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City Council Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

June 6, 2012

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
Ginny Foat, Mayor Pro Tem
Rick Hutcheson, Councilmember
Paul Lewin, 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

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

CALL TO ORDER:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Boy Scout Troop 262.

INVOCATION: Rev. Kevin A. Johnson, Bloom in the Desert Ministries.

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. CITY COUNCIL AND ACTING AS THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY FOR THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY ADOPTING THE FISCAL YEAR 2012-13 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 2012-13, EXTENDING THE REDUCTION IN COMPENSATION OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEMBERS, AND EXTENDING THE REDUCTION IN SALARIES AND SCHEDULES FOR THE EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT GROUP;” 3) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-13 AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS REQUIRED;” 4) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACTING SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, AND ACTING SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, APPROVING THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY AND HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY BUDGETS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-13, AND OTHER SUCH 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;” and 6) Direct the City Manager and Director of Finance and Treasurer to make the appropriate modifications to the Budget and prepare the final budget document for Fiscal Year 2012-13.

1.B. APPEAL OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION DECISION BY BEST SIGNS REPRESENTING LUNDIN DEVELOPMENT TO CONDITIONALLY APPROVE THE DESIGN OF THE REVISED MONUMENT SIGNS AT THE RALPHS CVS PHARMACY CENTER LOCATED AT 425 SOUTH SUNRISE WAY SIGN PROGRAM AMENDMENT APPEAL (CASE SP 06-084):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; and 2) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PORTIONS OF THE APPEAL BY BEST SIGNS, INC. TO ALLOW REDESIGNED MONUMENT SIGNS UNDER THE APPROVED SIGN PROGRAM AMENDMENT FOR THE RALPHS CVS PHARMACY CENTER LOCATED AT 425 SOUTH SUNRISE WAY.”

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 6, 2012, City Council Agenda.

2.B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Minutes of May 16, 2012.

2.C. APPROVAL OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS:
RECOMMENDATION: 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 1056107 THROUGH 1056242 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,265,895.50 DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.D. 2012 BIENNIAL NOTICE FOR CITY STAFF TO REVIEW THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE PURSUANT TO THE POLITICAL REFORM ACT:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, REQUIRING CITY STAFF TO REVIEW THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE AND SUBMIT THE 2012 BIENNIAL NOTICE AS REQUIRED UNDER THE POLITICAL REFORM ACT.”

2.E. NOTICE OF INTENT FOR THE ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR VARIOUS CITYWIDE STREET LIGHTING AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-13:
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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13,”

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 2012-13;”

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 2012-13.”

2.F. TREASURER’S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF APRIL 30, 2012:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of April 30, 2012.

2.G. PROPOSED ANNUAL FIVE YEAR MEASURE “A” PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-13 THROUGH 2016-17:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the Proposed Annual Five Year Measure “A” Plan for Fiscal Year 2012-13 through 2016-17.

2.H. PURCHASE OF A GENERAC MODEL 5D050 DIESEL GENERATOR FROM BRUDVIK INC. FOR FIRE STATION NO. 441 IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,845:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the purchase of a new GENERAC Model 5D050 50 kW 80 amp generator with 300 gallon fuel tank from Brudvik Inc. in an amount not to exceed $25,845; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.I. APPROVAL OF PARCEL MAP 36387 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF FARRELL DRIVE AND BARISTO ROAD:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PARCEL MAP 36387 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF FARRELL DRIVE AND BARISTO ROAD, IN SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST;” and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.J. PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A NEW BEIJER ELECTRONICS AIRFIELD LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM FROM RURAL ELECTRIC INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $56,840.85:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a purchase order contract with Rural Electric Inc. in the amount of $56,840.85 to furnish and install a new Beijer Electronics airfield lighting control system in the new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) control tower as a sole-source acquisition to comply with the specifications required by the FAA; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.K. RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE CREATION OF PROGRAMS AND REGULATIONS TO STOP ILLEGAL FORECLOSURES AND WRONGFUL EVICTIONS:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, IN SUPPORT OF THE CREATION OF PROGRAMS AND REGULATIONS TO STOP ILLEGAL FORECLOSURES AND WRONGFUL EVICTIONS.”

2.L. ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF LEO COHEN FROM THE HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION BOARD:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Accept with regret the resignation of Leo Cohen from the Historic Site Preservation Board; and 2) Direct the City Clerk to post a Notice of Vacancy for the unexpired term ending June 30, 2013.

2.M. PROPOSAL TO SECURE FUNDING FOR EMISSION REDUCTION PROJECTS, AB 1318 MITIGATION FEES FUND:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

2.N. EXTEND SUSPENSION OF TWO-HOUR TIME LIMITS ON PORTIONS OF INDIAN CANYON DRIVE AND BELARDO ROAD FROM ALEJO ROAD TO RAMON ROAD AND DOWNTOWN CITY-OWNED PARKING LOTS AND PARKING STRUCTURE UNTIL JUNE 30, 2013, AND CHANGE THE HOURS OF ENFORCEMENT FOR ALL OTHER TIME LIMITED PARKING AREAS PATROLLED FROM BETWEEN 10:00 AM AND 6:00 PM TO BETWEEN 12 NOON AND 8:00 PM:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, EXTENDING SUSPENSION OF TWO-HOUR TIME LIMITS ON PORTIONS OF INDIAN CANYON DRIVE AND BELARDO ROAD FROM ALEJO ROAD TO RAMON ROAD AND DOWNTOWN CITY-OWNED PARKING LOTS AND PARKING STRUCTURE UNTIL JUNE 30, 2013, AND CHANGE THE HOURS OF ENFORCEMENT FOR ALL OTHER TIME LIMITED PARKING AREAS PATROLLED FROM BETWEEN 10:00 AM AND 6:00 PM TO BETWEEN 12:00 PM AND 8:00 PM.”

2.O. CONTRACT SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH SYSTEMS INTEGRATION CORPORATION FOR SECURITY ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS (SACS) MAINTENANCE FOR THREE YEARS NOT TO EXCEED $93,000 ANNUALLY WITH TWO ONE-YEAR OPTIONS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a contract service agreement with Systems Integration Corporation to provide labor and materials for SACS annual maintenance for three years with two one-year options not to exceed $93,000 per annum, subject to a CPI unit cost adjustment annually; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.P. CITY COUNCIL AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO AUTHORIZE THE ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE RECOGNIZED OBLIGATION PAYMENT SCHEDULES FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2012, JUNE 30, 2012, AND JULY 1, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2012, IN THE FORM OF AMENDED RECOGNIZED OBLIGATION PAYMENT SCHEDULES (ROPS):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. ______, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACTING SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AUTHORIZING THE ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE RECOGNIZED OBLIGATION PAYMENT SCHEDULES FOR THE PERIODS OF JANUARY 1, 2012, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2012, AND JULY 1, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2012, IN THE FORM OF AMENDED RECOGNIZED OBLIGATION PAYMENT SCHEDULES (ROPS);” and 2) Direct the Clerk of the Successor Agency to cause the transmission of the Amended ROPS to the Riverside County Auditor-Controller, the State Controller's Office, and the State Department of Finance, or alternatively to provide notice to those entities together with the address of the City's website and the posting of the ROPS to the City's website.

2.Q. APPROVING AN EASEMENT FOR PARKING PURPOSES TO PACIFICA COLONY PALMS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, GRANTING AN EASEMENT FOR PARKING PURPOSES ALONG GRANVIA VALMONTE AND VIA CHICA TO THE COLONY PALMS HOTEL;” and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.R. ACCEPTANCE OF OPERATIONS COVENANTS FROM RBD HOTEL PALM SPRINGS LLC AS OPERATOR OF THE HYATT HOTEL, RIVIERA REINCARNATE LLC AS OPERATOR OF THE RIVIERA HOTEL, AND SYDELL PALM SPRINGS LLC AS OPERATOR OF THE SAGUARO HOTEL; PURSUANT TO THE CITY’S HOTEL OPERATIONS INCENTIVE PROGRAM:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Accept the Operations Covenants between the City and RBD Hotel Palm Springs LLC, Riviera Reincarnate LLC, and Sydell Palm Springs LLC in conjunction with the City’s Hotel Operations Incentive Program; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A6227. A6236. A6239.

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

3. LEGISLATIVE: None.

4. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

4.A. UPDATE FROM THE CITY’S REPRESENTATIVE TO THE COACHELLA VALLEY MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT AND DISCUSSION ON MODIFICATIONS TO THE DISTRICT’S BYLAWS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Receive and File; and 2) Direct staff as appropriate.

4.B. PROGRESS REPORT AND UPDATE FROM THE CITY COUNCIL MUSEUM MARKET PLAZA PROJECT AD HOC SUBCOMMITTEE:
RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff as appropriate.

5. NEW BUSINESS:

5.A. ARABY DRIVE BRIDGE AT PALM CANYON WASH:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Direct staff to move forward with the Araby Drive Low Water Crossing Bridge Replacement at Palm Canyon Wash (CP 11-02) Federal Aid Project No. BR-NBIL (521); 2) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT NO. N037 TO ADMINISTERING AGENCY-STATE AGREEMENT FOR FEDERAL-AID PROJECTS NO. 08-5282R WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,352,000, FOR THE ARABY DRIVE LOW WATER CROSSING BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT PALM CANYON WASH (CP 11-02) FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BR-NBIL (521);” and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

5.B. OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY UPDATE:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

5.C. DISCUSSION OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS HOSTING THE UNITED STATES 2013 DESERT WORLD CUP FOR THE OLYMPIC SPORT OF MODERN PENTATHLON AT THE CITY’S SWIM CENTER, PAVILION, AND STADIUM FROM FEBRUARY 15 THROUGH FEBRUARY 26, 2013:
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 Wednesday, June 20, 2012 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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