South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, March 14, 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 Anthony Kidd of Community of Faith Bible Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Lindsay Cox-Mendoza, Miss South Gate Pageant 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.

Public Hearings

 

1. Resolution Adopting the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancements Project

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to 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.
Documents:
  1. Item 1 Report.PDF
 

2. Project Selections and Allocations for Community Development Block Grant Funds Recommended by the Citizens Advisory Committee

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

a. The recommended Citizen's Advisory Committee's list of proposed projects and allocations for Community Development Block Grant funds for fiscal year 2017/18; and

b. Determining the amounts to be appropriated per project from the $1,994,262 Community Development Block Grant funding for fiscal year 2017/18.
Documents:
  1. Item 2 Report.PDF
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, 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.
 

3. Resolution Approving a Five-Year General Services Agreement with the County for Various General Services

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SERVICES)

a.  Adopting a Resolution ______ approving a five-year General Services Agreement with the County of Los Angeles for various general services through June 30, 2022; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreement in a from acceptable to the City Attorney.
Documents:
  1. Item 3 Report.PDF
 

4. Subrecipient Agreement with the Gateway Water Management Authority for grant funds to install 500 advanced water meters

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving Subrecipient Agreement (Contract ________) with the Gateway Water Management Authority to receive $67,809 in grant funds for the implementation of the 2015 Proposition 84 Integrated Regional Water Management Grant, to install 500 advanced water meters in the City;

b. Approving adding the Advanced Meter Replacement, Phase II, City Project No. 573-WTR, to fully fund the Capital Improvement Program:

c. Appropriating $67,809 in Proposition 84 Grant Funds and $432,191 in Water Funds to fund the Advanced Meter Replacement, Phase II, City Project No. 573-WTR; and

d. Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Subrecipient Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
Documents:
  1. Item 4 Report.PDF
 

5. License Agreement with Skyriver Communications, Inc., to install telecommunication Facilities on the Salt Lake Water Tower

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving a License Agreement (Contract ______) with Skyriver Communications, Inc., to install, maintain and operate telecommunication facilities on the Salt Lake Water Tower located at real property 9595 Salt Lake Avenue, South Gate which will generate revenue for the City in the amount of $42,000 annually;

b. Directing the Director of Administrative Services to deposit the revenue from the License Agreement in the General Fund: and

c. Authorizing the Mayor to execute the License Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
Documents:
  1. Item 5 Report.PDF
 

6. Letter of concern regarding Senate Bill 35 (Wiener) pertaining to affordable housing

The City Council will consider authorizing the Mayor to execute a letter of concern regarding Senate Bill 35 (Wiener) Planning and Zoning: Affordable Housing:  Streamlined Approval Process. (CD)
Documents:
  1. Item 6 Report.PDF
 

7. Letter opposing LAUSD's proposed plan to add a charter school at South Gate Middle School

The City Council will consider authorizing the Mayor to execute a letter of opposition to the Los Angeles Unified School District regarding a proposed plan to add a charter school at South Gate Middle School. (ADMIN)
Documents:
  1. Item 7 Report.PDF
VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

8. Senate Bill 415 (Hueso) pertaining to voter participation

The City Council will consider deciding on the implementation of SB 415 pertaining to voter participation with either option listed below: (CLERKS)

Option 1: Consolidation:  Allow for the implementation of SB 415 Statewide Election Cycle
Consolidation which will take effect on January 1, 2018 and requires the adoption of an ordinance for election date change with notification to all voters; OR

Option 2: Stand- Alone:  Continue with the current Stand-Alone Election which will require an ordinance for an extension of 4 years until 2022.
Documents:
  1. Item 8 Report.PDF
 

9. Approve Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 2865, Employment Agreement with Michael Flad as City Manager

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SERVICES)

a. Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 2865, Employment Agreement with Michael Flad as City Manager for a term through and including June 30, 2021; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
Documents:
  1. Item 9 Report.PDF
 

10. Warrants

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants for March 14, 2017. (ADMIN SERVICES)

Total of Checks: $2,247,963.27
Voids $          (44.94)                   
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (300,179.38)
Grand Total: $1,947,738.95
Documents:
  1. Item 10 Report.PDF
IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted March 8, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk



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