The City Council shall hold its regular meetings in the Norma S. Rodriguez Council Chamber in the Municipal Plaza Building within the City Hall Complex beginning at 9:00 AM. After the meeting is convened, the City Council shall consider the following time certain items no sooner than the designated times, but may consider them at a later time.
9:00AM: Invocation and Approval of Minutes
12:00PM: Lunch Break
At any time during the meeting, the City Council may meet in executive session for consultation concerning attorney-client matters under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
Citizens may appear before the City Council to speak for or against any item on this agenda, in accordance with procedural rules governing City Council meetings. Questions relating to these rules may be directed to the Office of the City Clerk at (210) 207-7253.
DISABILITY ACCESS STATEMENT
This meeting site is wheelchair accessible. The Accessible Entrance is located at the Municipal Plaza Building / Main Plaza Entrance. Accessible Visitor Parking Spaces are located at City Hall, 100 Military Plaza, north side. Auxiliary Aids and Services, including Deaf interpreters, must be requested forty-eight  hours prior to the meeting. For assistance, call (210) 207-7268 or 711 Texas Relay Service for the Deaf.
For additional information on any item on this agenda, please visit www.sanantonio.gov or call 207-7080.
The City Council of San Antonio will convene in the Norma S. Rodriguez Council Chamber, Municipal Plaza Building in a Regular Council Meeting at 9:00 A.M.
1. 14-2470 Invocation by Imam Omar Adib Shakir, Masjid Bilal Ibn Ra'bah of San Antonio, guest of Mayor Ivy R. Taylor.
2. 14-2471 Pledge of Allegiance
3. 14-2472 Approval of Minutes for the Special Meeting of August 19, 2014 and the Regular Meetings of August 20 - 21, 2014.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MAY BE CONSIDERED AT ANY TIME DURING THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING:
Purchase of Services, Supplies and Equipment
4. 14-2134 An Ordinance authorizing a contract with Greater San Antonio Transportation Company d/b/a Yellow Cab to provide non-emergency patients with a city-sponsored means of transportation to appropriate medical and hospital facilities for an estimated annual amount of $20,000.00 and an estimated total amount of $100,000.00, funded by the FY 2015 General Fund. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Director, Finance]
5. 14-2332 An Ordinance accepting the offer from Fuquay, Inc. to complete the rehabilitation of deteriorated corrugated metal pipeline located directly under Palatine Street for a total cost of $60,038.70, funded with the FY 2015 Storm Water Operation Fund. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Director, Finance]
6. 14-1933 An Ordinance authorizing a contract with Buoy Services, Inc. d/b/a Survival Air Systems for the purchase of nine air compressors for a total cost of $243,999.00 funded by the Public Property Finance Contractual Obligations, Series 2013 Fund. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Director, Finance]
7. 14-1776 An Ordinance authorizing the execution of a construction contract for the HemisFair Historic Homes Stabilizations and Exterior Rehabilitations Project in an amount not to exceed $2,190,000.00, to J.C. Stoddard Construction, a 2012-2017 General Obligation Bond funded project, located in Council District 1. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager, Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation and Capital Improvements]
8. 14-1894 An Ordinance, for median enhancements to the recently completed Hunt Lane Project (Ingram Road to Potranco), approving a staff-requested change order totaling $332,412.99 and authorizing payment to Liberty Mutual Surety, for the Hunt Lane Road Project, an authorized 2007-2012 General Obligation Bond funded project, located in Council Districts 4 & 6. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation and Capital Improvements]
Acquisition, Sale or Lease of Real Property
9. 14-601 An Ordinance authorizing the disposition and sale of a 0.56 acre improved tract of land located at 915 Castroville Road, in Council District 5, to TCP Capital Partners, LLC for $75,000.00 for economic and commercial development. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Mike Etienne, Director, EastPoint & Real Estate Services Office]
Grant Applications and Awards
10. 14-2144 An Ordinance authorizing the submission of a grant application to KaBoom! and the acceptance upon award of a new playscape, at an estimated value of $80,000.00, for Thunderbird Hills Park located in Council District 7. [Gloria Hurtado, Assistant City Manager; Xavier Urrutia, Director, Parks & Recreation]
Boards, Commissions and Committee Appointments
11. 14-2335 Consideration of the following Board, Commission and Committee appointments for the remainder of unexpired terms of office to expire May 31, 2015, to be effective immediately upon the receipt of eight affirmative votes, or, in the event eight affirmative votes are not received, ten days after appointment; or for terms and effectiveness as otherwise indicated below: [Leticia M. Vacek, City Clerk]
A) Appointing Joshua A. Diaz (District 5) and Ryan A. Flores (District 3) to the San Antonio Youth Commission.
B) Reappointing Roderick J. Sanchez (Mayoral) to the Animal Care Services Advisory Board.
C) Appointing James J. Devno (District 2) to the City Commission on Veterans Affairs.
D) Appointing Gilbert Morales (District 4) to the Citizens Environmental Advisory Committee.
E) Reappointing Michael C. Connor (District 4) to the Historic and Design Review Commission.
12. 14-2336 Appointing Diane Centeno to the Convention and Visitors Commission, Theme Park Representative (SeaWorld), for the remainder of an unexpired term of office to expire May 31, 2015. [Leticia M. Vacek, City Clerk]
13. 14-2475 An Ordinance appointing Magdalena B. Alvarado (District 5) to the Ethics Review Board for the remainder of an unexpired term of office to expire April 25, 2015. [Leticia M. Vacek, City Clerk]
14. 14-2322 An Ordinance authorizing a three-year Professional Service Agreement with Ad Nova Comunicacion Estrategica S.C. for foreign representative services assisting the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau in its marketing and tourism efforts in Mexico, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 per year, with an option to renew for one additional two-year term, subject to City Council approval . [Ed Belmares, Assistant City Manager; Casandra Matej, Director, Convention and Visitors Bureau]
15. 14-2315 An Ordinance approving the proposed FY 2015 Budget for the San Antonio Economic Development Corporation. [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Rene Dominguez, Director, Economic Development]
16. 14-2311 An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of up to $65,500,000 "City of San Antonio, Texas General Improvement Refunding Bonds, Series 2014"; levying an annual ad valorem tax, within the limitations prescribed by law, for the payment of the bonds; prescribing the form, terms, and conditions of, and resolving other matters incident and related to, the issuance, sale, and delivery of the bonds, including the approval and distribution of an official statement pertaining thereto; authorizing the execution of an Escrow Agreement, a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement, and a Purchase Contract; complying with the provisions of the Depository Trust Company's Letter of Representations; delegating the authority to certain City officials and staff to establish terms of sale of the bonds and to execute certain documents relating to the sale thereof; and providing for an effective date. [Ben Gorzell, Jr., Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Director of Finance]
17. 14-2316 An Ordinance approving a Professional Services Agreement with AMI Risk Consultants, Inc., to provide actuarial services to the City for a 3-year term beginning October 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2017, with two renewal terms of one year each at the City's option, with total compensation not to exceed $65,000.00. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Director]
18. 14-2348 An Ordinance for the City's Comprehensive Plan authorizing a professional services agreement with Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc. for consultant services pertaining to the Plan's development and related public outreach efforts in the amount not to exceed $250,000.00 from prior City Council approved and budgeted funds. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; John Dugan, Director, Planning & Community Development]
19. 14-2285 An Ordinance, for the City's Strategic Multi-Modal Transportation Plan authorizing the negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. for consultant services pertaining to the Plan's development and related public outreach efforts in the amount not to exceed $2,750,000.00 from prior City Council approved and budgeted funds. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation and Capital Improvements]
20. 14-1645 An Ordinance for the City's Water Policy Study authorizing a Professional Services Agreement with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service, an agency of the State of Texas and an institution of Texas A&M Univeristy system, on behalf of the Water Conservation and Technology Center of the Texas Water Resources Institute, to prepare a Water Policy Study for an amount not to exceed $98,096.00, from prior City Council approved and budgeted funds. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; John Dugan, Director, Planning and Community Development]
21. 14-2495 City Manager's Report
A. Aviation Update
B. Emergency Preparedness
C. Citizens Bond Oversight Committee
THE CITY COUNCIL WILL RECESS FOR LUNCH AT NOON AND RECONVENE TO CONSIDER ANY UNFINISHED COUNCIL BUSINESS
6:00 P.M. - If the Council has not yet adjourned, the presiding officer shall entertain a motion to continue the council meeting, postpone the remaining items to the next council meeting date, or recess and reconvene the meeting at a specified time on the following day.
Oct 09, 2014 City Council A Session on 2014-10-09 9:00 AM - Item 9 has been pulled from consideration