Edinburg City Council
City of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas
Location: City of Edinburg
City Hall-Council Chambers
415 West University Dr.
Edinburg, Texas 78541
May 17, 2016
Work Session Meeting Agenda
5:00 P.M.
           
I.   Budget  
     
A.

Presentation and Discussion of Funding Requests by Non-Profit Organizations for Budgetary Consideration for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget. [Richard M. Hinojosa, City Manager]

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:

1. May 2016 as Elder Abuse Awareness Month.

2. May 20, 2016 as Lupus Awareness Month Put on Purple Day.

3. May 15-21, 2016 as National Public Works Week.

V. Public Hearing
           
A.

Hold Public Hearing and Consider Approval of the Proposed Community Development Block Grant 42nd One-Year Action Plan and Proposed Use of Funds for the Period Beginning October 1, 2016 Through September 30, 2017, as Recommended by the Community Development Council. [Marissa Garza, Director of Community Development/Grants Management]

VI. Ordinances
A.

Consider Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Edinburg, Texas at Title III, Administration, Chapter 30, Administrative Code, Classification and Compensation Plan, Section 30.071 Classified Grades (Non-Civil Service) to Add the Automation Network Administrator Position and Section 30.072 Unclassified Grades (Non-Civil Service) to Remove the Automation Network Administrator Position. [Christina Flores, Director of Human Resources/Civil Service Director]

B.

Consider Reviewing and Approving Ordinance Amending the Budget for the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year by Providing Additional Appropriations to the General Fund, Municipal Court Restricted Fund, and the Boys & Girls Club Fund. [Ascencion Alonzo, Director of Finance]

C.

Consider Ordinance Providing for a Temporary Special Use Permit and a Request for Waiver of Fees for a Special Event, "Champ Returns to his Heritage Boxing Event" to be Held May 27, 2016, at the Edinburg Municipal Park, Being the South Half of Lot 11, Section 268, Texas-Mexican Railway Company Survey, Located at the Intersection of Raul Longoria Road and East Sprague Street, as Requested by Mr. Manuel Garza [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning and Zoning]

VII. Awarding of Bids
A.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2016-79, Crushed Wood Surfacing, to The PlayWell Group, Inc. in the Amount of $26,976.74. [Joe Filoteo Jr., Director of Parks & Recreation]

B.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2016-80, Construction Material, to Frontera Materials Inc., for their Unit Price of $80.00 Per Ton of Cold Mix, and for their Unit Price of $4.00 per Ton of Crush Caliche and to Valley Caliche Products, Inc., for their Unit Price of $47.50 Per Ton of Type "D" Hot Mix and Authorize the City Manager to Enter into an Agreement Relating Thereto. [Ponciano N. Longoria P.E. C.F.M., Director of Public Works]

C.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2016-81, Purchase of City Vehicles - Public Works to Caldwell Country Chevrolet, in the Amount of $40,640. [Ponciano N. Longoria, P.E. C.F.M., Director of Public Works]

D.

Consider Authorizing the Expenditure for the Repair of Unit 464, Commercial Side Load Retriever, by Rush Truck Center of Pharr, Texas, in the Amount of $27,455.57. [Ramiro L. Gomez, Director Solid Waste Management]

VIII. Contractuals
A.

Consider Approval of First Amendment to the Community Development Block Grant Subrecipient Agreement Between the City of Edinburg and CASA of Hidalgo County, Inc. to Increase Contract Amount by $3,000. [Marissa Garza, Director of Community Development/Grants Management]

B.

Consider Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the City of Edinburg Police Department and the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District Police Department, [David White, Chief of Police]

C.

Consider Approval of a Hold Harmless and Non-Exclusive Agreement Between Alonzo Cantu Construction, Inc. and the City of Edinburg Concerning Certain Pedestrian Improvements to the Edinburg Stub Drainage Ditch and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Such Agreement. [Ponciano N. Longoria, P.E., C.F.M., Director of Public Works]

IX. Resolutions
A.

Consider Resolution to Facilitate a Non-Recourse Loan from the City of Edinburg to Wisconsin Street Housing, LP, a Texas Limited Partnership, in the Amount of $1,275,000 in Connection with the Financing of a Multifamily Affordable Housing Community to be Known as "The Heights Apartments". [Marissa Garza, Director of Community Development/Grants Management]

B.

Consider Resolution Authorizing the City Manager and/or His Designee to Act On Behalf of the City of Edinburg for Landfill Permit Application Process; Authorizing the Solid Waste Management Director to Act on Behalf of the City as Landfill Operator and Establishing Golder Associates as The Engineer of Record for The Landfill Permit Application Process. [Ramiro L. Gomez, Director Solid Waste Management]

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 a 100.03 Acre Tract of Land being out of a Part or Portion of Lot Forty-One (41), lot Forty-Two (42) and Lot Fifty (50) of Santa Cruz Ranch, Situated in Hidalgo County, Texas, According to the Map or Plat Thereof Recorded in Volume "Z", Page 161, of the Deed Records of Hidalgo County, Texas; and Being out of a Part or Portion of That Certain Tract of Land as Conveyed to SKC Development, Ltd., a Texas Limited Partnership in Warranty Deed Dated May 29, 2003, as Recorded in Document Number 1205101 of the Official Records of Hidalgo County, Texas.(§551.071. Consultation with Attorney. Closed Meeting; §551.072. Deliberation Regarding Real Property; Closed Meeting; and §551.087 Deliberations Regarding Economic Development Negotiations; Closed Meeting.)

B.

Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Legal Issues Concerning Amicus Brief on Behalf of City of Edinburg for Harris County Flood Control District and Harris County, Texas v. Kerr Before the State of Texas Supreme Court, Case No. 13-0303. (§551.071. Consultation with Attorney; Closed Meeting.)

C.

Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Extending Injury Leave for Employees Under Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 143. MUNICIPAL CIVIL SERVICE FOR FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS. (§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 May 23, 2016 at 09:33 AM
By:
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
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