CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. CALL TO ENTER EXECUTIVE SESSION
4. EXECUTIVE SESSION
A. LEGAL MATTERS
1. Discussion or consultation for legal advice with the city’s attorneys and designated representatives of the city to consider its position and instruct its representatives regarding negotiations for the purchase, sale or lease of real property attorneys (A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3) and (7):Possible sale and development of city owned property in the downtown area.
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
99.8% of calls are to false alarms, and that makes 8% of their calls.
Exempted government agencies. Major changes are a request that all alarms are registered, except for panic or medic alarms.
Licensed businesses would not have to submit anything additional.
Asked to review every year, update necessary information.
Changes to appeal process.
"We don't want people to assume risk in order to avoid a call," Chief Black said. "None of this is about cost-recovery."
Chronic abusers would be moved to a verified response model - 5 or more in a year.
Some communities feel that verified response models increase the risk.
"We can always go to that, I would rather try some other things first," Chief Black.
Goode is reluctant to adopting a verified response at this time. He suggests monitoring PV's policy for a while.
Most of this will remain the same. New flood plans will be issued in March, and these updates will have to be in place before that.
1. CALL TO ORDER
Pastor Sokoloski with American Lutheran Church
4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
5. ROLL CALL
Speaker Cards and Timing Process
It's National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day!
Expedia named Prescott as one of the 18 cities in the US that you must visit in 2018.
A. Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Read by Councilwoman Alexa Scholl.
There will be a march on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 11 AM at the 1st Methodist Church. @6 PM at the Ebony Church in Dewey there will also be another celebration.
B. Youth Mentoring Month - Read by Councilwoman Billie Orr. Tonight, City Hall will be lit Purple and will remain so for the rest of the month.
8. CONSENT AGENDA
NOTE: The consent agenda will not be read in its entirety at this point, but it will be placed on the screen when they vote on it. Ordinances will have a consent agenda section of their own and will be read entirely to be in compliance with the law.
B. Approval of an Amendment to City Contract No. 2016-049 A1 with Engineering & Testing Consultants, Inc. (ETC), for Quality and Assurance Testing Services for City Capital Improvement Projects, in the amount of $40,000.00.
*E. Approval of City Contract No. 2018-142 for purchase of Accela Civic Platform User Licenses from Carahsoft, in an Amount Not to Exceed $12,676.60 Using GSA Contract GS-35F-0119Y Pricing. Funding is available in the General Fund.
G. Award of Contract for Ken Lindley Field Light Pole Replacement with Musco Sports Lighting (City Contract No. 2018-129) and A Team Electrical Services (City Contract No. 2018-139) for a total amount not to exceed $90,000.00.
Consent agenda items passed, except for E, H, I, which were pulled by Councilman Phil Goode.
Phil Goode asks about the escalating growth of the Accela contract. They've been using this software since 1998.
Item E, for fireworkers, I is service agreement.
In total, it costs $375K or more.
E. Consultant fees, needed for fire department - not enough staff to do in-house.
9. ORDINANCES (CONSENT)
Items listed on the Ordinances (Consent) Agenda may be enacted by one motion, and one vote. If discussionis required by membersof teh governing body, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.
Pulled by Councilman Phil Goode.
There was an error - it was supposed to read, "Not to exceed 8% per year," but it read "not less than 8% per year."
10. REGULAR AGENDA
Jim Lamerson, Steve Sischka and Steve Blair. Passed unanimously.
Billie Orr, Steve Sischka and Jim Lamerson.
C. Approve Amendment No. 1 for the Design-Build Services (City Contract No. 2018-037A1) with Amec Foster Wheeler (AMEC) for Stage 2 Construction for the Granite Creek Dam Outlet Rehabilitation Project in the amount of $939,000.00.
Blair asks if there is a warranty on the valve. The existing valve go back to the original construction in 1919. Going in on the wet side of the dam, so anything on the dry side can be worked on.
Goode notes that there are not many options, and it has to be fixed. ADEQ is agreeing on it.
Only minor maintenance in the last hundred years.
Ralph Hess asks if the funds are coming out of the water fund, or are other sources of funding being used? Answer: The entire amount will come from the water fund.
D. Adoption of Ordinance No. 5060-1600, authorizing debt issuance through the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona for the first phase of the wastewater centralization project, and declaring an emergency.
WIFA offers very affordable financing, and offered a 30 year loan, rather than a 20 year.
They also give a 20% subsidy on the interest.
These are 50 year assets. The rate will be 2.1%.
Ralph Hess asks whether or not this will affect effluent rates and costs. He also doesn't think it qualifies for emergency loan criteria.
Attorney Paladini thinks it qualifies for emergency loan, because it affects the fiscal health of the City.