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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, SEPTEMBER 15, 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 LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO LITIGATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (2) OR (3) OF SUBDIVISION (d) OF GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9 (NUMBER OF POTENTIAL CASES: 1)
3. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO LITIGATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (2) OR (3) OF SUBDIVISION (d) OF GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9 (NUMBER OF POTENTIAL CASES: 2)


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. PRESENTATION BY THE LA QUINTA MOTORCAR DEALERS

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


1. MINUTES OF AUGUST 4, 2015

2. APPROVE DEMAND REGISTERS DATED AUGUST 7, 14, 19, 21 AND 28, 2015

3. RECEIVE AND FILE TREASURER’S REPORTS DATED JUNE 2015

4. RECEIVE AND FILE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE REPORTS DATED JULY 31, 2015

5. ADOPT A RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED AND RESTATED CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT [RESOLUTION 2015-039]

6. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 528 AMENDING SECTION 9.150.060 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE (SPACES REQUIRED BY USE) TO ALLOW FOR 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

7. APPROVE AMENDED AND RESTATED EAST VALLEY COALITION MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO INCLUDE CITY OF COACHELLA AS A MEMBER

8. APPROPRIATE FUNDING AND AWARD CONTRACT TO GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN WASHINGTON STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

9. AUTHORIZE SIGNATURE ON AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY AND COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT FOR PURCHASE OF A TAX-DEFAULTED PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF LA QUINTA

10. ADOPT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND TIME TO COMPLETE ON-SITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR CITRUS EL DORADO LOCATED SOUTH OF AVENUE 50, WEST OF JEFFERSON STREET [RESOLUTION 2015-040]

11. ADOPT A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS BULLETIN AND ELIGIBILITY CHECKLIST FOR EXPEDITED SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PERMITTING [RESOLUTION 2015-041]

12. ACCEPT ADAMS STREET SIGNAL AND STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

13. ACCEPT PERIMETER LANDSCAPING PROJECT COMPLETED ON CITY-OWNED LOTS LOCATED ON AVENUE 52 BETWEEN DESERT CLUB DRIVE AND AVENIDA NAVARRO

14. RATIFY PURCHASE OF DAIS TABLETOP FOR COUNCIL CHAMBERS

15. APPROVE ABATEMENT OF LA QUINTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LEASE PAYMENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 2015 TO JUNE 2016

16. ADOPT RESOLUTION GRANTING CONDITIONAL APPROVAL OF FINAL MAP ASSOCIATED WITH PARCEL MAP 36921, LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF ADAMS STREET AND CORPORATE CENTER DRIVE [RESOLUTION 2015-042]

BUSINESS SESSION

1. INTRODUCE ORDINANCE AMENDING SEVERAL CHAPTERS OF TITLE 10 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO ANIMALS [ORDINANCE 530]

2. INTRODUCE AN ORDINANCE AMENDING, ADDING AND DELETING VARIOUS CHAPTERS OF MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 3 RELATING TO REVENUE AND FINANCE [ORDINANCE 529]

3. ADOPT FOUR RESOLUTIONS SETTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR PURCHASING AND CONTRACTING, DISPOSING OF SURPLUS GOODS, PROCESSING CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY, AND APPLYING FOR AND ACCEPTING GRANTS [RESOLUTIONS 2015-043, 2015-044, 2015-045 AND 2015-046]

STUDY SESSION

1. SKATE PARK DEVELOPMENT OPTION

2. UPDATE ON WATER REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR 2015/16

PUBLIC HEARINGS  –  NONE

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

1. CITY MANAGER
    A. UPDATE ON PACE AND HERO PROGRAM
    B. CALRECYCLE ELECTRONIC ANNUAL REPORT
    C. LOBBYIST SERVICES REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL UPDATE
2. CITY ATTORNEY
3. CITY CLERK
    A. UPCOMING EVENTS AND CITY CALENDAR
    B. SET DATE FOR ANNUAL POLICE VOLUNTEERS' DINNER
4. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – CODE COMPLIANCE COMMUNITY OUTREACH
5. COMMUNITY SERVICES
    A. DEPARTMENT REPORT – JULY 2015
    B. LIBRARY AND MUSEUM QUARTERLY REPORT FOR APRIL THROUGH JUNE 2015
6. PUBLIC WORKS – DEPARTMENT REPORT – JULY AND AUGUST 2015

MAYOR’S AND COUNCIL MEMBER’S ITEMS  -  NONE

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. PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES DATED JULY 14, 2015
22. HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION MINUTES DATED MARCH 19, 2015
23. ARCHITECTURAL AND LANDSCAPING REVIEW BOARD MINUTES DATED MARCH 18, 2015

ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on October 6, 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, Teresa Thompson, Deputy 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 September 11, 2015.

DATED: September 11, 2015
TERESA THOMPSON, Deputy 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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