Edinburg City Council
City of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas
Location: City of Edinburg
City Hall-Council Chambers
415 West University Dr.
Edinburg, Texas 78541
February 09, 2017
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. The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Volleyball Team.

2. The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Women's Tennis Team.

3. February 19, 2017 as National Junior Catholic Daughters of the Americas Day.

V. Public Hearings
A.

Hold Public Hearing and Consider Ordinances Providing for the Comprehensive Plan Amendment from Neighborhood Commercial Uses to Auto Urban Uses and the Rezoning Request from Suburban Residential (S) District to Auto Urban Residential (AU) District, Being a 1.34 Acre tract of Land out of Lot 40, Kelly-Pharr Subdivision, Located 330 Feet Northwest of the Intersection of Trenton Road and Sugar Road, as Requested by Sugar Road Properties LLC. (Requires 4/5 vote by the City Council to Overturn the Planning & Zoning Commission Action) [Jesus Saenz, Director of Planning & Zoning]

B.

Hold Public Hearing and Consider Ordinance Providing for the Rezoning Request from Suburban Residential (S) District to Auto Urban Residential (AU) District, Being a 0.948 Acre Tract of Land Out of Lot 2, Block 2, Santa Cruz Gardens, Unit 3, Located 475 Feet Northwest of the Intersection of Monte Cristo Rd. and Doolittle Rd., as Requested by Otoniel Resendez. (Requires a 4/5 vote by the City Council to Overturn the Planning and Zoning Commission Action) [Jesus Saenz, Director of Planning & Zoning]

C.

Hold Public Hearing and Consider Ordinance Providing for the Rezoning Request from Neighborhood Conservation 5 (NC 5) District to Auto-Urban (AU) District, Being all of Lots 1 - 49 Telfair Subdivision, Located along the West Side of Bus. Hwy. 281, Approximately 1,500 ft. South of Wisconsin Rd., as Requested by Kamaldeep Gill. (Requires a 4/5 vote by the City Council to Overturn the Planning and Zoning Commission Action) [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning & Zoning]

VI. Ordinances
A.

Consider Ordinance Providing for the Special Use Permit for the On Premise Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages for Late Hours, Being the Southeast 1.39 Acres of Lot 16, Section 245, Texas-Mexican Railway Companys Survey, Located at 3625 E. Richardson Road, as Requested by Leonel Rodriguez. [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning and Zoning]

B.

Consider Ordinance Providing for a Temporary Special Use Permit and a Request for Waiver of Fees for a Special Event, “Fiesta Edinburg 2017 and The Heart of America Carnival” to be held from February 20, 2017 thru March 5, 2017 at HEB Park, Being Lot 1, Family Recreation & Aquatic Center Subdivision, as Requested by Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning and Zoning]

C.

Consider Ordinance Providing for a Temporary Special Use Permit and a Request for Waiver of Application Fees for a Special Event, “Fiesta Edinburg 2017 Parade” to be held on Saturday February 25, 2017 from Hidalgo County Courthouse to Edinburg Cats Stadium, Being Lot 10, Section 271, Texas- Mexican Railway Companys Survey, as Requested by Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning and Zoning]

D.

Consider an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Edinburg, Article V. Administrative Service, Title III. Administration, Chapter 31 City Council, §31.01 Rules and Order of Business for City Council Meetings, by Adding Rule 8 Through Rule 11 Thereto and Adding §31.02 Procedures for Agenda. [Ricardo Palacios, City Attorney]

VII. Variances
           
A.

Consider Variance Request to the City’s Unified Development Code to Article 7 – Plat and Site Plan Design, The Mesquites Subdivision, Being a 9.87 Acre Tract of Land Situated in the Texas-Mexican Railway Company Survey, Hidalgo County, Texas, Located on the South side of Richardson Road and South of M Road, as Requested by Javier Hinojosa Engineering. [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning & Zoning].

B.

Consider Variance Request to the City’s Unified Development Code as Follows: Article 8 - Streets, Utilities, and Drainage, Division 8.200 Street, Sidewalk, and Trails, (1) Section 8.204 Street Standards, and (2) Section 8.213 Sidewalks, for Del Rey Estates Subdivision No. 2, Being 113.25 Acres out of Lots 36 and 7, Block 56, Alamo Land and Sugar Company Subdivision, Located on the Northwest Corner of Canton Road and FM 907 (Alamo Road) Intersection, as Requested by KK Engineering Consultants. [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning & Zoning]

VIII. Awarding of Bids
A.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2017-51, Crushed Wood Surfacing to Park Place Recreation Designs Inc. in the Amount of $27,296. [Joe Filoteo, Director of Parks & Recreation]

B.

Consider Awarding RFP No. 2017-005, 2017 Concession Stand Services for Youth and Adult Leagues and Special Events to Multiple Vendors as Follows: (1.) Janay's Concessions for Edinburg Municipal Park Fields 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9 (Little League Baseball and Adult Softball); Norma Linda Trevino Park (Youth Flag Football League); and Boys & Girls Club (Youth Flag Football League); and (2.) D and M Stand for Bicentennial Parks Fields 1, 2 & 3 (Little League Softball) and ECISD Stadiums (Tackle Football League); and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Contracts Relating Thereto. [Joe Filoteo, Director of Parks & Recreation]

C.

Consider Awarding RFP No. 2017-007, Police Apparel and Equipment to Galls, LLC, and Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter Into an Agreement Relating Thereto. [David White, Chief of Police]

D.

Consider Awarding RFP No. 2017-009, Police Body Armor to Galls, LLC, and Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Agreement Relating Thereto. [David White, Chief of Police]

E.

Consider Awarding RFP No. 2017-010, Purchase of Computer Hardware to Saitech, Inc. for Item #1 in the Amount of $38,076 and to Adorama, Inc. for Items #2, 3, and 4 in the Amount of $12,985.66 for a Grand Total of $51,061.66. [Leo Gonzales, Jr., Director of Information Technology]

F.

Consider Authorizing the Purchase of Eight (8) Portable Police Radios From Dailey-Wells Communications, Inc., in the Amount of $24,903.25. [David White, Chief of Police]

G.

Consider Authorizing the Purchase of a New 2017 1,000 GPM Pumper from Metro Fire Apparatus Specialists, Inc., through the Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC), in the Amount of $474,804. [Shawn Snider, Fire Chief]

IX. Contractuals
A.

Consider Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Contribution-In-Aid-of-Construction Agreement with AEP Texas Central Company for Walking/Jogging Trail Lighting Project at Norma Linda Trevino-City/School Park, in the Amount of $53,262.29. [Joe Filoteo, Director of Parks & Recreation]

B.

Consider Rescinding Action Taken on January 17, 2017 for Health Insurance Agent of Record for Employee Health and Voluntary Insurance and Authorize Staff to Seek Request for Proposals for Insurance Benefits Consultant Services.

X. Appointments
A.

Discuss and Consider Appointments to the City Advisory Boards and Committees for the Following:

  1. South Texas International Airport Advisory Board-Two Members
  2. Zoning Board of Adjustments-One Member

B.

Discuss and Consider Appointment(s) of One or More Temporary Judges in Accordance to Ordinance No. 2015-3894. [Richard M. Hinojosa, City Manager]

XI. Consent Agenda
A.

Consider Authorizing the Disposition of Approximately 77 Cubic Feet (Boxes of Letter Size Records) of Non-Vital City Records in Accordance with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission Local Records Retention Schedules. [Myra L. Ayala Garza, City Secretary]

B.

Submit Annual Report for Officer Initiated Contact Data by the Police Department, as Required by the Texas Racial Profiling Law, (S.B. Number 1074). [David White, Chief of Police]

XII. 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 Legal Issues Concerning a 3.928 acre tract of land consisting of all of Lots I through 24, Block 212, all of Lots 1 through 12, and 20 through 24, Block 211, a portion of 8th Avenue located between Block 211 and 212 and alleys located on Block 211 and 212, Original Townsite of Edinburg as per map recorded in Volume 1, Page 23, Map Records, Hidalgo County, Texas (§551.071. Consultation with Attorney; Closed Meeting; §551.072. Deliberation Regarding Real Property; Closed Meeting; §551.087 Deliberations Regarding Economic Development Negotiations; Closed Meeting).

B.

Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Legal Issues Concerning City of Edinburg's General Employment Requirements and Employee Policies and Procedures. (§551.074. Personnel Matters; Closed Meeting, and §551.071. Consultation with Attorney; Closed Meeting.)

C.

Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Legal Issues Concerning  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.)

D.

Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Legal Issues Concerning Potential Conflict of Interest Matter(s). (§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.
XIII. 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 February 14, 2017 at 10:15 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
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.