South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                       
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Bobby Scott of the Community of Faith Bible Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Angie Ines, Tweedy Elementary School Principal
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. Certificates of Appreciation to Tweedy Elementary School for receiving a grant from Turnaround Arts Program-California

The City Council will present a Certificate of Appreciation to Tweedy Elementary School for being selected to receive grant funds from Turnaround Arts: California to enhance their arts programs.  (ADMIN)
 

2. Certificates of Appreciation to the SEHS Boys Basketball Team for winning the City Section Division 3 Championship

The City Council will present Certificates of Appreciation to members of the South East High School Boys Varsity Basketball team for winning the City Section Division 3 Basketball Championship on March 1, 2018.  (PARKS)
 

3. Certificates of Appreciation to 5 sponsors of the Spring Fit 5K

The City Council will present Certificates of Appreciation to the sponsors of 2018 Spring Fit 5K in recognition of their generous donations for the event.  (PARKS)
 

4. Certificate of Appreciation to Anna Hall, retiring teacher of SG Middle School - 30 years

The City Council will present a Certificate of Appreciation to retiring teacher Anna Hall from South Gate Middle School for 30 years of dedicated service.  (ADMIN)
V.

Public Hearings

 

5. Resolution to adopt Municipal Budget for Fiscal Year 2018/19

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Hearing additional presentations on the proposed Fiscal Year 2018/19 Municipal Budget from the City Manager and Director of Administrative Services;

b. Opening the Public Hearing, take public testimony and close the Public Hearing;

c. Approving the personnel changes as described in this Agenda Bill; and

d. Adopting a Resolution                  approving the Fiscal Year 2018/19 Municipal Budget.
 

6. Ordinance amending and replacing Chapter 11.51.030 (Review Types and Responsibilities), in its entirety and adopting a revised discretionary review process and revised thresholds for potential developments 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)
 

7. Ordinance amending certain Sections of Chapter 11.15 of Title 11 (Zoning) allowing fitness facilities in the C-2 (Restricted Commercial) Zone with approval of a conditional use permit

The City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider waiving the reading in full and introducing an Ordinance                       amending Chapter 11.15 (C-2 Restricted Commercial Zone) Section 11.15.010 (Permitted Uses) of Title 11 (Zoning), of the South Gate Municipal Code to allow fitness facilities with the approval of a Conditional Use Permit.  (CD)
 

8. Ordinance amending Sections of Chapter 11.21 of Title 11 (Zoning) to add footnote for the expansion of an existing public storage facility at 5951 Firestone Boulevard onto the adjoining parcel at 5949 Firestone Boulevard

The City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider adopting a Resolution             amending Resolution No. 7345 by adding Light Industrial/Flex as a Place Type for District El Paseo/South Gate Towne Center — Sub Area 1 to the South Gate General Plan No. 2035; and waiving the reading in full and introducing an Ordinance                amending Sections 11.2 1.030 (Land Use Permissions Tables) Table 11.21.-4(A) (Footnotes Commercial Industrial Zones Allowed Land Uses) of Chapter 11.21 (Land Use Types) of Title 11 (Zoning), of the South Gate Municipal Code.  (CD)
 

9. Ordinance repealing Chapter 7.76 (Residency Restrictions for Sex Offenders) of Title 7 (Public Safety and Morals)

The City Council will consider waiving the reading in full and adopting an Ordinance _______ repealing Ordinance No. 2257, Title 7 (Public Safety and Morals), Chapter 7.76 (Residency Restrictions for Sex Offenders), in its entirety, of the South Gate Municipal Code.  (PD)
 

10. Resolution amending the schedule of fees for residential refuse collection rates for FY 2018/19

The City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider adopting a Resolution             amending Resolution No. 7779 (Schedule of Fees), to apply a 3.62% increase to the residential refuse collection rates for Fiscal Year 2018/19 in accordance with provisions stipulated in the Franchise Agreement between the City of South Gate and USA Waste of California, Inc., dba Waste Management of Los Angeles., a Delaware Corporation, for Commercial/Industrial and Residential Refuse Collection and Recycling Services.  (PW)
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 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 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.
 

11. Ordinance No. 2349 adding new Section 11.28.040 (title) to Chapter 11.28 (Specific Plans) of Title 11 (Zoning) modifying Precise Plan No. 18 and Site Plan No. 283 for 9923 Atlantic Avenue

The City Council will consider waiving the reading in full and adopting Ordinance No. 2349 adding new Section 11.28.040 (Southwest Corner of Atlantic Avenue and Tweedy Boulevard), to Chapter 11.28 (Specific Plans), to Title 11 (Zoning), of the South Gate Municipal Code modifying Precise Plan No. 18 and Site Plan No. 283 for 9923 Atlantic Avenue.  (CD)
 

12. Resolution approving and adopting the annual Gann Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2018/19

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                 approving and adopting the annual Gann Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2018/19.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

13. Groundwater Pumping Rights Lease Agreement with Rockview Dairies, Inc. for 30 acre-feet of water rights

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving the Groundwater Pumping Water Rights Lease Agreement (Contract              ) with Rockview Dairies, Inc., to lease 30 acre-feet of the City’s water rights to Rockview Dairies, Inc; and

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

14. Agreement with CJ Concrete Construction for Citywide Sidewalk Improvement Project, Phase V and Walnut Street parking lot improvements, City Project No. 566-ST

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract              ) with CJ Concrete Construction, Inc., to construct the Citywide Sidewalk Improvements Project, Phase V and the Walnut Street Parking Lot Improvements, City Project No. 566-ST, in an amount not-to-exceed $686,538;

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

c. Authorizing transferring $282,225 from the Building and Infrastructure Maintenance Fund (Account No. 524 fund balance) to The Walnut Street Parking Lot, City Project No. 566 ST, “SCHEDULE B”, (Account No. 311-790-39-9469) to fully fund the project; and

d. Approving the Notice of Exemption for the construction of the Citywide Sidewalk Improvement Project, Phase V and the Walnut Street Parking Lot Improvements, City Project 566-ST and directing the City Clerk to file it with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s Office.
 

15. Minutes

The City Council will consider approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of May 22, 2018.  (CLERK)
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

16. Presentation on the City street sweeping evaluation results and proceed to outsource the Street Sweeping Program

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Receiving and filing a presentation from the Director of Public Works/City Engineer on the results of the Street Sweeping Evaluation Project Report; and

b. Approving “Alternative No. 2 — Outsourcing the Street Sweeping Program’’ and authorizing the Director of Public Works/City Engineer to procure a contract for street sweeping services starting in Fiscal Year 2018/19.

 

17. Expectations and Goal Setting

The City Council will consider discussing and providing input on the following strategic planning topics:  (ADMIN)

a. City Council expectations of staff;

b. How the City Council works together; and

c. City Council goals for Fiscal Year 2018/19.

 

18. 2008 Parks & Recreation Master Plan 10 year update and direction regarding bonds

The City Council will consider: (PARKS)

1) Approving the draft report for the Parks & Recreation Master Plan ten-year update; and

2) Adopting the additional recommendations by the Parks & Recreation Commission as included in the report; and

3) Directing staff to explore local funding options such as a local Parks bond measure and the implementation of a Quimby Ordinance and return with recommendations for consideration by the City Council.
 

19. Warrant Register for June 12, 2018

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for June 12, 2018. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $3,411,690.10
Voids: ($      7,045.42)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $    558,259.94
Grand Total: $2,846,384.74 

Cancellations: 76121, 77478 and Various Stale Dated Checks as Listed in the Staff Report.
X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted June 7, 2018 at 8:10 a.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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