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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, October 18, 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


6:05-6:15 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR

1. Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to Organizations for Summer Recreation Program Scholarships and Special Events.


6:15-6:20 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.

2. Monthly Report by Tom Curtis, President, Downtown El Centro Business Improvement District.


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.

3. Approval of Council Minutes for October 4, 2011.

4. Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for September 2011.

5. Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for September 2011.

6. Approval of the bid documents for the (Splash Pad) Wet Play Renovation Adjacent to the
El Centro Community Center and authorize staff to proceed with public bid.

7. Approval of the bid documents for the Barbara Worth Drive CDBG Curb/Gutter and Sidewalk Improvements Project for CDBG Program Year 2010/11 and authorize staff to proceed with public bid.

8. Approval of Resolution No. 11- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE DESTRUCTION OF SPECIFIED FIRE DEPARTMENT RECORDS

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

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

11. Approval of the Cellular Telephone Policy and Procedures – Policy Statement #103

12. Approval of the participation in Cal-Trust (Investment Trust of California Joint Powers Authority) for the investment of funds and approval of the Investment Policy – Policy Statement #303

13. Acceptance with regret the resignation of Angela McNeece from the Community Services Commission and ratify the advertisement of the unscheduled vacancy by the City Clerk.

14. Acceptance of the Final Report of Independent Auditors and Financial Statements for El Centro Regional Medical Center an Enterprise Fund of the City of El Centro June 30, 2011 and 2010.


RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:


6:25-6:35 UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

15. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the Tire Disposal Fee Ordinance.

PRESENTATION: Ruben A. Duran, City Manager

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:




6:35-7:30 NEW BUSINESS:

16. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the adoption of the California Building Standard Codes, 2010 Edition, together with modifications, additions and deletions as herein described and re-organize Chapter 7 El Centro City Code for clarity.

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

RECOMMENDATION: a. Approval of Ordinance No. 11- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REPEALING CHAPTER 9, ARTICLES I AND II; REPEALING CHAPTER 7, ARTICLE I THROUGH ARTICLE X; AND REENACTING ARTICLE I THROUGH X AND ADDING ARTICLE XI THROUGH ARTICLE XVI OF CHAPTER 7 OF THE EL CENTRO CITY CODE, AND ADOPTING THE CALIFORNIA ADMINISTRATIVE 2010 EDITION; CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE 2010 EDITION; CALIFORNIA RESIDENTIAL CODE 2010 EDITION; CALIFORNIA ELECTRICAL CODE 2010 EDITION; CALIFORNIA MECHANICAL CODE 2010 EDITION; CALIFORNIA PLUMBING CODE 2010 EDITION; CALIFORNIA ENERGY CODE 2010 EDITION; CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL BUILDING CODE 2010 EDITION; CALIFORNIA EXISTING BUILDING CODE 2010 EDITION; CALIFORNIA GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS CODE 2010 EDITION; UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE CODE 1997 EDITION; UNIFORM HOUSING CODE 1997 EDITION; PAYMENT OF FEES; MOBILE HOME AND RESIDENTIAL LOTS; AND ASSUMPTION OF ENFORCEMENT RESPONSIBILITY FOR MOBILE HOME PARKS, TRAVEL TRAILER PARKS AND OTHER MATTERS; AND SEISMIC STRENGTHENING PROVISIONS FOR UNREINFORCED MASONRY BEARING WALL BUILDINGS, to waive reading and pass as a 1st Reading


b. Approval of Ordinance No. 11- , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CHAPTER 10, ARTICLE III OF THE EL CENTRO CITY CODE RELATING TO ADOPTING THE CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE, 2010 EDITION, BASED ON THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE, 2009 EDITION, to waive reading and pass as a 1st Reading.

FINAL ACTION:

17. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the Design-Build Contracting for Public Works Projects Ordinance.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 11- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO RESERVING SECTION 2-185.20 THROUGH 2-185.40 IN DIVISION 5.1, AND ADDING DIVISION 5.2 CONCERNING DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACTING FOR PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS TO ARTICLE IV, CHAPTER 2, OF THE CODE OF CITY OF EL CENTRO, to waive reading and pass as a 1st Reading

FINAL ACTION:



18. Appointments to the El Centro Planning Commission to fill two (2) scheduled vacancies with terms ending October 3, 2015.

PRESENTATION: Efrain Silva, Mayor

RECOMMENDATION: 1) _______________________ 2) ___________________________


FINAL ACTION:


19. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the implementation or suspension of Ordinance No. 11-06 which establishes regulations and procedures for medical cannabis dispensaries.


PRESENTATION: Norma M. Villicaña, Director of Planning and Zoning

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

20. Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following:
a. The Spot, 721 W. Main Street, El Centro.
b. Pizza Hut, 635 N. Imperial Avenue, El Centro
c. Puerto Nuevo Bar & Grill/The House of Steaks and Antipasto, 201 N. Imperial, El Centro
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21. Rejection of Claim of Ruben Ruiz as recommended by Insurance Carrier and pursuant to Resolution No. 98-49.

22. Received and filed Planning Commission Minutes for regular meeting of September 13, 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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