CITY OF INDIO

                                                                                          

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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

Closed Session

 City of Indio

City Council

April 19, 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, Existing Litigation, California Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1); Jefferson Street Ventures, LLC v. City of Indio, et al., Riverside County Superior Court Case No. 072101

b.   Conference with Legal Counsel, Existing Litigation, California Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1); Alexandra Gabriela Orduno, et al. v. State of California, et al., Riverside County Superior Court Case No. RIC 1615199

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

d.   Conference with Legal Counsel, Initiation of Litigation, Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4); Number of potential cases:  2

e.   Conference with Real Property Negotiators (City Council), Government Code Section 54956.8, Assessor's Parcel Number 745-401-019; City of Indio Negotiator, Carl Morgan, Director of Economic Development; Negotiating Party, County of Riverside, Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector; Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment 

f.     Conference with Real Property Negotiators (City Council), Government Code Section 54956.8, Assessor’s Parcel Number 745-401-023; City of Indio Negotiator, Carl Morgan, Director of Economic Development; Negotiating Party, County of Riverside, Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector; Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

g.   Conference with Real Property Negotiators (City Council), Government Code Section 54956.8, Assessor’s Parcel Number 745-401-027; City of Indio Negotiator, Carl Morgan, Director of Economic Development; Negotiating Party, County of Riverside, Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector; Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

h.   Conference with Legal Counsel, Anticipated Litigation, Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2); a claim has been submitted by the heirs of Esther Montalvo and Maria Yerena and is available for inspection in the City Clerk' s office

i.     Conference, Government Code Section 54957.6; City Negotiators: Dan Martinez, City Manager, Rob Rockwell, Assistant City Manager & Finance Director, 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

Joint Meeting

City Council/Indio Water Authority/

 The Successor Agency

to the Redevelopment Agency

of the City of Indio

April 19, 2017

5:00 p.m.

150 Civic 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/Director Troy Strange

                                    Councilmember/Commissioner/Director Glenn Miller

                                    Councilmember/Commissioner/Director 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.   YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Ivan Angulo, Candelario Caldera, Esmeralda Gomez, Daniel Leon-Mendoza, Rocio Medina, Diana Rodriguez, Isabella Sung, and Rogelio Torres

 

5.   REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION (April 4, 2017)

 

6.   REPORT ON COMMISSION MEETINGS AND INFORMATION

 

Mayor Elaine Holmes:

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

 

8.   EXCUSE YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL

 

9.     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.

 

10. 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 April 5, 2017 Regular City Council meeting (Cynthia Hernandez, City Clerk) Recommendation: Approve

 

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

 

c.   Second Reading: Ordinance No. 1713 amending Chapter 33 of Title III of the Indio Municipal Code (Rob Rockwell, Assistant City Manager & Finance Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

d.   Second Reading: Ordinance No. 1714 repealing Ordinance No. 1512, Making Certain Determinations, and Dissolving City of Indio Community Facilities District No. 2007-1 (Northgate Crossing)     (Rob Rockwell, Assistant City Manager & Finance Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

e.   Denial of liability claims submitted by the heirs of Esther Montalvo and Maria Yerena (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

f.     Backfilling a Principal Human Resources Analyst position in the Human Resources Department (Terry Deeringer, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management) Recommendation: Approve

 

g.   First Modification to the Subdivision Improvement Agreement between the City and Terra Lago Indio, LLC, (K. Hovnanian Homes) to extend the date to complete the improvements for Tract Map No. 32341-1(Four Seasons at Terra Lago Area 2) (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

h.   First Modification to the Subdivision Improvement Agreement between the City and Gallery Homes, LLC, to extend the date to complete the improvements for Tract Map No. 36679, (Cypress at Madison) (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

i.     A Resolution for the submission of an application to the Urban  Greening Program for funding of the Jewel Community Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements project (Timothy Wassil, Public Works Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

j.     Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Indio and the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Indio for the purchase and sale of a 10,500 square foot parcel (APN 611-211-018) located south of Bliss Avenue between Oasis and Towne Streets; and budget adjustments (Mariano Aguirre, Director of Housing and Development) Recommendation: Approve

 

11. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

a.   Resolution rescinding the Drought Penalty Surcharge (Resolution No. 9824) and Stage II Water Alert and associated water conservation measures (Resolution No. 9757) (Brian Macy, IWA General Manager) Recommendation: Approve

 

b.   Resolution declaring the City’s intent to transition to district-based elections and Resolution establishing criteria for drawing districts (Roxanne Diaz, City Attorney) Recommendation: Approve

 

 

12. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

a.   Zone Text Amendment 17-02-71: An Ordinance to amend Chapter 159 of Title XV of the Indio Municipal Code regarding second dwelling unit regulations in order to conform with recent State law (AB 2299) (Les Johnson, Development Services Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

b.   Fourth amendment to Tentative Tract Map 32341 (TTM 04-11-416 – the “Fourth Amendment”) to subdivide 125.4 acres into 536 single family residential lots located within the Terra Lago Project Master Plan (Les Johnson, Development Services Director) Recommendation: Approve

 

13. ADJOURN

 

Indio Public Finance Authority

No Items

Indio Housing Authority

No Items

 

Next meeting: May 3, 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 April 14, 2017. 

 

 

 

MARIA YSIANO

DEPUTY CITY CLERK