South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.


NO IN PERSON MEETING
 
ONLY ZOOM & TELECONFERENCE
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833


MEETING ID: 816 5969 8907

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81659698907
I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDERAl Rios, Mayor                
INVOCATIONSteve Costley, Interim Director of Parks & Recreation
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEDarren Arakawa, Chief of Police
ROLL CALLCarmen Avalos, City Clerk


II.

City Officials

MAYOR CITY CLERK
Al Rios Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER
Maria del Pilar Avalos Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS INTERIM CITY MANAGER
Maria Davila Chris Jeffers
Denise Diaz
Gil Hurtado  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.

Public Hearings

None for tonight's meeting.

V.

Comments from the Audience

During this time, members of the public and staff may address the City Council regarding any items not listed on the agenda and 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.

VI.

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.
VII.

Consent Calendar Items

Agenda Items  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 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.

 

1. Resolution extending the local emergency

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 (COVID-19 Pandemic). (CM)

 

2. Amendment No. 1 to Contract 2020-15-CC with Willdan Engineering for Project Management Services

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-15-CC with Willdan Engineering for project management services, on a month to month basis for up to eight months, as necessary for the implementation of Capital Improvement Program projects for an amount not-to-exceed $383,520; and

b.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-15-CC in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

3. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2021-107-CC with KOA Corporation for construction monitoring and inspection services for 10920 Garfield Avenue

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2021-107-AC with KOA Corporation, to provide construction monitoring and inspection services for an additional 33 working days requested by the developer of the 244 Unit development located at 10920 Garfield Avenue, for an amount not to exceed $27,785; and

b.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2021-107-AC in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

4. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3333 with Biggs Cardosa Associates, Inc., for Engineering Services for I-710 On-Ramp Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3333 with Biggs Cardosa Associates, Inc., to extend the contract term for six months to June 30, 2022, to provide additional time to complete the preparation of the environmental documents and obtain Caltrans' approval for the I-710/Firestone Southbound On-Ramp Modification Project, City Project No. 354-ST, at no additional cost; and

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

 

5. Amendment No. 5 to Contract No. 3352 with the Trust for Public Land for the Urban Orchard Project

The City Council will consider the following: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 5 to Contract No. 3352 with The Trust for Public Land to fund program management, design and construction support services, and to extend the contract term to February 28, 2023, for the Urban Orchard Project, City Project No. 539-PRK, in the amount not to exceed $644,717; and

b.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 5 in a form, acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

6. Resolution declaring 5821 Firestone Boulevard, South Gate, California as surplus property

The City Council will consider the adoption of a Resolution                    that: (CD)

1.  Declares 5821 Firestone Boulevard as surplus property; and

2.  Directs the City Manager to follow disposition procedures set forth in the Surplus Land Act ("Act").

 

7. Amendment No. 7 to Contract No. 2796 with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for Firestone Boulevard

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 7 to Contract No. 2796, Memorandum of Understanding with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority retroactively extending the grant funds lapsing date from February 28, 2021 to February 28, 2022, for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancement, Metro Project ID No. F3124, City Project No. 476-TRF, for the 2009 Call for Projects Program grant funds; and

b.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 7 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

8. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 2020-65-CC with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for traffic engineering services

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 2020-65-CC with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., retroactively extending the term of the contract from December 14, 2021 to February 14, 2022 to provide traffic engineering services, with no additional compensation; and

b.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-65-CC in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

9. Minutes

The City Council will consider: (CLERK)

a.  Approving the Joint Special Meeting minutes of July 28, 2021;

b.  Approving the Special Budget Meeting minutes of August 23, 2021; and

c.  Approving the Regular and Special Meetings minutes of December 14, 2021.

VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

10. Receive and File a presentation on the Garfield Avenue Complete Streets Project

The City Council will consider receiving and filing a presentation of the Garfield Avenue Complete Streets, City Project No. 564-ST as a part of the project's public outreach process as necessary to provide guidance and collect public input. (PW)

 

11. Review Off-Site Parking Distance Regulations SGMC Section 11.33.060 Parking Lot Standard (Table 11.33-3)

The City Council will consider: (CM)

a.  The request by Mayor Rios and Council Member Hurtado direct to research possible changes to the South Gate Municipal Code Section 11.33.060 Parking Lot Standard (Table 11.33-3); and

b. Providing direction on what elements to study or consider.

 

12. Warrant Registers For December 28, 2021, And January 11, 2022

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.  Ratifying the Warrants for December 28, 2021; and

b.  Approving the Warrants and Cancellations for January 11, 2022.

Total of Checks:         $1,541,978.85

Voids:                        ($             0.00)

Total Payroll Deductions:    $   320,066.29

Grand Total:             $1,221.912.56

Cancellations: 93620, 94530, 95257

IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda Addendum was posted January 5, 2022 at 4:20 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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