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REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL
#1 CITY HALL PLACE
MONDAY, March 8, 2021  7:00 P.M.

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A.

CALL TO ORDER: President Lawrence W. Atencio

B.

INVOCATION: Pastor Steve Cornella, 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 22, 2021 as distributed.
Documents:
  1. 02-22Minutes.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

M.

RESOLUTIONS

M.1.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CHANGE ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $34,000 WITH RESPECT TO THE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARDED TO MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS INC. FOR THE WASTEWATER RECLAMATION FACILITY WEST OVERLAY PROJECT NO. 19-063 (WW1404) AND AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASING AGENT TO EXECUTE SAME

M.2.

A RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT IN THE AMOUNT OF $146,439 TO CORTEZ CONSTRUCTION CO., INC., A COLORADO CORPORATION, AND SETTING FORTH $14,643.90 FOR CONTINGENCIES AND ADDITIONAL WORK FOR PROJECT NO. 20-063 PUEBLO FIRE STATIONS 5 & 7 – BATHROOM REMODEL AND AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASING AGENT TO EXECUTE SAME

M.3.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A REVOCABLE PERMIT TO HOWARD GRIFFITH FOR THE USE OF THE LAKEVIEW AVENUE RIGHT OF WAY BETWEEN ALMA AVENUE AND PRAIRIE AVENUE FOR THE PURPOSE OF INSTALLING PRIVATE SANITARY SEWER LINES AT 2738 LAKEVIEW AVENUE

M.4.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A REVOCABLE PERMIT TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGIATE CYCLING CONFERENCE FOR THE USE OF THE SOUTH UNION AVENUE, SOUTH VICTORIA AVENUE, NORTH VICTORIA AVENUE, WEST C STREET AND SOUTH GRAND AVENUE AND THEIR RIGHTS-OF-WAY TO HOST THEIR PUEBLO CHILLY CRITERIUM BICYCLE RACE

M.5.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO, A COLORADO MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, AND PARTNERS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING, INC, RELATING TO THE PUEBLO BROWNFIELDS PROJECT PL2006 AND AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASING AGENT TO EXECUTE SAME

M.6.

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE 2021 CITY OF PUEBLO THREE-MILE ANNEXATION PLAN FOR THE CITY OF PUEBLO FOR THE PURPOSES OF ANNEXATION AS REQUIRED BY THE MUNICIPAL ANNEXATION ACT OF 1965 AND RESCINDING ALL ANNEXATION MASTER PLANS PREVIOUSLY ADOPTED

M.7.

A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT BY THE MAYOR OF KELLY URBAN TO THE COMMUNITY COMMISSION ON HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS (CCHH)

M.8.

A RESOLUTION REESTABLISHING THE PUEBLO MEMORIAL AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 10727

N.

ORDINANCES – FIRST PRESENTATION

N.1.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ACCEPTING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE STATE OF COLORADO AND THE CITY OF PUEBLO FOR A GRANT AWARD IN THE AMOUNT OF $175,000 ON BEHALF OF THE PUEBLO FOOD PROJECT, AND BUDGETING AND APPROPRIATING $175,000 INTO PROJECT NO. CI2106

N.2.

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING PROJECT NO. CI2105 AND BUDGETING AND APPROPRIATING UP TO TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($232,000) TO PROJECT NO. CI2105 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FULFILLING THE CITY OF PUEBLO’S OBLIGATIONS UNDER PUEBLO COUNTY’S 5 STAR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM VARIANCE PURSUANT TO AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO AND PUEBLO COUNTY DATED JANUARY 1, 2021 AND APPROVED IN ORDINANCE NO. 9865

Documents:
  1. Ordinance_N-2.pdf
N.3.

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING PROJECT NO. HS2101, BUDGETING AND APPROPRIATING $25,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND BALANCE TO PROJECT NO. HS2101, AND ADOPTING THE EMERGENCY HOUSING REHABILITATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND ITS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES TO ASSIST LOW-INCOME HOMEOWNERS IN CORRECTING UNSAFE CONDITIONS

N.4.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, AND THE COUNTY OF PUEBLO RELATING TO THE PARTICIPATION IN AND CONDUCT OF THE FEDERAL HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM AND PROVIDING FOR THE EXECUTION THEREOF

N.5.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN FUEL & IRON RESIDENTIAL, LLC, A COLORADO LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, AND THE CITY OF PUEBLO, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SAME

Removed from Agenda
Documents:
  1. Ordinance_N-5.pdf
N.6.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 STAFFING ORDINANCE BY RECLASSIFYING A POSITION WITHIN THE WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT

Documents:
  1. Ordinance_N-6.pdf
N.7.

AN ORDINANCE FORGIVING THE LOANS FROM THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY PROJECT AND CANCELLING THE CORRESPONDING PROMISSORY NOTES SIGNED BY (1) THE PUEBLO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY, INC. D/B/A THE PUEBLO ZOO, A COLORADO NONPROFIT CORPORATION; (2) THE SANGRE DE CRISTO ARTS AND CONFERENCE CENTER, INC., A COLORADO NONPROFIT CORPORATION; (3) THE SOUTHERN COLORADO THEATRE COMPANY, INC. D/B/A THE STEEL CITY THEATRE, A COLORADO NONPROFIT CORPORATION AND (4) THE PUEBLO PERFORMING ARTS GUILD, INC. D/B/A THE PUEBLO ARTS ALLIANCE, A COLORADO NONPROFIT CORPORATION

N.8.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE II OF THE PUEBLO MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE PUEBLO ENERGY ADVISORY COMMISSION

Documents:
  1. Ordinance_N-8.pdf
O.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

O.1.

I move to approve all Resolutions Set Forth in the Consent Agenda; Pass the Ordinances of the Consent Agenda, Setting the Public Hearings for Monday, March 22, 2021, and Order the Ordinances to be published BY TITLE.

P.

REGULAR AGENDA

Q.

RESOLUTIONS

Q.1.

A RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT IN THE AMOUNT OF $984,133 TO HPM CONTRACTING, INC. FOR PROJECT NO. PL0804, CITY CENTER AND SANTA FE STREETSCAPE, SETTING FORTH A CONTINGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $93,984.08 AND AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASING AGENT TO EXECUTE SAME

R.

ORDINANCES – FINAL PRESENTATION

R.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

R.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

R.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

R.4.

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

R.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_9892.pdf
R.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

Continued to March 22, 2021 Meeting
S.

EMERGENCY ORDINANCES

S.1.

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF NINETY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($90,000) FROM THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND PROJECT NO. CI2010 TO THE NON-PROFIT SUPPORT AND RECOVERY PROGRAM

Documents:
  1. Ordinance_9893.pdf
S.2.

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE APPROVING A LEASE AND MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, AND SOUTH PRAIRIE AND O’NEIL ENTERPRISES, LLC FOR THE OPERATION, MANAGEMENT, AND PROMOTION OF CERTAIN PREMISES AT PUEBLO MOTORSPORTS PARK, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SAME

S.3.

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE APPROVING TWO CONTRACTS TO BUY AND SELL REAL ESTATE BETWEEN THE CITY OF PUEBLO, A COLORADO MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AND BIG R PROPERTIES, LLC, A COLORADO LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY RELATING TO REAL ESTATE PARCELS LOCATED IN THE PUEBLO MEMORIAL AIRPORT INDUSTRIAL PARK AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SAID CONTRACTS

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