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AGENDA
CITY OF EL CENTRO
CITY COUNCIL/CITY COUNCIL AS
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE
REDEVELOPMENT
AGENCY/SUCCESSOR HOUSING
AGENCY
TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018
City Hall Joint Regular Meeting 11:30 AM
CITY HALL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1275 MAIN STREET
EL CENTRO, CA 92243
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Mayor & Council Members may be reached at (760) 336-8989

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
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CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION
EXISTING LITIGATION
Upon advice of its legal counsel, the City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(1) to confer with its attorney regarding existing litigation which has been initiated formally and to which the City is a part. The titles of the existing litigations are City of El Centro v. Charter Communications, Imperial County Superior Court, ECU 000275 and Before the FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20554 In the Matter of )) Charter Communications Inc.,) MB Docket No. 18-_ Time Warner Cable Pacific West, LLC, and ) Bresnan Communications, LLC )) Petition for Declaratory Ruling, ) Enforcement Order, and Further Relief For ) Violations of Sections 76.1603 and 76.309 ) of the Commission’s Rules ) PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING, ENFORCEMENT ORDER, AND FURTHER RELIEF
ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant Exposure to Litigation Against the City pursuant to Govt. Code Section
54956.9(d)(2). 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 five (5) potential cases.
LABOR RELATIONS NEGOTIATIONS
The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 to meet with Agency Representatives Marcela Piedra, David Ritchie, Cota Cole & Huber and Teri Brownlee, Human Resources Director for the purpose of reviewing the City’s position and instructing its representative(s) regarding matters of salaries, salary schedules, compensation paid in the form of fringe benefits, or, as applicable, other matters dealing with mandatory subjects within the scope of representation pursuant to Government Code §3504;negotiating with All Department Heads, All Unrepresented Units, All Bargaining Units.
PERSONNEL MATTERS
The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 to consider the evaluations of the City Clerk and City Attorney.
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
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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
6:10-6:15 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
1. National Public Works Week Proclamation
6:15-6:30 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.
2. Introduction of new Public Works Staff.
3. Presentation by Central Union High School District Superintendent Renato Montano, regarding Mentor Program at Desert Oasis High School.
4. Introduction of Jeff Gonzalez - Candidate 56th Assembly District
6:30-6:35 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. Approve Warrant Registers for the Month of April 2018.
6. Approve Payroll Registers for the month of April 2018.
7. Approve Treasurer's Report for the Month of April 2018.
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8. 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance 18-04 - ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CHAPTER 22.1 OF THE EL CENTRO MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING FREEWAY ORIENTED SIGNS AND FREESTANDING SIGNS IN COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL CENTERS, waive reading and adopt by title only.
9. Approve City Council/SA/SH minutes for adjourned regular meeting of April 25, 2018 and regular meeting of May 1, 2018.
10. Adopt Community Sponsorship Policy Statement Number 601 Revised May 2018.
11. Approve amendment 1, extension of agreement with Skousen Farms Partnership.
12. Adopt Resolution No. 18- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A COMMUNITY BENEFIT GRANT AGREEMENT APPLICATION TO THE COUNTY OF IMPERIAL AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY OF IMPERIAL
13. Approve loan agreement, promissory note and short form deed of trust between the City of El Centro and Mr. Angel M. Fernandez to allow financing of water capacity fees in the amount of six thousand one hundred forty nine and no cents ($6,149.00).
14. Adopt Resolution No. 18 - , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 15-56 AND DECERTIFYING TEAMSTERS LOCAL NO. 542 AND CONFIRMING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR MEMBERS OF THAT FORMER BARGAINING UNIT, EFFECTIVE AS OF APRIL 4, 2018
6:35-6:50 PUBLIC HEARINGS
15. Cost Recovery for property cleanup at 356 W. Heil Avenue
PRESENTATION: Norma M. Villicana, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 18- , OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA APPROVING THE STATEMENT OF COSTS FOR SUMMARY NUISANCE ABATEMENT FOR 356 W. HEIL AND APPROVING THE RECORDING OF A NOTICE OF LIEN, COLLECTION THEREON AND RELATED ACTIONS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 18 OF THE CITY CODE
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16. Cost Recovery for Property Clean Up for 429 Wensley
PRESENTATION: Norma M. Villicana, Community Development Director
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 18- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA APPROVING THE STATEMENT OF COSTS FOR SUMMARY NUISANCE ABATEMENT FOR 429 WENSLEY AND APPROVING THE RECORDING THE FIRST OF TWO NOTICES OF LIEN, COLLECTION THEREON AND RELATED ACTIONS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 18 OF THE CITY CODE.
6:50-8:00 NEW BUSINESS
17. Community Sponsorship Request - IV LGBT
PRESENTATION: Liz Zarate, Management Assistant
RECOMMENDATION:
Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from Imperial Valley LGBT Resource Center.
18. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the approval of a contract with Hamel Contracting, Inc. for construction of the El Centro Aquatic Center Project and approve use of tax allocation funds to cover project funding shortfall
PRESENTATION: Stacy Cox, Community Development Specialist I
RECOMMENDATION:
A. Adopt Resolution No. 18- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH HAMEL CONTRACTING, INC. FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AQUATIC CENTER
B. Approve the use of tax allocation funds to cover project-funding shortfall in the amount of $5,714,960
19. Garage Sales Ordinance
PRESENTATION: Norma M. Villicana, Community Development Director
RECOMMENDATION:
Introduce Ordinance No. 18- , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADDING ARTICLE XIV TO CHAPTER 16 OF THE EL CENTRO CITY CODE RELATING TO GARAGE SALES, waive reading and approve as first reading and authorize City Clerk to place on the next agenda for second reading and adoption.
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20. Appointment to Planning Commission to fill unexpired term on the Planning Commission
PRESENTATION: Cheryl Viegas-Walker, Mayor
RECOMMENDATION:
8:00-8:10 LEGISLATION ACTION
21. Legislative Update
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
22. Received and referred to Community Development Department/Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License -Dpoly Beer & Taco Grill 1573 W Main St, El Centro, CA 92243-4502
23. Received and referred to Community Development Department/Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License - DSM Fuel Stops, 2115 S. 4th St., El Centro, CA 92243-4514
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No business scheduled.
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No business scheduled
8:10-8:15 (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.
8:15-8:20 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR & COUNCIL MEMBERS REPORTS
ADJOURNMENT
Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet will be available for public inspection at the Office of the City Clerk, 1275 Main Street, El Centro, California 92243, Monday-Friday during normal business hours.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, you should contact the office of the City Clerk at (760)337-4515. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangement to assure accessibility to this meeting.

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