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6:30-6:35 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.
 
7.         Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING MODIFICATION AGREEMENT NO. 4 FOR SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AND THE COUNTY OF IMPERIAL FOR MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL SYSTEM.
 
8.         Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AWARDING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT TO EXECUTIVE LANDSCAPE, INC. FOR THE LEGACY RANCH LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT.
 
9.         Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AWARDING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT TO EXECUTIVE LANDSCAPE, INC. FOR THE BUENA VISTA LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT
 
10.       Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR OPERATION STONEGARDEN 2012
 
11.       Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH ARC-IMPERIAL VALLEY FOR THE DIAL-A-RIDE PROGRAM 
 
12.       2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 13-17, 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 adopt by title only. 
 
 
 
 
 
13.       2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 13-18, 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, waive reading and adopt by title only. 
 
 
RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.
 
FINAL ACTION
 
6:35-7:00 PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
 
14.       Public Hearing for the purpose of considering Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 13-03. The project proposes adding an unlisted use to the Commercial Zones Use Regulations Table 29.61.1(d) entitled “Tobacco Retail Shops” under Chapter 29 of the Code of the City of El Centro.      
 
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 CHAPTER 29 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO BY AMENDING SECTIONS 29-35 OF DIVISION 2, ARTICLE I, ENTITLED DEFINITIONS; AND BY AMENDING SUBSECTION (d) TO TABLE 29-69.1 OF SECTION 29-61, DIVISION 3, ARTICLE II ENTITLED COMMERCIAL ZONES USE REGULATIONS, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading.
 
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
 
15.       Public Hearing for the purpose of considering Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 13-05. The project proposes zoning ordinance text amendments to Chapter 29 of the Code of the City of
            El Centro relating to housing order in order to bring said Code into conformance with State Housing Law. 
 
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 AMENDING CHAPTER 29 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO BY AMENDING DIVISION 2, ARTICLE I, ENTITLED DEFINITIONS: SUBSECTION (a), (b), (c) AND (d) OF TABLE 29-53.1 OF SECTION 29-53, DIVISION 2, ARTICLE II ENTITLED RESIDENTIAL ZONES USE REGULATIONS; SUBSECTION (g) OF TABLE 29-61-1 OF SECTION 29-61, DIVISION 3, ARTICLE II ENTITLED COMMERCIAL ZONES USE REGULATIONS; AND BY AMENDING SUBSECTION 6 TO SECTION 29-162, DIVISION 9, ARTICLE III ENTITLED ACCESSORY USE REGULATIONS, waive reading and pass as a 1st Reading.  
           
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
7:00-7:40 NEW BUSINESS
 
16.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding approving a $20,000 loan to MORSECO, a tenant at the City’s Business/Industrial Incubator Facility, under the City’s Project JOBS Program.      
 
PRESENTATION:          Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development
 
RECOMMENDATION:   Approve the $20,000 loan to MORSECO to purchase equipment and provide working capital for the business located at Suite #2 in the City’s Business/Industrial Incubator Facility. 
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
17.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding professional services contract with Hammond Hanlon Camp LLC for ECRMC affiliation evaluation process.      
 
PRESENTATION:          Ruben Duran, City Manager
 
RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE HAMMOND HANLON CAMP LLC FOR THE ECRMC AFFILIATION EVALUATION PROCESS
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
 
18.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of two members to the Community Services Commission with terms ending May 6, 2017.        
 
PRESENTATION:          Mayor Benjamin Solomon
 
RECOMMENDATION:   a._______________________            b.__________________________  
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
19.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of two El Centro Council Members to serve as representative and alternate on the Local Agency Formation Committee (LAFCO).        
 
PRESENTATION:          Mayor Pro-Tem Cheryl Viegas-Walker
 
RECOMMENDATION:   Representative: __________________     Alternate: ___________________
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
7:40-8:00 DEPARTMENT REPORT:
 
20.       Discussion and any necessary direction regarding the presentation of the Annual Budget FY 2014 – General Fund
 
PRESENTATION:          Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
8:00-8:20 STATE OR FEDERAL LEGISLATION:
 
21.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding to Support or Oppose Various Bills of Legislation.
 
PRESENTATION:          Ruben A. Duran, City Manager
 
RECOMMENDATION:   Provide direction to Staff
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
 
22.       Received and filed Community Enhancement Task Force Minutes of January 16, 2013.
 
23.       Received and filed Planning Commission decision letter regarding Conditional Use Permit No. 13-01. 
 
24.       Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following: 
            a.         Smart & Final #461, 1290 N. Imperial Avenue, El Centro, CA 92243
            b.         Lucky 6227, 351 Wake Avenue, El Centro, CA 92243
 
  
 
 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 
8:20-8:25 (Time may vary)PUBLIC COMMENTS
 
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8:25-8:25 COUNCIL RECESS
 
 
8:25-8:30 TASK FORCE REPORTS
 
 
 
8:30-8:35 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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