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AGENDA
CITY OF EL CENTRO
CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018
City Hall Special Meeting 5:15 PM
CITY HALL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1275 MAIN STREET
EL CENTRO, CA 92243
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Notice is hereby given that the Mayor of the City of El Centro has called a Special Meeting of the El Centro City Council to consider the item(s) on this agenda.
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
5:15 P.M. CLOSED 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 closed session may do so at this time. Unless the Mayor extends the time limit, remarks shall be limited to three (3) minutes. Additional opportunities for Public Comments will be given during and at the end of the open session meeting.
CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNS INTO CLOSED SESSION
CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION
ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(4), there is one (1) potential case regarding possible initiation of litigation.
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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, Jolena Grider and Sunny Huynh with Cole Huber LLP, 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.
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
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6:10 NEW BUSINESS
1. Request Appeal by the Certified Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Bargaining Unit of final determination regarding composition unit
PRESENTATION: Elizabeth Martyn
RECOMMENDATION:
To uphold the decision of the Employee Relations Officer to merge the Certified Water Distribution Operators with the Certified Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators
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.
ADJOURNMENT

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