South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

TELECONFERENCE
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833

MEETING ID: 897 6041 0328
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89760410328



I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDER Maria Davila, Mayor                
INVOCATION  Pastor Elias Gabriel, First Baptist Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCED Daisy Banuelos, South Gate Resident
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 August 11, 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: 897 6041 0328 and https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89760410328

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 August 11, 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.
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. Appointments to City Commissions, Committees and Boards


The City Council will consider making appointments to the City Commissions, Committees and Boards; the appointments will be ratified by a majority vote of the City Council. (ADMIN)
 

2. Ratification of Daisy Banuelos’ appointment to the Commission for South Gate Youth


The City Council will consider ratifying, by a majority vote, the appointment of Daisy Banuelos to the Commission for South Gate Youth (PD)
V.

Public Hearings

 

3. Resolution approving the Disposition Development Agreement with 5821 Firestone Boulevard, LLC will be continued


The City Council will open the Public Hearing and consider continuing consideration of adopting a resolution approving the proposed Disposition and Development Agreement for the sale and development of the property located at 5821 Firestone Boulevard, to the August 25, 2020 City Council meeting.  (CD)
 

4. Resolution applying a 3.36% rate increase for residential refuse collection and recycling services


The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider adopting a Resolution            amending Resolution No. 7872 (Schedule of Fees) to apply a 3.36% rate increase to the residential refuse collection and recycling services for Fiscal Year 2020/21, retroactively effective July 1, 2020.  (PW)
 

5. Resolution approving the 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan; Annual Action Plan; Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice; and Citizen Participation Plan will be continued


The City Council will open the Public Hearing and continue consideration of adopting a Resolution approving the 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan; the Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2020/21; the 2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice; and the Citizen Participation Plan to the regularly scheduled City Council meeting of August 25, 2020.  (CD)
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, 9, 10, 11 12, 13, 14 and 15 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. Community Development Block Grant Subrecipient Agreements for Fiscal Year 2020/21

The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.      Approving the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Subrecipient Agreements for Fiscal Year 2020/21, retroactively effective July 1, 2020, with:

1. The Fair Housing Foundation in the amount of $24,000;

2. Southern California Rehabilitation Services in the amount of $8,000;
3. The Salvation Army, DBA The Salvation Army Western Territory in the amount of $22,500;
4.     Helpline Youth Counseling in the amount of $22,500;
5.     The Tweedy Mile Association for a total amount of $60,000; each of the ten participating businesses will receive a $6,000 grant for exterior improvements; and

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

7. This item was removed from the agenda.

 

8. This item was removed from the Agenda.

 

9. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3341 with John L. Hunter & Associates, Inc., for NPDES Program management services


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3341 with John L. Hunter and Associates, Inc., extending management services of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program for an additional two-year term, retroactively effective July 1, 2020, in an additional amount not to exceed $116,335; and

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

10. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3243 with West Coast Arborist, Inc., extending tree maintenance services for an additional year


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3243 with West Coast Arborist, Inc., extending Citywide Tree Maintenance Services, for an additional one-year term, through July 31, 2021, for an amount not-to-exceed $522,468; and

b.     Authorize the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

11. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3410 with Parkwood Landscape Maintenance, Inc., for additional landscape maintenance services


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3410 with Parkwood Landscape Maintenance, Inc., extending landscaping maintenance services through June 30, 2021, and adding additional landscaping maintenance services for the new landscape and irrigation systems installed on the Firestone Boulevard medians, for an amount not-to-exceed $172,885;

b.     Appropriating $69,000 in Measure R Funds to Account No. 224-780-31-6101 (Measure R - Professional Services) to cover the cost for the additional landscaping maintenance services; and

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

12. Investment Report for Quarter ended December 31, 2019


The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended December 31, 2019. (ADMIN SRVS)
 

13. Investment Report for Quarter ended March 31, 2020


The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2020.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

14. Purchase Order for a large area mower for the Parks & Recreation Department


The City Council will consider authorizing the issuance of a Purchase Order with Turf Star Western for the purchase of a Toro Groundsmaster model 5910, large area rotary mower for the Parks & Recreation Department in the total amount of $128,882.47.  (PARKS)
 

15. Minutes


The City Council will consider approving the Special City Council Meeting minutes of July 21, 2020.
(CLERK)
IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

16. Status report regarding Inclusionary Housing Ordinance


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.     Receiving and filing a report of the recommended inclusionary housing ordinance policy; and

b.     Provide direction to staff.
 

17. Warrants


The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.     Approving Check Nos. 89415, 89420, 89428 and 89450 from July 28, 2020; and

b. Approving the Warrant register for August 11, 2020.

Total of Checks:                                        $11,498,214.24
Voids:                                                       ($    420,662.14)
Total Payroll Deductions (FY 2020/21)    ($    355,059.20)
Grand Total:                          $10,722,492.90

Cancellations:  88922, 89390
X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted August 6, 2020 at 2:40 p.m. as required by law.



Carmen Avalos, CMC
City Clerk




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