South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

TELECONFERENCE
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833
MEETING ID: 898 9853 8419
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I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDER Maria Davila, Mayor                
INVOCATION  Pastor Anthony Kidd, Community of Faith Bible Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Yolanda Carrion, Recipient of the SoCalGas College Scholarship
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

III.

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 September 8, 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: 898 9853 8419 and https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89898538419

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 September 8, 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.
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IV.

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.
V.

Proclamations, Certificates, Introductions and Ceremonial Actions


 

1. Proclamation declaring September 17, 2020 as Cerritos College Day


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring September 17, 2020 as “Cerritos College Day” to commemorate the 65th anniversary of Cerritos College.  (ADMIN)
 

2. Certificate of Appreciation to Yolanda Carrion, $5,000 SoCalGas College Scholarship Recipient


The City Council will present a Certificate of Appreciation to Yolanda Carrion for receiving a $5,000 college scholarship from SoCalGas. (PD)
 

3. City Commissions and Committees


The City Council will consider making appointments to City Commissions, Committees and Boards; the appointments will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council. (ADMIN)
VI.

Public Hearings

 

4. Adopt Resolution for Three Affordable Housing Waivers, a Resolution for Affordable Housing Agreement and Approve an Affordable Housing Agreement Project, 10130 Adella Avenue


The City Council will consider: (PW)

1.     Conducting a public hearing for the consideration of the affordable housing waivers;

2.     Accepting the determination that this project is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Article 19 (Categorical Exemptions) 14 CCR § 15332. § 15332, In-Fill Development Projects, Class 32;

3.     Adopting the Resolution______ approving three (3) affordable housing waivers to facilitate the inclusion of four units with rents affordable to Very Low Income households for a period no less than 55 years, in the Legacy Apartments at 10130 Adella Avenue; and

4.     Adopting the Resolution______ approving the affordable housing agreement for the Legacy Apartments at 10130 Adella Avenue; and

5.     Approving the affordable housing agreement (Contract No. _______) between the City of South Gate and 10130 Adella LLC, for the Legacy Apartments at 10130 Adella Avenue.
VII.

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.
VIII.

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.
IX.

Consent Calendar Items

Agenda Items 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 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 Disclaiming Interest in Purchasing Tax Defaulted Property


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.  Adopting a Resolution_______ disclaiming any interest in purchasing tax defaulted property (APN 6233-032-002), and agreeing to the purchase price of $4,307 to be paid by the Los Angeles County Flood Control District To The Board Of Supervisors Of Los Angeles County.

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Chapter 8 Agreement No. 2838 in a form acceptable by the City Attorney.
 

6. Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 2232 with Adminsure, Inc.


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SRVS)

a. Approving Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 2232 with AdminSure Inc., for the administration of the City’s Self-Insured Workers’ Compensation Program with a 0% rate increase for Fiscal Year 2020/21 and a 2% increase for Fiscal Years 2021/22, 2022/23 and 2023/24; and

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

7. Deed Restriction with California Department of Parks & Recreation and National Parks Service for the Urban Orchard Project


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving the Deed Restriction with the California Department of Parks and Recreation and National Park Service as necessary to meet the requirements placed on Land and Water Conservation Fund Competitive Program, Grant No. 06-01817 awarded to the Urban Orchard Project, City Project No. 539-PRK (Project); and

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

8. Transfer Agreement with the Los Angeles County Flood Control District to receive Safe, Clean Water Program Funds


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution ______ approving Transfer Agreement No. 2020MP77 with the Los Angeles County Flood Control District for Safe, Clean Water Program funds for Fiscal Years 2020/21 through 2023/24, in the amount of $1 Million annually, and authorizing the City Manager to execute and submit the Transfer Agreement and subsequent Annual Expenditure Plans and Annual Reports. (PW)
 

9. Addendum No. 5 with Enterprise FM Trust to lease one vehicle for the Police Department


The City Council will consider: (PD)

a. Approving Addendum No. 5 to Contract No. 3130 (Master Equity Lease Agreement) with Enterprise FM Trust to include the lease of a 2020 Chevrolet Traverse for the Police Department Services Division for a four-year term in an amount not to exceed $36,280 ($9,070 per year);

b. Approving the purchase of the emergency safety equipment and radio for this vehicle in an amount not to exceed $5,301; and

c. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Addendum No. 5 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

10. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3542 with Nationwide Environmental Services for Citywide Street Sweeping Services


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3542 with Nationwide Environmental Services to provide for a Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase of 2% in Year 5 of the contract(estimated at $13,851), and to modify the termination clause;

b.     Approving adding Columbus Day and Veterans Day to the non-street sweeping schedule and direct staff to incorporate this change into Amendment No. 1; and

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

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

11. Proclamation declaring September 2020 as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring September 2020 as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month to raise awareness about mental health and improve access to mental health treatment and services. (ADMIN)
 

12. Warrants


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.     Approving Check No. 89826 from August 25, 2020; and

b. Approving the Warrant register for September 8, 2020.

Total of Checks:                                        $ 1,646,947.00
Voids:                                                       ($        7,125.00)
Total Payroll Deductions (FY 2020/21)    ($    302,619.43)
Grand Total:                          $ 1,337,202.57

Cancellations:  85237, 87751, 88529, 89352, 89972
XI.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted September 3, 2020 at 12:50 p.m. as required by law.



Carmen Avalos, CMC
City Clerk




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