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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

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CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


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

REGULAR MEETING ON TUESDAY, JULY 7, 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).

JOINT CLOSED SESSION OF CITY COUNCIL AND HOUSING AUTHORITY

1. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT: THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF WASHINGTON STREET AND HIDDEN RIVER ROAD (APNs 609-040-007, 609-040-023, 609-040-028, 609-040-029, 609-051-007 AND 609-051-003)
CITY NEGOTIATOR: FRANK J. SPEVACEK, CITY MANAGER
NEGOTIATING PARTIES: SANDER AND PAULA SALKIND, URBAN HOUSING COMMUNITIES AND COACHELLA VALLEY HOUSING COALITION
UNDER NEGOTIATION: PRICE AND TERMS OF PAYMENT

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

3. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR, WILLIAM H. IHRKE, CITY ATTORNEY, REGARDING UNREPRESENTED EMPLOYEE FRANK J. SPEVACEK, CITY MANAGER, PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.6


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. EMERGENCY SERVICES PRESENTATION

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

1. APPROVE MINUTES OF JUNE 16, 2015

2. APPROVE REDUCTION OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS TO ONE PER MONTH DURING AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2015 BY CANCELLING REGULAR MEETINGS OF AUGUST 18 AND SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

3. RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS FOR THE MONTHS OF MARCH, APRIL AND MAY 2015

4. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORT FOR THE MONTH ENDED APRIL 2015 

5. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED MAY 29, JUNE 3, 12 AND 19, 2015

6. APPROVE INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT WITH RIVERSIDE COUNTY AND
ACCEPT EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM FUNDS

7. DENY THE CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY CYNTHIA DOMINGUEZ; DATE OF LOSS - MAY 7, 2015

8. DENY THE CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY MAYRA MARTINEZ; DATE OF LOSS - MAY 7, 2015

9. EXCUSE ABSENCES FOR PLANNING COMMISSIONERS BETTENCOURT AND WRIGHT AND COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSIONER JOHNSON

10. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR HUMAN RESOURCES/RISK MANAGER TO ATTEND CALIFORNIA JOINT POWERS INSURANCE AUTHORITY ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL FORUM FROM SEPTEMBER 23-25, 2015 IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

11. APPROVE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE ALTUM GROUP FOR THE VILLAGE BUILDOUT PLAN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT

12. APPROVE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH COACHELLA VALLEY RESCUE MISSION TO SUPPORT OPERATIONS

13. ADOPT RESOLUTION REQUESTING COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE TO PLACE
COLLECTION COSTS FOR SOLID WASTE HANDLING SERVICES AT SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLINGS ON TAX ROLLS [RESOLUTION 2015-030]

14. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND TIME TO COMPLETE OFF-SITE AND ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR PALIZADA, LOCATED SOUTH OF AVENUE 60 AND EAST OF MONROE STREET [RESOLUTION 2015-031]

15. [ITEM PULLED FROM AGENDA]

16. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND TIME TO COMPLETE ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE RESIDENCE CLUB AT PGA WEST DEVELOPMENT [RESOLUTION 2015-033]

17. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND TIME TO COMPLETE OFF-SITE AND ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR A THREE LOT SUBDIVISION NORTH OF CALLE AMIGO AND EAST OF AVENIDA BERMUDAS [RESOLUTION 2015-034]

18. APPROVE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR FIVE COUNCILMEMBERS AND CITY MANAGER TO ATTEND LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 30 TO OCTOBER 2, 2015

19. APPROVE CONTRACT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH AVIR INCORPORATED FOR COUNCIL CHAMBER AUDIO/VIDEO/CONTROL SYSTEM REPLACEMENT

20.  REJECT ALL BIDS AND AUTHORIZE READVERTISEMENT OF THE INTERIOR PHASE OF THE LIBRARY 10TH ANNIVERSARY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

21. AWARD CONTRACT TO AMERICAN ASPHALT SOUTH, INC. FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/16 SLURRY SEAL PROGRAM

22. AWARD CONTRACT TO NEW CONSTRUCTION SOLUTIONS INC.FOR PHASE I OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT SPORTS COMPLEX AND YMCA FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

23. AWARD CONTRACT TO RG GENERAL ENGINEERING FOR PHASE II OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT SPORTS COMPLEX AND YMCA FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

BUSINESS SESSION

1. APPROVE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE FOR LIBRARY AND MUSEUM MANAGEMENT

2. APPOINT PRIMARY AND ALTERNATE DELEGATE FOR NEWLY CREATED EAST VALLEY COALITION

3. INTRODUCE ORDINANCE AMENDING SEVERAL CHAPTERS OF TITLE 10 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO ANIMALS 

4. RE-INTRODUCE ORDINANCE 526 AMENDING SEVERAL CHAPTERS OF MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 5 RELATING TO BUSINESS REGULATIONS AND DELETING CHAPTERS 5.16, 5.28, 5.44, 5.52, AND 11.60

STUDY SESSION

1. CONSIDER RESOURCES TO INCREASE CODE COMPLIANCE OPERATIONS

2. DISCUSS RETAINING LOBBYIST SERVICES

PUBLIC HEARINGS – NONE

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER – COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP IHUB ACCELERATOR PROJECT PLANNING GRANT REPORT

2. CITY ATTORNEY

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS

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. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INFO EXCHANGE COMMITTEE (Osborne)
13. CVAG PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (Osborne)
14. CVAG VALLEY-WIDE HOMELESSNESS COMMITTEE (Osborne)
15. DESERT SANDS SCHOOL DISTRICT COMMITTEE (Osborne & Franklin)
16. EAST VALLEY COALITION (Osborne)
17. IID ENERGY CONSUMERS’ ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Osborne)
18. ANIMAL CAMPUS COMMISSION (Pena)
19. COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP (Radi)
20. RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (RCTC) (Radi)
21. CVAG TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE (Radi)
22. PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES DATED MAY 12 AND JUNE 9, 2015
23. INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MINUTES DATED MAY 13, 2015
24. PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION REPORT
25. COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION MINUTES DATED MAY 11, 2015

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on July 21, 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 July 2, 2015

DATED: July 2, 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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