City Council Preview
Tuesday, July 16
Citizen Comment Sign Up: 8 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. Citizens who wish to address the City Council during the Citizen Comment period may:
• Sign up in person at the City Clerk’s office between 8 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. on the day of the meeting;
• Email their request to email@example.com;
• Fax an online form (http://www.sanmarcostx.gov/councilmeetings) to (855) 246-9100.
The Citizen Comment period is held shortly after the invocation and pledge of allegiance at 6 p.m. Speakers may address the council for up to three minutes each or submit written comments.
4 p.m.: Proclamations and Honors:
Mayor Daniel Guerrero and the City Council will present proclamations honoring San Marcos Hays County Emergency Medical Service’s 30th anniversary, Hays Co. Bar-B-Que, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s TOP Award for the San Marcos Water Treatment Plant.
5 p.m.: Presentations and Executive Session
The City Council will hold an executive session to discuss evaluations of council appointees.
City staff will present separate updates on the Downtown Reconstruction Project and Intersection Design and on the Downtown Master Plan and potential relocation of City Hall downtown with Council discussion and direction to staff.
6 p.m.: Invocation, Pledges of Allegiance and Citizen Comment Period
Consent Agenda: Consent items may be adopted on one motion unless pulled for separate discussion and vote. Some items include:
• Approval of an ordinance on second reading to release a portion of the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, and approving an interlocal Agreement with the city of Kyle on the release of ETJ and revision of ETJ boundaries.
• An agreement with Southwest Land Services Inc. for consulting services and assistance to the City Manager’s office, Planning and Development Services, and Capital Improvements Department not to exceed $67,500.
• An interlocal agreement with the North Central Texas Council of Governments for procuring actuarial services for $8,025.
• Extension of an annual contract with Capital City Janitorial, Inc. for carpet and floor cleaning services estimated at $44,775.
• A contract with Unifirst Corporation for uniform rental and laundering estimated at $93,789.
• Purchase of weather-based irrigation controls from Diamondback Landscaping for $169,729.
7 p.m.: Staff Presentations and Public Hearings
The City Council will receive presentations and hold public hearings on the following ordinances:
• Amending Chapters 1-8 of the Land Development Code to implement changes made by the new comprehensive plan, Vision San Marcos: a River Runs Through Us and consider approval on first of two readings.
• Amending Chapter 8, Article 1 of the Land Development Code to redefine a dwelling unit and consider approval on first of two reading.
• Rezoning two lots at 1402 and 1404 Clyde Street from “SF-6-Single Family District to “TH” Townhouse Residential District.
• Rezoning 20.08 acres located at Lime Kiln Road and Windemere Road from “FD” Future Development to “SF-R” Rural Residential District.
• A resolution issuing a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Sarah Matisi d/b/a/ Around the Square for pedicab services.
• Rezoning 9.31 acres in the 300 block of Wonder World Drive near the intersection with Stagecoach Trail from “GC” General Commercial District to “HC” Heavy Commercial District.
• Rezoning of 8.11 acres in the 300 block of Wonder World Drive near the intersection with Stagecoach Trail from “HI” Heavy Industrial to “HC” Heavy Commercial District.
The City Council will hold a discussion on proposed amendments to the San Marcos City Charter and provide direction to staff.
Discussion and direction on creating a Beautification Corridor Program for entryways to San Marcos, recommended by the Neighborhood Commission, will be held by the City Council.
The agendas for City Council meeting are posted a minimum of 72 hours before the meeting at sanmarcostx.gov/agendas. City Council meetings are broadcast live on Time Warner Channel 10 and Grande Channel 16 and video streamed live on the city’s website at www.sanmarcostx.gov/videos