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28 January 2020  

City talks development!

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 Agenda  Agenda Packet 

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL 

3. DISCUSSION 

A. Water Trend Analysis Update from Gary Woodard  documentCouncil Memo Printout

4. ADJOURNMENT


Here is the video for the meeting: Prescott Council Meeting, 012820

 

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1. CALL TO ORDER
2. INTRODUCTIONS/ANNOUNCEMENTS
3. INVOCATION
 Pastor Scott Savage with Cornerstone Church
4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 Councilman Goode
5. ROLL CALL
 

A. Roll Call

6. PRESENTATIONS
 

A. Announcement Regarding the Mayor's Commission on Water & Sewer Connections

Membership between 5-7 members. Led by Councilman Steve Blair. 928.717.1962

This is expected to take the better part of 1-2 years. They want to find options for payment, grants, public/private partnerships.

First meeting next Tuesday with staff.

Mayor Mengarelli notes that this is extremely important work.

7. CONSENT AGENDA
 

A. Approval of Minutes for the December 12, 2020 Special Study Session.

Council Memo Printout

a. December 12, 2019 Special Study Session

B. Approval of Minutes for the January 14, 2020 Study Session and the January 14, 2020 Voting Meeting.

document Council Memo Printout

a. January 14, 2020 Study Session 

b. January 14, 2020 Voting Meeting

C. Acceptance of Low Bid in the Amount of $85,750 from Kenson Construction Inc. to Construct an Elevator at the US VETS Whipple Street Project for the CDBG 2019 Project Year. 

document Council Memo Printout

 a. Kenson Construction Bid

Item C pulled, because Councilman Blair has a conflict of interest. 

Items 7 A-B passes unanimously. 

Item 7C Blair recuses himself, passes 6-0.


8. LIQUOR LICENSE AGENDA
 

A. OWNER & LOCATION TRANSFER 

1. Public Hearing and Consideration for an Owner and Location Transfer Liquor License Application for a Series 6 Bar Liquor License from Amy S Nations, Applicant, for Attic; Location: 214 S. Montezuma Street Ste C.

 Council Memo Printout

a. LIQUOR LICENSE SERIES NUMBER DEFINITIONS 

b. R19-1-702

2. Public Hearing and Consideration for an Owner Transfer Liquor License Application for a Series 6 Bar Liquor License from Amy S Nations, Applicant, for Montezuma Alley; Location: 214 S Montezuma Street.

document Council Memo Printout

a. LIQUOR LICENSE SERIES NUMBER DEFINITIONS

b. R19-1-702

Live music, art seminars and workshops. Built a new stage and outer deck. 

https://www.facebook.com/theatticprescott/

Motion passes unanimously. 

9. REGULAR AGENDA
 

A. Introduction and Appointment of Members to the Mayor's Commission on Well-Being. 

document Council Memo Printout

 Determined by a Gallup poll. There is a commission that is appointed. 

Peg Travers, John Murphy, Cecelia Jernegan, Karen Price, Lori Kennedy, Bonni McMinn, Terri Farneti, Vicki Johnston, Jesse Burke.

B. Legislative Update.

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 Regional Park HB 2284 - Appropriating $5.3M for park in Yavapai County. Councilwoman Rusing notes her approval of bringing home state dollars. 

SB 1160: Cancer Presumption: Removes preponderance of evidence. Discussing funding for cost increase. 

Expenditure limitations, money spent on PSPRS not count against.

Environmental Assistance Act: Authorize $150M in rural areas in Arizona. 

C.  Approval of City Contract No. 2019-106A1, First Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Strength Training Incorporated Occupational Health for Comprehensive Wellness/Fitness Testing of Firefighters for an Additional $24,195 and a Total Amount of $46,710. Funding is Available in the General Fund. 

document Council Memo Printout

There was a mistake in expenditures, and Chief Light apologizes. They have corrected the issue and will make sure it won't happen again. 

A new contract will be brought forward later. 

Councilman Goode asks about the overage in expenditures. 

Councilwoman Rusing thinks that including additional information will help manage the issues. 

Dr. Askari offers to do the physicals for the firefighters for free for 5 years. "I think that God brought me here for a reason!"

They will meet with Dr. Askari to make sure that the federal regulations will be met. 

Motion passes 7-0. 

a.  First Amendment to Professional Services Agreement

D. Adoption of Resolution No. 2020-1735, a Second Amendment to Whispering Rock Pre-Annexation and Development Agreement (City Contract 2019-101A2).

 Mayor Mengarelli recuses himself. 

"What's old is new again," according to Matt Podracky. 

790 feet of transmission main along to Willow Creek Road, to be paid for by the owner.

Easier and quicker for owners to build it to standards, and less expensive.

Councilwoman Rusing clarifies that they are talking about a water system 750 linear feet. The upgraded water line will provide more efficient and higher capacity and will improve everything along the Willow Creek corridor area.

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 a. Resolution No. 2020-1735
 b. City Contract No. 2019-101A2 - Whispering Rock DA Amendment No. 2
 

Motion passes unanimously.

 

E. Approval of City Contract No. 2020-143 with Willdan Engineering for Out-sourcing of Building Services for an Initial Contract Period of February 2020-June 2020 in an Amount Not to Exceed $173,845.00 with Opportunity for Renewal through FY2021 upon Council Review of Actual Expenditures and Performance during Initial Contract Period to Determine FY2021 Contract Renewal Amount. Funding is available in the General Fund with Partial Cost Recovery.

document Council Memo Printout

a. City Contract No. 2020-143 - Willdan Professional Services Agreement

There is an additional amount of $15K to engage them to look at fulfilling a fireplan review, also.

References were checked, comprehensive.

Glowing report from jurisdictions. Very positive reports from builders, too. "Wildan contractors are an extension of my team."

Mayor Mengarelli states that he likes using this as test program. "I see this as a potential solution, particularly as the market flexes," he said.

Councilwoman Rusing also expresses her approval. She asks about the partial cost recovery.

Plan review is the opportunity for cost review.

"I think it's a great step forward, "Mayor Pro Tem said.

 

F. Approval of City Contract No. 2018-128A4 with Kary Environmental Services LLC, Amending City Contract No. 2018-128A3 and Increasing the Contract Amount by $125,000 for a Total Not to Exceed Amount of $247,984.34 for the Spring 2020 Household Hazardous Waste Event. Funding is available in the Solid Waste, Water, and Wastewater Funds. 

document Council Memo Printout

Helps city and citizens establish safe way to dispose of these items. It will be curbside pickup. Residents will call and set an appointment. This prevents the long lines. 

Councilman Goode is pleased at the added service and dates.

Tom Rusing commends the council for taking steps to handle this. He'd like to have it done more frequently.

Passes 7-0. 

G. Approval of City Contract No. 2020-153, a Professional Services Agreement with Geophex Ltd., for Aerial Imaging and Digital Terrain Mapping in the Amount of $109,759. Funding is available in the Water, Wastewater and Streets Budgets.

document Council Memo Printout

a. Exhibit A - Aerials and Digital Mapping

b. Scope of Work

c. City Contract No. 2020-153

3" inch resolution data, structures in flood plain.

Data used by all departments in city.

Rusing asks:

Is this drone or helicopter: LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) plane or helicopter; 

Locating of buried utilities? No.

How many square miles? 113 Square Miles

Will the county particpate in cost/data??? No.

Motion passes unanimously. 

 

Mayor's Quote: Ronald Reagan: Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law is under God. 

10. ADJOURNMENT
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