AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 8 p.m.
I.

Call meeting to order

II.

Pledge of allegiance

III.

Quorum

IV.

Agenda Additions/Deletions/Amendments

V.

Citizen Participation

VI.

Presentations

VII.

CITY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

VIII.

Council Announcements

IX.

City Manager's Report

X.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of June 5 Meeting Minutes

B.

Approval of June 19 Meeting Minutes

C.

Approval of July 3 Meeting Minutes

D.

Approval of July 10 Meeting Minutes

E.

Approval of Resolution R-41-17

Awarding a One-Year Contract Extension for Landscape Maintenance Services for Six Stormwater Management Facilities and Landscape Maintenance Services for Mitchellville Road, Northview Drive, Evergreen Parkway, MD 450 (Annapolis Road), and MD 197 (Collington Road)
F.

Approval of Resolution R-42-17

To Approve an Increase in the Contract Amount to Replace Traffic Signal LED Elements
G.

Approval of Resolution R-43-17

Waiving the Competitive Bidding Requirements of Section 61 “Purchasing and Contracting” of the Charter of the City of Bowie and Authorizing the City Manager to Enter Into an Agreement With Phoenix Irrigation, Inc. for Irrigation Pump Replacement at the City of Bowie Golf Course
H.

Approval of Resolution R-44-17

By Two-Thirds Vote Authorizing the Waiving of Bidding Requirements to Allow for the Purchase of Seven Police Vehicles by Piggybacking the State of Maryland Vehicle Bid
I.

Approval of Resolution R-45-17

Accepting Bid for the Design/Build for the Replacement of Three (3) Dry Pit Pumps at Pump Station #4 Located at 12626 Brunswick Lane
J.

Approval of Resolution R-46-17

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter Into an Agreement for the Payment of Incentives From the Bowie Economic Development Incentive Fund for the Location of FTI Consulting Incorporated at 16701 Melford Boulevard
K.

Approval of Resolution R-48-17

Approving Amendment No. 1 to the Contract With WGL Energy Services, Inc. Adjusting the Billing Structure From a Fixed Rate Budget Billing Method to a Bifurcated Billing Method
L.

Approval of Letters to Delegates

re: Assistance in Obtaining Bond Bills for the City’s Emergency Operations Center and Senior Center
XI.

Old Business

XII.

New Business

A.

Communications Plan

Staff will present to Council a proposed City Communications Plan
B.

City Development Review Guidelines and Policies

City Council will conduct a public hearing on a proposed revision to the City’s Development Review Guidelines and Policies – Public Hearing/Eligible for Action
C.

City Transportation Priority List

Staff from the Department of Planning and Economic Development will review the current Transportation Priority List for State and County facilities serving Bowie
XIII.

Adjournment and Move to Close Session

Statutory Authority to Close Session, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(14): Before a contract is awarded or bids are opened, to discuss a matter directly related to a negotiating strategy or the contents of a bid or proposal, if public discussion or disclosure would adversely impact the ability of the public body to participate in the competitive bidding or proposal process.



XIV.

NOTE

The Ethics Commission has advised that under certain circumstances, members of the public may qualify as lobbyists when they testify before the City Council. If so, the Bowie Ethics Ordinance requires that certain information be filed with the Ethics Commission. Please review the information about lobbying that is provided with the City Clerk. If you have any questions about lobbying, please contact the Ethics Commission or the Assistant City Manager.
This meeting will be televised live on Verizon Channel 10 and Comcast Channel 71 and 996, repeated on August 9, 2017 and August 12, 2017 at 7 p.m., and web-streamed live

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