City of Calexico, California Where California and Mexico Meet

December 21, 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, December 21, 2016
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: 2016-38

 

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. Presentation of Certificates of Recognition by Mayor Real on behalf of the City Council to Former City Commissioners.

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.

3. Approval of City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for Meetings of November 16, 2016 and Special Meetings of October 26, 2016, and November 16, 2016.

4. Warrants from November 10th, 2016 to December 8th, 2016 and City Salaries & Benefits from November 11th, 2016 to November 23rd, 2016.

5. Authorize the City Manager to Execute the Proposed Memorandum of Understanding with Imperial County Local Transportation Authority (LTA) Regarding Reimbursement Funding to the City in an Amount Not to Exceed $300,000 Total for FY 16/17- FY 17/18 for the Purpose of Traffic Control Staff Assistance on State Route 111/Imperial Ave.

6. 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).

7. Authorize the Public Works Manager to File Notice of Completion for the Relocation and Abandonment of Waterline on Birch Street (Hwy 98).

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

8. Approve Changes to Professional Services Agreement with NBS Government Financial Services.

9. Appointment by Mayor Real of an Administrative Hearings Officer Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 1.27.090/Hearing Officer.

10. Appointment by Mayor Real to the Oversight Board for the Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency.

11. Appointment of Primary Representative and One Alternate to the Imperial County Transportation Commission Board.

12. Appointment of Primary Representative and One Alternate to the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation.

13. Appointment of Two Council Members to the Hearthstone Community Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee.

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


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 5:30 p.m., December 16, 2016.

Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk

City of Calexico 608 Heber Avenue Calexico, California 92231 (760) 768-2110