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MEETING AGENDA
City Council
REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL
April 14, 2020
                               

 
HAL BALDWIN MUNICIPAL COMPLEX COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1400 SCHERTZ PARKWAY BUILDING #4
SCHERTZ, TEXAS 78154


CITY OF SCHERTZ CORE VALUES
Do the right thing
Do the best you can
Treat others the way you want to be treated
Work cooperatively as a team


 
AGENDA
TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at the City Council Chambers. In lieu of attending the meeting in person, residents will have the opportunity to watch the meeting via live stream on the City’s YouTube Channel. 
 
             
Call to Order 
 
Opening Prayer and Pledges of Allegiance to the Flags of the United States and State of Texas. (Councilmember Scott)
 
City Events and Announcements
  • Announcements of upcoming City Events (B. James/C. Kelm/S. Gonzalez)
  • Announcements and recognitions by the City Manager (M. Browne)
  • Announcements and recognitions by the Mayor (R. Gutierrez)
 
Hearing of Residents

Residents who choose to watch the meeting via live stream, but who would like to participate in Residents to be Heard, should email their comments to City Secretary, Brenda Dennis, at bdennis@schertz.com by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020, SO THAT THE CITY SECRETARY MAY READ THE PUBLIC COMMENTS INTO THE RECORD UNDER THE HEARING OF RESIDENTS.  In the body of the email please include your name, your address, phone number, agenda item # if applicable or subject of discussion, and your comments.

This time is set aside for any person who wishes to address the City Council. Each person should fill out the speaker’s register prior to the meeting. Presentations should be limited to no more than 3 minutes.

All remarks shall be addressed to the Council as a body, and not to any individual member thereof. Any person making personal, impertinent, or slanderous remarks while addressing the Council may be requested to leave the meeting.

Discussion by the Council of any item not on the agenda shall be limited to statements of specific factual information given in response to any inquiry, a recitation of existing policy in response to an inquiry, and/or a proposal to place the item on a future agenda. The presiding officer, during the Hearing of Residents portion of the agenda, will call on those persons who
have signed up to speak in the order they have registered.
 
Consent Agenda Items

The Consent Agenda is considered self-explanatory and will be enacted by the Council with one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless they are removed from the Consent Agenda upon the request of the Mayor or a Councilmember.

The following was read into record:
 
1.   Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding the approval of the minutes of the meeting of April 7, 2020. (B. Dennis)
 
2.   Ordinance No. 20-H-06 - Consideration and/or action approving an Ordinance of the City of Schertz, Texas, amending chapter 14-Animal Control, of the code of Ordinances; providing for mandatory micro chipping regulations for dogs and cats; therefore removing the requirement for an annual city license for dogs and cats; providing a conflict clause; providing for severability; providing for publication; and providing an effective date. Final Reading (C. Kelm/M. Bane/S. Solitto)
 
3.   Ordinance No. 20-D-10 - Consideration and/or action approving an Ordinance providing that the Code of Ordinances of the City of Schertz, Texas be amended by revising Chapter 86, Section 86-115, Maximum limits generally on specific streets, adding the maximum speed limits of FM 1103 to a construction speed limit and thus temporarily changing the maximum speed limit. Final Reading (C. Kelm/S. Williams/D. Letbetter)
 
4.   Ordinance No. 20-T-11 - Consideration and/or action approving an Ordinance by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas authorizing an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget to transfer funds for the purchase of software, parts, and labor for 14 existing Flashing School Zone Lights and the purchase of three additional lights, repealing all ordinances in conflict with this ordinance; and providing an effective date.  Final Reading (C. Kelm/S. Williams/D. Letbetter)
 
Discussion and Action Item
 
5.   Resolution 20-R-39- Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas Authorizing Expenditures in Excess of $50,000 with Silsbee Ford  in Fiscal Year 2019-20 and Other Matters In Connection Therewith. (C. Kelm/C Hernandez /J. Gohlke)
 
6.   Resolution No. 20-R-37 - Consideration and/or action approving a resolution authorizing additional expenditures not to exceed $857,739 with Fuquay, Inc. for the 2018 SPAM Resurfacing project. (B. James/J. Nowak)
 
Roll Call Vote Confirmation
 
Workshop
 
7.   Emergency Operations Update regarding current COVID-19 cases - Workshop discussion and update regarding current COVID-19 cases. (M. Browne/K. Long)
 
Requests and Announcements
  • Announcements by the City Manager.
     
  • Requests by Mayor and Councilmembers that items be placed on a future City Council agenda.
     
  • Announcements by Mayor and Councilmembers
     
    • City and community events attended and to be attended
    • City Council Committee and Liaison Assignments (see assignments below)
    • Continuing education events attended and to be attended
    • Recognition of actions by City employees
    • Recognition of actions by community volunteers
 
Adjournment
 
CERTIFICATION

I, BRENDA DENNIS, CITY SECRETARY OF THE CITY OF SCHERTZ, TEXAS, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE AGENDA WAS PREPARED AND POSTED ON THE OFFICIAL BULLETIN BOARDS ON THIS THE 10th DAY OF APRIL 2020 AT 4:50 P.M., WHICH IS A PLACE READILY ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC AT ALL TIMES AND THAT SAID NOTICE WAS POSTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 551, TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE.
 
BRENDA DENNIS 
 
I CERTIFY THAT THE ATTACHED NOTICE AND AGENDA OF ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL WAS REMOVED BY ME FROM THE OFFICIAL BULLETIN BOARD ON _____DAY OF _______________, 2020. TITLE: ______________

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The City Council for the City of Schertz reserves the right to adjourn into closed session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act.

Closed Sessions Authorized: This agenda has been reviewed and approved by the City’s legal counsel and the presence of any subject in any Closed Session portion of the agenda constitutes a written interpretation of Texas Government Code Chapter 551 by legal counsel for the governmental body and constitutes an opinion by the attorney that the items discussed therein may be legally discussed in the closed portion of the meeting considering available opinions of a court of record and opinions of the Texas Attorney General known to the attorney. This provision has been added to this agenda with the intent to meet all elements necessary to satisfy Texas Government Code Chapter 551.144(c) and the meeting is conducted by all participants in reliance on this opinion.

 
COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND LIAISON ASSIGNMENTS
 
Mayor Gutierrez
Audit Committee
Investment Advisory Committee
Main Street Committee
Councilmember Scagliola – Place 5
Cibolo Valley Local Government Corporation - Alternate
Hal Baldwin Scholarship Committee
Interview Committee for Boards and Commissions - Alternate
Schertz-Seguin Local Government Corporation
Councilmember Davis– Place 1
Audit Committee
Interview Committee for Boards and Commissions
Main Street Committee - Chair
Schertz Housing Authority Board
TIRZ II Board
Councilmember Scott – Place 2
Interview Committee for Boards and Commissions




 
Councilmember Larson – Place 3
Main Street Committee – Vice Chair


 
Councilmember Dahle – Place 4
Cibolo Valley Local Government Corporation
Interview Committee for Boards and Commissions
TIRZ II Board
Councilmember Heyward – Place 6
Audit Committee
Investment Advisory Committee
Schertz Animal Services Advisory Commission
Councilmember Brown – Place 7
Main Street Committee
Schertz-Seguin Local Government Corporation - Alternate

 
 

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