AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021
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

A.

Proclamation P-20-21 Presented to Bruster's Ice Cream

VII.

CITY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

A.

Appointments/Reappointments/Swearing-in

VIII.

Council Announcements

IX.

City Manager's Report

X.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of August 2, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

B.

Adoption of Proclamation P-19-21

Proclaiming September 2021 as National Preparedness Month in the City of Bowie

C.

Adoption of Resolution R-54-21

Awarding a Contract for City of Bowie Branding Initiative

D.

Adoption of Resolution R-55-21

Accepting Bid for Design Build Services for Improvements to Pump Station #8

E.

Adoption of Resolution R-56-21

Awarding a Contract for Ground Maintenance Services

F.

Introduction of Ordinance O-4-21

Amending Bowie City Code Chapter 19A, “Procurement Procedures”, Article I, “Procurements Generally”, Section 19A-1, “Purposes”, Section 19A-4, “Competitive Bidding”, and Section 19A-6 “Open Market Procedures”, to Delete Requirements Relating to Newspaper Publication of Notices Relating to Procurements

XI.

Old Business

A.

Bowie Ice Arena

The 292 Group, which was hired to conduct a Conditions Assessment and develop a Phased Renovation Plan for the Bowie Ice Arena, will present their findings to City Council so that direction can be provided to staff.

XII.

New Business

XIII.

Adjournment and Move to Close Session

To adjourn to closed session under the statutory authority of the Md. Annotated Code, State Government Article §3- 305(b)(7): “To consult with counsel to obtain legal advice,” and §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.”

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 9/8/21 and 9/11/21 at 7:00 p.m., and web-streamed live
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