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

Regular Meeting
September 18, 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. Presentation by Joab Gonzalez, IVROP, regarding the use of money raised at the IMAGINE 2012 Awards.

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 September 4, 2012.

3. Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for August 2012.

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

5. a. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH IMPERIAL COUNTY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FIRST COMMISSION

b. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 FROM THE IMPERIAL COUNTY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FIRST COMMISSION

6. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. 021-N TO THE ADMINISTERING AGENCY-STATE MASTER AGREEMENT NO. 11-5169R FOR FEDERAL-AID PROJECTS, WITH THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

7. Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH GRIFFIN-LYON PROGRAM AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS, LLC FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR THE ADAMS AVENUE INDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX

8. Accept with regrets the resignation of Bruce L. Sievertson, PhD, effective immediately, from the
El Centro Planning Commission and authorize the City Clerk to advertise the unscheduled vacancy.


9. Approval of the rejection of the ECRMC Claim regarding John Watson as recommended by our insurance carrier.

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:

6:15-7:45 NEW BUSINESS

10. Discussion and any necessary action regarding El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) annual charge for administrative support.

PRESENTATION: Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:


11. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the transition away from a franchise agreement between the City and Time Warner Cable to franchise issued to Time Warner Cable by the State CPUC.

PRESENTATION: Kathi Jacobs, Time Warner Cable, Director, Government Affairs

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:

12. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the duties of the City Treasurer.

PRESENTATION: Ruben Duran, City Manager

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 12- , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING SECTION 2-10 TO ARTICLE I OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE CITY CODE RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE CITY TREASURER, waive reading and pass as a 1st Reading

Approval of Resolution No. 12- ,RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CITY TREASURERS

FINAL ACTION:

13. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the award of the El Centro Regional Bus Transfer Station Project to Hazard Construction in the amount of $3,646,871.50, waive bid irregularities and assign a construction contingency of $365,000.00 for a total project budget of $4,011,871.50.

PRESENTATION: Terry Hagen, P.E., City Engineer/Public Works Director

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AWARDING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT FOR THE EL CENTRO REGIONAL BUS TRANSFER TERMINAL PROJECT

FINAL ACTION:


14. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the award of the SR-86 and I-8 Landscape Beautification Project, Federal Project No. RPSTPLE-5169(031) to S & B Engineering, Inc. in the amount of $475,690.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. 12- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AWARDING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT FOR THE I-8 AND SR-86 RAMP BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT TO S & B ENGINEERING

FINAL ACTION:


15. Discussion and any necessary action adding Division 11 to Article IV, Chapter 2 of the Code of the City of El Centro establishing a local vendor preference program and exceptions thereto.

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 ADDING DIVISION 11 TO ARTICLE IV, CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ESTABLISHING A LOCAL VENDOR PREFERENCE PROGRAM AND EXCEPTIONS THERETO, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading

FINAL ACTION:


16. Discussion and any necessary action adding Division 10 to Article IV, Chapter 2 of the Code of the City of El Centro establishing a local business program for Public Works contracts and exceptions thereto.

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Ordinance No. 12- , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADDING DIVISION 10 TO ARTICLE IV, CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ESTABLISHING A LOCAL BUSINESS PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTS AND EXCEPTIONS THERETO, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading

FINAL ACTION:


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS:

17. Received and filed information regarding the recent Legislature’s suspension of certain mandated portions of the Ralph M. Brown Act.

18. Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following:
a. Fuzion v Japanese Cuisine, 2299 W. Adams Avneue, Suite 111-112, El Centro, CA

19. Received and filed Time Warner Cable Programming Update – September 6, 2012.

20. Received and filed Medical Marijuana Update prepared by Kris Becker, City Attorney.


7:45-7:50 (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.


7:50-7:50 COUNCIL RECESS


7:50-7:55 TASK FORCE REPORTS


7:55-8:00 MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS REPORTS
Council Members reports on conferences or other City activities. Time limit 3 minutes.



SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY – No meeting

SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY- No meeting


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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