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AGENDA CITY OF EL CENTRO CITY COUNCIL/CITY COUNCIL AS
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT
AGENCY/SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 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
Mayor:
Cheryl Viegas-Walker
City Manager: Marcela Piedra
Mayor Pro-tem:
Edgard Garcia
City Attorney: Elizabeth Martyn Evans
Council Members:
Efrain Silva
City Clerk: L. Diane Caldwell
Jason Jackson
Alex Cardenas
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
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.
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 two (2) potential cases.
In addition, pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(4), there are three (3) potential cases regarding possible initiation of litigation.
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, City Manager, regarding negotiations with AT & T, which instructions will concern price, terms of payment or both, including due diligence provisions and other monetary related considerations concerning lease of City street light poles throughout the City.
LABOR RELATIONS NEGOTIATIONS
The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 to meet with Agency Representatives Marcela Piedra, Leticia Salcido, Finance Director, 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.
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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
6:10-6:20 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
1. Proclamation-Childhood Cancer Awareness
2. Proclamation-Voter Registration
6:20-6:25 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.
3. Presentation by Community Services Director Regarding Summer Programs
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6:25-6:30 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.
4. Approve Payroll Register of the month of August 2018.
5. Approve Warrant Registers for the Month of August 2018
6. Approve Treasurer's Report for the Month of August 2018
7. Adopt Resolution No. 18- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE FORM OF SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT WITH PUBLIC SERVICE PROVIDERS IDENTIFIED IN THE CITY'S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN (2018-2019) FOR FUNDING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT UNDER THE ENTITLEMENT GRANTEE PROGRAM
8. Approve Memorandum of Understanding for Use of Facilities
6:30-6:45 PUBLIC HEARINGS
9. Reconsideration of Increase in Taxicab Rates
PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance
RECOMMENDATION:
Reconsideration of Resolution No. 18-72 approved on August 7, 2018 - said resolution set maximum rates for taxicab companies.
6:45-7:10 NEW BUSINESS
10. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the award of the 2018 Street Overlay and Parking Lots Resurfacing Project.
PRESENTATION: Abraham Campos, PE, Director of Public Works/City Engineer
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 18- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AWARDING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT FOR THE 2018 STREET OVERLAY AND PARKING LOTS RESURFACING PROJECT
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11. Appointments to Planning Commission to fill two expired terms on the Planning Commission.
PRESENTATION: Mayor Cheryl Viegas-Walker
RECOMMENDATION:
Appointments to Planning Commission to fill two expired terms on the Planning Commission.
LEGISLATION ACTION
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
12. Received and referred to Community Development Department/Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License - XS Nightclub LLC, 601 W Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243
7:10-7:15 SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
13. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the commitment of 2007 Tax Allocation Tax Bond Funds in the amount of $500,000 for the Countryside II Family Apartments Project
PRESENTATION: Adriana Nava, Director of Community Services
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. SA 18- , A RESOLUTION OF THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA APPROVING THE COMMITMENT OF 2007 TAX ALLOCATION BOND FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $500,000 FOR THE COUNTRYSIDE II FAMILY APARTMENTS PROJECT.
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.
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7:20-7:25 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR & COUNCIL MEMBERS REPORTS
ADJOURNMENT
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