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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.         Presentation recognizing City of El Centro’s 105th Birthday. 
 
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 Tony Young, CEO – American Red Cross San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter.  
 
3.         Annual presentation by IVEDC.
 
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 March 2013.
 
5.         Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for March 2013.
 
6.         Approval of the City Council Minutes for March 20, 2013, April 2, 2013 and April 3, 2013.
 
7.         Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH IMPERIAL COUNTY WORK TRAINING CENTER, INC.
 
8.         Approval of the plans and specifications and authorize city staff to proceed with public competitive bidding for the “Rehabilitation of 5MG and 2.5MG Tanks for Water Treatment Plant in the City of El Centro project. 
 
9.         Approval of the Amendments to the Personnel Rules and Regulation.
 
 
RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.
 
FINAL ACTION
 
6:20-6:45 PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
10.       Public Hearing for the purpose of considering Change of Zone No. 13-01, a rezoning of southern four (4) acres of a vacant 12.9 acre parcel of land located on the northeast corner of S. 6th Street and Spear Avenue (extended) from R-1, single-family residential to CT, tourist commercial. The project site is further identified by APN 053-740-040.      
 
PRESENTATION:          Norma M. 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 ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO PERTAINING TO APPROVED ZONE CHANGE –CHANGE OF ZONE NO. 13-01, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading
 
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11.       Public Hearing for the purpose of considering Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 11-02, General Plan Amendment No. 11-01 and Mitigated Negative Declaration No. 11-09. The project proposes amendments to the City’s General Plan Land Use Element and the City’s Zoning Ordinance in order to incorporate recommendations from Project SHAPE. The proposed amendments include increasing the floor area ratio, modifying the off-street parking requirements and landscape requirements, encouraging and establishing standards for shared parking facilities, establishing design standards, eliminating the off-street downtown commercial zone by right or subject to the issuance of conditional use permit. The downtown commercial area includes properties fronting Broadway Avenue, Main Street and State Street, between 4th Street and 8th Street. 
 
PRESENTATION:          Norma M. 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. 11-09 WITH MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM FOR ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT NO. 11-02 AND GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT NO. 11-01 FOR THE CITY OF EL CENTRO
           
                                    b. Approval of Ordinance No. 13-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CHAPTER 29 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED ZONING BY AMENDING SECTION 29-17 OF DIVISION 2 OF ARTICLE I OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED “B” DEFINITIONS; SECTION 29-22 OF DIVISION 2 OF ARTICLE I OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED “G” DEFINITIONS; SECTION 29-34 OF DIVISION OF ARTICLE I OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED “S” DEFINITIONS; SUBSECTIONS (a), (b) AND (c) OF TABLE 29-61.1 OF DIVISION 3 OF ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED COMMERCIAL ZONES USE REGULATIONS; SUBSECTION (g) OF TABLE 29-62.1 OF DIVISION 3 OF ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED COMMERCIAL ZONES DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS; SUBSECTION (q), OF SECTION 29-63 OF DIVISION 3 OF ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED COMMERCIAL ZONES DESIGN STANDARDS; PARAGRAPH 1 OF SECTION 29-130 OF DIVISION 5 OF ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED AREAS EXEMPT FROM REQUIRED PARKING; SUBSECTION (b)(4) OF SECTION 29-136 OF DIVISION 5 OF ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED OFF-STREET LOADING SPACES; SECTION 29-138 OF DIVISION 5 OF ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED SHARED PARKING FACILITIES; AND SUBSECTION (e) OF SECTION 29-142 OF DIVISION 6 OF ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 29 ENTITLED REQUIRED LANDSCAPING, waiving reading and pass as a 1st Reading
 
                                    c. Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT NO. 11-01 UPDATING THE CITY’S GENERAL PLAN LAND USE ELEMENT BY AMENDING THE DOWNTOWN COMMERICAL ZONE AND DECLARING SAME TO BE THE SECOND GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2013
 
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
6:45-7:00 NEW BUSINESS
 
12.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the proposed City of El Centro Strategic Planning Program 2013-2018.    
 
PRESENTATION:          Council Members Silva and Jackson (Strategic Planning Task Force)
 
RECOMMENDATION:  
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
 
13.       Received and filed Planning Commission Minutes of the regular meeting of March 12, 2013.  
 
 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 
7:00-7:05 (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.
 
 
 
 
7:05-7:05 COUNCIL RECESS
 
 
 
7:05-7:10 TASK FORCE REPORTS
 
 
 
 
 
7:10-7:15 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.    (_________) to April 29, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., and April 30, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., Fairfield Inn & Suites, 503 E. Danenberg Drive, El Centro, for a joint meeting with El Centro Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees for the purpose of Strategic Planning.
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