South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                    
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Randall Davis, Chief of Police
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Al Rios, City Council Member
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. Proclamation declaring October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of October 2018 as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  (ADMIN)
 

2. City Council appointments to the Citizens Advisory Committee


The City Council will consider making appointments to the Citizens Advisory Committee to fill vacancies; the appointments will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council.  (ADMIN)
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 and 9 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. Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 2972 with Tetra Tech, Inc., extending the term of the contract to prepare the as-built plans for the Elizabeth Reservoir and Booster Pump Station at the Well No. 28 Site and New Well No. 29 Site


The City Council will consider:  (PW)


a.  Receiving and filing a report on the final scope of work and cost for the design and construction support services on the Elizabeth Reservoir and Booster Pump Station at the Well No. 28 Site and new Well No. 29 at the Santa Fe Tank Site, City Project No. 494-WTR provided under Contract No. 2979 with Tetra Tech, Inc.;

b.  Approving Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 2979 with Tetra Tech, Inc., extending the term of the contract by nine months through March 31, 2019, to provide the time necessary to prepare the project as-built plans; and

c.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 4 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

4. Chamber of Commerce Agreement for a two year term and appropriation of $50,000


The City Council will consider:  (CD)


a.  Approving an Agreement (Contract               ) with the South Gate Chamber of Commerce for community promotion activities for FY 2018/19 and FY 2019/20 in the amount of $50,000 per year;

b.  Appropriating $50,000 from the unassigned General Fund balance to account number 100-601-42-6308 (General Fund- Community Development- Civic Engagement) to fund the cost of this agreement; and

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

5. Update report on results of the 2018 Summer Youth Employment and Job Training Programs


The City Council will consider receiving and filing update report on the results of the 2018 Summer Youth Employment and Job Training Programs.  (PARKS)
 

6. Purchase Order with the Public Restroom Company for the purchase, delivery and installation of a restroom for South Gate Park


The City Council will consider:  (PARKS)


a.  Approving Purchase Order with the Public Restroom Company for purchase, delivery and installation of a pre-manufactured restroom building to replace existing Restroom #5 at South Gate Park near the Walnut Avenue parking lot, in the budgeted amount of $229,988.00;

b.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Purchase Order in a form acceptable to the City Attorney;

c.  Authorizing the Director of Parks & Recreation to execute all subsequent agreements and documents as required to complete the acquisition and installation of the restroom; and

d.  Approving a contingency of up to $70,012.00 for inspections, site preparation and project management costs not to exceed the total budgeted amount of $300,000.00.
 

7. Purchase Order with Advanced Exercise for the purchase of fitness equipment for the Police Department Wellness Center


The City Council will consider: (PD)


a.  Approving Purchase Order with Advanced Exercise for the purchase of fitness equipment for the South Gate Police Department Wellness Center in the total amount of $58,731.02 as budgeted, which includes the delivery and installation of all purchased equipment; and

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

8. Notice of completion for the construction of the California Avenue Water Main Crossing at Firestone Boulevard


The City Council will consider:  (PW)


a. Accepting the completion of construction, effective August 24, 2018, of the California Avenue Water Main Crossing at Firestone Boulevard, City Project No. 594-WTR, performed by Steven Doreck Equipment Rentals, Inc.; and

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

9. Minutes


The City Council will consider:  (CLERK)


a. Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of August 28, 2018; and

b. Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of September 11, 2018.
VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

10. Tweedy Mile Advisory Board appointments


a. City Council Member Rios will appoint one person to the Tweedy Mile Advisory Board;


b. Select a process to appoint the fifth member to the Tweedy Mile Advisory Board; and

c. Using the selected process, appoint the fifth member to the Tweedy Mile Advisory Board.
 

11. Establishment of a Budget Subcommittee; appointments; and setting meeting schedule


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)


a.  Establishing a Budget Subcommittee

b.  Making appointments to the Budget Subcommittee

c.  Setting a meeting schedule for the Budget Subcommittee
 

12. Authorization to provide on-going updates concerning the American Legion site in the City of Downey


The City Council will consider authorizing the City Manager or his designee to provide on-going updates to Neighborhood Watch Captains/Co-Captains in the Hollydale area concerning the potential development of County-owned property located at 11269 Garfield Avenue (American Legion Site) in the City of Downey.
 

13. Presentation and update report on the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor Project


The City Council will consider receiving and filing the presentation and report on the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor.  (CD)
 

14. Warrant Register for September 25, 2018


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for September 25, 2018. (ADMIN SVCS)


Total of Checks: $3,052,106.31
Voids: ($    72,243.42)
Total of Payroll Deductions: $    391,110.11
Grand Total: $2,588,752.78

Cancellations: 77762, 79106, 79229
IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted September 19, 2018 at 5:40 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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