Breaking News

Agenda and video: Amarillo City Council meeting 11-27-2018




AGENDA

FOR A REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMARILLO CITY COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2018 AT 1:00 P.M., CITY HALL, 601 SOUTH BUCHANAN STREET, COUNCIL CHAMBER ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF CITY HALL, AMARILLO, TEXAS.
Please note: The City Council may take up items out of the order shown on any Agenda. The City Council reserves the right to discuss all or part of any item in an executive session at any time during a meeting or work session, as necessary and allowed by state law. Votes or final decisions are made only in open Regular or Special meetings, not in either a work session or executive session.

INVOCATION:

1. City Council will discuss or receive reports on the following current matters or projects.

A. Review agenda items for regular meeting and attachments;

B. City Employee Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Stop-Loss Insurance Renewal for 2019;

C. Reports and updates from City Councilmembers serving on outside boards: Beautification and Public Arts Advisory Board Environmental Task Force

D. Update on Big City Mayors Conference (November 14-15); and

E. Consider future Agenda items and request reports from City Manager. 

2. CONSENT ITEMS: 
It is recommended that the following items be approved and that the City Manager be authorized to execute all documents necessary for each transaction: THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MAY BE ACTED UPON BY ONE MOTION. NO SEPARATE DISCUSSION OR ACTION ON ANY OF THE ITEMS IS NECESSARY UNLESS DESIRED BY A COUNCILMEMBER, IN WHICH EVENT THE ITEM SHALL BE CONSIDERED IN ITS NORMAL SEQUENCE AFTER THE ITEMS NOT REQUIRING SEPARATE DISCUSSION HAVE BEEN ACTED UPON BY A SINGLE MOTION.

A. MINUTES:
Approval  of  the  City  Council  minutes for the  meeting  held  on November 13, 2018.

B. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF A CHANGE ORDER NO. 4 SEWER MAIN RELOCATION HOLLYWOOD ROAD FROM BELL STREET TO COULTER STREET:
(Contact:  Kyle Schniederjan, Director of Capital Project & Development Engineering) Work to include relocation of a manhole, additional bore and casing, removal of abandoned utilities, and additional traffic control near Hollywood Road and Coulter Street. Original Contract: $4,504,294.00 Previous Change Orders: $276,838.00 Current Change Order: $11,840.00 Revised Contract Total: $4,792,972.00 The change order covers additional labor and materials necessary for adjustments to the sewer line.  Additional bore length and casing were required for relocation of a manhole due to a conflict with another utility.  Additional concrete pavement repair and removal of an abandoned gas main were also required.

C. CONSIDER AWARD - ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES ANNUAL CONTRACT:
(Contact:  Trent Davis, Purchasing Agent) Award to Dealers Electrical Supply --- not to exceed $423,000.00 Electrical Contract awarded on Buyboard Purchasing Cooperative Contracts #527-17 and #577-18 This award is to approve a contract for the purchase of Electrical Supplies.

D. CONSIDER APPROVAL - DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS AT THE HILLSIDE WATER TANK WEST OF SONCY ROAD/LOOP 335:
(Contact: Roy Watts, Civil Engineer II)

L.A. Fuller & Sons - $-20,401.00 This item is to consider changing the construction method for tying into an existing inlet.  The back of the inlet will be cut out in lieu of removing and replacing the top.  In so doing, the front of the inlet will remain untouched as will the asphalt that would have been removed and replaced to accommodate the change.

3. NON-CONSENT ITEMS: 

A. CONSIDER AWARD - CONSTRUCTION OF FIRE STATION #9 (2015 PARAMOUNT BOULEVARD):
(Contact:  Jerry Danforth, Facilities and Special Projects Administrator) Plains Builders -- $2,399,738.00 This award is for the construction contract to Plains Builders for the construction of the new Fire Station #9 located at 2015 Paramount Boulevard, Amarillo Texas 79109.  This project is bond funded as authorized in the November 2016 election for Proposition 2.

B. CONSIDER PURCHASE - SCOREBOARD, AUDIO VIDEO, & PRODUCTION SYSTEMS FOR THE MPEV:
(Contact: Jerry Danforth, Facilities and Special Projects Administrator) Awarded to Prismview -- $1,604,498.00 Prismview was found to be the best respondent for value and most complete scope of the RFP after review from staff, architects, and design engineers.

C. CONSIDER APPOINTMENTS - BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS:         
Appointments are needed for the annual appointments of the following boards and commissions: Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities Amarillo Economic Development Corporation Amarillo Hospital District Board of Managers Amarillo Local Government Corporation Amarillo-Potter Events Venue District Board of Directors Animal Management & Welfare Bi-City-County Health District Board Board of Review - Landmarks and Historic Districts Center City Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #1 Board of Directors Community Development Advisory Committee Condemnation Appeals Commission Construction Advisory and Appeals Board Convention & Visitors Council Council Audit Committee Downtown Urban Design Review Board East Gateway Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #2 Environmental Task Force Library Advisory Board Parks and Recreation Board Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Committee Planning and Zoning Commission Traffic Advisory Board Zoning Board of Adjustments Public Improvement Districts: Colonies Public Improvement District Advisory Board Heritage Hills Public Improvement District Advisory Board Point West Public Improvement District Advisory Board Quail Creek Public Improvement District Advisory Board Redstone Public Improvement District Advisory Board Town Square Public Improvement District Advisory Board Tutbury Public Improvement District Advisory Board Vineyards Public Improvement District Advisory Board Amarillo Firemen’s Relief and Retirement Fund Board of Trustees Amarillo Health Facilities Corporation Potter-Randall Emergency Communications District Texas Panhandle Centers

D. EXECUTIVE SESSION:
City Council may convene in Executive Session to receive reports on or discuss any of the following pending projects or matters:

1) Section 551.072 - Discuss the purchase, exchange, lease, sell, or value of real property and public discussion of such would not be in the best interests of the City’s bargaining position:

(a) Discuss properties located in the N.E. quadrant of the Downtown Business District. Amarillo City Hall is accessible to individuals with disabilities through its main entry on the south side (601 South Buchanan Street) of the building.  An access ramp leading to the main entry is located at the southwest corner of the building.  Parking spaces for individuals with disabilities are available in the south parking lot.  City Hall is equipped with restroom facilities, communications equipment and elevators that are accessible.  Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations or a sign language interpreter must contact the City Secretary’s Office 48 hours prior to meeting time by telephoning 378-3013 or the City TDD number at 378-4229.  Posted this 21st day of November 2018. Regular meetings of the Amarillo City Council stream live on Cable Channel 10 and are available online at:  http://amarillo.gov/city-hall/city-government/view-city-council-meetings Archived meetings are also available.

A. CONSIDER AWARD - CONSTRUCTION OF FIRE STATION #9 (2015 PARAMOUNT BOULEVARD):
(Contact:  Jerry Danforth, Facilities and Special Projects Administrator) Plains Builders -- $2,399,738.00 This award is for the construction contract to Plains Builders for the construction of the new Fire Station #9 located at 2015 Paramount Boulevard, Amarillo Texas 79109.  This project is bond funded as authorized in the November 2016 election for Proposition 2.

No comments