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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 BY CITY CLERK
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
INVOCATION
 
 
 
6:05-6:10 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
 
 
6:10-6:10 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
 
1.         Mayor’s Presentation of Certificates for Special Event Sponsors 2012-2013.
 
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.         Presentation by Mario Escalera regarding the  IID Copper Theft Deterrent Campaign.
 
3.         Update report on the Fair Housing Services by Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board.
 
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.
 
4.         Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for February 2013.
 
5.         Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for February 2013.
 
6.         Approval of the City Council Minutes for February 19, 2013.
 
7.         Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX
 
8.         Approval of the Contract Documents, Plans and Specifications for the MLK Skate Park and authorize staff to proceed with public bid. 
 
9          a. Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A CASH MATCH IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,750 IN SUPPORT OF A GRANT APPLICATION WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE GRANT FOR THE DOGWOOD AVENUE/I-8 REVITALIZATION PLAN
           
            b. Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE SUBMITTAL OF A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE GRANT FOR THE DOGWOOD AVENUE/I-8 REVITALIZATION PLAN
 
10.       Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE SUBMITTAL OF A GRANT APPLICATON TO THE IMPERIAL COUNTY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FIRST COMMISSION GENERAL GRANT FISCAL YEARS 2013-15
 
RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.
 
FINAL ACTION
 
 
 
6:20-6:45 PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
11.       Public Hearing for the purpose of reviewing the Annual Element Progress Report on Implementation of the city of El Centro Housing Element for the reporting period of January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012.      
 
PRESENTATION:          Norma M. Villicaña, AICP, Community Development Director
 
RECOMMENDATION:    Acceptance of the Annual Element Progress Report on Implementation of the City of El Centro Housing Element covering the period from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. 
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
12.       Public Hearing for the purpose of presenting to City Council and soliciting public input on the 2013-2014 Draft One-Year Action Plan prepared for funds under the CDBG Entitlement Program.        
 
PRESENTATION:          Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development
 
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
6:45-7:00 NEW BUSINESS
 
13.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the request to allow the temporary use of an undeveloped parking lot on five adjoining parcels along Ross Avenue until the completion of the new El Centro Regional Medical Center Medical Arts Building located at 1271 Ross Avenue,
El Centro.    
 
PRESENTATION:          Norma M. Villicaña, AICP, Community Development Director
 
RECOMMENDATION:  
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
14.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the establishment of the Department of Community Development by merging the Planning and Zoning Department, Building and Safety Division, Code Enforcement and Bureau of Fire Prevention.      
 
PRESENTATION:          Norma M. Villicaña, AICP, Community Development Director
 
RECOMMENDATION:    a. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADDING DIVISION 7 TO ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
                                    b. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 7 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
                                    c. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 8 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED CIVIL DEFENSE AND DISASTER IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
                                    d. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CHAPTER 10 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO RELATING TO FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
                                    e. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 13 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED HEALTH AND SANITATION IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
                                    f. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 16 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED LICENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS REGULATIONS IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
                                    g. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 18 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waiving reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
 
 
 
 
                                    h. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 22.1 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED SIGNS IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
                                    i. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 23 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
                                    j. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 24 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
                                    k. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 29 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED ZONING IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 
6:45-6:50 (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.
 
 
 
 
6:50-6:50 COUNCIL RECESS
 
 
 
6:50-6:55 TASK FORCE REPORTS
 
 
6:55-7:00 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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