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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 @ 6:00 PM

Brawley Council Chambers
383 Main Street
Brawley, California 92227

George A. Nava, Mayor Alma Benavides, City Clerk
Sam Couchman, Mayor Pro-Tempore Jim Hamilton, City Treasurer
Miguel C. Miranda, Council Member Dennis H. Morita, City Attorney
Ryan E. Kelley, Council Member Rosanna Bayon Moore City Manager/
Don C. Campbell, Council Member Executive Director



INVOCATION Pastor Troy Doudy, Assembly of God



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. The Imperial Valley Fog Pilot Project – Dilda McFadden Pp 5-25


a. Monthly Staffing Report – Shirley Bonillas, Personnel & Risk Management Administration.
Pp 26

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

a. Approve City Council Minutes for: November 15, 2011 Pp 27-31
November 22, 2011 Pp 32-34
December 6, 2011(adjourned) Pp 35-37
December 6, 2011 Pp 38-43

b. Approve Accounts Payable for: January 12, 2012 Pp 44-46
January 19, 2012 Pp 47-48
January 27, 2012 Pp 49-51

c. Approve amendment to the Brawley Municipal Airport Hangar Lease Agreement to include utilization of a City owned padlock. Pp 52-56

d. Adopt Resolution No. 2012- : Resolution of the City Council of the City of Brawley, California authorizing the submission of the City Of Brawley’s proposed Projects in response to the Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) 2011 call for projects for Fiscal Years 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016. Pp 57-74

e. Adopt Resolution No. 2012- : Resolution of the City Council of the City of Brawley, California applying for a Climate Action Plan and Targeted General Plan Amendments. Pp 75-79

f. Adopt Resolution No. 2012- : Resolution of Brawley, the Successor Agency to the Brawley Community Redevelopment Agency authorizing investment of monies in the Local Agency Investment Fund. Pp 80-82


a. Approve Resolution No. 2012- : Resolution of the City Council of the City of Brawley, California appointing one (1) member to fill a vacated term on the Brawley Planning Commission that ends June 30, 2015. Pp 83-89

b. Review and discuss General Fund Reserve Preservation Policy. Pp 90-92

c. Authorize Contract Change Order No. 1 to Contract No. 2009-06, Brawley Fire Station No. 2 to Duggins Construction Inc. in amount of $116,946.64. Pp 93-107

d. Approve MOU between the City of Brawley and the Imperial County Transportation Commission for the construction of the Brawley Transit Transfer Terminal. Pp 108-116


a. Letter from Time Warner Cable Brawley Office regarding new location at 135 South Plaza Street effective Monday, February 13, 2012.
Pp 117

b. Letter from Department of Transportation regarding speed limit decrease on existing SR-86 from Rio Vista Avenue to west of Marjorie Avenue. Pp 118-119




a. Conference with Labor Negotiator
Agency designated representative: Rosanna Bayon Moore, City Manager
Employee organizations:
(a) Brawley Public Safety Employees Association
(b) Brawley Police Sergeants Association
(c) Brawley Firefighters Local No. 1967
(d) Teamsters Local 542
(e) Management, Confidential & Unrepresented Employees

b. The legislative body, as a member of a joint powers authority formed for purposes of insurance pooling pursuant to Government Code 6500 et seq., will meet in closed session to discuss a claim(s) for the payment of tort liability losses, public liability losses, or workers’ compensation liability incurred by the point powers agency or a local agency member of the authority. (43 cases)

c. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)):

1. City of Brawley vs. La Paloma
2. City of Brawley vs. Springhouse
3. H. Islas vs. City of Brawley

d. Conference with Real Property Negotiators
Property: APN 049-163-024-000
Agency Negotiator: Rosanna Bayon Moore, City Manager
Negotiating Parties: County of Imperial
Under Negotiation: Price/Terms of payment

ADJOURNMENT Adjourn to Tuesday, February 21, 2012 @ 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: Alma Benavides, City Clerk @ 760-351-3080.

Alma Benavides, City Clerk

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