South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.


TELECONFERENCE


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


MEETING ID: 883 6334 5837

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I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDER Al Rios, Mayor                
INVOCATION
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL Carmen 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

 

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 April 20, 2021 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: 883 6334 5837 and https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88363345837

Procedure for Participation:
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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.

Open Session Agenda

 

1. Proclamation recognizing Yadira Bonilla-Clayton for her 34 years of dedicated service and best wishes on her retirement


The City Council will present a Proclamation to Yadira Bonilla-Clayton in recognition of her 34 years of dedicated service to the City of South Gate.  (ADMIN SVCS)
 

2. Proclamation declaring April as DMV/Donate Life California Month


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring April 2021 as DMV/Donate Life California Month.  (CM)
 

3. Proclamation declaring April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and April 28th as Denim Day


The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring April 2021 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and April 28, 2021, as Denim Day.  (CM)
 

4. Resolutions pertaining to the Street Lighting and Landscaping Maintenance District No. I


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Adopting a Resolution                    preliminarily approving the Engineer's Report required for the proceedings of the Fiscal Year 2021/22 Annual Levy and Collection of Assessments within the Street Lighting and Landscape Maintenance District No. l; and

b.     Adopting a Resolution                      declaring the City's intention to levy and collect assessments under the Fiscal Year 2021/22 Annual Levy and Collection of Assessments within the Street Lighting and Landscape Maintenance District No. 1, and setting a Public Hearing for May 25, 2021.
 

5. Resolution establishing the Centennial Celebration Planning Ad Hoc Committee for the celebration of the City's 100th Anniversary


The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                        establishing the "Centennial Celebration Planning Ad Hoc Committee" to begin making plans for the City's upcoming 100th  Anniversary Celebration and appointing members to serve on this Ad Hoc Committee; and

a.     Each City Council Member will appoint two community members to serve as Ad Hoc Committee Members, subject to a majority vote of the City Council; and

b.     Appointing the Director of Parks & Recreation and the Management Analyst from the City Manager's Office as the staff liaisons.
 

6. Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3504 with Interwest Consulting Group, Inc., increase the contract amount to pay final invoice


The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.     Approving Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3504 with Interwest Consulting Group, Inc., retroactively effective June 1, 2020, increasing the amount of the contract in an amount not to exceed $20,230 for Interim Senior Planner consulting services provided; and

b.     Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 4 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.
 

7. Agreement with Kreuzer Consulting Group, Inc., for engineering design services for the East Alameda Street Sidewalk Improvements


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                 ) with Kreuzer Consulting Group, Inc., for engineering design services for the East Alameda Street Sidewalk Improvements Project, City Project No. 660-ST, in an amount not-to-exceed $75,465; and

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

8. Contract Change Order No. 2 with Sequel Contractors, Inc., to add/remove street improvements to Garfield Avenue, Imperial Highway, Firestone Boulevard and Otis Street


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Approving Contract Change Order No. 2 to Contract No. 2020-43-CC with Sequel Contractors, Inc., to add and remove improvements from the contract on the "Garfield Avenue, From South City Limit to Jefferson Avenue, and Imperial Highway, From West City Limit to East City Limit, City Project No. 413-ST, Federal Project No. STPL-5257(030), and Firestone Boulevard and Otis Street Improvements and Imperial Highway Center Median, City Project No. 496-ST, Federal Project No. HSIPL-5257(032)," in a net amount not-to-exceed $228,830;

b.     Appropriating $110,000 in Water Funds from the unrestricted Water Fund balance to Account No. 311-790-31-9457 (Capital Projects Fund-Firestone Boulevard and Otis Street Improvements and Imperial Highway Center Median) to fund water system improvements proposed under Change Order No. 2 to Contract No. 2020-43-CC;

c.     Authorizing the Assistant City Manager/Director of Public Works to execute Contract Change Order No. 2 to Contract No. 2020-43-CC: and

d.     Authorizing the Director of Administrative Services to appropriate $200,000 in Proposition C Funds to Account No. 311-790-31-9433 (Capital Projects Fund-Garfield/Imperial Street Improvements) to supplant $200,000 in Metro Measure R funding currently programmed in Account No. 311-790-31-9433 in the event that Metro does not approve the use of said Measure R Funds which are currently programmed to partially fund CCO No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-43-CC.
 

9. Imperial Highway Complete Street Study appropriation and appointment to the Technical Advisory Committee


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Appropriating $4,042 from the unassigned Measure R balance to Account No. 224-780-31-6101 (Measure R Fund - Professional Services) to fund the Imperial Highway Complete Street Study (Study); and

b.     Appointing Arturo Cervantes, Assistant City Manager/Director of Public Works, as the primary representative, and Kenneth Tang, Senior Civil Engineer, as the alternate representative to the Study Technical Advisory Committee.
 

10. Used Oil and Beverage Container Recycling Program Services appropriations


The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.     Appropriating $23,650 and $23,650 in Used Oil Recycling Grant funds awarded to the City in Fiscal Years 2018/19 and 2019/20, respectively, to Account No. 413-733-51-6608 (Used Oil Recycling Professional Services) to fund prior expenditures for as-needed consulting services utilized by the City to continue the City's Used Oil Recycling Program in Fiscal Years 2018/19 and 2019/20;

b.     Appropriating $24,025 in Used Oil Recycling Grant funds awarded to the City in Fiscal Year 2020/21 to Account No. 218-720-54-6101 (Used Oil Recycling Professional Services) to fund ongoing activities for as-needed consulting services utilized by the City to continue the City's Used Oil Recycling Program in Fiscal Years 2020/21;

c.     Appropriating $23,650 and $23,650 in Beverage Container Recycling Grant funds awarded to the City in Fiscal Years 2018/19 and 2019/20, respectively, to Account No. 413-733-51-6607 (Beverage Container Recycling Professional Services) to fund prior expenditures for as-needed consulting services utilized by the City to continue the City's Beverage Container Recycling Program in Fiscal Years 2018/19 and 2019/20; and

d.     Appropriating $23,895 in Beverage Container Recycling Grant funds awarded to the City in Fiscal Year 2020/21 to Account No. 219-722-56-6101 (Beverage Container Recycling Professional Services) to fund ongoing activities for as-needed consulting services utilized by the City to continue the City's Beverage Container Recycling Program in Fiscal Year 2020/21.
V.

Special Meeting Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted on April 14, 2021 at 4:25p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos, CMC
City Clerk



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