South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.


SOUTH GATE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OR TELECONFERENCE

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

MEETING ID: 834 8912 4676

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I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDERAl Rios, Mayor                
INVOCATIONBishop Juan Carlos Mendez, Centro Cristiano Bet El
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEWilliam Stracker, Deputy City Engineer
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.

Proclamations, Certificates, Introductions and Ceremonial Actions


 

1. Presentation by Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon on funding appropriation award and ongoing legislative items

The City Council will hear a presentation from Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon.  (CM)

 

2. Introduction of new and promotional full-time employees

The City Council will consider allowing staff to introduce the new and promotional full-time employees hired or promoted during June 2021. (ADMIN SVCS)

V.

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.
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 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13 and 14 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.

 

3. Ordinance No. 2021-08-CC amending Section 13.100 (Solid Waste Handling and Recycling Services)

The City Council will consider waiving the reading in full and adopting Ordinance No. 2021-08-CC to add Part 8. Recycling of Commercial Solid Waste and Organic Waste, and Sections 13.100.430 (Definitions), 13.100.440 (Commercial Solid Waste Recycling), 13.100.450 (Organic Waste Recycling), 13.100.460 (Fees) and 13.100.470 (Enforcement Provisions), to Chapter 13.100 (Solid Waste Handling and Recycling Services), of Title 13 (Franchises), of the South Gate Municipal Code. (PW)

 

4. Resolution amending Salary Resolution 6454 to update job specification for Equipment Maintenance Superintendent

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                   amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to update the job specification of the Equipment Maintenance Superintendent position in the Public Works Department. (ADMIN SVCS)

 

5. Resolution amending budget for Fiscal year 2021/22

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                    amending the budget to the Fiscal Year 2021/22 Annual Action Plan to incorporate additional Community Development Block Grant funding in the amount of $21,419. (CD)

 

6. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3410 with Parkwood Landscape, Inc. for landscape maintenance services

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3410 with Parkwood Landscape Maintenance, Inc., extending landscaping maintenance services through October 31, 2021, on a month-to-month basis, retroactively effective July 1, 2021, and increasing the scope of work for steam cleaning maintenance services of bus shelters, benches and sidewalks on Firestone Boulevard, Atlantic Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard, retroactively effective May 10, 2021, for an amount not-to-exceed $91,908; and

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

 

7. Agreement with MV Cheng & Associates for additional staffing services

The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN SVCS)

a.  Approving a Professional Services Agreement (Contract No.                      ) with MV Cheng & Associates for the procurement of professional financial and accounting staff on an as-needed and temporary basis through June 30, 2022, in an amount not-to-exceed $300,000; and

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

 

8. Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 3525 with Southeast Area Animal Control for animal control and sheltering services

The City Council will consider: (PD)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3525 with the Southeast Area Animal Control Authority for animal control and sheltering services, retroactively effective July 1, 2021, for an amount not to exceed $672,617 for Fiscal Year 2021/22; and 

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

 

9. Agreements with Telecom Law Firm for specialize legal services and consulting services

The City Council will consider: (CM) 

a.  Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                      ) with Telecom Law Firm, P.C. to provide specialized legal services on wireless and wired telecommunication law; and 

b.  Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                       ) with Telecom Law Firm, P.C. to provide wireless consulting services; and 

c.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute both agreements in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

10. Agreement with the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to operate and maintain improvements and structures on the railroad rights of way

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Master Joint Revocable Permit No. 17-07 (MJRP) which grants the City rights to operate and maintain certain improvements and structures on the right-of-way underlying the Union Pacific Railroad, which permit is issued by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, through the Boards of Harbor Commissioners;

b.  Appropriating $l4,420 in Water Funds and $7,680 Gas Tax Funds to Account No. 411-731-71-6801 to fund the MJRP permit fees; and

c.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Master Joint Revocable Permit No. 17-07 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

11. Change Order Nos. 3 and 4 to Contract No 2020-43-CC with Sequel Contractors for Garfield Ave, Imperial Hwy and Firestone at Otis improvements

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Contract Change Order No. 3 to Contract No. 2020-43-CC with Sequel Contractors, Inc., to add improvements 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)," in an amount not-to-exceed $139,120; 

b.  Approving Contract Change Order No. 4 to Contract No. 2020-43-CC with Sequel Contractors, Inc., to add improvements on the "Firestone Boulevard and Otis Street Improvements and Imperial Highway Center Median, City Project No. 496-ST, Federal Project No. HSIPL- 5257(032)," in an amount not- to-exceed $81,439; 

c.  Authorizing the Assistant City Manager/Director of Public Works to execute Contract Change Order Nos. 3 and 4 to Contract No. 2020-43-CC; and 

d.  Authorizing the Interim Director of Administrative Services to transfer $140,000 in Metro Measure R Funds from Account No. 311-790-31-9457 (Capital Projects Fund-Firestone/Otis Widening & Imperial Hwy Median) to Account No. 311-790-31-9433 (Capital Projects Fund- Garfield/ Imperial Street Improvements) to partially fund CCO No. 3 to Contract No. 2020-43-CC.

 

12. This item was removed from the Agenda.

 

13. Annual adoption of the City's Annual Investment Policy

The City Council will consider adopting the City's Annual Statement of Investment Policy. (ADMIN SVCS)

 

14. Minutes

The City Council will consider approving the Regular and Special Meeting minutes of June 22, 2021.(CLERK)

VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

15. FY 2019-20 Audited Annual Comprehensive Financial Report

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 audited Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and presentation. (ADMIN SVCS)

 

16. Proposed Music Festival with limited alcohol service

The City Council will consider: (PARKS) 

a.  Approving the request by Jack Leavitt for a Music Festival Event ("Event") with limited alcohol service at South Gate Park in August/September of 2022; 

b.  Directing staff, with the assistance of the City Attorney, to negotiate an agreement with the music festival producer and present the agreement to the City Council for formal approval at a future City Council Meeting; and 

c.  Directing staff to prepare a Resolution to include restrictions and conditions of approval to allow limited alcohol service during the Event and present it to the City Council for adoption at a future City Council Meeting.

 

17. Warrant Register for July 27, 2021

The City Council will consider approving the Warrant Register for July 27, 2021: (ADMIN SVCS) 

Total of Checks:                                             $3,605,579.45 

Voids:                                                             $     (4,406.88)  

Total of Payroll Deductions (FY 2020/21       $ (355,483.51) 

Total of Payroll Deductions (FY 2021/22)      $ (341,052.08)

Grand Total:                                                   $3,255,034.30

Cancellations:  91224, 92792

IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted July 21, 2021 at 4:22 p.m. as required by law.


Carmen Avalos, CMC

City Clerk


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