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									THE STATE OF TEXAS  §
CITY OF BROWNSVILLE §
COUNTY OF CAMERON §


Anthony P. Troiani, At-large Commissioner “A”                 Rose M.Z. Gowen, M.D., At-large Commissioner “B”
Ricardo Longoria, Jr., District Commissioner 1                Charlie Atkinson, District Commissioner 2
Melissa A. Zamora, District Commissioner 3                    Edward C. Camarillo, District Commissioner 4

                                            Pat M. Ahumada, Jr., Mayor


                  NOTICE OF A JOINT PUBLIC MEETING OF THE
                CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF BROWNSVILLE
                                  AND THE
                    BROWNSVILLE PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD

Pursuant to Chapter 551, Title 5 of the Texas Government Code, the Texas Open Meetings Act,
notice is hereby given that the City Commission of the City of Brownsville, Texas, in accordance
with Article V, Section 12, of the Charter of said City, will convene a Special Joint Meeting with
the Brownsville Public Utilities Board on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, with a Workshop at 5:00
P.M. and a Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Commission Chambers, on the Second Floor of the
Brownsville City Hall – Federal Building, located at 1001 East Elizabeth Street, Brownsville,
Cameron County, Texas, 78520.


WORKSHOP: 5:00 P.M.

a)      Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) overview of Operations, Five-Year Capital
        Improvement Plan and Rate Study. (Mayor P. Ahumada, Jr. & Commissioner Melissa A.
        Zamora – 30 min.)

b)      Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) Water and Wastewater Utility Systems Project
        Financing Plan. (Mayor P. Ahumada, Jr. & Commissioner Melissa A. Zamora – 30 min.)



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                  BROWNSVILLE PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD (BPUB)
                               ADJOURNMENT

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                                                                               Agenda April 20, 2010 – Page 1 of 6
     CONTINUATION WITH THE REGULAR CITY COMMISSION MEETING

REGULAR MEETING: 6:00 P.M.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:                         UNITED STATES PLEDGE * TEXAS PLEDGE

INVOCATION:

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1.     MAYOR’S REPORT:                             Mayor’s Activity Report

2.     COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS:
       Commissioner Rose M. Gowen:                 Wellness Report
       Commissioner Charlie Atkinson:              Brownsville Sports Park          District 2 Update
       Commissioner Edward C. Camarillo:           Texas Trash-Off Bash             Earth Day Events
                                                   West Morrison Road
       Commissioner Ricardo Longoria, Jr.:         Wellness Walk               District 1 Update
                                                   Announcement of District 1 Townhall Meeting

3.     PROCLAMATIONS:                              Catherine Stillman Day
                                                   (Mayor Pat M. Ahumada, Jr.).

                                                   Maria V. Garza
                                                   (Mayor Pat M. Ahumada, Jr.)

                                                   Blanca Perez-Moreno
                                                   (Commissioner Ricardo Longoria, Jr.)

                                                   Earth Day
                                                   (Commissioner Edward C. Camarillo)

                                                   UTB/TSC Chess Team
                                                   (Commissioner Edward C. Camarillo)

                                                   Reusable Bag
                                                   (Commissioner Edward C. Camarillo)

                                                   Child Abuse Awareness Month
                                                   (Commissioner Edward C. Camarillo)

4.     CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:
       All consent Agenda Items listed are considered to be routine by the City Commission and
       will be approved by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items
       unless a City Commissioner so requests, in which event the item will be removed from
       the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.

                                    ITEMS No. “a” through “c”

                                                                         Agenda April 20, 2010 – Page 2 of 6
     a) Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 06, 2010.
     b) Authorization for the following individuals to incur travel expense:
     Employee                  Department           Destination              Date
     Leonel Garza            Building             San Antonio, TX        June 06-11, 2010
     Richard Alvarez         Building             San Antonio, TX        June 06-11, 2010
     Jaime Buentello         Building             Arlington, TX          May 23-28, 2010
     Omar Ochoa              Building             Arlington, TX          May 23-28, 2010
     Julio Ruiz              Building             Arlington, TX          May 23-28, 2010
     Oscar Garcia            Building             Arlington, TX          May 23-28, 2010
     Ben Medina, Jr.         Planning             Fort Worth, TX         May 04-06, 2010
     Bryan Avila             Planning             Fort Worth, TX         May 04-06, 2010
     Santiago Manrrique      Police               Austin, TX             Apr. 26-28, 2010
     Santana Torres          Public Works         Corpus Christi, TX     Apr. 25-28, 2010
     Martino Trevino         Public Works         Corpus Christi, TX     Apr. 25-28, 2010
     Hilario DeLeon          Public Works         Corpus Christi, TX     Apr. 25-28, 2010
     Stephen Graybill        Public Works         Austin, TX             May 04-05, 2010
     Joe Hinojosa            Public Works         Austin, TX             May 04-05, 2010
     Martino Trevino         Public Works         Austin, TX             May 04-05, 2010
     E. Dale Levsen          Traffic              Daytona Beach, FL      Apr. 25-30, 2010

     c) APPROVAL on SECOND and FINAL READING of Ordinance Number
        2010-1479-B to amend the City of Brownsville Subdivisions code by
        amending Section 332-169: Park Fee Requirement; Park Fee in Lieu of Land
        and adding Section 332-170: Dedication of Park Land Required; and add
        Section 332-171: Fees in Lieu of Dedication. (Ben Medina – Planning)

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:
5.   Public Hearing and ACTION on FIRST READING on Ordinance Number 235-2010-004 to
     rezone from Dwelling “G” (DG) to General Retail “G” (4CG) for Lot 1 & 2, Block 1 of
     Camino Real Section III located at 68 Camino Del Rey. (Ben Medina, Jr. – Planning)

6.   Public Hearing and ACTION on FIRST READING on Ordinance Number 235-2010-603-
     CU an ordinance allowing a conditional use permit to sale on-premises alcohol (Wet
     Restaurant) for Lot 1 of Block 1 of El Chaparral Commercial Section III located at 800 E.
     Alton Gloor, Blvd. (Ben Medina, Jr. – Planning)

7.   Public Hearing and ACTION on FIRST READING on Ordinance Number 235-2010-604-
     CU an ordinance allowing a conditional use permit to sale on-premises alcohol (Bar) for Lot 2
     Block 36 of Brownsville Original Townsite located at 950 E. Levee Street. (Ben Medina, Jr. –
     Planning)

8.   Public Hearing and ACTION on FIRST READING on Ordinance Number CL-2010-001 to
     allow a game arcade at 1655 FM 802, Suite 207. (Ben Medina, Jr. – Planning)




                                                                       Agenda April 20, 2010 – Page 3 of 6
9.            Public Hearing and ACTION to authorize the issuance of a new taxi cab permit to Mr.
              Valeriano Solis on a 2001 Chevy Astro Van that will be operating for Ballí Taxi Company.
              (Carlos L. Garcia – Police)

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10.           PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD:               PLEASE NOTE:
 
           

                 THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS DESIGNATED FOR HEARING CONCERNS  
                         REGARDING CITY OF BROWNSVILLE PUBLIC POLICY  
                               OR CITY OF BROWNSVILLE BUSINESS. 
 
        THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD AND CONDUCT AT CITY COMMISSION MEETINGS IS GOVERNED BY 
        CITY ORDINANCE NUMBER 2009‐1090‐F ADOPTED ON MARCH 3, 2009. 
           
      ●   THE “PUBLIC COMMENT FORM” IS DESIGNATED FOR SPEAKERS TO BE RECOGNIZED AND ADDRESS THE 
          COMMISSION ON A SUBJECT THAT IS NOT A PUBLIC HEARING. 
      ●  ADDRESS THE COMMISSION AS A WHOLE – DO NOT DIRECT YOUR COMMENTS TO ANY INDIVIDUAL 
         MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION. 
             THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS A TOTAL OF 15 MINUTES.  
             THERE IS A THREE (3)‐MINUTE TIME LIMIT PER SPEAKER. 
             NO FORMAL ACTION CAN BE TAKEN. 
             FOR THE RECORD, THE SPEAKER MUST IDENTIFY BY NAME BEFORE SPEAKING. 
             “PUBLIC  COMMENT  FORMS”  ARE  LOCATED  ON  THE  SECOND  FLOOR  AT  THE  ENTRANCE  OF  THE 
              COMMISSION CHAMBERS (on the day of the meeting). 
 

             “PUBLIC  COMMENT  FORMS”  MUST  BE  FILLED  OUT  AND  PRESENTED  TO  THE  CITY  SECRETARY  STAFF 
              NO LATER THAN 6:00 P.M. TO BE CONSIDERED OR RECOGNIZED. 
       


              “PUBLIC COMMENT FORMS” ARE NOT ACCEPTED AFTER 6:00 P.M. 
 

             POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS ARE NOT CONDUCTED DURING THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD.  [For 
              further information, contact The Office of the City Secretary at 548‐6001] 

                                                  PRESENTATIONS: 
PERSONS/GROUPS  SCHEDULED  TO  CONDUCT  A  PRESENTATION  OR  DISTRIBUTING  HANDOUTS  ASSOCIATED 
WITH A PRESENTATION TO THE COMMISSION MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF SAME TO THE CITY SECRETARY FOR 
THE RECORD. 

ACTION ITEMS:
11.           Consideration and ACTION to adopt Resolution Number 2010-004 to authorize the City
              Manager, Mr. Charlie Cabler to accept the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant
              No. SU-09-A10-23225-01 in the amount of $500,000.00 from the Office of the Governor,
              Criminal Justice Division for Fiscal Years 2010-2011. (Carlos L. Garcia – Police)

12.           Consideration and ACTION on a Lease with SRA Automotive for a portion of Building No
              17A at the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. (Larry A. Brown – Aviation)
                                                                               Agenda April 20, 2010 – Page 4 of 6
13.   Consideration and ACTION to adopt budget amendment Resolution Number 2010-029 to
      amend the General Fund, Convention and Tourism Fund, Community Development Fund,
      Landfill Tipping Fee Increase Fund, 2008 Certificate of Obligation Fund, Airport Fund, Motor
      Vehicle Parking System Fund, Public Transit and the Brownsville Golf Center Fund to provide
      funding to cover the required cost to the employee retirement Texas Municipal Retirement
      System (TMRS) fund during Fiscal Year 2010. (Pete Gonzalez – Finance)

14.   Consideration and ACTION to establish an Ad Hoc Infrastructure Committee to evaluate and
      recommend to the City Commission, on matters related to transportation, utilities and drainage,
      including but not limited to policies, projects, financing, rates and fees. (Commissioners E.C.
      Camarillo and R. Gowen)

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BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS:
15.   Consideration and ACTION to appoint City Commission Members to the Infrastructure
      Committee. (Commissioners E.C. Camarillo and R. Gowen)

16.   Consideration and ACTION to appoint members to the Brownsville Citizens Advisory
      Committee (BCAC). (Ben Medina - Planning)

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PURCHASES/BIDS/CONTRACTS:

17.   Consideration and ACTION to approve Amendment Number 1 for the 31st year Community
      Development Block Grant (CDBG) Cadell Road 8” Water Line Construction Project. (Roberto
      C. Luna – Purchasing)

18.   Consideration and ACTION to award a term contract for Hardware and Software Maintenance
      and Support Services for the Management Information Systems Department (MIS). (Roberto
      C. Luna – Purchasing)

19.   Consideration and ACTION to authorize a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) contract for a
      construction package for the Brownsville Multimodal Terminal (BMT) Project of the
      Brownsville Urban System (BUS) Department. (Roberto C. Luna – Purchasing)

20.   Consideration and ACTION to award a term contract for Transit Fleet Maintenance Services
      for the Brownsville Urban System (BUS) Department. (Roberto C. Luna – Purchasing)

21.   Consideration and ACTION to authorize amendment number thirty-nine (39) to provide
      professional services associated with the Rehabilitation of Taxiway “D” and “E” for the
      Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. (Roberto C. Luna – Purchasing)

22.   Consideration and ACTION on Change Order No. 2 for the Federal Aviation Administration
      (FAA) funded Hurricane Dolly Project contract with Closner Construction Company. (Larry A.
      Brown – Aviation)




                                                                      Agenda April 20, 2010 – Page 5 of 6

								
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