lend New Horizons Family Center, which has applied for a $1.4-million
grant from the state to buy land at 744 S. Glendale Ave. for a proposed
New Horizons Executive Director Marian Rochart has asked the city to
become a financial and operational partner in the project, which would
include a recreational facility and a community center that would offer
"I think collaborations and partnerships are very important," Rochart
said. "This would enhance South Glendale."
The Parks, Recreation and Community Development division is
recommending support of the grant application but limited participation
because of the looming budget deficit.
The council will also consider adopting three land-use ordinances,
including one redesignating 1.3 acres of city-owned land at 4201
Pennsylvania Ave. from special recreational to medium density residential
to accommodate 23 proposed condominiums.
In new action, the council will consider moving forward with a plan to
install warning lights at seven uncontrolled crosswalks along South Brand
Boulevard. The lights are part of a plan to prevent pedestrian accidents
at cross walks not protected by traffic signals.
IN OTHER ACTION
The Glendale City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the council
chambers at 613 E. Broadway. The Glendale Redevelopment Agency will meet
at 2:30 p.m. The meetings will be televised live on charter
Communications Channel 6.
In other action, the council will consider:
* Proposals for the design of Glendale Water and Power's Metropolitan
* Approving a $500,000 grant application to help with the acquisition
and development of a mini-park at 1300 and 1306 E. Windsor Ave.