Long Beach, CA
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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/7/2021 5:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: 411 W. Ocean Boulevard Civic Chambers
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21-0905 11.CA - Contract Rutan & TuckerAgenda ItemRecommendation to authorize City Manager to execute a Second Amendment to Agreement No. 35254, with the law firm Rutan & Tucker, LLP, to increase the amount to $600,000 for legal services in the matter entitled Alberto Vargas and Pablo Orduno vs City of Long Beach, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC675610.   Not available Not available
21-0906 12.CA - Workers' Comp - FarisAgenda ItemRecommendation to authorize City Attorney to submit four Stipulations with Request for Award for approval by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, and if so approved, authority to pay 1) $7,877.50, and 2) separate authority to pay $30,957.50, and 3) separate authority to pay $17,545, and 4) $139,562.50 for Stipulations with Request for Award with a life pension thereafter of $100.50 per week subject to COLA increases in compliance with the Appeals Board Order for David Faris; the City of Long Beach is entitled to credit for the prior Award of $125,642.50; and Mr. Faris will be entitled to an additional $13,920.   Not available Not available
21-0929 13.CA - Klipper SettlementAgenda ItemRecommendation to authorize City Attorney to pay sum of $142,500, in full settlement of lawsuit entitled Brad M. Klipper v. City of Long Beach, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC651553.   Not available Not available
21-0907 14.CC - MinutesAgenda ItemRecommendation to approve the minutes for the City Council meetings of Tuesday, August 17, and August 24, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-0927 15.CC - Damage ClaimsAgenda ItemRecommendation to refer to City Attorney damage claims received between August 16, 2021 and August 30, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-0908 16.ER - Contract w/Covanta for operation of SERRF D1Agenda ItemRecommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an amendment to the Southeast Resource Recovery Facility (SERRF) Operations and Maintenance Agreement No. 23336 with Covanta Long Beach Renewable Energy Corporation (Covanta), to adjust contract performance guarantees. (Citywide)   Not available Not available
21-0909 17.ER - Contract to HDR Engineering for Professional Engineering and Recycling/Solid Waste Management Consultant Services (HDR)ContractRecommendation to adopt Specifications No. RFP ER21-048 and award a contract to HDR Engineering, Inc., of Long Beach, CA, for professional engineering and recycling/solid waste management consultant services, in a total annual amount not to exceed $250,000 for a period of two years, with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; and authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments. (Citywide)   Not available Not available
21-0910 18.FM - Contracts for purchase of parts/repair svcs for Cummins and Detroit vehicle enginesContractRecommendation to adopt Specifications No. ITB FS21-077 and award contracts to Cummins, Inc., of Downey, CA, Los Angeles Truck Centers, LLC, of Whittier, CA, and Performance Truck Repair, Inc., of Azusa, CA, for the purchase of parts and repair services for Cummins and Detroit vehicle engines, in an annual aggregate amount of $325,000, with a 15 percent contingency of $48,750, for a total annual aggregate amount not to exceed $373,750, for a period of two years, with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; and authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contracts, including any necessary amendments. (Citywide)   Not available Not available
21-0911 19.FM - Contract w/Ferguson for as-needed plumbing suppliesResolutionRecommendation to adopt resolution authorizing City Manager, or designee, to execute a contract, and any necessary documents, including any necessary amendments, with Ferguson US Holdings, Inc., of Pomona, CA, for furnishing and delivering as-needed plumbing supplies, on the same terms and conditions afforded to the County of Orange, in a total annual amount of $725,000, with a 20 percent contingency in the amount of $145,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $870,000, until the County of Orange contract expires on February 10, 2024, with the option to renew for as long as the County of Orange is in effect, at the discretion of the City Manager. (Citywide)   Not available Not available
21-0912 110.FM - Contract w/Tetra Tech for as-needed cost recovery and accounting svcsContractRecommendation to adopt Specifications No. RFP FM21-067 and award a contract to Tetra Tech, Inc., of Pasadena, CA, for consulting, technical, and accounting services for Disaster Funding Administration and Cost Recovery, in a total annual amount of $400,000 for a period of one year, with the option to renew for an additional two-year period, at the discretion of the City Manager; and, authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments. (Citywide)   Not available Not available
21-0913 111.PW - Easement deed for 998 and 941 E. PCH to facilitate construction of a State Highway program D6ContractRecommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to grant easement deeds and temporary construction easements to the Department of Transportation and enter into Temporary Construction Easement (TCE) Agreements, for portions of the properties located at 998 and 941 East Pacific Coast Highway to facilitate improvements of a State highway project on Pacific Coast Highway; Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute quitclaim deeds to terminate the temporary Construction Easements for portions of the properties located at 998 and 941 East Pacific Coast Highway after expiration; and Accept Categorical Exemption No. CE-201903012. (District 6)   Not available Not available
21-0914 112.FM - Part II Budget Adoption - Water & Sewer Rates and Master Fees and ChargesPublic HearingRecommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the public hearing, and take the continued actions necessary to adopt the Master Fees and Charges Schedule and the Water and Sewer Rates as they relate to the Fiscal Year 2022 budget as listed in Attachment A. (Citywide)   Not available Video Video
21-0931 112.1FM - Reso Master Fees and ChargesResolutionRecommendation to adopt resolution amending the Master Fees and Charges Schedule for specified City services for Citywide fees and charges for the City of Long Beach. (A-1)   Not available Not available
21-0932 112.2FM - Declaring EmergencyEmergency OrdinanceRecommendation to declare an emergency to exist. (A-2)   Not available Not available
21-0933 112.3FM - Water Commission E-ORDEmergency OrdinanceRecommendation to declare ordinance approving Resolution No. WD-1441, a resolution of the City of Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners establishing the rates and charges to be charged for water and sewer service and declaring the urgency thereof, and providing that this ordinance shall take effect at 12:01 A.M. on October 1, 2021, read and adopt as read. (Citywide) (Emergency Ordinance No. ORD-21-0031)   Not available Not available
21-0976 1 Steele HandoutHandoutJason Steele spoke regarding Vaccine Passports; and submitted a handout.   Not available Not available
21-0928 113.CD2 - Trans PrideAgenda ItemRecommendation to increase appropriations in the General Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $500, offset by the Second Council District One-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a donation to California Families in Focus for the First Annual Trans Pride; and Decrease appropriations in the General Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $500 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Department.   Not available Video Video
21-0915 114.CD2 & CD7 - Kids ZonesAgenda ItemRecommendation to request City Attorney to draft an ordinance to enact “Kid Zones,” defined as safe spaces for children at local parks, playgrounds, beaches and other areas intended for use by children. “Kid Zones” would prohibit adults from entering or remaining within these designated areas without the accompaniment of a child under the age of 12.   Not available Video Video
21-0916 115.CD2 - Scooter ProgramAgenda ItemRecommendation to request City Manager to work with the Public Works Department to report back in 30 days with an update on the current status of the e-scooter program and other mobility share programs.   Not available Video Video
21-0917 116.CD4 - Happy Sundays EventAgenda ItemRecommendation to increase appropriations in the General Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $250, offset by the Fourth Council District one-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a contribution to the Zaferia Business Association for their Happy Sundays event; and Decrease appropriations in the General Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $250 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Department.   Not available Not available
21-0918 117.CD4 - Historical Society of Long BeachAgenda ItemRecommendation to increase appropriations in the General Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $400, offset by the Fourth Council District one-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a contribution to the Historical Society of Long Beach for their annual Cemetery Tour; and Decrease appropriations in the General Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $400 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Department.   Not available Not available
21-0919 118.CD1 - Fresh Start LB ProgramAgenda ItemRecommendation to request City Manager to work with the Economic Development Department to create a Fresh Start Long Beach Program that allows City Staff to allocate American Rescue Plan Act Funds to lessen the financial burden on Long Beach business owners who held valid Long Beach business licenses, were in good standing, were within those industries identified as the most impacted by COVID-19 restrictions, and who have not renewed that license due to closing the business as a direct result of COVID-19 hardships.   Not available Video Video
21-0920 119.CD6 - Long Beach Cambodian Cultural CenterAgenda ItemRecommendation to request City Manager to work with community stakeholders to create a vision and feasibility plan that includes identifying potential sites in Long Beach for a Cambodian American Cultural Center that can serve as a hub to promote art, culture, and history.   Not available Video Video
21-0921 120.CD8 - Opposition to SB9 & SB10Agenda ItemRecommendation to request City Manager to communicate the City of Long Beach’s opposition to Senate Bill 9 and Senate Bill 10 to the Governor and urge his veto of these bills.   Not available Video Video
21-0922 121.CD2 - Statues of Women & Girls CommissionAgenda ItemRecommendation to direct City Manager to report back in 90 days with a plan to create a Commission on Women and Girls in the City of Long Beach, as recommended by the Long Beach Human Relations Commission.   Not available Video Video
21-0873 222.082021-GPE-Section of Marine Stadium Park be named "Conductor Larry Curtis Concert Park"Agenda ItemRecommendation to approve that a section of Marine Stadium Park be named the “Conductor Larry Curtis Concert Park”. (District 3)   Not available Video Video
21-0923 123.DS - Contracts for as-needed plan review and inspection servicesContractRecommendation to adopt Specifications No. RFQ DV21-038 and award contracts to Bureau Veritas North America, Inc., of Santa Ana, CA; CSG Consultants, Inc., of Orange, CA; Interwest Consulting Group, of Irvine, CA; JAS Pacific, of Upland, CA; TRB & Associates, of Long Beach, CA; True North Compliance Services, of Long Beach, CA; The Code Group, dba VCA Code, of Orange, CA; and Willdan, Inc., of Anaheim, CA, for as-needed plan review and inspection services, in a total annual aggregate amount not to exceed $1,500,000, for a period of two years, with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; and authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contracts, including any necessary amendments. (Citywide)   Not available Video Video
21-0924 124.HR - 2022 Benefits PackageContractRecommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute contract amendments with Anthem Blue Cross, the City’s third-party administrator for the Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and the Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) group health plans, and Medicare Supplement Plan; UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage PPO Plan; Scan Health Plan for the Medicare Advantage Plan; and Vision Service Plan (VSP) for the vision plan; CVS Caremark as the Prescription Benefit Manager (PBM) for the Prescription Drug Plan for the PPO and HMO plans; Delta Dental for the fee-for-service dental plan (DPPO) and Delta Dental USA (HMO plan); The Standard Insurance Company for employer-paid life insurance, voluntary life insurance, and short- and long-term disability insurance; Union Mutual Life Insurance Company (UNUM), through Larry Lambert & Associates Insurance Services, for long-term care insurance; and implement a contractual agreement with Carrum Health as a third-party administrator for eligible surgeries to be performed through a Centers of Excellence facility; and, any subsequent amendm   Not available Video Video
21-0925 125.LBA - Simplus Management for construction management services for the Phase II Terminal Area Improvements D5ContractRecommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to amend Contract No. 35531 with Anser Advisory, LLC (formerly DBA Simplus Management LLC), of Santa Ana, CA, to provide construction management services for the Phase II Terminal Area Improvements at the Long Beach Airport, to increase the contract amount by $3,538,000, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $7,485,843, for a period of three years, with option to renew for two additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; and Increase appropriations in the Airport Fund Group in the Airport Department by $3,538,000, offset by funds available. (District 5)   Not available Video Video
21-0926 126.CA - Speed LimitsOrdinanceRecommendation to declare ordinance amending the Long Beach Municipal Code by amending Subsections 10.12.010.A.5, 10.12.010.A.6, 10.12.010.A.7, 10.12.010.A.10, 10.12.010.A.26, 10.12.010.A.27, 10.12.010.A.34, 10.12.010.A.49, 10.12.010.A.51, 10.12.020.A.6, 10.12.020.A.8, 10.12.020.A.22, 10.12.020.A.26, 10.12.020.A.44, 10.12.020.A.46, 10.12.020.A.54, and 10.12.020.A.55; and, by adding Subsection 10.12.030.4, all relating to speed limits on City streets, read and adopt as read. (Citywide)   Not available Video Video
21-0863 227.Department Organization OrdOrdinanceRecommendation to declare ordinance adopting an amendment to Ordinance No. C-6496, adopted July 5, 1988, and amended on January 24, 1989, July 11, 1989, December 5, 1989, March 20, 1990, July 3, 1990, September 18, 1990, July 2, 1991, July 7, 1992, January 26, 1993, August 24, 1993, June 28, 1994, July 18, 1995, November 28, 1995, October 1, 1996, March 25, 1997, October 7, 1997, October 27, 1998, April 20, 1999, October 19, 1999, October 17, 2000, October 30, 2001, March 19, 2002, November 26, 2002, January 6, 2004, February 8, 2005, November 1, 2005, December 5, 2006, March 20, 2007, May 22, 2007, December 18, 2007, July 15, 2008, September 21, 2010, September 13, 2011, September 11, 2012, October 3, 2013, September 9, 2014, September 22, 2015, September 20, 2016, September 12, 2017, September 11, 2018, September 3, 2019, and September 8, 2020, relating to departmental organization of the City of Long Beach, read and adopted as read. (Citywide)   Not available Video Video
21-0871 228.Appropriations Ordinance FY 22Emergency OrdinanceRecommendation to declare ordinance approving and adopting the official budget of the City of Long Beach for the Fiscal Year 2021-2022, creating and establishing the funds of the municipal government of the City of Long Beach and appropriating money to and authorizing expenditures from said funds for said Fiscal Year; declaring the urgency thereof, and providing that this ordinance shall take effect at 12:01 A.M. on October 1, 2021, read and adopted as read. (Citywide) (Emergency Ordinance No. ORD-21-0030)   Not available Video Video
21-0955 129.CD2 - Camerata Singers 9/11 Remembered ConcertAgenda ItemRecommendation to increase appropriations in the Special Advertising and Promotions Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $400, offset by Second Council District One-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a contribution to the Long Beach Camerata Singers to support their September 11 “9/11 Remembered” free concert on September 11, 2021; and Decrease appropriations in the Special Advertising and Promotions Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $400 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Department.   Not available Not available
21-0960 130.CD6 - Peace and Health Community GatheringAgenda ItemRecommendation to increase appropriations in the General Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $375, offset by the Sixth Council District One-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a donation to United Cambodian Community to support their Peace and Health Community Gathering; and Decrease appropriations in the General Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $375 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Department.   Not available Not available
21-0961 131.CD6 - Cambodia Town Film FestivalAgenda ItemRecommendation to increase appropriations in the General Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $2,500, offset by the Sixth Council District One-time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide a contribution to the Cambodia Town Film Festival; and Decrease appropriations in the General Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $2,500 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Department.   Not available Not available
21-0973 133.supp memoAgenda ItemSupplemental Memorandum - Corrections and/or additions to the City Council Agenda as of 12:00 noon, Friday, September 3, 2021.   Not available Not available
21-0975 134.eCommentsAgenda ItemeComments received for the City Council meeting of Tuesday, September 7, 2021.   Not available Not available