November 22, 2022 Special Meeting


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

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
6:00 PM


Council Members                                  City Manager
Javier Moreno, Mayor/Chairperson    

                             Esperanza Colio Warren

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

Next City Ordinance Number: 1228
Next City Resolution Number: 2022-73


Due to the Declaration of Emergency, this meeting is being held pursuant to AB 361 Approved by Governor of California on September 16, 2021 and some or all of the city council members may participate in this meeting by teleconference.

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.

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 at 6:00 p.m. or via the Calexico City Hall Facebook page at:

Members of the public will be able to make public comments in the following ways:
a) In-person comments.
b) Submit public comments via email by 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 to or via fax to (760) 768-2103.
c) You may make public comments via Zoom from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:
Please click the link below to join the webinar:                            Passcode: 468792
Or Telephone Dial: US: +1 669 900 6833                                              Webinar ID: 865 1589 3531                       Passcode: 468792




(Not to Exceed 3 Minutes) This is the time for the public to address the City Council on the 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. Discussion and/or Potential Action Regarding the Closure of Rockwood Avenue between 1st and 2nd Street. (Public Works Manager)

2. Award the Bid Proposal from A & N Quality Builders, Inc. in the Amount of $178,000.00, Authorize City Manager to Sign Construction Agreement in the Amount of $178,000.00 for the Reconstruction of Restrooms at Enrique Camarena Memorial Library and Authorize City Manager to Sign up to 10% Contingency ($17,800.00) for Administrative Expenses. (Public Works Manager)

3. Approval of up to $5,000.00 for Expenses Related to the City of Calexico Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 8, 2022. (Recreation Manager) 

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. November 21, 2022.

Gabriela T. Garcia, City Clerk