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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

 
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
            
           June 19, 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:
 
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.   RESOLUTIONS CALLING THE NOVEMBER 5, 2019, GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION, ORDERING SERVICES AND ADOPTING REGULATIONS FOR CANDIDATES STATEMENTS
RECOMMENDATION:
  1.  Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, CALLING AND GIVING NOTICE OF THE HOLDING OF A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 5, 2019, FOR THE ELECTION OF CERTAIN OFFICERS, AS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND CITY CHARTER.”
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, REQUESTING THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE TO RENDER SPECIFIED SERVICES TO THE CITY RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 5, 2019.”
  3. Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING REGULATIONS FOR CANDIDATES FOR ELECTIVE OFFICE PERTAINING TO CANDIDATES STATEMENTS SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS AT THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 5, 2019.”
 
B.   APPOINTMENTS TO THE SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Appoint Sandra Garratt to the Sustainability Commission for a term ending June 30, 2022.
  2. Reappoint Roy Clark, Jennifer Futterman, and John Goins to the Sustainability Commission for a term ending June 30, 2022.
 
C.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of May 23, 2019 and June 5, 2019.
 
D.   ACCEPTANCE OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES ACCOUNT (SLESA) GRANT FROM THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AN EXPENDITURE PLAN AND APPROPRIATION
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Accept the State of California Supplemental Enforcement Services Account Grant (SLESA) and Expenditure Plan.
  2. Direct the Director of Finance/City Treasurer to fund the Appropriation.
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute any documents to effectuate the acceptance of the grant.
 
E.   APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE 2019 PAVEMENT REHABILITATION, CITY PROJECT NO. 19-01
RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the specifications & estimates and authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids for the 2019 Pavement Rehabilitation, City Project No. 19-01.
 
F.   PALM SPRINGS INNOVATION HUB AND ACCELERATOR CAMPUS QUARTERLY REPORT FOR JANUARY 1, 2019 TO MARCH 31, 2019
RECOMMENDATION:
Receive and file the quarterly report from the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership for the Palm Springs Innovation Hub for the period of January 1, 2019, to March 31, 2019.
 
G.   APPROVAL OF THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT (A6730) AND ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTION OF SUBDIVISION AGREEMENT BY AND AMONG RREF II-DC CAMERON, LLC, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, TOLL WEST INC. A DELAWARE CORPORATION, AND THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS AND AUTHORIZATION TO REDUCE SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT SECURITIES FOR TRACT MAP NO. 33575
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve the third amendment to the Subdivision Improvement Agreement (A6730) and the assignment and assumption of subdivision agreement by and among RREF II-DD Cameron, LLC, a California limited liability company, Toll West Inc. a Delaware corporation, and the City of Palm Springs; 
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING A REDUCTION OF SECURITIES REQUIRED BY THE SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT (A6730) FOR TRACT MAP NO. 33575, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTH PALM CANYON DRIVE AND MESQUITE AVENUE, IN SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST.”; 
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
H.   AUTHORIZE AN INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF $128,320 TO PURCHASE ORDER 18-0656 ISSUED TO WILDAN GROUP, INC. A DELAWARE CORPORATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION SERVICES, FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT REMODEL REBID, CITY PROJECT NO 15-05
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Authorize an increase in the amount of $128,320 to Purchase Order 18-0656 for Construction Management and Inspection Services with Wildan Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation for a revised total contract amount of $258,455 for the completion of the Police Department Remodel Rebid, City Project No. 15-05; 
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
I.   APPROVAL OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATE (PS&E) AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID MUNICIPAL COMPLEX COGENERATION PLANT RETROFIT FOR COOLING UNITS, CITY PROJECT 18-16
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve the plans, specifications and estimate; and authorize staff to advertise and solicit bids for the Municipal Complex Cogeneration Plant Retrofit for Cooling Units, City Project No. 18-16;
  2. Authorized the City Manager to award a construction contract to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, subject to ratification at the September 18, 2019, City Council meeting; 
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
 
J.   APPROVAL OF AN EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH DTPS A-14, LLC, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, FOR A PUBLIC ELEVATOR LOCATED WITHIN THE COMMERCIAL BUILDING ON BLOCK A OF THE DOWNTOWN PALM SPRINGS SPECIFIC PLAN; AND APPROVAL OF AN EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH PALM SPRINGS PROMENADE, LLC, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, FOR A PUBLIC ELEVATOR LOCATED ON BLOCK D OF THE DOWNTOWN PALM SPRINGS SPECIFIC PLAN
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve an Easement Agreement with DTPS A-14, LLC, a California limited liability company, for a public elevator located within the commercial building located on Block A of the Downtown Palm Springs Specific Plan;
  2. Approve an Easement Agreement with Palm Springs Promenade, LLC, a California limited liability company, for a public elevator located within the vacant parcel on Block D of the Downtown Palm Springs Specific Plan.
  3. Authorize the City Manager to execute the Easement Agreements.
 
K.   APPOINTMENTS TO THE AIRPORT COMMISSION
RECOMMENDATION:
Appoint Gerald Adams, Todd Burke, and David Feltman to the Airport Commission for terms ending June 30, 2022.
 
L.   A RESOLUTION DECLARING SUPPORT FOR A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF ALL WATER IMPORT ALTERNATIVES AS PART OF THE LONG TERM SOLUTION FOR THE SALTON SEA
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS SUPPORT FOR A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF ALL WATER IMPORT ALTERNATIVES AS PART OF THE LONG TERM SOLUTION FOR THE SALTON SEA.”
 
M.   APPROVE LOCATION FOR PLACEMENT OF “FINDING OUR WAY” ARTWORK BY SCOTT FROSCHAUER IN THE CITY RIGHT OF WAY AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF PALM CANYON AND MUSEUM WAY IN DOWNTOWN PALM SPRINGS
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve placement of the public art piece “Finding Our Way” by Scott Froschauer at the southwest corner of North Palm Canyon Drive and Museum Way in a landscaped area within the City’s public right of way with the exact location to be determined by the City Engineer;
  2. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents to facilitate the installation of the artwork.
 
N.   SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1992, AMENDING 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:
Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only; and adopt Ordinance No. 1992, “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).”
 
O.   SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1995, 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”
RECOMMENDATION:
Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only; and adopt Ordinance No. 1995, “INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1995 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.”
 
P.   SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1993, AUTHORIZING THE LEVY OF SPECIAL TAXES WITHIN ANNEXATION NO. 20 TO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 (PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES)
RECOMMENDATION:
Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety and read by title only; and adopt Ordinance No. 1993, “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).”
 
Q.   STAFF AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2019
RECOMMENDATION:
Receive and file the report of Staff Authorized Agreements and Purchase Orders for the period of May 1 through May 31, 2019.
 
R.   DECISIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS BOARD FOR HEARINGS HELD ON MAY 8, 2019
RECOMMENDATION:
Receive and file the Administrative Appeals Board summary for hearings held on May 8, 2019.
 
S.   TREASURER’S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF MARCH 31, 2019
RECOMMENDATION:

Receive and File Treasurer’s Investment Report as of March 31, 2019.
 
T.   REQUEST BY MAYORS AGAINST LGBTQ DISCRIMINATION TO JOIN IN AN AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF BEFORE THE U.S. SUPREME COURT IN THREE TITLE VII CASES—R.G. & G.R. HARRIS FUNERAL HOMES INC. V. EEOC & AIMEE STEPHENS; ALTITUDE EXPRESS INC. V. ZARDA; AND BOSTOCK V. CLAYTON COUNTY.
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve the City of Palm Springs joining as amicus curiae briefs before the United States Supreme Court in the following cases: R.G.& G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC & Aimee Stephens; Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda; and Bostock v. Clayton County; 
  2. Authorize the City Attorney to sign such briefs on behalf of the City of Palm Springs.
 
U.   LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES VOTING DELEGATE AND ALTERNATE VOTING DELEGATE
RECOMMENDATION:
Confirm the appointment of Mayor Robert Moon as the Voting Delegate and Councilmember Lisa Middleton as the Alternate Voting Delegate for the League of California Cities Annual Business Meeting in Long Beach on October 18, 2019.
 
2.   PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
A.   FILING OF NUISANCE ABATEMENT RESOLUTIONS REPORTS FOR THREE PUBLIC NUISANCES
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AND ACCOUNTING FOR THE PUBLIC NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIEN FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 874 EAST MESQUITE AVENUE;"
  2. Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AND ACCOUNTING FOR THE PUBLIC NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIEN FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2185 NORTH JUNIPERO AVENUE;"
  3. Adopt a Resolution entitled. "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS CONFIRMING THE REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS AND ACCOUNTING FOR THE PUBLIC NUISANCE ABATEMENT LIEN FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2732 NORTH CARDILLO AVENUE;"
  4. Authorize and direct the City Manager, or his designee, to serve notice of and record a lien against the Subject Properties if said costs are not paid.
 
B.   AN APPLICATION BY THE PALM SPRINGS PRESERVATION FOUNDATION (“PSPF”) REQUESTING CLASS 1 HISTORIC RESOURCE DESIGNATION OF “THE AVERY FIELD CABIN RUINS” LOCATED ON A 1.56-ACRE PARCEL AT THE WESTERN TERMINUS OF SANTA ROSA DRIVE, (APN# 513-193-001), CASE HSPB #114. (KL)
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, DESIGNATING 'THE AVERY FIELD CABIN RUINS' LOCATED ON A 1.56-ACRE PARCEL AT THE WESTERN TERMINUS OF SANTA ROSA DRIVE AS A CLASS 1 HISTORIC RESOURCE, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS. (APN 513-193-001)”
 
C.   JOHNSTON FAMILY TRUST, (DBA: COLONY 29) FOR A GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT TO CHANGE THE LAND USE DESIGNATION FROM ESTATE RESIDENTIAL (ER) TO MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTAL (MDR) FOR A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY; ADOPTION OF A NEGATIVE DECLARATION PER CEQA; AND A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO ALLOW THE SITE TO OPERATE AS A SIX (6) UNIT HOTEL WITH KITCHENS LOCATED AT 137 SOUTH TAHQUITZ DRIVE, ZONE R-3 (CASE 5.1426 GPA & CUP)
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 GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT TO CHANGE THE LAND USE DESIGNATION FROM ESTATE RESIDENTIAL (ER) TO MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTAL (MDR) FOR A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY; ADOPTION OF A NEGATIVE DECLARATION PER CEQA; AND A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT TO ALLOW THE SITE TO OPERATE AS A SIX (6) UNIT HOTEL WITH KITCHENS LOCATED AT 137 SOUTH TAHQUITZ DRIVE, ZONE R-3, APN 513-580-082."
 
D.   CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 AND FISCAL YEAR 2020-21 BUDGET, PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESSOR AGENCY ADMINISTRATIVE BUDGET, APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT AND ALLOCATED POSITIONS AND COMPENSATION PLAN
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Receive additional testimony from the Continued Public Hearing 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.
 
  2B. DISCUSSION ITEMS:
 
A.   PROPOSED SETTLEMENT OF CITY’S POTENTIAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 1090 CLAIMS AGAINST PALM SPRINGS PROMENADE, LLC, INCLUSIVE OF GRIT DEVELOPMENT LLC, (SUCCESSOR TO JOHN WESSMAN/WESSMAN HOLDINGS), IN CONNECTION WITH REDEVELOPMENT OF THE DESERT FASHION PLAZA (THE DOWNTOWN PALM SPRINGS PROJECT), AND AGAINST DAKOTA PS, LLC, IN CONNECTION WITH THE DAKOTA PROJECT
RECOMMENDATION:
Direct staff as appropriate.
 
B.   CONTINUE DISCUSSION OF OPTIONS FOR DOCKLESS MICRO-MOBILITY DEVICES SUCH AS ELECTRIC SCOOTERS AND DOCKLESS BICYCLES IN THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS BASED ON RESULTS OF RECENT REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
RECOMMENDATION:
Direct staff as appropriate
 
C.   DISCUSSION OF POTENTIAL BAN ON PLASTIC STRAWS AND OTHER PLASTIC AND POLYSTYRENE-COMPOSED PACKAGING BY FOOD SERVICE FACILITIES WHEN PROVIDING PREPARED FOODS FOR ON-SITE OR TAKE-AWAY CONSUMPTION
RECOMMENDATION:
Direct staff as appropriate.
 
D.   CITY OF PALM SPRINGS TO CONSIDER AMENDING THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS AND DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS RELATED TO THE REDEVELOPMENT OF GOLF COURSES TO OTHER USES (CASE 5.1444 ZTA
RECOMMENDATION:
Direct staff as appropriate in pursuing one of the following options:
  1. Adopt the golf course conversion ordinance recommended by the Planning Commission.
  2. Amend the Planned Development District (PDD) Ordinance to include golf course conversion standards.
  3. Take no further regulatory action and review golf course redevelopment applications on an individual, case-by-case basis.



 
 
3.   LEGISLATIVE:
 
A.   INTRODUCE AN ORDINANCE TO ADD SECTION 2.06.040 TO THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS FOR FAILURE TO FILE MANDATORY PUBLIC DISCLOSURE REPORTS
RECOMMENDATION:

Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and introduce an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADDING SECTION 2.06.040 TO THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF BOARDS AND COMMISSION MEMBERS FOR FAILURE TO FILE MANDATORY PUBLIC DISCLOSURE REPORTS.”
 
B.   INTRODUCE AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION
RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and introduce an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 2.24.010 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION.”
  2. Appoint Stuart Bussian to the Public Arts Commission as an Alternate Member, commencing upon the effective date of this ordinance, for a term ending June 30, 2021.
 
C.   INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE, ENTITLED “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTIONS 14.26.020 AND 14.26.040 OF CHAPTER 14.26 OF TITLE 14 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, REGARDING STANDARDS FOR NEWSRACKS IN THE UPTOWN AND DOWNTOWN PALM SPRINGS AREA.”
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 SECTIONS 14.26.020 AND 14.26.040 OF THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE, REGARDING STANDARDS FOR NEWSRACKS IN THE UPTOWN AND DOWNTOWN PALM SPRINGS AREA." 
 
4.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None.
 
5.   NEW BUSINESS:
 
A.   BONAVENTO, LLC (DBA: KALEAFA) REQUESTING AN ADMINISTRATIVE MINOR MODIFICATION (AMM) SEEKING RELIEF FROM MINIMUM SEPERATION DISTANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR A CANNABIS DISPENSORY AND LOUNGE LOCATED AT 671-675 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE, ZONE C-1, (CASE 7.1580 AMM)
RECOMMENDATION: 
Adopt a Resolution entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AN ADMINISTRATIVE MINOR MODIFICATION GRANTING RELIEF FROM OVERCONCENTRATION RELATIVE TO THE SEPARATION DISTANCE REQUIREMENT OF THREE THOUSAND (3,000’) FEET BETWEEN CANNABIS DISPENSARIES AND LOUNGES; SUBJECT SITE IS LOCATED AT 671-675 NORTH PALM CANYON DRIVE."
 
B.   REQUEST BY DESERT VALLEYS BUILDERS ASSOCIATION (DVBA) FOR AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF COMMUNITY DIRECTIONAL REAL ESTATE SIGNS ALLOWED UNDER THE APPROVED AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS.
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the Community Directional Sign Program map dated February 1, 2019, and attach as Exhibit “B” to the existing agreement with DVBA, which is on file with the City Clerk. 
 
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, July 10, 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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State of California               )
County of Riverside            )   ss.
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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 June 14, 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

 
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(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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