(Calexico City Council held a special meeting Thursday afternoon)...The meeting was to discuss filling the City Manager position.

The position was left vacant after Miguel Figueroa was appointed the new Imperial County Executive Officer, Filling the vacancy left by Tony Rouhotas when he retired. During the Special meeting, the City Council voted unanimously to offer the City Manager Position to Esperanza Colio Warren. Colio has worked the past 18 years with the county, currently serving as a Deputy Executive Officer. Contract negotiations are underway, and a contract needs to be approved by both side before Colio can begin as the full-time City Manager for the City of Calexico. Colio has a stellar reputation for her Grant Writing talents. Colio was born and raised in Mexicali, coming to Imperial County in the 1990's.