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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

www.palmspringsca.gov
 
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
3:30 PM CLOSED SESSION
5:30 PM REGULAR SESSION

Pursuant to Assembly Bill 361, this meeting may be conducted by teleconference and there will be no in-person public access to the meeting location.
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           January 13, 2022          
 
           
3:30 PM CLOSED SESSION
5:30 PM REGULAR MEETING

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


 
             
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3:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
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CALL TO ORDER:
 
PUBLIC COMMENT FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY: The City Council welcomes public input. 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.
 
 
5:30 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.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of September 9, September 30, and October 14, 2021. 
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B.   RATIFY THE NOMINATION OF THE CITY OF PALM DESERT TO THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION
RECOMMENDATION:

Appoint Kevin Wiseman, representing the City of Palm Desert, to the Palm Springs International Airport Commission effective immediately for a term ending June 30, 2025.
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C.   APPOINTMENT TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION
RECOMMENDATION:

Appoint Scott Miller to the Planning Commission for a term ending June 30, 2024.
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D.   RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF NET ENERGY METERING
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, IN SUPPORT OF NET ENERGY METERING.”
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E.   SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2054 VESTING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH DESERT AIDS PROJECT FOR AN 18,500-SQUARE FOOT EXPANSION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH FACILITIES ALLOWING ENTITLEMENTS FOR TEN (10) YEARS LOCATED AT 1695 NORTH SUNRISE WAY

RECOMMENDATION:

Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only; and adopt Ordinance No. 2054 entitled, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, VESTING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AND DESERT AIDS PROJECT FOR AN 18,500-SQUARE FOOT EXPANSION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH FACILITIES ALLOWING ENTITLEMENTS FOR TEN (10) YEARS LOCATED AT 1695 NORTH SUNRISE WAY."
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F.   SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2055 AMENDING PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 12.20.020 TO UPDATE THE PRIMA FACIE SPEED LIMITS OF VARIOUS CITY STREETS
RECOMMENDATION:

Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only; and adopt Ordinance No. 2055 entitled, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTION 12.20.020 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PRIMA FACIE SPEED LIMITS OF VARIOUS CITY STREETS."
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G.   ANNUAL ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT FOR COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 (PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES) AND COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT 2007-1 (TRIBAL LANDS)
RECOMMENDATION:

Receive and file the Community Facilities District No. 2005-1 (Public Safety Services) and Community Facilities District No. 2007-1 (Tribal Land) Special Tax and Bond Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2020-21.
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H.   APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE 2022 SLURRY SEAL, CITY PROJECT  21-02
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the plans, specifications, and estimate and authorize Staff to advertise and solicit bids for the 2022 Slurry Seal (“the Project”).
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I.   APPROVAL OF AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT NO. 5701 WITH DOKKEN ENGINEERING FOR THE SOUTH PALM CANYON DRIVE LOW WATER CROSSING BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT ARENAS CANYON SOUTH, CITY PROJECT NO. 06-18, FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. BR-NBIL(502)
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve Amendment No. 2 in the amount of $93,979.60 to Professional Services Agreement No. 5701 with Dokken Engineering for a new not-to-exceed amount of $888,033.60 for the South Palm Canyon Drive Low Water Crossing Bridge Replacement, City Project No. 06-18, Federal Aid Project No. BR-NBIL(502).
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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J.   APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE ROSA PARKS ROAD AND INDIAN CANYON DRIVE TRAFFIC SIGNAL INSTALLATION, CITY PROJECT NO. 20-19
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the plans, specifications and estimate and authorize Staff to advertise and solicit bids for the Rosa Parks Road and Indian Canyon Drive Traffic Signal Installation, City Project No. 20-19 (“the Project”).
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K.   APPROVAL OF AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE LICENSE AGREEMENT (A6456) WITH MOBILEMONEY, INC. TO DECREASE THE LICENSE FEE PER TRANSACTION AND INCREASE THE MAXIMUM TRANSACTION FEE FOR AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINE (ATM) SERVICES AT THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AND EXERCISE OPTION 1 TO EXTEND THE AGREEMENT FOR ONE YEAR THROUGH JANUARY 3, 2023
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve Amendment No. 1 to License Agreement A6456 with MobileMoney, Inc. to modify the agreement compensation and exercise the first one-year extension option through January 3, 2023, for Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Services at the Palm Springs International Airport.
  2. Authorize the City Manager and/or his designee to execute all necessary documents.
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L.   APPROVE EXTENSION OF LOAN OF “POPSICLES” ARTWORK BY JOHN CERNY, LOCATED AT 605 SUNNY DUNES, UNTIL JUNE 30, 2022
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the expenditure of $1,950 in Public Arts Funds to extend the term of the loan for the “Popsicles” public art piece by John Cerny until June 30, 2022.
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M.   APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE SAN RAFAEL DRIVE AND AVENIDA CABALLEROS TRAFFIC SIGNAL INSTALLATION, CITY PROJECT NO. 20-33
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the plans, specifications and estimate and authorize Staff to advertise and solicit bids for the San Rafael Drive and Avenida Caballeros Traffic Signal Installation, City Project No. 20-33 (“the Project”).
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N.   APPROVAL AND TRANSMITTAL OF RECOGNIZED OBLIGATIONS PAYMENT SCHEDULE (ROPS 22-23A AND 22-23B) FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1, 2022, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2023, PURSUANT TO SECTION 34169(G)(1) OF CALIFORNIA HEALTH & SAFETY CODE
RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ACTING SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, APPROVING THE RECOGNIZED OBLIGATION PAYMENT SCHEDULE (ROPS 22-23 A&B) AND AN ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSE BUDGET FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1, 2022 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2023, PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA HEALTH & SAFETY CODE.”
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O.   AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AGREEMENT WITH TYSEN KNIGHT PRODUCTIONS FOR REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES OF PUBLIC ARTS PROJECTS
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with Tysen Knight Productions for Public Arts projects repairs and maintenance services in the amount of $5,000 for a total contract amount of $10,000.
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P.   CONSIDERATION OF WAIVERS OR REIMBURSEMENTS OF BUSINESS LICENSE AND VILLAGEFEST FEES FOR PALM SPRINGS MADE BUSINESS STARTUP PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve the waiver or reimbursement of Business License and VillageFest fees as applicable for Palm Springs Made Business Startup Program Participants.
  2. Appropriate $7,500 to provide a $250 matching grant for approximately 30 Palm Springs Made Business Startup Program Participants. 
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents
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Q.   AWARD A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO SDC ENGINEERING, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, IN THE AMOUNT OF $231,617.30 FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT BLOCK WALL, CITY PROJECT NO. 21-11
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Award a construction contract to SDC Engineering, Inc., a California corporation, in the amount of $231,617.30 for WWTP Block Wall, City Project No. 21-11.
  2. Authorize the City Manager or his designee to execute all necessary documents.
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R.   APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT (WWTP) DIGESTER NO. 2, GAS FLARE, AND FILTRATE PUMP STATION, CITY PROJECTS 20-25 AND 21-07
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the plans, specifications, and estimate; and authorize Staff to advertise and solicit bids for the WWTP Digester No. 2, Gas Flare and Filtrate Pump Station, City Projects 20-25 and 21-07 (“Project”).
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S.   REPLACEMENT OF FIRE DEPARTMENT SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND ASSOCIATED COMPONENTS
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. In accordance with Palm Springs Municipal Code Section 7.04.030, "Special Expertise Procurement," and Section 7.09.010, "Cooperative Purchasing Programs," approve a cooperative purchase from Allstar Fire Equipment of sixty-seven Scott Safety Air-Pak X3 Pro SCBAs, fifty-three Scott Safety Carbon Fiber Cylinders, twenty-four Scott Safety Mask Mounted Regulators, and five Scott Safety RIT-PAK III Emergency Air-Supply Systems using the National Association of State Procurement Officials Cooperative Purchasing Program WSCA­ NASPO Contract ID 1-17-42-04, in the total amount of $500,310.45
  2.  Authorize the purchase upgrading the Blast Chamber on the existing Breathing Support Vehicle in the total amount of $11,517.59.
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
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T.   FIRST AMENDMENT TO CITY MANAGER EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
RECOMMENDATION:

Review and approve the First Amendment to City Manager Employment Agreement and authorize the Mayor to execute the same on behalf of the City.
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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.   AN APPLICATION BY JOSEPH MANTELLO AND PAUL MARLOW, OWNERS, FOR HISTORIC DESIGNATION OF “THE DONALD WEXLER RESIDENCE” LOCATED AT 1272 EAST VERBENA DRIVE (APN #507-253-009), CASE HSPB #139 
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Open the Public Hearing and receive public testimony.
  2. Close the public hearing and adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DESIGNATING “THE DONALD WEXLER RESIDENCE” LOCATED AT 1272 VERBENA DRIVE, AS A CLASS 1 (LANDMARK) HISTORIC RESOURCE, HSPB #139, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS (APN 507-253-009).”
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B.   CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION OF THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO CONTINUE DISCUSSION TO A DATE UNCERTAIN OF ZONE TEXT AMENDMENT CASE 5.1547 ZTA, RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS FOR WAREHOUSE/ FULFILLMENT CENTERS
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, AMENDING PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE SECTION CHAPTERS 92 AND 93 RELATIVE TO THE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS FOR THE M-2 (MANUFACTURING) AND E-I (ENERGY INDUSTRIAL) ZONES.”
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C.   REQUEST BY THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FOR A ZONE TEXT AMENDMENT TO PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE SECTION 93.23.01 RELATIVE TO THE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS FOR AUTOMOBILE SERVICE STATION (CASE 5.1546 ZTA). (This item has been removed from the agenda at the request of Staff, and will be rescheduled for a later date.) Click to View
 
3.   LEGISLATIVE:
 
A.   REQUEST BY THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS FOR ADOPTION OF AN URGENCY ORDINANCE TO IMPLEMENT SENATE BILL 9 REQUIREMENTS FOR URBAN LOT SPLITS AND TWO-UNIT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS, CASE 5.1548 ZTA (4/5ths VOTE REQUIRED)
RECOMMENDATION:

Waive the reading of the Ordinance 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, AMENDING CHAPTER 9.62 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE AND CHAPTER 93.00 OF THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE RELATING TO URBAN LOT SPLITS AND TWO-UNIT PROJECTS AND DETERMINING THE ORDINANCE TO BE EXEMPT FROM CEQA.” (4/5ths Vote Required.)
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4.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None.
 
5.   NEW BUSINESS:
 
A.   APPROVE RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A JOINT APPLICATION WITH THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE FOR HOMEKEY 2 FUNDING
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING JOINT APPLICATION TO AND PARTICIPATION IN THE HOMEKEY 2 PROGRAM.”
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents, including making minor, non-substantive changes.
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B.   REVIEW OF THE ROSTER OF CITY COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEES, LIAISONS, AND REPRESENTATIVES TO EXTERNAL ORGANIZATIONS
  1. Provide direction on changes to the roster of City Council subcommittees, liaisons, and representatives to external organizations.
  2. Authorize the City Clerk to prepare and execute FPPC Form 806, Public Official Appointments.
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C.   REPORT ON CITY COUNCIL VISIONING SESSIONS
RECOMMENDATION:

Provide direction to Staff as appropriate.
 
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D.   MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE PALM SPRINGS FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION AND THE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF PALM SPRINGS
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS APPROVING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING RELATIVE TO WAGES, HOURS, AND OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR EMPLOYEES IN THE PALM SPRINGS FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION AND THE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF PALM SPRINGS FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1, 2021 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2023, SUBJECT TO ASSOCIATIONS EXECUTING THE MEMORANDUMS OF UNDERSTANDING.
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and all documents necessary to effectuate the above action, including the allocation and compensation plans, agreements and contracts, and any non-substantial MOU language or reorganization.
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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.
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
 
AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING

State of California               )
County of Riverside            )   ss.
City of Palm Springs           )
 
I, Monique M. Lomeli, 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 January 7, 2022, and posted on the City’s website as required by established policies and procedures. 
 
____________________________
Monique M. Lomeli, CMC
Chief Deputy City Clerk

P U B L I C  N O T I C E S

 
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