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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
5:00 P.M.
El Centro Adult Center, 385 So. 1st Street, El Centro, CA 92243

5:00 P.M. Closed Session
(El Centro Adult Center Conference Room)

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND MAY VARY

6:00 P.M. Open Session

CALL TO ORDER: Roll-Call

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION

6:00-6:05 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION

6:05-6:05 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR

6:05-6:15 SCHEDULED PUBLIC COMMENTS (Not to exceed 3 minutes each)
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. Monthly Report by Tom Curtis, President, Downtown El Centro Business Improvement District.

2. Monthly Report by El Centro Chamber of Commerce



6:15-6:20 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.

3. Approval of Council Minutes for December 20, January 3, 2012, January 4, 2012.

4. Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for December 2011.

5. Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for December 2011.

6. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO RESCINDING AND RE-ADOPTING THE DECLARATION OF FOUR UNMARKED POLICE VEHICLES TO BE NEEDED FOR PUBLIC USE AND AUTHORIZING THEIR DONATION TO THE EL CENTRO POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE

7. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE HOLT GROUP FOR LEAD BASED PAINT AND ASBESTOS TESTING AND ABATEMENT SERVICES

8. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF EL CENTRO DECLARING AND AUTHORIZING THE DISPOSAL OF SURPLUS CITY PROPERTY

9. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REGARDING FORGIVENESS OF LOANS TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO

10. 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 11-17, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO PERTAINING TO APPROVED ZONE - CHANGE OF ZONE NO. 11-01, waive reading and adopt by title only.

11. Accepting with regrets the resignation of Martha Patricia Macias from the Community Services Commission and authorize the City Clerk to advertise the unscheduled vacancy.

12. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING EDA TITLE IX ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT PROGRAM REVOLVING LOAN FUND ANNUAL PLAN CERTIFICATION

13. Approval of the Rejection of Claim (ECRMC) regarding Antonia Casarez as recommended by our Insurance Carrier.

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:

6:20-6:35 PUBLIC HEARING

14. Public Hearing to consider an amendment to its 2011-2012 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Annual Action Plan associated with the Temporary Library Relocation, Indoor Sports Complex and Sidewalk Improvement Program.


PRESENTATION: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:

6:35-6:50 UNFINISHED BUSINESS

15. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the extension of existing uncodified Ordinance for the Deferral of Developers Impact Fees and Sewer and Water Capacity Fees.

PRESENTATION: Bob Williams, Building Official

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 12- , AN UNCODIFIED ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, PROVIDING FOR THE DEFERRAL OF PAYMENT OF CERTAIN DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading.

FINAL ACTION:

6:35-8:35 NEW BUSINESS

16. City Council Appointments
:

IVAG Rep:___________________ Alt:______________________
LTA:____________________ SAFE:____________________
CJPIA Rep: __________________ Alt:_______________________
ECRMC Rep:_________________ Ex-officio__________________
Air Pollution Control: (Mayor Pro-Tem):_______________ Alt.(Mayor)________________
Airport Advisory Committee: ________________________
Imperial County Film Commission:____________________
Chamber of Commerce Rep: (Mayor Pro-Tem) _______________ Alt.(Mayor)_____________
United Way – Emergency Food & Shelter Program Rep:_____________ Alt:_______________
Mexicali Liaison: ________________
Citizen Advisory Committee (Centinela Prison): __________________
Transfer Station Working Committee Rep: ________________ Alt: _______________
PRESENTATION: Sedalia Sanders, Mayor

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:


17. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of a voting member and alternate member to the Imperial County Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Service Authority (ICAVASA).

PRESENTATION: Mayor Sedalia Sanders

RECOMMENDATION: Member: _____________________ Alternate:_____________________

FINAL ACTION:


18. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the Mid Year Budget Review – FYE 2012.

PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido, Finance Director

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:


19. Discussion and any necessary action regarding approving the preparation and submittal of a Coalition Letter for SB 659 (Padilla). SB 659 would temporary postpone the scheduled February 1, 2012, date to dissolve California’s 425 Redevelopment Agencies.

PRESENTATION: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:


20. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the City of El Centro retaining the housing assets and functions of the dissolved Redevelopment Agency of the City of El Centro pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 34176.

PRESENTATION: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 12- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DETERMINING THE CITY OF EL CENTRO SHALL RETAIN THE HOUSING ASSETS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE DISSOLVED REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, PURSUANT TO HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTION 34176

FINAL ACTION:

21. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the readoption of Enforceable Obligation Payment Schedule as required by AB X1 26 in order for the City of El Centro as Successor Agency for the Redevelopment Agency of the City of El Centro to be able to continue making its obligation through June 30, 2012.

PRESENTATION: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:

22. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the award of bid to California Commercial Pools, Inc. for the installation of the Wet Play Renovation Adjacent to the El Centro Community Center in the amount of $298,000.00 and requesting additional funds in the amount of $70,800.00 which would cover a 10% contingency $29,800.00 and $30,000.00 for a Construction Manager for a total project cost of $357,800.00.

Presentation: Kristie Riester, Director of Parks and Recreation

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AWARDING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT FOR THE WET PLAY RENOVATION PROJECT TO CALIFORNIA COMMERCIAL POOLS, INC. and authorizing additional funds in the amount of $70,800.00 to be used to cover the 10% contingency and $30,000 for a Construction Manager.

FINAL ACTION


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

23. Received and filed California Municipal Finance Authority, Financial Statements, June 30, 2011 (Audited).

24. Received and filed Business Improvement District (BID) Balance as of January 4, 2012.

25. Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following:
a. Downtown, 601 Main Street, El Centro.
b. Dollar Tree Stores #3748, 2300 Cottonwood Drive, El Centro
c. ARCO AM PM, 1499 W. Main Street, El Centro

26. Received and filed Planning Commission Minutes for regular meeting of November 8, 2011.

27. Received and filed Main Library Temporary Relocation Status Report.


8:35-8:35 TASK FORCE REPORTS


8:35-8:40 (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. Please complete a “Speakers Slip” and submit it to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting. Unless the Mayor extends the time, there is a three (3) minute time limit for each public presentation.

8:40-8:45 – (Time may vary) COUNCIL RECESS


8:45-8:50 – (Time may vary) MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS REPORTS
Council Members reports on conferences or other City activities. Time limit 3 minutes.


ADJOURNMENT no later than 9:45 p.m : Unless a majority of Council has voted to continue or asked that the meeting be adjourned to another date & time. (_________)


REGULAR MEETING OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY: 


El Centro Redevelopment Agency Agenda


City of El Centro
El Centro Adult Center, 385 South First Street
REGULAR MEETING (REVISED)
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
5:00 p.m.
Chairman & Members can be reached at 336-8989
Agency Members: Sedalia Sanders, Chairperson
Benjamin James Solomon, III, Vice-Chairperson
Cheryl Viegas-Walker
Efrain Silva
Jason Jackson
Secretary: L. Diane Caldwell
Executive Director: Ruben Duran
Assistant Executive Director: Marcela Piedra
General Counsel: Kris Becker

CLOSED SESSION- None Conference Room

PUBLIC SESSION This is a Public Meeting. If there is an item on the Agenda on which you wish to be heard, please complete a “Speakers Slip” and give to the City Clerk/Secretary prior to the meeting. Come forward to the microphone when the item is announced by the Chairman. Address yourself to the Agency, stating your name and address for the record. Unless the Chairman extends the time, there is a three (3) minute time limit for each public presentation. If you wish to address the Agency concerning any other matter within the Agency’s jurisdiction you may do so during the public comments portion of the agenda.

CALL TO ORDER: Roll Call

PUBLIC COMMENTS (Not to Exceed 3 Minutes Each)
The Redevelopment Agency welcomes your input. You may address the Agency by completing a speaker’s slip and giving it to the Secretary prior to the meeting. At this time you may address the Agency on items that are not on the agenda. The Chairman reserves the right to place a time limit on each presentation.

CONSENT:
1. Approval of Resolution No. RA 12- RESOLUTION OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REGARDING FORGIVENESS OF LOANS TO PUBLIC BODIES

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda item as presented.

FINAL ACTION:
2. Readoption of Enforceable Obligations Payment Schedule as required by AB1X 26 in order for the City of El Centro as Successor Agency for the Redevelopment Agency of the City of El Centro to be able to continue making its obligation through June 30, 2012.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the attached amended EOPS extending the Agency’s payment of enforceable obligations to June 30, 2012.

FINAL ACTION:

INFORMATION/REPORTS:
3. Project/Programs Report
4. BID Report
5. Graffiti Removal Program Report
6. Housing Report

 

ADJOURNMENT:

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