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AGENDA CITY OF EL CENTRO CITY COUNCIL

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2020 City Hall Regular Meeting 11:30 AM CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS 1275 MAIN STREET EL CENTRO, CA 92243

The public is invited to submit questions in advance of the meeting to be answered at the meeting. Please email your questions to CityClerk@cityofelcentro.org or call 760-337-4515 (you may leave a message) by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. THIS MEETING WILL BE CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER, WHICH SUSPENDS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF THE RALPH M. BROWN ACT. COUNCIL MEMBERS MAY ATTEND BY TELECONFERENCE. The public in attendance must practice social distancing and may choose to be outside. This meeting may also be viewed through livestream www.communityspectrum.org or through www.facebook.com/ElCentroCA. To participate and make a public comment: Join the call: https://www.uberconference.com/cityofelcentro Optional dial-in number: 760-258-4905, no pin needed. Mayor & Council Members may be reached at (760) 336-8989 Mayor: Efrain Silva City Manager: Marcela Piedra Mayor Pro-tem: Jason Jackson City Attorney: Elizabeth Martyn Evans Council Members: Cheryl Viegas-Walker City Clerk: Norma Wyles Tomàs Oliva Edgard Garcia 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 §54956.9(d)(1) regarding the following existing case to which the City is a party: Stacey Verdugo v. El Centro Police Department, ECU001380, writ of mandate regarding Public Records Act request. PUBLIC SAFETY Upon advice of its legal counsel, the City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(a) regarding matters posing a threat to the security of public buildings and essential public services and the public’s right of access to those facilities and services. PERSONNEL MATTERS The City Council will recess to closed session pursuant to Government. Code Section 54957 to consider the a) the evaluation of the City Manager; and b) the evaluation of the City Attorney.

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

6:10-6:15 PRESENTATION AND ANNOUNCEMENT BY MAYOR

1. National Public Works Week Proclamation 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.

2. Approve Payroll Registers for the month of April 2020

3. Approve Warrant Registers for the Month of April 2020

4. Approve Treasurer's Report for the Month of April 2020

5. Approval of City Council Minutes of April 1, 2020, April 3, 2020, April 7, 2020, April 17, 2020 and April 21, 2020.

6. Authorize the filing of the fiscal year 2019-2020 claims with Imperial County Transportation Commission (ICTC) for Public Transportation pursuant to: 1. Article 8(e) of the Public Utilities code for bus benches/shelter in the amount of $18,758, 7TH/State Street bus terminal in the amount of $45,000, and for the regional maintenance and upkeep for benches/shelter in the amount of $25,000 for a grand total of $88,758. 2. Article 3 of the Public Utilities code for bicycle and pedestrian facilities in the amount of $37,261.

7. Adopt Resolution No. 20- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A CONSTRUCTION AND ADVISORY SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH GEOSYNTEC CONSULTANTS

8. Adopt Resolution No. 20- , RESOLUTION 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 2020/2021

6:20-6:40 PUBLIC HEARINGS

9. Public hearing for the purpose of 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 2020/2021 PRESENTATION: Richard Romero, Director of Finance RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 20- , 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 AUTHORIZING THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO COMMENCING IN FISCAL YEAR 2020/2021

10. Public hearing for the purpose of 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 2020/2021 PRESENTATION: Richard Romero, Director of Finance RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No 20 - , 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 AUTHORIZING THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO COMMENCING IN FISCAL YEAR 2020/2021

11. Public hearing for the purpose of approving the Engineer's Report regarding the El Centro Town Center Landscaping and Lighting District; and authorize the levy and collection of assessments related thereto commencing in fiscal year 2020/2021 PRESENTATION: Richard Romero, Director of Finance RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 20- , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO, APPROVING THE ENGINEER'S REPORT REGARDING THE EL CENTRO TOWN CENTER LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT; AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO COMMENCING IN FISCAL YEAR 2020/2021

12. Discussion and necessary action to approve an amendment to the City of El Centro Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Citizen Participation Plan and to establish the priorities and select activities for the CDBG Coronavirus funding. PRESENTATION: Stacy Mendoza, Economic Development Manager RECOMMENDATION: 1. Open Public Hearing for comment on the amended Citizen Participation Plan and receive suggestions for activities or comment on the proposed activities. 2. Approve the amended Citizen Participation Plan. 3. Provide direction to staff regarding the allocation of CDBG-CV funding. 6:40-7:05 NEW BUSINESS

13. Measure P Projects Update PRESENTATION: Liz Zarate, Management Assistant RECOMMENDATION: 1. Listen to update on Measure P Projects. 2. Approve the request for $2,689,773 for various projects

14. Discussion and any necessary action regarding the approval of a lease agreement with Greyhound Lines, Inc. PRESENTATION: Abraham Campos, PE - Public Works Director/City Engineer RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 20- , RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL CENTRO APPROVING A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH GREYHOUND LINE, INC. A DELAWARE CORPORATION 7:05-7:10 LEGISLATIVE ACTION

15. Letter of Support for Funding in the Governor’s Budget of $18 million of General Fund and $10 million of Prop 68 funds for the New River ADDED ITEM: ITEM FROM CLOSED SESSION: INFORMATIONAL ITEMS Agenda City Council of the

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. 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.

7:15-7:25 TASK FORCE REPORTS AND MAYOR - COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS ADJOURNMENT

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