South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

TELECONFERENCE
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: (669) 900-6833
MEETING ID: 818 2309 3993 #
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81823093993


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

CALL TO ORDER Maria Davila, Mayor                
INVOCATION Pastor Anthony Kidd, Community of Faith Bible Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Nick Godoy, Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars #1732
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk

II.

City Officials

MAYOR CITY CLERK
Maria Davila Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER
Al Rios Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS CITY MANAGER
Maria del Pilar Avalos Michael Flad
Denise Diaz
Gil Hurtado  CITY ATTORNEY

Raul F. Salinas

III.

COVID 19 Meeting Procedures

Pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20, dated March 17, 2020, members of the South Gate City Council, staff, and the public will participate in the May 26, 2020 meeting via a teleconference. To avoid exposure to COVID-19 this meeting will be held with City Council Members participating via teleconference by calling Dial-in-Number: 1-669-900-6833 and Meeting ID: 818 2309 3993 # and https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81823093993

Additionally, you may submit your comments electronically by emailing the City Clerk at cavalos@sogate.org.

Procedure for Participation:
Any person wanting to participate may request to “speak” on an agenda item. Once acknowledged and authorized by the Mayor the person may speak. Alternatively, any person may submit comments on an item electronically by emailing cavalos@sogate.org. Submissions by email must be received 30 minutes prior to the posted start time of the meeting if emailing subject.

Subject line should read: COMMENTS FOR ITEM _____, MEETING OF MAY 26, 2020.

Please note, you will enter the meeting muted, but if you want to comment on an Agenda Item or during the public comment portion of the Agenda, raise your hand or press *9 at the appropriate time indicated by the Mayor.  When you are selected to speak, you will hear that you are unmuted, this is the time to make your public comments.  Your patience with these changes is appreciated as the City adjusts to new ways of conducting business during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Thank you.

Accessibility:  Reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be handled on a case-by-case basis and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20.  Please call the Office of the City Clerk at 323.563.9510.

IV.

Meeting Compensation Disclosure

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54952.3:  Disclosure of compensation for meeting attendance by City Council Members is $650 monthly regardless of the amount of meetings.
V.

Proclamations, Certificates, Introductions and Ceremonial Actions


 

1. Proclamation declaring the month of May as National Mental Health Awareness Month


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. (PD)
 

2. Proclamation declaring May 25, 2020, as Memorial Day


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring May 25, 2020, as Memorial Day in tribute and honor to those who lost their lives in the name of freedom. (PARKS)
 

3. City Council appointments to City Commissions, Committees and Boards


The City Council will consider making appointments to City Commissions, Committees and Boards; the appointments will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council. (ADMIN)
VI.

Public Hearings

 

4. Resolution ordering the levy of the Fiscal Year 2020/21 for the Street Lighting and Landscaping District No. 1


The City Council will conduct a public hearing, to consider adopting a Resolution                 ordering the levy of the Fiscal Year 2020/21 Annual Assessment for the Street Lighting and Landscaping Maintenance District No. 1. (PW)
 

5. Americans with Disabilities Act Self Evaluation and Transition Plan


The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider: (PW)

a.     Receiving and filing a presentation on the Americans with Disabilities Act Self Evaluation and Transition Plan (ADA Transition Plan); and

b.     Adopting the ADA Transition Plan.
VII.

Comments from the Audience

During this time, members of the public and staff may address the City Council regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. Comments from the audience will be limited to five (5) minutes per speaker; unless authorized by the Mayor, the time limit may not be extended by utilizing another member's time. There will be no debate or action on items not listed on the agenda unless authorized by law.

Note:  The City Council desires to provide all members of the public with the opportunity to address the Council.  Nevertheless, obscene language, comments intended to disrupt or interfere with the progress of the meeting or slanderous comments will not be tolerated and may result in ejection and/or may constitute a violation of South Gate Municipal Code Section 1.04.110.
VIII.

Reports and Comments From City Officials

During this time, members of the City Council will report on matters pertaining to their service on various intergovenmental boards and commissions as a representative of the City pursuant to Assembly Bill 1234.  City Council Members will also have an opportunity to comment on matters not on the agenda.

Following the City Council Members, reports and comments will be heard by the City Clerk, City Treasurer, City Manager and Department Heads.
IX.

Consent Calendar Items

Agenda Items 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 are consent Calendar Items.  All items including Ordinances, Resolutions and Contracts, may be approved by adoption of the Consent Calendar, individually and collectively by one (1) motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless Members of the City Council, the public, or staff request that specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and action.

Any Motion to introduce or adopt an Ordinance on the Consent Calendar shall be: (1) a motion to waive the reading of the Ordinance and introduce the Ordinance or (2) a motion to waive the reading of the Ordinance and adopt the Ordinance, as appropriate.
 

6. Ordinance No. 2020-02-CC amending Title 9 (Buildings) of the Muni Code updating California Building Standards Code


The City Council will consider adopting Ordinance No. 2020-02-CC amending Title 9 (Buildings), of the South Gate Municipal Code, in its entirety by adopting by reference the 2019 Edition of the California Code of Regulations, Title 24 and the 2018 Edition of the UniformSolar Energy and Hydronics Codes, and the 2018 Edition of Swimming Pool, Spa, Hot Tub Codes published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, effective July 1, 2020. (CD)
 

7. Resolution updating the job specification of the Director of Parks & Recreation position


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution ______ amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to update the job specification of the Director of Parks & Recreation position in the Parks & Recreation Department. (ADMIN SRVS)
 

8. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-22-AC with ClientFirst Technology Consulting for continued IT Project Management Services; Agreement for E-mail Archive Solution Implementation; and Agreement for the Office 365 Migration


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-22-AC with ClientFirst Technology Consulting for continued project management related to the initial implementation of the Technology Master Plan, in an amount not-to-exceed $62,390.00;

b.     Approving Professional Services Agreement (Contract No.                    ) with ClientFirst Technology Consulting for Implementation of an E-mail Archive Solution, in an amount not-to exceed $7,350.00; and

c.     Approving Professional Services Agreement (Contract No.                   ) with ClientFirst Technology Consulting for the Office 365 Migration Project, in amount not-to-exceed $26,600.00.
 

9. Funding appropriations for the Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Year 2019/20

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Amending the Capital Improvement Program to add the following projects: (1) Citywide Residential Resurfacing Project, Phase I, City Project No. 637-ST (2) Police Department Parking Lot Expansion, City Project No. 594-GEN, (3) Police Department Fueling Station and Air Compressor Replacement, City Project No. 663-GEN, and (4) Warehouse Office Construction at Public Works Yard, City Project No. 664-GEN;

b.     Appropriating $1,600,000 in Senate Bill 1 Funds to Account No. 311-790-31-9582, (Capital Projects Fund - Citywide Residential Resurfacing Project - Phase I, City Project No. 637-ST) to fund this project; 

c.     Transfering $240,000 from Account No. 311-790-49-9905 (Capital Projects Fund -  Courthouse Adaptive Reuse Project, City Project No. 501-ARC) to Account No. 311-790-39- 9113, (Capital Projects Fund - Police Department Parking Lot Expansion, City Project No. 594 GEN) to fund this project; 

d.     Appropriating $800,000 from the unrestricted balance of the Water Fund to Account No. 411-731-71-9557 (Water Fund - Water System Facilities Chlorination Upgrades, City Project No. 586-WTR) to fully fund the project;

e.     Appropriating $200,000 from the unrestricted balance of the Water Fund to Account No. 411-731-71-9578 (Water Fund - Long Beach Boulevard Water Service Lateral Replacement, City Project No. 638-WTR) to fully fund the project;

f.     Appropriating $600,000 from the unrestricted balance of the Water Fund to Account No. 411-731-71-9581 (Water Fund - AMI/AMR Meter Replacement - Phase III, City Project No. 649-WTR) to fully fund the project;

g.     Appropriating $175,000 from the unassigned balance of the Building & Infrastructure Maintenance Fund to Account No. 311-790-39-9114 (Capital Projects Fund - Police Department Fueling Station and Air Compressor Replacement, City Project No. 663-GEN) to fund this project; and

h.     Appropriating $30,000 from the unassigned balance of the Building & Infrastructure Maintenance Fund to Account No. 311-790-49-9911 (Capital Projects Fund - Warehouse Office Construction at Public Works Yard, City Project No. 664-GEN) to fund this project.
 

10. Special and Regular City Council Meeting Minutes of April 28, 2020


The City Council will consider approving the Regular and Special Meeting minutes of April 28, 2020. (CLERKS)
X.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

11. Resolution extending the restriction on evictions of commercial and residential tenants to June 30, 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution______ extending the restriction on evictions of commercial and residential tenants to June 30, 2020, due to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic. (CD)

 

12. Agreements for the purchase of a new radio communication system for the Police Department


The City Council will consider: (PD)

a.     Approving a Lease Financing Agreement with Motorola for the purchase of hardware and software which includes consoles, radios and services, in the amount of $1,253,889.84, for a three year term;

b.     Approving an Agreement with the City of Montebello for Interoperable Radio System Subscriber Service, in the total amount of $58,500.00 annually;

c.     Approving an Agreement with the City of Montebello for Land Lease Agreement, in the total of $1.00 annually;

d.     Approving an Agreement with Spectrum Cable for internet service, in the total amount of $9,000.00 annually;

e.     Approving an Agreement with Wireless Infrastructure Services for microwave dish, in the amount of $62,083.29 (one time cost); and

f.     Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreements in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

13. Warrant Register for May 26, 2020


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for May 26, 2020 (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks:          $2,176,206.64
Voids          $    (17,315.00)
Total of Payroll Deductions:  $  (387,559.52)
Grand Total:          $1,771,332.12

Cancellations: 87516, 87880, 87993
XI.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted May 21, 2020 at 11:29 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos, CMC
City Clerk




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