South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                       
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Trejo, South Gate Church of Christ
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Police Department Citizen Academy Graduate
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 the month of July as "Parks Make Life Better!"

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

2. Proclamation declaring Fourth of July as Independence Day and celebrating the 242nd birthday of the United States

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the Fourth of July 2018 as Independence Day in honor and celebration of the 242nd birthday of the United States.  (PARKS)
 

3. Certificates of Appreciation recognizing Police Department Citizen Academy Graduates

The City Council will present Certificates of Appreciation to the South Gate Police Department Citizen Academy graduates in recognition of completing the five week academy training.  (PD)
V.

Public Hearings

 

4. Introduce Ordinance adding Section 11.36 (Signs) to Title 11 (Zoning) of the SG Municipal Code regarding signs

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider waiving the reading in full and introducing an Ordinance                adding Section 11.36 (Signs) of Title 11 (Zoning), of the South Gate Municipal Code.  (CD)
 

5. Resolution adopting the updated Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider adopting a Resolution              adopting the updated Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, describing the City’s efforts to prepare for and respond to emergencies.  (CD)
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 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18 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. Adopt 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 consider waiving the reading in full and adopting Ordinance No. 2350 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)
 

7. Adopt 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 consider waiving the reading in full and adopting Ordinance No. 2351 amending Sections 11.21.030 (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)
 

8. Adopt 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 Ordinance No. 2352 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)
 

9. Resolution approving enrollment of properties in the GSFA Pace Programs and authorizing the City's associate membership in the GSFA

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Adopting a Resolution                 consenting to inclusion of properties within the City’s jurisdiction in the “GSFA Community Facilities District No. 2014-1 (Clean Energy)” which offers financing for Renewable Energy Generation, Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Improvements and approving associate membership in GSFA Joint Powers Authority; and

b. Adopting a Resolution                 consenting to inclusion of properties within the City’s jurisdiction in the “GSFA PACE Program” to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy and Water Efficiency Improvements and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and approving associate membership in GSFA Joint Powers Authority.
 

10. Resolution approving Density Bonus Housing Agreement for Path Villas at 5610 Imperial Highway

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Finding that project is Categorically Exempt under Section 15061 (b)(3) (General Rule Exemption) of the California Environmental Quality Act; and

b. Adopting a Resolution                 approving Density Bonus Housing Agreement (Contract          ) for the Path Villas at South Gate for a 60-unit supportive housing development at 5610 Imperial Highway.
 

11. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3340 with SAFNA Engineering & Consulting extending project management services for FY 2018/19

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract 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; and

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

12. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2902 with WM Curbside, LLC for City sponsorship of a Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract 2902 with WM Curbside, LLC for sponsorship of a Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility;

b. Authorizing the submittal of a Permit by Rule application to the Los Angeles County Certified Unified Program Agencies; and

c. Authorizing the City Manager to execute Amendment No. 1 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

13. Agreement with Timberline Construction for reimbursement to the City for sidewalk improvement costs for the Boulevard Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract                ) with Timberline Construction, Inc., to secure funding to complete sidewalk repairs under The Boulevard Project, in the amount of $9,250;

b. Authorizing the Director of Public Works/City Engineer to approve a change order with Griffith Company to complete the sidewalk repairs under The Boulevard Project, in the amount of $9,250;

c. Appropriating the $9,250 to be received from Timberline Construction, Inc. to The Boulevard Project (Account No. 31 1-790-31-9447); and

d. Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

14. Agreement ClientFirst Technology Consulting for IT assessment and a 5-year master plan

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Approving a Professional Services Agreement (Contract               ) with ClientFirst Technology Consulting to perform an assessment of the City’s current information services operations and technology infrastructure and to develop a 5-Year Information Technology Master Plan, in the not to-exceed amount of $59,948; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with ClientFirst Technology Consulting in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

15. Agreement with Merchants Building Maintenance for custodial and maintenance services

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving a maintenance agreement (Contract                    ) with Merchants Building Maintenance to provide Custodial and Maintenance Services for the City facilities for a three-year term not-to exceed the amount of $693,267 ($231,089 Annually); and

b. Appropriating $40,761 from the undesignated general fund reserve to the Facility Maintenance Account (Account No. 100-710-12-6702) as necessary to fully fund the first year of the contract amount; and

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

16. Approve revised Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

The City Council will consider approving the revised Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Plan.  (CD)
 

17. Approve a Side Letter of Agreement with the South Gate Professional and Mid-Management Association

The City Council will consider approving a Side Letter of Agreement with the South Gate Professional and Mid-Management Association.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

18. Minutes

The City Council will consider:  (CLERK)

a.  Approving the Special Meeting minutes of May 4, 2018; and

b.  Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of May 22, 2018.
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

19. Parks & Recreation Master Plan 10 year update Report

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.
 

20. 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 authorize the Director of Public Works/City Engineer to procure a contract for street sweeping services starting in Fiscal Year 2018/19.
 

21. New City Logo Branding Project

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Selecting a color scheme for the new City logo and tagline to begin the City’s branding initiative;

b. Providing direction on the roll out plan for the new City logo; and

c. Authorizing the City Attorney to file the trademark application for the new City logo and tagline.
 

22. Proposed Home Recognition Program

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

23. 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.
 

24. Carryover of open purchase orders and unspent budget appropriations from FY 2016/17 to FY 2017/18

The City Council will consider authorizing the carryover of unspent budget appropriations from FY 2016/17 to FY 2017/18 for the funds detailed in Exhibit A.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

25. Letter to LAUSD regarding co-location of Valiente Charter School students at South East High School

The City Council will consider authorizing staff to prepare a letter on behalf of the entire Council to the Los Angeles Unified School District opposing the proposed co-location of elementary students at South East High School and requesting further information regarding this matter.  (ADMIN)
 

26. Warrant Register for June 26, 2018

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for June 26, 2018. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $1,591,954.70
Voids: ($       2,875.79)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $    337,366.37
Grand Total: $1,251,712.54

Cancellations: 77661, 77810, 77864
X.

Adjournment

Adjournment in memory of Yolanda Alvarez, long-time South Gate resident.

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted June 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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