AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 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.

Comptroller Peter Franchot

Will Address the State's fiscal and economic outlook in light of COVID-19
VII.

CITY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

VIII.

Council Announcements

IX.

City Manager's Report

X.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of May 18 Meeting Minutes

B.

Approval of Resolution R-58-20

Accepting a Bid Proposal for the Senior Center Insulation Project
C.

Approval of Resolution R-60-20

Approving Two Amendments to the Northern Array’s Solar Power Purchase Agreement Between the City of Bowie and Tesla Energy Operations, Inc.
D.

Approval of Resolution R-61-20

By Two-Thirds Vote Authorizing the Waiving of Bidding Requirements to Allow for the Purchase of a Grapple Truck by Piggybacking a Virginia Sheriff’s Association Bid
E.

Approval of Resolution R-62-20

Accepting Bid Proposal for Street Resurfacing and Cold Milling
F.

Approval of Resolution R-63-20

Accepting Amendments to the City Neighborhood Traffic Management Program
G.

Approval of Resolution R-64-20

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter Into an Agreement with James River Solutions for the Purchase of Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel In Truck Transport and Tank Wagon Will Call Quantities
H.

Approval of Resolution R-65-20

Awarding a Contract for Cabinet and Counter Replacement at the Bowie Senior Center
I.

Approval of Resolution R-66-20

Accepting a Scope of Work Proposal and Authorizing a Contract Award Not to Exceed $64,040.00 to Lardner/Klein Landscape Architects for Consulting Services for a City Trails Inventory
J.

Approval of Resolution R-67-20

Authorizing the Issuance of a Purchase Order(s) to Bay Land Consultants & Designs, Inc. for Task Order/RFP#3-07 in Accordance With the Master Contract Approved on October 31, 2018
K.

Approval of Resolution R-68-20

In the Effort of Advancing Racial Equity
L.

Introduction of Ordinance O-7-20

In Defense of Black Lives, Expressing a Commitment to Enacting Policies That Defend Black Lives and the Lives of People of Color and Aim to Undo the Effects of Systemic Racism Affecting People of Color in the City of Bowie, While Expressing the City Council's Gratitude Toward and Respect for the Administration of the City's Police Department and the Men and Women Who Serve the City in a Law Enforcement Capacity
XI.

Old Business

A.

Bowie Town Center Basic Plan Amendment (#A-8589-04)

The applicant, Seritage SRC Finance, LLC, is proposing to redevelop the existing 10.81-acre Sears Property with:  up to 800 residential dwelling units (multifamily, townhouses (not to exceed 150 units) and/or beds in an assisted living facility); retail uses, including restaurants and shops; a hotel use, with a maximum of 150 rooms; and/or, office uses.  The site of subject property is located on the southern side of MD Route 197, and the western and northern sides of Evergreen Parkway.  The property is zoned M-A-C (Major Activity Center), where the proposed uses are permitted by right under the Prince George’s County Zoning Ordinance – Eligible for Action
B.

Hall Station Annexation

Staff will discuss the expenditure estimate for servicing the annexation area
C.

Bowie Youth Council

Council will adopt Resolution R-69-20 forming a Bowie Youth Council
XII.

New Business

A.

Bowie and Vicinity Master Plan

Presentation by M-NCPPC on current progress and outreach activities relating to the Bowie Master Plan update
B.

City Staff Overview of City Development Review Guidelines and Policies and City Council Annexation Policy

The Department of Planning and Community Development will provide a briefing on City Council policies
Documents:
  1. 20200908 - DRG.pdf
C.

Neighborhood Traffic Management - Jennings Mill Drive

D.

Mental Health Moments - Interfaith Events (Covid-19 Related)

Staff is seeking direction, budget guidance and approval of the City Council regarding these events and the use of City technology
E.

Bowie Interfaith Pantry Food Drive

Council discussion on assisting a coordinated food drive with Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd Turner, District 23 Legislative Team and the City
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.



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This meeting will be televised live on Verizon Channel 10 and Comcast Channel 71 and 996, repeated on 9/9/20 and 9/12/20 at 7:00 p.m., and web-streamed live

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