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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
3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262

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REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
            
           June 5, 2019          
 
                         
4:00 PM CLOSED SESSION
6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING

Robert Moon, Mayor
Geoff Kors, Mayor Pro Tem
Christy Gilbert Holstege, Councilmember
Lisa Middleton, Councilmember
J. R. Roberts, 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 CITY.CLERK@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.
 
             
 
4:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
 
CALL TO ORDER (Council Chamber):
 
PUBLIC COMMENT FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY (Council Chamber): 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 (Small Conference Room): See Closed Session Agenda.
 
 
6:00 P.M. REGULAR MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER:
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Boy Scout Troop 262.
 
ROLL CALL:
 
PRESENTATIONS:
 
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.   ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF TRENT PACE FROM THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION FOR THE TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2020:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Accept with regret the resignation of Trent Pace from the Parks and Recreation Commission.
  2. Direct the City Clerk to post a notice of vacancy for the term ending June 30, 2020.
 
B.   ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR VARIOUS CITYWIDE STREET LIGHTING AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS, FISCAL YEAR 2019-20:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ORDERING THE PREPARATION OF AND GIVING PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF THE ENGINEER’S REPORT REGARDING STREET LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 3, AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS NO. 6A, 6C, 7, 8, 9, AND 10 (ZONES 1 AND 2), AND LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 12, TO ESTABLISH ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20;” 
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON JULY 24, 2019, REGARDING STREET LIGHTING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 3, AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS NO. 6A, 6C, 7, 8, 9, AND 10 (ZONES 1 AND 2), AND LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 12, AND TO LEVY AND COLLECT ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS RELATED THERETO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20.”
 
C.   APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH VOHNE LICHE KENNELS INC. FOR THE PURCHASE OF POLICE CANINES, ACADEMY TRAINING, MONTHLY MAINTENANCE TRAINING AND YEARLY CERTIFICATIONS:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Award a contract services agreement with Vohne Liche Kennels, Inc, of Denver, IN with a location in Banning, CA for the as-needed acquisition of police canines, academy training, monthly maintenance training, and certifications at the Unit Prices per the agreement for a 3 year period with 2 one year optional renewals. A____.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
D.   AUTHORIZE A PURCHASE ORDER WITH MWH CONSTRUCTORS, INC., FOR SEWER DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION SUPPORT SERVICES TO COMPLY WITH REGIONAL BOARD ORDER R7-2017-0013, AND INCREASE IN PURCHASE ORDER FOR BOGERT TRAIL SEWER LIFT STATION, CP 18-18:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Authorize a Purchase Order in an amount not to exceed $100,000 with the City’s “on-call” professional consulting services firm MWH Constructors, Inc., pursuant to Agreement No. A6687, for hydrogeological support service for the construction of groundwater monitoring wells. 
  2. Authorize an increase to the Purchase Order No. 19-0946 for the Bogert Trail Sewer Lift Station design in an amount not to exceed $15,500, for a change in their scope of services to accommodate a dry well system. 
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
E.   PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATED TO THE “PLACING OF WASTE AND RECYCLABLES IN STREET”:
RECOMMENDATION:
Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and adopt Ordinance No. 1990, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTION 6.04.110 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE “PLACING OF WASTE AND RECYCLABLES IN STREET.”
 
F.   PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING NONCONSENSUAL TOW FEES:
RECOMMENDATION:
Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and adopt Ordinance No. 1991, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTION 11.82.070(b) OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, REGARDING NONCONSENSUAL TOW FEES."
 
G.   APPROVAL OF PARCEL MAP 37570:
RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PARCEL MAP 37570, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2584 ANZA TRAIL, IN SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST.”
 
H.   APPOINTMENTS TO THE PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION:
RECOMMENDATION: 
  1. Reappoint Melanie Brenner to the Public Arts Commission for a term ending
    June 30, 2022.
  2. Reappoint Ann Sheffer to the Public Arts Commission for a term ending June 30, 2021.
 
I.   APPROVAL OF FIVE (5) PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS FOR ON-CALL ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (CEQA) SERVICES:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve an agreement with LSA Associates Inc., for on-call environmental assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City. A____.
  2. Approve an Agreement with Michael Baker International, for on-call environmental assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City. A____.
  3. Approve an Agreement with Rincon Consultants Inc., for on-call environmental assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City. A____.
  4. Approve Agreement No. A6559 with Terra Nova Planning and Research Inc., for on-call environmental assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City.
  5. Approve an Agreement with The Altum Group, for on-call environmental assessment (CEQA) services for an initial three (3) year term, subject to two (2) additional one (1) year extensions approved at the discretion of the City. A____.
  6. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
J.   ACCEPT FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION GRANT No. 3-06-0181-056-2019 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20 FUNDING OF AIRPORT PROJECTS:    
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve acceptance of Federal Aviation Administration AIP Grant No. 3-06-0181-056-2019 in the amount of $9,624,572.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary grant documents.
 
K.   AWARD A CONTRACT SERVICES AGREEMENT TO WATERLINE TECHNOLOGIES, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,000 ANNUALLY FOR POOL CHEMICALS AT THE PALM SPRINGS SWIM CENTER:
RECOMMENDATION:  
  1. Award a contract to Waterline Technologies Inc., for the delivery of Hydrochloric Acid 15% at $2.35 per gallon and Sodium Hypochlorite 12.5% at $1.21 per gallon on an as-needed basis for an estimated amount not to exceed $50,000 annually. A____.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
L.   APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE CITY-WIDE SIGN REPLACEMENT PROGRAM, CP 18-12:
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the plans, specifications and estimate, and authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids for the City-Wide Sign Replacement Program, CP 18-12.
 
M.   AMENDMENT TO AIRPORT USE AND LEASE AGREEMENT FOR COMMERCIAL AIRLINE TENANTS AT PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve an eighteen-month extension of the current Airport Use and Lease Agreement (AULA) commencing June 30, 2019, through December 30, 2020.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
N.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of January 9, 2019, January 23, 2019,
February 6, 2019, February 13, 2019,February 20, 2019, February 28, 2019, March 6, 2019, March 20, 2019, April 3, 2019, April 17, 2019, April 18, 2019, April 22, 2019, May 1, 2019, and May 22, 2019.
 
O.   RESOLUTION DECLARING THE CITY COUNCIL’S COMMITMENT TO THE RESTORATION OF THE HISTORIC PLAZA THEATER AND DEDICATING FUTURE USE OF THE THEATER FOR THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL:
RECOMMENDATION: 
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING THE CITY COUNCIL’S COMMITMENT TO THE RESTORATION OF THE HISTORIC PLAZA THEATER AND DEDICATING FUTURE USE OF THE THEATER FOR THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.”
 
EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR: Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.
 
2.   PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
A.   RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF THE PALM SPRINGS SMALL HOTEL TOURISM BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ADVISORY BOARD, LEVYING THE FISCAL YEAR 2019-20 ASSESSMENT, AND CONDUCT OF PROTEST PROCEEDINGS:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Open the public hearing, receive public testimony, and written and oral protests to confirm the Report of the Palm Springs Tourism Small Hotel Business Improvement District Advisory Board and levying an assessment for Fiscal Year 2019-20.
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF THE PALM SPRINGS TOURISM SMALL HOTEL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ADVISORY BOARD AND LEVYING AN ASSESSMENT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-19 IN CONNECTION WITH THE PALM SPRINGS TOURISM SMALL HOTEL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.”
 
B.   AUTHORIZE ISSUANCE OF 2019 AIRPORT PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGE REVENUE BONDS (PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) AND APPROVE RELATED DOCUMENTS AND ACTIONS:
RECOMMENDATION:     
  1. Conduct a public hearing pursuant to Internal Revenue Code Section 147(f) to receive testimony on the issuance of the PFC Bonds and on the nature and location of the facilities proposed to be financed at the Palm Springs International Airport.
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF NOT TO EXCEED $30,000,000 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 2019 AIRPORT PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGE REVENUE BONDS (PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) TO PROVIDE FINANCING FOR APPROVED AIRPORT PROJECTS AND APPROVING RELATED DOCUMENTS AND ACTIONS.”
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
  4. Authorize the Director of Finance and Treasurer to transfer PFC funds to the trustee for the early redemption of the outstanding bonds secured by PFCs.
 
C.   KOAR PALM SPRINGS, LLC, FOR A PRELIMINARY PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT APPLICATION (5.1449 PDD 389); A TENTATIVE TRACT MAP (TTM 37602); A MAJOR ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION (3.4105 MAJ); AND ADOPTION OF AN ADDENDUM TO A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 95-UNIT, THREE (3) STORY CONDOMINIUM BUILDING AND A 4,990-SQUARE FOOT RETAIL STRUCTURE LOCATED AT 1122 EAST TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY, ZONE REO, SECTION 14:
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 PRELIMINARY PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT APPLICATION (5.1449 PDD 389); A TENTATIVE TRACT MAP (TTM 37602); A MAJOR ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION (3.4105 MAJ); AND ADOPTION OF AN ADDENDUM TO A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 95-UNIT, THREE (3) STORY CONDOMINIUM BUILDING AND A 4,990-SQUARE FOOT RETAIL STRUCTURE LOCATED AT 1122 EAST TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY, ZONE REO, SECTION 14, APN 508-070-028.
 
D.   ZONE TEXT AMENDMENT TO AMEND PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE SECTION 93.23.07 RELATIVE TO THE HEIGHT AND SETBACK STANDARDS FOR COMMERCIAL WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS (WECS) CASE 5.1469 ZTA:
RECOMMENDATION:         
  1. Open the Public Hearing and receive public testimony.
  2. Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and introduce for first reading an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING PALM SPRINGS ZONE CODE SECTION 93.23.07 FOR THE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS FOR COMMERCIAL WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS (WECS) RELATIVE TO TOWER HEIGHTS AND ADJUSTMENTS TO SETBACKS (CASE 5.1469 ZTA).”
 
E.   A REQUEST BY PALM SPRINGS MODERN CONSTRUCTION, ON BEHALF OF GRIT DEVELOPMENT LLC, FOR TENTATIVE AND FINAL PARCEL MAP APPROVAL FOR THE REVERSION TO ACREAGE OF FINAL MAP 33162 FOR THE FORMER PEDREGAL DEVELOPMENT AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE AND TRAMWAY ROAD, ZONE R-3, SECTION 3, CASES TPM 37673 AND PM 37673:
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 REQUEST FOR THE REVERSION TO ACREAGE OF A PREVIOUSLY SUBDIVIDED FINAL MAP 33162 FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 132-UNIT CONDOMINIUM COMPLEX AT THE PEDREGAL DEVELOPMENT LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE AND TRAMWAY ROAD. (CASE TPM 37673).
  3. Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PARCEL MAP 37673, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE AND TRAMWAY ROAD, IN SECTION 3 TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST.”
 
F.   CALLING AND CONDUCTING A SPECIAL ELECTION AND INTRODUCING AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE LEVY OF SPECIAL TAXES WITHIN ANNEXATION NO. 20 TO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 (PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES):
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Open the Public Hearing, take public testimony, and consider property owner protests associated with Annexation No. 20 (for Tract Map No. 36969).
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled“A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING ANNEXATION NO. 20, CANYON VIEW, TRACT MAP NO. 36969, INTO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 (PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES), AUTHORIZING THE LEVY OF A SPECIAL TAX, AND SUBMITTING THE LEVY OF A SPECIAL TAX TO QUALIFIED ELECTORS”.
  3. Conduct the special election and direct the City Clerk to canvass the results.
  4. Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING THE RESULTS OF A SPECIAL ANNEXATION LANDOWNER ELECTION, DETERMINING VALIDITY OF PRIOR PROCEEDINGS, AND DIRECTING THE RECORDING OF AN AMENDMENT TO NOTICE OF SPECIAL TAX LIEN FOR ANNEXATION NO. 20, CANYON VIEW, TRACT MAP NO. 36969, INTO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 (PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES).
  5. Waive the reading of the full text of the ordinance, read by title only,  and introduce for first reading an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE LEVY OF SPECIAL TAXES IN A COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT, INCLUDING CERTAIN ANNEXATION TERRITORY IDENTIFIED AS ANNEXATION NO. 20, CANYON VIEW, TRACT MAP NO. 36969, INTO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 (PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES).
 
G.   APPROVAL OF THE CITYWIDE USER FEE STUDY / COST ALLOCATION PLAN, AND COMPREHENSIVE FEE SCHEDULE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20:
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 USER FEE STUDY AND COST ALLOCATION PLAN, MODIFYING AND APPROVING CERTAIN USER FEES AND CHARGES AND ADOPTING THE COMPREHENSIVE FEE SCHEDULE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20, AND ESTABLISHING A POLICY FOR ADJUSTMENTS TO USER FEES AND CHARGES COMMENCING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2020-21.”
 
H.   PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 AND FISCAL YEAR 2020-21 BUDGET, ALLOCATED POSITIONS AND COMPENSATION PLAN, PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESSOR AGENCY ADMINISTRATIVE BUDGET, APPROPRIATIONS AND APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Open the Public Hearing and accept public testimony on the Fiscal Year 2019-20 and Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget.
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING THE ALLOCATED POSITIONS AND COMPENSATION PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20 AND FISCAL YEAR 2020-21.”
  3. Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20 and FISCAL YEAR 2020-21 AND OTHER SUCH MATTERS AS REQUIRED.”
  4. Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACTING SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESSOR AGENCY, APPROVING THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20, AND OTHER SUCH MATTERS AS REQUIRED."
  5. Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING AN APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2020.”
  6. Direct the City Manager and Director of Finance and Treasurer to make the appropriate modifications to the Budget and prepare the final budget document for Fiscal Year 2019-20 and Fiscal Year 2020-21.
 
3.   LEGISLATIVE:
 
A.   AN URGENCY ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO PROVIDE SECTION 20516 (EMPLOYEES SHARING ADDITIONAL COST) OF 3% FOR CLASSIC LOCAL FIRE MEMBERS:
RECOMMENDATION:
Waive the reading of the text in its entirety, read by title only, and Adopt an Urgency Ordinance entitled “AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS.” (Four-Fifths (4/5ths) VOTE REQUIRED.)
 
B.   INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2.40 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO PERSONNEL SYSTEM, AND MAKING A CORRESPONDING AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2.50.020 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE:
RECOMMENDATION:
Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and Introduce for first reading an Ordinance entitled, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 2.40 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO THE PERSONNEL SYSTEM, AND MAKING A CORRESPONDING AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2.50.020 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE."
 
4.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
 
A.   CONSIDER WHETHER THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS WILL PROCEED WITH A 2020 LAUNCH OF THE DESERT COMMUNITY ENERGY COMMUNITY CHOICE PROGRAM, AND DETERMINE THE DEFAULT OPTION FOR RATEPAYERS:
RECOMMENDATION:  
  1. Council should confirm their interest in moving forward with a 2020 launch or decide on a different path forward.
  2. If Council decides to move forward with a 2020 launch, determine the default power supply option for ratepayers.
  3. Direct staff as appropriate.
 
5.   NEW BUSINESS:
 
A.   PURCHASE OF NEW TRASH/RECYCLING BINS FOR THE DOWNTOWN/UPTOWN BUSINESS DISTRICT AREAS:
RECOMMENDATION:  
  1. Authorize issuance of a Purchase Order for $348,000 to Forms and Surfaces, Inc., for the purchase of 130 combination trash and recycling receptacles. Due to the proprietary nature of the waste receptacles and customization desired by the City, the City Council may waive the competitive requirements of the Procurement Ordinance and award a Sole Source purchase to Forms and Surfaces, Inc., pursuant to the provisions of 7.04.020 of the Municipal Code.
  2. Authorize City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
B.   APPROVE ANNUAL INSURANCE POLICY RENEWALS FOR THE CITY’S INSURANCE PORTFOLIO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20 :
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING KEENAN & ASSOCIATES AS THE CITY’S BROKER OF RECORD, TO PURCHASE PROPERTY LIABILITY, EXCESS EARTHQUAKE/FLOOD LIABILITY (DIFFERENCE IN CONDITION), EXCESS LIABILITY, EXCESS WORKERS COMPENSATION, AIRPORT OWNERS AND OPERATORS LIABILITY, VILLAGE FEST LIABILITY, MULTI MEDIA LIABILITY, AIRCRAFT HULL LIABILITY, CRIME/FIDELITY LIABILITY, AND CYBER LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICIES FROM VARIOUS CARRIERS FOR POLICY YEAR 2019-20, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019.”
 
C.   DISCUSSION OF PROPOSITION 68 GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Consider the range of parks and recreation projects to submit for funding through the Proposition 68 Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program, and select the "Design and Construction of the New Whitewater Park Project" as the project most competitive for submission.
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR STATEWIDE PARK DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS."
  3. In accordance with Section 7.04.030 of the Palm Springs Municipal Code, approve an agreement with MVR Consulting in the amount of $48,700 for grant preparation and coordination services related to  the Proposition 68 Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program.
  4. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
D.   DISCUSSION AND DIRECTION REGARDING ASSEMBLY BILL 854, IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT: RETAIL ELECTRIC SERVICE:
RECOMMENDATION:
Provide direction as appropriate.
 
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.
 
ADJOURNMENT: The City Council will adjourn to the next regular meeting Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall, preceded by Closed Session, Small Conference Room at City Hall, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs.
 
 
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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 5:00 p.m., on May 31, 2019, 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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