South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                       
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Jackie Acosta, Director of Administrative Services
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Sergio Camacho, Police Lieutenant
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 8-14, 2018, as National Public Safety Telecommunicator's Week and Certificates to Dispatchers

The City Council will:  (PD)

a. Issue a Proclamation declaring the week of April 8-14, 2018, as National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week; and

b. Present Certificates of Appreciation to South Gate Police Dispatchers in recognition of their dedicated service to the South Gate community.
V.

Public Hearings

 

2. Ordinance amending certain Sections of Chapter 11.33 (Parking Standards), of Title 11 (Zoning), prohibiting vehicular parking on front lawns

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider waiving the reading in full and introducing an Ordinance                 amending Sections 11.33.030 (General Standards and Limitations), 11.33.080 (Urban Mixed-Use Zone Requirements), 11.33.090 (Multi-Family Parking Requirements), and 11.33.100 (NL Zone Parking Requirements) of Chapter 11.33 (Parking Standards) of Title 11 (Zoning), of the South Gate Municipal Code.  (CD)
 

3. Ordinance amending certain Sections of Chapter 11.51 (Permits and Procedures), of Title 11 (Zoning), adopting a revised discretionary review process and thresholds for potential new development projects citywide

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider waiving the reading in full and introducing an Ordinance amending Table 11.51-1 (Application and Review Authority), of Section 11.51.030 (Review Types and Responsibilities), and 11.51.060 (Design Review), of Chapter 11.51 (Permits and Procedures), of Title 11 (Zoning), of the South Gate Municipal Code adopting a revised discretionary review process and thresholds for potential new development projects citywide.  (CD)
 

4. Resolutions increasing the Passport Application Acceptance Fee from $25.00 to $35.00

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider adopting a Resolution            amending Resolution No. 7668 (Schedule of Fees) and Resolution No. 7779 (Establishing Passport — Related Fees) to increase the Passport Application Acceptance Fee from $25.00 per application to $35.00 per application.  (CLERK)
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, 11, 12, 13 and 14 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. Resolution for Local Streets and Roads Funding Program Project List for Fiscal Year 2018/19 for SB 1 compliance

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Adopting a Resolution                     adopting the Local Streets and Roads Funding Program Project List for Fiscal Year 2018/19 to comply with Senate Bill 1 requirements;

b. Amending the Capital Improvement Program to incorporate the Citywide Sidewalk Improvement Project, Phase VI, City Project No. 599-ST;

c. Directing the Director of Administrative Services to create a new Capital Improvement Account for the Citywide Sidewalk Improvement Project, Phase VI, City Project No. 599-ST; and

d. Appropriating $1,000,000 in Senate Bill 1 funds from the Fiscal Year 2018/19 estimated distribution to two projects as identified in the Local Streets and Roads Funding Program Project List for Fiscal Year 2018/19
 

6. Resolution for preliminarily approving the Engineer's Report for the Street Lighting and Landscape Maintenance District No. 1

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Adopting a Resolution                 preliminarily approving the Engineer’s Report for the proceedings of the Fiscal Year 2018/19 Annual Levy of Assessments within the Street Lighting and Landscape Maintenance District No. 1; and

b. Adopting a Resolution                 declaring the City’s intention to levy and collect assessments under the Fiscal Year 2018/19 annual levy and collection of assessments within the Street Lighting and Landscape Maintenance District No. 1, and setting a Public Hearing for May 22, 2018.
 

7. Resolution appointing a delegate and reappointing alternate delegate to the Independent Cities Risk Management Authority Board

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                   appointing City Council Member Maria Davila to serve as the City’s delegate and reappointing Deputy Director of Administrative Services/Human Resources & Risk Management Nellie Cobos to serve as the City’s alternate delegate to the Governing Board of the Independent Cities Risk Management Authority.  (ADMIN)
 

8. Resolution designating the City's voting delegate for the Southern California Association of Governments Conference

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                 designating City Council Member Denise Diaz to serve as the City’s voting delegate at the Southern California Association of Governments’ 2018 Regional Conference & General Assembly, May 2 through 4, 2018.  (ADMIN)
 

9. Resolution amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) increasing the salary of the City Clerk and approving the Schedule of Salary and Benefits for the City Clerk

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                  amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) increasing the salary of the City Clerk and approving the Schedule of Salary and Benefits for the City Clerk.  (CLERK)
 

10. This item was removed from the Agenda

 

11. Exclusive Negotiation Agreement with Primestor Development, Inc., to develop property at 5821 Firestone Boulevard

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Approving the Exclusive Negotiation Agreement (Contract                ) establishing a one-year time period for exclusive negotiations with Primestor Development, inc., for the purchase and development of City-owned property at 5821 Firestone Boulevard; and

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

12. Lease Agreement with Hughes Brothers Aircrafters, Inc., for a parking lot at 10920 Garfield Place

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Approving the Notice of Exemption on an environmental finding of Categorical Exemption for the property at 10920 Garfield Place for a five (5) year term; and

b. Approving the Lease Agreement (Contract                 ) with Hughes Brothers Aircrafters, Inc., for a parking lot at 10920 Garfield Place; and

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

13. Resolution approving Parcel subdivision of the Hollydale Resource Center located at 12221 Industrial Way for a dedicated electrical service line

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Adopting a Resolution                    approving Parcel subdivision of the property located at 12221 Industrial Avenue, South Gate, California, (APN No. 6243-026-900) to subdivide the parcel into two parcels to secure a dedicated electrical service line from Southern California Edison for the Hollydale Resource Center and authorizing the Mayor to execute the Grant Deed in a form acceptable to the City Attorney to subdivide this property; and

b. Directing the City Clerk to record the Parcel subdivision with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s office.

 

14. Minutes

The City Council will consider:  (CLERK)

a. Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of March 13, 2018; and

b. Approving the Special Joint Meeting of the City Council, Housing Authority, & Successor Agency to the Community Development Commission of the City of South Gate minutes of March 13, 2018.
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

15. Resolution renaming the South Gate Swim Stadium as the "Patricia G. Mitchell Swim Stadium"

The City Council will consider:  (PARKS)

a. Adopting a Resolution                  naming the South Gate Swim Stadium as the “Patricia G. Mitchell Swim Stadium”; and

b. Appropriating $500 for purchase of the sign and direct staff to place signage at the entrance to the “Patricia G. Mitchell Swim Stadium.”

 

16. "Mid-Year" Budget Review

The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN SVCS)

1. Receive and file the mid-year budget report for fiscal year 2017/18;

2. Appropriate $95,000 from the unassigned General Fund balance to account no. 100-603- 41-6101 for completion of the Gateway District and Tweedy Mile Specific Plans;

3. Appropriate $30,000 from the unassigned General Fund balance to account no. 100-461-61-6701 for replacement of tables and chairs at the South Gate Auditorium;

4. Appropriate $60,000 from the unassigned General Fund balance to account no. 711-2229 for hosting the 2018 California Contract Cities Association Annual Conference;

5. Appropriate $55,000 from the unassigned Gas Tax Fund balance to account no. 212-713-31-6701 for re-wiring of light fixtures on Alameda Street;

6. Appropriate $75,000 from the unassigned Prop C Fund balance to account no. 222-780-31-9400 for the replacement of three damaged traffic signal poles; and

7. Appropriate $250,000 from the unassigned Water Fund balance to account no. 411-731-71-9573 for the California Avenue Water Main project.

 

17. Presentation of the new Home Beautification Program

The City Council will consider providing staff with direction regarding the proposed Home Recognition Program.  (CD)
 

18. Warrant Register for April 24, 2018

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for April 24, 2018. (ADMIN SERVICES)

Total of Checks: $2,655,830.09
Voids: ($       2,722.87)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $    396,959.83
Grand Total: $2,256,147.39

Cancellations: 76752
X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted April 19, 2018 at 12:47 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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