Edinburg City Council
City of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas
Location: City of Edinburg
City Hall-Council Chambers
415 West University Dr.
Edinburg, Texas 78541
January 19, 2016
Regular Meeting Agenda
6:00 PM
I. Call to Order, Establish Quorum
A. Prayer.
B. Pledge of Allegiance.
II. Certification of Public Notice
III. Public Comments
The Mayor and City Council allow for a specific portion of the City Council Meeting to be dedicated to public comments. Public Comments are limited to three (3) minutes. If a resident desires to make a public comment, please complete the Public Comments Form which will be located outside of the City Council Chambers and submit the completed form to the City Secretary prior to the commencement of the City Council Meeting. We ask for everyone's cooperation in following this procedure.
IV. Proclamations
A.

Presentation of Proclamations Recognizing Fabia Moralez as the 2016 Youth of the Year and Briana Zuniga as the 2016 Jr. Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV. [Sabrina Walker-Hernandez, Chief Professional Officer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV]

V. Ordinance
           
A.

Consider Ordinance Providing for the Voluntary Annexation of a 209.24 Acre Tract of Land Being all of Lots 1-10, Block 43 of the Citrus Fruit Development Company's Land as Described in the Deed Records as Document #2225641 and Document #2389064, of Deed Records of Hidalgo County, Texas and Being all of a 109.30 Acre Tract as Recorded in Document #256318 of the Deed Records of Hidalgo County, Texas, and a 371.89 Acre Tract of Land Being all of Share 5 of the Mutual Partition of Tract 158, San Salvador Del Tule Grant, as Recorded in Document #2552869, Deed Records of Hidalgo County, Texas, all of a 92.265 Acre Tract as Recorded in the Document #2456392 and a Portion of a 157 Acre Tract as Recorded in Document #2478590, all of the Deed Records of Hidalgo County, Texas, Located East of U.S. Expressway 281 North of FM 2812 and Jasman Road, as Requested by the City of Edinburg. [Jesus R. Saenz, Interim Director of Planning & Zoning].

VI. Awarding of Bids
A.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2016-49, Tractor with Shredder to Weaks Martin Implement Company Inc. for their Base Bid in the Amount of $49,352.82 and Add Alternate in the Amount of $1,158 for a Total Bid Amount of $50,510.82. [Ponciano N. Longoria, P.E. C.F.M., Director of Public Works]

B.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2016-51, Purchase of a New Brush Truck with a 30 Cu. Yd. Hydraulic Dump Body to Rush Truck Center of Texas of Pharr, Texas, in the Amount of $103,095. [Ramiro L. Gomez, Director of Solid Waste Management]

C.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2016-52, Purchase of Two (2) New Commercial Left Hand Drive Commercial Side Load Retriever to Rush Truck Centers of Texas, of Pharr, Texas in the Amount of $521,230. [Ramiro L. Gomez Jr., Director of Solid Waste Management]

D.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2016-53, Purchase of Two (2) Fire Service Meters, to HD Supply Waterworks, in the Amount of $15,560.74. [Arturo Martinez, Director of Utilities]

E.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2016-55, Manhole Rehabilitation Project to Southern Trenchless Solutions, in the Amount of $70,858.65 and Authorize the City Manager to Enter Into an Agreement Relating Thereto. [Arturo Martinez, Director of Utilities]

F.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2016-59, Replacement of Two (2) Dry Pit Pumps to Pump & Power Equipment, in the Amount of $23,000. [Arturo Martinez, Director of Utilities]

G.

Consider Awarding RFP No. 2016-005, Purchase and Installation of Cisco Phones and Licenses, to Presidio Networked Solutions Group, LLC and Authorize the City Manager to Enter into a Service Agreement in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $31,969.25. (Motion Required to Remove from Table. This Item was Tabled at the January 05, 2016 City Council Regular Meeting.)  [Leo Gonzales, Jr., Information Technology Director]

H.

Consider the Selection of an Operator for RFP 2016-006, Operation of the Drag Strip (Racetrack) at South Texas International Airport at Edinburg and Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate a Lease Agreement with the Selected Operator. [Ponciano N. Longoria, P.E., C.F.M., Director of Public Works]

I.

Consider Purchase of UV System Maintenance Parts from UV Doctor Lamps, LLC, in the Amount of $16,998. [Arturo Martinez, Director of Utilities]

J.

Consider Purchase of Chlorination Panel from Moody Brothers, Inc., in the Amount of $17,307.29. [Arturo Martinez, Director of Utilities]

K.

Consider Authorizing the Expenditure for the Repair of Unit 486, 725 Articulated Truck, from Holt Caterpillar of Edinburg, Texas, in the Amount of $23,664.84. [Ramiro L. Gomez, Director Solid Waste Management]

L.

Consider Authorizing the Expenditure for the Repair of Residential Unit 441, from Heil of Texas in Pharr, Texas, in the Amount of $28,778.85. [Ramiro L. Gomez, Director Solid Waste Management]

VII. Appointments
A.

Discuss and Consider Appointments to the City Advisory Boards and Committees for the Following: 1. Community Development Council, One Member; 2. Edinburg Environment Advisory Board, Three Members

VIII. Resolution
           
A.

Consider Resolution Changing the Election Date for City's Elected Officials from the May Uniform Date to the November Uniform Date and Extending Such Terms of Office Accordingly. [Myra L. Ayala Garza, City Secretary]

IX. Contractuals
A.

Consider Authorizing the City Manager to Submit Application and Affidavit by the City Mayor for the Economically Disadvantaged County (EDC) Program. [Ponciano N. Longoria, P.E. C.F.M. Director of Public Works]

B.

Consider Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Interlocal Agreement with the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC) for the Operation of the Valley Metro Urban Transit System within the City of Edinburg. [Jesus R. Saenz, Interim Director of Planning & Zoning]

C.

Consider Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into a Contract for Professional Judicial Services with Appointed Temporary Municipal Court Judge Rogelio Solis. [Sonia Marroquin, Assistant City Manager]

D.

Consideration and Approval of a Sales Tax Reimbursement Agreement Between the City and Vipers Arena, LLC Relating to Granting Certain Sales Tax Revenues to Reimburse Vipers Arena, LLC for Certain Additional Improvements Relating to the Bert Ogden Arena Project. [Richard M. Hinojosa, City Manager]

E.

Consider Consenting to the Approval and Execution by the City of Edinburg, Texas Local Government Finance Corporation (LGFC), of a First Amendment to Lease and Development Agreement Between the City of Edinburg, Texas Local Government Finance Corporation (LGFC) and Vipers Arena, LLC, Primarily to Authorize the Construction of Certain Additional Improvements Relating to the Bert Ogden Arena Project. [Richard M. Hinojosa, City Manager]

X. Executive Session
  The City Council will convene in Executive Session, in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Vernon's Texas Statutes and Codes Annotated, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, Exceptions to Requirement that Meetings be Open. The City Council May Elect To Go Into Executive Session On Any Item Whether Or Not Such Item Is Posted As An Executive Session Item At Any Time During The Meeting When Authorized By The Provisions Of The Open Meetings Act.
           
A.

Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Civil Action No. 7:14-CV-00920; Rolland Hugh Pursley vs. City of Edinburg; in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas McAllen Division.(§551.071. Consultation with Attorney; Closed Meeting.)

B.

Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Docket No. 44206 Petition of Sharyland Water Supply Corporation for Cease and Desist Order Against the City of Edinburg Before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (§551.071. Consultation with Attorney; Closed Meeting.)

  Open Session
  The City Council will convene in Open Session to take necessary action, if any, in accordance with Chapter 551, Open Meetings, Subchapter E, Procedures Relating to Closed Meeting, §551.102, Requirement to Vote or Take Final Action in Open Meeting.
           
XI. Adjournment
  I hereby certify this Notice of a City Council Meeting was posted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act, at the City Offices of the City of Edinburg, located at the 415 West University entrance outside bulletin board, visible and accessible to the general public during and after regular working hours. This notice was posted on January 15, 2016 at 4:40 p.m. 
  By: /s/Myra L. Ayala Garza   
  Myra L. Ayala Garza, City Secretary  
  City of Edinburg, Texas  
           
All Matters Listed Under Consent Agenda Are Considered To Be Routine By The Governing Body And Will Be Enacted By One Motion. There Will Be No Separate Discussion Of These Items. If Discussion Is Desired, That Item Will Be Removed From The Consent Agenda And Will Be Considered Separately. With Regard To Any Item, The City Council May Take Various Actions; Including But Not Limited To Rescheduling An Item In Its Entirety For A Future Date Or Time. The City Council May Elect To Go Into Executive Session On Any Item Whether Or Not Such Item Is Posted As An Executive Session Item At Any Time During The Meeting When Authorized By The Provisions Of The Open Meetings Act.
Disability Access Statement
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aid or services are requested to contact the City Secretary Department at (956) 388-8204 at least two business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. The accessible entrance and accessible parking spaces are located at Edinburg City Hall, 415 West University.