Viewing: Complete Meeting
   Agenda

AGENDA CITY OF EL CENTRO CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019
City Hall Regular Meeting 11:30 AM
CITY HALL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1275 MAIN STREET
EL CENTRO, CA 92243
City of El Centro Page 1
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

 

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
Agenda City Council of the City of El Centro March 19, 2019
City of El Centro Page 3
6:10-6:30 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
1. Proclamation - Roland Banks
2. Recognition - American Medical Response (AMR)
3. Presentation of League of California Cities - Women's Caucus 2019 Woman of Persistence Honoree Jessica Solorio
6:30-6:35 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.
4. El Centro Chamber of Commerce Monthly Report
6:35-6:40 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 Treasurer's Report for the Month of February 2019
6. Approve Warrant Registers for the Month of February 2019
7. Approve Payroll Registers for the month of February 2019
8. Approve City Council Minutes of February 19, 2019 and March 5, 2019.
9. Rejection of City Claim of David Dotterer.
10. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DECLARING OBSOLETE AND SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZING THE DISPOSAL BY AUCTION OF CERTAIN VEHICLES BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT
11. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED TO THE CITIZENS OPTION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM FUNDED FOR FY 2016-2017 THROUGH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA LOCAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION ACCOUNT
12. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED TO THE CITIZENS OPTION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM FUNDED FOR FY 2017-2018 THROUGH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA LOCAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION ACCOUNT
13. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADOPTING THE EL CENTRO POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICY MANUAL AS AMENDED
Agenda City Council of the City of El Centro March 19, 2019
City of El Centro Page 4
14. Approve loan agreement, promissory note and short form deed of trust between the City of El Centro and Mr. Alfredo Moreno to allow financing of sewer capacity fees in the amount of seven thousand one hundred seventy-four dollars and no cents ($7,174.00).
15. Approval of Resolution No. 19- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO LEGAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF EL CENTRO AND COLE HUBER LLP FOR CITY ATTORNEY SERVICES
6:40-7:10 PUBLIC HEARING
16. Public Hearing for the purpose of considering approving Mitigated Negative Declaration 18-01 for 1204 Poplar Drive
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
A. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADOPTING MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION NO. 18-01 WITH MITIGATION MONITORING & REPORTING PROGRAM FOR GENERAL PLAN 18-01 AND CHANGE OF ZONE 18-01 FOR 1204 POPLAR DRIVE.
OR
B. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DENYING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT 18-01 A PROPOSED AMENDMENT FROM LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL TO PUBLIC USAGE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1204 POPLAR DRIVE.
OR
C. Continue Public Hearing
17. Public Hearing for the purpose of considering approving General Plan Amendment No. 18-01 for 1204 Poplar Drive
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT 18-01 CHANGING THE LAND USE DESIGNATION FROM LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL TO PUBLIC USAGE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1204 POPLAR DRIVE, AND DECLARING SAME TO BE THE FIRST GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2019
Agenda City Council of the City of El Centro March 19, 2019
City of El Centro Page 5
18. Public Hearing for the purpose of considering approving Change of Zone No. 18-01 for 1204 Poplar Drive
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Ordinance No. 19- , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO PERTAINING TO CHANGE OF ZONE 18-01, waive reading and approve as first reading and authorize City Clerk to place on the agenda for second reading and adoption.
19. User Fee Study
PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, ESTABLISHING AND ADOPTING UPDATED CITY RATES, CHARGES AND USER FEES FOR VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL SERVICES ALONG WITH A CPI ESCALATOR
20. Discussion and any necessary action regarding User Fee Study Development Processing Fees
PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, ESTABLISHING AND ADOPTING UPDATED CITY DEVELOPMENT PROCESSING FEES FOR VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL SERVICES ALONG WITH A CPI ESCALATOR
21. Discussion and any necessary action regarding User Fee Study Urgency Resolution
PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , AN URGENCY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, ESTABLISHING AND ADOPTING UPDATED CITY DEVELOPMENT PROCESSING FEES FOR VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL SERVICES ALONG WITH A CPI ESCALATOR AND DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF AND SET FOR TWO ADDITIONAL HEARINGS ON APRIL 16 AND MAY 7
Agenda City Council of the City of El Centro March 19, 2019
City of El Centro Page 6
7:10-8:00 NEW BUSINESS
22. Community Sponsorship Request - Spread the Love
PRESENTATION: Jessica Solorio
RECOMMENDATION:
Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from Spread the Love Charity.
23. Community Sponsorship Request - Childrens Foundation of Imperial Valey
PRESENTATION: Katalina Penland
RECOMMENDATION:
Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from Children’s Foundation of Imperial Valley.
24. Discussion and necessary action regarding the AMR Facility Use Agreement
PRESENTATION: Kenneth Herbert, Fire Chief
RECOMMENDATION:
RESOLUTION NO. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT FOR USE OF SPACE IN CITY FIRE STATIONS TO PROVIDE CONTRACT AMBULANCE SERVICES WITH AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE
25. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the acceptance of 2018 Housing Element Annual Report
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicana - Community Development Director
RECOMMENDATION:
Accept the Annual Element Progress Report on implementation of the City of El Centro Housing Element covering the period from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.
Agenda City Council of the City of El Centro March 19, 2019
City of El Centro Page 7
26. Discussion and any necessary action in adopting a resolution declaring the City's intention to form the Lotus Ranch Landscaping and Lighting District and accept the Engineer's Report.
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DECLARING THE CITY’S INTENTION TO FORM THE LOTUS RANCH LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT; AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO COMMENCING FISCAL YEAR 2019/2020, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF PART 2 OF DIVISION 15 OF THE CALIFORNIA STREETS AND HIGHWAYS CODE; AND CALLING FOR A PROPERTY OWNER PROTEST PROCEEDING, TO SUBMIT TO THE QUALIFIED PROPERTY OWNERS THE QUESTIONS OF LEVYING SUCH ASSESSMENTS AND ESTABLISHING AN ASSESSMENT RANGE FORMULA FOR SAID DISTRICT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE XIIID
27. Discussion and any necessary action in adopting a resolution initiating proceedings for the formation of the Lotus Ranch Landscaping and Lighting District.
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO INITIATING PROCEEDINGS FOR THE FORMATION OF THE LOTUS RANCH LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT; AND DIRECTING THE PREPARATION AND FILING OF AN ENGINEER'S REPORT RELATED THERETO, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF PART 2 OF DIVISION 15 OF THE CALIFORNIA STREETS AND HIGHWAY CODE
LEGISLATIVE ACTION
8:00-8:05 (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.
Agenda City Council of the City of El Centro March 19, 2019
City of El Centro Page 8
8:05-8:10 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR - COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS
ADJOURNMENT

Inform. Involve. Engage. For Information Click Here