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CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY/ CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR SESSION
March 1, 2011
6:30 p.m.

Acting City Manager./Exec Dir.
Councilmembers/Boardmembers City of Calexico Oscar Rodriquez
Mayor/Chairman 608 Heber Ave. City Attorney
John Moreno Calexico, CA Jennifer Lyon
Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair City Treasurer
Luis J. Castro Rodolfo Moreno
Daniel F. Romero City Clerk
Maritza Hurtado Lourdes Cordova
Bill Hodge
***AGENDA***

CLOSED SESSION- 5:30 P.M.


A. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Title: Acting City Manager/Acting Executive Director

B. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
Agency Representatives: Oscar Rodriquez, Judith Hashem, Rosalind Guerrero, Jennifer Lyon.
Employee Organizations: SEIU/CMEA; SEIU/Water-Wastewater Operators Assoc.; Supervisors Assoc.; Police Officers Assoc.; Fire Fighters Assoc.; and Unrepresented Employees.

C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL- ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant Exposure to Litigation pursuant to Govt. Code section 54956.9(b)(3)(C)
(1 case)

D. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS
Property: 210 Sheridan Street
Agency Negotiators: Oscar Rodriquez and Jennifer Lyon
Negotiating Party: IVAL, Inc.
Under Negotiation: Price and terms of sale

CALL TO ORDER AND ATTENDANCE
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
APPROVAL OF AGENDA


ANNOUNCEMENTS/PUBLIC COMMENTS: NOTE: Public comments are welcome. Speakers will be limited to three minutes. Please complete a speaker form prior to the start of the meeting. If the item you wish to comment on is a closed session item, please comment now. 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.


GENERAL COMMENTS BY CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS/RDA BOARD MEMBERS

PRESENTATIONS: Proclamation recognizing Margarita De Necochea.


GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENTS
CONSENT

1. Approve City Council/Redevelopment Agency/Calexico Financing Authority minutes for February 15, 2011 Adjourned meeting to February 16, 2011.

2. Approve City Council/Redevelopment Agency/ minutes for June 15, 2010.

3. Adopt resolutions related to April 4, 2010 earthquake and aftershocks and ratification of various emergency actions.
Staff Recommendation: adopt the following resolutions:
a. Approving declarations issued by City Manager related to the Earthquake emergency.
b. Declaring the continuing existence of the local emergency; suspending the public bidding requirements; and ratifying the expenditures and contracts by the City Manager since April 4, 2010.

4. Approval of a Resolution for the Installation of Multi-way Stop at Meadows Drive and Andrade Blvd, and Meadows Drive and Rancho Frontera Blvd.

5. Amendment to Employment Contract for Acting City Manager/Acting Executive Director, Oscar Rodriquez.

6. Authorization to participate in IVROP’s OJT (On the Job Training) Program for veterans, and to hire a 1000 hour temporary employee. The OJT Program provides wage reimbursement for the hosting agency. The position requested will be for police department custodian.

7. Approval of State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Income Reuse Plan


PUBLIC HEARING

8. Raising City’s Parking Fines to include a new fee assessed by the State of California under Government Code Section 76000.3. The new assessment would require the City to forward an additional $3.00 per citation to the County.
Staff Recommendation: Hold public hearing and receive input. Adopt Resolution Rising City’s Parking Fines.

BUSINESS

9. Approval of First time Homebuyer Program Revised Guidelines.
Staff Recommendation: Approved the First time Homebuyer Program Income Guidelines for both the CDBG and HOME Programs as submitted.





INFORMATION


10. Acknowledge receipt of Budget Compliance Reports from Department Directors. (Requested by Councilman Romero)


11. Acknowledge receipt of informational item regarding Qualifications for Appointees to City Boards, Commissions, and Committees. (Requested by Councilman Romero)

12. Acknowledge receipt of Informational Report on 1,000 hour employees. (Requested by Councilman Romero)

13. Acknowledge receipt of Investment Report for January 31, 2011.

14. Acknowledge receipt of Calexico Special Financing Authority Minutes for Regular Meeting of February 1, 2011.


15. Acknowledge receipt of Calexico Special Financing Authority Minutes for Regular Meeting of November 16, 2011.


ENTERPRISE FUND DEPARTMENTS

CONSENT

16. Selection of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) for Necessary Engineering and Environmental Consulting Services pursuant to the December 2010 Request for Qualification (RFQ) for the New River Improvement Project.
Staff Recommendation: Approve City Staff Recommendations from Competitive Bid Process for the hiring of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) Consulting Services pertaining To Phase One of the New River Improvement Project (NRIP).

17. Contract Award for Resident Engineer, Construction Inspection and Material Testing Services for the Intersection Improvement Van De Graaff Ave. and Cole Blvd. Raised Median and Traffic Signal Project.

Staff Recommendation: Award contract to DUDEK for Resident Engineer, Construction Inspection and Material Testing Services for the Intersection Improvement of Van De Graaff Ave. and Cole Blvd. Raised median and Traffic Signal Project in the amount of $45,020.00 and authorize City Manager to execute and sign Contract.


FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT

 

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ADDENDUM TO AGENDA
CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY/ CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR MEETING
MARCH 1, 2011
6:30 P.M.

Acting City Manager./Exec. Dir.
Councilmembers/Boardmembers City of Calexico Oscar Rodriquez
Mayor/Chairman 608 Heber Ave. City Attorney
John Moreno Calexico, CA Jennifer Lyon
Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair City Treasurer
Luis J. Castro Rodolfo Moreno
Daniel F. Romero City Clerk
Maritza Hurtado Lourdes Cordova
Bill Hodge

***ADDENDUM TO AGENDA***





GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENTS

PUBLIC HEARING:

8A. Program and/or Project Activities Under the State of California Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Economic Development Activities.
Staff Recommendation: Hold public hearing and receive comments.


ADJOURNMENT OF CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

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