NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - MARCH 24, 2022 - 5:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL
823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS
TELEPHONE: (409) 797-3510
 
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 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

1.

DECLARATION OF A QUORUM AND CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

INVOCATION

Chaplin Heather Gates - Galveston Police Department

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

  1. International Oleander Month Proclamation
  2. Missy Lynn Salter-Workman - Certificate of Recognition

4. Reminders regarding City Council events

5. Reminders regarding community events

6. Health and safety announcement

6.B.

City Manager's Report - The Investment Report for quarter ended December 31, 2021 (M. Loftin)

7.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Claims:  22-010 - Brian Holloway; 22-011 - Helen Jenkins; 22-012 - North Ritell; 22-013 - Blanche Jones; 22-014 - Blake Bracken; 22-015 - Jerhonda Howard; 22-016 - Socorro Tamez; 22-017 - Joel and Victoria Pearson; and 22-018 - Adalyn Archie-Roy.

8.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

8.A.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas Amending The 2015 Galveston Land Development Regulations, By Amending Article 5, Table 5.110, “Signs In Residential Single-Family (R-1), Residential General Duplex (R-2), Residential Single Family (R-3), And Residential Multifamily (MF)” Districts” To Modify Signage Allotments For Churches In The Residential, Single-Family (R-1) Zoning District In Accordance With Urban Neighborhood (Un) Criteria Of Article 5, Table 5.109; Planning Case Number 22ZA-001; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject. (A. Montalvan)

8.B.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Changing The Zoning From Residential, Single-Family (R-1) Zoning District To Restricted Residential, Single Family (R-0) Zoning District On Various Properties Adresses Commonly Known As 1 – 19, 21 – 46 Lakeview Drive, As Described Herein And Provided In The Attached Map, And Which Properties Are Legally Described As Hall And Jones Survey, Lots 1 – 19, Lots 21 – 46, Havre Lafitte Lake-Front, Havre Lafitte Subdivision, In The City And County Of Galveston, Texas. Planning Case Number 22P-006; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject. (P. Milburn)

8.C.

Consider for Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Changing The Zoning From Residential, Single-Family (R-1), And Residential, Townhouse (R-2) Zoning District To Resort - Recreation (Res-Rec) Zoning District On Property Commonly Known As 17130 FM 3005 And Adjacent Vacant Parcel, And Which Properties Are Legally Described As Abstract 121, Page 30 & 31, Hall And Jones Survey, Tract 71, 72.960 Acres And Abstract 121, Page 30 & 31, Hall And Jones Survey, Tract 73,80.000 Acres, In The City And County Of Galveston, Texas. Planning Case Number 22P-012; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject. (D. Lunsford)

9.

PUBLIC COMMENT

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

ORDINANCES (NOT REQUIRING PUBLIC HEARINGS)

10.A.

Discuss and consider for action an ordinance approving the sale of $11 million in tax and revenue supported certificates of obligation; providing that the sale will be for the purpose of purchasing new sanitation vehicles and constructing improvements in Sand Hill Crane Park; approving the reimbursement of costs incurred up to ninety days prior to the closing of the sale and approving other matters incidental thereto. (M. Loftin)

10.B.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending Ordinance 22-003, Regarding The Designated Polling Places For The Election To Be Held In The City Of Galveston On The 7th Day Of May, 2022, For The Purpose Of Electing A Mayor At-Large And Six (6) District Council Members, Each For A Two-Year Term; Making Other Provisions Of Fact And Providing For An Effective Date. (Legal)

10.C.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending Chapter 34 “Traffic” Of “The Code Of The City Of Galveston 1982, As Amended,”; Amending Section 34-117c, “Downtown Paid Parking District”, Section 34-144, “Paid Parking System Rate; Deposit Of Coins And Other Forms Of Payment And Time Limits”, Section 34-145, “When Use Of Paid Parking System Required”; By Adding Section 34-117d, ‘UTMB Parking Area”; To Authorize The City Manager Or Designee To Provide Parking Rates Of Two Dollars And Twenty-Five Cents An Hour In The Downtown Paid Parking District And The UTMB Parking Area; And To Provide For Rates To Be In Force On Sundays In The Downtown Paid Parking District; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; And Providing For An Effective Date.

10.D.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas Allowing Certain Boards The Option Of Meeting In A Virtual Capacity; Continuing All Other Requirements Of The Texas Open Meetings Act; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; Providing For An Effective Date. (Legal)

10.E.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending Chapter 2 Administration, Article IV. “Boards, Commissions And Committees”, Divisions 4. “Reserved”, To Establish The Sister Cities Program Committee By Ordinance; Reproducing Resolution No. 18-055, Which Provided For The Committee’s Duties, Term, Membership, Quorum, Voting, Meetings, And Rules Of Procedure; Allowing The Option Of Meeting In A Virtual Capacity; Continuing All Other Requirements Of The Texas Open Meetings Act; Providing For Findings Of Fact And Providing For An Effective Date. (Legal)

10.F.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending Chapter 26 “Parks And Recreation” To Add Article V., “Families, Children And Youth Advisory Board”, To Establish The “Families, Children And Youth Board” By Ordinance; Reproducing Resolution No. 01-057, Which Provided For The Committee’s Duties, Term, Membership, Quorum, Voting, Meetings, And Rules Of Procedure; Allowing The Option Of Meeting In A Virtual Capacity; Continuing All Other Requirements Of The Texas Open Meetings Act; Providing For Findings Of Fact And 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.

SAL2022-1 Construction Sales Tax Report

Approval Accepting The City Auditor's Report On The Construction Sales Tax Report SAL2022-1 (G.Bulgherini).

11.B.

Consider For Approval An Economic Development Grant Agreement Between The City Of Galveston And Industrial Development Corporation Of The City Of Galveston Texas Approving Funding To City Of Galveston, For The Sandhill Crane Soccer Complex Improvement Project In The Amount Of $5,500,000. (M. Hay)

11.C.

Consider for Approval a 3-month extension to the BlueCross BlueShield of Texas (BCBSTX) Third Party Administrator (TPA) Agreement for Employee Health Insurance to Align with the Health Plan Year (K. Etienne).

11.D.

Consider approving an agreement with MCCi for application development services in an amount not to exceed $ 150,000 utilizing BuyBoard contract 625-20 for a one (1) year term. (H. Dean)

11.E.

Consider for approval a supplemental payment to Central Square Company, formally Superion, LLC, in the amount of $3,642.31 for the annual support renewal of 7 OneSoltuion licenses (H. Dean)

11.F.

Consider for approval an agreement with Centre Technologies for the purchase of Microsoft Office 365 licenses for a One (1) year term with the options to extend the agreement for three (3) years. (H. Dean)

11.G.

Consider for approval an expenditure of $43,500.00 for the lowest quote received, from Ag Pro Painting, to install a Silicone to Silicone hybrid roofing system on Hangar 28 upon final approval by the City Attorney (M. Shahan).

11.H.

Consider for approval the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) license agreement between the City of Galveston and Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church related to the use of the northern most part of the Moody parking lot adjoining the Crocket Park ball fields. (R. Simmons)

11.I.

Consider for approval, acceptance of a proposal from Crescent Electric in the amount of $456,000.00 for providing and installing 157 Cyclone illuminated bollards on the Seawall Boulevard beginning on the south side of 29th street and ending at 39th street, authorizing the City Manager to sign all documents upon the review and approval of the City Attorney. (C.Kenworthy)

11.J.

Consider for the approval a 1-year contract extension with JW hauling LLC. (COG CON 19_002). This contract extension will allow the Marshals Office to continue to have demolition service to remove dilapidated or substandard structures and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract upon final approval by the City Attorney. (B. Stroud)

11.K.

Consider for approval the updated License Agreement with ExteNet Systems, LLC for implementing and utilizing small cell nodes located on Scholes Airport property. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (R. Winiecke)

11.L.

Consider for approval accepting all public infrastructure improvements for Beachside Village, Section 6 for the initial two-year maintenance period. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (R. Winiecke)

11.M.

Consider accepting constructed infrastructure referred to as Sanitary Sewer Lift Station #59 and the gravity sanitary sewer collection system located at Galveston Bay Club Subdivision off of Road Less Traveled. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (R. Winiecke)

11.N.

Consider approval of a proposal from Terracon Consultants, Inc. in the amount of $53,145.00 to perform Construction Material Testing for the 37th Street Improvements from Broadway to Seawall project. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (R. Winiecke)

11.O.

Consider approval of Change Order #2 to the contract with Lucas Construction Company, Inc. for the 27th Street Improvements from Broadway to Market (Phase III) project decreasing the contract by $25,450.00 from the amount of $1,011,591.00 to the final contract amount of $986,141.00. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (R. Winiecke)

11.P.

Consider approval of Change Order #7 to the contract with Lucas Construction Company, Inc. for the 27th Street Improvements from Ave O to Seawall (Phase II) project decreasing the contract by $145,858.50 from the amount of $1,494,660.00 to the final contract amount of $1,348,801.50. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney. (R. Winiecke)

11.Q.

Consider for the approval of the purchase of three (3) new 22-yard automated garbage trucks for the Sanitation Department to be purchased from Kyrish Truck Center through Buy Board (Contract #601-19) for a total price of $1,043,127 and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract upon final approval by the City Attorney. (D. Smith)

11.R.

Consider for the approval allowing the Fleet Facility to purchase the listed rolling stock and associated equipment for Municipal Utilities from Silsbee Ford Inc. through Good Buy for a total price of $44,095 and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract upon final approval by the City Attorney. (D. Smith)

11.S.

Consider for the approval of a resolution of the City Council of the City of Galveston approving the amended 2022 City of Galveston, Island Transit Title VI Plan as required by The Federal Transportation Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation. (D. Smith)

11.T.

Consider for approval minutes of the February 24, 2022 Workshop and Regular Meeting. (J. Williams)

12.

ACTION ITEMS

12.A.

Discuss and Consider for Confirmation the City Manager's Appointment of Douglas Balli as Chief of the Galveston Police Department Pursuant to Texas Local Government Code 143.013(A). (B. Maxwell)

13.

RECEIVE AND FILE (Non-Action Items)

13.A.

Letter to Honorable Shalanda D. Young - Completion of the Galveston Harbor Channel Extension

14.

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 March 18, 2022 at 12:15 P.M.

Janelle Williams

Janelle Williams, City Secretary

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