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
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
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3:00 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.
A. COACHELLA VALLEY MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT 2017 ANNUAL REPORT: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District 2017 Annual Report.
C. ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF FRANK URRUTIA FROM THE BOARD OF APPEALS: RECOMMENDATION: Accept with regret the resignation of Frank Urrutia from the Board of Appeals effective April 1, 2018. Direct the City Clerk to post a notice of vacancy with no term ending.
D. APPOINTMENTS TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION FOR THE UNEXPIRED TERMS ENDING JUNE 30, 2019, AND JUNE 30, 2020: RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Terrie Andrade and Ryan Miccio to the Human Rights Commission for the unexpired terms ending June 30, 2019, and June 30, 2020, respectively.
E. MILLS ACT HISTORIC PROPERTY PRESERVATION AGREEMENT FOR A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE LOCATED AT 1792 SOUTH ARABY DRIVE, HSPB 103/HD-6: RECOMMENDATION: Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Linda Pillo and Susan Keating and Park Imperial South Homeowners Association, for 1792 South Araby Drive, a Class 1 Historic Site, HSPB 103/HD-6. A____. Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement. Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.
F. MILLS ACT HISTORIC PROPERTY PRESERVATION AGREEMENT FOR A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE LOCATED AT 1611 SOUTH CALLE PALO FIERRO UNIT 3, HSPB 102: RECOMMENDATION: Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Jonathan Carpenter and Desert Star Homeowners Association, for 1611 South Calle Palo Fierro Unit 3, a Class 1 Historic Site, HSPB 102. A____. Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement. Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.
G. MILLS ACT HISTORIC PROPERTY PRESERVATION AGREEMENT FOR A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE LOCATED AT 1611 SOUTH CALLE PALO FIERRO UNIT 5, HSPB 102: RECOMMENDATION: Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Robert Pallas and Desert Star Homeowners Association, for 1611 South Calle Palo Fierro Unit 5, a Class 1 Historic Site, HSPB 102. A____. Authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement. Direct the City Clerk to record the Agreement.
K. ACCEPTANCE OF $6,661.90 IN GRANT FUNDING FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE, FOR THE PURCHASE OF BULLETPROOF VESTS: RECOMMENDATION: Accept a grant award of $6,661.90 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, for the purchase of bulletproof vests for select Police Department personnel. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR: Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.
AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING State of California ) County of Riverside ) ss. City of Palm Springs ) I, ANTHONY J. MEJIA, 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 March 30, 2018, and posted on the City’s website as required by established policies and procedures. ____________________________ ANTHONY J. MEJIA, MMC 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.
7. 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.
8. ADJOURNMENT: The City Council will adjourn to the next regular meeting Wednesday, April 18, 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.