City of Calexico, California Where California and Mexico Meet

March 15, 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, March 15, 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: 1176
Next City Resolution Number: 2017-04

 

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:  Fire Fighters Association, Supervisors Association, Certified Operators Association/SEIU Local 221 (Govt. Code Section 54957.6).

2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant Exposure to Litigation, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)/(e)(1)
One (1) potential case.       

3. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Michael J. Bostic, et al., v. City of Calexico
USDC, Southern District of California, Case No. 16-CV-1155-JAH-BLM

4. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
City of Calexico v. Jose M. Rodriguez, et al.
Imperial County Superior Court No. ECU08939
 
5. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Gabriel Rodriguez v. City of Calexico (Arbitration)
 

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

REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
6:30 P.M.


CALL TO ORDER
Roll Call.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Invocation by Pastor Frank Zazueta, Christ Community 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. 

PRESENTATIONS

6. Proclamation of World Down Syndrome Day – March 21, 2017
7. Proclamation Celebrating the Life and Achievements of Dan Navarro.
8. Presentation by Government Services Administration (GSA) Regarding the Calexico Land Port of Entry Project.

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.

9. Warrants from February 24th to March 2nd, 2017 and City Salaries & Benefits from February 18th to March 3rd 2017.

10. Application for Alcoholic Beverage License for Calexico Brewing Company, 2320 ML King Street, Calexico, CA 92231.

11. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Grant of Easement/Pipeline(s) and Certificates of Acceptance for the City’s Acquisition of Fee Simple Interests, a Permanent Sewer Easement Interest in a Portion of Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 058-400-020, for the Expansion of Sewer Lift Station.

12. Contract for Administrative Law Judge Services from the State of California Office of Administrative Hearings / Department of General Services

13. Approval of Consulting Services Agreement with EGI to Provide Planning and Environmental Consulting Services for the Formulation of Zoning Ordinances and Appropriate CEQA Clearance Documents Related to Cannabis Cultivation.

14. Resolution of the City of Calexico Accepting the State COPS Funds for Fiscal Year 2015-16 and Partial Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Year to Date – Additional Funding.

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

15. 2015-16 General Fund Unaudited Financial Results.
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16. Approval of Final Report for Calexico Transit Needs Assessment Study.

17. Appointment by Mayor and Council Members to the Following Commissions/Boards/Committees:
a. Calexico Police Advisory Board
b. Parks, Recreation, Beautification, Senior Services Commission
c. Business Improvement District (BID)
d. Sales Tax Citizen Advisory Committee (Measure H)

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

18. Acknowledge Receipt of Single Audit Report for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015.

19. Summary of CDBG and 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 5:30 p.m., March 10, 2017.

Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk

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