CITY OF INDIO

                                                                                          

MISSION STATEMENT

THE CITY OF INDIO’S PUBLIC SERVANTS PROVIDE OUTSTANDING MUNICIPAL SERVICES TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR OUR RESIDENTS, VISITORS AND THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

 

AGENDA

Study Session

City of Indio

City Council

June 21, 2017

2:30 p.m.

150 Civic Center Mall, Indio, California

 

1.   CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL:       Mayor Elaine Holmes

                                                                                                Mayor Pro Tem Michael H. Wilson

                                                                                                Councilmember Troy Strange

Councilmember Glenn Miller

Councilmember Lupe Ramos Watson

 

2.   PUBLIC COMMENT: This is the time set aside for public comment.  If you wish to speak, please complete a “request to speak” form and limit your comments to three minutes (forms are located in the lobby of the Council Chamber). Please watch the timing device on the podium.

 

 

3.   STUDY SESSION:

 

a.   Interviews of professional facilitators to conduct a City Council visioning workshop and subsequent discussion and selection of facilitator (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGENDA

Closed Session

City Council

 City of Indio

June 21, 2017

3:00 p.m.

150 Civic Center Mall, Indio, California

 

1.   CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL:

                                                     Mayor Elaine Holmes

                                                                        Mayor Pro Tem Michael H. Wilson

                                                                        Councilmember Troy Strange

Councilmember Glenn Miller

Councilmember Lupe Ramos Watson

 

2.   PUBLIC COMMENT: This is the time set aside for public comment.  If you wish to speak, please complete a “request to speak” form and limit your comments to three minutes (forms are located in the lobby of the Council Chamber). Please watch the timing device on the podium.

 

3.   ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION to consider:

 

a.   Conference with Legal Counsel (City Council), Anticipated Litigation-Significant Exposure to Litigation, Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2); Number of potential cases: 1

b.   Conference with Legal Counsel (City Council), Initiation of Litigation, Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4), Number of cases:  1

c.   Conference with Real Property Negotiator (City Council), Government Code Section 54956.8; 44700 Palm Street, Indio (APN 611-075-109), City of Indio Negotiator: Tim Wassil, Public Works Director and Carl Morgan, Director of Economic Development; Negotiating Party: All Things are Possible, Inc.; Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

d.   Conference with Legal Counsel, Anticipated Litigation, Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2); a claim has been submitted by David Nola and is available for inspection in the City Clerk' s office

e.   Conference with Legal Counsel, Anticipated Litigation, Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2); a claim has been submitted by Hugo Herrera and is available for inspection in the City Clerk' s office

f.     Conference with Labor Negotiator, Government Code Section 54957.6; City Negotiators: Dan Martinez, City Manager, Rob Rockwell, Assistant City Manager & Finance Director, Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources & Risk Management, and Ron Komers, Chief Negotiator. Employee Organization: Police Command Unit (PCU), Indio Police Officers Association (IPOA), Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Indio City Employees’ Association (ICEA) and Indio Water Authority Employees’ Association (IWAEA)

 

 

AGENDA

Joint Meeting

City Council/Indio Water Authority/

Indio Housing Authority

City of Indio

5:00 p.m.

150Civic Center Mall, Indio, California

 

1.   CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL:

                              Mayor/President/Chairwoman Elaine Holmes

                                    Mayor Pro Tem/Vice President/Vice Chairman Michael H. Wilson

                                    Councilmember/Commissioner Troy Strange

                                    Councilmember/Commissioner Glenn Miller

                                    Councilmember/Commissioner Lupe Ramos Watson

 

2.   INVOCATION The City Council does not endorse the content of the invocation and does not endorse the invocational speaker’s particular faith, belief and/or religious denomination.  The City Council does not engage in any prior inquiry, review of, or involvement in, the content of the invocation, except to request the speaker to refrain from using the invocation as an opportunity to attempt to convert others to a particular faith or to disparage any faith or belief and for the speaker to face the City Council.  The City Council has an established neutral policy for selecting and scheduling invocational speakers.  The City Clerk will make the Council’s policy on invocations available upon request for public inspection and copying.

 

3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

4.   PRESENTATIONS

 

Presentation to Indio Police Officer Bryan Traynham, Officer Eddie Suarez and Officer Felipe Escalante on their 1st Grand Theft Auto Recovery 10851 Award 

 

5.   REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION

 

6.   REPORT ON COMMISSION MEETINGS AND INFORMATION

 

Mayor Elaine Holmes:

Community Action Commission of Riverside County

CVAG Executive Committee

Indio/CVUSD 2x2 Committee

Indio/DSUSD 2x2 Committee

Indio/College of the Desert 2x2 Committee

Indio/Desert Recreation District 2x2 Committee

Indio Investment Committee

Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport Authority

 

Mayor Pro Tem Michael Wilson:

Coachella Valley Conservation Commission

Coachella/Indio Waste Transfer Station Authority

CVAG Energy & Environmental Resources Committee

CVAG Transportation Committee

Indio/Desert Recreation District 2x2 Committee

Indio Investment Committee

Eastern Riverside County Interoperable Communications Authority

Eastern Riverside County Plans and Program Committee

East Valley Reclamation Authority (EVRA)

East Valley Coalition

Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)

 

Councilmember Troy Strange:

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership Board (CVEP)

Indio/College of the Desert 2x2 Committee

Indio/CVUSD 2x2 Committee

Indio/DSUSD 2x2 Committee

SunLine Transit Agency Board

 

Councilmember Glenn Miller:

California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)

Coachella Valley Animal Campus

Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy Board

Coachella/Indio Waste Transfer Station Authority

CVAG Public Safety Committee

CVWD Joint Water Policy Advisory Committee

East Valley Reclamation Authority (EVRA)

 

Councilmember Lupe Ramos Watson:

CVAG Homelessness Committee

CVWD Joint Water Policy Advisory Committee

Imperial Irrigation District Energy Consumers Advocacy Committee

 

a.   Appointment to the Sustainability Commission (Mayor Pro Tem Wilson)

 

7.   CITY MANAGER REPORTS AND INFORMATION

 

8.     PUBLIC COMMENT: This is the time set aside for public comment.  If you wish to speak, please complete a “request to speak” form and limit your comments to three minutes (forms are located in the lobby of the Council Chamber). Please watch the timing device on the podium.

 

9.     CONSENT CALENDAR Note: Consent calendar items are considered to be routine in nature and will be approved by one motion. Reading of text of Ordinances is waived and Ordinances are adopted as second reading, by title only. Public requests to discuss consent calendar items must be filed with the City Clerk before the consent calendar is called.  This is the time for any member of the public wishing to speak on a consent calendar item to do so.  Any member of the public wishing to speak shall have a total of three minutes to address any and all items on which he/she wishes to speak.          Unless a consent calendar item is pulled for discussion by a council member, there will be no further opportunity to discuss the matter.  If a consent calendar item is pulled for Council discussion and a member of the public then wishes to speak, he/she shall limit comments to matters raised during the Council discussion.

 

a.   Minutes for the June 7, 2017 Regular City Council meeting (Cynthia Hernandez, City Clerk) Recommendation: Approve

 

b.   Modification to the previously approved summer schedule for City Council meetings (Cynthia Hernandez, City Clerk) Recommendation: Approve

 

c.   Warrants (Rob Rockwell, Assistant City Manager & Finance Director) Recommendation: Receive/File

 

d.   Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to have authority to implement the classification and compensation plan for employees Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019 (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

e.   Backfilling an Accountant position in the Finance Department (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

f.     Denial of a liability claim submitted by David Nola as recommended by the City’s claim adjuster (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

g.   Denial of a liability claim submitted by Hugo Herrera as recommended by the City’s claim adjuster (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

h.   Modification to the previously approved summer schedule for Indio Water Authority meetings (Brian Macy, IWA General Manager) Recommendation: Approve (IWA)

 

i.     Professional services agreements for community building and marketing services with Andrea Carter & Associates, Buzz Factory, and the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce for up to $240,000 (PJ Gagajena, Administrative Services Manager) Recommendation: Approve

 

j.     Contract with Zeus Construction Company in the amount of $44,352 for the engine bay back drive replacement at Fire Station #1 (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

k.    Professional Services Agreement with Albert A. Webb Associates, in the amount of $85,340, for design, engineering, bidding assistance, and construction management services for street improvements within the general area known as the Sun Gold Neighborhood under the Better Neighborhoods Program (BNP) (Mariano Aguirre, Director of Housing and Development) Recommendation: Approve

 

10. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

a.   Approval of Professional Services Agreement between the City of Indio and Civic, LLC for the development and hosting of a Mobile App and Citizens Management Portal, not to exceed $9,900 (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

b.   Modifications to Executive Management Position: IWA General Manager salary range (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

c.   An Ordinance of the City of Indio extending the 25% reduction of the City’s Development Impact Fees (DIF) for commercial development through June 30, 2018 (City Initiated) (Les Johnson, Development Services Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

d.   Filling the City Treasurer Vacancy Pursuant to Government Code Section 36512(b) (Roxanne Diaz, City Attorney) Recommendation: Appoint and fill the vacancy

 

e.   Adoption of the fiscal year 2017-18 recommended operating and capital budgets for the City of Indio and the Indio Housing Authority; and determining and establishing the fiscal year 2017-2018 appropriations limit for the City of Indio (Rob Rockwell, Assistant City Manager & Finance Director) Recommendation: Approve (City Council & Indio Housing Authority)

 

11. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

a.   Annual resolutions authorizing the levy of a special tax for the City of Indio Community Facilities Districts: 2004-01, 2004-02, 2004-03, 2005-01, and 2006-01 for fiscal year 2017-18 (Rob Rockwell, Assistant City Manager & Finance Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

b.   Request for a Certificate of Public Convenience or Necessity by Walmart Stores Inc. to allow the off-site sale of beer and wine, and instructional tasting of alcohol beverages (Types 21 & 86) at a Walmart Neighborhood Market to be located at 44100 Jefferson Street (Les Johnson, Development Services Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

c.   Zone Text Amendment 17-04-72:  A City-initiated Zone Text Amendment to amend Chapter 159 of Title XV of the Indio Municipal Code to establish new standards to regulate the location, height, and placement of large commercial antennas located in the public right-of-way (Les Johnson, Development Services Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

d.   Resolution approving Engineer’s Annual Levy Report and Resolution levying the annual assessments for City of Indio Landscape and Lighting Districts (Numbers 1-22, 24-29, and 31-54) for Fiscal Year 2017/2018 (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

e.   Public hearing to receive public comments on the draft city council election district maps and schedule of election sequencing (single member voting districts) (Roxanne Diaz, City Attorney) Recommendation: Receive Public Comments

 

12.       ADJOURN           

 

Successor Agency

No Items

Indio Public Finance Authority

No Items

 

Next meeting: July 19, 2017

(Pending approval of Consent Item)

 

 

Agenda packets are available on the city’s website at www.indio.org and at the public counter in City Hall at 100 Civic Center Mall, Indio, California.  Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the front counter of the lobby of the City Hall Administration Building at 100 Civic Center Mall, Indio, during normal City business hours and during the meeting. 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Indio City Council Chamber is handicapped accessible. If special equipment is needed, for the hearing impaired, please call the City Clerk's office.  Persons with disabilities can receive this agenda in an alternative format and should call the City Clerk's office at 391-4007. Notification 48 hours prior to a meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting (28 CFR 35.102.35.104 ADA Title 11).

DECLARATION OF POSTING

 

I, Maria Ysiano, Deputy City Clerk of the City of Indio, California, do hereby declare that the foregoing agenda was posted on the outside entry to the Council Chamber, 150 Civic Center Mall, Indio, California, on June 16, 2017. 

 

 

 

MARIA YSIANO

DEPUTY CITY CLERK