April 1, 2015

AGENDA FOR A JOINT
REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
AND SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO
THE FORMER REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
AND SUCCESSOR HOUSING AGENCY

CITY OF IMPERIAL
200 WEST 9TH STREET
IMPERIAL, CA 92251-1637

APRIL 1, 2015
CLOSED SESSION 6:00 PM
REGULAR SESSION 7:00 P.M.

IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, IF YOU NEED SPECIAL ASSISTANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING, PLEASE CONTACT THE BUILDING & SAFETY DIRECTOR, (760) 355-1152. NOTIFICATION 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE MEETING WILL ENABLE THE CITY TO MAKE REASONABLE ARRANGEMENTS TO ENSURE ACCESSIBILITY TO THIS MEETING [28CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA TITLE II]

A. CLOSED SESSION AT 6:00 PM

This is a CLOSED SESSION in which the COUNCIL discusses matters in closed as opposed to open session. Only those matters authorized by the Brown Act as permissible CLOSED SESSION subjects will be discussed. They are as follows:
A-1. SUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Section: 54956.8)
 
Property: 063-130-004
Agency Negotiator: CITY MANAGER MARLENE BEST
Negotiating Parties: CARLY BOGUE
Under Negotiation: INSTRUCTIONS TO NEGOTIATOR CONCERNING PRICE AND TERMS
A-2. SUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Section: 54956.8)
 
Property: APN No. 064-352-008 and 044-220-049
Agency Negotiator: CITY MANAGER MARLENE BEST, PLANNING DIRECTOR JEORGE GALVAN
Negotiating Parties: TOM TOPUZES
Under Negotiation: INSTRUCTIONS TO NEGOTIATOR CONCERNING PRICE AND TERMS
A-3. SUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION (54956.9)
 
Case Number: City of Imperial vs. Continental Insurance Company, et al

*CITY COUNCIL TO RE-CONVENE TO OPEN SESSION AT 7:00 P.M.*

7:00 P.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ROLL CALL
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ADJUSTMENTS TO THIS AGENDA
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

B. SPECIAL PRESENTATION

B-1. PROCLAMATION – NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK: APRIL 12-18, 2015
B-2. PRESENTATION/HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CALIFORNIA PARKS AND RECREATION SOCIETY AWARD CEREMONY - "WOOF TOWN DOG PAR"

C. PUBLIC APPEARANCES:

This is a public meeting. If you wish to address the COUNCIL concerning any item within the COUNCIL’S jurisdiction, please raise your hand and be acknowledged by the MAYOR, and at that time state your name and address for the record. The MAYOR reserves the right to place a time limit on each person’s presentation of five (5) minutes. It is requested that longer presentations be submitted to the Council in writing.

D. CONSENT AGENDA:

All items appearing under "Consent Agenda" will be acted upon by the City Council by one motion without discussion. Should any Council member or other person request that any item be considered separately, that item will then be taken up at the time as determined by the MAYOR.
D-1. Approval of claims/warrants report
D-2. Approval of the following Resolutions for the Imperial Lighting Maintenance District No. 1 (Paseo del Sol and Wildflower) for FY 2015/2016: (1) Res. No. 2015-08, Initiating Proceedings for the Levying and Collection; (2) Res. No. 2015-09, Preliminary Approval of the Engineer’s Report; and (3) Res. No. 2015-10, Levy and Collect Assessments.
D-3. Approval of the following Resolutions for the Imperial Landscape Maintenance District No. 1 (Paseo del Sol and Wildflower) for FY 2015/2016: (1) Res. No. 2015-11, Initiating Proceedings for the Levying and Collection; (2) Res. No. 2015-12, Preliminary Approval of the Engineer’s Report; and (3) Res. No. 2015-13, Levy and Collect Assessments.
D-4. Approval of the following Resolutions for the Imperial Landscape Maintenance District No. 2 (Sky Ranch) for FY 2015/2016: (1) Res. No. 2015-14, Initiating Proceedings for the Levying and Collection;(2) Res. No. 2015-15, Preliminary Approval of the Engineer's Report; and (3) Res. No. 2015-16, Levy and Collect Assessments.
D-5. Acceptance of Right-of-Way Deed for intersection improvements at Neckel Road and SR-86 from Oasis Growth Partners, LLC. (40 feet along the northerly side of Neckel Road)
D-6. Acceptance of Right-of-Way Deed for intersection improvements at Neckel Road and SR-86 from Oasis Growth Partners, LLC. (12 feet along the westerly side of SR-86)
D-7. Approval of minutes for Special Meetings of January 29, 2015 and February 26, 2015 and Regular meetings of February 4, 2015 and February 18, 2015.

E. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

E-1. SUBJECT:
(Galvan)
CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING-DISCUSSION/ACTION: ABANDONMENT AND VACATION OF H STREET BETWEEN BARIONI BOULEVARD AND NINTH STREET.
  1. APPROVE RESOLUTION ABANDONING AND VACATING THAT PORTION OF H STREET BETWEEN BARIONI BOULEVARD AND NINTH STREET.
E-2. SUBJECT:
(Galvan)
PUBLIC HEARING - DISCUSSION/ACTION: COMMUNITY BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM (CDBG) GRANT APPLICATION - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT– PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT-BUSINESS ASSISTANCE.
  1. APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 2015-17, APPROVING AN APPLICATION SUBMITTAL FOR FUNDING FOR FROM THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLOCATION OF THE STATE CDBG PROGRAM FOR $1,800,000.00 AND APPROVAL TO EXPEND APPROXIMATELY $34,000.00 IN EXISTING OR ANTICIPATED PROGRAM INCOME UNDER THE NOFA AND TO IDENTIFY THE RESPONSIBLE PARTY FOR GRANT ADMINISTRATION.

F. NEW BUSINESS: (DISCUSSION/ACTION - APPROVE-DISAPPROVE)

F-1. SUBJECT:
(Galvan)
DISCUSSION/ACTION: LEASE OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY AT 401 EAST BARIONI BOULEVARD.
  1. APPROVE LEASE AGREEMENT WITH CHEVAL FEED AND TACK.
F-2. SUBJECT:
(Galvan)
DISCUSSION/ACTION: BUSINESS LOAN FOR MARANATHA STEAKHOUSE.
  1. APPROVE SHORT TERM BUSINESS LOAN TO ANDREW SALAZAR IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,960.08 FOR PURCHASE OF RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT.
F-3. SUBJECT:
(Gutierrez)
DISCUSSION/ACTION: AUTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO IMPERIAL COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (ICTC) FOR TRANSIT PROGRAM FUNDS.
  1. APPROVAL OF RES. NO. 2015-18, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR BUS BENCHES/SHELTERS PURPOSES.
  2. APPROVAL OF RES. NO. 2015-19, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR DIAL-ARIDE FUNDS.
F-4. SUBJECT:
(Gutierrez)
DISCUSSION/ACTION: CONSIDERATION OF NEW FORMAT FOR CUSTOMER UTILITY BILLS.
  1. APPROVE/PROVIDE DIRECTION: NEW FORMAT OF UTILITY BILLS
F-5. SUBJECT:
(Jackson)
DISCUSSION/ACTION: CITY REPRESENTATION AT THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (SCAG) REGIONAL CONFERENCE & GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO BE HELD MAY 7-8, 2015 IN PALM DESERT, CALIFORNIA.
  1. APPOINTMENT OF DELEGATE AND ALTERNATE FOR CITY REPRESENTATION AT THE REGIONAL CONFERENCE & ASSEMBLY.

G. SUCCESSOR AGENCY AND HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY:

G-1. SUBJECT:
(Best/Galvan)
DISCUSSION/ACTION: ACCEPTANCE OF PROPERTY TRANSFER FROM FORMER REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY.
  1.

AUTHORIZE AGENCY CLERK TO EXECUTE ACCEPTANCE OF PROPERTY TRANSFER FROM CITY OF IMPERIAL REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO CITY OF IMPERIAL HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY FOR THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES:

a) 101 W. 6th, 103 W. 6th, 105 W. 6th, 107 W. 6th, 201 ½ S. H, 212 ½ S. H. 206 S. H, 208 S. H, 210 S. H, 212 S. H (10-unit apartments)

G-2. SUBJECT:
(Best/Galvan)
DISCUSSION/ACTION: ACCEPTANCE OF PROPERTY TRANSFER FROM FORMER REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO SUCCESSOR AGENCY.
  1.

AUTHORIZE AGENCY CLERK TO EXECUTE ACCEPTANCE OF PROPERTY TRANSFER FROM CITY OF IMPERIAL REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO CITY OF IMPERIAL SUCCESSOR AGENCY FOR THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES:

a) 208 N.J St. (Martial Arts and Dance Studio)
b) La Brucherie/Larson (Vacant land for regional park)
c) Victoria Water Tank (North of Aten/East of Clark)

H. REPORTS:

H-1. SUBJECT: MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS.
H-2. SUBJECT: CITY MANAGER REPORT.
H-3. SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT HEAD AND STAFF REPORTS.
H-4. SUBJECT: IMPERIAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REPORT.

ADJOURN CITY COUNCIL MEETING UNTIL THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M.

NOTE: Any documents produced by the City and distributed to a majority of the City Council/Agency Board regarding any item on this agenda will be made available at the front counter at City Hall, located at 420 S. Imperial Avenue, during normal business hours.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 18:00
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