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MEETING AMENDED AGENDA
City Council
REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL
April 6, 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

 
AMENDED AGENDA
TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 6, 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 
 
Opening Prayer and Pledges of Allegiance to the Flags of the United States and State of Texas. (Councilmember Brown)
 
Presentations
  • 2020 Achievement of Library Excellence Award - Presentation regarding the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association Excellence Award.  (M. Browne/B. James/M. Uhlhorn)

Proclamations
  • Proclamation recognizing the Month of the Military Child. (Mayor/J. Cofee)
  • Proclamation recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month. (Mayor/A. Story)
  • Proclamation recognizing Alcohol Awareness Month. (Mayor/A. Alston/V. Adams)
 
Employee Recognition
 
  • EMS - Administrative Assistant, Adriana Rutledge; EMT's Levi Flickinger, James Garcia, Michael Koerner; EMS Paramedic  Tyler Wilson (C. Kelm/J. Mabbitt)
  • City Secretary - Deputy City Secretary, Sheila Edmondson. (Mayor/B. Dennis)
  • Planning & Community Development, Planner 1, James May. (B. James/L. Wood)
  • Utility Billing - Utility Billing Clerk, Charis Kempen. (B. James/J. Walters/D. Hardin-Trussell)
 
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 5, 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.
 
1.   Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding the approval of the minutes of the regular meeting of March 23, 2021. (B. Dennis)
 
2.   Resolution No. 21-R-21 – Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas, authorizing a contract with M&C Fonseca Construction Co., Inc. relating to the construction of the F.M. 1103 Sewer Extension Project and authorizing the budget expenditures for the project. (C. Kelm/S. Williams/S. McClelland)
 
3.   Resolution No. 21-R-26 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas authorizing EMS debt revenue adjustments, Utility Billing debt revenue adjustments and Schertz Magazine debt revenue adjustments for certain inactive outstanding receivables and other matters in connection therewith. (B. James/J. Walters)
 
4.   Resolution No. 20-R-29 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas, authorizing the City Manager to sign a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Sterling McCall Ford for the purchase of one (1) new ambulance for Fiscal Year 2021/2022. (C. Kelm/J. Mabbitt)
 
5.   Ordinance No. 21-S-08- 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) Final Reading
 
6.   Resolution No. 21-R-28 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution authorizing the revised Bylaws of the Planning and Zoning Commission, and other matters in connection therewith. (B. James / L. Wood / E. Delgado)
 
7.   Resolution No. 21-R-27 - Consideration and/or action approving a  Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz Texas authorizing temporary employees to help manage the COVID-19 vaccine clinics. (M. Browne/C. Kelm/K. Long)
 
8.   Ordinance No. 21-C-09 – 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. Final Reading (C. Kelm/K. Long)
 
9.   Resolution No: 21-R-30 - Consideration and/or action approving  a resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas authorizing a Police Uniform Agreement with Nardis Inc. (C. Kelm / M. Hansen / K. Kallies)
 
10.   Ordinance No. 21-C-07 - 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. Final Reading (B. James/L. Wood/G. Durant)
 
11.   Resolution 21-R-31 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas authorizing an Interlocal Cooperation Contract Agreement with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), and other matters in connection therewith. (M. Browne/C. Kelm/K. Long)
 
12.   Boards, Commission and Committee Appointments - Consideration and/or action appointing Mr. Richard Gonzales to the Historical Preservation Committee. (B. Dennis/Mayor-Council)
 
13.   Resolution No. 21-R-19 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz, Texas authorizing a contract for bank depository services between the City of Schertz and Schertz Bank and Trust. (M. Browne/B. James/J. Walters)
 
Discussion and Action Items
 
14.   Resolution 21-R-25 - Consideration and/or action approving a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Schertz authorizing the City Manager to amend the Design-Build Agreement with F.A. Nunnelly for the Fleet Maintenance Building Project and other matters in connection therewith. (C. Kelm/S. Williams/S. McClelland)
 
15.   City of Schertz Mask Policy - Discussion and action regarding current mask policy in the City of Schertz and request guidance on extending the current policy to May 4, 2021. (M. Browne/C. Kelm/K. Long)
 
Public Hearings
 
16.   Ordinance No. 21-S-11 - Conduct a Public Hearing and consideration and/or action on a request to rezone approximately 25 acres of land from General Business District (GB) and General Business II District (GB-2) to General Business II District (GB-2), generally located north-east of the intersection of FM 3009 and FM 78, also known as 200 FM 3009, also known as Guadalupe County Property Identification Numbers 153960, 164035, 67453, City of Schertz, Guadalupe County, Texas. (B. James / L. Wood / E. Delgado) First Reading 
 
17.   Ordinance No. 21-S-12 - Conduct a public hearing and consideration and/or action on a request for a Specific Use Permit to allow Mini-Warehouse / Public Storage on approximately 25 acres of land generally located north-east of the intersection of FM 3009 and FM 78, also known as 200 FM 3009, also known as Guadalupe County Property Identification Numbers 153960, 164035, 67453, City of Schertz, Guadalupe County, Texas. (B. James / L. Wood / E. Delgado) First Reading
 
18.   Resolution No. 21-R-22 Conduct a public hearing, consideration and/or action approving a resolution accepting a petition for voluntary annexation of approximately 35.5 acres of land generally located approximately 4,000 feet southeast of the intersection between FM 1518 and Lower Seguin Road, also known as Bexar County Property Identification Numbers 310024 and 310031, Bexar County, Texas. (B. James/ L. Wood/ N. Koplyay)
 
Roll Call Vote Confirmation
 
Workshop
 
19.  
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)
 
Closed Session
 
20.   The City Council will meet in Closed Session under Section 551.087 of the Texas Government Code, Deliberation Regarding Economic Development Negotiations; Closed Meeting. The governmental body is not required to conduct an open meeting (1) to discuss or deliberate regarding commercial or financial information that the governmental body has received from a business prospect that the governmental body seeks to have locate, stay, or expand in or near the territory of the governmental body and with which the governmental body is conducting economic development negotiations; or (2) to deliberate the offer of a financial or other incentive to a business prospect. Project E-065
 
21.   The City Council will meet in Closed Session in accordance with Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code to consult with legal counsel regarding issues related to the JBSA-AACOG ILA task order process.
 
Reconvene into Regular Session
 
 20a.      Take any action based on discussions held in closed session under Agenda Item 20.
 
 21a.      Take any action based on discussions held in closed session under Agenda Item 21.
 
Roll Call Vote Confirmation
 
Information available in City Council Packets - NO DISCUSSION TO OCCUR
 
 
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 2nd DAY OF APRIL 2021 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 _______________, 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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