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City Council Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

October 21, 2015

CITY COUNCIL
AND AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA

Council Chamber, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California 92262
www.palmspringsca.gov

AGENDA


Steve Pougnet, Mayor
Paul Lewin, Mayor Pro Tem
Ginny Foat, Councilmember
Rick Hutcheson, Councilmember
Chris Mills, Councilmember

City of Palm Springs Vision Statement: Palm Springs aspires to be a unique world class desert community, where residents and visitors enjoy our high quality of life and a relaxing experience.  We desire to balance our cultural and historical resources with responsible, sustainable economic growth and to enhance our natural desert beauty.  We are committed to providing responsive, friendly and efficient customer service in an environment that fosters unity among all our citizens.

David H. Ready, Esq., Ph.D., City Manager
James Thompson, Chief of Staff/City Clerk
Marcus Fuller, Assistant City Manager/City Engineer
Douglas C. Holland, City Attorney
Geoffrey S. Kiehl, Director of Finance and Treasurer

Any person who wishes to speak regarding an item on the agenda or on a subject within the City’s jurisdiction during the “Public Comments” portion of the agenda must file a “Speaker Card” with the City Clerk BEFORE that portion of the agenda is called.  Although the City Council values your comments, pursuant to the Brown Act, it generally cannot take any action on items not listed on the posted agenda.

Testimony for Public Hearings will only be taken at the time of the hearing.  Any person who wishes to speak at a Public Hearing must file a “Speaker Card” with the City Clerk BEFORE the Public Hearing is called.

Pursuant to G.C. Section 54957.5(b)(2) the designated office for inspection of records in connection with the meeting is the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way.  Complete Agenda Packets are available for public inspection at: City Hall Office of the City Clerk.  Agenda and staff reports are available on the City’s website www.palmspringsca.gov.  If you would like additional information on any item appearing on this agenda, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (760) 323-8204.

Please note, any agenda item which has not been initiated by 10:00 P.M. may be continued to a subsequent meeting.

City Council meetings are webcast live on the City’s website www.palmspringsca.gov and cablecast live on PSCTV Channel 17 and 26.103.  Meetings are re-broadcast (following the meeting) on Thursday at 8:00 P.M., Saturday at 1:30 P.M. and Tuesday at 7:00 P.M.

It is the intention of the City of Palm Springs to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in all respects.  If, as an attendee or a participant at this meeting, or in meetings on a regular basis, you will need special assistance beyond what is normally provided, the City will attempt to accommodate you in every reasonable manner.  Please contact the Office of the City Clerk, 323-8204, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to inform us of your particular needs and to determine if accommodation is feasible.

4:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION

 CALL TO ORDER (Council Chamber):

PUBLIC COMMENT (Council Chamber):  This time has been set aside for members of the public to address the City Council on items contained only on the Closed Session Agenda.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (Small Conference Room):  See Closed Session Agenda.

6:00 P.M. REGULAR MEETING

CALL TO ORDER:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  Palm Springs Air Force ROTC Junior Color Guard.

INVOCATION:  Reverend Kevin Johnson, Bloom of the Desert United Church of Christ. 

ROLL CALL:

PRESENTATIONS:

REPORT OF CLOSED SESSION:

ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGENDA:  The City Council will discuss the order of the agenda, may amend the order, add urgency items, note abstentions or “no” votes on Consent Calendar items, and request Consent Calendar items be removed from the Consent Calendar for discussion.  The City Council may also remove items from the Consent Calendar prior to that portion of the Agenda.

1.    PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.A.    APPROVING THE MASTER PLAN UPDATE FOR THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND ADOPTING A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; and 2) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION (MND) AND APPROVING THE MASTER PLAN UPDATE FOR THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.” 

PUBLIC COMMENT:  This time has been set aside for members of the public to address the City Council on Consent Calendar and other agenda items; and items of general interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City.  Although the City Council values your comments, pursuant to the Brown Act, it generally cannot take any action on items not listed on the posted agenda.  Three (3) minutes assigned for each speaker.  Testimony for Public Hearings will only be taken at the time of the hearing.

COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS: This portion of the meeting is set aside for brief general comments, and/or other issues of concern from members of the City Council. 

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT:  This time is set aside for the City Manager to update the City Council on important items initiated by staff or previously requested by the City Council.

2.    CONSENT CALENDAR:
The following routine matters may be acted upon by one motion.  Individual items may be removed by the Council for separate discussion at this time or under Approval of the Agenda.  The title is deemed to be read and further reading waived on any ordinance listed on the Consent Calendar for introduction or adoption.

2.A.    REPORT ON THE POSTING OF THE AGENDA:
RECOMMENDATION:  Receive and file Report on the Posting of the October 21, 2015, City Council Agenda.

2.B.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Minutes of October 7, 2015.

2.C.    APPROVAL OF PAYROLL WARRANTS, CLAIMS AND DEMANDS:
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1080085 THROUGH 1080213 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,115,222.62, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 2) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 08-01-2015 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 419217 THROUGH 419234 TOTALING $30,225.29, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1080214 THROUGH 1080233 TOTALING $105,395.60, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $59,598.51, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,211,644.70 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,406,864.10, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 3) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1080234 THROUGH 1080378 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,892,673.71, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 4) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1080379 THROUGH 1080497  IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $3,234,329.57, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 5) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 08-15-2015 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 419235 THROUGH 419254 TOTALING $35,540.80, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1080498 THROUGH 1080516 TOTALING $103,633.54, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $57,998.51, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,140,415.32 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,337,588.17, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 6) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1080517 THROUGH 1080657 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,802,152.97, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 7) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1080658 THROUGH 1080769 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,336,332.24, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 8) Adopt Resolution No. _____,
“A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1080770 THROUGH 1080777 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $149,671.27, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 9) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 08-29-2015 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 419255 THROUGH 419270 TOTALING $43,031.10, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1080778 THROUGH 1080796 TOTALING $102,881.28, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $57,511.29, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,176,039.68 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,379,463.35, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 10) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1080797 THROUGH 1080896 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $378,842.22, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 11) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1080897 THROUGH 1081005 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,524,221.98, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 12) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 09-12-2015 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 419271 THROUGH 419289 TOTALING $27,296.88, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1081006 THROUGH 1081025 TOTALING $103,580.58, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $57,536.29, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,190,155.28 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,378,569.03, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 13) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1081026 THROUGH 1081147 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,023,740.63, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 14) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1081148 THROUGH 1081274 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $6,124,600.14, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 15) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 09-26-2015 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 419290 THROUGH 419306 TOTALING $28,118.32, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1081275 THROUGH 1081293 TOTALING $103,090.65, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $82,140.46, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,273,387.06 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,486,736.49, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” and 16) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1081294 THROUGH 1081407 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,932,059.32, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.D.    STAFF AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS FOR THE MONTHS OF AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2015:
RECOMMENDATION:  Receive and file the report of Staff Authorized Agreements and Purchase Orders for the period of August 1 through September 30, 2015. 

2.E.    AWARD OF CONTRACT TO LEIDOS, INC. FOR TECHNICAL SERVICES TO RECONFIGURE THE PASSENGER SECURITY SCREENING CHECKPOINT FOR THE AIRPORT MAIN TERMINAL IN THE AMOUNT OF $43,526.37
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Waive all competitive bidding requirements of Title 7, Procurement Ordinance of the Palm Springs Municipal Code and approve an agreement for technical services to Leidos, Inc. in the amount of $43,526.37; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____. 

2.F.    APPROVAL OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS FOR ON-CALL ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES AND ON-CALL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve an agreement with Frederick Fisher & Partners, Architects for on-call architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 2) Approve an agreement with Interactive Design Corporation for on-call architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 3) Approve an agreement with James Cioffi Architect, for on-call architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 4) Approve an agreement with M. Arthur Gensler & Associates, Inc. for on-call architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 5) Approve an agreement with Urrutia A.I.A. & Associates, Inc. for on-call architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 6) Approve an agreement with William G. Kleindienst, Architect, for on-call architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 7) Approve an agreement with David Evans and Associates, Inc. for on-call landscape architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 8) Approve an agreement with David Volz Design Landscape Architects, Inc. for on-call landscape architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 9) Approve an agreement with Moore Iacofano Goltsman (MIG), Inc. for on-call landscape architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 10) Approve an agreement with RJM Design Group, Inc. for on-call landscape architectural services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; and 11) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____.  A____.  A____.  A____.  A____.  A____.  A____.  A____.  A____.  A____. 

2.G.    APPROVAL OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS FOR ON-CALL ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve  an agreement with BSE Engineering, Inc. for on-call electrical engineering design services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 2) Approve an agreement with Design West Engineering, Inc. for on-call electrical engineering design services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 3) Approve an agreement with Goss Engineering, Inc. for on-call electrical engineering design services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 4) Approve an agreement with MRC Engineering, Inc. for on-call electrical engineering design services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; 5) Approve an agreement with TTG Engineers for on-call electrical engineering design services for an initial term through December 31, 2018, subject to two additional one year extensions approved at the discretion of the City Manager; and 6) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____.  A____.  A____.  A____.  A____. 

2.H.    AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO AGREEMENT NO. A6132 WITH MICHAEL FONTANA AND ASSOCIATES IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,000 FOR ON-CALL FACILITY CONSTRUCTION OWNER REPRESENTATIVE SERVICES
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. A6132 increasing the contract amount by $50,000, for a total not to exceed $125,000, with Michael Fontana and Associates for On-Call Facility Construction Owner Representative Services; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A6132.  

2.I.    APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID FOR THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROJECT (CP 08-10) FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. SRTS-5282 (039)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the plans, specifications and estimate; and 2) Authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids for the Safe Routes to School Project (CP 08-10) Federal Aid Project No. SRTS-5282 (039).

2.J.    PURCHASE OF PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT FOR SUNRISE PLAZA FROM MIRACLE RECREATION COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $274,217.75 A MEASURE J FUNDED PROJECT
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the purchase and issuance of a purchase order for playground equipment to Miracle Recreation Equipment Company in a total amount of $274,217.75, including installation, utilizing the National Joint Powers Alliance Cooperative Purchase Contract #022113-LTS for public agencies in the State of California; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. 

2.K.    APPROVING THE CONVERSION OF AN ADDITIONAL TENNIS COURT TO FOUR PICKLEBALL COURTS AT DEMUTH PARK:  
RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the conversion of one additional tennis court to four pickleball courts at Demuth Park insofar as the total cost does not exceed $10,160. 

2.L.    CORNELIA WHITE HOUSE EXTERIOR REPAIRS (CP 15-16)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015-2016 TO APPROPRIATE $200,000 FOR THE CORNELIA WHITE HOUSE EXTERIOR REPAIRS (CP 15-16);” 2) Approve a Professional Services Agreement with Architectural Resources Group, Inc., in the amount of $41,126 for architectural and historic preservation services to investigate and identify certain recommended repairs of the Cornelia White House; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____. 

2.M.    PROPOSED RESOLUTION TEMPORARILY SETTING THE RATE ON THE 911 EMERGENCY ACCESS LINE TAX ON PREPAID WIRELESS SERVICE AND CONVERTING THE RATE TO A PERCENTAGE PURSUANT TO AB 1717 TO ENSURE COLLECTION OF THE CITY’S 911 EMERGENCY ACCESS LINE TAX ON PREPAID WIRELESS SERVICE
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, TEMPORARILY REDUCING THE 911 ACCESS LINE TAX ON PREPAID WIRELESS SERVICES FROM $1.21 TO $1.00 FROM JANUARY 1, 2016, TO JANUARY 1, 2020 AND RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 23904;” and 2) Authorize the City Manager and City Attorney to execute all necessary documents.
   
EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR:  Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.

3.    LEGISLATIVE:  None. 

4.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

4.A.    COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH FOR HOMELESS OUTREACH SERVICES
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the Cooperative Agreement with the County of Riverside, Department of Mental Health for Homeless Outreach Services; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute an Agreement with the Riverside County Department of Mental Health to provide one Behavioral Health Specialist II, one Mental Health Peer Specialist, and County vehicle leasing costs, up to $165,000.  A____. 

4.B.    RECONSIDERATION OF AWARD OF A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR THE PALM SPRINGS ENTRY SIGNS (CP 13-31):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Reconsider the action taken by the City Council associated with Item 2BB at the October 7, 2015, City Council meeting, and on the basis of a four-fifths affirmative vote add this item to consider award of a construction contract for the Palm Springs Entry Signs (City Project No. 13-31); 2) Award a construction contract to AToM Engineering Construction, Inc. in the amount of $363,000 for Bid Schedules A, B and D only for the Palm Springs Entry Signs (City Project No. 13-31); and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____. 

5.    NEW BUSINESS:

5.A.    MEASURE J COMMUNITY PROJECTS RECOMMENDATIONS, APPROVAL OF THREE YEAR PLAN
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Measure J recommended three year Community Projects plan:  a) Fiscal Year 2015-16, 17 Projects estimated at $1,028,000; b) Fiscal Year 2016-17, 20 Projects estimated at $965,000; and c) Fiscal Year 2017-18, 9 Projects estimated at $1,202,000; and
2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all budget transfers and amendments necessary to effectuate the City Council actions, subject to annual budget appropriations.    

5.B.    APPROVE A FACADE GRANT AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 WITH DOUGLAS JONES (INDUSTRIAL BUILDING) FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1258 MONTALVO WAY
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve a Facade Grant Agreement in the amount of $5,000 with Douglas Jones for property located at 1258 Montalvo Way; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all documents related to the Facade and Interior Remodel Grant Agreements.

5.C.    URBAN FOREST MANAGEMENT REPORT AND TREE INVENTORY
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Receive and file the final version of the City of Palm Springs Inventory of Public Trees, 2014, Urban Forest Management Report 2) Approve the Action Plan; 3) Authorize staff to proceed with Priority 1 Tree Pruning and Priority 1 Tree Removals; and 4) Authorize staff to issue an Invitation for Bids for removal of 111 various trees identified as the Priority 1 Tree Removals.

COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS, REQUESTS, AND REPORTS
: Additional general comments, reports, announcements, requests of staff and/or issues of concern to Councilmembers are briefly presented at this time.

ADJOURNMENT:  The City Council will adjourn to Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 6:00 P.M. Council Chamber, City Hall, preceded by Closed Session, Small Conference Room, City Hall, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs.

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