South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                            
CALL TO ORDER Jorge Morales, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Chuck Brady
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Noah De La Paz, Student at International Studies Learning Center
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk

 
II.

City Officials

MAYOR CITY CLERK
Jorge Morales Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER
Denise Diaz Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS CITY MANAGER
Al Rios Michael Flad
Maria Davila
Maria Belen Bernal 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 Autism Month

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of April as Autism awareness month to encourage residents to become aware of autism indicators, seek early intervention and support those living with autism. (ADMIN)


 

2. Proclamation declaring May as CalFresh Awareness Month

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of May as CalFresh Awareness month to promote the benefits of the CalFresh Program to increase access and participation for low-income households. (ADMIN)
 

3. Certificate of Appreciation to Noah De La Paz for winning the Senior Division Technology Award in the Artificial Intelligence World Championship

The City Council will present a Certificate of Appreciation to Noah De La Paz for winning the Senior Division Technology Award in the Artificial Intelligence World Championship on May 18, 2019. (ADMIN)
 

4. Certificate of Appreciation to South Gate CEHAT for their outstanding efforts to increase community awareness of air quality issues

The City Council will present a Certificate of Appreciation to the South Gate Community Environmental Health Action Team for their outstanding efforts to increase community awareness of indoor and outdoor air quality issues. (ADMIN)
 

5. Certificates of Appreciation to the South East High School Jaguars Cheer Team for taking 1st place in the Traditional Competitive Cheerleading Championship

The City Council will present Certificates of Appreciation to the South East High School Jaguars Cheer Team for taking 1st place in the CIF Los Angeles City Section, Division 2, Traditional Competitive Cheerleading Championship on April 27, 2019, and for being the first team in the entire Eastern Region. (ADMIN)
V.

Public Hearings

 

6. Ordinance amending certain Subsections of Sections in Chapter 1.02 (City Seal) of the Municipal Code regarding use of the City Seal will be continued to June 11, 2019

The City Council will open the public hearing, to consider taking public testimony concerning the proposed Ordinance amending certain Sections of the South Gate Municipal Code regarding the use of the City Seal, and continue the Public Hearing to the regularly schedule City Council Meeting of June 11, 2019. (PW)
 

7. Resolution receiving and approving the program year 2019-20 Action Plan and authorizing execution of all necessary documents for submittal to HUD

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider adopting a Resolution ______ receiving and approving the program year 2019-2020 Action Plan and authorizing the execution of all necessary documents for the submittal of said plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (CD)
 

8. Resolution ordering the levy of the Fiscal Year 2019/20 Annual Assessment for the Street Lighting and Landscaping Maintenance District No. 1

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider adopting a Resolution ______ ordering the levy of the Fiscal Year 2019/20 Annual Assessment for the Street Lighting and Landscaping Maintenance District No. 1. (PW)
 

9. Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget wrap-up and adoption of Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget

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

a. Hearing an additional presentation on the proposed Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget from the City Manager and Director of Administrative Services;

b. Approving the personnel changes proposed in the Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget as described in this Agenda Bill; and

c. Adopt Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget.






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 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 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 reclassifying one Senior Grounds Worker position to Senior Park Equipment Mechanic in the Parks & Recreation Department, approving corresponding job specification and updating appropriate salary pay tables

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution________ amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to reclassify one Senior Grounds Worker position to Senior Park Equipment Mechanic in Parks & Recreation Department, to approve the corresponding job specification and to update the appropriate salary pay tables. (ADMIN SRVS)
 

11. Resolution updating the title and job specification of the Water System Lead Operator position to Water Quality and System Lead Operator in the Public Works Department and updating the salary pay tables

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution ______ amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to update the title and job specification of the Water System Lead Operator position to Water Quality and System Lead Operator in the Public Works Department and to update the appropriate salary pay tables. (ADMIN SERVICES)
 

12. Resolution updating the job specification of the Equipment Operator position, eliminating one vacant Equipment Operator positon, reclassifying one Street Maintenance Worker to a Sewer Maintenance Worker II, reclassifying one Street Maintenance Worker to a Sewer Maintenance Worker I, all in the Public Works Department, approving the corresponding job specifications, and updating the salary pay tables

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SERVICES)

a. Adopt Resolution amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to update the job specification of the Equipment Operator position, to eliminate one vacant Equipment Operator position, to reclassify one Street Maintenance Worker to a Sewer Maintenance Worker II, and to reclassify one Street Maintenance Worker to a Sewer Maintenance Worker 1, all in the Public Works Department, to approve the corresponding job specifications, and to update the appropriate salary pay tables; and 

b.   Transfer $8,805 from account number 214-730-71-5101 (Street Sweeping Fund - Full Time Salaries) to account number 224-780-31-5101 (Measure R Fund - Full Time Salaries) and transfer $8,333 from account number 214-730-71-5101 (Street Sweeping Fund - Full Time Salaries) to account number 225-780-31-5101 (Measure M Fund - Full Time Salaries) to fund the Equipment Operator position. 

 

13. Resolution supporting balanced energy solutions and maintain local control of energy solutions

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution ______ supporting balanced energy solutions, and local control of energy solutions, to provide the City the decision-making  authority to allow all technologies and energy resources to power buildings and vehicle fleets to achieve the State’s climate goals. (ADMIN)
 

14. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 2873 with Bear Communications, Inc., extending maintenance services for the City’s radio communication system

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 2873 with Bear Communications, Inc., (successor-in-interest to Advanced Electronics, Inc.) extending maintenance services and a related Federal Communications Commission channel sharing license for the City’s radio communication system in the amount of $111,165, for an additional three year term, through June 30, 2022; and

b. Authorize the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

15. Agreement with Cinbad Industry, Inc., for the construction of the City Hall Public Corridor Floor Improvements

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract ______) with Cinbad Industry, Inc., for the construction of the City Hall Public Corridor Floor Improvements, City Project No. 567-ARC (Project), in the amount not-to-exceed $86,125;

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

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

 

16. Cooperative Agreement with the City of Downey for traffic signal upgrades at the Paramount Boulevard and Gardendale Street intersection

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving a Cooperative Agreement (Contract ______) with the City of Downey for traffic signal upgrades at the Paramount Boulevard and Gardendale Street Intersection; and

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

 

17. Minutes

The City Council will consider: (CLERKS)

a. Approving the Special Budget Meeting minutes of May 5, 2019
b. Approving the Special Meeting minutes of May 5, 2019
c. Approving the Regular Meeting minutes and Special Meeting minutes of May 14, 2019.

IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

18. Agreement with CleanStreet for citywide street sweeping services

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract ______) with CleanStreet Inc. to provide citywide street sweeping services in an amount not-to-exceed $626,020 annually for FY 2019/20 thru FY 2021/22 and $638,540 annually for FY 2022/23 through FY 2023/24, for a five-year term with an option to extend by two additional years;

b. Considering amending the agreement to add street sweeping services on holidays, including New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Martin Luther King Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day, at an additional cost of $15,200 annually; and

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

 

19. Warrant Register for May 28, 2019

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for May 28, 2019. (ADMIN SERVICES)

Total of Checks: $2,202,217.79
Voids $    (19,565.69)                   
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (290,522.79)
Grand Total: $1,892,129.31

Cancellations: 82377, 82452, 82491, 82584, 82655

X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted May 23, 2019 at 2:55 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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