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 November 9, 2018, and posted on the City’s website as required by established policies and procedures. ____________________________ CYNTHIA A. BERARDI, CMC Chief Deputy City Clerk
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
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A. TREASURER’S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2018: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and File the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of September 30, 2018.
E. ACCEPTANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER AUDIO/VISUAL SYSTEM UPGRADE, CP 15-06: RECOMMENDATION: Accept the public works improvement identified as the City Council Chamber Audio/Visual System Upgrade as completed in accordance with the plans and specifications, CP 15-06. A6964. Authorize the City Engineer to execute and file for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder a Notice of Completion for the City Council Chamber Audio/Visual System Upgrade, CP 15-06.
F. ENGAGEMENT OF SPECIAL LEGAL COUNSEL; MICHAEL REITER, ESQ., MILLIGAN, BESWICK, LEVINE AND KNOX LLP: RECOMMENDATION: Approve a Professional Services Agreement, with Milligan, Beswick, Levine and Knox, a California Limited Liability Partnership, for special legal counsel services in code enforcement and other municipal law practice areas determined on a case-by-case basis, including without limitation complex code enforcement, cost recovery, and receivership, in a form substantially similar to that published with this staff report, subject to minor modification, within the reasonable discretion of the City Attorney. A____. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
G. WAIVER OF FEES FOR ENCROACHMENT PERMITS RELATED TO PROPERTY OWNER SIDEWALK REPAIR: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING WAIVER OF FEES FOR ENCROACHMENT PERMITS ISSUED TO PROPERTY OWNERS PERFORMING REPAIRS TO CITY STREETS AND SIDEWALKS ADJACENT TO THEIR PROPERTY.”
H. ACCEPTANCE OF THE AIRPORT AIRFIELD LIGHTING PROJECT, CP 17-07: RECOMMENDATION: Accept the public works improvement identified as the Airfield Lighting Project as completed in accordance with the plans and specifications, CP 17-07. Authorize approval of Change Orders Nos. 10 and 11 in the amount of $118,874.22 for work performed by the contractor and approved by the City’s Construction Management firm URS. A7000. Authorize the City Engineer to execute and file for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder a Notice of Completion for the Airfield Lighting Project, CP 17-07.
I. APPROVE A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH DOKKEN ENGINEERING IN THE AMOUNT OF $93,100 FOR DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE INDIAN CANYON DRIVE WIDENING & BRIDGE REPLACEMENT, CP 01-11: RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Palm Springs Municipal Code Section 7.04.030 “Special Expertise Procurement,” approve a Professional Services Agreement with Dokken Engineering in the amount of $93,100 for design services related to the Indian Canyon Drive Widening & Bridge Replacement, CP 01-11. A____. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
J. CITY COUNCIL REPORT REGARDING THE CITY’S MEASURES TO ALLEVIATE CONDITIONS WHICH LED TO ADOPTION OF INTERIM URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 1967 – A TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON CONVERSIONS OF GOLF COURSES FOR OTHER USES: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt and issue the attached City Council Report to the public describing the City’s measures to alleviate the conditions which led to the adoption of Interim Urgency Ordinance No. 1967 – a temporary moratorium on conversions of golf courses for other uses.
L. APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE OR NECESSITY REQUEST BY MICHAEL LAWRENCE CONSBRUCK AND DWIGHT JAMES MORTENSEN FOR A TYPE 48 (ON SALE GENERAL) LIQUOR LICENSE FOR A PROPOSED WINE BAR AND COCKTAIL LOUNGE WITHIN AN EXISTING COMMERCIAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 600 EAST TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY, ZONE REO OF SECTION 14 SPECIFIC PLAN (CASE 5.1451 PCN): RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DETERMINING THAT THE PUBLIC CONVENIENCE WOULD BE SERVED BY THE ISSUANCE OF AN ON-SALE LIQUOR LICENSE (TYPE 48) AT THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 600 EAST TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY, WITHIN CENSUS TRACT NO. 9414.”
M. MILLS ACT HISTORIC PROPERTY PRESERVATION AGREEMENT FOR A CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE LOCATED AT 1855 SANDCLIFF ROAD, HSPB 93/HD-5: RECOMMENDATION: Approve a Mills Act Historic Property Agreement with Bruce E. Phillips Trust and Sandcliff Homeowners Association, for 1855 Sandcliff Road, a Class 1 Historic Site, HSPB 93/HD-5. A____. Authorize the City Manager to execute the agreement. Direct the City Clerk to record the agreement.
N. ACCEPTANCE OF THE CLASS II AND CLASS III BICYCLE LANES, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. CML-5282 (044), CP 14-14: RECOMMENDATION: Accept the public works improvement identified Class II and Class III Bicycle Lanes as completed in accordance with the plans and specifications, Federal Aid Project No. CML-5282 (044), CP 14-14. A7125. Authorize the City Engineer to execute and file for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder a Notice of Completion for the Class II and Class III Bicycle Lanes, Federal Aid Project No. CML-5282 (044), CP 14-14.
O. APPROVAL OF PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT NO. N038 REV. 1, WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR USE OF HBP FEDERAL-AID FUNDS FOR THE SOUTH PALM CANYON BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER TAHQUITZ CREEK (BRIDGE NO. 56C-0408), CP 12-02, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BRLS-5282 (042). RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT NO. N038 REV. 1 TO ADMINISTERING AGENCY-STATE AGREEMENT FOR FEDERAL-AID PROJECTS NO. 08-5282R WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,860,901 FOR THE SOUTH PALM CANYON BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER TAHQUITZ CREEK, CITY PROJECT NO. 12-02, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BRLS-5282 (042)." A6452. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
Q. AGREEMENT WITH PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES FROM PALM SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER: RECOMMENDATION: Approve an agreement with Palm Springs Unified School District to provide a full-time police officer (School Resource Officer) on the campus of the Palm Springs High School and Desert Learning Academy, for one year expiring at the end of the 2018-19 school year. A5553. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
R. APPROVAL OF AMENDMENT NO. 4 IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000 TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT NO. A6132 WITH MICHAEL FONTANA AND ASSOCIATES FOR ON-CALL FACILITY CONSTRUCTION OWNER REPRESENTATIVE SERVICES: RECOMMENDATION: Approve Amendment No. 4 to Agreement No. A6132 increasing the contract amount by $25,000, for a total not to exceed $200,000, with Michael Fontana and Associates for On-Call Facility Construction Owner Representative Services. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
S. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of October 3, 2018, October 4, 2018, October 17, 2018, and October 18, 2018.
EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR: Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.
8. ADJOURNMENT: The City Council will adjourn to a Special Meeting on Thursday, November 15, 2018, 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.
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 Marla L. Pendleton, CPA, Interim Director of Finance and Treasurer
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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.