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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
FOR THE MEETING AT 7:00 P.M. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER, CITY HALL
200 TEXAS STREET, FORT WORTH, TEXAS

I.    CALL TO ORDER
  
II.    INVOCATION - Pastor Mondoe Davis, North Fort Worth Gateway Church
  
III.   

PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF TEXAS
(State of Texas Pledge: "Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.")

  
IV.    CONSIDERATION OF MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION AND REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
  
V.    ITEMS TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA
  
VI.    ITEMS TO BE CONTINUED OR WITHDRAWN BY STAFF
  
VII.    CONSENT AGENDA
   Items on the Consent Agenda require little or no deliberation by the City Council. Approval of the Consent Agenda authorizes the City Manager, or his designee, to implement each item in accordance with staff recommendations.
  
A. General - Consent Items
1. M&C G-19107 - Adopt Ordinance Increasing Appropriations in Multiple Funds by a Combined Total Amount Up to $1,242,000.00, Allocated Proportionately, to Properly Record Fees Paid to Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, for Banking, Mineral-Lease-Administration Services, and Trust/Asset Management Services Provided in Fiscal Year 2017 Under City Secretary Contract No. 45281 (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
2. M&C G-19108 - Authorize Acceptance of the Verizon Reimbursement in the Amount of $199,200.00, Acceptance of Dell Salvage Payment in the Amount of $106,081.10, Adopt Appropriation Ordinance Increasing Estimated Receipts in the Information Systems Fund in the Amount of $305,281.10, Transfer from Information Systems Fund to the Information Technology Systems Capital Projects Fund in the Amount of $305,281.10 and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance Increasing Estimated Receipts and Appropriations in the Information Technology Systems Capital Projects Fund in the Amount of $305,281.10 (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
3. M&C G-19109 - Authorize Acceptance of Funds from Tarrant County 9-1-1 District in the Amount of $710,272.00 for the Fiscal Year 2017 Radio Assistance Program and Adopt Appropriation Ordinances (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
4. M&C G-19110 - Authorize Transfers from the Water Operating Fund Totaling $8,000,000.00 to the Water Priority Lien and Water Subordinate Lien Debt Service Funds and Adopt Appropriation Ordinances (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
5. M&C G-19111 - Authorize Transfer of $290,551.20 from the Project Financing Zone Fund to the Venue Debt Service Fund and Adopt Appropriation Ordinances (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
6. M&C G-19112 - Adopt Ordinance Increasing Receipts and Appropriations in the Culture and Tourism Capital Project Fund by $1,800,000.00, from a Transfer from Operating, for the Dickies Arena Project (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
7. M&C G-19113 - Adopt Appropriation Ordinances Increasing Estimated Receipts and Appropriations in the Amount of $4,206,967.00 in the Water Capital Projects Closed Fund and in the Amount of $2,838,453.00 in the Sewer Capital Projects Closed Fund and Authorize Transfer in the Total Amount of $7,045,420.00 to the Water and Sewer Operating Fund for the Purpose of Paying Debt Associated with Impact Fee-Eligible Projects (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
8. M&C G-19114 - Adopt Financial Management Policy Statements for Fiscal Year 2018 (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
9. M&C G-19115 - Adopt Capital Assets Policy as an Addendum to the City of Fort Worth Financial Policy Statements and Authorize Incorporation of this Policy Into the Overall Financial Management Policy Document (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
10. M&C G-19116 - Adopt Revised Investment Policy and Strategy for the City's General Portfolio (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
11. M&C G-19117 - Adopt Revised and Amended Fort Worth Permanent Fund Investment Policy and Strategy for the City's Mineral Trust (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
  
B. Purchase of Equipment, Materials, and Services - Consent Items
1. M&C P-12102 - Authorize Purchase of Seventeen Ford F-450 and F-550 Trucks from Grande Ford Truck Sales, Inc., Doing Business as Grande Truck Center, in an Amount Up to $1,582,257.00 Using BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing Contract No. 521-16 for Multiple City Departments (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
2. M&C P-12103 - Authorize Purchase of Three Ford F250 Service Body Trucks from Rush Truck Centers of Texas L.P., in an Amount Up to $116,887.00 Using a BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing Agreement Through the Property Management Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
3. M&C P-12104 - Authorize Purchase of Twenty Chevrolet Impalas and Nine Chevrolet Malibu from Caldwell Automotive Partners, LLC, DBA Caldwell Country Chevrolet, in an Amount Up to $601,941.00 Using a H-GAC Cooperative Purchasing Agreement for Multiple City Departments (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
4. M&C P-12105 - Authorize Purchase of One Hundred and Eleven Dodge Chargers from McKinney Dodge, Inc., DBA Chrysler Jeep Dodge City of McKinney in an Amount Up to $2,601,924.00 Using a BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing Agreement for the Police Department Through the Property Management Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
5. M&C P-12106 - Authorize Purchase of Sixty-Four Chevrolet Tahoes from Caldwell Automotive Partners, LLC, DBA Caldwell Country Chevrolet, in an Amount Up to $2,077,720.00 Using a H-GAC Cooperative Purchasing Agreement for the Police Department Through the Property Management Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
  
C. Land - Consent Items
1. M&C L-16082 - Authorize Assignment of Option Contract for 27.616 Acres Located in the CentrePort Area from CentrePort DFW Development, LLC, to Centreport Industrial Building 4, LLC, Authorize Execution of a General Warranty Deed Conveying Approximately 27.616 Acres of Land to Centreport Industrial Building 4, LLC, and Accept Avigation Easement and Release from Centreport Industrial Building 4, LLC (COUNCIL DISTRICT 5)
2. M&C L-16083 - Authorize Sale of Thirty-Seven Tax-Foreclosed Properties to Various Purchasers in the Aggregate Amount of $548,436.99, in Accordance with Section 272.001 of the Texas Local Government Code and Section 34.05 of the Texas Tax Code (COUNCIL DISTRICTS 2, 3, 5 and 8)
  
D. Planning & Zoning - Consent Items - None
  
E. Award of Contract - Consent Items
1. M&C C-28389 - Ratify Execution of a Contract with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in an Amount Up to $81,250.00 to Process Employment Discrimination Cases for Fiscal Year 2017 for the Human Relations Unit of the City Manager's Office and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
2. M&C C-28390 - Authorize Execution of a Fair Housing Assistance Program Cooperative Agreement Assistance Award Amendment Through the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for Fiscal Year 2017, Authorize Acceptance of Funds in the Amount Up to $710,213.00, Waive Indirect Costs, and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
3. M&C C-28391 - Authorize Execution of a Communications System Agreement with the Briar-Reno Volunteer Fire Department for Participation in the City of Fort Worth's Public Safety Radio System for Interoperable Communications in Mutual Aid or Other Multi-Agency Operations at No Cost to the City of Fort Worth (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
4. M&C C-28392 - Authorize Execution of a Communications System Agreement with the City of Waxahachie for Participation in the City of Fort Worth's Public Safety Radio System for Interoperable Communications in Mutual Aid or Other Multi-Agency Operations at No Cost to the City of Fort Worth (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
5. M&C C-28393 - Authorize Execution of Contract with the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce to Assist Minority and Women Business Enterprises and Small Businesses in an Amount Not to Exceed $126,504.00 (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
6. M&C C-28394 - Authorize Execution of Consent to Assignment of City Secretary Contract No. 46559, a Tax Abatement Agreement with Berkeley Apartments Phase II, LLC, to Crest Berkeley TIC I, LLC, Crest Berkeley TIC II, LLC and Crest Berkeley TIC III, LLC (COUNCIL DISTRICT 9)
7. M&C C-28395 - Authorize Execution of a Unit Price Contract with Durable Specialties, Inc., in the Amount Up to $500,000.00 for Task Order Construction Services for 2017-2019 Traffic Signal Task Order Construction Services at Various Locations Through-Out the City (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
8. M&C C-28396 - Authorize Execution of Railroad Crossing Agreement with Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway Company in an Amount Not to Exceed $600,000.00 for a New Quiet Zone Crossing for Risinger Road (2014 BOND PROGRAM) (COUNCIL DISTRICT 8)
9. M&C C-28397 - Authorize Execution of Engineering Services Agreements with Baird, Hampton, & Brown, Inc., and MULTATECH Engineering, Inc., Both in the Amount Up to $300,000.00 and with DAL-TECH Engineering, Inc., in the Amount Up to $260,000.00 for Design Services, Construction and Project Management Support to Advance High Priority Projects Needed to Improve Safety and Capacity as Identified by Staff for the Anticipated 2018 Bond Election (COUNCIL DISTRICTS 2, 4, 7 and 8)
10. M&C C-28398 - Authorize Execution of Amendment No. 1, in the Amount Up to $170,000.00, to the Engineering Services Agreement with Dunaway and Associates, L.P., City Secretary No. 47997 for a Revised Contract Amount of $463,763.00 and Adopt Appropriation Ordinances (2014 BOND PROGRAM) (COUNCIL DISTRICT 4)
11. M&C C-28399 - Authorize Acceptance of $276,335.00 from Rodeo Plaza, Inc., and Adopt an Ordinance Increasing Estimated Receipts and Appropriations in the Culture & Tourism Capital Project Fund in the Amount of $276,335.00 Received from Rodeo Plaza, Inc., for the Purpose of Funding Change Order No. 1 and Authorize the Execution of Change Order No. 1, in the Amount of $276,335.00 with DMI, Corp. d/b/a Decker Mechanical, Inc., to Install Suspended HVAC Equipment and Other Related Modifications to the Base Bid (COUNCIL DISTRICT 2)
12. M&C C-28400 - Authorize Execution of Agreements with the Fort Worth, Keller, Crowley, and White Settlement Independent School Districts for Operation of After-School Programs in the Total Program Amount of $1,600,000.00 for Fiscal Year 2018 (CCPD Funded) (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
13. M&C C-28401 - Authorize Execution of a Contract with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth, Inc., in the Amount of $307,015.00 for the Operation of a Safe Haven Youth Program at the Boys and Girls Club Martin Branch Located at 3123 Avenue G for Fiscal Year 2018 (CCPD Funded) (COUNCIL DISTRICT 8)
14. M&C C-28402 - Authorize Execution of an Agreement with Safe City Commission in the Amount of $75,000.00 to Continue Operation of the Crime Stoppers Program Call Center for Fiscal Year 2018 (CCPD Funded) (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
15. M&C C-28403 - Authorize Execution of Agreement with Safe City Commission in the Amount of $300,000.00 to Operate One Safe Place as a Regional Family Justice Center in Tarrant County During Fiscal Year 2018 (CCPD Funded) (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
16. M&C C-28404 - Authorize Execution of Agreements with the Fort Worth, Keller, Eagle Mountain Saginaw, Crowley, Northwest, and Lake Worth Independent School Districts, and Lena Pope Home, Inc., to Operate the School Resource Officer Program (Formerly the School Security Initiative Program) for Fiscal Year 2018 in the Total Program Amount of $5,338,562.64 (CCPD Funded) (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
17. M&C C-28405 - Authorize Execution of Agreement with United Community Centers, Inc., in the Amount of $132,990.00 for the Operation of a Safe Haven Youth Program at the Bethlehem Community Center Located at 970 East Humbolt Street for Fiscal Year 2018 (CCPD Funded) (COUNCIL DISTRICT 8)
18. M&C C-28406 - Authorize Execution of Change Order No. 1 in the Amount of $264,314.25 to City Secretary Contract No. 49089, a Contract with S.J. Louis Construction of Texas, Ltd., for Northside II 48-Inch Water Main Trench Backfill Replacement and Pavement Repair Located on High School Drive from Timberland Boulevard to North of Ridgeview Circle for a Revised Total Project in the Amount of $1,797,813.00 and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)
19. M&C C-28407 - Authorize Execution of a Contract with Humphrey & Morton Construction Company, Inc., in the Amount of $1,867,535.80 for Slope Stabilization for Sanitary Sewer Mains M-280-B and M-338-B, Provide for Project Costs, Materials Testing and Contingencies for a Total Amount of $2,216,136.00, and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (COUNCIL DISTRICT 2)
20. M&C C-28408 - Authorize Transfer in Fiscal Year 2017 from the General Fund to the General Capital Projects Fund, Authorize Execution of Two Infrastructure Construction Agreements with the Fort Worth Zoological Association in the Combined Amount Up to $970,152.47 for the Installation and Relocation of Utilities Associated with the Development of the Shop and Warehouse Building and the Elephant Springs Exhibit and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
  
VIII.    PRESENTATIONS BY THE CITY SECRETARY - CONSENT ITEMS
   1. Notice of Claims for Alleged Damages and/or Injuries  
  
IX.    SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS, INTRODUCTIONS, ETC.
   1. Presentation of Proclamation for Alan Luskey Day
   2. Presentation of Quarterly Blue Zones Project
  
X.    ANNOUNCEMENTS BY CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS AND STAFF
   1. Upcoming and Recent Events
   2. Recognition of Citizens
   3. Approval of Ceremonial Travel
  
XI.    PRESENTATIONS BY THE CITY COUNCIL
   1. Council Proposal No. 311 – Waiver of Festival Equipment Rental Fee for the Harambee Festival
   Attachment(s):
  Council Proposal No. 311 - Attached.pdf
   2. Changes in Membership on Boards and Commissions
  
XII.   

NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF MAYOR PRO TEM

  
XIII.    PRESENTATIONS AND/OR COMMUNICATIONS FROM BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND/OR CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEES
  
XIV.    ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTION - CITY COUNCIL FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 BUDGET
   1.

An Ordinance Appropriating Funding for the Operating Budget of the City Of Fort Worth for the Ensuing Fiscal Year, Beginning October 1, 2017, and Ending September 30, 2018, Including an Appropriation to Pay Debt Service Requirements on Outstanding Indebtedness; and Delegating Authority for Certain Transfers and Allocations Within Budgeted Amounts; and Ratifying City Council Approved Appropriation Ordinances Effecting this Budget; and Incorporating Budget on File With City Secretary, as Revised by City Council; and Prohibiting the Expending, Obligating, or Committing of Funds in Excess of Appropriations or Actual Available Resources; and Establishing Legal Level of Control; and Providing for Publication; and Providing a Severability Clause; and Providing a Savings Clause; and Providing for Repeal of All Ordinances And Appropriations in Conflict Herewith; and Providing An Effective Date

   Attachment(s):
  Ordinance - Attached.pdf
   2.

An Ordinance Appropriating Funds for Purposes of Enacting the Fiscal Year 2018 Capital Improvement Plans, Including Capital Programs, Projects, Outlays, and Community Facility Agreements; Acknowledging Prior Appropriations Effecting the Capital Improvement Plans; and Delegating Authority for Certain Transfers, Allocations, and Rollovers; and Establishing a Legal Level of Control; and Providing for Publication; and Providing a Severability Clause; and Providing a Savings Clause; and Providing for The Repeal of all Ordinances And Appropriations in Conflict with the Provisions of this Ordinance; and Providing an Effective Date

   Attachment(s):
  Ordinance - Attached.pdf
   3.

An Ordinance Providing for the Levy and Collection of an Annual Ad Valorem Tax on all Property, Real, Personal and Mixed, Situated Within the Territorial Limits of the City of Fort Worth, Texas, and all Personal Property Owned in Said City Of Fort Worth, Texas, on the First Day of January, A.D. 2017, Except Such Property as May Be Exempt from Taxation by the Constitution and Laws of the State of Texas; and Approving the Tax Roll; and Providing for a Penalty; and Providing a Severability Clause; and Providing a Savings Clause for the Repeal of all Ordinances in Conflict with the Provisions of this Ordinance; and Providing for the Publication and Final Passage Thereof

   Attachment(s):
  Ordinance - Attached.pdf
   4. A Resolution Ratifying the Property Tax Revenue Increase Reflected In the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget, in Accordance with Section 102.007(C) of the Texas Local Government Code
   Attachment(s):
  Resolution - Attached.pdf
  
XV.    RESOLUTIONS
   1. A Resolution Supporting Changes to the Current Immigration Laws (Continued from August 15, 2017)
   Attachment(s):
  Resolution - Attached.pdf
   2. A Resolution Appointing Eight Members to the Board of Directors of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority
   Attachment(s):
  Resolution - Attached.pdf
  
XVI.    REPORT OF THE CITY MANAGER
  
A. Benefit Hearing - None
  
B. General
1. M&C G-19118 - Adopt Ordinances Enacting Fiscal Year 2017 Year End Budget Adjustments by Reallocating Resources, Operating Surpluses, and Available Current-Year Revenues and Fund Balance to Offset Projected Shortfalls and Authorize All Associated Transfers (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
2. M&C G-19119 - Adopt Ordinance Amending Police Department Staffing Effective October 1, 2017, to Increase the Total Number of Authorized Civil Service Positions in Specified Classifications by Twenty-Four to Reflect Changes Included in the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget and Adopt Ordinance Prescribing Salaries for the Police Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
3. M&C G-19120 - Consider Waiver of the Refund of Development and Impact Fee Policy of the Neighborhood Empowerment Zone Tax Abatement Policy and Basic Incentives for the Sphinx at Sierra Vista Senior Villas to be Located at 2942 South Riverside Drive in the Rolling Hills Neighborhood Empowerment Zone to Allow Escrow of Eligible Development Fees and Refund Upon Completion of the Project (COUNCIL DISTRICT 8)
4. M&C G-19121 - Adopt Ordinance Amending Fire Department Staffing Effective October 1, 2017, to Increase the Total Number of Authorized Civil Service Positions in Specified Classifications by Fourteen to Reflect Changes Included in the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget and Adopt Ordinance Prescribing Salaries for the Fire Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
5. M&C G-19122 - Accept Donation of Obsolete Shipboard Material Valued at $200.00, from the United States Navy, for Veterans Memorial Park (COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)
6. M&C G-19123 - Authorize Acceptance of Funding in the Amount of $63,000.00 from Mayfest, Inc., for Various Park and Recreation Department Projects and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (COUNCIL DISTRICT 9)
7. M&C G-19124 -
Conduct Public Hearing and Authorize Application for a Grant from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Fiscal Year 2017 Program from the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs and Bureau of Justice Assistance in the Amount of $523,089.00 (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS) (PUBLIC HEARING)
a. Report of City Staff
b. Citizen Presentations
c. Council Action
  
C. Purchase of Equipment, Materials, and Services - None
  
D. Land - None
  
E. Planning & Zoning - None
  
F. Award of Contract
1. M&C C-28409 - Authorize Change in Use and Expenditure of $1,100,000.00 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program Grant Funds to Riverside Senior Investments, LP, in the Form of a Subordinate Loan for the Sphinx at Sierra Vista Senior Villas to be Located at 2942 South Riverside Drive, Authorize Execution of a Contract, Authorize the Use of Neighborhood Empowerment Zone Basic Incentives as HOME Match, Authorize a Substantial Amendment to the City's 2016-2017 Action Plan and Substitution of Funding Years (COUNCIL DISTRICT 8)
2. M&C C-28410 - Authorize Application for Grant Funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program in an Amount Up to $5,025,000.00 for Flood Mitigation in the Arlington Heights Neighborhood with a Cash and In-Kind Services Match in an Amount Up to $1,675,000.00 for a Total Project Cost Up to $6,700,000.00 (COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)
3. M&C C-28411 - Authorize Application for Grant Funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program in an Amount Up to $5,025,000.00 for Flood Mitigation in the Arlington Heights Neighborhood with a Cash and In-Kind Services Match in an Amount Up to $1,675,000.00 for a Total Project Cost Up to $6,700,000.00 (COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)
4. M&C C-28412 - Authorize Execution of a Contract with S.J. Louis Construction of Texas Ltd., in the Amount of $8,125,899.00 for Sanitary Sewer Main 257 Upper and Middle Village Creek Parallel Relief Main, Part 1, Provide for Project Costs, Materials Testing and Contingencies for a Total Project Amount of $8,870,607.00, Adopt Resolution Expressing Official Intent to Reimburse Expenditures with Proceeds of Future Debt and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (COUNCIL DISTRICT 8)
  
XVII.    CITIZEN PRESENTATIONS
  
XVIII.    EXECUTIVE SESSION (CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE ROOM, CITY HALL, ROOM 290) - SEE ATTACHMENT B
  
XIX.    ADJOURNMENT
  

According to the City Council Rules of Procedures, individual citizen presentations shall be limited to three minutes, and group presentations shall be limited to ten minutes. At the Mayor’s discretion, time limits may be reasonably extended.

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