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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council via Teleconference

Tuesday, July 28, 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 JULY 28, 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), Facebook Live (www.facebook.com/lamesaca), or using the following Zoom Webinar options:

The public may view the meeting live using the following remote options:

Teleconference Meeting Webinar

https://zoom.us/j/94130566660

Telephone (Audio only)

(669) 900-6833 or (253) 215-8782  ç Webinar ID: 941 3056 6660

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

 

INVOCATION – COUNCILMEMBER WEBER

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN REPORTS

 

PRESENTATION

 

REPORT FROM THE CITIZEN PUBLIC SAFETY OVERSIGHT TASK FORCE (TASK FORCE) ON THE DRAFT PROPOSAL FOR THE LA MESA COMMUNITY POLICE OVERSIGHT BOARD (CPOB) AND REQUEST TO EXTEND THE TASK FORCE UNTIL THE CPOB IS FULLY FUNCTIONING – Chair McRae

 

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

 

BOARD AND COMMISSION INTERVIEWS

 

1. INTERVIEW OF APPLICANTS FOR TWO UNSCHEDULED VACANCIES ON THE CITIZEN PUBLIC SAFETY OVERSIGHT TASK FORCE

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

BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS

 

2. RESOLUTION APPOINTING AND/OR REAPPOINTING MEMBERS TO CITY OF LA MESA BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Staff Reference: Ms. Wiegelman
Documents:
  1. ITEM 2.pdf
 

CONSENT CALENDAR

(Items 3 through 7)

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.
 

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

 

4. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING HELD TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2020

Documents:
  1. ITEM 4.pdf
 

5. RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR BONDED INDEBTEDNESS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

Staff Reference: Ms. Waller-Bullock
Documents:
  1. ITEM 5.pdf
 

6. RESOLUTION AWARDING BID 19-19 RENEWAL OPTION 1, TYPE B ASPHALT CONCRETE, TO SUPERIOR READY MIX CONCRETE AND CALIFORNIA COMMERCIAL ASPHALT

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

7. RESOLUTION GRANTING AN EASEMENT TO SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC (SDG&E) FOR PUBLIC UTILITY PURPOSES OVER A PUBLIC PROPERTY AT 8065 LA MESA BOULEVARD

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

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

 

8. LETTER FROM THE LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES REQUESTING THE DESIGNATION OF A VOTING DELEGATE AND ALTERNATE FOR THE ANNUAL LEAGUE CONFERENCE, OCTOBER 7 THROUGH OCTOBER 9, 2020, IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Documents:
  1. ITEM 8.pdf
 

STAFF REPORT

 

9. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION CONFIRMING AND RATIFYING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS INCLUDED IN EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 3-2020 AND EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 4-2020 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. Sabine
Documents:
  1. ITEM 9.pdf
 

10. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING CORONAVIRUS AID RELIEF AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (“CARES”) ACT GRANT FUNDING TOTALING $1,061,700 FROM THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO TO FUND ELIGIBLE EXPENDITURES

Staff recommends the Council approve and adopt the Resolution.

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

11. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING CORONAVIRUS AID RELIEF AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (“CARES”) ACT GRANT FUNDING TOTALING $748,408 FROM THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO FUND ELIGIBLE EXPENDITURES

Staff recommends the Council approve and adopt the Resolution.

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

12. DISCUSSION REGARDING A PROPOSED TOWN HALL MEETING REGARDING THE EVENTS OF MAY 30, 2020

Staff recommends the Council provide direction regarding the preferred platform, process, date and time for holding the town hall meeting.

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

HEARING

 

13. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REPORT WITH THE FINAL DETERMINATION OF SEWER SERVICE CHARGES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 TO BE COLLECTED ON THE COUNTY PROPERTY TAX ROLL AND DIRECTING THE CITY CLERK TO FORWARD A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE RESOLUTION, TOGETHER WITH A COPY OF THE REPORT TO THE OFFICE OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY AUDITOR

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution approving the sewer charge amount for each parcel as described in the Fiscal Year 2021 Sewer Charge Report and authorize the City Clerk to submit the sewer charge for each parcel to the County Auditor for collection on the 2020-2021 property tax bills.

Staff Reference: Mr. Firsht
Documents:
  1. ITEM 13.pdf
 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT