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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, MAY 20, 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 THE CITY’S REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR, FRANK J. SPEVACEK, PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 CONCERNING THE POTENTIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ACQUISITION AND/OR DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT SILVERROCK RESORT (APN’S 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).  PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS:  JOHN GAMLIN, MERIWETHER COMPANIES; ROBERT S. GREEN, JR., THE ROBERT GREEN COMPANY

2.    CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR TERRY DEERINGER REGARDING NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE LA QUINTA CITY EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.6 MEET AND CONFER PROCESS 

3. CONFERENCE WITH THE CITY’S REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR, FRANK J. SPEVACEK, PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 CONCERNING POTENTIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ACQUISITION AND/OR DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE LA QUINTA VILLAGE, EAST OF DESERT CLUB DRIVE, SOUTH OF AVENIDA LA FONDA (APN 770-125-002).  PROPERTY OWNER/NEGOTIATOR: MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM RICHARDSON

4. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION – SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO LITIGATION PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (b) OF GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9 (ONE MATTER)

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 MAY 6, 2014

2. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTER DATED MAY 20, 2014

3. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER'S REPORT DATED FEBRUARY 28, 2014

4. RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS DATED FEBRUARY 28, 2014

5. ADOPT RESOLUTION MAKING A PUBLIC INTEREST FINDING TO ENTER INTO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH NAI CONSULTING, INC. TO PROVIDE PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES [RESOLUTION 2014-2018]

6. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR PERMIT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR TO ATTEND CRW PERMIT SOFTWARE TRAINING ON JUNE 16-20, 2014 IN CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA 

7. APPROVE AGREEMENT FOR FUNDING OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS WITH DESERT SANDS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

8. AWARD CONTRACT TO GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR PHASE I PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN STREET IMPROVEMENTS

BUSINESS SESSION

1. APPOINT A COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

2. DISCUSS AND PROVIDE DIRECTION ON A SALES TAX MEASURE FOR THE NOVEMBER 2014 ELECTION

STUDY SESSION 

1. DISCUSS FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 PROPOSED BUDGET

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 ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP (Franklin)
7. COACHELLA VALLEY MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY (Franklin)
8. JACQUELINE COCHRAN REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY (Franklin)

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

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

16. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INFO EXCHANGE COMMITTEE (Adolph)
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. PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES - MARCH 11, 2014
23. HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION MINUTES - DECEMBER 12, 2013 AND FEBRUARY 20, 2014
24. COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION MINUTES - APRIL 14, 2014
25. ARCHITECTURAL AND LANDSCAPING REVIEW BOARD MINUTES JANUARY 15, 2014

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1.
CITY MANAGER
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK – UPCOMING EVENTS AND CITY COUNCIL CALENDAR
4. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – 2014 GOLDENVOICE CONCERTS UPDATE
5. COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT REPORT
6. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT REPORT

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS
NONE 

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on June 3, 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 May 16, 2014.

DATED: May 16, 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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