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HomeMy WebLinkAboutMIN 04.14.2015 CC-RNotice of a Meeting of the Govei-trim; Body of the City of Geoi-getwvvn, Texas Tuesday, April 14,2015 The Georgetown City Council will meet on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Council Chambers at 101 E. 7th St., Georgetown, Texas The city of Georgetown is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require assistance in participating at a public meeting due to a disability, as defined under the ADA, reasonable assistance, adaptations, or accommodations will be provided upon request. Please contact the City Secretary's Office, at least four (4) days prior to the scheduled meeting date, at (512) 930-3652 or City Hall at 113 East 8h Street for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. Regular Session (This Regular session may, at any time, be recessed to convene an Executive Session for any purpose authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code 551.) I I- 1.- 1, to order at 6-OOpm Invocation Pledge of Allegiance Comments from the Mayor - Welcome and Meeting Procedures - Presentation of Proclamation in honor of National Bookmobile Day - Garey Park Garey addressed the Council and the audience about his future intentions and plans for Garey Park. City Council Regional Board Reports Announcements - Red Poppy Festival April 24 th to April 26th - Election for City Council seat for District 5 will be held May 9, 2015 - Road Bond Election - Georgetown Green Energy Promotional Video Action from Executive Session Motion by Jonrowe, second by Eason to authorize the Interim City Manager to provide notice to Williamson County and other emergency service organizations of the city's intention to withdraw from and not renew the city's participation in the agreement between Williamson County, Texas and the other Williamson County emergency service organizations, effective October 1, 2015. Approved 7-0 Motion by Jonrowe, second by Hammerlun to approve Mutual Aid Agreements for emergency medical services on the terms discussed in Executive Session and to authorize a Mutual Aid Agreement for emergency medical on such terms with Williamson County, American Medical Response of Texas, Inc and Acadian Ambulance Service of Texas, LLC and to authorize execution of the agreements by the interim City Manager. Approved 7-0 Motion by Jonrowe, second by Eason to increase Jim Briggs' salary as General Manager of Utilities to $180,000, effective May 4, 2015. Approved 7-0 Statutory Consent Agenda The Statutory Consent Agenda includes non -controversial and routine items that may be acted upon with one single vote. An item may be pulled from the Consent Agenda in order that it be discussed and acted upon individually as part of the Regular Agenda. Z:1 B Consideration and possible action to approve the minutes of the Workshop and Regular Meeting held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- Jessica Brettle, City Secretary C Consideration and possible action to appoint members of the Georgetown City Council as alternates for Mayor Ross on the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) Transportation Policy Board — Mayor Dale Ross D Consideration and possible action to authorize the application to FEMA for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant for the amount of $33,720 with the goal to improve firefighter health and safety through Fire Prevention activities — John Sullivan, Fire Chief E Forwarded from the General Government and Finance Advisory Board (GGAF)- Consideration and possible action to approve the purchase to Zeno Imaging in the amount of $58,205.71 for Printer Maintenance and Supplies Services --James Davis, IT Operations Manager and Mike eters, Information Technology Director Motion by Eason, second by Fought to approve the consent agenda in its entirety. Approved 7-0 Legislative Regular Agenda F Consideration and possible action to approve the purchase of two Dodge 4500 -Diesel Transitional Response Vehicles (TRV's) through a Buy -Board contract. Cost not to exceed $320,000 for two ($160,000 each) -- John Sullivan, Fire Chief Sullivan described the item and asked that Council approve the purchase of the two TRVs. He said these vehicles are coming in well under budget. Motion by Gonzalez, second by Jonrowe to approve the pruchase. Approved 7-0 G Forwarded from the Georgetown Transportation Enhancement Corporation (GTEC), Consideration and possible action to approve Task Order BGE -15-001 with Brown and Gay Engineers� Inc. of Austin, TX for professional engineering services related to design and preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates for the widening and reconstruction of Airport Road from Lakeway Drive to Aviation Drive, inclusive of intersection improvements at Lakeway Drive and 135 southbound frontage road improvements in the amount of $485,700.00 -- Bill Dryden, P * E., Transportation Engineer, Edward G. Polasek, AICP, Transportation Services Director and Bridget Chapman, City Attorney !�olasek described the item for Council. Motion by Brainard, second by Hesser to approve the contract, Approved 7-0 .-i Forwarded from the General Government and Finance Advisory Board (GGAF): First Reading of an Ordinance formally adopting the Fiscal and Budgetary Policy to be used in preparing th& 2Q1 5/16 annual budget and to guide financial operations -- Micki Rundell, Chief Financial Officer (action required) Zavala described the item and read only the caption of the Ordinance on first reading after having satisfied the requirements of the City Charter. Motion by Brainard, second by Gonzalez to approve the Ordinance on first reading. Approved 7-0 Speaker, Terry Putnam, spoke about the Ordinance and expressed his opinion on the policy. I First Reading of an ordinance amending the 2014115 Annual Budget due to increased operational and capital costs, including the addition of six (6) new positions for the Emergency Response Program; appropriating the various amounts thereof; and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict therewith -- Micki Rundell, Chief Financial Officer (action required) Zavala described the item and reviewed the history of this issue for the Council. She summarized what would be included in this budget amendment. She said this is related to the implementation of the new Emergency Response Program. She read only the caption of the Ordinance on first reading after having satisfied the requirements of the City Charter. Uonsicieration ana possime airecuon to si regaraing cnartges7-07 4 11 1 Eason, Councilmember District 1 and Jerry Hammerlun, Councilmember District 5, Co -Chairs of the Council Compensation Committee Hammerlun reviewed the related discussion that was held during the Workshop session earlier in the day. Me summarized the recommendation from the Council Compensation Committee. Motion by Hammerlun, second by Eason to approve a monthly salary of $800 for Council and $1,100 for Mayor. Approved 7-0 atnsl,teratitei ai%1 �*ssiVe,?cti#6 tt temq*r2rily restrict,.---:, icul2r tr2fflc 2.1 tXe L%tersectitAtf West W2jesti-c Oak Lane and Apache Mountain Lane in the Sun City Subdivision -- Jim Briggs, Interim City Manager, Ed Polasek, Transportation Services Director and Jordan Maddox, Principal Planner Briggs summarized the discussion that has been held on this issue over the course of the past year. He spoke about the meetings that have been held with the community stakeholders. He described the various options available to address the traffic in the area. Polasek reviewed the proposed recommendations from staff and the results of the Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA). He summarized the issues that were discussed with the community. He said, in the end, both sides agreed to a —W--QAA-01-T-aawM� after that time period, they would reopen the road and perform another traffic study for further consideration. Speakers Keith Cambron, David Baker, Donna Betts, Cheryl Thompson, Kurt Schaller, Don Scott, Liza Dominguez, Brian Robinson, Madison Mann, Nablha Driscoll, Pamela Friedman, Linda Schaffer, Ben Butler, 1119!f2 2U2M4 2M please visit the city website at www,georcietown.oro. Motion by Hesser, second by Fought to accept the recommendation by staff. Hesser thanked Briggs and his staff for coming to a conclusion on this issue. Fought thanked everyone involved and said this is a serious issue, He said he wishes this was a situation that had never occurred or had been resolved a while ago. He spoke about County's involvement and how the County determined they could not do anything on legal basis. He spoke about safety and the width o the road an w et er a u c mprovement District had ever been considered. Chapman said the option of a PID is possible in the County. She said they o1whim-111 WWWWWWWW'41y, W"',#-941AW-WINA "W X! We U! without causing delay. Motion by Fought, second by Gonzalez to amend the motion that the method of barricade has to be such that emergency vehicles can transit. Eason said she thinks it is essential to have a barricade that would not delay public safety vehicles. Fought reviewed the recommendation from staff. Brainard asked and Polasek spoke about the feasibility of that type of structure. Polasek described how this would work. Vote on amendment: Approved 7-0 Jonrowe asked and the Sun City Council representatives summarized the feedback they have received on this issue. Hesser said this is a safety issue and that is what this should be based on. Hammerlun said he drives on a street that is within the city that is no more unsafe or safer than the Majestic Oaks situation. He said the Council needs to know how many similar situations exist throughout the city. He said safety is always paramount but the city needs to look at all the issues. Gonzalez asked about the direction of traffic and the counts leaving and going in to Sun City. Maddox said there was some amount of traffic going into Sun City from Woodland Park. Polasek said 33 trips in the morning peak time were leaving Woodland Park and going into Sun City. Brainard asked and Briggs said the closure would not occur until after the Rocky Hollow Trail connect is made. Eason said the improvements to the street are not the problem. She said it is the fact that they feed into streets that are built for less volume. Jonrowe spoke about why she is voting against this motion. There was much discussion from Council. Meeting recessed at 8:OOPM Project Updates L - Project Updates from the Interim City Manager Public Wishing to Address Cotincil On a subject that is posted on this agenda: Please fill out a speaker registration form which can be found on the table at the entrance to the Council Chamber. Clearly print your name and the letter of the item on which you wish to speak and present it to the City Secretary on the dais, preferably prior to the start of the meeting. You will be called forward to speak when the Council considers that item. On a subject not posted on the agenda: Persons may add an item to a future City Council agenda by contacting the City Secretary no later than noon on the Wednesday prior to the Tuesday meeting, with the subject matter of the topic they would like to address and their name. The City Secretary can be reached at 512/930-3651. Executive Session In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Government Code, Vernon's Texas Codes, Annotated, the items listed below will be discussed in closed session and are subject to action in the regular session. N See, 551.071: Consultation with Attorney - Advice from attorney about pending or contemplated litigation and other matters on which the attorney has a duty to advise the City Council, including agenda items - EMS Contract Discussion Sec. 551.072: Deliberation Regarding Real Property - Inner Piece See. 551.074: Personnel Matters - Interim City Manager, City Attorney, City Secretary and Municipal Judge: Consideration of the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal - Interim City Manager Compensation Dale Ross, Mayor EE�� ri A : 'city Secretary