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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
AGEND
A

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

REGULAR MEETING ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
3:00 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 Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 for property located at:  SilverRock Resort (APNs 770-200-026; 776-150-021; 776-150-023; 770-060-056; 770-060-057; 770-060-058; 770-060-059; 770-060-061; 770-060-062; 777-490-004; 777-490-006; 777-490-007; 777-490-012 AND 777-490-014); 
Agency Negotiator:  Frank J. Spevacek, City Manager; 
Negotiating Parties: John Gamlin, Meriwether Companies; Robert S. Green, Jr., The Robert Green Company; 
Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment for acquisition and/or disposition of the property identified.

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 – NONE
   
CONSENT CALENDAR  
NOTE:  Consent Calendar items are routine in nature and can be approved by one motion.

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF JULY 29, 2014 AND AUGUST 5, 2014
 
2. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED JULY 25, AUGUST 1, AUGUST 8 AND AUGUST 22, 2014

3. EXCUSE MEETING ABSENCES FOR PLANNING COMMISSIONERS BLUM AND FITZPATRICK AND INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER DONAIS 

4. APPROVE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH COACHELLA VALLEY RESCUE MISSION TO SUPPORT OPERATIONS

5. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY: VERIZON; DATE OF LOSS – NOVEMBER 12, 2013

6. APPROVE ADDITION OF AN EMERGENCY SERVICES COORDINATOR TO THE AGREEMENT FOR FIRE PROTECTION, FIRE PREVENTION, RESCUE, AND MEDICAL AID WITH THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE

7. ACCEPT GRANT FUNDS FROM CALIFORNIA INDIAN GAMING SPECIAL DISTRIBUTION FUND, TRILOGY AT LA QUINTA COMMUNITY SERVICES ORGANIZATION, AND EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT 2014; ESTABLISH THE NECESSARY CITY FUNDS; AND APPROPRIATE GRANT FUNDS 

8. ADOPT RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND ITS OFFICE OF MILITARY AND DEFENSE SERVICES’ OPPOSITION TO BASE REALIGNMENT AND CLOSURE OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL MILITARY INSTALLATIONS [RESOLUTION 2014-045]

9. ADOPT RESOLUTION GRANTING CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF FINAL MAP AND SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THE SIGNATURE DEVELOPMENT [RESOLUTION 2014-046]

10. APPROVE COMPENSATION AGREEMENTS WITH TAXING ENTITIES REGARDING THE DISPOSITION AND USE OF FORMER REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY PROPERTIES

11. ADOPT RESOLUTIONS ACCEPTING DEDICATION OF EASEMENTS OVER VARIOUS LOTS IN NORTH LA QUINTA FOR PUBLIC LANDSCAPE PURPOSES [RESOLUTION 2014-047 THROUGH RESOLUTION 2014-053]

12. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORTS DATED JUNE 30 AND JULY 31, 2014

BUSINESS SESSION
 
1. ADOPT RESOLUTIONS TO DECLARE LOCAL EMERGENCY; REQUEST GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM STATE OF EMERGENCY; REQUEST CONCURRENCE BY CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES; AND APPROVE TEMPORARY WAIVER OF BUILDING PERMIT FEES FOR WORK RESULTING FROM FLOOD DAMAGE  [RESOLUTION 2014-054 THROUGH RESOLUTION 2014-056]

STUDY SESSION 

1. UPDATE ON BIGHORN SHEEP PROTECTION FENCE ALONG THE BASE OF CORAL MOUNTAIN REQUIRED BY STATE AND FEDERAL AGENCIES

2. OVERVIEW OF SILVERROCK RESORT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

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. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INFO EXCHANGE COMMITTEE  (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. INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MINUTES DATED JUNE 11, 2014
23. ARCHITECTURAL AND LANDSCAPING REVIEW BOARD MINUTES DATED JUNE 4, 2014
24. PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES DATED JUNE 26, JULY 8 AND JULY 22, 2014

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK
    A.   UPCOMING EVENTS AND CITY CALENDAR
    B.   SET DATE FOR ANNUAL POLICE VOLUNTEERS’ DINNER
4. COMMUNITY SERVICES
    A.   DEPARTMENT REPORT – JULY/AUGUST 2014
    B.   LIBRARY AND MUSEUM QUARTERLY REPORT
5. PUBLIC WORKS
    A.   DEPARTMENT REPORT – JULY/AUGUST 2014
    B.   CONSTRUCTION COST ESTIMATING FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS – NONE 

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on October 7, 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 September 12, 2014.

DATED: September 12, 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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