South Gate


Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1-669-900-6833
MEETING ID: 936 3247 2637 #


Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge

CALL TO ORDER                           , Mayor
INVOCATION Joe Perez, Director of Community Development
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Carmen Avalos, City Clerk
ROLL CALL Carmen Avalos, City Clerk


City Officials


Carmen Avalos

Denise Diaz Gregory Martinez

Maria del Pilar Avalos Michael Flad
Maria Davila
Al Rios 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 15, 2020 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: 936 3247 2637 # 

Additionally, you may submit your comments electronically by emailing the City Clerk at

Procedure for Participation:
Any person wanting to participate may request to “speak” on an agenda item. Once acknowledged and authorized by the Mayor the person may speak. Alternatively, any person may submit comments on an item electronically by emailing Submissions by email must be received 30 minutes prior to the posted start time of the meeting if emailing subject.

Subject line should read: COMMENTS FOR ITEM _____, MEETING OF APRIL 15, 2020

Accessibility:  Reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be handled on a case-by-case basis and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20.  Please call the Office of the City Clerk at 323.563.9510.


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.

Open Session Agenda


1. South Gate 15th Annual Earth Day Celebration

The Mayor will issue a Proclamation declaring April 22, 2020, as the 15th  Annual Earth Day “Virtual” Celebration in the City of South Gate, and the 50th  Anniversary of the first Earth Day held on April 22, 1970.

2. Resolution ratifying Executive Order No. 04.08.2020 extending the restriction on evictions

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution ratifying the issuance of Executive Order No.
04.08.2020 by the Director of Emergency Services extending the restriction on evictions of commercial and residential tenants to May 31, 2020 due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic.

3. Resolution authorizing the City to seek reimbursement for COVID-19 expenses

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution approving and adopting the State of California
Governor’s Office of Emergency Services’ Cal OES 130 Form, Designation of Applicant’s Agent
Resolution for Non-State Agencies, for the purpose of obtaining post-disaster Coronavirus Disease
2019 (COVID-19) Public Assistance Grants from Cal OES and FEMA.


I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted April 14, 2020 at 4:47 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

8650 California Avenue, South Gate, California 90280
(323) 563-9510 * fax (323) 563-5411 *

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in the City Council Meetings, please contact the Office of the City Clerk.  

Notification 48 hours prior to the City Council Meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility.