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):
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. ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS BOARD HEARING DECISIONS: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the Administrative Appeals Board decisions from April 24, 2019.
B. 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 03-23-2019 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 420652 AND 420669 THROUGH 420682 TOTALING $32,510.65, CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1105343 THROUGH 1105430 TOTALING $1,249,443.49, ZERO WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $0.00, AND EIGHT ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $1,636,479.49 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $2,918,433.63, 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 04-20-2019 BY WARRANTS NUMBERED 420683 THROUGH 420710 TOTALING $48,445.92, CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND LIABILITY CHECKS NUMBERED 1105431 THROUGH 1105980 TOTALING $5,396,405.96, EIGHT WIRE TRANSFERS FOR $139,613.88, AND TWELVE ELECTRONIC ACH DEBITS OF $3,260,184.62 IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $8,844,650.38, DRAWN ON BANK OF AMERICA.”
C. STAFF AUTHORIZED AGREEMENTS AND PURCHASE ORDERS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file the report of Staff Authorized Agreements and Purchase Orders for the period of April 1 through April 30, 2019.
D. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1988, AMENDING THE PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE REVISING THE PRIMA FACIE SPEED LIMIT ON MESQUITE AVENUE BETWEEN EL CIELO ROAD AND VELLA ROAD: RECOMMENDATION: Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and adopt Ordinance No. 1988, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING PALM SPRINGS MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 12.20.020 REVISING THE PRIMA FACIE SPEED LIMIT ON MESQUITE AVENUE BETWEEN EL CIELO ROAD AND VELLA ROAD.”
E. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1989, AUTHORIZING ISSUANCE OF AIRPORT REVENUE BONDS AND PROVIDING FOR PROCEDURES AND TERMS: RECOMMENDATION: Waive the second reading of the ordinance text in its entirety, read by title only, and adopt Ordinance No. 1989, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF AIRPORT REVENUE BONDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING APPROVED PROJECTS AT THE PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AND PROVIDING THE PROCEDURES AND MATERIAL TERMS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS.”
F. RESOLUTION OF INTENTION TO LEVY ASSESSMENTS FUNDING THE PALM SPRINGS SMALL HOTEL TOURISM BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT AND SETTING A TIME AND PLACE FOR THE PUBLIC HEARING: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO LEVY ASSESSMENTS FUNDING THE PALM SPRINGS SMALL HOTEL TOURISM BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, AND SETTING A TIME AND PLACE FOR PUBLIC HEARING.”
G. APPROVAL OF A DEPOSIT AGREEMENT TO PAY FOR CONSULTING SERVICES FOR FORMATION OF CANYON VIEW DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT FOR CERTAIN DEFERRED PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS: RECOMMENDATION: Approve a Deposit Agreement with EHOF Canyon View, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, relating to professional consulting costs required in the formation of a Community Facilities District for financing of certain deferred public improvements required for Vesting Tentative Tract Map 36969, the “Canyon View” project. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
I. AMENDMENT NO. 6 TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT NO. A4461 WITH DOKKEN ENGINEERING, FOR ADDITIONAL RIGHT-OF-WAY SUPPORT SERVICES FOR THE INDIAN CANYON DRIVE WIDENING & BRIDGE REPLACEMENT, CP 01-11, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. BRLO 5282(017): RECOMMENDATION: Approve Amendment No. 6 to Professional Services Agreement No. A4461, in the amount of $190,250, for a new not to exceed amount of $1,580,850 with Dokken Engineering. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
J. AWARD A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO KINCAID INDUSTRIES, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $113,500 FOR THE DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM AT THE DEMUTH COMMUNITY CENTER AND AUTHORIZE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO PURCHASE ORDER 19-0614 IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000 TO INTERACTIVE DESIGN CORPORATION FOR THE DEMUTH COMMUNITY CENTER LIFE SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS, CP 19-14: RECOMMENDATION: Award a construction contract to Kincaid Industries, Inc., a California Corporation, in the amount of $113,500 for the Demuth Community Center Life Safety Improvements, CP 19-14. A____. Approve Amendment No. 1 to Purchase Order 19-0614 in the amount of $20,000 to Interactive Design Corporation for the Demuth Community Center Life Safety Improvements. Authorize the City Manager to pay Desert Water Agency for its costs to install fire service improvements to the Demuth Community Center in the estimated amount not to exceed $40,000. Authorize the City Manager to approve and execute construction change orders up to a cumulative amount of $50,000 for the Demuth Community Center Life Safety Improvements, CP 19-14. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
K. MOTION ADOPTED BY SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION TO REAFFIRM COMMITMENT TO OPEN SPACE: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.
M. AUTHORIZATION TO REDUCE SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT SECURITIES FOR THE “ICON” TRACT NO. 36725: RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING A REDUCTION OF SECURITIES ASSOCIATED WITH TRACT MAP 36725 AND AUTHORIZING REDUCTION OF SECURITIES REQUIRED BY THE SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT WITH FAR WEST INDUSTRIES, A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF NORTH PALM CANYON AND ALVARADO ROAD, IN SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST. A7028."
P. ACCEPTANCE OF THE 2018 PAVEMENT REHABILITATION, CP 18-01: RECOMMENDATION: Accept the public works improvement identified for the 2018 Pavement Rehabilitation as completed in accordance with the plans and specifications, CP 18-01. A7164. Authorize the City Engineer to execute and file for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder a Notice of Completion for the 2018 Pavement Rehabilitation, City Project No. 18-01.
Q. APPROVE AN EXTENSION OF THE SECURITY SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH US SECURITY ASSOCIATES, INC. AN ALLIED UNIVERSAL COMPANY, FOR UNARMED SECURITY SERVICES, NOT TO EXCEED FOUR MONTHS, AT CITY-OWNED FACILITIES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019, THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2019: RECOMMENDATION: Approve an extension of the Unarmed Security Services Agreement with US Security Associates, Inc., an Allied Universal Company in an amount not to exceed $115,300 for the fourth month term. A6557. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.
R. REPORT FROM THE PALM SPRINGS PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION ON ART EXPENDITURES AND ACTIVITIES: RECOMMENDATION: Receive and File.
8. ADJOURNMENT: The City Council will adjourn to a Joint Measure J Commission Meeting Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber 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 May 17, 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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