South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.


SOUTH GATE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OR TELECONFERENCE

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

MEETING ID: 874 4653 5174

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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 ALLEGIANCEDarren Arakawa, Acting Police Chief
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. Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Fund for $48,344 for purchase of equipment of sworn personnel

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

a.  Accepting and authorizing in the Fiscal Year 2021/22 annual budget the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Funds in the amount of $48,344 for the purchase of equipment for sworn personnel.

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, and 9 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. Resolution extending the Local Emergency as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                      extending the Local Emergency within the City as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. (CM)

 

3. Resolution designating voting delegates for the 2021 League of California Cities Annual Conference and Expo

The City Council will consider adopting a Resolution                      designating Vice Mayor Maria del Pilar Avalos as the voting delegate and Council Member Denise Diaz as the City's alternate voting delegate during the 2021 League of California Cities Annual Conference and Expo on September 22- 24, 2021.  (CM)

 

4. Resolution correcting, approving and adopting salary and benefits for Executive Management Contract Employees hired after July 1, 2021

The City Council will consider adopting a corrected compensation and benefits schedule for Executive Management Contract Employees hired after July 1, 2021. (ADMIN)

 

5. Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 2787 with Randall Davis for deferred structured payment of accruals

The City Council will consider: (CM)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 2 to the Employment Agreement between the City and Randall Davis, Police Chief, consistent with direction previously given by the City Council to city negotiators for a structured deferred payment of accrued and vested leave after employee's separation from the City of South Gate.

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

 

6. Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3035 with Icon Enterprises, Inc., DBA CivicPlus, to Extend Website Maintenance Services

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3035 with CivicPlus, formerly Icon Enterprises, INC, a Kansas Limited Liability Company, extending website maintenance support services through February 28, 2022, in an amount not-to-exceed $5,146; and

b.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 3035 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

7. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-09-CC with W.A. Rasic Construction Company, Inc. for On-Call Emergency Repairs to the Municipal Water & Sanitary Sewer Systems

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. l to Contract No. 2020-09-CC with W. A. Rasic Construction Company, Inc. to fully fund emergency repairs that were performed on the municipal water and sanitary sewer systems, for a not-to-exceed amount of $189,000;

b.  Appropriating $141,000 to Account No. 412-732-61-6101 (Professional Services Account) from the unassigned Water Fund and $48,000 to Account No. 412-732-52-6101 (Professional Service Account) from the unassigned Sewer Fund to fund Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-09-CC; and

c.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-09-CC in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

8. Amendment No. 5 to Contact No. 3340 with SAFNA Engineering & Consulting to Extend Project Management Services

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 5 to Contract No. 3340 with SAFNA Engineering & Consulting, a Division of SAFNA, to continue engineering services for support on water capital projects and water operations, on a month-to-month basis, through August 10, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $248,000;

b.  Appropriating $248,000 in Water Funds from the unassigned water fund reserves to Account No. 411-731-52-6101 (Professional Service Account) to fund Amendment No. 5; and

c.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 5 in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

9. Minutes

The City Council will consider: (CLERK)

a.  Approving the Special Meeting minutes of June 23, 2021;

b.  Approving the Special Meeting minutes of June 29, 2021;

c.  Approving the Special Meeting and Regular Meeting minutes of July 13, 2021; and

d.  Approving the Special Meeting minutes of July 27, 2021

VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

10. Discussion regarding practice and playing space for the South Gate Aztecs Youth Football Program

The City Council will discuss and provide direction regarding practice and playing space for the South Gate Aztecs Youth Football Program.  (PARKS)

 

11. Agreement with Open Cities, Inc. for website creation and hosting services

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN)

a.  Appropriating $75,250 from the unrestricted fund balance in the American Rescue Plan Account Number 268-310-12-9006; and

b.  Approving an agreement (Contract No.                     ) with Open Cities, Inc., to develop and host the City's new website for a five-year term; and

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

 

12. Receive and File Regional Water Quality Control Board's new Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit

The City Council will consider receiving and filing a presentation from John Hunter & Associates on the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit adopted by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board on July 23, 2021.  (PW)

 

13. Warrants

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

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

b.     Approving the Warrant Register for August 10, 2021

Total of Checks :                    $6,840,486.71

Voids:                                     $    (65,233.62)

Total of Payroll Deductions    $ (336,801.99)

Grand Total:                           $6,438,451.10

Cancellations:  93058, 93485

IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted August 4, 2021 at 6:04 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

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