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Executive Committee Agenda
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2019
4:30 p.m.
CVAG Offices
73-710 Fred Waring Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
760-346-1127

This meeting is handicapped accessible.
Action may result on any items on this agenda.

1.
CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Pro Tem Glenn Miller, City of Indio - Vice Chair

2.

Roll Call

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

4.
Public COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS
This is the time and place for any person wishing to address the Executive Committee on any item appearing on the agenda but within the purview of this committee. Please limit your comments to three minutes.

5.

CHAIR / Executive Director Comments

6.

Consent Calendar

6.1.
ITEM(S) HELD OVER FROM CONSENT CALENDAR

7.

Discussion/Action

RecommendationApprove Amendment #5 to the contract with Path of Life Ministries for CV Housing First, extending the term through December 31, 2019 and additional budget not to exceed of $200,000.
RecommendationApprove Amendment Number Four to the Agreement with the City of Indio to Improve Highway 111 between Rubidoux Street and 760' west of Madison Street to increase CVAG's Regional Share of the project cost from $6,933,335.49 to 7,074,009.15. 
Recommendation:
1)
Approve selection of Albert A. Webb Associates, KOA and Omnis for the design and engineering of regional Active Transportation Plan (ATP) projects; and
2)
Authorize the Executive Director to make finalize a scope of work as necessary and together with the Executive Committee Chair, execute engineering service agreements and corresponding jurisdictional reimbursement agreements for an amount not to exceed $6,203,682 for the 2019 Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program - ATP Preparation Fund.
Recommendation: Authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract with Michael Baker International for the Western Coachella Valley Flooding and Blowsand Risk Assessment at a not-to-exceed amount of $258,500 and authorize the Executive Director and/or Legal Counsel to make minor modifications prior to execution.
Recommendation: Authorize that the Executive Director:
1)
Recommend to the Riverside County Transportation Commission that the 2020 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Funds are designated to the Coachella Valley Regional Signal Synchronization Project; and
2)
Have delegated discretion to move some of the funding to interchange project(s) along Interstate 10 or Highway 86 in order to leverage additional funding opportunities.
Recommendation: Move forward with CV Link construction in the City of Palm Desert by taking the following steps:
1)
Authorize CVAG's Executive Director to execute the Cooperative Agreement with the City of Palm Desert related to CV Link and make any minor changes/revisions for clarification purposes prior to execution by CVAG's Executive Director and/or Legal Counsel.
2)
Receive and File the City's Addendum to CVAG's previously certified EIR for CV Link; and.
3)
Find that (i) CVAG has considered the Addendum prepared by the City in connection with CVAG's previously certified EIR; (ii) CVAG agrees that the Addendum accurately captures the potential environmental effects of the City's proposed CV Link modifications; and (iii) CVAG agrees that no further CEQA review is required beyond CVAG's previously certified EIR and the City's Addendum pursuant to Public Resources Code 21166 and State CEQA Guidelines 15162.

8.

INFORMATION

9.
LEGISLATIVE ITEMS
10.
ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION
Pursuant to the provisions of Government Code Section 54956.8, the Executive Committee will adjourn to Closed Session.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR
 
Property:                  APN # 685-010-010
CVAG Negotiator:    Executive Director
Negotiating Party:   Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Under Negotiation:  Price and terms of Payment for Sale of Property
11.
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
This is the time and place for any person wishing to address the Executive Committee on any item not appearing on the agenda to do so. Please limit your comments to two minutes.

12.

Announcements

Upcoming Meeting at at 73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 119, Palm Desert:
Executive Committee - Monday, December 2, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
13.
ADJOURNMENT

 

Coachella Valley Association of Governments, 73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite #200, Palm Desert, CA 92260
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