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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

(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, MARCH 17, 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 LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION, EXPOSURE TO LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9 (d)(2) (NUMBER OF POTENTIAL CASES: 1)


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 FEBRUARY 17 AND MARCH 3, 2015

2. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED FEBRUARY 27 AND MARCH 6, 2015

3. DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY MALCOLM CHERNICK, DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

4 DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY GARY GRAVERSEN AND JOHN BILLINGS, DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

5. RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015

6. ADOPT RESOLUTION GRANTING APPROVAL OF FINAL PARCEL MAP 36523 [RESOLUTION 2015-009]

7. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND TIME TO COMPLETE OFF-SITE AND ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR CODORNIZ (TRACT MAP NO. 32070) [RESOLUTION 2015-010]

8. ADOPT RESOLUTION GRANTING CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF FINAL MAP AND SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THE ORCHARD DEVELOPMENT [RESOLUTION 2015-011]

9. APPROVE PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE, AND AUTHORIZE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR THE ADAMS STREET SIGNAL AND STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

10. APPROVE REPLACEMENT OF AUDIO/VISUAL/CONTROL SYSTEM IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS AND APPROPRIATE FUNDING

11. ACCEPT EMERGENCY SERVICES GRANT FUNDS FROM THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

12. APPROVE TRANSFER OF ONE EMERGENCY SERVICES VEHICLE TO RIVERSIDE COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR USE BY THE DEDICATED EMERGENCY SERVICES COORDINATOR

13. APPROVE SUB-REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT WITH COACHELLA VALLEY ASSOCIATE OF GOVERNMENTS, ALL COACHELLA VALLEY CITIES AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY FOR THE INTERCHANGE PROJECT AT JEFFERSON STREET/ INTERSTATE 10 AND APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR TOTAL PROJECT COSTS

14. AWARD CONTRACT TO DATELAND CONSTRUCTION CO. INC. AND APPROPRIATE $30,000 FROM UNALLOCATED GENERAL FUND RESERVES FOR THE AVENIDA CARRANZA DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

15. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORTS DATED DECEMBER 31, 2014 AND JANUARY 31, 2015

16. APPROVE A TEMPORARY ART DONATION AGREEMENT WITH GOLDENVOICE FOR ARTWORK TO BE PLACED AT THE JEFFERSON STREET ROUNDABOUT

17. EXCUSE ABSENCE OF INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER KATHERINE GODBEY FROM MEETING OF MARCH 11, 2015

BUSINESS SESSION

1. APPROVE PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY NOMINATIONS

STUDY SESSION

1. DISCUSS STRIPING OPTIONS FOR AVENIDA BERMUDAS, CALLE TAMPICO AND BLACKHAWK WAY

2. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

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. COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT POLICY COMMITTEE (Evans)
7. SO. CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (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 EXCHANGE COMMITTEE (Radi)
21. PALM SPRINGS AIRPORT COMMISSION REPORT
22. PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES DATED JANUARY 13, 2015

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS
1. CITY MANAGER
    A. SILVERROCK UPDATE
    B. TRAKIT SOFTWARE IMPLEMENTATION AND CHANGES IN BUSINESS PROCESS
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK – UPCOMING EVENTS AND CITY CALENDAR
4. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – RESPONDING TO AND ADDRESSING DOG BITES
5. COMMUNITY SERVICES – DEPARTMENT REPORT
6. PUBLIC WORKS – DEPARTMENT REPORT

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS – NONE

ADJOURNMENT 
 
The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on April 7, 2015 commencing with closed session at 3:30 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 March 13, 2015.

DATED: March 13, 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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