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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 
 
 
INVOCATION
 
 
 
 
6:10-6:10 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
 
6:10-6:10 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.
 
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.
 
1.         Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for January 2013.
 
2.         Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for January 2013.
 
3.         Approval of the City Council Minutes for February 5, 2013.
 
4.         2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 13-02,  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 approve by title only.
 
5.         2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 13-03, 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 approve by title only.
 
6.         Approval of Request for Proposals (RFP) for Construction Management and Inspection Services for Dr. MLK Skate/BMX Park and sample agreement. 
 
7.         Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE FINAL MAP FOR THE DESERT VILLAGE WEST UNIT NO. 4 SUBDIVISION
 
8.         Approval of the Rejection of ECRMC Claim of Susana Pena and Denial of Application to Present Late Claim (ECRMC) of Stacey Lopez as recommended by our Insurance Carrier. 
 
 
RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.
 
FINAL ACTION 
 
 
 
9.         Public hearing to consider the following applications for the Sol Orchard Solar Farm Project: Mitigated Negative Declaration No. 12-02(SCH#2012101008), General Plan Amendment No. 12-01, Change of Zone No. 12-01, and Conditional Use Permit No. 12-04(a) and (b). The subject site is generally located east of North 3rd Street (extended), along the north side of West Villa Avenue, approximately 140 acres of mostly vacant land.              
 
PRESENTATION:          Norma Villicaña, AICP, Community Development Director
 
RECOMMENDATION: a. Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADOPTING MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION NO. 12-02 WITH MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM FOR GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT NO. 12-01, CHANGE OF ZONE NO. 12-01, AND CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO.
                                    12-04(a) AND (b) FOR THE SOL ORCHARD SOLAR FARM PROJECT
                                   
                                    b. Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT NO. 12-01 TO CHANGE THE LAND USE DESIGNATION FROM PLANNED INDUSTRIAL TO GENERAL INDUSTRIAL USAGE FOR 64 NET ACRES OF LAND GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF NORTH 3RD STREET (EXTENDED), ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF WEST VILLA AVENUE, AND DECLARING SAME TO BE THE FIRST GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2013
 
                                    c. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , 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 – CHANGE OF ZONE NO. 12-01
 
                                    d. Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 12-04(a) TO ALLOW THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 20 MW PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR FARM ON 54 NET ACRES OF LAND LOCATED IN THE CITY
 
                                    e. Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 12-04(b) TO ALLOW THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 20mw PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR FARM ON 64 NET ACRES OF LAND LOCATED IN THE COUNTY, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT NO. 12-01, CHANGE OF ZONE NO. 12-01, ANNEXATION AND COMPLIANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATIONS AS SETFORTH UNDER CHAPTERS 24 AND 29 OF THE CITY CODE
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
 
10.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding approving an amendment to the City Code by
            adding Article VIII to Chapter 13, Prohibiting Hookah Parlors
           
PRESENTATION:          Norma Villicaña, AICP, Community Development Director
 
RECOMMENDATION:    Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING THE CITY CODE BY ADDING ARTICLE VIII TO CHAPTER 13 PROHIBITING HOOKAH PARLORS, waiving reading and pass as a 1st Reading
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
11.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the award of the Essential Air Service for El Centro/Imperial California to Seaport Airlines. 
 
PRESENTATION:          Geoff Dale, Seaport Airlines Representative
 
RECOMMENDATION:  
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
 
12.       Received and filed results of the Prequalification of Bidders for the Adams Avenue Indoor Sports Complex located at 8th and Adams Avenue.
 
 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 
6:55-7:00 (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.
 
 
7:00-7:00 COUNCIL RECESS
 
 
7:00-7:05 TASK FORCE 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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