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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council, a Special Meeting of the La Mesa Public Financing Authority, and a Special Meeting of the City of La Mesa Successor Agency via Teleconference

Tuesday, June 23, 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 JUNE 23, 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 comments@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 La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive, 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.
Documents:
  1. ATTACHMENT A.pdf
 

ROLL CALL: CITY COUNCIL / LA MESA PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY / LA MESA SUCCESSOR AGENCY

 

INVOCATION – COUNCILMEMBER PARENT

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN REPORTS

 

PRESENTATION

 

PROCLAIMING JUNE 2020 AS LGBTQ PRIDE MONTH

 

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 – CITY COUNCIL

(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 EMERGENCY MEETING HELD MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020

Documents:
  1. ITEM 2.pdf
 

3. APPROVAL OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE POLICY FOR THE DISPLAY OF FLAGS AT CITY FACILITIES

Staff Reference: Mr. Sabine
Documents:
  1. ITEM 3.pdf
 

4. RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE 2020 SAN DIEGO REGIONAL ANALYSIS OF IMPEDIMENTS TO FAIR HOUSING CHOICE AND AUTHORIZING SUBMITTAL TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 4.pdf
 

5. RESOLUTION APPROVING A TASK ORDER TO COMPASS ROSE GIS FOR AS-NEEDED MAPPING AND GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM SERVICES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021

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

6. RESOLUTION AWARDING SECOND RENEWAL OPTION OF ANNUAL CONTRACT FOR STREET LIGHT MAINTENANCE AND EMERGENCY REPAIRS TO CLARK TELECOM & ELECTRIC, INC.

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

7. RESOLUTION AWARDING FIRST RENEWAL OPTION OF ANNUAL CONTRACT FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL MAINTENANCE, EMERGENCY REPAIRS, AND RELATED CONSTRUCTION SERVICES TO SOUTHWEST TRAFFIC SIGNAL SERVICE, INC.

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

8. RESOLUTION AWARDING SECOND RENEWAL OPTION OF ANNUAL CONTRACT FOR STREET SWEEPING SERVICES WITH CANNON PACIFIC SERVICES, INC., DBA PACIFIC SWEEPING

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

STAFF REPORTS - CITY COUNCIL

 

9. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT OF THE ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER AS THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY AND DISASTER PURSUANT TO LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 2.56.050

Staff recommends the Council approve and adopt the Resolution.

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

10. CONSIDERATION OF 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, AS A RESULT OF RIOTING AND LOOTING RELATED TO A POLICE PROTEST COMMENCING ON MAY 30, 2020, 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. Sabine
Documents:
  1. ITEM 10.pdf
 

STAFF REPORT - CITY COUNCIL - FINANCING AUTHORITY - SUCCESSOR AGENCY

 

11. A. CONSIDERATION OF THE 2020-2021 MID-BIENNIUM BUDGET UPDATE; AND

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution adopting an amended budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.

B.  CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION ADOPTING (1) THE APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2021, AND (2) THE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT FACTORS USED TO CALCULATE THE APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution pursuant to Propositions 4 and 111, establishing the Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and selecting the growth in new Non-Residential Construction in the City of La Mesa and the population growth in the County of San Diego as the annual adjustment factors used to compute the Appropriations Limit.

Staff Reference: Ms. Waller-Bullock
 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

COUNCIL INITIATED

 

12. CONSIDERATION OF THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE CITIZEN PUBLIC SAFETY OVERSIGHT TASK FORCE TO PLACE A MEASURE ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION – MAYOR ARAPOSTATHIS AND VICE MAYOR BABER

Documents:
  1. ITEM 12.pdf
 

13. CONSIDERATION OF AMENDING THE DIRECTION GIVEN TO THE CITIZEN PUBLIC SAFETY TASK FORCE AND ESTABLISHING A TIMELINE FOR WHEN THE TASK FORCE SHOULD PRESENT THEIR FINAL REPORT TO CITY COUNCIL – COUNCILMEMBER WEBER AND COUNCILMEMBER PARENT

Documents:
  1. ITEM 13.pdf
 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT