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Live Update of the Prescott City Council: September 24, 2019

24 September 2019  

Find out about plans for the Whiskey Row Alley Revitalization!

Agenda Agenda Packet




A. Discussion on the Whiskey Row Alley Revitalization

The mural will be funded by donations.

The idea is to clean it up and make it safer! It's about making it more pedestrian friendly.



Owners want to see it cleaned up, but do not want their business impeded.

Suggests an entertainment district code for signage.

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B. Update Regarding the New Prescott Regional Airport Passenger Terminal Project.

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Agenda Agenda Packet


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Brandi Jex with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints


Councilman Goode


A. Roll Call


A. HopeFest 2019 - Read by Mayor Pro Tem Councilwoman Billie Orr

Hopefest is this weekend, on Saturday, September 28.

But, as an advance event, Desmond T. Doss will be speaking tomorrow, September 25th, at Yavapai College starting at 6:30 PM.

This is a free event!


B. Fire Prevention Week October 6-12, 2019 Read by Councilwoman Alexa Scholl.


A. Approval of minutes for the September 10, 2019 Special Meeting/Executive Session, the September 10, 2019 Study Session and the September 10, 2019 Voting Meeting.

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a. September 10, 2019 Executive Session

b. September 10, 2019 Study Session

c. September 10, 2019 Voting Meeting

B. Approval of the Art Donation Agreement for the Whiskey Row Alley Mural

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a. Art Donation Agreement

b. Building Owner Agreement

C. Approval of Payment for the Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition FY19/20 Membership Dues in the Amount of $52,000.00. Funding is available in the FY20 Water Fund.

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a. FY2019 Coalition Dues Invoice

b. Prescott AMA brochure

D. Approval to award City Contract No. 2020-040 for City-wide Oil and Lubricants Supply Contract to Van de Pol Enterpises, LLC. in an Annual Estimated Amount of $45,000.00. Funding is Available in Various Department Funds.

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a. IFB#2020-040 Bid Tabulations

E. Approval of City Contract No. 2020-060 with Hill Brothers Chemical Company in an Amount not to Exceed $100,000.00 Annually and Approval of City Contract No. 2020-065 with DPC Enterprises, L.P. in an Amount not to Exceed $35,000.00 Annually for the Purchase of Wastewater Treatment Chemicals. Funding is available in the Wastewater Fund.

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a. Bids - Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals

F. Approval of Agreement for Potable Water with Whipple LLC for Six (6) New Multifamily Residences (City Contract No. 2020-049).

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a. Contract No. 2020-049

G. Approval for the Purchase of one (1) Groundsmaster 4500-D Mower in an Amount not to Exceed $73,889.84, One (1) Workman HDX-4WD in the Amount of $32,017.26 and One (1) Rake-O-Vac in the Amount of $37,777.89 (City Contract No. 2020-070). Funding is available in the General Fund.

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a. City of Prescott Budgetary 2019-20 Q20211_2

b. Toro Warranty Statement

H. Approval of Agreement for Potable Water with Sitgreaves Investments, LLC, for 20 Multifamily and One (1) Single Family Residence (City Contract No. 2020-047).

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a. Contract No. 2020-047

b. Site Plan Dated April 8, 2016

Item 7C has been pulled by Councilman Phil Goode.

All other items passed unanimously. 

He discusses the annual dues of $52,000, which helps to generate grant funding (return of an average of 3:1 in dollar amount, approximately.)

Partners include City of Prescott, PV, CV, YIT. Councilman Blair sits on the Board, Leslie sits on the technical board. 

Total grants have been $1,897,000

Total dues paid, $563,500.

Councilmen Goode and Lamerson both request more frequent reports from the Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition as far as what they are doing and the grants that have been received. Councilman Lamerson thinks this is a success story that needs to be shared.

7C passes unanimously.  


A. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2019-1689 Amending Title IV "Business Regulations"; Chapter 4-4, Chapter 4-5, and Eliminating Chapter 4-6, and Declaring an Emergency

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a. Ordinance 2019-1689 Eliminating the Business Licenses

Passes unanimously - the death of Business Licenses in Prescott!!!



1. Public Hearing and consideration for a new Series 12 Restaurant liquor license from Africa Elieth Parra, applicant, for The Local; Location: 520 W Sheldon Street.

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b. R19-1-702

Passes 7-0.



A. Award of City Contract No. 2020-057 to Fann Contracting, Inc. for Construction of the Airport Trunk Main Phase 2B Project in an Amount not to Exceed $10,130,181.00 and Award of City Contract No. 2020-056 to Lyon Engineering in an Amount not to Exceed $395,195.00 for Post Design and Engineering Services for the Airport Trunk Main 2B Project and Approval of night work.

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a. Attachment A - Airport 2B Vicinity Map

b. Attachment B - Airport 2B Post Design Scope and Fee

c. Attachment C - Legal Framework

Item postponed. 7-0


B. Approval of Agreement for Potable Water with Hassayampa Holdings of Prescott, LLC for 144 New Multifamily Residences (City Contract No. 2020-048).

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a. City Contract No. 2020-048

Councilman Goode is familiar with the project. Thinks this is a better design, with improved ingress/egress. He is in favor of this project. 

Each apartment will have its own meter, as confirmed by Councilwoman Orr.

Passes 7-0

C. Award of City Contract No. 2020-063 to Pavement Restoration Inc. for the FY20 Pavement Preservation Program - Rejuvenator using Pinal County Contract No. 180123, in the amount of $340,318.00. Funding is Available in the Streets Fund.

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a. Pavement Restoration, Inc. Renewal 1

b. Pavement Restoration Proposal Doc.

c. FY20 Rejuvenator Vicinity Map

By preserving the roads sooner rather than later, it can extend the life of the roads longer. They're using "rejuvenators" which is described as being like, "hand lotion on dry skin."

They expect that this will be accomplished fairly quickly - done by the end of October. Used by FAA on all airports since 70's.

Motion passes unanimously. 

D. Award of City Contract No. 2020-058 for the Transfer Station Pavement Improvement Project to Copperstate Paving & Construction, LLC in the amount of $456,057.10, and approve night and weekend work.

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a. Transfer Station Vicinity Map

Paving improvements at transfer station. Pavement is aged. 

 There will be a 3-day closure to achieve this work.

Passes unanimously.

E. Approval to Purchase one (1) 2020 Freightliner Chassis, and one (1) VAC-CON Combination Sewer Cleaner Body from VAC-CON Inc. using Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC) Contract No. SC01-18 Pricing, in the Total Amount of $349,972.93 (City Contract No. 2020-029). Funding is available in the Wastewater Fund.

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a. Vac Con, Inc. Specification Proposal

b. Contract Pricing Worksheet dated August 15, 2019

Purchase a new Sewer Cleaner Truck, the old one was pretty old, and is currently out of service with mechanical issues.

Motion passes unanimously. 

Quote: Mother Theresa - "Let us always meet each other with a smile. A smile is the beginning of love."


Lynne LaMaster

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