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CITY COUNCIL/CALEXICO COMMUNITY
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY SUCCESSOR AGENCY/
CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR MEETING
August 21, 2012
6:30 p.m.

City of Calexico
Fernando “Nene” Torres Council Chambers
608 Heber Ave.
Calexico, CA
City Manager
Council Members Oscar G. Rodriquez
Mayor/Chairman City Attorney
Daniel F. Romero Jennifer Lyon
Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair City Treasurer
Maritza Hurtado Rodolfo Moreno
Luis J. Castro City Clerk
Bill Hodge Lourdes Cordova
John Moreno
***AGENDA***

CLOSED SESSION – 5:30 P.M.

A. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL- EXISTING LITIGATION
Pursuant to GC section 54956.9(a)- (3 cases)- (CASE NOS. ECU06863/ECU07106/ECU06787 CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
Agency Representatives: City Manager, City Attorney
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
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to GC section 54956.9(b)(3)(A)- (1 case)


CALL TO ORDER AND ATTENDANCE
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PRESENTATIONS
a. Proclamation honoring Father Gerardo Fernandez, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Calexico.

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 COUNCIL MEMBERS

GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENTS

CONSENT

1. Approval of City Council/Calexico Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for July 31, 2012.

2. Approval of City Council/Calexico Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for May 1, 2012. 

3. Approval of City Council/Calexico Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for February 21, 2012

4. Approval of City Council/Calexico Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for February 7, 2012.

5. Approval of City Council/Calexico Redevelopment Agency/Calexico Financing Authority Minutes for October 4, 2011.

6. Authorize Police Department to advertise and go out for bid for new handguns to replace existing weapons.

7. Adopt Resolution requesting the State to extend the Abandoned Vehicle Fee Program.

8. Adopt Resolution authorizing the City of Calexico to apply for funds for the State Local Partnership Program under the State Proposition 1B Highway Safety, Reduction Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act of 2006, for the Downtown Repaving Project.

9. Adopt Resolution authorizing the City of Calexico to apply for funds for the State Local Partnership Program under the Proposition 1B Highway Safety, Reduction Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act of 2006, for the 5th Street Repaving Project.

10. Authorize Public Works Director/City Engineer to advertise the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the purchase of drinking fountains for various city parks.

11. Authorize Public Works Director/City Engineer to advertise the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the purchase of picnic tables and benches for various city parks.

12. Authorize staff to file “Notice of Completion” for the Towncenter/Portico Industrial Development Administration Grant Award No. 07-01-06185 Project.

13. Authorize City Manager to sign contract extension with Barney & Barney for consultation/brokerage services to the employee benefit plans.

14. Approval of agreement for Professional Services to Administer the Sustainable Communities Planning Grant between the City of Calexico and Castañeda & Associates.

15. Approve Warrant Register of Claims paid for the month of July 2012.

16. Acknowledge receipt of Business Improvement District minutes for June 13, 2012.

17. Acknowledge receipt of Status Report on City Grants for Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

18. Acknowledge receipt of required reports and/or documentation to other Governmental Agencies.

19. Acknowledge receipt of Overtime/Department Justification Reports for July 2012.

20. Acknowledge receipt of Business License Delinquency List as of August 8, 2012.
BUSINESS ITEMS

21. Discussion related to Appointment Process for the City Clerk and City Treasurer

22. Approval of Professional Services Agreement With AECOM or Calexico Airport Master Plan Environmental Assessment Review; Approval of Agreement with Corsair LLC, for Reimbursement of Costs for the Professional Services; and Authorization for City Manager to Execute the Agreements.

23. Approval of a Resolution of the City Council of the City Of Calexico Supporting the Preparation of an Imperial Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Through An Open, Participatory, Collaborative Public Process.

24. Appointment by Mayor/Council Members:

a. Appointment by Council Member Moreno to the Beautification Commission.


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

25. Presentation on HOME Grant Application Process.




CALEXICO REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY SUCCESSOR AGENCY

CONSENT AGENDA

26. Consider request to lower loan payment for El Sol Del Valle Imperial to $200 through August 2015 and consideration to refinance note in 2015. Amend Promissory note to reflect new payment amount.

27. Adoption of Resolution of the Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency Approving and Authorizing the Retention of a Licensed Accountant to Perform Services Relating to Preparation of the Due Diligence Review and Related Actions Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 34179.5
28. Resolution of the City Council of the City of Calexico in its Capacity as the Successor Agency to the Calexico Community Redevelopment Agency approving the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule for the Period of January through June 2013 and approving Certain Related Actions.

29. New Item

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
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