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«NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING MISSION CITY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 08, 2016 4:30 P.M. MISSION CITY HALL PRESENT: ABSENT: Norberto Salinas, Mayor Jessica ...»

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Minutes, 2/08/16 pg. 7 Staff Recommendation: Staff was respectfully requesting authorization to accept additional funds from the County of Hidalgo for Operation Stonegarden 2014, Grant #2014-SR-48215-01.

City Manager recommended approval.

Councilman O’cana moved to authorize to accept additional grant funds from the County of Hidalgo for Operation Stonegarden 2014, Grant #2014-SR-48215-01, as recommended. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Ochoa and approved unanimously 5-0.

4.10 Authorization to accept Fire House Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant The City of Mission Fire Department was requesting authorization to accept the Fire House Subs Public Safety Grant from the Fire House Subs Public Safety Foundation. The Mission Fire Department had been awarded a total of $13,994.64. These monies would be utilized for the purchase of Bicycle Medic Equipment, Accessories and Trailer.

Staff Recommendation: Authorization to accept grant.

City Manager recommended approval.

Mayor Pro Tem Garza moved to authorize to accept Fire House Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant, as recommended. Motion was seconded by Councilman O’cana and approved unanimously 5-0.

4.11 Approval to enter into an Interlocal Mutual Aid Agreement for fire protection between the City of Mission and the City of Palmhurst Approval was being requested to enter into an Interlocal Mutual Aid Agreement for fire protection between the City of Mission and the City of Palmhurst. The Mutual Aid Agreement had been approved by the City of Palmhurst.

Staff Recommendation: Approval of Interlocal Agreement.

City Manager recommended approval.

No action was taken on this item.

4.12 Authorization to award bid for Inspiration Roadway Improvement City Council gave authorization to solicit bids for the construction improvement project for Inspiration Road. The City of Mission had received two (2) bids for this project. Staff was recommending awarding bid to Texas Cordia Construction, LLC who was lowest responsive and responsible bidder meeting all specifications in the total amount of $6,998,410.20.

Staff Recommendation: Award Bid to Texas Cordia Construction, L.L.C.

City Manager recommended approval.

Councilman O’cana moved to authorize to award bid for Inspiration Roadway Improvement to Texas Cordia Construction, L.L.C., as recommended. Motion was seconded by Councilman Plata and approved unanimously 5-0.

Minutes, 2/08/16 pg. 8

4.13 Budget Amendments: General Fund, Capital Projects Fund and Designated Purpose Fund Angie Vela, Assistant Finance Director presented the Budget Amendments BA-16-21 thru BAfor Approval.

Staff and City Manager recommended approval.

Councilman O’cana moved to approve the Budget Amendments BA-16-21 thru BA-16-25, as presented. Motion was seconded by Councilman Plata and approved unanimously 5-0.

4.14 December 2015 Financial Statements Mrs. Vela presented the December, 2015 Financial Statements for approval.

Staff and City Manager recommended approval.

Mayor Pro Tem Garza moved to approve the December 2015 Financial Statements, as presented.

Motion was seconded by Councilman O’cana and approved unanimously 5-0.

4.15 Tax Collections Report – December, 2015 Mrs. Vela presented the Tax Collections Report – December, 2015 for approval.

Staff and City Manager recommended approval.

Councilman O’cana moved to approve the Tax Collections Report – December, 2015, as presented. Motion was seconded by Councilman Plata and approved unanimously 5-0.

4.16 Acceptance of Quarterly Report of Investments for the Quarter ending December 31, 2015 and Interest Earned for Three Months Ending December 31, 2015 Acceptance of quarterly report required by the Public Funds Investment Act Section 2256.023 of the Texas Government Code on the total investments for the quarter ending December 31, 2015.

The total investments purchased were $4,000,753.19 and the amount of the investments matured was $3,402,759.99, leaving a total of $15,860,117.67 in outstanding investments for the quarter ending December 31, 2015. The total interest earned on all funds year to date was $15,197.01.

Staff and City Manager recommended approval.

Councilman O’cana moved to approve the Quarterly Report of Investments for the Quarter ending December 31, 2015 and Interest Earned for Three Months Ending December 31, 2015, as presented. Motion was seconded by Councilman Plata and approved unanimously 5-0.

4.17 Approval of Resolution # 1432 authorizing the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power, Inc. (TCAP) to negotiate an extension to the current Electric Supply Contract Agreement The City of Mission was a member of Texas Coalition for Affordable Power, Inc. (“TCAP”).

The City’s current contract for power arranged through TCAP expires December 31, 2017 and the TCAP Board of Directors was currently considering to extend contract that would reduce the Minutes, 2/08/16 pg. 9 prices under the current contract for five years and extend through December 31, 2022. The City

of Mission was required to select one of three different supply options which were as follows:

• Option 1-Fixed-Price, full requirements at a price not to exceed 4.25 cents per kWh

• Option 2-Fixed Price for on-peak hours and variable spot market prices for off-peak hours

• Option 3-Block Energy at a fixed price to cover the base load hours, a fixed price for solar energy to cover mid-day peak hours (approximate 10% of total load) and variable spot market prices for all remaining consumption After consideration of the three options available, staff recommends approval of the resolution with Option 1-Fixed Price, full requirements at a price not to exceed 4.25 cents per kWh.

Staff and City Manager recommended approval of Resolution.

Councilwoman Ochoa moved to approve Resolution No. 1432 authorizing the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power, Inc. (TCAP) to negotiate an extension to the current Electric Supply Contract Agreement, as recommended by staff. Motion was seconded by Councilman Plata and approved unanimously 5-0.

RESOLUTION 1432

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MISSION, TEXAS,

AUTHORIZING THE TEXAS COALITION FOR AFFORDABLE POWER, INC. (TCAP) TO

NEGOTIATE AN ELECTRIC SUPPLY AGREEMENT FOR FIVE YEARS FOR DELIVERIES

OF ELECTRICITY EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018; AUTHORIZING TCAP TO ACT AS AN

AGENT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR ELECTRICITY;

AUTHORIZING MAYOR NORBERTO SALINAS or CITY MANAGER MARTIN GARZA

TO EXECUTE AN ELECTRIC SUPPLY AGREEMENT FOR DELIVERIES OF

ELECTRICITY EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018 AND COMMITTING TO BUDGET FOR

ENERGY PURCHASES IN 2018 THROUGH 2022 AND TO HONOR THE CITY’S

COMMITMENTS TO PURCHASE POWER FOR ITS ELECTRICAL NEEDS IN 2018

THROUGH 2022

4.18 Authorization to solicit bids for the Construction of Water Treatment Plant Main Laboratory Main Laboratory would be constructed at the North Water Treatment Plant and would be use to conduct daily necessary laboratory analysis for both South & North Water Treatment Plants.

Total size of Building would be of approximately 2,700 sq.ft.

Staff Recommendation: Authorization to Solicit for Bids.

City Manager recommended approval.

Councilman O’cana moved to authorize to solicit bids for the Construction of Water Treatment Plant Main Laboratory, as recommended by staff. Motion was seconded by Councilman Plata and approved unanimously 5-0.

Minutes, 2/08/16 pg. 10

4.19 Authorization to surplus one (1) truck The City of Mission Risk Management Department was requesting authorization to surplus one (1) truck. A 2010 meter reader truck was involved in a collision and had been declared a total loss by the City insurance carrier. In order to transfer ownership of the vehicle to the insurance carrier it was necessary to declare the vehicle surplus.

Staff Recommendation: Approval to surplus the aforementioned truck.

City Manager recommended approval.

Councilman Plata moved authorize to surplus one (1) truck, as recommended by staff. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Ochoa and approved unanimously 5-0.

5.0 Unfinished Business None

6.0 Routine Matters

6.1 City Manager’s Comments City Manager Garza thanked department heads and staff for all of their assistance with the Texas Citrus Fiesta. Mr. Garza also thanked the Texas Citrus Fiesta, Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce and Sister City Committee for the coordination of the 3 day event. Mr. Garza recognized Bill Filut, Rick Cardenas and Bob Pena for their hard work with the City of Mission Float.

6.2 Mayor’s Comments None

7.0 Adjournment At 5:39 p.m., Councilman Plata moved for adjournment. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Ochoa and approved unanimously 5-0.

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ATTEST:

____________________________

Anna Carrillo, City Secretary

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