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MEETING AGENDA
City Council
REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL
December 1, 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, DECEMBER 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Overflow seating available at the Civic Center, Conference Hall, Building #5
 
City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 1, 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 - Regular meeting
 
Opening Prayer and Pledges of Allegiance to the Flags of the United States and State of Texas. (Councilmember Scagliola)
 
Presentation
  • Fundraiser donation presentation from the Scenic Hills Subdivision to our first responders in Schertz. (C. Kelm/J. Mabbitt/B. Hill) Christin Taylor - Pat McMaster - Carol Najarian from Scenic Hills)
  • Citizen Life Saving award. (C. Kelm/K. Long)
 
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, November 30, 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.
 
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)
 
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.
 
1.   Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding the approval of the minutes of the Regular meeting of November 10, 2020, and the minutes of the Special meeting of November 16, 2020.  (B. Dennis)
 
2.   Resolution No. 20-R-139 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas approving requests for Schertz Main Street Local Flavor Economic Development Grants for 539 and 820 Main Street. (B. James)
 
3.   Ordinance No. 20-S-37 - Consideration and/or action upon a request to amend the Comprehensive Land Use Plan by changing approximately 40 acres of the Future Land Use Map from the Estate Neighborhood and Agricultural Conservation land use designations to the Single-Family Residential land use designation, generally located approximately 4,000 feet east of the intersection between FM 1518 and Lower Seguin Road, also known as Bexar County Property Identification Numbers 310024 and 310031, City of Schertz, Bexar County, Texas. Final Reading (B. James/L. Wood/ N. Koplyay)
 
4.   Ordinance No. 20-K-35 - Consideration/or action upon an Ordinance requesting to close and abandon to the abutting property owners a portion of Urban Lane Right-of-Way between Live Oak Hills Subdivision Lot 1, Block 55 (Guadalupe County Property ID: 32206) and Live Oak Hills Subdivision Lot 18, Block 54 (Guadalupe County Property ID: 32205); and establishing an effective date hereof. Final Reading (B.James/L. Wood/E. Delgado)
 
5.   Resolution 20-R-140 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas, awarding a professional services contract to Avant Strategic Partners for required bond arbitrage calculations and filing. (B. James/J. Walters)
 
6.   Resolution No. 20-R-119 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas, authorizing a contract with AG|CM Inc, in an amount not to exceed $32,663 for the construction management of the Schertz Pedestrian Routes & Bike Lanes Project and the Live Oak Road Turn Lane Addition. (B. James/L. Shrum)
 
7.   Resolution No. 20-R-118 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas, authorizing a contract with D&S Concrete, in the amount of $1,256,960.95 for the construction of the Schertz Pedestrian Routes & Bike Lanes Project and the Live Oak Road Turn Lane Addition. (B. James/L. Shrum)
 
8.   Resolution No. 20-R-134 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas, authorizing the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement with Stryker Flex Financial for the acquisition of sixteen (16) Stryker Life Pak monitor/defibrillators, associated equipment and service plan.  (C. Kelm/J. Mabbitt)
 
Discussion and Action Items
 
9.   Ordinance No. 20-T-38 - Consideration and/or action approving an Ordinance by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas, authorizing an adjustment to the fiscal year 2020-2021 budget, repealing all Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance; and providing an effective date. First Reading (M. Browne/B. James/J. Walters) 
 
10.   Resolution 20-R-141 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution adding Christmas Eve to the City's Holiday Schedule and authorizing Education Pay for Eligible Full-Time City Employees. (C. Kelm/J. Kurz)
 
Public Hearings
 
11.   Ordinance No. 20-S-41 - Conduct a public hearing, consideration and/or action upon a request to rezone approximately 0.35 acres of land from Neighborhood Services District (NS) to Main Street Mixed Use District (MSMU), located at 603 Main Street, City of Schertz, Guadalupe County, Texas. First Reading (B. James/L. Wood/N. Koplyay).
 
12.   Ordinance No. 20-S-42 - Conduct a public hearing, consideration and/or action upon request to rezone approximately 0.35 acres of land from General Business District (GB) to Main Street Mixed Use District (MSMU), located at 539 Main Street, City of Schertz, Guadalupe County, Texas. First Reading (B. James/L. Wood/N. Koplyay).
 
13.   Ordinance No. 20-S-40 - Conduct a public hearing, consideration and/or action upon a request for a Specific Use Permit to allow the ‘Commercial Amusement, Outdoor’ land use on approximately 17.5 acres of land, located at 18658 Interstate Highway 35 N, City of Schertz, Guadalupe County, Texas, also known as Wiederstein Ranch Lot 1, Block 1. First Reading (B. James/L. Wood/N. Koplyay)
 
14.   Ordinance No. 20-T-39 - Conduct a public hearing, consideration and/or action upon an Ordinance to extend the term of the Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment zone No. 2 (Sedona/Crossvine) and expand the boundaries. First Reading (B. James)
 
Roll Call Vote Confirmation
 
Workshop
 
15.  
Workshop Discussion and Update (Ordinance 20-H-18) - Discussion and update regarding the COVID-19 virus and our current Ordinance No. 20-H-18 Declaration of Local Disaster. (M. Browne/K. Long/S. Hall)
 
16.   City Council Liaison Appointments - Discussion and possible action regarding various City Council liaison appointments. (Mayor/Council/B. Dennis)
 
Roll Call Vote Confirmation
 
Information available in City Council Packets - NO DISCUSSION TO OCCUR
 
 
17.   Update on Utility Billing Operation Changes. (B. James/J. Walters)
 
18.   Update on Scope and Philosophy of the Comprehensive Plan and UDC Update. (B. James)
 
Requests and Announcements
  • Announcements by the City Manager.
  • Requests by Mayor and Councilmembers for updates or information from staff.  
     
  • Requests by Mayor and Councilmembers that items or presentations 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 25th DAY OF NOVEMBER 2020 AT 4:00 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 Whittaker – Place 3


 
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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