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 Jeffrey S. Ballinger, 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.
A. TREASURER’S INVESTMENT REPORT AS OF FEBRUARY 28, 2019: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and File the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of February 28, 2019.
B. ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS BOARD HEARING DECISIONS: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the Administrative Appeals Board decisions from the March 27, 2019, hearings.
C. INITIATION OF ANNEXATION NO. 20 TO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1 (PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES): RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO ANNEX TERRITORY INTO A COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT AND TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVY OF SPECIAL TAXES FOR CITY OF PALM SPRINGS COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 2005-1, (PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES), ANNEXATION NO. 20, CANYON VIEW, TRACT MAP NO. 36969.”
D. STAFF AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2019: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the report of Staff Authorized Agreements and Purchase Orders for the period of March 1 through March 31, 2019.
E. A RESOLUTION IDENTIFYING THE PROJECTS TO BE FUNDED BY SENATE BILL 1 (SB 1): THE ROAD REPAIR AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2017, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-20: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled ”A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, IDENTIFYING THE PROJECT(S) TO BE FUNDED BY SENATE BILL 1 (SB 1), THE ROAD REPAIR AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2017.”
F. REVISE GANN APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-19: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, REPEALING AND REPLACING RESOLUTION NO. 24437 ADOPTING AN APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2019.”
G. AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE 2018-19 ALLOCATED POSITIONS AND COMPENSATION PLAN TO RENAME THE DEPARTMENT OF VACATION RENTAL COMPLIANCE TO SPECIAL PROGRAM COMPLIANCE AND TO ADD ONE EXECUTIVE PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE ALLOCATED POSITIONS AND COMPENSATION PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-19, ADOPTED BY RESOLUTION NO. 24434. Authorize the City Manager to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this action.
H. APPROVAL OF A TAKE-OVER AGREEMENT WITH WESTERN SURETY COMPANY, A SOUTH DAKOTA CORPORATION, FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT REMODEL REBID, CP 15-05: RECOMMENDATION: Approve a Takeover Agreement with Western Surety Company, a South Dakota corporation, allowing for completion of the Police Department Remodel Rebid, CP 15-05, by a replacement contractor. A____. Authorize the City Attorney to review and approve final changes to the Takeover Agreement in coordination with legal counsel for Western Surety Company and the City’s special legal counsel. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
I. BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF PALM SPRINGS FOR AN ART MURAL ON THE WEST ELEVATION OF THE EXISTING BUILDING LOCATED AT THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB AT 450 SOUTH SUNRISE WAY, CASE 19-001 MUR: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AN ART MURAL ON THE WEST ELEVATION OF AN EXISTING BUILDING LOCATED AT 450 SOUTH SUNRISE WAY, CASE 19-001 MUR.”
J. 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 03-09-2019 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 420649, 420651, 420653 THROUGH 420668 TOTALING $49,619.96, CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1104706 THROUGH 1105342 TOTALING $5,263,940.75, FOUR WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $85,579.44, AND EIGHT ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,617,236.97 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $7,016,377.12, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”
K. AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL COUNSEL WITH CLYDE & COMPANY US, LLP: RECOMMENDATION: Approve Amendment No. 2 to Professional Services Agreement No. A6990 with Clyde & Co. US, LLP, for legal services related to the South Coast Air Quality Management District and operation of the City’s municipal co-generation plant, for an increase of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) for a total not to exceed budget of two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000). Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
L. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: RECOMMENDATION: Approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of November 27, 2018, November 28, 2018, November 29, 2018, and December 5, 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 Study Session on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 3200 E. 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 April 12, 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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