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CALL TO ORDER
 
ROLL CALL
 

INVOCATION           Pastor Ramon Arroyo, Overcomers in Christ 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.

 

3.         CONSENT AGENDAItems 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:          October 16, 2014 Pp 5-23

                                                                        October 24, 2014 Pp 24-42

 
b.         Approve City Council Minutes:     October 7, 2014 Pp 43-48
 

c.         2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 2014-07: Ordinance of the City         Council of the City of Brawley, California Establishing a Parking Zone Restricted       for Handicap and No Parking Zones in the Vicinity of the United States Post           Office. Pp 49-51

 

d.         Authorize City Staff to Negotiate a Fee for Professional Services with The Holt Group, Inc., for the Preparation of Bidding Documents (Plans, Specifications, and Cost Estimates) for the 2014/15 City of Brawley Water and Sewer Pipeline Replacement Project. Pp 52 

 

e.         Approve Request for Travel Greater than 500 Miles for Marjo Mello, Library Director, to Attend the California School Library Board Association Luncheon in San Francisco, California on December 16, 2014 to Accept the Golden Bell Award for LAMBS. Pp 53-54

 

f.          Approve Request for Travel Greater than 500 Miles for Alma Benavides, City Clerk, to Attend the 2014 Annual League of Cities City Clerks New Law & Elections Seminar in Monterey, California from December 3-5, 2014. Pp 55-61

 
4.         REGULAR BUSINESS
 

a.         Discussion and Potential Action to Approve Request by Brawley Chamber of Commerce to Sell and Consume Alcohol on City Streets Associated with the Farmers Market Series from 10AM to 2PM on Saturday, December 13, 2014, Saturday, January 10, 2015, Saturday, February 14, 2015, Saturday, March 14, 2015 and Saturday, April 11, 2015. Pp 62

 

b.         Discussion and Potential Action to Approve the Purchase of a Backhoe in the Amount of $95,236.08 from Empire Machinery, Utilizing Imperial Irrigation District Request for Proposal No. 1046, Dated July 10, 2014, and Authorize the City Manager to Execute all Documentation in Relation to this Project. Pp 63-75

 

c.         Discussion and Staff Direction regarding the Assessment of City of Brawley Industrial Impact Fees. Pp 76-160

 

d.         Discussion and Potential Action re:  Amendment of Ordinance No. 94-04: City of Brawley Utility Deposits – Section 26.8 Payment of Charges for Water Services;  1st Reading of Ordinance No. 2014- : Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Brawley, California Amending the Rates for Water Service and Conditions for Delivery, Providing Penalties for Non-Payment for Water, Service Fees for Miscellaneous Services and Discount for Automatic Payment Authorization Waive Reading and Adopt by Title Only. Pp 161-167

 

e.         Discussion and Direction re: Legislative Proposal Request Process for Senator Ben Hueso. Pp 168-170

 

5.         DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

 

a.         Marjo Mello, Library Director re: Imperial County Air Pollution Control District Grant Award for LAMBS Vehicle Maintenance and Repair in the Amount of $17,607.79. Pp 171-174

 

b.         Patricia Dorsey, Parks & Recreation Director, re: City of Brawley Soccer Program

 

c.         Shirley Bonillas, Personnel & Risk Administrator re: Monthly Staffing Report for November, 2014. Pp 175

 
6.         CITY COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS
 
7.         CITY MANAGER’S REPORT      
 
8.         TREASURER’S REPORT
 
9.         CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT    
 
10.       CITY CLERK’S REPORT
 
11.       CLOSED SESSION
 
 
 

ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

 

a.         Conference with Legal Counsel – Initiation of Litigation pursuant to paragraph (4)          of subdivision (d) of Government Code §54956.9. There is one (1) potential  case.

 

ADJOURNMENT    Adjourned Regular Meeting, November 18, 2014 @ 6:00 PM, City Council Chambers, 383 Main Street, Brawley, California. Supporting Documents are available for public review in the Office of the City Clerk, 383 Main Street, Brawley, California 92227 - Monday through Friday during Regular Business Hours; Individuals who require special accommodations are requested to give 48 hours prior notice. Contact: Office of the City Clerk @ 760-351-3080.

                                                                                   
                                                                                                Alma Benavides, City Clerk
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