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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
12:00 Noon
Council Chambers, City Hall, 1275 Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243



12:00 Noon Closed Session – (Conference Room A)

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND MAY VARY

6:00 P.M. Open Session [00:00:00] Part 1

CALL TO ORDER: Roll-Call

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION

6:00-6:05 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION

6:05-6:10 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR

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6:10-6:25 SCHEDULED PUBLIC COMMENTS (Not to exceed 3 minutes each)
Item(s) appearing under this section have submitted a written request to the City Clerk a minimum of one week prior to the regular meeting.

*** See this in the Part 1 of this Meeting ***

1. Ms. Catherine W. Criman – Concerns regarding the Bucklin Park Pathways Project.

2. Monthly Report by El Centro Chamber of Commerce.


6:25-6:30 CONSENT AGENDA
Consent agenda items are approved by one motion. Council members or members of the public may pull consent items to be considered separately at a time determined by the Mayor.

3. Approval of Council Minutes for May 3, 2011.

4. Rejection of Claim regarding Ana Bastidas-Hicks.

5. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO IN SUPPORT OF THE HOMEBASING OF THE U.S. NAVY F-35C LIGHTNING II JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER SQUADRON AT THE NAVAL AIR FACILITY EL CENTRO

6. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH PSOMAS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

7. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH AQUATICS DESIGN GROUP, INC., FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES

8. a) Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE SUBMITTAL OF GRANT APPLICATION TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION OFFICE OF GRANTS AND LOCAL SERVICES AND ACCEPT GRANT FUNDS IF AWARDED, FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE I OF THE AQUATIC CENTER

b) Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE SUBMITTAL OF GRANT APPLICATION TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION OFFICE OF GRANTS AND LOCAL SERVICES AND ACCEPT GRANT FUNDS IF AWARDED, FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE FIRE STATION PARK

9. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADOPTING THE EL CENTRO POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICY MANUAL AS AMENDED

10. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AS THE LEAD AGENCY FOR THE IMPERIAL VALLEY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY AND ROBERT L. DOUTHITT

11. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AUTHORIZING THE LEVY OF A SPECIAL TAX IN COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2007-1 (LEGACY RANCH) FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011/2012

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:






6:30-7:30 NEW BUSINESS

12. Approval of letter to Board of Supervisors concerning the Desert Springs Resort and the Naval Air Facility El Centro.

PRESENTATION: Ruben Duran, City Manager

FINAL ACTION:

13. Ordinance to make the Office of the City Clerk appointive and have the duties of the City Treasurer assumed by the City Manager.

*** See this in the Part 1 of this Meeting ***

Presentation: Task Force – Cheryl Viegas-Walker and Jon Edney, Council members

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 11- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADDING SECTION 2-10 TO ARTICLE I OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE CITY CODE TO MAKE THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK APPOINTIVE AND TO HAVE THE DUTIES OF THE CITY TREASURER ASSUMED BY THE CITY MANAGER, EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 9, 2011; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 2-42 AND 2-45 TO DIVISION 1, ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE CITY CODE, EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 9, 2011
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14. Resolution calling a General Municipal Election and resolution requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Imperial to consolidate a General Municipal Election.

Presentation: Clara Obeso, Deputy City Clerk

RECOMMENDATION:
a) Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, CALLING AND GIVING NOTICE OF THE HOLDING OF A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 FOR THE ELECTION OF CERTAIN OFFICERS AS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE LAW OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA RELATING TO CITIES

b) Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, REQUESTING THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF IMPERIAL TO CONSOLIDATE A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 8, 2011, WITH THE ELECTION TO BE HELD ON THE DATE PURSUANT TO SECTION 10403 OF ELECTIONS CODE

FINAL ACTION:

15. Annual Review of the El Centro Downtown Business Improvement District (BID), intention to renew the BID for 2011-2012, set Assessment Appropriations for fiscal year 2011-2012, and set Public Hearing Pursuant to the Parking and Business Improvement Area Law of 1989.

*** See this in the Part 1 of this Meeting ***

Presentation: Deborah Harrold, Community Development Specialist II

RECOMMENDATION:

a) Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO LEVY AN ANNUAL ASSESSMENT WITHIN THE ESTABLISHED EL CENTRO DOWNTOWN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT FOR JULY 1, 2011 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2012



b) Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING THE BUDGET REPORT FOR THE EL CENTRO DOWNTOWN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT FOR JULY 1, 2011 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2012

FINAL ACTION:

16. Approval of implementation of the last, best and final offer for FY 2010/2011 for Teamsters Unit.

*** See this in the Part 1 of this Meeting ***

Presentation: Ruben Duran, City Manager

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, IMPLEMENTING THE CHANGES IN WAGES, HOURS AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR EMPLOYEES REPRESENTED BY TEAMSTERS LOCAL 542 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010/2011

FINAL ACTION:

17. Request of Appeal from Teamsters Local 542

Presentation: Ruben Duran, City Manager

RECOMMENDATION: To uphold the decision of the Employer-Employee Relations Officer (EERO) to allow the transfer of the six (6) employees from Teamsters Local 542 to the General Employees Unit.

FINAL ACTION:

18. CR&R’s request of annual rate adjustment for Solid Waste, Recycling, and the inclusion of Street Sweeping Services.
*** See this in the Part 1 of this Meeting ***

Presentation: Terry Hagen, Director of Public Works

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH CR&R, RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 08-71 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND RE-ESTABLISHING RATES FOR THE COLLECTION, TRANSPORTATION, RECYCLING, PROCESSING, AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE IN THE CITY OF EL CENTRO

FINAL ACTION:

7:30-8:00 CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARINGS:

19. Continued Public Hearing - Proposed adoption of a Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Ordinance.

Presentation: Norma Villicana, Director of Planning and Zoning

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 11- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING THE CITY CODE BY ADDING ARTICLE VII TO CHAPTER 13 ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARIES

FINAL ACTION:



20. Continued Public Hearing - Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 11-01 to allow a zoning ordinance text amendment of the Commercial Zones Use Regulations in order to add an unlisted use entitled “Medical Cannabis Cooperative or Collective Dispensaries; includes cultivation, processing and distribution” in certain commercial zones in the City

Presentation: Norma Villicana, Director of Planning and Zoning

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 11- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CHAPTER 29 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO BY AMENDING SECTION 29-28 OF DIVISION 2, ARTICLE 1, ENTITLED DEFINITIONS; BY ADDING SUBSECTION (a)(6) TO TABLE 29-61.1 OF SECTION 29-61, DIVISION 3, ARTICLE II ENTITLED COMMERCIAL ZONES USE REGULATIONS; BY ADDING SUBSECTION (a)(11) TO SECTION 29-305 OF DIVISION 4, ARTICLE V ENTITLED SITE PLAN REVIEW; AND BY AMENDING SUBSECTIONS (2)(d)3 AND (2)(e)3 OF SECTION 29-306 OF DIVISION 4, ARTICLE V ENTITLED SITE PLAN REVIEW PROCEDURE

FINAL ACTION:

8:00-8:30 NEW PUBLIC HEARINGS:

21. Public Hearing – To approve the Engineer’s report regarding Legacy Ranch Landscaping and Lighting District and the levy and collection of assessments.
*** See this in the Part 1 of this Meeting ***

Presentation: Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING LEGACY RANCH LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT; AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011/2012

FINAL ACTION:

22. Public Hearing – To approve the Engineer’s report regarding the Buena Vista Landscaping and Lighting District and the levy and collection of assessments.
*** See this in the Part 1 of this Meeting ***

Presentation: Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING BUENA VISTA LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT; AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011/2012

FINAL ACTION:

NEW BUSINESS - CONTINUED

23. Approve, receive, and file the City of El Centro’s annual budget for the fiscal year 2012.

Presentation: Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance

FINAL ACTION:



8:30-9:15 REPORTS:

24. El Centro Living Wage Ordinance revisit – Ordinance No. 10-04.

Presentation: Task Force – Sedalia Sanders and Jon Edney, Council members
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS


25. Minutes provided by Mrs. Sedalia Sanders, Council member, from the Transfer Terminal Committee, Local Transportation Authority, Imperial County Transportation Commission, Airport Advisory Committee, Local Transportation Authority, and League of California Cities Board of Directors. Mrs. Sanders is a member of the above mentioned committees.

26. Certificate of Compliance recorded April 5, 2011 regarding Jesus H. Herrera.

27. Received and filed Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding Los Tarascos Mexican Restaurant, 1427 Adams Ave., El Centro


9:15-9:20 (Time may vary) –PUBLIC COMMENTS
The City Council welcomes your input. At this time, members of the public may address the City Council on any matter not listed on the posted agenda. Pursuant to the Brown Act, no action will be taken on any issue brought forth under Public Comments. Please complete a “Speakers Slip” and submit it to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting. Unless the Mayor extends the time, there is a three (3) minute time limit for each public presentation.

9:20-9:30 – (Time may vary) COUNCIL RECESS

9:30-9:40 – (Time may vary) MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS REPORTS

Council Members reports on conferences or other City activities. Time limit 3 minutes.

ADJOURNMENT no later than 9:45 p.m.: Unless a majority of Council has voted to continue or asked that the meeting be adjourned to another date & time. (_________)


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