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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.    Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation – Turkey Duathlon.


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.    Presentation of 2013 Christmas Parade Float winner plaque to City of El Centro by Jaime Honold, Chamber of Commerce President.


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.    Approval of City Council Minutes for Special Meeting of November 20, 2013.

4.    Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for November 2013.

5.    Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for November 2013.

6.    Adoption of Resolution No. 13-    , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH GRIFFIN-LYON PROGRAM & CONSTRUCTION  MANAGER LLC FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES, for additional construction management services related to the construction of the City of El Centro Bus Transfer Terminal Facility in the amount of $74,221.

7.    Adoption of Resolution No. 13-    , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS ALLOCATED TO THE CITIZENS OPTION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM FUNDED FOR FY 2012-2013 THROUGH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA LOCAL SAFETY AND PROTECTION ACCOUNT, in the amount of $89,034.09 for the purchase of police equipment and supplies;

8.    Adoption of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR HOUSING-RELATED PARKS GRANT      

9.    Approval of the COEC (City Hall) Network and MUNIS Upgrade Project 2013 in the amount of $187,400 for hardware, software, and professional services necessary to get the core infrastructure (City Hall) upgraded.   

10.    Adoption of Resolution No. 13-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH D-MAX ENGINEERING INC. FOR CONSULTING SERVICES TO CREATE A STORM WATER PROGRAM TO MEET STATE GENERAL PERMIT REQUIREMENTS, in the total amount of $76,610.    
    

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

FINAL ACTION:  

6:25-7:00    UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.    Discussion and any necessary action regarding the approval of the second contribution payment in the amount of $12,500 to the El Centro Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Bureau for the 2014 SCORE International Off-Road Racing Event.

PRESENTATION:     Ruben A. Duran, City Manager

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the second contribution payment in the amount of $12,500 to the
    El Centro Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Bureau for the 2014 SCORE International Off-Road Event for a total contribution amount of $25,000.

FINAL ACTION:



12.    Discussion and any necessary action regarding appointments to various Council Committees, Task Forces and Policy Working Groups.   

PRESENTATION:     Mayor Viegas-Walker

RECOMMENDATION:    Appointment of Council Members to serve on various Council Committees, Task Forces and Policy Working Groups   

FINAL ACTION:


7:00-7:15    NEW BUSINESS

13.    Discussion and any necessary action regarding: a) the revised budget for Council Chambers ADA Remodel; b)Award Construction Contract for City Council Chambers ADA Renovation to Caltec Corporation.   

PRESENTATION:     Terry Hagen, PE, Director of Public Works/City Engineer

RECOMMENDATION:  a)  Approve revised budget for Council Chambers ADA Remodel in the amount of $1,380,400;
    b) Adoption 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 CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS ADA RENOVATION PROJECT TO CALTEC CORP., in the amount of $1,160,000 and establish a construction contingency fund of 10% of the cost of the project.
    

FINAL ACTION:
 

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

14.    Received and referred to Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following:  
    a.    The Court Room, 841 Main Street, El Centro, CA  (Amended)
    b.    Los Compadres #5, 531 N. 5th Street, El Centro, CA

15.    Received and filed Community Enhancement Task Force Minutes of September 25, 2013.

16.    Received and filed Planning Commission Minutes of the regular meeting of November 12, 2013.


SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No scheduled business


SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No scheduled business



7:15-7:20 (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.





7:20-7:20 COUNCIL RECESS



7:20-7:25 TASK FORCE REPORTS





7:25-7:30  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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