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Meeting Name: City Council A Session Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/29/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Municipal Plaza Building
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20-6309 11.ProceduralInvocation   Not available Video Video
20-6310 12.ProceduralPledge of Allegiance   Not available Video Video
20-6311 13.MinutesApproval of Minutes from the City Council Meetings of August 6, August 11, and August 12, 2020.    Not available Video Video
20-5128 14.Purchase of ServicesOrdinance approving a contract with Omnigo Software, LLC, for the delivery, implementation, integration, and maintenance of an incident reporting system for the San Antonio Public Library for a total cost of $66,509.12. Funding for the initial system subscription services and implementation costs is available through the FY 2021 Information Technology Services Capital Budget included in the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program. Funding for operations and maintenance costs for subsequent years will be funded by the Library General Fund budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
20-5589 15.Purchase of ServicesOrdinance approving an Interlocal Agreement with the San Antonio River Authority to engage in cooperative purchasing allowing the use of contracts procured with cooperative purchasing provisions by either entity for a $100.00 administrative fee for each contract utilized. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
20-5371 16.Purchase of EquipmentOrdinance approving a contract with Vogel Traffic Services, dba EZ Liner, to provide the Aviation Department with a palletized paint sprayer for a total cost of $83,963.45. Funding is available from FY 2021 Airport Operating & Maintenance Fund Budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
20-5586 17.Purchase of EquipmentOrdinance approving a contract with RollTechs Specialty Vehicles, LLC, to provide two custom vans for the Parks & Recreation and Health departments for a total cost of $259,241.70. Funding in the amount of $122,961.80 is available from the Texas Department of State Health Services Grant and $136,279.90 from the Adopted Capital Budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
20-6043 18.Purchase of EquipmentOrdinance approving a contract with Lenco Industries, Inc., for one all-terrain medical/fire response vehicle for the San Antonio Fire Department for a total cost of $346,972.00, funded by 2020 tax notes. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
20-5356 19.Purchase - Annual ContractOrdinance approving the following contracts establishing unit prices for goods and services for an estimated annual cost of $237,000.00 included in the respective department's FY 2021 Adopted Budget: (A) Western States Fire Protection for fire sprinkler inspections for the San Antonio Fire Department; (B) Clampitt Paper Company and Western BRW – Bosworth, dba OVOL USA, for copier and printer paper; and (C) LeadsOnline LLC for an amendment to the LeadsOnline database subscription agreement. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]    Not available Not available
20-5400 110.ProceduralApproving the following items in connection with the Civtech SA Residency Program: [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
20-6334 110A.Purchase of ServicesOrdinance approving a contract with Rise Civic Consulting, LLC in the amount of $195,100.00 for the delivery, implementation, hosting and maintenance of a digital affordable housing portal for the Neighborhood and Housing Services Department. Funding is available from the General Fund.    Not available Not available
20-6335 110B.Purchase of ServicesOrdinance approving a contract with Appledore, Inc., in an estimated total amount of $336,600.00 for a homeless encampment services outreach application platform to enhance homeless service coordination amongst organizations and street outreach staff working with the unsheltered homeless population. Funding for this contract will be provided from the Department of Housing and Urban Development Emergency Solutions Grant Street Outreach program.    Not available Not available
20-6003 111.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding a construction contract to the lowest responsive bidder to D. Wilson Construction for the West Cargo Facility Rehabilitation project at the San Antonio International Airport in the amount of $4,661,606.69 and appropriates $1,732,014.42 from Interim Airport Financing and amends the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program. [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Jesus Saenz, Director, Aviation]   Not available Not available
20-6038 112.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance approving a construction contract with J. Sanchez Contracting, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $2,915,391.88 for the Leon Creek - Levi Strauss Park to Lackland Monument project, located in Council Districts 4 and 6. Funding in the amount of $2,852,545.72 is available from the voter approved Sales Tax Venue funds and is a part of the FY 2021 – FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program, and $62,846.16 is available for supplemental trees and irrigation from the Tree Canopy Preservation and Mitigation Fund FY 2021 Adopted Budget. Also approving the execution of a Multiple Use Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation to allow for the construction and maintenance of greenway trail improvements within TxDOT right-of-way. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPFH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks & Recreation]   Not available Not available
20-5413 113.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance approving a construction contract with Capital Excavation Company in the amount of $6,020,093.26, of which $1,046,838.78 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System and $276,222.00 will be reimbursed by CPS Energy, for the 2017 Bond Eisenhauer Road/Northwood-Devonshire Area Phase 1 project, located in Council District 10. Funds are available from the 2017-2022 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-5587 114.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance approving a task order to a Job Order Contract with Belt Built Contracting, LLC in an amount not to exceed $289,173.33 for brick repairs at the Houston Street Parking Garage located in Council District 1. Funds are available from the Parking Operating and Maintenance Fund and are included in FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-5751 115.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding a construction contract to Davila Construction, Inc. in the amount of $684,340.16 of which $235,232.96 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System for the O. P. Schnabel Park Entrance & Bridge project, a 2017 Bond funded project, located in Council District 7. Funds are available from the 2017 - 2022 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-5752 116.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding a construction contract to New Age General Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $741,536.52 of which $144,079.46 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System for the Heath Road/Grissom Road Intersection project, a 2017 Bond funded project, located in Council District 6 & 7. Funds are available from the 2017 - 2022 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-5347 117.ProceduralApproving the following two items related to the Fort Sam ISD New Roadway (Winans Road to Rittiman Road) project, a 2017 Bond Program project: [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-6328 117A.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance approving an Interlocal Agreement with Fort Sam Independent School District and accepting funds in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00 from Fort Sam Independent School District for the design of roadway improvements in relation to the Fort Sam ISD New Roadway (Winans Road to Rittiman Road) project; and approving the appropriation and amending of the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program with funds in the amount not to exceed $150,000.00 from the Fort Sam Independent School District for the 2017 Bond Program Fort Sam ISD New Roadway (Winans Road to Rittiman Road) project.    Not available Not available
20-6330 117B.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding a construction contract to J3 Company, LLC in the amount of $999,720.10 for the 2017 Bond Program Fort Sam ISD New Roadway (Winans Road to Rittiman Road) project. Funds are available from the 2017-2022 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program.    Not available Not available
20-5550 118.ProceduralApproving the following two construction contracts totaling $9,228,513.40 to complete the street maintenance projects identified in the Infrastructure Management Program: [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-6332 118A.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding the 2021 Street Rehabilitation Task Order Contract Package 1 to J&P Paving Co. Inc. in an amount not to exceed $4,697,654.60 of which $126,015.00 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System and $8,750.00 will be reimbursed by CPS Energy for necessary adjustments to their existing infrastructure.   Not available Not available
20-6333 118B.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding the 2021 Street Rehabilitation Task Order Contract Package 2 to J&P Paving Co. Inc. in an amount not to exceed $4,530,858.80 of which $126,015.00 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System and $8,750.00 will be reimbursed by CPS Energy for necessary adjustments to their existing infrastructure.    Not available Not available
20-5972 119.Real Property SaleOrdinance approving a Contract for Sale of Land for 3 acres of the decommissioned Southeast Service Center at 7402 S. New Braunfels to Espada Real Estate Services, LLC for $1,763,962. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Verónica R. Soto, Director Neighborhood and Housing Services]   Not available Not available
20-5294 120.Street ClosuresOrdinance approving the closure, vacation and abandonment of an improved 56-foot wide Drainage Public Right-of-Way within New City Blocks 13631 and 14527 in Council District 2, as requested by H-E-B, LP, for a fee of $63,100.00 to be deposited in the General Fund. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-5570 121.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving $100,000.00 from the Stinson Revolving Fund for improvements at the Stinson Municipal Airport as part of the Routine Airport Maintenance Program, with a Texas Department of Transportation Grant reimbursing the City up to $50,000.00. [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Jesus Saenz, Director, Aviation]   Not available Not available
20-5990 122.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the Office of Emergency Management to apply for, accept, and appropriate, upon award, in the amount of $697,060.00 from the Fiscal Year 2020 Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program with an in-kind contribution match from the City in the amount of $174,265.00 of non-Federal funds, or 20 percent of the total approved project costs of $871,325.00; and approving a Personnel complement of 1 position. [María Villagómez, Deputy City Manager; Charles N. Hood, Fire Chief]    Not available Not available
20-5746 123.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the acceptance of funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in an amount not to exceed $60,000.00 for laboratory infrastructure support for the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s BioWatch Program beginning September 30, 2020 through September 29, 2021. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Sandra Guerra, MD, MHP, Interim Deputy Public Health Director, Health]    Not available Not available
20-5580 124.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the submission of an application for and acceptance upon award of 2021 Community Services Block Grant funds in an amount up to $2,051,128.00 for the period January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021 and up to $600,000.00 in 2020 Discretionary Funds for the period October 12, 2020 to September 30, 2021, from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, and approving a budget and personnel complement. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Melody Woosley, Director, Human Services]   Not available Not available
20-5581 125.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the submission of a Head Start Grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and acceptance upon award of an amount up to $25,037,682.00 for the period of February 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022; approving a program budget, including an in-kind match of $6,259,421.00, and a personnel complement of 98 positions for the Department of Human Services. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Melody Woosley, Director, Human Services]   Not available Not available
20-5753 126.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the submission of an Early Head Start grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and acceptance upon award of up to $2,117,895 for the period of February 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022, a budget including an in-kind match of $529,474 and a personnel complement; approving an Interlocal Agreement with the Edgewood Independent School District in an amount up to $8,375,000 from July 1, 2020 through January 31, 2026, and amended Head Start Policy Council bylaws and Head Start Program contracts. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Melody Woosley, Director, Human Services]    Not available Not available
20-5789 127.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving acceptance of funds in the amount of $249,166.00 from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) - Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP) and contracts with Roy Maas Youth Alternatives, THRIVE Youth Center and Alamo Colleges District to address youth homelessness. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager; Melody Woosley, Director, Human Services]   Not available Not available
20-6048 128.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the submission of a grant application and the acceptance of up to $1,000,000.00 upon award from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department for the Urban Outdoor Recreation Grant, as part of the Local Park Grant Program for new playground improvements at Dawson, Herrera, Heritage Duck Pond, and Acme Parks in Council District 2, 3, 4, and 6, respectively and new park development at Dan Markson Park in Council District 8. Ordinance also amends the FY 2021 – FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program upon award of grant funds. [Colleen Bridger MPH, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia, Director, Parks & Recreation]   Not available Not available
20-5960 129.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the acceptance of a grant not to exceed $650,000.00 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, for the Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking program for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2023, and establishing a budget for the grant. [Maria Villagómez, City Manager; William P. McManus, Chief of Police]   Not available Not available
20-6100 130.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the acceptance of funds for a San Antonio Police Department grant application to the Texas Department of Transportation for the "Click It Or Ticket" Selective Traffic Enforcement Program in the amount of $35,000.00. [Maria Villagómez, Deputy City Manager; William P. McManus, Chief of Police]   Not available Not available
20-6104 131.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the acceptance funds for a San Antonio Police Department grant application to the Texas Department of Transportation for the Impaired Driving Mobilization program in the amount of $65,000, for the period of December 1st, 2020 through September 30, 2021. [María Villagómez, Deputy City Manager; William P. McManus, Chief of Police]   Not available Not available
20-6042 132.City Code AmendmentsOrdinance amending Chapter 5 entitled “Animals” and Chapter 20 entitled “Municipal Court” of the City Code to regulate the retail sale of pets, expand eligibility for the animal care compliance assistance account, provide updates consistent with the strategic priorities of Animal Care Services, and establish penalties. [David McCary, Assistant City Manager; Heber Lefgren, Director, Animal Care Services]   Not available Video Video
20-6042 132.City Code AmendmentsOrdinance amending Chapter 5 entitled “Animals” and Chapter 20 entitled “Municipal Court” of the City Code to regulate the retail sale of pets, expand eligibility for the animal care compliance assistance account, provide updates consistent with the strategic priorities of Animal Care Services, and establish penalties. [David McCary, Assistant City Manager; Heber Lefgren, Director, Animal Care Services]   Not available Video Video
20-6022 133.Appointment - Without OrdinanceApproving the following Board, Commission and Committee appointments for the unexpired terms to expire May 31, 2021 or the terms shown below: [Tina J. Flores, City Clerk] A) Appointing Pat Jasso (District 3) to the Brooks Development Authority Board B) Appointing George Hinojosa, Jr. (District 3) to the Ethics Review Board for a term to expire April 25, 2021    Not available Not available
20-6001 134.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving agreements with Pet Shotz, Inc. and Low Cost Pet Vax for low-cost vaccination and wellness clinics for a one-year term with the option to renew for two additional one-year terms at no cost to the City. [David McCary, Assistant City Manager; Heber Lefgren, Director, Animal Care Services]   Not available Not available
20-5970 135.Misc - Financial ServicesOrdinance approving the issuance by the Whitney Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation of bonds, loans and/or other obligations for purposes of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer].    Not available Not available
20-5785 136.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving Substantial Amendment #1 to the FY 2021 HUD Action Plan and Budget to reprogram Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds in an amount not to exceed $4,875,000 set aside for Affordable Rental and Homeownership Housing Development to the COVID-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Verónica R. Soto, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services]   Not available Not available
20-5318 137.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving a Professional Services contract with Specialty Property Appraisals, LLC, for Property Insurance Appraisal Services for a term of three years, beginning October 29, 2020 and ending October 28, 2023, with an options to extend, with total compensation not to exceed $140,500. The estimated annual expense is approximately $28,100, which will be funded from the Liability Insurance Fund FY 2021 Budget and is composed of the base contract, optional roof evaluation and optional Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) special flood hazard identification. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer, Debra M. Ojo, Director, Office of Risk Management]   Not available Not available
20-5714 138.Misc - Professional Services AgreementsOrdinance approving an amendment to the Agreement with Atlas Organics Development, LLC for the organics processing facility development for the Solid Waste Management Department's organics program with an increase in an amount of $300,000 for a total payment of $5,828,749 for electrical infrastructure improvements to be constructed at the Nelson Gardens Landfill. Funding for this amendment is available in the Solid Waste Operating and Maintenance Fund. [David W. McCary, CPM, Assistant City Manager; David Newman, Director, Solid Waste Management Department]   Not available Not available
20-5672 139.ProceduralApproving the following four items relating to financial matters of the San Antonio Water System: [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]   Not available Not available
20-6336 139A.ResolutionResolution, for the San Antonio Water System, authorizing the cash redemption/defeasance of certain outstanding debt obligations in an amount not to exceed $71,045,000 par, to reduce future debt service.   Not available Not available
20-6337 139B.ResolutionResolution authorizing the submittal of an application requesting financial assistance under the Texas Water Development Board’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program in the amount not to exceed $21,613,000 for funding of certain qualified water projects for the San Antonio Water System.    Not available Not available
20-6338 139C.ResolutionResolution, for the San Antonio Water System, establishing the City’s intention to reimburse itself for the prior lawful capital expenditures of funds from the proceeds of tax-exempt obligations not to exceed $21,613,000.   Not available Not available
20-6339 139D.Misc - Financial ServicesOrdinance authorizing the issuance of obligations designated as “City of San Antonio, Texas Water System Junior Lien Revenue Bonds, Series 2020D” (Series 2020D), in an amount not to exceed $11,805,000 to be sold to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program.    Not available Not available
20-6312 140.City Manager's ReportCity Manager's Report   Not available Video Video