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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

www.palmspringsca.gov
AGENDA
            
           June 6, 2018          
 
                            
4:00 PM CLOSED SESSION
6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING
Robert Moon, Mayor
J. R. Roberts, Mayor Pro Tem
Christy Gilbert Holstege, Councilmember
Geoff Kors, Councilmember
Lisa Middleton, 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 
Edward Z. Kotkin, City Attorney
Geoffrey S. Kiehl, 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 (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:
 
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.   MILLS ACT HISTORIC PROPERTY PRESERVATION AGREEMENT FOR A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE LOCATED AT 1754 SOUTH ARABY DRIVE, HSPB 103/HD-6:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Leo S. Spiegel and Park Imperial South Homeowners Association, for 1754 S Araby Drive, a Class 1 Historic Site, HSPB 103/HD-6. A____.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement.
  3. Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.
 
B.   MILLS ACT HISTORIC PROPERTY PRESERVATION AGREEMENT FOR A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE LOCATED AT 1844 S BARONA ROAD, HSPB 93/HD-5:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Shaun Grover and Sandcliff Homeowners Association, for 1844 S Barona Road, a Class 1 Historic Site, HSPB 93/HD-5. A____.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement.
  3. Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.
 
C.   RATIFY AND REAPPOINT THE NOMINATION OF THE CITY OF PALM DESERT TO THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION FOR THE TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2021:
RECOMMENDATION:
Reappoint Rolf Hoehn, as the City of Palm Desert representative, to the Palm Springs International Airport Commission for the term ending June 30, 2021.
 
D.   APPROVAL OF TIME EXTENSION OF THE SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT FOR TM 33161, “VISTA SAN JACINTO:”  
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING TIME EXTENSION OF THE SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT FOR TM 33161, ‘VISTA SAN JACINTO.”
 
E.   REQUEST BY PALM SPRINGS CULTURAL CENTER FOR A TEMPORARY ART MURAL ON THE REAR (WEST) ELEVATION OF THE PALM SPRINGS CULTURAL CENTER BUILDING LOCATED AT 2300 E. BARISTO ROAD, CASE 18-002 MUR:
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A TEMPORARY ART MURAL ON THE REAR (WEST) ELEVATION OF THE PALM SPRINGS CULTURAL CENTER BUILDING LOCATED AT 2300 E. BARISTO ROAD, CASE 18-002 MUR.”
 
F.   AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO AGREEMENT NO. A6288 WITH NBS GOVERNMENT FINANCE GROUP FOR ASSESSMENT DISTRICT, LIGHTING & LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT, COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT, AND COUNTY SERVICE AREA AUDIT AND ADMINISTRATION SERVICES:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve Amendment No. 4 to Agreement No. A6288 with NBS Government Finance Group, extending the contract term for one year through June 30, 2019, leaving all other terms of the agreement unchanged.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
G.   ACCEPTANCE OF DONATION FROM THE AGUA CALIENTE BAND OF CAHUILLA INDIANS IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000 FOR THE PURCHASE OF A LICENSE PLATE RECOGNITION SYSTEM (LPR) AND ACCESS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT SHARING NETWORK:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve the acceptance of a donation award from the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in the amount of $25,000. 
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute any necessary documents to effectuate the purchase. 
 
H.   ACCEPTANCE OF THE SB 821 MISSING LINK SIDEWALKS, CP 15-23: 
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Accept the public works improvement identified as the SB 821 Missing Link Sidewalks Project as completed in accordance with the plans and specifications, CP 15-23. A7022.
  2. Authorize the City Engineer to execute and file for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder a Notice of Completion for the SB 821 Missing Link Sidewalks Project, CP 15-23.
 
I.   PROPOSED RESOLUTION DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO LEVY ASSESSMENTS FUNDING THE PALM SPRINGS SMALL HOTEL TOURISM BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT AND SETTING A TIME AND PLACE FOR THE PUBLIC HEARING: 
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO LEVY ASSESSMENTS FUNDING THE PALM SPRINGS SMALL HOTEL TOURISM BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, AND SETTING A TIME AND PLACE FOR PUBLIC HEARING."
  2. Direct the City Clerk to give notice as required by law.
 
J.   CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION OPPOSING REPEAL OF 'THE ROAD REPAIR AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT' (SB 1 – BEAL), AND APPROVAL TO JOIN THE COALITION TO PROTECT LOCAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS:
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, OPPOSING 'THE ROAD REPAIR AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT' (SB 1 – BEAL) REPEAL, AND APPROVAL TO JOIN THE COALITION TO PROTECT LOCAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS.”
 
K.   SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1957 OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE (PSZC) TO ALLOW ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL OF AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES IN THE E-I (ENERGY INDUSTRIAL) ZONE AND THE M-2 (MANUFACTURING) ZONE, CASE 5.1442 ZTA:
RECOMMENDATION:
Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and adopt Ordinance No. 1957, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTIONS 91.00.10 AND 94.04.00 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE TO ALLOW ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL OF AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES IN THE E-I (ENERGY INDUSTRIAL) AND M-2 (MANUFACTURING) ZONES, CASE 5.1442 ZTA.”
 
L.   SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1958 OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE (PSZC) TO ALLOW GROCERY STORES IN THE CBD (CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT) ZONE AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MINOR MODIFICATIONS TO THE LIST OF PERMITTED USES, CASE 5.1443 ZTA:
RECOMMENDATION:
Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and adopt Ordinance No. 1958, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING PALM SPRINGS ZONE CODE SECTIONS 91.00.10, 92.09.01, AND 92.09.02 TO ALLOW GROCERY STORES WITHIN THE CBD (CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT) ZONE AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MINOR MODIFICATIONS AND CORRECTIONS, CASE 5.1443 ZTA.”
 
M.   APPROVE PROCUREMENT OF KACE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT APPLIANCE:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve the purchase of KACE Systems Management Appliance including licensing, support, remote training and assisted installation in an amount not-to-exceed $27,028, inclusive of all applicable taxes and fees, utilizing the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint national cooperative purchase contract MNWNC-108/7157034003 from Dell.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
N.   2018 BIENNIAL NOTICE FOR CITY STAFF TO REVIEW THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE PURSUANT TO THE POLITICAL REFORM ACT:
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, REQUIRING CITY STAFF TO REVIEW THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE AND SUBMIT THE 2018 BIENNIAL NOTICE AS REQUIRED UNDER THE POLITICAL REFORM ACT."
 
O.   ADOPT A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING PROPOSITION 68, THE CALIFORNIA DROUGHT, WATER, PARKS, CLIMATE, COASTAL PROTECTION, AND OUTDOOR ACCESS FOR ALL ACT OF 2018:
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS SUPPORT FOR PROPOSITION 68, THE CALIFORNIA DROUGHT, WATER, PARKS, CLIMATE, COASTAL PROTECTION, AND OUTDOOR ACCESS FOR ALL ACT OF 2018.”
 
P.   DESIGNATION OF A PORTION OF MARION WAY AS PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY:
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARATION OF A PORTION OF PROPERTY AS PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR MARION WAY, IN SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST.”
 
Q.   APPROVAL OF A CONSULTANT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH DATA TICKET, INC., FOR SERVICES RELATED TO ADMINISTRATIVE CITATION PROCESSING AND COLLECTION SERVICES:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve a Consultant Services Agreement with Data Ticket, Inc., a California corporation, in an annual amount not to exceed $50,000 for administrative citation processing and collection services with an initial term of three years, with two optional one year extensions. A5679.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all documents.
 
R.   DEFERRAL OF MAKING APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS WHERE TERMS WERE SET TO EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2018:
RECOMMENDATION:
Defer taking action on appointments for Boards and Commissions where terms were set to expire on June 30, 2018, and conduct interviews and make appointments to commence on January 1, 2019, as outlined in this staff report.
 
S.   APPROVAL OF AN ONLINE SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH NEOGOV FOR TALENT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SYSTEM SERVICES FOR THE HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve an Online Services Agreement with GovernmentJobs.com, Inc., a California corporation, dba NeoGov, for human resources support and training services in the annual amount not to exceed $50,000 subject to automatic renewals on an annual basis. A7016.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the above actions.
 
T.   ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR VARIOUS CITYWIDE STREET LIGHTING AND PARKWAY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS, FISCAL YEAR 2018-19:
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 2018-19.”
  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 11, 2018, 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 2018-19.”
 
U.   ADOPT THE CALTRANS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES OUTLINED IN LOCAL ASSISTANCE PROCEDURES MANUAL, CHAPTER 10 FOR ADMINISTERING FEDERALLY FUNDED CAPITAL PROJECTS:
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING THE CALTRANS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES OUTLINED IN LOCAL ASSISTANCE PROCEDURES MANUAL, CHAPTER 10 FOR ADMINISTERING FEDERALLY FUNDED CAPITAL PROJECTS.”
 
V.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of March 21, 2018.
 
W.   APPROVAL OF A PRODUCT AND SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH ACTIVE NETWORK, LLC, FOR WEB BASED REGISTRATION FOR RECREATION PROGRAMS AND FACILITY RENTALS:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve a Product and Services Agreement (Contract #00100315) with Active Network, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, in an annual amount not to exceed $24,000 for online web-hosting services related to registration for recreation programs and facility rentals, with a term of five (5) years. A6585. 
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all documents.
 
X.   APPROVE AN ADDENDUM TO THE TOURISM AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH SMG:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve an Addendum to the Tourism and Management Services Agreement with SMG extending the Agreement until December 31, 2018. A6410.
  2. Extend the sunset date of the City Council Ad-Hoc Subcommittee for the Convention Center Tourism and Management Services Agreement until January 30, 2019.
 
EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR: Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.
 
2.   PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
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 a Resolution entitled "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.”
 
B.   PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2018-19 BUDGET, ALLOCATED POSITIONS AND COMPENSATION PLAN, SUCCESSOR AGENCY ADMINISTRATIVE BUDGET, HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY BUDGET, APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT, AND INVESTMENT POLICY:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Open the Public Hearing and receive public testimony on the Fiscal Year 2018-19 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 2018-19.”
  3. Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-19 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 AGENCY, AND IN ITS CAPACITY AS THE HOUSING SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, APPROVING THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-19, 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, 2019.”
  6. Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING AN INVESTMENT POLICY GOVERNING THE INVESTMENT OF CITY FUNDS AND SUPERSEDING RESOLUTION NO. 24241.”
  7. 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 2018-19.
 
3.   LEGISLATIVE: None.
 
4.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None.
 
5.   NEW BUSINESS:
 
A.   APPROVAL OF A CONTRACT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE PALM SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE PALM SPRINGS WALK OF STARS PROGRAM:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve a Contract Services Agreement with the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce, a California non-profit corporation, for administration of the Palm Springs Walk of Stars Program, effective June 5, 2018, for a term of three (3) years, with two (2), one-year (1) optional extensions, through June 30, 2023. A____.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to reimburse the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce, a California non-profit corporation, for certain first-year Palm Springs Walk of Stars Program expenditures, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.
  3. Establish a City Council Walk of Stars Standing Subcommittee to replace the existing Ad-Hoc Subcommittee, delegated with authority to provide oversight of the Palm Springs Walk of Stars Program throughout the duration of the Agreement.
     
  4. Accept the irrevocable offer of dedication of the existing “Stars” from the Palm Springs Walk of Stars, a California nonprofit organization, to the City of Palm Springs, pursuant to Section 2.3 of that certain License Agreement, Agreement No. A4891.
  5. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
B.   ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION DECLARING A LOCAL EMERGENCY IN ACCORDANCE WITH PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE SECTION 20168, AUTHORIZING AWARD OF A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO D.W. JOHNSTON CONSTRUCTION, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $332,319 IN ACCORDANCE WITH PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE SECTION 22050 AND PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 7.04.040; AND FINDING THAT THE PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT FROM CEQA, CORNELIA WHITE HOUSE EXTERIOR REPAIRS, CP 15-16:
RECOMMENDATION:  
  1. Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING A LOCAL EMERGENCY PURSUANT TO SECTION 20168 OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE, PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 7.04.040, AND CITY CHARTER SECTION 300; AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO D.W. JOHNSTON CONSTRUCTION, INC., WITHOUT COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION FOR BIDS PURSUANT TO SECTION 22050 OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE, AS NECESSARY TO IMMEDIATELY PRESERVE AND RESTORE THE CORNELIA WHITE HOUSE; AND DETERMINING THAT THE PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT FROM CEQA.”  4/5ths Vote Required 
  2. Appropriate an additional amount of $100,500 from available budget in the Measure J Capital Fund contingency in Account 260-4500-50000 for the Cornelia White House Exterior Repairs, CP 15-16. 
  3. Award a construction contract to D.W. Johnston Construction, Inc., a California corporation, in the amount of $332,319 for the Cornelia White House Exterior Repairs,
    CP 15-16. A____. 
  4. Delegate authority to the City Manager to approve and execute construction contract change orders up to $33,232 with all change orders reported to the City Council. 
  5. Authorize issuance of a Purchase Order in the amount of $15,500 to This ‘n That Films, a California registered partnership, for documentation and filming of the Cornelia White House Exterior Repairs, CP 15-16. 
  6. Authorize the City Manager to issue various Purchase Orders and incur expenditures in the cumulative amount of $50,000 for related project costs, including relocation and storage of furnishings, installation of perimeter fencing and screening, and miscellaneous work. 
  7. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
C.   SELECTION OF THE 100% CARBON FREE OPTION UNDER DESERT COMMUNITY ENERGY’S COMMUNITY CHOICE AGGREGATION PROGRAM:
RECOMMENDATION:
That the City Council, upon the commencement of Desert Community Energy Community Choice Aggregation program, select the 100% Carbon-Free option for the City’s electricity consumption.
 
D.   APPROVE ANNUAL INSURANCE POLICY RENEWALS FOR THE CITY’S INSURANCE PORTFOLIO FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-19:
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, VILLAGEFEST LIABILITY, MULTI MEDIA LIABILITY, AIRCRAFT HULL LIABILITY, CRIME/FIDELITY LIABILITY, AND CYBER LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICIES FROM VARIOUS CARRIERS FOR POLICY YEAR 2018-2019, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018.”
 
E.   AMENDMENT NO.1 TO THE CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES OF THE PALM SPRINGS INNOVATION HUB AND ACCELERATOR CAMPUS WITH THE COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP; APPROVE  AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT AT 2901 E. ALEJO ROAD, WITH THE COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP; AND APPROVE $125,000 GENERAL MEMBERSHIP FUNDING FOR THE COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP FOR A FIVE YEAR PERIOD:
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve Amendment No. 1 to Consulting Services Agreement No. A6106 with the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership. 
  2. Approve Amendment No. 2 to Lease Agreement No. A6398 at 2901 E. Alejo Road, with the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership. 
  3. Approve funding in the amount of $125,000 annually for five years beginning in the 2018-19 fiscal year. 
  4. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
F.   DISCUSSION REGARDING PENDING STATE LEGISLATION AND LOBBYING EFFORTS WITH STATE REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENCIES IN SACRAMENTO:
RECOMMENDATION:
Determine whether to take a position in support of, or opposition to, specific pending state legislation identified by City Council Members or the public and discuss other governmental-related priorities to be discussed with State Representatives and Agencies.
 
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 20, 2018, 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.
 
 
AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING

State of California               )
County of Riverside            )   ss.
City of Palm Springs           )
 
I, CYNTHIA A. BERARDI, 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 June 1, 2018, and posted on the City’s website as required by established policies and procedures. 
 
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                                                                                                                                                CYNTHIA A. BERARDI, CMC
                                                                                                                                                Chief Deputy City Clerk

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