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CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
REGULAR SESSION
October 5, 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 - 6:00 P.M.

A. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Title: City Manager



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:

Presentation by Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District and Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District.








GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENTS

CONSENT


1. 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.


BUSINESS

2. Cesar Chavez Blvd. Improvements Project Design and Environmental Services Agreement Award
Staff Recommendation: Award agreement to KOA Corporations for design and environmental work services for the Cesar Chavez Blvd. Improvements Project and authorize City Manager to execute contract.


3. Resolution supporting Imperial Valley College – Yes on Measure J.
Staff Recommendation: Consider Resolution, and if council chooses, adopt resolution.


4. Resolution in support of “Business Friendly Principles” as part of SCAG’s Development of a Southern California Economic Growth Strategy.
Staff Recommendation: Consider Resolution, and if council chooses, adopt resolution.


5. Resolution acknowledging and congratulating Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District and Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District for partnering to provide 24-hour urgent care services in the City of Calexico. (Requested by Councilman Romero)
Staff Recommendation: Adopt Resolution


6. Resolution in support of Proposition 22, the Local Taxpayer, Public Safety and Transportation Protection Act of 2010. (Requested by Mayor Moreno)
Staff Recommendation: Adopt Resolution


7. Resolution adopting an open door policy.
Staff Recommendation: Consider Resolution, and if council chooses, adopt resolution.

8. Discussion regarding amending sections of the Calexico Municipal Code related to speaking rights of Council members (CMC 2.04.110) and presiding officer ( CMC 2.04.080).
Staff Recommendation: Consider options to change city ordinance, provide direction to staff.


9. Discussion regarding downtown Second St. two-way traffic designation.
(Requested by Councilman Hodge)

10. Resignation of Beautification Commissioner Cassandra Valenzuela and appointment of replacement commissioner by Councilman Hodge.



INFORMATION

11. 2010 Local Agency Biennial Notice
Staff Recommendation: Acknowledge receipt of 2010 Local Agency Bennial Notice on September 29, 2010.




ENTERPRISE FUND DEPARTMENTS

CONSENT

12. Ratification of Agreement Signed by City Manager with Cora Constructors, Inc. for Construction Services to Repair the 10.0 MGD Clarifier at the Water Treatment Plant – damage caused by April 4, 2010 earthquake.

Staff Recommendation: Ratify agreement.





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