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CITY OF LUBBOCK
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
December 1, 2020
2:30 P. M.


 
The City Council of the City of Lubbock, Texas met in regular session on the 1st of December, 2020, in via video conference and teleconference, at 2:30 p.m.

 
2:30   P.M. CITY COUNCIL CONVENED
Video Conference and Teleconference                                                      
Present: Mayor Daniel M. Pope; Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale; Council Member Juan A. Chadis; Council Member Randy Christian; Council Member Jeff Griffith; Council Member Latrelle Joy; Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris; City Manager W. Jarrett Atkinson; City Secretary Rebecca Garza; First Assistant City Attorney Mitch Satterwhite
Note:
      City Council addressed agenda items in the following order:
  • Citizen Comments 1; 2.1-2.2; Executive Session; 4.1-4.2; Citizen Comments 5; 6.1; 7.1-7.15; and 8.1-8.3.
             
1. Citizen Comments - Any citizen wishing to address the City Council, regarding Item 2.1 on the City Council Agenda, may submit a citizen comment by email at citizencomments@mylubbock.us, no later than 12:00 p.m., on December 1, 2020. Submitted comments must include name and address. Each comment will be read aloud for a period of time not to exceed three minutes pursuant to City Council Rules. Citizen Comments is an opportunity for citizens to make comments and express a position on agenda items. Any comment received that is in the nature of asking a question will be referred to an appropriate member of the City staff for a response.

No comments were submitted.
             
2. Hear and discuss presentations regarding the following and provide guidance to staff as appropriate.
             
1. City of Lubbock Proposed Legislative Agenda

Mayor Pope introduced the topic. Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave a presentation on the proposed legislative agenda for the 87th Texas Legislative Session and answered questions from City Council. The categories included: Background, Statement of Intent, Items the City will Initiate, Support, and Opposition.
             
2. Results of the General Obligation Refunding, Water-Wastewater System Revenue Refunding, Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA) System Revenue Refunding Bonds, and Monthly Sales Tax Receipts

Blu Kostelich, chief financial officer, gave a presentation regarding 2020 Bond Refunding Results (including General Obligation Refunding, Series 2020; Water/Wastewater Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2020B & 2020C; CRMWA Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2020); and FY 2019-20 Year-End Sales Tax Report, and answered questions from City Council.
             
3. Executive Session

The meeting recessed at 3:50 p.m. and reconvened in Executive Session under the provisions of Section 551, Texas Government Code. City Council reconvened in open session at 4:58 p.m., and the meeting was called to order at 5:03 p.m.
             
1. 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.
             
2. Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code 551.074, to discuss personnel matters, regarding the duties, responsibilities, and/or appointments to the Building Board of Appeals, Community Development and Services Board, Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors, Permit and License Appeal Board, Urban Design & Historic Preservation Commission, Urban Renewal/Neighborhood Redevelopment Commission, Water Board of Appeals, and the Zoning Board of Adjustment.
             
3. Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.087, to discuss or deliberate regarding commercial or financial information that the governmental body has received from a business prospect that the governmental body seeks to have locate, stay, or expand in or near the territory of the governmental body and with which the governmental body is conducting economic development negotiations; and to deliberate the offer of a financial or other incentive to a business prospect described herein above.
             
4:30 p.m. - City Council reconvenes in Open Session.

City Council reconvened at 4:58 p.m.
             
4. Ceremonial Items
             
1. Invocation

Council Member Jeff Griffith led the invocation.
             
2. Pledges of Allegiance

Pledges of Allegiance were given by those in attendance to the United States and Texas flags.
             
Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 5:03 p.m.
             
5. Citizen Comments - Any citizen wishing to address the City Council, regarding any matter posted on the City Council Agenda below, may submit a citizen comment by email at citizencomments@mylubbock.us, no later than 2:00 p.m. on December 1, 2020. Submitted comments must include name and address. Each comment will be read aloud for a period of time not to exceed three minutes pursuant to City Council Rules. Citizen Comments is an opportunity for citizens to make comments and express a position on agenda items. Any comment received that is in the nature of asking a question will be referred to an appropriate member of the City staff for a response.

No comments were submitted.
             
6. Minutes
             
1. September 23, 2020 Special City Council Meeting - Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
October 20, 2020 Special City Council Meeting - Electric Utility Board
November 2, 2020 Regular City Council Meeting 
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve the September 23, 2020 Special City Council Meeting - Lubbock Economic Development Alliance minutes; the October 20, 2020 Special City Council Meeting - Electric Utility Board minutes; and the November 2, 2020 Regular City Council Meeting minutes.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
7. Consent Agenda - Items considered to be routine are 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 Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve items 7.1-7.15.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
1. Budget Ordinance Amendment 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2020-O0155, Amendment 4, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Grant Fund to accept and appropriate funding from the Texas Department of State Health Services for the HIV Prevention Grant, and The Kresge Foundation for the Emerging Leaders in Public Health Grant; providing for filing; and providing for a savings clause.
             
1. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2020-R0405 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract HHS000077800035, under the HIV Prevention Services Contract and any associated documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), to provide funding for HIV prevention services provided by the City of Lubbock Health Department.
             
2. Resolution - Finance: Resolution No. 2020-R0406 approving and adopting the 2020 City of Lubbock Investment Policy and Investment Strategy, as reviewed and recommended by the Audit and Investment Committee.
             
3. Resolution - Engineering: Resolution No. 2020-R0407 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15514, with Utility Contractors of America, Inc., for construction of the Loop 88 Utility Relocation Project.
             
4. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2020-R0408 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Research Agreement, by and between the City of Lubbock and Texas Tech University, to provide consultation and guidance to the City of Lubbock Health Department, for the Community Coalition Partnership (CCP) and Prevention Resource Center (PRC) grant programs.
             
5. Resolutions - Public Health Services: Resolution No.'s 2020-R0409, 2020-R0410, and 2020-R0411 authorizing the Mayor to execute, by and between the City of Lubbock, Contract 15544 with Children's Hope Residential Services, Inc. dba Grace Manor, Contract 15620 with Cenikor Foundation, and Contract 15621 with Plainview Serenity Center, Inc., and all related documents, to provide substance use disorder treatment services.
             
6. Resolution - Aviation: Resolution No. 2020-R0412 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15552, with Allison Enterprises dba Kleen Air Filter Service, to provide and install air filters for all maintained facilities of Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.
             
7. Resolution - Aviation: Resolution No. 2020-R0413 approving and ratifying the actions and signatures of the Mayor regarding Contract 15555, with Vogel Paint & Wax Co., Inc., for the runway and taxiway marking paint at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.
             
8. Resolution - Facilities Management: Resolution No. 2020-R0414 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Professional Services Agreement, Contract 14190, with Randall Scott Architects, Inc. (RSA), for additional design services to the Municipal Courts Facility, and delegating authority to the City Manager in regard to certain future amendments.
             
9. Resolution - Fleet Services: Resolution No. 2020-R0415 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31055872, with Jim Bass Ford, for the purchase of three mid-size sport utility vehicles for Police Parking Control and for Water Conservation and Education.
             
10. Resolution - Fleet Services: Resolutin No. 2020-R0416 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31055933, with Randall Reed's Prestige Ford, for the purchase of fifteen mid-size sport utility vehicles for Police Patrol.      
             
11. Resolution - Fleet Services: Resolution No. 2020-R0417 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31055934, with Jim Bass Ford, for ten pickup trucks for Code Enforcement, Engineering Inspection Services, Building Safety, Aviation Operations, and Environmental Health.
             
12. Resolution - Fleet Services: Resolution No. 2020-R0418 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31055935, with Robert's Truck Center, for the purchase of one tandem axle crew cab and chassis, for the Water Pipeline Department.
             
13. Resolution - Fleet Services: Resolution No. 2020-R0419 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31055936, with Randall Reed's Prestige Ford, for the purchase of four 4-door sedans, for Police Investigations and Municipal Court.
             
14. Resolution - Fleet Services: Resolution No. 2020-R0420 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31055941, with Jim Bass Ford, for the purchase of three 4X4 work trucks for Inmate Cleanup, Water Reclamation, and Water Distribution and Maintenance.
             
15. Resolution - Police: Resolution No. 2020-R0421 authorizing the Mayor to execute an interlocal agreement with Lubbock County, Texas, allocating and transferring 50% of the City’s Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award under the FY2020 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Grant Program, to Lubbock County, in order to fund the Lubbock County Joint Enforcement Initiative.
             
8. Regular Agenda
             
1. Board Appointment - City Secretary: Consider an appointment to the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors.
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to appoint Tim Collins to the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
2. Ordinance 1st Reading - Code Enforcement: Ordinance No. 2020-O0158 amending Article 36.01 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock, to provide for clarification and improved enforcement capabilities with regard to the obstruction and maintenance of City rights-of-way, alleys, and easements.

Steve O'Neal, director of development services, gave comments and answered questions from City Council. 
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Ordinance No. 2020-O0158.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
3. Resolution - City Manager: Resolution No. 2020-R0422 adopting a Legislative Package for the 87th Texas Legislative Session and the 117th United States Congress, for the purpose of defining the position of the City of Lubbock on State and Federal Legislative issues.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council. 
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2020-R0422.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
5:36 P.M. CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED
 
There being no further business to come before Council, Mayor Pope adjourned the meeting.

 

The December 1, 2020 Regular City Council Meeting minutes were approved by the City Council on the 12th day of January, 2021.


 

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

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