Video and agenda: Amarillo City Council meeting 6-26-2018

Here is the video and agenda of this week's Amarillo City Council meeting.


AGENDA

FOR THE AMARILLO CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018 AT 3:30 P.M. AND THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMARILLO CITY COUNCIL AT 5:00 P.M., CITY HALL, 509 SOUTHEAST 7th AVENUE, COUNCIL CHAMBER ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF CITY HALL, AMARILLO, TEXAS.
Please note: The City Council may take up items out of the order shown on any Agenda. The City Council reserves the right to discuss all or part of any item in an executive session at any time during a meeting or work session, as necessary and allowed by state law. Votes or final decisions are made only in open Regular or Special meetings, not in either a work session or executive session.

WORK SESSION

A. City Council will discuss or receive reports on the following current matters or projects.

(1) Review agenda items for regular meeting and attachments;

(2) Update on Downtown Plans;

(3) Presentation on Draft Comprehensive Guidelines and Criteria for Economic Development Incentives;

(4) Presentation on Uber/Lyft at the Airport;

(5) Presentation on Public Parking at the Airport;

(6) Reports and updates from City Councilmembers serving on outside Boards:     Amarillo Local Government Corporation; By the Way Campaign; First Responders Excellence and Innovation Fund Board; Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Committee; and

(7) Consider future Agenda items and request reports from City Manager.  ______________________________________________________________________

REGULAR MEETING ITEMS

A. City Council will discuss or receive reports on the following current matters or projects.

A. City Council will discuss or receive reports on the following current matters or projects.

(1) Review agenda items for regular meeting and attachments;

(2) Update on Downtown Plans;

(3) Presentation on Draft Comprehensive Guidelines and Criteria for Economic Development Incentives;

(4) Presentation on Uber/Lyft at the Airport;

(5) Presentation on Public Parking at the Airport;

(6) Reports and updates from City Councilmembers serving on outside Boards:     Amarillo Local Government Corporation; By the Way Campaign; First Responders Excellence and Innovation Fund Board; Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Committee; and

(7) Consider future Agenda items and request reports from City Manager.  ______________________________________________________________________

INVOCATION: Bryan Houser
PROCLAMATIONS: "Haven Health Clinic 50th Anniversary" "Amarillo's Route 66 Celebration Day" PUBLIC COMMENT: Citizens who desire to address the City Council with regard to matters on the agenda or having to do with the City's policies, programs, or services will be received at this time. The total time allotted for comments is 30-minutes with each speaker limited to three (3) minutes. City Council may not discuss items not on this agenda, but may respond with factual, established policy information, or refer to staff. The City Council may choose to place the item on a future agenda. (Texas Attorney General Opinion. JC-0169.)

1. CONSENT AGENDA: 
It is recommended that the following items be approved and that the City Manager be authorized to execute all documents necessary for each transaction:   THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MAY BE ACTED UPON BY ONE MOTION. NO SEPARATE DISCUSSION OR ACTION ON ANY OF THE ITEMS IS NECESSARY UNLESS DESIRED BY A COUNCILMEMBER, IN WHICH EVENT THE ITEM SHALL BE CONSIDERED IN ITS NORMAL SEQUENCE AFTER THE ITEMS NOT REQUIRING SEPARATE DISCUSSION HAVE BEEN ACTED UPON BY A SINGLE MOTION.

A. MINUTES:
Approval of the City Council minutes of the  regular meeting  held  on  June 12, 2018.

B. ORDINANCE NO. 7740: 
(Contact:  Sherry Bailey, Senior Planner) This is the second and final reading of an ordinance rezoning Lots 39-46, Block 476, Mirror Addition Unit 1, in Section 155, Block 2, AB&M Survey, Potter County, Texas plus one-half of all bounding streets, alleys, and public ways to amended Planned Development District -107 to allow offsite parking from R-3 to Planned Development 107 (PD-107) for Wesley Community Center (Vicinity: between Roberts Street and Williams Street and Southeast 15th Avenue and Southeast 16th Avenue.)

C. ORDINANCE NO. 7741:
(Contact:  Sherry Bailey, Senior Planner) This is the second and final reading of an ordinance determining the lack of Public Necessity for a 20-foot alley in the vicinity of South Vernon Street, South Spring Street, Southeast 17th Avenue and Interstate 40.  Vacating and abandoning the described right-of-way.

D. AWARD - PURCHASE OF NEW LIGHTS AND POLES FOR DOWNTOWN PROJECTS:
Awarded to Techline, Inc. -- $70,324.25 (Contact: Trent Davis, Purchasing Agent) This item purchases new lights and poles for downtown projects.

E. CONSIDER - APPROVAL OF MOTOR FUEL ANNUAL CONTRACT:
Award to: Global Montello Group Corp. based from Best Evaluated bid awarded as one lot. (Contact: Glenn Lavender, Fleet Services Superintendent) This item is for the motor fuel annual contract. 850,000.00 gallons-ULSD Grade 2-D-Diesel and 700,000 gallons of Unleaded Motor Fuel used by all City of Amarillo Fleet vehicles. Contract is for one (1) year with two (2) renewals based on purchasing policies and procedures. Pricing for contract is based off OPIS (Oil Price Information Service) daily rack average for Amarillo Area. Motor Fuel Contract will be awarded with discounted OPIS pricing of -.0285pg Diesel and -.0150pg Unleaded.

F. CONSIDER -- APPROVAL OF THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF AMARILLO AND TRUMAN ARNOLD COMPANIES (TAC AIR):
(Contact:  Michael W. Conner, Director of Aviation) This item is a replacement lease agreement for TAC Air to continue to operate the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) at the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport until December 31, 2049.  Included in this lease is the requirement for TAC Air to construct a new executive terminal building with a value of at least $1 million dollars; and the option to extend the lease for an additional 15 years if TAC Air invests an additional $1.5 million over the term of the agreement.  The lease also outlines the requirements for TAC Air to operate the FBO, details the rates and charges they are able to charge customers, and sets forth a new payment rate schedule. REGULAR AGENDA

1. CONSENT AGENDA: 
It is recommended that the following items be approved and that the City Manager be authorized to execute all documents necessary for each transaction:   THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MAY BE ACTED UPON BY ONE MOTION. NO SEPARATE DISCUSSION OR ACTION ON ANY OF THE ITEMS IS NECESSARY UNLESS DESIRED BY A COUNCILMEMBER, IN WHICH EVENT THE ITEM SHALL BE CONSIDERED IN ITS NORMAL SEQUENCE AFTER THE ITEMS NOT REQUIRING SEPARATE DISCUSSION HAVE BEEN ACTED UPON BY A SINGLE MOTION.

2. MPEV CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: 
(Contact:  Jerry Danforth, Facilities and Special Project Administrator)

3. PRESENTATION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7742: 
(Contact:  Michael W. Conner, Director of Aviation) This is the first reading of an ordinance establishing the commercial ground transportation fee at the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport at the $1.00 per trip level.  Pursuant to City of Amarillo Ordinance No. 7712, which gives the City the right and authority to impose fees upon all commercial ground transportation companies operating at the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, and which requires the City Council to approve the fees charged to commercial ground transportation operators, it is recommended that the City Council approve a commercial ground transportation fee of $1.00 per trip level.  This fee has become the industry standard commercial ground transportation fee for airports of similar size and will apply to off-airport hotel shuttle bus operators, off-airport rental car shuttle bus operators, taxi cab operators, limousine company operators, and transportation network company operators.

4. ORDINANCE NO. 7738: 
(Contact: Damen Ratliff, Drainage Utility Supervisor) This is the second and final reading of an ordinance proposing changes to Ordinance No. 7323, which will change the billing process. Currently the Ordinance allows the drainage bill to be designated to the tenant of either a commercial or residential rental property. The proposed changes will make the drainage fee the responsibility of the owner of the benefitted property.

5. ORDINANCE NO. 7739: 
(Contact:  Sherry Bailey, Senior Planner) This is the second and final reading of an ordinance rezoning Lot 3A, Block 1, Sunset Addition Unit No. 4, in Section 171, Block 2, AB&M Survey, Potter County, Texas, plus one-half of all bounding streets, alleys, and public ways to change from Residential District 3 (R-3) to General Retail District (GR). (Vicinity: South Washington Street and Wolflin Avenue.)

6. APPOINTMENTS - BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS: 
Appointment is needed for the following board: First Responders Excellence and Innovation Fund Board

7. EXECUTIVE SESSION: 
City Council may convene in Executive Session to receive reports on or discuss any of the following pending projects or matters:

(1) Sec. 551.071 - Consult with Attorney about pending or contemplated litigation or settlement of same. Nurek and Stennett v. City of Amarillo; and

(2) Sec. 551.071 - Consult with the attorney on a matter in which the attorney’s duty to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct conflicts with this chapter.

(3) Section 551.072 - Deliberation regarding real property; discussion regarding purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property.

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