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AGENDA
CITY OF EL CENTRO
CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 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
EXISTING LITIGATION
Upon advice of its legal counsel, the City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1) regarding the following existing cases to which the City is a party: City of El Centro vs. Jacob Zavala, individually, Kimberly Zavala, individual, Jacob Zavala and Kimberly Zavala dba El Dorado Printing and Embroidery, and DOES 1through 10, inclusive - Imperial Superior Court Case No. ECU001048; and Norma Ordonez vs. Martin Aguilar, City of El Centro and DOES 1 through 100, inclusive-Imperial Superior Court Case No. ECU000954.
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ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Possible Initiation of Litigation by the City pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4) - Three (3) cases: Code Enforcement- 463 W. Main Street, El Centro; 429 Broadway, El Centro; and 102 Danenberg, 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
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
INVOCATION
6:05-6:10 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
6:10-6:10 PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MAYOR
6:15-6:20 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.
1. El Centro Chamber of Commerce Monthly Report
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6:20-6:25 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.
2. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES, LLC FOR UNIFORM RENTAL AND LAUNDRY SERVICES
3. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE AMERICAN RED CROSS FOR TEMPORARY USE OF CITY FACILITIES TO PROVIDE SERVICES DURING A DISASTER.
4. Adopt Resolution No. 19- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO RATIFYING A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE WITH GIO'S MOBILE HOME ESTATES, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
6:25-6:40 PUBLIC HEARING
5. Discussion and any necessary action regarding a hearing to collect costs for nuisance abatement
PRESENTATION: Elizabeth Martyn, City Attorney
RECOMMENDATION:
Conduct hearing and receive Council direction on how to proceed
6:40-7:20 NEW BUSINESS
6. Community Sponsorship Request - Johnson Chapel/TREES
PRESENTATION: Liz Zarate, Management Assistant & Linda Thomas
RECOMMENDATION:
Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from Johnson Chapel AME Church/TREES Imperial County for its Community Fun Day Celebration.
7. Community Sponsorship Request - MANA de Imperial Valley
PRESENTATION: Liz Zarate, Management Assistant
RECOMMENDATION:
Discussion and any necessary action regarding the requested sponsorship from MANA de Imperial Valley for its annual Las Primeras Awards Gala & Fundraiser.
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8. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the determination of the City's position on the proposed 2019 League of California Cities Annual Conference Resolutions.
PRESENTATION: Mayor Edgard Garcia
RECOMMENDATION:
Discussion and any necessary action regarding the determination of the City's position on the proposed 2019 League of California Cities Annual Conference Resolutions. The Conference will be held in Long Beach CA, October 16-18, 2019.
9. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the appointment of three voting members to the Community Services Commission(CSC)/Library Board to serve three (3) year terms ending April 2022.
PRESENTATION:
RECOMMENDATION:
Mayor's Recommendation: Appointment of three (3) voting members to the Community Services Commission/Library Board to serve three year terms ending April 2022.
7:20-7:30 LEGISLATIVE ACTION
10. Legislative Bills Update
7:30-7:35 DEPARTMENT REPORT
11. Discussion and any necessary action regarding proposed traffic pattern changes at the intersection of Cottonwood Drive and Cruickshank Drive
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
12. Notification of rejection of claim of America Berryman by Carl Warren & Co., Claims Administrator.
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. 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.
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7:40-7:45 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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