City of Calexico, California Where California and Mexico Meet

September 7, 2016

 
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, September 7, 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: 1172
Next City Resolution Number: 2016-29
 

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)
a. Frank Uriarte v. City of Calexico

 

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

1. Mayor Castro’s Recognition of Excellence Presented to Citizens who have Participated in the Parks Adoption Program and Citizens who have Participated as Volunteers in the Parks Maintenance Program.

2. Presentation by Arturo Rioseco, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners regarding the Calexico Housing Authority.

3. Proclamation for Library Card Sign-up Month (September 2016).

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 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.

4. Warrants from July 25th, 2016 to August 4th, 2016 and City Salaries & Benefits from July 23rd, to August 5th, 2016.

5. Warrants from August 5th, 2016 to August 26th, 2016 and City Salaries & Benefits from August 6th to August 19th, 2016.

6. Adopt a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Authorizing City Manager to Execute Grant Application, Master Agreement and/or any Documentation Pertaining to California Natural Resources Agency and State Water Resources Control Board for the New River Improvement Project – Calexico Area Project Plan.

7. Authorize the City Manager to Sign Agreement of Professional Services with Bender Rosenthal, Inc. for Expert Witness Services for Cesar Chavez Blvd. Improvement Federal Project No.: HPLUL-5168-(017).

8. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Team Onsite Consulting, Inc. for Temporary Staffing Services.

9. Adopt Budget Amendment Resolution for TDA Article 3 and TDA Article 8(e).

10. Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No 1171- An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Calexico, California, Amending Calexico Municipal Code Section 2.04.020(A) Designating the First and Third Wednesday of Each Month as the Regular City Council Meeting Date.

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

11. Ordinance No. _________: An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Calexico, California, Consolidating Certain City Commissions, Boards and Committees.

PUBLIC HEARING

12. Adoption of Ordinance approving Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 2016-____ (4 total amendments) and Zone Change 2016-___________ for Calexico Mega Park II Project (UA 2011-01).


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

13. Grant Report for Years 2006 to 2016.

14. Summary of Housing Division Audit Status.

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., September 2, 2016.

Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk 

City Council Agenda 09-07-2016

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