INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA       
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Open Session 2:00 P.M.

Web Sites:
www.cityofinglewood.org
www.cityofinglewood.org/253/Successor-Agency
www.cityofinglewood.org/688/Housing-Authority
www.cityofinglewood.org/654/Finance-Authority
www.cityofinglewood.org/839/Parking-Authority

*****NOTE FROM THE CITY:  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Due to the existing COVID-19 health emergency and the social distancing measures currently in effect, and pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 (https://www.gov.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/3.17.20-N-29-20-EO.pdf).

Please note that members of the public will be allowed to observe and/or address the City Council Meeting of March 2, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. for open session as follows:

1.      Written Public Comments: Members of the public may choose to submit comments electronically for consideration by the Inglewood City Council/Successor Agency/Housing Authority/Finance Authority/Parking Authority/Joint Powers Authority (Legislative Body) by sending them to the City Clerk/Secretary at athompson@cityofinglewood.org, and Deputy City Clerk at aallen@cityofinglewood.org. To ensure distribution to the members of the Legislative Body prior to consideration of the agenda, please submit comments prior to 8:00 A.M. the day of the meeting, and in the body of the email, please identify the agenda number or subject matter. Correspondence should indicate the meeting date and agenda item. Comments received after 8:00 A.M. and prior to the close of the public hearings, will be made part of the official public record of the meeting. Contact the Office of the City Clerk at 310-412-5280 with any questions.

2.      By Telephone-Listening to the Meeting and Making Oral Public Comments: Members of the public can participate in the meeting by telephone to listen and make comments noting the following:

  • The conference begins at 1:30 p.m., Pacific Time, and all interested parties may join the conference 5 minutes prior. 
  • If you are dialing in from a cell phone, please call from an area with good reception. Calls from landline phones are highly recommended.
  • If you are watching the meeting via Social Media or Channel 35 while also accessing the phone line, it is requested that you mute the sound of your video feed as it is delayed from the phone transmission.  Additionally, when you are making public comments on the phone line, you will be inaudible due to feedback.
  • Dial-In:  1-888-251-2949 or 1-215-861-0694 using the specific access codes detailed below for the respective City Council Dates:
    • March 2, 2021 – Access Code: 5914683#
    • March 9, 2021 – Access Code: 5914683#
    • March 16, 2021 – Access Code: 5914683#
    • March 23, 2021 – Access Code: 5914683#
    • March 30, 2021 – Access Code: 5914683#

3.      Viewing and Listening to the Meeting without Making Public Comments:

  • On Spectrum Cable Channel 35 with audio and limited video.  Please check with your cable provider for details.

The above access options provide the public with the opportunity to both observe and listen to the meeting; however, members of the public who wish to orally address the Legislative Body must use the public access options 1 and 2 noted above.

ACCESSIBILITY: If requested, the agenda and backup materials will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with a disability, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12132), and the federal rules and regulations adopted in implementation thereof.  Any person who requires a disability-related modification or accommodation, or translation services in order to observe and/or offer public comment may request such reasonable modification, accommodation,  or service by contacting the Office of the City Clerk by telephone at 310-412-5280,  FAX at 310-412-5533, One Manchester Boulevard, First Floor, Inglewood City Hall, Inglewood, CA 90301 or via email to aphillips@cityofinglewood.org and aallen@cityofinglewood.org no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting

AGENDA
CITY COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY/HOUSING AUTHORITY/PARKING AUTHORITY


MAYOR/CHAIRMAN 
  James T. Butts, Jr.
COUNCIL/AGENCY/AUTHORITY MEMBERS
  George W. Dotson, District No. 1
  Alex Padilla, District No. 2
  Eloy Morales, Jr., District No. 3
  Dionne Faulk, District No. 4
CITY CLERK/SECRETARY
  Aisha L. Thompson
CITY TREASURER/TREASURER
  Wanda M. Brown
CITY MANAGER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  Artie Fields
CITY ATTORNEY/GENERAL COUNSEL
  Kenneth R. Campos
 
 

OPENING CEREMONIES – 2:00 P.M.

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance


Roll Call

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING AGENDA ITEMS

Persons wishing to address the Inglewood City Council/Successor Agency/Housing Authority/Parking Authority on any item on today’s agendas may do so at this time.
 

WARRANTS AND BILLS (City Council/Successor Agency/Housing Authority)

 

1, CSA-1 & H-1.

Warrant Registers.
Documents:
  1. 1, CSA-1, H-1.PDF
 

CONSENT CALENDAR

These items will be acted upon as a whole unless called upon by a Council Member.
 

2. CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

Letter from the City Attorney’s Office recommending the following:

A.    Reject Claim Pursuant to Government Code, Section 913:

  1. Carmen Roberts for alleged personal injury; fell into SCE vault lid on February 4, 2021.



 


 

3. CITY MANAGER’S OFFICE

Staff report recommending approval of a three-year agreement with Ellison Wilson Advocacy, LLC, to provide legislative advocacy services for the City. (General Fund)
Documents:
  1. 3.PDF
 

4. ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending approval of Amendment No. 1 to Grant Agreement No. 920000000TOD201512 between the City of Inglewood and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) for the Florence/Hindry and Crenshaw Station Transit Overlay District Project. 
Documents:
  1. 4.PDF
 

5. POLICE DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending approval of a purchase order with Crosstown Electrical & Data, Inc., for LED traffic control devices, per Bid No. RFB-0126. (General Fund)
Documents:
  1. 5.PDF
 

6. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending award of a contract and approval of an agreement with Michael Baker International, Inc., to prepare the Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) 2020 study and the state-required plan/report to be submitted to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR). (Water Utility Fund)
Documents:
  1. 6.PDF
 

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

 

DR-1, CSA-2, H-2 & P-1. CITY ATTORNEY/GENERAL COUNSEL’S OFFICE

Staff report recommending approval of an agreement with Kane, Ballmer & Berkman (“Special Counsel”) for legal advice, guidance, and representation. (General and Advance Funds)
 

REPORTS – CITY ATTORNEY



A-1.

Oral reports – City Attorney.




 

REPORTS – CITY MANAGER

CM-1.

Oral reports – City Manager.


 

REPORTS – CITY CLERK


CC-1.

Oral reports – City Clerk.



 

INGLEWOOD SUCCESSOR AGENCY

 

Call to Order

 

CSA-1, 1 & H-1.

Warrant Registers.
Documents:
  1. 1, CSA-1, H-1.PDF
 

CSA-2, DR-1, H-2 & P-1. CITY ATTORNEY/GENERAL COUNSEL’S OFFICE

Staff report recommending approval of an agreement with Kane, Ballmer & Berkman (“Special Counsel”) for legal advice, guidance, and representation. (General and Advance Funds)
 

ADJOURNMENT INGLEWOOD SUCCESSOR AGENCY

 

INGLEWOOD HOUSING AUTHORITY

 

Call to Order

 

H-1, 1 & CSA-1.

Warrant Registers.
Documents:
  1. 1, CSA-1, H-1.PDF
 

H-2, DR-1, CSA-2, & P-1. CITY ATTORNEY/GENERAL COUNSEL’S OFFICE

Staff report recommending approval of an agreement with Kane, Ballmer & Berkman (“Special Counsel”) for legal advice, guidance, and representation. (General and Advance Funds)
 

ADJOURNMENT INGLEWOOD HOUSING AUTHORITY

 

INGLEWOOD PARKING AUTHORITY

 

Call to Order

 

P-1, DR-1, CSA-2, & H-2. CITY ATTORNEY/GENERAL COUNSEL’S OFFICE

Staff report recommending approval of an agreement with Kane, Ballmer & Berkman (“Special Counsel”) for legal advice, guidance, and representation. (General and Advance Funds)
 

ADJOURNMENT INGLEWOOD PARKING AUTHORITY

 

APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING OTHER MATTERS

Persons wishing to address the City Council on any matter connected with City business not elsewhere considered on the agenda may do so at this time.  Persons with complaints regarding City management or departmental operations are requested to submit those complaints first to the City Manager for resolution.
 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REMARKS

The members of the City Council will provide oral reports, including reports on City related travels where lodging expenses are incurred, and/or address any matters they deem of general interest to the public.
 

ADJOURNMENT CITY COUNCIL

In the event that today’s meeting of the City Council is not held, or is concluded prior to a public hearing or other agenda item being considered, the public hearing or non-public hearing agenda item will automatically be continued to the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting. If you will require special accommodations, due to a disability, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (310) 412-5280 or FAX (310) 412-5533, One Manchester Boulevard, First Floor, Inglewood City Hall, Inglewood, CA 90301. All requests for special accommodations must be received 72 hours prior to the day of the Council Meetings.




* No Accompanying Staff Report at the Time of Printing

** Serves in that Capacity for Successor Agency, Housing Authority, Finance Authority, Parking Authority, and Joint Powers Authority