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Regular City Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday and usually begin at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted. If a Closed Session is scheduled, the meeting will begin at 3:00 or 3:30 p.m.  Closed Sessions are not open to the public, but any decisions made in Closed Sessions will be announce during the open/public portion of the meeting.   

Meeting agendas and staff reports are typically available by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to each meeting and may be downloaded by clicking on the desired meeting event below.  To view a staff report, open the agenda and click on the item title.  Be aware that last minute changes are sometimes necessary and the City reserves the right to make changes to staff reports prior to the beginning of each meeting.  The City also reserves the right to make changes to the order of items listed on the agenda.  

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City Council Meeting

Closed Session begins at 3:00; Open Session begins at 4:00

(NOTE: The minutes linked in the agenda are considered draft minutes until approved by the City Council. The link will be updated if any corrections are made at the meeting.

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CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta

REGULAR MEETING ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
3:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION | 4:00 P.M. OPEN SESSION


CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL: Councilmembers: Evans, Franklin, Henderson, Osborne, Mayor Adolph

PUBLIC COMMENT ON MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA
At this time, members of the public may address the City Council on any matter not listed on the agenda. Please complete a "request to speak" form and limit your comments to three minutes. The City Council values your comments; however in accordance with State law, no action shall be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda unless it is an emergency item authorized by GC 54954.2(b).

CLOSED SESSION

1. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT DUNE PALMS ROAD AND HIGHWAY 111 (APN: 600-020-053).
CITY NEGOTIATOR: CITY MANAGER
NEGOTIATING PARTY: MARTIN DOLEMO
UNDER NEGOTIATION: POTENTIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF
ACQUISITION AND/OR DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY


RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

RECONVENE AT 4:00 P.M.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 

PUBLIC COMMENT ON MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA
At this time, members of the public may address the City Council on any matter not listed on the agenda. Please complete a "request to speak" form and limit your comments to three minutes. The City Council values your comments; however in accordance with State law, no action shall be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda unless it is an emergency item authorized by GC 54954.2(b).

CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA

ANNOUNCEMENTS, PRESENTATIONS AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS 

1. PRESENTATION ON PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN: EBOLA - SARAH MACK, DEPUTY DIRECTOR RIVERSIDE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

2. LA QUINTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – UPDATE

CONSENT CALENDAR
NOTE: Consent Calendar items are routine in nature and can be approved by one motion.

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 4, 2014

2. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY LISA TURNER AND MICHAEL DORN; DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

3. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 520 APPROVING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF LA QUINTA AND SILVERROCK DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC, RELATING TO THE VESTING OF CERTAIN DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS FOR THE SILVERROCK RESORT, AND AUTHORIZING IMPLEMENTATION ACTIONS RELATED THERETO

4. EXCUSE ABSENCE OF PLANNING COMMISSIONER FITZPATRICK FOR NOVEMBER 25, 2014 MEETING

5. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTER DATED OCTOBER 31 AND NOVEMBER 7, 2014

6. RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS DATED OCTOBER 31, 2014

7. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURERS REPORT DATED SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 

8. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND TIME TO COMPLETE OFF-SITE AND ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR TRACT MAP NO. 30092, PIAZZA SERENA [RESOLUTION 2014-061]

BUSINESS SESSION

1. APPROVE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AND DAILY USE FEES FOR THE WELLNESS ADDITION AT THE SENIOR CENTER

2. ADOPT RESOLUTION DESIGNATING SPEED LIMITS FOR CERTAIN STREETS [RESOLUTION 2014-062]

3. ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 3.30.050 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENT TO ALLOW LA QUINTA TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR STATE FUNDS FOR PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS

STUDY SESSION - NONE

REPORTS AND INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

1. CVAG CONSERVATION COMMISSION (Evans)
2. CVAG ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE (Evans)
3. GREATER PALM SPRINGS CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU (Evans)

4. ANIMAL CAMPUS COMMISSION (Franklin)
5. CALIFORNIA JOINT POWERS INSURANCE AUTHORITY (Franklin)
6. COACHELLA VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (Franklin)
7. COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP (Franklin)
8. COACHELLA VALLEY MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY (Franklin)
9. JACQUELINE COCHRAN REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY (Franklin)

10. CVAG PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Henderson)
11. CVAG TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE (Henderson)
12. LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES DELEGATE (Henderson)
13 RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (Henderson)

14. CVAG VALLEY-WIDE HOMELESSNESS COMMITTEE (Osborne)
15. DESERT SANDS SCHOOL DISTRICT COMMITTEE (Osborne & Franklin)
16. IID ENERGY CONSUMERS’ ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Osborne)

17. COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT POLICY COMMITTEE (Adolph)
18. CVAG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (Adolph)
19. SO. CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS DELEGATE (Adolph)
20. SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY (Adolph)

21. INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MINUTES DATED SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
22. COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES DATED OCTOBER 13, 2014

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK – UPCOMING EVENTS AND CITY CALENDAR
4. COMMUNITY SERVICES – OCTOBER 2014
5. PUBLIC WORKS – OCTOBER 2014

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS – 4:00 P.M.

For all Public Hearings on the agenda, a completed “Request to Speak” form must be filed with the City Clerk prior to consideration of that item.

A person may submit written comments to City Council before a public hearing or appear in support or opposition to the approval of a project(s). If you challenge a project(s) in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing or in written correspondence delivered to the City at, or prior to the public hearing.

1.   ADOPT A RESOLUTION APPROVING USE OF FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO RIVERSIDE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY [RESOLUTION 2014-063]

2.   ADOPT A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT, INTRODUCE AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT A ZONE CHANGE FROM MAJOR COMMUNITY FACILITIES TO VILLAGE COMMERCIAL, AND CONFIRM A DETERMINATION OF EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT SECTION 15061 (B)(3) REVIEW OF EXEMPTIONS – GENERAL RULE [RESOLUTION 2014-064] 

3.   ADOPT RESOLUTION TO INCREASE VEHICLE IMPOUND COST RECOVERY FEE [RESOLUTION 2014-065]

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on December 2, 2014, commencing with closed session at 3:00 p.m. and open session at 4:00 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253.

DECLARATION OF POSTING

I, Susan Maysels, City Clerk, of the City of La Quinta, do hereby declare that the foregoing Agenda for the La Quinta City Council meeting was posted on the City’s website, near the entrance to the Council Chambers at 78-495 Calle Tampico, and the bulletin boards at the Stater Brothers Supermarket at 78-630 Highway 111, and the La Quinta Cove Post Office at 51-321 Avenida Bermudas, on November 14, 2014.

DATED: November 14, 2014


SUSAN MAYSELS, City Clerk
City of La Quinta, California

Public Notices

•   The La Quinta City Council Chamber is handicapped accessible. If special equipment is needed for the hearing impaired, please call the City Clerk’s office at 777-7103, twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the meeting and accommodations will be made.

•   If special electronic equipment is needed to make presentations to the City Council, arrangements should be made in advance by contacting the City Clerk’s office at 777-7103. A one (1) week notice is required.

•   If background material is to be presented to the Councilmembers during a City Council meeting, please be advised that eight (8) copies of all documents, exhibits, etc., must be supplied to the City Clerk for distribution. It is requested that this take place prior to the beginning of the meeting.

•   Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the City Council regarding any item(s) on this agenda will be made available for public inspection at the Community Development counter at City Hall located at 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, California, 92253, during normal business hours.

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