Farewell Member Franklin, City Clerk Horton City Council Expands Elderly Nutrition Program

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This week’s city council meeting was dominated by accolades and fond memories for outgoing Council Member Ralph Franklin and City Clerk Yvonne Horton whose 17 years of service to the City of Inglewood will end in January. The council members individually and collectively thanked their colleagues for their dedicated service to the City of Inglewood and presented each with a commendation commemorating their service.

The city council then approved a three-year blanket purchase order with iColor Printing and Mailing, Inc., for the purchase of various printed City envelopes.

The council approved Amendment Three of the Elderly Nutrition Program Services Subaward Number ENP202107 with the County of Los Angeles Workforce Development Aging and Community Services to reflect award of additional funding for provisions of the Elderly Nutrition Program.

The United States Department of Agriculture guide my plate plan suggests that individuals make half their plate fruits and vegetables. Make at least half your grains whole grains. Enjoy your food, but eat less. Compare sodium in foods like soup, bread, and frozen meals — and choose

the foods with lower numbers.

 (eatright.org photo)

In addition for non-seniors, included in the Inglewood’s senior’s meal delivery was a flyer indicating that CalFresh is a resource to help individuals and families from being hungry. Applications may be submitted by calling 1-866-613-3777 or visiting GetCalFresh.org. WIC is another food distribution program for moms, babies and children under age five. Applications may be filed by calling 1-888-942-9675.

Free groceries are available to Los Angeles County residents by going to the LA Regional Food Banks food pantry locator at lafoodbank.org and additional food, income and coronavirus support and resources are available 24/7 at 211La.org or by calling 2-1-1,

The council authorized the payment of an invoice submitted by Mobile Illumination, Inc., for the provision of LED light spheres, curtain lights and spider props for the City’s Halloween Spooktacular drive-thru event.

The council adopted a resolution approving and adopting an updated Title VI Compliance Plan and approved a cooperative purchase with Sully-Miller Contracting Company, dba Blue Diamond Materials (Sully-Miller) and the City of Torrance (Torrance) for the purchase of asphalt for five (5) years.

The council approved Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 20-116 with HHJ Construction, Inc., extending the term to December 2, 2021, to complete the residential sound insulation work on 49 residential units (Project Phase XV, Group 20).

Staff report recommending approval of Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 20-079 with HHJ Construction, Inc., extending the term to December 2, 2021, to complete the residential sound insulation work on 67 residential units and approved and executed a Third Amendment to Billboard Lease Agreement No. 16-035 with WOW Media, Inc.

The council approved a Funding Agreement with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the City of Inglewood to award funding for the Prairie Avenue Dynamic Lane Control System Project.

The council approved the Second Amendment to the Disposition and Development Agreement by and among the City of Inglewood, Inglewood Housing Authority, as housing successor to the former Inglewood Redevelopment Agency, and Beach Avenue Housing, LP, a California limited partnership providing for certain changes to that certain Disposition and Development Agreement to develop a 42-Unit affordable housing rental project located at 716 through 730 West Beach Avenue, Inglewood, California 90301.

The council set a public hearing be set to consider an Ordinance amending Chapter 11 of the Inglewood Municipal Code to create an expedited, streamlined permitting process for electric vehicle charging stations as required by law.

The council adopted Ordinance No. 21-03 amending Inglewood Municipal Code Chapter 12 (Planning and Zoning), including Zone Code Amendment 2020-003 (ZCA-2020-003) to modify self-storage facility regulations citywide.

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