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

Special Joint Meeting

City of Indio

Indio Water Authority/City Council

August 2, 2017

2:00 p.m.

150 Civic Center Mall, Indio, California

1.   CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL:       

President/Mayor Elaine Holmes

Vice President/Mayor Pro Tem Michael H. Wilson

Commissioner/Councilmember Troy Strange

Commissioner/Councilmember Glenn Miller

Commissioner/Councilmember Lupe Ramos Watson

 

2.   PUBLIC COMMENT This is the time set aside for public comment on any matter not appearing on the agenda. 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 Council Chamber). Please watch the timing device on the podium.

 

3.   CONSENT CALENDAR:

a.   July 5, 2017 Special Joint Meeting Indio Water Authority/City Council Minutes Recommendation: Approve

b.   Warrants Recommendation: Receive/File

c.   Professional Services Agreement with Eurofins Eaton Analytical, Inc. for analytical laboratory services in a not-to-exceed amount of $120,000 annually in accordance with the approved budgets Recommendation: Approve

d.   A purchase in the amount of $111,925 for two (2) new 2017 Ford F350 Utility Body Trucks from Fiesta Ford of Indio Recommendation: Approve

 

4.   ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:  NONE

 

5.   PUBLIC HEARINGS: NONE

 

6.   GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT

 

a.   Cancellation of September 6 IWA meeting

b.   ACWA Committees Nominations

c.   Chromium-6 Update

d.   Water Conservation Outreach- National CineMedia Update

 

7.   COUNCIL/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND/OR QUESTIONS

 

8.   ADJOURN

 

 

 

Next meeting: October 3, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGENDA

Study Session

City of Indio

City Council

August 2, 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.   CDBG Annual Action Plan (FY2017-18) (Mariano Aguirre, Director of Housing and Development)

 

 

AGENDA

Joint Closed Session

City Council/Indio Housing Authority/

The Successor Agency

to the Redevelopment Agency

of the City of Indio

August 2, 2017

3:00 p.m.

150 Civic Center Mall, Indio, California

 

1.   CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL:       

                                           Mayor/Chairwoman Elaine Holmes

                                                            Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chairman Michael H. Wilson

                                                            Councilmember/Commissioner/Director Troy Strange

                                                            Councilmember/Commissioner/Director Glenn Miller

                                                            Councilmember/Commissioner/Director 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 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

b.   Conference with Real Property Negotiators, pursuant to California Government Code Section 54956.8; APN’s 611-172-001, 003, 025, 026, 027, 007, 011, 013, 015, 019, 020, 017 & 611-173-002, 006, 007 & 611-174-047, 048, 021, 018; City/Successor Agency Negotiators; Carl Morgan, Economic Development Director and Mariano Aguirre, Director of Housing and Development; Negotiating Parties: Mark R. Smith, Urban Betterment Company. Negotiation: Price and Terms of payment

c.   Conference with Legal Counsel, Anticipated Litigation, Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2); a claim has been submitted by Michell Valdivia, Miguel Valdivia, and Francia Karolina Madrigal Iribe and is available for inspection in the City Clerk' s office

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

e.   Conference with Real Property Negotiators, pursuant to California Government Code Section 54956.8; Property located within the general boundaries of Towne Street on the west, Indio Boulevard on the north, Smurr Street on the east, and Miles Avenue on the south (APN’s 611-153-001, 611-153-004, 611-153-007, 611-153-009, 611-153-010, and 611-153-011; City/Successor Agency Negotiator; Mariano Aguirre, Director of Housing and Development; Negotiating Parties: Chelsea Investment Corporation. Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of payment

f.     Conference with Real Property Negotiators, pursuant to California Government Code Section 54956.8; Property located along the south side of Miles Avenue, east of Deglet Noor Street and west of King Street (APN’s 611-163-001, 611-163-005, 611-163-008, and 611-163-010); City Negotiator: Mariano Aguirre, Director of Housing and Development; Negotiating Parties: Chelsea Investment Corporation. Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment

g.   Public Employee Appointment pursuant to Government Code Section 54957; Title:  Interim City Manager

h.   Public Employment pursuant to Government Code Section 54957; Title: City Manager

i.     Conference with Labor Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; City Negotiator:  Roxanne Diaz, City Attorney; Unrepresented Employee:  Acting City Manager and Interim City Manager

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

k.   Conference with Labor Negotiator, Government Code Section 54957.6; City Negotiators: Rob Rockwell, Acting City Manager, Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and 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

City Council

City of Indio

August 2, 2017

5:00 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.   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

 

Recognition of Indio Police Officer Andres Meraz as VFW Post 3699 Indio Law Enforcement Officer of the Year 2016-17 by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3699

 

Proclaim the month of September, 2017 as “Employment Month”

 

5.   REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION (July 5, 2017 & July 25, 2017)

 

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

 

7.   CITY MANAGER REPORTS AND INFORMATION

 

a.   Strategic Objective: Overtime and Injury Report (Mike Washburn, Chief of Police)

 

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 July 5, 2017 Regular City Council meeting (Cynthia Hernandez, City Clerk) Recommendation: Approve

 

b.   Minutes for the July 20, 2017 Special City Council meeting (Cynthia Hernandez, City Clerk) Recommendation: Approve

 

c.   Warrants (Rob Rockwell, Acting City Manager) Recommendation: Receive/File

 

d.   Treasury Reports for the quarter ending June 30, 2017 and annual re-delegation of authority to the Finance Director (Rob Rockwell, Acting City Manager) Recommendation: Receive/File

 

e.   Interim City Manager Employment Agreement between the City and Mark Scott (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

f.     Modifications to Class Specifications and Title of the Director of Housing and Development position (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

g.   Temporary Salary Modification of the Assistant City Manager/Finance Director while performing the duties of Acting City Manager (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

h.   Denial of a liability claim submitted by Michell Valdivia, Miguel Valdivia, and Francia Karolina Madrigal Iribe as recommended by the City’s claim adjuster (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

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

 

j.     Hire a City Clerk Administrator for the City Clerk’s Office through an exchange of a Deputy City Clerk (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

k.   First amendment to the cooperative agreement between the County of Riverside and cities of La Quinta, Coachella and Indio sharing the cost of a ladder truck company (Jorge Rodriguez, Fire Chief) Recommendation: Approve

 

l.     Proposed Resolution Authorizing Levying of Special Assessments – Nuisance Abatement Cost Recovery (Mike Washburn, Chief of Police) Recommendation: Approve

 

m. A purchase from Fiesta Ford in the amount of $102,946.42 for two new 2017 Ford F350 Utility Body Trucks (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

n.   Award of a contract for construction of the Highway 111 Median Reconfiguration Project at Youngs Lane to Granite Construction in the amount of $250,250.00 and approval of contingency and related project costs for a total amount of $328,275 (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

o.   Fuel purchase in the amount of $340,000 from the SoCo Group Inc. for the City’s bulk fuel needs (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

p.   Accept the street and survey monument improvements and authorize release of the surety for Polo Estates Ventures LLC, Tract Map No. 33004-2 (Trilogy at the Polo Club), located on the northwest corner of Avenue 52 and Jackson Street) (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

10.  ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

a.   Selection of a search firm to assist the City of Indio in selection of a City Manager (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

11.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

  1. Public Hearing and Approval of Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Annual Action Plan for the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds (Mariano Aguirre, Director of Housing and Development) Recommendation: Approve

 

  1. Resolution Increasing Commercial Waste Charge for Fiscal Years 2017-2018 through 2022-2023 (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

  1. The Applicant, Polo Estate Ventures, LLC, is requesting approval of two entitlements: (1) Amendment No. 3 to the Trilogy at the Polo Club (Polo Estates) Project Master Plan (PMP 17-03-58) and (2) Tentative Tract Map 37160 (TTM 17-03-475) for Phase 8, which expands the PMP area by approximately 47 acres, representing an additional 226 lots, associated amenities and infrastructure for the purpose of developing attached and detached residential homes (Les Johnson, Development Services Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

  1. City initiated ordinance amending Chapter 92 of the Indio Municipal Code regulating prohibiting backyard breeding of dogs and cats except by reputable residential breeders in compliance with specific regulations and finding that the ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (Les Johnson, Development Services Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

  1. An appeal of the Planning Commission’s decision to approve Conditional Use Permit (CUP) 16-11-1020 and Design Review (DR) 16-11-406 for the Joint Replacement Hospitals of America (JRHA) project; and a Resolution overruling the Riverside County Airport Land Use Commission’s (ALUC) decision finding the JRHA project inconsistent with the Bermuda Dunes Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (Les Johnson, Development Services Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

  1. 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: Approve

 

12.        ADJOURN

 

 

Successor Agency

No Items

Indio Public Finance Authority

No Items

Indio Housing Authority

No Items

 

Next meeting: September 6, 2017

 

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 July 28, 2017. 

 

 

 

MARIA YSIANO

DEPUTY CITY CLERK