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City of Calexico, California
Where California and Mexico Meet

April 21, 2015

CALEXICO CITY COUNCIL/CALEXICO REDEVELOPMENT 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY/CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

City of Calexico
Fernando “Nene" Torres Council Chambers
608 Heber Avenue
Calexico, California
www.calexico.ca.gov

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

6:30 p.m.

Council Members  
John M. Moreno, Mayor/Chairman
Joong S. Kim, Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair
Luis J. Castro, Councilman
Armando Real, Councilman
Maritza Hurtado, Councilwoman

Interim City Manager
Richard N. Warne           

City Attorney
Jennifer Lyon

City Clerk
Gabriela T. Garcia

City Treasurer
John Quinn

 

CLOSED SESSION
5:30 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER

Roll Call.
Adjourn to Closed Session.

A “Closed” Session of the City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/ Calexico Financing Authority may be held in accordance with state law which may include, but is not limited to, the following types of items: personnel matters, labor negotiations, security matters, providing instructions to real property negotiators and conference with legal counsel regarding pending litigation. The Closed Session will be held in the City Hall Conference Room located at 608 Heber Avenue, Calexico, California. Any public comment on Closed Session items will be taken before the Closed Session. Any required announcements or discussion of Closed Session items or actions following the Closed Session will be made in the City Council Chambers, 608 Heber Avenue, Calexico, California.

1.  PUBLIC EMPLOEE DISCIPLINEE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE 
     Government Code 54957 (b)
     Title:  City Attorney

2.  PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT 
     Government Code 54957 (b)
     Title:  Interim City Attorney/City Attorney

CALEXICO CITY COUNCIL/CALEXICO REDEVELOPMENT 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY/CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY

REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
6:30 P.M.

Next City Ordinance Number: 1162

Next City Resolution Number: 2015-16

CALL TO ORDER
   
Call to Order and Attendance.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Invocation by Pastor Hugo Guillen, 7th Day Adventist Church
Approval of the Agenda.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

These proceedings may be viewed on the City of Calexico website atwww.calexico.ca.gov the Friday following the City Council meeting.

AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND PROCLAMATIONS

3. Proclamation of Veterans Appreciation Month - May 2015.

4. Presentation by the Calexico Police Officers Association.

PUBLIC COMMENTS AND PUBLIC APPEARANCES
NOTE:  (Not to Exceed 3 Minutes) This is the time for the public to address the City 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 and place of  residence for the record.  While members of the public are encouraged to participate, it is unlawful to  disturb or delay the Council meeting with personal or slanderous remarks.  If the item you wish to comment on is a closed session or consent item, please comment now. The City Council is prohibited  by State law from taking action or discussing items not included on the printed agenda.  If the item  you wish to comment on is on the public portion of the agenda, we will take your comment when we get to the item on the agenda.  Please direct your questions and comments to the City Council.

CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS AND REPORTS OF MEETINGS ATTENDED

CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are to be considered routine by the City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency or Calexico Financing Authority and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed. Any item may be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately by the City Council.          

5. City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing
 Authority Minutes for Regular Meeting of April 7, 2015, December 6, 2011, October 5, 2010 and Special Meeting Minutes for October 5, 2010.

6. Application for Alcoholic Beverage License for Crown Oil, Inc., 824 S. Imperial Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231.

7. Application for Alcoholic Beverage License for Crown Oil, Inc., Crown Oil USA #798, 444 S. Imperial Avenue, Calexico, CA  92231.

8. Application for Alcoholic Beverage License for Crown Oil, Inc., Crown Oil USA #796, 1036 S. Imperial Avenue, Calexico, CA  92231.

9. Warrants from March 20, 2015 to April 7, 2015.

10. Approval of Transfer of 2.26 Acres from the Calexico Foreign Trade Zone Designation to JE Exports Located at 701 Cesar Chavez Blvd. and 224 Grant Street, Calexico.

11. Approve TDA Resolutions and Claims:
a) TDA Article 8(e) Application, Claim and Resolution for $17,647.00.
b) TDA Article 8(e) Application, Claim and Resolution for $25,000.00.
c) TDA Article 3 Application, Claim and Resolution for $30,707.00.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

12. (1) Consideration of Potential Calexico Code of Ethics Violations by Council Member Luis Castro and (2) Consideration of a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Reprimanding and Censuring Council Member Castro for Violating the City of Calexico Code of Ethics and Stripping Him of all City Council Assignments.

13. Approve Agreement for the Exchange of Real Property and Joint Escrow Instructions Between Bordertown Investments, LP and the City of Calexico Subject to Final Review and Approval by the City Manager and by City Attorney.

14. Discussion and Potential City Council Guidance Regarding Dust Control Covering for Auto Storage and Parking Lots.

15. Appointment of a Resident Commissioner to the Calexico Housing Authority.

16. Appointment by Council Member Real to the Street Naming Committee.

ADJOURNMENT 

It is the intention of the City of Calexico to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act in all respects. If you are a person with a disability who requires a disability-related modification or accommodation in order to participate in a meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please request such modification or accommodation from the City Clerk at (760) 768-2102. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to the meeting. Please advise us at the time whether you will require accommodations to participate in meetings on a regular basis. Any person affected by any application on this agenda may submit their concerns in writing prior to the meeting or appear in person and be heard in support or opposition to the proposal at the time the matter is considered on the agenda. The staff reports, applications and environmental documents may be viewed at either the office of the office of the City Clerk, 608 Heber Avenue from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, except legal holidays. Telephone inquiries may be made at (760) 768-2102. If you challenge any agenda issue in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues that you or someone else raised at the public meeting described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Calexico at, or prior to, the public meeting.

This notice of agenda is hereby certified to have been posted on or before
7:30 p.m. April 16, 2015                     
Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk


Attached Document or FileAgenda Document 4-21-2015  
Attached Document or FileAgenda Items 7-11  
Attached Document or FileAgenda Items 12-16  



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