The Imperial Beach City Council will convene Wednesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
Among topics on the agenda, city council will examine an annual review of the Imperial Beach Business Improvement District. The BID receives a portion of property tax from businesses which is meant to promote business activities, public events to attract visitors and other services for the benefit of the local business community.
See agenda item 6.1. to read the annual report compiled by Nakawatase and Company.
City council will be asked to approve the addition of $40,000 in funds to include an ADA compliant ramp for a Bayshore Bikeway access point next to Bayside Elementary School and the city Public Works Department in the 1000 block of Cherry Avenue. The project will also include public parking spots.
This is agenda item 6.3.
Also related to the Public Works renovation, the city will consider whether to have a sign installed near the project to recognize the history of trains crawling along the edge of San Diego Bay between Coronado and other parts of South Bay.
This is agenda item 6.2.
Imperial Beach City Council will be asked to approve a $9.2 million fiscal year 2013-14 Capital Improvement Program. Some projects included in the list of projects ranging from sewage pipe repairs to business development have already been improved by the city council.
This is agenda item 6.4.
On the consent calendar, items approved in a single vote:
- Councilman Brian Bilbray has requested that city staff return with an update on plans to start a youth advisory committee and that city council discuss the addition other boards or commissions, including a planning commission to advise the Imperial Beach City Council.
If the talk leads to a majority vote in favor of additional boards or commissions, the topic will be placed on a future agenda where discussion may lead to formal action.
This is agenda item 2.3.
- The city will receive a $40,000 grant from the California Water Quality Control Board to collect data in Mexico to potentially reduce pollution in the Tijuana River Valley in the United States. Carried out by UC San Diego and the company Alpha Forma LLC, the project is intended to "produce a comprehensive record of dump sites in Tijuana that pollute the receiving waters in the Tijuana River Valley."
This is agenda item 2.5.
- Approval of an emergency services mutual aid agreement. This agreement means that emergency personnel from other areas will assist Imperial Beach in the event of a natural disaster and that Imperial Beach will support them in the event of a natural disaster. This is agenda item 2.4.
- See agenda item 2.2 to review city expenses from Sept. 20 to Oct. 6.