June 9, 2020 Special Meeting


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

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
3:00 PM

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.

Until further notice, there will be no public access to City Council meetings, however, 
public participation is available in the following ways:

1. Members of the public are encouraged to watch the meeting via live stream at 3:00 p.m. at: https://www.communityspectrum.org/ 

or via the Calexico City Hall Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/CityofCalexicoCA/

2. You may also join the meeting via Go-To-Meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone on June 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm (PDT) at:

You can also dial in using your phone.
(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.)
United States (Toll Free): 1 877 568 4106
- One-touch: tel:+18775684106,,589733829#
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129
- One-touch: tel:+15713173129,,589733829#
Access Code: 589-733-829

3. Members of the public are encouraged to forward any public comments by 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 to ggarcia@calexico.ca.gov

Council Members                                                                                        City Manager
Bill Hodge, Mayor/Chairman                                                                        David B. Dale 
Rosie Arreola-Fernandez, Council Member                                                                       
Morris Reisin, Council Member                                                                     Assistant City Manager
Lewis Pacheco, Council Member                                                                   Miguel Figueroa

City Clerk                                                                                                   City Attorney
Gabriela T. Garcia                                                                                       Carlos Campos

Next City Ordinance Number: 1211
Next City Resolution Number: 2020-36


Roll Call.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Mission Statement Pledge.


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

Community office hours with Mayor Hodge have been suspended until further notice due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).


NOTE: (Not to Exceed 3 Minutes) This is the time for the public to address the City Council on the Special Agenda Items only. During the current State of Emergency public comments submitted via email by the 2:00 p.m. deadline of June 9, 2020, will be read aloud and entered into the record. Any comments received during or after the meeting will be distributed to the City Council and retained for the official record. The City Council is prohibited by State law from taking action or discussing items not included on the printed agenda.  


1. Discussion Regarding Filling the Vacancy Created by the Resignation of David Romero. 

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 3:00 p.m. on June 8, 2020.

Gabriela T. Garcia
City Clerk