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Archive for March 16th, 2011

Supervisors Take First Step Towards Redistricting

By Mario Conde The County Board of Supervisors took the first steps Tuesday to start the redistricting process based on the 2010 census data. The 2010 census data reveals that the population in the valley went up 22.6% going from 142,361 in the year 2000 to 174,528 in 2010. From all the seven cities in the Imperial Valley it was the City of Imperial who had the highest growth going from 7,560 in the year 2000 to 14,758. This is an increase of 95.2% over the last ten years for the City of [...]

Calexico Hires Consulting Firm

By Mario Conde The Calexico City Council voted 3-2 this past Tuesday to enter into a consulting agreement with Urban Futures for the administration of the Redevelopment Agency and any successor entity. The agreement with the professional consultant was made so that the agency can continue to receive professional services necessary for the administration of the redevelopment agency, such as performing obligations required pursuant to enforceable obligations; preserving assets and minimizing [...]

Calexico to Re-Organize

By Mario Conde The Calexico Council gave approval to the City Manager to start the re-organization that could change the City structure at every level. City Manager Oscar Rodriquez has proposed that the City re-organize into a more vertical system that will reduce City departments. Rodriquez said that by providing for fewer departments Calexico will create a structure that provides for more flexibility and practicality by allowing the department head to be more effective and efficient in [...]

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