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City Council Meeting

July 6, 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. 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:

INVOCATION: Dr. Sharon Stroud, InnerFaith Spiritual Center Worldwide.

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. FILING OF NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIENS FOR THREE PUBLIC NUISANCES LOCATED AT 693 WEST GATEWAY DRIVE, 1091 SOUTH PASEO DE MARCIA, AND 4237 EAST SUNNY DUNES ROAD:
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, CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AND ACCOUNTING FOR THE PUBLIC NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIEN LOCATED AT 693 WEST GATEWAY DRIVE;” 3) Adopt Resolution No._____,
“A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AND ACCOUNTING FOR THE PUBLIC NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIEN LOCATED AT 1091 SOUTH PASEO DE MARCIA;” and 4) Adopt Resolution No._____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AND ACCOUNTING FOR THE PUBLIC NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIEN LOCATED AT 4237 EAST SUNNY DUNES ROAD.”

1.B. ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR VARIOUS CITYWIDE STREET LIGHTING AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12:
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 2011-12 FOR THE PALM SPRINGS STREET LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 3.”

3) 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 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 2011-12 WITHIN THE PALM SPRINGS LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 12.”

1.C. REVOCATION HEARING FOR CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 5.0749 FOR A COCKTAIL LOUNGE LOCATED 120 S. PALM CANYON DRIVE:
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, MODIFYING A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO INCLUDE A PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW, A SECURITY PLAN AND THE ELIMINATION OF OUTDOOR SPEAKERS FOR THE COCKTAIL LOUNGE LOCATED AT 120 SOUTH PALM CANYON DRIVE.”

1.D. ZONE TEXT AMENDMENT TO AMEND POLICIES AND STANDARDS FOR OUTDOOR DISPLAY IN COMMERCIAL ZONES AND RELIGIOUS INSTITUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; and 2) Waive reading and introduce by title only for first reading Ordinance No. ____, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTIONS 92.09.01, 92.12.01, 92.13.01, AND 92.14.01 OF THE PALM SPRINGS ZONE CODE RELATING TO OUTDOOR USES, AND 91.00.10, AND ALL OTHER SECTIONS OF THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE RELATING TO CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS INSTITUTES.”

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
July 6, 2011, City Council Agenda.

2.B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council/Community Redevelopment Agency Minutes of June 15, 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 CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1049281 THROUGH 1049442 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,046,380.18, 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 6-11-11 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 416710 THROUGH 416745 TOTALING $38,766.07, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1049443 THROUGH 1049467 TOTALING $123,864.17, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $49,551.59, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $971,295.03, IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,183,476.86, 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 1049468 THROUGH 1049628 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $629,806.32, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” and 4) 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 1049629 THROUGH 1049766 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $906,580.87, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.D. STAFF AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2011:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the report of Staff Authorized Agreements and Purchase Orders for the period of May 1 through May 31, 2011.

2.E. NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM RATING FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

2.F. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 1794, ESTABLISHING A LOCAL DEVELOPMENT MITIGATION FEE FOR FUNDING THE PRESERVATION OF NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COACHELLA VALLEY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN:
RECOMMENDATION: Waive further reading and adopt Ordinance No. 1790, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING AND RESTATING CHAPTER 8.95 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE ESTABLISHING A LOCAL DEVELOPMENT MITIGATION FEE FOR FUNDING THE PRESERVATION OF NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COACHELLA VALLEY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN.”

2.G. AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO AGREEMENT NO. A4461 WITH DOKKEN ENGINEERING FOR THE INDIAN CANYON DRIVE STREET AND BRIDGE WIDENING PROJECT (CP 01-11):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 3 to Agreement
No. A4461 with Dokken Engineering, in the amount of $713,800 for a total revised contract amount of $1,213,700 for the Indian Canyon Drive Street and Bridge Widening Project (CP 01-11); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A4661.

2.H. PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. N035 WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR USE OF HIGHWAY BRIDGE PROGRAM (HBP) FEDERAL-AID FUNDS FOR THE VISTA CHINO LOW WATER CROSSING BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT THE WHITEWATER RIVER FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BR-NBIL (513) (CP 10-10):
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. N035 TO ADMINISTERING AGENCY-STATE AGREEMENT FOR FEDERAL-AID PROJECTS NO. 08-5282R WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, IN THE AMOUNT OF $885,300, FOR THE VISTA CHINO LOW WATER CROSSING BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT THE WHITEWATER RIVER, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BR-NBIL (513), AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS
(CP 10-10).” A____.

2.I. PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. N036 WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR USE OF HIGHWAY BRIDGE PROGRAM (HBP) FEDERAL-AID FUNDS FOR THE RAMON ROAD BRIDGE WIDENING OVER THE WHITEWATER RIVER FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BHLS-5282 (040) (CP 08-25):
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. N036 TO ADMINISTERING AGENCY-STATE AGREEMENT FOR FEDERAL-AID PROJECTS NO. 08-5282R WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,200,732, FOR THE RAMON ROAD BRIDGE WIDENING OVER THE WHITEWATER RIVER, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BHLS-5282 (040), AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS (CP 08-25).” A____.

2.J. MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF EQUIPMENT AT THE COGENERATION PLANT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12:
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize issuance of a purchase order for the as-needed purchase of Caterpillar repair parts for the maintenance and repair of equipment at the cogeneration plant from Johnson Power Systems in an amount not to exceed $100,000.

2.K. PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR AIRPORT PERIMETER FENCE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE II PROJECT AIP GRANT NO. 48:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the plans and specifications for the Airport Perimeter Fence Improvement, Phase II Airport Improvement Project AIP No. 3-06-0181-48; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to advertise and solicit bids.

2.L. REFURBISHMENT AND LED RETROFIT OF HOLIDAY LIGHTING:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a purchase order for the refurbishment and LED retrofit of the holiday lighting with The Jarvis Company in an amount not to exceed $50,922; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.M. RATIFY AND APPOINT THE NOMINATION OF THE CITY OF LA QUINTA TO THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION FOR THE TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2014:
RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Robert Teal, as the City of La Quinta representative, to the Palm Springs Airport Commission for the term ending June 30, 2014.

2.N. RATIFY AND APPOINT THE NOMINATION OF THE CITY OF INDIAN WELLS TO THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION FOR THE TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2013:
RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Robert Wilmeth, as the City of Indian Wells representative, to the Palm Springs Airport Commission for the term ending June 30, 2013.

2.O. ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF JOHN GOMES FROM THE BOARD of APPEALS:
ACTION: 1) Accept with regret the resignation of John Gomes from the Board of Appeals; and 2) Direct the City Clerk to post a Notice of Vacancy.

2.P. RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF A STATEWIDE HEALTHY EATING ACTIVE LIVING (HEAL) PROGRAM:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, IN SUPPORT OF HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES.”

2.Q. CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS FOR DEMUTH PARK COMMUNITY GARDEN ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE DEMUTH PARK COMMUNITY CENTER LOCATED AT 3601 E. MESQUITE AVENUE:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the site plan for the Demuth Park Community Garden at the Demuth Park Community Center; 2) Direct staff to solicit bids for the project; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.R. PURCHASE THE SCULPTURE ENTITLED “MADEMOISELLE COCO” IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,500 FOR PLACEMENT AT THE CITY’S NEW ANIMAL CARE FACILITY LOCATED AT 4575 EAST MESQUITE AVENUE AND APPROVE AN AGREEMENT FOR PURCHASE OF PUBLIC ARTWORK FROM ARTISTS KAREN AND TONY BARONE:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the purchase of “Mademoiselle Coco” for placement at 4575 East Mesquite Avenue; 2) Approve an Agreement for Purchase and Sale of Public Artwork with Karen and Tony Barone in the amount of $12,500, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.S. CITY COUNCIL/COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY APPROVAL OF A REAL PROPERTY COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AND THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR PAYMENT OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH CERTAIN COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY-FUNDED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS:
COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A REAL PROPERTY COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AND THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR PAYMENT OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH CERTAIN COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY-FUNDED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS.”
CITY COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. ___, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A REAL PROPERTY COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AND THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR PAYMENT OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH CERTAIN COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY-FUNDED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS;” 2) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, MAKING FINDINGS PURSUANT TO SECTION 33445 AND SECTION 33445.1 OF THE CALIFORNIA HEALTH & SAFETY CODE RELATING TO THE FINANCING OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY IMPROVEMENTS BY THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS TO EFFECTUATE THE REDEVELOPMENT PLAN IN THE MERGED PROJECT AREA NO. 1;” and 3) Authorize the City Manager/Executive Director or his designee to execute all necessary documents.

2.T. POLICE CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION CAMERA SYSTEM REPAIRS, UPGRADE, AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Award a contract to Systems Integration Corporation for grant funded repairs, upgrades, expansion, and ongoing maintenance of the Police Department’s existing closed circuit television system in the amount of $169,632 for the initial project and $49,167 for five years of post warranty maintenance and support, for a total contract price of $218,799; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.U. GRANT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,000.00 FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL (ABC) FOR AN ALCOHOL ENFORCEMENT AND AWARENESS PROJECT TO BE USED TO ENFORCE, EDUCATE, AND BRING AWARENESS TO THE PUBLIC:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,000.00 FOR ALCOHOL ENFORCEMENT;” and
2) 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: None.

4. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None.

5. NEW BUSINESS:

5.A. RESOLUTION OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE OR NECESSITY (PCN) FOR WILLAMETTE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LTD IN ORDER TO SELL BEER, WINE AND DISTILLED SPIRITS FOR CONSUMPTION ON THE PREMISES AT THE HORIZON HOTEL LOCATED AT 1050 EAST PALM CANYON DRIVE (CASE 5.1039-PCN):
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING A RESOLUTION OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE IN ORDER TO SELL BEER, WINE, AND DISTILLED SPIRITS AT THE HORIZON HOTEL LOCATED AT 1050 EAST PALM CANYON DRIVE.”

5.B. TRAFFIC CALMING UPDATE AND DISCUSSION:
RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff as appropriate.

5.C. AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO A REMODEL INCENTIVE AGREEMENT WITH VENCE VENTURES, LLC, ON BEHALF OF LULU CALIFORNIA BISTRO LOCATED AT 200 SOUTH PALM CANYON DRIVE IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 1 to Remodel Incentive Agreement No. A6082 with Vence Ventures, LLC for LULU California Bistro located at 200 South Palm Canyon Drive; and
2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A6082.

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, July 20, 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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