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City of Calexico, California
Where California and Mexico Meet

May 5, 2015

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
www.calexico.ca.gov
 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
6:30 p.m.

Council Members 
John M. Moreno, Mayor/Chairman                                                                       Interim City Manager
Joong S. Kim, Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair                                                             Richard N. Warne 
Luis J. Castro, Councilman
Armando Real, Councilman                                                                                City Attorney
Maritza Hurtado, Councilwoman 
 
City Clerk                                                                                                         City Treasurer
Gabriela T. Garcia                                                                                             John Quinn

Next City Ordinance Number: 1162
Next City Resolution Number: 2015-20

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
5:30 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER

Roll Call.
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: Interim City Manager
Unrepresented Employees: Interim City Manager
(Govt. Code section 54957.6)

2. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
Agency Representatives: Interim City Manager
Unrepresented Employees: Interim Chief of Police
(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 and Attendance.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Invocation by Reverend Miguel Campos, Sch.P., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.
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.

AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND PROCLAMATIONS

3. Proclamation of Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District – Health and Wellness Month – May 2015.
4. Proclamation of Mariachi Festival Sin Fronteras “VIVA CALEXICO” Week - May 11 to May 16, 2015.

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

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. City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing
 Authority Minutes for Regular Meetings of April 21, 2015, August 17, 2010 and July 6, 2010.

6. Approve Revisions to Resolution No. 2014-88 of the City of Calexico Authorizing the City Manager or his/her Designee to Execute State Agreement and/or any Documentation Pertaining to Housing Related Parks (HRP) Program Grant.

7. Adoption of a Resolution of the City of Calexico Related to the Terms and Conditions for Fire Department Response Away from their Official Duty Station and Assigned to an Emergency Incident.

8. Warrants from April 7, 2015 to April 21, 2015.

9. Authorize Public Works Director/City Engineer to File Notice of Completion for the 1.0 MG, 3.0 MG, 4.0 MG and 6.0 MG Water Tank Repair and Upgrade Project.

10. Purchase of a 2015 CNG Street Sweeper from Mar-Co Equipment Co., through a Cooperative Purchase with the City of Brawley.

11. Purchase of Body Cameras and Tasers for the Calexico Police Department.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

12. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Urging a Moratorium on Additional Bank Closures and Calling upon U.S. Congressman Juan Vargas, Other Elected Officials and Obama Administration Officials in the Department of Justice, Department of Treasury and Other Federal Agencies to End Bank Closures in Calexico and Along the International Border.

13. (1) Council Member Armando Real’s Request that City Council Consider Potential Calexico Code of Ethics Violations by Council Member Maritza Hurtado and (2) Consideration of a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Reprimanding and Censuring Council Member Hurtado.

14. Discussion and Potential City Council Guidance Regarding Temporary Promotional Signs and Banners within the City of Calexico.

15. Consider a Request for a Forensic Audit of the City of Calexico and Provide Direction to Staff if Necessary.

16. Appointment by Council Member Hurtado to the Historical Commission.

17. Appointments to the Calexico Senior Citizens Commission:
      a) Councilman Castro:  (1) Senior Citizens Commission
      b) City Council by Majority Vote (2) Senior Citizens Commission
          (Residents Living in Senior Citizen Complexes in the City)


CALEXICO REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESSOR AGENCY

CONSENT AGENDA

18. Resolution of the Successor Agency of the Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Approving the Amended Long-Range Property Management Plan Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 34191.5 and Approving Certain Related Actions.

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 8:00 p.m. April 30, 2015                    
Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk


Attached Document or FileAgenda and Items 3 to 10  
Attached Document or FileItems 11 to 18  



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