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CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY/ CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR SESSION
October 19, 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.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL –ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt. Code section 54956.9(b)(3)(A)
(3 cases)

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 CHP El Centro Area Commander Jose Vasquez


GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENTS
CONSENT

1. Approve Claim Rejection – Plasma Centers of America v. City of Calexico

2. Approve Affidavit of Warrants paid for July 2010.
3. 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.
4. Adopt resolution to extend provisions of California Penal Code 396(c) relating to unfair business practices by contractors within the city of Calexico during and shortly after the proclamation of a state of emergency for an additional 30-day period.

5. Adopt resolution to extend provisions of California Penal Code 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 30-day period.

6. Authorize budget amendment resolution to establish budget for the 2010-11 Senior Health and Wellness Program grant from Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District and additional donations.

7. Authorize Mayor to execute Right of Way Contracts, Quitclaim Deeds, and all necessary documents to transfer Right of Way to Caltrans as per Developer’s dedication on Las Brisas Subdivision Unit 7 Final Map and attached documents.

BUSINESS

8. Advertisement for RFP for televising City Council meetings.
Staff Recommendation: Provide direction to staff on the advertisement for televising City Council meetings.


9. Calexico Police Department Towing Rotation Application Consideration
Staff Recommendation: Approve the addition of Martinez Towing to the Calexico Police Department Towing Rotation Schedule.


10. Calexico Police Department Revised Towing Rotation Schedule.
Staff Recommendation: Approve the Calexico Police Department Revised Towing Rotation Schedule.


11. Fill specific vacancies using salary savings.
Staff Recommendation: Approve the filling of specific vacancies using salary savings.


12. Rehire laid-off part-time library staff to assist with Literacy Programs
Staff Recommendation: Approve rehiring of PT library staff.


13. Open Communication Policy (Requested by Councilman Hodge)
Staff Recommendation: Consider Resolution.


14. Consider Ordinance amending Council procedures regarding speaking rights of Councilmembers. (Requested by Councilman Romero)
Staff Recommendation: Consider Ordinance and if Council chooses, waive full reading and perform introduction by reading of the title only.


15. Junior City Council (Requested by Councilman Hodge)
Staff Recommendation: Provide direction to staff.


16. Temporary contract employment services
Staff Recommendation: Authorize City Manager to sign one year contract with On Site Labor to provide temporary staffing services as needed for positions approved by the Council.




PUBLIC HEARING


17. General Plan Amendment No. 2010-02 and Zone Change No. 2010-02 (Raul & Alice Estrada). Proposed general plan amendment from CH, Commercial Highway to HDR, High Density Residential usage and subsequent zone change from CH and IND, Commercial Highway and Industrial to R-A, Residential Apartment (12.1 to 20 units/acre) for 33.09 acres of land located at the corner of the Scaroni frontage road and Robinson Avenue.
Staff Recommendation: Hold public hearing and receive input from City staff and the public. After public hearing, move for:
1. Adoption of Resolution approving Negative Declaration No. 2010-02 without monitoring plan for General Plan Amendment No. 2010-02 and Zone Change No. 2010-02.
2. Adoption of Resolution approving General Plan Amendment No. 2010-02.
3. Conduct first reading by title only, waive full reading, and introduce Ordinance approving Zone Change No. 2010-02.

INFORMATION

18. Timeclocks


19. Acknowledge receipt of Overtime Report for Pay Periods September 21, 2010 and
October 5, 2010.


20. Acknowledge receipt of Overtime Department Justifications.

ENTERPRISE FUND DEPARTMENTS


CONSENT

21. Authorize Director of Utility Services to file Notice of Completion for the reparation of a 36” influent pipe at the New River crossing – damage caused by April 4, 2010 earthquake.

22. Authorize Director of Utility Services to file Notice of Completion for the sludge bed masonry wall and slab project at the Wastewater Treatment Plant – damage caused by April 4, 2010 earthquake.

23. Authorize Director of Utility Services to file Notice of Completion for the reparation of clarifier C (10.0 MG) at the Waster Treatment Plant – damage caused by April 4, 2010 earthquake.

24. Authorize Director of Utility Services to file Notice of Completion for the reparation of the Primary and Secondary Clarifier at the Wastewater Treatment Plant – damage caused by April 4, 2010 earthquake.

BUSINESS

25. Authorize staff to advertise the bidding of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion Improvement Project.
Staff Recommendation: Authorize staff to advertise the bidding.
26. Adopt Resolution approving the previously approved Consumer Price Index (CPI) adjustment to the Solid Waste Collection Fee effective January 1, 2011.
Staff Recommendation: Adopt Resolution.


27. Utility Services Department Budget for FY 2010-2011.
Staff Recommendation: Approve Utility Services Department Budget.
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
BUSINESS

28. Business Improvement District requests on providing recommendations on issues affecting the BID area prior to City Council action.


29. Authorization for the Agency Executive Director to execute agreements with the Calexico Housing Authority related to the Victoria Manor Project.
Staff Recommendation: Adopt resolution approving the loan and authorizing the Executive Director to execute agreements with the Calexico Housing Authority



PUBLIC HEARING

30. Public Hearing and Lease Agreement with Dole Fresh Vegetables LLC
Staff Recommendation: Hold public hearing- Proposed lease to Dole Fresh Vegetables LLC for property located at 221 W. Second Street and owned by the Redevelopment Agency. Approve 5 month lease, November 1, 2010 to April 1, 2011.


31. Public Hearing for public comments on the use of Program Income Funds to assist with the cost of the rehabilitation of the De Anza Senior Apartments.
Staff Recommendation: Hold public hearing, hear comments on the use of Program Income Funds to be utilized in the rehabilitation of the De Anza Senior Apartments and ratify Resolution No. 10-75.


INFORMATION

32. Acknowledge receipt of July 28, 2010 minutes for the Business Improvement District.

33. Acknowledge receipt of August 18, 2010 minutes for the Business Improvement District.

34. Acknowledge receipt of September 1, 2010 minutes for the Business Improvement District.

35. Acknowledge receipt of September 15, 2010 minutes for the Business Improvement District.


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