South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.


SOUTH GATE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OR TELECONFERENCE

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

MEETING ID: 857 4420 9663

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85744209663
I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDERAl Rios, Mayor                
INVOCATIONBishop Ismael Martin del Campo, Empower Apostolic Assembly Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEAaron Krisman, Police Sergeant
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. Introduction of promoted employees

The City Council will allow staff to introduce the new and promotional full-time employees hired or promoted during July 2021. (ADMIN SVCS)

 

2. Receive and file presentation on the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor Project by Metro

The City Council will receive and file a presentation from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) on the West Santa Ana Transit Corridor Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Environmental Impact Report (EIR) released for public review and comments on August 2, 2021. (PW)

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 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 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.

 

3. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-55-CC with Southstar Engineering & Consulting, Inc for Construction Management Services for Garfield Ave., Imperial Hwy, and Firestone Blvd./Otis St

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-55-CC with Southstar Engineering & Consulting, Inc., for additional construction management and inspection services for the construction of street improvements on Garfield Avenue from South City Limit to Jefferson Avenue and Imperial Highway from West City Limit to East City Limit, City Project No. 413-ST, Federal Project No. STPL-5257(030), the Firestone Boulevard and Otis Street Improvements, and the Imperial Highway Center Median, City Project No. 496-ST, Federal Project No. HSIPL-5257(032), in an amount not-to-exceed $83,975; and

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

 

4. Amendment No. 5 to Contract No. 3081 with Willdan Engineering for Design Services for The Boulevard Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 5 to Contract No. 3081 with Willdan Engineering to fund preparation of design and construction documents for the Firestone Boulevard Regional Corridor Capacity Enhancements, Alameda Street to Hunt Avenue, Phase II, City Project No. 476-TRF, in an amount not- to-exceed $92,282; and

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

 

5. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3563 with Mark Thomas & Company, Inc for Design Services for the Long Beach Boulevard Street Improvements Project

The City Council will consider: (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 3563 with Mark Thomas & Company, Inc., to provide additional engineering services and to extend the term of the agreement through December 31, 2023, retroactively effective to August 26, 2020, for the Long Beach Boulevard Street Improvements Project, City Project No. 515-ST, for an amount not to exceed $67,850; and

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

 

6. Side Letter Agreements (3) with Police Management Association, Municipal Employees Association and Professional Mid-Management Association

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.  Approving Side Letter of Agreement with the South Gate Police Management Association regarding accrued unused vacation, holiday compensatory time-off leaves;

b.  Approving Side Letter of Agreement with the South Gate Municipal Employees Association regarding accrued unused vacation, holiday, and compensatory time-off leaves;

c.  Approving Side Letter of Agreement with the South Gate Professional Mid-Management Association regarding accrued unused vacation, holiday, compensatory time-off and administrative leaves; and

d.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Side Letters of Agreements in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

7. Minutes

The City Council will consider: (CLERK)

a.  Approving the Regular Meeting minutes of July 27, 2021; and

b.  Approving the Special Meeting minutes of August 14, 2021.

VIII.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

8. Warrants

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.     Approving Check Nos. 93430, 93437, 93439, 93451, 93486 and 93504 from August 10, 2021; and

b.     Approving the Warrant Register for August 24, 2021

Total of Checks :                    $3,474,441.03

Voids:                                     $    (10,240.20)

Total of Payroll Deductions    $ (435,946.10)

Grand Total:                           $3,028,254.73

Cancellations:  90558, 93070, 93302, 864, 93680

IX.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted August 18, 2021 at 2:45 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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