South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                    
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Pastor Anthony Kidd, Community of Faith Bible Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Laura Maldonado, Family Violence Program Coordinator
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 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of October 2018, as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of South Gate.  (PD)
 

2. PROCLAMATION DECLARING OCTOBER AS CRIME PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of October 2018, as Crime Prevention Month in the City of South Gate.  (PD)
 

3. PROCLAMATION DECLARING OCTOBER 23-31, 2018, AS NATIONAL RED RIBBON WEEK


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring October 23 through 31, 2018, as National Red Ribbon Week in the City of South Gate:  (PD)
 

4. CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION TO SOUTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR COMPLETING THE YOUNG SENATORS PROGRAM


The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN)


a.  Allow Southeast High School students to conduct presentations of their learning experience of the 331 Senate District Young Senators Program; and

b.  Present Certificates of Appreciation to these students for their participation and completion of the Young Senators Program.
V.

Public Hearings

 

5. COMPLIANCE REVIEW OF THE DANCE HALL PERMIT FOR THE HOUND BAR, 4626 FIRESTONE BOULEVARD AND PROPOSED NEW CONDITION OF APPROVAL NO. 24 EXTENDING THE COMPLIANCE REVIEW PERIOD FOR AN ADDITIONAL SIX MONTHS


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


a. Conducting a six-month compliance review of the Dance Hall Permit for the Hound Bar, located at 4626 Firestone Boulevard; and

b. Approving Condition of Approval No. 24 to extend the compliance review period for an additional six months to April 9, 2019.
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 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.
 

6. RESOLUTION CREATING THE POSITION OF ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER/DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS; APPROVING THE JOB SPECIFICATION; 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 Assistant City Manager/Director of Public Works, to approve the corresponding job specification and to update the appropriate salary pay tables:  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

7. RESOLUTION UPDATING THE TITLE AND JOB SPECIFICATION FOR THE PROPERTY CONTROL CLERK POSITION TO POLICE PROPERTY SPECIALIST IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                 amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to update the title and job specification of the Property Control Clerk position to Police Property Specialist and to update the appropriate salary pay table. (ADMIN SVCS)
 

8. AGREEMENT WITH HYM ENGINEERING, INC., REPLACING 410 WATER METERS TO AUTOMATIC METER READING METERS IN METER ROUTE CYCLE 2


The City Council will consider:  (PW)


a. Approving an Agreement (Contract             ) with HYM Engineering, Inc., to replace 410 water meters under the Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Upgrade — Phase 2, City Project No. 573-WTR, in an amount not-to-exceed $412,965;

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

c. Approving the Notice of Exemption for the AMR Upgrade Phase 2, City Project No. 573- WTR; and

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

9. MINUTES


The City Council will consider approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of September 25, 2018:  (CLERK)
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

10. LETTER OPPOSING THE PROPOSED HOMELESS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AT AMERICAN LEGION SITE, 11269 GARFIELD AVENUE IN THE CITY OF DOWNEY


The City Council will consider:  (CD)


a. Authorizing the Mayor to execute a letter stating the South Gate City Council’s opposition to the proposed homeless housing development at the County-owned property located at 11269 Garfield Avenue in the City of Downey (American Legion Site); and

b. Directing the City Manager or his designee to send this letter of opposition to the City of Downey and Los Angeles County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda L. Solis.
 

11. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT HOLLYDALE LIBRARY AND CONTINUED SUNDAY SERVICES AT LELAND R. WEAVER LIBRARY


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a. Approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) (Contract             ) with the County of Los Angeles providing for a one-time, $25,000 City contribution for building improvements at Hollydale Library and including a provision for on-going Sunday services at Leland R. Weaver Library;

b. Appropriating $25,000 from the unassigned Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) fund balance to account number 262-603-41-9100 (Facility Improvements), to fund the cost of this MOU; and

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

12. CITY COUNCIL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FIFTH APPOINTMENT ON THE TWEEDY MILE ADVISORY BOARD AND SELECTION BY RANDOM DRAWING


The City Council will consider using the agreed-upon process, each City Council Member will recommend one person for appointment to the fifth seat on Tweedy Mile Advisory Board and then one of those persons will be selected through a random drawing.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

13. CITY COUNCIL DIRECTION ON HOW TO PROCEED WITH THE AZALEA QUEEN AND GRAND MARSHAL RECOGNITION PROGRAM


The City Council will consider:  (PARKS)


a. Directing staff to solicit nominations, select the honorees and provide an appropriate recognition ceremony for the Azalea Queen and Grand Marshal as part of the annual Azalea Festival;

b. Directing staff to work with past honorees and local volunteer organizations to update the Azalea Queen and Grand Marshal recognition program to meet current community interests as approved by the Parks & Recreation Commission; and

c. Authorizing staff to cancel the Azalea Queen and Grand Marshal recognition program when a minimum of six nominations are not received by the published nomination deadline.
 

14. Warrant Register for October 9, 2018


The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for October 9, 2018. (ADMIN SVCS)


Total of Checks: $2,028,767.22
Voids: ($       3,650.70)
Total Payroll Deductions: $    290,038.49
Grand Total: $1,735,078.03

Cancellations: 77247, 77450, 78932, 78953, 79364
X.

Adjournment

Adjournment in memory of Anita Santarina, wife of Council Member Elito M. Santarina, City of Carson.

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted October 3, 2018 at 4:05 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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