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CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY/ CALEXICO FINANCING AUTHORITY
REGULAR SESSION
December 7, 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. Public Employee Performance Evaluation. Title: City Manager

B. Public Employee Performance Evaluation. Title: City Attorney

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



GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENTS
CONSENT

1. Approve City Council minutes for November 16, 2010.

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 Resolution related to the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings Board of Appeals.

4. Award Bid proposal from Select Electric, Inc. in the amount of $240,985 (base bid) for Intersection Improvements to Van De Graaff Ave., and Cole Blvd., Raised Median and Traffic Signal Project.


PUBLIC HEARING

5. Consider adopting an ordinance approving a Development agreement between the City of Calexico and Hallwood.

Staff Recommendation: Hold hearing. Receive input. Adopt ordinance by title only, waive full reading of the ordinance.



BUSINESS

6. Approve a Resolution prescribing the depositary of city funds and prescribing the method of drawing warrants and checks of the City of Calexico.

7. Consider Ordinance amending Chapter 1.27 of the Calexico Municipal Code related to qualification of Administrative Hearing Officers.
Staff Recommendation: Consider Ordinance. If council chooses, introduce ordinance by title only, waive full reading.


8. Award BID for televising City Council meetings.
Staff Recommendation: Provide direction to staff regarding the award of bid for televising City Council meetings.


9. Approval of new job description for temporary part-time Traffic Controller Assistant. Six (6) positions approved by City Council on December 1, 2010.

10. Approve Budget Amendment Resolution (BAR) for hiring of six (6) temporary part-time Traffic Control Assistants. Positions were approved by City Council on December 1, 2010.

11. Approval of issuance of RFQ/RFP for the New River Improvement Project (NRIP) and Hiring of Necessary Consultant.
Staff Recommendation: 1.) Approve contracts with C. Young Associates for Consulting Services Associated with New River Improvement Project and authorize the City Manager to execute a standard consultant agreement for same. 2) Authorization to proceed with issuance of Request for Qualifications (RFQ)/Request for Proposals (RFP) for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) Consulting Services pertaining to Phase One of the New River Improvement Project (NRIP).


12. Appointment to the Business Improvement District (BID) by Mayor Protem Castro.


INFORMATION


13. Acknowledge Financial Report for the month of October, 2010.

14. Acknowledge Investment Reports for the months of September and October 2010.

15. Acknowledge receipt of August 9, 2010 Arts Commission Special Meeting minutes.

16. Acknowledge Overtime Reports for pay periods ending November 4 and November 18, 2010.



ENTERPRISE FUND DEPARTMENTS


CONSENT


17. Authorize Director of Utility Services to file Notice of Completion for the 18: Sewer Main Collector Line Replacement Project.

BUSINESS

18. Utility Services Department Budget for FY 2010-2011.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of Utility Services Department Budget for FY 2010-2011 and approval of Budget Amendment Resolution.

19. Authorize City Manager to sign an agreement with PSOMAS for Engineering Consulting Services for a new 6.0 Million Gallon Water Storage Tank – damage caused by April 4, 2010 Earthquake.


INFORMATION

20. Acknowledge receipt of Earthquake Damage Repairs Progress Report.


REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY


PUBLIC HEARING

21. Levying the Calendar Year 2011 Assessment for the Calexico Downtown Business Improvement District (BID).
Staff Recommendation: Hold Public Hearing and receive comments. If no majority protest is determined, adopt Resolution Assessing the Levy of the Downtown Parking and Business Improvement District for Calendar Year 2011.



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