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AGENDA
CITY OF EL CENTRO

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 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:

Cheryl Viegas-Walker Edgard Garcia
Efrain Silva
Jason Jackson

Alex Cardenas

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

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 is a party: Robert Holzman v. City of El Centro et al; Aguilar v. City of El Centro Imperial County Superior Court Case UCU-09588

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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 (3) three potential cases (Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2).

LABOR RELATIONS NEGOTIATIONS PERSONNEL MATTERS

The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 to consider the employment to the position of Police Chief.

SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY CLOSED SESSION

NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING ACQUISITION/DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY

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

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INVOCATION

6:05-6:10 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION

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

6:10-6:15 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. Imperial Valley Continuum of Care (Formerly known as the IV Homeless Task Force)

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.

  1. Approve Warrant Registers for the Month of October 2017

  2. Approve Payroll Registers for the month of October 2017

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

  4. 2nd Reading & Adoption of Ordinance No. 17-14 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CITY CODE SECTIONS 29-53 OF DIVISION 2, 29-61 OF DIVISION 3, 29-69 OF DIVISION 4, 29-77 DIVISION 5 OF CHAPTER 29 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL CANNABIS (BOTH MEDICINAL AND NON MEDICINAL) LAND USES, AND REPEALING CERTAIN SECTIONS RELATED THERETO, waive reading and adopt by title only.

  5. 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 17-15, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CITY CODE SECTIONS 29-52 AND 29-54.1 OF DIVISION 2, ARTICLE II, SECTION 29- 107 OF DIVISION 2, ARTICLE III, CHAPTER 29, AND 29-162(1) OF DIVISION 9, ARTICLE III, CHAPTER 29 OF THE EL CENTRO MUNICIPAL CODE TO ALLOW A REDUCTION IN THE MINIMUM LOT AREA IN THE R1, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL ZONE, waive reading and adopt by title only.

  6. Adopt Resolution No. 17- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING LOST OR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY TO BE NEEDED FOR A PUBLIC USE AND AUTHORIZING ITS DONATION TO THE IMPERIAL VALLEY VELO CLUB FOR REFURBISHING

  7. Accept the annual Development Impact Fee and Water/Wastewater Capacity Fee information report for fiscal year June 30, 2017

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9. Approve Second Amendment to Forbearance Agreement and Release with Key Government Finance, Inc. Comerica Bank, the El Centro Regional Medical Center, El Centro Financing Authority, and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. (the bond Trustee).

6:20-7:10 NEW BUSINESS
10. Discussion on establishing priorities for 2018-2019 CDBG Funding Cycle PRESENTATION: Liz Cesena, Community Development Specialist I

RECOMMENDATION:

Direction and/or recommendation of City Council as to what will be its priority to fund under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program year 2018- 2019.

11. Discussion and any necessary action regarding City Council Committee appointments.

PRESENTATION: Mayor Cheryl Viegas-Walker RECOMMENDATION:

Approve Mayor appointments.

12. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the cancellation of the December 19, 2017 and January 2, 2018 City Council/SA/SHA meetings.

PRESENTATION: Mayor Cheryl Viegas-Walker RECOMMENDATION:

PUBLIC HEARINGS

LEGISLATION ACTION

SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

No business scheduled.

SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY

No business scheduled.

DEPARTMENT REPORT

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7:10-7:15 (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.

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

7:15-7:20 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR & COUNCIL MEMBERS' REPORTS

ADJOURNMENT

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