Coachella Valley Association of Governments


Coachella ValleY 
Conservation Commission
MEETING AGENDA
February 14, 2019
11:00 AM
 
Coachella Valley Association of Governments
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

ACTION MAY RESULT ONLY ON ITEMS ON THIS AGENDA.
THIS MEETING IS ACCESSIBLE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

 
1.  
CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Linda Evans, City of La Quinta, Chair

2. 
ROLL CALL
3. 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4. 
PUBLIC COMMENTS
Any person wishing to address the Coachella Valley Conservation Commission on items not appearing on the agenda may do so at this time.

5. 
COMMITTEE MEMBER / DIRECTOR COMMENTS

6. 
CONSENT CALENDAR
7. 
DISCUSSION / ACTION
Recommendation: Approve Resolution 19-005, accepting a Local Assistance Grant from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for Restoring Ecosystem Processes: Sand Dune Restoration in the Coachella Valley NCCP
 in the amount of $53,320

Recommendation: Approve contract with Southern California Mountains Foundation for a not-to-exceed amount of $34,000 to remove tamarisk from sensitive mesquite habitat in the Willow Hole Conservation Area

Recommendation: Approve Resolution 19-004 authorizing acquisition of ten parcels totaling approximately 92.25 acres in and adjacent to the Thousand Palms Conservation Area at a cost not-to-exceed $531,725 plus closing costs not-to-exceed $14,500

Recommendation: Appoint Tom Kohn as a public member-at-large to fill vacant position on the Trails Management Subcommittee

Recommendation: Receive and file reports for FY17/18

8. 
INFORMATION
9. 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
The next meeting of the Coachella Valley Conservation Commission is scheduled for Thursday, April 11 at 11 am

10. 
ADJOURNMENT