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City Council Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

November 4, 2015

CITY COUNCIL
AND AS FINANCING AUTHORITY / SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE 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:  Boy Scout Troop 262.

INVOCATION:  Rabbi Sally Olins. 

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.    AN APPEAL BY G & M CONSTRUCTION ON BEHALF OF ACBCI OWNERS OF ALLOTMENT 5A AND 35A OF THE HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION BOARD’S STAY OF DEMOLITION FOR THE STRUCTURES THAT COMPRISE 436 THROUGH 454 SOUTH INDIAN CANYON DRIVE THE RAMON DRUG BUILDING
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; 2) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DENYING AN APPEAL BY G & M CONSTRUCTION ON BEHALF OF ACBCI OWNERS OF ALLOTMENTS 5A AND 35A AND UPHOLDING THE ACTION OF THE HSPB REGARDING THE STRUCTURES THAT COMPRISE 436 THROUGH 454 SOUTH INDIAN CANYON DRIVE THE RAMON DRUG BUILDING A.K.A THE 440 BUILDING (CASE 3.1009 MAA).” 

1.B.    REVIEW OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL INITIAL STUDY (I.S.) AND ADOPTION OF A NEGATIVE DECLARATION (ND) FOR THE BUZZ TROLLEY SERVICE AND APPROVING THE BUZZ TROLLEY SERVICE; APPROVE THE FIRST OF FOUR (4) ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OPTIONS TO THE TROLLEY SERVICES OPERATOR AGREEMENT WITH MV TRANSPORTATION, INC., AND AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THE CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH SYMBLAZE, INC., TO PROVIDE MARKETING SERVICES FOR THE BUZZ TROLLEY (CASE 5.1370-CEQA)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; 2) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING A NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE OPERATION OF THE BUZZ TROLLEY SERVICE AND APPROVING THE BUZZ TROLLEY SERVICE;” 3) Approve the first of four (4) one-year extension options to the Trolley Services Operator Agreement with MV Transportation, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $856,985 for the second year of service; 4) Approve Amendment No. 3 to Agreement No. A6552 with Symblaze, Inc. for twelve (12) additional months of ongoing support services at an amount of $65,448 and a revised total contract amount of $152,997; and 5) Authorize the City Manager or his designee to execute all necessary documents.  A6564.  A6552. 

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 November 4, 2015, City Council Agenda.

2.B.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Minutes of October 21, 2015.

2.C.    PALM SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNUAL REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014-15:   
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the Palm Springs Board of Library Trustees Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014-15. 

2.D.    TREASURER’S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2015:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and File the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of September 30, 2015.

2.E.    AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO AGREEMENT NO. A5656 EXTENDING THE PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE BROKERAGE SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH KEENAN & ASSOCIATES FOR AN ADDITIONAL THREE (3) YEAR TERM
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. A5656 with Keenan & Associates for professional insurance brokerage services, extending the agreement for three (3) fiscal years (Fiscal Years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19) in an amount not to exceed $60,000 per year; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute the necessary documents.  A5656. 

2.F.    AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT NO. A6757 WITH INTERACTIVE DESIGN CORPORATION FOR THE FIRE STATION NO. 4 REHABILITATION PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000, (CP 15-25)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. A6757 in the amount of $25,000 for a total amount of $43,800 with Interactive Design Corporation for the Fire Station No. 4 Rehabilitation Project (CP 15-25); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A6757. 

2.G.    PARTICIPATION IN THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY’S MORTGAGE CREDIT CERTIFICATE (MCC) PROGRAM:
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS’ PARTICIPATION IN THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY’S MORTGAGE CREDIT CERTIFICATE (MCC) PROGRAM.”
   
2.H.    APPROVAL OF PARCEL MAP 36562 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 745, 757 AND 765 ORANGE AVENUE
RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PARCEL MAP 36562 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 745, 757 AND 765 ORANGE AVENUE, IN SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 5 EAST.”

2.I.   APPROVE AN INCREASE TO PURCHASE ORDER WITH PALM SPRINGS WELDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,650 FOR REPLACEMENT OF FIVE ADDITIONAL DAMAGED METAL SCULPTURES WITHIN THE GENE AUTRY TRAIL MEDIAN
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Authorize a Purchase Order increase in the amount of $33,650 with Palm Springs Welding; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.J.  APPROVAL OF PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. N043, WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR USE OF SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM (STP) FEDERAL-AID FUNDS FOR THE RAMON ROAD PAVEMENT REHABILITATION PROJECT (CP 14-02) FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. STPLN-5282 (043)
RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. N043 TO ADMINISTERING AGENCY-STATE AGREEMENT FOR FEDERAL-AID PROJECTS NO. 08-5282R WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, IN THE AMOUNT OF $395,729, FOR THE RAMON ROAD PAVEMENT REHABILITATION, CITY PROJECT NO. 14-02, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. STPLN-5282 (043), AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS.”   A____. 

2.K.    AWARD A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO JOE PUTRINO GENERAL CONTRACTOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $46,000 FOR THE AIRPORT TSA SECURITY DOOR PROJECT (CP 15-24)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Award a construction contract to Joe Putrino General Contractor, in the amount of $46,000 for the Airport TSA Security Door Project (CP 15-24); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____. 

2.L.    AMENDMENT NO. 2 IN THE AMOUNT OF $95,454 TO THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT NO. A5985 WITH RBF CONSULTING (NOW KNOWN AS MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL), FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR THE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT CENTER AND CITYWIDE TRAFFIC SIGNAL INTERCONNECT PROJECT (CP 08-04) FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. CML 5282 (031)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. A5985 with RBF Consulting (now known as Michael Baker International), in the amount of $95,454 for a total contract amount of $619,713 for the Traffic Management Center and Citywide Traffic Signal Interconnect Project (CP 08-04) Federal Aid Project No. CML 5282 (031); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A5985. 

2.M.    AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AGREEMENT NO. A5482 FOR SALES TAX AUDITING SERVICES WITH MUNISERVICES, LLC
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. A5482 with MuniServices, LLC to provide the City Sales Tax Auditing Services, lowering the compensation schedule to 15% of additional revenue collected, for a three (3) year term ending June 30, 2018; and
2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents, subject to final approval by the City Attorney.  A5482. 
   
2.N.    APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT REMODEL (CP 15-05):
RECOMMENDATION: 1)  Approve the plans, specifications and estimate; and 2) Authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids for the Police Department Remodel (CP 15-05). 
   
2.O.    AWARD A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO GOLDEN VISTA CONSTRUCTION INC.  DBA GOLDEN VALLEY CONSTRUCTION, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,201,554.40 FOR THE CONVENTION CENTER PARKING LOT IMPROVEMENTS (CP 14-09)
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 $1,045,467 PLUS ACCRUED INTEREST FOR THE CONVENTION CENTER PARKING LOT IMPROVEMENTS(CP 14-09);” 2) Award a construction contract to Golden Vista Construction, Inc. dba Golden Valley Construction, in the amount of $1,201,554.40 for the Convention Center Parking Lot Improvements, (CP 14-09); 3) Authorize the City Manager to approve and execute construction contract change orders up to an additional amount of $50,000; and 4) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____. 

EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR:  Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.

3.    LEGISLATIVE:

3.A.    PROPOSED ORDINANCE ADDING ARTICLE VII “VACANT BUILDINGS AND LAND; BLIGHTED PROPERTY” TO TITLE 8, REPEALING CHAPTER 8.80 “MAINTENANCE OF LONG-TERM BOARDED AND VACATED BUILDINGS,” AND AMENDING CHAPTER 11.72 “PUBLIC NUISANCES” OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE TO EXPAND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS TO VACANT PROPERTY AND VACANT LAND, AND TO CLARIFY REGISTRATION AND MONITORING PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS FOR VACANT PROPERTIES AND IDENTIFYING ENFORCEMENT AND CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS:
RECOMMENDATION:  Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and introduce for first reading Ordinance No. ____, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING AND RESTATING CHAPTER 8.80 OF, ADDING SECTION 11.72.162 TO, AND AMENDING SECTIONS 11.72.170 AND 11.72.245 OF, THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF VACANT BUILDINGS, VACANT PROPERTY, AND VACANT LAND AS PUBLIC NUISANCES AND ABATEMENT OF BLIGHTED PROPERTY.” 

4.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  None. 

5.    NEW BUSINESS:

5.A.    APPROVE A FACADE GRANT AGREEMENT WITH JOSEPH T. LIZOTTE, FOR A RETAIL STORE LOCATED AT 611 SOUTH PALM CANYON, SUITE 12, IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,536.06
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve a Facade Grant Agreement in the amount of $2,536.06 with Joseph T. Lizotte for a retail store located at 611 South Palm Canyon, Suite 12; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____.  

5.B.    APPROVE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO CONVERT 2002 CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION ISSUED TO FINANCE THE DOWNTOWN PARKING STRUCTURE FROM VARIABLE RATE TO FIXED RATE
RECOMMENDATION:  City Council:  Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A SITE LEASE AND LEASE AGREEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUANCE OF CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FINANCING AUTHORITY LEASE REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, 2015 SERIES A AND TAXABLE LEASE REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, 2015 SERIES B, APPROVING SALE OF SUCH BONDS AND OFFICIAL STATEMENT AND PROVIDING OTHER MATTERS PROPERLY RELATING THERETO.” Financing Authority Board:  Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE FINANCING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING ISSUANCE OF CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FINANCING AUTHORITY LEASE REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, 2015 SERIES A AND TAXABLE LEASE REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, 2015 SERIES B, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING EXECUTION OF INDENTURE OF TRUST AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATING THERETO, AUTHORIZING SALE OF SUCH BONDS, APPROVING OFFICIAL STATEMENT AND PROVIDING OTHER MATTERS PROPERLY RELATING THERETO.”

5.C.    RECRUITMENT BONUS PROGRAM FOR HIRING LATERAL POLICE OFFICERS
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A RECRUITMENT BONUS PROGRAM FOR HIRING LATERAL POLICE OFFICERS;” 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute documents necessary to effectuate the actions, including employee agreements and any amendments thereto, as approved by the City Attorney; and 3) Approve upon adoption of the Resolution the Recruitment Bonus Program for Hiring Lateral Police Officers is in effect until ten (10) positions are filled or until the City Manager terminates the program.

5.D.    APPROVAL OF A WASTEWATER SERVICES AGREEMENT (OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE) WITH VEOLIA WATER WEST OPERATING SERVICES, INC., FOR AN INITIAL TERM OF 5 YEARS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, MAKING FINDINGS AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A WASTEWATER SERVICES AGREEMENT (OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE) WITH VEOLIA WATER WEST OPERATING SERVICES, INC., FOR AN INITIAL TERM OF FIVE (5) YEARS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020, AND APPROVING AND ORDERING THE FILING OF A CEQA NOTICE OF EXEMPTION;” and 2) Authorize the purchase of new vehicles as identified on Schedule S of Agreement No. A____, in an amount not to exceed the estimated total cost of $1,500,000 over the initial 5-year term subject to the annual budget adopted by the City Council in the Wastewater Fund for motor vehicles in Account No. 420-6800-50020, and authorize staff to conduct the appropriate bid processes, or utilize cooperative purchase contracts if available, in accordance with Procurement procedures and authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents, including all Purchase Orders for the approved vehicles; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to issue and execute Purchase Orders and all necessary documents associated with the services to be provided pursuant to Agreement No. A____ during the term thereof, in amounts not to exceed the annual budget adopted by the City Council in the Wastewater Fund.  A____. 

5.E.    APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO A PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT WITH SELENE PALM SPRINGS, LLC; APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH SELENE PALM SPRINGS, LLC; AND, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE AGREEMENTS
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve Amendment No. 4 to Agreement No. A6329 with Selene Palm Springs LLC for the sale of a 7.8 acre parcel at the northeast corner of Calle Alvarado and Amado; 2) Approve Amendment No. 1 to the Services Agreement with Selene Palm Springs, LLC for the funding of replacement public parking within the proposed hotel project on the 7.8 acre parcel at the northeast corner of Calle Alvarado and Amado; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A6329. 

5.F.    APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A 24+/- ACRE PARCEL OF LAND, A PORTION OF THE FORMER SHADOWROCK PROPERTY WITHIN THE CHINO CONE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,080,000 FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE PALM SPRINGS MOUNTAINS; ACCEPT THE DEDICATION AND CONVEYANCE OF THE REMAINDER OF THE FORMER SHADOWROCK PROPERTY OF 350+/- ACRES AT NO COST FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE PALM SPRINGS MOUNTAINS; AND ACCEPT THE DEDICATION AND CONVEYANCE OF THE 220+/- ACRE PARCEL OF LAND KNOWN AS ANGEL COVE AT NO COST FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE PALM SPRINGS MOUNTAINS:   Additional Staff Report Material
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015-16;” 2) Approve the purchase of an approximate 24 acre parcel of land (a portion of the former Shadowrock Property) within the Chino Cone from the Friends of the Palm Springs Mountains, in the amount of $1,080,000; 3) Accept the dedication and conveyance of an approximate 350 acre parcel (the remainder of the former Shadowrock Property) from the Friends of the Palm Springs Mountains at no cost; 4) Accept the dedication and conveyance of an approximate 220 acre parcel of land (known as Angel Cove) from the Friends of the Palm Springs Mountains at no cost; 4) Authorize the City Manager to execute all documents to effectuate the purchase and dedications; and 5) Authorize the City Clerk to execute the Certificate of Acceptance and recording of all documents.

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, December 2, 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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