South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                                   
CALL TO ORDER Jorge Morales, Mayor
INVOCATION Randall Davis, Chief of Police
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE John Robert Montalvo, Vice Commander of the American Legion Post #335
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 in recognition and celebration of the American Legion's 100th Anniversary


The City Council will issue a Proclamation to the American Legion Post #335 in recognition and celebration of the organization’s 100th Anniversary.  (ADMIN)
 

2. Proclamation declaring the Fourth of July 2019, as Independence Day in honor and celebration of the nation's 243rd Birthday


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the Fourth of July 2019, as Independence Day in honor and celebration of the nation’s 243rd birthday.  (PARKS)
 

3. Proclamation declaring the month of July 2019, as "Parks Make Life Better" Month


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of July 2019, as “Parks Make Life Better” Month.  (PARKS)
 

4. Certificates of Appreciation to residents in recognition for beautifying and maintaining their homes


The City Council will present a Certificate of Appreciation, lawn sign, and Azalea plant to the 12 residents selected by the Planning Commission in recognition of their efforts to beautify and maintain their homes.  (CD)
V.

Public Hearings

 

5. Resolution amending the Schedule of Fees to apply a 2.51% increase to residential refuse collection and recycling services rates for Fiscal Year 2019/20


The City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider adopting a Resolution             amending Resolution No. 7838 (Schedule of Fees), to apply a 2.51% increase to the residential refuse collection and recycling services rates for Fiscal Year 2019/2020.  (PW)
VI.

Consent Calendar Items

Agenda Items  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 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.
 

6. Ordinance No. 2362 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 consider waiving the reading in full and adopt Ordinance No. 2362, 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.  (PW)
 

7. Community Development Block Grant Program Subrecipient Agreements for Fiscal Year 2019/20


The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Approving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Subrecipient Agreements for Fiscal Year 2019/20 with:

1. Fair Housing Foundation;

2. Southern California Rehabilitation Services;

3. The Salvation Army;

4. Helpline Youth Counseling;

5. Tweedy Mile Association; and

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

8. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3241 with National Plant Services, Inc., extending the Sanitary Sewer Main Closed Circuit Television Inspection Services


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3241 with National Plant Services, Inc., extending the term of the contract by 18-months as necessary to fund services rendered under the Sanitary Sewer Main Closed Circuit Television Inspection Services (CCTV) between March 2, 2018 through August 31,2019, to meet the State’s program requirements, in an amount not to exceed $100,000; and

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

9. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3340 with SAFNA Engineering & Consulting for project management services of the water system improvement projects


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3340 with SAFNA Engineering & Consulting, a division of Heateflex, for project management services necessary for the delivery of water system improvement projects in an amount not-to-exceed $248,000, for an additional one-year term, through June 30, 2020; and

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

10. Groundwater Pumping Rights Lease Agreement with Rockview Dairies, Inc., to lease 30 acre-feet of the City’s groundwater pumping rights for Fiscal Year 2018/19

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving the Groundwater Pumping Rights Lease Agreement (Contract ______) with Rockview Dairies, Inc. to lease 30 acre-feet of the City's Fiscal Year 2018/2019 groundwater pumping rights, without flex, in the amount of $5,700; and

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

11. Agreement with the Los Angeles County Flood Control District authorizing the City to modify and utilize the Bandini Channel for the Urban Orchard Project


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                 ) with the Los Angeles County Flood Control District authorizing the City to modify and utilize the Bandini Channel in accordance with the improvements proposed under the Urban Orchard Project, for a 25-year term, at no cost to the City; and

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

12. Agreement with Davis Farr LLP for auditing services of the transient occupancy tax revenue


The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Approving a Professional Services Agreement (Contract No.              ) with Davis Farr LLP for auditing services of the transient occupancy tax revenue in an amount not to exceed $82,500; and

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

13. Amendment 3 to Contract 3307 with MV Cheng & Associates extending as-needed accounting services through June 30, 2019


The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Approving Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 3307 with MV Cheng & Associates extending as- needed accounting services through December 31, 2019; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 3 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

14. Minutes


The City Council will consider approving the Special Meeting minutes of May 28, 2019 and June 11, 2019.  (CLERK)
VII.

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.
VIII.

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.
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

15. Presentation of the City’s Water Master Plan


The City Council will consider receiving and filing a presentation of the City's Water Master Plan from the Department of Public Works. (PW)
 

16. Presentation of the City’s Sewer Master Plan


The City Council will consider receiving and filing a presentation of the City's Sewer Master Plan from the Department of Public Works. (PW)
 

17. Warrant Register for June 25, 2019


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for June 25, 2019. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $2,311,049.81
Voids $      (7,386.84)                   
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (350,130.40)
Grand Total: $1,953,532.57

Cancellations: 82372, 82816, 83099, 83116
X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted June 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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