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

Regular Meeting
May 15, 2012

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 – CANCELLED

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

1. Presentation of Proclamation for World Red Cross Month to Imperial County Red Cross.

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.

2. Monthly Report by Tom Curtis, President, Downtown El Centro Business Improvement District.

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 the Warrants and Payroll for April 2012.

4. Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for April 2012.

5. Approval of City Council minutes for regular meeting of April 17, 2012.

6. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REPEALING CITY PERSONNEL RULES AND ADOPTING NEW PERSONNEL RULES

7. 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 12-05, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING SECTIONS 18-131, 18-136 AND 18-137 OF 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, waive reading and adopt by title only.

8. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 12-45 AND ADOPTING A NEW RESOLUTION 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

9. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 12-48 AND ADOPTING A NEW RESOLUTION 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

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:

6:20-7:00 NEW BUSINESS


10. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the amendment of El Centro City Code Section 13-53 (b) to Article III, relating to Hospital Financial Information.

PRESENTATION: Kris M. Becker, City Attorney

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 12- , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING SUBSECTION (b) OF SECTION 13-53 OF ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 13 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF
EL CENTRO RELATING TO HOSPITAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading.

FINAL ACTION:

11. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the existence of the Downtown Business Improvement District (BID).


PRESENTATION: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:

12. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the filling of unscheduled vacancies on the following Boards and Commission: Personnel Appeals Board (unexpired term ends 4-15-13), Building Appeals Board (term serves at the pleasure of City Council) and Planning Commission (unexpired term ends 10-03-12).


PRESENTATION: Mayor Sedalia Sanders

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION: Personnel Appeals Board : _____________________
Building Appeals Board: _____________________
Planning Commission: _____________________


13. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of voting delegate and alternate for the League of California Cities Annual Conference, September 5-7 San Diego, CA.

PRESENTATION: Mayor Sedalia Sanders

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION: Delegate: _____________________ Alternate:_____________________


7:10-7:15 SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

14. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the approval of the agreement with Ryan D. Childers to provide legal services for the Oversight Board to the Successor Agency.

PRESENTATION: Kris M. Becker, City Attorney

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

FINAL ACTION:


HOUSING AGENCY- None


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS:

15. Rejection of the claim of Gonsalo Salas, Jr., as recommended by insurance carrier and pursuant to Resolution No. 98-49

16. Received and filed ECRMC Board of Trustees agenda report dated April 24, 2012 regarding ECRMC’s Investments from Ruben Duran, City of El Centro City Manager/City Treasurer.

17. Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following:
a. A & J Gas and Market, 525 N. La Brucherie, El Centro

18. Received and filed Southern California Gas Company Notice of Proposed Rate Decreases Cost of Capital Proceeding, Application No. A.12-04-017.

19. Received and filed notice received by Fennemore Craig, P.C. regarding the filing of the application of Tufesa USA, LLC with California Public Utilities Commission.

20. Received and filed update report dated May 8, 2012 on the El Centro Library relocation project.


7:15-7:20 (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.

7:20-7:20 COUNCIL RECESS

7:20-7:25 TASK FORCE REPORTS

7:25-7:30 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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