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CITY OF LUBBOCK
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
August 24, 2021
1:00 P. M.


 
The City Council of the City of Lubbock, Texas met in regular session on the 24th of August, 2021, in City Council Chambers, Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K, Lubbock, Texas, and via video conference and teleconference at 1:00 p.m.

 
1:05 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:
  • Citizen Comments 1; 2.1; Citizen Comments 1(cont.); 2.2-2.4; Executive Session; 4.1-4.4; Citizen Comments 5; 6.1; 7.1; 7.3-7.18; 7.20-7.31; 7.33; 7.2-7.2.2; 7.19; 7.32; 7.34; 8.1-8.15; 8.17-8.19; 8.16; 8.20-8.26.
  • Item No.'s 7.34 & 8.26 were amended.
  • Item No. 8.16 failed.







             
   1. Citizen Comments - According to Lubbock City Council Rules, any citizen wishing to appear in person before the meeting of the City Council, regarding Items 2.1 and 2.4 on the Work Session Agenda, shall complete the sign-up form provided at the meeting, no later than 1:00 p.m. 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 11:00 a.m., on August 24, 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.

Citizens who appeared to speak in person, and comments submitted via email, regarding item 2.1 (American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Local Funds) are noted under that item.

There were no comments submitted via email for item 2.4.


Sign ups:
  • Aric Lampert appeared before City Council to speak in favor of item 2.4 (presentation and discussion of the proposed Downtown Civic Park).
             
   2. Hear and discuss presentations regarding the following and provide guidance to staff as appropriate.
             
   1. American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Local Funds - Listening Session for the City Council to hear and receive citizen comment and input from the public

Blu Kostelich, chief financial officer, gave a presentation on the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and answered questions from City Council. Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council. Topics discussed included: City of Lubbock allocations; ARPA eligible expenditures; commitment and expenditure deadlines; and tentative funding categories, including public safety and preparedness, targeted critical infrastructure, neighborhood recovery and revitalization, community support services, job training and economic development, and arts, non-profits, and small businesses.

Sign ups:
  • Sarah McLarty, Jo Conatser, Adam Hernandez, Lal Williams, David Cho, Joy Harris, Lindsey Maestri, Tom Laney, and Dina Jeffries appeared before City Council to speak on this item.
Comments received via email:
  • Ali Duffy and Debbie Clark addressed City Council, via email, to speak on this item. Their emails were read aloud by Courtney Paz, deputy city secretary.
             
   2. 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; sales tax; proposed rate changes relating to water, wastewater, and solid waste; staffing; street maintenance; capital projects; vehicle and equipment replacement; funding sources and expenses; and employee compensation adjustments. Blu Kostelich, chief financial officer, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council on City of Lubbock sales tax collections and historical sales tax trends.

Floyd Mitchell, chief of police, gave comments on the proposed Lubbock Police Department compensation adjustments and answered questions from City Council.

             
   3. Downtown Redevelopment Update

Brianna Gerardi, business development director, gave a presentation and update on downtown redevelopment and answered questions from City Council. Topics discussed included: one-way to two-way street conversions, the Broadway tunnel public art project, Downtown Parking Master Plan updates, historic district formation efforts, Market Lubbock Downtown Grant Program updates, current development projects, and event updates.

Jorge Quirino, manager of downtown & special projects with LEDA and Market Lubbock, gave comments on the Downtown Grant Program and answered questions from City Council.
             
   4. Presentation and Discussion of the Proposed Downtown Civic Park

Brianna Gerardi, director of business development, gave a presentation on the proposed Downtown Civic Park and answered questions from City Council. Topics discussed included: project history, the Downtown Civic Park Advisory Committee, public input session results and takeaways, cost estimates, and next steps. Elaine Kearney, with TBG Partners; and Samantha Schwartz, with Overland Partners, gave a presentation on the phased implementation approach, cost estimates, and potential design concepts for the proposed Downtown Civic Park and answered questions from City Council.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Robert Taylor, chair of the Central Business District Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone Board of Directors, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

There was consensus among City Council to schedule a future work session to further discuss the proposed Downtown Civic Park.
             
At the completion of the Work Session, City Council recessed into Executive Session.
             
   3. Executive Session

The meeting recessed at 3:59 p.m. and reconvened in Executive Session under the provisions of Section 551, Texas Government Code. City Council reconvened in open session at 5:06 p.m., and the meeting was called to order at 5:16 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.
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.
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Turnover Program
             
   3. Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.074, to discuss personnel matters, regarding the duties, responsibilities, and/or appointments to the Building Board of Appeals, Electric Utility Board, Health/Educational Facilities Development Corporation Board of Directors, LECD Board of Directors, Planning and Zoning Commission, Urban Design/Historic Preservation Commission, and the Water Board of Appeals.
             
   4. Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.076 to discuss or deliberate the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices; or a security audit.
             
   5. Hold an executive session in accordance with V.T.C.A. Government Code Section 551.086, to discuss and deliberate, on the following competitive matters of Lubbock Power & Light, reasonably related to the following categories:

a. generation unit specific and portfolio fixed and variable costs, including forecasts of those ....costs, capital improvement plans for generation units, and generation unit operating ....characteristics and outage scheduling;

b. bidding and pricing information for purchased power, generation and fuel, and Electric ....Reliability Council of Texas bids, prices, offers, and related services and strategies;

• Resolution No. 2021-R0289 on matter regarding purchased power bidding and pricing.

c. effective fuel and purchased power agreements and fuel transportation arrangements and ....contracts;

d. risk management information, contracts, and strategies, including fuel hedging and storage;

e. plans, studies, proposals, and analyses for system improvements, additions, or sales (other ....than transmission and distribution system improvements inside the service area for which the ....public power utility is the sole certificated retail provider);

f. customer billing, contract, and usage information, electric power pricing information, system ....load characteristics, and electric power marketing analyses and strategies.
             
             
4:30 p.m. - City Council reconvened in Open Session in City Council Chambers.

City Council reconvened at 5:06 p.m.
             
   4. Ceremonial Items
             
   1. Invocation

Honorably Retired Minister of the Word and Sacrament, Presbyterian Church, Davis B. Price, Lubbock Interfaith Association, 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
             
   4. Board Recognitions: Presented by Council Member Latrelle Joy

Appointments Advisory Board
Ryan Henry (unable to attend)
 
Building Board of Appeals
Russell Thoma, Jr.
 
Citizens Traffic Commission
Dr. Patricia Francis-Johnson
Carlos Mireles
 
Comprehensive Plan Oversight Committee
Dr. Nathanial Wright
 
Planning & Zoning Commission
Aviraj Patel
             
Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 5:16 p.m.
             
   5. 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 24, 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 24, 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 8.1 - 8.20) 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.
             
   6. Minutes
             
   1. June 23, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
July 27, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting
August 2, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Budget Work Session
August 3, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Budget Work Session
August 4, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Bond Election & Budget Work Session
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve the June 23, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Lubbock Economic Development Alliance minutes; the July 27, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting minutes; the August 2, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Budget Work Session minutes; the August 3, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Budget Work Session minutes; and the August 4, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Bond Election & Budget Work Session minutes.

  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   7. 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 Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve items 7.1; 7.3-7.18; 7.20-7.31; and 7.33.



  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   1. Budget Ordinance Amendment 2nd Reading - Finance: Consider Budget 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.
             
   2. Budget Ordinance Amendment 2nd 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.

Cheryl Brock, director of financial planning & analysis; and Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0097.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   1. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0320 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract HHS001083000001, an Interlocal Cooperation Contract, and all related documents, with the Texas Department of State Health Services, for activities to establish, expand, train, and sustain the public health workforce in support of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) response, and in alignment with the Public Health Crisis Response Cooperative Agreement for Emergency Response (Funding Opportunity Number CDC-RFA-TP18-1802) from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0320.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   2. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0321 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Texas Youth Action Network Community Partner Agreement and Statement of Work, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Public Policy Research Institute at Texas A&M University, to provide resources and assistance to community organizations that wish to develop Youth Adult Partnerships, to incorporate the perspectives of young people between the ages of 10 and 24 into their work.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0321.


















  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   3. Budget Ordinance Amendment 2nd 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 Capital Improvement Project 92676 General Fund Vehicle Replacement FY 2020-21.
             
   4. Budget Ordinance Amendment 1st Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0105, Amendment 42, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the General Fund Capital to amend Capital Improvement Project 8633 Comprehensive Plan Implementation; respecting the General Fund Operating to appropriate additional revenue for payment in lieu of Taxes (PILOT), from the LP&L Fund and for franchise fees from the LP&L Fund, and to appropriate additional transfer to General Fund Capital and transfer to Gateway Fund; and respecting the Gateway Fund to appropriate additional transfer revenue from the General Fund; providing for filing; and providing for a savings clause.
             
   5. Ordinance 1st Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0106, the Fourteenth Supplemental Ordinance updating the Vintage Township Public Improvement District Service and Assessment Plan and Assessment Roll.
             
   6. Resolution - Finance: Resolution No. 2021-R0290 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15959, with LBK Defense, LLC, for security services.
             
   7. Resolution - Right-of-Way: Resolution No. 2021-R0291 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15991, with Randy Lewis, to farm approximately 4.82 acres out of Section 1259, J. H. Gibson Survey, Garza County, Texas.
             
   8. Resolution - Right-of-Way: Resolution No. 2021-R0292 authorizing the Mayor to accept, on behalf of the City of Lubbock, three Street and Public Use Dedication Deeds out of Section 30 and 31, Block AK, Lubbock County, Texas, to be utilized for the Upland Avenue Roadway Project.
             
   9. Resolution - Right-of-Way: Resolution No. 2021-R0293 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Family Residential Contract, by and between the City of Lubbock and WW Porter Investments, for the sale of real property at 1502 Vanham Avenue, Wilson, Texas.
             
   10. Resolution - Engineering: Resolution No. 2021-R0294 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract 15015, with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for providing engineering services for the construction of the Low Pressure Supply Line Rehabilitation Project.
             
   11. Resolutions - Engineering: Resolution No.'s 2021-R0295 and 2021-R0296 authorizing the Mayor to execute Service Contract 15916, with H.D. Weaver Ditching Service, Inc., and Service Contract 16071, with Utility Contractors of America, Inc., for pipeline construction services.
             
   12. Resolutions - Engineering: Resolution No.'s 2021-R0297 and 2021-R0298 authorizing the Mayor to execute Service Contract 15917 with H.D. Weaver Ditching Service, Inc., and Service Contract 16070 with Utility Contractors of America, Inc., for construction services associated with water and sanitary sewer tap installations.
             
   13. Resolution - Engineering: Resolution No. 2021-R0299 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract 14966, with Garver, LLC, for North Water Treatment Plant ground storage construction phase services.
             
   14. Resolution - Engineering: Resolution No. 2021-R0300 authorizing the Director of Purchasing for the City of Lubbock, to execute a Cost Sharing and Reimbursement Agreement between the City of Lubbock and Lubbock County, for cost sharing of orthorectified digital imagery, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR), and mapping.
             
   15. Resolution - Water Utilities: Resolution No. 2021-R0301 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Amendment No. 2 to Professional Services Agreement 14327, with NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC, for continued consulting services related to updating existing water and wastewater rate models and cost of services.
             
   16. Resolution - Water Utilities: Resolution No. 2021-R0302 authorizing the Mayor to execute the Second Amendment to the Meredith Supply Agreement, with the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority, for the continued purchase of raw water.
             
   17. Resolution - Public Works Streets: Resolution No. 2021-R0303 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15949, with Blackstone Concrete Ventures, LLC, for the partial rebuild of Mac Davis Lane. 
             
   18. Resolution - Business Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0304 approving a Downtown Grant Program (Facade) expenditure of Market Lubbock, Inc., to be provided to Lubbock Pico Properties, LLC, pursuant to Article IV, Section 5 of the Amended and Restated Bylaws of Market Lubbock Development Corporation.
             
   19. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0322 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Professional Services Agreement, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), to provide the City of Lubbock Health Department (COLHD) with employed physicians who work in the TTUHSC Dermatology Clinic, to provide early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases for the COLHD.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, 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-R0322.














  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   20. Resolution - Community Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0305 authorizing the Mayor to execute Community Development Funding Agreement 16059, and all related documents, between the City of Lubbock Community Development Department and the Salvation Army, for the Emergency Solutions Grant Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act CARES (ESG - CV), administered by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).
             
   21. Resolution - Community Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0306 authorizing the Mayor to execute Community Development Funding Agreement 16033, and all related documents, between the City of Lubbock Community Development Department and Paul’s Project, for the Emergency Solutions Grant Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act CARES (ESG - CV), administered by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).
             
   22. Resolution - Community Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0307 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Community Development Funding Contract 15711, and all related documents, with the Lubbock Housing Finance Corporation, to provide Mortgage Assistance to qualified low-to-moderate income persons and families who have been affected by COVID-19, through the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Relief and Economic Security Act CARES (CDBG-CV), administered by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).
             
   23. Resolution - Aviation: Resolution No. 2021-R0308 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2, and all related documents, to the Lease Agreement by and between the City of Lubbock and Host Marriott Services International, Inc., in connection with certain concessions offered at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.
             
   24. Resolution - Aviation: Resolution No. 2021-R0309 authorizing the Mayor to execute Service Agreement 15900, and all related documents, with JSM Airport Services, LLC, for the operations and maintenance of the baggage handling system at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.
             
   25. Resolution - Aviation: Resolution No. 2021-R0310 authorizing the City Manager to execute a grant agreement between the City of Lubbock and the United States of America, by and through the Federal Aviation Administration, to fund certain expenses and activities at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport relating to operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization, janitorial services, combating the spread of pathogens, and debt service payments, and related documents pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act.
             
   26. Resolutions - Human Resources: Resolution No.'s 2021-R0311, 2021-R0312, and 2021-R0313 authorizing the Mayor to execute contracts, by and between the City of Lubbock and Voya Financial, MissionSquare Retirement Corporation (rebranded ICMA-RC), and AIG Retirement Services, to provide administrative recordkeeping, education, communications, and investment-related services for the City of Lubbock 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plans.
             
   27. Resolution - Public Transit Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0314 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15863, with Arnold Oil Company, for motor oil and lubricants for Citibus.
             
   28. Resolution - Public Transit Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0315 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Consultant Contract for Transit Services between the City of Lubbock and the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization (LMPO), to provide transit services related to LMPO's Unified Planning Work Program for FY 2021-22.
             
   29. Resolution - Parks and Recreation: Resolution No. 2021-R0316 authorizing the Mayor to execute Professional Services Contract 16003 with Turf Raider Land and Landscape, for grounds, trees, fountain, turf and maintenance at the May 11, 1970 Tornado Memorial in Lubbock National Bank Park.
             
   30. Resolution - Fleet Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0317 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31060986, with GT Distributors, Inc., for the purchase of emergency lighting and equipment to be installed on ten police patrol vehicles.
             
   31. Resolution - Information Technology: Resolution No. 2021-R0318 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 33001532, with Mythics, Inc., for the renewal of Oracle License Maintenance & Support for the JD Edwards Enterprise One, and One View Reporting applications, for the City's financial management system.
             
   32. Resolution - Information Technology: Resolution No. 2021-R0323 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract 14220, with Benchmark Business Solutions, to add and replace Workcentre printers and consumable supplies for the Lubbock Police Department Patrol Division Stations and other City facilities.

James Brown, director of information technology, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0323.




  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Mayor Daniel M. Pope (RECUSE)
             
   33. Resolution - Lubbock Power & Light: Resolution No. 2021-R0319 delegating authority to the Director of Electric Utilities, to enter into and execute Purchase and Sale agreements, for the sale of renewable energy credits (“RECs”) when the Director of Electric Utilities determines that doing so is in the best interest of LP&L and its ratepayers.
             
   34. Resolution - City Manager: Resolution No. 2021-R0324 authorizing the Mayor of the City of Lubbock to execute a Grant Agreement, and related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Helen Jones Foundation, Inc., for the receipt of Grant Funds for the construction of a Downtown Civic Park.

This item was amended.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Chad Weaver, city attorney, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Main Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0324, as presented at the dais.

Motion to Amend by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, to amend the main motion as follows:
 
  • removal of all references to the address "1301 Broadway" within the Grant Agreement
Vote on Motion to Amend
Vote: 
7-0 motion carried

Vote on Main Motion with Amendment
Vote: 
7-0 Motion carried
             
   8. Regular Agenda
             
   1. Public Hearing - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0107 approving the proposed 2021 Assessment Rate for the North Overton Public Improvement District (PID), reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the North Overton PID; approving, adopting, and filing with the City Secretary the assessment roll; levying 2021 assessments for the cost of certain services and improvements to be provided in the district during FY 2021-22; fixing charges and liens against the property in the district and against the owners thereof; and providing for the collection of the assessment.

Cheryl Brock, director of financial planning & analysis, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:58 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:59 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0107.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   2. Public Hearing - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0108 approving the proposed 2021 Assessment Rate for the North Point Public Improvement District (PID), reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the North Point PID; approving, adopting, and filing with the City Secretary the assessment roll; levying 2021 assessments for the cost of certain services and improvements to be provided in the district during FY 2021-22; fixing charges and liens against the property in the district and against the owners thereof; and providing for the collection of the assessment.

Cheryl Brock, director of financial planning & analysis, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:58 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:59 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0108.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   3. Public Hearing - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0109 approving the proposed 2021 Assessment Rate for the Quincy Park Public Improvement District (PID), reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the Quincy Park PID; approving, adopting, and filing with the City Secretary the assessment roll; levying 2021 assessments for the cost of certain services and improvements to be provided in the district during FY 2021-22; fixing charges and liens against the property in the district and against the owners thereof; and providing for the collection of the assessment.

Cheryl Brock, director of financial planning & analysis, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:58 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:59 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0109.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   4. Public Hearing - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0110 approving the proposed 2021 Assessment Rate for the Valencia Public Improvement District (PID), reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the Valencia PID; approving, adopting, and filing with the City Secretary the assessment roll; levying 2021 assessments for the cost of certain services and improvements to be provided in the district during FY 2021-22; fixing charges and liens against the property in the district and against the owners thereof; and providing for the collection of the assessment.

Cheryl Brock, director of financial planning & analysis, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:58 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:59 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0110.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   5. Public Hearing - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0111 approving the proposed 2021 Assessment Rate for the Bell Farms Public Improvement District (PID), reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the Bell Farms PID; approving, adopting, and filing with the City Secretary the assessment roll; levying 2021 assessments for the cost of certain services and improvements to be provided in the district during FY 2021-22; fixing charges and liens against the property in the district and against the owners thereof; and providing for the collection of the assessment.

Cheryl Brock, director of financial planning & analysis, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:58 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:59 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0111.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   6. Public Hearing - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0112 approving the proposed 2021 Assessment Rate for the Upland Crossing Public Improvement District (PID), reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the Upland Crossing PID; approving, adopting, and filing with the City Secretary the assessment roll; levying 2021 assessments for the cost of certain services and improvements to be provided in the district during FY 2021-22; fixing charges and liens against the property in the district and against the owners thereof; and providing for the collection of the assessment.

Cheryl Brock, director of financial planning & analysis, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:58 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:59 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0112.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   7. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0113, for Zone Case 2538-U, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for Yates II BY, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) to Two-Family District (R-2), at 6902 19th Street, located east of Rochester Avenue and north of 19th Street, on 4.63 acres of unplatted land out of Block JS, Section 10, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0113.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   8. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0114, for Zone Case 2538-V, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for 806 Land Group, LLC, 806 Land Development Group, LLC, A&J Flatland Properties, Lubbock Lifetime Homes, LLC, Westex J-Mar, LLC, Noe Torres, Inc., and Parker Signature Homes,LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) to Reduced Setback Single-Family District (R-1A), generally located south of 4th Street and east of Upland Avenue, on 145.14 acres of unplatted land out of Block JS, Section 10, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0114.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   9. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0115, for Zone Case 2904-G, a request of Broadus Services, LLC (T-Mobile Agent) for Bethel Property Management, LLC, for a Specific Use for a temporary telecommunications tower on property zoned Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC), at 212 University Avenue, located west of University Avenue and southeast of Santa Fe Drive, on 0.63 acres of unplatted land out of Block A, Section 20, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0115.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   10. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0116, for Zone Case 2926-E, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for Salyer Homes, LS Kingdom Homes, LLC, Lakeridge  Estates of Lubbock LTD, Frankie and Vicki Tipton, Aaron Texas Ventures, LLC, Philip and Dana Reeger, Hartline Companies, LLC, Wooded Forest, LLC, and Platinum Homes of Lubbock, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) Specific Use to Reduced Setback Single-Family District (R-1A) with Specific Use for Garden Homes, at: 10501, 10502, 10503, 10504, 10506, and 10508 Troy Avenue and 10501 – 10508 Toledo Avenue located south of 105th Street and east of Vicksburg Avenue, Lakeridge Estates of Lubbock Addition, Lots 315 – 324 and Lots 327 – 330, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0116.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   11. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0117, for Zone Case 2951-A, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc. for Carl Mortensen, for a zone change from High-Density Apartment District (A-2) to Single-Family District (R-1), at 10508 Frankford Avenue, located west of Frankford Avenue and north of 110th Street, on 10.0 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 21, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0117.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   12. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0118, for Zone Case 3023-A, a request of SGA Design Group for Wal-mart Real Estate Business Trust, to amend the site plan and conditions of Ordinance No. 2004-O0120, at 1911 Marsha Sharp Freeway, located north of 7th Street and west of Avenue R, Overton Park Addition, Tract 14-A-1, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0118.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   13. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0119, for Zone Case 3175-F, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for 806 Land Group, LLC, for a zone change from High-Density Apartment District (A-2) to Reduced Setback Single-Family District (R-1A) and Restricted Local Retail District (C-2A), at 5914 Erskine Street, located north of Erskine Street and west of North Frankford Avenue, on 7.23 acres of unplatted land out of Block JS, Section 7, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0119.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   14. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0120, for Zone Case 3257-L, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc. for 1585 Development, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) Specific Use to Garden Office (GO), at 14201 Indiana Avenue, located east of Indiana Avenue and south of 140th Street, on 6.1 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 1, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0120.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   15. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0121, for Zone Case 3308-C, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc. for Bushland Springs, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1), Single-Family District (R-1) Specific Use, General Retail District (C-3), and Industrial Park District (IDP) to High-Density Apartment District (A-2), at 7201 19th Street, located east of Upland Avenue and south of 19th Street, on 14.5 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 43, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0121.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   16. Public Hearing - Planning: Consider a request for Zone Case 3353-A, a request of Bhavesh Patel, for a zone change from Transition District (T) to General Retail District (C-3), at 10320 Milwaukee Avenue, located north of 104th Street and west of Milwaukee Avenue, on 1.55 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 22, and consider an ordinance.

This item failed.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council. Chad Weaver, city attorney; and Rahil Patel, representing the proponent, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:34 p.m.

Rahil Patel, representing the proponent, appeared to speak in favor.

No one appeared to speak in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:35 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve this item.


  Vote: 0 - 7 Failed
 
NAY: 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
             
   17. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0122, for Zone Case 3439, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc. for Cynthia E. Jones, for a zone change from Transition District (T) to Family Apartment District (A-1) and Local Retail District (C-2), generally located south of 104th Street and west of Milwaukee Avenue, on 20.3 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 22, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0122.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   18. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0123, for Zone Case 3440, a request of Western Bank for TCS Parents Group, LTD, for a zone change from Garden Office District (GO) to Local Retail District (C-2), at 14005 Quaker Avenue, located south of 140th Street and east of Quaker Avenue, on 1.829 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 4, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0123. 


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   19. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0124, for Zone Case 3441, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for DSE Development, Ltd., for a zone change from Transition District (T) and Industrial Park District (IDP) to Two-Family District (R-2), Restricted Local Retail District (C-2A), and General Retail District (C-3) with a Specific Use for a self-storage facility, at 4402 Upland Avenue, located east of Upland Avenue and north of 50th Street, on 33.38 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 38, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:32 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0124.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   20. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0125, for Zone Case 3442, a request of Hodges Architecture for Covenant Health System, for a zone change from Transition District (T) and Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC) to Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC) with a Planned Development District (PD), generally located north of 82nd Street and east of Marsha Sharp Freeway, on 47.6 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 31, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pro Tem Massengale opened the public hearing at 6:47 p.m.

Charles Hodges, with Hodges Architecture, appeared to speak in favor. 

No one appeared to speak in opposition. 

Mayor Pro Tem Massengale closed the public hearing at 6:54 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0125.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Mayor Daniel M. Pope (RECUSE)
             
   21. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0099, for 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.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0099.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   22. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0100, for 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.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0100.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   23. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0101, for 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.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0101.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   24. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0102, amending 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.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0102.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   25. Resolution - Planning: Resolution No. 2021-R0325 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Dedicatory Certificate, associated Easements, and all related documents, in connection with property described as Lots 305-A and 305-B, Midway Park Addition, Lubbock County, Texas, located north of Marsha Sharp Freeway and east of 29th Drive.

Bryan Isham, director of planning, 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 Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0325.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   26. Resolution - Business Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0326 making findings that the Northwest Passage Public Improvement District Petition meets the requirements of Chapter 372 of the Texas Local Government Code; accepting the Northwest Passage Public Improvement District Petition, which covers a portion of an area in the City of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, generally bounded by Frankford Avenue on the west, Quaker Avenue on the east, Kent Avenue and Highway 84 on the north, and Marshall Avenue on the south; and calling for a public hearing to receive public comment on the formation of a public improvement district in the area depicted and described. 

This item was amended.

Brianna Gerardi, director of business development, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council. Mont McClendon, City of Lubbock's downtown master developer/McDougal Properties, gave comments and answered questions from City Council. 
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0326 with the following amendment:
 
  • replacement of the reference to "Upland Crossing" with "Northwest Passage" in paragraph four, page two, of Exhibit 1.

  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
7:31 P.M. CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED
 
There being no further business to come before Council, Mayor Pope adjourned the meeting.

 

The August 24, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting minutes were approved by the City Council on the 28th day of September, 2021.


 

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

    

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