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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 2:30; 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, MAY 19, 2015
2:30 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. PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTIONS 54954.5(E) AND 54957, CLOSED SESSION CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING:
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION:
TITLE: ASSISTANT CHIEF OF POLICE

2. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT: SILVERROCK RESORT (APNS 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);
AGENCY NEGOTIATOR: FRANK J. SPEVACEK, CITY MANAGER NEGOTIATING PARTY: SILVERROCK DEVELOPMENT, LLC.
UNDER NEGOTIATION: PRICE AND TERMS OF PAYMENT FOR ACQUISITION AND/OR DISPOSITION OF THE PROPERTY IDENTIFIED

 

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 MAY 5, 2015

2. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED MAY 1, 4 AND 8, 2015

3. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY JASON SULLIVAN, DATE OF LOSS OCTOBER 15, 2014

4. DENY CLAIM FOR FLOOD DAMAGES FILED BY ROGER VAUGHN, DATE OF LOSS SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

5. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY ANN AND HARRY SCHAFFNER, DATE OF LOSS SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

6. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY EMIL PACELLI; DATE OF LOSS – OCTOBER 15, 2014

7. APPROVE PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE, AND SOLICIT BIDS FOR THE WASHINGTON STREET PAVEMENT REHABILITATION IMPROVEMENTS

8. ADOPT RESOLUTION GRANTING CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF FINAL MAP AND SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THE LA QUINTA SQUARE DEVELOPMENT (PARCEL MAP NO. 36791) [RESOLUTION 2015-017]

9. REJECT ALL BIDS FOR THE LA QUINTA LIBRARY LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE LIGHTING CONVERSION PROJECT

10. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORT DATED FEBRUARY 28, 2015

11. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORT DATED MARCH 31, 2015

BUSINESS SESSION

1. APPROVE LEGISLATIVE POLICY GUIDE UPDATE

STUDY SESSION

1. REVIEW OF POLICE SERVICES AND CRIME TRENDS REPORT

2. FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016 PROPOSED BUDGET

3. 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. COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION MINUTES – MARCH 9, 2015

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER -
    A. COACHELLA VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE FUNDING PROPOSAL FOR THE CV LINK
    B. EAST VALLEY COALITION UPDATE
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REPORT – APRIL 2015
4. COMMUNITY SERVICES REPORT – APRIL 2015
5. PUBLIC WORKS REPORT – APRIL 2015

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 FIVE RESOLUTIONS TO APPROVE 1) MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND ASSOCIATED MITIGATION MONITORING PROGRAM FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT, 2) GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT, 3) SPECIFIC PLAN AMENDMENT, 4) TENTATIVE TRACT MAP, AND 5) SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT; AND INTRODUCE AN ORDINANCE TO CHANGE ZONING DESIGNATION FROM MEDIUM HIGH TO LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL TO ALLOW DEVELOPMENT OF 82 SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES ON 20.8 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF JEFFERSON STREET AND AVENUE 52 [RESOLUTIONS 2015-018, 2015-019, 2015-020, 2015-021 AND 2015-022]
A. TAKE UP ORDINANCE BY TITLE AND NUMBER ONLY AND WAIVE FURTHER READING
B. INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. 525 ON FIRST READING

ADJOURNMENT 

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on June 2, 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 15, 2015

DATED: May 15, 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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