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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
FOR THE MEETING AT 7:00 P.M. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER, CITY HALL
200 TEXAS STREET, FORT WORTH, TEXAS

I.    CALL TO ORDER
  
II.    INVOCATION - Pastor Micah Barnum, Christ Chapel Bible 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 THE REGULAR MEETING OF NOVEMBER 7, 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V.    ITEMS TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA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    ITEMS TO BE CONTINUED OR WITHDRAWN BY STAFF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-19158 - Authorize Payment of the City of Fort Worth's Assessed Pro-Rata Allocation of the Tarrant Appraisal District's Budget for January Through December 2018 in an Amount Up to $2,534,138.06 (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
2. M&C G-19159 - Approve Master Thoroughfare Plan Amendments for the Addition of Future Northstar Parkway and the Realignments of Future Rancho Canyon Road and Future Graben Road (ETJ/WISE, TARRANT AND DENTON COUNTIES and CLOSEST TO COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)
3. M&C G-19160 - Approve Master Thoroughfare Plan Amendment for a Portion of Blue Mound Road from 362 Feet South of Bayne Road to Bonds Ranch Road to Reduce the Right-of-Way Width from 130-Foot Section to 120-Foot Section (ETJ/TARRANT COUNTY NEAR COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)
4. M&C G-19161 - Adopt Resolution Ratifying the Lawsuit Entitled Jesus Nava, By and Through his Subrogee, the City of Fort Worth, Texas, and the City of Fort Worth, Texas, in its Individual Capacity v. Robert James Jones, Cause No. 2017-006190-2 (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
5. M&C G-19162 - Adopt Revised Capital Expenditures and Improvements Policy and Authorize Incorporation of this Policy Into the Overall Financial Management Policy Document (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
6. M&C G-19163 - Authorize Adoption of a Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriation Ordinance Increasing the Estimated Receipts and Appropriations in the General Debt Service Fund in the Amount of $573,972.00 (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS )
7. M&C G-19164 - Confirm Appointment of Artemio David Avila as a Commissioner on the City of Fort Worth Firefighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission to Serve a Three-Year Term Expiring on October 1, 2020 (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
8. M&C G-19165 - Deny Developer Request for Variance from Street Light Spacing Requirements of the Community Facilities Agreement Policy for Phase One of Walsh Ranch and Approve as Built Street Light Spacing for Phase 1B (COUNCIL DISTRICT 3)
  
B. Purchase of Equipment, Materials, and Services - Consent Items
1. M&C P-12123 - Authorize Execution of an Agreement with OneRain, Inc., for Flood Warning Software in an Amount Up to $148,700.00 for an Initial Two-Year Term for the Transportation and Public Works Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
2. M&C P-12124 - Authorize Non-Exclusive Purchase Agreement with Environmental Express, Inc., Fox Scientific, Inc., Environmental Sampling Supply, Inc., and Taylor Distribution Group, LLC, for Laboratory Sample Bottles for the Water Department in the Total Amount Up to $100,000.00 for the First Year and Authorize Four Annual Renewals with a Five Percent Escalation Each Year, $105,000.00 for the First Year Renewal, $110,250.00 for the Second Year Renewal, $115,763.00 for the Third Year Renewal and $121,551.00 for the Fourth Year Renewal (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
3. M&C P-12125 - Authorize Agreement with Lord's Relocation Services, Inc. d/b/a All Points Pioneer for Moving Services in an Annual Amount Up to $300,000.00 Per Year for City Departments and Authorize Two Annual Renewal Options Using a Tarrant County Cooperative Contract (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
4. M&C P-12126 - Authorize Purchase of Two Ford F-450 Service Bodies from Grande Ford Truck Sales, Inc., d/b/a Grande Truck Center, in an Amount Up to $163,380.00 Using a BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing Contract for the Water Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
  
C. Land - Consent Items - None
  
D. Planning & Zoning - Consent Items
1. M&C PZ-3149 - Adopt Ordinance Vacating an Alley in Block 3, Burch Hill Addition, Between US Highway 287 and Binkley Street, to be Replatted with the Adjoining Property for a New Gas Station and Convenience Store (COUNCIL DISTRICT 8)
  
E. Award of Contract - Consent Items
1. M&C C-28472 - Authorize Renewal of a Professional Management Services Agreement with the Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Inc., in the Amount of $552,932.13 for Fiscal Year 2018 Management of the Public Art Program (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
2. M&C C-28473 - Authorize Acceptance of 2018 U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Grant Funds, a Federally Funded Program Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Designed to Provide Assistance for Low to Moderate Income Residents to Perform Home Modifications to Reduce Overall Energy Costs from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs in an Amount Up to $400,000.00, Authorize Execution of Related Contracts, Adopt Appropriation Ordinance and Waive Indirect Costs (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
3. M&C C-28474 - Authorize Application for and Acceptance of, if Awarded, a Grant from the United Way of Tarrant County in an Amount Up to $250,000.00 for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, Authorize Execution of Agreement with the United Way of Tarrant County, Authorize Allocation of a Portion of Assigned Staff Time Valued in an Amount Up to $25,000.00 as an In-Kind Match and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
4. M&C C-28475 - Authorize Agreement with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc., in the Amount of $282,822.00 for the Village Creek Water Reclamation Facility Biosolids Master Plan Update (COUNCIL DISTRICT 5)
5. M&C C-28476 - Authorize Execution of an Engineering Agreement with Baird, Hampton & Brown, Inc., in the Amount of $467,935.00 for Watercress Low Pressure Sanitary Sewer Improvements Located in the South Lake Worth Neighborhood, Provide for Additional Project Costs for a Project Total in the Amount of $577,935.00 and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)
6. M&C C-28477 - Authorize Execution of a Construction Contract with Raydon, Inc., in the Amount of $893,449.25 for the Construction of Improvements at McLeland Tennis Center and Rosemont Park and Provide for Staff Costs and Contingencies in the Amount of $135,550.75 for a Total Project Construction Cost of $1,029,000.00 (COUNCIL DISTRICT 9)
  
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 Certificate of Recognition for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Fort Worth Alumnae Chapter

   2. Presentation of Certificate of Recognition for FitWorth
   3. Presentation by Fort Worth Safe Communities Coalition
  
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. Changes in Membership on Boards and Commissions
  
XII.    PRESENTATIONS AND/OR COMMUNICATIONS FROM BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND/OR CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEES
  
XIII.    RESOLUTION
   1.

A Resolution Approving for Purposes of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds for the Sabine Place Apartments to be Issued by Trinity River Public Facility Corporation (COUNCIL DISTRICT 2)

   Attachment(s):
  Resolution - Attached.pdf
  
XIV.    REPORT OF THE CITY MANAGER
  
A. Benefit Hearing - None
  
B. General
1. M&C G-19166 - Adopt Ordinance Amending the Fort Worth City Code to Address the Newly Created Classification of Commander; Adopt Ordinance Prescribing the Number of Authorized Civil Service Positions in Each Classification in the Police Department by Adding Six Positions in the Classification of Commander; Adopt Ordinance Revising the Executive Pay Plan for the Police Department to Establish the Pay Range for Commanders; and Reduce by Nine the Number of Civilian Authorized Positions in the Police Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
2. M&C G-19167 -
Conduct Public Hearing on the Application by FW Steele Sabine Place, LLC, to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for Non-Competitive Housing Tax Credits for the Rehabilitation of the Sabine Place Apartments Currently Located at 1215 Terminal Road and Adopt Resolution of No Objection to the Application (COUNCIL DISTRICT 2)  (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-28478 - Authorize Execution of an Agreement with the United Way of Tarrant County in the Amount of $3,106,912.00 to Implement Action Items from Directions Home, the City's Strategy to Make Homelessness Rare, Short-Term and Non-Recurring (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
2. M&C C-28479 - Authorize Change of Use and Expenditure of Additional HOME Investment Partnerships Program Grant Funds in the Amount of $1,538,640.93 to Housing Channel, Inc., Formerly Known as Tarrant County Housing Partnership, Inc., in the Form of a Forgivable Loan for a Total Amount of $2,926,310.44 of HOME Investment Partnerships Program Community Housing Development Organization Funds, Approve Waiver of Certain Related Development Fees Estimated at $40,000.00 for the Beaty Street Apartments Located in the 5500 Block of Beaty Street, Authorize the Execution of a Contract Amendment, and Authorize Substantial Amendment to the City's 2014-2015 and 2016-2017 Action Plan and 2013-2018 Consolidated Plan (COUNCIL DISTRICT 5)
3. M&C C-28480 - Authorize Acceptance of a Grant from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs in an Amount Up to $7,000,000.00 for the 2018 Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program, a Federally Funded Program Sponsored by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Designed to Provide Utility Payment Assistance and Energy Conservation Education for Low to Moderate Income Residents, Authorize Related Contracts, Adopt Appropriation Ordinance, and Waive Indirect Cost (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
4. M&C C-28481 - Authorize Acceptance of 2018 Community Services Block Grant Funds, a Federally Funded Program Sponsored by U. S. Department of Health and Human Services to Support the Reduction of Poverty, the Revitalization of Low-Income Communities and the Empowerment of Low-Income Families and Individuals to Become Fully Self-Sufficient, in an Amount Up to $2,500,000.00 from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Authorize Execution of Related Contracts, Adopt Appropriation Ordinance and Waive Indirect Costs (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
5. M&C C-28482 - Authorize Acceptance of a Grant from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the 2018 Low-Income Housing Energy Assistance Program, a Federal Funded Program Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Designed to Provide Assistance for Low to Moderate Income Residents to Lower Home Energy Costs in an Amount Up to $1,500,000.00, Authorize Related Contracts, Adopt Appropriation Ordinance and Waive Indirect Costs (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)
6. M&C C-28483 -
Conduct Public Hearing and Authorize Change in Use and Expenditure of $30,000.00 of Additional Community Development Block Grant Funds for Rehabilitation Activities at The Presbyterian Night Shelter of Tarrant County, Inc.'s Main Shelter Located at 2400 Cypress Street, Authorize Substantial Amendment to the City's 2014-15 Action Plan, and Authorize the Substitution of Funding Years (COUNCIL DISTRICT 8)  (PUBLIC HEARING)
a. Report of City Staff
b. Citizen Presentations
c. Council Action
  
XV.    ZONING HEARING
  
1. ZC-17-090 - (CD 7) - Tom Purvis III IRA ET AL., 5700 block Birchman Avenue; From: "B" Two-Family and "CF" Community Facilities
To: PD/E Planned Development for all uses in "E" Neighborhood Commercial with waivers to parking, landscaping and setback (Applicant request) PD/E excluding indoor amusement, drive-thru restaurant, convenience store, liquor store and dumpster location inside building with waivers to parking, landscaping and setback; site plan included (Zoning Commission recommendation) (Recommended for Approval as Amended by the Zoning Commission to exclude indoor amusement, drive-thru restaurant, convenience store, liquor store with dumpster location in building) (Continued from a Previous Meeting) 
2. SP-17-016 - (CD 8) - Vertex Asset Partners LP, 2942 South Riverside Drive/3097 Yuma Street; From: PD 1124 "PD/UR" Planned Development for all uses in "UR" Urban Residential for 272 multifamily units with 4 stories and height limited to 50 ft. and waivers to two design standards: 1) the depth of the facade variations and 2) maximum entry distance of 125 ft.; site plan approved
To: Amend PD 1124 site plan for waiver to front yard setback greater than 20 ft. to Riverside Drive; site plan included (Recommended for Approval by the Zoning Commission)
  
XVI.    CITIZEN PRESENTATIONS
  
XVII.    EXECUTIVE SESSION (CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE ROOM, CITY HALL, ROOM 290) - SEE ATTACHMENT B
  
XVIII.    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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