City of Calexico, California Where California and Mexico Meet

December 6, 2017

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 92231
www.calexico.ca.gov

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
5:30 p.m.

 
 

Council Members                                                                                          City Manager 
Maritza Hurtado, Mayor/Chairman                                                                  Armando G. Villa 
Lewis Pacheco, Mayor ProTem/Vice-Chair
Jesus Eduardo Escobar, Council Member                                                         Interim City Attorney 
Bill Hodge, Council Member                                                                           Carlos Campos
Armando Real, Council Member                                              

City Clerk
Gabriela T. Garcia  

Next City Ordinance Number: 1181
Next City Resolution Number: 2017-28


CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
5:30 PM

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. Public Employee Appointment
Title: Interim City Manager and Permanent City Manager

2. Public Employee Performance Evaluation
Title: City Manager
(Govt. Code 54957(b))


CALEXICO CITY COUNCIL/CALEXICO REDEVELOPMENT
SUCCESSOR AGENCY/CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
6:30 PM

CALL TO ORDER
 
Call to Order.
Roll Call.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Invocation by Pastor Frank Zazueta, Christ Community Church, Calexico. 
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. Presentation of the Key to the City to the Vincent Memorial High School Football CIF - Division 5 Champions 2017.

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

4. Application for Alcoholic Beverage License for Zarina Ruiz, Antojitos Estilo Mexicali, 741 Cesar Chavez Blvd., Calexico, CA  92231.

5. Warrants from November 6th 2017 to November 19th, 2017 and City Salaries & Benefits from October 28th to November 10th, 2017.

6. Authorize the Acceptance of the California Parks and Recreation Society Grant for the Purchase of New Playground Equipment for Cordova Park and Approve Cooperative Purchase and Installation Through U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance.

7. Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Sign the Enclosed Lease Agreement with Calexico American Legion Post #90.

8. Accept Imperial Irrigation District (IID) Grant Funding in the Amount of $150,000 under the Final 2017 Local Entity Mitigation Funding Grant Program for Sport Lighting at Joel Reisin Field and Authorize City Manager to Sign Contract with IID.

9. Approval of Budget Amendment Resolution (BAR) Approving the Transfer of Funds from Administration – Professional Services to Planning Division – Professional Services.

10. Adopt Budget Amendment Resolution (BAR) Approving the Transfer of Funds from the Fleet Department to Public Works Facilities – Building Maintenance.

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

11. Authorize City Manager to Sign a Two (2) Year Agreement between the City of Calexico and Aramark Uniform Service for Work Uniforms, Linens and Supplies for City of Calexico Department and Facilities.

12. Authorize Public Works Director/City Engineer to File Notice of Completion for Street Improvement Project Asphalt Rubber Composite Layer Overlay on Designated Streets and La Jolla Palms Subdivision Project No. 2017-400.

13. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Pursuant to Public Contracts Code (PCC) Section 20168 Finding that an Emergency Exists Due to the Need for a New Variable Frequency Drive at the Water Treatment Plant and Authorize Contracting without the need for Binding Pursuant to PCC Section 22050.

14. Add an Accountant Job Classification for the Finance Department in the Adopted FY 2017/18 Budget and Approve the Hiring of a Permanent Full Time Accountant.

15. Discussion Regarding Amending the City of Calexico’s Municipal Code to Allow for Additional Cannabis Services Within the City of Calexico as Requested by Council Member Real and Council Member Hodge.

16. Discussion/Action by Council of Towncenter Industrial Area Infrastructure Constraints and Possible Formation of a Subcommittee to Look into this Matter as Requested by Council Member Real and Council Member Hodge.

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 8:00 p.m. on December 1, 2017.

Gabriela T. Garcia
City Clerk 

 

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