After determining that a quorum is present, the City Council of the City of Denton, Texas will convene in a Work Session on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. in the Council Work Session Room at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas at which the following items will be considered:
C. ID 18-773 Receive a report, hold a discussion and give staff direction regarding the construction of the G. Roland Vela Athletic Complex capital project.
Following the completion of the Work Session, the City Council will convene in a Closed Meeting to consider specific items when these items are listed below under the Closed Meeting section of this agenda. The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into a Closed Meeting on any item on its Open Meeting agenda consistent with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, as amended, or as otherwise allowed by law.
1. Closed Meeting:
A. ID 18-682 Deliberate regarding Real Property - Under Texas Government Code 551.072; Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071
Discuss, deliberate, and receive information from staff and provide staff with direction pertaining to an Airport lease reimbursement request where the deliberation of same in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in negotiations with a third person or potential litigation. Consultation with the City's attorneys regarding legal issues associated with an Airport lease reimbursement request where a public discussion of these legal matters would conflict with the duty of the City's attorneys to the City of Denton, the Denton City Council, and the Council Airport Committee under the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Conduct of the State Bar of Texas, or would jeopardize the City's legal position in negotiations or potential litigation.
B. ID 18-729 Deliberations Regarding Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.086; Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071.
Discuss and deliberate strategies and opportunities for the City to acquire natural gas for the DEC and enter into agreements regarding the same; receive a presentation from staff regarding public power competitive and financial matters for the purchase of natural gas under an existing Base Contract for the Purchase and Sale of Natural Gas with Enterprise Products, LLC, for the operation of the Denton Energy Center ("DEC"). Consultation with the City's attorneys regarding legal issues associated with the agreements described above where discussion of these legal matters in an open meeting would conflict with the duty of the City's attorneys to the City of Denton and the Denton City Council under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas.
C. ID 18-772 Deliberation regarding Personnel Matters - Under Government Code Section 551.074; Consultation with Attorney - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071.
Deliberate and discuss the evaluation, duties, discipline, procedures, and contract of the City Attorney.
A. Review of procedures for addressing the City Council.
B. Receive Scheduled Citizen Reports from Members of the Public. This section of the agenda permits any person who has registered in advance to make a citizen report regarding a public business item he or she wishes to be considered by the City Council. This is limited to no more than four (4) speakers per meeting with each speaker allowed a maximum of four (4) minutes to present their report. At the conclusion of each report, the City Council may pose questions to the speaker or may engage in discussion. If the City Council believes that a speaker's report requires a more detailed review, the City Council will give the City Manager or City Staff direction to place the item on a future work session or regular meeting agenda and advise staff as to the background materials to be desired at such meeting.
NOTE: If audio/visual aids during presentations to Council are needed, they must be submitted to the City Secretary 24 hours prior to the meeting.
4. CONSENT AGENDA
A. ID 18-237 Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City Council of the City of Denton, Texas repealing Ordinance No. 2014-060; approving and adopting the "2018 Denton Municipal Electric - Energy Risk Management Policy" ("2018 ERMP"); authorizing and approving the execution by the Mayor, or his designee, of the 2018 ERMP; expressly delegating authority as provided in the 2018 ERMP; authorizing and approving the subsequent execution of such other ancillary and related documents, including, without limitation, contracts, nominations, certificates, assignments, licenses, directions, instruments, confirmations, orders and statements as are authorized by the 2018 ERMP, which are incident to or related thereto; confirming and ratifying that the City of Denton, Texas, its Mayor, its City Council Members, its City Manager, or his designees, its City Attorney, or his designees, and its City Secretary, or her designees, shall be authorized and empowered to perform such acts and obligations as are reasonably required to consummate those future transactions which are provided for and authorized by the 2018 ERMP; finding that the purchase of electricity, natural gas and related commodities are exempt from the requirements of competitive bidding; adopting significant recitations, findings and conclusions, as are set forth in the preamble of the ordinance; that the purchase of electric energy, natural gas and related commodities are made by the City under the terms of the "Denton Municipal Electric - Energy Risk Management Policy" is in the public welfare of the citizens of Denton, Texas and the Denton Municipal Electric Ratepayers; authorizing the expenditure of funds therefor; providing an effective date.
B. ID 18-585 Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas, a Texas home-rule municipal corporation, accepting competitive proposals and awarding a public works contract for the replacement of the roof at City Hall Main, South Branch Library and Fire Station No. 1 for the City of Denton; providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (RFP 6683- awarded to Globus Management Group, LLC, in the not-to-exceed amount of $1,354,772.13).
C. ID 18-683 Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton establishing Rates and Fees for City owned property and facilities upon Denton Enterprise Airport; and declaring an effective date. The Council Airport Committee recommends approval (2-0).
D. ID 18-686 Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas terminating the August 15, 2017 Airport Lease Agreement between the City of Denton and GAhangars, LLC; and providing an effective date. The Council Airport Committee recommends approval (2-0).
E. ID 18-696 Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas, a Texas home-rule municipal corporation, rejecting any and all competitive bids under IFB 6755 for the physical natural gas supply to provide fuel for the Denton Energy Center; and providing an effective date (IFB 6755). The Public Utilities Board recommends approval (5-0).
F. ID 18-717 Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to reimburse One Hundred Forty-Nine Thousand Three Hundred Dollars ($149,300) to Denton Med Trans, LLC for site grading and main sewer line installation for Airport development site improvements; authorizing the expenditure of funds and an effective date. The Council Airport Committee recommends approval (2-0).
G. ID 18-726 Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas, granting the Denton Mud Bug Boil, pursuant to Section 17-20 of the Code of Ordinances, a noise exception on Sunday, May 6, 2018, from noon to 6 p.m. in a private parking lot located at 1121 W. Hickory St.; granting a variance in hours of operation for amplified sound levels for an outdoor event; and providing an effective date.
A. Under Section 551.042 of the Texas Open Meetings Act, respond to inquiries from the City Council or the public with specific factual information or recitation of policy, or accept a proposal to place the matter on the agenda for an upcoming meeting AND Under Section 551.0415 of the Texas Open Meetings Act, provide reports about items of community interest regarding which no action will be taken, to include: expressions of thanks, congratulations, or condolence; information regarding holiday schedules; an honorary or salutary recognition of a public official, public employee, or other citizen; a reminder about an upcoming event organized or sponsored by the governing body; information regarding a social, ceremonial, or community event organized or sponsored by an entity other than the governing body that was attended or is scheduled to be attended by a member of the governing body or an official or employee of the municipality; or an announcement involving an imminent threat to the public health and safety of people in the municipality that has arisen after the posting of the agenda.
B. Possible Continuation of Closed Meeting topics, above posted.
C E R T I F I C A T E
I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the bulletin board at the City Hall of the City of Denton, Texas, on the ________day of ___________________, 2018 at ________o'clock (a.m.) (p.m.)
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