Edinburg City Council
City of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas
Location: City of Edinburg
City Hall-Council Chambers
415 West University Dr.
Edinburg, Texas 78541
December 04, 2018
Regular Meeting Agenda
6:00 PM
1. Certification of Public Notice
2. Call to Order, Establish Quorum
A. Presentation of Colors.
B. National Anthem.
C. Pledge of Allegiance.
D. Prayer.
3. Mayor's Report
4. 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.
5. Public Hearings
A.

Hold public hearing and consider the ordinances providing for the Comprehensive Plan Amendment from Office Business Park Uses to Industrial Uses and the rezoning request from Agriculture (AG) District to Industrial (I) District, Being a 5.380 Acre Tract of Land lying in the Patricio Gonzalez Survey, Abstract 617, Same Being a Portion of Lot 5, Section 246, Texas Mexican Railway Company’s Survey, Located at 905 E Chapin, As Requested By Juan A. Ludwig, PE –Cds Muery. (A 4/5 vote is required by the City Council to overturn the Planning & Zoning Commission action.) [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning & Zoning]

B.

Hold public hearing and consider the ordinances providing for the comprehensive plan amendment from Office Business Park Uses to Auto-Urban Uses and the Rezoning request from Urban Residential (UR) District to Neighborhood Conservation Manufactured Home (NC-MH) District, Being all of Lots 2 & 3, Twilight Park Subdivision, Located at 1408 N Closner Blvd, As Requested By Las Vias Trailer Parks LLC (A 4/5 vote is required by the City Council to overturn the Planning & Zoning Commission action.) [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning & Zoning]

C.

Hold public hearing and consider the ordinances providing for the Comprehensive Plan Amendment from Auto-Urban Uses to Suburban Residential Uses and the Rezoning Request from Agriculture (AG) District to Neighborhood Conservation 7.1 (NC 7.1) District, Being Lot 72, Villa Del Mundo Subdivision, Located at 923 Palm Circle Drive, As Requested By Imelda Saldivar. (A 4/5 vote is required by the City Council to overturn the Planning & Zoning Commission action.) [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning & Zoning]

D.

Hold public Hearing and consider the ordinance providing for the rezoning request from Agriculture (AG) District to Suburban Residential (S) District, Being 27.501 Acres out of Lots 28 & 29 and out of Lots 30, and 35, Caledonian Estates Unit No. Two, located at the South East Corner of Doolittle and Texas Road, As Requested By Melden And Hunt, Inc. (A 4/5 vote is required by the City Council to overturn the Planning & Zoning Commission action.) [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning & Zoning]

E.

Hold public hearing and consider accepting petition for the voluntary annexation of a 52.97 Acre Tract of Land, which 9.79 Acres lies within Monte Cristo Road (FM 1925) Right of Way, 1.35 Acres lies within Cesar Chavez Rd. Right of Way, and 41.83 Acres out of Lot 7 and Lot 2, Section 247, Texas Mexican Railway Company’s Subdivision, Hidalgo County, Texas, As Requested By Medusa Investments LLC. [Jesus R. Saenz, Director of Planning and Zoning]

6. Presentations and Reports
A.

Presentation to Mayor and City Council by Jesse D. Lozano with All4Edinburg Community Service Organization.

7. Consent Agenda
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.
A.

Consider Authorizing the Purchase of Three (3) Studio Cameras, from B & H Photo Video Pro Audio, through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Contract (BuyBoard), in the amount of $26,896.96. [Cary Zayas, Director of Public Information]

B.

Consider Awarding Bid No. 2019-31, Crushed Wood Surfacing to Park Place Recreation Design, Inc. in the Amount of $28,896. [Javier Garza, Parks & Recreation Director]

C.

Consider awarding Bid No. 2019-24 Cold Water Meters to Zenner USA, on unit price as listed, in the Amount Not-to Exceed $103,388.00. [Arturo Martinez, Director of Utilities]

D.

Consider awarding Bid No. 2019-22 Waterworks Fittings and Materials to Aguaworks Pipe & Supply, LLC; ACT Pipe & Supply LLC, Ferguson Waterworks and Core & Main LP, on unit price as listed, in the combined total amount not-to exceed $312,250.00. [Arturo Martinez, Director of Utilities]

E.

Consider Rescheduling the Tuesday, January 01, 2019 Regular City Council Meeting to Thursday, January 03, 2019. [Ludivina Leal, City Secretary]

8. Bids/Contractuals
9. Ordinances
A.

Consider amending the Code of Ordinance of the City of Edinburg, Texas, at Title III, Administration, Chapter 30, Administrative Code to amend Section 30.034 Hours Worked, 30.036 Payment of Wages and Salaries, 30.038 Sick Leave, 30.041 Insurance, and 30.044 Discipline and authorize City Manager and staff to execute thereto. [Belinda Torres, Director of Human Resources/Civil Service Director]

10. 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 regarding lease agreement for the Bert Ogden Arena Project (§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.
11. 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 November 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm.
By:
Ludivina Leal, City Secretary
City of Edinburg, Texas
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.