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MIN 07.26.2016 CC-RMinutes of a Meeting of the Governing Body of the City of Georgetown, Texas Tuesday, July 26, 2016 The Georgetown City Council will meet on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the Council Chambers at 101 E. Th 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 81h Street for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. Mayor Ross called the meeting to order at 6:03PM. All Councilmembers were present. 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.) A Call to Order Invocation — Dan Bonner, Pastor of Discipleship, Wellspring United Methodist Church Pledge of Allegiance Comments from the Mayor Red Poppy Festival Awards from the Texas Festival & Events Association City Council Regional Board Reports Announcements Summer Fan Drive Music on the Square Sunset Movie at Fire Station 5 Founders Park Open House Action from Executive Session Motion to authorize the settlement of the dispute between the City and ADG involving the Public Safety Operations and Training Facility as recommended by the City Attorney and as discussed in Executive Session by Fought, second by Hesser. 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. B Consideration and possible action to approve the minutes of the Workshop and Regular Meeting held on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 and the Special Workshop Meeting held July 13, 2016 — Shelley Nowling, City Secretary C Consideration and possible action to appoint Councilmember Anna Eby to the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) Clean Air Coalition -- Mayor Dale Ross D Consideration and possible action to authorize an application for Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) FY 2016/17 Regional Air Quality Grant for additional solar powered trash and recycling compactors — Mike Babin, Deputy General Manager of Utilities E Consideration and possible action to approve a Resolution authorizing the vacation and abandoning a portion of a 0.037 -acre portion of an existing 10 -foot Public Utility Easement out of Lot 3, Block A, Park Meadow Section Two, a subdivision of record in Cabinet F, Slide 387 of the Plat Records of Williamson County, Texas, and to authorize the Mayor to execute a quitclaim deed — Travis Baird, Real Estate Services Coordinator F Forwarded from Georgetown Utility System Advisory Board (GUS): Consideration and possible action to approve a bid award to multiple bidders for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant chemicals, at unit costs for a period of up to 5 years -- Glenn W. Dishong, Utility Director G Forwarded from Georgetown Utility System Advisory Board (GUS): Consideration and possible action to approve a bid award to Sheridan Environmental for sludge and bio - solids transport and disposal services, at unit costs for a period of up to 5 years — Glenn W. Dishong, Utility Director H Forwarded from Georgetown Transportation Advisory Board (GTAB): Consideration and possible to approve an award of the annual bid for Grade 94 and #5 chip seal trap rock ordered and delivered on an as needed basis to Vulcan Construction Materials LLC of San Antonio, Texas in the estimated amount of $126,603.00 -- Edward G. Polasek, AICP, Transportation Services Director Motion by Brainard, second by Jonrowe to approve the Statutory Consent Agenda in its entirety. Approved 7-0 Legislative Regular Agenda Consideration and possible action to adopt the proposed 2017 tax rate on a future agenda and to set dates for two public hearings -- Leigh Wallace, Finance Director Leigh Wallace, the City's Finance Director, and David Morgan, the City Manager, provided an overview of the tax rate and roll call vote as well as some details of the update to the rollback rate from the County. Ms. Wallace informed Council that the Finance team received an update to the rollback rate of $0.0005. She stated that this update does not affect the proposed budget or tax rate, but wanted to make Council aware of the change and notify them that future publications will be amended to present the updated number. Ms. Wallace outlined the tax rates as follows: Effective Rate: $0.39364 Rollback: $0.42789 Proposed tax rate: $0.42400. Because the Proposed Tax Rate is greater than the Effective Rate, the City will need to publish the rates and hold two public hearings. Motion to approve the maximum property tax rate of $0.42400 cents per $100 valuation, equaling $0.19666 cents for Maintenance and Operation and $0.22734 cents for Debt Service, and adopt the tax rate as an action item at the August 23, 2016 Council meeting to be held at 6 p.m. at City Council Chambers, at the northeast corner of Seventh and Main Streets, Georgetown, TX by Jonrowe, second by Fought. Record Vote Eby - Yes Brainard - Yes Hesser - Yes Fought - Yes Gipson - Yes Jonrowe - Yes Gonzalez - Yes Approved 7-0 Motion by Jonrowe, second by Fought to set the date for two public hearings on the property tax rate, as required by law, to be held on Tuesday, August 9 at 6:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, August 16 at 6:00 p.m. at City Council Chambers, at the northeast comer of Seventh and Main Streets, Georgetown, TX. Record Vote Eby - Yes Brainard - Yes Hesser - Yes Fought - Yes Gipson - Yes Jonrowe - Yes Gonzalez - Yes Approved 7-0 J Forwarded from the Convention & Visitors Bureau Board: Consideration and possible action to approve a contract for sponsorship of The Daytripper with Chet Garner, a Georgetown based business, in the amount of $60,000.00 -- Cart Miller, Tourism Manager Cart Miller, Tourism Manager for the City, presented details about the proposed Daytripper contract and highlighted the Daytripper show details. Miller showed a promotional video from the Daytripper to give Council an idea of what this program would provide to the City as part of this contract. Public Soeaker: Karen Soeffker spoke to the Council about the results her downtown business saw from the last time Georgetown was featured on the Daytripper. Ms. Soeffker stated that her store saw double the traffic. She stated that many of her customers wanted to follow in Chefs footsteps. She also stated that the show helped revenue and sparked conversations about Georgetown. Customers that visited her store as a result of the show also asked for suggestions about restaurants and other area businesses that were not included in the program. Karen mentioned that she knows this form of marketing works because her family follows Chet and goes to the places he goes to. Motion by Jonrowe, second by Gonzalez to approve Item J. Ms. Jonrowe said she would like to second Soeffker's comments, because she saw the increase in foot traffic downtown. She is very excited to see Georgetown on this program. Mr. Gipson told Miller that the CVB does an excellent job advertising, and feels this has been a match he has seen for a while and feels Chet can help the City in many ways. Mayor Ross asked how the City would be able to measure success with this form of advertising. Miller said that the City will be able to see how many clicks came to the website from Chet's website, how many times the show was aired and would be able to ask visitors how they learned about the City. Mayor Ross restated the motion by Jonrowe and second by Gonzalez. Approved 7-0 K Public Hearing and First Reading of an Ordinance to rezone approximately 2.3 acres in the Lewis J. Dyches Survey, located at 4 Sierra Way Street, from the Agriculture (AG) District to the Industrial (IN) District -- Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Sofia Nelson, the City's Planning Director, presented the item on a rezoning request for 4 Sierra Way. She showed the location map and described the property. Nelson indicated that both staff and the Planning & Zoning Commission have recommended this item for approval, and read the ordinance caption. Mayor Ross opened the public hearing at 6:3213M. No members of the public requested to speak. Mayor Ross closed the public hearing at 6:32PM. Motion by Brainard, second by Jonrowe to approve Item K. Approved 7-0 L Second Reading of an Ordinance to rezone approximately 67.864 acres of the William Addison Survey, located at 801 Carlson Cove, from the Agriculture (AG) District to the Residential Single -Family (RS) District -- Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Sofia Nelson, the City's Planning Director, presented the item on a rezoning request for 801 Carlson Cove. She showed the location map and described the property. Nelson indicated that both staff and the Planning & Zoning Commission have recommended this item for approval and read the ordinance caption. Motion by Brainard, second by Eby to approve Item L. Approved 7-0 M Second Reading of an Ordinance to rezone approximately 13.788 acres of the J Thompson Survey, located at 3300 FM 2243 on the north side of FM 2243 (Leander Road), between County Road 176 and Weir Ranch Road from the Agriculture (AG) District to the Residential Estate (RE) District -- Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Sofia Nelson, the City's Planning Director, presented the item on a rezoning request for 3300 FM 2243. She showed the location map and described the property. Nelson indicated that both staff and the Planning & Zoning Commission have recommended this item for approval. Motion by Brainard, second by Hesser to approve Item M. Ms. Nelson read the ordinance caption. The motion by Brainard and second by Hesser was reiterated. Approved 7-0 N Second Reading of an Ordinance to rezone approximately 13.24 acres in the Joseph Fish Survey, located at 4700 Williams Drive, from the Local Commercial (C-1) and Office (OF) Districts to 9.99 acres of the High Density Multifamily (MF -2) District and 3.256 acres of the Low Density Multifamily (MF -1) District — Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Sofia Nelson, the City's Planning Director, presented the item on a rezoning request for 4700 Williams Drive. She showed the location map and described the property. Nelson indicated that both staff and the Planning & Zoning Commission have recommended this item for approval and read the ordinance caption. Motion by Jonrowe, second by Gonzalez to approve Item N. Mr. Fought would like to make a motion to postpone discussion of this until the City Council receives information back on the affordable housing study. Fought said he wants to approve but feels it needs more information. He said the City needs senior housing, but could end up with 3 affordable housing units on Williams Drive and should not be backed into this decision because of the State level board ruling. Fought said he would like to vote for it if he had more time and information. Mr. Fought's motion died for a lack of a second motion. Public Speaker: Marshall Friedman stated that he is not against multi -family housing, but that there are a few questions that need to be considered. Is this is the appropriate use of this land. He stated that this action will increase the population density and could result in 284 buildings, 6,276 units, and a population increase in excess of 15,500 people and add about 9,400 automobiles on the road. Friedman said this action will remove land designated for long-term commercial and employment uses and increase traffic congestion on Williams Drive. Mr. Friedman feels this rezoning is contradictory of the 2030 Plan. He feels the City is premature by approving this item at this time. Mr. Fought said he would like to vote in favor of the item because it is for senior affordable housing, but he will vote against it because he is concerned about the number of affordable housing units on Williams Drive because of a pending decision by the State. Fought said he is concerned about how this will back the City into a decision. He would really like to wait until the City receives the results of the State board decision. Mr. Gonzalez stated that he has supported from the beginning and will follow through with his support, but will not be supporting future projects like this until we get the State ruling. He would like the Council to sit down and determine what these kinds of plans should be for the future. Mr. Brainard wanted to make the development community aware that he would not support more projects like this until the City gets more information from the state regarding the projects that are currently being considered. Mr. Hesser said he will not support the item because of the location and the accommodations for the citizens living there. Approved 4-3 (Hesser, Fought, and Gipson opposed) Project Updates 0 Project updates and status reports regarding current and future transportation and traffic project; street, sidewalk, and other infrastructure projects; police, fire and other public safety projects; economic development projects; city facility projects; and downtown projects including parking enhancements and possible direction to city staff -- David Morgan, City Manager • Blue Hole Response David Morgan, City Manager, announced the hiring of Michaela Dollar as the City's Economic Development Director. She is coming from the Round Rock Chamber and will be starting August 8, 2016. Morgan then followed up with actions taken at Blue Hole. He mentioned that patrols had been increased, flyers were placed to direct people to more desirable parking locations, and temporary signs were placed to direct people to the parking garage. Morgan highlighted what the City has experienced over the last few weekends. The most common issues faced were that some people hop the curb to park and that people are jumping from the cliffs. The plans to move forward with better control, includes enhanced patrols and removal of trash, and reinforced parking garage signage. The City will take a look at park rules, considering that some rules are hard to enforce and care will need to be taken with these rules. Morgan said there is a need to find a balance between rules, positive police presence, and enforcement. Public Wishing to Address Council 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. P At the time of posting, no persons had signed up to address the City Council 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. Q Sec. 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 - Public Safety Operations and Training Facility —ADG Settlement Sec. 551.072: Deliberation Regarding Real Property - City Lease Agreements Sec. 551.074: Personnel Matters - City Manager, City Attorney, City Secretary and Municipal Judge: Consideration of the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal - City Manager Evaluation Adjournment Motion by Gipson, second by Eby to adjourn the meeting. Mayor Ross adjourned the meeting at 6:52PM. Approved by the Georgetown City Council on D 19 1 a ('p Date Dale Ross, Mayor 5 0 Attest: City S etary