City of La Quinta: Gem of the Desert

City Council Meetings and Agendas
Calendar Review
City Council Meeting
Closed Session begins at 2:30; Open Session begins at 4:00
Date: 10/6/2009 2:30 PM
Location: City Hall Council Chambers
78-495 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, California 92253


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CITY COUNCIL
     AGENDA
 

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
78-495 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, California 92253

Special Meeting
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009
2:30 P.M. Closed Session / 4:00 P.M. Regular Open Session

Beginning Resolution No. 2009-076
Ordinance No. 473

CALL TO ORDER

Roll Call:
Council Members: Evans, Franklin, Henderson, Sniff, and Mayor Adolph 


PUBLIC COMMENT
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. 


CLOSED SESSION
NOTE: Time permitting the City Council may conduct Closed Session discussions during the dinner recess. In addition, persons identified as negotiating parties are not invited into the Closed Session meeting when acquisition of real property is considered.

1.     CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION – INITIATION OF LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956(c) (ONE MATTER).

2.     CONFERENCE WITH CITY’S REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR, DOUGLAS R. EVANS, PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 CONCERNING POTENTIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ACQUISITION AND/OR DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED SOUTHWEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 111 AND LA QUINTA CENTRE DRIVE. PROPERTY OWNERS/NEGOTIATORS: TORRE NISSAN, GEORGE VELARDE; AND DODGE CITY, KENT SOWELL.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

RECONVENE AT 4:00 P.M.

4:00 P.M. 


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 


PUBLIC COMMENT
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. 


CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA 


PRESENTATIONS

1.     PRESENTATION TO TOM KIRK.

2.     SAFE TEAM PRESENTATION.

3.     PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING FOR FISCAL YEAR JUNE 30, 2009. 


WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

1.     WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE FROM KATHY STRONG, PUBLISHER/EDITOR OF LA QUINTA LIVING MAGAZINE, DATED SEPTEMBER 22, 2009, REGARDING PROPOSAL OF AN INAUGURAL ISSUE. 


APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 15, 2009.


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

1.     APPROVAL OF DEMAND REGISTER DATED OCTOBER 6, 2009.

2.     AUTHORIZATION OF OVERNIGHT TRAVEL FOR THE EMERGENCY SERVICES COORDINATOR TO ATTEND THE DISASTER RECOVERY TRAINING COURSE SPONSORED BY THE CALIFORNIA SPECIALIZED TRAINING INSTITUTE IN SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 13-15, 2010.

3.     APPROVAL OF CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008/2009 SLURRY SEAL AND RESTRIPING PROGRAM PROJECT.

4.     APPROVAL TO APPROPRIATE FUNDING, AND AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO CONTRERAS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO CONSTRUCT THE LION’S GATE SIDEWALK AND LANDSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT NO. 2009 17.

5.     ACCEPTANCE OF OFFSITE IMPROVEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH PARCEL MAP 33960, COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION, INC.

6.     ACCEPTANCE OF ONSITE IMPROVEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH PARCEL MAP 33960, COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION, INC.

7.     DENIAL OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FILED BY OWEN TRENT – DATE OF LOSS: AUGUST 11, 2009.

8.     APPROVAL OF A PROJECT PROPOSAL FOR A COACHELLA VALLEY AIR QUALITY (CVAQ) ENHANCEMENT GRANT FOR THE COOPERATIVE LANDSCAPE WATER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010 AND FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011.

9.     APPROVAL OF FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009 CITY OF LA QUINTA ART IN PUBLIC PLACES ANNUAL REPORT.

10.   APPROVAL OF FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009 CITY OF LA QUINTA DEVELOPMENT PROJECT FEE REPORT.

11.   APPROVAL OF A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT (PSA) WITH HERMANN DESIGN GROUP, INC. TO PREPARE THE PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE (PS&E) OF PROBABLE CONSTRUCTION COSTS FOR THE SEASONS PARK IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT NO. 2009-05.

12.   APPROVAL TO APPROPRIATE FUNDING AND AUTHORIZATION TO DISTRIBUTE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) TO OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TO PREPARE THE PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE (PS&E) OF PROBABLE CONSTRUCTION COSTS FOR THE VILLAGE AREA SIDEWALK INFILL IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT NO. 2009-19.

13.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO DAVIS REED CONSTRUCTION INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE GENERAL BUILDING PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08, AND APPROPRIATION OF FUNDING AND ADVANCE FROM THE GENERAL FUND RESERVE AND THE FIRE TRUST FUND TO THE FIRE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE (DIF) AND THE MAINTENANCE FACILITY DIF.

14.   ACCEPTANCE OF AVENUE 52 BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT NO. 2005-02, AND APPROVAL OF CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER NO. 2.

15.   ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE TIME FOR COMPLETION OF THE OFFSITE IMPROVEMENTS FOR TRACT MAP 31874-1, CARMELA, TAYLOR WOODROW HOMES, INC.

16.   APPROVAL OF A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT (PSA) WITH DAVID EVANS AND ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR THE PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE (PS&E) FOR PROJECT NO. 2007-19, LA QUINTA SPORTS COMPLEX REHABILITATION.

17.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO JAMES A. SHIRLEY CONSTRUCTION INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE SITE UTILITIES PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.

18.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO DAVIS REED CONSTRUCTION INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE SITE WORK PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.

19.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO TSJ ELECTRIC & COMMUNICATIONS INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE ELECTRICAL PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.

20.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO ARROWHEAD MECHANICAL INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007 08.

21.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO JPI DEVELOPMENT GROUP INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE PLUMBING PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.

22.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO LOZANO CASEWORKS INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE CASEWORK PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.

23.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO KINCAID INDUSTRIES INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE FIRE SPRINKLER PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.

24.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO DESERT CONCEPTS CONSTRUCTION INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE LANDSCAPE PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.

25.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO DAVIS REED CONSTRUCTION INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE DRYWALL, LATH, PLASTER, AND PAINTING PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.

26.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO DEL’S FLOORING CONTRACTORS INC. TO CONSTRUCT THE FLOORING PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.

27.   APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT TO MIKE COX ELECTRIC TO CONSTRUCT THE SOLAR ELECTRIC PORTION OF FIRE STATION 32, PROJECT NO. 2008-03, AND PHASE I OF THE CORPORATE YARD, PROJECT NO. 2007-08.
 

BUSINESS SESSION

1.     CONSIDERATION OF CIVIC CENTER CAMPUS VETERANS ACKNOWLEDGMENT AREA APPLICATIONS. 

        A.     MINUTE ORDER ACTION


2.     CONSIDERATION OF THE DEFERRAL OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INCREASED DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE (DIF) FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT. 

        A.     MINUTE ORDER ACTION


3.     CONSIDERATION TO APPROVE A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT (PSA) WITH TERRA NOVA PLANNING & RESEARCH, INC. TO PREPARE A GENERAL PLAN UPDATE. 

        A.     MINUTE ORDER ACTION


4.     CONSIDERATION OF FORMATION AND APPOINTMENT OF TWO MEMBERS TO AN AD HOC COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE 2ND QUARTER GRANT REQUESTS. 

        A.     MINUTE ORDER ACTION


5.     CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE LA QUINTA HOUSING COMMISSION, A RESOLUTION APPROVING A FINANCING AGREEMENT AMONG THE CITY OF LA QUINTA, THE LA QUINTA REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, AND THE LA QUINTA HOUSING AUTHORITY AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THE SAME, AND A RESOLUTION AGREEING TO PROVIDE STAFF SERVICES TO THE LA QUINTA HOUSING AUTHORITY. 

        A.     TAKE UP ORDINANCE BY TITLE AND NUMBER ONLY AND WAIVE FURTHER READING 
        B.     INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NO. ON FIRST READING 
        C.     RESOLUTION(S) ACTION 


STUDY SESSION –     NONE 


REPORTS AND INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

1.     ANIMAL CAMPUS COMMISSION (FRANKLIN)
2.     BOB HOPE CLASSIC FUND DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE (ADOLPH)
3.     CITY COUNCIL AD HOC COMMITTEE REPORTS
4.     CVAG COMMITTEE REPORTS
5.     CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WORKSHOP/INFORMATION EXCHANGE COMMITTEE (ADOLPH)
6.     C.V. CONSERVATION COMMISSION (SNIFF)
7.     C.V. MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT (ROBERT COX)
8.     C.V. MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY (FRANKLIN)
9.     C.V.W.D. JOINT WATER POLICY COMMITTEE (ADOLPH)
10.   IID ENERGY CONSUMERS’ ADVISORY COMMITTEE (FRANKLIN)
11.   JACQUELINE COCHRAN REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY (FRANKLIN)
12.   LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES (HENDERSON)
13.   PALM SPRINGS DESERT RESORT COMMUNITIES CONVENTION & VISITORS AUTHORITY (EVANS)
14.   PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION (NANCY DORIA)
15.   RIVERSIDE COUNTY FREE LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (DIANE GUNN)
16.   RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (HENDERSON)
17.   SANTA ROSA/SAN JACINTO NATIONAL MONUMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (HENDERSON)
18.   SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY/SUNLINE SERVICES GROUP (ADOLPH)
19.   INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD MINUTES OF JULY 8, 2009
20.   COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION OF JULY 13, 2009 


DEPARTMENT REPORTS

1.     CITY MANAGER 
            A.    RESPONSE(S) TO PUBLIC COMMENTS 
            B.   QUARTERLY MARKETING REPORT
2.     CITY ATTORNEY
3.     CITY CLERK - NONE
4.     BUILDING & SAFETY DEPARTMENT REPORT - NONE
5.     COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT REPORT - NONE
6.     FINANCE DEPARTMENT REPORT - NONE
7.     PLANNING DEPARTMENT REPORT – NONE
8.     PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT REPORT - NONE
9.     POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORT - NONE
10.   FIRE DEPARTMENT QUARTERLY REPORT – NONE 


MAYOR'S AND COUNCIL MEMBERS' ITEMS –     NONE

RECESS TO REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

RECESS TO 7:00 P.M.

7:00 P.M. 


PUBLIC COMMENT
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. 


PRESENTATIONS –     NONE 


PUBLIC HEARINGS
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. If you challenge a project 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 Clerk at, or prior to the public hearing.

1.     PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF RESOLUTIONS FOR: 1) CERTIFICATION OF A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND A MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT 2008-601; 2) APPROVAL OF SPECIFIC PLAN 83-002, AMENDMENT NO. 7; 3) APPROVAL OF TENTATIVE TRACT MAP 36139; AND 4) APPROVAL OF SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT 2008-907 TO SUBDIVIDE THE PROJECT SITE AND CONSTRUCT THE PGA WEST GOLF VILLAS, A 54-UNIT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT CONSISTING OF SINGLE-FAMILY, ATTACHED-DUPLEX UNITS AND COMMUNITY CENTER FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF PGA BOULEVARD BETWEEN AVENUE 54 AND AVENUE 58. APPLICANT: PYRAMID PROJECT MANAGEMENT, LLC. 

        A.     RESOLUTION(S) ACTION


2.     PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION APPROVING PLANS FOR REMODEL AND EXPANSION OF THE PGA WEST PRIVATE CLUBHOUSE LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF PGA BOULEVARD BETWEEN AVENUE 54 AND AVENUE 58. APPLICANT: PYRAMID PROJECT MANAGEMENT, LLC. 

        A.     RESOLUTION ACTION 


ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on October 20, 2009, commencing with closed session at 3:00 p.m. and open session at 4:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253.

 DECLARATION OF POSTING

I, Veronica Montecino, City Clerk of the City of La Quinta, do hereby declare that the foregoing agenda for the La Quinta City Council meeting of October 6, 2009, was posted on the outside entry to the Council Chamber at 78-495 Calle Tampico and on the bulletin boards at 51-321 Avenida Bermudas and 78-630 Highway 111, on October 2, 2009.

DATED: October 2, 2009



VERONICA J. MONTECINO, 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, arrangement 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 City Council 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 on this agenda will be made available for public inspection at the City Clerk counter at City Hall located at 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, California, 92253, during normal business hours.


 

 

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