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CITY COUNCIL
AND AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE
COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS

CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA

Council Chamber, City Hall (Closed to the Public)
3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

www.palmspringsca.gov

 
AMENDED REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
MARCH 19, 2020

4:30 PM CLOSED SESSION
6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING



Revision 01 – Added New Business Item 5C “Resolution Ratifying Local Emergency Declaration (Novel Coronavirus “COVID-19”), subject to 4/5 vote of the City Council to add to the agenda.


Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20, this meeting may be conducted by teleconference and there will be no in-person public access to the meeting location.
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           March 19, 2020          
 
           
4:30 PM CLOSED SESSION
6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING

Geoff Kors, Mayor
Christy Gilbert Holstege, Mayor Pro Tem
Grace Elena Garner, Councilmember
Lisa Middleton, Councilmember
Dennis Woods, Councilmember





 

City of Palm Springs Mission Statement: Palm Springs is an inclusive world-class city dedicated to providing excellent and responsive public services to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations.


David H. Ready, Esq., Ph.D., City Manager
Anthony J. Mejia, MMC, City Clerk
Marcus Fuller, MPA, P.E., P.L.S., Assistant City Manager 
Jeffrey S. Ballinger, City Attorney

Nancy Pauley, Director of Finance and Treasurer
Any person who wishes to provide public testimony for an Item on the Agenda MUST file a speaker card prior to the Public Testimony (Non-Public Hearing Agenda Items Only) prior to that portion of the meeting. Testimony for Public Hearings will be allowed only during the Public Hearing. [Two (2) minutes per speaker]

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. [Two (2) minutes per speaker]

Any person who wishes to speak on a topic not on the agenda 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. [Two (2) minutes per speaker] 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.

Please note, any agenda item which has not been initiated by 11:00 p.m. may be continued to a subsequent meeting.

At approximately 10:00 p.m., the City Council will determine the number of speakers who wish to address the City Council during Public Comment for non-Agenda Items, and determine which agenda items will be considered before the 11:00 p.m. Adjournment time.

 
The City Council encourages written public testimony prior to the meeting, which provides the City Council ample time and attention for consideration. All written testimony will be provided to the City Council prior to the discussion. Written testimony may be sent via email to CITYCLERK@palmspringsca.gov, by fax at (760) 322-8332, or hand delivery to the City Clerk, Palm Springs City Hall, 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262.
 
             
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CALL TO ORDER:
 
PUBLIC COMMENT FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY: The City Council welcomes public input. Members of the public may address the City Council by completing a public comment card and giving it to the City Clerk prior to the meeting. Pursuant to State Law, the City Council may not discuss or take action on issues not on the meeting agenda (Government Code Section 54954.2). If you are compensated to communicate with City officials, you may be required to register and/or make certain disclosures as a lobbyist, please see the City Clerk for additional information.
 
RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION: See Closed Session Agenda.
 
 
6:00 P.M. REGULAR MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER:
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
 
ROLL CALL:
 
PRESENTATIONS:
 
A.   CENSUS OUTREACH COMMITTEE UPDATE Click to View
 
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.
 
REPORT OF CLOSED SESSION:
 
PUBLIC TESTIMONY: (Non-Public Hearing Agenda Items ONLY)
This time has been set aside for members of the public to address the City Council only on agenda items. Two (2) minutes will be assigned to each speaker. Testimony for Public Hearings will only be taken at the time of the hearing, and General Public Comments, non-agenda items, will be taken later in the meeting.
 
CITY COUNCIL, SUBCOMMITTEE, AND CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS AND REPORTS: This time is set aside for the City Council to provide additional general comments, reports, and announcements. Additionally, 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.
 
1.   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 Acceptance of the Agenda. The ordinance title is deemed to be read in its entirety and further reading waived on any ordinance listed on the Consent Calendar.
 
A.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of January 30, 2020 and February 13, 2020.
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B.   KEITH SPRINGER FOR A MAJOR ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION TO REMODEL AN EXISTING COMMERCIAL BUILDING, INCLUDING A 1,250-SQUARE-FOOT ADDITION, FOR A CANNABIS DISPENSARY AND TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS LOCATED AT 290 WEST SAN RAFAEL PLACE, ZONE M-1, SECTION 34 (CASE 3.3904 MAJ)
RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt a Resolution entitled, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING CASE NO. 3.3904 MAJ; A MAJOR ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION TO REMODEL AND EXPAND AN EXISTING COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL BUILDING FOR A CANNABIS BUSINESS LOCATED AT 290 WEST SAN RAFAEL PLACE."
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C.   APPROVAL OF PAYROLL WARRANTS, CLAIMS AND DEMANDS
RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 02-22-2020 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 420989 THROUGH 421002 TOTALING $26,153.13 CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1111808 THROUGH 1112179 TOTALING $6,220,554.85, FOUR WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $71,901.19, AND FIVE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,767,474.34 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $7,936,172.09, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA."
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D.   APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (PHASE II), CITY PROJECT NO. 19-23
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the plans, specifications and estimate; and authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids for the Keyless Entry System (Phase II), City Project No. 19-23.
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E.   RESOLUTION AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20 FOR AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS GENERAL PLAN SCOPE OF WORK AND AN UPDATE TO THE AIRPORT LAND USE COMPATIBILITY PLAN
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 8396 increasing the contract amount by $72,275.00, for a total not to exceed $924,855.00, with PlaceWorks Inc. for a limited update to the City of Palm Springs General Plan.
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20."
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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F.   SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DELETING SECTION 10.20.060 AND 10.20.070 REGARDING REDEEMING ANIMALS AND ADDING SECTIONS 10.04.035, 10.04.040 AND 10.24.045 ESTABLISHING BREEDING PERMITS REGULATIONS AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE REGULATIONS - THIS ITEM WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO A FUTURE MEETING Click to View
 
G.   APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT WITH FRONTIER TO UPGRADE PHONE LINES AND INTERNET CONNECTION
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. In accordance with Palm Springs Municipal Code Section 7.04.030 "Special Expertise Procurement" approve the purchase of a 3-year agreement with Frontier Communications totaling $4,440.99 a month for the next 3 years, in an amount not to exceed $159,875.64 plus applicable taxes and initial startup fee of $1,750 over the 3 year contract period.
  2.  Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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H.   APPROVAL OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2020/2021 CSA 152 SPECIAL ASSESSMENT RATE
RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt a Resolution entitled, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, MAKING FINDINGS AND REAFFIRMING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND SETTING OF RATES FOR COUNTY SERVICE AREA 152 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020/2021 TO FUND THE CITY'S NATIONAL POLLUTION DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (NPDES) PERMIT IN ORDER TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN THE CITY'S DRAINAGE AND FLOOD CONTROL SYSTEMS."
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I.   APPROVAL OF SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH SPECTRUM ENTERPRISE FOR INCREASED CAPACITY INTERNET CONNECTIVITY
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. In accordance with Palm Springs Municipal Code Section 7.04.030 "Special Expertise Procurement" approves the purchase of a 3-year agreement with Spectrum Enterprise totaling $1,699 a month for the next 3 years, in an amount not to exceed $61,164 plus applicable taxes over the 3-year contract period.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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J.   APPROVAL OF A NOTICE TO PROCEED TO VEOLIA WATER WEST OPERATING SERVICES, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $241,500 FOR THE FIRE SPRINKLERS AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS UPGRADE PROJECT AT THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT, CITY PROJECT NO. 20-14
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Authorize the City Engineer to issue a Notice to Proceed to Veolia Water West Operating Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $241,500 for the Fire Sprinklers and Fire Alarm Systems Upgrade Project at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, City Project No. 20-14.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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K.   ACCEPTANCE OF THE MUNICIPAL COMPLEX COGENERATION PLANT RETROFIT FOR COOLING UNITS, CITY PROJECT NO. 18-16
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Accept the public works improvement identified as the Municipal Complex Cogeneration Plant Retrofit for Cooling Units, City Project No. 18-16 as completed in accordance with the plans and specifications.
  2. Authorize the City Engineer to execute and file for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder a Notice of Completion for the Municipal Complex Cogeneration Plant Retrofit for Cooling Units, City Project No. 18-16.
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L.   AWARD THE PURCHASE OF NINE COMPLETE SETS OF MORNING PRIDE® BRAND TURNOUT GEAR TO OUTFIT NINE FIREFIGHTERS
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Award per IFB 20-03 the purchase of nine sets of Morning Pride® brand Turnout Gear required by NFPA 1971; which include: jackets, pants, and boots, from Fire Etc., of San Diego, CA in the amount of $29,263.98 including applicable sales tax and shipping costs.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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M.   RATIFY THE NOMINATIONS OF THE CITIES OF DESERT HOT SPRINGS AND INDIO TO THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Reappoint Jan Pye, representing the City of Desert Hot Springs, to the Palm Springs International Airport Commission for a term ending February 28, 2022.
  2. Reappoint Jhan Schmitz, representing the City of Indio, to the Palm Springs International Airport Commission for a term ending March 31, 2023.
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N.   APPOINTMENT TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Appoint Peter Augustus Owen and Donna Shepherd to the Human Rights Commission for terms ending June 30, 2020.
  2. Appoint Edwin Ramoran to the Human Rights Commission for a term ending June 30, 2022.
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O.   TREASURER'S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF JANUARY 31, 2020
RECOMMENDATION:

Receive and file the Treasurer's Investment Report as of January 31, 2020.
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P.   APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF THE NOMINATION OF THE THOMAS O'DONNELL GOLF HOUSE, O'DONNELL GOLF COURSE, AND ASSOCIATED BUILDINGS TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the submittal of the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.
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Q.   ADOPT A RESOLUTION APPROVING MAXIMUM RATES THAT TOW SERVICE PROVIDERS CAN CHARGE, AND AN ASSOCIATED VEHICLE TOWING ADMINISTRATIVE COST RECOVERY FEE FOR THE PALM SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Adopt a Resolution entitled, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING MAXIMUM RATES THAT TOW SERVICE PROVIDERS CAN CHARGE, AND AN ASSOCIATED VEHICLE TOWING ADMINISTRATIVE COST RECOVERY FEE FOR THE PALM SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT."
  2. Approve an Amendment to Agreements A6280, A6281, and A6282, for Official Police Tow Service Agreements for As-Needed Vehicle Towing and Storage Services to conform to the proposed Resolution.
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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R.   AUTHORIZE A PURCHASE ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000 WITH MARKS ARCHITECTS INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, DBA URRUTIA MARKS ARCHITECTS FOR CIVIL ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE DEMUTH PARK ADA ACCESS PHASE 2, CITY PROJECT NO. 19-24
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Authorize a Purchase Order in the amount of $30,000 with the City's "on-call" architectural firm, Marks Architects Inc., a California corporation, D.B.A Urrutia Marks Architects, pursuant to Agreement No. 6783, for architectural design services relative to Demuth Park ADA Access Phase 2, City Project 19-24.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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S.   APPROVAL OF FIVE (5) PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS FOR ON-CALL HISTORIC RESOURCE ASSESSMENT SERVICES
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve an Agreement with Architectural Resources Group, for on-call historic resource assessment 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 Chattel Associates, for on-call historic resource 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 GPA Consulting for on-call historic resource assessment 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 Historic Resources Group, for on-call historic resource assessment services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City.
  5. Approve an Agreement with North Wind Resource Consulting, Inc., for on-call historic resource assessment services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City.
  6. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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T.   ACCEPTANCE OF THE GENE AUTRY TRAIL AT VISTA CHINO DUAL LEFT TURN LANES, CITY PROJECT NO. 14-13, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. CMLN-5282(045)
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Accept the public works improvement identified as the Gene Autry Trail at Vista Chino Dual Left Turn Lanes, City Project No. 14-13, Federal-Aid Project No. CMLN- 5282(045) as completed in accordance with the plans and specifications.
  2. Authorize the City Engineer to execute and file for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder a Notice of Completion for the Gene Autry Trail at Vista Chino Dual Left Turn Lanes, City Project No. 14-13, Federal-Aid Project No. CMLN-5282(045).
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U.   ADOPT A RESOLUTION IDENTIFYING THE PROJECTS TO BE FUNDED BY SENATE BILL 1 (SB 1): THE ROAD REPAIR AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2017, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-21
RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt a Resolution entitled, " A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING A LIST OF PROJECTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-21 FUNDED BY SENATE BILL 1 (SB 1), THE ROAD REPAIR AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2017."
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V.   AWARD A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO TRUELINE CONSTRUCTION & SURFACING, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, IN THE AMOUNT OF $65,600 FOR PICKLEBALL & TENNIS COURT RESURFACING, CITY PROJECT NO. 20-11
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Award a construction contract to Trueline Construction & Surfacing, Inc., a California corporation, in the amount of $65,600 for the Pickleball & Tennis Court Resurfacing, City Project No. 20-11.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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W.   APPROVAL OF GRANT OF EASEMENT TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON ACROSS CITY-OWNED REAL PROPERTY IDENTIFIED BY ASSESSORS PARCEL NUMBER 677-260-022 LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF GENE AUTRY TRAIL AND TACHEVAH DRIVE (ENGINEERING FILE R 20-03-3605)
RECOMMENDATION:

Authorize the City Manager to execute a Grant of Easement to Southern California Edison Company for underground electrical supply systems and communications systems across a portion of the property identified by Assessor's Parcel Number 677-260-022 located at the southwest corner of Gene Autry Trail and Tachevah Drive.
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X.   APPROVAL OF A PURCHASE ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $150,000 WITH HARRIS AND ASSOCIATES FOR ON-CALL PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING COORDINATION (A8402)
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Authorize a purchase order in an amount not to exceed $150,000 with Harris & Associates, Inc., a California corporation, for project management services pursuant to On-Call Agreement No. A8402.
  2. Authorize approval of agreements with design professionals selected in accordance with Palm Springs Municipal Code section 7.04.050 "Contracting procedures for professional services," in a cumulative amount not to exceed $500,000 for the preparation of construction document for the various approved Measure J Funded Facility Maintenance capital improvement projects.
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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Y.   AWARD OF A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO LIMBACH CO., LP, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $244,811 FOR THE CITY YARD CHILLER REPLACEMENT, CITY PROJECT NO 19-21
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Award a construction contract to Limbach Co., a Delaware limited liability company, in the amount of $244,811 for the City Yard Chiller Replacement, City Project No. 19-21.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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Z.   AIRPORT ADVERTISING CONCESSION CONTRACT SERVICES CONTRACT EXTENSION TO LAMAR AIRPORT ADVERTISING
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve a contract services agreement extension with Lamar Airport Advertising Company for a term of two years including the responsibility by the firm to commit up to $200,000 in expenses for the current program's capital improvements and maintenance.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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AA.   RESCHEDULING OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF OCTOBER 2020
RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE REGULAR MEETING PLACE, DAYS, AND TIMES."
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BB.   AWARD A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO YELLOW JACKET DRILLING SERVICES, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $142,400 AND AUTHORIZATION OF A PURCHASE ORDER TO RS&H CALIFORNIA, INC., RELATED TO THE AIRPORT ENVIRONMENTAL BORING AND DRILLING, CITY PROJECT NO. 19-32, AS REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE STATE WATER BOARD ORDER WQ 2019-0005-DWQ
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Waive any informality and award a construction contract to Yellow Jacket Drilling Services, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, in the amount of $142,400 for the Airport Environmental Boring and Drilling, City Project No. 19-32.
  2. Authorize a Purchase Order in an amount not to exceed $200,000 with the City's "on-call" professional aviation consulting services firm, RS&H California, Inc., a California corporation, pursuant to Agreement No. 7148, for professional services to perform testing and analysis of groundwater at the Palm Springs International Airport, as required by State Water Board Order WQ 2019-0005-DWQ.
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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CC.   APPROVAL TO PROCEED WITH DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF NEW TRAFFIC SIGNALS AT THE INTERSECTION OF INDIAN CANYON DRIVE AND ROSA PARKS ROAD, AND AT THE INTERSECTION OF SAN RAFAEL DRIVE AND AVENIDA CABALLEROS
RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt a Resolution entitled, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY ENGINEER TO PROCEED WITH THE INSTALLATION OF NEW TRAFFIC SIGNALS AT THE INTERSECTION OF INDIAN CANYON DRIVE AND ROSA PARKS ROAD, AND AT THE INTERSECTION OF SAN RAFAEL DRIVE AND AVENIDA CABALLEROS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 12.16.030 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE."
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EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR: Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.
 
2.   PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
A.   REQUEST BY BRANDON MCCURLEY, ON BEHALF OF PARKER PALM SPRINGS II, LLC, FOR AN AMENDMENT TO PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 58 (POD 58) TO INCLUDE THIRTY-TWO (32) HOTEL UNITS AND ACCESSORY USES WITH A MAXIMUM HEIGHT NOT TO EXCEED TWO (2)-STORIES, ASSOCIATED PARKING LOTS, AND LANDSCAPING ON THE UNDEVELOPED 3.7-ACRE PORTION OF THE PROPERTY AND A PROPOSED INCLUSION OF A 3.53-ACRE PARCEL CURRENTLY ZONED R-3 INTO PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 58 IN LIEU OF A CHANGE OF ZONE, AT 4200 EAST PALM CANYON DRIVE, ZONE PD (POD 58)/R-3, SECTION 30 (CASE 5.927 POD 58 AMENDMENT & CASE 3.2451 MAJ)
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Open the Public Hearing and receive public testimony.
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A MAJOR ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW APPLICATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THIRTY-TWO (32) HOTEL UNITS WITH A MAXIMUM HEIGHT NOT TO EXCEED TWO (2)-STORIES, ASSOCIATED PARKING LOTS, AND LANDSCAPING ON THE UNDEVELOPED 3.7-ACRE PORTION OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4200 EAST PALM CANYON DRIVE, ZONE PD (POD 58)/R-3, SECTION 30 (CASE 3.2451 MAJ)."
  3. Adopt an Ordinance entitled, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 58 (POD 58) TO INCLUDE A 3.53-ACRE PORTION OF THE PARKER PALM SPRINGS PROPERTY CURRENTLY ZONED R- 3 INTO THE PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 58 IN LIEU OF A CHANGE OF ZONE (CASE 5.927 POD 58 AMENDMENT)."
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B.   REQUEST BY THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FOR APPROVAL OF THE ANNUAL UPDATE OF THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE (CASE 5.1466 ZTA)
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only.
  2. Introduce on first reading an Ordinance entitled, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING AN ANNUAL UPDATE TO THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE (CASE 5.1466 ZTA)."
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3.   LEGISLATIVE:
 
A.   INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE TO ADD CHAPTER 8.105 TO THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO AN EXPEDITED, STREAMLINED PERMITTING PROCESS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS - THIS ITEM WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO A FUTURE MEETING Click to View
 
4.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
 
A.   DISCUSS RESPONSE TO BIKE SHARE PROGRAM REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL AND DIRECT STAFF AS APPROPRIATE - THIS ITEM WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO A FUTURE MEETING Click to View
 
5.   NEW BUSINESS:
 
A.   DISCUSSION OF CURRENT, PLANNED, AND POTENTIAL ADDITIONAL ACTIONS TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE - THIS ITEM WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO A FUTURE MEETING Click to View
 
B.   AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF A CLOUD BASED ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNER (ERP) FROM TYLER TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. In accordance with Section 7.09.010 "Cooperative Purchasing Programs," of the Palm Springs Municipal Code, authorize the purchase of a Cloud Based Enterprise Resource Planner (ERP) from Tyler Technologies, Inc., a Delaware corporation, pursuant to the Cooperative Purchasing Contract 10515-TTI, for an initial amount of $1,593,838, with an allowance of up to 10% additional cost (not to exceed $159,383.80), and $458,186 annually thereafter for an initial term of five years and a total of $3,585,965.80, inclusive of annual maintenance over the five year term.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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C.   ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION RATIFYING THE CITY MANAGER'S DECLARATION OF THE EXISTENCE OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY RELATED TO THE INCREASING SPREAD OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), AND CONSIDERATION OF RELATED ACTIONS

DISCUSSION OF ECONOMIC MEASURES TO IMPLEMENT TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES DURING THE EXISTENCE OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY RELATED TO THE INCREASING SPREAD OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), AND CONSIDERATION OF RELATED ACTIONS

TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS FOR NONPAYMENT OF RENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
  1. Adopt a Resolution entitled, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF - PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, RATIFYING THE CITY MANAGER/DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES' DECLARATION OF THE EXISTENCE OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY RELATED TO THE INCREASING SPREAD OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PURSUANT TO PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 2.20.020, AND CITY CHARTER SECTION 300; AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER/DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES TO ISSUE ORDERS AND IMPLEMENT SUCH MEASURES ASNECESSARY TO IMMEDIATELY AND EXPEDITIOUSLY ADDRESS THE LOCAL PUBLIC HEAL TH EMERGENCY."
  2. Adopt an Urgency Ordinance entitled, "AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA ENACTING A TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS DUE TO NONPAYMENT OF RENT FROM TENANTS WHERE THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT RESULTS FROM INCOME LOSS RESULTING FROM THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), AND SETTING FORTH THE FACTS CONSTITUTING SUCH URGENCY."
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PUBLIC COMMENT: (Non-Agenda Items) This time has been set aside for members of the public to address the City Council on 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. Two (2) minutes will be assigned to each speaker.
 
CITY COUNCIL AND CITY MANAGER REQUESTS AND UPCOMING AGENDA DEVELOPMENT: This time is set aside for the City Council to make requests of staff, and/or issues of concern to Councilmembers are briefly presented, prioritized and set for future meeting dates.
 
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AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING

State of California               )
County of Riverside            )   ss.
City of Palm Springs           )
 
I, John Paul Maier, Chief Deputy City Clerk of the City of Palm Springs, California, hereby certify this Agenda was delivered to each member of the City Council, provided to all parties who have requested such notice, posted at City Hall before 7:00 p.m., on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, and posted on the City’s website as required by established policies and procedures. 
 
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                                                                                                                                                John Paul Maier, MMC
                                                                                                                                                Chief Deputy City Clerk

P U B L I C  N O T I C E S

 
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.
 
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.

    

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