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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: City Council A Session Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/30/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Municipal Plaza Building
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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17-2352 11.City Manager's ReportCity Manager's Report   Not available Not available
14-1973 12.ProceduralMayor Taylor led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.   Not available Not available
17-2351 13.MinutesApproval of Minutes for the Regular City Council meetings of February 8 - 9, 2017.   Not available Not available
17-2028 15.Purchase of ServicesAn Ordinance authorizing a contract with LJ Power, Inc. to provide the City with preventative maintenance and repair of generators at City locations for an estimated annual amount of $385,000.00. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
17-1785 16.Purchase of EquipmentAn Ordinance accepting the bid from Ancira Motor Company to provide the Solid Waste Management Department with eleven, right hand drive, compact sport utility vehicles for a total cost of $346,445.00 funded from the Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund and the SWMD Operating Fund. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
17-1802 17.Purchase of EquipmentAn Ordinance accepting the offer from Wheels and Fitness In Motion of South Texas, LLC to provide the San Antonio Fire Department with fitness equipment for various facilities for a total cost of $274,956.52 funded from the General Fund. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
17-1842 113.Grant Applications and AwardsAn ordinance authorizing a personnel complement of three positions for the Texas Department of State Health Services Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant for the delivery of Zika Preparedness and Response Activities and the acceptance of funds in the amount of $726,992.00 for the period March 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Dr. Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Director of Health]   Not available Not available
17-2242 114.City Code AmendmentsAn Ordinance amending and restating Chapter 28, Signs, of the City Code of San Antonio, Texas, providing for publication and continuing all civil and criminal fines and fees in effect. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Michael Shannon, Interim Director, Development Services]   Not available Not available
17-2076 115.Appointment - With OrdinanceConsideration of the following Board, Commission and Committee appointments for the remainder of unexpired terms of office to expire May 31, 2017, to be effective immediately upon the receipt of eight affirmative votes, or, in the event eight affirmative votes are not received, ten days after appointment; or for terms and effectiveness as otherwise indicated below: [Leticia M. Vacek, City Clerk] A) Appointing Sonia Quirino Canales (District 3) to the Parks and Recreation Board. B) Appointing Juany Torres (District 3) to the SA2020 Commission on Strengthening Family Well-being. C) Appointing Jennifer F. Heymann (District 10) to the Building Standards Board. D) An Ordinance reappointing Daniel J. Lazarine (District 2) to the Historic and Design Review Commission for the remainder of an unexpired term of office to expire May 31, 2017 and waiving Unified Development Code Section 35-803 (C) (1) (B) requiring a representative from the discipline of Archaeology. E) Appointing Francisco Javier Galvan (District 7) to the Ethics Review Board for the remainder of an unexpired   Not available Not available
17-2235 116.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance reappointing John Bull as the Presiding Judge of the Municipal Courts of the City of San Antonio. [Andrew Segovia, City Attorney]   Not available Not available
17-2236 117.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance adjusting the salaries of City Auditor, City Clerk and Presiding Judge of the Municipal Courts of San Antonio. [Andrew Segovia, City Attorney]   Not available Not available
17-2230 118.Misc - Settlement AgreementsAn Ordinance authorizing the settlement of litigation styled James Lawson v City of San Antonio, Civil Action Number SA-15-CV-0559-DAE pending in the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division for an amount up to $85,000.00. [Andrew Segovia, City Attorney]    Not available Not available
17-2024 119.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance authorizing a contract for Election Services with Bexar County for the May 6, 2017 General and Special Bond Election. [Leticia M. Vacek, City Clerk]   Not available Not available
17-2072 120.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance sunsetting the Community Development Advisory Committee and the Convention and Visitors Commission. [Leticia M. Vacek, City Clerk]   Not available Not available
17-2059 121.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance enacting a Clean Zone program for the 2018 Men’s NCAA Final Four Tournament in order to regulate certain commercial activity within public property or rights-of-way, including the designation of a portion of downtown and areas around the Alamodome as the geographic boundaries of the Clean Zone, and the establishment of a Clean Zone license permit and criminal penalties not to exceed $2,000.00 for violations. [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Michael Sawaya, Director, Convention and Sports Facilities]   Not available Not available
17-2361 123.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance consenting to the assignment by Coastal Securities, Inc. of all of its interest in the City of San Antonio Financial Advisor Services Contract to FTN Financial, a division of First Tennessee Bank National Association, in connection with a merger and acquisition transaction between those parties. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
17-2066 124.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance authorizing an agreement with the University of Texas at San Antonio to provide an amount up to $14,437.00 to the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District for the provision of services related to the UTSA Building a Healthy Temple Program for a term beginning on April 1, 2017 and ending on December 31, 2019. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Director of Health]   Not available Not available
17-2067 125.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance authorizing an amendment to the Interlocal agreement with the Bexar County Hospital District, d/b/a University Health System to extend the term of the agreement and authorize the acceptance of compensation from UHS in the amount of $190,768.08 for the delivery public health services such as sexually transmitted disease control, TB control, emergency preparedness, and vector control to residents of Bexar County for the period April, 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018, with the option to renew for one additional one year term. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Director of Health]   Not available Not available
17-2073 126.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance authorizing agreements with El Centro de Barrio d/b/a CentroMed and the San Antonio AIDS Foundation related to the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s participation in the Texas Department of State Health Services’ Region 8 Medicaid 1115 Waiver Tuberculosis Identification and Treatment Project beginning October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2018; and, authorizing the option to renew the agreements for an additional one year term. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Director of Health]   Not available Not available
17-2065 127.Misc - Professional Services AgreementsAn Ordinance authorizing a professional services agreement in the amount of $343,345.00 with Bender, Inc. dba Bender Wells Clark Design for the development of the Parks and Recreation System Strategic Plan. [María Villagómez, Assistant City Manager; Xavier D. Urrutia, Director, Parks & Recreation]   Not available Not available
17-1979 128.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance authorizing a Development Agreement with MLK Garden Homes, LLC in an amount not to exceed $300,000.00 for infrastructure improvements necessary to facilitate the development of 12 single-family residences within the TIRZ #11 boundary. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Bridgett White, Director, Planning]   Not available Not available
17-2055 129.Misc - Professional Services AgreementsAn Ordinance selecting aMAEzing, LLC and awarding a contract for consultant services for a “Regional Community Education and Outreach for Non Attainment of Air Quality”, in an amount not to exceed $75,000.00, for an initial term of one year, with one additional one year renewal option. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Douglas Melnick, Chief Sustainability Officer]   Not available Not available
17-2321 130.ResolutionA Resolution expressing the City's opposition to the transportation of high level radioactive waste through the City and expressing the City’s safety concerns to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Charles Hood, Fire Chief; Douglas Melnick, Chief Sustainability Officer]   Not available Not available
17-2243 14.Staff Briefing - With OrdinanceAn Ordinance authorizing a professional services agreement with Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $1,045,000.00 for consultant services related to the SA Tomorrow Area Planning Program including the development and related community engagement of five Regional Center Plans and one Community Plan. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Bridgett White, Director, Planning]   Not available Not available
17-1843 18.ProceduralConsideration of the following two items relating to Spanish translation and interpreter services for City Council meetings: [Maria Villagomez, Assistant City Manager; Jeff Coyle, Director, Government and Public Affairs]   Not available Not available
17-2353 18A.Purchase of ServicesAn Ordinance authorizing a professional services contract with Solis Translations to provide written Spanish translations of City Council agendas, memos, updated agendas and selected news release documents for a one-year term and with the option to renew and extend the term with three additional one-year periods in an amount not to exceed $177,500.00 per year funded by the General Fund.   Not available Not available
17-2354 18B.Purchase of ServicesAn Ordinance authorizing General Fund expenditures not to exceed $77,300.00, including ratification of expenditures previously made, for on-site interpreter services at City Council meetings with Translators USA, LLC.   Not available Not available
17-1905 110.Capital ImprovementsAn Ordinance awarding the 2017-2018 City Wide Task Order Contract for Flatwork and Street Improvements to GL Contracting & DRH Construction JV; MCOR Construction Company; HESI Enterprises, LLC; Straight Line Management, LLC; and Jarvis Moore Inc. in the amount not to exceed $450,000.00 for each contract with a term of one year and an additional one-year renewal option for a total of an amount not to exceed $2.25 million over a one-year period for all five contracts. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]    Not available Not available
17-2063 111.Real Property AcquisitionAn Ordinance authorizing the acquisition of a conservation easement over the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone on an approximate 2,830-acre tract of land known as the Middle Verde Ranch located in Medina and Bandera Counties, Texas from the following owners: Middle Verde Ranch Properties, Ltd.; the Lynne Morris Barnett Terminable Residuary Trust; the Jean Morris Stevenson Terminable Residuary Trust; the Lynne Morris Barnett GST Residuary Trust; and the Jean Morris Stevenson GST Residuary Trust, at a cost of $7,640,084.15. [María Villagómez, Assistant City Manager; Xavier D. Urrutia, Director, Parks and Recreation]   Not available Not available
17-1762 112.Grant Applications and AwardsAn Ordinance authorizing the submission of a grant application to, and acceptance of funds, from the U.S. Department of Justice for participation in the Safe and Thriving Communities: Planning and Collaboration in an amount up to $333,000.00 for 18 months beginning October 1, 2017, and authorizing a personnel complement. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Dr. Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Director of Health]   Not available Not available
17-2075 122.Miscellaneous ItemAn Ordinance authorizing a funding agreement in the amount of $82,000.00 with the San Antonio Education Partnership to be used for the Upgrade initiative. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Rene Dominguez, Director, Economic Development]   Not available Not available
17-1549 131.Misc - Professional Services AgreementsAn Ordinance for the Underground Storm Drain Video Inspection Program authorizing the execution of a Professional Services Agreement with RJN Group, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $950,000.00 paid from the Storm Water Operating Fund for services in FY 2017 to provide underground storm drain pipe video inspection and pipe condition assessment, collection of related surface storm water infrastructure, and mapping with an option to renew the agreement for two one-year extensions under the same terms and conditions with an amount not to exceed $1,650,000.00 in FY 2018, and not to exceed $1,650,000.00 in FY 2019, subject to appropriations in future fiscal years. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]    Not available Not available
17-2352 132.City Manager's ReportCity Manager's Report   Not available Not available