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AGENDAS

FOR THE AMARILLO CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2018 AT 4:30 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; and

(2) 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.

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

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

INVOCATION: Reverend James Peach
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Jesse Melson 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.)

INVOCATION: Reverend James Peach
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Jesse Melson 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 26, 2018.

B. ORDINANCE NO. 7742:
(Contact:  Michael W. Conner, Director of Aviation) This is the second and final 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.

C. CONSIDER APPROVAL - RFQ 08-18/PROJECT #462047 - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT - CONSTRUCTION SERVICES MANAGER.  FY 16/17 - FY 20/21 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM, PROPOSITION 1:
(Contact:  Kyle Schniederjan, CP&DE Director) Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc. -- $216,994.00 This item is to consider approval of a professional services agreement for the construction phase management services of the Streets Northeast Quadrant Seal Coating project. The construction project was previously awarded during the May 29, 2018 City Council Meeting.

D. CONSIDER - AWARD OF RADIO READ WATER METERS:
(Contact: Trent Davis, Purchasing Agent) Core & Main - $63,798.00 This award is to approve a contract for the purchase of radio read water meters. 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. PRESENTATION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7739: 
(Contact:  Sherry Bailey, Senior Planner) This is a public hearing and first reading of an ordinance rezoning The Colonies Unit No. 70, in Section 40, Block 9, BS&F Survey, Randall County, Texas, plus one-half of all bounding streets, alleys, and public ways from Agricultural District (A) to Residential District 2 (R-2). (Vicinity: Wesley Road and Liberty Circle South.)

3. PRESENTATION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7743: 
(Contact:  Sherry Bailey, Senior Planner) This is the first reading of an ordinance determining the lack of Public Necessity for a 25-foot drainage easement located on Lots 1 and 2, Block 37, Lawrence Park Unit No. 25, in Section 227, Block 2, AB&M Survey, Potter County, Texas.  (Vicinity: Lometa Drive and Olsen Boulevard.)

4. PRESENTATION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7744: 
(Contact:  Sherry Bailey, Senior Planner) This is a public hearing and first reading of an ordinance rezoning Lots 17 thru 33, Block 24, Heritage Hills Unit No. 7, in Section 65, Block 9, BS&F Survey, Randall County, Texas, plus one half of all bounding streets, alleys, and public ways to change from Residential District 2 (R-2) to Residential District 3 (R-3). (Vicinity: Kori Drive and John Thomas Street.)

5. RESOLUTION  -- CONSIDER THE APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - BETTER UTILIZING INFRASTRUCTURE TO LEVERAGE DEVELOPMENT (BUILD) DISCRETIONARY GRANT: 
(Kyle Schniederjan - CP&DE Director) Proposed Grant funding: $14,113,937 Proposed Local Match: $3,528,484 Total Project Cost: $17,642,421 The resolution authorizes and approves the submission of a grant application to the BUILD Discretionary Grant fund and pledges the minimum 20% Local Funding Match.  Currently the Polk Street Improvements and Streetscape project is funded with $5,562,000 thru the CIP plan authorized by public approval of Proposition 1.  The proposed grant application commits a portion of those funds ($3,528,484) as a local match percentage. The grant application proposes street improvements including the development of a Complete Street concept to eight blocks of Polk Street and 24 blocks of Sixth Avenue.

6. RESOLUTION -- CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING AND CONSIDER A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING GRANT APPLICATION TO THE FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION AND TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE AMARILLO CITY TRANSIT PROGRAM OF PROJECTS: 
(Contact: Marita Wellage-Reiley, Transit Director) This is a public hearing with consideration of a resolution authorizing grant application to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for the Amarillo City Transit (ACT) program of projects.  The public hearing allows the public to provide comment and express concerns related to the operation of the Amarillo transit system and its proposed program of projects.  The resolution authorizes the City Manager to execute and file an application for FY2018/2019 in the amount of $3,362,659 with the FTA for capital and operating expenses and $517,705 with TxDOT for operating expenses associated with the ACT program of projects.

7. RESOLUTION -- CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING AND CONSIDER THE SUBMISSION OF THE  2018/2019 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ANNUAL ACTION PLAN TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT: 
(Contact: Juliana Kitten, Community Development Administrator) This is a public hearing with consideration of a resolution approving the submission of the 2018/2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The Annual Action Plan addresses funding to low- and low-to-moderate income individuals and communities in accordance with HUD regulations and utilizing citizen input to allocate resources.

8. RESOLUTION -- CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING AND CONSIDER THE SUBMISSION OF THE  2018/2019 PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY ANNUAL ACTION PLAN TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT: 
(Contact: Juliana Kitten, Community Development Administrator) This is a public hearing with consideration of a resolution approving the submission of the 2018/2019 Public Housing Agency (PHA) Annual Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The Annual Action Plan addresses the PHA’s strategies for serving the needs of low income, very low income, and extremely low income families in Amarillo.

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

(1) Section 551.087 - Deliberation regarding economic development negotiations; discussion regarding commercial or financial information received from a business prospect.

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