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CALEXICO CITY COUNCIL/CALEXICO REDEVELOPMENT 
SUCCESSOR AGENCY/CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

City of Calexico 
Fernando “Nene” Torres Council Chambers 
608 Heber Avenue 
Calexico, California 92231
www.calexico.ca.gov

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
5:30 p.m.

 
 

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: 2018-45

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
5:30 PM

CALL TO ORDER
Roll Call.

Public Comments. 
(Not to Exceed 3 Minutes) This is the time for the public to address the City Council on Closed Session 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.

Adjourn to Closed Session.
A “Closed” Session of the City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/ Calexico Financing Authority may be held in accordance with state law which may include, but is not limited to, the following types of items: personnel matters, labor negotiations, security matters, providing instructions to real property negotiators and conference with legal counsel regarding pending litigation. The Closed Session will be held in the City Hall Conference Room located at 608 Heber Avenue, Calexico, California. Any public comment on Closed Session items will be taken before the Closed Session. Any required announcements or discussion of Closed Session items or actions following the Closed Session will be made in the City Council Chambers, 608 Heber Avenue, Calexico, California.

CLOSED SESSION

1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS   
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency Representatives:  David Dale, City Manager, Carlos Campos, City Attorney    
Employee Organizations:  Calexico Municipal Employees Association, Fire Fighters Association, 
Certified Operators Association/SEIU Local 221, Calexico Police Officers Association, Calexico 
Management Association, Calexico Supervisors Association

2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Initiation of Litigation, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4)
One (1) Potential Case

3. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant Exposure to Litigation, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)/(e)(1)
One (1) Potential Case

4. Public Employee Appointment
Title: City Clerk


CALEXICO CITY COUNCIL/CALEXICO REDEVELOPMENT
SUCCESSOR AGENCY/CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
6:30 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Call to Order.
Roll Call.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Mission Statement Pledge.
Invocation by Pastor Frank Zazueta, Christ Community Church.
Closed Session Announcements. 
Approval of the Agenda.


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

Mayor Pacheco will have community office hours to hear the concerns of the citizens the fourth Wednesday of the Month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Fernando “Nene” Torres Council Chambers.

PUBLIC COMMENTS AND PUBLIC APPEARANCES
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.

CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS AND REPORTS OF MEETINGS ATTENDED

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT
(Update and direction on future role of the Business Improvement District and Other City Commissions)

CONSENT AGENDA

5. Approval of City Council/Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for Meeting of December 6, 2017.

6. Warrants from June 23, 2018 to July 6, 2018 and City Salaries from June 23, 2018 to July 6, 2018.

7. Application for Alcoholic Beverage License for Salvador Francisco Ruiz, Mexicali Tacos & Beer, 845 S. Imperial Avenue, Calexico, CA  92231-3152.

8. Adopt Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico, California in Support of the Memorandum of Understanding Between the County of Imperial and the County of Riverside on the Salton Sea.

9. Authorize the City Manager to Execute the Proposed Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding with Imperial County Local Transportation (LTA) Regarding Reimbursement Funding to the City in an Amount Not to Exceed $150,000 Total for FY 18/19 for the Purpose of Traffic Control Staffing Assistance for Land Port of Entry Vehicular Traffic During Cesar Chavez Blvd. Expansion Project.

10. Approval for Payment of Invoice for Innovative Interfaces for Maintenance of Library Information System for Fiscal Year 2018-19.

11. Approval of Work Study Agreement with IVC for FY 2018-19 and Authorizing the City Manager to Sign the Agreement.

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

12. Approval of a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico, California, Determining and Levying the Special Tax in Community Facilities District No. 2005-1 (Hearthstone).

13. Adoption of Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Calexico and the Calexico Municipal Employees’ Association (CMEA) for the Term Beginning March 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021.

14. Adoption of Resolution Approving a Letter of Understanding Between the City of Calexico and the Calexico Police Officer’s Association (POA) for the Term Beginning July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2023.

15. Placement of Transient Occupancy (Hotel) Tax Measure on November 6, 2018 Election Ballot.

16. Local Initiative Measure – Establishing a Tax on Cannabis Businesses Operating within the City of Calexico.

17. City Council Approval of the following:
      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.  Reject the Bid Protest Submitted by Granite Construction Company.
      c.  Waive the Minor Deviations in the Bid Submitted by Pyramid Construction and Aggregates, Inc.
           and 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).
      d.  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).

18. Award Proposal and Authorize the City Manager to Sign Agreement of Professional Services with The Holt Group, Inc. for Construction Management and Inspection Services for Cesar Chavez Blvd. Improvement Project Federal Project No. HPLUL-5168(017).

19. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico (City) Pursuant to Public Contracts Code (PCC) Section 20168 Finding that an Emergency Exists Due to a Collapsed Sewer Pipeline and Authorize Contracting Without the Need for Bidding Pursuant to PCC Section 22050.

20. Authorize City Manager to Sign an Amendment to the Agreement between the City of Calexico and Willdan Financial Services for Additional Professional Services to Update the Water and Wastewater Rate Study.

21. Provide Direction to Move Forward to Expand Commercial Activities Within the Cannabis Overlay Zone and Host a Community Forum.

22. Ratification of Economic Development/Financial Advisory Commission Minutes for Meetings of October 12, 2017, November 7, 2017, January 9, 2018, February 27, 2018 and May 9, 2018.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT

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