South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                                            
CALL TO ORDER Jorge Morales, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Chuck Brady, Redeemer Lutheran Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Giselle Mares, Administrative Analyst
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.

Public Hearings

 

1.

The City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider:  (PW)

a. Adopting a Resolution                 adopting the Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, and adopting the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Urban Orchard Demonstration Project, City Project No. 539-PRK, and approving design and construction of this Project;

b. Directing the City Clerk’s to file the Notice of Determination with the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder’s Office and State Clearing House; and

c. Directing the City Clerk to publish a copy of this Resolution in the Los Angeles WAVE newspaper, as required by law, not less than fifteen (15) days after its adoption.
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 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11 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. This item was removed from the Agenda.

 

3.

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                  amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to create the positions of full-time Intermediate Account Clerk (Police) and part-time Computer Information Systems Aide (Police), to eliminate one vacant full-time Civilian Custody Officer position, to eliminate one vacant part-time Intermediate Account Clerk position, all in the Police Department, to approve the corresponding job specifications, and to update the appropriate salary pay tables.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

4.

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                 amending the Hourly Pay Table to update hourly rates for hourly positions with full-time classification titles, effective June 23, 2019, and to conform to the state minimum wage law, which will go into effect on January 1, 2020.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

5.

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                    approving the submittal of a grant application by The Trust for Public Land to the California Department of Parks and Recreation for Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Grant Program for the construction of the Urban Orchard Demonstration Project and City agreeing to accept this Project and contract obligations upon completion.  (PW)
 

6.

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                 ) with National Plant Services, Inc., for Sanitary Sewer Main Closed Circuit Television Inspection and As-needed Maintenance Services for a three-year term commencing September 1, 2019, in an annual amount not to exceed $100,000, for a total amount of $300,000; and

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

7.

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Escrow Agreement (Contract No.                 ) with the Los Angeles Community College District to collect the fair share portion of the costs associated with the construction of a traffic signal at the intersection of Firestone Boulevard and Calden Avenue under the Firestone Boulevard Corridor Capacity Enhancement Project, City Project No. 476-TRF, in the amount of $317,307; and

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

8. This item was removed from the Agenda.

 

9.

The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN)

a. Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3035 with Icon Enterprises, Inc., D/B/A CivicPlus, extending website maintenance support services through August 26, 2020, in an amount not-to-exceed $9,703;

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

c. Appropriate $9,703 from the unassigned fund balance of the General Fund to Account No. 100-150-44-6101 (Community Promotion - Professional Services).
 

10.

The City Council will consider:  (PARKS)

a. Approving the purchase of a new 30 foot Showmobile Mobile Stage from Wenger, Inc., through the Government Pricing Program in the amount of $174,749;

b. Appropriating $185,000 from the unassigned fund balance of the Capital Asset & Equipment Replacement Fund (CAER) to Account Number 523-401-61-9003 (CAER Fund - Parks Administration - Auto/Rolling Stock) to fund the cost of this purchase and additional equipment at a later time;

c. Authorizing the City’s Purchasing Department to issue a Purchase Order for this item in accordance with the City’s purchasing ordinance and policies; and

d. Authorizing the Director of Parks & Recreation to execute any additional documents as may be required to properly implement and manage this purchase.
 

11.

The City Council will consider approving the Special and Regular City Council Meeting Minutes of August 13, 2019. (CLERK)
VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

12.

The City Council will consider:  (PD)

a. Approving Amendment No. I to Contract No. 3396 with Mr. C’s Towing of South Gate, Inc., for tow and storage services for an additional five year term, with an option for a subsequent two year extension; and

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

13.

The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN)

a. Receiving and filing the Citywide Work Program for Fiscal Year 2018/19; and

b. Adopting and approving the Citywide Work Program for Fiscal Year 2019/20.
 

14.

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for August 27, 2019.  (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $11,571,578.59
Voids $      (1,217.41)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (355,463.42)
Grand Total: $11,214,897.76

Cancellations: 77750, 81164
IX.

Adjournment


I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted August 22, 2019 at 6:59 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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