BAKERSFIELD CITY COUNCIL
MEETING OF June 24, 2020
Council Chambers, City Hall, 1501 Truxtun Avenue
Regular Meeting 5:15 PM
|REGULAR MEETING - 5:15 PM|
Public Participation and Accessibility
June 24, 2020 Bakersfield City Council Meetings
On March 18, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20, which includes a waiver of Brown Act provisions requiring physical presence of the Council or the public in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Based on guidance from the California Governor’s Office and Department of Public Health, as well as the County Health Officer, in order to minimize the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Bakersfield hereby provides notice that as a result of the declared federal, state, and local health emergencies, and in light of the Governor’s order, the following adjustments have been made:
- The meeting scheduled for June 24, 2020, at 5:15 p.m. will have limited public access.
- Consistent with the Executive Order, Councilmembers may elect to attend the meeting telephonically and to participate in the meeting to the same extent as if they were physically present.
- The public may participate in each meeting and address the City Council as follows:
- View a live video stream of the meeting at https://bakersfield.novusagenda.com/AgendaPublic/ or, on your local government channel (KGOV 2).
- If you wish to comment on a specific agenda item, submit your comment via email to the City Clerk at City_Clerk@bakersfieldcity.us no later than 1:00 p.m. prior to the Council meeting. Please clearly indicate which agenda item number your comment pertains to.
- If you wish to make a general public comment not related to a specific agenda item, submit your comment via email to the City Clerk at City_Clerk@bakersfieldcity.us no later than 1:00 p.m. prior to the Council meeting.
- Alternatively, you may comment by calling (661) 326-3100 and leaving a voicemail of no more than 3 minutes no later than 4:00 p.m. the Tuesday prior to the Council meeting. Your message must clearly indicate whether your comment relates to a particular agenda item, or is a general public comment. If your comment meets the foregoing criteria, it will be transcribed as accurately as possible.
- If you are watching the live stream of the meeting and wish to make a comment on a specific agenda item as it is being heard, please email your written comment to the City Clerk at City_Clerk@bakersfieldcity.us. All comments received during the meeting may not be read, but will be included as part of the permanent public record of the meeting.
Public comments will be received after Staff presentation.
Staff recommends adoption of Consent Calendar items.
|b.||Receive and file department payments from May 29, 2020, to
June 11, 2020, in the amount of $13,420,655.14; Self Insurance payments
from May 29, 2020, to June 11, 2020, in the amount of $274,556.44; totaling $13,695,211.58.|
|c.||Resolution supporting a two-year extension in the implementation of “Vehicle Miles Travelled” (VMT) traffic analysis required by SB-743 to begin on July 1, 2020.|
Resolution authorizing the Kern County Auditor-Controller’s Office to establish a new fund to collect unbilled fiscal year 2019-2020 Consolidated Maintenance District Fees on the tax roll for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 due to a billing oversight.
Adoption of resolution authorizing application for and receipt of local government planning support grant program funds.
|f.||Resolution determining that Bioxide®, a proprietary chemical for sewer odor control and reduction of sulfide gas levels, cannot be reasonably obtained through the usual bidding procedures and authorizing the Finance Director to dispense with bidding thereof for a period of one year, not to exceed $1,000,000.|
Repair to Solid Waste Division's 2011 Scarab Windrow Turner:
- Resolution determining that repairs of a windrow turner cannot be reasonably obtained through usual bidding procedures and authorizing the Finance Director to dispense with bidding therefore, not to exceed $90,000.
- Agreement with Resource Machinery & Engineering ($90,000) for service and repair of Scarab windrow turner.
General and Special Municipal Election:
- Resolution calling and giving notice of holding a General Municipal Election for Election of Councilmembers for Wards 2, 5, and 6 and requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Kern to consolidate with the Statewide General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020; and
- Resolution calling and giving notice of holding a Special Municipal Election for the Election of Councilmember for Ward 1 and requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Kern to consolidate with the Statewide General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
Resolutions to add the following territories to the Consolidated Maintenance District and approving, confirming, and adopting the Public Works Director’s Report for each:
- Area 4-217 (3345 & 3403 Bernard Street) – Ward 3
- Area 4-218 (721 Brundage Lane) – Ward 1
City of Bakersfield Permanent Local Housing Allocation Program Application and Five-Year Plan:
- Resolution authorizing the City of Bakersfield's application and five-year plan for Permanent Local Housing Allocation Program funds.
- Appropriate $1,730,902 Permanent Local Housing Allocation funds to Development Services Operating budget in the General Fund.
New Job Specification - City Attorney's Office
- Amendment No. 2 to Resolution No. 179-19 setting salaries and related benefits for officers and employees of the Blue and White Collar Units for Senior Legal Secretary.
- New Job Specification: Senior Legal Secretary #26315.
|Ward||3||l.||Escrow agreement with Regent Land Investment, LLC (“RLI”), ($1,200,000) for pending refinancing of the 2005 City in the Hills Assessment District 05-01 Bonds.|
|m.||Annual renewal of agreements with Clifford & Brown for legal services regarding general miscellaneous issues (not to exceed $75,000) and general personnel issues (not to exceed $75,000).|
|n.||ESG Bethany Services Homelessness Prevention Agreement for COVID-19 Relief.|
|Ward(s)||1, 3||o.||Agreement with the Housing Authority of Kern County for the construction of 28 units of affordable housing.|
|p.||Agreement with Kern County Public Health for $89,158.52 in HOPWA-CV for COVID-19 related expenses.|
Agreement with Center for Public Safety Excellence (not to exceed $42,900) to facilitate the Self-Assessment Process of the Bakersfield Fire Department in obtaining agency accreditation.
|Ward||2||r.||Agreement with Asela Environmental, Inc. (not to exceed $279,760), for Biohazard Cleanup in the downtown and Old Town Kern neighborhoods.|
Agreements for on-call maintenance services at Wastewater Treatment Plant No. 2 and Wastewater Treatment Plant No. 3:
- Crider Construction, Inc., (not to exceed $200,000 for a two-year term).
- B. R. Frost Company (not to exceed $200,000 for a two-year term).
- GSE Construction Company Inc., (not to exceed $200,000 for a two-year term).
Freeway Litter Program:
- Amendment No. 8 to Agreement No. 13-072 with the Bakersfield Homeless Center ($495,640; revised not to exceed $4,157,324 and extend term one year, to June 30, 2021) for litter and debris removal services.
- Memorandum of Agreement with Kern Council of Governments to provide continuation of funding ($150,000) for freeway litter program for Fiscal Year 2020-21.
|Ward||2||u.||Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 18-105 with Commercial Cleaning Systems Inc. ($83,500; revised not to exceed $226,580 and extend the term one year), to continue janitorial service at City Hall North.|
|Ward||2||v.||Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 19-101 with RM Industries, ($48,315; revised not to exceed $94,328.52 and extend the term one year) to continue janitorial service at the McMurtrey Aquatic Center.|
Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 16-116 with Allied Weed Control, Inc. ($50,000; revised not to exceed $590,180 and extend the term one year), for the continued chemical application of Noxious and Aquatic Weed Control.
|x.||Amendment No. 4 to Agreement No. 18-103 with Metropolitan Recycling Corporation ($630,000; revised not to exceed $2,330,000 and extend term to October 31, 2020) for the acceptance of commingled recyclables.|
|y.||Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No.19-173 with Synagro WWT, LLC ($120,000; revised not to exceed $300,000) to continue accepting recycled wood material.|
|z.||Amendment No. 3 to Agreement No. 16-115 with Quad Knopf, Inc. (dba QK) ($25,000; revised not to exceed $225,000, and extend term one year to June 30, 2021), for On-Call Environmental Services for non-federally funded Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects.|
|aa.||Amendment No. 4 to Agreement No. 16-138 with Loop Electric Inc. ($100,000; revised not to exceed $910,920, and extend the term one year), for vehicle loop cutting and horizontal boring.|
|ab.||Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 16-117 with Group Delta Consultants, Inc. (extend term one year to June 30, 2021), for On-Call Asbestos Survey Services for Capital Improvement Program Projects.|
Amendments to various Consultant agreements for On-Call Civil Engineering and Survey Services for non-federally funded Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects:
- Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 17-085 with AECOM Tehcnical Services, Inc. (extend term one year to June 30, 2021 and increase compensation by $100,000, not to exceed $550,000);
- Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 17-086 with Meyer Civil Engineering, Inc. (extend term one year to June 30, 2021 and increase compensation by $100,000, not to exceed $650,000); and
- Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 17-087 with Ruettgers & Schuler Civil Engineers (extend term one year to June 30, 2021 and increase compensation by $100,000, not to exceed $550,000).
Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 18-148 with NV5, Inc. ($775,050; revised not to exceed $4,553,599.06), for additional construction management services on the Belle Terrace Operational Improvement Project.
|Ward||4||ae.||Amendment No 1 to Agreement No. 18-201 with NV5, Inc. for extension of time for completion of construction management services and closeout activities associated with the Stockdale Hwy and Enos Lane (SR 43) Roundabout Project.|
|Ward||3||af.||Amendment No. 7 to Agreement No. 12-120 with T.Y.LIN International, for extension of time for closeout activities associated with the State Route 178 Widening Project.|
Contract Change Order No. 77 to Agreement No. 18-154 with Griffith Company ($18,720; revised not to exceed $29,447,206.99) for the 24th Street Operational Improvement Project.
|Ward||3||ah.||Contract Change Order No. 2 to Agreement No. 18-211 with Security Paving Company Inc. ($400,000.00; revised not to exceed $10,124,343.29), for the Manor Street Bridge over Kern River Project.|
|Successor Agency Business:|
|Public Safety/Vital Services Measure:|
|aq.||Resolution determining that Motorola mobile and portable radios cannot be reasonable obtained through the usual bidding procedures and authorizing the Finance Director to dispense with bidding therefore and purchase radio equipment from Motorola Solutions Inc., not to exceed $44,000.|
Concrete Polishing and Sealing at the Bakersfield Homeless Navigation Center:
- Resolution dispensing with bidding due to limited time to complete the remodel to get the facility operational by Fall 2020, not to exceed $87,495.
- Agreement with Terry Bedford Concrete Construction, Inc. ($87,495) to prep, grind, polish and seal existing concrete floor at the BHNC.
|Ward||2||as.||Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 17-184 with Gutierrez/Associates ($19,380; revised not to exceed $179,380; and extend term one year to December 31, 2021) for Design Consultant Services for the Baffling System Retrofit at the existing Bakersfield Police Department Firearms Range.|
|Ward||2||at.||Accept bid and approve contract with JTS Construction ($267,500) for Convention Center Concrete Flooring Reconstruction.|
Accept bid and approve contract with San Joaquin Interior, Inc. (not to exceed $107,000), for meeting rooms upgrades at the Mechanics Bank Convention Center.
Purchase of full size half ton pickups
- Accept bid from Courtesy Chevrolet Center ($264,033.84) for twelve full size half-ton pickups.
- Appropriate $23,100 Equipment Management Fund balance to the Public Works Department’s Operating Budget to fund the purchase cost of one pickup.
|aw.||Accept bid from Jim Burke Ford ($183,540.40) for the purchase of service body trucks with ladder racks.|
|VIDEO||9.||CONSENT CALENDAR PUBLIC HEARINGS|
Staff recommends conducting Consent Calendar Public Hearing and approving staff recommendations.
|VIDEO||14.||COUNCIL AND MAYOR STATEMENTS|