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Brawley City Council &

Successor Agency to Brawley

Community Redevelopment Agency

Adjourned Regular Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

City Council Chambers

383 Main Street

Brawley, California 92227

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION           Pastor Richard Rodriguez, House of Bread Ministries

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

1. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

 2. PUBLIC APPEARANCES/COMMENTS (Not to exceed 4 minutes) this is the       time for the public to address the Council on any item not appearing on the    agenda that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. The          Mayor will recognize you and when you come to the microphone, please state           your name for the record. You are not allowed to make personal attacks on             individuals or make comments which are slanderous or which may invade an     individual’s personal privacy. Please direct your questions and comments to     the City Council.

 

a.             Introduction of Pretreatment and Distribution Operator Omar Balderas by Guillermo Sillas, Public Works Director

 

3.             SPECIAL PRESENTATION

a.           Proclamation in Honor of January 2018 as Gang Awareness and Prevention Month in the City of Brawley.

 

4. CONSENT AGENDA Items are approved by one motion. Council Members or    members of the public may request consent items be considered separately at a        time determined by the Mayor.    

 

a. Approve Accounts Payable:          December 12. 2017 pgs. 4-19

                                                                        December 21, 2017 pgs. 20-32

 

b. Approve City Council Minutes:     November 21, 2017 pgs. 33-37

                                                                        December 5, 2017 pgs. 38-43

 

5. REGULAR BUSINESS

 

a.         Mayoral Appointments of City Council Members to Boards, Commissions and Committees pgs. 44-46

 

b.         Discussion and Potential Action re: Formation of an Ad Hoc Committee to Update City Council Norms & Procedures pgs. 47-57

 

c.         Discussion and Staff Direction re: Research Request for Data on Assessed Valuations, Housing and Non-Housing Tax Exempt Properties in City Limits   

 

 

6.         DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

 

a.         Monthly Staff Report for January, 2018 – Shirley Bonillas, Personnel & Risk Management Administrator pg.58

           

b. Update on City of Brawley Park Restroom Facilities by Ruby Walla on Behalf of Parks & Recreation Department pgs.59-61

 

 

7.  CITY COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS

 

8. CITY MANAGER REPORT

 

a.   City Correspondence to BESD and BUHS re: School Resource Officer Cost Sharing on an 80/20 Basis for January to June 2018 pgs.62-63 

 

9. CITY ATTORNEY REPORT         

 

10.   CITY TREASURER REPORT

 

a.         Additional Investment Opportunity with Sun Community Federal Credit Union

 

 

11. CITY CLERK REPORT

 

12.      CLOSED SESSION

 

POTENTIAL LITIGATION

 

a.         Joint Powers Insurance Authority (JPIA) for Insurance Claims Discussions

 

            The Legislative Body, as a Member of a Joint Powers Authority, formed                             for purposes of insurance pooling pursuant to G.C. Section 6500 et seq.,                            will meet in closed session            to discuss claims for the payment of tort                                     liability losses, public liability losses, or workers’ compensation liability                             incurred by the Joint Powers Agency or a Local Agency Member of the                               Authority. There are 39 Potential Claims (G.C. 54956.9)

 

b.         Conference with Legal Counsel – Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of subdivision (d) of G.C.  54956.9: One (1) case.

 

EXISTING LITIGATION

 

a.         Conference with Legal Counsel – One (1) Case (Government Code §54956.9)

Name of Case: Garcia v. City of Brawley

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

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