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Meeting Name: City Council A Session Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/13/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Videoconference
Item #26 was pulled by staff from consideration.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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20-4658 11.ProceduralInvocation   Not available Video Video
20-4659 12.ProceduralPledge of Allegiance   Not available Video Video
20-4660 13.MinutesApproval of Minutes from the City Council Meetings of May 7, 2020, May 12, 2020, May 14, 2020 and May 20, 2020    Not available Not available
20-4661 14.ProceduralCouncilmember Roberto C. Treviño will be sworn-in as Mayor Pro-Tem, serving the term August 18, 2020 through October 27, 2020.   Not available Not available
20-4663 15.Staff Briefing - With OrdinanceOrdinance ordering a Sales and Use Tax Election to be held on November 3, 2020, to authorize an increase of 1/8th of one percent of Sales and Use Tax not to extend beyond December 31, 2025 for the purpose of financing job training and scholarship programs through the San Antonio Early Childhood Education Municipal Development Corporation in accordance with Chapter 379a of the Texas Local Government Code and commencing upon the full collection of the Sales and Use Tax previously authorized by the voters for the Edwards Aquifer Protection Venue Project and the Parks Development and Expansion Venue Project; authorizing a contract amendment with Bexar County for conduct of this election; and appropriating funds to pay a proportionate share of the estimated $900,000.00 election costs as determined by the Bexar County Administrator. [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Alejandra Lopez, Director, Economic Development]   Not available Not available
20-4320 16.Purchase of SuppliesOrdinance ratifying a contract with Scholastic, Inc. in the amount of $149,467.50 for 3,250 school readiness kits consisting of various books for the Department of Human Services, Head Start Division. Funding is available from the FY 2020 - 2021 Head Start Grant Program Budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]    Not available Not available
20-4017 17.Purchase of EquipmentOrdinance ratifying the purchase of 86 concealable body armor vests for the San Antonio Police Department Training Academy for cadet classes from Nardis Inc., dba Nardis Public Safety in the amount of $75,243.13. Funding is available from the FY 2020 Adopted General Fund budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]   Not available Not available
20-4325 18.Purchase of EquipmentOrdinance approving a contract with Atlantic Battery Co., Inc. to provide the Public Works Department with extreme temperature batteries for a total cost of $70,785.00. Funding is available in the FY 2020 Adopted Annual Operating Budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]    Not available Not available
20-4297 19.Purchase - Annual ContractOrdinance approving the following contracts establishing unit prices for goods and services for an estimated annual cost of $226,000.00, included in the respective department's FY 2020 Adopted Budget: (A) Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC for rock products; and (B) US Digital Designs, Inc. for Fire Station Alerting System maintenance & support including future build-out upgrades and Computer Aided Dispatch system component maintenance & support. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]    Not available Not available
20-4376 110.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance approving a contract with Johnson Controls, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $370,000.00 and ratification of a contract with Trane Rental Services in the amount of $90,000.00 for the Municipal Plaza Building Chiller Replacement project. Funding is available from previously authorized Deferred Maintenance Program savings and is included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
20-3288 111.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding a construction contract including two additive alternates to ASD Consultants, Inc. in the amount of $634,327.00 for the Downtown Parks (Columbus Park & Travis Park) project, a previously authorized debt, Tax Notes and 2017 Bond funded project, located in Council District 1. Funds are available from previously authorized debt proceeds, Tax Notes and the 2017 - 2022 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-3921 112.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding the 2020 - 2023 Traffic Signal Installation Task Order Contract Package 1 to E-Z Bel Construction, LLC in an amount not to exceed $4,290,004.80 for the construction and installation of traffic signals and other traffic related equipment associated with transportation projects located Citywide. Funds are available and included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program and may be funded from various funding sources to include, but not limited to, General Obligation Bond, General Fund, Advanced Transportation District Fund, debt proceeds or other funding sources. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-4053 113.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance approving three on-call professional services agreements with Halff Associates, Inc., HDR Engineering, Inc., and Maestas & Associates, LLC. each in the amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00 per contract year, for as-needed consulting services related to Storm Water Capital Projects citywide. Each agreement is for a term of one year with an option to renew each agreement for up to two additional one-year extensions at an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00 per contract year at City’s discretion, for a total amount not to exceed $4,500,000.00 per contract. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-4056 114.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance approving a construction contract to Pronto Sandblasting and Coating and Oil-Field Company, Inc. in the amount of $1,254,979.50 of which $367,191.00 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System (SAWS) for the District 5 Drainage Improvements (W. Gerald Avenue) project, a previously authorized debt funded project, located in Council District 5. Funds are available from previously authorized debt proceeds and are included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-1311 115.Real Property AcquisitionOrdinance approving the acquisition through negotiation or condemnation of interests in land sufficient for project purposes 0.029 of an acre (1,250 square feet of a drainage easement right-of-way) of privately-owned real property located at 2257 Austin Highway within NCB 12162 LOT 16 in Council District 2 for the Fire Station #24 Replacement Project, a 2017 Bond project; declaring it to be a public project and a public necessity for the acquisition. The fair market value for the parcel is $8,100.00 as determined by an independent appraisal. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-4025 116.Street ClosuresOrdinance approving the closure, vacation and abandonment of a portion of Dignowity Avenue Public Right-of-Way located at New City Block 1199 and 1200 in Council District 2 , as requested by Weston Company, LLC for a fee of $40,150.00 to be deposited in the General Fund. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-4029 117.Street ClosuresOrdinance approving the closure, vacation and abandonment of an improved portion of Danbury Street Public Right-of-Way within New City Block 12104 in City Council District 10, as requested by Meals on Wheels San Antonio for a fee of $5,150.00 to be deposited in the General Fund. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-4321 118.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the submission and acceptance of a grant in an amount up to $700.00 from the Texas Historical Commission for participant registrations for the National Alliance of Preservation Commission’s FORUM 2020 conference. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Shanon Shea Miller, Director, Office of Historic Preservation]   Not available Not available
20-4322 119.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the submission and acceptance of a grant in an amount up to $11,500.00 from the Texas Historical Commission for completion of a survey of properties potentially eligible for designation as local landmarks or historic districts in the Tobin Hill neighborhood. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Shanon Shea Miller, Director, Office of Historic Preservation]   Not available Not available
20-4639 120.Appointment - Without OrdinanceApproving the following Board, Commission and Committee appointments for the remainder of unexpired terms to expire May 31, 2021 or for the term shown below. [Tina Flores, Acting City Clerk] A) Appointing Sean Vina (District 1) for the remainder of an unexpired term ending April 25, 2021 to the Ethics Review Board.    Not available Not available
20-4641 121.Misc - Settlement AgreementsOrdinance approving the settlement of a lawsuit styled Sandra Rios v. City of San Antonio, Cause No. 2017CI06923 pending in the 288th Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas in the amount of $85,000.00. [Andrew Segovia, City Attorney]    Not available Not available
20-4465 122.Misc - Financial ServicesOrdinance approving the issuance by the San Antonio Housing Trust Finance Corporation of its Multifamily Housing Governmental Note (Greenline North Apartments) Series 2020 (the “Bonds”) for purposes of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code and in order to comply with the San Antonio Housing Trust Finance Corporation’s organizational documents. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]   Not available Not available
20-4261 123.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving a non-exclusive license agreement with Enertex NB, LLC for the use of the City right-of-way. The total revenue generated by this agreement in the first year is $10,522, which will be deposited into the General Fund in accordance with the FY 2020 Adopted Budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]   Not available Not available
20-4326 124.Misc - Professional Services AgreementsOrdinance approving an amendment to an Agreement with the University of the Incarnate Word to increase access to healthy fruits and vegetables through the Healthy Corner Stores Project by increasing the amount up to $81,000.00 for a term ending September 30, 2020. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager, Interim Director, Health]   Not available Not available
20-4327 125.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving the reappointment of Dr. Chichi Junda Woo, Medical Director for the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, as Local Health Authority for San Antonio and surrounding areas of Bexar County, submittal of a Certificate of Appointment of Local Health Authority to the Texas Department of State Health Services, renewals of the appointment, and approving an Interlocal Agreement with local municipalities to designate Dr. Woo as their Local Health Authority. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager, Interim Director, Health]   Not available Not available
20-4765 126.Miscellaneous ItemPULLED -- Ordinance authorizing the Health Authority to adopt rules to protect individuals from COVID-19, and to provide the City Manager with enforcement tools by creating an offense and penalty. [Colleen Bridger, Assistant City Manager and Acting Health Director]    Not available Not available
20-4314 127.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving a Development Agreement with Bright Kids Daycare and Learning Center, Inc. and Northeast Corridor TIRZ Board of Directors for eligible public improvements for up to $98,500 for the Bright Kids Daycare and Learning Center #2 located at 3939 Thousand Oaks Dr. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Verónica Soto, FAICP, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services]    Not available Not available
20-4315 128.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving a Funding Agreement between the Westside Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number 30 Board of Directors and SAY SÍ for eligible public infrastructure and public improvements for up to $3,000,000-to be disbursed over three fiscal years-for the renovation of an existing building as the future headquarters for the SAY SÍ West Side Campus at 1310 S. Brazos, San Antonio, TX 78205. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Verónica Soto, FAICP, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services]   Not available Not available
20-4342 129.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance adopting the $22,350,369 FY 2021 Action Plan and Budget for the four federal grant programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program; adopting a substantial amendment to the FY 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan; authorizing a staff complement of 48 positions; and authorizing contracts to execute program budgets. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Veronica R. Soto, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services Department]   Not available Not available
20-4329 130.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance acknowledging and approving the removal of the Christopher Columbus statue from Columbus Park; approving the conveyance of the statue to the Christopher Columbus Italian Society; and renaming of Columbus Park to Piazza Italia Park located at 500 Columbus Street in Council District 1. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks & Recreation]   Not available Not available
20-4328 131.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving a construction contract with ASD Consultants, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $776,696.00 for the Wilshire Terrace Trail Connection Project located in Council District 2. Funding in the amount of $576,696.00 is available from the voter approved Sales Tax Venue funds included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program and $200,000.00 is available for supplemental trees and irrigation from the Tree Canopy Preservation and Mitigation Fund FY 2020 Adopted Budget. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks & Recreation]   Not available Not available
20-3983 132.Misc - Professional Services AgreementsOrdinance approving six On-Call Civil Engineering and Program Management Services Agreements with BGE, Inc., Camacho-Hernandez & Associates, L.L.C., CP&Y, Inc., Don Durden, Inc. dba Civil Engineering Consultants, Freese and Nichols, Inc., and Pape-Dawson Consulting Engineers, Inc. each in the amount of $4,500,000.00 for a three-year term for as needed civil engineering services, program management services, construction inspection services, construction engineering services, expanded construction management services, and training services. Each agreement is for a three-year term. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager, Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-4662 133.City Manager's ReportCity Manager's Report   Not available Not available