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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.   

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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, AUGUST 5, 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 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: La Quinta Village, East of Desert Club Drive, South of Calle Tampico, North of Avenida La Fonda (APN’s 770-123-002; 770-123-003; 770-123-004; 770-123-006; 770-123-010; 770-124-002; 770-124-003; 770-124-004; 770-124-007; and 770-124-009);
Agency Negotiator:  Frank J. Spevacek, City Manager
Negotiating Parties:  Marvin Investments, Inc., Wells Marvin
Under Negotiation:  Price and terms of payment for acquisition and/or disposition of the property identified.

2. 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

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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. PRESENTATION TO KATIE BARROWS AND MARK WEBER IN APPRECIATION FOR THEIR SERVICE ON THE PLANNING COMMISSION
 
CONSENT CALENDAR
NOTE:  Consent Calendar items are routine in nature and can be approved by one motion.

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF JULY 15, 2014
  
2. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR TWO STAFF MEMBERS  TO ATTEND CALIFORNIA BUILDING OFFICIALS TRAINING INSTITUTE EDUCATION WEEK ON OCTOBER 20-23, 2014, IN ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA

3. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 519 AMENDING SECTION 2.60.020 OF THE LA QUINTA MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE CITY’S CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE

4. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT WITH WILLIAM AND SHARON RICHARDSON FOR PURCHASE OF CERTAIN VACANT PROPERTY LOCATED ON AVENIDA LA FONDA, EAST OF DESERT CLUB DRIVE [RESOLUTION 2014-042]

5. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED JULY 11, JULY 17 AND JULY 18, 2014         

6. ACCEPT PLANNING COMMISSION DECISION TO APPROVE  CONDITIONAL USE AND SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMITS FOR THE  CHATEAU AT LAKE LA QUINTA EXPANSION

7. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE REVISED PERSONNEL POLICY, NEW CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATIONS, AND AUTHORIZED POSITIONS – SALARY RATINGS [RESOLUTION 2014-043] (redlined version of personnel policy)

8. AWARD A CONTRACT TO AMERICAN ASPHALT SOUTH, INC. FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 SLURRY SEAL PROGRAM

9. RATIFY CHANGE ORDER TO GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY AND AMEND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT TO DUDEK FOR PHASE I PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN STREET IMPROVEMENTS 

10. AWARD A CONTRACT TO NEW CONSTRUCTION SOLUTIONS FOR PHASE I OF LA QUINTA MUSEUM IMPROVEMENTS TO COMPLY WITH AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT 

11. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY: BRIAN GORDON; DATE OF LOSS – DECEMBER 27, 2013

12. APPROVE AMENDMENT EXTENDING TERM OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH TALL MAN GROUP FOR REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS SERVICES

BUSINESS SESSION

1. ESTABLISH AN AD HOC COMMITTEE TO REVIEW GRANT REQUESTS AND APPOINT TWO CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS TO COMMITTEE

STUDY SESSION

1. DISCUSS ALTERNATIVES FOR REHABILITATION OF PAVEMENT ON MONROE STREET BETWEEN AVENUE 54 AND AVENUE 55 
 
2. DISCUSS PROPOSAL FROM MARVIN INVESTMENTS, INC. FOR USE OF CERTAIN CITY OWNED LAND FOR THE PROPOSED VILLAS AT OLD TOWN MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT LOCATED IN THE LA QUINTA VILLAGE 

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. COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION MINUTES - MAY 12, 2014
22. PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES DATED JUNE 24 AND JULY 8, 2014

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER
    A. BERMUDA DUNES AIRPORT
    B. COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT CONSERVATION   ACTIONS (VERBAL)
2. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT REPORT – JUNE 2014
3. COMMUNITY SERVICES 2014/15 MARKETING PLAN

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. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A SALES TAX SHARING AGREEMENT WITH ONE ELEVEN LA QUINTA, LLC FOR CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH 111 LA QUINTA CENTER [RESOLUTION 2014-044]

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on September 16, 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.

The regular meetings of August 19 and September 2, 2014 have been cancelled.

DECLARATION OF POSTING

I, Teresa Thompson, Deputy 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 August 1, 2014

DATED:    August 1, 2014


TERESA THOMPSON, Deputy 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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