South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                      
CALL TO ORDER Maria Davila, Mayor
INVOCATION Father Eduardo Bresciani of Saint Margaret's Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Virginia Johnson, Citizens Advisory Committee Member
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)
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 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 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.
 

2. Resolution approving application for the Urban Orchard Project

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution               approving the application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation for Land and Water Conservation Funds for the Urban Orchard Project in the amount of $3,000,000.  (PW)
 

3. Funding agreement with Metro for the Tweedy Boulevard Traffic Signal Synchronization Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving a Funding Agreement (Contract             ) with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to accept $1,317,212 in Proposition C 25% Funds (2013 Call for Project) for the Tweedy Boulevard Traffic Signal Synchronization Project, City Project No. 514-TRF;

b. Amending the Capital Improvement Program to include the Tweedy Boulevard Traffic Signal Synchronization Project;

c. Appropriating $1,317,212 in Proposition C 25% Funds to the Tweedy Boulevard Traffic Signal Synchronization Project, Account No. 311-790-39-9471;

d. Appropriating $500,000 in Proposition C Local Return Funds to the Tweedy Boulevard Traffic Signal Synchronization Project, Account No. 311-790-39-9471, to meet the City’s local match requirements and install additional traffic and pedestrian safety improvements;

e. Approving Metro’s Project Readiness Certification Form; and

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

 

4. Funding Agreement with Metro for the construction of the I-710 Soundwall Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving a Funding Agreement (Contract              ) with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to accept $8,900,000 in Measure R Funds for the construction of the I-710 Soundwall Project, City Project No. 547-ST;

b.  Appropriating $300,000 in Metro Measure R Funds to the I-710 Soundwall Project, Account No. 311-790-31-9571; and

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

 

5. Agreement with Parkwood Landscape Maintenance, Inc., for landscape maintenance services

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving an Agreement (Contract               ) with Parkwood Landscape Maintenance, Inc., for landscape maintenance services for a three-year term for a not-to-exceed amount of $806,082;

b.  Appropriating $30,915 to account no. 251-714-25-6101 from the unassigned Street Lighting and Landscaping fund balance; and

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

6. Master License Agreement with Crown Castle NG West, LLC, to install, maintain and operate small cell antennas on City-owned poles

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving a Master License Agreement (Contract               ) with Crown Castle NG West, LLC, to install, maintain and operate small cell antennas on City-owned poles in the public right-of-way;

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

c.  Authorizing the City Manager and/or his designee to issue individual Pole Licenses under the Master License Agreement for City-owned poles in the public right-of-way; and

d.  Directing the Director of Administrative Services to deposit the revenue into the General Fund.

 

7. LAUSD's request for waiver of fees for South Gate High School and South Gate Middle School student banners on Firestone Boulevard

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Receiving and filing a proposal from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to install 20 banners on Firestone Boulevard between Otis Street and State Street, for the purposes of promoting student achievements at South Gate High School and South Gate Middle School;

b. Approving LAUSD’s request to waive Public Works Encroachment Permit Fees for the installation of 20 banners, in the amount of $3,060; and

c. Approving LAUSD’s request to waive Banner Permit Fees for the installation of 20 banners, in the amount of $3,500.

 

8. Addendum to the South Gate Girls Club House Feasibility Study Report to include additional concept designs

The City Council will consider: (PARKS)

a. Receiving and filing Addendum to the South Gate Girls Club House Feasibility Study Report (Addendum) containing additional concept designs; and

b. Directing staff to include the Addendum as part of the 2008 Parks & Recreation Master Plan Ten Year Update Financial Plan.

 

9. Minutes

The City Council will consider: (CLERK)

a.  Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of November 28, 2017 and December 12, 2017; and

b.  Approving the Special Meeting minutes of November 14, 2017 and December 5, 2017; and


c.  Approving the Special Joint City Council and Planning Commission Meeting minutes of November 14, 2017


VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

10. Community Development Block Grant Program Sub-recipient Agreement with the Southern California Gas Company

The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.  Approving the Community Development Block Grant Program Subrecipient Agreement (Contract                  ) for Fiscal Year 2017/18 with the Southern California Gas Company; and

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

 

11. 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)
 

12. 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)
 

13. Warrants and Cancellations

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for January 23, 2018: (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $1,585,086.55
Voids $      (1,477.00)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $   (333,151.69)
Grand Total: $1,250,457.86

Cancellations:  73579, 74056
IX.

Adjournment

Adjournment in memory of Harry L. Paul, long-time resident and Sergeant of Arms.


I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted January 18, 2018 at 8:15 a.m., as required by law.


Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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