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Brawley City Council
Successor Agency to
Brawley Community Redevelopment Agency
Public Financing Agency
Public Improvement Corporation
Special Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 @ 6:00 PM
City Council Chambers
383 Main Street
Brawley, California 92227

This meeting will be broadcast live at

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






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.
To maintain social distancing, physical presence is strongly discouraged.  Alternative methods of participation are encouraged and should a member of the public wish to provide public comments, please submit written comments via email to or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 760/351.3080.  The deadline to submit comments is 2PM on December 8, 2020.  

State of California Governor Gavin Newsom waived specific portions of the Brown Act by Executive Order for the period that social distancing measures are recommended and required by state and local public health officials. The waiver of Brown Act provisions requires:

a.    Members of the public are allowed to observe and address public meetings telephonically or through other electronic means.

b.    Procedures “swiftly” accommodate any reasonable request to accommodate access by disabled individuals to meetings that are accessible telephonically or through other electronic means in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).

c.    Notice of the procedure is provided for making requests for such reasonable accommodation with the notice for any public meeting.


a.    Adopt Resolution No. 2020- : Resolution of the City Council of the City of     Brawley, California Reciting the Facts of the General Municipal Election Held on        November 3, 2020, Declaring the Results and Such Other Matters as Provided     by Law.  Pgs 4-7

b.    Outgoing Mayor Comments

c.    Lorena Savala, Deputy City Clerk, Administration of Oath of Office to City Clerk     Alma Benavides

d.    Alma Benavides, City Clerk, Administration of Oath of Office to Newly Elected     Council Members George A. Nava, Ramon Castro and Donald L. Wharton

e.    Reorganization of Officers

    1)    Election of Mayor/Chairperson for the City Council, Successor Agency to Brawley Community Redevelopment Agency, Public Financing Agency and Public Improvement Corporation

    2)    Election of Mayor Pro-Tempore for the City Council, Vice Chairperson for the Successor Agency to Brawley Community Redevelopment Agency, Vice Chairperson for the Public Financing Authority and Vice President for the Public Improvement Corporation

f.    Incoming Mayor Comments

g.    Incoming Council Members Nava, Castro and Wharton Comments


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