City of Calexico, California Where California and Mexico Meet

January 10, 2018

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, January 10, 2018
5:30 p.m.

 
 

Council Members                                                                                          Interim City Manager 
Maritza Hurtado, Mayor/Chairman                                                                  David Dale 
Lewis Pacheco, Mayor ProTem/Vice-Chair
Jesus Eduardo Escobar, Council Member                                                         Interim City Attorney 
Bill Hodge, Council Member                                                                           Carlos Campos
Armando Real, Council Member                                              

City Clerk
Gabriela T. Garcia  

Next City Ordinance Number: 1181
Next City Resolution Number: 2017-31


CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
5:30 PM

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
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency Representatives:  David Dale, Interim City Manager, Carlos Campos, Interim City Attorney
Employee Organizations:  Calexico Municipal Employees Association, Fire Fighters Association, Certified Operators Association/SEIU Local 221, Calexico Police Officers Association, Calexico Management Association, Calexico Supervisors Association

2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant Exposure to Litigation, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)
One (1) Claim: TownCenter Plaza, LLC v. City of Calexico, et al.,

 


CALEXICO CITY COUNCIL/CALEXICO REDEVELOPMENT
SUCCESSOR AGENCY/CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
6:30 PM

CALL TO ORDER
 
Call to Order.
Roll Call.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Invocation by Reverend Miguel Campos, 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. 

PRESENTATIONS

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

3. Approval of City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for Meeting of December 13, 2016.

4. Warrants from December 4th 2017 to December 24th and City Salaries & Benefits from December 9th to December 22nd, 2017.

5. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Pursuant to Public Contracts Code (PCC) Section 20168 Finding that an Emergency Exists Due to the Need for a New Variable Frequency Drive at the Water Treatment Plant and Authorize Contracting without the need for Binding Pursuant to PCC Section 22050.

6. Adopt Budget Amendment Resolution (BAR) Approving the Transfer of Funds from the Public Works Parks Maintenance Division to Public Works Facilities – Building Maintenance.

7. Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Sign the Enclosed Commercial Lease Agreement with the Mexican Consulate.

8. Authorize Interim City Manager to Sign Change Order No. 1 with Game Time/Great Western in the Amount of $46,077.41 for installation and surfacing of Cordova Park Playground Renovation through U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance.

9. Award Bid from A&R Construction in the amount of $1,340,302.75 and Authorize Interim City Manager to sign Construction Agreement with A&R Construction for the Fifth Street and Grant Avenue Water
Mains Improvement Project. 

10. Approve and adopt the Interim City Manager Employment Agreement between the City of Calexico and David Dale.

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

11. Consideration of an Amended Professional Services Agreement for City Attorney Services with Best Best & Krieger LLP.

12. Hope Pharmacy – Business License Late Fee Waiver Request

13. Appointment of Delegate Member and Alternate Member to the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Regional Conference and General Assembly, May 2-4, 2017 in Indian Wells, California. 

14. Appointment by Councilman Jesus Escobar to the Planning Commission.


15. Appointment by Mayor Hurtado and Councilman Hodge to the Library, Arts and Historical Commission.

16. Appointment by Mayor Hurtado to the Business Improvement District.

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

18. Appointment by Mayor Hurtado to the Centinela State Prison Citizen Advisory Committee.

19. Appointment by Mayor Hurtado to the Oversight Board for the Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency.

20. Appointment by Mayor Hurtado of one Primary Representative and One Alternate to the Imperial County Transportation Commission (ICTC) Board.

21. Appointment of Primary Representative and One Alternate to the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC).

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

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. on January 6, 2018.

Erica LaCuesta
Deputy City Clerk 

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