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CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
REGULAR SESSION
August 3, 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***

CLOSED SESSION - 5:30 P.M.

A. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
Agency Representatives; Victor M. Carrillo, Armando Villa, 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.

B. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Title: City Manager

C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Pursuant to G.C. Section 54956.9 ( C ) (1case)

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. At a special meeting, public comments are allowed only on agendized items. 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: Imperial Valley Disaster Recovery Team (IV DRT) by Roberta Burns

City of Calexico Transportation CIP Projects Report by the Community Development Department -
Engineering Division.

Downtown post earthquake update by Ralph Morales



CONSENT


ADMINISTRATION
1. Approve Claim Rejection – Salas v. City of Calexico

2. 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.

3. Adopt a resolution updating Resolution No. 08-30 regarding Assessment District 90-1 and establishing the special tax requirement for Fiscal Year 2010-11.

4. Adopt a Resolution authorizing examination of the transactions and use tax records.

5. Adopt a Resolution setting forth the Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2010-11 consistent with Article XIIB of the California Constitution and giving notice of the availability of information supporting said determination.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
6. Adopt an ordinance approving a Development agreement between the City of Calexico and Raul/Alice Estrada for real property within the City of Calexico.

7. 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).

REDEVELOPMENT - ENTERPRISE FUNDED
8. Adopt a resolution approving the expansion of the Calexico County Enterprise Zone boundaries.

UTILITY SERVICES – ENTERPRISE FUNDED
9. Authorize the City Manager to sign an agreement between the City of Calexico and Hazard Construction Company for Construction of the Earthquake Damage Repairs Project at Calexico International Airport

10. Authorize City Manager to sign an agreement between the City of Calexico and the Federal Aviation Administration for the Earthquake Damage Repairs Project, and the PAPI’s, REIL’s and Paving Markings Project at the Calexico International Airport, and budget amendment resolution.


BUSINESS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
11. Ordinance to Extend Adult Entertainment Moratorium
Staff Recommendation: Adopt the ordinance


FIRE DEPARTMENT
12. Authorize Fire Chief to fill vacancies caused by pending retirement and conduct promotions to fill supervisory positions.
Staff Recommendations:
1.Approve the replacement of retiring fire suppression staff with entry level firefighters.
2. Authorize the fire chief to conduct internal promotions to establish eligibility list for vacancies caused by retirements among the fire captain and apparatus engineer ranks.

ADMINISTRATION
13. Discussion related to last minute information at council meetings.
Staff Recommendation: Provide direction.

14. Discussion re: Border Toll Tax Public Workshop discontinuance.
Staff Recommendation: Provide direction

15. Consider laying off on-site contract employees and reinstating employment of recently laid off permanent part time employees. (Requested by Hodge)
Staff Recommendation:

16. Sales Tax Citizen Advisory Committee Ordinance and Appointments to Committee.
Staff Recommendations:
1. Consider attached ordinance. Adopt by way of reading title only and waive full reading of the ordinance.
2. Appoint member to Committee.

17. Appointments by Councilmember Hodge to Personnel, Historical and Beautification Commissions; and appointment by Mayor Protem Castro to the Business Improvement District, BID.
Staff Recommendation: Make appointments.

18. Future agenda items.


INFORMATION

19. Discussion related to future Budget Expenditure Updates per department

20. Department Overtime Reports

21. Acknowledge receipt of June 1, 2010 Special Financing Authority minutes.

22. Acknowledge receipt of June 15, 2010 Joint Powers Authority minutes.



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