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. 15-5597 Invocation by Reverend Robert Arevalo, Senior Pastor, Grace Tabernacle Church, guest of Councilmember Rebecca J. Viagran, District 3.
2. 15-5598 Pledge of Allegiance
3. 15-5599 Approval of Minutes for the Regular City Council Meetings of September 30 - October 1, 2015.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MAY BE CONSIDERED AT ANY TIME DURING THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING:
ACTION ITEMS FOR STAFF BRIEFING
4. 15-4653 An Ordinance authorizing a contract with TASER International, Inc. for an initial five year term with options to extend for three additional one year terms to provide the San Antonio Police Department with a Body Worn Camera Technology Solution in an amount up to $16,616,950.52 for approximately 2,200 body camera systems over a two year deployment cycle that includes hardware, storage requirements, training and expert testimony funded from the previously awarded U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Assistance Grant and the FY 2016 General Fund. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; William McManus, Chief of Police]
Purchase of Services, Supplies and Equipment
5. 15-5005 An Ordinance authorizing an amendment to a contract with Silsbee Ford to provide 118 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility All Wheel Drive replacement vehicles for the San Antonio Police Department for a total cost of $3,161,574.00 for this amendment, funded from the Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Director, Finance]
6. 15-5058 An Ordinance accepting an offer from Siddons-Martin Emergency Group, utilizing the HGAC cooperative contract, to provide two replacement Velocity Aerial Platform Trucks for the San Antonio Fire Department for a total cost of $2,335,106.00, funded from the Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Director, Finance]
7. 15-5097 An Ordinance accepting the bid from Gulf Coast Paper Company to provide City Departments with the purchase and delivery of janitorial paper products for an estimated cost of $385,000.00 annually, funded from the General Fund. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Director, Finance]
8. 15-5059 An Ordinance authorizing the following contracts establishing unit prices for goods and services for an estimated annual cost of $909,000.00: (A) Tamez Refrigeration and Air Conditioning for appliance repair for the San Antonio Fire Department, (B) Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC for asphalt material-patching mixture, and (C) Environmental Systems Research Institute for Amendment six for a three year renewal of the ESRI license. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Director, Finance]
9. 15-5613 Consideration of the following two items relating to the Callaghan Road - IH 410 to Spur 421 (Bandera Road) Project, a 2012 - 2017 Bond Program funded Project in Council District 7: [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
9A. 15-5147 An Ordinance for the 2012-2017 Bond and federally funded Callaghan Road Project, awarding a construction contract in the amount of $15,385,582.53 to Harper Brothers Construction, LLC of which $2,000,351.03 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System, and $571,217.40 will be reimbursed by CPS Energy located in Council District 7. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager, Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
9B. 15-4793 An Ordinance for the 2012 -2017 Callaghan Road Bond Project, authorizing the acquisition, through negotiation or condemnation, of approximately 0.6966 acres for interests in land sufficient for Project purposes in a portion of 43 parcels of privately-owned real property along Callaghan Road between Loop 410 and Bandera Road in Council District 7 and declaring the Project to be a public use project for the acquisition and authorizing expenditures not to exceed $850,000.00, payable to the selected title company, for land, relocation, litigation expenses and associated title fees. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
Acquisition, Sale or Lease of Real Property
10. 15-4701 An Ordinance authorizing a Joint Use Agreement between the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) to allow SAWS within the Northwoods Subdivision in Council District 9 to construct an odor control station on two areas within a City owned public drainage easement and accepting a $500.00 processing fee payment from SAWS. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation and Capital Improvements]
11. 15-5397 An Ordinance authorizing award of two leases in La Villita to Art on Main and to Marisol DeLuna New York LLC for five year terms. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; John Jacks, Interim Director, Center City Development & Operations]
Grant Applications and Awards
12. 15-5292 Consideration of the following two items related to the Routine Airport Maintenance Program with the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) at Stinson Municipal Airport: [Carlos J. Contreras III, Assistant City Manager; Frank Miller, Director, Aviation]
12A. 15-5593 An Ordinance authorizing the reimbursement of up to $50,000.00 for an annual grant from TXDOT as part of the Routine Airport Maintenance Program at Stinson Municipal Airport for FY 2016.
12B. 15-5594 An Ordinance authorizing the expenditure of the FY 2015 Routine Airport Maintenance Program grant funds for the Terminal Office Space Build-Out project.
City Code Amendments
13. 15-5185 An Ordinance amending Chapter 6, Buildings, Article VIII, Sections 6-155.1(a), 6-158(b), and 6-159 of the City Code, to change requirements for Board membership and to amend duties of the Director and the Building Standards Board relative to designated structures; and also amending Chapter 35, Unified Development Code, to revise the criteria for unreasonable economic hardship in cases seeking demolition of historic landmarks. [Erik Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Roderick Sanchez, Director, Development Services; Shanon Miller, Director, Office of Historic Preservation]
14. 15-5573 An Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Unified Development Code, of the City Code of San Antonio, Texas to revise the Historic District Designation process and to revise the penalties for demolition of historic structures by neglect. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Shanon Miller, Director, Office of Historic Preservation]
Boards, Commissions and Committee Appointments
15. 15-5458 Consideration of the following Board, Commission and Committee appointments for the remainder of unexpired terms of office to expire May 31, 2017, 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) Reappointing Tenna Florian (District 1) to the Citizens' Environmental Advisory Committee.
B) Reappointing Ella D. Gordon (District 10) to the City/County Joint Commission on Elderly Affairs.
C) Appointing Margaret R. Kanyusik (District 10) to the San Antonio Arts Commission.
D) Appointing Ruben R. Perales, Jr. (District 6) and reappointing John Alvarez (District 10) to the SA2020 Commission on Strengthening Family Well-being.
E) Reappointing Iza L. Ramirez (District 10) to the City Commission on Veterans Affairs.
F) Reappointing Christopher C. Garcia (District 8) to the Zoning Board of Adjustment.
G) Appointing Ivan Placencia (Mayoral) and reappointing Josephine P. Garza (Mayoral) to the San Antonio Youth Commission.
H) Appointing Cecilia G. Garcia (Mayoral) to the Zoning Commission.
I) Appointing Sheila D. Anderson (Mayoral) and reappointing Michael A. Moczygemba (Mayoral) and David Rodriguez (Mayoral) to the Office of Urban Redevelopment - OUR-SA and SAAH for the remainder of unexpired terms of office to expire December 16, 2016.
J) Reappointing Judy A. Cruz (Mayoral) to the San Antonio Public Library Board of Trustees for the remainder of an unexpired term of office to expire September 30, 2016.
16. 15-5481 An Ordinance appointing Emily Calderon Galdeano (Mayoral) to the SA2020 Commission on Education for the remainder of an unexpired term of office to expire May 31, 2017; and waiving the City Code residency requirement in Chapter 2, Article IX, Sec. 2-529(B) for this appointment. [Leticia M. Vacek, City Clerk]
17. 15-5308 An Ordinance authorizing the ratification of an amendment to a professional services agreement with Himjar, LLC dba VIP Staffing to extend the termination date to May 31, 2015 and increase the contract value to the amount of $54,343.13 for temporary plumbers for the San Antonio Airport System. [Carlos J. Contreras III, Assistant City Manager; Frank Miller, Director, Aviation]
18. 15-5641 An Ordinance authorizing the settlement of a lawsuit styled Esmeralda Trevino v. City of San Antonio, Cause No. 2013-CI-16646 pending in the 224th Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas in an amount up to $100,000.00 paid from the Self-Insurance Liability Fund. [Martha G. Sepeda, Acting City Attorney]
19. 15-5698 An Ordinance authorizing the setlement of a lawsuit styled Rogers Shavano Ranch, Ltd, et al v. City of San Antonio, 131st Judicial District Court Cause No. 2006-CI-14306, Fourth Court of Appeals Nos. 04-11-00871 and 04-11-00872. [Martha G. Sepeda, Acting City Attorney]
20. 15-5335 An Ordinance approving the appointments to the Workforce Solutions Alamo Board of Directors as recommended by the Committee of Six on September 23, 2015 and consensus of said members for submission to the Texas Workforce Commission. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Rene Dominguez, Director, Economic Development]
21. 15-5044 An ordinance authorizing the extension of line-of-duty injury leave for San Antonio Fire Engineer Martin Conner. [Erik J. Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Charles N. Hood, Fire Chief]
22. 15-5224 An Ordinance authorizing the extension of line-of-duty injury leave for San Antonio Fire Engineer Richard Ortiz. [Erik J. Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Charles N. Hood, Fire Chief]
23. 15-5212 An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of a letter of approval for Alianza Ambulance, Inc. in connection with its application to the Department of State Health Services for a license to operate an emergency medical service in the City of San Antonio. [Erik J. Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Charles N. Hood, Fire Chief]
24. 15-5336 An Ordinance approving a contract with Dearborn National Life Insurance Company, in an estimated annual amount of $1,555,474.00, to provide Group Basic Term Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), and Voluntary Term Life Insurance coverage under the City's Self-Funded Health Benefits Program, for a term of three (3) years, with two renewal terms of one year each at the City's option. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Lori Steward, Director, Human Resources]
25. 15-2142 Consideration of the following items related to the development of the Security Service Federal Credit Union Headquarters, located in Council District 8: [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation & Capital Improvement]
25A. 15-5595 An Ordinance authorizing the execution of an Interlocal Agreement with Bexar County and accepting $817,000.00 from Bexar County Storm Water Quality Funds for Public Infrastructure and Water Quality Improvements for engineering and construction related costs for the Regional Drainage and Water Quality Public Infrastructure Improvements associated with the development of the SSFCU Headquarters.
25B. 15-5596 An Ordinance authorizing the execution of a Developer Participation Agreement with Security Service Federal Credit Union (SSFCU) and authorizing $817,000.00, payable to SSFCU, for the Regional Drainage and Water Quality Public Infrastructure Improvements associated with the development of the SSFCU Headquarters.
City Manager's Report
26. 15-5671 City Manager's Report.
A. United Way Update
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 29, 2015 City Council A Session on 2015-10-29 9:00 AM