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AGENDA
CITY OF EL CENTRO

CITY COUNCIL/CITY COUNCIL AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY/SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017

Joint Regular Meeting

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS 1275 MAIN STREET EL CENTRO, CA 92243

11:30 AM

Mayor & Council Members may be reached at (760) 336-8989

Mayor:
Mayor Pro-tem: Council Members:

Alex Cardenas Cheryl Viegas-Walker Efrain Silva
Edgard Garcia
Jason Jackson

Deputy City Manager: Marcela Piedra City Attorney: Elizabeth Martyn Evans City Clerk: L. Diane Caldwell

11:30 A.M CALL TO ORDER (OPEN SESSION) - 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 SESSION

CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION

PENDING LITIGATION

The City Council will be receiving an update on pending and threatened litigation involving the City and/or ECRMC. Therefore, upon advice of its legal counsel, the City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(1) regarding the following existing cases to which the City/ECRMC is a party:

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CITY: Martin Lerma-Mayoral v. City of El Centro, Imperial County Superior Court Case No. ECU-08560; David B. Duran v. City of El Centro et al., United States District Court, Southern District of California, Case No. 15-cv-02745-DMS-WVG; Antonio Cruz v. City of El Centro, Imperial County Superior Court Case No. ECU-08560; McFadden v. City of El Centro, Imperial County Superior Court Case No. ECU-09395; City of El Centro v. Aguilar, Imperial County Superior Court Case ECU-09588.

ECRMC:

Richard Milan v. El Centro Regional Medical Center, City of El Centro et al.; Amber Cardenas v. ECRMC

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 facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the City. There are eleven (11) potential cases (Government Code Section 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 use restrictions, development obligations and other monetary related considerations concerning the purchase, sale, exchange and/or lease of the property known as APN 064- 470-105-000.

PERSONNEL MATTERS

The Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 to consider the evaluation of the performance of the City Attorney, City Clerk, and the Deputy City Manager.

The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 to consider the appointment or employment to the position of City Manager.

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

This is a public meeting. If there is an item on the agenda on which you wish to be heard, 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.

RECONVENE FOR OPEN SESSION 6:00 P.M. 6:00 P.M. OPEN SESSION
ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND MAY VARY CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL BY CITY CLERK
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
INVOCATION
6:05-6:10 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION 6:10-6:10 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR 6:10-6:20 SCHEDULED PUBLIC 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 of Check by Sedalia Sanders

  2. Presentation on activities at Cultural Center at the Old Post Office Pavilion

  3. Presentation by Tracy Rascoe regarding the American Legion.

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6:20-6:25 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.

  1. Approve Payroll Registers for the Month of September 2017

  2. Approve Warrant Registers for the Month of September 2017

  3. Approve Treasurer's Report for the Month of September 2017

  4. Approve minutes for the September 19, 2017 and October 3, 2017 Joint Regular City Council/SA/SH meetings.

  5. 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 17-13, ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO PERTAINING TO CHANGE OF ZONE 17-01, waive reading and adopt by title only.

  6. Adopt Resolution 17- , APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH SPECTRUM ADVERTISING FOR BUS SHELTER ADVERTISING AND ROUTING CUSTODIAL MAINTENANCE

  7. Adopt Resolution No. 17- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING THE OFF-SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE WAKE AVENUE AUTO PARK SUBDIVISION

6:25-6:40 UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11. Quarterly Budget Review - General Fund

PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido - Finance Director

RECOMMENDATION:

Quarterly Budget Review FY18 - General Fund

6:40-7:00 NEW BUSINESS
12. Discussion and any necessary action regarding appointments to the Planning

Commission.
PRESENTATION: Alex Cardenas, Mayor

RECOMMENDATION:

Appointments to the Planning Commission for two (2) scheduled vacancies with terms ending October 3, 2021.

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13. Discussion and any necessary action regarding appointments to the Library & Community Services Board.

PRESENTATION: Alex Cardenas, Mayor

RECOMMENDATION:

Appointments to the Library & Community Services Board for two (2) scheduled vacancies with terms ending June 30, 2020.

LEGISLATION ACTION INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

14. Received and filed Community Enhancement Task Force approved minutes dated July 19, 2017.

7:00-7:15 SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

15. Resolution No. SA 17- , RESOLUTION OF THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF THE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION FOR THE WAKE AVENUE AUTO PLAZA PROJECT AND RELEASE AGREEMENT AUTHORIZING RELATED ACTIONS

SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY

No business scheduled.

7:15-7:20 (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. 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.

7:20-7:25 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR & COUNCIL MEMBERS REPORTS

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