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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: 1/14/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Videoconference
Items #9 and #24 pulled from consideration by staff.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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21-1012 11.ProceduralInvocation   Not available Not available
21-1013 12.ProceduralPledge of Allegiance   Not available Not available
21-1014 13.MinutesApproval of Minutes from the City Council Meetings of September 17, 2020, September 30, 2020, and October 1, 2020   Not available Not available
21-1039 14.Staff Briefing - Without OrdinanceBriefing on the City's response and preparedness on COVID-19. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager, Interim Director, Health]   Not available Not available
20-6968 15.Purchase of EquipmentOrdinance approving a contract with Siddons-Martin Emergency Group, LLC, to provide the San Antonio Fire Department with up to four Wildland Brush Fire Trucks for a total estimated cost of $960,828.00. Funding in the amount of $720,221.00 is available from the FY 2021 Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund Budget for three trucks, and $240,608.00 is available from the 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant for an additional truck. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
20-7464 16.Purchase of EquipmentOrdinance approving a contract with Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., for a total estimated cost of $762,680.00, which includes the purchase of four network printers for $306,630.00 and maintenance and support services for a three-year term with the option to extend for two additional one-year periods for an estimated total cost of $456,050.00. Funding for purchase of the printers and the first year of services is available from the FY 2021 Adopted Purchasing & General Services Fund budget. Funding for subsequent years of maintenance and support is subject to appropriation as part of the annual budget process. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]   Not available Not available
20-7160 17.Purchase - Annual ContractOrdinance approving the following contracts establishing unit prices for goods and services for an estimated annual cost of $461,400.00, included in the respective department's FY 2021 Adopted Budget: (A) River Birch Way, LLC, dba Batteries Plus Bulbs, and Genuine Parts Company, dba NAPA Auto Parts, for automotive, industrial, and utility batteries; and (B) Ask Reply, Inc., dba B2GNOW, for diversity management software for the Economic Development Department. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]    Not available Not available
20-6969 18.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding the FY 2021 Pavement Preservation Package 3 - Base Repair Task Order Contract to J&P Paving Co, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $892,632.25 with reimbursement from San Antonio Water System and CPS Energy in an amount consistent with necessary adjustments to their existing infrastructure related to street maintenance pavement preservation projects identified in the Infrastructure Management Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]    Not available Not available
20-7176 19.Capital ImprovementsPULLED -- Ordinance awarding the 2021 - 2022 Task Order Contract for Flatwork and Repair Package 3 to S&B General Contractors, LLC in an amount not to exceed $1,286,017.25 with reimbursement from San Antonio Water System and CPS Energy in an amount consistent with necessary adjustments to their existing infrastructure related to construction services for flatwork and street improvement projects identified in the Neighborhood Access and Mobility Program and Infrastructure Management Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]   Not available Not available
20-7178 110.Capital ImprovementsOrdinance awarding a construction contract to SpawGlass Civil Construction, Inc. in the amount of $10,032,682.08 with reimbursement from San Antonio Water System and CPS Energy in an amount consistent with necessary adjustments to their existing infrastructure for the North St. Mary’s Street (East Mistletoe Avenue to West Josephine Street) project, a 2017 Bond funded project, located in Council District 1. 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
20-6944 111.Real Property LeaseOrdinance approving the Fourth Amendment of Lease Agreement with San Saba Opportunity Fund, LP for the expansion of the San Antonio Fire Department’s leased premises at 215 South San Saba for 27 months, with an initial monthly rent of $2,092.50, for a total cost of $58,405.86 over the term of the lease. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; John Jacks, Director, Center City Development & Operations]   Not available Not available
20-7225 112.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the submission of 19 grant renewal applications and the acceptance of funds upon award in an amount up to $13,642,823.00 from the Texas Department of State Health Services for public health functions of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District for the period of July 1, 2021 through December 31, 2022; approving a personnel complement; and approving Memoranda of Agreement with no exchange of funds associated with these grant-funded projects. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager, Interim Director, Health]   Not available Not available
20-7227 113.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the submission of two grant renewal applications, one to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and one to the Department of Homeland Security related to the Public Center for Environmental Health’s local air monitoring efforts; approving the acceptance of funds in a total amount up to $472,593.00 from TCEQ and DHS for a period beginning July 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022; and approving a personnel complement. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager, Interim Director, Health]   Not available Not available
20-7257 114.Grant Applications and AwardsOrdinance approving the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s continued participation in the Medicaid 1115 (a) Demonstration Waiver Program known as the “Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program”; submission of intergovernmental funding transfers in an amount up to $6,725,831.34; acceptance of the submitted IGT reimbursement amount; acceptance of up to $10,000,931.51 in federal incentive payments from the Waiver Program; and, approving the submission of up to $35,000.00 for non-reimbursable IGT to the Waiver Program for monitoring and compliance for a period beginning October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022; and, approving Memoranda of Agreement that enhance program services with no exchange of funds associated with these grant-funded projects. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager, Interim Director, Health]   Not available Not available
20-3366 115.Appointment - With OrdinanceOrdinance reappointing Bob Comeaux (Union Representative) and Athalie Malone (Representative of Transportation Disadvantaged) to an expired term of office to end December 31, 2021 and appointing Laura Cabanilla, Javier Paredes, and Melanie Tawill to an unexpired term of office to end December 31, 2022 to the VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority Board of Trustees [Tina J. Flores, City Clerk]   Not available Not available
20-7414 116.ResolutionResolution confirming the reappointment of John T. Steen to a term through January 31, 2026 as a member of the CPS Energy Board of Trustees. [Tina J. Flores, City Clerk]   Not available Not available
20-7405 117.ResolutionResolution reappointing Mayor Ron Nirenberg, John Steen, Ed Kelley, Willis Mackey, Juanita (Janie) Gonzalez, Paula Gold-Williams, and Gary Gold to the SA Energy Acquisition Public Facility Corporation Board of Directors for terms through January 31, 2023; and approving amendments to the PFC Bylaws. [Tina J. Flores, City Clerk]   Not available Not available
20-7268 118.Misc - Financial ServicesOrdinance approving the extension and funding of the CPS Energy Conservation and Sustainability Save for Tomorrow Energy Plan (STEP) Program through July 31, 2022, through an adjustment in the fuel surcharge. [Ben Gorzell Jr., Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]   Not available Not available
20-7280 119.Misc - Professional Services AgreementsOrdinance approving a renewal and amendment of an agreement with Communities in Schools of San Antonio for the continuation of behavioral mental health counseling services for teens and/or their families affected by domestic violence for a term ending June 30, 2021 for an amount up to $150,000.00. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager, Interim Director, Health]   Not available Not available
20-7155 120.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving the submission of eight applications to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Associate Program and the assignment of up to eight Public Health Associates in the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District for a two-year period beginning October 2021, and the execution of necessary documents. [Colleen M. Bridger, MPH, PhD, Assistant City Manager, Interim Director, Health]   Not available Not available
20-7409 121.Misc - Professional Services AgreementsOrdinance approving a professional services contract with Occupational Health Centers of the Southwest, PA, d/b/a Concentra Medical Centers, in an estimated annual amount of $787,000.00, to provide occupational health services to include pre-employment physicals and drug testing, random drug testing in compliance with the Department of Transportation, immunizations for specified City departments, promotional examinations for uniformed Police and Fire employees, and fitness for duty evaluations for a three-year term beginning March 1, 2021, and ending February 28, 2024, with two renewal options. Funding is available in the FY 2021 Employee Benefits and Workers Compensation Self-Insurance funds. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Lori Steward, Director, Human Resources]   Not available Not available
20-7384 122.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance awarding up to $500,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to Merced Housing Texas for a Minor Home Repair Program. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Verónica R. Soto, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services]   Not available Not available
20-7385 123.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance awarding up to $300,000.00 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding to Community Housing Development Organizations. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Verónica R. Soto, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services]   Not available Not available
20-7504 124.Miscellaneous ItemPULLED -- Ordinance approving Substantial Amendment #2 to the FY 2021 HUD Action Plan and Budget to program $10,249,127.00 in second round CDBG CARES Act funding and reprogram $4,325,000.00 in CDBG funds. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Verónica R. Soto, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services]   Not available Not available
20-7418 125.ResolutionResolution of No Objection for Prospera and the San Antonio Housing Trust PFC’s application to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Non-Competitive 4% Housing Tax Credits program for the rehabilitation of West Avenue Apartments and the demolition and reconstruction of Arbor Place to form a new community, The Arbors at West Avenue, a 234 unit affordable multi-family rental housing development, located at 3747 & 3815 West Avenue in Council District 1. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Verónica R. Soto, FAICP, Director, Neighborhood and Housing Services]   Not available Not available
20-7189 126.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving ten On-Call Civil Engineering Services Agreements with Kimberly-Horn and Associates, Inc., AJL Engineering, Ford Engineering, Inc., RPS Infrastructure, Inc., Mendez Engineering, PLLC, Lockwood Andrews & Newman, Inc., Gonzalez, Kypuros and White, Inc., Maestas & Associates, LLC, Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc., and Bain Medina Bain, Inc., each in the amount not to exceed $400,000.00 per contract year for as-needed civil engineering services related to projects approved as part of the Infrastructure Management Program and Neighborhood Access Mobility Program. Each agreement is for a term of one year, with the option to renew for up to one additional one-year extension at the City’s discretion in an amount not to exceed $800,000.00 per contract for all terms. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]    Not available Not available
20-7243 127.ProceduralApproving the following two items relating to the proposed annexation of land by the Westside 211 Special Improvement District: [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Bridgett White, Director, Planning]   Not available Not available
21-1047 127A.ResolutionResolution granting the City of San Antonio’s consent to the annexation of an approximate 136.759 acre tract of land located southwest of the intersection of State Highway 211 and Potranco Road in Bexar County, Texas and within the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction by the Westside 211 Special Improvement District.   Not available Not available
21-1048 127B.Miscellaneous ItemOrdinance approving a Third Amended Agreement for Services in Lieu of Annexation setting forth terms and conditions to the City of San Antonio's Consent to the annexation of a 136.759 acre tract of land located southwest of the intersection of State Highway 211 and Potranco Road in Bexar County, Texas and within the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction by the Westside 211 Special Improvement District    Not available Not available
21-1035 128.City Manager's ReportCity Manager's Report   Not available Not available