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City of Calexico, California
Where California and Mexico Meet

January 25, 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, January 25, 2017
5:30 p.m.
 
 

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

City Clerk
Gabriela T. Garcia

Next City Ordinance Number: 1175
Next City Resolution Number: 2017-03

 

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:  Armando Villa, City Manager, Carlos Campos, City Attorney
Employee Organizations:  Police Officers Association, Fire Fighters Association, Supervisors Association, Certified Operators Association/SEIU Local 221 (Govt. Code Section 54957.6).

 

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

2. Proclamation of the Calexico City Council Declaring the Week of February 7-14, 2017 as “National Marriage Week”.

3. Presentation by Director Sandra Tauler regarding Activities by Community Services Departments.

4. Presentation by Chief Peter Mercado Regarding Activities at the Calexico Fire Department.

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.

5. Approval of City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for Special Meetings of December 28, 2016, January 9, 2017 and January 17, 2017. 

6. Warrants from January 6th to January 13th, 2017 and City Salaries & Benefits from December 24th 2016 to January 6th 2017.

7. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to endorse Temporary Use Permit (TUP) 16-07-34-L1855 between the City of Calexico and the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation to Perform Geotechnical Investigations for Seismic Bridge Evaluation Study within the Bureau’s Right-of-Way.

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

8. Approval of Tentative Letter of Understanding (LOU) between the City of Calexico and the Calexico Police Officers Association.

9. Introduce and Waive First Reading of an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Calexico, California Amending Chapter 5.96 Regarding Regulatory Permits for Cannabis Cultivation, Manufacturing, and Distributing.

10. Request from Mother’s & Men against Gangs Coalition for Sponsorship of the Anti-Gang Awareness.

11. Appointment by Mayor and Council Members to the following Commissions/Boards/Committees:
a) Calexico Police Advisory Board
b) Arts Commission, Library Board, Historical Commission
c) Economic Development Commission and Financial Advisory Commission
d) Planning Commission
e) Parks, Recreation, Beautification, and Senior Services Commission
f) Business Improvement District (BID)
g) Sales Tax Citizen Advisory Committee (Measure H)
h) Abatement of Dangerous Buildings Board of Appeals
i) Calexico Personnel Commission

12. Appointment of Delegate Member and Alternate Member to the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Regional Conference and General Assembly, May 4-5, 2017 in Palm Desert, California.

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 7:30 p.m., January 20, 2017.

Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk


Attached Document or FileAgenda 01-25-2017 and Items 5 to 12  



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