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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, DECEMBER 16, 2014
3:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION | 4:00 P.M. OPEN SESSION


CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL: Councilmembers: Franklin, Osborne, Peña, Radi, Mayor Evans

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).

JOINT CLOSED SESSION OF CITY COUNCIL AND HOUSING AUTHORITY

1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION – LITIGATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (1) of SUBDIVISION (d) OF GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9 NAME OF CASE: ARCH INSURANCE COMPANY V. CITY OF LA QUINTA ET AL. (RIVERSIDE SUPERIOR COURT CASE NO. PSC 1301939)

2. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT AVENIDA MONTEZUMA AND AVENIDA NAVARRO ADJACENT TO THE EAST SIDE OF FRANCIS HACK PARK (APNS: 773-077-015 AND 773-101-013).
CITY NEGOTIATOR: FRANK J. SPEVACEK, CITY MANAGER
NEGOTIATING PARTY: CITY OF LA QUINTA AND LA QUINTA HOUSING AUTHORITY
UNDER NEGOTIATION: PRICE AND TERMS OF PAYMENT

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

MAYOR EVANS WILL RECESS THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING AT 5:00 P.M., FOR

THE OPEN HOUSE – MEET & GREET

MAYOR EVANS WILL RECONVENE THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING AT 6:00 P.M
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CONSENT CALENDAR
NOTE: Consent Calendar items are routine in nature and can be approved by one motion. 
 
1. APPROVE MINUTES OF DECEMBER 2, 2014

2. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE OF THE AUTOMOBILE CLUB ON BEHALF OF THEIR INSURED: CRYSTAL PALUCK; DATE OF LOSS – NOVEMBER 21, 2014

3. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY ISRAEL L. FLORES; DATE OF LOSS – OCTOBER 24, 2014

4. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED DECEMBER 3 AND DECEMBER 5, 2014

5. ACCEPT FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 SLURRY SEAL PROGRAM PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT 

6. APPROVE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH PSOMAS FOR CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION SERVICES

7. ACCEPT PHASE 1 LA QUINTA MUSEUM AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

8. ACCEPT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000 FROM THE STATE SUPPLEMENTAL LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES ACCOUNT FOR ROBBERY, THEFT, AND BURGLARY PREVENTION PROGRAMS

9. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORT DATED OCTOBER 31, 2014

10. RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014

11. RECEIVE AND FILE THE FISCAL YEAR 2013/2014 CITY OF LA QUINTA DEVELOPMENT PROJECT FEE REPORT

12. RECEIVE AND FILE THE FISCAL YEAR 2013/2014 CITY OF LA QUINTA ARTS IN PUBLIC PLACES ANNUAL REPORT

13. APPROVE A RECIPIENT FOR THE 2015 SENIOR INSPIRATION AWARD PROGRAM

14. SET DATE AND TIME FOR A CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP

15. ACCEPT SILVERROCK GOLF COURSE RESTORATION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT AND APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER NO.1

BUSINESS SESSION

1. SELECT COUNCILMEMBERS AS CITY OF LA QUINTA REPRESENTATIVES ON VARIOUS LOCAL, REGIONAL AND STATE COMMITTEES FOR 2015

2. CONSIDERATION OF CLOSING CITY HALL ON DECEMBER 26, 2014 AND JANUARY 2, 2015 

STUDY SESSION

1. DISCUSS LANDSCAPE THEME FOR CITY-OWNED LOTS ON AVENUE 52

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

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

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
18. CVAG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
19. SO. CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS DELEGATE
20. SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY

21. PALM SPRINGS AIRPORT COMMISSION REPORT
22. INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MINUTES DATED OCTOBER 8, 2014
23. ARCHITECTURAL AND LANDSCAPING REVIEW BOARD MEETING MINUTES DATED AUGUST 13 AND NOVEMBER 19, 2014
24. HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES DATED SEPTEMBER 18 AND OCTOBER 16, 2014
25. PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES DATED AUGUST 26 AND OCTOBER 14, 2014
26. COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES DATED NOVEMBER 10, 2014

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS
1. CITY MANAGER
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK
    A. UPCOMING EVENTS AND CITY CALENDAR
4. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
    A. DEPARTMENT REPORT
5. COMMUNITY SERVICES
    A. DEPARTMENT REPORT
6. PUBLIC WORKS
    A. DEPARTMENT REPORT

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS – 6:00 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. INTRODUCE AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT AMENDMENTS TO ZONING PERMITTED USE TABLES REGARDING FARMING OF FIELD CROPS IN THE LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL ZONE; AND OF VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS IN THE REGIONAL COMMERCIAL ZONE, AND CONFIRM A DETERMINATION OF EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT SECTION 15061 (B)(3) REVIEW OF EXEMPTIONS – GENERAL RULE
    A. TAKE UP ORDINANCE BY TITLE AND NUMBER ONLY AND WAIVE FURTHER READING
    B. INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 523 ON FIRST READING

ADJOURNMENT 

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on January 6, 2015 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 December 12, 2014.

DATED: December 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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