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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.  

For a list of current Council members, click here.

For additional information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (760) 777-7092 or cityclerkmail@laquintaca.gov

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City Council Meeting

Closed Session begins at 3:30; 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, OCTOBER 21, 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 LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION:
SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO LITIGATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (2) OF SUBDIVISION (d) OF GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9.
(Number of potential cases: 1)

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

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 – NONE

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

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF OCTOBER 7, 2014

2. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED OCTOBER 3 AND 10, 2014

3. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORT DATED AUGUST 31, 2014

4. APPROVE A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR SPACE AT CITY HALL

5. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY: PHILLIP PETTIBONE; DATE OF LOSS – MARCH 10, 2014

6. RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS DATED JULY 31, AUGUST 31 AND SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

BUSINESS SESSION - NONE

STUDY SESSION

1. DISCUSS DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES FOR THE LA QUINTA VILLAGE

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 UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT COMMITTEE (Osborne & Franklin)
16. IID ENERGY CONSUMERS’ ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Osborne)

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

21. PALM SPRINGS AIRPORT COMMISSION REPORT
22. COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION MINUTES – JULY 14, 2014
23. INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MINUTES DATED JULY 9, 2014

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK
    A. UPCOMING EVENTS AND CITY CALENDAR
4. COMMUNITY SERVICES
    A. DEPARTMENT REPORT – SEPTEMBER 2014
    B. MARKETING QUARTERLY REPORT
5. PUBLIC WORKS
    A. DEPARTMENT REPORT – SEPTEMBER 2014
6. FIRE DEPARTMENT QUARTERLY REPORT
7. POLICE DEPARTMENT QUARTERLY REPORT

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS - NONE

ADJOURNMENT 

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on November 4, 2014, commencing with open session at 4:30 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 October 17, 2014.

DATED: October 17, 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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