South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                       
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Reverend Sean Pica, Redeemer Lutheran Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Paul L. Adams, Director of Parks & Recreation
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 sponsors of the 2018 Spring Ft 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)
V.

Public Hearings

 

2. Ordinance amending certain Sections of Chapter 11.51 (Permits and Procedures), of Title 11 (Zoning), of the Municipal Code adopting a revised discretionary review process and thresholds for potential new development 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)
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 3, 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.
 

3. Ordinance No. 2353 adding new Chapter 11.36 (Signs - General Policies, Provisions & Procedures), and Sections to Title 11 (Zoning), of the Municipal Code implementing signage regulations Citywide

The City Council will consider waiving further reading and adopt Ordinance No. 2353 adding Section 11.36 (Signs- General Policies, Provisions, and Procedures), and Sections of Title 11 (Zoning), of the South Gate Municipal Code implementing signage regulations citywide.  (CD)
 

4. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2931 with Green Wise Soil Technologies, LLC to allow compressed natural gas fueling stations at 10120 Miller Way

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2931 with Green Wise Soil Technologies, LLC to allow Compressed Natural Gas fueling stations at 10120 Miller Way; and

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

5. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Subrecipient Agreements

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Approving the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Subrecipient Agreements for Fiscal Year 2018/19 with:

1. Fair Housing Foundation (Contract                 );
2. Southern California Rehabilitation Services (Contract                );
3. The Salvation Army (Contract               );
4. Helpline Youth Counseling (Contract                 );
5. Tweedy Mile Association (Contract                   );
6. HUB Cities (Contract                  ); and

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

6. Contract amendment with the Southeast Area Animal Control Authority (SEAACA)

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3026 with the Southeast Area Animal Control Authority for animal control and sheltering services for Fiscal Year 2018/19; and

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

7. Agreement with Stephen Doreck Equipment Rentals, Inc., for replacement of the California Avenue water main crossing at Firestone Boulevard

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract                ) with Steven Doreck Equipment Rentals, Inc., to construct the California Water Main Crossing at Firestone Boulevard (Water Main), City Project No. 594-WTR, in an amount not-to-exceed $157,395;

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

c. Approving the Notice of Exemption for the replacement of the Water Main and direct the City Clerk to file it with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s Office.
 

8. Agreement with the Los Angeles Gateway Regional Integrated Regional Water Management Joint Powers Authority for cost sharing for installation of monitoring equipment and monitoring of storm water quality for metals in the Los Angeles River

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract                   ) with the Los Angeles Gateway Regional Integrated Regional Water Management Joint Powers Authority for the cost sharing for the installation of monitoring equipment and monitoring pursuant to the Harbor Toxic Pollutants Total Maximum Daily Loads for a five-year term, for an amount not to exceed $816 annually; and

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

9. Minutes

The City Council will consider approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of June 12, 2018. (CLERK)
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

10. 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.
 

11. 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.
 

12. Warrant Register for July 10, 2018

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for July 10, 2018. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $5,221,024.12
Voids: ($              0.00)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $    290,374.54
Grand Total: $4,930,649.58
X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted July 3, 2018 at 4:30 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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