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 Peter N. King, General Counsel Nancy Pauley, Director of Finance and Treasurer
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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).
RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (Small Conference Room): See Closed Session Agenda.
A. APPROVAL OF PAYROLL WARRANTS, CLAIMS AND DEMANDS: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 12-29-2018 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 420569 THROUGH 420582 TOTALING $30,516.05, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1103531 THROUGH 1103549 TOTALING $73,530.75, FOUR WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $73,934.91, AND FOUR ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,469,422.15 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,647,403.86, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.” Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1103550 THROUGH 1103802 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,526,227.86, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.” Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF PAYROLL WARRANTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 01-12-2019 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 420583 THROUGH 420596 TOTALING $25,151.41, LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1103803 THROUGH 1103821 TOTALING $58,184.83, FOUR WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $60,954.07, AND EIGHT ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,521,153.77 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,665,444.08, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA." Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND DEMANDS BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 1103822 THROUGH 1104096 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $4,994,903.65, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA."
B. TREASURER’S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF JANUARY 31, 2019: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and File the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of January 31, 2019.
C. ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF ASHLEY DUNPHY FROM THE BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES FOR THE TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2019: RECOMMENDATION: Accept with regret the resignation of Ashley Dunphy from the Board of Library Trustees. Direct the City Clerk to post a notice of vacancy for the term ending June 30, 2019.
D. REPORT ON COMPLIANCE WITH THE CITY’S NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY WITH CONTRACTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.
E. APPROVE THE COOPERATIVE PURCHASE OF VIGILANT SOLUTIONS INTELLIGENCE LED POLICING PACKAGE WITH A THREE CAMERA MOBILE LICENSE PLATE READER SYSTEM, EXTENDED HARDWARE WARRANTY, AND HOSTING FEES: RECOMMENDATION: Approve the cooperative purchase of the Vigilant Solutions Intelligence Led Policing Package with a three camera Mobile License Plate Reader System mounted on a marked Palm Springs Police Department patrol car for $22,478.33, plus an extended hardware warranty plan for $6,300 and hosting fees for $6,300, for a total not to exceed amount of $35,078.33. A____. Authorize the City Manager to execute any necessary documents to effectuate the purchase.
G. APPROVAL OF AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH CNS ENGINEERS, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $44,683.33 FOR THE SOUTH PALM CANYON DRIVE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT TAHQUITZ CREEK CHANNEL, CP 12-02, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BRLS-5282 (042): RECOMMENDATION: Approve Amendment No. 4 to the Professional Services Agreement with CNS Engineers, Inc., to incorporate additional environmental and right of way services in the amount of $44,683.33 for an increased total contract amount of $1,260,140.92 for the South Palm Canyon Bridge Replacement at Tahquitz Creek Channel, CP 12-02, Federal Aid Project No. BRLS-5282 (042). A6594. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
H. APPROVAL INCREASE TO PURCHASE ORDER NO. 16-0923 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $38,402 WITH DAVID VOLZ DESIGN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS, INC., FOR THE WELWOOD MURRAY MEMORIAL LIBRARY COURTYARD IMPROVEMENTS, CP 16-02: RECOMMENDATION: Approve increase to Purchase Order No. 16-0923 with David Volz Design Landscape Architects Inc., a California corporation, to finalize requested design and security revisions in the amount of $38,402 for a total amount of $54,128 for the Welwood Murray Memorial Library Courtyard Improvements, CP 16-02. A6786. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
I. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1981 AMENDING PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE SECTIONS 91.00.10, 92.01.01, AND 93.23.14, RELATING TO ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS IN RESIDENTIAL ZONES, CASE 5.1447 ZTA: RECOMMENDATION: Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and adopt Ordinance No. 1981, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING PALM SPRINGS ZONING CODE SECTIONS 91.00.10, 92.01.01, AND 93.23.14, RELATING TO ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS IN RESIDENTIAL ZONES, CASE 5.1447 ZTA.”
J. CITY COUNCIL REPORT REGARDING THE CITY’S MEASURES TO ALLEVIATE CONDITIONS WHICH LED TO ADOPTION OF INTERIM URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 1969 – 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.
K. PALM SPRINGS INNOVATION HUB AND ACCELERATOR CAMPUS QUARTERLY REPORT FOR OCTOBER 1, 2018, TO DECEMBER 31, 2018: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the quarterly report from the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership for the Palm Springs Innovation Hub for the period of October 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018.
8. ADJOURNMENT: The City Council will adjourn to the next regular meeting Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 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.
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 March 1, 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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