Tag: City meetings

Council caller highlights Ara Najarian’s ties to commercial developers

At the October 5, 2021 Glendale City Council meeting, we saw Ara Najarian’s latest scheme to support commercial developers and disadvantage land use appellants by manipulating city ordinance. In this case, his proposal would require the recusal of councilmembers who have received any donation from members of an appealing party….

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Glendale City Council, Joint CC/Housing Authority Meetings August 24, 2021

Glendale City Council August 24, 2021 Action Items: a. Community Development, re: Introduction of an Ordinance to Revoke and Reinstate Title 5 of the Glendale Municipal Code to Update Business Regulations and Business License Procedures — Council voted unanimously to clean up it’s business license code. It includes a streamlined…

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Dan Brotman asks GPD about LA County DA handling of reckless driving/street racing cases

For the second straight week since the street racing collision that claimed three innocent lives in Burbank on August 3, 2021 occurred, the subject of reckless driving and street racing came up at Glendale City Council on August 17, 2021. Many who drive on Glenoaks Blvd. in Glendale (and Burbank)…

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Glendale City Council, Joint CC/Housing Authority Meetings August 17, 2021

Glendale City Council August 17, 2021 The big Action Items were: Police Department, re: Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Special Directives and Impacts Council decided to send a ‘we have some serious concerns, so we’re reaching out to you‘ letter to District Attorney, George Gascon’s office. Ardy Kassakhian made sure…

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Councilmember, Ara Najarian, who created “Dark Days” and “Winegate,” brings us ‘WhineFest’

At the July 13, 2021 City Council discussions on whether Glendale should provide public funding for Council election candidates, councilmember, Ara Najarian, revealed that he doesn’t like his job very much. Despite his creation of the City Council ‘Dark Days’ policy, giving himself and staff a day off by eliminating…

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Glendale City Council, Joint CC/Housing Authority Meetings August 10, 2021

Glendale City Council August 10, 2021 Opening comments regarding the 3-fatality street racing collision in Burbank on Glenoaks Blvd., August 3, 2021. Includes comments by Glendale Police Chief, Carl Povilitis. Consent items: Installation of Class II Bike Lanes and Creative Crosswalks Project was pulled for further discussion. (Brotman) Big Action…

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Glendale City Council, Joint CC/Successor Agency July 27, 2021

The big item in this meeting was Public Works, re: Contracts for Franchising of the Solid Waste Collection Services for Commercial Establishments and Multi-Family Residential Establishments of 5-Units or Greater. Translation: Your trash collection rates are going to increase. Single family homes and multi-family residences still have some time before…

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Previous meetings: City Council, Special Meeting, Joint CC/Housing Authority – June 29 & July 13, 2021

City Council -June 29 Apiaries & beekeeping, GWP Energy Risk Management Policy, Public tree trimming procedure and costs), COVID-19 Emergency ordinance extension, Update on racial diversity/equity/inclusion efforts. Special City Council – 6/29/21 Management and Operation of Alex Theatre, Housing Authority CDBG/CARES Act Joint City Council and Housing Authority – 7/13/21…

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Four Glendale Police Officers On Administrative Leave After Video Shows Them Beating 17-Year-Old

Warning: Graphic video Interestingly, the above video implies that it was KCAL News who brought the incident to the attention of GPD. And, GPD only took action after the media informed them that the incident went public. Did our own police department not know what was going on within its…

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Glendale Special City Council May 13, 2021

Special City Council – 05/13/2021 Finance, re: FY 2021-22 Budget Study Session 5: Departmental Study Session: Community Development, Public Works, and Information Services

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Glendale City Council, Joint CC/Housing Authority Meeting, and Special Council May 11, 2021

Catching up on a few meetings here. Worth watching if you have the time. Glendale City Council-5/11/2021 Joint City Council and Housing Authority – 05/11/2021 Special City Council – 05/11/2021

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Glendale City Council, Joint Meeting, and Housing Authority April 6, 2021

I didn’t post these two weeks ago, but including them now for archive purposes. Paula Devine replaced Vrej Agajanian as mayor (and the city breathed a sigh of relief). Glendale City Council – 04/06/2021 Joint City Council & Housing Authority – 04-06-2021 Housing Authority – 04/06/2021

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