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
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 Edward Z. Kotkin, City Attorney Nancy Pauley, Director of Finance and Treasurer
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4:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
CALL TO ORDER (Council Chamber):
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RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (Small Conference Room): See Closed Session Agenda.
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A. RATIFY AND REAPPOINT THE NOMINATION OF THE CITY OF COACHELLA TO THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION FOR THE TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2021: RECOMMENDATION: Reappoint Bill Pattison, as the City of Coachella representative, to the Palm Springs International Airport Commission for the term ending June 30, 2021.
C. APPROVAL OF AMENDMENT NO. 5 IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000 TO CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT NO. A6757 WITH INTERACTIVE DESIGN CORPORATION FOR THE FIRE STATION NO. 4 REHABILITATION, CP 15-25: RECOMMENDATION: Approve Amendment No. 5 to Agreement No. A6757 in the amount of $25,000 for a total amount of $481,469 with Interactive Design Corporation for the Fire Station No. 4 Rehabilitation, CP 15-25. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
D. CONSIDERATION OF THE 2019 CITY COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING OF CERTAIN CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AND ESTABLISHING THE RESCHEDULED MEETINGS AS REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL.”
EXCLUDED CONSENT CALENDAR: Items removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion are considered at this time.
C. AMENDMENT TO THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE (PSZC) TO ESTABLISH DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS FOR TRANSITIONAL AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING, CASE 5.1460 ZTA: RECOMMENDATION: Open the Public Hearing and receive public testimony. Waive the reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and introduce on first reading an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING SECTION 93.23.19 OF THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE RELATING TO TRANSITIONAL AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING (CASE 5.1460 ZTA).”
D. AMENDMENT TO THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE (PSZC) TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES RELATING TO REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS, CASE 5.1459 ZTA: RECOMMENDATION: Open the Public Hearing and receive public testimony. 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, ADOPTING SECTION 93.23.18 OF THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE RELATING TO REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS (CASE 5.1459 ZTA).”
E. AMENDMENT TO THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE (PSZC) TO ESTABLISH DENSITY BONUS PROVISIONS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING, CASE 5.1458 ZTA: RECOMMENDATION: Open the Public Hearing and receive public testimony. 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, ADOPTING SECTION 93.23.17 OF THE PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE RELATING TO DENSITY BONUSES FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING (CASE 5.1458 ZTA).”
8. ADJOURNMENT: The City Council will adjourn to the next regular meeting Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 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 January 4, 2019, and posted on the City’s website as required by established policies and procedures. ____________________________ CYNTHIA A. BERARDI, CMC Chief Deputy City Clerk
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