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Brawley City Council &
Successor Agency to Brawley
Community Redevelopment Agency
Regular Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:00 PM
City Council Chambers
383 Main Street
Brawley, California 92227

Donald L. Wharton, Mayor                                                 Alma Benavides, City Clerk
Norma Kastner-Jauregui, Mayor Pro-Tempore               William S. Smerdon, City
Luke Hamby, Council Member                                               Attorney/City Treasurer
Sam Couchman, Council Member        Rosanna Bayon Moore, City Manager/
George A. Nava, Council Member                                                  Executive Director





1.    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.    Proclamation Declaring the Week of October 6-12, 2019 as 4-H Week Presented to Magnolia, M & M and Mulberry 4-H Clubs.  Pg 5

b.    Proclamation Declaring the Week of October 6-12, 2019 as Fire Prevention     Week.  Pg 6

c.    Introduction of Police Officers Susana Chin and Adam Moreno and Reserve Police Officer Steven Gonzalez by Police Chief Robert Sawyer.

2.    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:    September 20, 2019  Pgs 7-20
                        September 27, 2019  Pgs 21-39

b.    Approve City Council Minutes:    September 3, 2019  Pgs 40-44

c.    2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 2019-03: Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Brawley, California Amending the City of Brawley Fireworks Ordinance.  Pgs 45-46

d.    2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 2019-04: Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Brawley, California Establishing Fire Department Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Cost Recovery.  Pgs 47-51    


a.    Discussion and Potential Action to Adopt City Council Resolution No. 2019-   :  Resolution of the City Council of the City of Brawley Approving the Pledge Agreement and Issuance of Refunding Bonds.  Pgs 52-70

b.    Discussion and Potential Action re: Inferno’s Request to Sell and Consume Alcohol on Plaza Street for a Special Event that Begins November 8, 2019 at 5PM and Ends November 9, 2019 at 1AM.  Pgs 71-74

c.    Discussion and Potential Action re: Brawley Chamber of Commerce’s Request to Sell and Consume Alcohol on Main Street and Plaza Park for Mariachi Night on November 6, 2019 from 6PM to 11PM.  Pgs 75-77

d.    Discussion and Potential Action to Award Contract for Project No. 2019-05     Legion Street Improvements Project from State Highway 86 to Evelyn Avenue to     Pyramid Construction and Aggregates, Inc. in an Amount of $728,776.00.   
    Pgs 78-80

e.    Discussion and Potential Action regarding Streets Rehabilitation Phase 11 Project as Follows:  Pg 81

Approve Change Order No. 2 for Contract No. 2018-05 in an Amount Not to Exceed $607,395.00 to Aggregate Products, Inc.  Pgs 82-84
Authorize Amendment No. 1 with LC Engineering Consultants, Inc. for Construction Management Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $18,375.  Pg 85
Authorize Amendment No. 1 with Sierra Material Testing and Inspection for Geotechnical Testing Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $5,090.  Pg 86
Authorize the Charging of Actual Staff Time to Imperial County for Project Administration in an Amount to be Determined. Pgs 87-124


a.    Record of Building Permits for August 2019 in the City of Brawley, Prepared by     Oscar Escalante, Interim Building Official.  Pgs 125-126            

a.    Monthly Staff Report for October 2019, Prepared by Shirley Bonillas, Personnel     & Risk Management Administrator.  Pg 127

b.    Guillermo Sillas, City Engineer/Public Works Director

i)    Emergency Construction at the Brawley Water Treatment Plant 1) to Replace Components of Two Sedimentation Basins and 2) to Recondition Water Distribution Pumps and Motors 422 and 423
    ii)    Emergency Installation of Traffic Signal at Cesar Chavez and Main Street
    iii)    Allen Street

c.    Report on Parks & Recreation Commission’s Request to Install a Portable Backstop at Jeff Thornton Park from January to June Annually and Request for Staff Direction.  Pgs 128-135




CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (C.G.C. Section §54956.8)                                       
a.    APN: 049-022-013    
             Agency Negotiator: City Manager
     Negotiating Parties: Mehboob Ghulam, MD
        Under Negotiation: Rate and Terms

b.    Address: Lots 8 and 9, Block 78, Townsite of Brawley, in the City of Brawley, County of Imperial, State of California, according to Map No. 920 on file in the office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, a copy of said Map being on file in the office of the County Recorder of Imperial County
         Agency Negotiator: City Manager
     Negotiating Parties: William A. Haendiges
        Under Negotiation: Rate and Terms

POTENTIAL LITIGATION (C.G.C. Section §54956.9)

a.    Conference with Legal Counsel – Five (5) Cases

a.     Agency Designated Representative: Rosanna Bayon Moore, City Manager Employee Organizations: Teamsters


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