CITY COUNCIL WORK MEETING MINUTES

Date:  Thursday February 15, 2024 (02/15/24)

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15,2024
MINUTES



  1. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

FEBRUARY 15, 2024, 8:00 A.M.

DIXIE POWER ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

 

PRESENT:

Mayor Michele Randall

Councilmember Jimmie Hughes

Councilmember Dannielle Larkin

Councilmember Natalie Larsen

Councilmember Michelle Tanner

Councilmember Steve Kemp

 

STAFF MEMBERS PRESENT:

City Manager John Willis

City Attorney Shawn Guzman

City Recorder Christina Fernandez

Budget and Financial Planning Director Robert Myers

Assistant Budget Director Chad Moultrie

Energy Services Director Bryan Dial

Water Services Director Scott Taylor                        

Human Resources Director Sharon Hokanson

Human Resources Administrator Heather Dutton

Communication and Marketing Director David Cordero

Community Development Director Carol Winner

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler

Police Chief Kyle Whitehead

Fire Chief Robert Stoker

Battalion Chief Coty Chadburn

Economic Development Director Chad Thomas

Administrative Services Director Trevor Coombs

Parks and Community Services Director Shane Moore

Airport Manager Rich Stehmeier

Executive Assistant Emilie Pinkelman

 

CALL TO ORDER, INVOCATION AND FLAG SALUTE:

Mayor Randall called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance. The invocation was offered by Tim Martin and The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was led by City Manager John Willis.

 

Link to call to order, invocation, and flag salute: 00:00:00

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

A.    CONSIDER APPROVAL OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT/GENERAL CONTRACTOR (CMGC) CONTRACT WITH BIG-D CONSTRUCTION FOR CITY HALL CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PACKAGE.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: ON DECEMBER 14, 2023 THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVED ALL STRUCTURAL STEEL PACKAGES FOR CITY HALL AND THE PARKING GARAGE. THIS FINAL PACKAGE WITH BIG-D CONSTRUCTION INCLUDES ALL REMAINING CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE CITY HALL PER THE CMGC CONTRACT.  STAFF RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

 

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B.    CONSIDER APPROVAL OF A MATERIAL PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH GALVANIZERS, INC TO PROVIDE STEEL STRUCTURES FOR THE GREEN VALLEY SUBSTATION RING BUS.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: THE GREEN VALLEY RING BUS REPRESENTS A SIGNIFICANT STEP FORWARD IN STAFF'S ONGOING EFFORTS TO ENHANCE ENERGY SYSTEM RELIABILITY ON THE CITY'S 138 KV SYSTEM.  GALVANIZERS PROVIDED THE STEEL FOR PHASE I AND PREPARED ALL THE SHOP DRAWINGS FOR THE ENTIRE PROJECT.  STAFF RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

 

C.    CONSIDER APPROVAL TO AWARD BID TO BIG D CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE AIRPORT TERMINAL PROJECT.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: THE PROJECT PUBLIC NOTICE WAS POSTED ON THE CITY WEBSITE.  THE PRE-BID MEETING WAS HELD ON JANUARY 5, 2024 AND THERE WERE EIGHT (8) CONTRACTORS PRESENT.  FIVE (5) BIDS WERE RECEIVED AND OPENED ON FEBRUARY 2, 2024. BIG D CONSTRUCTION WAS THE LOW BIDDER AMONGST THE ELIGIBLE PARTIES.  BIG D CONSTRUCTION'S PROPOSED SCHEDULE FOR THE TERMINAL RENOVATION PROJECT IS ACCEPTABLE AND IN LINE WITH THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS OF 140 WORKING DAYS. STAFF RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

 

LINK TO PRESENTATION FROM MAYOR RANDALL: 00:03:31

 

AGENDA PACKET [PAGE 4]

 

LINK TO MOTION: 00:03:50

 

MOTION:       

A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the consent calendar.

SECOND:       

The motion was seconded by Councilmember Laresn.

VOTE:            

Mayor Randall called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Larkin – aye

Councilmember Larsen – aye

Councilmember Tanner – aye

Councilmember Kemp – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

LINK TO DISCUSSION BETWEEN THE CITY COUNCIL REGARDING THE CONSENT CALENDAR: 00:04:00

 

ADJOURN:

ADJOURN AND RECONVENE IN A WORK MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL.

 

Link to motion: 00:07:00

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MOTION:       

A motion was made by Councilmember Larkin to adjourn to a work meeting.

SECOND:       

The motion was seconded by Councilmember Kemp.

VOTE:            

Mayor Randall called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Larkin – aye

Councilmember Larsen – aye

Councilmember Tanner – aye

Councilmember Kemp – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

 

/s/Christina Fernandez

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                   

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