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City Council Adjourned Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

July 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

AGENDA


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

City of Palm Springs Mission Statement: Palm Springs is an inclusive world-class city dedicated to providing excellent and responsive public services to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations.

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.|

4:15 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:  

ROLL CALL:

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.

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.

CITY COUNCIL SUB-COMMITTEE REPORTS AND UPDATES: This time is set aside for City Council sub-committees to provide brief reports and updates.

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.

1.    ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING ITEMS:

1.A.    REVIEW APPLICATIONS, ALLOCATE AND AWARD THE FISCAL YEAR 2016-17 SPONSORSHIP AND PROGRAM FUNDING GRANTS AND CITY SPONSORED SPECIAL EVENTS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Award the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Sponsorship and/or Program Funding Grants in the total amount of $767,500 in the General Fund and $50,000 in the Public Arts Fund; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute individual Sponsorship and Program Fund Grants, subject to approval by the City Attorney as to form.

1.B.    AUTHORIZE AN AGREEMENT FOR THE OPERATION OF A DAY PROGRAM FOR HOMELESS PERSONS AT ROY’S DESERT RESOURCE CENTER FOR A FOUR MONTH PERIOD AND PROPOSED RESOLUTION AMENDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2016-17 BUDGET TO APPROPRIATE $75,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize the City Manager to execute an operations agreement, for an amount not to exceed $75,000, to provide a Day Program at Roy’s Desert Resource Center, for a four month period; and 2) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016-17 TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL $75,000 FOR THE HOMELESS DAY CARE PROGRAM.”

1.C.    APPROVE AGREEMENT NO. 6 TO A PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT WITH SELENE PALM SPRINGS, LLC, AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE AGREEMENTS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 6 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; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  A6329.

1.D.    PROPOSED URGENCY ORDINANCE EXTENDING URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 1891 PROHIBITING THE RENTAL OF APARTMENTS AS VACATION RENTALS TO DECEMBER 31, 2016:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Urgency Ordinance No. _____, “AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, EXTENDING URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 1891 PROHIBITING THE RENTAL OF APARTMENTS AS VACATION RENTALS TO DECEMBER 31, 2016.”

1.E.    SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1894 AMENDING THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO ACCEPTANCE OF INDUSTRIAL COOLING WATER OR UNPOLLUTED PROCESS WATER INTO THE CITY’S SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM FOR TREATMENT:
RECOMMENDATION: Waive the reading of the ordinance text and adopt Ordinance No. 1894, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 15.28 ‘WATER AND SEWERS’ OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE TO CAPTURE INDUSTRIAL COOLING WATER OR UNPOLLUTED PROCESS WATER IN CITY SEWERS FOR TREATMENT.”

1.F.    SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1895 RELATING TO ALL-GENDER RESTROOMS IN BUSINESSES AND PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS:
RECOMMENDATION:  Waive the reading of the ordinance text and adopt Ordinance No. 1895, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADDING ARTICLE IX TO CHAPTER 8.04 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO ALL-GENDER RESTROOMS IN BUSINESSES AND PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS.”

1.G.    PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO NON-DISCRIMINATION IN CITY CONTRACTING:
RECOMMENDATION:  Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and introduce by title only for first reading Ordinance No. ____, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTION 7.01.040 OF, AND ADDING SECTION 7.06.090 TO, THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO NON-DISCRIMINATION IN CITY CONTRACTING.”

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 an adjourned regular meeting at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 3, 2016, Council Chamber, City Hall, preceded by Closed Session, Small Conference Room, City Hall, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs.  The City Council will NOT conduct a meeting on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

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