South Gate


Tuesday, November 5, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833
MEETING ID: 856 8285 3294


Call to Order/Roll Call

CALL TO ORDER Al Rios, Vice Mayor
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk



Vice Mayor Al Rios City Clerk
Council Member Maria del Pilar Avalos Carmen Avalos
City Treasurer Greg Martinez

Administrative Services

Director Jackie Acosta


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 November 5, 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: 856 8285 3294 and

Additionally, you may submit your comments electronically by emailing the City Clerk at

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 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 NOVEMBER 5, 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.

Meeting Compensation Disclosure

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54952.3:  Disclosure of compensation for meeting attendance by the Budget Subcommittee is $0 monthly regardless of the amount of meetings.

1. Budget Subcommittee Review and Recommendations

The Budget Subcommittee will consider: (ADMIN SERVICES)

1. Reviewing the final list of staff-recommended proposed budget reductions to the FY 2020/21 Municipal Budget; and

2. Discussing any recommendations that the Budget Subcommittee would like to make regarding amendments to the FY 2020/21 Municipal Budget.



I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted November 4, 2020 at 615: p.m., as required by law.

Carmen Avalos,
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

8650 California Avenue, South Gate, California 90280
(323) 563-9510 * fax (323) 563-5411 *

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in the City Council Meetings, please contact the Office of the City Clerk.  

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