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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council via Teleconference

Tuesday, October 27, 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 OCTOBER 27, 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/96149920031

Telephone (Audio only)

(669) 900-6833 or (253) 215-8782 
ç Webinar ID: 961 4992 0031

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. Form correspondence of identical content signed by different individuals shall be read aloud only once during the comment period. Immediately prior to the reading of such correspondence, the name of each signatory shall be stated aloud.

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 BABER

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN REPORTS

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PRESENTATION FROM HILLARD HEINTZE REGARDING STATUS OF AFTER-ACTION REPORT

 

PROCLAIMING OCTOBER 18 – 24, 2020 AS NATIONAL FRIENDS OF LIBRARIES WEEK

 

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 APPOINTMENTS

 

1. RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE YOUTH ADVISORY COMMISSION

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

CONSENT CALENDAR

(Items 2 through 4)

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.
 

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

 

3. RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR BID 21-06, FY21 STORM DRAIN REHABILITATION PROJECT TO NU-LINE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

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

4. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FILING OF AN APPLICATION FOR SPECIALIZED TRANSPORTATION GRANT PROGRAM FUNDS THROUGH THE SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS FOR THE RIDES4NEIGHBORS PROGRAM; COMMITTING THE NECESSARY LOCAL MATCH FOR THE PROJECT(S); ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS; AUTHORIZING THE COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE ALL AGREEMENTS AND ANY AMENDMENTS; AND STATING THE ASSURANCE TO EXECUTE THE GRANT AGREEMENT AND COMPLETE PROJECT

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

ORDINANCE: SECOND READING

 

5. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA REPEALING CHAPTER 1.05 OF THE LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE AND ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 1.05, "ELECTRONIC FILING OF CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS AND STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTEREST," RELATING TO ELECTRONIC AND PAPERLESS FILING OF FAIR POLITICAL PRACTICES COMMISSION CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS

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

Staff Reference: Ms. Wiegelman
Documents:
  1. ITEM 5.pdf
 

HEARING

 

6. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE TRANSNET LOCAL STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM OF PROJECTS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2021 THROUGH 2025

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution approving an amendment to the 2020 TransNet Local Street Improvement Program of Projects.

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

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT