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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
 
 
6:10-6:15 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
 
1.         Introduction of IVROP Interim Superintendent Edwin Obergsell.
 
 
6:15-6:20 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.         Monthly Report by El Centro Chamber of Commerce.
 
 
6:20-6:25 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.
 
3.         a. Approval of Resolution No. 13-    ,RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, CALLING FOR THE HOLDING OF A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013 FOR THE ELECTION OF CERTAIN OFFICERS AS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISISIONS OF THE CHARTER
 
            b. Approval of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, REQUESTING THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF IMPERIAL TO CONSOLIDATE A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 5, 2013, WITH THE SCHOOL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON THE DATE PURSUANT TO ELECTIONS CODE § 10403
 
4.         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 FOR THE SUNFLOWER SOCCER PARK PARKING LOT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
 
5.         2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 13-21, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING SUBSECTION (c) OF SECTION 24-11 OF ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 24 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF EL CENTRO RELATING TO DRAINAGE FEES, waive reading and adopt by title only.
 
 
 
6.         Approval of Sponsorship Agreement between the City of El Centro and the El Centro Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau for the 2013 Fireball Run Event and authorize the City Manager to sign the agreement.  
 
RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.
 
FINAL ACTION
 
 
6:25-7:00 PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
 
7.         Public Hearing for the purpose of considering Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 13-01. The project proposes to amend the Commercial Zones Use Regulations Table 29-61.1(h) of the City Code removing the requirement for a conditional use permit for outdoor seating on private property accessory to restaurants and other similar commercial uses.        
 
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 SUBSECTION (h) TO TABLE 29-61.1 OF SECTION 29-61, DIVISION 3, ARTICLE II ENTITLED COMMERCIAL ZONES USE REGULATIONS, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading.
 
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
8.         Public Hearing for the purpose of considering Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 13-02. The project proposes to amend the Setback Regulations Table 29-116.1(g) of the City Code to allow roofed, open-sided patios in the side yard and front yard setback areas of all City zones.        
 
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 SUBSECTION (g) TO TABLE 29-116.1 OF SECTION 29-116, DIVISION 3, ARTICLE III ENTITLED SETBACK REGULATIONS, waive reading and pass as a 1st reading.
 
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
7:00-7:10 UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
9.         Discussion and any necessary action regarding the 2013-2021 Draft Housing Element Update.          
 
PRESENTATION:          Norma M. Villicaña, AICP, Director of Community Development
 
RECOMMENDATION:  
 
FINAL ACTION:
7:10-7:40 NEW BUSINESS
 
10.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding approving a $20,000 loan to Half Baked Powder Coating, 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 Half Baked Powder Coating to purchase equipment and provide working capital for the business located at Suite #3 in the City’s Business/Industrial Incubator Facility. 
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
11.       NO ITEM
 
 
12.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the approval of Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2014.      
 
PRESENTATION:          Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance
 
RECOMMENDATION:  
 
FINAL ACTION:           
 
 
13.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the designation of voting delegate and alternate for the Annual Business Meeting, League of California Cities 2013 Conference, September 18th -20th , Sacramento, California.          
 
PRESENTATION:          Mayor Benjamin Solomon
 
RECOMMENDATION: Delegate: _________________           Alternate:___________________  
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
7:40-7:50 STATE OR FEDERAL LEGISLATION:
 
14.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding Support Letter for Safe and Secure Border Infrastructure Amendment, SB 744. 
 
PRESENTATION:          Ruben A. Duran, City Manager
 
RECOMMENDATION:  
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
7:50-7:55 (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.
 
 
7:55-7:55 COUNCIL RECESS
 
 
7:55-8:00 TASK FORCE REPORTS
 
 
 
 
8:00-8:05 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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