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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

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Mayor: Efrain Silva City Clerk: Diane Caldwell
Mayor Pro-Tem: Sedalia Sanders City Manager: Ruben Duran
Council Members: Jon A. Edney City Attorney: Luis Hernandez
Cheryl Viegas-Walker
Benjamin James Solomon, III

 


REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 5:00 P.M.


Council Chambers, City Hall, 1275 Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243
5:00 P.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 Tom Curtis, President, Downtown El Centro Business Improvement District.


2. Amanda Brooke, Superintendent, McCabe Union Elementary School District – Plunge Shade


NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
This is a public meeting, if there is an item on the Agenda on which you wish to be heard, please complete a “Speakers Slip” and submit it to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting. When the item is announced and your name is called by the Mayor, please come forward to the microphone, address yourself to the Council, stating your name and address for the record. Unless the Mayor extends the time, there is a three (3) minute time limit for each public presentation. If you wish to address the Council on any subject matter within the Council’s jurisdiction that is not listed on the agenda, you may do so during the public comment portion of the agenda.

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.

3. Approval of Council Minutes for September 6, 2011.


4. Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for August, 2011.


5. Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for August, 2011.


6. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
EL CENTRO APPROVING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE
CITY OF EL CENTRO, REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AND
THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL OF
CALIFORNIA, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS (Thomas-Merrill)


7. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
EL CENTRO APPROVING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE
CITY OF EL CENTRO, REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AND
THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL OF
CALIFORNIA, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS (Duggins)


8. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
EL CENTRO APPROVING THE FINAL MAP FOR EIGHTH STREET INDUSTRIAL PARK
SUBDIVISION, UNIT 1.


9. Approval of the Cal-Card Policy & Procedures – Policy Statement #307.


10. Approval of the Fraud Policy and Procedures – Policy Statement #308.



6:20-7:30 NEW BUSINESS:


11. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the approval of the ordinance amending Article II, Chapter 20, Section 20-23 of the City Code Pertaining to Appointment of Community
Development Commission Secretary and Amending Article IV, Chapter 20, Section20-80 of the
City Code pertaining to appointment of Redevelopment Agency Secretary.

PRESENTATION: Luis F. Hernandez, City Attorney
RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 11- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OFTHE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING ARTICLE II, CHAPTER 20, SECTION 20-23 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO APPOINTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION SECRETARY AND AMENDING ARTICLE IV, CHAPTER 20, SECTION 20-80 OF THE CITY
CODE PERTAINING TO APPOINTMENT OF REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY SECRETARY, to waive reading and pass as a 1st Reading
FINAL ACTION:


12. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the approval of the ordinance amending Division 4, Article III, Chapter 2 of the City Code by Amending Section 2-98 Regarding the Compensation of the City Clerk and Section 2-99 Duties Under Statues of the City Clerk; and Adding Section 2-100 Pertaining to the Powers and Duties of the City Clerk.
PRESENTATION: Luis F. Hernandez, City Attorney
RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 11- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING DIVISION 4, ARTICLE III, CHAPTER 2, OF THE CITY CODE BY AMENDING SECTION 2-98 REGARDING THE COMPENSATION OF THE CITY CLERK AND SECTION 2-99 DUTIES UNDER STATUES OF THE CITY CLERK; AND ADDING SECTION 2-100 PERTAINING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE CITY CLERK, to waive reading and pass as a 1st Reading
FINAL ACTION:


13. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the approval of the ordinance amending Division 3, Article III, Chapter 2 of the City Code by Amending Section 2-82(c), by adding Section 2-82(r) and by Amending Section 2-84 Relating to the Powers and Duties of and Cooperation with the City Manager.
PRESENTATION: Luis F. Hernandez, City Attorney
RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 11- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING DIVISION 3, ARTICLE III, CHAPTER 2 OF THE CITY CODE BY AMENDING SECTION 2-82 (c) BY ADDING SECTION 2-82 (r) AND BY AMENDING SECTION 2-84 RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF, AND COOPERATION WITH THE CITY MANAGER, to waive reading and pass as a 1st Reading
FINAL ACTION:


14. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the bike lane class system along Lotus Avenue
between Main Street and Ross Avenue
.
PRESENTATION: Terry Hagen, P.E., Director of Public Works/City Engineer
RECOMMENDATION:
FINAL ACTION:


15. Appointment to the El Centro Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees to fill two (2)
unscheduled vacancies with one term ending June 30, 2012 and one term ending June 30, 2014.

PRESENTATION: Efrain Silva, Mayor
RECOMMENDATION:

1) Term Ending 6/30/12 _______________________
2) Term Ending 6/30/14 _______________________
FINAL ACTION:


16. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the establishment and appointment of members to a Community Enhancement Taskforce.
PRESENTATION: Efrain Silva, Mayor & Cheryl Viegas-Walker, Council Member
RECOMMENDATION:
FINAL ACTION:


17. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the determination of the City’s position on the 2011 League of California Cities Annual Conference Resolutions.
PRESENTATION: Efrain Silva, Mayor & Cheryl Viegas-Walker, Council Member/LCC Delegate
RECOMMENDATION:
FINAL ACTION:


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS:


18. Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License
regarding the following:
a. Cardenas Markets, 1620 Imperial Avenue, El Centro.


19. Rejection of Claim of Victor Roldan as recommended by Insurance Carrier and pursuant to
Resolution No. 98-49.


20. Received and filed Southern California Gas Company Notice of Proposed Change in Gas Rates.
Pipeline Safety Rulemaking Implementation Plans Rulemaking No. R.11-02-019.


21. Received and filed Planning Commission Minutes of July 12, 2011.


7:30-7:35 (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.


7:35-7:40 – (Time may vary) COUNCIL RECESS


7:40-7:45 – (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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