*For all past agendas/minutes please scroll down.
*To view agendas/minutes on mobile devices, tap HERE.
*Approved minutes are available below and by clicking here.
Special Meeting of the City Council Agenda and Staff Reports
January 29, 2014
- Date: 01/29/2014 5:00 PM
- Location: City Hall Council Chamber
3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, California 92262
CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Council Chamber, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California 92262
CALL AND NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
Steve Pougnet, Mayor
Rick Hutcheson, Mayor Pro Tem
Ginny Foat, 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, 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.
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, (760) 323-8204, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to inform us of your particular needs and to determine if accommodation is feasible.
CALL AND NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
CITY OF PALM SPRINGS
TO: Mayor Pougnet
Mayor Pro Tem Hutcheson
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City Council of the City of Palm Springs will conduct a Special Meeting beginning at 5:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 29, 2014, in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs. The purpose of the Special Meeting is to discuss the following items:
1. CALL TO ORDER: (Council Chamber)
2. ROLL CALL:
3. PUBLIC COMMENT:
Pursuant to the Brown Act public comment is limited to the Items that appear on the Call and Notice of Special Meeting. Three (3) minutes assigned for each speaker.
4. RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION: (Small Conference Room)
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL. The City Council finds, based on advice from the City Attorney, that discussion in open session of the following described matter(s) will prejudice the position of the City in existing and anticipated litigation.
EXISTING LITIGATION G.C. 54956.9(a)
Advocates for Better Community Development/F. Tysen v. City of Palm Springs
Case No. INC 1303538, Riverside Superior Court, Indio Division
5. RECONVENE TO SPECIAL MEETING: (Council Chamber)
6. REPORT OF CLOSED SESSION:
7. CONSIDERATION OF A PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING AND/OR WITHDRAWING A MEASURE SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS BY ORDINANCE NO. 1842, AT A SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION SCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014, PURSUANT TO CAL. ELECTIONS CODE SECTION 9605.
8. ADJOURNMENT: The City Council will adjourn to the next regular meeting, Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 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.