South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                            
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Anthony Kidd, Community of Faith Bible Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Elisa Jimenez, Mayor Bernal's daughter
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 April 13, 2019, as the City’s 14th Annual Earth Day Celebration


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring April 13, 2019, as the 14th Annual Earth Day Celebration in the City of South Gate.  (PW)
 

2. Certificate of Appreciation to artist Ja’Rie Gray for designing Metro's "Through the Eyes of Artists" poster featuring South Gate


The City Council will present a Certificate of Appreciation to artist Ja’Rie Gray for designing Metro’s “Through the Eyes of Artists” poster featuring the shape of the City of South Gate.  (ADMIN)
 

3. Introduction of 2019 Azalea Queen Susan Janer and 2019 Grand Marshal Gil Hurtado


The City Council will introduce 2019 Azalea Queen Susan Janer and 2019 Grand Marshal Gil Hurtado, and will present them with the Key to the City.  (PARKS)
 

4. Certificates of Appreciation to Miss Azaleita Court 2018 for their dedicated service and introduction of Miss Azaleita Court 2019


The City Council will:  (PARKS)

a. Present Certificates of Appreciation to the outgoing Miss Azaleita Court 2018 in recognition of their dedicated service to the community; and

b. Introduce the incoming Miss Azaleita Court 2019 and present them with City lapel pins.
 

5. Certificates of Appreciation to Miss South Gate Court 2018 for their dedicated service and introduction of Miss South Gate Court 2019


The City Council will:  (PARKS)

a. Present Certificates of Appreciation to the outgoing Miss South Gate Court 2018 in recognition of their dedicated service to the community; and

b. Introduce the incoming Miss South Gate Court 2019 and present them with a City lapel pin.
 

6. Certificates of Appreciation to the South Gate High School Leadership Class students for their dedicated service to the community


The City Council will present Certificates of Appreciation to the students of the South Gate High School Leadership Class for their dedicated service to the South Gate community during their senior year.  (ADMIN)
 

7. City Council Re-organization: Nomination/Selection of Mayor and Vice Mayor; and Oaths of Office


The City Council will:  (ADMIN)

a. The City Council will re-organize by nominating and selecting a new Mayor and new Vice Mayor for a one year term; the selection will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council; and

b. The Oaths of Office will be administered to the newly selected Mayor and Vice Mayor.
 

8. City Council appointments to City Commissions and Committees


The City Council will make appointments to City Commissions and Committees; the appointments will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council.  (ADMIN)
 

9. City Council appointments to outside Boards and Agencies


The City Council will make appointments to outside boards and agencies; the appointments will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council.  (ADMIN)
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 10, 11 and 12 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.
 

10. Resolution in support of an accurate 2020 Census of the Southeast Los Angeles Region


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                 in support of an accurate 2020 Census of the Southeast Los Angeles region.  (ADMIN)
 

11. Agreement with All American Asphalt for construction of the Circle Park Driveway


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                ) with All American Asphalt to construct the Circle Park Driveway, City Project No. 634-PRK (Project), in the amount not-to-exceed $268,576;

b. Appropriating $115,860 in Los Angeles County Proposition A Maintenance & Servicing Funds to Account No. 311-790-39-9472 to fully fund the Project;

c. Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney; and

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

12. Completion of the Safe Routes to School Project, Cycle 10


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Accepting completion of construction, effective April 2, 2019, of the Safe Routes to School Project, Cycle 10, in the vicinity of South Gate Middle School, City Project No. 481-TRF;

b. Approving Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $15,809 that was necessary to address unforeseen field conditions, and to remove contract work that was not cost-effective to construct; and

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

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

13. Warrant Register for April 9, 2019


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for April 9, 2019. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $3,158,656.87
Voids: ($          41.99)
Total Payroll Deductions: $   293,934.81
Grand Total: $2,864,680.07

Cancellations:  82014
IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted April 3, 2019 at 4:43 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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