South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.


SOUTH GATE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OR TELECONFERENCE

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


MEETING ID: 860 6462 8454

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I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDERAl Rios, Mayor                
INVOCATIONReverend Marta Moscoso, Faith and Hope Lutheran Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEGirl Scout Troop 1553
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.

Public Hearings

 

1. Ordinance Amending Section 13.100 (Solid Waste Handling and Recycling Services)

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider: (PW)

a.    Waiving the reading in full and introducing an Ordinance adding 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; and

b.    Accepting the determination that the proposed amendment is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

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 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 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.

 

2. Side Letter of Agreement with the South Gate Police Officers' Association pertaining to accrued unused vacation and holiday time

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.    Approving Side Letter of Agreement with the South Gate Police Officers' Association regarding accrued unused vacation and holiday leaves; and

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

 

3. Agreement with Blodgette Baylosis Environmental Planning for the Gateway District Specific Plan Environmental Study

The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.  Approving a Contract                     with Blodgett Baylosis Environmental Planning to prepare an Environmental Impact Report for the Gateway District Specific Plan, in an amount not-to-exceed $29,750; and

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

 

4. Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 2020-22-AC with ClientFirst Technology Consulting, LLC for continued IT Project Management Services

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 3 to Contract No. 2020-22-AC with ClientFirst Technology Consulting, LLC, retroactively effective July 1, 2021, for continued project management services for the implementation of the Technology Master Plan, through March 31, 2022, in an amount not-to-exceed $99,625;

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

 

5. Agreement with General Pump Company., for water well maintenance services

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving an Agreement (Contract No.                         ) with General Pump Company, Inc., to perform well maintenance services on an as-needed basis, for a three-year term with two optional one-year extensions, in an annual amount not-to-exceed $100,000 for a total of $300,000; and

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

 

6. Amendment with Tetra Tech for additional design and construction support services for the Garfield Avenue Complete Street Improvement Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-10-CC with Tetra Tech, to provide additional Right of Way Certification Design Services in the amount of $41,190, retroactively effective June 21, 2021, and extending the term of the contract through December 31, 2022 to provide design and construction support services on the Garfield Avenue Complete Street Improvement Project, City Project No. 564-ST; and

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

 

7. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3500 with Iteris for additional design services for Tweedy Boulevard Signal Synchronization Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3500 with Iteris, Inc., extending the term through December 31, 2023 and adding design services of the Tweedy Boulevard Signal Synchronization Project, LAMTA ID F7309, City Project No. 514-TRF, in an amount not-to-exceed $17,320; and

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

 

8. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3229 with The Pun Group, LLC for additional independent financial audit services

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 3229 with The Pun Group, LLP, extending independent financial audit services for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2021 in the amount not-to-exceed $69,555; and

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

 

9. Purchase Order with VectorUSA for the purchase of core data network switches, licensing and maintenance

The City Council will consider authorizing the issuance of a Purchase Order to VectorUSA, in the amount of $199,866.69, for the purchase of core data network switches for City Hall and the Police Department, licensing, three years of maintenance and the necessary network design, implementation and training services. (ADMIN SVCS)

 

10. Investment Report Ending March 31, 2021

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2021. (ADMIN SVCS)

 

11. Investment Report ending December 31, 2020

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended December 31, 2020. (ADMIN SVCS)

 

12. Investment Report ending September 30, 2020

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. (ADMIN SVCS)

 

13. Minutes

The City Council will consider: (CLERK)

a.  Approving the Regular Meeting minutes of May 25, 2021;

b.  Approving the Special Meeting minutes of June 1, 2021; and

c.  Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of June 8, 2021.

VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

14. Discussion and direction regarding the Fixed Route Services (GATE) Transit Agreement updates

The City Council will consider discussing the Agreement for Transit Services for the Fixed Route (GATE) Program and providing direction as follows: (PARKS)

a.  Further modifying the conditions of approval for Global Paratransit, Inc., consistent with option 1 or option 2 as indicated in their counter proposal email dated June 10, 2021; OR

b.  Approving the Transit Services Agreement with Transportation Concepts for the operation and management of the transit services for the Fixed Route (GATE) Program based on their proposal from the original Request For Proposal response;

c.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney; and

d.  Authorizing the Director of Parks & Recreation to act as agent for the City under the Agreement and to sign any subsequent documents on behalf of the City as required to properly execute the Agreement, including the lease of any City vehicles as required by the Agreement.

 

15. Discussion and direction on a plan for the sports field lighting for night youth programs at Hollydale Park

The City Council will discuss and provide direction regarding the addition of sports specific field lighting at Hollydale Regional Park. (PARKS)

 

16. West Santa Ana Branch Report

The City Council will consider: (CM)

a. Receiving and filing an update report of the West Santa Ana Branch Light Rail Project; and

b. Providing staff with direction as it relates to the draft Master Cooperative Agreement with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and future fiscal planning.

 

17. Carryover of unspent budget appropriations from Fiscal Year 2019/20 to Fiscal Year 2020/21

The City Council will consider authorizing the carryover of unspent budget appropriations from Fiscal Year 2019/20 to Fiscal Year 2020/21 in the account numbers detailed in Exhibit A of the Staff Report.

 

18. Warrants

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.     Approving Check No. 92718 from June 8, 2021;

b.     Approving Check Nos. 92838 and 92932 from June 22, 2021; and

c.     Approving the Warrant Register for July 13, 2021

Total of Checks :                    $2,941,931.64

Voids:                                     $    (31,928.68)

Total of Payroll Deductions    $ (329,020.49)

Grand Total:                           $2,580,982.47

Cancellations:  Various Stale Dated Checks as Listed in the Staff Report.

IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted July 8, 2021 at 3:11 p.m. as required by law.


Carmen Avalos, CMC

City Clerk


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