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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 at 4:00 p.m.

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

2. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR, TERRY DEERINGER, REGARDING NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE LA QUINTA CITY EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.6 MEET AND CONFER PROCESS


RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION 

RECONVENE AT 4:00 P.M
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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 – NONE

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

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF JUNE 3, 2014

2. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTER DATED JUNE 17, 2014

3. APPROVE INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD WORK PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 

4. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND TIME TO COMPLETE ON-SITE AND OFF-SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR PARCEL MAP NO. 33954 [RESOLUTION 2014-025] 
 
5. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO REAFFIRM ADOPTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENT FOR COUNTY SERVICE AREA 152, AUTHORIZE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TO CONTINUE TO LEVY ASSESSMENTS, AND INDEMNIFY AND HOLD THE COUNTY HARMLESS FOR LEVYING ASSESSMENTS ON CITY PARCELS [RESOLUTION 2014-026] 
 
6. ADOPT A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SUBORDINATION OF THE STATUTORY PASS-THROUGH PAYMENTS DUE TO THE CITY OF LA QUINTA FROM THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY FOR THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE [RESOLUTION 2014-027] 
 
7. APPROVE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR ONE COUNCILMEMBER AND CITY CLERK TO ATTEND THE QUARTERLY LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES POLICY COMMITTEE MEETINGS IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 18-19, 2014 

8. EXCUSE BOARD MEMBER RAY ROOKER’S ABSENCE FROM THE JUNE 4, 2014 ARCHITECTURAL AND LANDSCAPING REVIEW BOARD MEETING 
 
9. APPROVE A CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH VINTAGE ASSOCIATES FOR PARK LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 
 
10. APPROVE A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH JNS MEDIA FOR MARKETING SERVICES 
 
11. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORTS DATED FEBRUARY 28, 2014 AND MARCH 31, 2014 
 
12. RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS DATED FEBRUARY 28, 2014 AND MARCH 31, 2014 
 
13. APPROVE A CONTRACT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE LA QUINTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 
 
14. APPROVE A CONTRACT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE LA QUINTA ARTS FOUNDATION 
 
15. APPROVE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH BENGAL ENGINEERING TO PROVIDE ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR DUNE PALMS ROAD BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS 
 
16. ADOPT A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE INVESTMENT POLICY OF THE CITY OF LA QUINTA FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 [RESOLUTION 2014-028] 
   
17. APPROVE A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH TERRA NOVA PLANNING AND RESEARCH INC. FOR PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
   
18. APPROVE SPECIFICATIONS AND ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE AND AUTHORIZE STAFF TO OBTAIN BIDS FOR PHASE 1 OF LA QUINTA MUSEUM AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT PUBLIC FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT 
  
BUSINESS SESSION 

1. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 BUDGET AND ESTABLISH THE CITY’S APPROPRIATION LIMIT [RESOLUTION 2014-029] 
   
2. INTERVIEWS AND APPOINTMENTS OF RESIDENTS TO VARIOUS CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS 
 
3. APPROVE PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE AND ADVERTISE FOR BID PHASE II OF THE SILVERROCK GOLF COURSE RESTORATION PROJECT 
   
4. APPOINT VOTING DELEGATE AND ALTERNATE TO THE 2014 LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES ANNUAL CONFERENCE   

STUDY SESSION - NONE

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. PALM SPRINGS AIRPORT COMMISSION REPORT

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER – RALPH’S GROCERY STORE 
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK – UPCOMING EVENTS AND CITY CALENDAR 
4. COMMUNITY SERVICES REPORT – MAY 2014 
5. PUBLIC WORKS REPORT – MAY 2014   

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS – NONE

ADJOURNMENT 

 
The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on July 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 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 June 13, 2014.

DATED: June 13, 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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