Due to the existing COVID-19 health emergency and the social distancing measures currently in effect, and pursuant to Assembly Bill 361, please note that members of the public will be allowed only to observe and address the City Council Meeting of October 12, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. (Or 1:00 P.M. if Closed Session) by telephone, video and other electronic means, as follows:
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 email@example.com, and Deputy City Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure distribution to the members of the Legislative Body prior to consideration of the agenda, City Clerk staff will check and print emails prior to arriving in the Council Chambers. 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 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.
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.
3. Members of the public who wish to address the City Council orally must use the public access option noted below:>Members of the public may listen and make oral public comments telephonically by dialing:
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:
October 12, 2021 – Access Code: 5943100#
October 19, 2021 – Access Code: 9917285#
October 26, 2021 – Access Code: 8090607#
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 email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.
CITY COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY/HOUSING AUTHORITY/
PARKING 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 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
PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING AGENDA ITEMS
Persons wishing to address the Inglewood City Council/Successor Agency/Housing Authority/Parking Authority/Joint Powers Authority on any item, other than the public hearing, may do so at this time.
WARRANTS AND BILLS (City Council/Successor Agency/Housing Authority)
PH-1. ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Public hearing to consider introduction of an Ordinance approving Zoning Code Amendment 2021-001 (ZCA-2021-001) to amend Chapter 12 (Planning and Zoning) of the Inglewood Municipal Code to modify Regulations for Smoke Shops, Citywide.
Letter from the City Attorney’s Office recommending the following:
Reject Amended Claim Pursuant to Government Code, Section 913:
1. Tadele Hadush for alleged personal injury; pavement condition on April 6, 2021.
4. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Staff report recommending authorization to pay Invoice Number 910009072 submitted on September 14, 2021, by EMCOR Services/Mesa Energy System (EMCOR), for emergency repairs to the Senior Center Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) building air condition system. (General Fund)
Staff report recommending adoption of a resolution adopting gross annual income guidelines for the City’s Utility Users Tax (UUT) Refund Program for low-income seniors, and the Refuse Collection and Water Services Fee Discount Program for senior and disabled citizens.
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