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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, OCTOBER 7, 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

  1. THE DESERT SANDS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION - WALK FOR EDUCATION - NOVEMBER 4, 2014
  2. PRESENTATION OF A PROCLAMATION IN HONOR OF FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

CONSENT CALENDAR

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

  1. APPROVE MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
  2. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES SUPERVISOR TO ATTEND SECOND YEAR OF MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT SCHOOL NOVEMBER 3-7, 2014 IN LAKE ARROWHEAD, CALIFORNIA
  3. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR THE HUMAN RESOURCES/ RISK MANAGER AND EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO ATTEND THE CALIFORNIA JOINT POWERS INSURANCE AUTHORITY ANNUAL
    EDUCATIONAL FORUM OCTOBER 28-31, 2014 IN SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA
  4. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT AND PERMIT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR TO ATTEND CALIFORNIA CITY CLERK’S ASSOCIATION NUTS AND BOLTS WORKSHOP OCTOBER 16-17, 2014, IN BREA, CALIFORNIA
  5. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR PERMIT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR TO ATTEND THE 2014 CRW SYSTEMS USER CONFERENCE OCTOBER 22-24, 2014, IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
  6. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY: ADRIAN JIMENEZ: DATE OF LOSS – AUGUST 12, 2014
  7. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY: VANESSA PARTIDA: DATE OF LOSS – APRIL 2, 2014
  8. EXCUSE MEETING ABSENCES FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSIONER BLAKELEY AND INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER SPIRTOS
  9. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED AUGUST 25 AND 29 AND SEPTEMBER 5, 12, 19, 22 AND 26, 2014
  10. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND TIME TO COMPLETE ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR TRACT MAP NO. 33336, PALO VERDE II [RESOLUTION 2014-057]
  11. ACCEPT ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH TRACT MAP NO. 29963, CORAL MOUNTAIN COURT
  12. APPROVE CIVIC CENTER CAMPUS VETERANS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AREA APPLICATIONS
  13. ACCEPT PHASE I PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
  14. ACCEPT SPORTS COMPLEX FIELD LIGHTING REHABILITATION AND EXPANSION IMPROVEMENTS
  15. ACCEPT PHASE II OF AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT MISCELLANEOUS PUBLIC FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

    16.APPROVE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH HENSON CONSULTING GROUP, LLC FOR STAFF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
 

BUSINESS SESSION

  1. APPROVE FIRST ROUND COMMUNITY SERVICES GRANTS AND FUNDING REQUESTS
  2. INTERVIEWS AND APPOINTMENTS TO THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND HOUSING COMMISSIONS
  3. APPOINT A MEMBER TO THE DESERT CLASSIC CHARITIES CHARITY EVALUATION COMMITTEE
  4. APPROVE AN APPROPRIATION FOR YMCA FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

STUDY SESSION – 4:30 P.M.

1.       DISCUSS SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 STORM EVENT AND OPTIONS FOR REDUCING FUTURE FLOOD DAMAGE

2.       OVERVIEW OF SILVERROCK PURCHASE AGREEMENT BUSINESS TERMS WITH MERIWETHER AND THE ROBERT GREEN COMPANY

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. 19.SO. CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS DELEGATE (Adolph)
  20. SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY (Adolph)
  21. HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES DATED JUNE 26, 2014

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1.       CITY MANAGER – BERMUDA DUNES AIRPORT DISCUSSIONS

2.       COMMUNITY SERVICES – DYNAMIC PRICING FOR GOLF RATES

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS – NONE

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on October 21, 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 October 3, 2014.

DATED:       October 3, 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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