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File #: MN-21-014    Version: 1 Name: Minutes of Regular City Council Meeting of May 25, 2021
Type: Minutes Status: Minutes
File created: 5/18/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action:
Title: Consider Minutes of Regular City Council Meeting of May 25, 2021.
Sponsors: City Secretary
Attachments: 1. Minutes

Title

 

Consider Minutes of Regular City Council Meeting of May 25, 2021.

 

Summary

 

City of Killeen

City Council Meeting

Killeen City Hall

May 25, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

 

Presiding:                     Mayor Jose Segarra

 

Attending:                     Mayor Pro Tem Debbie Nash-King, Councilmembers Jessica Gonzalez, Nina Cobb, Steve Harris, Ken Wilkerson, Rick Williams, and Mellisa Brown.

 

Also attending were City Manager Kent Cagle, City Attorney Traci Briggs, City Secretary Lucy Aldrich, and Sergeant-at-Arms Cole.

 

Pastor Rick Moore gave the invocation.  Mr. Antonio Fox, invited by Councilmember Williams, led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Approval of Agenda

 

Motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Nash-King to approve the agenda as written. Motion was seconded by Councilmember Brown. The motion carried unanimously.

 

Presentations

 

PR-21-004                     Killeen Star Award Presentation

                     Mayor Segarra and Mayor Pro Tem Nash-King recognized Killeen citizen Joseph Solomon for being an outstanding community member.

 

Citizen Comments

 

Mr. Ronnie Russell spoke on Agenda Item RS-21-070.

Mr. Samuel Powell, Jr spoke on Agenda Item RS-21-070.

Mr. Leo Gukeisen spoke on Agenda Item RS-21-070.

Mr. Robert Hoxworth spoke on Agenda Item RS-21-070.

Ms. Ana Luisa Tapia spoke on Agenda Item RS-21-070.

Ms. Khandiese Cooper spoke on Agenda Item RS-21-070.

 

Consent Agenda

 

MN-21-012                     Consider Minutes of Regular City Council Meeting of May 11, 2021.

 

RS-21-065                     Consider a memorandum/resolution approving a Memorandum of Agreement for the Committee for Crime Solutions.

                     Pulled from Consent Agenda for separate consideration.

 

RS-21-066                     Consider a memorandum/resolution to deny a request by Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC to amend its Distribution Cost Recovery Factor, and to authorize the City’s participation with the Oncor Cities Steering Committee.

 

RS-21-067                     Consider a memorandum/resolution approving the investment advisory services agreement with Valley View Consulting, LLC in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

 

RS-21-068                     Consider a memorandum/resolution amending the Financial Governance Policy to revise the utility bill contributions policy related to summer youth programs.

 

RS-21-069                     Consider a memorandum/resolution appointing City of Killeen representatives to the Hill Country Transit Technical Advisory Committee.

 

Motion was made by Councilmember Brown to approve the consent agenda removing Agenda Item RS-21-065 for separate consideration.  Motion was seconded by Councilmember Wilkerson.  Motion carried 6 to 1 with Councilmember Cobb in opposition.

 

Resolutions

 

RS-21-065                     Consider a memorandum/resolution approving a Memorandum of Agreement for the Committee for Crime Solutions.

                     The City of Harker Heights has elected to not participate in the Committee for Crime Solutions.  A new draft memorandum of agreement was provided to City Council via email. 

 

Motion was made by Councilmember Brown to approve RS-21-065.  Motion was seconded by Councilmember Harris.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

RS-21-070                     Consider a memorandum/resolution to fly the Juneteenth Day flag at City Hall.

                     Staff Comments:  Traci Briggs, City Attorney.

                     At its May 18, 2021 workshop, the City Council discussed flying the Juneteenth Flag at city hall to honor the historical importance of Jeneteenth.  A motion of direction was approved for the item to come back to the City Council for official action.  It is recommended that the City Council take action on the request to fly the Juneteenth Flag at city hall June 18 through 20, 2021, to honor the historical importance of Juneteenth.

 

Motion was made by Councilmember Wilkerson to disapprove RS-21-070.  Motion was seconded by Councilmember Williams.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

RS-21-071                     Consider a memorandum/resolution appointing presiding and alternate judges for the June 12, 2021 second election.

                     Staff Comments:  Traci Briggs, City Attorney.

                     Ms. Briggs identified qualified election judges and alternate judges to be considered for appointment by City Council to work the second election during early voting and election day.  City staff recommends City Council appoint presiding and alternate judges for the June 12, 2021 second election.

 

Motion was made by Councilmember Wilkerson to approve RS-21-071.  Motion was seconded by Councilmember Williams.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Public Hearings

 

PH-21-021                     HOLD a public hearing and consider an ordinance requested by Jennifer Iglesias on behalf of The Uresti Group LTD Co. (Case #Z21-07) to rezone approximately 2.569 acres out of the William H. Cole Survey, Abstract No. 200, from “A” (Agriculture District) to “SR-1” (Suburban Residential Single-Family Residential District).  The property is located along the east right-of-way of Trimmier Road and is approximately .75 miles north of Chaparral Road.

 

The City Secretary read the caption of the ordinance.

                     AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF KILLEEN BY CHANGING THE ZONING OF APPROXIMATELY 2.569 ACRES OUT OF THE WILLIAM H. COLE SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 200; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CONFLICTING PROVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Staff Comments:  Tony McIlwain, Executive Director of Development Services.

The subject property is designated as Suburban Residential on the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan.  Staff notified four (4) surrounding property owners within 400’ of the property.  To date, staff has received no responses.  Staff recommends approval of the applicant’s zoning request.  The Planning & Zoning Commission recommended approval by a vote of 6 to 0.

 

Mayor Segarra invited the applicant to speak.

 

The applicant did not attend the meeting.

 

Mayor Segarra opened the public hearing. 

 

With no one appearing, the public hearing was closed.

 

Motion was made by Councilmember Wilkerson to approve PH-21-021.  Motion was seconded by Councilmember Brown.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

PH-21-022                     HOLD a public hearing and consider an ordinance requested by True Fountain LLC (Case #FLUM 21-01) to amend the Comprehensive Plan’s Future Land Use Map (FLUM) from a ‘General Residential’ (GR) designation to a ‘General Commercial’ (GC) designation for approximately 0.55 acres, being out of the J.E. Maddera Survey, Abstract No. 600. The property is addressed as 5603 Bunny Trail, Killeen, Texas.

 

The City Secretary read the caption of the ordinance.

                     AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN’S FUTURE LAND USE MAP TO CHANGE APPROXIMATELY .55 ACRES, BEING OUT OF THE J.E. MADDERA SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 600 FROM A ‘GENERAL RESIDENTIAL’ DESIGNATION TO A ‘GENERAL COMMERCIAL’ DESIGNATION; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Staff Comments:  Tony McIlwain, Executive Director of Development Services.

The subject property is designated as General Residential on the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) of the Comprehensive Plan.  Staff mailed courtesy notices to twenty-seven (27) surrounding property owners within 400’ of the property.  Staff recommends approval of the applicant’s request to amend the FLUM.  The Planning & Zoning Commission recommended approval by a vote of 5 to 1.

 

Mayor Segarra invited the applicant to speak.

 

The applicant was in the audience available to appear before City Council but with no questions from City Council, she did not speak.

 

Mayor Segarra opened the public hearing. 

 

With no one appearing, the public hearing was closed.

 

Motion was made by Councilmember Brown to approve PH-21-022.  Motion was seconded by Councilmember Wilkerson.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

PH-21-023                     HOLD a public hearing and consider an ordinance requested by True Fountain LLC (Case #Z21-08) to rezone approximately 5.15 acres out of the J. E. Maddera survey, Abstract 600, from “R-1” (Single-Family Residential District) to “R-2” (Two-Family Residential District) and “B-3” (Local Business District).   The property is addressed as 5603 Bunny Trail, Killeen, Texas.

 

The City Secretary read the caption of the ordinance.

                     AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF KILLEEN BY CHANGING THE ZONING OF APPROXIMATELY 5.15 ACRES OUT OF THE J. E. MADDERA SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 600; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CONFLICTING PROVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Staff Comments:  Tony McIlwain, Executive Director of Development Services.

The subject property is designated as General Residential on the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan.  Staff notified twenty-seven (27) surrounding property owners within 400’ of the property.  To date, staff has received no responses.  Staff recommends approval of the applicant’s zoning request.  The Planning & Zoning Commission recommended approval by a vote of 4 to 2.

 

Mayor Segarra invited the applicant to speak.

 

The applicant was in the audience available to appear before City Council but with no questions from City Council, she did not speak.

 

Mayor Segarra opened the public hearing. 

 

With no one appearing, the public hearing was closed.

 

Motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Nash-King to approve PH-21-023.  Motion was seconded by Councilmember Wilkerson.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Adjournment

 

With no further business, upon motion being made by Councilmember Wilkerson, seconded by Councilmember Harris, and unanimously approved, the meeting was adjourned at 6:06 p.m.