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2012 State Of The City V5



Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet\'s State of the City PowerPoint.

Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet\'s State of the City PowerPoint.



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2012 State Of The City V5 Presentation Transcript

  • 1. In 2011, I asked thepublic to help withtwo things:
  • 2. a. Defeat the County Jail Proposal
  • 3. b. Support the Public- Private Partnership with Wessman Development
  • 4. Roll the Video!
  • 5. A new home for our four-legged friends!
  • 6. Palm Springs tourism experiences major improvement.
  • 7. Saguaro Hotel set to reopen in February, featuring restaurantfrom celebrity chef Jose Garces.
  • 8. A new Air Traffic Control Tower at Palm SpringsInternational Airport under construction.
  • 9. Start spreading the news about New York, New York!
  • 10. CareFusion stays in Palm Springs.
  • 11. Downtown Palm Springs experiences a revitalizationhighlighted by restaurant openings and remodels
  • 12. The new Coachella Valley iHub and CVEP RabobankRegional Business Center are now open for business!
  • 13. The Palm Springs International Film Festival raises the success bar!
  • 14. New Homes are being built at Escena, The Morrison and Terra Vita.Many other stalled residential projects are beginning to be revived.
  • 15. Expense Budget Cash Reserves2008-2009 $75.6 million 2008-2009 $7.3 million2009-2010 $70.7 million 2009-2010 $7.4 million2010-2011 $62.4 million 2010-2011 $11.8 millionDecrease ($13.2 million)2011-2012 $67.6 million
  • 16. The College of the Desert West Valley Campus had its ceremonial groundbreakingin May, 2011, and is finalizing the master planning and design in 2012. The firstbuildings will be open in Fall, 2014.
  • 17. Please bring a bag of locally collected citrus, a used pair of running shoes, or oldcell phone to the event. Biodegradable cups of water will be provided at waterstops, but please bring your own bottle to fill up after the race!
  • 18. Palm Springs residents pass Measure J.
  • 19. Upcoming ProjectMilestones
  • 20. Milestone Date City and Developer open  January 2 escrow for parking structure, streets, and museum expansion parcels Developer contracts with  January 5 architect to prepare plans Demolition of Bank of  January 26 America building commences Demolition of Bank of America building  February 28 completed
  • 21. Milestone Date Oversight Committee  March 21 Appointed by Council Measure J Sales Tax  April 1 becomes effective Submit Application for Tentative Tract Map/Major Architectural  April 24 Close of Bond Financing, Close of Acquisition Escrow, recordation and  May 1 delivery of documents
  • 22. Milestone Date Design, Review and Approval of Project  May-September 2012 Architecture Building Permits  Mid-2013 Demolition of the  August 2013 Remainder of the Mall Phase I Completion  December 2014