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1275 MAIN STREET
EL CENTRO, CA 92243
City of El Centro
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Mayor & Council Members may be reached at (760) 336
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8989
Mayor:
Alex Cardenas
Deputy
City Manager:
Marcela Piedra
Mayor Pro
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tem:
Cheryl Viegas
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Walker
City Attorney: Elizabeth Martyn Evans
Council Members:
Efrain Silva
City Clerk: L. Diane Caldwell
Edgard Garcia
Jason Jackson
11:30 A.M CALL TO OR
DER (OPEN SESSION)
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CONFERENCE ROOM "A"
ROLL CALL
CLOSED SESSION PUBLIC COMMENT:
Any member of the public wishing to address the City Council on any matter
appearing on the closed session may do
so at this time. Unless the Mayor
extends the time limit, remark shall be limited to three (3) minutes. Additional
opportunities for Public Comments will be given during and at the end of the
meeting.
CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNS INTO CLOSED SESSIO
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CITY
COUNCIL CLOSED SESSI
ON
TRADE SECRETS
The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code Section
37606(b) for the purpose of discussion and/or deliberation of reports involving hospital
trade secret(s) as defined in subdivision (d)
of Section 3426.1 of the Civil Code and
which is necessary, and would, if prematurely disclosed create a substantial probability
of depriving the hospital of a substantial economic benefit. There will be a discussion of
consulting agreements and reports;
estimated date of public disclosure of December
2017.
ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant Exposure to Litigation Against the City. A point has been
reached where, in the opinion of the City Council on the advice of its legal counsel,
based on existing fact
s and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation
against the City. There are two (2) such potential cases. (Government Code §54956.9(d)
(2).
NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING ACQUISITION/DISPOSITION OF REAL
PROPERTY
The City Council will recess to
closed session pursuant to Government Code §54956.8
to give instructions to the City’s negotiator, Marcela Piedra, Deputy City Manager,
regarding negotiations with Puente del Sol, LLC instructions will concern price, terms
of payment or both, including du
e diligence provisions and other monetary related
considerations concerning the possible acquisition of the property known as APN 064
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470
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105
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000.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
This is a public meeting. If there is an item on the agenda on which you wish to be
h
eard, you are asked to complete a blue speaker slip and submit it to the City Clerk
prior to the start of the meeting.
Persons wishing to address the Council,
Successor Agency to the RDA and Successor Housing Agency are not required
to identify themselves
(Gov’t Code § 54953.3); however, this information assists
the Mayor by ensuring that all persons wishing to address the Council are
recognized and also assists the City Clerk in preparing the City Council meeting
minutes.
When the item is announced and
your name is called by the Mayor, please
step to the podium and state your name 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, Successor Agency to
the RDA and Successor Housing Agency
concerning any other matter not appearing on the agenda, you may do so during the
public comment portion of the agenda.
* Any information provided on the “Speaker Slip” is voluntary and will be public record.
REC
ONVENE FOR OPEN SESS
ION 6:00 P.M.
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6:00 P.M. OPEN SESSI
ON
ALL TIMES ARE APPROX
IMATE AND MAY VARY
CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL BY CITY CL
ERK
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
INVOCATION
6:05
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6:10 CITY ATTORNEY R
EPORT ON CLOSED SESS
ION
6:10
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6:10 PRESENTATIONS A
ND ANN
OUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
6:10
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6:25 SCHEDULED PUBLI
C COMMENTS
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.
Presentation by Rev. Dr. Ron Griffen regarding the Unite
d Nations
International Day of Peace.
2.
Presentation
by Mrs. Sedalia Sanders requesting permission to place
memorabilia at the City's library.
3.
Presentation by Diana Moreno
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Inman regarding Small Business Development
Center updates on the past year.
4.
S
usie Carrillo
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Graffiti on Rental Properties
6:25
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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.
5.
Appro
ve Warrant Registers for the Month of July 2017
6.
Approve Warrant Registers for the Month of August 2017
7.
Approve Payroll Registers for the month of July 2017
8.
Approve Payroll Registers for the month of August 2017
9.
Approve Treasurer's Report for th
e Months of June, July and August 2017
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10.
2nd Reading & Adoption of Ordinance No. 17
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10, AN ORDINANCE OF THE
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO TERMINATING A
TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION
OF CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL USES IN THE TOU
RIST COMMERCIAL ZONE
AND AMENDING CITY CODE SECTIONS 29
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60, 29
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61.1(G)(7, 8, 15) AND
29
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128.1 OF DIVISION 3, ARTICLE II AND SECTIONS 29
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128.1 AND 29
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132
OF DIVISION 5, ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 29 TO DISALLOW
RESIDENTIAL USES IN THE DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL ZONE A
ND
MAKING FINDINGS RELATED THERETO , waive reading and adopt by title
only.
11.
2nd Reading & Adoption of Ordinance No. 17
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11
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CITY CODE
SECTIONS 29
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17 AND 29
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28 OF DIVISION 2, ARTICLE I A
ND 29
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61.1(A)(B)(C) AND 29
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69.1(E) OF DIVISION 3, ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 29
RELATING TO BREWERIES, PAWN SHOPS AND BAIL BOND OFFICES,
waive reading and adopt by title only.
12.
Adopt Resolution No. 17
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, RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF
THE CITY OF EL
CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED TO
THE CITIZENS OPTION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM (COPS)
FUNDED FOR FY 2015
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2016 THROUGH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
LOCAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION ACCOUNT
13.
Adopt Resolution No. 17
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, RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF
THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED TO
THE CITIZENS OPTION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM (COPS)
FUNDED FOR FY 2016
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2017 THROUGH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
LOCAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION ACCOUNT
14.
Adopt Resolution No. 17
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, RESOLUTION OF THE C
ITY COUNCIL OF
THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED
FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR OPERATION
STONEGARDEN 2016
15.
Adopt Resolution No. 17
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RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF
THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE FORM OF SU
B
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RECIPIENT
AGREEMENT WITH PUBLIC SERVICE PROVIDERS IDENTIFIED IN THE
CITY'S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ONE
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YEAR ACTION
PLAN (2017
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2018) FOR FUNDING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT UNDER THE ENTITLEMENT
GRANTEE PROGRAM
16.
The I
nterim City Manager recommends the approval for a budget amendment
for FY17/18 to the City Manager's budget to fund the position
of Management
Analyst to meet
additional workload for special projects, regulatory issues and
grant sources beginning September
20, 2017.
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17.
Adopt Resolution No. 17
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, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF
THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AUTHORIZING STAFF TO ESTABLISH A
CAPITAL INVESTMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM
18.
Approve Amendment to Forbearance Agreement and Release with Key Government
Fin
ance, Inc., Comerica Bank, the El Centro Regional Medical Center, El Centro
Financing Authority, and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. (the bond Trustee).
6:30
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6:50 UNFINISHED BUSI
NESS
19.
Direction and/or Action Regarding Medicinal Cannabis Ordinances
PRESENTATION:
Norma M. Villicana, Community Development Director
RECOMMENDATION:
Provide direction to Staff regarding one of the following ordinances:
Ordinance #1
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Approval of Ordinance No. 17
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, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY
COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA,
REPEALING AND
REPLACING CHAPTER 13, ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 13
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110 THROUGH 13
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121
(BAN ON MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARIES) TO PROVIDE FOR THE
PROHIBITION OF ALL COMMERCIAL CANNABIS ACTIVITIES (BOTH
MEDICINAL AND NON
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MEDICINAL) WITHIN THE CITY, AND ADDING
CHAP
TER 13, ARTICLE IX, SECTION 13
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140 TO CONFIRM PERSONAL USE
AND CULTIVATION AS OTHERWISE ALLOWED BY LAW
Ordinance #2
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Approval of Ordinance No. 17
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, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY
COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REPEALING ARTICLE VII OF
CHAPTER 13 ENTITLED “ME
DICAL MARIJUANA” AND REENACTING
ARTICLE VII OF CHAPTER 13 OF THE CITY CODE TO ALLOW THE
ESTABLISHMENT, OPERATION AND REGULATIONS OF COMMERCIAL
MEDICINAL CANNABIS RETAIL FACILITIES AND BANNING ALL OTHER
COMMERCIAL
CANNABIS
ACTIVITIES
INCLUDING
CULTIVATION,
MANUFACTURE, PROCESSING, WAREHOUSING, DISTRIBUTION AND
TESTING
6:50
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8:00 NEW BUSINESS
20.
Community Sponsorship Request
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Imperial Valley LGBT Resource Center
PRESENTATION:
Rosa Diaz
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Director of Imperial Valley LGBT Resource
Center
RECOMMENDATION:
Di
scussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from
the Imperial Valley LGBT Resource Center for the 2
nd
Annual Imperial Valley Pride
event.
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21.
Measure P
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Capital Projects
PRESENTATION:
Leticia Salcido
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Director of Finance
RECOM
MENDATION:
Determine the priority of capital projects to be funded with measure P revenues.
LEGISLATION ACTION
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
22.
Received and referred to Community Development, Application for Alcoholic
Beverage License
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FILLCO located at 1302 S.
4th Street in El Centro CA
92243
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4502.
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO
THE REDEVELOPMENT AG
ENCY
No business scheduled.
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AG
ENCY
No business scheduled.
8:00
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8:05 (TIME MAY VARY)
PUBLIC COMMENTS
The City Council welcomes your input. At this time, mem
bers 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. We ask that you please complete a “Speaker Slip” and submit
it to the City Clerk
prior to the start of the meeting. Although you are not required to identify yourself (Gov’t Code§54953.3); this
information on the “Speaker Slip” assists the Mayor that all persons wishing to address the Council are
recognized and
also assists the City Clerk in preparing the City Council meeting minutes. Unless the Mayor
extends the time, there is a three (3) minute time limit for each public presentation. * Any information provided
on the “Speaker Slip” is voluntary and will be
public record.
8:05
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8:10 TASK FORCE REPO
RTS AND MAYOR & COUN
CIL MEMBER
REPORTS
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