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AGENDA CITY OF EL CENTRO
CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019
City Hall 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:
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 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
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. Boothe claim for damage to her vehicle from hitting a sign not owned by the City
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Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(4) - Initiation of Litigation by the City - non-judicial foreclosure on CDBG loan.
NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING ACQUISITIONS/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 and Abraham Campos, City Engineer/Public Works Director, and Norma Villicana, Director of Community Development, regarding negotiations with the Imperial Valley College Foundations, which instructions will concern price, terms of payment or both, including use restrictions, development obligations and other monetary related considerations concerning the purchase, sale, exchange and/or lease of the property known as APN 044-251-015/ 1998 N. 12th Avenue, El Centro.
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 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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6:10-6:20 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR

1. Recognition - Mardi Gras Parade Winners

2. Post 1908 Recognition for Their Performance during the Murrieta Explorer Competition
6:20-6:35 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.

3. El Centro Chamber of Commerce Monthly Report

4. Presentation by Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC) for FY 2018/2019 contribution

5. Presentation by Imperial County Film Commission (ICFC) for contribution for FY 2018/2019.


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.
6:35-7:35 PUBLIC HEARINGS

6. Continuance of a 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
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7. Continuance of a 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- , 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

8. Continuance of a 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:
Approve Ordinance No. 19- , 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.

9. Public hearing to consider the recommendation of the Planning Commission regarding a 12-month time extension for the Willow Bend Tentative Subdivision Map
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicana, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A TWELVE MONTH EXTENSION OF THE WILLOW BEND TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION MAP FOR THE PROPERTY ENCOMPASSING 38 ACRES OF LAND GENERALLY LOCATED WEST OF SOUTH 4TH STREET (SR-86) AND ABOUT 630 FEET SOUTH OF HORNE ROAD.
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10. Public Hearing - Approval of the City of El Centro Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Draft Five-Year Consolidated Plan (2019-2023) and Annual Action Plan for 2019-2020
PRESENTATION: Stacy Cox, Community Development Specialist I
RECOMMENDATION:
1. Open Public Hearing and solicit public input on the 2019-2020 Draft Consolidated
Plan prepared for funds under the CDBG Entitlement Program.
2. Open Public Hearing and solicit public input on the 2019-2023 Draft Consolidated
Plan prepared for funds under the CDBG Entitlement Program.
3. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE CITY’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT 2019-2013 FIVE YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN, WHICH INCLUDES THE ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN FOR THE 2019-2020 PROGRAM YEAR, FOR FUNDING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) UNDER THE ENTITLEMENT GRANTEE PROGRAM
7:35-8:35 NEW BUSINESS

11. Budget Workshop FY20 - General Fund
PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido- Director of Finance
RECOMMENDATION:
For discussion

12. Measure P Round 3 - Capital Projects
PRESENTATION: Liz Zarate, Management Assistant
RECOMMENDATION:
Determine the selection of Round 3 capital projects to be funded from Measure P Revenues.

13. Discussion and any necessary action regarding appointments to the Personnel Appeals Board.
PRESENTATION:
RECOMMENDATION:
Appointments to fill two (2) scheduled vacancies on the Personnel Appeals Board with new terms ending April 15, 2019.
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LEGISLATIVE ACTION
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

14. Response to Complaint from Dennis Bergh Regarding 8th Street

15. Received and referred to Community Development Department/Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License - Khan Korean BBQ, 330 Wake Avenue, El Centro, CA 92243
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. 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.
7:15-7:25 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR - COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS
ADJOURNMENT

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