AGENDA
VIRTUAL REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2020
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 January 6 Meeting Minutes

B.

Approval of Proclamation P-1-20

Proclaiming the Eighteenth of April as Mayor G. Frederick Robinson Day in Bowie
C.

Approval of Resolution R-22-20

Approving Variance Application BV-2-20, A Request by Jefferson Hernandez for Approval “After the Fact” of a Variance of Seven Feet From the Minimum 25 Foot Front Yard Setback Prescribed by Section 27-442(C)(Table IV) of the Prince George’s County Zoning Ordinance, to Validate Enclosure of an Open Porch, 18 Feet From the Front Property Line at 13010 6th Street
D.

Approval of Resolution R-23-20

Waiving the Competitive Bidding Requirements of Section 61 “Purchasing and Contracting” of the Charter of the City of Bowie to Allow the City Manager to Enter Into an Annual Support Agreement With Convergeone to Provide Managed Services on the Telephone System
E.

Approval of Resolution R-25-20

Waiving the Competitive Bidding Requirements of Section 61 “Purchasing and Contracting” of the Charter of the City of Bowie to Allow the City Manager to Enter Into An Annual Support and Licensing Agreement With Avaya to Provide Maintenance For The Telephone System
XI.

Old Business

A.

Approval of Resolution R-20-20

Waive Bidding to Allow Issuance of Contract to Washington Gas as a Sole Source Supplier
B.

Recognition of former Mayor G. Frederick Robinson

Staff will brief Council on the process and cost of renaming Excalibur Road to “Fred Robinson Road/Way” from the corner of Evergreen Parkway to Mitchellville Road
XII.

New Business

A.

Countywide Map Amendment - High Density Zoning

Staff will brief Council on any impact to the City
XIII.

Adjournment

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 4/8/20 and 4/11/20 at 7 p.m., and web-streamed live

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