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AGENDA
CITY OF EL CENTRO
CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 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
Possible Initiation of Litigation by the City pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4): 2 cases, code enforcement - 463 W. Main, El Centro and IV Ministries
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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
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
INVOCATION
6:05-6:10 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
SCHEDULED PUBLIC COMMENTS
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.
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 August 2019
2. Approve Payroll Registers for the month of August 2019
3. Approve Treasurer's Report for the Month of August 2019
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4. Approval of City Council Minutes of August 6, 2019 and August 20, 2019.
5. Authorize the proposal from National Auto Fleet Group (“NAFG”) for the purchase of one (1) 2020 Peterbuilt 5 Yard Dump Truck through Sourcewell (Formerly NJPA).
6. Authorize the proposal from National Auto Fleet Group (“NAFG”) for the purchase of two (2) 2020 Chevrolet Silverado MD 4WD Crew Cab Service Trucks through Sourcewell (Formerly NJPA).
7. Approval of the revised Email Communication/Internet Policy, Section 17.6 of the City's Personnel Rules and Regulations
8. 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 19-07 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REPEALING AND READOPTING IN ITS ENTIRETY CHAPTER 16, ARTICLE XII REGARDING SECURITY AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS, waive reading and adopt by title only
9. 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 19-06 - ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO REPEALING AND READOPTING CITY CODE CHAPTER 12 IN ITS ENTIRETY REGARDING MANDATORY COMMERCIAL AND MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING, waive reading and adopt by title only
10. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AMENDMENT 2B TO THE AGREEMENT WITH SECURITAS SECURITY SERVICES USA, INC. FOR UNARMED SECURITY SERVICES AT TRANSFER STATION, SKATE PARK AND AQUATIC CENTER.
6:15-6:20 DEPARTMENT REPORT
11. Presentation on outreach efforts in El Centro on State mandated recycling requirements
6:20-6:40 :PUBLIC HEARING
12. Public Hearing to solicit public input regarding the El Centro Aquatic Center Fees.
PRESENTATION: Adriana Nava, Community Services Director
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, ESTABLISHING AND ADOPTED UPDATED USER AND FACILITY RENTAL RATES AND CHARGES FOR ITS AQUATIC CENTER.
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6:40-7:40 NEW BUSINESS
13. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from Imperial Valley LGBT.
PRESENTATION: Clara Obeso, Staff Assistant & Rosa Diaz
RECOMMENDATION:
Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from Imperial Valley LGBT Resource Center 4th Annual Imperial Valley Pride.
14. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from WomanHaven, A Center for Family Solutions
PRESENTATION: Clara Obeso, Staff Assistant & Mario Renteria
RECOMMENDATION:
Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from WomanHaven, A Center for Family Solutions 5th Annual Mariposa Award Fundraiser Gala.
15. Discussion and necessary action regarding the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Loan Request for NUMA, Inc., DBA La Resaca & The Loft
PRESENTATION: Adriana Nava, Community Services Director
RECOMMENDATION:
Approval of loan request in the amount of $100,000 for NUMA, Inc., DBA La Resaca & The Loft by the El Centro City Council acting as the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Program Loan Administration Board (LAB).
16. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the award of the Plank Park Phase II Improvements Project
PRESENTATION: Abraham Campos, Public Works Director & City Engineer
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO AWARDING THE BID AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT FOR THE PLANK PARK PHASE II IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT.
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17. Discussion and any necessary action regarding establishing the Community Advisory Committee for the Land Use, Mobility, and Environmental Justice Element Update of the General Plan.
PRESENTATION: Norma Villicaña, Director of Community Development
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the establishment of a Community Advisory Committee for the Land Use, Mobility, and Environmental Justice Element Update of the General Plan; and appoint a City Council Member to serve on the Community Advisory Committee.
LEGISLATIVE ACTION
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
18. Informational Report - Data Ticket, Inc. Administrative Citation Services
19. Received and referred to Community Development Department/Planning Department, Application for Alcoholic Beverage License - Famous Daves BBQ, 3103 S Dogwood Rd., El Centro, CA 92243-9666
7:40-7:45 (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.
7:45-7:50 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR - COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS
ADJOURNMENT
Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet will be available for public inspection at the Office of the City Clerk, 1275 Main Street, El Centro, California 92243, Monday-Friday during normal business hours.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, you should contact the office of the City Clerk at (760)337-4515. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangement to assure accessibility to this meeting.

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