INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA        
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Closed Session 1:00 P.M
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 September 15, 2020, at 1:00 P.M. for closed 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 yhorton@cityofinglewood.org, and Deputy City Clerk aphillips@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 by using the following:

  • Dial-In:  1-669-900-6833 (Meeting ID: 996 1738 7790).
  • All interested parties who wished to provide public comments telephonically may join the conference at 12:50 p.m. 
  • If you are dialing in from a cell phone, please call from an area with good reception. Calls from landline phones are highly recommended.

** The above access options provide the public with the opportunity to address the Legislative Body on Closed Session Items.


Please note that members of the public will be allowed to observe and/or address the City Council Meeting of September 15, 2020, 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 yhorton@cityofinglewood.org, and Deputy City Clerk aphillips@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 Facebook Live 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:
    • September 15, 2020 – Access Code: 9954636# (wait 5 seconds and press # again)
    • September 22, 2020 – Access Code: 64848997# (wait 5 seconds and press # again)
    • September 29, 2020 – Access Code: 2424497# (wait 5 seconds and press # again)

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.
  • Live on-line through Facebook Live, with audio and limited video, at https://www.facebook.com/cityofinglewood/.

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 option 2.

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 yhorton@cityofinglewood.org  no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.



AGENDA

CITY COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY/HOUSING 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
  Ralph L. Franklin, District No. 4
CITY CLERK/SECRETARY
  Yvonne Horton
CITY TREASURER/TREASURER
  Wanda M. Brown
CITY MANAGER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  Artie Fields
CITY ATTORNEY/GENERAL COUNSEL
  Kenneth R. Campos
 
 

CLOSED SESSION ITEMS – 1:00 P.M.

 

Call to Order

 

ROLL CALL

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY

Persons wishing to address the City Council on the closed session item may do so at this time.
 

CS-1.

Closed session – Confidential – Attorney/Client Privileged; Conference with Labor Negotiator Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; Name of the Agency Negotiator: Jose O. Cortes, Human Resources Director; Name of Organizations Representing Employees; Service Employees International Union (SEIU); Inglewood Police Officers Associations (IPOA); Inglewood Police Management Association (IPMA).
 

CS-2.

Closed session – Confidential – Attorney/Client Privileged; Pending Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1); Yolanda Tobin v. City of Inglewood, et al.; LASC Case No. 19STCV08190.
 

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 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

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

A. Reject Claims Pursuant to Government Code Section 913:

  1. Ladislao Hernandez for alleged property damage; repair equipment on March 20, 2020.
  2. Mark Lucaj for alleged vehicle damage; CDS Republic forklift on June 29, 2020.
  3. Gricela Madrigal for alleged vehicle damage; road condition on June 10, 2020.

B.  Return Late Claim Pursuant to Government Code Section 912:

1.  Jacquelyn Huizar for alleged property seizure; asset forfeiture warrant.
 

3. ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending approval of an agreement with Steven R. Norris & Associates Inc., dba Norris Realty Advisors to conduct real estate appraisal services for the IBEC Project.
Documents:
  1. 3.PDF
 

4. HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending authorization to pay invoices submitted by L & M Footwear, Inc., dba Shoeteria for the provision of safety boots/shoes to employees working in the areas of hazardous conditions. (General Fund)
Documents:
  1. 4.PDF
 

5. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending authorization to pay Invoice No. 10256 submitted by Roberto Trigueros dba Ocean N Sun Heating & Air Conditioning for emergency repairs to the City Hall Domestic Water Pumps Isolated Valves.  (General Fund)
Documents:
  1. 5.PDF
 

6. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending authorization to pay invoices submitted by Johnson Controls Fire Protection, LP, for the purchase and installation of a new fire alarm panel system at the Inglewood Civic Center. (General and Civic Center Projects Funds) 
Documents:
  1. 6.PDF
 

7. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending award of contract and approval of an agreement with KPPF, Inc., for the seismic retrofit design of the Civic Center buildings and preparation of the plans, specifications, and construction cost estimate. (Civic Center Projects Fund)
Documents:
  1. 7.PDF
 

8. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending award of contract and approval of an agreement with Degenkolb Engineers to conduct an independent review and oversight of the Civic Center seismic retrofit design process. (Civic Center Projects Fund)
Documents:
  1. 8.PDF
 

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

 

DR-1. SECTION 8, HOUSING & CDBG DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending adoption of a resolution to approve changes to the HOME Policies and Procedures Manual for the administration of the HOME program and adopt an update manual to supersede any prior version. 
Documents:
  1. DR-1.PDF
 

ORDINANCES

 

O-1. CITY MANAGER’S OFFICE

Staff report recommending adoption of the revised and updated Investment Policy and Procedures delegating the authority to the Finance Director, or designee, to invest all of the City’s Funds except for an amount of no more than $50,000 to be managed by the City Treasurer, and the introduction of an Ordinance amending the Inglewood Municipal Code for the reassignment of City duties.
Documents:
  1. O-1.PDF
 

REPORTS – CITY ATTORNEY



A-1.

Report on Closed Session Items.


A-2.

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
 

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. SECTION 8, HOUSING & CDBG DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending adoption of a resolution awarding Thirty-One (31) Project-Based Vouchers to the developer, Beach Avenue Housing, LP for use at Beach Park Apartments located at 716-730 West Beach Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90302.
Documents:
  1. H-2.PDF
 

ADJOURNMENT INGLEWOOD HOUSING 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.