ON THE AGENDA: 29 PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING, MAY 24, 2022
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The City of Twentynine Palms Regular Council meeting is scheduled for May 24, 2022 at 6pm at City Hall and has the following items on the agenda:
An award for participation in the Cash for Trash and Recycling Program
The introduction of two new city employees: Nokomis Cabrera and Jimmy Schragge
A proclamation for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Month.
The Consent Calendar has 10 items:1
Approval of the Council meeting minutes dated April 26, 2022
Legislative Report - a listing of the state legislative actions for the week of April 28, 2022
Approval of the Project Phoenix Warrant Register for a total of $249,395.09
Approval of the City Warrant Register for a total of $1,280,543.82
Morongo Basin Ambulance Monthly Report - April 2022 - 196 calls
Fire Department Monthly Report - April 2022 - 236 incidents
Household waste agreement with San Bernardino County Fire for the period of July 1,2022 - June 30, 2027 - $120,199.94 total for all 5 years
Acceptance of Completion and release of retention of the Project Phoenix Community Center
Second Reading of the Amendments to the Development Code Chapter 19.41, Vacation Home Rentals - City Council Enacts Limits This will be the final reading before the updated ordinance goes into effect. If there are no other changes the updated ordinance will go into effect on June 24, 2022.
The City Council made several changes to the language in the proposed code amendments at their May 10 meeting: 1. A fixed cap, not a percentage, of the allowed vacation home rental licenses of detached, single-family houses was set at 500. This cap will be reevaluated in the year 2030 based upon data from the 2030 U.S. Census. 2. The total number of vacation home rental licenses within the City of Twentynine Palms that any one person, persons, or business entity with financial interest can own is limited to five (5). 3. The required minimum stay was reduced from two days to one day. 4. The requirement to rent the VHR for at least one day a year in order to maintain the license was kept.
Preliminary Budget Revisions for FY 2022-23. Lists 2 transfers of funds from the general fund to The Amboy bike path project and to the sewer fund for project planning costs at Project Phoenix.
No Public Hearing Items are listed on this agenda. The Public is always allowed to make comments on other topics that are not on the Consent Calendar at the end of the meeting. Each speaker is allotted 3 minutes.
To access the entire agenda and it’s attachments: City Council Agenda Packet
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Consent Calendar items are considered routine by the City Council. All items can be approved with a single motion and vote. and can be enacted by on motion. Any item may be removed from the consent calendar and considered separately. The public is given opportunity to comment on the items prior to City Council action.