South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                                   
CALL TO ORDER Jorge Morales, Mayor
INVOCATION Aldair Bardales, Chaplain of Boy Scout Troop 468
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Eagle Scouts from Troop 468
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. Proclamations to Eagle Scouts from Troop 468 in recognition for attaining the highest rank in Scouting


The City Council will issue Proclamations to Eagle Scouts from Troop 468 in recognition for their outstanding achievement in attaining the highest rank in Scouting. (ADMIN)
 

2. Certificate of Appreciation to Principal Rogelio Sanchez, Jr., in recognition of his outstanding leadership and accomplishments


The City Council will present a Certificate of Appreciation to Principal Rogelio Sanchez, Jr., in recognition of his outstanding leadership and accomplishments in having a 100% graduation rate with a 94% acceptance rate to a college/university at Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology Academy High School.  (ADMIN)
 

3. Certificates of Appreciation to Police Officers Aaron Krisman and Arturo Macias for their life saving measures


The City Council will present Certificates of Appreciation to South Gate Police Officers Aaron Krisman and Arturo Macias in recognition of their life saving measures while assisting a severely injured resident.  (PD)
 

4. Introduction of the City’s new and promotional full-time employees


The City Council will allow staff to introduce the new and promotional full-time employees hired or promoted between April 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.  (ADMIN SVCS)
V.

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.
VI.

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.
VII.

Consent Calendar Items

Agenda Items 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11 and 12 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.
 

5. Resolution creating the job specification for the position of Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police and updating the salary pay table


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to create the job specification for the position of Executive Assistant to the Police Chief in the Police Department and to update the appropriate salary pay table.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

6. Resolution authorizing application, submittal and receipt of SB 2 Planning Grants Program Funds to streamline housing approvals and accelerate housing production


The City Council will consider adopting a  Resolution                    authorizing application, submittal and receipt of Senate Bill No. 2 (Atkins), Planning Grants Program funds through the Department of Housing and Community Development for the preparation of plans and processes to streamline housing approvals and accelerate housing production.  (CD)
 

7. Resolution approving the City's Transit Services Division Title VI Program Update for the GATE


The City Council will consider: (PARKS)

a. Adopting a  Resolution                   approving the City of South Gate Transit Services Division Title VI Program Update (Program Update) for the GATE Fixed Route Services, effective July 23, 2019; and

b. Directing staff to submit and implement the Title VI Program Update.
 

8. Amendment No. I to Contract No. 3243 with West Coast Arborists, Inc., extending citywide tree maintenance services for one year


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3243 with West Coast Arborist, Inc., extending the term of the contract from August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020 and increasing the contract amount by $515,000 for Citywide Tree Maintenance Services; and

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

9. This item was removed from the Agenda.

 

10. Agreement with Inter-Sky Custom Skylights & Daylighting, Inc., for the Sports Center Roof Skylight Panel Replacement


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract No.               ) with Inter-Sky Custom Skylights & Daylighting, Inc., for the construction of the Sports Center Roof Skylight Panel Replacement, City Project No. 586-ARC (Project), in an amount not-to-exceed $355,030;

b. Transfering $90,000 from the Building & Infrastructure Maintenance Fund, Account No. 524-460-61-9100 to Project Account No. 311-790-61-9460 to fully fund the Project;

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

d. Approving the Notice of Exemption (NOE) for the construction of the Project; and

e. Directing the City Clerk to file the NOE with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's Office.
 

11. Concession Agreement with the South Gate Junior Athletic Association for food vending services


The City Council will consider receiving and filing a new Concession Agreement (Contract No.          ) with the South Gate Junior Athletic Association to provide food vending services to South Gate Park patrons, for a term of three years.  (PARKS)
 

12. Minutes


The City Council will consider:  (CLERK)

A. Approving the Regular Meeting and Special Meeting minutes of June 25, 2019;

B. Approving the Special Meeting minutes of July 2, 2019; and

C. Approving the Regular Meeting and Special Meeting minutes of July 9, 2019.
VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

13. Resolution establishing the South Gate Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census and appointing members to serve


The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Adopting a Resolution                establishing the South Gate Complete Count Committee (CCC) for the 2020 United States Census to increase awareness and increase census participation, and appointing members to serve on the CCC; and

b. Approving the formation of a 2020 Census Steering Committee to help guide the decision making process of the South Gate Complete Count Committee, and approve recommended members to serve on the Steering Committee.
 

14. Warrant Register for July 23, 2019


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for July 23, 2019. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $1,818,538.54
Voids $    (45,000.00)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (260,840.56)
Grand Total: $1,512,697.98

Cancellations: 83768
IX.

Adjournment

Adjournment in memory of Espie Holguin, long time South Gate resident; Dr. Frank Meza; Henry Lozano, Chief of Staff for decades for former congressmen Ed Roybal and Xavier Becerra; and Cynthia Duprey, former longtime employee.

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted July 18, 2019 at 5:39 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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