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CITY OF LUBBOCK
SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
December 18, 2019
8:30 A. M.


 
The City Council of the City of Lubbock, Texas met in special session on the 18th of December, 2019, at Wells Fargo Center, 1500 Broadway, 5th Floor, Suite 501, Lubbock, Texas at 8:30 a.m.

 
8:33  A.M. CITY COUNCIL CONVENED
 Wells Fargo Center, 1500 Broadway, 5th Floor, Suite 501, Lubbock, Texas
Present: Mayor Daniel M. Pope; Council Member Randy Christian; Council Member Latrelle Joy; Council Member Steve Massengale; City Manager W. Jarrett Atkinson; City Secretary Rebecca Garza; City Attorney Chad Weaver
Absent: Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Griffith; Council Member Juan A. Chadis; Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris
Note:      City Council addressed agenda items in the following order:
  • Executive Session
  • No quorum, of the City Council, was present for all other items.
             
1. MINUTES
             
1. The Board will approve the minutes of the meeting of the Board of Directors of November 20, 2019.

*This item was deleted.
             
2. EXECUTIVE SESSION

This meeting was called into a closed session at 8:33 a.m. under the provisions of Section 551, Texas Government Code. The meeting was called back into a public session at 9:52 a.m.
             
1. Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.087 to (1) discuss or deliberate in regard to commercial or financial information that LEDA has received from business prospects seeking to locate, stay or expand, in the Lubbock area, or, (2) to deliberate the offer of a financial or other incentive to business prospects described in (1) above. This will include the project and goals update, and monthly activity reports of Kenny McKay, Director of Business Retention, Carolyn Rowley of Director of Business Recruitment & Innovation, and reports related to financial, budget, audit reports, and matters related to the Lubbock Business Park, Lubbock Rail Port, and neighboring property and workforce/training projects. Others may also participate in this report including but not limited to, John Osborne, Jana Johnston, Christine Allen, Kristie Caviness, Katy Christy, Jorge Quirino, Kevin Holzbog, Rusty Smith, Mayor Dan Pope, Mr. Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager, members of City Council and Ms. Brianna Gerardi, Director of Business Development with the City of Lubbock.
             
3. Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.072 to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property.
             
4. Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (1) and 551.071(2) to discuss legal matters.
             
5. Hold an executive session to deliberate the appointment, employment, goals, compensation, evaluation, reassignment of duties, discipline or dismissal of employee(s) or to hear a complaint or charge against an employee(s).
             
3. REGULAR AGENDA
             
1. The Board will consider a resolution to approve the November 2019 LEDA Financial Report.

*This item was deleted.
             
2. Presentation of project update and monthly activity reports for Workforce Development.

*This item was deleted.
             
3. Presentation of project update and monthly reports of Marketing & Communication activities.

*This item was deleted.
             
4. The Board will consider action, if needed, including the adoption of resolutions, to offer financial and other incentives to business prospects or other matters considered in Executive Session and ratification of performance agreements that have been approved by the Board.

*This item was deleted.
             
1.
The Board will consider resolution to offer financial incentives to Project Light Brigade discussed in Executive Session.

*This item was deleted.
             
2.
The Board will consider resolution to offer financial incentives to Project Husky discussed in Executive Session.

*This item was deleted.
             
3.
The Board will consider resolution to ratify the Performance Agreement for Project River, Simflo (Simmons Pump, which Board approved August 28, 2019.

*This item was deleted.
             
5. The Board will consider resolution to approve contract for the construction improvements of East 66th Street.

*This item was deleted.
             
6. The Board will consider a resolution regarding the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Incentive Goals Plan for the employees of LEDA.

*This item was deleted.
             
7. Discussion and the Board will consider action, if needed, on matters relating to the Lubbock Business Park, Lubbock Rail Port and active projects, including but not limited to plans for current and possible future uses of the land, zoning, platting, mapping, marketing, services and utilities to and from the properties, and any other matters related to the possible uses of the land. This discussion and possible action on matters involving the properties may include but not be limited to the following items:

*This item was deleted.
             
1.
Discuss the current status of the plans for developing the parks.

*This item was deleted.
             
2.
Discuss the current status of efforts to use the properties by businesses.

*This item was deleted.
             
3.
Update on the progress of the properties and any matters related to contractors and/or contracts.

*This item was deleted.
             
4.
Discussion and the Board will take action if needed, on possible financing options for improvements to the properties.

*This item was deleted.
             
5.
Discussion and the Board will take action if needed, on proposed future development of the properties with construction and engineering projects and related contracts, regarding projects and the development at LEDA properties.

*This item was deleted.
             
6.
The Board will consider a resolution to approve contract for engineering services for the construction of the south end of the Lubbock Business Park for future projects.

*This item was deleted.
             
8.
Architectural Design Committee Report

*This item was deleted.
             
9. CEO Report

*This item was deleted.
             
10. Chairman’s Report

*This item was deleted.
9:52 A.M. CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED
 
There being no further business to come before Council, the meeting was adjourned.


 
The December 18, 2019 Special City Council Meeting minutes were approved by the City Council on the 10th day of March, 2020.

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

*This item was discussed, by the Board, without a quorum of Council Members present.

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