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City Council Meeting Agenda and Staff Reports

May 20, 2015

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
Paul Lewin, Mayor Pro Tem
Ginny Foat, Councilmember
Rick Hutcheson, 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
Marcus Fuller, Assistant City Manager/City Engineer
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:  Palm Springs Air Force ROTC Junior Color Guard.

INVOCATION:  Rev. Ken Johnson, Bloom of 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.    PROPOSED RESOLUTION TO PLACE DELINQUENT WASTE DISPOSAL CHARGES ON THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TAX ROLLS FOR COLLECTION:
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, DETERMINING CERTAIN WASTE DISPOSAL ACCOUNTS TO BE DELINQUENT AND DIRECTING THE PLACEMENT OF THESE ACCOUNTS ON THE COUNTY PROPERTY TAX ROLLS FOR COLLECTION.

1.B.  PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AND ACCOUNTING, APPROVING AND ORDERING THE FILING OF NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIENS ON THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TAX ROLLS :
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 1080 EAST SIERRA WAY; 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 941 EAST ANZA 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 941 EAST ANZA DRIVE; “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 941 ANZA 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 332 WEST SUNVIEW AVENUE;”
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 414 SOUTH MONTE VISTA DRIVE;” and 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.”

1.C.    SPECTRUM SERVICES (VERIZON WIRELESS) CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT A FIFTY-FIVE FOOT TALL MONOPALM WITH ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT SHELTER, CEQA DETERMINATION OF CATEGORICAL EXEMPTION AS NEW CONSTRUCTION OF SMALL STRUCTURES, AND VARIANCE TO EXCEED THE MAXIMUM ANTENNA HEIGHT PERMITTED, AT A DESERT WATER AGENCY SITE ON SAN JOAQUIN DRIVE, ZONE M-1-P (CASE NOS. 5.1315 CUP AND 6.531 VAR):
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 A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT CASE 5.1315 CUP TO CONSTRUCT A FIFTY-FIVE FOOT TALL MONOPALM, WITH ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT SHELTER, AND CASE 6.531 A VARIANCE TO EXCEED THE MAXIMUM ANTENNA HEIGHT PERMITTED, LOCATED AT A DESERT WATER AGENCY SITE ON SAN JOAQUIN DRIVE, ZONE M-1-P SECTION 18.”

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
May 20, 2015, City Council Agenda.

2.B.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Minutes of May 6, 2015.

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 1077737 THROUGH 1077830 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,141,338.00, 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 1077831 THROUGH 1077968 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,296,313.22, 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 PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 04-11-2015 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 419088 THROUGH 419106 TOTALING $31,461.76 LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1077969 THROUGH 1077989 TOTALING $105,997.00, FIVE WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $55,573.31, AND THREE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,150,287.03 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,343,319.10, 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 CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1077990 THROUGH 1078107 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $567,156.80, 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 1078108 THROUGH 1078240 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,216,954.39, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”

2.D.    SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1875 AMENDING SECTIONS 91.00.10 AND 93.23.14, AND REPEALING SECTIONS 92.00.01.C.10, 92.01.01.D.3, 92.02.01.C.7, AND 92.03.01.C.1 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO ACCESSORY SECOND DWELLING UNITS:
RECOMMENDATION:  Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and adopt Ordinance No. 1875,  "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTIONS 91.00.10 AND 93.23.14, AND REPEALING SECTIONS 92.00.01.C.10, 92.01.01.D.3, 92.02.01.C.7, AND 92.03.01.C.1, OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO ACCESSORY SECOND DWELLING UNITS.”

2.E.    SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1876 RELATING TO THE PERMITTED LOCATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS OF MEDICAL CANNABIS CULTIVATION FACILITIES AND MEDICAL CANNABIS COOPERATIVES OR COLLECTIVES AND CEQA CATEGORICAL EXEMPTION:
RECOMMENDATION: Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and adopt Ordinance No. 1876, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING CHAPTERS 91, 92, AND 93 OF, THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE RELATING TO THE PERMITTED LOCATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS OF MEDICAL CANNABIS CULTIVATION FACILITIES AND MEDICAL CANNABIS COOPERATIVES OR COLLECTIVES.”

2.F.    SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1877 ADDING CHAPTER 6.15 TO THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE AND REPEALING URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 1864, RELATING TO MOBILE FOOD VENDING VEHICLES AND CEQA DETERMINATION:
RECOMMENDATION:  Waive reading of the full text in its entirety and adopt Ordinance No. 1877, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADDING CHAPTER 6.15 TO, AMENDING SUBSECTION (a) OF SECTION 12.12.055 OF, AND REPEALING SECTIONS 6.08.140 AND 12.28.100 OF, THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, AND REPEALING URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 1864 RELATING TO MOBILE FOOD VENDING VEHICLES.”

2.G.    SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1878 AMENDING THE TITLE OF TITLE 9 OF, AND AMENDING SECTIONS 9.61.010, 9.61.020, 9.61.030, AND 9.62.020 OF, THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO SUBDIVISIONS OF LAND AND CONDOMINIUM CONVERSIONS AND CEQA EXEMPTION:
RECOMMENDATION:  Waive reading of the full text in its entirety and adopt Ordinance No. 1878, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE TITLE OF TITLE 9 OF, AND AMENDING SECTIONS 9.61.010, 9.61.020, 9.61.030, AND 9.62.020 OF, THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO SUBDIVISIONS OF LAND AND CONDOMINIUM CONVERSIONS.”

2.H.    APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID FOR THE DEMUTH PARK AND RUTH HARDY PARK SECURITY PATH LIGHTING IMPROVEMENTS (CITY PROJECT NO. 14-19):
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the plans, specifications and estimate for the Demuth Park and Ruth Hardy Park Security Path Lighting Improvements (City Project No. 14-19); and 2) Authorize Staff to advertise and solicit bids.

2.I.    APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID FOR THE PALM CANYON DRIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM REPLACEMENT (CITY PROJECT NO. 14-20) AND THE PALM CANYON DRIVE IRRIGATION SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS (CITY PROJECT NO. 14-21):
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the plans, specifications and estimate for the Palm Canyon Drive Electrical System Replacement (City Project No. 14-20); 2) Approve the plans specifications and estimate for the Palm Canyon Drive Irrigation System Improvements (City Project No. 14-21); and 3) Authorize Staff to advertise and solicit bids.

2.J.    APPROVE A PURCHASE ORDER INCREASE WITH ASBURY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,281.39 FOR ADDITIONAL DISPOSAL AND TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE MATERIALS:
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Authorize a purchase order increase in the amount of $13,281.39, for a total amount not to exceed $35,421.39, to Asbury Environmental Services, for the disposal and transportation of hazardous waste materials; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

2.K.    APPROVE COOPERATIVE PURCHASE OF UTILITY TRAC ONLINE SOFTWARE SYSTEM FOR DEPARTMENT OF MAINTENANCE AND FACILITIES, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $86,000 INCLUSIVE OF ANNUAL LICENSE AND MAINTENANCE FOR FIVE YEARS:
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the purchase of the Utility Trac online software system and licenses from Facility Dude Inc., through the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) cooperative purchase agreement for a total amount not to exceed $86,000 inclusive of the initial set-up, training, and license and maintenance fees for five years; and 2) Authorize the City Manager or designee to execute all necessary documents.

2.L.    APPROVAL OF A CASH DEPOSIT AGREEMENT RELATED TO SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE MURANO DEVELOPMENT, TRACT NO. 33933, WITH FAR WEST INDUSTRIES, INC.:
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve a Cash Deposit Agreement with Far West Industries, related to subdivision improvements for the Murano Development, Tract No. 33933, in a final form approved by the City Attorney; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____.
    
2.M.    ADOPTION OF MITIGATION NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE CONVENTION CENTER PARKING LOT IMPROVEMENTS (CITY PROJECT NO. 14-09):
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 CONVENTION CENTER PARKING LOT IMPROVEMENTS (CITY PROJECT NO. 14-09).”
    
2.N.    REJECT ALL BIDS RECEIVED FOR THE MIZELL SENIOR CENTER SHADE STRUCTURE PROJECT (CITY PROJECT NO. 15-12):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Reject the bids received on April 23, 2015, from D.W. Johnston and Trio Construction Group, for the Mizell Senior Center Shade Structure Project (City Project No. 15-12); 20 Suspend the Mizell Senior Center Shade Structure Project; and 3) Authorize re-bidding of the Project at the time additional funding is appropriated as part of the Measure J Capital Project Fund.
    
2.O.    APPROVAL OF CITY INITIATED ADDITIONAL WORK ASSOCIATED WITH THE MUNICIPAL COGENERATION FACILITY UNDER CHANGE ORDER NO. 9 TO THE AGREEMENT WITH OPTERRA ENERGY SYSTEMS INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $180,067, FOR THE CITYWIDE ENERGY PROJECT:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve Change Order No. 9 to Agreement No. A6375, with Opterra Energy Systems, Inc., in the amount of $180,067; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A6375.

2.P.    APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO AGREEMENT NO. A5720 WITH HNTB CORPORATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY PHASE OF THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MASTER PLAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,601:
RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve Amendment No. 3 to Agreement No. A5720 with HNTB Corporation, in the amount of $29,601, for the Environmental Phase of the Airport Master Plan; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A5720.

2.Q.    FUNKEY BAR, INC. FOR AN ART MURAL APPLICATION FOR AN EXISTING MURAL ON THE COMMERCIAL BUILDING AT 340 N. PALM CANYON DRIVE, ZONE C-B-D (CASE 15-002 MUR):
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING CASE NO. 15-002 MUR FOR AN ART MURAL ON THE COMMERCIAL BUILDING AT 340 N. PALM CANYON DRIVE, ZONE C-B-D.”
    
2.R.  APPROVE SECURITY SYSTEM DESIGN CONSULTING SERVICES WITH GUIDEPOST SOLUTIONS INC.:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a professional services contract with Guidepost Solutions Inc., to provide security system design services for various city-owned facilities in an amount not to exceed $48,305 for Phase 1, in a form approved by the City Attorney; and 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A_____.

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.    RESCIND PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT AND ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS WITH RICHARD MEANEY AND YOKANG ZHOU FOR A SUCCESSOR AGENCY-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1479 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE, APN 505-182-004, CASA DEL CAMINO:
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Rescind City Council approval of the Purchase and Sale Agreement and Escrow Instructions for the Casa Del Camino property located at 1479 North Palm Canyon Drive; and 2) Direct the City Manager to terminate all actions related to the sale of the property. A6632.

4.B.    REVIEW CURRENT PROVISIONS OF, AND PROVIDE DIRECTION FOR THE PREPARATION OF AMENDMENTS TO, THE CITY’S MEDICAL CANNABIS REGULATORY PROGRAM (CHAPTER 5.35 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE):
RECOMMENDATION: Direct Staff as appropriate.

5.    NEW BUSINESS:

5.A.    NATHAN AND GINA OTTO ART MURAL APPLICATION FOR AN EXISTING ART MURAL ON THE COMMERCIAL BUILDING AT 810 NORTH FARRELL DRIVE, ZONE M-1-P (CASE 15-001 MUR):
RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt Resolution No. ____, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING CASE NO. 15-001 MUR FOR AN ART MURAL ON THE COMMERCIAL BUILDING AT 810 NORTH FARRELL DRIVE,
ZONE M-1-P.”

5.B.  AWARD A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,814,520; APPROVE AN ADDITIONAL LIST OF STREETS AND AUTHORIZE A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER NOT TO EXCEED $2,200,000; AND AUTHORIZE A PURCHASE ORDER IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED OF $318,132 TO WILLDAN ENGINEERING FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR THE 2015 PAVEMENT REHABILITATION PROJECT (CITY PROJECT NO 15-01):
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Award a construction contract to Granite Construction Company, a California corporation, in the amount of $9,814,520 for Bid Schedules A through D, inclusive, for the 2015 Pavement Rehabilitation Project, City Project No. 15-01; 2) Consider and provide direction regarding the list of additional streets to include with the 2015 Pavement Rehabilitation Project, City Project No. 15-01, and authorize the City Manager to approve a Construction Contract Change Order in an amount not to exceed $2,200,000; 3) Authorize a Purchase Order to Willdan Engineering, pursuant to On-Call Agreement No. 6688, in the amount of $268,132 for construction management and inspection services for the 2015 Pavement Rehabilitation Project, City Project No. 15-01; 4) Authorize the City Manager to approve an increase of up to $50,000 to the Purchase Order issued to Willdan Engineering for construction management and inspection services; 5) Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. A____. A6688.

5.C.   PRESENTATION OF THE PRELIMINARY FISCAL YEAR 2015-16 BUDGET FOR VARIOUS SPECIAL FUNDS, PRESENTATION BY BUREAU OF TOURISM, CONTINUED DISCUSSION ON THE GENERAL FUND BUDGET, AND FISCAL YEAR 2014-15 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL REVIEW:
RECOMMENDATION:  Direct Staff as appropriate.

5.D.    REVISION OF MANDATORY WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES ASSOCIATED WITH A STAGE 2 WATER SHORTAGE ALERT PURSUANT TO DESERT WATER AGENCY’S WATER SHORTAGE CONTINGENCY PLAN:                Additional Staff Report Material
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, June 3, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. Council Chamber, City Hall, preceded by Closed Session, Small Conference Room, City Hall, 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs.

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