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AMENDED
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
11:30 A.M.
Council Chambers, City Hall, 1275 Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243








11:30 A.M. Closed Session (Conference Room A)

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND MAY VARY

6:00 P.M. Open Session

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


6:10-6:15 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.

1. Monthly Report by El Centro Chamber of Commerce.



6:15-6:20 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.

2. Approval of Council Minutes for March 1, 2011(amended), June 9, 2011, June 10, 2011, August 2, 2011, August 8, 2011 and August 16, 2011.

3. Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for July, 2011.

4. Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for July, 2011.

5. Rejection of the (ECRMC) Claim of Donald and Shandel Smith and Luis Estrada as recommended by our Insurance Carrier.

6. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, IN RECOGNITION OF THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF ADELANTE VALLE WEEKLY SPANISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER

7. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DECLARING FOUR UNMARKED POLICE VEHICLES AND ONE TRAILER TO BE NEEDED FOR PUBLIC USE AND AUTHORIZING THEIR DONATION TO THE
EL CENTRO POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE

8. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DECLARING LOST OR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY TO BE NEEDED FOR A PUBLIC USE AND AUTHORIZING ITS DONATION TO THE CENTINELA STATE PRISON

9. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF IMPERIAL FOR RADIO COMMUNICATIONS AND DISPATCHING SERVICES

10. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF EL CENTRO DECLARING AND AUTHORIZING THE DISPOSAL OF SURPLUS CITY PROPERTY

11. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR OPERATION STONEGARDEN 2010

12. 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

13. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH PUBLIC SERVICE PROVIDERS IDENTIFIED IN THE CITY’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN (2011-2012) FOR FUNDING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) UNDER THE ENTITLEMENT GRANTEE PROGRAM

14. (a) Approval of the request by Fire Chief to Convert one (1) Battalion Chief Position into two (2) Firefighter Positions and change in the budget if approved; and

(b) Approval of request to create a Firefighter Trainee Program and new job description.




15. Approval of Change Order #2 to Floyd Johnston Construction for the Bucklin Park Pathway contract in the amount of $59,774.94 to complete the center section of the pathway.

16. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE RECIPROCAL PARKING LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AND CHRIST COMMUNITY CHURCH

17. Approval of the Investment Policy – Policy Statement No. 303.

18. Approval of Plans and Specifications for Waterman Avenue Extension Project and authorize staff to release project for bidding.

18a. Acceptance with regrets the resignation of Rosanna Bayon Moore, and Luz Elva Tristan, MD from the El Centro Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees and ratify the advertisement of the unscheduled vacancies by the City Clerk.

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:



6:20-6:50 PUBLIC HEARINGS:

19. Continued Public Hearing (“TEFRA” hearing) from August 2, 2011, to consider the approval of the issuance by the California Municipal Finance authority (CMFA) of tax-exempt bonds in an amount not to exceed $9,600,000 for the purpose of financing of the acquisition, construction, and development of a 72 unit multifamily housing residential project to be located at the northeast corner of North 8th Street and (future) Bradshaw Avenue, commonly known as the El Centro Family Apartments.

PRESENTATION: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF
THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF TAX-EXEMPT OBLIGATIONS, BY THE CALIFORNIA MUNICIPAL FINANCE AUTHORITY AND DIRECTING CERTAIN ACTIONS

FINAL ACTION:


20. Public Hearing to consider the vacation of a portion of Danenberg Avenue, at the entrance to Imperial Valley Commons, under and pursuant to Division 8, Part 3, Chapter 3, of the Streets and Highway Code Section 8320.

PRESENTATION: Terry Hagen, P.E., Director of Public Works/City Engineer

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO TO ABANDON A PORTION OF DANENBERG AVENUE AT THE ENTRANCE TO IMPERIAL VALLEY COMMONS

FINAL ACTION:





6:50-7:10 NEW BUSINESS:

21. Discussion and any necessary action regarding Change Order to Davis Reed Construction as part of the Fire Station No. 3 contract for drainage improvements in the amount of $353,356.06.

PRESENTATION: Terry Hagen, P.E., Director of Public Works/City Engineer

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Change Order to David Reed Construction as part of the Fire Station No. 3 contract for drainage improvements in the amount of $353,356.06, payable from the LTA account.

FINAL ACTION:


22. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of Delegate and Alternate for the National League of Cities Annual Business Meeting to be held at the conclusion of the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Phoenix, AZ (November 9-12, 2011).

PRESENTATION: Mayor Efrain Silva

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION: Delegate: ___________________ Alternate: ____________________


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

23. Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following:
a. Venue on Main Street, 601 W. Main Street, El Centro.
b. La Fonda Bar & Grill, 220 Wake Avenue, El Centro.

24. Rejection of Claim of Robyn Lazarcik as recommended by Insurance Carrier and pursuant to Resolution No. 98-49.

25. Received and filed Reduction In-Force Notification from Lockheed Martin Corporation dated July 28, 2011.

26. Received and recorded Certificate of Compliance for property owned by:
a. Dr. Theodore Affue.
b. Jun Ming Zhou and Jennisa Zhou and Imperial Valley Peripheral, L.P.,


7:20-7:25 (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.






7:25-7:30 – (Time may vary) COUNCIL RECESS


7:30-7:35 – (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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