South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                                   
CALL TO ORDER Jorge Morales, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Anthony Kidd, Community of Faith Bible Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Raul F. Salinas,City Attorney
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.

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.
V.

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.
VI.

Consent Calendar Items

Agenda Items 1, 2 and 3 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.
 

1. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3352 with The Trust for Public Land extending the contract by 12 months to prepare additional studies for the Urban Orchard Project


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3352 with The Trust for Public Land to extend the contract by 12 months, and to provide funds to prepare a supplemental study to the Phase I Cultural Resources Assessment and Section 106 Compliance Study, and to prepare a Jurisdictional Delineation Report which is required by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, in an amount not-to-exceed $14,917; and

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

2. Ratification of the “Request to Bind Coverage” to secure the excess workers’ compensation insurance policy with Safety National Casualty for a one-year term


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Ratifying the Director of Administrative Services’ execution of the “Request to Bind Coverage” to secure the excess workers’ compensation insurance policy (policy) with Safety National Corporation through Alliant Insurance Services, Inc., for the one-year period of July 1, 2019 through July 1, 2020;

b. Authorizing the Director of Administrative Services to execute all additional documents required to finalize the policy with Safety National Casualty Corporation; and

c. Authorizing payment, in the amount of $150,138, to Alliant Insurance Services, Inc., for the policy issued by Safety National Casualty Corporation.
 

3. Minutes


The City Council will consider:  (CLERK)

A. Approving the Regular Meeting minutes of May 28, 2019; and

B. Approving the Regular Meeting minutes of June 11, 2019.
VII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

4. Agreement with Nationwide Environmental Services, Inc., for citywide street sweeping services for a five-year term


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                ) with Nationwide Environmental Services, for citywide street sweeping services, for a five-year term, in an amount not-to-exceed $678,960, annually, for Fiscal Year 2019/20 through Fiscal Year 2021/22 and $692,539, annually, for Fiscal Year 2022/23 through Fiscal Year 2023/24, which excludes the costs and services necessary to reduce parking restrictions to 2 hours;

b. Appropriate $38,960 from the unassigned fund balance of the Street Sweeping Fund to Account No. 214-730-31-6101 (Street Sweeping— Professional Services) to cover the cost of this Agreement for Fiscal Year 2019/20; and

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

5. Presentation on the Draft Citywide Parking Study


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Receiving and filing a presentation on the Draft Citywide Parking Study; and

b. Directing staff to agendize the Citywide Parking Study at a future City Council Meeting to finalize its recommendations.
 

6. Warrant Register for July 9, 2019


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for July 9, 2019. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $2,427,285.88
Voids $    (18,748.64)                   
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (250,047.69)
Grand Total: $2,158,489.55

Cancellations: 78687, 80204, 83161, 83320, 83359, 83477
VIII.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted July 3, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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