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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, JULY 21, 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 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)
CITY 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

2. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED: WITHIN FRITZ BURNS PARK, SOUTH OF AVENUE 52, EAST OF AVENIDA BERMUDAS, NORTH AND WEST OF TRADITIONS (PORTION OF APN 770-184-011).
CITY NEGOTIATOR: LES JOHNSON, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
NEGOTIATING PARTIES: DANEEN WILDER, VERIZON WIRELESS
UNDER NEGOTIATION: PRICE AND TERMS OF PAYMENT FOR LEASE OF PROPERTY FOR CELL TOWER SITE

3. 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. PROCLAMATIONS TO OUTGOING BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS

2. CV LINK UPDATE

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

1. MINUTES OF JULY 7, 2015

2. DENY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY ELIZABETH HAY; DATE OF LOSS - SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

3. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR A CONTENT EDITOR/WRITER, EXECUTIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT AND THE HOUSING COORDINATOR TO ATTEND THE CALIFORNIA CITY CLERK’S ASSOCIATION NUTS AND BOLTS WORKSHOP IN BREA, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 8-9, 2015 

4. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR TWO COUNCILMEMBERS, CITY MANAGER, ASSISTANT TO CITY MANAGER AND BUSINESS ANALYST TO ATTEND THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF SHOPPING CENTERS WESTERN CONFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 16-18, 2015

5. APPROVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT FOR FRANK J. SPEVACEK, CITY MANAGER

6. ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FINAL PARCEL MAP FOR PROPERTY LOCATED WEST OF EISENHOWER DRIVE AND NORTH OF AVENIDA FERNANDO [RESOLUTION 2015-034]

7. ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FINAL MAP AND SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT FOR LA QUINTA SQUARE DEVELOPMENT [RESOLUTION 2015-035]

8. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED JUNE 26, JULY 2 AND JULY 10, 2015

9. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORT DATED MAY 31, 2015

BUSINESS SESSION

1. APPOINT A LA QUINTA REPRESENTATIVE TO THE COACHELLA VALLEY MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT’S BOARD OF TRUSTEES

2. RENAME FIRE STATION NO. 32 IN MEMORY OF LA QUINTA PARAMEDIC/FIREFIGHTER CHRISTOPHER DOUGLAS

3. INTRODUCE ORDINANCE TO EXPEDITE PERMITTING PROCEDURES FOR SMALL RESIDENTIAL ROOFTOP SOLAR SYSTEMS AND ADDING CHAPTER 8.90 TO THE LA QUINTA MUNICIPAL CODE [ORDINANCE NO. 527]

STUDY SESSION

1. LOGO REFINEMENT DISCUSSION

2. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES

3. PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT CODE TUNE UP

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. SECOND READING OF ORDINANCE 526 AMENDING SEVERAL CHAPTERS OF TITLE 5 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO BUSINESS REGULATIONS AND DELETING CHAPTERS 5.16, 5.28, 5.44, 5.52, AND 11.60

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK – CITY CALENDAR
4. COMMUNITY SERVICES
    A. DEPARTMENT REPORT – JUNE / 2015
    B. MARKETING QUARTERLY REPORT
5. PUBLIC WORKS REPORT – JUNE / 2015
6. POLICE DEPARTMENT QUARTERLY REPORT
7. FIRE DEPARTMENT QUARTERLY REPORT

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. IID ENERGY CONSUMERS’ ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Osborne)
17. EAST VALLEY COALITION (Osborne)
18. ANIMAL CAMPUS COMMISSION (Pena)
19. RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (RCTC) (Radi)
20. CVAG TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE (Radi)
21. PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION MINUTES

ADJOURNMENT 
 
The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on August 4, 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 17, 2015

DATED: July 17, 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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