AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2021
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.

Pride Month Presentation by the Diversity Committee

VII.

CITY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

VIII.

Council Announcements

IX.

City Manager's Report

X.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of May 17, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

B.

Approval of June 7, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

C.

Adoption of Resolution R-41-21

Approving Departure BD-1-20, a Request by Karington, LLC for a Departure from Section 27-558(A) of the Prince George’s County Zoning Ordinance to Allow a Reduction in the Dimensions of 142 Non-Handicap/Non-Parallel Standard-Sized Parking Spaces from 9.5 Feet by 19.0 Feet to 9.0 Feet by 18.0 Feet on Part of Outparcels ‘A’ and ‘B’ in the South Lake Mixed-Use Community, Bowie, Maryland

D.

Adoption of Resolution R-42-21

Waiving the Competitive Bidding Requirements of Section 61 “Purchasing and Contracting” of the Charter of the City of Bowie, Maryland to Allow the City Manager to Issue a Purchase Order to Vermeer All Roads and Authorizing the Purchase of One (1) Brush Chipper

E.

Adoption of Resolution R-43-21

Approving an Agreement Between the City and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

F.

Adoption of Resolution R-44-21

Adopting the City of Bowie Continuity of Operations Plan

G.

Adoption of Resolution R-45-21

Contract Renewal for Street Repair

XI.

Old Business

A.

Adoption of Ordinance O-2-21

Amending the Adopted Budget for the Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2020 and Ending June 30, 2021 to Authorize the Transfer of Certain Amounts in the FY 2021 Budget to Pay for Anticipated Expenses – Public Hearing/Eligible for Action

B.

Adoption of Ordinance O-3-21

Amending City Code Chapter 10 “Garbage, Trash And Refuse”, Section 10-2, “Littering Prohibited; Refuse from Excavations and Construction Work,” to Add Landscaping as a Source of Impermissible Debris; Section 10-3, “Collection and Disposal of Refuse”, to Alter the Acceptable Size of Refuse Collection Bins, to Clarify the Manner in Which Receptacles Must be Placed for Collection, and to Define Refuse for Purposes of that Section; Amending Section 10-4, “Requirements Relating to Refuse Collection Receptacles for Standard City Service”, to Alter The Locations in Which Refuse Collection Bins May be Stored; Section 10-6, “Supplemental Collections and Limitations Thereon”, to Amend the Description of Acceptable Recyclable Materials, to Require the Use of City-Provided Recycling Containers, and to Incorporate Requirements Relating to Bulk Trash Collection; and Section 10-11, “Notice to Remove Accumulation of Litter”, to Clarify the Meaning of the Term “Litter”; and to Make Certain Additional Amendments to the Foregoing Sections for Clarity – Public Hearing/Eligible for Action

C.

Adoption of Resolution R-32-21

Approving Departure BD-1-21, a Request by South Lake, LLC for a Departure from Section 27-568(A)(1) of the Prince George’s County Zoning Ordinance to Allow a Reduction in the Number of On-Site Parking Spaces from 738 To 587, Resulting in an On-Site Parking Ratio of 1.80 Spaces Per Dwelling Unit on Parcel 1, a Remainder of Outparcel ‘C’ in the South Lake Mixed-Use Community, Bowie, Maryland. 

D.

KFC at Collington Plaza

The applicant, CMS Associates, LLC, is presenting its revised Detailed Site Plan before the City Council to convert the existing vacant Capital One Bank building in Collington Plaza to a KFC fast-food restaurant.  The property, located on southbound U.S. Route 301, is zoned C-S-C (Commercial Shopping Center), where the proposed use is permitted by right under the Prince George’s County Zoning Ordinance. This item previously came before Council on April 19, 2021. – Eligible for Action

XII.

New Business

A.

Legislative Session Wrap Up

A representative from Venable, the City’s lobbyist, will brief Council.

B.

SB 508 / HB 584

A representative from Funk & Bolton, Attorneys at Law will brief Council on these Public Utilities – Net Energy Metering bills.

C.

Discussion on Possible Saturday Council Meetings

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)(1): “To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals.” 

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 6/23/21 and 6/26/21 at 7:00 p.m., and web-streamed live

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