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AGENDA CITY OF EL CENTRO CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019 City Hall Regular Meeting 5:00 PM
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: Edgard Garcia
City Manager: Marcela Piedra
Mayor Pro-tem: Efrain Silva
City Attorney: Elizabeth Martyn Evans
Council Members:
Jason Jackson
City Clerk: L. Diane Caldwell
Cheryl Viegas-Walker
Tomás Oliva

11:30 A.M. - CLERK'S ADJOURNMENT TO 5:00 P.M.
5:00 P.M CLOSED SESSION - CONFERENCE ROOM "A"
ROLL CALL (Open Session)
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
PENDING LITIGATION
Therefore, upon advice of its legal counsel, the City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(1) regarding the following existing cases to which the City is a party: Antonio Cruz v. City of El Centro et al - ECU 09958.
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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 based upon advice of its legal counsel, based on existing facts and circumstance, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the local City as follows: a. David Dotterer submitted a claim for lost property b. Francisco Javier Peraza submitted a claim for damaged front teeth during a youth program
Litigation Initiated by the City
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4) - the City Council has determined there is a need to initiate litigation by seeking an immediate temporary restraining order and modifying and extending an existing restraining order against David Dotterer
LABOR RELATIONS NEGOTIATIONS
The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 to meet with Marcela Piedra, City Manager 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. Meeting with the CWDO and/or their representatives.
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 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 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
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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
6:10-6:10 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.

6:10-6:15 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.

1. 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 19-01, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REPEALING IN ITS ENTIRETY AND READOPTING CHAPTER 10, ARTICLE lll, SECTIONS 10-41 AND REPEALING SECTION 10-48 TO ADOPT THE 2016 UNIFORM FIRE CODE WITH AMENDMENTS AND AMENDING ARTICLE IV, SECTION 10-6 PROVIDING FOR ELECTRONIC FILING AND NOTIFICATIONS FOR SELF-INSPECTIONS, waive reading and adopt by title only.

2. Approval of City Council Minutes of January 28, 2019 and February 5, 2019.
6:15-6:30 PUBLIC HEARING

3. Public Hearing to solicit public input on the Community Development Block Grant 2019-2023 CDBG Consolidated Plan.
PRESENTATION: Stacy Cox, Community Development Specialist I
RECOMMENDATION:
Open Public Hearing to solicit public input on the Community Development Block Grant 2019-23 Consolidated Plan.
LEGISLATIVE ACTION
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INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

4. Facility Use Agreement with American Medical Response (AMR).

5. Received and referred to Community Development Department/Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License - 7 Eleven Inc, 555 N Imperial Ave El Centro, CA 92243

6. Received and referred to Community Development Department/Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License - Imperial Ave. Gas Inc, Imperial Chevron, 1850 S. Imperial Avenue, El Centro, CA 92243

6:30-6:35 (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.

6:35-6:40 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR & COUNCIL MEMBER 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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