After determining that a quorum is present, the Public Utilities Board of the City of Denton, Texas will convene in a meeting on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Work Session Room at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas at which the following items will be considered:
The Public Utilities Board (PUB) will convene in a Closed Meeting to consider specific items when these items are listed below under the Closed Meeting section of this agenda. When items for consideration are not listed under the Closed Meeting section of the agenda, the PUB will not conduct a Closed Meeting and will immediately convene its open meeting. The PUB 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.
A. Deliberations Regarding Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.086; Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code Section
Receive information from staff, and discuss, deliberate and provide direction to staff regarding the future plans for, and current and future operations of, the Gibbons Creek Steam Electric Station owned by the Texas Municipal Power Agency. Consultation with the City’s attorneys regarding legal issues associated with the future plans for, and current and future operations of, the Gibbons Creek Steam Electric Station where a public discussion of these legal matters 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. (The City of Denton is a member of TMPA).
ANY FINAL ACTION, DECISION, OR VOTE ON A MATTER DELIBERATED IN A CLOSED MEETING WILL ONLY BE TAKEN IN AN OPEN MEETING THAT IS HELD IN COMPLIANCE WITH TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, CHAPTER 551, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT SUCH FINAL ACTION, DECISION, OR VOTE IS TAKEN IN THE CLOSED MEETING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF §551.086 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE (THE ‘PUBLIC POWER EXCEPTION’). THE PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADJOURN INTO A CLOSED MEETING OR EXECUTIVE SESSION AS AUTHORIZED BY TEX. GOV’T. CODE, §551.001, ET SEQ. (THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT) ON ANY ITEM ON ITS OPEN MEETING AGENDA OR TO RECONVENE IN A CONTINUATION OF THE CLOSED MEETING ON THE CLOSED MEETING ITEMS NOTED ABOVE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION §551.071-551.086 OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT.
Following the completion of the Closed Meeting, the Public Utilities Board will convene in a Regular Meeting at which the following items will be considered:
A. Consider recommending adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas authorizing the expenditure of funds for payment by the City of Denton for the operation and maintenance fee for water storage at Lake Lewisville and Lake Ray Roberts U. S. Army Corp of Engineers; and providing an effective date. (Water Storage O&M Fee in the total amount not to exceed $123,000).
B. Consider recommending adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, a Texas home-rule municipal corporation, accepting competitive bids and awarding an annual contract for heavy equipment rental for various City of Denton departments; providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (IFB 6713 - awarded to the lowest responsive bidder for each line item: Berry Companies Inc. dba Bobcat of Dallas, in a total not-to-exceed amount of $50,000, Southlake Equipment Company, Inc. dba B&R Equipment Company in a total not-to-exceed amount of $100,000, Closner Equipment Co., Inc., in a total not-to-exceed amount of $115,000, Herc Rentals Inc., in a total not-to-exceed amount of $50,000, Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., in a total not-to-exceed amount of $150,000, RDO Equipment Co., in a total not-to-exceed amount of $275,000, ROMCO Equipment Co., LLC, in a total not-to-exceed amount of $50,000, T-K-O Equipment Co., in a total not-to-exceed amount of $150,000, United Rentals (North America), Inc., in a total not-to-exceed amount of $205,000, Zimmerer Kubota, in a total not-to-exceed amount of $50,000; in a total one (1) year, not-to-exceed amount of $1,195,000).
D. Consider recommending adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas updating impact fees by Amending Chapter 26, “Utilities,” section 26-210 through section 26-232 of the City of Denton Code of Ordinances; adopting revised land use assumptions and capital improvements plans for Water and Wastewater Impact Fees; establishing new service areas for Water and Wastewater impact fees; establishing new maximum impact fees per service unit and impact fees to be collected; creating schedules for the assessment and collection of impact fees; repealing conflicting ordinances and resolutions; providing for a severability clause; providing for a penalty not to exceed $2,000 for each violation thereof; and providing an effective date.
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 ___________________, 2019 at ________o'clock (a.m.) (p.m.)
NOTE: THE CITY OF DENTON CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION ROOM IS HANDICAP-ACCESSIBLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. THE CITY WILL PROVIDE SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED IF REQUESTED AT LEAST 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE SCHEDULED MEETING. PLEASE CALL THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE AT 349-8309 OR USE TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES FOR THE DEAF (TDD) BY CALLING 1-800-RELAY-TX SO THAT A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER CAN BE SCHEDULED THROUGH THE CITY SECRETARY’S OFFICE.
Jan 14, 2019 Public Utilities Board on 2019-01-14 9:00 AM