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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
12:00 Noon
Council Chambers, City Hall, 1275 Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243







12:00 Noon Closed Session – (Conference Room A)

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND MAY VARY

6:00 P.M. Open Session

CALL TO ORDER: Roll-Call

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION

6:00-6:05 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION


6:05-6:10 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR


6:10-6:20 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.

1. Monthly Report by El Centro Chamber of Commerce



6:20-6:25 CONSENT AGENDA

Sale and delivery - Tax allocation bonds


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.

2. Approval of Change Orders for Fuscoe Engineering and Dudek for Consulting Services for the Dogwood Signalization Project

3. Approval plans and specifications for the Lotus Avenue Improvements SR2S Project and direct staff to release to public bidding

4. Rejection of bids received January 27, 2011 for the Measure D Bond – Phase I, 2010 Roads Rehabilitation Project and authorize staff to release project to public bidding once more

5. Ratification of Change Orders and accept the completion report regarding the Adams Avenue Rehabilitation Project

6. Approval of Change Order No. 5 for Hazard Construction regarding the Dogwood Signalization Project

7. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT AND JOINT ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY AT 1196 WEST MAIN STREET

8. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED TO THE CITIZENS OPTION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY (COPS) PROGRAM FUNDED THROUGH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA LOCAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION ACCOUNT

9. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO CONSENTING TO THE TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT CONTAINING COVENANTS AFFECTING REAL PROPERTY AND RELEASE OF ALL COVENANTS BETWEEN THE EL CENTRO REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND BLM EL CENTRO, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

10. Approval of Resolution No. 11- RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED TO THE FY 2008 HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM FUNDED THROUGH THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:

6:25-6:40 DEPARTMENT REPORT


11. Site selection for the temporary relocation of El Centro Public Library

PRESENTATION: Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION:

FINAL ACTION:


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

12. Project completion report for the Imperial Avenue Improvements – Federal Project No. STPL-5169(022)

13. Refinance 1997 Wastewater Revenue Bonds

14. Issuance of pension obligation bonds through participation in the California Communities Joint Powers Authority pension obligation bond pooled program


6:40-6: 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 “Speakers 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.

6:50-7:00 – (Time may vary) COUNCIL RECESS


7:00-7:15 – (Time may vary) 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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CONVENED_________ P.M. ADJOURNMENT: ________ P.M.

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