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City Council Meeting

July 15, 2009

CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA

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

AGENDA

Steve Pougnet, Mayor
Chris Mills, Mayor Pro Tem
Ginny Foat, Councilmember
Rick Hutcheson, Councilmember
Lee Weigel, 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, City Clerk
Douglas C. Holland, City Attorney
Thomas Wilson, Assistant City Manager
Geoffrey S. Kiehl, City 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, Palm Springs Library and the Palm Springs Police Station. 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. 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
CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

CALL TO ORDER:

PUBLIC COMMENT: 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: See Closed Session Agenda.

6:00 P.M. CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

CALL TO ORDER:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

INVOCATION: Rabbi Sally Olins, Temple Isaiah.

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. PUBLIC MEETING TO REVIEW SPECIAL EVENT GRANT FUNDING PRIORITIES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Receive and file the Special Event Review Committee Priorities; and 2) Discuss and direct staff as appropriate.

1.B. PALM SPRINGS BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, RECITING AND APPROVING THE PROTEST PROCEEDINGS, CONSIDER THE FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 LEVY OF ASSESSMENT FEES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) The Public Hearing was closed on June 24, 2009, take no additional public testimony; 2) Adopt a Resolution with regard to the Palm Springs Business Improvement District; and 3) Direct staff as appropriate. CLICK HERE FOR BID STAFF REPORT.

1.C. AN APPLICATION BY SHERMAN LAS VEGAS HOUSING LLC FOR AN AMENDMENT TO A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT REVISING THE PDD FROM 32 SINGLE FAMILY UNITS TO FIVE SINGLE FAMILY UNITS AND 73 MULTI-FAMILY LOW AND MODERATE INCOME RENTAL UNITS IN ELEVEN, ONE AND TWO STORY BUILDINGS WITH OFF-STREET PARKING AND LANDSCAPING ON APPROXIMATELY 5.95 ACRES LOCATED AT 301 ROSA PARKS ROAD, CASE 5.1037 AMND; PDD-309; TTM 33161:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; 2) Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration as an adequate environmental analysis and action on the proposed project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); and 3) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO CASE 5.1037 - PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 309 TO REVISE THE PROJECT FROM 32 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES TO 5 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL UNITS AND 73 MULTI-FAMILY LOW AND MODERATE INCOME RESIDENTIAL UNITS WITH OFF-STREET PARKING AND LANDSCAPING ON APPROXIMATELY 5.95 ACRES LOCATED AT 301 ROSA PARKS ROAD, ZONED PDD 309, SECTION 34/T3/R4 SUBJECT TO REVISED CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL.”

1.D. VISTA SAN JACINTO APARTMENTS, A PROPOSED ISSUANCE OF TAX-EXEMPT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS BY THE CALIFORNIA MUNICIPAL FINANCE AUTHORITY NOT TO EXCEED $10,000,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SA INVESTMENT LLC, FOR THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, AND DEVELOPMENT AT 301 ROSA PARKS ROAD IN THE DESERT HIGHLAND GATEWAY ESTATES NEIGHBORHOOD:
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, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF TAX-EXEMPT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS BY THE CALIFORNIA MUNICIPAL FINANCE AUTHORITY NOT TO EXCEED $10,000,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SA INVESTMENT LLC, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP, FOR THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE VISTA SAN JACINTO APARTMENTS AT 301 ROSA PARKS ROAD.”

1.E. ROSA GARDENS APARTMENTS, A PROPOSED ISSUANCE OF TAX-EXEMPT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS BY THE CALIFORNIA MUNICIPAL FINANCE AUTHORITY NOT TO EXCEED $13,000,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COACHELLA VALLEY HOUSING COALITION, FOR THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, AND DEVELOPMENT AT 555 ROSA PARKS ROAD, IN THE DESERT HIGHLAND GATEWAY ESTATES NEIGHBORHOOD:
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, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF TAX-EXEMPT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS BY THE CALIFORNIA MUNICIPAL FINANCE AUTHORITY NOT TO EXCEED $13,000,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COACHELLA VALLEY HOUSING COALITION, A CALIFORNIA NON-PROFIT PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION, FOR THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ROSA GARDENS APARTMENTS AT 555 ROSA PARKS ROAD.” 

1.F. ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR VARIOUS CITYWIDE STREET LIGHTING AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10:
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, AMENDING AND/OR APPROVING THE FINAL ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 FOR THE PALM SPRINGS STREET LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 3.”

3. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY O,F PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ORDERING THE LEVYING AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 WITHIN THE PALM SPRINGS STREET LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 3.”

4. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING AND/OR APPROVING THE FINAL ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 FOR THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 6A.”

5. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ORDERING THE LEVYING AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 WITHIN THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 6A.”

6. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING AND/OR APPROVING THE FINAL ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 FOR THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 6C.”

7. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ORDERING THE LEVYING AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 WITHIN THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 6C.”

8. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING AND/OR APPROVING THE FINAL ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 FOR THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 7.”

9. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ORDERING THE LEVYING AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 WITHIN THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 7.”

10. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING AND/OR APPROVING THE FINAL ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 FOR THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 8.”

11. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ORDERING THE LEVYING AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 WITHIN THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 8.”

12. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING AND/OR APPROVING THE FINAL ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 FOR THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 9.”

13. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ORDERING THE LEVYING AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 WITHIN THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 9.”

14. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING AND/OR APPROVING THE FINAL ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 FOR THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 10, ZONE 1 AND ZONE 2.”

15. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ORDERING THE LEVYING AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 WITHIN THE PALM SPRINGS PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 10, ZONE 1 AND ZONE 2.”

16. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING AND/OR APPROVING THE FINAL ENGINEER’S ANNUAL LEVY REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 FOR THE PALM SPRINGS LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 12.”

17. Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ORDERING THE LEVYING AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 WITHIN THE PALM SPRINGS LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 12.”

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 POSTING OF THE AGENDA:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file Report on the Posting of the July 15, 2009, City Council Agenda.

2.B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council and Community Redevelopment Agency Regular Meeting Minutes of June 17, 2009, City Council Special Meeting Minutes of June 24, 2009, and City Council Adjourned Regular Meeting Minutes of June 24, 2009.

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 1036298 THROUGH 1036414 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,755,805.35, 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 CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1036415 THROUGH 1036550 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $495,234.61, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” and 3) 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 6-27-09 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 414760 THROUGH 414819 TOTALING $124,560.96, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1036551 THROUGH 1036571 TOTALING $152,557.00, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $401,269.50, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,275,469.88, IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,953,857.34, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.D. STAFF AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS FOR JUNE 2009:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file Staff Authorized Agreements covering the period June 1 through June 30, 2009.

2.E. APPROVAL OF PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE JACKIE LEE HOUSTON PLAZA:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the Plans, Specifications, and Working Details for the Jackie Lee Houston Plaza at the Palm Springs Convention Center, CP 2008-18; and 2) Authorize the bid process.

2.F. APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE SAN LORENZO SHOULDER PAVING PROJECT, CP 08-05:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the plans, specifications, and working details for the San Lorenzo Shoulder Paving Project, CP 08-05; and 2) Authorize the bid process. 

2.G. ACCEPTANCE OF $36,975 IN GRANT FUNDING FROM THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM TO FUND A YOUTH LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY AT THE PALM SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Accept $36,975 in grant funding from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5719.


2.H. ACCEPTANCE OF $151,986 IN GRANT FUNDING FROM THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM TO FUND THE RENOVATION AND UPGRADE OF THE EXISTING DOWNTOWN VIDEO MONITORING SYSTEM:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Accept $151,986 in grant funding from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5719.

2.I. IMPROVE/MODIFY/REHAB TERMINAL PROJECT FINAL CHANGE ORDERS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Change Order No. 2 with Systems Integration Corporation, Purchase Order No. 000898, for an increase of $4,060, subject to the approval of the Federal Aviation Administration; 2) Approve Change Order No. 6 to Agreement A5659, with Harbor Construction Company, Inc., for an increase of $95,835, subject to the approval of the Federal Aviation Administration; 3) Approve Amendment No. 6 to Agreement No. A5488, with Allen F. Smoot & Associates, for a total of $33,605.81, subject to the approval of the Federal Aviation Administration for the applicable portion; and 4) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5659. A5488.

2.J. AWARD OF BID IFB 09-03 FOR PALM TREE TRIMMING AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Award a purchase order contract for Bid (IFB) 09-03, Schedule A, the base bid per our existing practice for Palm Tree Trimming at various locations in the City of Palm Springs to So Cal Tree Care Inc. based on unit prices per tree for a projected cost of $50,358.60; and 2) Award a purchase order contract for Schedule B for additional trimming (cleanly shearing frond skirts of California Fan Palms to 12’ clearance and removal of dry fronds and skinning of Mexican Fan Palms in designated sections of the downtown, Tahquitz corridor, City Hall and Airport) to So Cal Tree Care Inc. on unit prices per tree for a projected cost of $26,977.00.

2.K. AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO AGREEMENT NO. A0125 WITH PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT EXTENDING THE TERM ONE-YEAR TO JUNE 30, 2011, AND INCREASING THE RENT TO $5,933.16 PER MONTH EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. A0125 with Palm Springs Unified School District extending the term one-year to June 30, 2011, and increasing the rent to $5,933.16 per month effective July 1, 2010; and 2) Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A0125. 


2.L. AUTHORIZE MISCELLANEOUS MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR EXPENDITURES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-10:
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize issuance of purchase orders for the as-needed purchase of Caterpillar repair parts from Johnson Power Systems in an amount not to exceed $100,000 and carpet maintenance services from DFS Flooring in the amount of $61,488.

2.M. AWARD CONTRACT FOR PEST CONTROL SERVICES FOR ALL CITY FACILITIES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Award a contract services agreement for Bid (IFB) 09-02, Pest Control Services, for all city facilities utilizing Green Certified insecticide concentrate to Riverside County Pest Control, for a 3-year term at an annual fixed cost of $12,888 with 2 two-year renewal options; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____. 

2.N. APPROVAL OF AN ENCROACHMENT LICENSE WITH PRESCOTT PLACE, LLC FOR A BUILDING OVERHANG SOLAR SHADE AND CONCRETE BLOCK PLANTERS WITHIN RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED AT 901 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve an Encroachment License with Prescott Place, LLC, authorizing construction of permanent encroachments into the public right-of-way located at 901 North Palm Canyon Drive; 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to record the Encroachment License with the Riverside County Recorder. A____.

2.O. APPROVAL OF TRACT MAP 35999 AND A SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT WITH PRESCOTT PLACE LLC FOR A ONE PARCEL TRACT MAP FOR MIXED USE COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL CONDOMINIUMS LOCATED AT 901 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING TRACT MAP 35999 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 901 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE, IN SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST, AND APPROVING A SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT WITH PRESCOTT PLACE LLC;” and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.P. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AND THE AGUA CALIENTE BAND OF CAHUILLA INDIANS REGARDING PROJECT CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE BELARDO ROAD BRIDGE AND ROADWAY PROJECT:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AND THE AGUA CALIENTE BAND OF CAHUILLA INDIANS REGARDING PROJECT CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE BELARDO ROAD BRIDGE AND ROADWAY PROJECT;” and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.Q. APPROVAL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM MANAGEMENT PLAN:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City of Palm Springs Sanitary Sewer Management Plan, including its elements consisting of the Sanitary Sewer Collection System Emergency Response Plan, the Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Control Program, and the Sanitary Sewer Master Plan (February 2009), in compliance with the Statewide General Waste Discharge Requirements for Sanitary Sewer Systems, State Water Resources Control Board Order No. 2006-0003-DWQ.

2.R. ACCEPTANCE OF $236,521 IN GRANT FUNDING FROM THE CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF TRAFFIC SAFETY (OTS) FOR A DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI) ENFORCEMENT AND AWARENESS PROJECT:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Accept $236,521 in grant funding from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a DUI Enforcement and Awareness Project; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5521.

2.S. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING – PALM SPRINGS FIRE SAFETY UNIT:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING RELATIVE TO WAGES, HOURS, AND OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR EMPLOYEES IN THE PALM SPRINGS FIRE SAFETY UNIT (PSFSU), FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2009, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2011, SUBJECT TO UNIT’S RATIFICATION AND EXECUTING THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING;” and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5364.

2.T. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING – PALM SPRINGS POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING RELATIVE TO WAGES, HOURS, AND OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR EMPLOYEES IN THE PALM SPRINGS POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (PSPOA), FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2009, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2010, SUBJECT TO UNIT’S RATIFICATION AND EXECUTING THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING;” and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5340.

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

3. LEGISLATIVE:

3.A. AN AMENDMENT TO THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE TO ALLOW THE CITY MANAGER TO SUSPEND CERTAIN REGULATORY ORDINANCES FOR SPECIAL EVENTS OF BENEFIT TO THE COMMUNITY AND ITS VISITOR ORIENTED ECONOMY:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only; and 2) Introduce for first reading Ordinance No. ____, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTIONS 6.12.030 AND 6.12.040 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO SUSPENSION OF REGULATORY ORDINANCES.”

3.B. AN AMENDMENT TO THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE VILLAGEFEST BOARD TO SEVEN MEMBERS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only; and 2) Introduce for first reading Ordinance No. ____, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTION 2.22.010 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE VILLAGEFEST BOARD TO SEVEN MEMBERS.”

4. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None.

5. NEW BUSINESS:

5.A. VISTA SAN JACINTO APARTMENTS, SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION TO THE CALIFORNIA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR THE FUNDING AND PARTICIPATION IN THE HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF 301 ROSA PARKS ROAD IN THE DESERT HIGHLAND GATEWAY ESTATES NEIGHBORHOOD:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION TO THE CALIFORNIA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR THE FUNDING UNDER THE HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM; THE EXECUTION OF A STANDARD AGREEMENT IF SELECTED FOR SUCH FUNDING AND AMENDMENTS THERETO; AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VISTA SAN JACINTO APARTMENTS AT 301 ROSA PARKS ROAD;” and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

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, Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at 6:00 P.M. Council Chamber, City Hall, preceded by a Closed Session at 4:30 P.M., Small Conference Room, City Hall, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs.

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