City Council Preview
Tuesday, Feb. 5
Proclamations and Honors:
Mayor Daniel Guerrero and the City Council will present a proclamation honoring Black History Month.
5:30 p.m.: Executive Session, Presentations and Discussions
• The City Council will hold an executive session to receive legal advice from the city attorney regarding conditional use permits for on-premises consumption in the Central Business Area.
• The council will receive a report on an authorized initiative petition submitted by Joe Ptak on behalf of Planet K certified by the city clerk to be insufficient.
• The council will then receive a staff presentation and make annual appointments to various city boards and commissions and provide direction to staff.
Consent Agenda: Consent items may be adopted on one motion unless pulled for separate discussion and vote.
• Second and final reading consideration of two separate ordinances to establish parking restrictions in the 100 to 400 block of Hughson Drive from Old Ranch Road 12 to Craddock and parking restrictions on the 599-508 block of Mill Street, excluding 509 Mill Street.
• Second and final reading consideration of two budget transfers from the Police Asset Forfeiture Fund to buy polygraph equipment and training and to fund the city’s portion of a plan funding the Austin Regional Intelligence Center.
• Rejecting the sole bid of Siemens Industry, Inc. for highway and street lighting maintenance.
• Rejecting all bids on the purchase of three properties known as the “Leah Tract.”
• Awarding a contract to Sac-n-Pac stores, Inc. for the Fleet Card Management System in the amount of $783,202.50 for the purchase of fuels for city vehicles for the next year.
• Renewing a contract with McCoy Tree Surgery Co. for citywide tree trimming services.
7 p.m. Public Hearing, with Staff Presentation
The City Council will hold a public hearing on the San Marcos SmartCode on revisions to remove discrepancies, clarify processes and make editorial changes needed following adoption of the Downtown Design Standards.
The City Council will consider the non-consent agenda as separate items. They include:
• Approval of an ordinance on first reading adopting fees in lieu of preserving protected and heritage fees in SmartCode zoned areas.
• A policy establishing guidelines and criteria governing Tax Abatement Agreements.
• A Development Agreement with Lazy Oaks LP to regulate future development on 1,396 acres located in the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction.
• An Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the City of San Marcos and Hays County for the city to pay $55,000 toward the cost of a study on the creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Zone for transportation improvements along FM-110 and IH-35.
• Confirming the city manager’s appointment of Wayman Mullins to the San Marcos Civil Service Commission.
The City Council will discuss appointing a committee to review the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) regulations pertaining to on-premise consumption in the Central Business Area and provide direction to staff.