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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 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.

 

1.         Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for April 2014.

 
2.         Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for April 2014.
 

3.         Approval of additional compensation in the amount of $1,200 for the Personnel Appeals Board Members.

 

4.         Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE DESTRUCTION OF SPECIFIED

EL CENTRO CITY MANAGER DEPARTMENT RECORDS
 
 
 
 

5.         Approving and authorizing the filing of the fiscal year 2013-2014 claims with Imperial County Transportation Commission (ICTC) for Public Transportation pursuant to:

            a)         Article 8(c) of the Public Utilities Code for transit services in the amount of $394,403.

            b)        Article 8(e) of the Public Utilities Code for bus benches/shelter in the amount of $12,694.

            c)         Article 8(e) of the Public Utilities Code for 14th /State Street terminal in the amount of $5,000.            

            d)        Article 8(e) of the Public Utilities Code for regional maintenance and upkeep benches/ shelter in the amount of $2,500.

            e)         Article 3 of the Public Utilities Code for bicycle and pedestrian facilities in the amount of $28,533.

 

6.         Approval of the proposal from Empire Machinery in the amount of $120,362.54 for the purchase of one (1) 2014 Caterpiller 420F Backhoe Loader using the City of Tucson, AZ contract as permitted by City Code Section 2-183.

 

7.         Approval of Policy #111 - External Linking for the city of El Centro’s government website.

 

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

 
FINAL ACTION
 

6:15-6:30 PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

8.         Public hearing to consider the recommendation of the Planning Commission on the Wilbur-Ellis Negative Declaration No. 13-07, Pre Zone No. 13-02, and Annexation EC 1-13. The proposed project involves the annexation and pre-zoning of approximately 24.02 acres of land, owned by Wilbur-Ellis. The project site is located at 45 W. Danenberg Avenue and consists of a hay processing facility that includes a hay processing shed, office building and hay storage barns. The proposed annexation and pre-zone will not involve new construction or expansion of existing facilities with the exception of connecting to the City’s potable water system.  

 

PRESENTATION:          Norma Villicaña, AICP, Community Development Director

 

RECOMMENDATION:   a. Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADOPTING NEGATIVE DECLARATION NO. 13-07 WITHOUT MONITORING PLAN FOR PROJECT: WILBUR-ELLIS PRE-ZONE TO ML (LIGHT MANUFACTURING) AND ANNEXATION OF APPROXIMATELY 24.02 ACRES OF LAND, LOCATED AT 45 W. DANENBERG AVENUE, APPROXIMATELY 450’ WEST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF DOGWOOD AVENUE AND DANENBERG AVENUE, FURTHER IDENTIFIED BY APN 054-360-069

 

b. Approval of Ordinance No. 14-    , ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO PERTAINING TO APPROVED PRE-ZONE 13-02 & ANNEXATION EC 1-13, waive reading and approve as a first (1st) reading and direct staff to schedule second (2nd ) reading and adoption of Ordinance for the June 3, 2014 City Council meeting.

 

c. Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING EL CENTRO ANNEXATION NO. 1-13 (WILBUR-ELLIS)

 

FINAL ACTION:

 
6:30-7:10 NEW BUSINESS
 
 

9.         Discussion and any necessary action regarding the approval of additional funds to complete Swarthout Park renovation.

 

PRESENTATION:          Kristie Riester, Director of Parks and Recreation

 
RECOMMENDATION:  
 

FINAL ACTION:

 
 

10.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of one (1) member to the Community Services Commission to serve a four (4) year term ending May 6, 2018

 

PRESENTATION:          Mayor Viegas-Walker

 
RECOMMENDATION:  
 

FINAL ACTION:

 
 

11.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of a Voting Delegate and Alternate for the League of California Cities Annual Conference – September 3-5, 2014, Los Angeles, CA.       

 

PRESENTATION:          Mayor Viegas-Walker

 
RECOMMENDATION:  
 

FINAL ACTION: Delegate: _________________          Alternate: __________________

 
 

12.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of two members of City Council to each annual evaluation panel for City Manager, City Attorney and City Clerk.     

 

PRESENTATION:           Mayor Viegas-Walker

 
RECOMMENDATION:   City Manager Panel: _______________; City Attorney Panel: _______________

                                     City Clerk Panel: __________________

                                   
 

FINAL ACTION:

 
 
DEPARTMENT REPORTS
 

13.       Technology Update Reports from various City Departments.

 
 
 
 
 
 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 

7:20-7:25 (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.

 
 
 

7:25-7:30 TASK FORCE REPORTS

 
 

7:30-7:35 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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