July 19, 2018 Special Meeting (Meeting Canceled)


City of Calexico
Fernando “Nene” Torres Council Chambers
608 Heber Avenue
Calexico, California

Thursday, July 19, 2018
5:30 PM

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

City Clerk
Gabriela T. Garcia 

Next City Ordinance Number: 1186
Next City Resolution Number: 2018-44

Call to Order.
Roll Call.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Mission Statement Pledge.
Approval of the Agenda.


These proceedings may be viewed on the City of Calexico website at www.calexico.ca.gov the Friday following the City Council meeting. 

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.


1.  a. Reject the Bid Submitted by Granite Construction Company as Nonresponsive for Failure
         to Demonstrate Good Faith Efforts to Comply With Federal Disadvantaged Business
         Enterprise Regulations.

    b. Award a Contract to Pyramid Construction and Aggregates, Inc., as the Lowest Responsible
        Bidder Submitting a Responsive Bid, in the Amount of $5,984,593.00 (base bid) + $37,625.00
        (additive bid) for Cesar Chavez Blvd. Improvements - Federal Project No. HPLUL-5168(017).

    c.  Authorize the City Manager to Sign the Construction Contract between the City of Calexico
        and Pyramid Construction and Aggregates, Inc., for Cesar Chavez Blvd. Improvements
        - Federal Project No. HPLUL-5168(017).

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 5:00 p.m. July 18, 2018.
Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk