South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                    
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Ernesto Trejo, South Gate Church of Christ
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Naomi Nixon, South Gate resident
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. Appointment to the Parks & Recreation Commission

Vice Mayor Morales will appoint Naomi Nixon to the Parks & Recreation Commission to fill a vacancy; the appointment will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council.  (ADMIN)
V.

Public Hearings

 

2. Edward Byrne JAG 2018 Grant Funds for Police Department Fitness & Wellness Center

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider:  (PD)

a. Authorizing utilization of 2018 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Funds, in the amount of $43,038.00, from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Funds, for the purchase of fitness equipment for the Police Department Fitness and Wellness Center;

b. Increasing the FY 2018/19 revenue projection in account number 231-4620 (Police Grants - Edward Byrne Memorial Grant) by $18,038.00, from $25,000.00 to $43,038.00; and

c. Amending the FY 2018/19 Police Grants Fund budget by appropriating an additional $2,458.00 to account number 231-554-21-9005 (Machinery & Equipment), and transferring $40,000.00 from account number 231-554-21-5111 (Overtime Sworn) and $580.00 from account number 231-554-21-5220 (Medicare) to account number 231-554-21-9005 (Machinery & Equipment).

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, 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.
 

3. Resolution amending the City's Conflict of Interest Code for designating City personnel required to file

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution _______ amending the City's Conflict of Interest Code for designated City personnel, adopting by reference Section 18730 of the California Code of Regulations.  (CLERK'S)
 

4. Amendment 3 to Contract 2373 with Construction and Demolition Recycling, Inc., for operation of their material recovery and recycling facility

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 2373 with Construction and Demolition Recycling, Inc., formerly known as Interior Removal Specialists, Inc., extending the term of the Agreement through June 30, 2021, to collect permit fees in accordance with Section 2.08.450 B of the South Gate Municipal Code; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 3 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

5. Agreement with Erick Bridge doing business as Huntington Beach Electric for construction of City Hall Lighting Improvements Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract              ) with Eric Bridge doing business as Huntington Beach Electric to construct the South Gate City Hall Lighting Improvements Project (Project), City Project No. 502-ARC in an amount not-to-exceed $72,570;

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 construction of the South Gate City Hall Lighting Improvements Project, City Project 502-ARC and direct the City Clerk to file it with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s Office.
 

6. Agreement with RS Construction & Development, Inc., for repair of Police Department bathroom facilities

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract             ) with RS Construction & Development, Inc., for the construction of the South Gate Police Department Bathroom Facilities (BF) Repair Project, City Project No. 598-ARC, in an amount not-to-exceed $147,974;

b. Appropriating $198,974 from the unassigned fund balance in the Asset Forfeiture Fund to Account No. 235-570-21-9100, to fund the South Gate Police Department RF Repair Project; and

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

7. City’s Annual Statement of Investment Policy

The City Council will consider adopting the City’s Annual Statement of Investment Policy. (ADMIN SVCS)
 

8. Quarterly Investment Report for period ending March 31, 2018

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2018.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

9. Quarterly Investment Report for period ending June 30, 2018

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended June 30, 2018.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

10. Housing Element Annual Progress Reports for 2014-2017

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Receiving and filing the Housing Element Annual Progress Reports for calendar years 2014-2017; and

b. Directing staff to provide copies of the Housing Element Annual Progress Reports to the State Department of Housing and Community Development.
 

11. Minutes

The City Council will consider approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of August 14, 2018.  (CLERK)
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

12. Agreement with Aid Builders, Inc., to construct the Seaborg House Relocation Project and appropriation of $30,000

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract                ) with Aid Builders, Inc., to construct the Seaborg House Relocation Project (Project), City Project No. 531-ARC, in an amount not-to exceed $369,000;

b. Appropriating $300,000 from the unassigned fund balance in the Park Enhancement Fund to Account No. 311-790-69-9424 to fully fund the Project;

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

d. Approving the Notice of Exemption for the construction of the Project and directing the City Clerk to file it with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s Office.
 

13. Students’ Presentation on Strategic Plan

The City Council will consider allowing Graduate students from the University of Southern California provide an overview of their City of South Gate Strategic Plan: FY 2018-2022.  (ADMIN)
 

14. Warrant Register for August 28, 2018

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for August 28, 2018. (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $3,026,378.86
Voids: ($          161.25)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $    323,947.38
Grand Total: $2,702,270.23

Cancellations: 75845, 75897, 75925
X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted August 22, 2018 at 5:16 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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