South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                              
CALL TO ORDER Maria Davila, Mayor
INVOCATION Reverend Sean Pica from Redeemer Lutheran Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Giselle Mares, Management Assistant
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk

 
II.

City Officials

MAYOR CITY CLERK
Maria Davila Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER
Maria Belen Bernal Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS CITY MANAGER
Denise Diaz Michael Flad
Jorge Morales
Al Rios CITY ATTORNEY
Raul F. Salinas

III.

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.
IV.

Public Hearings

 

1. Live entertainment and dancing permits for The Hound Bar located at 4626 Firestone Boulevard and consideration of conditions

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider approving the permits for The Hound Bar to have live entertainment and dancing at 4626 Firestone Boulevard subject to the conditions set forth in the permits and any limitations and/or conditions the City Council may wish to impose. (CD)
 

2. Ratification of Grant Agreement with the Office of Traffic Safety for police personnel overtime, training and equipment

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

a.  Authorizing utilization of the 2017 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Grant Funds in the amount of $130,000 from the State of California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for personnel overtime, training and equipment;

b.  Ratifying the Grant Agreement (Contract               ) with the OTS, Grant Number PT18138;

c.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Grant Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney;

d.  Increasing the Fiscal Year 2017/18 revenue projection in the OTS Grant Fund, Account No. 231-4624 to $130,000; and

e.  Appropriating $130,000 to the Fiscal Year 2017/18 OTS Grant Fund budget as follows: $118,595 in Account No. 231-556-21-5111, $7,831 in Account No. 231-556-21-6204 and $3,574 in Account No. 231-556-21-6340.

V.

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.
VI.

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.
VII.

Consent Calendar Items

Agenda Items 3, 4, 5 and 6 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.
 

3. Resolution amending the Fiscal Year 2017/18 Municipal Budget and Local Streets and Roads Funding Program Project List, to program $932,684 in Senate Bill 1 funds for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancement Project, City Project No. 476-TRF

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                amending the Fiscal Year 2017/18 Municipal Budget and Local Streets and Roads Funding Program Project List, to program $932,684 in Senate Bill I Funds for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancement Project, City Project No. 476-TRF.  (PW)
 

4. Proposal to increase the scope of work and budget on the City Hall Interior Remodel, City Project No. 567-ARC, to address issues of deferred maintenance, operational efficiency, customer service and safety

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3319 with FMI Office Space Development, LLC., to fund additional improvements proposed for the City Hall Interior Remodel, City Project No. 567-ARC, in an amount not-to-exceed $ 228,982;

b. Transferring $272,000 in General Funds from the Building and Infrastructure Maintenance Fund to the City Hall Interior Remodel, City Project No. 567-ARC (Account No. 311-790-49-9906), as necessary to fully fund the project; and

c. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

5. Agreement with Transtech Engineering, Inc., for construction management services for the Safe Routes 2 Schools, Cycle 10, near South Gate Middle School

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract               ) with Transtech Engineering, Inc., to provide construction management services for the Safe Routes to School, Cycle 10, in the vicinity of South Gate Middle School, City Project No. 481-TRF, State Project No. SR2SL-5257(031), in an amount not-to-exceed $87,890; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

6. Tentative Agreement for a Successor Memorandum of Understanding with the South Gate Division Management Association; and adopt Resolution approving the pay tables

The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Approving a Tentative Agreement (Contract              ) for a Successor Memorandum of Understanding with the South Gate Division Management Association; and

b. Adopting a Resolution                 Approving Pay Tables for the South Gate Division Management Association.

VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

7. Agreement with JWA Urban Consultants, Inc., to provide grant coordination and management services for the CDBG/HOME Program

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract              ) with JWA Urban Consultants, Inc. to provide grant coordination and management services for the CDBG / HOME Programs in the amount not to exceed $65,000 annually for a three-year term; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

8. South Gate Safe Routes to School Plan

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Safe Routes to School Plan thereby authorizing its use as the planning document to encourage students walking and biking to school.  (PW)
 

9. South Gate Police Department services and staffing levels report

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the South Gate Police Department services and staffing levels report.  (PD)
 

10. Warrant Register for December 26, 2017 and January 9, 2018

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Ratifying the Warrants for December 26, 2017; and

b. Approving the Warrants and Cancellations for January 9, 2018.

Total of Checks: $3,913,548.12
Voids $       (3,795.44)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $   (683,612.73)
Grand Total: $3,226,139.95

Cancellations:  74562, 74688 and Various Stale Dated Checks as Listed in the Staff Report.
IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted January 3, 2018 at 5:40 p.m., as required by law.


Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk



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