South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                            
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Paul L. Adams, Director of Parks & Recreation
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Martha Torres, Fair Housing Foundation
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk

 
II.

City Officials

MAYOR CITY CLERK
Maria Belen Bernal Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER
Jorge Morales Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS CITY MANAGER
Denise Diaz Michael Flad
Maria Davila
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.

Proclamations, Certificates, Introductions and Ceremonial Actions


 

1. Proclamation declaring the Month of April as National Fair Housing Month

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of April 2019 as National Fair Housing Month. (CD)
 

2. Proclamation declaring April 10, 2019, as ABC Adult School Recognition Day and certificates to two adult school students

The City Council will: (ADMIN)

a. Issue a Proclamation declaring April 10, 2019, as Adult School Student Recognition Day
in the ABC Unified School District; and

b. Present Certificates of Appreciation to South Gate residents Maria Arreola and Silberza
Panduro in recognition for being selected as 2019 Outstanding Adult School Students.

 

3. Certificates of Appreciation to certain South Gate schools in recognition of their participation in the 2019 STEAM Fest

The City Council will present Certificates of Appreciation to Bryson Avenue Elementary School, International Studies Learning Center, Legacy STEAM High School, Montara Avenue STEM Magnet, San Miguel Elementary School, South Gate Middle School, Southeast DREAMS Magnet, and Tweedy Elementary School, for their participation and achievements in the Local District East STEAM Fest on March 2, 2019. (ADMIN)
V.

Public Hearings

 

4. Consider Resolutions to approve OR deny OR modify Conditional Use Permit No. 833 to allow an unmanned telecommunications facility at 8912 Madison Avenue

The City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider adopting one of the following Resolutions regarding the appeal for Conditional Use Permit No. 833: (CD)

a. Adopting a Resolution______ approving without modification Conditional Use Permit No. 833 to allow an unmanned telecommunications facility at 8912 Madison Avenue; OR

b. Adopting a Resolution______ denying Conditional Use Permit No. 833 to allow an unmanned telecommunications facility at 8912 Madison Avenue; OR

c. Providing direction on how to modify the Resolution regarding Conditional Use Permit No.
833 to allow an unmanned telecommunications facility at 8912 Madison Avenue and adopt Resolution as amended.

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 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16 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.
 

5. Ordinance No. 2360 repealing Interim Urgency Ordinance Nos. 2336 & 2338 in their entirety and adding new Chapter 11.43 (Accessory Dwelling Units and Accessory Structures), to Title 11 (Zoning), of the Municipal Code

The City Council will consider waiving the reading in full and adopting Ordinance No. 2360 repealing Interim Ordinance Nos. 2336 and 2338 in their entirety and adding new Chapter 11.43 (Accessory Dwelling Units and Accessory Structures), to Title 11 (Zoning), of the South Gate Municipal Code. (CD)
 

6. Ordinance No. 2361 amending Section 1.59.040 (Issuance of Administrative Citation; Contents thereof) to provide immediate imposition of administrative fines for violation of illegal cultivation of cannabis

The City Council will consider waiving the reading in full and adopting Ordinance No. 2361 amending Section 1.59.040 (Issuance of Administrative Citation; Contents Thereof), Chapter 1.59 (Administrative Citations) of Title 1 (Administration and Personnel), of the South Gate Municipal Code, to provide for the immediate imposition of administrative fines or penalties for the violation of building, plumbing, electrical, or other similar structural, health and safety, or zoning requirements if the violation exists as a result of, or to facilitate, the illegal cultivation of cannabis. (CD)
 

7. Resolution electing to be exempt from the Congestive Management Program

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution______ electing to be exempt from the Congestion Management Program. (CD)
 

8. Resolution amending the Hourly Pay Table to provide salary increases to the City’s part-time, hourly employees

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution_______ amending the Hourly Pay Table to provide salary increases to the City’s part-time, hourly employees. (ADMIN SVCS)
 

9. Resolution temporarily suspending enforcement of issuing administrative citations to allow limited alcohol beverage consumption during the California Contract Cities Association Board Meeting taking place at the Los Angeles River and Rio Hondo Channel confluence point

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution_______ temporarily suspending enforcement of issuing administrative citations to allow for limited alcohol beverage consumption during the California Contract Cities Association Board Meeting taking place at the Los Angeles River and Rio Hondo Channel confluence point on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (ADMIN)
 

10. Resolution adopting the Local Streets and Roads Funding Program Project List for Fiscal Year 2019/20

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution ______ adopting the Local Streets and Roads Funding Program Project List for Fiscal Year 2019/20 to program $1.6 million in Senate Bill 1 funds to the Citywide Residential Resurfacing Cape-seal Program, City Project No. 637-ST, in compliance with Senate Bill 1 requirements. (PW)
 

11. Freeway Maintenance Agreement with Caltrans to add Maintenance Provisions for the new 1-710 Corridor Soundwall

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving a Freeway Maintenance Agreement (Contract ______) with Caltrans to add maintenance provisions for the new soundwall that the City is proposing to construct under the 1-710 Corridor Soundwall Project, City project No. 587-ST; and

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

 

12. Donation Agreement with ChargePoint, Inc., to receive a grant to install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations; and Agreement with AMB Electrical and Lighting Solutions, Inc., for construction of the Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving a Donation Agreement (Contract ______) with ChargePoint, Inc., to receive a $7,210 grant from the FivePoint EV Charging Station Donation Program and appropriate the grant to the Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Project, City Project No. 636-GEN, Account No. 223-610-49-0995;

b. Approving an Agreement (Contract ______) with ABM Electrical and Lighting Solutions, Inc. for the construction of the Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, City Project No. 636-GEN (Project), in an amount not-to-exceed $189,503;

c. Transferring $7,000 in Water Funds from Account No. 411-731-71-6101 to the Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Project, City Project No. 636-GEN, Account No. 223-610-49-9005;

d. Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreements in a form acceptable to the City Attorney; and

e. Approving the Notice of Exemption for this Project, and direct the City Clerk to file it with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s Office.

 

13. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3229 with The Pun Group, LLC, Extending Auditing Services for an Additional Two Fiscal Years

The City Council will consider:. (ADMIN SCVS)

a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3229, Professional Services Agreement with The Pun Group, LLP, extending financial auditing services for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2019, and June 30, 2020, in the amounts not-to-exceed $65,564 and $67,531, respectively; and

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

14. Rejection of Bids for the Construction of the Walnut Avenue Restroom Building No. 5 Project

The City Council will consider rejecting all bids received in the City Clerk’s Office for the construction of the Walnut Avenue Restroom Building No. 5, City Project No. 628-PRK. (PW)
 

15. 2018 Housing Element Annual Progress Report

The City Council will consider: (CD)

a. Receiving and filing the Housing Element Annual Progress Report for calendar year 2018; and

b. Directing staff to provide a copy of the Housing Element Annual Progress Report to the State
Department of Housing and Community Development.

 

16. Special and Regular City Council Meeting Minutes of February 26, 2019 and March 12, 2019

The City Council will consider approving the Regular Meeting minutes and Special Meeting minutes of February 26, 2019 and March 12, 2019. (CLERK)
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

17. Mid-Year Budget Adjustments

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Receiving and filing the mid-year budget report for Fiscal Year 2018/19;

b. Appropriating $32,716 from the unassigned Prop A Fund balance to account no. 221-480-33-6304 for payment of the Eco-Rapid Transit Annual Membership Dues;

c. Increasing revenue projections by $203,595 in the Water Fund, account no. 411-4999, for the annual reimbursement from the Sewer Fund for its share of the annual debt service payments on the 2012 Water Revenue Bonds;

d. Appropriating $203,595 from the unassigned Sewer Fund balance to account no. 412-732-52-7999 to reimburse the Water Fund for the Sewer Fund’s share of the annual debt service payments on the 2012 Water Revenue Bonds;

e. Appropriating $20,000 from the unassigned Building & Infrastructure Maintenance Fund balance to account no. 524-415-61-6704 for the emergency repair of lateral lines at the Patricia G. Mitchell Swim Stadium; and

f. Appropriating $20,000 from the unassigned Building & Infrastructure Maintenance Fund balance to account no. 524-415-61-9100 for emergency repairs to the skylights at the Patricia G. Mitchell Swim Stadium.

 

18. Warrant Register for March 26, 2019

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for March 26, 2019. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $2,134,282,.18
Voids $          (   0.00)                   
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (345,198.98)
Grand Total: $1,789,083.20

X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted March 21, 2019 at 8:00 a.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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