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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council via Teleconference

Tuesday, November 10, 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.

The City of La Mesa encourages the participation of disabled individuals in the services, activities and programs provided by the City. Individuals with disabilities, who require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the City Council meetings, should contact the City’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator, Rida Freeman, Director of Administrative Services, 48 hours prior to the meeting at 619.667.1175, fax 619.667.1163, or rfreeman@cityoflamesa.us.

Hearing assisted devices are available for the hearing impaired. A City staff member is available to provide these devices upon entry to City Council meetings, commission meetings or public hearings held in the City Council Chambers. A photo i.d. or signature will be required to secure a device for the meeting.


 

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING NOVEMBER 10, 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/91070727893

Telephone (Audio only)

(669) 900-6833 or (253) 215-8782 
ç Webinar ID: 910 7072 7893

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 PARENT

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN REPORTS

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

CALTRANS PRESENTATION ON 94/125 FREEWAY TO FREEWAY CONNECTOR PROJECT

 

EDCO DISPOSAL CORPORATION ORGANICS RECYCLING UPDATE PRESENTATION

 

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 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.
 

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, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

Documents:
  1. ITEM 2.pdf
 

3. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020

Documents:
  1. ITEM 3.pdf
 

4. APPROVAL OF MOTION TO CANCEL THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 22, 2020

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

5.A. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED CITY OF LA MESA COMPENSATION PLAN FOR FY 2020-2021 LISTING POSITIONS, SALARY RANGES/BANDS AND PAY STEPS, INCLUDING NEW CLASSIFICATIONS AND ASSOCIATED SALARY RANGES/BAND FOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TECHNICIAN I, AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TECHNICIAN II; AND

 

B. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED CITY OF LA MESA COMPENSATION PLAN FOR FY 2020-2021, LISTING POSITIONS, SALARY RANGES/BANDS AND PAY STEPS, INCLUDING CHANGES TO PAY RATES OF POSITIONS AFFECTED BY THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2021

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

6. A. RESOLUTION ACCEPTING BID 21-05, FY21 STREET RESURFACING PROJECT AND AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO EAGLE PAVING COMPANY, INC. DBA TORO ENGINEERING; AND

 

B. RESOLUTION APPROVING A TASK ORDER TO INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING CORP. TO PROVIDE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR FY21 STREET RESURFACING PROJECT, BID NO. 21-05

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

7. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROPRIATION OF THE FY 2018 STATE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM - URBAN AREA SECURITY INITIATIVE DEX DESKTOP EXPERIENCE PILOT PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS

Staff Reference: Acting Chief Nicholass
Documents:
  1. ITEM 7.pdf
 

ORDINANCE: FIRST READING

 

8. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LA MESA AMENDING CHAPTER 12.08 OF THE LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE UPDATING THE TRAFFIC COMMISSION NAME, MEMBERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Staff recommends the City Council approve the introduction and first reading of an Ordinance amending Chapter 12.08 of the La Mesa Municipal Code updating the Traffic Commission name, membership and responsibilities.

Staff Reference: Mr. Firsht


Documents:
  1. ITEM 8.pdf
 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT