City Clerk’s Office

The City Clerk Department maintains the city’s records management system as well as the legislative history of the city including the Municipal Code. The department also conducts municipal elections and as the official record keeper for the city, codifies ordinances, resolutions and contracts. The office maintains rosters, agendas, minutes and oaths for all employees, city boards, committees, and commissions.

City Council meeting agendas and approved meeting minutes can be viewed online or by visiting City Hall. Copies of these documents may also be obtained from the Clerk’s Office for a nominal fee. For your convenience, South Gate's Municipal Code is also available online.

Public Records Request

You may request records online, by telephone, in writing, email, or by visiting City Hall (8650 California Avenue). Whichever method you use to request records from the City Clerk's Office, be as specific as you can as to the records you are looking for and also provide a specific time frame associated with the request. The Clerk's Office has 10 days in which to determine if the records are subject to disclosure. Upon payment of fee, records are either emailed, mailed or left with City Clerk staff to be picked up. Please call 323-563-9510 for more information. Click here to submit online request.

Boards & Commissions


Appointments

The City of South Gate encourages public participation in local government through its advisory bodies. These are boards, commissions, committees, and task forces that deal with a variety of issues and makes recommendations to the City Council. Applicants must be city residents and registered city voters. All applications will be kept on file for 1 year. Forms are available online (PDF) and also in the City Clerk’s Office.


Boards, Commissions & Committees


PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF SOUTH GATE
BOARDS, COMMISSION, AND COMMITTEES
LOCAL APPOINTMENTS LIST FOR 2020


Pursuant to Government Code Section 54972, a Local Appointments List shall be prepared including regular and ongoing Commissions whose members serve at the pleasure of the South Gate City Council. Following is an open list of local appointive offices containing the incumbent appointees; dates of appointment; dates terms expire and the terms which will expire during the next calendar year.

PLANNING COMMISSION
The Planning Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council to investigate and make recommendations on matters pertaining to a subdivision, zoning, parks and boulevards, beautification of the city and in general such other subjects that have to do with the orderly and consistent physical development of the city.  Removal requires 4/5th vote of the City Council.

Regular meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, at 7:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers, 8650 California Avenue.

COMMISSIONER APPOINTED/ APPOINTED
TERM EXPIRES BY
 
Jenny Perez 05-12-20/ 03-31-24 Avalos
Diego Sepulveda 05-12-20/03-31-22 Diaz
Jose Delgado 01-10-17/03-31-24 Davila
Fabiola Inzunza 11-26-19/03-31-22 Rios
Jose De La Paz 05-12-20/03-31-24 Hurtado

PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION
The Parks and Recreation Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council with the primary purpose of gathering information, weighing public opinion, and examining issues to provide input on the leisure, recreational, social and cultural needs of the community. Projects include park improvements, field use, and community programs.  Removal requires 4/5th vote of the City Council.

Regular meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month, at 7:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers, 8650 California Avenue.

COMMISSIONER APPOINTED/ APPOINTED
 TERM EXPIRES BY

Adolfo Varas 11-10-20/03-31-24 Avalos
John Robert Montalvo 04-09-19/03-31-22 Diaz
Jennifer Cypert 02-10-03/03-31-24 Davila
Joshua Barron 04-25-17/03-31-22 Rios
Alan D. Flores, II 05-12-20/03-31-24 Hurtado

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
The Civil Service Commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council and Personnel Officer with the primary purpose of hearing the appeals submitted by any classified employee relative to a disciplinary action, change of classification, dismissal, suspension, demotion or alleged violation. Removal requires 4/5th vote of the City Council.

Regular meetings are held as required in the Council Chambers, 8650 California Avenue.

COMMISSIONER APPOINTED/ APPOINTED
 TERM EXPIRES BY

Brigida Salinas 10-27-20/03-31-24 Avalos
Irene Jensen 04-25-17/03-31-22 Diaz
William John Currie 01-27-15/03-31-24 Davila
Juan Carlos Mendez 04-25-17/03-31-22 Rios
Robbie Hicklin 04-28-15/03-31-24 Hurtado

CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Citizens Advisory Committee serves as an advisory body to the City Council with the primary purpose is to provide the city council with recommendation of how best to distribute community development block grant (CDBG) funds to various non-profit organizations operating and/or providing services to resident of the City and to CDBG funded City programs. Each Council Member appoints four members to the Commission. Removal requires 4/5th vote of the City Council.

Regular meetings are held as needed in the Council Chambers, 8650 California Avenue.

COMMISSIONER APPOINTED/ APPOINTED
TERM EXPIRES BY

Vacant 03-31-24 Avalos
Denisse Martinez 05-12-20/03-31-24
Lizette Ruiz 05-12-20/03-31-24
Janet Cazares 05-12-20/03-31-24
Darlene Lopez 05-12-20/03-31-22 Diaz
Jacquelyn Saucedo 05-12-20/03-31-22
Briggitte Garza 08-11-20/03-31-22
Christina Montalvo 08-11-20/03-31-22
Marie Castillo 02-18-03/03-31-24 Davila
Virginia Johnson 02-22-05/03-31-24
Cyndi Esquivel 04-12-11/03-31-24
Anthony Zepeda 05-27-14/03-31-24
Angelica Martinez 04-25-17/03-31-22 Rios
Susan F. Janer 05-09-17/03-31-22
Juliano A. Jarquin 05-09-17/03-31-22
Benigno Nunez 05-09-17/03-31-22
Candice Esquivel 05-12-20/03-31-24 Hurtado
Jovanna Laborin 09-25-18/03-31-24
Norma Mendoza 05-12-20/03-31-24
Jimmy Torres 07-14-15/03-31-24

TWEEDY MILE ADVISORY BOARD
The Tweedy Mile Advisory Board serves as an advisory body to the City Council with the primary purpose is to make recommendations to the City Council on the expenditure of revenues derived from the levy assessments on proposed improvements and activities and on the method and basis of levying assessments.  Members are appointed on staggering terms (1, 2, 3 years respectively).

Regular meetings are held on the 1st Monday of the month, at 5:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers, 8650 California Avenue.

COMMISSIONER TERM APPOINTED/ APPOINTED
TERM EXPIRES BY

Maribel Chaidez 3 yrs 09-11-18/01-31-22 Avalos
Joshua Barron 3 yrs 10-09-18/01-31-22 Rios for Diaz
Minerva Rodriguez 2 yrs 09-11-18/01-31-21 Davila
Victor Zamudio 1 yr 05-26-20/01-31-21 Rios
Sylvia Masushige 2 yrs 05-12-20/01-31-23 Hurtado


Carmen Avalos, City Clerk
Update Posted on:
12/2/2020