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REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL
#1 CITY HALL PLACE
MONDAY, February 22, 2021  7:00 P.M.

Individuals Requiring Special Accommodations Should Notify the City Clerk's Office (719) 553-2669 by Noon on the Friday Preceding the Meeting.



A.

CALL TO ORDER: President Lawrence W. Atencio

B.

INVOCATION: Pastor Tony Amaya, Pueblo Christian Center

C.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

D.

ROLL CALL

E.

SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS

F.

PUBLIC FORUM

G.

COUNCIL MEMBER AND MAYOR COMMENTARY

H.

REVIEW OF THE AGENDA

Review Agenda page by page.
I.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

Required Council Action:   Motion to Amend the Agenda or Approve the Agenda as distributed.
J.

READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Required Council Action:  Motion to dispense with the reading and approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting dated Monday, February 8, 2021 as distributed.
Documents:
  1. 02-08Minutes.pdf
K.

CONSENT AGENDA

All items listed in this portion of the agenda are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Councilperson so requests; in which event, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered under the Regular Agenda.  Unless otherwise indicated, titles are self-explanatory.
L.

COMMUNICATIONS

L.1.

Minutes of the Planning and Zoning Commission’s Regular Meetings dated July 8, 2020, August 12, 2020, September 9, 2020, October 14, 2020, November 11, 2020, December 9, 2020, and January 13, 2021

M.

RESOLUTIONS

M.1.

A RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,557 TO DRURY BROTHERS, INC., AND SETTING FORTH $1,455.70 FOR CONTINGENCIES AND ADDITIONAL WORK FOR PROJECT NO. 20-070 ROOF REPLACEMENT AT PUEBLO ZOO ANIMAL CARE FACILITY, TO BE PAID FROM PROJECT ACCOUNT CI1502 – ROOF REPLACEMENTS AND AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASING AGENT TO EXECUTE SAME

M.2.

A RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT IN THE AMOUNT OF $487,283.50 TO TOTAL TERRAIN, INC., A COLORADO CORPORATION, AND SETTING FORTH $48,728.35 FOR CONTINGENCIES AND ADDITIONAL WORK FOR PROJECT NO. 21-009 LAKE MINNEQUA PARK AND OPEN SPACE IMPROVEMENTS PHASE 3B AND AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASING AGENT TO EXECUTE SAME

M.3.

A RESOLUTION AWARDING AN AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES TO BRIDGERS & PAXTON CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC. A NEW MEXICO CORPORATION, FOR PROJECT NO. 20-068 RFP MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES FOR CITY FACILITIES

M.4.

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE VOLUNTARY DEMOLITION PROGRAM AND RELATED ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES TO ASSIST PROPERTY OWNERS LOCATED IN DESIGNATED LOW-TO-MODERATE INCOME AREAS FOR REMOVAL OF BLIGHTED STRUCTURES

M.5.

A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT BY THE MAYOR OF MARTY GARCIA TO THE HISTORIC ARKANSAS RIVERWALK OF PUEBLO (HARP) FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS – CITY APPOINTMENT

M.6.

A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT BY THE MAYOR OF ZACH PITTMAN TO THE HONOR FARM ENTERPRISE CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD

M.7.

A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT BY THE MAYOR OF LAUREL CAMPBELL AND JASON FALSETTO TO THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

N.

ORDINANCES – FIRST PRESENTATION

N.1.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ACCEPTING TWO GRANT AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE EL POMAR FOUNDATION AND THE CITY OF PUEBLO, ON BEHALF OF THE PUEBLO FOOD PROJECT, FOR GRANT AWARDS IN THE AMOUNTS OF $2,500 AND $7,500, RATIFYING THE PRIOR SIGNATURES OF THE MAYOR THERETO, ESTABLISHING PROJECT NO. CI2104, AND BUDGETING AND APPROPRIATING $10,000 INTO PROJECT NO. CI2104

N.2.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CDOT), ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION (FHWA) IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,800,000, AND BUDGETING AND APPROPRIATING THE GRANT FUNDS INTO PROJECT CI1819 – EAGLERIDGE AND DILLON DESIGN

N.3.

AN ORDINANCE BUDGETING AND APPROPRIATING $27,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND BALANCE TO PROJECT NO. CI2004, APPROVING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO AND PUEBLO COUNTY TO CONDUCT A JOINT STRATEGIC HOUSING ASSESSMENT, AND APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO AND GRUEN GRUEN + ASSOCIATES, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $81,820 WITH $5,180 SET ASIDE FOR CONTINGENCIES TO CONDUCT A REGIONAL STRATEGIC HOUSING MARKET ASSESSMENT

N.4.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE MINNEQUA INDUSTRIAL PARK SUBDIVISION, FILING NO. 5

N.5.

AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE CURRENT COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO AND PUEBLO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FOR A ONE-YEAR PERIOD COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2022 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022

Documents:
  1. Ordinance_N-5.pdf
N.6.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN AGREEMENT TO BUY AND SELL REAL ESTATE BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO, A COLORADO MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AND IVAN HIBARGER RELATING TO RFP 21-020, SALE OF PROPERTY IN THE DUNBAR SUBDIVISION AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT

O.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

O.1.

I move to receive and file the minutes from the Planning and Zoning Commission, approve all Resolutions Set Forth in the Consent Agenda; Pass the Ordinances of the Consent Agenda, Setting the Public Hearings for Monday, March 8, 2021, and Order the Ordinances to be published BY TITLE.

P.

REGULAR AGENDA

Q.

RESOLUTIONS

Q.1.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT FROM THE COUNCIL CONTINGENCIES ACCOUNT IN THE 2021 GENERAL FUND BUDGET TO THE PUEBLO VETERANS RITUAL TEAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,000 TO CONTINUE SERVICES FOR THE 2021 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

R.

ORDINANCES – FINAL PRESENTATION

R.1.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ACCEPTING A COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF LAW PEACE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING (POST) IN-SERVICE GRANT, JULY 1, 2020 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2021, ESTABLISHING PROJECT NUMBER PS2010, AND BUDGETING AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,022 INTO SAID PROJECT

R.2.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO, A COLORADO MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AND THE PUEBLO URBAN RENEWAL AUTHORITY, A BODY CORPORATE AND POLITIC OF THE STATE OF COLORADO, TO FACILITATE REHABILITATION OF THE HOLMES HARDWARE PROPERTY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE URBAN RENEWAL PLAN FOR THE UNION AVENUE URBAN RENEWAL PROJECT AREA BY THE PAYMENT OF SALES TAX INCREMENT REVENUE TO SAID AUTHORITY FOR SUCH PURPOSES

R.3.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ZONING RESTRICTIONS FOR 117 HECTOR GARCIA PLACE FROM I-3, HEAVY INDUSTRIAL TO B-4, CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

R.4.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ZONING RESTRICTIONS TO REZONE A 24,394 SQUARE FOOT UNIMPROVED PORTION OF A PARCEL GENERALLY LOCATED WEST OF ELIZABETH STREET AND NORTH OF LOT 1, DOUD SUBDIVISION, FROM A-1, AGRICULTURE 1 TO B-3, HIGHWAY AND ARTERIAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

R.5.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE COLE-SMITH SUBDIVISION

R.6.

AN ORDINANCE VACATING THE REMAINING PORTION OF CRAWFORD STREET AND A PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT LOCATED EAST AND SOUTH OF THE EXISTING CRAWFORD STREET

R.7.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE UPLANDS TOWNHOMES FILING NO. 3 SUBDIVISION

R.8.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 3 OF TITLE IV OF THE PUEBLO MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO ELECTRICAL REGULATIONS AND ADOPTING BY REFERENCE THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE 2020 EDITION, PUBLISHED BY THE NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION, ONE BATTERYMARCH PARK, QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS 02169-7471, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES AND REMEDIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF

Documents:
  1. Ordinance_9886.pdf
S.

EMERGENCY ORDINANCES

S.1.

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT FROM THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND PROJECT NO. CI2010 TO THE CENTER FOR HEALTH PROGRESS, A COLORADO NONPROFIT CORPORATION, FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF EDUCATION AND REGISTRATION SERVICES FOR DISPENSING THE COVID-19 VACCINE AND APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE PROVISION OF SUCH SERVICES

T.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

T.1.

Motion to Convene into Executive Session for the purpose of determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations, developing strategy for negotiations, and/or instructing negotiators, under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(e); and the following additional details are provided for identification purposes:

To instruct negotiators regarding a proposed settlement of a claim against the City.

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