Meeting
City of San Antonio

AGENDA
City Council A Session

Municipal Plaza Building
114 W. Commerce Street 
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Thursday, August 11, 2022 9:00 AM Municipal Plaza Building

The City Council will hold its regular meeting in the Norma S. Rodriguez Council Chamber in the Municipal Plaza Building located at 114 W. Commerce Street beginning at the above referenced date and time for the following items.  Once convened, the City Council will take up the following items in any order during the meeting but no sooner than the designated times.
 
9:00AM: Call to Order
 
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During the meeting, the City Council may meet in executive session for consultation with the City Attorney's Office concerning attorney-client matters under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
 
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PROCEDURAL
 
1.
Invocation
2.
Pledge of Allegiance
POINT OF PERSONAL PRIVILEGE
 
ITEM FOR STAFF BRIEFING
 
3.
Presentation of the City of San Antonio 2023 Proposed Operating and Capital Budget for the Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2022, and approving the following related Ordinances: [Erik Walsh, City Manager]
 
ACTION ITEMS
 
4.
Ordinance setting the City’s proposed maintenance and operations tax rate at 33.011 cents per $100 of taxable valuation and the City’s proposed debt service tax rate at 21.150 cents per $100 of taxable valuation as recommended in the FY 2023 Proposed Budget. There is no increase in the city’s property tax rate. [Erik Walsh, City Manager]
5.
Ordinance setting the date, time, and place for two Budget Public Hearings and two Ad Valorem Tax Rate Public Hearings. [Erik Walsh, City Manager]
CONSENT AGENDA
 
Purchase of Services, Supplies and Equipment
 
6.
Ordinance approving a contract with Kinloch Equipment & Supply, Inc., to provide a high track slope mower for the Public Works Department for a total cost of $64,032.00. Funding is available from the FY 2022 Storm Water Operating Fund. [Ben Gorzell Jr., Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]
One or more files are marked confidential or are not available at this time.
7.
Ordinance approving contracts with American Material Handling, Inc., Associated Supply Company, Inc., Tom Loftus, Inc., dba Austin Turf & Tractor, H&E Equipment Services, Inc., Holt Texas Ltd., dba Holt Cat, ROMCO Equipment Co., LLC, and Harris County Rentals, LLC, dba Texas State Rentals, to provide 31 off road equipment units to the City of San Antonio for a total cost of $1,097,328.71. Funding is available from the FY 2022 Equipment Renewal & Replacement Fund Budget in the amount of $997,710.71, from the FY 2022 General Fund Budget in the amount of $31,120.00, and from the FY 2022 Solid Waste Management Operating Fund Budget in the amount of $68,498. [Ben Gorzell Jr., Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]
One or more files are marked confidential or are not available at this time.
8.
Ordinance approving the following contracts establishing unit prices for goods and services for an estimated annual cost of $312,506.00, included in the respective department's FY 2022 Adopted Budget: (A) Casa Verde Farms, Inc., for bedding plants; (B) Midtex Oil, LP., Hampel Oil Distributors, Inc., and Texas Enterprise, Inc., for antifreeze coolant; and (C) Reece Supply Co. and South Texas Faucet Parts Ltd., dba Faucet Parts, for plumbing fixtures and supplies. [Ben Gorzell Jr., Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]
Capital Improvements
 
9.
Ordinance awarding a construction contract to Harper Brothers Construction, LLC in the amount of $2,373,704.00 of which $549,688.00 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System and $324,910.00 will be reimbursed by CPS Energy for adjustments to their existing infrastructure for the Breeden - W. Russell Place Area Drainage Phase 1B project located in Council District 1. Funds are available from the Stormwater Operating Fund and included in the FY 2022 – FY 2027 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
10.
Ordinance awarding the 2023 Pavement Preservation Package 2 - Base Repair Task Order Contract to Clark Construction of Texas, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $1,978,903.40 of which $28,900.00 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System and $6,160.00 will be reimbursed by CPS Energy for adjustments to their existing infrastructure. Funds are available and included in the FY 2022 – FY 2027 Capital Improvements Program and may also be funded from various funding sources including, but not limited to, the General Fund, the Advanced Transportation District Fund, debt proceeds, or other funding sources. Funding for FY 2023 and beyond is contingent upon City Council approval of the annual operating and capital budget. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
11.
Ordinance awarding the 2022-2023 Task Order Contract for Trenchless Corrugated Metal Pipe (CMP) Rehabilitation to Lewis Concrete Restoration Corporation in the amount of $3,954,514.44, a Storm Water Operating Funded project, located citywide. Funds in the amount of $2,000,000 are available from the Storm Water Operating Fund and included in the FY 2022 - FY 2027 Capital Improvement Program. The remaining amount of $1,954,514.44 is contingent upon City Council approval of the FY 2023 Budget. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
12.
Ordinance awarding the 2023 Pavement Preservation Package 1 - Base Repair Task Order Contract to J&P Paving Co., Inc. in an amount not to exceed $2,047,077.94, of which $20,375.00 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System and $4,950.00 will be reimbursed by CPS Energy for adjustments to their existing infrastructure. Funds are available and included in the FY 2022 – FY 2027 Capital Improvements Program and may also be funded from various funding sources including, but not limited to, the General Fund, the Advanced Transportation District Fund, debt proceeds, or other funding sources. Funding for FY 2023 and beyond is contingent upon City Council approval of the annual operating and capital budget. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
One or more files are marked confidential or are not available at this time.
Acquisition, Sale or Lease of Real Property
 
13.
Ordinance approving the acquisition of a conservation easement over the Edwards Aquifer Contributing Zone on a 188.81-acre tract of land known as the Fern Springs Ranch Division 1 property located in Bandera County, Texas from Garrisons Fern Springs Ranch, LLC and authorizing payment to Western Title of Bandera, Inc. as escrow agent in the amount of $239,928.94 from Proposition 1 of the Edwards Aquifer Protection Sales Tax fund included in the FY 2022 - FY 2027 Capital Improvement Program. [David W. McCary, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
14.
Ordinance approving the acquisition of a conservation easement over the Edwards Aquifer Contributing Zone on a 189.05-acre tract of land known as the Fern Springs Ranch Division 2 property located in Bandera County, Texas from Deborah Garrison Taylor and authorizing payment to Western Title of Bandera, Inc. as escrow agent in the amount of $228,087.67 from Proposition 1 of the Edwards Aquifer Protection Sales Tax fund included in the FY 2022 - FY 2027 Capital Improvement Program. [David W. McCary, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
15.
Ordinance approving the acquisition of a conservation easement over the Edwards Aquifer Contributing Zone on a 191.74-acre tract of land known as the Fern Springs Ranch Division 3 property located in Bandera County, Texas from Connie Garrison Wood and authorizing payment to Western Title of Bandera, Inc. as escrow agent in the amount of $233,091.54 from Proposition 1 of the Edwards Aquifer Protection Sales Tax fund included in the FY 2022 - FY 2027 Capital Improvement Program. [David W. McCary, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
16.
Ordinance approving the acquisition of a conservation easement over the Edwards Aquifer Contributing Zone on a 245.74-acre tract of land known as the Fern Springs Ranch Division 4 property located in Bandera County, Texas from Robert Henry Storrs, Jr. and William Garrison Storrs and authorizing payment to Western Title of Bandera, Inc. as escrow agent in the amount of $289,135.07 from Proposition 1 of the Edwards Aquifer Protection Sales Tax fund included in the FY 2022 - FY 2027 Capital Improvement Program. [David W. McCary, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
17.
Ordinance approving the acquisition of a conservation easement over the Edwards Aquifer Contributing Zone on a 245.06-acre tract of land known as the Fern Springs Ranch Division 5 property located in Bandera County, Texas from William Garrison Storrs and Robert Henry Storrs, Jr. and authorizing payment to Western Title of Bandera, Inc. as escrow agent in the amount of $289,109.08 from Proposition 1 of the Edwards Aquifer Protection Sales Tax fund included in the FY 2022 - FY 2027 Capital Improvement Program. [David W. McCary, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
18.
Ordinance approving the acquisition of a conservation easement over the Edwards Aquifer Contributing Zone on a 223.77-acre tract of land known as the Fern Springs Ranch Division 6 property located in Bandera County, Texas from Richard Garrison File and authorizing payment to Western Title of Bandera, Inc. as escrow agent in the amount of $268,119.30 from Proposition 1 of the Edwards Aquifer Protection Sales Tax fund included in the FY 2022 - FY 2027 Capital Improvement Program. [David W. McCary, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
19.
Ordinance approving the acquisition of a conservation easement over the Edwards Aquifer Contributing Zone on a 228.02-acre tract of land known as the Fern Springs Ranch Division 7 property located in Bandera County, Texas from K & B File Trust dated 04/02/2015 and authorizing payment to Western Title of Bandera, Inc. as escrow agent in the amount of $271,125.30 from Proposition 1 of the Edwards Aquifer Protection Sales Tax fund included in the FY 2022 - FY 2027 Capital Improvement Program. [David W. McCary, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
Grant Applications and Awards
 
20.
Ordinance authorizing the acceptance of grant funds not to exceed $208,000.00 from the Office of the Governor, Public Safety Office, Criminal Justice Division for the DNA testing of sexual assault kits/evidence for the grant year of October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022 and establishing a project budget of $208,000.00. [Maria Villagómez, Deputy City Manager; William P. McManus, Chief of Police]
One or more files are marked confidential or are not available at this time.
21.
Ordinance authorizing the acceptance of grant funds not to exceed $815,785.00 from the Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority for the Regional Auto Crimes Team Project for the grant period beginning September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2023, and establishing a project budget of $3,784,862.00. City match contributions subject to approval of the FY 2023 Budget. [María Villagómez, Deputy City Manager; William McManus, Chief, Police]
Boards, Commissions and Committee Appointments
 
22.
Approving the appointment of Councilmember Phyllis Viagran (District 3) and the reappointment of Councilmember Adriana Rocha Garcia (District 4) to the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 28 – Verano for the remainder of an unexpired term of office to expire May 31, 2023. [Debbie Racca-Sittre, City Clerk]
Miscellaneous
 
23.
Ordinance amending the Sports License Agreement with the Northside Suburban Little League for operations, maintenance, and programming of the designated sports fields at O. P. Schnabel Park located in Council District 7. There is no fiscal impact associated with this ordinance. [David W. McCary, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
24.
Ordinance approving a professional services contract with Humana Insurance and DentiCare, Inc., to provide voluntary dental insurance for the City’s full-time active Civilian employees, City Council Aides Local Government Corporation employees, and retired employees and their eligible dependents, for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2023, and ending December 31, 2025, with two one-year renewal terms at the City’s option, for an estimated annual expense of $2,887,104. Funding is contingent on the approval of the FY 2023 Adopted Employee Benefits Fund Budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Renee Frieda, Human Resources Director]
25.
Ordinance authorizing the City of San Antonio’s donation of the José Navarro statue to the Texas Historical Commission; and approving the Donation Agreement. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Krystal Jones, Director, Department of Arts & Culture]
One or more files are marked confidential or are not available at this time.
26.
Ordinance approving an amendment to the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) grant associated with the environmental and survey work for runway safety improvements for Runway 14/32 Runway Protection Zone project at Stinson Municipal Airport which will remove TXDOT as the contracting authority and allow the City of San Antonio to procure the necessary services and be reimbursed by TXDOT. The amendment does not impact the funding contribution from TXDOT in the amount of $300,000.00 or the City's share of $33,333.00. [Jeff Coyle, Assistant City Manager; Jesus Saenz, Director, Aviation]
Executive Session

At any time during the meeting, the City Council may recess into executive session in the B Room to consult with the City Attorney's Office (Texas Government Code Section 551.071) and deliberate or discuss any of the following:
 
A.
Economic development negotiations pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.087 (economic development).
B.
The purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.072 (real property).
C.
Legal issues related to collective bargaining pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (consultation with attorney).
D.
Legal issues related to litigation involving the City pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (consultation with attorney).
E.
Legal issues relating to COVID-19 preparedness pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (consultation with attorney).
ADJOURNMENT
THE CITY COUNCIL MAY RECESS FOR LUNCH 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.

Posted on: 08/03/2022  07:39 PM