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Coachella Valley
Conservation Commission agenda
 
Thursday, January 12, 2017
11:00 a.m.
 
CVAG Offices
73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 119
Palm Desert, CA 92260

(760) 346-1127
 
Teleconferencing will be available at:
Imperial Irrigation District
321 S. Waterman Ave. Suite 200
El Centro, CA  92243
(760) 482-3456

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

1.

CALL TO ORDER - Chair Michael Wilson, Councilmember, City of Indio

2.

Roll Call

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

4.

Public Comments

This is the time and place for any person wishing to address the Coachella Valley Conservation Commission on items not appearing on the agenda to do so.

5.

Committee Member/Director Comments

6.

Consent Calendar

7.

Discussion/Action

RECOMMENDATION:  Receive and File the Reports for Fiscal Year 2015/16
RECOMMENDATION:  
1)
Approve Resolution 17-001 authorizing acquisition of one parcel totaling approximately 76.89 acres in the Coachella Valley Stormwater Channel and Delta Conservation Area at a cost not to exceed $1,150,000 plus closing costs not to exceed $4,500; and

2)Authorize the Executive Director to execute all necessary contracts and take such other actions as necessary to effect the acquisition.
RECOMMENDATION:  
1)
Approve Resolution 17-002 authorizing acceptance of the donation of Assessor Parcel Number (APN) 749-090-009 from Luning Associates, LP and payment of transaction costs not expected to exceed $3,500.
RECOMMENDATION Approve Resolution 17-003 authorizing acquisition of 10 tax default parcels at a cost not to exceed $148,0101.65 plus administration costs, and authorize the Executive Director to enter into an agreement of sale to purchase the properties.
RECOMMENDATION Approve:
1)
The Northern Coachella Valley Trails Development Project as consistent with the Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan; and

2)A License Agreement with Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy for Use of CVCC lands for a trailhead for the Proposed Corkill/Kim Nicol Trail.
RECOMMENDATION:  Authorize release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Biological Monitoring Program, and authorize the Executive Director to approve minor changes to the RFP with review by CVCC legal counsel.
RECOMMENDATION:  Information only.

8.

INFORMATION

9.

Announcements

Next scheduled meeting at 73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Room 119, Palm Desert:

Coachella Valley Conservation Commission - Thursday, Feb. 09, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

10.

Adjournment