isbell had been ill. Listen (0:26)





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