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CITY OF LUBBOCK
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
September 14, 2021
1:00 P. M.


 
The City Council of the City of Lubbock, Texas met in regular session on the 14th of September, 2021, in City Council Chambers, Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K, Lubbock, Texas at 1:00 p.m.

 
1:07 P.M. CITY COUNCIL CONVENED
City Council Chambers, Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K, Lubbock, Texas
Present:
Mayor Daniel M. Pope; Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale; 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
Absent:
Council Member Juan A. Chadis
Note:
      City Council addressed agenda items in the following order:
  • Citizen Comments 1; 2.1-2.3; Executive Session; 4.1-4.4; Citizen Comments 5; 6.1; 7.1-7.21; 7.23-7.32; 7.41-7.44; 7.33-7.40; 8.1-8.22.
  • Item No. 7.22 was deleted.







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

No one appeared to speak.
             
   2. 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 Comprehensive Fiscal Impact Analysis, consumption taxes, City of Lubbock membership in the Tree City USA Program, and sales tax.
             
   2. Texas Property Assessed Clean Energy (Tx-PACE) Program Overview

Brianna Gerardi, business development director, introduced the item, gave comments, and answered questions from City Council. Charlene Heydinger, president of the Texas PACE Authority, gave a presentation on the Texas Property Assessed Clean Energy (TX-PACE) Program and answered questions from City Council. Topics discussed included: an overview of the PACE Program, qualifications, current participants and statistics, and the benefits of participation in the PACE Program.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
   3. Lubbock Book Festival

Stacy McKenzie, director of library services, gave a presentation on the 2021 Lubbock Book Festival and answered questions from City Council. The 2021 Lubbock Book Festival will include the Prologue Party, scheduled for September 24, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Frazier Alumni Pavilion; and the Book Festival, scheduled for September 25, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and September 26, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Mahon Library. Ms. McKenzie also introduced Julie Laughlin and Elizabeth Laughlin, with Literacy Lubbock; and K.J. Waters, president-elect of the Caprock Writers Alliance. All are Lubbock Book Festival Committee partners and were in attendance during the presentation.
             
At the completion of the Work Session, City Council recessed into Executive Session.
             
   3. Executive Session

The meeting recessed at 2:09 p.m. and reconvened in Executive Session under the provisions of Section 551, Texas Government Code. City Council reconvened in open session at 4:47 p.m., and the meeting was called to order at 5:14 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 the Texas Government Code, Section 551.074, to discuss personnel matters, the appointment, employment, evaluation or reassignment of the following:
             
   1.
City Attorney
             
   2.
City Manager
             
   3.
City Secretary
             
   4. 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, Lubbock Central Appraisal District Board of Directors, LECD Board of Directors, Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors, Planning and Zoning Commission, Urban Design/Historic Preservation Commission, and the Water Board of Appeals.
             
   5.
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.
             
             
4:30 p.m. - City Council reconvenes in Open Session in City Council Chambers.

City Council reconvened at 4:47 p.m.
             
   4. Ceremonial Items
             
   1. Invocation

Senior Minister Paul Carpenter, First Christian 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.
Presentation of a Special Recognition to Fiestas del Llano, Inc. in recognition of El Diez y Seis de Septiembre – known as Mexican Independence Day, and National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Mayor Daniel M. Pope presented a special recognition to Fiestas del Llano, Inc. in recognition of El Diez y Seis de Septiembre, known as Mexican Independence Day, and National Hispanic Heritage Month. Zenaida Aguero-Reyes, chair of the Fiestas del Llano Board, gave comments, thanked City Council for their continued support, and invited all Lubbock residents to attend the Mexican Independence Day Parade on Saturday, September 18, 2021, beginning at 10:00 a.m.; and the celebrations to be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on Saturday, September 18, 2021, beginning at 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, September 19, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Additionally, a mariachi band and a youth dance group performed a song and a dance for City Council and those in attendance.
             
   2.
Staff Recognitions: Communications & Marketing Team

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, presented a special recognition to the City of Lubbock's Communications & Marketing Team in recognition of their three 2021 TAMI Awards from the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO). The Communications & Marketing Team received an Award of Excellence for COVID-19 External Communication with the COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign; an Award of Honor for a Special or One Time Program with the "Beau, Our Trash Truck Super Hero" video; and a TAMI Award for Best Use of Social Media (Unplanned) which took place during the January 9-12, 2021, winter weather event.
             
   4. Board Recognitions: Presented by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale

Quincy Park Public Improvement District Advisory Board
Shelley Lee (unable to attend)
 
Upland Crossing Public Improvement District Advisory Board
Chris Berry (unable to attend)
Trey Benton(unable to attend)
Zach Tollett
Mike Snyder
Austin Lear
 
Valencia Public Improvement District Advisory Board
Jonathan Jackson (unable to attend)
             
Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 5:14 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 September 14, 2021. 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.

No one appeared to speak.
             
   6. Minutes
             
   1. July 20, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Electric Utility Board
July 28, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
August 9, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - LPD East Patrol Division Ribbon Cutting
August 10, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve the July 20, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Electric Utility Board minutes; the July 28, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Lubbock Economic Development Alliance minutes; the August 9, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - LPD East Patrol Division Ribbon Cutting minutes; and the August 10, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting minutes. 

  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   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 Randy Christian to approve items 7.1-7.21; 7.23-7.32; and 7.41-7.44.



































  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   1. Budget Ordinance Amendment 2nd 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.
             
   1. Resolution - Planning: Resolution No. 2021-R0329 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 to Contract 14462, with Kendig Keast Collaborative, Inc., for development of a Unified Development Code.
             
   2. Budget Ordinance Amendment 1st Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0129, Amendment 43, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Lake Alan Henry Fund, Health Benefits Fund, the Storm Water Operating and Capital Funds to establish Capital Improvement Project 8667 Flood Protection Study, and the Grant Fund; to accept and appropriate funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration for the Airport Rescue Grant; providing for filing; and providing for a savings clause.
             
   3. Budget Ordinance Amendment 1st Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0130, Amendment 44, amending the FY 2020-21 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Grant Fund to accept and appropriate funding from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
             
   4. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0107, reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the North Overton Public Improvement District (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.
             
   5. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0108, reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the North Point Public Improvement District (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.
             
   6. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0109, reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the Quincy Park Public Improvement District (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.
             
   7. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0110, reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the Valencia Public Improvement District (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.
             
   8. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0111, reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the Bell Farms Public Improvement District (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.
             
   9. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0112, reviewing classifications for the methods of assessing special benefits for the services and improvements of property in the Upland Crossing Public Improvement District (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.
             
   10. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0106, the Fourteenth Supplemental Ordinance, updating the Vintage Township Public Improvement District Service and Assessment Plan and Assessment Roll.
             
   11. Resolution - Finance: Resolution No. 2021-R0330 authorizing the approval of the Lubbock Emergency Communication District Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22.
             
   12. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0331 authorizing and directing the City Manager, for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, to purchase property insurance coverage with insurers as yet to be determined, for which the premium shall not exceed a rate of $0.2596 per $100 of valuation.
             
   13. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0332 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase, for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, property terrorism insurance coverage from Lloyd’s of London, for which the premium amount shall not exceed a rate of $0.0027 per $100 valuation.
             
   14. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0333 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase, for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, boiler and machinery insurance coverage from Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company, for which the premium amount shall not exceed a rate of $0.0039 per $100 equipment valuation.
             
   15. Resolutions - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0334 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase, for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, inland marine insurance coverage from Travelers Lloyd’s Insurance Company, for which the premium amount shall not exceed $17,584; pipeline liability insurance coverage from Federal Insurance Company, for which the premium amount shall not exceed $5,150; crime insurance coverage from Travelers Casualty & Surety Company of America, for which the premium amount shall not exceed $7,577; and drones hull and liability coverage from Global Aerospace, Inc., for which the premium shall not exceed $4,552.
             
   16. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0335 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase, for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, airport and non-owned aircraft liability insurance coverage from Ace Property and Casualty Insurance Company, for which the premium amount shall not exceed $30,810.
             
   17. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0336 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, workers’ compensation coverage from Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool, for which the total amount shall not exceed $1,619,534.66.
             
   18. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0337 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase, for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, property insurance from Zurich American Insurance Company for the John T. Montford Dam, for a total premium in an amount not to exceed $163,072.
             
   19. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0338 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase, for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, package liability insurance coverage from Gemini Insurance Company, for which the premium amount shall not exceed $670,649.13.
             
   20. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0339 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, excess liability insurance coverage from Old Republic Union Insurance Company, for which the premium amount shall not exceed $867,995.19.
             
   21. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0340 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase for and on behalf of Lubbock Power and Light, the City’s municipal electric utility, property insurance coverage to include boiler and machinery with the insurers as yet to be determined, for which the premium shall not exceed a rate of $0.5557 per $100.
             
   22. Resolution - Risk Management: Consider a resolution authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase, for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, coverage from a carrier as yet to be determined, for which the premium amount shall not exceed $114,393.

This item was deleted.
             
   23. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Right-of-Way: Ordinance No. 2021-O0128, abandoning and closing portions of 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Streets and portions of alleys located in Blocks 63, 79, and 95, Original Town of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas.
             
   24. Ordinance 1st Reading - Right-of-Way: Ordinance No. 2021-O0131, abandoning and closing an Underground Water Line Easement on Lot 45-C, Northridge Addition, located at 3106 Canyon Road, Lubbock County, Texas.
             
   25. Ordinance 1st Reading - Right-of-Way: Ordinance No. 2021-O0132, abandoning and closing a portion of a Drainage Easement, located in Section 1, Block AK, Viridian Addition, Lubbock County, Texas.
             
   26. Resolution - Right-of-Way: Resolution No. 2021-R0341 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Street Use License, with Miguels Holdings LLC, to locate a business sign within the street right-of-way at 2002 Broadway.
             
   27. Resolution - Right-of-Way: Resolution No. 2021-R0342 authorizing the Mayor to accept, on behalf of the City of Lubbock, a Street and Public Use Dedication Deed, out of Section 31, Block AK, Lubbock County, Texas, to be utilized for the Upland Avenue Roadway Expansion Project.
             
   28. Resolution - Engineering: Resolution No. 2021-R0343 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Professional Services Agreement Contract 14868, with Provenance Engineering, LLC, for professional engineering services associated with the construction of the Lift Station 31 Force Main Rehabilitation Project.
             
   29. Resolution - Engineering: Resolution No. 2021-R0344 authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 1 to Professional Services Agreement Contract 15089, with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for professional engineering services for the design of the 114th Street Reconstruction Project from Slide Road to Quaker Avenue.
             
   30. Resolution - Gateway Streets: Resolution No. 2021-R0345 amending the Gateway Street Projects Fund to expand the qualifying roadway projects for Arterial Roadways in order to enlarge existing roadways to increase capacity, to rebuild existing roadways to improve safety, or to construct new roadways on unimproved Arterial sections.
             
   31. Resolution - Water Utilities: Resolution No. 2021-R0346 authorizing the Mayor to execute a pipeline easement agreement, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Lake Alan Henry Water District, in connection with certain property in Garza County, Texas.
             
   32. Resolution - Water Operations: Resolution No. 2021-R0347 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15905, with Brenntag Southwest, Inc., for the purchase of hydrochloric acid for the North and South Water Treatment Plants.
             
   33. Resolution - Solid Waste: Resolution No. 2021-R0352 authorizing the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Cooperation Contract, with Texas Tech University (TTU), to provide a recycling drop-off location on the TTU Campus.

Brenda Haney, director of solid waste, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0352.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   34. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0353 ratifying the acts of the Mayor in executing Amendment No. 1 to Contract HHS000779500001 and all related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, under the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program, to provide funding to support the administration and oversight of substance use disorder treatment services in the community.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0353.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   35. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0354 ratifying the acts of the Mayor in executing Amendment No. 1 to Contract HHS000779500002 and all related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, under the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program, to provide funding to support the treatment of substance use disorders in adults in the community.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0354.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   36. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0355 ratifying the acts of the Mayor in executing Amendment No. 1 to Contract HHS000790500005 and all related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, under the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program, to provide funding to support treatment services for co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0355.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   37. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0356 ratifying the acts of the Mayor in executing Amendment No. 1 to Contract HHS000779500003 and all related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, under the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program, to provide funding to support the treatment of substance use disorders in youth in the community.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0356.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   38. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0357 ratifying the acts of the Mayor in executing Amendment No. 1 to Contract HHS000779500004 and all related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, under the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program, to provide funding to support the provision of substance use disorder treatment services for pregnant women and women with dependent children.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0357.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   39. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0358 authorizing the Mayor to execute a StarCare Specialty Health System Memorandum of Understanding - Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral, by and between the City of Lubbock through the City of Lubbock Health Department, and StarCare Specialty Health System, to participate in an interagency collaborative effort to meet the specific needs of the priority population, including serving as an essential link between prevention, intervention, and treatment services within the community.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0358.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   40. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0359 authorizing the Mayor to execute a StarCare Specialty Health System Memorandum of Understanding - Parenting Awareness & Drug Risk Education Program (PADRE), by and between the City of Lubbock through the City of Lubbock Health Department, and StarCare Specialty Health System, to participate in an interagency collaborative effort to provide community-based, intervention services to parents and expectant parents with substance use disorders, or who are at risk of developing substance use disorders.

Katherine Wells, director of public health, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0359.






  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   41. Resolution - Human Resources: Resolution No. 2021-R0348 authorizing the Mayor to execute the First Amendment to Administrative Services Agreement 13582, by and between the City of Lubbock and ConnectYourCare, LLC, to include administrative services for the Health Reimbursement Arrangement for Medicare-eligible retirees.
             
   42. Resolution - Municipal Court: Resolution No. 2021-R0349 authorizing the Mayor to execute a renewal of the Interlocal Agreement for Specialized Treatment and Rehabilitation Program, between the City of Lubbock, Lubbock County, and the Lubbock Independent School District, for Fiscal Year 2021-22.
             
   43. Resolution - Information Technology: Resolution No. 2021-R0350 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 33001534, with Microsoft Corporation, for the Enterprise Support Services Agreement to maintain Microsoft products and applications.
             
   44. Resolution - City Manager: Resolution No. 2021-R0351 authorizing the Mayor to accept a Special Warranty Deed from Rocket Partners I, LLC, for 2.401 acres in Section 1, Block AK, Lubbock County, located east of Indiana Avenue and south of 140th Street, for the construction of Fire Station No. 20.
             
   8. Regular Agenda
             
   1. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0126 approving and adopting a budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22; approving summary of estimated and forecasted revenues, appropriations, and use of excess reserves for all funds of the city; providing for necessary transfers of funds between accounts and departments, if required; authorizing reduction of spending by City Manager if necessary; re-appropriation of balances which support authorized obligations or encumbered; providing for filing of Adopted Budget; establishing civil service classifications and positions; appropriating funds for the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Operating Budget and Capital Program of the City of Lubbock; approving all permit, license, fees, and charges for service recommended to be adjusted; approving the pay plan and positions; approving personnel; amending Section 22.03.084 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock by revising the water base rate fees as contained therein; amending Section 22.03.085 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock by establishing an industrial volume rate class as contained therein; amending Section 22.03.090(a) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock by revising the water service (water tap) connection fees as contained therein; amending Section 22.04.041(a) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock by revising the wastewater base rate fees as contained therein; amending Section 22.04.045(a) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock by revising the sewer service connection fees as contained therein; amending Section 22.04.174 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock by revising language on septic tank emptying as contained therein; amending Section 22.06.051 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock by revising the solid waste landfill service fees as contained therein; amending Section 22.06.185(a) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock by revising the solid waste collections service fees as contained therein; accepting the budgets for Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Market Lubbock, Inc., Civic Lubbock, Inc., and Vintage Township Public Facilities Corporation; finding that proper notice of meeting provided by law and ratifying such; providing for publication; and providing for a savings clause.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0126.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   2. Resolution - Finance:  Resolution No. 2021-R0360 ratifying the adoption of the FY 2021-22 budget that raises more tax revenue than was generated in the previous year.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0360.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   3. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0127 setting the tax rate and levying a tax upon all property subject to taxation with the City of Lubbock for 2021; apportioning said levy among the various funds and items for which revenue must be raised; fixing the times in which said taxes shall be paid and assessing penalty and interest for nonpayment of such taxes within the time provided.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0127, increasing the property tax rate by the adoption of the tax rate 0.523230, which is effectively a 5.13 percent increase in the tax rate. 


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   4. Resolution - Finance: Resolution No. 2021-R0361 amending the allocation of the Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenues for FY 2021-22 and distributing receipts, net of collection expenses, as authorized in Subsection 18.03.001(b)(2) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lubbock.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; Chad Weaver, city attorney; and Blu Kostelich, chief financial officer, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0361.


  Vote: 5 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
  Council Member Randy Christian (AWAY)
             
   5. Resolution - Lubbock Power & Light: Resolution No. 2021-R0362 adopting the Electric Rate/Tariff Schedule of Lubbock Power & Light, the City of Lubbock's municipally owned electric utility, applicable to all rate classes, effective October 1, 2021.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Joe Jimenez, financial planning & analysis manager for LP&L, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0362.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   6. Board Appointments - City Secretary: Consider appointments to the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to appoint George McMahan and John Hamilton to the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors.

  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to reappoint John Tye to the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors. 



  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   7. Public Hearing - Business Development: Hold a public hearing for the City Council to consider the creation of a Public Improvement District for Northwest Passage, 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. 

Public Hearing only

Brianna Gerardi, business development director, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Daniel M. Pope, read into the record, the following statement: "City Council will hold a public hearing to consider the creation of the Northwest Passage Public Improvement District. This public hearing is required by the Texas Local Government Code."

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:47 p.m.

Mont McClendon, city of Lubbock's Downtown Master Developer/McDougal Properties, appeared to speak in favor. 

No one appeared to speak in opposition. 

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:51 p.m.

 
             
   8. Resolution - Business Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0363 making findings and authorizing establishment of the Northwest Passage Public Improvement District, 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. 

Brianna Gerardi, business development director, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0363.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   9. Resolution - Planning: Resolution No. 2021-R0364 terminating the Chapter 212 Agreement related to property located south of 34th Street and west of Upland Avenue, containing approximately 7.867 acres out of Section 39, Block AK, Lubbock County, Texas, and identified by the Lubbock Central Appraisal District reference number R126622, and authorizing City staff to develop annexation documents for the subject property.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0364.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   10. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0133, for an annexation of the property located south of 34th Street and west of Upland Avenue, containing approximately 7.867 acres, out of Section 39, Block AK, Lubbock County, Texas, and commonly identified by the Lubbock Central Appraisal District Reference Number R126622.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 5:55 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 5:56 p.m.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Randy Christian to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0133.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   11. Ordinance Single Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0134, providing for the issuance of City of Lubbock, Texas, Water and Wastewater System Revenue Bonds, Series 2021A; 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 Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Council Member Randy Christian to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0134.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   12. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0113.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   13. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0115.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   14. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0117.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   15. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0118.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   16. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0119.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   17. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0120.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   18. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0121.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   19. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 20-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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0122. 


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   20. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0123.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   21. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0124.


  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
             
   22. Ordinance 2nd Reading - 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.

Kristen Sager, planning & zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Randy Christian to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0125.

  Vote: 5 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Mayor Daniel M. Pope (RECUSE)
  Council Member Juan A. Chadis (ABSENT)
6:18 P.M. CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED
 
There being no further business to come before Council, Mayor Pope adjourned the meeting.

 

The September 14, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting minutes were approved by the City Council on the 12th day of October, 2021.


 

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

    

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