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AGENDA
CITY OF EL CENTRO
CITY COUNCIL/CITY COUNCIL AS
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE
REDEVELOPMENT
AGENCY/SUCCESSOR HOUSING
AGENCY
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 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
CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION
ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant Exposure to Litigation Against the City pursuant to Government
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 is one (1) potential case.
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In addition, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4), there is one
(1) potential case 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 the Humane Society of Imperial County
and Phil Heald, which instructions will concern price, terms of payment or both,
including due diligence provisions and other monetary related considerations
concerning lease and sublease of the property located at 355 W. Olive St.
Centro, CA.
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
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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
6:10-6:10 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
6:10-6:25 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.
1. Introduction of the El Centro Police Department Explorer Program
2. Presentation from Imperial County Air Pollution Control District - Rule 428 and
429
3. Proclamation - Code Enforcement Officer Week
4. Police Department Presentation by Chief Johnson
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.
5. Approve Warrant Registers for the Month of September 2018
6. Approve Treasurer's Report for the Month of September 2018
7. Approve Payroll Registers for the Month of September 2018
8. Approve minutes of City Council/SA/SH meetings of September 18, 2018 and
October 2018.
9. 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 18-08 - AN ORDINANCE OF
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CHAPTER
13, ART. VII, SECTION 13.115 EXTENDING THE PROHIBITION ON
COMMERCIAL CANNABIS ACTIVITIES, waive reading and adopt by title only
10. Approval of job description for the position of Code Enforcement Officer II
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11. Adopt Resolution No. 18- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF
THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 18-39 AND
CONFIRMING UPDATED TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
FOR MEMBERS OF THAT FORMER BARGAINING UNIT, EFFECTIVE AS
OF APRIL 4, 2018
6:30-715 NEW BUSINESS
12. Community Sponsorship Request - MANA
PRESENTATION: Liz Zarate - Management Assistant
RECOMMENDATION:
Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from
Mana of Imperial Valley.
13. Measure P - Plan of Finance
PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido - Director of Finance
RECOMMENDATION:
Receive and discuss City’s financial advisor’s presentation on potential bonding capacity
for Measure P revenues to fund essential City facilities and infrastructure.
14. Measure P Update on Projects Approved in Round 1 and 2
PRESENTATION: Liz Zarate, Management Assistant
RECOMMENDATION:
Informational Report for City Council.
LEGISLATION ACTION
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No business scheduled.
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No business scheduled.
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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.
7:20-7:25 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR & COUNCIL
MEMBERS REPORTS
ADJOURNMENT
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