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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

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CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta 

REGULAR MEETING ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
3:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION | 4:00 P.M. OPEN SESSION



CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL: Councilmembers: Franklin, Osborne, Peña, Radi, Mayor Evans

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 NEGOTIATOR PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED IN PROXIMITY TO AVENIDA MONTEZUMA, AVENIDA VILLA AND AVENIDA NAVARRO (APN: 773-076-018).
CITY NEGOTIATOR: FRANK J. SPEVACEK, CITY MANAGER
NEGOTIATING PARTY: CITY OF LA QUINTA AND ALTHEA PROPERTIES
UNDER CONSIDERATION: PRICE AND TERMS OF PAYMENT


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 – NONE

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

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF JANUARY 10 AND JANUARY 20, 2015

2. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED JANUARY 16 AND JANUARY 23, 2015

3. APPROVE PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE, AND AUTHORIZE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR PARKWAY LANDSCAPING DESIGN FOR CITY OWNED PROPERTIES ALONG AVENUE 52 NEAR CALLE AMIGO

4. ADOPT RESOLUTION GRANTING CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF AMENDED FINAL MAP AND SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE MONTERRA DEVELOPMENT [RESOLUTION 2015-006]

5. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL TECHNICIAN TO ATTEND TRAINING IN GLENDALE, ARIZONA ON MARCH 11-12, 2015

6. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY WILLIAM WALKER; DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

7. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR FOUR MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION AND THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL PLANNING COMMISSIONERS ACADEMY IN NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 4-6, 2015

BUSINESS SESSION

1. RECEIVE AND FILE COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2014

STUDY SESSION

1. FISCAL YEAR 2013/2014 YEAR END, FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 MIDYEAR UPDATE AND RESERVE POLICY REVIEW

REPORTS AND INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

1. CVAG COACHELLA VALLEY CONSERVATION COMMISSION (Evans)
2. CVAG ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE (Evans)
3. CVAG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (Evans)
4. GREATER PALM SPRINGS CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU (Evans)
5. LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES DELEGATE (Evans)
6. SO. CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (Evans)
7. COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT POLICY COMMITTEE (Evans)
8. CALIFORNIA JOINT POWERS INSURANCE AUTHORITY (Franklin)
9. COACHELLA VALLEY MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY (Franklin)
10. JACQUELINE COCHRAN REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY (Franklin)
11. SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY (Franklin)
12. CVAG PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Osborne)
13. CVAG VALLEY-WIDE HOMELESSNESS COMMITTEE (Osborne)
14. DESERT SANDS SCHOOL DISTRICT COMMITTEE (Osborne & Franklin)
15. IID ENERGY CONSUMERS’ ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Osborne)
16. ANIMAL CAMPUS COMMISSION (Pena)
17. CIVIC CENTER ART PURCHASE COMMITTEE (Pena and Radi)
18. COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP (Radi)
19. CVAG TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE (Radi)
20. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INFO EXCHANGE COMMITTEE (Radi)
21. PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES DATED NOVEMBER 25 AND DECEMBER 8, 2014

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK – MUNICIPAL CODE REVIEW PROJECT - UPDATE
4. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REPORT – DECEMBER 2014

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS – 5:00 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 RESOLUTIONS TO APPROVE A SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT AND TENTATIVE TRACT MAP TO ALLOW THE DEVELOPMENT OF 48 SINGLE FAMILY HOMES AT ANDALUSIA, EAST OF MADISON STREET AND SOUTH OF AVENUE 58 [RESOLUTIONS 2015-007 AND 2015-008]

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on February 17, 2015, 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 January 30, 2015

DATED: January 30, 2015


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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