AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2020
VIRTUAL - 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.

Arts & Education Scholarship Recipients

VII.

CITY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

VIII.

Council Announcements

IX.

City Manager's Report

X.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of February 3 Meeting Minutes

B.

Approval of February 18 Meeting Minutes

C.

Approval of Proclamation P-3-20

Proclaiming May 3-9, 2020 As Municipal Clerks Week in Bowie
D.

Approval of Resolution R-28-20

Authorizing the Waiving of Bidding Requirements of Section 61 of the Charter of the City of Bowie to Allow for the Issuance of an Agreement to J & C Ice Technologies, Inc. for the Acquisition of New Zamboni Ice Resurfacing Machine
E.

Approval of Resolution R-30-20

Authorizing the City Manager to Abate the Rent Paid by the Bowie Interfaith Pantry and Emergency Aid Fund Inc. for the Duration of the Coronavirus Pandemic
F.

Approval of Letter to AFSCME Council 67 re: Collective Bargaining Agreement with the City

G.

Introduction of Ordinance O-3-20

Amending Bowie City Code Chapter 11, "Health and Sanitation", to Renumber Section 11-5, "Penalties" as Section 11-7 and to Enact Section 11-5, "Public Health Officer" and Section 11-6, "Access to Healthcare Resources"
XI.

Old Business

A.

FY2021 Budget, CIP and Constant Yield Rate

Staff will discuss Fiscal Year 2021 Budget, CIP and set the Constant Yield Tax Rate - Public Hearing/Eligible for Action
XII.

New Business

A.

Economic Development Committee

Mr. Sherman Ragland, Chair of the Committee will initiate a discussion with Council about a Bowie business relief and recovery plan during the Coronavirus pandemic.
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 5/6/20 and 5/9/20 at 7:00 p.m., and web-streamed live

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