City of Calexico, California Where California and Mexico Meet

October 6, 2015

 (Agenda back-up documents are at the end of the page)


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, October 6, 2015
6:30 p.m.
 

Council Members                                                                                            Acting City Manager
Joong S. Kim, Mayor/Chairman                                                                        Nick Fenley
Luis J. Castro, Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair     
Armando Real, Councilman                                                                              Interim City Attorney
Maritza Hurtado, Councilwoman                                                                       Carlos Campos
John M. Moreno, Councilman

City Clerk                                                                                                      
Gabriela T. Garcia               

Next City Ordinance Number: 1166
Next City Resolution Number: 2015-50


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. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE
Government Code 54957 (b)
Title: Interim City Attorney

2. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT
Government Code 54957 (b)
Title: Interim City Attorney/City Attorney

3. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Govt. Code Section 54957 (b)
Title:  Acting City Manager

4. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS 
Labor Negotiator:  Mayor and City Attorney
Unrepresented Employee:  Acting City Manager
(Gov. Code 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 Pastor Modesto Diaz, Calexico United Methodist 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

5. Proclamation – Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week – October 18-24, 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

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

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.

6. Approval of City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for Meetings of September 1, 2015, February 8, 2011, February 15, 2011, November 15, 2011, July 21, 2009.

7. Warrants from August 20, 2015 to September 2, 2015.

8. Warrants from September 3, 2015 to September 16, 2015.

9. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Continuing Budget for the Fiscal Year 2015 and Authorizing the Expenditure of Funds by the Various Departments.

10. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Supporting Project Delivery Schedule and Timely Use of Regional Surface Transportation Program.

11. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Supporting Project Delivery Schedule and Timely Use of Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program.

12. Resolution of the City of Calexico Adopting and Certifying as Accurate the Final Quarterly Plan Progress Report for the Sustainable Communities Planning Grant and Accepting as Complete the Draft Targeted General Plan Update (Includes Draft Agricultural Element), Draft Climate Action Plan.

13. Resolution of the City of Calexico of the City of Calexico Accepting the State COPS Funds for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.

14. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico Prescribing the Depositor of City Funds and Prescribing the Method of Drawing Warrants and Checks of the City of Calexico.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

15. Request for funds for services relating to the Christmas Parade by Chamber of Commerce.

16. Time Limit on City Council Meeting (Council Member Moreno).

17. Introduction and Waive First Reading of an Ordinance Amending the City’s Purchasing Policy and Procedures to Reduce the Purchasing Authority of the City Manager and Make Other Changes to the City’s Purchasing Policy and Procedures.

18. Council Member Hurtado Agenda Item Request:  Discussion and Direction Regarding Appointment of Interim City Attorney Carlos Campos and the Law Firm of Best, Best and Krieger. (No Back-up Material Provided by Council Member Hurtado).

19. Professional Services Agreement for Interim City Attorney Services with Best Best & Krieger LLP.

20. Appointment by Mayor and Council Members to Various Commissions, Boards and Committees
a.  Economic Development Commission – Appointments by Mayor Pro Tem Castro.
b.  Business Improvement District – Appointments by Mayor Kim, Council Member Hurtado and Council   Member Moreno.
c.  Recreation Commission – Appointment by Mayor Kim
d.  Financial Advisory Board – Appointment by Council Member Hurtado

21. Mayor’s appointments to the Swimming Pool Project Committee.

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
 
22. General Fund Preliminary Revenue Report for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015.


CALEXICO REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESSOR AGENCY

CONSENT AGENDA

23. Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Successor Agency to the Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Approving the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule 15-16B for the Period of January through June 2016 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 6:00 p.m. October 1, 2015.                    
Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk

Agenda Back-up Documents:

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