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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 - STUDY SESSION ROOM
78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta

REGULAR MEETING ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 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

2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—EXISTING LITIGATION (PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(d)(1)) NAME OF CASE: WALKER V. CITY OF LA QUINTA, RIVERSIDE COUNTY SUP. CT. CASE NO. INS1501295

3. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF CALLE TAMPICO AND AVENIDA NAVARRO (APN: 773-076-018).
CITY NEGOTIATOR: FRANK J. SPEVACEK, CITY MANAGER
NEGOTIATING PARTY: KNICKERBOCKER ENTERPRISES, LLC.
UNDER CONSIDERATION: PRICE AND TERM 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

1. CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING AWARDED TO CITY OF LA QUINTA FOR COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT

2. CV LINK UPDATE BY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF COACHELLA VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

3. PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT BY SAXONY GROUP

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

1. MINUTES OF JULY 21, 2015

2. DEMAND REGISTERS DATED JULY 17 AND JULY 24, 2015

3. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 527 TO EXPEDITE PERMITTING PROCEDURES FOR SMALL RESIDENTIAL ROOFTOP SOLAR SYSTEMS AND ADD CHAPTER 8.90 TO THE LA QUINTA MUNICIPAL CODE

4. RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2015 (PRELIMINARY)

5. RATIFY GRANT APPLICATION SUBMISSION TO CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/16 FUNDING

6. AWARD CONTRACT TO MATICH CORPORATION FOR MONROE STREET PAVING REHABILITATION PROJECT

7. AUTHORIZE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR PERMIT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR AND EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO ATTEND MANAGEMENT ACADEMY TRAINING ON OCTOBER 5, 6, 7 AND 8, 2015, IN PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA

8. ACCEPT LA QUINTA WELLNESS CENTER IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

9. AWARD CONTRACT TO GOLDEN VALLEY CONSTRUCTION  FOR EXTERIOR PHASE OF LIBRARY 10TH ANNIVERSARY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

10. AWARD CONTRACT TO PAINTING & DÉCOR, INC. FOR INTERIOR PHASE OF LA QUINTA LIBRARY 1OTH ANNIVERSARY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

BUSINESS SESSION

1. APPOINT TWO COUNCIL MEMBERS TO AD-HOC COMMITTEE FOR DEVELOPMENT CODE TUNE UP

2. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN CITY OF LA QUINTA AND LA QUINTA CITY EMPLOYEES’ ASSOCIATION THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 AND APPROVE CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION REVISIONS [RESOLUTION 2015-036]

3. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO APPROVE BENEFIT ADJUSTMENTS FOR MANAGEMENT, CONTRACT EMPLOYEES AND CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEES THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2016/17 {RESOLUTION 2015-037]

STUDY SESSION - NONE

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 RESOLUTION TO APPROVE TIME EXTENSION FOR TENTATIVE TRACT MAP AND REMOVE A CONDITION FROM CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL TO ELIMINATE AGE RESTRICTION FOR PROJECT LOCATED AT MONROE STREET AND AVENUE 61. [NO FURTHER ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS REQUIRED.] APPLICANT: MONROE DATES, LLC [RESOLUTION 2015-038] 

2. INTRODUCE ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 9.150.060 OF THE MUNCIPAL CODE (SPACES REQUIRED BY USE) TO ALLOW FOR A REDUCED NUMBER OF REQUIRED PARKING SPACES FOR PROPERTIES WITHIN THE VILLAGE COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT, AND CONFIRM A DETERMINATION OF EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT SECTION 15061 (B)(3) REVIEW OF EXEMPTIONS – GENERAL RULE [ORDINANCE NO. 528]

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK
4. COMMUNITY SERVICES 2015/16 MARKETING PLAN
5. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REPORT – JUNE 2015

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 (Peña)
20. RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (RCTC) (Radi)
21. CVAG TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE (Radi)
22. INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MINUTES -JUNE 10, 2015
23. PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES -JUNE 23, 2015
24. COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION MINUTES - JUNE 8, 2015

ADJOURNMENT

The regular meetings of August 18 and September 1, 2015 have been cancelled.  The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on September 15, 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 31, 2015

DATED: July 31, 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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