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City Council Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

November 5, 2014

CITY COUNCIL
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: Boy Scout Troop 262.

INVOCATION: Rev. Kevin Johnson, Bloom in the Desert United Church of Christ.

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. DOS PALMAS DEVELOPMENT LLC FOR TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP 36693 TO SUBDIVIDE ONE LARGE PARCEL INTO TWO (2) LOTS RESULTING IN A 10,070-SQUARE FOOT LOT AND A REMAINDER LOT APPROXIMATELY 58,831-SQUARE FEET AT THE CORNER OF EAST SUNNY DUNES ROAD AND SOUTH SUNRISE WAY AND CEQA NOTICE OF EXEMPTION (TPM 36693):
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 TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP 36693 TO SUBDIVIDE ONE LARGE PARCEL INTO TWO LOTS RESULTING IN A 10,070-SQUARE FOOT LOT AND A REMAINDER LOT APPROXIMATELY 58,831-SQUARE FEET AT THE CORNER OF EAST SUNNY DUNES ROAD AND SOUTH SUNRISE WAY AND CEQA NOTICE OF EXEMPTION, ZONE R-1-C AND RMHP, SECTION 23.”

1.B. GAIN LIMITED PARTNERSHIP GENERAL PLAN LAND USE AMENDMENT FROM TOURIST RESORT COMMERCIAL TO LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL, A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT IN-LIEU OF ZONE CHANGE TO ALLOW A SINGLE-STORY, DETACHED SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, AND A TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP TO SUBDIVIDE APPROXIMATELY 0.91-ACRES INTO THREE (3) RESIDENTIAL LOTS LOCATED AT APPROXIMATELY
260 WEST VISTA CHINO ROAD AND CEQA NOTICE OF EXEMPTION (CASE 5.1333 GPA, PD 368, TMP 36686)
:
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, APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE 2007 PALM SPRINGS GENERAL PLAN ADOPTED BY RESOLUTION NO. 22077 REVISING THE LAND USE DESIGNATION FROM “TRC” (TOURIST RESORT COMMERCIAL) TO “LDR” (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) FOR A ROUGHLY 0.91-ACRE PARCEL LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF VISTA CHINO ROAD AT KAWEAH ROAD;” 3) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT IN LIEU OF A CHANGE OF ZONE TO ESTABLISH DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS, DENSITY AND TYPE OF RESIDENTIAL UNITS, PRELIMINARY AND FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THREE (3) DETACHED SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES; AND APPROVING A SUBDIVISION OF A 0.91-ACRE PARCEL INTO THREE (3) RESIDENTIAL LOTS WITH PRIVATE ACCESS, LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF VISTA CHINO ROAD AT KAWEAH ROAD (260 WEST VISTA CHINO ROAD) (CASE 5.1333 PDD 368, TPM 36686);” and 4) Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and introduce on first reading Ordinance No. ____, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (PDD) 368 IN LIEU OF A CHANGE OF ZONE FOR AN APPROXIMATELY 0.91-ACRE PARCEL LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF VISTA CHINO ROAD AT KAWEAH ROAD (260 WEST VISTA CHINO ROAD) AND CEQA NOTICE OF EXEMPTION.”

1.C. ZONE TEXT AMENDMENTS TO CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE FOR REQUIRED CONSISTENCY WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA HOUSING AND LAND USE LAWS CITYWIDE (CASE 5.1332-ZTA):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Take no public testimony at this time; and 2) Direct the City Clerk to re-notice the Public Hearing pursuant to law.

1.D. AMENDMENTS TO THE LAND USE ELEMENT OF THE 2007 PALM SPRINGS GENERAL PLAN FOR REQUIRED CONSISTENCY WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA HOUSING LAWS (CASE 5.1332 GPA):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Take no public testimony at this time; and 2) Direct the City Clerk to re-notice the 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 November 5, 2014, City Council Agenda.

2.B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Minutes of October 15, 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 1073915 THROUGH 1074036 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $388,934.24, 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 9-27-14 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 418827 THROUGH 418851 TOTALING $40,775.78, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1074037 THROUGH 1074058 TOTALING $107,333.09, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $67,413.65, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,155,134.05 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,370,656.57, 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 1074059 THROUGH 1074164 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,333,967.44, 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 CLAIM AND DEMAND BY WARRANT NUMBERED 1074165 IN THE AMOUNT OF $160,151.16, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 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 1074166 THROUGH 1074288 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,433,520.55, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 6) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIM AND DEMAND BY WARRANT NUMBERED 1074289 IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,577.57, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” 7) 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 10-11-14 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 418852 THROUGH 418868 TOTALING $30,175.48, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1074290 THROUGH 1074311 TOTALING $107,741.99, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $45,615.53, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,162,234.92 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,345,767.92, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA;” and 8) 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 1074312 THROUGH 1074461 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,311,075.75, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.D. CITY COUNCIL ACTING SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, APPROVAL OF A SUBORDINATION OF DEED OF TRUST WITH BANK OF HEMET WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN PREVIOUSLY MADE BY THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS TO ASSIST IN FINANCING THE REHABILITATION OF THE SUNRISE VILLAGE MOBILE HOME PARK, AND AMENDING THE SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATORY AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND RESTRICTIONS TO SUBSTITUTE THE CITY AS THE HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO ASSIST IN REFINANCING THE SUNRISE VILLAGE MOBILE HOME PARK LOCATED AT 1500 EAST SAN RAFAEL ROAD:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACTING SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY, APPROVING, AUTHORIZING, AND DIRECTING THE EXECUTION OF A SUBORDINATION OF DEED OF TRUST WITH BANK OF HEMET WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN PREVIOUSLY MADE BY THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS TO ASSIST IN FINANCING THE REHABILITATION OF THE SUNRISE VILLAGE MOBILE HOME PARK, AND AMENDING THE SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATORY AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND RESTRICTIONS TO SUBSTITUTE THE CITY AS THE HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO ASSIST IN REFINANCING THE SUNRISE VILLAGE MOBILE HOME PARK LOCATED AT 1500 EAST SAN RAFAEL ROAD.”

2.E. AUTHORIZE A PURCHASE ORDER TO PORTFORD SOLUTIONS TO CREATE A PUBLIC ACCESS PORTAL FOR BUILDING PERMIT RECORDS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize the issuance of a purchase order to Portford Solutions for the creation of a public access portal in the amount of $33,950; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.F. AUTHORIZE EXECUTION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA STANDARD AGREEMENT FOR HOUSING RELATED PARKS (HRP) GRANT PROGRAM:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA STANDARD AGREEMENT FOR HOUSING RELATED PARKS (HRP) PROGRAM GRANT.”

2.G. TREASURER’S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2014:
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and File the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of September 30, 2014.

2.H. REJECT ALL BIDS, RE-ADVERTISE, AND RE-BID THE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT CENTER (TMC) AND CITYWIDE TRAFFIC SIGNAL INTERCONNECT/SYNCHRONIZATION PROJECT (FEDERAL PROJECT NO. CML 5282 (031), CP 08-04):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Reject all bids, re-advertise, and re-bid the TMC and Citywide Traffic Signal Synchronization Project (Federal Project No. CML 5282 (031), CP 08-04); and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.I. RECEIVE GIFT FOR THE LIBRARY TRUST FUND FROM THE KROPITZER TRUST:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACCEPTING A GIFT FROM THE HAROLD AND LORRAINE W. KROPITZER JOINT REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST FOR THE LIBRARY TRUST FUND.”

2.J. APPROVAL OF PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. 021-R1, WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR USE OF HIGHWAY BRIDGE PROGRAM (HBP) FEDERAL-AID FUNDS FOR THE BOGERT TRAIL BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT (FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BHLS-5282 (026), CP 07-03):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. 021-R1 TO ADMINISTERING AGENCY-STATE AGREEMENT FOR FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. 08-5282R WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,672,391 FOR THE BOGERT TRAIL BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT (FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BHLS-5282 (026), CP 07-03);” and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.K. APPROVE AN AIR SERVICE INCENTIVE PROGRAM FUNDING AWARD TO WESTJET AIRLINES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Air Service Incentive funding for WestJet Airlines in an amount not to exceed $52,500; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.L. ACCEPT FROM THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,666 AND AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF A MOBILE WATER TREATMENT SYSTEM FOR DISASTER OPERATIONS:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Accept the Fiscal Year 2014 Emergency Management Performance Grant through the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services in the amount of $14,666; 2) Authorize the purchase of a mobile water treatment system in an amount up to $40,000.00 through a competitive bid process; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.M. ACCEPT THE FISCAL YEAR 2014 STATE HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM GRANT FROM FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY VIA THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,219:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Accept a grant from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services through the Riverside County Office of Emergency Services in the amount of $8,219; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.N. APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT AND AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO SUBLEASE AGREEMENT WITH KURT AND ANA HAGGSTROM FOR PROPERTY AT 1300 EAST BARISTO ROAD:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Amendment No. 3 to Lease Agreement No. A1079 with Palm Springs Unified School District for a property located at 1300 East Baristo Road, extending the term to December 31, 2015; 2) Approve Amendment No. 4 to Sublease Agreement No. A4475 with Kurt and Ana Haggstrom d/b/a Plaza Racquet Club for a property located at 1300 East Baristo Road, extending the term to December 31, 2015; and 3) Authorize the City Manager or his designee to execute all necessary documents. A1079. A4475.

2.O. APPROVAL OF FINAL TRACT MAP 36548 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF BELARDO ROAD, ACCEPTING TWO MODIFIED CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL RELATING TO SEWER SERVICE AND PARK DEDICATIONS, AND APPROVING A RELATED SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT AND COVENANT AGREEMENT FOR USE AND MAINTENANCE OF PRIVATE SEWER FACILITIES:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____ “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING FINAL TRACT MAP 36548 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF BELARDO ROAD, IN SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST, ACCEPTING TWO MODIFIED CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL RELATING TO SEWER SERVICE AND PARK DEDICATIONS, AND APPROVING A RELATED SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT AND COVENANT AGREEMENT FOR USE AND MAINTENANCE OF PRIVATE SEWER FACILITIES;” and
2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.

2.P. APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND ESTIMATES (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID FOR THE BOGERT TRAIL BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT (FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BHLS 5282 (026), CP 07-03):
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the plans, specifications, and working details for the Bogert Trail Bridge Rehabilitation Project, and authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids (Federal-Aid Project No. BHLS 5282 (026), CP 07-03).

2.Q. RESOLUTION OF INTENTION AND PROPOSED BOUNDARY MAP TO ANNEX TERRITORY TO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 (PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES) ANNEXATION NO. 5, ANNEXATION NO. 6, AND ANNEXATION NO. 7:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO AUTHORIZE THE ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY TO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 [PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES] AND TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVY OF SPECIAL TAXES THEREIN ANNEXATION NO 5;” 2) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO AUTHORIZE THE ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY TO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 [PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES] AND TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVY OF SPECIAL TAXES THEREIN ANNEXATION NO 6;” 3) Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO AUTHORIZE THE ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY TO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 [PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES] AND TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVY OF SPECIAL TAXES THEREIN ANNEXATION NO 7;” and 4) Set the public hearing for 6:00 p.m. on December 17, 2014, for public comment and for the filing of written protest by any property owner regarding the annexation of territory to Community Facilities District 2005-1, the levy of a special tax for public safety services, and a special landowner election.

2.R. APPROVAL OF PARCEL MAP 36446 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY AND PALM CANYON DRIVE:
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. _____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PARCEL MAP 36446 FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY AND PALM CANYON DRIVE, IN SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST.”

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

3. LEGISLATIVE:

3.A. PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MASTER PLAN UPDATE:
RECOMMENDATION: Direct staff as appropriate.

3.B. PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF PREVAILING WAGES FOR ALL PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS:
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, AMENDING SECTION 7.06.030 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF PREVAILING WAGES FOR ALL PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS.”

4. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

4.A. UPDATE ON WATER MATTERS PROGRAM AND FIVE-YEAR PLAN FOR THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS’ DROUGHT RESPONSE:
This item will be continued to November 19, 2014.
RECOMMENDATION
: Direct staff as appropriate.

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, November 19, 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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