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City of Calexico, California
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Adjourned Regular Meeting of October 12, 2016

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

City of Calexico 
Fernando “Nene” Torres Council Chambers 
608 Heber Avenue 
Calexico, California 92231
www.calexico.ca.gov

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
5:30 p.m.
 
 

Council Members                                                                                    City Manager 
Luis J. Castro, Mayor/Chairman                                                                Armando G. Villa 
Armando Real, Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair 
Maritza Hurtado, Council Member                                                             Interim City Attorney 
John M. Moreno, Council Member                                                             Carlos Campos
Joong S. Kim, Council Member   

City Clerk
Gabriela T. Garcia

Next City Ordinance Number: 1175
Next City Resolution Number: 2016-31
 

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
5:30 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER
Roll Call.

Public Comments. 
(Not to Exceed 3 Minutes) This is the time for the public to address the City Council on Closed Session Items only. 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. The City Council is prohibited by State law from taking action or discussing items not included on the printed agenda. Please direct your questions and comments to the City Council.

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.

CLOSED SESSION

1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
Agency Representatives:  City Manager, City Attorney
Employee Organizations:  Police Officers Association, Fire Fighters Association, Supervisors Association, Certified Operators Association/SEIU Local 221, Calexico Municipal Employees Association, Calexico Management Association. (Govt. Code Section 54957.6).

2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION 
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
City of Calexico v. Pablo G. Virgen, et al.,
Imperial County Superior Court, Case No. ECU08938

 

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

REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
6:30 P.M.


CALL TO ORDER

Call to Order
Roll Call.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Closed Session Announcements.
Approval of the Agenda.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

PRESENTATIONS

3.  Proclamation for National Crime Prevention Month – October 2016.

4.  Proclamation for National Arts and Humanities Month - October 2016.

5.  Proclamation for the Binational Neighborhood Revitalization through the Arts Program in the Month of October 2016. 

6.  Presentation by James Irwin – Trinity Farming & Manufacturing, Inc. regarding Medical Cannabis Cultivation.

7.  Presentation by Tammie Thomas for Medical Cannabis Benefits.


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 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

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

CONSENT AGENDA
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.

8. Approval of City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for Meeting of August 2, 2016.

9. Warrants from September 9th to September 30th, 2016 and City Salaries & Benefits from September 3rd to September 16th and September 17th to September 30th, 2016.

10. Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance Approving Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 1173 (4 total amendments) and Zone Change Ordinance No. 1174 for Calexico Mega Park II Project (UA 2011-01).

11. Approve Resolution Authorizing the Submittal of a Grant Application to the State Department of Parks and Recreation for Youth Soccer and Recreation Development Program Funds.

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

12. Approval of Tentative Letter of Understanding (LOU) between the City of Calexico and the Calexico Municipal Employees Association.

13. Approve Business Improvement District Request to Allow Sidewalk Sales on October 31, 2016 in Downtown District.  

14. Consideration to Name the Field at 5th Street and Andrade Avenue for Mrs. Carmen Estrada as Requested by Mayor Castro.

15. Appointment by Council Member Kim to the Calexico Planning Commission.

16. Appointment by Mayor Castro of an Administrative Hearings Officer Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 1.27.090 – Hearing Officer.

17. Discussion Pursuant to the Resolution No. 2010-17 Vesting Exclusive Authority with the City Council to Reduce or Waive Various Fees and Charges Owed to the City and Concern Over Reimbursements Made by the City. 

18. Discussion on Potential Action Regarding Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego Request for Waiver.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

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 the agenda is hereby certified to have been posted on or before 6:00 p.m., October 7, 2016.

Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk 

 




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