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CITY OF LUBBOCK
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
August 10, 2021
1:30 P. M.


 
The City Council of the City of Lubbock, Texas met in regular session on the 10th of August, 2021, in City Council Chambers, Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K, Lubbock, Texas, and via video conference and teleconference at 1:30 p.m.

 
1:35 P.M. CITY COUNCIL CONVENED
City Council Chambers, Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K, Lubbock, Texas, and via video conference and teleconference
Present:
Mayor Daniel M. Pope; Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale; Council Member Juan A. Chadis; Council Member Randy Christian; Council Member Jeff Griffith; Council Member Latrelle Joy; Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris; City Manager W. Jarrett Atkinson; City Secretary Rebecca Garza; City Attorney Chad Weaver
Note:
      City Council addressed agenda items in the following order:
  • 1.1-1.2; Executive Session; 3.3.1; 3.1-3.2; Citizen Comments 4; 5.1; 6.1; 6.3-6.5; 6.9-6.15; 6.2-6.2.4; 6.6-6.8; 7.1-7.15; 7.18-7.20.
  • Item No.'s 7.16 and 7.17 were deleted. 





             
   1. Hear and discuss presentations regarding the following and provide guidance to staff as appropriate.
             
   1. Presentation and discussion of the Proposed FY 2021-22 Operating Budget and Capital Program, and discuss all funds of the City, including but not limited to General Fund, Debt Service Fund, Internal Services, Enterprise Funds, Special Revenue Funds, Component Units, Related Entities, Debt and Debt Obligations, Capital Improvement Program, and related and associated items; and take action to direct the City Manager to make changes to said Budget.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council on the proposed FY 2021-22 Operating Budget and Capital Program. Discussion included, but was not limited to: the proposed property tax rate, the Water/Wastewater model, and potential funding for future response to COVID-19. Blu Kostelich, chief financial officer, gave comments and answered questions from City Council on potential changes to the General Fund reserve policy level and the City's responsibilities related to other post retirement benefits (OPEB).

Wood Franklin, division director of public works, gave a presentation on future water supply needs. Topics discussed included: current water supplies, city of Lubbock per capita water consumption, future water demand projections, and future water supply needs. Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Aubrey Spear, director of water utilities, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

There was consensus among City Council to remove the proposed allocation of American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funding for an elevated water storage tank; and instead allocate cash from excess reserves to fund that project. City Council gave further direction to the City Manager to prepare the proposed FY 2021-22 Operating Budget and Capital Program for filing with the City Secretary once the requested revisions are made.
             
   2. Presentation and Discussion of the Employee Wellness Program

Clifton Beck, director of human resources, gave a presentation on the proposed Employee Wellness Program and answered questions from City Council. Topics discussed included: the benefits of implementing a wellness program, wellness program categories, program requirements, incentives, and next steps.
             
At the completion of the Work Session, City Council recessed into Executive Session.
             
   2. Executive Session

The meeting recessed at 3:02 p.m. and reconvened in Executive Session under the provisions of Section 551, Texas Government Code. City Council reconvened in open session at 4:59 p.m., and the meeting was called to order at 5:10 p.m.
             
   1. Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.071, with legal counsel for advice about pending or contemplated litigation or settlement agreement and on matters in which the duty of the attorney under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct conflicts with Chapter 551.
             
   1.
Update on U.S. Census Data Release and Impact and Legal Implications on City Redistricting Timeline
             
   2.
Discuss Chapter 21 of the Texas Property Code
             
   3.
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Turnover Program
             
   2. Hold an executive session in accordance with the Texas Government Code, Section 551.072, to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.
             
   1.
4.2542 acres in Block AC, Section 30, being more commonly known as 6601 Upland Avenue
             
   2.
Loop 88 Land Acquisition
             
   3.
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Turnover Program
             
             
4:30 p.m. - City Council reconvenes in Open Session in City Council Chambers.

City Council reconvened at 4:59 p.m.
             
   3. Ceremonial Items
             
   1. Invocation

Pastor Allen Weathers, Turning Point Community Church, led the invocation.
             
   2. Pledges of Allegiance

Pledges of Allegiance, to the United States and Texas Flags, were led by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale.
             
   3. Proclamations and Presentations
             
   1.
Employee Recognition - Kiara Morgan

Mayor Daniel M. Pope presented a Special Recognition to Kiara Morgan in honor of her completing the naturalization process and becoming a United States citizen. Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; Blu Kostelich, chief financial officer; and Marta Alvarez, director of purchasing & contract management, gave comments and thanked Ms. Morgan for her dedication to public service and the City of Lubbock. Ms. Morgan gave comments and thanked City Council for the recognition and her co-workers for their support throughout the naturalization process.
             
Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 5:10 p.m.
             
   4. Citizen Comments - According to Lubbock City Council Rules, any citizen wishing to appear in-person before a regular meeting of the City Council, regarding any matter posted on the City Council Agenda below, shall complete the sign-up form provided at the meeting, no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 10, 2021. If a citizen is attending the meeting by video or teleconference, they may submit a citizen comment by email at citizencomments@mylubbock.us, no later than 2:00 p.m. on August 10, 2021. Submitted comments must include name and address. Each comment will be read aloud for a period of time not to exceed three minutes pursuant to City Council Rules. Citizen Comments is an opportunity for citizens to make comments and express a position on agenda items. Any comment received that is in the nature of asking a question will be referred to an appropriate member of the City staff for a response.

Public Hearings - Any person wishing to speak at a posted public hearing (Items 7.5-7.8) may do so via Zoom by using the “Raised Hand” feature. When utilizing Zoom through a telephone, press *9 to "raise your hand" and you will be placed in the queue.

No one appeared to speak in person; and no comments were submitted via email.
             
   5. Minutes
             
   1. June 15, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Electric Utility Board
July 12, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Electric Utility Board
July 13, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - LPD Headquarters Groundbreaking
July 13, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting
July 14, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Coffee with the Mayor
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve the June 15, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Electric Utility Board minutes; the July 12, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Electric Utility Board minutes; the July 13, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - LPD Headquarters Groundbreaking minutes; the July 13, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting minutes; and the July 14, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Coffee with the Mayor minutes. 

  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   6. Consent Agenda - Items considered to be routine are enacted by one motion without separate discussion. If the City Council desires to discuss an item, the item is removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve items 6.1; 6.3-6.5; and 6.9-6.15.



  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   1. Budget Ordinance Amendment 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance 2021-O0086, Amendment 29, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the General Fund and Civil Service positions to amend full-time equivalent positions in Police, providing for filing; and providing for a savings clause.
             
   2. Budget Ordinance Amendment 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0087, Amendment 38, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Grant Fund to accept and appropriate additional funding from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Karen Murfee, director of community development, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0087.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   1. Resolution - Community Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0281 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 and Amendment No. 2 to Community Development Funding Contract 15413, and all related documents, with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA), for the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES Act) (“CEAP-CV”), to assist low-income households affected by COVID-19, in providing immediate utility assistance and repair or replacement of existing HVAC units.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Karen Murfee, director of community development, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0281.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   2. Resolution - Community Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0282 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Community Development Funding Contract 15414, and all related documents, with Lutheran Social Services of the South, Inc. (LSSS), for the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES Act) (“CEAP-CV”) administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA), to assist low-income persons and households affected by COVID-19, in providing immediate utility assistance.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Karen Murfee, director of community development, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0282.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   3. Resolution - Community Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0283 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Community Development Funding Contract 15753, and all related documents, with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA), for the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP), to provide utility assistance to qualified low-income persons and families, as well as the repair or replacement of existing HVAC units.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Karen Murfee, director of community development, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0283.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   4. Resolution - Community Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0284 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Community Development Funding Contract 15737, and all related documents, with Lutheran Social Services of the South, Inc. (LSSS), to provide utility assistance to qualified low-income persons and families, as well as the repair or replacement of existing HVAC units, through the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Karen Murfee, director of community development, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0284.





  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   3. Budget Ordinance Amendment 1st Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0096, Amendment 39, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Lubbock Power & Light Operating Fund by increasing expenses in the Purchased Power Cost Center 7315; increasing fund level expenses for the Franchise Fee Equivalent (FFE) payment and Payment in Lieu of Property Tax (PILOT); and increasing revenues for the Power Cost Recovery Factor (PCRF) and FFE.
             
   4. Budget Ordinance Amendment 1st Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0097, Amendment 40, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Grant Fund to accept and appropriate additional funding from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Health and Human Services Commission, and Texas A&M University and authorize twelve full-time equivalent (FTE) positions.
             
   5. Budget Ordinance Amendment 1st Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0098, Amendment 41, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the General Fund, General Capital Fund, Information Technology Fund, Internal Service Capital Fund, Fleet Fund, and Fleet Capital Fund to adjust transfers between Operating and Capital Funds related to prior Budget Amendments and appropriate additional funding for the Capital Improvement Project 92676 General Fund Vehicle Replacement FY 2020-21.
             
   6. Ordinance Amendment 2nd Reading - Traffic Engineering: Ordinance No. 2021-O0088, amending Section 20.05.102 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock, with regard to the establishment of speed limits.

Sharmon Owens, city traffic engineer, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council. Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Randy Christian to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0088


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   7. Resolution - Solid Waste Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0285 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Professional Services Agreement, with Parkhill, for Professional Engineering Services regarding the Solid Waste Transfer Station.

Brenda Haney, director of solid waste, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council. Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Randy Christian to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0285.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   8. Resolution - Community Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0286 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15853, and all related documents, between the City of Lubbock Community Development Department and Civitas Consulting, LLC, for Professional Services and consulting regarding U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Karen Murfee, director of community development, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0286.









  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   9. Resolution - Community Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0274 adopting the recommendation of the Lubbock Housing Authority of the City of Lubbock, to grant the waiver of Payment in Lieu of Taxes for FY 2019-20.
             
   10. Resolution - Public Transit Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0275 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15861, with Vehicle Maintenance Program, Inc., for automotive filters for Citibus.
             
   11. Resolution - Public Transit Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0276 authorizing the Mayor to execute an amendment to the interlocal agreement with Texas Tech University for campus bus service provided by Citibus.
             
   12. Resolution - Police: Resolution No. 2021-R0277 authorizing the Chief of Police to execute a Short Term Joint Operation Memorandum of Understanding between the United States Marshals Service and the Lubbock Police Department as it relates to the reimbursement to the City of Lubbock for certain overtime expenses incurred during the investigation and/or arrest of persons with active arrest warrants.
             
   13. Resolution - Police: Resolution No. 2021-R0278 authorizing the Mayor to execute Subaward Agreement 21-0590, and related documents, between the City of Lubbock and Texas Tech University, to facilitate the implementation of a wellness program for the Lubbock Police Department.
             
   14. Resolution - City Secretary: Resolution No. 2021-R0279 confirming the City Manager's appointment of Vickie L. Bennett to the Civil Service Commission.
             
   15. Resolution - Lubbock Power & Light: Resolution No. 2021-R0280 ratifying the Agreement for Credit Rating Services, between the City of Lubbock, acting by and through Lubbock Power & Light, and Fitch Ratings, Inc., related to credit rating services for Revenue Bonds Series 2021.
             
   7. Regular Agenda
             
   1. Board Appointments - City Secretary: Consider appointments to the Quincy Park Public Improvement District Advisory Board.

Rebecca Garza, city secretary, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to appoint Alan Powell and Shelley Lee to the Quincy Park Public Improvement District (PID) Advisory Board.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   2. Board Appointments - City Secretary: Consider appointments to the Valencia Public Improvement District Advisory Board.

Rebecca Garza, city secretary, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to appoint Jena Massie, Corey Lusk, and Jonathan Jackson to the Valencia Public Improvement District (PID) Advisory Board.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   3. Board Appointments - City Secretary: Consider appointments to the Upland Crossing Public Improvement District Advisory Board.

Rebecca Garza, city secretary, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to appoint Chris Berry, Trey Benton, Zach Tollett, Mike Snyder, and Austin Lear to the Upland Crossing Public Improvement District (PID) Advisory Board.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   4. Board Appointments - City Secretary: Consider and take action on the appointments of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson for the Lubbock Water Advisory Commission.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to appoint Jay House as Chair, and to appoint Melanie Barnes as Vice Chair of the Lubbock Water Advisory Commission.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   5. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0099, a request for annexation from Starlight Development, LLC, to annex an area of approximately 553 acres adjacent to the southern city limits of the City of Lubbock, south of 146th Street and west of Frankford Avenue.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:49 p.m.

Thomas Payne, with Starlight Development, LLC, appeared to speak in favor.

No one appeared to speak in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:51 p.m.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Randy Christian to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0099.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   6. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0100, a request for annexation from Loop 88, LLC, The Sherman Nelson Family, LP, Ilene Hobgood, Kim Nelson, and the Edward and Carol Daniel Family Trust, to annex an area of approximately 717.76 acres adjacent to the western city limits of the City of Lubbock, south of 34th Street and west of Inler Avenue.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:52 p.m.

Thomas Payne, with Loop 88, LLC, appeared to speak in favor.

No one appeared to speak in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:53 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Randy Christian to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0100.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   7. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0101, a request for annexation from Violet McInnes, Sandra Carlton, Wyatt Crawford, Melissa Crawford, Landshark Commercial Properties, LLC, Lubbock Cooper Independent School District, Red Canyon, LLC, and Grow Lubbock, LLC, to annex an area of approximately 431.13 acres, adjacent to the southern city limits of the City of Lubbock, south of 146th Street and west of Avenue P.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:54 p.m.

Thomas Payne, with Red Canyon Development and Grow Lubbock, LLC, appeared to speak in favor. 

No one appeared to speak in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:56 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0101.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   8. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0102, to amend Chapter 40 "Zoning" of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock, Texas, by amending Section 40.01.003 Definitions, to add definitions for “Event Center”, “Hardware Store”, and “Home Improvement Center”; amending Section 40.03.1873 Permitted Uses, to remove “Game Room” and “Lumber Yard” in District "CB-2"; and amending Section 40.03.3103 Permitted Uses, to add “Event Center” as a Specific Use in Districts “C-2”, “C-3”, and “C-4”.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council. 

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:02 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:03 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0102.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   9. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0089, for Zone Case 2538-T, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc. for Kenny Blackwell, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) to Local Retail District (C-2), at 7302 34th Street, located north of 34th Street and west of Upland Avenue, on 1.6 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 42.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0089.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   10. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0090, for Zone Case 3047-AA, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for George McMahan Development, LLC, for a zone change from Single Family District (R-1) Specific Use to Reduced Setback Single-Family District (R-1A) at 4718, 4719, 4720, 4721, and 4724 121st Place, located north of 122nd Street and west of Quaker Avenue, on 0.86 acres of land, The Estates at Vintage Addition, Lots 91, 92, and 94-96.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0090.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   11. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0091, for Zone Case 3436, a request of MD Rahman, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) to General Retail District (C-3), at 3301 East 4th Street, located north of East 4th Street, east of Idalou Road, Moore-Elliston Addition, Block 1, Lot 9.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0091.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   12. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0092, for Zone Case 3438, a request of Abacus Engineering Surveying for Ramona Prater and The Estate of Charles Prater, for a zone change from Transition District (T) to High-Density Apartment District (A-2), generally located north of 114th Street and east of University Avenue, on 9.664 acres of unplatted land out of Block E, Section 10.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0092.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   13. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0093, regarding a petition for annexation by the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA), to annex an area of approximately 407.28 acres adjacent to the eastern city limits of the City of Lubbock, south of 4th Street and east of East Loop 289.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0093.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   14. Resolution - Planning: Resolution No. 2021-R0287 approving and granting a variance from the applicable 300-foot minimum distance provisions of the City of Lubbock Ordinance No. 2009-O0060, at 6012 82nd Street, Suite E, for an alcoholic beverage permit for Bucket of Love.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0287.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   15. Resolution - Finance: Resolution No. 2021-R0288 adopting a proposed tax rate that will result in additional revenues as outlined in Section 26.05 (d) of the Tax Code of the State of Texas, and setting the date for the public hearing to discuss the proposed tax rate.

Blu Kostelich, chief financial officer, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Daniel M. Pope, read into the record, the following statement: "City Council will hold the public hearing on the proposed 2021 tax rate at the Tuesday, September 7, 2021, Special City Council Meeting, that will be held in the City Council Chambers, 1314 Avenue K, beginning at 5:00 p.m. The City Council will hold the first reading of the tax rate ordinance at the Tuesday, September 7, 2021, Special City Council Meeting, that will be held in the City Council Chambers, 1314 Avenue K, beginning at 5:00 p.m. The City Council will vote on the second and final reading of the tax rate ordinance at the Tuesday, September 14, 2021, Regular City Council Meeting, that will be held in the City Council Chambers, 1314 Avenue K, beginning at 5:00 p.m."
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0288.




  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   16. Ordinance 1st Reading - City Secretary: Consider an ordinance amending Chapter 20 of the Code of Ordinances, regarding “Parades, Demonstrations, and Recreational Street Use", by updating the permit application requirements and the review process; providing a penalty; providing a savings clause; and providing for publication.

*This item was deleted.
             
   17. Ordinance 1st Reading - City Secretary: Consider an ordinance amending Chapter 14 of the Code of Ordinances, regarding “Noise", by updating permit application requirements; providing a penalty; providing a savings clause; and providing for publication.

*This item was deleted.
             
   18. Ordinance 2nd Reading - City Secretary: Ordinance No. 2021-O0095, calling a bond election to be held within the City of Lubbock, Texas; making provisions for the conduct and the giving of notice of the election; and containing other provisions related thereto.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0095.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   19. Ordinance Single Reading - Lubbock Power & Light: Ordinance No. 2021-O0103, providing for the issuance of City of Lubbock, Texas, Electric Light & Power System Revenue Bonds, Series 2021; providing for the award of the sale thereof in accordance with specified parameters; approving the official statement; approving execution of a purchase contract; and enacting other provisions relating thereto.

Blu Kostelich, chief financial officer, gave comments and answered questions from City Council. Matt Boles, managing director with RBC Capital Markets, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0103.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   20. Ordinance Single Reading - Lubbock Power & Light: Ordinance No. 2021-O0104, approving the extension of the Commitment Expiration Date of the Note Purchase Agreement for City of Lubbock, Texas, Electric Light and Power System Revenue Revolving Notes, a reduction to the Available Commitment under such Agreement, providing a substitute index for floating rate notes, and other necessary and appropriate amendments; approving and authorizing certain authorized officers to act on behalf of the City; and providing for other matters incident and related thereto.

Blu Kostelich, chief financial officer, gave comments and answered questions from City Council. Matt Boles, managing director with RBC Capital Markets, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0104.

  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
6:46 P.M. CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED
 
There being no further business to come before Council, Mayor Pope adjourned the meeting.

 

The August 10, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting minutes were approved by the City Council on the 14th day of September, 2021.


 

  ____________________________________
DANIEL M. POPE, MAYOR
ATTEST:
 
 
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Rebecca Garza, City Secretary
 

    

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