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CITY OF LUBBOCK
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
December 6, 2018
1:00 P.M.


 
The City Council of the City of Lubbock, Texas met in regular session on the 6th of December, 2018, in City Council Committee Room 103, City Hall, 1625 13th Street, Lubbock, Texas at 1:00 p.m.

 
1:02   P.M. CITY COUNCIL CONVENED
City Council Committee Room 103, City Hall, 1625 13th Street, Lubbock, Texas
Present: Mayor Daniel M. Pope; Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith; Council Member Juan A. Chadis; Council Member Randy Christian; Council Member Latrelle Joy; Council Member Steve Massengale; Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris; City Manager W. Jarrett Atkinson; City Secretary Rebecca Garza; City Attorney Chad Weaver
Note:
      City Council addressed agenda items in the following order:
  • 1.1-1.2; Executive Session; 3.1-3.3; Citizen Comments 4.1; 5.1; 6.1-6.10; 6.12-6.14; 6.16-6.17; 6.11; 6.15; 7.4-7.10; 7.13-7.14; 7.1-7.3; and 7.11-7.12.
             
1. Work Session - Items for presentation and discussion on such issues that may require more in-depth consideration by the City Council, than Regular Agenda items. Action may be taken on a Work Session item if the item indicates to the public the action to be taken.
             
1. Hear and discuss a presentation regarding the Marketing and Communications Department, and provide guidance to staff as appropriate.

Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager, introduced this item.

Lacey Nobles, Communications and Marketing Manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Sue Moreno, 311 Call Center Supervisor; Taren Perkins, Digital Content Creator; and Majo Miselem, Public Information Specialist, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
2. The City Council may discuss:
1) one or more Consent Agenda items that have been pulled from the Consent Agenda, pursuant to Lubbock City Council Rules; or 2) any item from the Regular Agenda, except an item that requires a public hearing. All public hearings will be held during consideration of the Regular Agenda. No action will be taken by the City Council during the Work Session.

Mayor Daniel M. Pope briefed the City Council as to which consent agenda items would be pulled.
             
2. Executive Session

The meeting recessed at 1:42 p.m. and reconvened in Executive Session under the provisions of Section 551, Texas Government Code. The meeting was called back into a public session at 4:18 p.m.
             
1. Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.071, with legal counsel for advice about pending or contemplated litigation or settlement agreement and on matters in which the duty of the attorney under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct conflicts with Chapter 551.
             
1.
Discussion of City Council Rules
             
2.
Kirk, et al v. City of Lubbock, 2018-530,240 in the 72nd District Court, Lubbock County, Texas
             
3.
Hodges C N RESUB TR C & E43, Villa Town
             
2. Hold an executive session in accordance with the Texas Government Code, Section 551.072, to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.
             
1.
Public Safety Improvements Project
             
2.
Canyon Lakes
             
3. Hold an executive session in accordance with Government Code 551.086 on the following competitive matters of Lubbock Power and Light.
             
1.
Discuss and deliberate proposals and strategies related to plans, studies, and analyses for system improvements, generation additions, or sales (other than transmission and distribution system improvements inside the service area for which LP&L is the sole certificated retail provider).
             
2.
Discuss and deliberate bidding and pricing information for purchased power, generation and fuel, purchased power agreements, and related services and strategies.
             
3.
Discuss and deliberate customer billing, contract, and usage information, electric power pricing information, system load characteristics, and electric power marketing analyses and strategies.
             
3. Proclamations and Presentations
             
1. Invocation by The Reverend Daniel A. Hinton, Christ Lutheran Church

The Reverend Daniel A. Hinton, Christ Lutheran Church, led the invocation.
             
2. Pledges of Allegiance

Pledges of Allegiance were given by those in Council Chambers to the United States and Texas flags.
             
3. Board Recognitions: Presented by Mayor Daniel M. Pope.

Central Business District Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone Board of Directors
Dan Williams
             
4. Citizen Comments - According to Lubbock City Council Rules, any citizen wishing to appear before a regular meeting of the City Council, regarding any item posted on the City Council Agenda, shall complete the sign-up form provided at the meeting, no later than 4:15 p.m.
             
1. Sign-ups:
  • Norma Ritz Johnson, with the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, appeared before the City Council to speak in favor of items 7.11 (adoption of City of Lubbock 2040 Comprehensive Plan) and 7.12 (adoption of a revised Lubbock Thoroughfare Plan Map).
  • Andy Black, Regional Director of the Texas Hunger Initiative and representative of the South Plains Hunger Solutions Coalition, appeared before the City Council to speak on item 7.11 (adoption of City of Lubbock 2040 Comprehensive Plan).
             
5. Minutes
             
1. October 15, 2018 Special City Council Meeting - Open House 2040 Comprehensive Plan
October 16, 2018 Special City Council Meeting - Downtown PID
November 1, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve the October 15, 2018 Special City Council Meeting (Open House 2040 Comprehensive Plan) minutes, the October 16, 2018 Special City Council Meeting (Downtown PID) minutes, and the November 1, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting minutes.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
6. Consent Agenda - Items considered to be routine and enacted by one motion without separate discussion. If the City Council desires to discuss an item, the item is removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Steve Massengale to approve items 6.1-6.10; 6.12-6.14; and 6.16-6.17.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
1. Budget Amendment Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0126, Amendment 2, amending the FY 2018-19 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Grant Fund to accept and appropriate funding from the Office of the Governor for the  Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP); providing for filing; and providing for a savings clause.
             
1. Resolution - Lubbock Fire Rescue:  Resolution No. 2018-R0415 accepting a Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) grant to fund a City of Lubbock South Plains Incident Management Team Sustainment Project, and designating the City Manager as the authorized official, to act on behalf of the City of Lubbock for all matters related to the grant.
             
2. Resolution - Lubbock Fire Rescue:  Resolution No. 2018-R0416 accepting a Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) grant to fund a City of Lubbock Urban Search and Rescue Team Sustainment Project, and designating the City Manager as the authorized official, to act on behalf of the City of Lubbock for all matters related to the grant.
             
3. Resolution - Lubbock Fire Rescue:  Resolution No. 2018-R0417 accepting a Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) grant to fund a City of Lubbock Public Safety Dive Team Sustainment Project, and designating the City Manager as the authorized official to act on behalf of the City of Lubbock for all matters related to the grant.
             
2. Budget Amendment Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0127, Amendment 3, amending the FY 2018-19 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Capital Program to Amend Capital Improvement Project (CIP) 92502 – West 50th Street Paving Improvements; providing for filing; and providing for a savings clause.
             
3. Ordinance 1st Reading - Right-of-Way:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0136 abandoning and closing a 10-foot wide drainage easement located in Tract C-1 and Tract F, Briercroft 2nd Addition, Lubbock County, Texas, at 1719 50th Street.
             
4. Ordinance 1st Reading - Right-of-Way:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0137 abandoning and closing an access easement and a sewer line easement located in Section 4 Block AK, at 135th Street and Indiana Avenue.
             
5. Resolution - Right-of-Way:  Resolution No. 2018-R0418 authorizing the Mayor to execute an Alley Use License with Crickets Grill and Draft House to use a portion of a dedicated alley for a grease trap interceptor at 2412 Broadway.
             
6. Resolution - Engineering:  Resolution No. 2018-R0419 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 14223 with MH Civil Constructors, Inc., for Concrete Drainage Channel Repair Services.
             
7. Resolution - Stormwater:  Resolution No. 2018-R0420 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment 4 to Professional Services Contract 12113, with Halff Associates, Inc., for the Stormwater Master Plan.
             
8. Resolution - Health Services:  Resolution No. 2018-R0421 ratifying the act of the City Manager, on behalf of the City of Lubbock, in executing a Grant Agreement by and between The Kresge Foundation of Troy, Michigan, and the City of Lubbock, administered through the City of Lubbock Health Department for a Navigational Model of Care Project.
             
9.
Resolution - Transit Services:  Resolution No. 2018-R0422 executing Contract 14298 with Slate Group, for Long and Short Term Vinyl Wrap Printing, Installation, and Removal for Citibus.
             
10. Resolutions - Information Technology:  Resolution No.'s 2018-R0423, 2018-R0424, 2018-R0425, 2018-R0426, and 2018-R0427 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order Contracts, 33001104, 33001106, 33001107, 33001109, and 33001120 with Dell Marketing LP, for the purchase of storage and storage equipment for the Data Center.
             
11. Resolution - Information Technology:  Resolution No. 2018-R0433 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 14220 with Benchmark Business Solutions for WorkCentre printers and consumable supplies.
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2018-R0433.
  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Mayor Daniel M. Pope (RECUSE)
             
12. Resolution - Parks and Recreation:  Resolution No. 2018-R0428 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 14345 with WR Construction, Inc., for the trenching of both water and electric lines and installation of hookups to 24 campsites at Lake Alan Henry.
             
13. Resolution - Parks and Recreation:  Resolution No. 2018-R0429 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 3 to Interlocal Cooperation Agreement Contract 97871 with Lubbock County, for inmate labor services for cleaning and maintaining public rights-of-way and other properties owned, operated, or controlled by the City.
             
14. Resolution - Fleet Services:  Resolution No. 2018-R0430 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order Contract 31041677 with Kann Manufacturing Corporation, for five commercial side-loader packer bodies for Solid Waste Residential Collection.
             
15. Resolution - Fleet Services:  Resolution No. 2018-R0434 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31042041 with Grapevine Dodge Chrysler Jeep (DCJ), for the purchase of two 1/2 ton pickups, for Police Patrol and Police Administration.

Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Resolution No. 2018-R0434.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
16. Resolution - Police:  Resolution No. 2018-R0431 authorizing the Mayor to execute the Local Administrative Agreement between the constituent agencies of the Lubbock Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit (LMSCU), to enhance cooperation and collaboration of these agencies to investigate and prosecute violent crime.
             
17. Resolution - Business Development:  Resolution No. 2018-R0432 authorizing the Mayor to grant an easement to the North Point Public Improvement District for the construction and placement of a neighborhood entry sign in the median of North Slide Road.
             
7. Regular Agenda
             
1. Public Hearing 5:15 p.m. - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0138, for Zone Case 2661-D, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc., for George Castillo, for a zoning change from High-Density Apartment District (A-2) to Two-Family District (R-2), for duplexes on Block 14 Lot 17 and OL 1 Abst 42, Vandelia Village, located north of 66th Street and east of Avenue U, at 6518 Temple Avenue.

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:37 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:38 p.m.
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0138.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
2. Public Hearing 5:15 p.m. - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0139, for Zone Case 2261-E, a request of Brent Clifford, for Church of the Nazarene, for a zoning change from Garden Office (GO) to Restricted Local Retail District (C2-A), on 1.7 acres of unplatted land out of Block E-2 Section 28 AB 898, located north of 65th Street and west of Chicago Avenue, at 6302 Chicago Avenue.

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:37 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:38 p.m.
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0139.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
3. Public Hearing 5:15 p.m. - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0140, for Zone Case 3292-A, a request of  Philip McRae, for Treemont Pautevs, for a zoning change from Commercial-Apartment (CA) Specific Use to Apartment-Medical (AM) Specific Use for a hotel, and High-Rise Apartment District (A-3,) for a high-rise apartment, on the south part of the west 369.69 feet of Lot A, Unit 101-109, 111-121, 201-222 and 201-322 Savoy Condos, and the west 369.69 feet of the mid-part of Lot A, the south 8,987 square feet of the north part of the west 369.69 feet of Lot A, the north part of of the west 369.69 feet of Lot A, less the south 9,191 square feet, Blankenship #2 Addition, located north of 4th Street and east of Detroit Avenue, at 2812 and 2830 4th Street, 301 and 303 Detroit Avenue, and 2801, 2805, and 2809 3rd Street.

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager; and Philip McRae, proponent, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:37 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:38 p.m.
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0140.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
4. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0129, for Zone Case 2280-A, a request of Bryan Myres for a zoning change from Neighborhood Service District (C-1) to High-Density Apartment District (A-2), on 0.674 acres of unplatted land out of Block A, Section 78, north of Wabash Avenue, and east of North Avenue N, at 2405 North Avenue N.

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0129.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
5. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0130, for Zone Case 2661-C, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, for YWCA of Lubbock, for a zoning change from General Retail District (C-3) Specific Use for a Super K-Mart to Local Retail District (C-2), on Tract A, Super K-Mart Plaza Addition, north of 66th Street, and east of University Avenue, at 6201 University Avenue.

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0130.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
6. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0128, for Zone Case 2824-B, a request of Gary Andrews, for Restaurant Owners, Inc., for a zoning change from Single-Family Residential District (R-1) to Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC), on Lot 3 and the 30.5 foot strip on the north side, and Lot 4, less the southeast part, Teal Addition, north of Regis Street and west of the Interstate 27, at 4501 and 4503 North Interstate 27.

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0128.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
7. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0131, for Zone Case 3357, a request of Tom Sinclair, for Sinclair Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing, for a zoning change from Transition District (T) to Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC), on the north 166.5 feet of the south 390.2 feet of the west 150 feet of Tract A, Pine Grove Estates Addition, north of 66th Street and east of Upland Avenue, at 6501 and 6503 Upland Avenue.

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0131.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
8. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0132, for Zone Case 3361, a request of Mary Crites, for High Point Village, for a zoning change from Transition District (T) to Restricted Local Retail District (C-2A), on 26.5 acres of unplatted land out of Block JS, Section 12, south of Kent Street, and east of Milwaukee Avenue, at 6223 County Road 6300.

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0132.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
9. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0133, for Zone Case 3362, a request of AMD Engineering, for Stephen and Vicky Baker, for a zoning change from Transition District (T) to Local Retail District (C-2) and General Retail District (C-3), on 90.77 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 5, south of 130th Street and west of Quaker Avenue, at 13206 Quaker Avenue.

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0133.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
10. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0134, regarding amendments to Chapter 40 “Zoning" of the Code of Ordinances to: a) Replace the term “mini-warehouse” with the term “self-storage facility”; and, b) Allow self-storage uses, through a Specific Use, in the Local Retail District (C-2) and General Retail District (C-3), and as a Permitted Use in the Industrial Park District (IDP), where lots front a major thoroughfare or expressway and in the Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC).

Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0134.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
11. Public Hearing 5:15 p.m. - Planning:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0141 a recommendation to the City Council by the Planning and Zoning Commission regarding the adoption of the City of Lubbock 2040 Comprehensive Plan.

Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager; John Zwiacher, Chair of the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee; and Mike Jackson, Vice Chair of the Planning and Zoning Commission, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Dan Sefko, with Freese & Nichols, Inc., gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:16 p.m.

Felicisima Betts, Carolyn Rollison, Dr. Jason Post, Deborah Ward, Pastor Deshun Avery, Pastor Don Armstead, Priscilla Howard, Heather Robertson, Billie Russell, AJ McCleod, and Audra Brigham appeared to speak in opposition.

Terry Holeman appeared to speak in favor.

Leann Lamb-Vines appeared to speak on this item.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 7:20 p.m.
  Motion by Council Member Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0141.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
12. Ordinance 1st Reading - Development Services Planning and Engineering:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0142 adopting a revised Lubbock Thoroughfare Plan Map.

Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager; and Mike Keenum, Division Director of Engineering/City Engineer, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Jeff Whitacre, with Kimley-Horn, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0142.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
13. Resolution - Planning:  Resolution No. 2018-R0435 approving and granting a variance from the applicable 300-foot minimum distance provisions of the City of Lubbock Ordinance 2009-O0060, for an alcoholic beverage permit for King Louie's at 7604 Milwaukee Avenue, Suite 1400.

Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager; Kristen Sager, Planning and Zoning Manager; and Paul Easter, proponent, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2018-R0435.
  Vote: 6 - 1 Motion carried
 
NAY: Council Member Latrelle Joy
             
14. Ordinance Amendment 2nd Reading - Traffic Operations:  Ordinance No. 2018-O0135, amending Section 20.05.102 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock, with regard to the establishment of speed limits.

Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager; Wood Franklin, Division Director of Public Works; and Sharmon Owens, City Traffic Engineer, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Main Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Ordinance No. 2018-O0135.

Amendment Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Steve Massengale to amend line item 20 by striking the word "East" in front of 19th street.

Vote of Amendment Motion
Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried

Vote on Main Motion as Amended
Vote: 6 - 1 Motion carried
NAY: Council Member Randy Christian
8:17 P.M. CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED
 
There being no further business to come before Council, Mayor Pope adjourned the meeting.

 

The December 6, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting minutes were approved by the City Council on the 10th day of January, 2019.


 

  ____________________________________
DANIEL M. POPE, MAYOR
ATTEST:
 
 
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Rebecca Garza, City Secretary
 

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