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AGENDA

CITY COUNCIL/
CITY COUNCIL AS
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY/
HOUSING AGENCY

Regular Meeting
11:30 A.M.
El Centro City Hall, Conference Room A,
1275 Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243

6:00 P.M.
El Centro Adult Center,
385 So. 1st Street, El Centro, CA 92243

11:30 A.M. Closed Session (City Hall, Conference Room “A”)

6:00 P.M. Open Session

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND MAY VARY

CALL TO ORDER:
Call to order a meeting of the City Council, also serving as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency (SA) and Housing Agency (HA).

Roll-Call

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION

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




6:05-6:10 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR

6:10-6:15 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 the 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.

2. Approval of City Council minutes for regular meeting of April 3, 2012.

3. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES WITH RYAN D. CHILDERS TO ASSIST THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY ON AN AS-NEEDED BASIS

4. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES WITH LAUREL LEE HYDE OF SCHWARTZ HEIDEL SULLIVAN TO ASSIST THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY WITH SPECIAL PROJECTS AS DETERMINED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY

5. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES WITH RYAN D. CHILDERS TO PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE OVERSIGHT BOARD TO THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE EL CENTRO REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

6. a. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO INITIATING PROCEEDINGS FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR THE EL CENTRO BUENA VISTA LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 AND ORDERING THE PREPARATION OF AN
ENGINEER’S REPORT IN CONNECTION THEREWITH

b. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED TO THE EL CENTRO BUENA VISTA LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013

c. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF THE ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT REGARDING THE BUENA VISTA LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013


7. a. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO INITIATING PROCEEDINGS FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR THE EL CENTRO LEGACY RANCH LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 AND ORDERING THE PREPARATION OF AN ENGINEER’S REPORT IN CONNECTION THEREWITH

b. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED TO THE EL CENTRO LEGACY RANCH LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013

c. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF THE ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT REGARDING THE EL CENTRO LEGACY RANCH LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013

8. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE EL CENTRO TOWN CENTER PHASE II SUBDIVISION AGREEMENT


9. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ACTING BY AND THROUGH ITS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RELATING TO AN ENCROACHMENT PERMIT TO INSTALL TRAFFIC SIGNALS ON THE RAMPS LOCATED AT DOGWOOD AND INTERSTATE 8

10. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE SUBDIVISION AGREEMENT FOR THE EIGHTH STREET INDUSTRIAL PARK SUBDIVISION MAP

11. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO CALIFORNIA, RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 09-23 AND ADOPTING A NEW RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A POLICY FOR THE DISPOSAL OF SURPLUS FIREARMS OWNED BY THE CITY OF EL CENTRO

12. Approval of Ordinance No. 12- , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING SECTIONS 18-131, 18-136 AND 18-137 OF THE ARTICLE VII, CHAPTER 18 OF THE CODE OF EL CENTRO RELATING TO PARENTAL CIVIL LIABILITY AND FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR MINOR CHILDREN WHO CAUSE GRAFFITI ON ANY PROPERTY IN THE CITY

13. Approval of plans and specifications for the El Centro Regional Bus Transfer Station and authorize staff to release for bidding

14. Approval of the revised Personnel Rules and Regulations

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:



6:20-6:35 PUBLIC HEARING

15. Approval of the El Centro Economic Development Strategy, the Addendum to the Certified Program EIR for the 2004 General Plan Update, and General Plan Amendment No. 10-01 Updating the Economic Development Element of the City’s General Plan.

PRESENTATION: Norma Villicana, Director of Planning and Zoning

RECOMMENDATION: a) Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE EL CENTRO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

b) Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADOPTING THE ADDENDUM TO THE CERTIFIED PROGRAM ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE 2004 GENERAL PLAN UPDATE – PROJECT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ELEMENT UPDATE TO THE CITY’S GENERAL PLAN

c) Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT NO. 10-01 UPDATING THE CITY’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ELEMENT OF THE GENERAL PLAN AS WELL AS MODIFICATIONS TO THE IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM THAT SUPPORTS THE ELEMENT AND DECLARING SAME TO BE THE FIRST GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012

FINAL ACTION:

6:35-7:00 NEW BUSINESS


16. Discussion and any necessary action regarding Wastewater Rate Adjustments, Public Hearings

PRESENTATION: Terry Hagen, Director of Public Works/City Engineer

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:

17. Discussion and any necessary action regarding Water Rate Adjustments, Public Hearings

PRESENTATION: Terry Hagen, Director of Public Works/City Engineer

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:

18. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the consideration for financial participation in the development of an Olive Garden restaurant within “The Plaza” at Imperial Valley, located at the southern corner of Dogwood Avenue and Danenberg Drive

PRESENTATION: Marccela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:

7:00-7:30 DEPARTMENT REPORT:


19. Presentation of the Annual Budget FYE 2013 – Enterprises, Special Revenue and Capital Projects funds.

PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido, Finance Director

FINAL ACTION:


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS:

20. Rejection of the claim of Diana Martinez and CJ Williams, as recommended by insurance carrier and pursuant to Resolution No. 98-49

21. Received and filed Financial Statements and Supplemental Information for fiscal year ending June 30, 2011 from the Imperial Valley Housing Authority.

22. Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following:
a. Italianos, 1523 West Main St., El Centro.
b. Lucky 6227, 351 Wake Ave., El Centro

SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY- None

HOUSING AGENCY- None

7:30-7:35 (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. Please complete a “Speaker 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.

7:35-7:35 COUNCIL RECESS

7:35-7:40 TASK FORCE REPORTS


7:40-7:45 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. (_________)

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