CITY OF UNIVERSITY PARK
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
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LOCATION:  City Hall Council Chamber
Agenda #2849
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
CALL TO ORDER: 5:00 P.M.

 
2:00 - 2:45 P.M. PRESENTATION:  The Council will attend dedication ceremonies in Goar Park for the naming of Goar Park Creek Overlooks for former Mayor Ed Drake and former Mayor Joel Williams, Jr.
3:00 - 4:00 P.M. EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Pursuant to the authority of Section 551.071(2) of the Government Code, the City Council will meet in closed session for a privileged communication with the City Attorney with reference to the legal ramifications of proposed special conditions applicable to the Park Cities YMCA zoning application, including but not limited to PD conditions and size. No action will be taken. Executive Conference Room, First Floor, City Hall.
4:00 - 5:00 P.M. WORK SESSION FOR AGENDA REVIEW:  The City Council will meet in open work session to receive agenda item briefings from staff.  No action will be taken.  Council Conference Room, 2nd floor, City Hall.
 
TO SPEAK ON AN AGENDA ITEM
Anyone wishing to address the Council on any item must fill out a green “Request to Speak” form and return it to the City Secretary. When called forward by the Mayor, before beginning their remarks, speakers are asked to go to the podium and state their name and address for the record.
   
  I . CALL TO ORDER
  A .INVOCATION:  Director of Information Services Jim Criswell
  B .PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  Director of Information Svcs. Jim Criswell / Boy Scouts
  C .INTRODUCTION OF COUNCIL:  Mayor W. Richard Davis
  D .INTRODUCTION OF STAFF:  City Manager Bob Livingston
 
 II . AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
  A.PROCLAMATION:  in support of the annual Mad for Plaid Campaign, a partnership between the Highland Park Education Foundation and the HPISD Parent Teacher Association, raising funds for the benefit of HPISD students and teachers
  B.PROCLAMATION:  to congratulate former Mayor James H. "Blackie" Holmes, III on being recently named a 2012 SMU Distinguished Alumni
 
 III . CONSENT AGENDA
  A.CONSIDER AND ACT:  on Change Order No. 1 to the contract with Admiral Construction Company for sidewalk replacement
  B.CONSIDER AND ACT:  on Change Order No. 1 to the contract with Camino Construction for installation of street paving and curb and gutter
  C.CONSIDER AND ACT:  an a proposed ordinance establishing parking restrictions along Tulane, north from Villanova to Northwest Parkway
  D.CONSIDER AND ACT:  on the cooperative contract purchase of replacement vehicles in the total amount of $204,041.75
  E.CONSIDER AND ACT:  on minutes of the October 16, 2012 City Council Meeting
 
 IV . MAIN AGENDA
  A.CONSIDER AND ACT:  to provide direction to staff on a request by the Park Cities YMCA to amend Planned Development District PD-12
  B.CONSIDER AND ACT:  on the Employee Health Plan renewal from Cigna in the amount of $523,014
 
 V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
  Anyone wishing to address an item not on the Agenda should do so at this time. Please be advised that under the Texas Open Meetings Act, the Council cannot discuss or act at this meeting on a matter that is not listed on the Agenda. However, in response to an inquiry, a Council member may respond with a statement of specific factual information or a recitation of existing policy. It is the Council’s policy to request that citizens not address items that are currently scheduled for a future agenda or public hearing. Instead, the Council requests that citizens attend that specific meeting to express their opinions, or comment to the Council by e-mail at City-Council@uptexas.org or letter addressed to the Mayor and Council at 3800 University Blvd., University Park, Texas 75205. Other questions or private comments for the City Council or Staff should be directed to that individual immediately following the meeting.
 
 
As authorized by Section 551.071(2) of the Texas Government Code, this meeting may be convened into Closed Executive Session for the purpose of seeking confidential legal advice from the City Attorney on any Agenda items listed herein.