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AGENDAS

FOR A REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMARILLO CITY COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 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:  Sean Vokes, Hillside Christian Church
PROCLAMATION: "International Rotary Youth Exchange Month"

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. Update on Utility Billing;

C. Reports and updates from City Councilmembers serving on outside boards: Beautification and Public Arts Advisory Board

D. Discussion of Photographic Traffic Enforcement and related legislation; and

E. 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  June 4, 2019.

B. CONSIDER APPROVAL - AUDIT SERVICES:
(Contact: Laura Storrs, Finance Director) Connor, McMillon, Mitchell and Shennum, PLLC -- $305,000.00   This item is a two-year agreement for audit services.

C. CONSIDER AWARD - PURCHASE OF E-BUILDER PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION:
(Contact: Kyle Schniederjan, CP&DE Director) Dell, Inc. -- $77,192.63 This item considers the award of the "e-builder" project management annual renewal subscription for June 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2020.

D. CONSIDER AWARD - UTILITY BILL PRINTING, RENDERING AND MAILING SERVICES:
(Contact: Laura Storrs, Finance Director) Variverge, LLC -- $421,400.00 This item is the contract for monthly Utility Billing printing, rendering, and mailing for a three-year period with two one-year options to renew.

E. CONSIDER AWARD - CHANGE ORDER NO. 1, NORTHWEST INTERCEPTOR:
(Contact:  Jackson Zaharia, Assistant City Engineer) Awarded to McKee Utility, Inc. --      $131,570.00 Original Contract: $10,650,000.00 Current Change Order: $131,570.00   Revised Contract Total: $10,781,570.00 This item is to consider award of revisions to original estimated quantities and adds line items for depths not included in the original bid.  It also includes BNSF Railroad flagging and inspection requirements that were not anticipated when the work was permitted.

3. NON-CONSENT ITEMS:

A. C PUBLIC HEARING AND ONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7789:
(Contact: Andrew Freeman, Director of Planning and Development Services) This item conducts a public hearing and first reading to consider a variance to distance regulations prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages within 300 feet of a private school.  The City Council, as the governing body of the City of Amarillo, Texas, and pursuant to Section 109.33 (e) of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code, may grant a variance to Section 14-3-5 of the City of Amarillo Municipal Code (enacted pursuant to Section 109.33 (a)(1) of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code) for alcohol sales at 3100 Southwest 6 Avenue, also described as Lot 1, less the south 6 feet and Lots 2 and 3, San Jacinto Heights Amended, in Section 225, Block 2, AB&M Survey, Potter County, Texas. (Vicinity: Southwest 6 Avenue and Virginia Street.)

B. PUBLIC HEARING AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7790:
(Contact: Cris Valverde, Assistant Director of Planning and Development Services) This item conducts a public hearing and first reading of an ordinance Rezoning of a 116.81 acre tract of unplatted land in Section 11, Block 9, BS&F Survey, Potter County, Texas plus one-half of all bounding streets, alleys, and public ways to change from an Agricultural District to Planned Development District for development of a residential subdivision. (Vicinity: Amarillo Boulevard and Western Street.)

C. PUBLIC HEARING AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7791:
(Contact: Cris Valverde, Assistant Director of Planning and Development Services) This item conducts a public hearing and first reading of an ordinance rezoning of a 34.90 acre tract of unplatted land in Section 64, Block 9, BS&F Survey, Randall County Texas plus one-half of all bounding streets, alleys, and public ways to change from Agricultural District to Residential District 3. (Vicinity: Nancy Ellen Street and Ellen Hope Street.)

D. CONSIDER AWARD - CHANGE ORDER NO. 4, DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS AT CEDAR MEADOW CIRCLE AND PLUM CREEK DRIVE:
(Contact: Kyle Schniederjan, CP&DE Director) LA Fuller and Sons Construction Ltd. -- $529,373.48 Original Contract: $630,007.00 Previous Change Orders: $122,460.50 Current Change Order: $529,373.48 Revised Contract: $1,281,840.98 This change order includes emergency work, calamity work and design revisions.  Work includes replacing a failed retaining wall, reconstructing yards to original grade and condition, reconstructing fence both temporary and permanent, stabilizing the channel and raising the storm water system to clear sanitary sewer services found to be in conflict with the original design.

E. CONSIDER PURCHASE -- REAL ESTATE LOCATED AT SOUTH GEORGIA STREET AND LOOP 335:
(Contact: Kevin Carter, President and CEO of Amarillo EDC) This item authorizes the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation to execute all necessary documents for the purchase of land located at South Georgia Street and Loop 335 in Amarillo. The purchase is for $3,517,405.00 plus closing costs and inspection related expenses.

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.

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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