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CITY OF LUBBOCK
SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
September 21, 2021
8:30 A.M.


 
The City Council of the City of Lubbock, Texas met in special session on the 21st of September, 2021, in City Council Chambers, Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K, Lubbock, Texas at 8:30 a.m.

 
8:36 A.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 Jeff Griffith; Council Member Shelia Patterson Harris; City Manager W. Jarrett Atkinson; City Secretary Rebecca Garza
Absent:
Council Member Juan A. Chadis; Council Member Randy Christian; Council Member Latrelle Joy; City Attorney Chad Weaver
This was a meeting of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization's Transportation Policy Committee. A quorum of Council Members attended and participated in discussions during the meeting in which the Committee considered the following topics as shown below. Members of the Committee, in attendance, were: Chair Curtis Parrish, Shelia Patterson Harris, Jeff Griffith, Chad Seay, Chris Mandrell, Daniel M. Pope, Jarrett Atkinson, and Steve Warren.
 
Note:      City Council addressed agenda items in the following order:
  • 1.1-1.8.8
             
   1. REGULAR SESSION
             
   1. Safety Procedures

The Committee Chair, Judge Curtis Parrish, mentioned the safety procedures.
             
   2. Public Comment Period/Acknowledgment of Guests of the Transportation Policy Committee.

No one appeared to speak during the public comment period.

Chair Curtis Parrish welcomed guests, in attendance, representing Ports to Plains, the City of Lubbock, Lubbock County, and TxDOT.
             
   3. The Committee will approve the minutes from the Transportation Policy Committee meeting of July 20, 2021.

Motion by Jarrett Atkinson, seconded by Jeff Griffith, to approve the minutes from the Transportation Policy Committee meeting of July 20, 2021.
Vote: 8-0 Motion carried by the Committee
             
   4. The Committee will conduct an opportunity for the public to comment regarding Amendment No. 1 to the FY 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Amendment No. 9 to the 2012-2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) regarding roadway and transit projects.

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization; and Tammy Walker, transportation planning tech with the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee.

Chair Curtis Parrish opened the public comment period at 8:41 a.m.

No one appeared to speak on this item.

Chair Curtis Parrish closed the public comment period at 8:43 a.m.
             
   5. Discuss and the Committee will take appropriate action concerning Resolution 2021-17 regarding Amendment No.1 to the 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Amendment No. 9 to the 2012-2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee.

Motion by Steve Warren, seconded by Chad Seay, to approve Resolution 2021-17.
Vote: 8-0 Motion carried by the Committee
             
   6. Discuss and the Committee will take appropriate action regarding Resolution 2021-16 approving an updated 10-year Plan (2022-2031).

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization; and Kylan Francis, director of planning and development with TxDOT Lubbock, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee.

Motion by Daniel M. Pope, seconded by Jeff Griffith, to approve Resolution 2021-16.
Vote: 8-0 Motion carried by the Committee
             
   7. Discuss the allocation of additional funding from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA). FOR INFORMATION ONLY - NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN.

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee.
             
   8. Reports
             
   1.
TxDOT Aviation sponsors Airport Workshop.

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee.
             
   2.
Federal Railroad Administration announces funding opportunity.

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee.
             
   3.
Present the 2022 Unified Transportation Program (UTP).

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee.
             
   4.
Present TxDOT's Annual Long Range Revenue Forecast (2021-2045).

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee.
             
   5.
TxDOT Call for Nominees for the Urban Air Mobility Subcommittee.

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee. Chair Curtis Parrish nominated Jeff Griffith to represent West Texas on the Urban Air Mobility Subcommittee.
             
   6.
State Demographic Center presentation.

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, announced that Dr. Lloyd Potter with the State Data Center will be present at the October meeting and will present on local and regional demographics.
             
   7.
New Chairperson for the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC).

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, introduced Michael Mangum, chief financial officer for Citibus, as the new chair of the Transportation Advisory Committee.

             
   8.
Monthly Financial Report.

David Jones, executive director of the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization, gave comments and answered questions from the Committee.
9:07 A.M. CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNED
 
There being no further business to come before Council, the meeting was adjourned.


 
The September 21, 2021 Special City Council Meeting minutes were approved by the City Council on the 16th day of November, 2021.

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

    

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