NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - FEBRUARY 27, 2020 - 1:15 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL
823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS
TELEPHONE: (409) 797-3510

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA


1.

DECLARATION OF A QUORUM AND CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

INVOCATION

4.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  • American Flag
  • Texas Flag - Honor the Texas Flag.  I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state, under God, one, and indivisible.
5.

CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

6.

PRESENTATIONS/REPORTS OF COUNCIL, OFFICER BOARDS, AND CITY MANAGER



6.A.

Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.0415, the City Council may report on any of the following items:

1. Expressions of thanks, gratitude, and condolences 

2. Information regarding holiday schedules

3. Recognition of individuals
    A.  Report from Sister Cities Program Committee Member Leah Tuten on her trip to Niigata, Japan
    B.  Energy Innovation Month Proclamation

4. Reminders regarding City Council events

5. Reminders regarding community events

6. Health and safety announcement
7.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Claims:  20-005 - Jason and Karla Levy; 20-006 - Demeta Paul; 20-007 - Devon McNeill; 20-008 - Natalie Ramirez; 20-009 - Allie Hallback; 20-010 - Vincent Smith; 20-011 - Stefanie Subramanian; 20-012 - Curtis Parks Sr; 20-013 - LaMonte Brown; 20-014 - Godfrey Reggio; 20-015 - Maria Tripovich; 20-016 - Rick Alexander.
8.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

8.A.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Creating A Planned Unit Development (PUD) Overlay Zoning District In A Commercial, (C) Base Zoning District With A Height And Density Development Zone, Zone-6 (C-HDDZ-6) Overlay Zoning District To Allow A Ten-Story Apartment Development To Be Constructed On The Property Commonly Known As 12212 San Luis Pass Road And Which Is Legally Described As The West 311.7 Feet Of Lot 1, Resort Subdivision, In The City And County Of Galveston, Texas; Planning Case Number 20P-002; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; And Providing For An Effective Date. (J. Norman)

Documents:
  1. 20P-002 PKT CC.pdf
8.B.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending The 2015 Galveston Land Development Regulations, Article 2: Uses And Supplemental Standards To Modify The Limited Standards For The Self Storage” Land Use Regarding Minimum Distance From Same Use In The Central Business (CB) Zoning District; Planning Case Number 20ZA-001; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject. (C. Gorman)

8.C.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending The 2015 Galveston Land Development Regulations, Article 9: “Landscaping”, To Add Division 9.600, “Palm Preservation”, To Provide For The Protection Of Certain Palm Species; Planning Case Number 19ZA-006; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject. (C. Gorman)

8.D.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas Amending The 2015 Galveston Land Development Regulations, By Amending Article 9: Section 9.500, Tree Preservation To Provide The Requirement Of A Permit Prior To Removal Of A Significant Tree And Clarification Of Activities That May Be Harmful To Trees; Planning Case Number 19ZA-007; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject. (C. Gorman)

9.

PUBLIC COMMENT

A. Agenda Items
B. Non-Agenda Items
10.

ORDINANCES (NOT REQUIRING PUBLIC HEARINGS)


10.A.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Approving And Adopting The Amended Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Of The Galveston Industrial Development Corporation; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; Providing For An Effective Date. (G. McLeod)

10.B.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of City Of Galveston, Texas Amending City Code Chapter 2 Section 7 Section 2-220 Relating To The Galveston Civilian Review Board To Ensure Compliance With The Confidentiality Requirements Of Various Laws Including Tex. Loc. Gov’t Code §143.089; Providing For Attendance At Meetings, Providing That Reports Of The Board Be Filed With The City Secretary And Be Open For Public Review; Providing For The Resumption Of Activities Of The Civilian Review Board, Providing For An Effective Date And Enacting Other Matters Therewith. (Legal)

10.C.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending "The Code Of The City Of Galveston 1982, As Amended”, Chapter 8, “Beaches And Waterways”, Section 8-27, “Leave No Trace”; To Provide For A Specific Hour Of The Morning Before Which Leaving Personal Property Unattended Is Prohibited; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; Providing For An Effective Date. (Legal)

10.D.

City Code Review:

10.D.1.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending The Code Of The City Of Galveston, As Amended, Chapter 11.5, “Clean Air: Smoking In Public Places”, To Amend, Update Regulations, Standards, And Definitions; To Make Clarifications, Rename, Renumber And Rearrange The Chapter As Applicable; Providing For Penalties As Applicable; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; Providing For An Effective Date. (Legal)

10.D.2.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending The Code Of The City Of Galveston, As Amended, Chapter 18, “International Property Maintenance Code” To Amend, Update Regulations, Standards, And Definitions; To Make Clarifications, Rename, Renumber And Rearrange The Chapter As Applicable; Providing For Penalties As Applicable; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; Providing For An Effective Date. (Legal)

10.D.3.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending The Code Of The City Of Galveston, As Amended, Chapter 22, “Municipal Court”, To Amend, Update Regulations, Standards, And Definitions; To Make Clarifications, Rename, Renumber And Rearrange The Chapter As Applicable; Providing For Penalties As Applicable; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; Providing For An Effective Date. (Legal)

10.D.4.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending The Code Of The City Of Galveston, As Amended, Chapter 23, “Nuisances” To Amend, Update Regulations, Standards, And Definitions; To Make Clarifications, Rename, Renumber And Rearrange The Chapter As Applicable; Providing For Penalties As Applicable; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; Providing For An Effective Date. (Legal)

11.

CONSENT ITEMS

The following items shall be considered for action as a whole, unless one or more Council Members objects.  The City Manager is authorized to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney.
11.A.

Consider for action to request the Project Fund balance of the Series 2006 GCWA Chocolate Bayou Contract Note Payable to be refunded to the City (M. Loftin)

11.B.

Consider for Approval to Authorize the City Manager or his Designee to Execute a Certification of Consistency (HUD Form–50077-SL) with the City’s Consolidated Plan for the Galveston Housing Authority. (A. Law)

11.C.

Consider for Approval acceptance of a grant from Galveston County for training expenses in the amount of $22,500.00. (C. Olsen)

11.D.

Consider for Approval the Purchase of 35 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from NAFECO through Buy Board (contract #524-17) for a total amount of $89,960.50. (C. Olsen)

11.E.

Consider for approval the professional engineering services agreement with Zarinkelk Engineering Services, Inc. to design the structural floodwall, deployable floodwall, generator and dewatering system, for the trolley barn for an amount not to exceed $133,245.20. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the legal department. (T. Wrobleski)

11.F.

Consider entering into an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Seattle Washington, the purpose of which is to permit the City of Galveston to use their Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with Gtechna USA Corporation to extend our current contract with Gtechna. (B. Stroud)

11.G.

Consider for the approval of the purchase of four (4) ELSAG Automatic License Plate Readers (ALPR) with accessories from Elsag through TX-DIR, which includes a four year extended warranty to replace the out dated and/or broken ALPR systems for a total price of $75,000. (B. Stroud)

11.H.

Consider for approval a three-year contract with Gtechna with the option to extend the contract for two one-year-terms for a total of five years, for an estimated amount not to exceed $150,135 to be funded with Council approved budgets for funding from the Parking Management and Court Technology Funds, and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract upon final approval by the City Attorney. (B. Stroud)

11.I.

Consider For Approval Amending The Age Qualification For Senior Discounts At Lasker Pool From 55+ To 65+ Years Of Age. (M. Rabago)

11.J.

Consider for Approval the Bid from CertaPro Painters for Bid Reference Number 20-IRFB-001 for the Wright Cuney Outdoor Basketball Court Pavilion Painting project. Authorizing the City Manager to Execute all Necessary Documents upon Final Approval by the City Attorney. (M. Rabago)

11.K.

Consider for approval of a contract with Lucas Construction Company, Inc., for the 27th Street Improvement (Phase 3) from Broadway to Market project (Bid #20-011) in the amount of $1,004,772.00 for the base bid plus alternates (estimated total cost of project not to exceed $1,132,772.00). Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (D. Anderson)

11.L.

Consider for approval a contract with Main Lane Industries, Ltd. for the 73rd Street Reconstruction – Heards Lane to Avenue N ½ project (RFP #19-30) in the amount of $2,043,134.00 for the base bid (estimated total cost of project not to exceed $2,286,409.00). Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (D. Anderson)

11.M.

Consider for approval Amendment#1 for $23,955 increasing the total design contract for Harborside Drive Improvements by CobbFendley from $191,262.50 to $215,217.50. (D. Christodoss)

11.N.

Consider for approval the disposal of sanitary sewer solid waste from the City of Galveston’s Wastewater Treatment facilities and Sewer Collection system to the Republic Services Galveston County Landfill at an estimated cost not to exceed $190,000.00. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary document upon final approval by the City Attorney. (A. Grasso)

11.O.

Consider approving purchases of pavement marking supplies/equipment and traffic related equipment, supplies, signs, posts, hardware and materials using the contract with Trantex Transportation Products of Texas, Inc. through the BuyBoard purchasing cooperative. Estimated costs for products not to exceed Council approved budgets. (A. Grasso)

11.P.

Consider for approval the purchase of traffic signal equipment, supplies and hardware using the contract with Texas Highway Products through the BuyBoard purchasing cooperative. Estimated costs for products is not to exceed Council approved budget for the Traffic Division. (A. Grasso)

11.Q.

Consider approving purchase of traffic signal equipment, supplies and hardware using the contract with Texas Highway Products through the HGACBuy purchasing cooperative. Estimated costs for products is not to exceed Council approved budget for the Traffic Division. (A. Grasso)

11.R.

Consider approval of lowest bid proposal from Polydyne Inc. on a three-year contract for sludge dewatering chemicals for the wastewater treatment plant at a cost of $3,013.00 per tote. (Bid #20-003). (A. Grasso)

11.S.

Consider for approval the award of a 3-year contract to DXI Industries, Inc. for the purchase of gaseous chlorine, sodium hypochlorite and aqua ammonia for the Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment Divisions of the Public Works Department, (Bid #20-005). (A. Grasso)

11.T.

Consider for approval the award of a 3-year contract to DXI Industries, Inc. for the purchase of sulfur dioxide for the Wastewater Treatment Division of the Public Works Department, (Bid #20-004). (A. Grasso)

11.U.

Consider for approval the award of a 3-year contract to Shannon Chemical Corporation for the purchase of Zinc Orthophosphate Corrosion Inhibitor for the Supply Division of the Public Works Department, (Bid #20-007). (A. Grasso)

11.V.

Consider for approval the purchase and installation of a Spindle Drive for Lift Station #1 by Duperon at a cost of $38,500.00. (A. Grasso)

11.W.

Consider for the award of a 3-year contract for bio-monitoring for the wastewater treatment plants to Eastex Environmental Laboratory in the amount of $11,900.00 annually (Bid #20--006). (A. Grasso)

11.X.

Consider For Approval A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Approving The Annual Aerial Spraying For Mosquito Control; Directing The City Secretary To Forward A Certified Copy Of This Resolution To The Galveston County Mosquito Control District; Providing For Findings Of Fact And Providing For An Effective Date. (J. Williams)

11.Y.

Consider for approval the repair of 16th Street Storm Sewer System at the Harborside Drive and Strand alley by Texas Pride Utilities at a cost not to exceed $24,540.00. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (A. Grasso)

11.Z.

Consider for approval minutes of the January 23, 2020 Workshop and Regular Meeting, and the February 6, 2020 Special Meeting. (J. Williams)

12.

ACTION ITEMS

12.A.

Discuss and consider for action approval of the 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Plan for the Park Board managed City Parks. (Collins/Yarbrough)

12.B.

Discuss and consider moving the date of the March 26, 2020 City Council Meeting to a date to be determined by the City Council. (Hardcastle/Yarbrough)

12.C.

Discuss and consider appointments to the following City boards, commission, and committees:

  1. Building Board of Adjustments and Appeals
13.

ADJOURNMENT

I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on February 21, 2020 at 12:30 P.M.
JW Signature02
Janelle Williams, City Secretary

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), PERSONS IN NEED OF A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, WITHIN THREE (3) DAYS PRIOR TO ANY PROCEEDING, CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE, SUITE 201, 823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS 77550 (409-797-3510).