South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.


SOUTH GATE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OR TELECONFERENCE
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833


MEETING ID: 871 3225 5029

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I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDERAl Rios, Mayor                
INVOCATIONPastor Martha Moscoso, Faith and Hope Lutheran Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEArthur Loya, 99-Year Old WWII Veteran
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. Proclamation declaring November 9, 2021, as Law Enforcement Records and Support Personnel Day

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring November 9, 2021, as Law Enforcement Records and Support Personnel Day in the City of South Gate. (PD)

 

2. Proclamations commemorating Veterans Day - November 11, 2021

The City Council will issue Proclamations commemorating November 11, 2021, as Veterans Day in honor of the great sacrifices made by the men and women who served in the Armed Forces. (CM)

 

3. Certificate of Appreciation to Arthur Loya

The City Council will issue a Certificate of Appreciation to Arthur Loya commemorating his bravery and self-sacrifice while serving in the Armed Forces during World War II and receiving the Bronze Star. (CM)

V.

Public Hearings

 

4. Ordinance amending Title 13 (Franchises) and adding Title 14 (Waste Handling and Recycling) to comply with Senate Bill 1383

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider waiving the reading of the full text and introducing the Ordinance                    by Title only, an Ordinance amending the South Gate Municipal Code to reorganize existing and add new waste handling and recycling provisions to comply with the mandatory organic recycling provisions of SB 1383. (PW)

 

5. Resolution approving a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with CMFA Special Finance Agency and related documents for the purchase of the Jefferson SoLA Apartment Complex

The City Council will consider: (CM)

a.    Adopting a Resolution                        approving, authorizing, and directing the execution of a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement relating to the Agency, and supporting the Agency's issuance of bonds for the production, preservation, and protection of middle-income rental housing ("Middle-Income Housing Program");

b.    Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Public Benefit Agreement ("PBA"), substantially in the form attached, with the Agency;

c.    Authorizing the City Manager to execute related documents and take any additional actions that may be required to implement the Middle-Income Housing Program; and

d.    Accepting the determination that this proposed action is Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(2) and 15060(c)(3) because it will not result in a direct or reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment, and it is not a "project" pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the State CEQA Guidelines.

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, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 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.

 

6. Ordinance adopting Section7.49.170 of Title 7 of the South Gate Municipal Code to allow for possession, sale, and consumption of alcoholic beverages at park facilities

The City Council will consider waiving the reading in full and adopting Ordinance No. 2021-10-CC amending Section 7.49.l70 (Alcoholic Beverages, Narcotics, and other controlled substances) of chapter 7.49 (Park) of Title 7 (Public Safety and Morals), of the South Gate Municipal Code to allow for the possession, sale, and consumption of alcoholic beverages at park facilities and specified park areas provided that a permit is issued in accordance with approved permit requirements and guidelines adopted by the City Council. (PARKS)

 

7. Ordinance adopting Section 11.31.030 to Chapter 11.31 of Title 11 of the South Gate Municipla Code to revise the City's regulations pertaining to density bonus for affordable housing

The City Council will consider waiving the reading in full and adopting Ordinance No. 2021-11 CC amending Section 11.31.030 (Definitions) to Chapter 11.31 (Density Bonus for Affordable Housing) and further deleting and replacing Table 11.31-1 (Determination of Density Bonus) in its entirety of Section 11.31.040 (Density Bonus), Sub-Section A (Determination of Density Bonus), and further deleting and replacing Table 11.31-3 (Number of Incentives) of Section 11.31.050 (Incentives), Sub-Section A (Number of Incentives), and further deleting and replacing Table 11.31-4 (Parking Requirements for Projects Receiving a Density Bonus) of Section 11.31.060 (Affordable Housing Requirements), Sub-section B.3. (Development Standards) of Title 11 (Zoning) of the South Gate Municipal Code to revise the City's regulations pertaining to density bonus for affordable housing. (CD)

 

8. Resolution approving application(s) for specified grant funds from the State of California

The City Council will consider: (PARKS)

a.    Adopting a Resolution                   approving project application(s) for Specified Grant funds from the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation; and

b.    Delegating the authority to the Director of Parks & Recreation, or designee, to conduct all negotiations, sign and submit all documents including, but not limited to, applications, agreements, amendments, and payment requests which may be necessary for the completion of the grant scope(s) in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

9. Resolution amending the hourly pay table to conform to Minimum Wage Law effective January 1, 2022

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                      amending the Hourly Pay Table to update the hourly rates to conform to the minimum wage law effective January 1, 2022. (ADMIN SVCS)

 

10. Resolution authorizing remote teleconference meetings

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                       authorizing remote teleconference meetings of the City Council, all City subordinate bodies, and all City non-profit corporation Boards and their subordinate bodies, for the period of November 12 - December 11, 2021. (CLERK)

 

11. Amendment No. to Contract No. 3218 with Bank of the West Extending Banking Services

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.    Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3218, Professional Services Agreement with Bank of the West, extending banking services for the period November 9, 2021, through November 30, 2022, and

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

 

12. Agreement with SmartCovers Systems, Inc., for Sewer Monitoring

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.    Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                   ) with Hadronex, Inc., DBA SmartCover Systems, Inc., for monitoring, maintenance, and operation of the SmartCover System for a three-year term and a not-to-exceed the amount of $114,468, or $38,156 annually; and

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

 

13. Purchase Order Agreement with Pulsiam for Renewal of Software Maintenance and Support Services

The City Council will consider authorizing the issuance of a Purchase Order with Pulsiam to renew the Software Maintenance and Support Services for Fiscal Year 2021/2022 for the Police Department in the amount of $111,520.65. (PD)

 

14. Minutes

The City Council will consider approving: (CLERK)

a.    The Special Joint Budget Meeting minutes of August 16, 2021; and

b.    The Regular and Special Meeting minutes of October 12, 2021.

IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

15. Warrant register for November 9, 2021

The City Council will consider approving the Warrant Register for November 9, 2021: (ADMIN SVCS)

Total of Checks:        $1,732,525.36

Voids:                $             (0.00)

Total of Payroll Deductions:    $  (317,762.90)

Grand Total:            $1,414,762.46

X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted November 3, 2021 at 2:55 p.m. as required by law.


Carmen Avalos, CMC

City Clerk


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