South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, March 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                       
CALL TO ORDER Maria Davila, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Nick Garife of Gateway Assembly Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Cindy Guzman, Case Analyst for the Fair Housing Authority
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk

 
II.

City Officials

MAYOR CITY CLERK
Maria Davila Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER
Maria Belen Bernal Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS CITY MANAGER
Denise Diaz Michael Flad
Jorge Morales
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 April as National Fair Housing Month

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of April 2018 as National Fair Housing Month.  (CD)
 

2. Proclamation declaring April as DMV/Donate Life California Month

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of April as DMV/Donate Life California Month and encouraging residents to check “yes” to donating organs when applying for or renewing their driver license or ID card.  (CD)
V.

Public Hearings

 

3. Ordinance repealing certain Sections of Chapter 8.04 (Traffic Administration) of Title 8 (Traffic) to dissolve the defunct Traffic Committee

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider introducing an Ordinance               dissolving the defunct Traffic Committee by repealing Sections 8.04.040 (Traffic Committee), 8.04.050 (Membership of the Traffic Committee), 8.04.060 (Authority of the Traffic Committee) and 8.04.070 (Meetings, Staff, Agendas, Minutes), of Chapter 8.04 (Traffic Administration), of Title 8 (Traffic), of the South Gate Municipal Code.  (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 and 6 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. Changes to dental, vision and life insurance providers, and implementing a long-term disability insurance program

The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Approving the change in dental providers from Delta Dental/Delta Allied to Principal Insurance for the PPO and EPO plans and California Dental Network for the DHMO, effective May 1, 2018;

b. Approving the change in vision providers from VSP to Superior Vision, effective May 1, 2018;

c. Approving the change in group life and AD&D insurance from Guardian Insurance to Principal Insurance, effective May 1, 2018;

d. Approving the implementation of a long-term disability insurance program for full-time city employees with Reliance Standard Insurance;

e. Directing the Director of Administrative Services to present the proposed agreements at a future City Council meeting for formal approval; and

f. Authorizing the Director of Administrative Services to be the contract administrator for purposes of the day-to-day administration of the subject contracts.
 

5. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3344 with CivilSource for staff augmentation services for Capital Improvement Program Projects

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3344 with CivilSource to provide staff augmentation services for an additional 12 months necessary for the delivery of the Capital Improvement Program, in an amount not-to-exceed $150,000; and

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

6. Minutes

The City Council will consider approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of February 13, 2018 and February 27, 2018.  (CLERK)
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

7. Agreement with Willdan Engineering, Inc., for design and construction services for the Hildreth Avenue Traffic Mitigations Project

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Receiving and filing the Hildreth Avenue Traffic Study and Hildreth Avenue Pilot Program, and authorize staff to implement Alternative No. 2, as necessary to mitigate traffic conditions on Hildreth Avenue, between Firestone Boulevard and Southern Avenue;

b. Amending the Capital Improvement Program to add the Hildreth Avenue Traffic Mitigations Project as necessary to implement Alternative No. 2 and appropriate $134,000 in Measure M to fund it;

c. Approving an Agreement (Contract               ) with Willdan Engineering, Inc., to provide design and  construction documents for the Hildreth Avenue Traffic Mitigations Project, for an amount not to exceed $24,000; and

d. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

8. Agreement with OFO US Limited to provide a Dockless Bike Share Program

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract               ) with OFO US Limited to provide a dockless bike share program, at no cost to the City, for a one year term; and

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

9. City branding initiative options

The City Council will consider selecting a new City logo and tagline to begin the City’s branding initiative:  (CD)
 

10. Youth Employment and Job Training Program options

The City Council will consider:  (PARKS)

a. Selecting from the following organizations to provide Youth Employment and Job Training Programs (Programs) for the Summer of 2018:

1. Conservation Corp of Long Beach;
2. HUB Cities Career Center;
3. California Latino Leadership Institute;
4. City of South Gate Internships;
5. Rise;

b. Providing guidance on a suggested budget for selected organizations and direct the Administrative Services Director to include these amounts in the Fiscal Year 2018/19 budget; and

c. Directing the Director of Parks & Recreation to negotiate agreements with the selected organizations and present proposed agreement(s) at a future City Council meeting for formal approval.
 

11. Warrant Register for March 27, 2018

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants for March 27, 2018. (ADMIN SERVICES)

Total of Checks: $2,301,983.35
Voids $             (0.00)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (312,961.57)
Grand Total: $1,989,021.78
X.

Adjournment

Adjournment in memory of Leonard Loera, long-time resident.

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted March 21, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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