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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 3:00; 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, JUNE 3, 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 CITY ATTORNEY, ANTICIPATED LITIGATION, INITIATION OF LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9 (c) (1 MATTER)

2. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957, COUNCIL APPOINTED POSITION – CITY ATTORNEY

3. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957, COUNCIL APPOINTED POSITION – CITY MANAGER

4. 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


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. COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP PRESENTATION

2. LIBRARY AND MUSEUM QUARTERLY REPORT FOR JANUARY THROUGH MARCH 2014
 
CONSENT CALENDAR
NOTE:  Consent Calendar items are routine in nature and can be approved by one motion.

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF MAY 20, 2014

2. APPROVE CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH VINTAGE ASSOCIATES FOR PARK LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/15
 
3. ADOPT RESOLUTIONS (A) CALLING AND GIVING NOTICE OF THE HOLDING OF A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014 AND (B) REQUESTING THE COUNTY CONSOLIDATE THE NOVEMBER 4, 2014 MUNICIPAL ELECTION WITH THE STATEWIDE GENERAL ELECTION [RESOLUTION 2014-019 AND RESOLUTION 2014-020] 

4. APPROVE THE REDUCTION OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS TO ONE PER MONTH DURING AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER, 2014 BY CANCELLING THE REGULAR MEETINGS OF AUGUST 19 AND SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
 
5. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY:  DAVID PLOUFFE; DATE OF LOSS – NOVEMBER 16, 2013

6. APPROVE AMENDMENT AND CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER WITH KIRKPATRICK LANDSCAPING SERVICES, INC. FOR CITYWIDE LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE 

7. APPROVE AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT WITH A.M. LASALLE ELECTRIC, INC., FOR LANDSCAPE LIGHTING MAINTENANCE SERVICES

8. APPROVE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION WORK PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015

9. APPROVE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH GRAPHTEK INTERACTIVE FOR DIGITAL MARKETING SERVICES

10. ACCEPT CITY HALL LIGHTING CONVERSION PROJECT

11. ACCEPT PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE PROJECT: REPLACEMENT OF CITY HALL BUILDING HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS 1 AND 2  

12. AUTHORIZE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATION TO EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM AND ACCEPT FUNDS 

13. APPROVE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES FOR NORTH LA QUINTA PARKWAYS AND ENTRYWAYS LANDSCAPE CONVERSION PROJECT

14. AUTHORIZE CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION TO TRILOGY AT LA QUINTA COMMUNITY SERVICES ORGANIZATION FOR A NEW CITIZENS ON PATROL VEHICLE

15. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTER DATED JUNE 3, 2014

16. APPROVE MUNICIPAL STORMWATER IMPLEMENTATION AND COST SHARING AGREEMENT WITH RIVERSIDE COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
 
BUSINESS SESSION 

1. SELECT A REPRESENTATIVE TO THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WORKSHOP/INFORMATION EXCHANGE COMMITTEE

2. ADOPT RESOLUTIONS APPROVING A MAJOR REVISION TO THE COACHELLA VALLEY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN [RESOLUTION 2014-021 AND RESOLUTION 2014-022]

3. APPROVE THE CITY OF LA QUINTA’S LEGISLATIVE POLICY GUIDE

STUDY SESSION 

1. DISCUSS FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 PROPOSED BUDGET – CONTINUED DISCUSSION

2. DISCUSS A SALES TAX SHARING AGREEMENT WITH MICHAEL SHOVLIN FOR CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH 111 LA QUINTA CENTER 

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. PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES DATED APRIL 22, 2014
22. ARCHITECTURAL AND LANDSCAPING REVIEW BOARD MINUTES DATED APRIL 2, 2014

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS 

1. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MONTHLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

IF TIME ALLOWS BEFORE PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED FOR 7:00 P.M., RECESS TO THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE DISSOLVED LA QUINTA REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

RECONVENE AT 7:00 P.M.

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).

PUBLIC HEARINGS  - (7:00 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 CONFIRMING THE DIAGRAM AND ASSESSMENT FOR LANDSCAPE AND LIGHTING ASSESSMENT DISTRICT 89-1, FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 [RESOLUTION 2014-023]

2. ADOPT RESOLUTION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 THROUGH 2017/2018 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM [RESOLUTION 2014-024] 


ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on June 17, 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 30, 2014.

DATED: May 30, 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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