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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 3:30; 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, MARCH 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
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 POTENTIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ACQUISITION AND/OR DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT DUNE PALMS ROAD AND HIGHWAY 111 (APN: 600-020-053). PROPERTY OWNERS/NEGOTIATORS: GEORGE VELARDE

2.     CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION – INITIATION OF LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(C) (ONE MATTER)

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

RECONVENE AT 4:00 P.M.
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 

PUBLIC COMMENT
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 

PRESENTATIONS -  NONE 

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS –  NONE 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1.     MINUTES OF MARCH 4, 2014

2.     MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING ON FEBRUARY 26, 2014 

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

1.     APPROVE DEMAND REGISTER DATED MARCH 18, 2014

2.     RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS DATED DECEMBER 31, 2013

3.     RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORT DATED DECEMBER 31, 2013

4.     AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL TECHNICIAN TO ATTEND TRAINING IN SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 11-13, 2014

5.     ACCEPT ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH TRACT MAP NO. 34969, MADISON CLUB CLUBHOUSE

6.     ACCEPT ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH TRACT MAP NO. 34968, MADISON CLUB VILLAS

7.     DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY: JERRY SMIGURA; DATE OF LOSS – AUGUST 25, 2013

8.     ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING AN EXTENSION OF THE JOINT EXERCISE OF POWERS AGREEMENT THAT CREATED THE LA QUINTA FINANCING AUTHORITY [RESOLUTION 2014-009]

9.     APPROVE NEW JOB DESCRIPTION AND PAY SCHEDULE FOR PERMIT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR, ADDITION OF OFFICE ASSISTANT AND RECLASSIFICATION FROM SECRETARY TO EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT IN THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

10.     AUTHORIZE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATIONS TO THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY INDIAN GAMING LOCAL COMMUNITY BENEFIT COMMITTEE FOR TRAFFIC RELATED LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES

11.     AUTHORIZE STAFF TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS FOR CONGESTION MITIGATION AND AIR QUALITY CALL FOR PROJECTS AND COMMIT TO REQUIRED LOCAL MATCH

12.     REJECT BIDS AND READVERTISE THE PHASE I PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT 

BUSINESS SESSION

1.     APPROVAL OF PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY NOMINATIONS

2.     ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE AND SALE OF SUBORDINATE TAX ALLOCATION REFUNDING BONDS BY THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE DISSOLVED REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY [RESOLUTION 2014-010] 

STUDY SESSION

1.     DISCUSS LANDSCAPE AND LIGHTING ASSESSMENT DISTRICT 89-1 AND RESULTS OF NORTH LA QUINTA LANDSCAPE OPTIONS SURVEY

2.     DISCUSS DRAFT FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2018/2019 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT 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.     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.   IID ENERGY CONSUMERS’ ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Osborne)
15.   DESERT SANDS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (Osborne & Franklin)

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

21.   PALM SPRINGS AIRPORT COMMISSION REPORT
22.   INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MINUTES DATED DECEMBER 11, 2013  

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

1.     CITY MANAGER
2.     CITY ATTORNEY
3.     CITY CLERK – UPCOMING EVENTS; CITY COUNCIL CALENDAR
4.     COMMUNITY SERVICES REPORT – FEBRUARY 2014
5.     COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REPORT - FEBRUARY 2014
6.     PUBLIC WORKS REPORT 
        A.     DEPARTMENT REPORT – FEBRUARY 2014 
        B.     RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENT ON MARCH 4, 2014 REGARDING A FLOOD DAMAGE CLAIM
7.     FINANCE REPORT

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS 

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on April 1, 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 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, the La Quinta Cove Post Office at 51-321 Avenida Bermudas, and the La Quinta Senior Center at 78-450 Avenida La Fonda on March 14, 2014.

DATED: March 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 Planning Commission 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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