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City of Lubbock, Texas
Regular City Council Meeting
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Daniel M. Pope, Mayor
Steve Massengale, Mayor Pro Tem, District 4
Juan A. Chadis, Councilman, District 1
Shelia Patterson Harris, Councilwoman, District 2
Jeff Griffith, Councilman, District 3
Randy Christian, Councilman, District 5
Latrelle Joy, Councilwoman, District 6
     W. Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager
Chad Weaver, City Attorney
Rebecca Garza, City Secretary
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City Council Chambers, Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K, Lubbock, Texas

City of Lubbock City Council Meetings are available to all persons regardless of disability. If you require special assistance, please contact the City Secretary's Office at 775-2061 or write to Post Office Box 2000, Lubbock, Texas 79457 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

Note: On occasion the City Council may consider agenda items out of order.

Pursuant to the Executive Orders of Governor Abbott, and other authority provided by the Texas Attorney General, the City Council will convene in-person and via video and/or teleconference. Members of the City Council and members of the public may attend the meeting either in person or via video or teleconference.

 
1:00 p.m. - City Council convenes in Work Session in City Council Chambers or via video or teleconference, regarding items for presentation and discussion on such issues that may require in-depth consideration by the City Council.  No action will be taken by the City Council in Work Session.
 
             
1.   Citizen Comments - According to Lubbock City Council Rules, any citizen wishing to appear in person before the meeting of the City Council, regarding Item 2.1, on the Work Session Agenda, shall complete the sign-up form provided at the meeting, no later than 1:00 p.m.  If a citizen is attending the meeting by video or teleconference, they may submit a citizen comment by email at citizencomments@mylubbock.us, no later than 11:00 a.m., on March 9, 2021. 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.
 
2.   Hear and discuss presentations regarding the following and provide guidance to staff as appropriate.
 
2. 1.   Citibus Comprehensive Operational Analysis
 
2. 2.   Lubbock Cultural Arts Foundation Update and Presentation of the Texas Film Commission’s Film Friendly Designation to the City of Lubbock
 
2. 3.   Presentation and Discussion Regarding City Ordinance and Policy on Sale of Water to Entities Outside the City Limits
 
2. 4.   Downtown Civic Park Public Engagement Roll-Out
 
At the completion of the Work Session, City Council recesses into Executive Session.
 
3.   Executive Session
 
3. 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.
 
3. 1. 1.  
Chapter 21, Texas Property Code
 
3. 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.
 
3. 2. 1.  
Loop 88 Land Acquisition
 
3. 2. 2.  
Executive legal summary of GA-34
 
3. 3.   Hold an executive session in accordance with the Texas Government Code, Section 551.074, to discuss personnel matters, the appointment, employment, evaluation or reassignment of the following:
 
3. 3. 1.  
City Attorney
 
3. 3. 2.  
City Secretary
 
3. 3. 3.  
City Manager
 
Adjourn from Executive Session
 
4:30 p.m. - City Council reconvenes in Open Session in City Council Chambers or via video or teleconference.
 
4.   Ceremonial Items
 
4. 1.   Invocation
 
4. 2.   Pledges of Allegiance
 
4. 3.   Proclamations and Presentations
 
4. 3. 1.  
Presentation of a Special Recognition in support of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Lubbock
 
Call to Order
 
5.   Citizen Comments - According to Lubbock City Council Rules, any citizen wishing to appear in-person before a regular meeting of the City Council, regarding any matter posted on the City Council Agenda below, shall complete the sign-up form provided at the meeting, no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 9, 2021.  If a citizen is attending the meeting by video or teleconference, they may submit a citizen comment by email at citizencomments@mylubbock.us, no later than 2:00 p.m. on March 9, 2021.  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.

Public Hearings – Any person wishing to speak at a posted public hearing (Item 8.1) may do so via Zoom by using the “Raised Hand” feature. When utilizing Zoom through a telephone, press *9 to "raise your hand" and you will be placed in the queue.
 
6.   Minutes
 
6. 1.   January 19, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Electric Utility Board
February 9, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting
 
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.
 
7. 1.   Budget Ordinance Amendment 1st Reading - Finance: Consider Budget Ordinance Amendment 11, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Storm Water Capital Fund to establish Capital Improvement Project 92708 Memphis Avenue Drainage Improvements and appropriate funding.
 
7. 2.   Ordinance 2nd Reading - Right-of-Way: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0018, abandoning and closing a portion of a Temporary Drainage Easement located in Section 43, Block AK, Lubbock County, Texas.
 
7. 3.   Ordinance 2nd Reading - Right-of-Way: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0019, abandoning and closing a portion of a Sanitary Sewer Easement located in Tract D, Reese Park Addition, Lubbock County, Texas.
 
7. 4.   Ordinance 2nd Reading - Right-of-Way: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0020, abandoning and closing a portion of a Storm Water Storage and Drainage Easement and two Drainage Easements located in Section 18, Block E2, Lubbock County, Texas.
 
7. 5.   Resolution - Right-of-Way: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Street Use License with Depotvision, Inc., for the use of a portion of Right-of-Way at 1808 Buddy Holly Avenue, Lubbock, Texas.
 
7. 6.   Resolution - Engineering: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Change Order No. 1 to Contract 14965, with MH Civil Constructors, Inc., for the construction of the North Water Treatment Plant Improvements Phase III, and the South Water Treatment Plant Uprating Improvements.
 
7. 7.   Resolution - Engineering: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15676, with Utility Contractors of America, Inc., for the construction of Tech Terrace Block 5 Utility Line Relocation.
 
7. 8.   Resolution - Traffic Operations: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15725, with Barricades Unlimited, LLC, for pavement marking and striping removal on Avenue K, Avenue L, and Mac Davis Lane.
 
7. 9.   Resolution - Aviation: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract 15038, with Webber LLC, to extend the contract term of the land lease agreement at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.
 
7. 10.   Resolution - Public Transit Services: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15734, with Spare Labs, Inc., to provide a Spare Platform with Spare Pooled OnDemand and Paratransit Services, which manages, dispatches, and handles bookings for pooled on-demand and paratransit scheduled transportation for Citibus.
 
7. 11.   Resolution - Public Transit Services: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15682, with AECOM, for a feasibility study on Citibus current and future administrative, maintenance, and transfer facilities.
 
7. 12.   Resolutions - Parks and Recreation: Consider two resolutions authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15666 with Erly's Janitorial Services, and Contract 15779 with Green Plains Design, LLC, to provide turf maintenance in park lands and other City properties.
 
7. 13.   Resolution - Cemetery: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15694, with Pevey Lawn and Landscape, Inc., for landscape maintenance services at the City of Lubbock Cemetery.
 
7. 14.   Resolution - Information Technology: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 33001466, with Dell Marketing LP, for rugged tablets and keyboards for Public Safety scheduled replacements.
 
8.   Regular Agenda
 
8. 1.   Public Hearing - Finance: Hold a public hearing to consider the Statement of Intent and Application for Authority to Change Rates, filed with the City of Lubbock, by Southwestern Public Service Company d/b/a Xcel Energy on February 8, 2021.
 
8. 2.   Resolution - Finance: Consider and take action on a resolution, in response to a Statement of Intent and Application for Authority to Change Rates, filed with the City of Lubbock, by Southwestern Public Service Company d/b/a Xcel Energy, on February 8, 2021.
 
8. 3.   Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0021, for Zone Case 1489-C, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for Park7 Group, for a zone change to Central Business District, Broadway/13th/ Main (CB-2) from Local Retail District (C-2) and High Density Apartment District (A-2) at 2401, 2403, and 2405 Main Street, located south of Main Street and west of Avenue X, Overton Addition, Block 99, Lots 1-4, and the east half of Lot 5, and at 2402 and 2406 Main Street, located north of Main Street and west of Avenue X, Overton Addition, Block 98, Lots 1-4, Lots 21-23 and Lot 24, less the southeast 112.5 square feet and the closed alley.
 
8. 4.   Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0022, for Zone Case 3424, a request of M & M Homes, Inc. for BND Properties, LLC, for a zone change to Two-Family District (R-2) from General Retail District (C-3) and Single-Family District (R-1) at 2715, 2801, 2803, 2805, and 2807 Fordham Street, located south of Fordham Street and east of North Detroit Avenue, Burleson Osborne Heights Addition, Block 2, Lots 6-14.
 
8. 5.   Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0023, for Zone Case 3425, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for Wooded Forest, LLC, for a zone change to High-Density Apartment District (A-2) from Transition District (T), located south of 58th Street and east of Wausau Avenue, on 16.93 acres of un-platted land out of Block AK, Section 34.
 
8. 6.   Ordinance 1st Reading - Planning: Consider a request for Zone Case 1259-A, a request of Delta Land Surveying for Keosha Jenkins, for a zone change to Two-Family Residential District (R-2), from Commercial District (C-4), at 1904, 1910, and 1912 Idalou Road, located on the south side of Idalou Road between Teak Avenue and Spruce Avenue, Morrow Resub Addition, Block 32, Lots 15, 16, and 19 and consider an ordinance.
 

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