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City Council Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

July 2, 2014

CITY COUNCIL
HOUSING 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, California 92262
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 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 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: Girl Scout Troop 1744.

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. PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (SPRINT WIRELESS) FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AN EIGHTY-FIVE FOOT HIGH MONOPOLE STRUCTURE WITH ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT SHELTER ADJACENT TO VISTA DEL MONTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AT 2744 NORTH VIA MIRALESTE (CASE NOS. 5.0969 CUP & 6.538 VAR):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Table the public hearing with no public testimony at this time; and 2) Direct the City Clerk to re-notice the public hearing for the regular meeting of September 3, 2014.

1.B. MAJOR AMENDMENT TO THE COACHELLA VALLEY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN (“CVMSHCP”) BY ADDING THE CITY OF DESERT HOT SPRINGS AND MISSION SPRINGS WATER DISTRICT AS PERMITTEES TO THE PLAN:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; 2) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, MAKING RESPONSIBLE AGENCY FINDINGS PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT FOR THE COACHELLA VALLEY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN AND THE COACHELLA VALLEY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN / NATURAL COMMUNITY CONSERVATION PLAN, AS REVISED BY THE MAJOR AMENDMENT; APPROVING THE COACHELLA VALLEY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN AND THE COACHELLA VALLEY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN / NATURAL COMMUNITY CONSERVATION PLAN, AS REVISED BY THE MAJOR AMENDMENT; APPROVING THE IMPLEMENTING AGREEMENT; AND ADOPTING ENVIRONMENTAL FINDINGS PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT;” and 3) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, MAKING RESPONSIBLE AGENCY FINDINGS PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT FOR THE COACHELLA VALLEY MULTIPLE SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN/NATURAL COMMUNITY CONSERVATION PLAN (CVMSHCP), ESTABLISHING THE CVMHSCP IMPLEMENTATION POLICY WHICH CONTAINS THE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CVMSHCP, WHICH ALSO INCLUDES THE COUNCIL’S APPROVAL OF THE CVMSHCP AS REVISED BY THE MAJOR AMENDMENT AND AUTHORIZES THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE THE REVISED IMPLEMENTING AGREEMENT (IA), AND DIRECTS THAT A NOTICE OF DETERMINATION BE FILED.”

1.C. AN APPLICATION BY WAHOO CAL PROPERTIES, LLC (OWNERS) IN COLLABORATION WITH THE PALM SPRINGS PRESERVATION FOUNDATION, REQUESTING CLASS 1 HISTORIC DESIGNATION FOR THE TOWN AND DESERT APARTMENTS (CURRENTLY THE HIDEAWAY) LOCATED AT 370 WEST ARENAS ROAD (HSPB 90):
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, DESIGNATING THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 370 WEST ARENAS ROAD, THE TOWN AND DESERT APARTMENTS (CURRENTLY KNOWN AS THE HIDEAWAY) AS A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE (HSPB 90).”

1.D. PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE AMENDING SECTION 93.23.14 OF, AND AMENDING OR REPEALING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ACCESSORY SECOND UNIT PROGRAM IN THE CITY:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Open the public hearing and receive public testimony; 2) Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only; and 3) Introduce on first reading Ordinance No. _____, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTION 93.23.14 OF, AND AMENDING OR REPEALING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ACCESSORY SECOND UNIT PROGRAM IN THE CITY.”

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 2, 2014, City Council Agenda.

2.B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Minutes of June 18, 2014, June 19, 2014, and June 20, 2014. .

2.C. RATIFY AND APPOINT THE NOMINATION OF THE CITY OF CATHEDRAL CITY TO THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION:
RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Bary Freet, as the City of Cathedral City representative, to the Palm Springs International Airport Commission for the term ending June 30, 2015.

2.D. 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 PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD 5-24-14 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 418651 THROUGH 418670 TOTALING $37,490.34, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1071363 THROUGH 1071366 TOTALING $2,158.31, ONE WIRE TRANSFER FOR $849.22, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,252,877.49 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,293,375.36, 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 CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1071367 THROUGH 1071481 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $684,007.80, 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 1071482 THROUGH 1071664 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,497,950.45, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 4) 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 6-07-14 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 418671 THROUGH 418692 TOTALING $37,050.41, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1071665 THROUGH 1071686 TOTALING $112,794.17, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $47,649.40, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,151,645.71 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,349,139.69, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” and 5) 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 1071687 THROUGH 1071789 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $984,524.21, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.E. RIGHT-OF-WAY VACATION FOR PORTIONS OF MICRO PLACE AND SALVIA ROAD AT THE GENE AUTRY TRAIL AND I-10 INTERCHANGE (FILE NO. R 14-13) (RCTD NO. A4-0740):
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, VACATING AND ABANDONING ALL OF ITS RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN PORTIONS OF RIGHTS-OF-WAY FOR MICRO PLACE AND SALVIA ROAD AT THE GENE AUTRY TRAIL AND I-10 INTERCHANGE, IN SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 5 EAST, S.B.M. (FILE NO. R 14-13) (RCTD NO. A4-0740).”

2.F. APPROVE PARCEL MAP 36431 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE NORTH SIDE OF ACANTO AND EAST OF LAS BRISAS WAY:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PARCEL MAP 36431 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF ACANTO ROAD AND EAST OF LAS BRISAS WAY, IN SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST.”

2.G. AMENDMENT NO. 5 TO LEASE AGREEMENT NO. A4821 WITH SIGNATURE FLIGHT SUPPORT:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 5 to Agreement No. A4821 with Signature Flight Support for the long term lease of the aircraft hangar and apron located on Parcel 5 and release undeveloped, underutilized leasehold parcels back to the airport, commencing on July 15, 2014; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A4821.

2.H. AMENDING THE APPROVED SIGN PROGRAM FOR THE EL PASEO BUILDING LOCATED AT 800 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE (CASE SP 09-001 AMND, HSPB 27):
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE APPROVED SIGN PROGRAM FOR THE EL PASEO BUILDING LOCATED AT 800 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE (CASE SP 09-001 AMND, HSPB 27).”

2.I. AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AGREEMENT NO. A6503 WITH TRITON TECHNOLOGY FOR THE DESIGN OF A NEW AUDIO VISUAL SYSTEM IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. A6503 with Triton Technologies for the design of a new Council Chamber audio visual system in the amount of $30,700; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documentation. A6503.

2.J. APPOINT MAYOR STEPHEN POUGNET TO THE CITY’S INVESTMENT COMMITTEE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014-15:
RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Mayor Stephen Pougnet to the City’s Investment Committee in accordance with Section 17.0 of Resolution No. 23539.

2.K. AMENDMENT TO MODIFY THE PARTIES TO THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FINANCING AUTHORITY’S JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT:
RECOMMENDATION: [City Council] 1) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE JOINT EXERCISE OF POWERS AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FINANCING AUTHORITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADDING THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AS AN ADDITIONAL MEMBER OF THE AUTHORITY;” [Successor Agency Board] 2) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACTING AS THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE JOINT EXERCISE OF POWERS AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FINANCING AUTHORITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADDING THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AS AN ADDITIONAL MEMBER OF THE AUTHORITY;” and [Housing Authority Board] 3) Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE JOINT EXERCISE OF POWERS AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FINANCING AUTHORITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADDING THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AS AN ADDITIONAL MEMBER OF THE AUTHORITY.”

2.L. RATIFY AND APPOINT THE NOMINATION OF THE CITY OF LA QUINTA TO THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION FOR THE TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2017:
RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Robert Teal, as the City of La Quinta representative, to the Palm Springs International Airport Commission for the term ending June 30, 2017.

2.M. APPROVAL OF A GROUND LEASE AGREEMENT WITH SPRINT PCS ASSETS, LLC FOR NON-EXCLUSIVE USE OF GROUND SPACE WITH AN EXISTING WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS TOWER AT 401-½ SOUTH PAVILION WAY:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a Wireless Communications Facilities Site Lease with Sprint PCS Assets, LLC, for ground space with an existing wireless tower at 401-½ South Pavilion Way, an initial term of five (5) years and one option to extend the agreement by five (5) additional years; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.N. APPROVAL OF A PROPOSED RESOLUTION MODIFYING USER FEES FOR MURAL PERMITS:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, MODIFYING USER FEES FOR MURAL PERMITS AND AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE FEE SCHEDULE ADOPTED BY RESOLUTION NO. 21578 AS AMENDED."

2.O. REQUEST BY COST PLUS INC, DBA WORLD MARKET FOR A RESOLUTION OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE OR NECESSITY (PCN) TO SELL BEER, WINE AND DISTILLED SPIRITS FOR OFF PREMISE CONSUMPTION (TYPE 21 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LICENSE) AT EXISTING RETAIL STORE AT 2465 EAST PALM CANYON DRIVE:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE IN ORDER TO SELL BEER, WINE AND DISTILLED SPIRITS (TYPE 21 STATE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LICENSE) FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2465 EAST PALM CANYON DRIVE, WITHIN CENSUS TRACT
NO. 0448.07.”

2.P. REQUEST BY LOLA COFFEE LLC, DBA ERNEST COFFEE AND BOOTLEGGER TIKI BAR FOR A RESOLUTION OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE OR NECESSITY (PCN) TO SELL BEER, WINE AND DISTILLED SPIRITS AT A PROPOSED COCKTAIL LOUNGE AT 1101 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE (TYPE 48 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LICENSE):
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE IN ORDER TO SELL BEER, WINE AND DISTILLED SPIRITS (TYPE 48 STATE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LICENSE) FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1101 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE, WITHIN CENSUS TRACT
NO. 0446.06.”

2.Q. TREASURER’S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF MAY 31, 2014:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and File the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of May 31, 2014.

2.R. ALTERNATE MEASURE J OVERSIGHT COMMISSION MEMBERS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Determine not to appoint an Alternate Measure J Oversight Commissioner for the term expiring June 30, 2014; and 2) Declare the Alternate Measure J Oversight Commissioner position with term ending June 30, 2015, as vacant.

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. REVIEW PROPOSED BRANDING CONCEPTS FOR DOWNTOWN AND UPTOWN TROLLEY:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Provide direction to staff on the branding and imagery for the Downtown and Uptown Trolley; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

4.B. DISCUSSION AND DIRECTION TO STAFF CONCERNING INDIAN CANYON DRIVE TWO-WAY OPERATION:
RECOMMENDATION: Provide direction to staff concerning the conceptual plan and consider requesting staff to obtain a proposal for construction drawings to change all of Indian Canyon Drive from one way to two-way street.

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

5. NEW BUSINESS:

5.A. CHANGE ORDER NO. 2 TO AGREEMENT NO. A6375 WITH CHEVRON ENERGY SOLUTIONS FOR ADDITIONAL CONTROLS IN THE I-HUB BUILDING AND REPLACEMENT CONTROLS FOR THE AIRPORT TERMINAL:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Change Order No. 2 to Agreement No. A6375 with Chevron Energy Solutions Company in the amount of $119,273, for air conditioning controls in the I-Hub Building and $376,959 for replacement controls at the Airport Terminal; 2) Authorize the Finance Director to make required budget adjustments to authorize the use of the Sustainability Unallocated Program Funds to cover 50% of the cost of the I-Hub portion of this change order with the remaining 50% to come from General Fund Reserves and the necessary budget transfer to allocate the Airport’s funds; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documentation. A6375.

5.B. AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO MAKE CALIFORNIA SOLAR INITIATIVE (CSI) PROGRAM REBATE RESERVATION DEPOSITS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize the City Manager to make up to $60,000 in CSI program rebate reservation deposits for the Citywide PV Project; 2) Appropriate the funds from the General Fund Reserves and authorize the Director of Finance and Treasurer to initiate the appropriate documentation; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

5.C. DISCUSSION OF WATER CONSERVATION GOALS AND FIVE NEXT STEPS TOWARD MAKING PALM SPRINGS A MODEL WATER EFFICIENT CITY:
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, July 16, 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.

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