South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                                                     
CALL TO ORDER M. Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Elias Gabriel, First Baptist Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Michael Flad, City Manager
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk

 
II.

City Officials

MAYOR CITY CLERK
M. Belen Bernal Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER
Denise Diaz Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS CITY MANAGER
Al Rios Michael Flad
Maria Davila
Bill De Witt 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.

Proclamations, Certificates, Introductions and Ceremonial Actions


 

1. Appointment to the Civil Service Commission


Council Member Bill De Witt will make an appointment to the Civil Service Commission; the appointment will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council.  (ADMIN)
 

2. Ratification of appointments to the Commission for South Gate Youth


The City Council will ratify, by a majority vote, the appointments of Keith Hupp and Esperanza Galvan to the Commission for South Gate Youth. (PD)
V.

Public Hearings

 

3. Ordinance granting a five-year franchise to Tesoro SoCal Pipeline Company, LLC


The City Council will conduct a public hearing, waiving the reading in full and introducing an Ordinance                       granting a five-year franchise to Tesoro SoCal Pipeline Company, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, commencing retroactively on February 27, 2019, to lay and use pipes, ditches, flumes, conduits and appurtenances for transmitting and distributing oil or products thereof, for any and all purposes in, along, across, upon and under the public streets, ways, alleys and places, as the same now or may hereafter exist, within the City of South Gate.  (PW)
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, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 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. Resolution authorizing application for the Transformative Climate Community Grant


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                     authorizing application, submittal and receipt of Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Planning Grants Program funds through the Strategic Growth Council for the preparation of a micro transit and mobility study. (CD)
 

5. Agreements with Willdan Engineering, KOA Corporation, & Interwest Consulting Group for as needed engineering services


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving three As-Needed Professional Engineering Services Agreements with the following firms, each for a two year term with an option to extend each Agreement for two additional years, for an amount not-to-exceed $240,000 per year, per Agreement:
1. Willdan Engineering;
2. KOA Corporation; and
3. Interwest Consulting Group, Inc.;

b.     Authorizing the use of Purchase Orders in directing work to the three firms in an amount not- to-exceed the approved amount for each Purchase Order; and

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

6. Agreement with T.Y. Lin International Group for construction management and inspection services for the 1-710 Soundwall Project


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving Agreement (Contract No.                  ) with T.Y. Lin International Group for construction management and inspection services for the construction of the 1-710 Corridor Soundwall Project, Caltrans Contract 07-298014, City Project Nos. 587-ST and 547-ST, in an amount not-to-exceed $665,866; and

b.     Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
Documents:
  1. Item 6 02252020.pdf
 

7. Grant Deed from J&Y 26 Firestone, LLC for street purposes along Firestone Boulevard


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Accepting the Grant Deed from J & Y 26 Firestone, LLC, to secure an 8-foot swath of right-of-way for street purposes, along Firestone Boulevard, for the proposed retail center at 3125 Firestone Boulevard necessary to achieve consistency with the Mobility Element of the South Gate General Plan 2035; and

b.     Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Certificates of Acceptance in forms acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

8. Change Order No. 1 with CJ Concrete Construction, Inc., for the Citywide Sidewalk Improvement Project, Phase VI


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving Change Order No. 1 to Contract No. 3564 with CJ Concrete Construction, Inc., to reduce the quantity for root barrier installations and increase the quantity for concrete repairs, at no additional cost or savings; and

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

9. Notice of Completion for the Sports Center Roof Skylight Panel Replacement Project


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Accepting completion of construction of the Sports Center Roof Skylight Panel Replacement, City Project No. 586-ARC, completed by Inter-Sky Custom Skylights & Daylighting, Inc., effective January 30. 2020; and

b.     Directing the City Clerk to file the Notice of Completion with the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder’s Office.
 

10. Side Letter of Agreement with the Police Officers' Association regarding overtime court duty for Police Officers


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.     Approving Side Letter of Agreement with the South Gate Police Officers’ Association regarding overtime court duty/court appearance for police officers; and

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

11. Quarterly Investment Report for September 30, 2019


The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended September 30, 2019.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

12. Authorization of auction for City’s obsolete surplus items


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.     Declaring obsolete items as surplus property; and

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

13. Purchase of a fully trained narcotics detection canine and handler training


The City Council will consider:  (PD)

a.     Accepting $2,500.00 donations from Accurate Steel Treating, Bordo, Inc., Metalsport, and Accurate Ion, for a total of $10,000.00;

b.     Increasing the Fiscal Year 2019/20 revenue projections in the Asset Forfeiture Fund, Account
No. 235-4904 (Asset Forfeiture Fund - Donations) by $10,000.00, from $0.00 to $10,000.00; and

c.     Authorizing the expenditure of $15,871.25 from the Asset Forfeiture Fund for the purchase of one fully trained Narcotics Detection Canine and required handler training.
 

14. Purchase for two police pursuit vehicles and required equipment


The City Council will consider: (PD)

a.     Approving Purchase Order with National Auto Fleet Group for the purchase of two pursuit vehicles and installation of necessary emergency equipment for the Police Department, in the total amount of $105,950.40; and

b.     Approving Purchase Order with Motorola/BearCom for the purchase of radio equipment to outfit these two patrol vehicles, in the amount of $16,273.78; and

c.     Approving Purchase Order with CDCE. Inc., for the purchase of Mobile Data Computers to outfit these two patrol vehicles, in the amount of $12,683.93; and

d.     Appropriating $12,970.11 from the unassigned Asset Forfeiture Fund balance to Account No. 235-570-21-9003 (Asset Forfeiture Fund - Auto/Rolling Stock) to adjust for the total purchase.
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

15. Approve Warrant Register for February 25, 2020


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants for February 25, 2020. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks:        $2,431,960.01
Voids:       ($             0.00)
Total Payroll Deductions:       $   284,747.24
Grand Total:        $2,147,212.77 
X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted February 20, 2020 at 2:33 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos, CMC
City Clerk




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