South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                                            
CALL TO ORDER Jorge Morales, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Anthony Kidd, Community of Faith Bible Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Joe Perez, Director of Community Development
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. One year compliance review of the Live Entertainment Permit for Buena Mesa Restaurant, located at 5861 Firestone Boulevard


The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider a one-year compliance review of the Live Entertainment Permit for Buena Mesa restaurant, located at 5861 Firestone Boulevard. (CD)
 

2. City of South Gate 2019 Public Health Goal Report pertaining to the City’s drinking water quality


The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider receiving and filing the City of South Gate 2019 Public Health Goal Report pertaining to drinking water quality of the City’s potable water system.  (PW)
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, 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 updating the job specifications of the Senior Code Enforcement Officer, Senior Building Inspector. Community Development Technician III, eliminating one Code Enforcement Officer position and Building Inspector position, all in the Community Development Department and updating the appropriate salary pay tables


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                  amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to create the position of Senior Code Enforcement Officer, to eliminate one Code Enforcement Officer position, to create the position of Senior Building Inspector, to eliminate one Building Inspector position, to create the position of Community Development Technician III, and to eliminate one Community Development Technician II position, all in the Community Development Department, to approve the corresponding job specifications, and to update the appropriate salary pay table.
 

4. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3504 with Interwest Consulting Group, Inc., for continued Interim Senior Planner consulting services


The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3504, Professional Services Agreement with Interwest Consulting Group, Inc., to continue providing Interim Senior Planner consulting services through May 14, 2020, in the amount of $100,000; and

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

5. Purchase Order for the purchase and installation of the rubber flooring at the Margaret Travis Senior Center


The City Council will consider:  (PARKS)

a. Approving the purchase and installation of rubber flooring and wall base, from DFS Flooring, for the Margaret Travis Senior Center through the government pricing program in the amount of
$124,841, which includes $82,841 for flooring and installation and $42,000 in contingency;

b. Appropriating $124,841 from the unassigned fund balance of the Building & Infrastructure Maintenance (BIM) Fund to account number 524-412-61-9100 (BIM - Senior Center - Facility Improvements) to fund the cost of this project;

c. Authorizing the City’s Purchasing Department to issue a Purchase Order for this project 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.
 

6. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3368 with Biggs Cardosa & Associates, Inc., and Change Order No. 4 with Griffith Company for overtime construction inspection services for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancements Project


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving Change Order No. 4 to Contract No. 3389 with the Griffith Company to receive a
reimbursement in the amount of $80,114 to pay for overtime costs incurred for construction
inspection services under which the Griffith Company is contractually obligated to pay;

b. Authorizing the Assistant City Manager/Director of Public Works to process Change Order No.
4;

c. Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3368 with Biggs Cardosa & Associates, Inc., to
increase the fees to account for the overtime inspection services provided at the request of the
Griffith Company for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancements
Project, in the amount of $80,114; and

d. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

7. Agreement with General Pump Company, Inc., for the Well No. 28 Pump Replacement


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract No.               ) with General Pump Company, Inc., for the Well No. 28 Pump Replacement, City Project No. 641-WTR (Project), in an amount not-to-exceed $192,120;

b. Appropriating $280,000 from the unassigned fund balance of the Water Fund to Account Number 411-731-71-9575 (Water Fund - Well No. 28 Pump Replacement Project) to fund the cost of this project;

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

d. Approving the Notice of Exemption for this Project; and

e. Directing the City Clerk to file the Notice of Exemption with the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder’s Office.
 

8. Notice of Completion for the Walnut Avenue Restroom Building No. 5


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Accepting completion of construction of the Walnut Avenue Restroom Building No. 5, City Project No. 628-PRK, completed by Fleming Environmental, Inc., effective August 13, 2019; and

b. Directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder’s Office.
 

9. Notice of Completion for the Well No. 18 Rehabilitation


The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a. Accepting completion of construction of the Well No. 18 Rehabilitation, City Project No. 592- WTR, completed by the General Pump Company, Inc., effective August 10, 2019; and

b. Directing the City Clerk to file the Notice of Completion with the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder’s Office.
 

10. Letters to the Southern California Association of Governments objecting to the Regional Housing Needs Assessment’s proposed methodologies


The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Authorizing the Mayor to execute the letter to the Southern California Association of
Governments’ Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) Subcommittee objecting to
RHNA’s proposed methodologies that would result in an inordinate number of housing
units being assigned to the City by the State; and

b. Directing staff to forward said letter along with the Community Development Department’s
technical comment letter to SCAG’s RHNA Subcommittee.
 

11. Minutes


The City Council will consider approving the Special and Regular City Council Meeting Minutes of August 27, 2019. (CLERK)
VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

12. Citywide Work Program for Fiscal Year 2018/19 and Citywide Work Program for Fiscal 2019/20


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.
 

13. Warrant Register for September 10, 2019


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for September 10, 2019.  (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks: $1,962,584.53
Voids $    (46,627.72)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (342,754.47)
Grand Total: $1,573,202.34

Cancellations: 82726, 83936, 84294, 84147
IX.

Adjournment


I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted September 5, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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