INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA       


Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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*****

COVID-19 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING MEETINGS OF 

THE INGLEWOOD CITY COUNCIL AND OTHER CITY LEGISLATIVE BODIES

 

Until further notice, meetings of the Inglewood City Council and other City legislative bodies will be conducted pursuant to California Government Code section 54953(e), which allows the City to use teleconferencing for members of the public to access a meeting and to address the legislative body via a call-in option.

 

CALL-IN OPTION

 

  1. Members of the public who wish to attend a public meeting and address the City Council or other legislative body during a public meeting must use the call-in option noted below:


  • Members of the public may listen and make oral public comments telephonically by dialing:
    • Dial-in for Closed Session: 1-669-900-6833 Meeting ID: 825 5030 7638 Passcode: 024788
      • Dial-in for Open Session: 1-888-251-2949 or 215-861-0694, using the specific access codes detailed below for the respective City Council Dates:

 

  • September 27, 2022 – Access Code: 4991658# wait 3 seconds and press # again

 

In the event of a disruption which prevents the City from broadcasting the meeting to the public using the call-in option, or in the event of a disruption within the City’s control which prevents the public from offering public comments using the call-in option, the City Council and other legislative body shall take no further action on items appearing on the meeting agenda until public access to the meeting via the call-in option is restored. 

 

 


 

ALTERNATIVE METHODS

 

The City also provides alternative methods for members of the public to submit comments and/or to observe a public meeting.  The following alternative methods are provided to the public as a matter of convenience only and the disruption in service to any alternative method does not preclude the City Council or other legislative body from taking further action on an agenda item.  In the event of a disruption to any alternative method below members of the public should use the call-in option above.  

 

2. Submitting Comments Prior to Public Meeting: Members of the public may choose to submit comments electronically for consideration by the City Council or other City Legislative Body by sending them to the City Clerk/Secretary at athompson@cityofinglewood.organd 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.

 

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 online through Facebook Live, with audio and limited video, at https://www.facebook.com/cityofinglewood/

 

4. Public attendance at Gladys Waddingham Lecture Hall (located adjacent to the Main Library) to view meeting and make public comments via audio/video.

 

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 athompson@cityofinglewood.org and aallen@cityofinglewood.org no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

 
 
 

AGENDA

CITY COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY/HOUSING AUTHORITY/JOINT POWERS 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
 
 

CLOSED SESSION – 1:00 P.M.

Call to Order

Roll Call


 

PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

Persons wishing to address the Inglewood City Council on the Closed Session items 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 Agency Negotiator: Jose O. Cortes, Human Resources Director; Name of Organizations Representing Employees: Service Employees International Union (SEIU); Inglewood Management Employee Organization (IMEO); Inglewood Police Civilian Management Association (IPCMA); and Inglewood Executive Organization (IEO).

 

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/Joint Powers Authority on any item on the agenda may do so at this time.

 

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

 

1, CSA-1 & H-1.

Warrant Registers.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Allow for Payment of Bills.
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:

  1. Reject Claim in accordance with Government Code, Section 913:
  1. Jaylynn Duran for alleged personal injury; Inglewood Unified School District (Woodworth Monroe School) on March 22, 2022.
  2. William Gibson for alleged personal injury; broken meter on February 10, 2022.
  1. Reject Insufficient Claim  in accordance with Government Code, Section 913:

         1. Farmers Insurance subro. Patricia Avila for alleged property damage; vehicle collision on April 30, 2022.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Reject Claims listed as A-1 and A-2; and
  2. Reject Insufficient Claim listed as B-1.
 

3. ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members award a contract and approve a one (1)-year agreement with Willdan Engineering, Inc., for Part-Time (As-Needed) Code Enforcement Staffing, per RFP-0178. (General Fund)

Recommendation:

 


  1. Award contract and approve agreement in an amount not to exceed $250,000.
Documents:
  1. 3.PDF
 

4. ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members approve professional services agreements to provide building inspection services for the Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center (IBEC). (General Fund) 

Recommendation:

 


  1. Approve professional services agreements in an amount not to exceed $2,500,000, with the following consultants: 
    1. JLee Engineering, Inc.;
    2. Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.;
    3. The Code Group, Inc.; and
    4. Interwest Consulting Group, Inc.
Documents:
  1. 4.PDF
 

5. PARKS, RECREATION, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members approve an agreement between the City of Inglewood and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation to provide $416,910 toward the installation of baseball field improvements at Edward Vincent, Jr. Park. (General Fund)

Recommendation:

 


  1. Approve agreement.
Documents:
  1. 5.PDF
 

6. PARKS, RECREATION, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 22-002 with Helen Lessick, extending the agreement for one (1) additional year, for public art consulting services. (General Fund)

Recommendation:

 


  1. Approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 22-022 in an amount not to exceed $87,000 (total contract amount not to exceed $159,000). 
Documents:
  1. 6.PDF
 

7. PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT/ PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 21-252 with Eric Johnson dba L.A. Business Printing Services, for the Community Information Guide Project, Graphic Design and Print Services. (Various Funds)

Documents:
  1. 7.PDF
 

8. POLICE DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members approve the attached agreement with the State of California for acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Office of Traffic Safety Grant. 

Recommendation:

 


  1. Approve agreement in the total amount of $250,000; and
  2. Adopt the attached resolution amending the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Budget to include said funds (Public Safety Grant Fund).
Documents:
  1. 8.PDF
 

9. POLICE DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members approve Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 19-094 with Lawles Enterprises, Inc. (Lawles), extending the agreement an additional one (1) year, to continue performing background investigation services on behalf of the Police Department. (General Fund) 

Recommendation:

 


  1. Approve Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 19-094 in an amount not to exceed $75,000.
Documents:
  1. 9.PDF
 

10. POLICE DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 20-057 with Phamatech, Inc. (Phamatech), extending the agreement one (1) additional year to continue providing laboratory testing and urine sample collection services for pre-employment and random drug screenings. (General Fund)

Recommendation:

 


  1. Approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 20-057 in a total amount not to exceed $20,000. 
Documents:
  1. 10.PDF
 

11. POLICE DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members adopt a resolution amending the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget in the amount of $129,124.35. (General Fund Reserves)

Recommendation:

 


  1. Adopt resolution; and
  2. Authorize payment of outstanding invoices submitted by Leverage Information Systems in the total amount of $271,757.05, for camera systems and annual maintenance. (Various Funds)
Documents:
  1. 11.PDF
 

12. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members adopt a resolution amending the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Annual Budget, in the amount of $243,390, to fund plan review and engineering services.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Adopt resolution.
Documents:
  1. 12.PDF
 

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

 

DR-1. CITY MANAGER’S OFFICE

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members adopt a resolution approving and adopting the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Annual Budget.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Adopt resolution.
 

DR-2. FINANCE DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members adopt the attached resolution establishing the City’s tax-supported appropriations limitation for Fiscal Year 2022-2023, as required by the “Gann Amendment” to the California Constitution.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Adopt resolution.
Documents:
  1. DR-2.PDF
 

SETTING PUBLIC HEARING

 

SPH-1. POLICE DEPARTMENT

Staff report requesting that the Mayor and Council Members set a public hearing to receive public comments on the application from B & H Tow Inglewood, Inc. to obtain a permit to provide City referral towing services. 

Recommendation:

 


  1. Set public hearing for October 11, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. 
Documents:
  1. SPH-1.PDF
 

ORDINANCES

 

O-1. HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Staff report recommending that the Mayor and Council Members introduce the attached Salary Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2022-2023. 

Recommendation:

 


  1. Motion to waive further reading; and
  2. Introduce ordinance. 
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.


 

CC-2. CITY CLERK

Monthly Treasurer’s Reports for the Month ending  August 31, 2022. 

Recommendation:

 


  1. Receive and file.
Documents:
  1. CC-2.PDF
 

INGLEWOOD SUCCESSOR AGENCY

Call to Order 

Roll Call

 

CSA-1, 1 & H-1.

Warrant Registers.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Allow for Payment of Bills.
Documents:
  1. 1, CSA-1, H-1.pdf
 

CSA-2. SUCCESSOR AGENCY SECRETARY

Monthly Treasurer’s Reports for the Month ending August 31, 2022.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Receive and file.
Documents:
  1. CSA-2.PDF
 

ADJOURNMENT INGLEWOOD SUCCESSOR AGENCY

 

INGLEWOOD HOUSING AUTHORITY

Call to Order 

Roll Call


 

H-1, 1 & CSA-1.

Warrant Registers.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Allow for Payment of Bills.
Documents:
  1. 1, CSA-1, H-1.pdf
 

H-2. HOUSING AUTHORITY SECRETARY

Monthly Treasurer’s Reports for the Month ending August 31, 2022.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Receive and file.
Documents:
  1. H-2.PDF
 

ADJOURNMENT INGLEWOOD HOUSING AUTHORITY

 

INGLEWOOD JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY

Call to Order 

Roll Call

 

JPA-1. JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY SECRETARY

Monthly Treasurer’s Reports for the Month ending August 31, 2022.

Recommendation:

 


  1. Receive and file.
Documents:
  1. JPA-1.PDF
 

ADJOURNMENT INGLEWOOD JOINT POWERS 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