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

Regular Meeting
August 7, 2012

11:30 A.M.

El Centro City Hall, City Council Chambers
1275 Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243

11:30 A.M. Closed Session - 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 Successor Housing Agency (HA).

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

6:05-6:10 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 El Centro Chamber of Commerce

6:10-6:15 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/City Council as Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency /Housing Agency Minutes for July 17, 2012.

3. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING SURPLUS EQUIPMENT TO BE NEEDED FOR A PUBLIC USE AND AUTHORIZING ITS DONATION TO THE IMPERIAL COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR THE PIONEER PARK MUSEUM

4. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 85-51 RELATING TO ESTABLISHING THE COMPENSATION FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD AND RE-ESTABLISHING THE COMPENSATION FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD

5. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DECLARING LOST OR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY TO BE NEEDED FOR A PUBLIC USE AND AUTHORIZING ITS DONATION TO THE CENTINELA STATE PRISON

6. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR FUNDS FOR THE STATE-LOCAL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM UNDER THE PROPOSITION 1B HIGHWAY SAFETY, TRAFFIC REDUCTION, AIR QUALITY, AND PORT SECURITY BOND ACT OF 2006 FOR THE 2013 STREET REHABILITATION PROJECT

7. Approval of the plans and specifications for the SR-86 and I-8 Landscape Beautification project along with authorization allowing staff to release for bidding.

8. a. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH PUBLIC SERVICE PROVIDERS IDENTIFIED IN THE CITY’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN (2012-2013) FOR FUNDING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT UNDER THE ENTITLEMENT GRANTEE PROGRAM

b. Authorize the necessary City Departments to execute their respective sub-recipient agreement and expend the funds allocated in the 2012-2013 CDBG Action Plan


9. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE PROJECT JOBS (JOINT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE BUSINESS SECTOR) LOAN GUIDELINES

10. Approving the adoption of the job description for the new position of Assistant Community Development Director .

11. Approving the adoption of the job description for the new position of Financial/Utility Billing Assistant.

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:


6:15-7:00 PUBLIC HEARINGS

12. Public hearing to be held on the disestablishment of the Downtown Business Improvement District (BID).

PRESENTATION: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 12- , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO DISESTABLISHING THE EL CENTRO DOWNTOWN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, waive reading and pass as a 1st Reading

FINAL ACTION:


13. Public Hearing to consider the recommendation of the Planning Commission on the amendments to conditions of approval for the 8th Street Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map.

PRESENTATION: Norma M. Villicana, AICP, Director of Planning and Zoning

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL FOR THE 8TH STREET VESTING TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION MAP

FINAL ACTION:

14. Public hearing to solicit public input on the 2011-2012 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) and authorize staff to submit the CAPER to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

PRESENTATION: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT 2011 AS PART OF THE END OF THE YEAR REQUIREMENT REPORT PROVIDED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT UNDER THE ENTITLEMENT GRANTEE PROGRAM

FINAL ACTION:


7:00-7:30 NEW BUSINESS

15. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the relinquishment of State Route 86.

PRESENTATION: Ruben A. Duran, City Manager

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:


16. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the determination of the City’s position on the proposed 2012 League of California Cities Annual Conference Resolutions.

PRESENTATION: Mayor Sedalia Sanders

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:


17. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of two (2) City Council Members to the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) NAF El Centro Policy Group.

PRESENTATION: Mayor Sedalia Sanders

RECOMMENDATION: ______________________ _______________________

FINAL ACTION:

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS:

18. Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following:
a. Fillco, 1302 So. 4th Street, El Centro, CA
b. ARCO AM PM 82302, 1499 W. Main Street, El Centro, CA
c. ARCO AM PM 82300, 398 Aurora Drive, El Centro, CA

19. Received and filed Planning Commission minutes for regular meeting of June 12, 2012.

20. Received and filed notification of closure of River Ranch Fresh Foods El Centro Processing Facility and Cooling and Shipping Facility.

21. Received and filed Time Warner Cable Programming Update July 18, 2012.

22. Received and filed Planning Commission decision letter regarding Conditional Use Permit No.
11-04.

23. Notification of Rejection of Claim regarding Robert Shields as recommended by our insurance carrier.

24. Proclamation of Local Emergency issued by Tony Rouhotas, Jr., Asst. Dir. of Emergency Services.

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.

SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY - None

SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY- None

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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