South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

TELECONFERENCE
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833
MEETING ID: 826 4255 2402
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I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDER Maria Davila, Mayor                
INVOCATION  Reverand Sean Pica, Redeemer Lutheran Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Joe Perez, Director of Community Development
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 September 22, 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: 826 4255 2402 and https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82642552402

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 22, 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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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. Proclamation declaring October 4th — 10th as Mental Illness Awareness Week


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the week of October 4 through 10, 2020, as Mental Illness Awareness Week. (PD)
V.

Public Hearings

 

2. Resolution applying a 3.36% rate increase for residential refuse/recycling services will be continued to October 27, 2020


The City Council will open the Public Hearing and consider continuing consideration of a Resolution amending Resolution No. 7872 (Schedule of Fees) to apply a 3.36% rate increase to the residential refuse collection and recycling services for Fiscal Year 2020/21, retroactively
effective July 1, 2020, to the regularly scheduled City Council meeting of October 27, 2020. (PW)
 

3. Resolution approving the 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan; Annual Action Plan; Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice; and Citizen Participation Plan


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a. Adopting a Resolution _______ approving the Fiscal Years 2020/21-2024/25 Consolidated Plan; the Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2020/21; the 2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice; and the Citizen Participation Plan; and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to submit to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and

b. Providing direction on the appropriation of $1,006,581 of un-programmed CDBG funds and $907,967.67 of un-programmed HOME funds.
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 4,5, 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.
 

4. Community Development Block Grant Subrecipient Agreements for Fiscal Year 2020/21


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a. Approving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Subrecipient Agreements for Fiscal Year 2020/21 with:

1. The Fair Housing Foundation (CONTRACT #_______) in the amount of $24,000;
2. Southern California Rehabilitation Services   (CONTRACT #_______) in the amount of $8,000;
3. The Salvation Army, DBA The Salvation Army Western Territory (CONTRACT #_______) in the amount of $22,500;
4. Helpline Youth Counseling  (CONTRACT #_______) in the amount of $22,500;
5. The Tweedy Mile Association (CONTRACT #_______) for a total amount of $60,000; each of the ten participating businesses will receive a $6,000 grant for exterior improvements; and

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

5. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3377 with Hydroscientific West extending as needed technical support services for the SCADA System


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3377 with HydroScientific West extending as-needed technical support services for the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System for an additional two years, in an amount not-to-exceed $60,000, or $30,000 annually; and

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

 

6. Water Rights Lease Agreements with the City of Cerritos and City of Compton


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving Groundwater Pumping Water Rights Lease Agreement (Contract #________) with the City of Cerritos to lease 1,000 acre-feet of the City’s unused water rights, annually, for a three-year term retroactively effective July 1, 2020;

b. Approving Groundwater Pumping Water Rights Lease Agreement (Contract #_______) with the City of Compton to lease 900 acre-feet of the City’s unused water rights, annually, for a two-year term beginning Fiscal Year 2021/22; and

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

7. Agreement with E.C. Construction Co., for the South Gate Police Department Parking Lot Expansion Project


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving an Agreement (Contract #_______) with E.C. Construction Co., to construct the South Gate Police Department Parking Lot Expansion Project (Project), City Project No. 594-GEN, in an amount not-to-exceed $154,674;

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 Project and direct the City Clerk to file it with the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder’s Office.
 

8. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-08-CC with The SpyGlass Group, LLC to increase the not-to-exceed amount for the telecommunications audit


The Council will consider: (ADMIN SRVS)

a. Receiving and filing this staff report summarizing the results of the telecommunication services accounts audit (voice, data, internet, cloud services and mobile/cellular);

b. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-08-CC with The SpyGlass Group, LLC, to increase the not-to-exceed amount from $50,000.00 to $100,000.00; and

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

9. Purchase Order with Fritts Ford for the purchase of a F550 Dump Truck for the Parks & Recreation Department


The City Council will consider Authorizing the issuance of a Purchase Order with Fritts Ford for the purchase of a F550 Dump Truck for the Parks & Recreation Department in the total amount of $58,999.16. (PARKS)
 

10. Minutes


Th City Council will consider: (CLERK)

A. Approving the Special City Council Meeting minutes of August 19, 2020.

B. Approving the Regular and Special City Council Meeting minutes of August 25, 2020
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

11. Warrants


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for September 22, 2020 (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks:                                         $ 1,732,025.76
Voids:                                                        ($        2,677.50)
Total Payroll Deductions:                          ($    345,256.00)                                                              
Grand Total:                          $ 1,384,092.26

Cancellations:  89419, 89698
X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted September 17, 2020 at 3:15 p.m. as required by law.



Carmen Avalos, CMC
City Clerk




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