City of Lubbock, Texas
Special City Council Meeting
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
City Council Chambers, Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K, Lubbock, Texas
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Note: On occasion the City Council may consider agenda items out of order.
3:30 p.m. - City Council convenes in City Council Chambers in Open Session, and recesses into Executive Session to consider Items 1.-1.1.3.
|1.||1.||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:|
|Adjourn from Executive Session|
|5:00 p.m. - The City Council reconvenes in Regular Session|
|2.||1.||Public Hearing - Finance: Hold a public hearing on the Proposed FY 2021-22 Operating Budget and Capital Program.|
|2.||2.||Public Hearing - Finance: Hold a public hearing on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 5.13% (percentage by which the proposed tax rate exceeds the No-New-Revenue tax rate calculated under Chapter 26, Tax Code).|
|2.||3.||Ordinance 1st Reading - Finance: Consider an Ordinance 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.|
|2.||4.||Ordinance 1st Reading - Finance: Consider an ordinance 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.|
|2.||5.||Citizen Comments - According to Lubbock City Council Rules, any citizen wishing to appear in-person before a 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 7, 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.|
|2.||6.||Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0114, for Zone Case 2538-V, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for 806 Land Group, LLC, 806 Land Development Group, LLC, A&J Flatland Properties, Lubbock Lifetime Homes, LLC, Westex J-Mar, LLC, Noe Torres, Inc., and Parker Signature Homes, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) to Reduced Setback Single-Family District (R-1A), generally located south of 4th Street and east of Upland Avenue, on 145.14 acres of unplatted land out of Block JS, Section 10, Lubbock, Texas.|
|2.||7.||Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0116, for Zone Case 2926-E, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for Salyer Homes, LS Kingdom Homes, LLC, Lakeridge Estates of Lubbock, LTD, Frankie and Vicki Tipton, Aaron Texas Ventures, LLC, Philip and Dana Reeger, Hartline Companies, LLC, Wooded Forest, LLC, and Platinum Homes of Lubbock, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) Specific Use to Reduced Setback Single-Family District (R-1A) with Specific Use for Garden Homes, at 10501, 10502, 10503, 10504, 10506, and 10508 Troy Avenue, and 10501 – 10508 Toledo Avenue located south of 105th Street and east of Vicksburg Avenue, Lakeridge Estates of Lubbock Addition, Lots 315 – 324 and Lots 327 – 330.|
|2.||8.||Ordinance 1st Reading - Right-of-Way: Consider an ordinance abandoning and closing portions of 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Streets, and portions of Avenue B, and portions of the alleys located in Blocks 63, 79, and 95, Original Town of Lubbock to the City of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas.|
|2.||9.||Resolution - Public Health Services: Consider a resolution ratifying the actions of the Mayor in executing Amendment No. 1 to Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Contract No. HHS000812700012 and related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the State of Texas, acting by and through DSHS, under the COVID-19 Grant Program, to provide funding for COVID-19 activities.|
|2.||10.||Resolution - Public Health Services: Consider a resolution ratifying the actions of the Mayor in executing Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Contract HHS001057600030 and all related documents, by and between the City of Lubbock and the Department of State Health Services, to provide funding under the COVID-19 Health Disparities Grant.|