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CITY OF LUBBOCK
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
September 28, 2021
1:00 P. M.


 
The City Council of the City of Lubbock, Texas met in regular session on the 28th of September, 2021, in City Council Chambers, Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K, Lubbock, Texas at 1:00 p.m.

 
1:08 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 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; 2.1-2.3; Executive Session; 4.1-4.4; Citizen Comments 5; 6.1; 7.1-7.15; 7.17-7.28; 7.16; 8.1-8.3; 8.7; 8.9-8.11; 8.13-8.16; 8.4-8.6; 8.8; 8.12; 8.17-8.20.
  • Item No.'s 8.4, 8.8, and 8.12 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 2.2 and 2.3 on the Work Session Agenda, shall complete the sign-up form provided at the meeting, no later than 1:00 p.m. on September 28, 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.

Sign ups:
  • Aric Lampert; and Jarrod Miller, with First United Methodist Church, appeared before City Council to speak in favor of item 2.3 (Civic Park Discussion).
             
   2. Hear and discuss presentations regarding the following and provide guidance to staff as appropriate.
             
   1. Wellness Program

Clifton Beck, director of human resources, gave a presentation on the proposed City of Lubbock employee wellness program and answered questions from City Council. Topics discussed included: the purpose of the wellness program, medical claims trends, prescription medication trends, program requirements, incentives, and next steps. Additionally, Mr. Beck introduced Gil Hartsfield, president & CEO of IA Wellness; Meghan Gandy, director of wellness with IA Wellness; and Sharon Grant, also with IA Wellness, who were in attendance during the presentation.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
   2. Presentation of Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan Update

Colby VanGundy, director of parks and recreation, introduced the item, gave comments, and answered questions from City Council. Fatima Wajahat, with Halff Associates, gave a presentation on Chapters one and two of the Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan and answered questions from City Council. Topics discussed included: Lubbock demographic profiles, the master plan approach, provisional goals, NRPA facility and equipment standards, an overview of existing parks and facilities, and the proposed parkland dedication ordinance. Aaron Tuley, with Halff Associates, gave a presentation on the Canyon Lakes Master Plan provisional program and answered questions from City Council. Meegan Honeyman, parks and recreation public relations coordinator, gave an update on the Parks Master Plan survey and answered questions from City Council.

Council Member Latrelle Joy, chair of the Unified Development Code (UDC) Sub-Committee, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
   3. Civic Park Discussion

Brianna Gerardi, director of business development, introduced the item, gave a presentation, and answered questions from City Council. Ms. Gerardi presented on an update of the Downtown Master Plan as it relates to the establishment of a Downtown Civic Park and Civic Park project history.

Suzanne Blake, member of the Civic Park Advisory Committee; and Robert Taylor, chair of the Central Business District Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone Board of Directors, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council on the history of the Civic Park Advisory Committee; the recommendation, as approved by both bodies, of establishing the Downtown Civic Park at the 1301 Broadway location; funding options; and fundraising strategies. Mont McClendon, City of Lubbock's downtown master developer/McDougal Properties, gave a presentation on the projected economic impact of the Downtown Civic Park on the downtown area and answered questions from City Council.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; Bill Howerton, deputy city manager; and Colby VanGundy, director of parks and recreation, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.


             
At the completion of the Work Session, City Council recessed into Executive Session.
             
   3. Executive Session

The meeting recessed at 3:34 p.m. and reconvened in Executive Session under the provisions of Section 551, Texas Government Code. City Council reconvened in open session at 4:49 p.m., and the meeting was called to order at 5:04 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.
Discuss Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code
             
   2.
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, Lubbock Central Appraisal District Board of Directors, LECD Board of Directors, Planning and Zoning Commission, Urban Design/Historic Preservation Commission, and the Water Board of Appeals.
             
             
4:30 p.m. - City Council reconvenes in Open Session in City Council Chambers.

City Council reconvened at 4:49 p.m.
             
   4. Ceremonial Items
             
   1. Invocation

Senior Chaplain Josh Reglin, with Covenant Health System, 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 in support of the 5-5-5 Move Over and Slow Down Rally at the South Plains Mall on October 9, 2021

Shaun Fogerson, fire chief, presented a Special Recognition in support of the 2021 5-5-5 Move Over and Slow Down Rally. Chief Fogerson gave comments, thanked City Council for their support, and invited all Lubbock residents to attend the 5-5-5 Move Over and Slow Down Rally at the South Plains Mall on October 9, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Additionally, Chief Fogerson introduced Mark and Susan Hill, parents of Lt. Eric Hill who was killed in the line of duty, and thanked them for their support and dedication in their development of the 5-5-5 foundation.
             
   2.
Staff Recognition - Lubbock Fire Rescue - AHA Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award

Shaun Fogerson, fire chief, presented a staff recognition to Lubbock Fire Rescue in recognition of their American Heart Association (AHA) Mission Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award, which was awarded jointly to Lubbock Fire Rescue and UMC EMS. Chief Fogerson gave comments on the award's requirements and significance in the field of emergency medical services and answered questions from City Council. Chief Fogerson also recognized Deputy Fire Chief Nick Wilson, who was in attendance, and is responsible for overseeing Lubbock Fire Rescue's EMS operations.
             
   4. Board Recognitions: Presented by Council Member Jeff Griffith

Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors: 
George McMahan
John T. Hamilton
             
Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 5:04 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 28, 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.

Sign ups:
  • Stephen Faulk, with MWM Architects; Taylor McAlpine; Tara Newton; George Hardberger; and Ryan Reeber appeared before City Council to speak in favor of items 8.1 (resolution approving the Civic Park project to be located at 1301 Broadway Avenue) and 8.2 (a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Grant Agreement and related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the CH Foundation).
             
   6. Minutes
             
   1. August 24, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting
August 26, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Joint Meeting with the Planning & Zoning Commission
September 7, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Budget
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Latrelle Joy to approve the August 24, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting minutes; the August 26, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Joint Meeting with the Planning & Zoning Commission minutes; and the September 7, 2021 Special City Council Meeting - Budget 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 7.1-7.15 and 7.17-7.28.

















  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   1. Budget Ordinance Amendment 2nd 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.
             
   2. Budget Ordinance Amendment 2nd 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.
             
   3. Budget Amendment Ordinance 1st Reading - Finance: Ordinance No. 2021-O0135, Amendment 1, amending the Adopted FY 2021-22 Budget for municipal purposes respecting the Pay Plans; providing for filing; and providing for a savings clause.
             
   4. Resolution - Finance: Resolution No. 2021-R0365 authorizing the Mayor to execute an amendment to the Grant Management Agreement between the City of Lubbock and Market Lubbock, Inc., dated January 25, 1996.
             
   5. Resolution - Risk Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0366 authorizing and directing the City Manager to purchase, for and on behalf of the City of Lubbock, Network Security Privacy Insurance coverage from a carrier as yet to be determined, for which the premium amount shall not exceed $114,393.
             
   6. Ordinance 2nd 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.
             
   7. Ordinance 2nd 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.
             
   8. Resolution - Right-of-Way: Resolution No. 2021-R0367 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Street Use License/City Public Grounds Monitor Well Permit, with Daniel B. Stephens and Associates, Inc., a Geo-Logic Company, for installation of a groundwater monitoring well in the right-of-way of Vanda Avenue and 44th Street, Lubbock, Texas.
             
   9. Resolution - Right-of-Way: Resolution No. 2021-R0368 authorizing the Mayor to execute a Street Use License/City Public Grounds Monitor Well Permit, with the Air Force Civil Engineering Center, for installation and maintenance of two groundwater monitoring wells, for collecting water samples near the former Reese Air Force Base.
             
   10. Resolution - Right-of-Way: Resolution No. 2021-R0369 authorizing the Mayor to accept, on behalf of the City of Lubbock, three Street and Public Use Dedication Deeds out of Sections 30 and 34, Block AK, Lubbock County, Texas, to be utilized for the Upland Avenue Roadway Expansion Project.
             
   11. Resolution - Engineering: Resolution No. 2021-R0370 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15838, with Plummer Associates, Inc., for design services associated with the Reese Water Line Improvements Capital Improvements Project.
             
   12. Resolution - Engineering: Resolution No. 2021-R0371 authorizing the Mayor to execute Change Order No. 2 to Contract 15325 with Red River Construction, Co., for the construction of the Southeast Water Reclamation Plant, Plant 3 Improvements Project.
             
   13. Resolution - Public Works Streets: Resolution No. 2021-R0372 authorizing the Mayor to execute Public Works Contract 16027, with Lone Star Dirt and Paving, Ltd., for rebuilding sections of Frankford Avenue and Alcove Avenue.
             
   14. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0373 ratifying the acts of the Mayor in executing Amendment No. 1 to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Contract HHS000780500002 and related documents, under the Substance Use Disorder Community Health Worker program, by and between the City of Lubbock and the State of Texas, acting by and through HHSC.
             
   15. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0374 ratifying the acts of the Mayor in executing Contract HHS001081400001 and all related documents, under the Substance Use Disorder Prevention Grant Program, by and between the City of Lubbock and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
             
   16. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0387 authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 15629 and all related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock, with Methodist Children's Hospital d/b/a Covenant Children's Hospital of Lubbock, to provide Network of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0387.














  Vote: 6 - 0 Motion carried
 
Other: Mayor Daniel M. Pope (RECUSE)
             
   17. Resolution - Public Health Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0375 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 364432, with OfficeWise Commercial Interiors, in accordance with Purchasing Association of Cooperative Entities (PACE) Contract 00154, for the purchase of cubicles for the Health Department.
             
   18. Resolution - Fleet Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0376 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31061849, in accordance with BuyBoard Contract 617-20, with Farber Specialty Vehicles, for the purchase of a 2021 Mobile Medical Health Vehicle, for the Health Department.
             
   19. Resolution - Facilities Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0377 authorizing the Mayor to execute Public Works Contract 16023, with Johnson General Contractors Group, LLC, for the renovations of the Abernathy Landfill Gate House, located at 17304 North FM 2528, Abernathy, Texas.
             
   20. Resolution - Facilities Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0378 authorizing the Mayor to execute Professional Services Agreement 16135, with Parkhill, for remaining construction administration professional services, for the Municipal Parking Garage project.
             
   21. Resolution - Facilities Management: Resolution No. 2021-R0379 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 10024401, with OfficeWise Commercial Interiors, in accordance with Purchasing Association of Cooperative Entities (PACE) Contract P10045, Omnia Contract BNR105, and Sourcewell Contract 121919-HMN, for replacement furniture, fixtures, and equipment at Citizens Tower and the Utilities Customer Services Center damaged by the flood event of March 12, 2021.
             
   22. Resolution - Fleet Services: Resolution No. 2021-R0380 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 31061756, with Deere & Company, in accordance with Sourcewell Contract 032119-JDC, for the purchase of a 2018 John Deere 300G LC FT4 Excavator, for alley maintenance.
             
   23. Resolution - Information Technology: Resolution No. 2021-R0381 authorizing the Mayor to execute Purchase Order 33001539, with Dell Marketing LP, for the purchase of the Pluribus Unified Network Management and Automation Software, for the City's voice and data networks.
             
   24. Resolution - Police: Resolution No. 2021-R0382 approving the renewal of the Local Administrative Agreement Between the Constituent Agencies of the Lubbock Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit, an interlocal agreement between the City of Lubbock, on behalf of the Lubbock Police Department, and Lubbock County, on behalf of the Lubbock County Sheriff and the Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney, in order to enhance the ability of local law enforcement agencies to identify, investigate, and deter violent criminal activity throughout Lubbock County.
             
   25. Resolution - Police: Resolution No. 2021-R0383 authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement by and between the City of Lubbock, the United States Department of Justice, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, for participation in the FY 2022-High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force Agreement and any associated documents, including an Asset Sharing Agreement, to disrupt illicit drug traffic in the Lubbock area. 
             
   26. Resolution - Police: Resolution No. 2021-R0384 authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement, by and between the City of Lubbock, the United States Department of Justice, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, for participation in the FY 2022 Program-Funded State and Local Task Force Agreement - Task Force Group (Lubbock) and any associated documents, including an Asset Sharing Agreement, to disrupt illicit drug traffic in the Lubbock area.
             
   27. Resolution - Police: Resolution No. 2021-R0385 authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement, and any associated documents, by and between the City of Lubbock, the United States Department of Justice, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, for participation in the FY 2022 - SURGE-Asset Forfeiture Sharing Agreement, to combat trafficking in narcotics and dangerous drugs in the Lubbock area.
             
   28. Resolution - City Manager: Resolution No. 2021-R0386 authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement, by and between the City of Lubbock and the State of Texas, acting through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the temporary closure of State right-of-way during the 2021 Mayor's Marathon.
             
   8. Regular Agenda
             
   1. Resolution - City Manager: Resolution No. 2021-R0388 approving the Civic Park project to be located at 1301 Broadway Avenue utilizing the Wind + Water design as created by TBG Partners and as recommended by the Central Business District Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone Board. 

Brianna Gerardi, director of business development, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0388.


  Vote: 5 - 2 Motion carried
 
NAY: Council Member Latrelle Joy
  Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris
             
   2. Resolution - City Manager: Resolution No. 2021-R0389 authorizing the Mayor, to execute a Grant Agreement and related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the CH Foundation, for receipt of Grant Funds for the construction of a Downtown Civic Park, located at 1301 Broadway.

Brianna Gerardi, director of business development, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council. Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0389.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   3. Board Appointments - City Secretary: Resolution No. 2021-R0390 to nominate board members to serve as Appraisal District Directors for the Lubbock Central Appraisal District.

Jarrett Atkinson, city manager, 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-R0390, nominating Sonny Garza, Greg Jones, Bobby McQueen, Brady Goen, and Noe Reynolds to the Board of Directors of the Lubbock Central Appraisal District. 


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   4. Public Hearing - Planning: Consider a request for Zone Case 0335-C, a request of Rudy and Elida Morin, for a Specific Use for a Dance Hall on property zoned Commercial District (C-4), at 1813, 1815, and 1819 East Broadway, located north of East Broadway and west of Teak Avenue, Gearhart Addition, Block 2, Lots 20-23, and consider an ordinance.

This item failed.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:38 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition. 

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:39 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale 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
             
   5. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0144, for Zone Case 2690-D, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for KWTHEM, LLC, for a zone change from Family Apartment District (A-1) and General Retail District (C-3) to Local Retail District (C-2) with a Specific Use for a Self-Storage Facility, at 2501 Iola Avenue, located east of Iola Avenue and north of 26th Street, West End North Addition, Tract D1, and consider an ordinance.

Kristen Sager, planning and zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council. Cory Dulin, with AMD Engineering, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:45 p.m.

Gary Andrews, with GRACO Real Estate, appeared to speak in favor. 

John Chosa, Mike Haggard, and Lisa Chosa appeared to speak in opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 7:05 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0144.


  Vote: 4 - 2 Motion carried
 
NAY: Council Member Latrelle Joy
  Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris
Other: Council Member Randy Christian (AWAY)
             
   6. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0145, for Zone Case 2904-H, a request of Ingenium Civil Engineering, Inc. for Inn of South Plains, LLC, for a zone change from Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC), Commercial District (C-4), and Multi-Family District (R-3) to IHC, at 301, 303, 305, 307, 309, 311, and 313 Avenue R and 302, 304, 306, and 310 Avenue Q, located north of Marsha Sharp Freeway and west of Avenue Q, Roberts & McWhorter Addition, Block 3, Lot 1 and part of Lot 2, and Tracts A-C and the north part of Tract D, and Dodson Addition, Block 3, Lots 1-5, and the south 16 feet of Lot 6, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 7:23 p.m.

Jeremy Pettit, with Ingenium Civil Engineering, appeared to speak in favor. 

No one appeared to speak in opposition. 

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 7:27 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0145.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   7. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0136, for Zone Case 2904-I, a request of Stough Real Estate Holdings, LLC for Isom E34, LLC, for a zone change from General Retail District (C-3) and Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC) to Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC) with a Specific Use for a Blood Bank and Blood Plasma Center, at 5120 34th Street, located east of Slide Road and north of 34th Street, Eckerd Addition, Tract A, less 3,585 square feet of right-of-way, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:27 p.m.

Laura Pratt, with Brady & Hamilton, LLP, representing Stough Real Estate Holdings, LLC, 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 Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0136.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   8. Public Hearing - Planning: Consider a request for Zone Case 2904-J, a request of Fusion LED Displays DBA Sign-Express for Behold the Signs, for a Specific Use for a billboard on property zoned Heavy Manufacturing District (M-2), at 901 Marsha Sharp Freeway, located south of Marsha Sharp Freeway and west of Texas Avenue, Original Town of Lubbock Addition, Block 7, part of Lots 22-24, and consider an ordinance.

This item failed.

Kristen Sager, planning and zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council. Jarrett Atkinson, city manager; and Chad Weaver, city attorney, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 7:36 p.m.

Justin McCray, the proponent, appeared to speak in favor.

Mont McClendon, city of Lubbock's Downtown Master Developer/McDougal Properties; Mary Crites; Stephen Faulk; Sam Scheef; and Jane Henry appeared to speak in opposition. 
             
  Motion by Council Member Randy Christian, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to postpone this item to the December 14, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting. 

  Vote: 2 - 5 Failed
 
NAY: Mayor Daniel M. Pope
  Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale
  Council Member Juan A. Chadis
  Council Member Latrelle Joy
  Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, 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
             
   9. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0137, for Zone Case 3135-B, a request of Westar Commercial Realty for TopHat Operators, LLC, for a zone change from General Retail District (C-3) to Commercial District (C-4) Specific Use for a bar at 11824 Indiana Avenue, Suites #400 and #500, located west of Indiana Avenue and south of 118th Street, Cooper Plaza Addition, Tract C, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:27 p.m.
 
No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition. 

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:35 p.m.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0137.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   10. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0138, for Zone Case 3257-M, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc. for 1585 Development, LLC and Rocket Partners I, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) Specific Use to Single-Family District (R-1) with a Specific Use for Townhomes, generally located south of 137th Street and west of Elgin Avenue, on 3.4 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 1, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:27 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition. 

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:35 p.m.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0138.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   11. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0139, for Zone Case 3308-D, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for Dreambuilt Homes, Inc., Bushland Springs, LLC, Bo Properties, and HomeMakers Building Group, LLC, for a zone change from Single Family District (R-1) to Single Family District with Reduced Setbacks (R-1A), at 7211 through 7224 23rd Street, located east of Upland Avenue on the north and south sides of 23rd Street, Bushland Springs Addition, Lots 245-258, and 1.48 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 43, located at the northeast corner of Upland Avenue and 26th Street, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:27 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition. 

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:35 p.m.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0139.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   12. Public Hearing - Planning: Consider a request for Zone Case 3314-A, a request of SK Architecture Group, for a zone change from Garden Office District (GO) to General Retail District (C-3), at 14101 Quaker Avenue, located east of Quaker Avenue and north of 142nd Street, on 3.097 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 4, and consider an ordinance.

This item failed.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 8:03 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 8:04 p.m.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith 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
             
   13. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0140, for Zone Case 3443, a request of Dr. Piyush Mittal and Greg Garrett for JKLM Investments, for a zone change from Restricted Local Retail District (C-2A) to Local Retail District (C-2), at 10301 Indiana Avenue, located east of Indiana Avenue and south of 103rd Street, on 0.8193 acres of unplatted land out of Block E2, Section 19, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:27 p.m.

Greg Garrett, 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 Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0140.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   14. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0141, for Zone Case 3444, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for Escondido Lubbock, LLC, for a zone change from Transition District (T) to Two-Family District (R-2), at 5802 Upland Avenue, located west of Upland Avenue and south of 58th Street on 32.63 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 34, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:27 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition.

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:35 p.m.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0141.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   15. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0142, for Zone Case 3445, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc. for Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, for a zone change from Transition District (T) to Heavy Manufacturing District (M-2), located east of East Loop 289 and south of 4th Street on 407.3 acres of unplatted land out of Block O, Section 6, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:27 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition. 

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:35 p.m.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0142.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   16. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0143, for Zone Case 3446, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for NWP EB-5 Project, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) to Two-Family District (R-2) and High-Density Apartment District (A-2), at 5601 Ursuline Street, located south of Ursuline Street and east of Frankford Avenue, on 134.45 acres of unplatted land out of Block JS, Section 6, and consider an ordinance.

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

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 6:27 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition. 

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 6:35 p.m.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Jeff Griffith to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0143.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   17. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0146, for Zone Case 3447, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for NWP EB-5 Project, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) to General Retail District (C-3) with a Specific Use for a Self-Storage Facility, generally located east of Frankford Avenue and south of Princeton Street, on 4.21 acres of unplatted land out of Block JS, Section 6, and consider an ordinance.

Kristen Sager, planning and zoning manager, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council. Cory Dulin, with AMD Engineering, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 8:10 p.m.

Cory Dulin, with AMD Engineering, appeared to speak in favor.

No one appeared to speak in opposition. 

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 8:11 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Juan A. Chadis, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0146.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   18. Public Hearing - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0147, amending Chapter 40 “Zoning” of the City of Lubbock Code of Ordinances, amending Section 40.01.003 “Definitions” to add a definition for “Office/Warehouse”; amending Division 15 “C-3 General Retail District” to update General Provisions and Permitted Uses; and amending Section 40.03.2233 “C-4 Permitted Uses” to add “Office/Warehouse” setting forth regulations for outside storage in the “Office/Warehouse” use.

Kristen Sager, planning and zoning manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council. Gary Andrews, with GRACO Real Estate, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.

Mayor Pope opened the public hearing at 8:20 p.m.

No one appeared to speak in favor or opposition

Mayor Pope closed the public hearing at 8:21 p.m.
             
  Motion by Council Member Jeff Griffith, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0147.


  Vote: 6 - 1 Motion carried
 
NAY: Council Member Randy Christian
             
   19. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Ordinance No. 2021-O0133, pursuant to Chapter 43 of the Texas Local Government Code, for 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 and zoning manager, gave comments and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Council Member Latrelle Joy, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale to approve Ordinance No. 2021-O0133.


  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
             
   20. Resolution - Business Development: Resolution No. 2021-R0391 making findings that the Willow Bend Villas Public Improvement District Petition meets the requirements of Chapter 372 of the Texas Local Government Code; accepting the Willow Bend Villas Public Improvement District Petition, which covers a portion of an area in the City of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, generally bounded by 19th Street to the north, Kelsey Avenue to the east, and railroad tracks to the south and west; and calling for a public hearing to receive public comment on the formation of a public improvement district in the area depicted and described. 

Brianna Gerardi, director of business development, gave a presentation and answered questions from City Council.
             
  Motion by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Massengale, seconded by Council Member Juan A. Chadis to approve Resolution No. 2021-R0391.

  Vote: 7 - 0 Motion carried
8:43 P.M. CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED
 
There being no further business to come before Council, Mayor Pope adjourned the meeting.

 

The September 28, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting minutes were approved by the City Council on the 26th 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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