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City Council Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

June 18, 2014

CITY COUNCIL
FINANCING AUTHORITY
AND AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA

Council Chamber, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California92262
www.palmspringsca.gov

AGENDA


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 Councilvalues 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 and 26.103. 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: Pastor Jerrold Thompson, Hope Community Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

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. EL PASEO HOLDINGS APPEALING THE HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION BOARD DECISION DENYING THE REQUEST FOR AN AMENDMENT TO AN EXISTING SIGN PROGRAM AT THE EL PASEO BUILDING, A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE, TO INCLUDE ONE DOUBLE SIDED INTERNALLY ILLUMINATED BLADE SIGN EQUALING 7.5 SQUARE FEET LOCATED AT 800 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE, (CASE SP09-001AMND, HSPB-27):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; 2) Determine if a 7.5-square foot double sided internally illuminated blade sign is acceptable at proposed size; and 3) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, UPHOLDING THE DECISION OF THE HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION BOARD DENYING THE REQUEST TO AMEND THE SIGN PROGRAM AT THE EL PASEO BUILDING, A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE, LOCATED AT 800 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE, ZONE C-1 (CASE SP09-001AMND, HSPB-27).”

1.B. APPROVING AND FILING OF NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIENS FOR EIGHT (8) PUBLIC NUISANCES LOCATED AT 345 WEST PALM VISTA DRIVE, 2185 NORTH JUNIPERO AVENUE, 303 SEPULVEDA ROAD, 321 BON AIR DRIVE, 941 EAST ANZA DRIVE, 394 WEST ROSA PARKS ROAD, 414 SOUTH MONTE VISTA DRIVE, AND 527 WEST TRAMVIEW 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 345 WEST PALM VISTA 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 2185 NORTH JUNIPERO AVENUE;” 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 303 SEPULVEDA ROAD;” 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 321 BON AIR DRIVE;” 6) 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 941 EAST ANZA DRIVE;” 7) 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 394 WEST ROSA PARKS ROAD;”
8) 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;” and 9) 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 527 WEST TRAMVIEW ROAD.”

1.C. APPROVAL OF THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MASTER PLAN UPDATE AND MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATIONMaster Plan and Environmental Documents are on file in the Office of the City Clerk 
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Receive the Palm Springs International Airport Master Plan and associated environmental documents; 2) Continue the public hearing to the regular City Council meeting of July 16, 2014, with no public testimony at this time; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to post a Notice of Continued Public Hearing pursuant to law.

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 18, 2014, City Council Agenda.

2.B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Special City Council Meeting Minutes of June 3, 2014, and June 4, 2014.

2.C. PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF VIDEO CAMERAS AT THE FIRE STATIONS FROM SYSTEM INTEGRATION CORP. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $61,284.70:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize the purchase and installation of video camera to monitor the exterior of City Fire Stations from System Integration Corp. in an amount not to exceed $61,284.70; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.D. STAFF AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2014:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the report of Staff Authorized Agreements and Purchase Orders for the period of May 1 through May 31, 2014.

2.E. AWARD OF CONTRACT FOR UN-ARMED UNIFORM SECURITY SERVICES FOR VARIOUS CITY FACILITIES AND LOCATIONS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve an agreement for un-armed uniformed security guard services at various City owned facilities and locations with Desert Security Services for a three (3) year term with two 1 year renewal options subject to a CPI increase, at the mutual consent of the city and contractor in the estimated amount of $185,000 per year for specified locations, plus hourly and daily rates for any additional locations or services that may be required by the City during the term; and
2) Authorize the City Manager or his designee to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.F. NOTICE OF INTENT FOR THE ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR VARIOUS CITYWIDE STREET LIGHTING AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014-15:
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 2014-15.”

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
2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

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 2014-15.”

2.G. APPROVAL OF FIVE (5) PROFEESIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS FOR ON-CALL ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT SERVICES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve an agreement with MSA Consulting Inc., for “on-call” Environmental Assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City; 2) Approve an agreement with Terra Nova Planning & Research Inc., for “on-call” Environmental Assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City; 3) Approve an agreement with ESA Consulting, for “on-call” Environmental Assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City; 4) Approve an agreement with RFB Consulting, for “on-call” Environmental Assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City; and 5) Approve an agreement with BonTerra Psomas Inc., for “on-call” Environmental Assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City. A____. A____. A____. A____. A____.

2.H. APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID FOR THE FARRELL DRIVE RIGHT TURN LANE AT VISTA CHINO (CP 09-11):
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Plans, Specifications, and Estimates for the Farrell Drive Right Turn Lane at Vista Chino Project, and authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids (CP 09-11).

2.I. LOAN TO SUCCESSOR AGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,500,000 TO PAY ENFORCEABLE OBLIGATIONS:
RECOMMENDATION: [CITY COUNCIL] 1) Approve the Amended and Restated Loan Agreement, with the Successor Agency in the amount of $1,500,000 for the purpose of paying its Enforceable Obligations for the period January 1, 2014, to June 30, 2014; and [SUCCESSOR AGENCY] 2) Approve the Amended and Restated Loan Agreement, with the City of Palm Springs in the amount of $1,500,000 for the purpose of paying Enforceable Obligations for the period January 1, 2014, to June 30, 2014.

2.J. APPROVAL TO PURCHASE A FIRING RANGE SIMULATOR FOR POLICE DEPARTMENT TRAINING AND PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES UTILIZING FUNDS DONATED BY THE AGUA CALIENTE BAND OF CAHUILLA INDIANS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Direct the Director of Finance/City Treasurer to fund the Appropriation; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute any necessary documents to effectuate the purchase.

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. APPROVAL OF REFINANCING FORMER AGENCY TAX ALLOCATION BONDS:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACTING SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, CONFIRMING THE ISSUANCE OF 2014 SUBORDINATE TAX ALLOCATION REFUNDING BONDS PURSUANT TO INDENTURE OF TRUST, APPROVING BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND PRELIMINARY AND FINAL OFFICIAL STATEMENTS AND PROVIDING OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO.”

4.B. APPROVAL OF REFINANCING OF CERTAIN OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO CONVENTION CENTER:
RECOMMENDATION: [City Council]: 1) Adoptpprove Resolution No. ____ “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF SUPPLEMENTAL LEASE AGREEMENT NO. 6, SUPPLEMENTAL SITE LEASE NO. 4, SUPPLEMENTAL TRUST AGREEMENT NO. 5, ESCROW AGREEMENT, BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND OFFICIAL STATEMENT AND APPROVING OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FINANCING AUTHORITY LEASE REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, 2014 SERIES A (CONVENTION CENTER PROJECT) INCLUDING AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING A SUBSTITUTION WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE OF THE CONVENTION CENTER;” and [Financing Authority] 2) Adoptpprove Resolution No. ____ “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FINANCING AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF ITS LEASE REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, 2014 SERIES A (CONVENTION CENTER PROJECT), APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF SUPPLEMENTAL LEASE AGREEMENT NO. 6, SUPPLEMENTAL SITE LEASE NO. 4, SUPPLEMENTAL TRUST AGREEMENT NO. 5, ESCROW AGREEMENT, BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND OFFICIAL STATEMENT AND APPROVING OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO SUCH BONDS.”

4.C. PALM SPRINGS PROMENADE, LLC FOR REVIEW OF BLOCK C BUILDING ELEVATIONS OF THE DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT, AS REQUIRED BY PROJECT CONDITION NO. 1 OF CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 23269, LOCATED ON THE WESTERLY FRONTAGE OF NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE AND SOUTH OF “NEW MAIN STREET” (CASE 3.3607 MAJ):
RECOMMENDATION: Determine Condition of Approval No. 1 of City Council Resolution No. 23269 has been fulfilled.

4.D. TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY MEDIAN SUNRISE WAY TO EL CIELO ROAD CONCEPTUAL PLANS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Provide additional direction to staff as appropriate concerning the previously approved Tahquitz Canyon Way Median Conceptual Plans from Sunrise Way to Civic Drive; and 2) Approve an agreement with Ron Gregory & Associates Landscape Architects Inc. (RGA) for preparation of Tahquitz Canyon Way Median Conceptual Plans from Civic Drive to El Cielo Road in the amount of $6,600; and 3) Authorize staff to execute all necessary documents. A____.

4.E. SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT AB 1318 MITIGATION FEES FUND-SENTINEL POWER PLANT:
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize staff to issue an RFP.

4.F. FISCAL YEAR 2014-15 BUDGET DISCUSSION ON SUNDAY LIBRARY SERVICE, EXTENDED SWIM CENTER HOURS, AND IHUB FUNDING:
RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff as appropriate.

4.G. APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AGREEMENT NO. A6401 WITH NEWCOMB|ANDERSON|MCCORMICK ENERGY ENGINEERING AND CONSULTING (NAM) FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN RFP FOR SOLAR PV PROJECT(S):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. A6401 with Newcomb|Anderson|McCormick Energy Engineering and Consulting, for Phase 1 development of a Solar RFP and associated services in the amount of $85,000, pursuant to Palm Springs Municipal Code Section 7.04.030; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A6401.

5. NEW BUSINESS:

5.A. AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO FRANCHISE AGREEMENT NO. A6378 WITH PALM SPRINGS DISPOSAL SERVICES (PSDS) TO IDENTIFY OPTIONAL SERVICES AND COSTS NOT INITIALLY INCLUDED IN THE RATE SCHEDULE:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. A6378 with Palm Springs Disposal Services adding optional services not initially included in the Rate Schedule (Exhibit K); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A6378.

5.B. PROPOSED CONTRACT WITH MV TRANSPORTATION, INC. TO PROVIDE TROLLEY OPERATOR SERVICES AND THE LEASE OF FIVE (5) COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) POWERED VEHICLES FOR THE TERM OF ONE (1) YEAR TO UNDERTAKE A PILOT TROLLEY PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $918,874:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a Contractual Services Agreement for Trolley Services Operator Pilot Program with MV Transportation, Inc. in an amount of $918,874 for the first year of service; and 2) Authorize the City Manager or his designee to execute all necessary documents. A____.

5.C. APPOINT TWO MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL TO THE AD HOC CITY COUNCIL HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION CODE REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE:
RECOMMENDATION: Appoint two members of the City Council to the ad hoc City Council Historic Site Preservation Code Review Subcommittee.

5.D. ADOPTION OF MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT HEADWORKS AND CLARIFIER UPGRADE PROJECT (COMPRISED OF CP 13-19, 13-21, 13-22, 13-23, AND 13-24):
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING AND ORDERING THE FILING OF A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT HEADWORKS AND CLARIFIER UPGRADE PROJECT (COMPRISED OF CP 13-19, 13-21, 13-22, 13-23, AND 13-24).”

5.E. AWARD OF CONTRACT FOR 2014 PAVEMENT OVERLAY AND RECONSTRUCTION (CP 14-04):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve an agreement with Matich Corporation for the 2014 Pavement Overlay and Reconstruction Project in the amount of $2,714,074 (CP 14-04); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

5.F. AIRPORT USE AND LEASE AGREEMENT FOR SIGNATORY AIRLINES SERVICING PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A FIVE YEAR AIRPORT USE AND LEASE AGREEMENT, STANDARD FORM FOR USE WITH ALL AIRLINES SEEKING SIGNATORY STATUS AT PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE AND EXECUTE ALL SUCH AGREEMENTS SUBMITTED BY AIRLINES DURING THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT.”

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 a Joint Meeting with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Tribal Council, Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 6:00 P.M., Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N. Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs. The next regular City Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

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