South Gate

SOUTH GATE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.


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


MEETING ID: 812 9494 4290

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I.

Call to Order/Roll Call with Invocation & Pledge


CALL TO ORDERAl Rios, Mayor                
INVOCATIONPastor Abner Lima, Community of Hope Church
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCESteve Costley, Acting Director of Parks & Recreation
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 September 20-24, 2021 as National GEAR UP Week.

The City Council will issue a Proclamation declaring September 20 through 24, 2021, as National GEAR UP Week in the City of South Gate. (ADMIN)

 

2. Receive and File presentation on the Cultural Arts Center Project by the Rivers and Mountains Conservancy

The City Council will receive and file an update on the plans for the new SELA Cultural Arts Center in South Gate. The presentation update will be made by the lead agency, Rivers and Mountains Conservancy.  (PARKS)

 

3. Certificates of Appreciation for the Police Officer Recipients of the 2018 & 2019 Highway Patrol 10851 Award

The City Council will present: (PD)

a.  Certificates of Appreciation to Police Officers James Hugar, Daniel Melendrez, Nicolas Vasquez, Albert Rodriguez, Anthony Reyes, Edward Huffman, Antonio Mendez, Rafael Vega, Adam Cook, Andre Sanchez, Sam Houx, Arturo Macias, and Mariela Herrera, in recognition of receiving the California Highway Patrol 10851 Award for combating automobile thefts; and

b.  A California Highway Patrol representative will present the 10851 award pins to the recipients

V.

Public Hearings

 

4. Resolution approving the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for FY 2020-21

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

a.  Adopting a Resolution                       receiving and approving Program Year 2020-2021 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER); and

b.  Authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to submit to HUD the City's FY 2020-2021 CAPER.

 

5. Continuing Ordinance approving Specific Plan Amendment 21-25 for CUP No 843

The City Council will open the Public Hearing, take public testimony, and continue the Public Hearing to September 28, 2021. (CD)

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, 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. Resolution declaring 4909 Mason Street (APN 6216-032-900) as surplus property

The City Council will consider: (CD)

a.  Adopting a Resolution                       declaring 4909 Mason Street as surplus property: and

b.  Directing the City Manager to follow disposition procedures set forth in the Surplus Land Act ("Act").

 

7. Resolution amending Resolution No. 6454 creating Principal Civil Engineer position; approving job specification; adjusting salary for Deputy City Engineer and update corresponding salary pay tables

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.  Adopting a Resolution                         amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to create the position of Principal Civil Engineer, to approve the corresponding job specification and to update the appropriate salary pay table; and

b.  Adopting a Resolution                         amending Resolution No. 6454 (Salary Resolution and Position Classification Plan) to approve a salary increase to the Deputy City Engineer position of 3.8%, to create a proper separation from the proposed Principal Civil Engineer salary and update the appropriate salary pay table.

 

8. Side Letter Agreements with Police Management Association and Division Management Association

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.  Approving Side Letter of Agreement (Contract No. ______) with the South Gate Police Management Association regarding accrued unused vacation, holiday compensatory time-off leaves;

b.  Approving Side Letter of Agreement (Contract No. ______) with the South Gate Division Management Association regarding accrued unused vacation, holiday and administrative leaves; and

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

 

9. Amending Capital Improvement Program adding Atlantic Avenue Traffic Signing and Striping Modifications (City Project No. 687-ST) and approving allocation of funds

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a.  Amending the Capital Improvement Program to add the Atlantic Avenue Traffic Signing and Striping Modifications, City Project No. 687-ST, which is necessary to reconfigure the northbound traffic lanes and parking restrictions to change traffic circulation and increase on-street parking capacity; and

b.  Transferring $30,000 in Proposition C Funds from Account No. 311-790-31-9565 (Capital Projects Fund- Long Beach Complete Streets) to Account No. 311-790-31-9219 (Capital Projects Fund- Atlantic Ave Parking Modifications) to allocate funding for, and fully fund the Atlantic Avenue Traffic Signing and Striping Modifications, City Project No. 687-ST.

 

10. Item was removed from the Agenda

 

11. Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-65-CC with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for Traffic Engineering Services

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a.  Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-65-CC with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., to provide traffic engineering and staff augmentation services on a month-to-month basis, up to December 14, 2022, for an amount not to exceed $27,000; and

b.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 2020-65-CC in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

12. Agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc., for body worn cameras for sworn police officers

The City Council will consider: (PD)

a.  Approving recommended Agreement (Contract No.                      ) with Axon Enterprise, Inc., for body cameras and accessories for sworn police officers; and

b.  Approving purchase order with Axon Enterprise, Inc., for the implementation of the Police Body Worn Camera Program.

 

13. Investment Report for the Quarter ending June 30, 2021

The City Council will consider receiving and filing the Quarterly Investment Report for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.  (ADMIN SVCS)

 

14. Minutes

The City Council will consider: (CLERK)

a.  Approving the Joint Special City Council, Housing Authority, Successor Agency to the Community Development Commission of June 24, 2021;

b.  Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of August 10, 2021; and

c.  Approving the Special and Regular Meeting minutes of August 24, 2021.

IX.

Reports, Recommendations and Requests

 

15. Agreement with BlueViolet for Telephone System Upgrade Procurement and Implementation Service

The City Council will consider:  (ADMIN SVCS)

a.  Approving a Purchase Services Agreement (Contract No.                      ) and the issuance of any related Purchase Order to BlueViolet Networks, in the amount of $155,024.94, for the purchase of a replacement telephone system, telephones, licensing, one year of maintenance and the necessary design, implementation and training services;

b.  Appropriating as part of the FY 2021-22 budget, the sum of $155,024.94 from the unrestricted fund balance in the American Rescue Plan fund (50%), Water fund (25%), and the Refuse fund (25%) to fund the purchases; and

c.  Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Agreement (Attachment A) in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

 

16. Citywide Parking Study, City Project No. 590-RPT

The City Council will consider:  (PW)

a.  Receiving and filing a presentation of the Citywide Parking Study; and

b.  Approving the Citywide Parking Study and its Priority Tool Kit.

 

17. Warrant register for September 14, 2021

The City Council will consider: (ADMIN SVCS)

a.  Approving Check No. 93439 from August 10, 2021; and

b.  Approving the Warrant Register for September 14, 2021

Total of Checks :                    $4,140,848.01

Voids:                                     $    (20,451.94)

Total of Payroll Deductions    $ (745,620.20)

Grand Total:                           $3,374,775.87

Cancellations:  92563, 93185, 93359, 93360, 93584, 93647, 93847

X.

Adjournment

I, Carmen Avalos, City Clerk, certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Meeting Agenda was posted September 8, 2021 at 11:40 a.m. as required by law.


Carmen Avalos, CMC

City Clerk


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