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ROLL CALL BY CITY CLERK

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 
INVOCATION
 

6:05-6:10 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION

 
 

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

 
 

6:10-6:15 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.

 

2.         Presentation of the Caught Being Good Program by El Centro Police Department.

 

6:15-6:20 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 of July 15, 2014.

 

4.         2nd Reading & Approval of Ordinance No. 14-14, 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 adopt by title only.  

 
 

5.         Approval of the remaining funds in the amount of $55,492, approved on May 20, 2014, to be included into the 2015 budget year to complete the renovation at Swarthout Park.

 

6.         Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A CONSULTING AGREEMENT WITH MOONEY PLANNING COLLABORATIVE FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE CITY’S 2014 SERVICE AREA PLAN UPDATE

 

7.         Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A CONSULTING AGREEMENT WITH PSOMAS FOR DESIGN SERVICES RELATING TO THE WIDENING OF EUCLID AVENUE AND BUENA VISTA AVENUE

 

8.         Approval of new job description for the position of Community Services Director.

 

9.         Approval of Imperial County Local Transportation Authority Five Year Expenditure Plan

FY15-19.  
 

10.       Approval of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for Architectural/Engineering Services for the Aquatic Center and authorize the solicitation process for this RFP.

 

11.       Approval of the First Amendment to the Large Mowing Contract with Advance Services, Inc. to include two additional facilities.

 

12.       Approval of a $20,000 loan to RDF Certified HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Raters, a tenant at the City’s Business/Industrial Incubator Facility, under the City’s JOBS Program. 

 

13.       Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT FOR CONTRACTED EDUCATION SERVICES (agreement with Coast Community College District for SWAT training services)

 

14.       Approval of Resolution No. 14-     , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND A BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT WITH PIONEERS MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE DISTRICT

 

15.       Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH PUBLIC SERVICE PROVIDERS IDENTIFIED IN THE CITY’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ONE-YEAR ACTION PLAN (2014-2015) FOR FUNDING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT UNDER THE ENTITLEMENT GRANTEE PROGRAM    

 

16.       Approval of Resolution No. 14-    , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH IMPERIAL COUNTY WORK TRAINING CENTER, INCORPORATED FOR JANITORIAL SERVICES

 

17.       Rejection of City of El Centro and ECRMC claims regarding Veronica Escodedo and Mariana Arreola Aragon as recommended by Insurance Claims Administrator.

 

18.       Rejection of ECRMC claim regarding Maria Garcia as recommended by Insurance Claims Administrator.

 
 
 
 
 
 

19.       Approval of the plans and specifications for the construction of the Skate Park and authorize staff to go out to bid for construction.

 

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented.

 
FINAL ACTION
 
 

6:20-7:05 NEW BUSINESS

 

20.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the presentation of landscaping options for the Dogwood Bridge slopes.  

 

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

 
RECOMMENDATION:                                   
 

FINAL ACTION:

 
 

21.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the establishment of the Department of Community Services.        

 

PRESENTATION:           Ruben A. Duran, City Manager

 
RECOMMENDATION:   a. Approval of Ordinance No. 14-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING CHAPTER 19 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED PARKS AND RECREATION IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY SERVICES, waive reading and approve as a first (1st) reading and direct staff to schedule second (2nd ) reading and adoption of Ordinance for the next City Council meeting.

 

                                    b. Approval of Ordinance No. 14-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA AMENDING SECTION 15-2 OF CHAPTER 15 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ENTITLED LIBRARY IN ORDER TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY SERVICES,

waive reading and approve as a first (1st) reading and direct staff to schedule second (2nd ) reading and adoption of Ordinance for the next City Council meeting.

 

c. Approval of Ordinance No. 14-    , AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADDING DIVISION 8 TO ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SERVICES, waive reading and approve as a first (1st) reading and direct staff to schedule second (2nd ) reading and adoption of Ordinance for the next City Council meeting.

 
 

FINAL ACTION:

 
 
 

22.       Discussion and any necessary action regarding the determination of the City’s position on the proposed 2014 League of California Cities Annual Conference Resolution.        

 

PRESENTATION:           Mayor Viegas-Walker

 
RECOMMENDATION:   
 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 

7:05-7:10 ADDED ITEM:

 

22a.     Discussion and any necessary action regarding the Bilateral Confidentiality and Stand Still Agreement.        

 

PRESENTATION:           Mayor Viegas-Walker & City Attorney Becker

 

RECOMMENDATION:   Approval of the Bilateral Confidentiality and Stand Still Agreement

 
FINAL ACTION:
 
 
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
 

23.       Received and filed Community Enhancement Task Force minutes of May 21, 2014.

 

24.       Received and filed El Centro Public Library Board Minutes of June 12, 2014.

 

25.       Notification received that rejection notices were sent, by our claims administrator, for claims filed by David Dotterer and Erika Noriega.

 

26.       California Transportation Commission funding approval for the Interstate 8 and Imperial Avenue Interchange Project and information on proposed funding for the Imperial Avenue Extension south off I-8.   

 

27.       Update on the review of the Municipal Code regarding off and on-street parking of trucks within residential areas.

 

28.       Update on City of El Centro Drought Regulations.   

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

7:10-7:15 (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.

 
 
 
 
 

7:15-7:20 TASK FORCE REPORTS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

7:20-7:25 MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS REPORTS

Council Members reports on conferences or other City activities. Time limit 3 minutes

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

**PLEASE NOTE: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 19, 2014  HAS BEEN CANCELLED – SUMMER RECESS.  

 

 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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