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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council via Teleconference

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

6:00 p.m.

City Council Chambers
La Mesa City Hall
8130 Allison Avenue
La Mesa, California



Mark Arapostathis, Mayor
Bill Baber, Vice Mayor
Kristine Alessio, Councilmember
Colin Parent, Councilmember
  Akilah Weber, Councilmember

 

Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office, 8130 Allison Avenue, during normal business hours.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING APRIL 14, 2020 COUNCIL MEETING FORMAT IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC


This meeting is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means consistent with State of California Executive Order N-29-20 dated March 17, 2020, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The
City Council meeting may be viewed live on Cox Cable Channel 24 (within La Mesa City limits), AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 (in the San Diego Region),the City’s website (www.cityoflamesa.us) or Facebook Live (www.facebook.com/lamesaca).

Public Comments for Items not on the Agenda
Members of the public who wish to make public comments may submit their comments by email to be read aloud at the Council meeting by the City Clerk. Email comments must be submitted to the City Clerk at cityclrk@cityoflamesa.us by 4:00 p.m. the day of the Council meeting and be no more than 300 words. Any language beyond the 300 words shall not be read during the Council meeting. The counting of words, for the purposes of public comment submissions, shall follow the same standards as set forth in Elections Code § 9 (see Attachment A). Please note in your email subject line that this is for “PUBLIC COMMENT”. All email comments shall be subject to the same rules as would otherwise govern speaker comments at the Council meeting. 


Public Comments for Items on the Agenda
Members of the public who wish to make comments on items on the agenda may do so via Zoom at the Emergency Operations Center, Fire Administration Building, 8054 Allison Avenue, La Mesa, California, 91942. Social distancing will be strictly enforced by City personnel at all times. It is strongly encouraged that all attendees wear a facial covering while waiting to speak regarding an agenda item. Comments may also be submitted in the same manner as stated above regarding items not on the agenda. Please note in your email subject line the agenda item number related to the comment.

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION – COUNCILMEMBER ALESSIO

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN REPORTS

 

PRESENTATION

 

PROCLAIMING APRIL 24, 2020 AS ARBOR DAY

 

ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS - (TOTAL TIME - 15 MINUTES)

NOTE: In accordance with state law, an item not scheduled on the agenda may be brought forward by the general public for comment; however, the City Council will not be able to discuss or take any action on the item at this meeting. If appropriate, the item will be referred to Staff or placed on a future agenda.
 

CONFLICT DISCLOSURES

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

(Items 1 through 8)

The Consent Calendar includes items considered to be routine. Unless discussion is requested by members of the Council or audience, all Consent Calendar items may be approved by one motion.
 

1. APPROVAL OF MOTION TO WAIVE THE READING OF THE TEXT OF ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS AT THIS MEETING

 

2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020

Documents:
  1. ITEM 2.pdf
 

3. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020

Documents:
  1. ITEM 3.pdf
 

4. RESOLUTION DIRECTING REVIEW OF THE CITY OF LA MESA CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE

Staff Reference: Ms. Wiegelman
Documents:
  1. ITEM 4.pdf
 

5. ACCEPTANCE OF THE 2019 ANNUAL REPORT – IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GENERAL PLAN

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 5.pdf
 

6. A. RESOLUTION ACCEPTING BID NO. 20-18, NORTH SPRING STREET SMART GROWTH SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO MIRAMAR GENERAL ENGINEERING; AND

B.  RESOLUTION AWARDING A TASK ORDER TO PGH WONG TO PROVIDE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR NORTH SPRING STREET SMART GROWTH SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

Staff Reference: Mr. Firsht
Documents:
  1. ITEM 6.pdf
 

7. A. RESOLUTION ACCEPTING BID NO. 20-22, INFLOW & INFILTRATION PROJECT PHASE 5 AND AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO HPS MECHANICAL, INC.; AND

B.  RESOLUTION APPROVING A TASK ORDER TO INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING CORPORATION TO PROVIDE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR INFLOW & INFILTRATION PROJECT PHASE 5, BID NO. 20-22

Staff Reference: Mr. Firsht
Documents:
  1. ITEM 7.pdf
 

8. RESOLUTION ADOPTING A LIST OF PROJECTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 FUNDED BY SB 1: THE ROAD REPAIR AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2017

Staff Reference: Mr. Firsht
Documents:
  1. ITEM 8.pdf
 

STAFF REPORT

 

9. A. CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS OF THE CITY MANAGER AS THE DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY AND DISASTER AND THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AS THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY AND DISASTER AND THE DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY AND DISASTER’S PROCLAMATION OF THE EXISTENCE OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY (PURSUANT TO LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 2.56.050); AND

Staff recommends the Council approve and adopt the Resolution.

Staff Reference: Mr. Sabine


B.  CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING AND RATIFYING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS AS ISSUED BY THE DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY AND DISASTER PURSUANT TO LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 2.56.060 FOR THE DIRECT PROTECTION AND BENEFIT OF THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF LA MESA

Staff recommends the Council approve and adopt the Resolution.

Staff Reference: Mr. Humora

C.  PANDEMIC RESPONSE STATUS – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE DIRECTION TO CITY MANAGER/DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY AND DISASTER REGARDING SAME

Staff recommends the Council discuss the pandemic response status if so desired and possibly provide direction to the City Manager/Director of Emergency of Disaster regarding the same.

Staff Reference: Mr. Humora
Documents:
  1. ITEM 9.pdf
 

ORDINANCES: SECOND READING

 

10. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 24 (ZONING) OF THE LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS (ADU) IN ACCORDANCE WITH CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 65852.2

Staff recommends the Council approve the second reading and adoption of the Ordinance.

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 10.pdf
 

11. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 24 (ZONING) OF THE LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF JUNIOR ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS (JADU) IN ACCORDANCE WITH CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 65852.22

Staff recommends the Council approve the second reading and adoption of the Ordinance.

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 11.pdf
 

HEARING

 

12. RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE TRANSNET LOCAL STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM OF PROJECTS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2021 THROUGH 2025

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution adopting and approving the TransNet Local Street Improvement 2020 TransNet Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2021 through 2025.

Staff Reference: Mr. Firsht
Documents:
  1. ITEM 12.pdf
 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT