NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - AUGUST 24, 2017 - 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

Reverend Freda Brown - St. Vincent House
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
  • Proclamation - Mr. Louis Labardini
  • Proclamations - Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (Gavin's Galaxy and UTMB)
4. Reminders regarding City Council events

5. Reminders regarding community events

6. Health and safety announcements
7.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS


7.A.

Claims

17-091  Fagan, Kelly
17-092  Flisowski, Tammy
17-093  Gore, Laurence
17-094  Biorstein, Neil
17-095  Stieh, Mazen
8.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

9.

PUBLIC COMMENT

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

ORDINANCES (NOT REQUIRING PUBLIC HEARINGS)


10.A.

Ordinance - Network Nodes in Public Right-of-Ways

Consider for approval a Public Right-of-Way Management Ordinance by the City of Galveston, Texas, adding to Chapter 31. “Public Utilities”, Article VII. “Network Nodes in Public Right-of-Ways” to regulate the physical use, occupancy and maintenance of City rights-of-way by wireless network providers; describing the purpose; adopting the Design Manual of the City of Galveston for the installation of network nodes and node support poles pursuant to Tex. Loc. Gov’t Code Chapter 284 (the Design Manual); providing definitions; requiring compliance with the City’s Design Manual and applicable codes for the installation of network nodes and node support poles pursuant to Chapter 284 of the Texas Local Government Code; providing City procedures for applications for permits; establishing time periods for approval of permit applications; providing application fees and annual public right-of-way rental rates; providing restrictions on placement of network nodes and node support poles in Municipal parks, residential areas, Historic  Districts and Design Districts; providing indemnity for the City; providing repealing and savings clauses; and providing for an effective date of  September 1, 2017. (Legal)
10.B.

Consider for approval an ordinance of the City of Galveston, Texas, amending “The Code Of The City of Galveston 1982, as amended”, Chapter 34, “Limitations On Turning Around” by amending section 34-63 to apply a prohibition on drivers from performing what is commonly referred to as a U-Turn on the road known as Seawall Boulevard from 6th Street to 103rd Street; making various findings and provisions related to the subject; providing for an effective date. (K. Hockersmith)

10.C.

Consider for approval an ordinance of the City of Galveston, Texas granting a moratorium waiver from Ordinance No.17-031, which is commonly known as the “Broadway Moratorium” to allow for the replacement of a pole sign with a monument sign and for the installation of a new flat wall sign at the property located at 2501 Broadway Boulevard and legally described as Lots 5 through 7 and the east 2.83 feet of Lot 4, Block 145, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas; Making various findings and provisions related to the subject; Providing for severability; And establishing an effective date. Planning case number 17PA-039. (Janice Norman)

Documents:
  1. 17PA-039 PKT 1.pdf
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.

Receive And File the Sewer Internal Control Audit Report AU2017-1. (G. Bulgherini)

11.B.

Consider for approval minutes of the July 20, 2017 Workshop, the July 27, 2017 Workshop and Regular Meeting, and the August 10, 2017 Workshop and Regular Meeting. (J. Williams)

11.C.

Consider for Approval to Authorize the City Manager or his Designee to Execute a Certification of Consistency with the Consolidated Plan (HUD Form–2991) for the Gulf Coast Center and WOMAN’s, Inc. (S. Patrick)

11.D.

Consider for action the awarding of a three (3) year contract with the option for up to two (2), one (1) year extensions, to Tetra Tech, Inc. as the selected firm and True North Emergency Management as the alternative firm for Debris Removal Monitoring (RFP #: 17-14). (N. Bender)


11.E.

Consider for approval a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Galveston, Texas (“the city”), approving an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Jamaica Beach permitting the City of Galveston to administer debris management and disaster technical services for Jamaica Beach in the event of disaster; authorizing the City Manager to execute the Interlocal Agreement with the City of Jamaica Beach; providing for findings of fact and providing for an effective date. (N. Bender)

11.F.

Consider for approval Change Order #1 from Building Solutions, for the renovation and repair of the restrooms at Schreiber Park, in the amount of $4,800.00, increasing the contract amount from $140,424.00, to $145,224.00. (B. Sanderson)

11.G.

Consider for approval award of a three (3) year contract with low bidder (Bid #17-028) Safety Shoe Distribution for the purchase of safety shoes and/or boots for City employees. (C. DeWitt)


11.H.

Consider for approval the extension of the emergency rental of two (2) rear-loader garbage trucks from Big Truck Rental in the amount of $6,800.00 per truck, per month, until September 22, 2017. (C. DeWitt)


11.I.

Consider for approval authorizing the conveyance of an access and utility easement to the public, and further authorizing Mike Shahan, Director of the Scholes International Airport, to execute said easement. (R. Blackketter)


11.J.

Consider for approval Change Order No.4 to the contract with Cardinal Contractors, Inc., for the New 59th Street Pump Station project, increasing the contract by $148,128.50 to a new total amount of $16,670,196.35 and extending the contract term by an additional 21 days. (R. Blackketter)


11.K.

Consider for approval of a Resolution Authorizing an Interlocal Agreement with the Regional Development Authority (RDA) and Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 14 (TIRZ 14) regarding the funding of the Engineering Design for Improvements to 83rd Street Drainage and Pavement. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (R. Blackketter)


Documents:
  1. Resolution.pdf
11.L.

Consider for approval of the low responsive bidder (BID #17-035) J. W. Kelso Company, Inc., for the Rehabilitation of Ground Storage Tanks at 30th Street project in the amount of $623,661.00. The funding source will be the CDBG Disaster Recovery Non-Housing Round 2.2 program. (R. Blackketter)

11.M.

Consider for approval of amending the City of Galveston Section 3 Plan by removing the requirement for a Section 3 Advisory Committee. (R. Blackketter)

11.N.

Consider for approval of the low responsive bidder (BID #17-036) Brunel Industrial & Pipeline Services, LLC, for the Rehabilitation of Ground Storage Tanks at 59th Street project in the amount of $6,477,984.36. The funding source will be the CDBG Disaster Recovery Non-Housing Round 2.2 program. (R. Blackketter)


11.O.

Consider for approval the reallocation of up to $2,800,000 in total expenditures from the CDBG-DR Round 1 grant for the Main Wastewater Treatment Plant, Lift Station #1 and Fire Station #4, with up to $2,000,000 in expenditures charged to the FEMA Ike Recovery Fund and up to $800,000 being charged to insurance proceeds from the Recovery and Capital Reserve Fund through the FEMA Ike Recovery and Capital Reserve Fund so as to address regulatory issues with regard to possible duplication of benefits from CDBG and FEMA funding of these projects. (R. Blackketter)


11.P.

Consider for approval the purchase of traffic signal components for installation of crosswalk illumination components from TAPCO in the amount of $49,967.90 to enhance pedestrian safety at mid-block crosswalks. (K. Hockersmith)

11.Q.

Consider for approval, increasing the annual contract for the purchase of pipes, parts and fittings (Bid 17-017) from HD Supply Waterworks, Ferguson Waterworks and Accurate Utility Supply. The increased funding will be for an additional $77,500.00. The funding source will be the Water Distribution Pipe and Plumbing Supplies Account and the Sewer Collection Pipe and Plumbing Supplies. (A. Grasso)


11.R.

Consider for approval awarding the contract on the Annual Sanitary Sewer and Force Main Rehabilitation Project (RFP 17-18) to T-Con Construction LLC for an amount not to exceed $1,800,000.00. (A. Grasso)

11.S.

Consider for the approval of the annual payment totaling $22,900 for the Shah Transportation Manager / Newgen dispatch licensing and software support which will be funded by the Island Transit maintenance contracts account. (D. Smith)

11.T.

Consider for approval the purchase of two (2) forensic workstations and associated equipment and awarding the purchase to Sumuri, LLC in the amount of $28,495. (H. Dean)

11.U.

Consider for approval the renewal of the annual maintenance support agreement for City’s Enterprise Content Management solution (ECM), Laserfiche, awarding the contract to MCCi in the amount of $24,093. (H. Dean)

12.

ACTION ITEMS

12.A.

Discuss And Consider For Approval The City Auditor's Audit Plan For Fiscal Year 2018 (G. Bulgherini)

12.B.

Discuss and consider the acceptance of amendments to the deed conveying Ashton Villa to the Galveston Historical Foundation by the City of Galveston and directing the City Manager to execute the deed. (Legal)

12.C.

Discuss and consider for action requesting the Planning Commission to establish adding to the Current LDRs “Neighborhood Services” as a “New” Zoning District and to recommend the appropriate land uses to City Council. (Tarlton-Shannon/Yarbrough)

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 August 18, 2017 at 3:00 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).