Video and agenda: Amarillo City Council meeting 2-26-2019



AGENDAS

FOR THE AMARILLO CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2019 AT 12:00 P.M., CITY HALL, 601 SOUTH BUCHANAN STREET, 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.

INVOCATION:  Chris Conduit, Hillside Christian Church

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

A. Review agenda items for regular meeting and attachments;

B. Reports and updates from City Councilmembers serving on outside boards: Beautification and Public Arts Advisory Board (02/11) Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Committee (02/18)

C. Update on Panhandle Days at the Texas Legislature in Austin;

D. Update on Texas Travel Industry Association;

E. Updates on Point in Time Count and Community Development Programs;

F. Update on Managed Parking; and

G. Consider future Agenda items and request reports from City Manager. 

2. CONSENT ITEMS:   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  for the  meeting  held  on February 12, 2019.

B. ORDINANCE NO. 7773: (Contact:  Laura Storrs, Finance Director) This is the second and final reading of an ordinance to amend the City of Amarillo 2017/2018 Budget.

C. ORDINANCE NO. 7774: (Contact:  Ed Drain, Police Chief) This is the second and final reading of an ordinance to amend the City of Amarillo 2018/2019 Budget.  This Budget Amendment removes one (1) corporal position from the Amarillo Police Department authorized positions.

D. CONSIDER -- ANNUAL MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT FOR SERVICE AND REPAIRS OF CITY ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS: (Contact:  Jerry Danforth, Facilities and Special Projects Administrator) American Elevator Co., Inc.  -- $79,140.00 This item is the annual maintenance agreement for service and repairs of City Elevators and Escalators. This will be a fixed price service contract with a defined scope for service and parts.

E. CONSIDER APPROVAL - CHANGE ORDER NO. 5 - TERMINAL APRON ISOLATED PANEL REPAIRS: (Contact:  Michael W. Conner: Director of Aviation) This change order is for a total addition of $24,135.31 and includes the finalization of the installed construction quantities, item reductions, addition of abandoned fuel pipe mitigation work, reconciliation of contract days, and calculated liquidated damages.  During the project, 5 abandoned fuel lines needed to be mitigated and capped.  Additionally, liquidated damages are included in this change order to reconcile the additional costs incurred by the project for engineering/RPR time, resulting in 28 liquidated damages days.  Final quantities and reductions were reconciled between the contractor (Silver Creek Construction) and the RPR. Sub-Total Current Change Order: $140,712.00 Item Reductions: $(74,576.69) Liquidated Damages: $(42,000.00) Total This Change Order: $24,135.31 Original Contract: $3,105,601.00 Previous Change Orders: $222,550.33 Total This Change Order: $24,135.31 Final Contract Amount: $3,352,286.64

F. CONSIDER APPROVAL - REFURBISHMENT OF THE CURRENT WASH SYSTEM: (Contact:  Marita Wellage-Reiley, Transit Director) Equipment and Installation Contract Awarded to NS Wash Systems in the amount of $258,404.49   This item is the consideration for the refurbishment of the current bus wash system for the department.  This purchase will replace the current system that has met its useful life.  This wash system will restore the current system to meet transit asset management goals. 

3. NON-CONSENT ITEMS: 

A. CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7775: (Contact:  Ed Drain, Police Chief) This is a public hearing and the first reading of an ordinance considering the readopting of an ordinance providing for a nocturnal curfew for persons under age seventeen.   This ordinance is a renewal of a prior Council action during March of 2016 which renewed the existing teen curfew for persons under the age of seventeen.  The goals of this ordinance include reducing crime committed by juveniles and reduce the number of juveniles who are victimized by night crime.  The curfew hours remain the same as the 2016 ordinance from 12:01 A.M. to 6:00 A.M. daily. The City of Amarillo continues to have a vital interest in protecting persons under the age of seventeen by limiting the opportunities for victimization; requiring parental control and responsibility for youth; and, protecting the public from irresponsible acts committed by certain youth.  In addition, the public health, safety, and welfare continues to be served by renewing the existing curfew, which forecloses constitutionally unprotected conduct by persons under the age of seventeen years, during late hours of the night when the likelihood of adult supervision is the least.

B. RESOLUTION - FY19 STATE HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM (SHSP) GRANT APPLICATION: (Contact:  Chip Orton, Emergency Management) Consider approval of a resolution authorizing the Deputy City Manager to apply for FY19 This item approves the SHSP grant funds to implement projects entitled FY19 Regional Heavy Rescue Team Shoring Equipment, FY19 Regional Heavy Rescue Team Training, FY19 Regional Bomb Squad Suits (LETPA), and FY19 Regional Handheld Tactical Radar System (LETPA) on behalf of the City.

C. RECEIVE AND ACCEPT THE CITY OF AMARILLO COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR  ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2018: (Contact:  Michelle Bonner, Deputy City Manager) This item is a presentation and review of the City of Amarillo Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ending September 30, 2018.

D. CONSIDER AWARD - 2017-2021 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH THE DESIGN OF NEW LIFT STATION 40: (Contact: Matthew Thomas, City Engineer) Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. --  $519,200.00 This item is to consider award of the engineering services agreement for the Design of New Lift Station 40 by Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

E. 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 551.074 - Discuss the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, and qualifications of a public officer or employee, in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

(a) Discussion of City Manager Jared Miller’s performance evaluation and compensation.

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