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MEETING AGENDA
City Council
JOINT CITY COUNCIL WITH PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD
AND REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL
March 23, 2021
                               

 
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, MARCH 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

City Council will hold a Special Joint Meeting with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board followed by its regularly scheduled meeting at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 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 

Mayor Gutierrez call the Special Joint Meeting to order. Chair McDow call the Special Joint Meeting to order.
 
Opening Prayer and Pledges of Allegiance to the Flags of the United States and State of Texas. (Councilmember Davis)
 
Hearing of Residents

Residents who choose to watch the meeting via live stream, but who would like to participate in Residents to be Heard during the Special joint meeting, should email their comments to City Secretary, Brenda Dennis, at bdennis@schertz.com by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 22, 2021, 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.
 
Workshop discussion
  • Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department focus and projects
  • Parks & Recreation Board Priorities
  • Recreation Center and Pool Operations
  • Senior Center status and rates
 
Adjournment
 
Chair McDow to adjourn Special Meeting followed by Mayor Gutierrez.
 
Call to Order
 
Mayor Gutierrez call the Regular Council meeting to order.
 
Presentations
 
  • Guadalupe Regional Medical Center - Prescription Assistance report. (Mayor/Council/J. Riggs)
 
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, March 22, 2021, 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.
 
2.   Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding the approval of the minutes of the regular meeting of March 2, 2021 and the minutes of the Special meeting of March 8, 2021. (B. Dennis)
 
3.   Resolution No. 21-R-20 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz Texas authorizing the execution of the construction contract for the Fire Station No. 2 Access and Drainage Improvements Project with C3 Environmental Specialties, LP, (C3 Environmental) for $210,816.66 and a not to exceed amount of $220,000. (B. James/K. Woodlee/J. Shortess)
 
4.   Resolution No. 21-R-24 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution authorizing an agreement with the developer of the Parklands II Subdivision project for construction of certain Public Improvements. (B. James/K. Woodlee)
 
5.   Resolution No. 21-R-17 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas, authorizing EMS charity care adjustments and other matters in connection therewith. (C. Kelm/J. Mabbitt) 
 
Discussion and Action Items
 
6.   Resolution No. 21-R-23 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution accepting the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report - CAFR Fiscal Year 2019-20. (M. Browne/B. James/J. Walters/B. Martin)
 
Public Hearings
 
7.   Ordinance No. 21-S-08- Conduct a Public Hearing and consideration and/or action approving an Ordinance by the City Council of the City of Schertz , Texas on a request to rezone approximately 58 acres of land from Single-Family Residential / Agricultural (R-A) to Planned Development District (PDD), generally located approximately 1,560 feet north west of the intersection of FM 1518 and Ware-Seguin Road, also known as Bexar County Property Identification Numbers 310073, 310106, 310101, 310105, 310104, 310078, 1157215, 310077, and 310083, City of Schertz, Bexar County, Texas. (B. James / L. Wood / E. Delgado) First Reading
 
8.   Ordinance No. 21-C-09 – Conduct a Public Hearing and consideration and/or action approving an Ordinance by the City Council of The City of Schertz, Texas amending The Code Of Ordinances of the City of Schertz Chapter 30, Fire Prevention And Protection by amending existing International Codes and adopting New International Codes; Providing for a period of compliance for certain provisions; Providing for severability; Providing for a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense unless said violation is a violation of a regulation governing; fire safety, public health and sanitation; then by a fine of not more than two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) for each offense. First Reading (C. Kelm/K. Long)
 
 
9.   Ordinance No. 21-C-07 - Conduct a Public hearing and consideration and/or action approving an Ordinance amending the Schertz Code of Ordinances, Chapter 18, Buildings and Building Regulations, by repealing existing International Codes and adopting new International Codes and adopting the revised Schertz Code of Ordinance, Chapter 18, Building and Building Regulations. First Reading (B. James/L. Wood/G. Durant)
 
Roll Call Vote Confirmation
 
Closed Session
 
10.   The City Council will meet in Closed Session in accordance with Section 551.072 of the Texas Government Code to deliberate the purchase, exchange, sale, lease, or value of real property, or real estate needed for acquisition for a Wastewater Line Easement.
 
Reconvene into Regular Session
 
    9a.       Take any action based on discussion held in closed session under Agenda Item 9.
 
Roll Call Vote Confirmation
 
Information available in City Council Packets - NO DISCUSSION TO OCCUR
 
 
11.   Farr West Specialty Vehicle Expenditures-Informational for City Council on expenditures not exceeding $50,000 with Farr West Specialty Vehicles for emergency equipment and installation for patrol fleet vehicles. (C. Kelm/M. Hansen/D. Roman).
 
12.   Quarterly Financial Reports. (B. James/J. Walters)
 
13.   COVID-19 UPDATE - Bi-Weekly COVID-19 Update.(C. Kelm/ K.Long/S.Hall)
 
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 19th DAY OF MARCH 2021 AT 2:30 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 _______________, 2021. 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
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

Schertz Animal Services Advisory Commission 


 
Councilmember Whittaker – Place 3
Audit Committee
TIRZ II Board 


 
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
Main Street Committee
Councilmember Brown – Place 7
Main Street Committee
Schertz-Seguin Local Government Corporation - Alternate

 
 

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