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City of Calexico, California
Where California and Mexico Meet

January 19, 2016

This meeting will be streamed live at: http://communityspectrum.org
 
 
 
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

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
6:30 p.m.
 
 

Council Members                                                                                 Acting City Manager 
Joong S. Kim, Mayor/Chairman                                                              Nick Fenley 
Luis J. Castro, Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair 
Armando Real, Councilman                                                                   Interim City Attorney 
Maritza Hurtado, Councilwoman                                                             Carlos Campos 
John M. Moreno, Councilman 

City Clerk
Gabriela T. Garcia         

                                                                                                      

Next City Ordinance Number: 1169
Next City Resolution Number: 2016-01

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. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT
Title: Interim Chief of Police
(Govt. Code § 54957(b))

2. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Title: Acting City Manager
(Govt. Code 54957(b))


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

REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
6:30 P.M.


CALL TO ORDER

Call to Order and Attendance.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Invocation.
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. Recognition Presented to the Calexico High School Lady Bulldogs Volleyball Team CIF-SDS Volleyball Champions 2015.

4. Presentation by Carmen Estrada for the Calexico Parents Athletic League.

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

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

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. Approval of City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for Meetings of January 5, 2016, May 9, 2011, May 20, 2010 and November 5, 2008,

6. Warrants from December 16, 2015 to December 31st, 2015 and City Salaries and Benefits from December 11, 2015 to December 23rd, 2015.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

7. Proposed Employment Agreement for Interim Chief of Police Between the City of Calexico and Reynaldo T. Gomez.

8. Amendment to the Employment Agreement Between the City and Nick Fenley Naming Nick Fenley the Interim City Manager.

9. Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 1168 of the City Council of the City of Calexico Amending Chapters 5.96 and 17.11 Prohibiting Medical Cannabis Dispensaries, Medical Cannabis Cultivation, and Medical Cannabis Delivery in the City.

10. Adopt the City of Calexico Homebuyer Program Guidelines dated January 2016.

11. Discussion and Information Regarding the Community Redevelopment Agency of the Calexico Merged Central Business District and Residential Redevelopment Project Area Tax Allocation Bonds (School District), Bond Issue of 2011.

12. Consideration for the City to Request an Audit of the City’s Finances by the State Controller’s Office for the Past 8-10 years (Requested by Mayor Kim).

13. Discussion Regarding the Release of the Former City’s Attorney (Attorney-Client Privilege) Response to the District Attorney’s Letter Dated March 17, 2014 Regarding Brown Act Violations by the City (Requested by Mayor Kim).

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 agenda is hereby certified to have been posted on or before 5:30 p.m. January 15, 2016. 

Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk

Agenda Back-up Documents: 


Attached Document or FileAGENDA 01-19-2016  
Attached Document or FileAgenda 01-19-2016 Item No. 5  
Attached Document or FileAgenda 01-19-2016 Item No. 6  
Attached Document or FileAgenda 01-19-2016 Item No. 7  
Attached Document or FileAgenda 01-19-2016 Item No. 8  
Attached Document or FileAgenda 01-19-2016 Item No. 9  
Attached Document or FileAgenda 01-19-2016 Item No. 10  
Attached Document or FileAgenda 01-19-2016 Item No. 12  
Attached Document or FileAgenda 01-19-2016 Item No. 13  



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