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City Council Adjourned Regular Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

January 13, 2016

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


ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING AGENDA


Robert Moon, Mayor
Chris Mills, Mayor Pro Tem
Ginny Foat, Councilmember
Geoff Kors, Councilmember
J.R. Roberts, 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. ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING

CALL TO ORDER:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  Boy Scout Troop 262.

INVOCATION:  Rev Amanda Burr, United Methodist Church.

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.    CLASS 1 HISTORIC DESIGNATION FOR “THE THEODORE & CLAIRE MORSE RESIDENCE” LOCATED AT 1197 ABRIGO ROAD AND CEQA DETERMINATION (HSPB 94)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; and 2) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DESIGNATING 1197 ABRIGO ROAD “THE THEODORE & CLAIRE MORSE RESIDENCE” AS A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE, AND DETERMINE THE PROJECT AS EXEMPT FROM CEQA AS A CLASS 31 CATEGORICAL EXEMPTION (HSPB 94).” 

1.B.    CLASS 1 HISTORIC DESIGNATION FOR “THE VILLAGE MANOR” (CURRENTLY “THE ORBIT IN”) LOCATED AT 562 WEST ARENAS ROAD AND CEQA DETERMINATION (HSPB 95)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; and 2) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, “THE VILLAGE MANOR” (aka “ORBIT IN”) AS A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE, AND DETERMINE THE PROJECT AS EXEMPT FROM CEQA AS A CLASS 31 CATEGORICAL EXEMPTION (HSPB 95).” 

1.C.    CONSIDERATION OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE MUSEUM MARKET PLAZA SPECIFIC PLAN AND ADDENDUM NO. 2 TO THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (CASE NO. 5.1204 SP A-1)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; 2) Provide direction to staff as appropriate; and 3) Continue the public hearing to February 3, 2016, and direct the City Clerk to post a notice of continuance.
Staff Report Part 2                   Staff Report Part 3
Addendum 2 FEIR Part 1 (pages 1-136)               Addendum 2 FEIR Part 2 (pages 137-273)
Traffic Study       Traffic Study Appendices Part 1     Traffic Study Appendices Part 2

FOLLOWING ARE PREVIOUSLY APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL AND ARE PROVIDED HERE FOR REFERENCE:

     2009 EIR - Tech Appendices                                  Append D. Pt 2 Asbestos
                        Append A. NOPIS & Comments         Append E. WSA
                        Append B. AQ                                       Append F. Noise
                        Append C. Cultural                              Append G. Traffic
                        Append D. Pt 1 Phase 1                      Append H. Fiscal

        01. MMPSP EIR Cover TOC & Summary
        02. MMPSP EIR Section I.10.21.08
        03. MMPSP EIR Section II.10.21.08
        04. MMPSP EIR Section III.9.08 Part 1 (pages 1-112)
               04. MMPSP EIR Section III.9.08 Part 2 (pages 113-224)
        05. MMPSP EIR Section IV
        06. MMPSP EIR Section V
        07. MMPSP EIR Section VI
        08. MMPSP EIR Section VII
        09. MMPSP EIR Section VIII
        10. MMPSP EIR Section IX

     2009 Specific Plan
               Museum Market Plaza Specific Plan

     2012 EIR Addendum
               5.1204 Final EIR Addendum - 10-17-2012 Complete

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 January 13, 2016, City Council Agenda.

2.B.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Minutes of December 16, 2015, and January 6, 2016. 

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 1082386 THROUGH 1082398 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $214,158.62, 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 11-21-2015 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 419353 THROUGH 419372 TOTALING $27,188.41, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1082399 THROUGH 1082417 TOTALING $91,099.08, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $58,920.46, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,241,527.06 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,418,735.01, 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 1082418 THROUGH 1082602 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,358,148.09, 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 PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 12-05-2015 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 419373 THROUGH 419385 TOTALING $26,370.34, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1082603 THROUGH 1082621 TOTALING $90,660.89, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $102,803.20, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,631,815.44 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,851,649.87, 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 CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1082622 THROUGH 1082753 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,972,393.69, 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 1082754 THROUGH 1082899 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,103,805.80, 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 PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 12-19-2015 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 419386 THROUGH 419404 TOTALING $29,632.34, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1082900 THROUGH 1082918 TOTALING $90,770.08, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $57,477.63, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,367,482.75 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,545,362.80, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” and 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 1082919 THROUGH 1082985 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,236,948.68, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.D.    STAFF AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015:
RECOMMENDATION:  Receive and file the report of Staff Authorized Agreements and Purchase Orders for the period of December 1-31, 2015.

2.E.    RATIFY AND APPOINT THE NOMINATION OF THE CITY OF DESERT HOT SPRINGS TO THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION FOR THE TERM ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2017
RECOMMENDATION:  Appoint Yvonne Parks, as the City of Desert Hot Springs representative, to the Palm Springs International Airport Commission for the term ending December 31, 2017. 

2.F.    SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY BUS STOP IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, PHASE 6:  
RECOMMENDATION:  Receive and file. 

2.G.    FACILITY USE AGREEMENT WITH PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE USE OF SPACE AT EDOM HILL LOCATED AT 70200 EDOM HILL ROAD, SITE F, DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA WITH FIVE YEAR EXTENSIONS:  
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the facility use agreement with Palm Springs Unified School District for space at Edom Hill located at 70200 Edom Hill Road through June 30, 2020, at the rate of $250 per month per rack; 2) Allow for renewal in five year extensions with an increase of 10% in the monthly fee with each renewal; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____. 

2.H.    FACILITY USE AGREEMENT WITH CATHEDRAL CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR THE USE OF SPACE AT EDOM HILL LOCATED AT 70200 EDOM HILL ROAD, SITE F, DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, WITH FIVE YEAR EXTENSIONS
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the facility use agreement with Cathedral City Fire Department for space at Edom Hill located at 70200 Edom Hill Road through September 30, 2020, at the rate of $250 per rack per month; 2) Allow for renewal in five year extensions with an increase of 10% in the monthly fee with each renewal; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____. 

2.I.    ACCEPTANCE OF THE TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY LANDSCAPING PHASE 2 (CP 13-33)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Accept the public works improvement identified as the Tahquitz Canyon Way Landscaping Phase 2 (CP 13-33) as completed in accordance with the plans and specifications; and 2) Authorize the City Engineer to execute and file for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder a Notice of Completion for the Tahquitz Canyon Way Landscaping Phase 2 (CP 13-33).  A6648. 

2.J.    APPROVAL OF AB 2766 / MSRC LOCAL GOVERNMENT MATCH PROGRAM CONTRACT NO. ML16005 IN THE AMOUNT OF $80,000 WITH THE SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT FOR BICYCLE INFRASTRUCTURE AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A BICYCLE OUTREACH PROGRAM
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve AB 2766 / MSRC Local Government Match Program Contract No. ML16005 with South Coast Air Quality Management District, in the amount of $80,000 ($60,000 AQMD Grant / $20,000 Local Funding) for installation of bicycle racks and implementation of a bicycle outreach and education program; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A____. 

2.K.    ACCEPTANCE OF JAMES O. JESSIE DESERT HIGHLAND UNITY CENTER GYM AIR CONDITIONING IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT (CP 14-15)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Accept the public works improvement identified as James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center Gym Air Conditioning Improvements Project (CP 14-15) as completed in accordance with the plans and specifications; and 2) Authorize the City Engineer to execute and file for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder a Notice of Completion for the James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center Gym Air Conditioning Improvements Project (CP 14-15).  A6705. 

2.L.    MILLS ACT HISTORIC SITE CONTRACT FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 223 STEVENS ROAD (HSPB 91 / HD-4 “POMPEII DE LAS PALMAS HISTORIC DISTRICT”)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Mary Jeanne Herringer and the Pompeii de las Palmas Homeowners Association, for 223 West Stevens Road, a contributing property in the Pompeii de las Palmas Historic District (HSPB 91 / HD-4); 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.  A____. 

2.M.    MILLS ACT HISTORIC SITE CONTRACT FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 225 STEVENS ROAD (HSPB 91 / HD-4 “POMPEII DE LAS PALMAS HISTORIC DISTRICT”)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Steven M. Fusco and the Pompeii de las Palmas Homeowners Association, for 225 West Stevens Road, a contributing property in the Pompeii de las Palmas Historic District (HSPB 91 / HD-4); 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.  A____. 
   
2.N.    MILLS ACT HISTORIC SITE CONTRACT FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 229 STEVENS ROAD (HSPB 91 / HD-4 “POMPEII DE LAS PALMAS HISTORIC DISTRICT”)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with  Cathy Geddes and the Pompeii de las Palmas Homeowners Association for 229 West Stevens Road, a contributing property in the Pompeii de las Palmas Historic District (HSPB 91 / HD-4); 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.  A____. 
   
2.O.    MILLS ACT HISTORIC SITE CONTRACT FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 231 WEST STEVENS ROAD (HSPB 91 / HD-4 “POMPEII DE LAS PALMAS HISTORIC DISTRICT”)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Robert Stone and the Pompeii de las Palmas Homeowners Association, for 231 West Stevens Road, a contributing property in the Pompeii de las Palmas Historic District (HSPB 91 / HD-4); 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.  A____. 

2.P.    MILLS ACT HISTORIC SITE CONTRACT FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 235 EAST TWIN PALMS DRIVE (HSPB 73 / HD-2 ROYAL HAWAIIAN ESTATES)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Robert P. Schaffer and Alan L. Pass, and the Royal Hawaiian Homeowners Association, for property located at 235 East Twin Palms Drive, a Class 1 Historic Site (HSPB 73 / HD-2); 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.  A____. 

2.Q.    MILLS ACT HISTORIC SITE CONTRACT FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 360 CABRILLO ROAD UNIT 107 (HSPB 88 / HD-3, RACQUET CLUB COTTAGES WEST)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Gerald Soubeyran and the Racquet Club Garden Villas Homeowners Association, for 360 Cabrillo Road Unit 107, a Class 1 Historic Site (HSPB 88 / HD-3); 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.  A____. 

2.R.    DEVELOPMENT PROJECT FEE REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014-15:
RECOMMENDATION:  Receive and file the Development Project Fee Report for Fiscal Year 2014-15. 

2.S.    APPROVE DISPOSITION OF THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT 342-344 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE AND COMMENCE THE PROCESS TO SOLICIT PROPOSALS FROM INTERESTED BUYERS WITH A GOAL TOWARDS MAXIMIZING VALUE WHILE DEVELOPING THE PROPERTY TO ITS HIGHEST AND BEST USE
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Direct staff to initiate the RFP process for disposition of the property; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all documents related to the RFP process.
 
2.T.    TREASURER’S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF NOVEMBER 30, 2015:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and File the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of November 30, 2015. 

2.U.    AUTHORIZE AN INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF $24,850 TO PURCHASE ORDER 15-1320 ISSUED TO ALBERT A. WEBB ASSOCIATES FOR THE GENE AUTRY TRAIL AT VISTA CHINO IMPROVEMENTS, FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. CML 5282 (045), CITY PROJECT NO. 14-13
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize an increase in the amount of $24,850 to Purchase Order 15-1320 with Albert A. Webb Associates for revised total amount of $86,450 for the Gene Autry Trail at Vista Chino Improvements, Federal Aid Project No. CML 5282 (045), City Project No. 14-13; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.V.    AMENDMENT NO. 2 IN THE AMOUNT OF $21,000 TO THE CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH INTERACTIVE DESIGN CORPORATION FOR THE JAMES O. JESSIE DESERT HIGHLAND UNITY CENTER OUTDOOR PERFORMANCE STAGE AND OUTDOOR BALL FIELD LIGHTING PROJECT (CP 14-18)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 2 in the amount of $21,000 to the Consulting Services Agreement No. A6697 with Interactive Design Corporation for revised total contract amount of $45,900 for the James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center Outdoor Performance Stage and Outdoor Ball Field Lighting Project (CP 14-18); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A6697. 

2.W.    AWARD A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO PRECISION GARAGE DOORS AND GATES, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $40,725 FOR THE FIRE STATION NO. 2 APPARATUS DOOR REPLACEMENT (CP 15-08)
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Award a construction contract  to Precision Garage Doors and Gates, Inc., a California corporation, in the amount of $40,725 for the Fire Station No. 2 Apparatus Door Replacement, City Project No. 15-08; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A___. 

2.X.    AUTHORIZE PAYMENT TO COACHELLA VALLEY CONSERVATION COMMISSION (CVCC) IN LIEU FEE PROGRAM (ILFP) IN THE AMOUNT OF $78,487.50 RELATED TO THE RAMON ROAD WIDENING (SAN LUIS REY DR. TO LANDAU BLVD.) INCLUDING THE WHITEWATER RIVER BRIDGE WIDENING, CITY PROJECT NO. 08-25, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BHLS-5282 (040)
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize Payment to the Coachella Valley Conservation Commission In Lieu Fee Program (“CVCC-ILFP”) in the amount of $78,487.50 for 0.35 acres of compensatory mitigation associated with the Ramon Road Widening (San Luis Rey Dr. to Landau Blvd.) including the Whitewater Bridge Widening, City Project No. 08-25, Federal-Aid Project No. BHLS -5282 (040); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.Y.    APPROVAL AND TRANSMITTAL OF RECOGNIZED OBLIGATIONS PAYMENT SCHEDULE (ROPS 16-17A AND 16-17B) FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1, 2016, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2017, PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA HEALTH & SAFETY CODE SECTION 34169(G)(1)
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. ______, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACTING SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, APPROVING THE RECOGNIZED OBLIGATION PAYMENT SCHEDULE (ROPS 16-17) FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1, 2016, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2017, PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA HEALTH & SAFETY CODE SECTION 34169(G)(1).”

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

3.    LEGISLATIVE:  None. 

4.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  None. 

5.    NEW BUSINESS:

5.A.    ADOPTION OF A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE VISTA CHINO LOW-WATER CROSSING BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT WHITEWATER RIVER PROJECT, CITY PROJECT NO. 10-10, FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. NBIL (513)
RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING AND ORDERING THE FILING OF A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE VISTA CHINO LOW-WATER CROSSING BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT WHITEWATER RIVER PROJECT, CITY PROJECT NO. 10-10, FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. NBIL (513).”

5.B.    PROVIDE DIRECTION TO STAFF REGARDING POTENTIAL ACQUISITION OF BUILDING LOCATED AT 441 S. CALLE ENCILIA FOR USE BY ENTITIES PROVIDING SERVICES TO HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES:        Attachment 2 Part 1                 Attachment 2 Part 2
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Direct staff to initiate investigation, concept development, and full cost estimates for acquisition, renovation, and maintenance of the subject property; and 2) Authorize the City Manager or his designee to enter into negotiations to acquire the subject property.  (Staff would return to the City Council for approval prior to execution of the Purchase and Sale Agreement.) 

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, February 3, 2016, 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.
The City Council will conduct a Special Meeting on Friday, January 29, 2016, to consider candidates for the Measure J Commission and Planning Commission. 
The City Council will conduct a Special Meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, for Team Building. 


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