South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                                   
CALL TO ORDER Jorge Morales, Mayor
INVOCATION Father Eduardo Bresciani, St. Margaret's Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Jesus Cuevas, Police Officer
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. Certificate of Appreciation to Police Officer Jose Cuevas for receiving the 2018 MADD Award for making 49 DUI arrests


The City Council will present a Certificate of Appreciation to South Gate Police Officer Jesus Cuevas in recognition for receiving the 2018 MADD Award for his 49 Driving Under the Influence arrests.  (PD)
V.

Public Hearings

 

2. Ordinance amending certain Subsections of Sections in Chapter 1.02 (City Seal) of the Municipal Code regarding use of the City Seal


The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider introducing an Ordinance       amending certain Subsections of Sections 1.02.040 (Prohibited Uses of City Seal), 1.02.050 Authorized Uses of City Seal), and 1.02.060 (Specially Permitted Uses of the City Seal), of Chapter 1.02 (City Seal), of Title 1 (Administration and Personnel), of the South Gate Municipal Code regarding use of the City Seal.
 

3. Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget wrap-up and Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget


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

a. Opening the continued Public Hearing;

b. Receiving final comments on the proposed Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget from the City Manager and Director of Administrative Services;

c. Taking public testimony;

d. Closing the Public Hearing;

e. Reviewing and discussing the proposed Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget, as necessary;

f. Approving the personnel changes contained in the proposed Fiscal Year 2019/20 Municipal Budget as described on page 2 of this Agenda Bill; and

g. Adopting a 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 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 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. Resolution approving and adopting the annual Gann Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2019/20


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                  approving and adopting the annual Gann Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2019/20.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

5. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3447 with SouthStar Engineering & Consulting, Inc., to fund the already completed additional construction inspection services for the Citywide Sidewalk Improvement Project, Phase V


The City Council with consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3447 with SouthStar Engineering & Consulting, Inc., to fund the already completed additional construction inspection services for the Citywide Sidewalk Improvement Project, Phase V, City Project No. 566-ST, in the amount not-to-exceed $7,968; and

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

6. Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3131 with Willdan extending as-needed engineering services for three months


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3131 with Willdan Engineering, Inc., to extend the contract term by three months, as necessary to provide as-needed engineering services through September 30, 2019, for an amount to be funded under the existing contract budget; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 4 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

7. Letter of opposition for Central Basin Municipal Water District's retail water meter charge


The City Council will consider authorizing the Mayor to execute the letter opposing Central Basin Municipal Water District's new retail water meter charge.  (PW)
 

8. Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2019


The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2019.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

9. Adoption of City's Annual Statement of Investment Policy


The City Council will consider adopting the City’s Annual Statement of Investment Policy.  (ADMIN SVCS)
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

10. Warrant Register for June 11, 2019


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for June 11, 2019. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $1,828,358.65
Voids $    (14,093.44)                   
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (321,998.76)
Grand Total: $1,492,266.45

Cancellations: 77760, 77979, 79569, 80250, 80341, 80808, 82156, 82670, 82870, 83028
 

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted June 5, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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