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Video and agenda: Amarillo city council meeting 5-28-2019



AGENDAS

FOR A REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMARILLO CITY COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2019 AT 1:00 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:  Rev. Joe Cofer, New Birth Bible Fellowship

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. Presentation - Artwork winners announced for the City’s 2019 Every Drop Counts Calendar; and

C. 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. CONSIDER  APPROVAL -- MINUTES:
Approval  of  the  City  Council  minutes  for the  meeting  held  on  May 21, 2019.

B. CONSIDER -- ORDINANCE NO. 7786:
(Contact:  Andrew Freeman, Director of Planning and Development Services) This is the second and final reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 16-5, adding Article IV, to provide authorization for special traffic control measures near downtown city venues.

C. CONSIDER APPROVAL --  AWARD OF LIBRARY RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID) CONVERSION PROJECT TO BIBLIOTECHA/3M FOR THE NORTH AND SOUTHWEST BRANCH:
(Contact: Amanda Barrera, Director Library Services) Total Award to Bibliotecha/3M in the amount of $91,679.22 North Branch - $32,547.86; Southwest Branch - $59,131.36 This item awards the purchase of security and inventory management systems to Bibliotecha/3M for the North and Southwest branch libraries.

D. CONSIDER AWARD - JANITORIAL SUPPLIES:
(Contact:  Trent Davis Purchasing Agent) Pyramid School Products $22,042.88 Empire Paper Company $15,601.44 Wagner Supply Company $11,866.20 MSC Industrial Supply $  7,636.32

E. CONSIDER PURCHASE -- NEW SIEMENS TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS:
(Contact:  Michael Padilla, Transportation Superintendent) Traffic Signal Controllers (80) - $167,472.00 This is a purchase for traffic signal equipment to replace outdated electronic equipment last purchased in 2003; which are no longer compatible with new Siemens Tactics Software.

F. CONSIDER AWARD -- CONTRACT FOR THE LEASE OF A CHIPSPREADER AND TWO 25-TON PNEUMATIC ROLLERS:
(Contact:  Chris Mitchell, Street Superintendent) Bee Equipment Sales, Ltd. (Chipspreader) $32,625.00 Associated Supply Company, Inc. (Two 25-ton Rollers) $21,811.48 Total Awarded Amount: $54,436.48 This item is for three (3) months during summer for sealcoating of paved streets.

3. NON-CONSENT ITEMS:

A. PUBLIC HEARING AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7787:
(Contact:  Cris Valverde - Assistant Director of Planning and Development Services) This item conducts a public hearing to consider rezoning of a 4.77 acre tract of unplatted tract of land in Section 231, Block 2, AB&M Survey, Randall County, Texas, plus one-half of all bounding streets, alleys, and public ways to change from Residential District 1 to Moderate Density District.  Vicinity: Western Street and Knoll Drive.

B. CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7788:
(Contact: Izzy Rivera, Chief Building Official) This is the first and final reading of an ordinance amending the Amarillo Municipal Code, Chapter 4-1, Article I, Division 2, Sections 4-1-20 and 4-1-21 to revise calculation of residential building and inspection permit fees; declaring this an emergency measure to be effective upon one reading upon unanimous vote.

C. CONSIDER -- RESOLUTION DESIGNATING NORTHWEST TEXAS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, INC. AS A QUALIFIED BUSINESS UNDER THE TEXAS ENTERPRISE ZONE PROGRAM:
(Contact:  Andrew Freeman, Director of Planning and Development Services) This item is a resolution authorizing the City to nominate Northwest Texas Healthcare System, Inc. to the Office of the Governor Economic Development and Tourism through the Texas Economic Development Bank for designation as a qualified business and enterprise project under the Texas Enterprise Zone Program.

D. CONSIDER APPROVAL - AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT:
(Contact:  Matt Thomas, City Engineer) Geospatial Data Inc. - $529,750.00 This item is the design and construction phase services for Arden Road Arterial Section, Storm Sewer, and Water Main from Soncy to Helium.

E. CONSIDER APPROVAL - AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT:
(Contact:  Matt Thomas, City Engineer) Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc. -- $189,349.00 This item is to consider approval of a professional services agreement for the construction phase management services of the Streets Northwest Quadrant Seal Coat project.

F. 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 551.072 -- Deliberate the purchase or sale of real property in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act:

(a) Discuss property located in the vicinity of West Amarillo Boulevard and North Madison Street; and

(b) Discuss property located in the vicinity of East 34th Avenue and South Osage Street.

2) Section 551.087 - Deliberation regarding economic development negotiations in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act:

(a) Discuss property located in the vicinity of West Amarillo Boulevard and North Madison Street.

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