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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

 
 

6:15-6:30 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.         Presentation by Sergeant Leonard Barra, City of Imperial Police Department, regarding the Imperial County Gang Intelligence Coalition.   

 

2.         Presentation by Director Carlos E. Figari regarding the Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center. 

 

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.

 

3.         Approval of the Warrants and Payroll for June 2014.

 
4.         Approval of the Treasurer’s Report for June 2014.
 

5.         Approval of City Council Minutes of June 17, 2014 and July 2, 2014.

 

6.         2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 14-12, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING CHAPTER 29, DIVISION 4, ARTICLE II OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO BY AMENDING SUBSECTION (e)(3) TO TABLE 29-69.1 OF SECTION 29-69, waive reading and adopt by title only.

 

7.         2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 14-13, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AMENDING SECTION 13-119(F) OF ARTICLE VII CHAPTER 13 OF THE CODE OF EL CENTRO ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARIES, waive reading and adopt by title only. 

 

8.         Approval of the modifications to the City’s Film Production Policy Statement 603, Section XVIII, Insurance Requirements.

 

9.         Approval of agreement between the City of El Centro and Ellison Wilson Advocacy, LLC for advocacy services and authorize the City Manager to execute the agreement.

 

10.       Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE REGIONAL ANIMAL CONTROL AND SHELTER STAKEHOLDER COMMITTEE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING   

 

11.       Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE DESTRUCTION OF EL CENTRO POLICE DEPARTMENT RECORDS FROM 2010-2011

 

12.       Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AUTHORIZING THE LEVY OF A SPECIAL TAX IN COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2007-1(LEGACY RANCH) FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015

 
 
 
 
 
 

13.       Ratification of Change Orders 2 through 4 for the Imperial Avenue STPL-5169(034) project between Orange Avenue and Ocotillo Drive which are within prior approved contingency limits.

 

14.       Approval of El Centro Regional Bus Transfer Station Project Change Order #4 in the amount of $59,450.24 and Change Order #5 in the amount of $50,000 and ratify Change Orders 1 through 3 which are within prior approved contingency limits.

 

15.       Approving the reduction of Wildflower West Subdivision – Unit III  Performance Bond to $796,733.04 and Labor and Material Bond to $796,733.04. 

 

16.       Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A SUBMITTAL OF THE APPLICATION FOR INTEGRATED REGIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT ROUND 3 DROUGHT RELIEF FUNDS (PROPOSITION 84)

 
 

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

 
FINAL ACTION
 
 

6:35-7:30 PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

17.       Public hearing to consider the approval of the Engineer’s Report regarding Legacy Ranch Landscaping and Lighting District and Levy and Collection of Assessments related thereto commencing in fiscal year 2014/2015.  

 

PRESENTATION:          Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance

 

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING LEGACY RANCH LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO COMMENCING IN FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015

 

FINAL ACTION:

 
 

18.       Public hearing to consider the approval of the Engineer’s Report regarding Buena Vista Landscaping and Lighting District; and the Levy and Collection of Assessments Related thereto commencing in fiscal year 2014/2015.   

 

PRESENTATION:          Leticia Salcido, Director of Finance

 

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, APPROVING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING BUENA VISTA LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO COMMENCING IN FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015

 

FINAL ACTION:

 
 
 

19.       Public hearing to consider the recommendation of the Planning Commission on approving Negative Declaration No. 14-01, Change of Zone 14-01 and General Plan Amendment. Proposed  Change of Zone from CD (Downtown Commercial to CG (General Commercial) for a 0.32 acre parcel located at 412 W. State Street. The General Plan Amendment is required to amend the Land Use map for consistency with the Zoning Map.     

 

PRESENTATION:          Norma M. 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. 14-01 WITHOUT MONITORING PLAN FOR CHANGE OF ZONE 14-01 AND GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT 14-01

 

                                    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 CHANGE OF ZONE 14-01, waive reading and approve as a 1st reading and direct staff to schedule 2nd reading and adoption of Ordinance on the August 5, 2014 City Council agenda.

 

                                    c. Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT 14-01 CHANGING THE LAND USE DESIGNATION FROM DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL TO GENERAL COMMERCIAL

 

FINAL ACTION:

 

20.       Public hearing to solicit input on the Annual Performance Report for CDBG Program Income and approval of the submittal of the City’s Annual Performance Report for CDBG Program Income.  

 

PRESENTATION:          Marcela Piedra, Director of Economic Development

 

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the submittal of the City’s Annual Performance Report for CDBG Program Income Report.

 

FINAL ACTION:

 
 
7:30-7:35 NEW BUSINESS
 

21.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding City Council Election Years.      

 

PRESENTATION:          Council Members/Charter Task Force Members: Sedalia Sanders and Alex Cardenas

 

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Charter Task Force recommendation that no changes be put in place to change the election years from odd to even and recommend staff to work with El Centro Chamber of Commerce and with city’s public relations consultant to increase voter turnout/participation. 

 

FINAL ACTION:

 
 
 
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
 

22.       Received and filed 2013-2018 City of El Centro Strategic Planning Program update.

 

23.       Received and filed Pump Station #2 Relocation Project status report.

 

24.       Received and filed Notice of Southern California Gas Company’s Request for approval of Compensation through the Gas Cost Incentive Mechanism Application No A.14-06-009.

 

25.       Received and referred to Community Development-Planning Division, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License regarding the following: 

            a.         ARCO AM/PM #42494, 3603 S. Dogwood Avenue, Ste. 2, El Centro, California.

 
 
 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
No scheduled business
 
 
 
 
SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY
No scheduled business – closed session only
 
 
 
 
 

7:35-7:40 (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

 
 
 
 

7:40-7:45 TASK FORCE REPORTS

 
 
 

7:45-7:50 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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