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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
12:00 Noon
Council Chambers, City Hall, 1275 Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243

12:00 Noon Closed Session – (Conference Room A)
CLERK’S ADJOURNMENT TO 5:00 P.M. FOR CLOSED SESSION

PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND MAY VARY


6:00 P.M. Open Session
CALL TO ORDER: Roll-Call

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 (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.

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

2. Presentation by Gustavo Reza regarding the IV Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

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 the Warrants and Payroll for June 2010.

4. Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for June 2010.

5. Approval of Resolution No. 10- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING FUNDS FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES TELECOMMUNICATIONS DIVISION PROGRAM FY 2010 AS LEAD AGENCY FOR THE STATE WIRELESS E9-1-1 PROJECT

FINAL ACTION:

6:25 – 7:10 PUBLIC HEARINGS

6. Continued public hearing from June 16, 2010 to consider the renewal of the El Centro Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) pursuant to the Parking and Business Improvement Area Law of 1989 and levying an assessment and charge therein for fiscal year 2010-2011.

Presentation: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 10- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO LEVYING AN ANNUAL ASSESSMENT WITHIN THE ESTABLISHED EL CENTRO DOWNTOWN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT FOR JULY 1, 2010 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2011 (FY 2010-11)
FINAL ACTION:

7. Public hearing (“TEFRA” hearing) to consider the approval of the issuance by the California Municipal Finance Authority (CMFA) of tax-exempt multifamily revenue bonds in an estimated amount of twelve million dollars ($12,000,000), the proceeds of which will be used to assist in the financing of the acquisition, construction and development of El Centro Family Apartments a 72-unit multifamily housing residential facility to be located at the Northeast corner of North 8th Street and Bradshaw Road in the City of El Centro.

Presentation: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 10- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF TAX-EXEMPT OBLIGATIONS AND DIRECTING CERTAIN ACTIONS
FINAL ACTION:


8. Public hearing to consider the submittal of the Annual Grantee Performance Reports for Grant No. 09-STBG-6394 during the period of July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010 under the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD); the submittal of the City’s Annual Performance Report for CDBG Program Income; the City’s proposed future use of Colonia funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program; approval to submit the Annual Grantee Performance Report for CDBG Grant No. 09-STBG-6394 and the City’s Annual Performance Report for CDBG Program Income.

Presentation: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:


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. 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.



7:15-7:15 – (Time may vary) COUNCIL RECESS


7:15-7:20 – (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. (_________)



REGULAR MEETING OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:

CONVENED_________ P.M. ADJOURNMENT: ________ P.M.

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