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AGENDA
CITY OF EL CENTRO
CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019
City Hall Regular Meeting 11:30 AM
CITY HALL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1275 MAIN STREET
EL CENTRO, CA 92243
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Mayor & Council Members may be reached at (760) 336-8989
Mayor:
Edgard Garcia
City Manager: Marcela Piedra
Mayor Pro-tem:
Efrain Silva
City Attorney: Elizabeth Martyn Evans
Council Members:
Jason Jackson
City Clerk: L. Diane Caldwell
Cheryl Viegas-Walker
Tomás Oliva
11:30 A.M CLOSED SESSION - CONFERENCE ROOM "A"
ROLL CALL (Open Session)
CLOSED SESSION PUBLIC COMMENT:
Any member of the public wishing to address the City Council on any matter appearing on the closed session may do so at this time. Unless the Mayor extends the time limit, remark shall be limited to three (3) minutes. Additional opportunities for Public Comments will be given during and at the end of the meeting.
CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNS INTO CLOSED SESSION
CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION
ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant Exposure to Litigation Against the City Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) - a point has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council based upon advice of its legal counsel, based on existing facts and circumstance, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the local City as follows:
a. Possible settlement of personnel issue.
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LABOR RELATIONS NEGOTIATIONS
The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 to meet with Marcela Piedra, City Manager, Abraham Campos, Public Works Director, and Teri Brownlee, Human Resources Director for the purpose of reviewing the City’s position and instructing its representative(s) regarding matters of salaries, salary schedules, compensation paid in the form of fringe benefits, or, as applicable, other matters dealing with mandatory subjects within the scope of representation pursuant to Government Code §3504.
Meeting with the CWDO and/or their representatives.
NEGOTIATIONS REGARDING ACQUISITION/DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY
The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code §54956.8 to give instructions to the City’s negotiator, Marcela Piedra, City Manager, Adrianna Nava, Community Services Director, or Elizabeth Martyn, City Attorney, regarding negotiations with Guild Administration Corp. which instructions will concern price, terms of payment or both, including due diligence provisions and other monetary related considerations concerning possible purchase of the property located at 639 W. Heil Ave., El Centro.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
This is a public meeting. If there is an item on the agenda on which you wish to be heard, you are asked to complete a blue speaker slip and submit it to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting. Persons wishing to address the Council are not required to identify themselves (Gov’t Code § 54953.3); however, this information assists the Mayor by ensuring that all persons wishing to address the Council are recognized and also assists the City Clerk in preparing the City Council meeting minutes. When the item is announced and your name is called by the Mayor, please step to the podium and state your name for the record. Unless the Mayor extends the time, there is a three (3) minute time limit for each public presentation. If you wish to address the Council concerning any other matter not appearing on the agenda, you may do so during the public comment portion of the agenda.
* Any information provided on the “Speaker Slip” is voluntary and will be public record.
RECONVENE FOR OPEN SESSION 6:00 P.M.
6:00 P.M. OPEN SESSION
ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND MAY VARY
CALL TO ORDER:
ROLL CALL BY CITY CLERK
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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 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. Approve Warrant Registers for the Month of May 2019
2. Approve Payroll Registers for the month of May 2019
3. Approve Treasurer's Report for the Month of May 2019
4. Approval of City Council Minutes of May 21, 2019 and June 4, 2019.
5. Approve plans and specifications for the Plank Park Phase II improvements project and authorize soliciting of bids.
6. Approval of Extension of the July 17, 2018 Forbearance Agreement between the City of El Centro and Preston Hollow, LLC regarding the ECRMC Bonds
7. Approval of El Centro Regional Medical Center's fiscal year 2020 budget as submitted by El Centro Regional Medical Center's Administration
6:15-7:15 PUBLIC HEARING
8. Public Hearing to consider the approval of a rate increase for the collection, transportation, and recycling, processing, disposal of solid waste.
PRESENTATION: Abraham Campos, PE - Public Works Director/City Engineer
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO CONDITIONALLY RESCINDING RESOLUTION 18-57 AND RE-ESTABLISHING RATES FOR INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE COLLECTION, TRANSPORTATION, RECYCLING, PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE
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9. Public Hearing to consider the recommendation of the Planning Commission on Mitigated Negative Declaration 17-03 for the Imperial County Office of Education Administration Building project.
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO ADOPTING MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION WITH MITIGATION MONITORING & REPORTING PROGRAM FOR
PROJECT: Imperial County Office of Education Annexation (EC 2-17), General Plan Amendment 17-03, and Change of Zone 17-03 - A proposed annexation and Pre-Zone of land to Limited Use (LU) and General Plan Amendment for consistency with the Zoning Map, consisting of approximately 80 acres of land, located at the southwest corner of McCabe Road and Sperber Road, further identified by APN 054-510-001.
10. Public Hearing - General Plan Amendment 17-03 for the Imperial County Office of Education Administration Building
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT 17-03 CHANGING THE LAND USE DESIGNATION TO PUBLIC USAGE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF MCCABE ROAD AND SPERBER ROAD WITH APN 054-510-001, AND DECLARING SAME TO BE THE SECOND GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2019
11. Public Hearing - Change of Zone 17-03 for the Imperial County Office of Education Administration Building Annexation
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Introduce Ordinance No. 19- , 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 17-03, waive reading and approve as first reading and authorize City Clerk to place on the next agenda for second reading and adoption.
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7:15-7:45 UNFINISHED BUSINESS
12. Annual FY 2020 Budget
PRESENTATION: Richard Romero - Interim Director of Finance
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA ADOPTING THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020
13. Extension of Prohibition on Commercial Cannabis Activities
PRESENTATION: Norma M. Villicana, Community Development Director
RECOMMENDATION:
Adoption of Ordinance No. 19- , AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, AMENDING CHAPTER 13, ART. VII, SECTION 13.115 TO EXTEND THE PROHIBITION ON COMMERCIAL CANNABIS ACTIVITIES FOR AN ADDITIONAL YEAR AND DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF.
7:45-8:30 NEW BUSINESS
14. Pre-Annexation Agreement for Imperial County Office of Education Annexation EC 2-17
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A PRE-ANNEXATION AGREEMENT WITH THE IMPERIAL COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION FOR ANNEXATION EC 2-17 (ICOE WEST)
15. Annexation EC 2-17 for the Imperial County Office of Education West Annexation
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING ANNEXATION EC 2-17 (ICOE WEST)
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16. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the award of design services relating to the Valley Center Point Shopping Center Master Development Plan and City Library Design.
PRESENTATION: Abraham Campos, PE - Public Works Director/City Engineer
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH FERGUSON PAPE BALDWIN ARCHITECTS FOR DESIGN SERVICES RELATING TO THE VALLEY CENTER POINT SHOPPING CENTER MASTER DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND CITY LIBRARY DESIGN.
17. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of a voting delegate and alternate(s) for the League of California Cities Annual Conference - October 16-18, 2019 in Long Beach, CA.
PRESENTATION: Edgard Garcia, Mayor
RECOMMENDATION:
Mayor's Recommendation: Appointment of voting delegate and alternate(s).
18. Discussion and any necessary regarding the appointment of voting delegate and alternate for National League of Cities (NLC) Annual Business Meeting at the conclusion of the City Summit in San Antonio, Texas, November 20-23, 2019
PRESENTATION: Edgard Garcia, Mayor
RECOMMENDATION:
Mayor's Recommendation: Appointment of voting delegate and alternate.
LEGISLATIVE ACTION
19. Legislative Bills
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
20. Received and referred to Community Development Department/Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License - IV Bar LLC, 2354 S 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243
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8:30-8:35 (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. We ask that you please complete a “Speaker Slip” and submit it to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting. Although you are not required to identify yourself (Gov’t Code §54953.3); this information on the “Speaker Slip” assists the Mayor that all persons wishing to address the Council are recognized and also assists the City Clerk in preparing the City Council meeting minutes. Unless the Mayor extends the time, there is a three (3) minute time limit for each public presentation. * Any information provided
on the “Speaker Slip” is voluntary and will be public record.
8:35-8:40 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS
ADJOURNMENT
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