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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, MAY 5, 2015
3:00 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 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.
 

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. MENTAL HEALTH MONTH PROCLAMATION

2. COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT – WATER RESOURCES UPDATE

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

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF APRIL 7, 2015

2. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS FOR APRIL 3, 10, 17, 20 AND 24, 2015

3. EXCUSE MEETING ABSENCES FOR INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER DONAIS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSIONER ENGEL

4. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY MJP GAL PROPERTIES, DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

5. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY HACIENDAS OF LA QUINTA, DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

6. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY JANET MAGUIRE, DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

7. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY MICHAEL AND LUCINDA ROBSON, DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

8. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY PAUL AND JEAN FOCHELLI, DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 

9. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY RON OLSON, DATE OF LOSS – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

10. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY OMAR ADRIAN VIVAS, et al; DATE OF LOSS – OCTOBER 11, 2014

11. 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 2015-012]

12. APPROVE CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH SANTA FE BUILDING MAINTENANCE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016 JANITORIAL SERVICES

13. APPROVE PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE, AND SOLICIT BIDS FOR JEFFERSON STREET AT AVENUE 52 ROUNDABOUT IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

14. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 524 AMENDING MULTIPLE CHAPTERS OF TITLE 1 AND TITLE 2 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE

15. ACCEPT GRANT OF EASEMENT AND AGREEMENT FOR DRAINAGE PURPOSES ON HORSESHOE ROAD FROM INDIAN SPRINGS GOLF CLUB

16. APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH PSOMAS AND APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR ON-CALL CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION SERVICES

17. APPROPRIATE FUNDING AND AWARD CONTRACT TO GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO CONSTRUCT ADAMS STREET SIGNAL AND STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

18. APPROVE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION WORK PLAN FOR 2015/2016

19. APPROVE CORRESPONDENCE TEMPLATES FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

20. APPROVE SPECIFICATIONS AND BID DOCUMENTS AND AUTHORIZE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR PARK LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SERVICES

21. APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH NAI CONSULTING FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES

22. APPROPRIATE FUNDING AND INCLUDE MONROE STREET PAVEMENT REHABILITATION PROJECT IN FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

23. ADOPT RESOLUTIONS TO 1) APPROVE PRELIMINARY ENGINEER’S REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016 LANDSCAPE AND LIGHTING ASSESSMENT DISTRICT 89-1, AND 2) DECLARE INTENT TO LEVY ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS FOR LANDSCAPE AND LIGHTING ASSESSMENT DISTRICT 89-1 [RESOLUTIONS 2015-013 and 2015-014]

24. ESTABLISH ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE THE CITY’S FINANCIAL NEED AND ADVERTISE TO FILL VACANCIES

BUSINESS SESSION

1. APPROVE AN ART PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH JANE DEDECKER AND NATIONAL SCULPTORS BUILD FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF A SCULPTURE AT THE SEELEY DRIVE ROUNDABOUT

2. APPROVE SILVERROCK RESORT FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016 ANNUAL PLAN

STUDY SESSION

1. DISCUSS LOGO UPDATE / BRAND REFRESHMENT

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. COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP (Radi)
18. RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (RCTC) (Radi)
19. CVAG TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE (Radi)
20. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INFO EXCHANGE COMMITTEE (Radi)
21. PALM SPRINGS AIRPORT COMMISSION REPORT
22. PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 24, 2015
23. INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MINUTES JANUARY 14, 2015

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK – MEETING AND EVENT CALENDAR
4. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REPORT - MARCH 2015
5. COMMUNITY SERVICES
    A. REPORT – MARCH 2015
    B. QUARTERLY MARKETING REPORT
6. PUBLIC WORKS REPORT - MARCH 2015
7. POLICE DEPARTMENT QUARTERLY REPORT
8. FIRE DEPARTMENT QUARTERLY REPORT

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

PUBLIC HEARINGS – 5:00 PM

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 FOR A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND ASSOCIATED MITIGATION MONITORING PROGRAM FOR AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT, SPECIFIC PLAN, TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP, TENTATIVE TRACT MAP, AND SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT, FOR DEVELOPMENT OF 78 SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES ON 39.8 ACRES, LOCATED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF AVENUE 54, ONE QUARTER MILE EAST OF MADISON STREET [RESOLUTION 2015-015]

2. ADOPT RESOLUTION FOR TIME EXTENSION FOR A CONDITIONAL USE AND SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR A RETAIL AND MEDICAL OFFICE DEVELOPMENT LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF WASHINGTON STREET AND FRED WARING DRIVE [RESOLUTION 2015-016]

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on May 19, 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 May 1, 2015

DATED: May 1, 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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