South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

TELECONFERENCE
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833

MEETING ID: 822 6938 1906
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82269381906

I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDER Maria Davila, Mayor                
INVOCATION  Pastor Bobby Scott, Community of Faith Bible Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Michael Flad, City Manager
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk

II.

City Officials

MAYOR CITY CLERK
Maria Davila Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER
Al Rios Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS CITY MANAGER
Maria del Pilar Avalos Michael Flad
Denise Diaz
Gil Hurtado  CITY ATTORNEY

Raul F. Salinas

 

COVID 19 Meeting Procedures

Pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20, dated March 17, 2020, members of the South Gate City Council, staff, and the public will participate in the July 28, 2020 meeting via a teleconference. To avoid exposure to COVID-19 this meeting will be held with City Council Members participating via teleconference by calling Dial-in-Number: 1 (669) 900-6833  and Meeting ID: 822 6938 1906 and https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82269381906

Additionally, you may submit your comments electronically by emailing the City Clerk at cavalos@sogate.org.

Procedure for Participation:
Any person wanting to participate may request to “speak” on an agenda item. Once acknowledged and authorized by the Mayor the person may speak. Alternatively, any person may submit comments on an item electronically by emailing cavalos@sogate.org. Submissions by email must be received 30 minutes prior to the posted start time of the meeting if emailing subject.

Subject line should read: COMMENTS FOR ITEM _____, MEETING OF July 28, 2020.

Please note, you will enter the meeting muted, but if you want to comment on an Agenda Item or during the public comment portion of the Agenda, raise your hand or press *9 at the appropriate time indicated by the Mayor.  When you are selected to speak, you will hear that you are unmuted, this is the time to make your public comments.  Your patience with these changes is appreciated as the City adjusts to new ways of conducting business during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Thank you.

Accessibility:  Reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be handled on a case-by-case basis and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20.  Please call the Office of the City Clerk at 323.563.9510.
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.

Public Hearings

 

1. Resolution approving the Disposition Development Agreement for 5821 Firestone Boulevard will be continued


The City Council will Open the Public Hearing and consider continuing consideration of a Resolution approving the proposed Disposition and Development Agreement for the sale and development of the property located at 5821 Firestone Boulevard, to the August 11, 2020 City Council meeting. (CD)
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 2, 3 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 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.
 

2. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3562 with Tripepi Smith and Associates, Inc., for the economic development pamphlet


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3562 with Tripepi Smith and Associates, Inc., for additional Marketing and Economic Development Design Support Services on an as-needed basis, in the amount of $10,000;

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

3. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3360 with Interwest Consulting Group, Inc., extending plan check and building inspection services


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3360 Interwest Consulting Group to continue providing plan check and building inspection services for an additional two-year term, in an amount not to exceed $500,000, or $250,000 annually; and

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

4. Agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for traffic engineering staff


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                   ) with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., to provide traffic engineering and staff augmentation services for a two-year term with an option for a one-year extension, for an annual amount not to exceed $105,000; and

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

5. Agreement with AARC Consultants, LLC, for the Risk and Resilience Assessment & Emergency Response Plan


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving an Agreement (Contract No. _______) with AARC Consultants, LLC, to perform a Risk and Resilience Assessment of the City’s municipal water system and update the Emergency Response Plan to comply with America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, for an amount not to exceed $121,085; and

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

6. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-49-AC with KOA Corporation for additional construction inspection services


The City Council will consider : (PW)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-49-AC with KOA Corporation for additional construction inspection services through the completion of construction of the 10920 
Garfield Avenue Street and Water Utilities Improvement Project, in an amount not-to-exceed $30,000;

b.     Appropriating $60,000 from the unassigned General Fund balance to Account No. 100-701-31-
6106 (General Fund - Public Works Engineering - New Development Services) to fund the cost of this contract; and

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

7. Purchase Order for SHI for the purchase of Microsoft Office 365


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SRVS)

a.     Approving Microsoft Enterprise License Agreement (Contract ______) with SHI for Microsoft Office 365, a cloud-based electronic mail system, for a three-year term, in the amount of $218,442, or $72,814 annually; and

b.     Authorizing the issuance of a Purchase Order to SHI for the purchase of this 3-year Microsoft Enterprise License Agreement.
 

8. Minutes


The City Council will approving the Regular and Special Meeting minutes of July 14th, 2020 (CLERK)
VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

9. Membership with the Government Alliance on Race and Equity organization


The City Council will consider approving an annual membership with the Government Alliance on Race and Equity organization to advance racial justice and equity in the community, in the amount of $1,000.  (ADMIN)
 

10. Status report on the Police Officer body-worn camera program


The City Council will consider receiving and filing status report on the body-worn camera program for South Gate Police Officers. (PD)
 

11. Status report regarding Inclusionary Housing Ordinance


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.     Receiving and filing status report of the recommended Inclusionary Housing Ordinance policy; and

b.     Providing direction to staff.
 

12. Warrants


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Ratifying the warrant register from July 14, 2020 for Fiscal Year 2020/21;

b.     Approving Check Nos. 89157, 89186 and 89299 from July 14, 2020; and

c. Approving the Warrant register for July 28, 2020.

Total of Checks:                                        $2,730,364.18
Voids:                                                        $              0.00
Total Payroll Deductions (FY 2019/20):    $       3,820.14
Total Payroll Deductions (FY 2020/21)     $   339,580.92
Grand Total:                         $2,386,963.12
IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted July 23, 2020 at 2:23 p.m. as required by law.



Carmen Avalos, CMC
City Clerk




Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk's Office

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