South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.


TELECONFERENCE


DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833


MEETING ID: 876 8345 9400

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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 Dina Zaragoza, Executive Assistant to the City Attorney
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 INTERIM CITY MANAGER
Maria del Pilar Avalos Chris Jeffers
Denise Diaz
Gil Hurtado  CITY ATTORNEY

Raul F. Salinas

 

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 February 23, 2021 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: 876 8345 9400 and https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87683459400

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 45 minutes prior to the posted start time of the meeting if emailing subject/public comment.  All emails will be made part of the record, copies to City Council and filed.

Subject line should read: COMMENTS FOR ITEM _____, MEETING OF FEBRUARY 23, 2021.

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.
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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.

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.
V.

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.
VI.

Consent Calendar Items

Agenda Items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 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.
 

1. Resolution approving Final Parcel Map No. 74973 located at 12411 Industrial Avenue


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                    approving Final Parcel Map No. 74973 for the property located at 12411 Industrial Avenue, South Gate, CA 90280, as necessary to authorize a two-lot subdivision.  (CD)
 

2. Amendment No. 1 to Contract 2020-01-CC with Kiley & Associates, LLC retroactively extending federal legislative advocacy


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-01-CC with Kiley & Associates, LLC, to continue providing federal legislative advocacy services to the City, retroactively effective September 25, 2020 through September 30, 2022, in the monthly payments of $3,333 for a total of $80,000 over a two-year period; and

b.     Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

3. Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 3068 with Harris & Associates to fund additional engineering design services


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 3068 with Harris & Associates to fund additional Engineering Design Services that were performed to incorporate additional street and landscaping improvements in and around the Hollydale Library area, as a part of the Garfield Avenue and Imperial Highway Street Improvements Project, City Project No. 413-ST, Federal Project No. STPL-5257(030), in an amount not to exceed $9,996; and

b.     Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 3 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

4. Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3340 with SAFNA Engineering & Consulting for additional engineering services


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3340 with SAFNA Engineering & Consulting, a Division of SAFNA, to continue engineering services for water infrastructure projects and operations support, on a month-to-month basis for up to six months, to provide time to complete a recruitment process for a Civil Engineer, in an amount not to exceed $124,000; and

b,     Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 4 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

5. Declaration of surplus property items and authorization to sell at auction


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.     Declaring certain items as surplus property; and

b.     Authorizing U.S. Auction Services to sell these surplus items at auction.
 

6. Goals Soccer Centers, Inc.'s Acknowledgement Letter pertaining to the reorganization of ownership


The City Council will consider: (PARKS)

a.     Approving Acknowledgement Letter that the City of South Gate has received notice of the proposed reorganization of ownership transaction as required under Section 18.2 of the Ground Lease Agreement with Goals Soccer Centers, Inc., and waive the 60-day period to approve or reject the Transaction; and

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

7. Minutes


The City Council will consider: (CLERK)

a.     Approving the Regular and Special City Council Meeting minutes of January 26, 2021;

b.     Approving the Special City Council Meeting minutes of February 4, 2021; and

c.     Approving the Regular and Special City Council Meeting minutes of February 9, 2021.
VII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

8. Amendment to the Capital Improvement Program to add new projects and allocate additional funds


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a.     Approving an amendment to the Capital Improvement Program to add the following projects: (1) the South Gate Police Department (SGPD) Air Conditioner Replacement Project, City Project No. 667-GEN, and (2) Storm Water Infiltration Wells Improvements, City Project No. 670-SD;

b.     Appropriating $15,000 from the unrestricted fund balance in the Building & Infrastructure Maintenance Fund to Account No. 524-501-21-9100 (BIM Fund - Facility Improvements) to fund the design phase of the SGPD Air Conditioner Replacement Project, City Project No. 667-GEN;

c.     Approving the transfer of $17,600 in Los Angeles Unified School District Funds from Account No. 311-790-31-9572 (Chakemco Improvements-Atlantic-Legacy) to Account No. 311-790- 31- 9540 (CIP Fund - Storm Water Infiltration Wells Improvements) to fund the design phase of the Storm Water Infiltration Wells Improvements, City Project No. 670-SD; and

d.     Appropriating $17,600 in Measure W Funds to Account No. 311-790-31-9540 (CIP Fund - Storm Water Infiltration Wells Improvements) to fund the design phase of the Storm Water Infiltration Wells Improvements, City Project No. 670-SD.
 

9. Warrants


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS) 

a.     Approving Check No. 91517 from February 9, 2021
 
b.     Approving the Warrant Register for February 23, 2021

Total of Checks:                         $3,257,710.23
Voids:                                         $      (1,188.00)
Total of Payroll Deductions        $  (425,366.06)
Grand Total:                               $2,831,156.17

Cancellations:  90629, 91184
VIII.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted February 17, 2021 at 3:25 p.m. as required by law.



Carmen Avalos, CMC
City Clerk

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk's Office

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