South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.


I.
Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge
CALL TO ORDER W. H. (Bill) De Witt, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Nick Garife, Gateway Assembly Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Jackie Acosta, Administrative Services Director
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk

II.
City Officials
MAYOR CITY CLERK
W.H. (Bill) De Witt Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER                                   
Maria Davila Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS CITY MANAGER
Maria Belen Bernal Michael Flad
Gil Hurtado
Jorge Morales 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 $600 monthly regardless of the amount of meetings.
IV.
Proclamations, Certificates, Introductions and Ceremonial Actions

 
1. Introduction of City's Newly hired or recently promoted full-time employees
The City Council will consider allowing staff to introduce the new and promotional full-time employees hired or promoted between October 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. (ADMIN SERVICES)
 
2. Appointments to City Commissions and Committees
The City Council will consider making appointments to fill one vacancy on the Citizen Advisory Committee and one vacancy on the Civil Services Commission; the appointments will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council. (ADMIN)
V.
Public Hearings
 
3. Resolution adopting the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancements Project
The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Receiving and filing a presentation of the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancements Project, City Project No. 476-TRF; and

b. Adopting a Resolution ______ adopting the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancements Project, City Project No. 476-TRF, Metro Call For Project ID No. F3124.
VI.
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.
VII.
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.
VIII.
Consent Calendar Items
Agenda Items 4,5,6,7, and 8 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.
 
4. Ordinance amending Chapter 5.06 (Motion Picture, Television and Photographic Production) of the Municipal Code Update Insurance Regulations
The City Council will consider waiving the reading in full and adopting Ordinance No. 2333 amending certain sections of Chapter 5.06 (Motion Picture, Television and Photographic Production), of Title 5 (Streets and Sidewalks), of the South Gate Municipal Code pertaining to requirements and procedures for the recording of visual images. (ADMIN)
 
5. Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 2796, MOU with the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority extending the grant funds lapsing date for the Firestone Boulevard Capacity Improvement Project
The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 2796, Memorandum of Understanding with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority extending the grant funds lapsing date from June 30, 2017 to February 28, 2018 for the Firestone Boulevard Capacity Improvement Project, Metro Project ID No. F3124, City Project No. 476-TRF, for the "2009 Call for Project" Program grant funds; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 3 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 
6. Change Order No. 1 to Contract No. 3182 with Canyon Springs Enterprises for the Elizabeth Reservoir and Booster Project
The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving Change Order No. 1 to Contract No. 3182 with Canyon Springs Enterprises doing business as RSH Construction Services Inc., adding and removing construction project elements to cost-effectively complete the Elizabeth Reservoir and Booster Pump Station at the Well No. 28 Site and New Well No. 29 at the Santa Fe Tank Site, City Project No. 494-WTR, which will reduce the contract amount by $1,890; and

b. Authorizing the Director of Public Works/City Engineer to execute Change Order No. 1.

 
7. Business Permit for American Crown Circus to operate a circus at 3125 Firestone Boulevard between February 16, and 20, 2017
The City Council will consider approving a business permit as requested by American Crown Circus to operate a circus at 3125 Firestone Boulevard from February 16 to February 20, 2017, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. each day. (ADMIN SERVICES)

 
8. Minutes
The City Council will consider: (CLERKS)

a. Approving the Special and Regular Meeting Minutes of December 13, 2016; and

b. Approving the Special and Regular Meeting Minutes of January 10, 2017.
IX.
Reports, Recommendations and Requests
 
9. Update Report of the Proposed Plans for the Tweedy Boulevard and Hollydale Village Specific Plans
The City Council will consider receiving and filing an update report on the Tweedy Boulevard and Hollydale Village Specific Plans.
 
10. Update Report Pertaining to Proposition 57, The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act
The City Council will consider receiving and filing an update report pertaining to Proposition 57, The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act.  (PD)
 
11. Warrants

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for January 24, 2017. (ADMIN SERVICES)

Total of Checks: $1,829,616.11
Voids $      (6,656.14)                   
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (325,760.09)
Grand Total: $1,497,199.88

Cancellations: Stale Dated Checks as Listed in the Staff Report.




X.
Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted January 18, 2017 at 3:30 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk



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