South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, March 28, 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 Reverend Sean Pica, Redeemer Lutheran Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE South Gate Girl Scouts Troop 16325
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.

Proclamations, Certificates, Introductions and Ceremonial Actions


 

1. Recognition plaques for Mayor W.H. (Bill) De Witt and Council Member Gil Hurtado for their years of Dedicated Service on the City Council

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN)

a. Presenting a recognition plaque to W.H. (Bill) De Witt in recognition for his 23 years of instrumental leadership during his years as Mayor, Vice Mayor and Council Member; and

b. Presenting a recognition plaque to Gil Hurtado in recognition for his 12 years of unyielding leadership during his years as Mayor, Vice Mayor and Council Member. 
 

2. Business Recognition Plaque to Koos Manufacturing for their contributions to the community

The City Council will consider presenting a recognition plaque to Jerry Leon, Plant Manager from Koos Manufacturing, Inc., for their outstanding and invaluable contributions to the South Gate Community. (CD)


V.

Public Hearings

 

3. Ordinance adding new Section 11.28.020 (Hollydale Village Specific Plan) to the South Gate Municipal Code and Resolution approving the Initial Study and Negative Declaration pertaining to the Hollydale Village Specific Plan

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

a. The Planning Commission's proposed changes pertaining to Live Entertainment, Alcohol Sales as Part of a Restaurant and E-Cigarettes/Vapor/Smoke Shops/Hookah, and provide staff with direction as to which, if any, of the modifications should be made to the final Hollydale Village Specific Plan document;

b. Waiving the reading in full and introducing an Ordinance              adding new Section 11.28.020 (Hollydale Village Specific Plan), to Chapter 11.28 (Specific Plans), to Title 11 (Zoning), to the South Gate Municipal Code; and

c. Adopting a Resolution              approving the Initial Study and Negative Declaration, dated March 2, 2017, pertaining to the Hollydale Village Specific Plan.
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, and 13 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. Ordinance No. 2335 amending Section 1.04.065.2 (Salary of Members - Compensation) increasing the City Council's monthly salary and Resolution amending the benefits of City Council Members

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SERVICES)

a. Waiving the reading in full and introducing an Ordinance              amending Section 1.04.065.2 (Salary of Members - Compensation), to Chapter 1.04 (City Council), to Title 1 (Administration and Personnel), of the South Gate Municipal Code increasing the City Council's monthly salary; and 

b. Adopting a Resolution               amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) amending the benefits of City Council members.

 

5. Resolution Determining David Kochmanski is entitled to an industrial disability retirement

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SERVICES)

a. Adopting a Resolution ______ determining that David Kochmanski is entitled to an industrial disability retirement, within the meaning of the Public Employees' Retirement Law, arising out of and in the course of his employment; and

b. Authorizing the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) to process the Disability Retirement application of David Kochmanski, Police Officer.
 

6. Resolution approving the Top Management Salary Pay Tables

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution _______ approving the Top Management pay tables. (ADMIN SERVICES)
 

7. Resolution Approving the Recertification of the Sewer System Management Plan Dated January 30, 2017

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Adopting a Resolution ______ approving the recertification of the Sewer System Management Plan as required by the State Water Resources Control Board's in their "Statewide General Waste Discharge Requirements for Sanitary Sewer Systems, Order No. 2006-0003-DWQ as amended by WQ 2013-0058-EXEC"; and

b. Receiving and filing the Sewer System Management Plan dated January 30, 2017.
 
 

8. Resolution Declaring the City's Intention to Grant a Ten-year Term Franchise Agreement to Pacific Pipeline System, LLC

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution ______ declaring the City's intention to grant a ten-year term franchise to Pacific Pipeline System, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, to lay and use pipes, ditches, flumes, conduits and appurtenances for transmitting and distributing oil and oil 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, and setting a Public Hearing for April 25, 2017, to consider the introduction of an Ordinance granting the proposed franchise agreement.  (PW)
 

9. Agreement with Kennedy/Jenks Consultants to prepare the City of South Gate Water, Recycled Water, and Sewer Master Plan

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving Professional Services Agreement (Contract _______) with Kennedy/Jenks Consultants to prepare the City of South Gate Water, Recycled Water, and Sewer Master Plan, in an amount not to exceed $334,350; and

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

10. Purchase Order with National Auto Fleet Group for the Purchase of Five Pursuit Vehicles, Installation of emergency equipment, and Purchase of Radio equipment and Installation

The City Council will consider:  (PD)

a. Approving Purchase Order with National Auto Fleet Group for the purchase of five pursuit vehicles for the Police Department in the total amount of $220,149, which includes the purchase and installation of necessary emergency equipment; and

b. Approving Purchase Order with Advanced Electronics/BearCom for the purchase of radio equipment, including installation, labor and programming to outfit these five pursuit vehicles, in the total amount of $44,278.


 

11. Notice of Completion for the Area 5 Picnic Area at South Gate Park effective March 17, 2017

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Accepting completion of construction, effective March 17, 2017, of the Area 5 Picnic Area as part of the South Gate Park Infrastructure Improvements, City Project No. 488-PRK, performed by Monet Construction, Inc.; and

b. Instructing the City Clerk to file the Notice of Completion with the Los Angeles County Recorder's Office.
 

12. Letter to LAUSD opposing proposed plan to add students to South Gate Middle School due to health and safety concerns of existing facilities

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 additional students to South Gate Middle School due to health and safety concerns of existing facilities.  (ADMIN)
 

13. Minutes

The City Council will consider: (CLERK)

a. Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of February 14, 2017; and

b. Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of February 28, 2017.
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

14. Appropriation to fund the Atlantic Avenue/Boulevard Corridor Study and appointments to serve on the Atlantic Avenue/Boulevard Corridor Cities Committee

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Appropriating $22,855 of unassigned Measure R funds to Account No. 224-780-31-6101 to fund the Atlantic Avenue/Boulevard Corridor Study; and

b. Appointing City Council Members to serve as the representative and alternate representative to the Atlantic Avenue/Boulevard Corridor Cities Committee; and

c. Appointing the Director of Public Works/City Engineer as the primary representative and the Assistant City Engineer as the alternate representative to the Atlantic Avenue/Boulevard Corridor Technical Advisory Committee.
 

15. Warrants

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for March 28, 2017. (ADMIN SERVICES)

Total of Checks: $2,700,685.44
Voids $      (8,732.00)                   
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (337,226.15)
Grand Total: $2,354,727.29

Cancellations: 68907, 68909, 68725, 69100

X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted March 23, 2017 at 7:35 a.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk



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