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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council via Teleconference

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

6:00 p.m.

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



Mark Arapostathis, Mayor
Akilah Weber, Vice Mayor
Kristine Alessio, Councilmember
Bill Baber, Councilmember
  Colin Parent, 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 AUGUST 11, 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/98849570465

Telephone (Audio only)

(669) 900-6833 or (253) 215-8782 
ç Webinar ID: 988 4957 0465

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

 

ANNUAL ROTATION OF THE VICE MAYOR

 

INVOCATION – MAYOR ARAPOSTATHIS

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION - CITY ATTORNEY

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN REPORTS

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

REPORT FROM THE CITIZEN TASK FORCE ON HOMELESSNESS ON RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS FOR CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE DIRECTION – Chair Baranoff

 

BUDGET MONITORING REPORT

 

CITY TREASURER’S QUARTERLY REPORT

 

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 6)

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. ACCEPTANCE OF INVESTMENT POLICY FOR THE CITY OF LA MESA FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

Staff Reference: Mr. Vogt
Documents:
  1. ITEM 2.pdf
 

3. RESOLUTION ADOPTING A FIVE-YEAR PLAN FOR USE OF PERMANENT LOCAL HOUSING ALLOCATION PROGRAM FUNDING TO PROVIDE HOMELESS SERVICES IN THE CITY OF LA MESA

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

4. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE FY19 STATE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM (SHSGP) GRANT OF $47,519 FOR TERRORISM PREPAREDNESS

Staff Reference: Chief Swaney
Documents:
  1. ITEM 4.pdf
 

5. A. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO; AND

B.  RESOLUTION APPROVING A TASK ORDER TO INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING CORPORATION TO PROVIDE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO’S MID-CITY PROJECT PHASE 2

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

6. RESOLUTION APPROVING CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 FOR BID NO. 20-21, UNIVERSITY AVENUE CORRIDOR – BIKE NETWORK AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS TO MIRAMAR GENERAL ENGINEERING

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

STAFF REPORTS

 

7. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF RFP 21-03 FOR CONSULTING SERVICES FOR AFTER-ACTION REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON LAW ENFORCEMENT PRACTICES RELATED TO THE EVENTS OF MAY 30, 2020 TO HILLARD HEINTZE, LLC AND FOR THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution awarding a contract to Hillard Heintze, LLC to prepare an After Action Report and Policy Review of the events that occurred on May 30, 2020 and appropriating sufficient funds for the project.

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

8. CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED CORONAVIRUS AID RELIEF AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (“CARES”) ACT STATE AND COUNTY EXPENDITURE ALLOCATIONS

Staff recommends the Council (1) direct staff to implement the proposed CARES Act Expenditure Plan; and (2) authorize the City Manager to execute a contract not-to-exceed $80,000 for program administration of a Rental Assistance Program.

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

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT


 

PLEASE NOTE:

Pursuant to LMMC § 2.08.010, the second Council meeting in the month of August shall serve as a summer recess. The next Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.