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City Council Meeting

June 1, 2011

CITY COUNCIL
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
Lee Weigel, 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, 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. 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.

4:00 P.M. ADJOURNED MEETING
CITY COUNCIL
Large Conference Room, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way

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 Adjourned Meeting portion of the Agenda.

INTERVIEW AN APPLICANT AND APPOINT MEMBERS TO THE HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION BOARD AS PART OF THE 2011 ANNUAL RECRUITMENT OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Appoint two members to the Historic Site Preservation Board for terms ending June 30, 2014.

RECESS TO COUNCIL CHAMBER:

4:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

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
CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

CALL TO ORDER:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Boy Scout Troop 262.

INVOCATION: Rev. Duane Cox, Retired Religious Science Minister.

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. JOINT ITEM OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2011-12 BUDGET, ALLOCATED POSITIONS AND COMPENSATION PLAN, APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT, AND FUND BALANCE DESIGNATION POLICY:
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 THE ALLOCATED POSITIONS AND COMPENSATION PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12;” 3) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12 AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS REQUIRED;” 4) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12 AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS REQUIRED;” 5) Adopt Resolution No. _______, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING AN APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2012;” 6) Adopt Resolution No. ______, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING THE CITY’S FUND BALANCE DESIGNATION POLICY GOVERNING THE ACCOUNTING FOR CITY FUND BALANCES;” and 7) Direct the City Manager / Executive Director and Director of Finance and Treasurer to make the appropriate modifications to the Budget and prepare the final budget document for Fiscal Year 2011-12.

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 THE POSTING OF THE AGENDA:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file Report on the Posting of the June 1, 2011, City Council Agenda.

2.B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Minutes of May 18, 2011, and May 25, 2011.

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 PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 4-30-11 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 416630 THROUGH 416657 TOTALING $39,552.88, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1048607 THROUGH 1048630 TOTALING $126,205.94, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $47,352.56, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,045,865.85, IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,258,977.23, 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 1048631 THROUGH 1048698 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $576,211.96, 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 1048699 THROUGH 1048866 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,148,153.71, 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 PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 5-14-11 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 416658 THROUGH 416682 TOTALING $36,149.30, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1048867 THROUGH 1048890 TOTALING $124,559.09, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $47,041.39, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $972,002.18, IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,179,751.96, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” and 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 1048891 THROUGH 1049058 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,408,866.66, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.D. NOTICE OF INTENT FOR THE ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR VARIOUS CITYWIDE STREET LIGHTING AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS, FISCAL YEAR 2011-12:
RECOMMENDATION:
1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING STREET LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 3 (“CROSSLEY TRACT”); AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.”

2) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON STREET LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 3 (“CROSSLEY TRACT”); AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR
2011-12.”

3) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 6A (“FAIRPORT DEVELOPMENT”); AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.”

4) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 6A (“FAIRPORT DEVELOPMENT”); AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR
2011-12.”

5) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 6C (“PARK SONORA TRACT”); AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.”

6) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 6C (“PARK SONORA TRACT”); AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.”

7) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 7 (“SUNRISE NORTE TRACT”); AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.”

8) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 7 (“SUNRISE NORTE TRACT”); AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR
2011-12.”

9) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 8 (“VINTAGE PALMS TRACT”); AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.”

10) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 8 (“VINTAGE PALMS TRACT”); AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR
2011-12.”

11) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 9 (“FLORA VISTA”); AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.”

12) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 9 (“FLORA VISTA”); AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR
2011-12.”

13) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE ENGINEER’S REPORTS REGARDING PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 10, ZONE 1 AND ZONE 2, (“MOUNTAIN GATE”); AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.”

14) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 10, ZONE 1 AND ZONE 2, (“MOUNTAIN GATE”); AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.”

15) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 12 (“SMOKE TREE COMMONS”); AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR
2011-12.”

16) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 12 (“SMOKE TREE COMMONS”); AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR
2011-12.”

2.E. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 1790, ESTABLISHING ELECTION REGULATIONS INCREASING THE NUMBER OF SIGNATURES NEEDED TO QUALIFY TO RUN FOR ELECTIVE OFFICE:
RECOMMENDATION: Waive further reading and adopt Ordinance No. 1790, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADDING CHAPTER 2.02 TO, REPEALING SECTIONS 2.04.080 AND 2.04.100 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, AND REPEALING UNCODIFIED ORDINANCE NO. 1562, RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.”

2.F. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE
NO. 1793, EXTENDING THE DEFERRAL OF PAYMENT OF CERTAIN DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES BY ORDINANCE NO. 1757
:
RECOMMENDATION: Waive further reading and adopt Ordinance No. 1793, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, PROVIDING FOR THE DEFERRAL OF PAYMENT OF CERTAIN DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES AND EXTENDING ORDINANCE NO. 1757.”

2.G. SUPPORT OF DAILY SUNSET LIMITED PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve and support CVAG Resolution No. 11-003, a Resolution In Support of Amtrak’s Sunset Limited Plan to provide Daily Intercity Rail Service from Los Angeles, California, to San Antonio, Texas, via the Coachella Valley; and 2) Authorize the Mayor to execute all necessary documents.

2.H. PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. N034, WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, FOR USE OF SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL (SRTSL) FEDERAL-AID FUNDS FOR THE FEDERAL SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL (CYCLE 2) PROJECT, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. SRTSL-5282 (039) (CP 08-10):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. N034 TO ADMINISTERING AGENCY-STATE AGREEMENT FOR FEDERAL-AID PROJECTS NO. 08-5282R WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, IN THE AMOUNT OF $38,500, FOR THE FEDERAL SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL (CYCLE 2) PROJECT, CITY PROJECT NO. 08-10, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. SRTSL-5282 (039), AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS.” A____.

2.I. AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO AGREEMENT NO. A5348 WITH RS&H CALIFORNIA, INC. FOR AVIATION CONSULTING SERVICES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 3 to Agreement No. A5348 with RS&H California, Inc. for Aviation Consulting Services in the amount of $47,503; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5348.

2.J. AGREEMENT WITH RISELO ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS INC. FOR PASSENGER BOARDING BRIDGE MAINTENANCE SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $193,401 (REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 10-11):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve an agreement with Riselo Engineering Solutions Inc., as specified in Request for Proposals No. 10-11, in the amount of $193,401 for Passenger Boarding Bridge Maintenance Services for a period of three years with 2 one-year options to renew, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.K. AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO AGREEMENT NO. A4780 WITH DOKKEN ENGINEERING FOR THE BELARDO ROAD BRIDGE & ROADWAY WIDENING PROJECT(CP 87-49):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 4 to Agreement No. A4780 with Dokken Engineering, in the amount of $311,600 for a total revised contract amount of $770,240, for the Belardo Road Bridge and Roadway Widening Project (CP 87-49); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A4780.

2.L. APPROVAL OF AN AGREEMENT AND ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY TO O & M HR, LLC, FOR TWO PARCELS TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 5.62 ACRES LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF ANDREAS ROAD AND CALLE EL SEGUNDO FOR $1.5 MILLION:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AN AGREEMENT AND ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE SALE OF TWO PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY, ASSESSOR PARCEL NOS. 508055007 AND 508055008, TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 5.62 ACRES LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF ANDREAS ROAD AND CALLE EL SEGUNDO, TO O & M HR, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, FOR THE AMOUNT OF $1.5 MILLION;” and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all documents related and necessary to the agreement. A____.

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. RESOLUTION OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE OR NECESSITY (PCN) FOR CORK ‘N BOTTLE, TO SELL BEER AND WINE FOR CONSUMPTION OFF PREMISES (TYPE 20 ALCOHOL LICENSE) AT THE EXISTING RETAIL STORE LOCATED AT 342 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE IN ORDER TO SELL BEER AND WINE FOR OFF SITE CONSUMPTION (TYPE 20 ALCOHOL LICENSE) AT A RETAIL STORE LOCATED AT 342 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE.”

5.B. APPOINTMENT OF VARIOUS COMMISSIONERS AND BOARD MEMBERS AS PART OF THE 2011 ANNUAL RECRUITMENT PROCESS:
RECOMMENDATION: Appoint members to various Commissions and Boards as part of the 2011 Annual Recruitment of Boards and Commissions.

5.C. AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE NEW AGREEMENT WITH PALM SPRINGS DISPOSAL SERVICES (PSDS) PROVIDING FOR ONCE WEEKLY SERVICE:
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize staff to enter into negotiations with PSDS on a new Agreement which will modify some existing terms of the current Agreement to, among other things, change collection to once weekly.

5.D. AMENDMENT NO. 5 TO AGREEMENT NO. A5859 WITH MSW CONSULTANTS FOR SOLID WASTE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 5 to Agreement No. 5859 with MSW Consultants for solid waste contract management services, in an additional amount not to exceed $38,285. Total agreement amount shall not exceed $104,555; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5859.

5.E. PURCHASE OF 30 NEW REPLACEMENT VEHICLES (14 OF WHICH ARE HYBRIDS), 3 NEW REPLACEMENT MOTORCYCLES AND 1 NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE FOR USE BY VARIOUS CITY DEPARTMENTS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the purchase of 30 new replacement vehicles (14 of which are hybrids), 3 new replacement motorcycles, and 1 new electric vehicle for use by various City Departments as outlined on the attached list in a total amount not to exceed $1,097,000; 2) 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 list of vehicles, to expedite the acquisition process; and 3) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011.”

5.F. DISCUSSION ON THE LOCAL TAXATION OF MEDICAL CANNABIS COOPERATIVES AND COLLECTIVES:
RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff as appropriate.

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 the Regular Meeting to be held Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 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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