South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

                                                                                                                            
CALL TO ORDER Maria Belen Bernal, Mayor
INVOCATION Reverend Sean Pica, Redeemer Lutheran Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Sean Palos, Crime Prevention Specialist
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk

 
II.

City Officials

MAYOR CITY CLERK
Maria Belen Bernal Carmen Avalos


VICE MAYOR CITY TREASURER
Denise Diaz Gregory Martinez


COUNCIL MEMBERS CITY MANAGER
Al Rios Michael Flad
Maria Davila

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.Proclamation declaring October as National Crime Prevention Month

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of October 2019, as National Crime Prevention Month in the City of South Gate. (PD)
 

2. Proclamation declaring October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of October 2019, as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of South Gate.  (PD)
 

3. Proclamation declaring October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring the month of October 2019 as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (ADMIN)
 

4. Proclamation declaring October 7 - 11, 2019, as Code Enforcement Appreciation Week

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring October 7 through 11, 2019, as Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Week in the City of South Gate. (CD)
 

5. Proclamation declaring October 23 - 31, 2019, as National Red Ribbon Week

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring October 23 through 31, 2019, as National Red Ribbon Week in the City of South Gate. (PD)
 

6. City Council appointments to outside boards and agencies

The City Council will consider making appointments to outside boards and agencies to fill vacancies and make changes. (ADMIN)
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 7, 8, 9, 10, 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.
 

7. Resolutions pertaining to the March 3, 2020 General Municipal Election

The City Council will consider: (CLERK)

a. Adopting a Resolution No. ______ Calling for the Holding of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, for the Election of Certain Officers and Requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles to Consolidate the Election with any and all Elections also called to be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 and Requesting the Board to Render Specified Services to the City Relating to the Conduct of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020; 

b. Adopting a Resolution No. ______  Adopting Regulations for Candidates for Elective Office Pertaining to Candidates’ Statement Submitted to the Voters at the General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020; and

c. Adopting a  Resolution No. ______ Resolving a Tie Vote by Lot using the Coin Toss Method for Elective Offices in the event of a Tie Vote at the March 3, 2020 Municipal Election.

d. Authorizing the City Clerk to issue a Notice of a General Municipal Election to be held on March 3, 2020.

 

8. Resolution temporarily suspending the enforcement of issuing administrative citations to allow alcohol beverage consumption during the Pageant of the Trees event on December 7, 2019

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution ______ temporarily suspending the enforcement of issuing administrative citations to allow for limited alcohol beverage consumption during the Commission for South Gate Youth Pageant of the Trees fundraiser event at the South Gate Municipal Auditorium on Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (PD) 
 

9. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3398 with Viatron Systems, Inc., extending retroactively the term and expanding the scope of document scanning services to include the Police Department

The City Council will consider: (PD)

a.   Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3398 with ViaTRON Systems, Inc., extending retroactively the term and expanding the scope of document scanning services to include the Police Department, through and including June 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $144,810; and

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

 

10.Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3425 with Edgesoft, Inc., to provide additional permit and licensing software

The City Council will consider:  (CD)

a. Approving Amendment No. I to Contract No. 3425 with Edgesoft, Inc., to provide additional software licenses, training, implementation and data hosting, for a three year term, in an amount not to exceed $200,000 ($151,400 for the first year and $24,300 for the second and third years), and extending the term of the original maintenance services for one additional year to run concurrently with the new maintenance services, in an amount not to exceed $48,000. 

b. Appropriating $151,400 from the unassigned fund balance of the Information Systems Fund (Fund No. 522) to Account No. 522-305-12-9006 (IS Fund — Computer Equipment & Software); and
 
c. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

11. This Item was Removed from the Agenda.

 

12. Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 3368 with Biggs Cardosa & Associates, Inc., for additional construction management services for The Boulevard Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 3368 with Biggs Cardosa & Associates, Inc., for additional construction management and inspection services for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancements Project in an amount not to exceed $70,540; and

b. Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 3 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. 
 

13. City's Fleet Management Master Plan

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the City's Fleet Management Master Plan. (PW)
 

14. Decline award of South Coast Air Quality Management District grant funds that are no longer necessary

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a. Approving staff’s recommendation to decline the $175,000 in grant funds from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee offered through the South Coast Air Quality Management District for the construction of the Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Station that is no longer necessary; and

b. Authorizing the Assistant City Manager/Director of Public Works to notify the South Coast Air Quality Management District of the rejection of the grant funds.

 

15. Special and Regular City Council Meeting Minutes of September 10, 2019

The City Council will consider approving the Regular Meeting and Special Meeting minutes of September 10, 2019. (CLERK)
VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

16. Options regarding AT&T's request to reduce the monthly lease rate for the cell tower at South Gate Park

The City Council will consider one of the following options regarding the AT&T cell tower lease at South Gate Park: (PARKS)

a. Approving AT&T’s request to reduce the monthly lease rate by $143.15, reduce the CPI to 1.8% per year, extend the term of the lease for an additional 15 years, extend the guarantee period/early termination to five years, and direct staff and the City Attorney to prepare an amendment to Contract No. 2629 for presentation at a future City Council meeting for approval;
 OR
b. Approving AT&T’s request to reduce the monthly lease rate by $57.50, reduce the CIP to 8% every five years, extend the term of the lease for an additional 15 years, extend the guarantee period/early termination to seven years, and direct staff and the City Attorney to prepare an amendment to Contract No. 2629 for presentation at a future City Council meeting for approval;
OR 
c. Directing staff to notify AT&T that the City will continue with the current lease agreement under the existing terms through 2034.

 

17. Technology Master Plan

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Technology Master Plan. (ADMIN SERVICES)
 

18. Warrant Register for October 8, 2019

The City Council will consider approving the Warrants and Cancellations for October 8, 2019. (ADMIN SERVICES)

Total of Checks: $2,208,169.84
Voids $      (7,418.13)                   
Total of Payroll Deductions: $  (315,731.70)
Grand Total: $1,885,020.01

Cancellations: 80453, 80929, 80947, 80948, 81048, 81055, 81058, 81109, 81259, 81304, 81335, 81382, 81777, 84426, 84391, 84760

IX.

Adjournment


I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted October 3, 2019 at 7:10 p.m., as required by law.



Carmen Avalos,
City Clerk




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