January 4, 2022



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

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
5:30 PM 

Council Members                                   City Manager
Javier Moreno, Mayor/Chairperson                                   Miguel Figueroa
Camilo Garcia, Mayor Pro-Tem/Vice Chairperson    
Raul Ureña, Council Member                                       City Attorney
Gloria G. Romo, Council Member                                 Carlos Campos
Rosie Arreola-Fernandez, Council Member    
City Clerk
Gabriela T. Garcia                                                                                                                                


Next City Resolution Number: 2022-01

CALL TO ORDER Due to the Declaration of Emergency, this meeting is being held pursuant to authorization from the Governor’s Executive Orders. Some or all of the city council members may participate in this meeting by teleconference as authorized by Executive Order N-29-20 issued by the Governor of California on March 17, 2020. Pursuant to Imperial County Public Health Department guidelines, City Council meetings are now open for public attendance at 100% of capacity of the council chambers and all persons entering City Hall will be required to wear a facemask. Public participation will continue to be available in the following ways: Members of the public are encouraged to watch the meeting via live stream at http://communityspectrum.org/live/ at 5:30 p.m. or via the Calexico City Hall Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/CityofCalexicoCA Members of the public will be able to make public comments in the following ways 1) In-person 2) Submit public comments via email by 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 to ggarcia@calexico.ca.gov or via fax to (760) 768-2103 3) Via Zoom from a PC, Mac, iPad or Android device, by using the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84026666814?pwd=WUdqdzUyV0QyS2VNem9kZE0zK05jZz09 Meeting ID: 840 2666 6814 Passcode: 346353 One tap mobile 16699006833,,84026666814#,,,,*346353# US





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

PUBLIC COMMENTS AND PUBLIC APPEARANCES NOTE: (Not to Exceed 3 Minutes) This is the time for the public to address the City Council on Special Agenda 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.


1. Appointment of Gonzalo Gerardo as Interim Police Chief Pursuant to Government Code Sections 7522.56 and 21221(h).

2. Discussion and Possible Action to Direct City Staff and City Attorney to Prepare a Resolution Designating the Members of the City Council as Eligible Workers Performing Essential Work During the Covid-19 Pandemic Pursuant to the American-Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).


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 1:00 p.m. January 3, 2022.

Veronica Luna, Deputy City Clerk