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City Council Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

June 19, 2013

CITY COUNCIL
FINANCING AUTHORITY
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
Paul Lewin, 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, Chief of Staff/City Clerk
Douglas C. Holland, City Attorney
Geoffrey S. Kiehl, Director of Finance and Treasurer

Any person who wishes to speak regarding an item on the agenda or on a subject within the City’s jurisdiction during the “Public Comments” portion of the agenda must file a “Speaker Card” with the City Clerk BEFORE that portion of the agenda is called. Although the City Council values your comments, pursuant to the Brown Act, it generally cannot take any action on items not listed on the posted agenda.

Testimony for Public Hearings will only be taken at the time of the hearing. Any person who wishes to speak at a Public Hearing must file a “Speaker Card” with the City Clerk BEFORE the Public Hearing is called.

Pursuant to G.C. Section 54957.5(b)(2) the designated office for inspection of records in connection with the meeting is the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way. Complete Agenda Packets are available for public inspection at: City Hall Office of the City Clerk. Agenda and staff reports are available on the City’s website www.palmspringsca.gov. If you would like additional information on any item appearing on this agenda, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (760) 323-8204.

Please note, any agenda item which has not been initiated by 10:00 P.M. may be continued to a subsequent meeting.

City Council meetings are webcast live on the City’s website www.palmspringsca.gov and cablecast live on PSCTV Channel 17. 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

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:

INVOCATION: Sharon Stroud, Inner Faith Spiritual Center.

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. APPROVING AND FILING OF NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIENS FOR THREE PUBLIC NUISANCES LOCATED AT 2185 NORTH JUNIPERO AVENUE, 414 SOUTH MONTE VISTA DRIVE, 845 NORTH FAIR CIRCLE, 688 SOUTH MOUNTAIN VIEW DRIVE, AND 941 EAST ANZA 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, CALIFORNIA, SPRINGS CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AND ACCOUNTING FOR THE PUBLIC NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIEN LOCATED AT 2185 NORTH JUNIPERO AVENUE;” 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 414 SOUTH MONTE VISTA DRIVE;” 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 845 NORTH FAIR CIRCLE;” 5) 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 688 SOUTH MOUNTAIN VIEW DRIVE;” and 6) Adopt Resolution No._____ “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, CONFIRMING THE REPORTS OF PROCEEDINGS AND ACCOUNTING FOR THE PUBLIC NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIEN LOCATED AT 941 EAST ANZA DRIVE.”

1.B. JOSHUA LEVY FOR A PRELIMINARY AND FINAL PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT IN LIEU OF A CHANGE OF ZONE, A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT PROPOSING A 40-BED ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY USE, AND DETERMINING THIS PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT UNDER CEQA SECTION 15301 AT AN EXISTING 24-ROOM HOTEL ON A ROUGHLY 1.1 ACRE SITE AT 2150 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE (CASE 5.1293 PDD 362):
Oversized Documents Part 1
Oversized Documents Part 2 
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 A PRELIMINARY AND FINAL PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT IN LIEU OF A CHANGE OF ZONE, SEEKING TO ADD ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY USES WITH A DENSITY OF 40 PATIENT BEDS, AND DETERMINING THIS PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT UNDER CEQA SECTION 15301 ON A ROUGHLY 1.1-ACRE PARCEL AT 2150 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE
(CASE 5.1293 PDD 362).”

1.C. SOL PS, LLC. FOR A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT AND TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF 46 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL UNITS IN A GATED COMMUNITY AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF AVENIDA CABALLEROS AND AMADO ROAD (CASE 5.1296 PD 363 TTM 36525):
Oversized Documents 
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 A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION; APPROVING CASE 5.1296 PDD 363, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF 46 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES WITHIN A GATED COMMUNITY; AND APPROVING TENTATIVE TRACT MAP 36525 FOR THE SUBDIVISION OF A ROUGHLY 7.11 ACRE PARCEL INTO 46 RESIDENTIAL LOTS, PRIVATE STREETS AND PRIVATE COMMON OPEN SPACE FOR THE VACANT LAND LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF AVENIDA CABALLEROS AND AMADO ROAD;” 3) Waive reading and introduce by title only for first reading Ordinance No. ____,
"AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT PDD 363 IN LIEU OF A CHANGE OF ZONE FOR A ROUGHLY 7.11 ACRE PARCEL LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF AVENIDA CABALLEROS AND AMADO ROAD.”

1.D. APPROVE AN ENERGY SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH CHEVRON ENERGY SOLUTIONS COMPANY FOR A CITYWIDE ENERGY PROJECT:
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, MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND APPROVING AN ENERGY SERVICES CONTRACT WITH CHEVRON ENERGY SOLUTIONS COMPANY;” and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

1.E. CITY COUNCIL AND FINANCING AUTHORITY APPROVAL OF CITYWIDE ENERGY PROJECT FINANCING AND RELATED AGREEMENTS AND DOCUMENTS AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 4217.13:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; 2) (CITY COUNCIL) Adopt Resolution No. ____,
“A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A SITE AND FACILITY LEASE, A LEASE AGREEMENT, AN ESCROW AGREEMENT AND A PLACEMENT AGENT AGREEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE ACQUISITION, INSTALLATION, FINANCING, INSTALLMENT SALE PURCHASE AND LEASING OF EQUIPMENT THAT CONSTITUTES ENERGY CONSERVATION FACILITIES; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF AGREEMENTS AND DOCUMENTS REQUIRED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; RATIFYING FINDINGS PURSUANT TO SECTION 4217.13 OF THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE WITH RESPECT TO SUCH ENERGY CONSERVATION FACILITIES; AND AUTHORIZING THE TAKING OF ALL OTHER ACTIONS NECESSARY TO THE CONSUMMATION OF THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED BY THIS RESOLUTION;” and
3) (FINANCING AUTHORITY) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FINANCING AUTHORITY, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A SITE AND FACILITY LEASE, A LEASE AGREEMENT, AN ASSIGNMENT AGREEMENT FOR PROJECT LEASE AND AN ASSIGNMENT AGREEMENT FOR EQUIPMENT LEASE WITH RESPECT TO THE ACQUISITION, INSTALLATION, FINANCING, INSTALLMENT SALE PURCHASE AND LEASING BY THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, OF EQUIPMENT THAT CONSTITUTES ENERGY CONSERVATION FACILITIES; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF AGREEMENTS AND DOCUMENTS REQUIRED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; AND AUTHORIZING THE TAKING OF ALL OTHER ACTIONS NECESSARY TO THE CONSUMMATION OF THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED BY THIS RESOLUTION.”

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 19, 2013, City Council Agenda.

2.B. APPOINT MEMBERS TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION AS PART OF THE 2013 ANNUAL RECRUITMENT PROCESS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Reappoint Cheryl Houk and Clifford Reed to the Parks and Recreation Commission for the terms ending June 30, 2016;
2) Appoint Sid Craig to the Parks and Recreation Commission for the term ending June 30, 2016; 3) Appoint Carol Davis and Jeff Conwell to the Parks and Recreation Commission for the unexpired terms ending June 30, 2015, and 4) Appoint Miguel Navarro to the Parks and Recreation Commission for the unexpired term ending June 30, 2014.

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 1063681 THROUGH 1063853 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,512,545.86, 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 5-25-13 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 418157 THROUGH 418181 TOTALING $41,980.89, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1063854 THROUGH 1063858 TOTALING $2,370.13, ONE WIRE TRANSFER FOR $386.76 AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,125,194.85, IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,169,932.63, 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 1063859 THROUGH 1063969 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,200,684.97, 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 1063970 THROUGH 1064082 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,023,277.24, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.D. STAFF AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2013:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the report of Staff Authorized Agreements and Purchase Orders for the period of May 1 through
May 31, 2013.

2.E. APPOINT A MEMBER OF THE CITY COUNCIL TO SERVE AS THE ALTERNATE REPRESENTATIVE ON THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (RCTC):
RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Councilmember Lewin to serve on RCTC as the Palm Springs Alternate Representative.

2.F. AGREEMENT WITH THE BUXTON COMPANY TO IMPLEMENT THE RETAIL RECRUITMENT AND TOURISM PROFILE SOLUTIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $68,000:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve an agreement with the Buxton Company to implement the retail recruitment and tourism profile solutions in the amount of $68,000; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.G. AUTHORIZE AS NEEDED REPAIR PARTS FOR THE COGENERATION PLANT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013-14:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize issuance of a purchase order for the as-needed purchase of Caterpillar repair parts for the cogeneration plant from Johnson Power Systems in an amount not to exceed $160,000; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.H. APPROVAL OF PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID FOR THE LANDSCAPING AND IRRIGATION REPAIR AT THE FRANCES STEVENS PARK COURTYARD (CP 13-01):
RECOMMENDATION: Approve and adopt plans and specifications and authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids for the construction of the Frances Stevens Park Courtyard Landscaping and Irrigation repair
(CP 13-01).

2.I. APPROVE A PURCHASE ORDER CONTRACT WITH NILFISK ADVANCE, INC. FOR AIRPORT RUNWAY SURFACE RUBBER REMOVAL FOR A THREE-YEAR PERIOD IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a purchase order contract for airport runway surface rubber removal with Nilfisk Advance, Inc. for a three-year period in the amount of $30,000 subject to CPI increase; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.J. SUPPORT OF THE REDESIGNATION OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY AS A RECYCLING MARKET DEVELOPMENT ZONE DUE TO AN INCREASE IN BOUNDARIES AND ADOPTION OF INITIAL STUDY AND NEGATIVE DECLARATION:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No._____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, IN SUPPORT OF THE REDESIGNATION OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY AS A RECYCLING MARKET DEVELOPMENT ZONE DUE TO AN INCREASE IN BOUNDARIES AND ADOPTION OF INITIAL STUDY AND NEGATIVE DECLARATION.”

2.K. AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AGREEMENT NO. A5688 WITH GREYHOUND LINES, INC. FOR NON-EXCLUSIVE USE OF CITY-OWNED TRAIN STATION ON GARNET STATION ROAD:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement
No. A5688 with Greyhound Lines, Inc. for non-exclusive use of the Train Station on Garnet Station Road; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5688.

2.L. AMENDING THE DATE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR VARIOUS CITYWIDE STREET LIGHTING AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS FOR FISCAL
YEAR 2013-14
:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE DATE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND RESOLUTION OF INTENT FOR VARIOUS STREET LIGHTING AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013-14.”

2.M. APPROVE AN INTERIM EXTENSION OF THE TOURISM AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH SMG:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve and authorize the City Manager to execute an interim extension of the Tourism and Management Services Agreement with SMG to extend the agreement to September 30, 2013. A5785.

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, 2015:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, EXTENDING THE 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, 2015.”

2.O. AUTHORIZATION TO BID AND AWARD THE 2013 PAVEMENT RECONSTRUCTION AND OVERLAY PROJECT (CP 13-04):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve and adopt plans and specifications and authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids for the construction of the 2013 Pavement Reconstruction and Overlay Project; 2) Authorize the City Manager to award the construction contract in an amount not to exceed $2,300,000; and 3) Authorize City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.P. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Minutes of June 5, 2013.

2.Q. INITIATE AN AMENDMENT TO THE 2007 PALM SPRINGS GENERAL PLAN ADOPTED BY RESOLUTION NO. 22077 REGARDING LAND USE CATEGORIES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. ______, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND INITIATING AN AMENDMENT TO THE 2007 PALM SPRINGS GENERAL PLAN ADOPTED BY RESOLUTION NO. 22077;” and 2) Refer to the Planning Commission.

2.R. AMENDMENT NO. 12 TO AGREEMENT NO. A4123 WITH VEOLIA WEST OPERATION SERVICES, INC. EXTENDING THE TERM TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, FOR THE OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE OF THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 12 to Agreement
No. A4123 with Veolia West Operation Services, Inc. extending the term to September 30, 2014, for the operations and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A4123.

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

3. LEGISLATIVE:

3.A. PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY FIRE CODE REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO FIRE COMMAND CENTERS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only; and 2) Introduce on first reading Ordinance No. ____, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, REPEALING SUBSECTION 21 OF SECTION 8.04.510 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, PERTAINING TO FIRE COMMAND CENTER REQUIREMENTS FOR BUILDINGS.”

4. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

4.A. DESIGN APPROVAL OF THE WELWOOD MURRAY MEMORIAL LIBRARY REMODEL PROJECT:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the Welwood Murray Memorial Library Remodel Plans as depicted on drawings dated May 8, 2013; 2) Approve the Estimated Project Cost of $1,150,439; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to approve final plans and proceed to project bidding as well as execute all required documentation for the project to proceed.

4.B. UPTOWN CROSSWALKS PROJECT:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Direct staff on the specific elements of the project design as related to the flashing beacon signage, sidewalk pop-outs and incorporation of a bicycle lane; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to approve an amendment to the RBF Engineering Design Contract for the development of construction bid documents for the project in an amount not to exceed $55,000; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all required documentation for the project to proceed.

5. NEW BUSINESS: None.

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 3, 2013, 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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