South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

TELECONFERENCE
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833
MEETING ID: 842 8798 5059
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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, former 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 October 13, 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: 842 8798 5059 and https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84287985059

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 OCTOBER 13, 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 to Joe Perez in recognition of his four years of dedicated service


The City Council will issue a Proclamation to Joe Perez in recognition for his four years of dedicated service to the City and to wish him well in his future endeavors. (CD)
 

2. Proclamation declaring the month of October 2020 as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of October 2020, as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of South Gate. (PD)
 

3. Proclamation declaring the month of October 2020 as National Crime Prevention Awareness Month


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of October 2020, as National Crime Prevention Month in the City of South Gate. (PD)
 

4. Certificates of Appreciation to 19 recipients of the Commission for South Gate Youth scholarships


The City Council will present Certificates of Appreciation to I9 students in recognition of being selected as the 2020 Commission for South Gate Youth scholarship recipients. (PD)
 

5. Appointments to the City Council Waste Management Subcommittee


The City Council will consider selecting two City Council Members to serve on the Waste Management Subcommittee. (ADMIN SRVS)
V.

Public Hearings

 

6. Resolutions approving three affordable housing waivers for the Legacy Apartments project and an Affordable Housing Agreement with 10130 Adella LLC


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

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

b. Adopting a Resolution _______ approving three (3) affordable housing waivers, as permitted by South Gate Municipal Code Section 11.31.050 (Incentives), for the Legacy Apartments to be located at 10130 Adella Avenue in South Gate (APN: 6221-026-020), to include twelve (12)
affordable units to low income households for no less than 55 years; and

c. Adopting a Resolution _______ approving the Affordable Housing Agreement (Contract ______) with 10130 Adella LLC for the Legacy Apartments to be located at 10130 Adella Avenue in South Gate.
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 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.
 

7. Resolution extending the City’s Local Emergency as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution _______ extending the Local Emergency within the City as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic. (Admin)
 

8. Resolution appointing Paul L. Adams as the Interim Community Development Director and approving Employment Agreement


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SRVS)

 a. Adopting a Resolution _______ appointing Paul L. Adams as Interim Director of Community Development and approving Employment Agreement effective October 19, 2020; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Employment Agreement (Contract ______) in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. 
 

9. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3153 with Fiesta De Carnival extending the term for an additional year


The City Council will consider: (PARKS)

 a. Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3153 with Fiesta de Carnival extending the 
Concession Agreement for the Production of Special Event Carnivals through December 31, 2021; and 

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

10. Purchase Order to MGT Consulting for four firewall installation services and one year of maintenance


The City Council will consider authorizing the issuance of a Purchase Order to MGT Consulting, in the amount of $102,736.15, for four (4) firewalls, firewall installation services and one (1) year of maintenance. (ADMIN SRVS)
 

11. Minutes


The City Council will consider: (CLERKS)

A. Approving the Regular and Special City Council Meeting minutes of September 8, 2020.

B. Approving the Regular and Special City Council Meeting minutes of September 22, 2020.
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

12. Summary report of the free public WiFi access in the Tweedy Mile District and South Gate Park areas and direction to staff


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a. Receiving and filing a summary report pertaining to the free public wireless (Wi-Fi) network access in the Tweedy Mile District and South Gate Park areas; and

b. Selecting one of the options below on how to proceed with implementing the free public Wi-Fi access in these two designated areas:

1. The First Option is to move forward with implementing the free public Wi-Fi access independently and issue a Request for Proposals (RFP); OR

2. The Second Option is to move forward with working with Spectrum/Charter Communications under a Public Private Partnership; OR

3. The Third Option is to move forward with both the RFP process and continue working with Spectrum/Charter Communications as a paralleled approach.
 

13. Warrants


The City will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a. Approving Check No.90041 from September 22, 2020.

b. Approving the Warrant register for October 12, 2020.

Total of Checks:                                           $4,145,426.73
Voids:                                                              ($30,817.03)
Total Payroll Deductions (FY 2020/21)         ($661,488.37)
Grand Total:                                                $3,453,121.33

Cancellations:  85531,88892,89582,89664,89840,90086,90129,90159
X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted October 7, 2020 at 5:40 p.m. as required by law.



Carmen Avalos, CMC
City Clerk




Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk's Office

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Notification 48 hours prior to the City Council Meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility.