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CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
REGULAR SESSION
August 17, 2010
6:30 p.m.

City Manager./Exec. Dir.
Councilmembers/Boardmembers City of Calexico Victor M. Carrillo
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***


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: Heffernan Board presentation to Calexico Recreation Department Senior Wellness Program.


GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENTS

CONSENT

1. Approve Claim Rejection - Tirado v. City of Calexico

2. Approve Affidavit of Warrants paid for July 2010.

3. Financial Report for the month of June, 2010.

4. Adopt resolution approving the Statement of Investment Policy for Fiscal Year 2010-11; and accept the Investment reports for quarters ending December 31, 2009 through June 30, 2010.
5. Adopt a resolution in support of the Cesar Chavez Blvd./Calexico West Port of Entry Congestion Improvements to facilitate grant applications for additional funding.


6. Adopt resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept the street dedication of Del Norte Street and Playa Del Norte Street to the City.

7. Authorize Calexico Police Department to sell Retired Police Canine “Arras” to his handler Officer Armando Orozco.

8. 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.

9. Adopt resolution to extend provisions of California Penal Code section 396 relating to unfair business practices within the City of Calexico during and shortly after the proclamation of a state of emergency for an additional thirty day period.

10. Adopt Ordinance by title only, waive full reading, of ordinance regarding Sales Tax Citizen Advisory Committee.

11. Adopt Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 2009-02 (Sign Ordinance Update) by title only, waive full reading of ordinance repealing various sections of the Municipal Code pertaining to signs and replacing them with a new Updated Sign Ordinance (zoning Ordinance Text Amendment No. 2009-02).

12. Authorize City manager to sign agreements with the On the Job Training Programs as recommended.

13. Approve Change Order No. II to the existing contract with Aggregate Products Inc. (API) for additional construction work required to the Emerson Avenue Rehabiliation Project (ARRA) and authorize the funds as outlined in the Fiscal Impact section. A time extension of 90 days is to be approved for the additional construction work.

BUSINESS

14. Authorize City Manager to sign agreement to lease part of the Senior Hall to Catholic Charities for serving meals to Senior Citizens.

15. Consider authorizing the re-hire of 2 permanent part time positions at the library to be able to keep the buildings clean and to keep the Carnegie Tech Center open to the public.

16. Consider authorizing the retaining of three (3) permanent part time parking enforcement/traffic control personnel.

17. On Site Labor Contract –In lieu of cancelling contract, consider ending all assignments except Redevelopment Agency.

18. Sales Tax Citizen Advisory Committee Appointment by Mayor Protem Castro.

19. Discuss possible city reorganization/consolidation.

20. Discuss scheduling workshops regarding the City’s General Plan.



INFORMATION

21. Presentations by various departments regarding their respective budgets, functions and service to the community. Departments presenting are: Community Development Services Department, Community Services Department and Fire Department.

22. City of Calexico Goals and Objectives workshop scheduled for August 28, 2010.


ENTERPRISE FUND DEPARTMENTS

BUSINESS

23. Consider authorizing Director of Utility Services to hire up to five (5) temporary part-time Fuel Linemen for the operation of the Calexico International Airport. If council chooses to authorize, adopt Budget Amendment Resolution.

INFORMATION

24. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA) List of Projects.

25. Future Agenda Items.



REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

CONSENT


26. Adopt a resolution appointing a Project Manager and Board Subcommittee for the Calexico Gran Plaza Project. Appoint two (2) Board Members to a Subcommittee.
Staff Recommendation:




ADJOURNMENT OF CITY COUNCIL/RDA BOARD AGENDA

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