Coachella Valley Association of Governments

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Executive Committee Agenda
MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017
4:00 p.m.
CVAG Offices
73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 119
Palm Desert, CA 92260
CVAG # 760-346-1127

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

1.

CALL TO ORDER (Chair Marion Ashley, Supervisor, County of Riverside)

2.

Roll Call

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

4.

Public Comments

This is the time and place for any person wishing to address the Executive Committee on items not appearing on the agenda to do so.

5.

Executive Committee/Director Comments

6.

Consent Calendar

6.1.
ITEM(S) HELD OVER FROM CONSENT CALENDAR
6.2.
CLOSED SESSION
1.
PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
 
2)
CLOSED SESSION 
The Board finds, based on advice from the General Counsel, that discussion in open session of the following described matter will prejudice the position of the Association in existing litigation:
 
PENDING LITIGATION: Gov't Code section 54956.9(d)(1)

Ferguson v. Coachella Valley Association of Governments, et al., Riverside County Superior Court Case No. PSC 1705629

7.

Discussion/Action

Recommendation: Authorize:

1)         The Chair to execute an agreement with Desert Community Energy for CVAG to provide implementation and management services for a Community Choice Aggregation program for the Coachella Valley region;

2)         The Executive Director to enter into a cost sharing agreement with Western Riverside Council of Governments and Los Angeles Community Choice Energy for legal services related to the California Public Utilities Commission Proceeding R17-06-026, Review of the Power Charge Indifference Adjustment, for not to exceed $20,000 as CVAG's share;
 
3)         The Executive Director to enter into a cost sharing agreement with Los Angeles Community Choice Energy and Western Riverside Council of Governments for consulting services related to the California Public Utilities Commission Proceeding R17-06-026 Review of the Power Charge Indifference Adjustment, for not to exceed $20,000 as CVAG's share

Recommendation: Create a cap and trade ad hoc committee representative of communities in the Coachella Valley with opportunities to compete for future funding cycles associated with disadvantaged communities and

1)         Appoint the following members: Supervisor V. Manuel Perez; Indio Mayor Pro Tem Michael Wilson; Cathedral City Mayor Pro Tem Greg Pettis; and to-be-named officials from the City of Coachella and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians; and
 
2)         Seek additional staff support from the City of Palm Springs and SunLine Transit Agency.


RecommendationApprove Amendment Number Three 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 to $6,933,335.49, an increase of $1,863,355.49.

8.

INFORMATION

9.

Announcements

Upcoming Meetings at 73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 119, Palm Desert:
Technical Advisory Committee - Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
Executive Committee - Monday, January 29, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
10.
ADJOURNMENT