Week of August 11, 2014: Agendas & Meeting Schedule

Week of August 11, 2014: Agendas & Meeting Schedule

AGENDA

City Council of Monday, August 11, 2014
City and County of Denver
Robin Kniech....................... At Large
Deborah “Debbie” Ortega..... At Large
Susan K. Shepherd.............. District 1
Jeanne Faatz....................... District 2
Paul D. López...................... District 3
Peggy Lehmann................... District 4
Mary Beth Susman............... District 5
Charlie Brown..................... District 6

Chris Nevitt......................... District 7
Albus Brooks....................... District 8
Judy H. Montero.................. District 9
Jeanne Robb....................... District 10
Christopher Herndon............ District 11
Janna B. Young....................Director
Kelly Velez..........................Clerk


Room 451
City & County Building
Denver CO 80202

Phone: 720-337-2000
Email: dencc@denvergov.org



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City Council Agenda and Explanatory Notes
Meeting Date: Monday, August 11, 2014 5:30 PM

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of the Minutes

Council Announcements

Presentations

Communications

Proclamations

CP14-0648 A proclamation recognizing Saturday, August 16, 2014 as Chef’s Appreciation Day.
Sponsored by Councilmembers López, Ortega, Montero, Brooks, and Shepherd.

CP14-0649 A proclamation in recognition of Detective Richard Schneider, DPD Badge 85024, upon the occasion of his retirement.
Sponsored by Councilmembers Montero, Brown, Ortega, Brooks, and López.

Resolutions

Safety & Well-being

CR14-0628 A resolution appointing Feven Netsanet and Adriana Magaña and reappointing Genevieve Kline to the Human Services Citizen Review Panel for terms ending September 12, 2016.
Approves Council's appointment of Feven Netsanet and Adriana Magaña, and reappointment of Genevieve Kline to the Human Services Citizen Review Panel for terms ending 9-12-16. The Committee approved filing this resolution by consent on 8-7-14.



Technology & Governance

CR14-0521 A resolution approving the Mayor’s appointment to the Career Service Board.
Approves the Mayoral appointment of Neil Peck to the Career Service Board for a term effective immediately and expiring on 9-16-15. The Committee approved filing this resolution at its meeting on 7-29-14.

Bills for Introduction

Business Development

CB14-0612 A bill for an ordinance creating and establishing the Fax-Mayfair Business Improvement District, appointing the initial members of the Board of Directors of the District, and approving the Initial Operating Plan and preliminary 2014-15 budget therefor.
Creates and establishes the Fax-Mayfair Business Improvement District, appoints the initial members of the Board of Directors of the District, and approves the initial Operating Plan and preliminary 2015 budget. The Committee approved filing this bill at its meeting on 8-5-14.

CB14-0613 A bill for an ordinance creating and establishing the Santa Fe Business Improvement District, appointing the initial members of the Board of Directors of the District, and approving the Initial Operating Plan and 2015 budget therefor.
Creates and establishes the Santa Fe Business Improvement District, appoints the initial members of the Board of Directors of the District, and approves the initial Operating Plan and preliminary 2015 budget. The Committee approved filing this bill at its meeting on 8-5-14.

CB14-0614 A bill for an ordinance dissolving the Santa Fe Drive Pedestrian Mall A Local Maintenance District and directing that the remaining funds thereof, after payment of expenses, be paid to and used by the Santa Fe Business Improvement District within the property formerly within said local maintenance district.
Approves the dissolution of the Santa Fe Drive Pedestrian Mall A, referred to as the Santa Fe Drive Local Maintenance District (LMD) A, to facilitate the creation of the Santa Fe Business Improvement District. The Committee approved filing this bill at its meeting on 8-5-14.



CB14-0615 A bill for an ordinance dissolving the Santa Fe Drive Pedestrian Mall B Local Maintenance District and directing that the remaining funds thereof, after payment of expenses, be paid to and used by the Santa Fe Business Improvement District within the property formerly within said local maintenance district.
Approves the dissolution of the Santa Fe Drive Pedestrian Mall B, referred to as the Santa Fe Drive Local Maintenance District (LMD) B, to facilitate the creation of the Santa Fe Business Improvement District. The Committee approved filing this bill at its meeting on 8-5-14.

Finance & Services

CB14-0611 A bill for an ordinance approving a proposed Purchase Order between the City and County of Denver and ARCONAS Corporation for seating at Denver International Airport as part of the Concourse C Expansion.
Approves a $599,296 purchase order with ARCONAS Corporation for seating at Denver International Airport as part of the Concourse C Expansion (PLANE 15656). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-31-14.

Infrastructure & Culture

CB14-0617 A bill for an Ordinance approving an Amendment to Trail Easement Agreement with Town Center Metropolitan District and HC Land Investment, LLC regarding the High Line Trail in Green Valley Ranch.
Amends a trail easement agreement for the High Line Canal Trail in Green Valley Ranch in Council District 11 to allow construction of a new road and related relocation of an existing public trail with responsibility for funding, and constructing the new trail transferred from the City to the developer (XC80898). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-31-14.

Safety & Well-being

CB14-0597 A bill for an ordinance approving an Agreement with St. Charles Holding Company for the acquisition of the real properties known as 4325-4331 & 4404 Morrison Road.
Approves a contract with St. Charles Holding Company, LLC to utilize $2 million of the City's Federal Community Development Block Grant funds for 21 years to acquire 4.4 acres of land for construction of 185 affordable housing units on property known as 4406-4407 and 4325-4404 Morrison Road in the Westwood neighborhood in Council District 3. The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill at its meeting on 8-5-14.

Government & Finance

CB14-0463 A bill for an ordinance approving a proposed Amendatory Agreement between the City and County of Denver and Securus Technologies, Inc., to reduce the current commission rate amount paid by Securus Technologies, Inc., to the City and County of Denver.
Reduces the current commission rate amount paid to Securus from $60,000 to $52,000 to reflect a change in Federal Communications Commission regulated charges for interstate calls in the inmate phone system (TECHS-201312032-00). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 5-29-14.

Land Use, Transportation & Infrastructure

CB14-0593 A bill for an ordinance approving an Agreement with the Denver Zoo for $2.2 million to fund the zoo’s new large Carnivore Holding Building and public viewing areas.
Approves the Funding and Assignment Agreement with the Denver Zoo for $2.2 million Better Denver Bond funds for the zoo’s new Large Carnivore Holding Building and public viewing areas (201417204). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-24-14.

CB14-0594 A bill for an ordinance approving an Agreement with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science for $2.2 million Better Denver Bond funds for the Discovery Zone build-out and installation of the Rocky Mountains Collections Facilities.
Approves a Funding and Assignment Agreement with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science for $2.2 million Better Denver Bond funds for the Discovery Zone build-out and installation of the Rocky Mountains Collections Facilities (201417203). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-24-14.

Recap of Bills to be Called Out

Pre-Recess Announcement

Tonight there will be a one-hour courtesy public hearing on CB14-0574, regarding the Denver Preschool Tax. Anyone wishing to speak on this matter must see the Council Secretary to sign up during the recess of Council.

Recess

Council Reconvenes and Resumes its Regular Session

Public Hearings - Bills for Final Consideration

Government & Finance

CB14-0574 A bill for an ordinance extending the existing .12 percent sales and use tax (the “Denver Preschool Tax”) through December 31, 2026 and increasing the rate to .15 percent, dedicating the revenue derived from the tax to fund the Denver Preschool Program, subject to the approval of the voters at a special municipal election to be conducted in coordination with the state general election on November 4, 2014; and making certain changes to the Denver Preschool Program.
Asks voters to reauthorize the Denver Preschool Program for 10 years, increase the sales and use tax supporting the program by .03 percent, and approve specified programmatic changes. The last regularly scheduled Council meeting to meet the deadlines for the November ballot is 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill at its meeting on 7-16-14.

Bills for Final Consideration

Government & Finance

CB14-0586 A bill for an ordinance approving a proposed Master Purchase Order between the City and County of Denver and Henry Schein, Inc., for the procurement of safety and first aid supplies.
Approves an $800,000 master purchase order with Henry Schein, Inc. for the City’s regular procurement of safety and first aid supplies through 06-30-15 (0069A0411). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-24-14.

CB14-0587 A bill for an ordinance approving an Amendatory Contract between the City and County of Denver and Ferkam, Inc., d/b/a Extreme Towing and Recovery, for citywide towing services.
Adds $1.75 million to the current contract with Extreme Towing and Recovery and extends it through 7-31-15 (for a total amount not to exceed $6.25 million) for towing services for Police, Sheriff, Right-of-Way Enforcement, or other City agencies as requested (201100630). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-24-14.



CB14-0592 A bill for an ordinance approving a proposed Master Purchase Order between the City and County of Denver and MorningPride Manufacturing LLC dba Honeywell First Responder Products, for Bunker Gear for the Denver Fire Department.
Approves a $1 million agreement with Honeywell First Responder Products through 6-8-16 for turnout coats and pants (Bunker Gear) for the Denver Fire Department (FIRE_BUNKERGEAR0297A0114). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-24-14.

Health, Safety, Education & Services

CB14-0505 A bill for an ordinance approving a proposed Agreement between the City and County of Denver and Colorado Coalition for the Homeless to provide rental assistance to chronically homeless individuals.
Approves a contract with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless to use $1,958,065.20 in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant money to provide 240 units of tenant-based rental assistance to chronically homeless individuals with substance abuse dependencies (SOCSV-2014-16718). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill at its meeting on 6-19-14.

CB14-0552 A bill for an ordinance approving an Agreement between the City and County of Denver and the Regents of the University of Colorado – Addiction Research and Treatment Services for community corrections services.
Approves a $5,365,501 contract with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center - Addiction Research and Treatment Services Peer I and Haven for community corrections services through 6-30-15 (2014-16271). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-10-14.

CB14-0590 A bill for an ordinance approving and providing for the execution of a proposed grant agreement between the City and County of Denver and the United States Department of Health and Human Services concerning the "Head Start FY14-15" program and the funding therefor.
Appropriates the remaining twenty percent, or $573,930, of the Federal Head Start grant to operate the Denver Great Kids Head Start program through 6-30-15. The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-24-14.



CB14-0595 A bill for an ordinance making supplemental appropriations from the General Contingency Fund to the Office of Municipal Public Defender.
Approves a supplemental appropriation of $114,730 from the General Fund 2014 Contingency Fund for expenditures related to creating the Office of Municipal Public Defender. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 4-24-14.

CB14-0599 A bill for an ordinance approving a contract with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless for $1.2 million in HOME funds for the construction and permanent financing of Renaissance at North Colorado Station located at 3975 Colorado Boulevard.
Approves a contract with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless for $1.2 million in HOME funds for the construction and permanent financing of Renaissance at North Colorado Station located at 3975 Colorado Boulevard located in Council District 8 (201416398). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 6-24-14.

Land Use, Transportation & Infrastructure

CB14-0571 A bill for an Ordinance approving an Amendment to Concession License with TR Park Central, LLC to reflect a change in ownership of the building from WSC 1515 Arapahoe Investors V, LLC, for a concession area next to the Park Central Building in Skyline Park.
Amends the Park Central Concession License to reflect a change in ownership of the building from WSC 1515 Arapahoe Investors V, LLC to TR Park Central, LLC in Skyline Park in Council District 8 (RC70014). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 8-25-14. The Committee approved filing this bill by consent on 7-17-14.

Adjourn



Pending

For 8-18-14

CR14-0602 A resolution setting a public hearing relating to the creation of the Fax-Mayfair Business Improvement District and approval of the District’s 2015 Operating Plan and Budget.

Required Public Hearing
Final Consideration

CR14-0603 A resolution to set a public hearing relating to the creation of the Santa Fe Business Improvement District and approval of the District’s 2015 Operating Plan and Budget.

Required Public Hearing
Final Consideration

CB14-0504 A bill for ordinance changing the zoning classification for 3300 East 1st Avenue.

Required Public Hearing
Final Consideration



Pending Cont.

For 8-25-14

CB14-0522 A bill for an ordinance changing the zoning classification for land located at the southeast corner of Monaco Parkway and East First Avenue at approximately 90 Monaco Parkway.

Required Public Hearing
Final Consideration

CB14-0523 A bill for an ordinance changing the zoning classification for land located near the southwest corner of South Quebec Street and Archer Place at approximately 7000-7300 Archer Place.

Required Public Hearing
Final Consideration

CB14-0524 A bill for an ordinance changing the zoning classification for land located at approximately 6700-7398 and 6701-7399 Lowry Boulevard and 6701-7399 Archer Place.

Required Public Hearing
Final Consideration



For 2-23-15

CB13-0501 AS AMENDED, a bill for an ordinance to amend Chapter 48 (Solid Waste) of the Revised Municipal Code to add an Article IX (Disposable Bag Fees) and to make a corresponding amendment to Chapter 24.

Final Consideration

CONSENT AGENDA





APPROVED Committee Consent Agenda
Thursday, August 07, 2014


Business Development
Staff: Debra Bartleson

BR14-0608 Amends an agreement with Concessions Colorado, LLC doing business as New Belgium Spoke on Concourse A to temporarily waive the Minimum Annual Guarantee (AR 18001 -01).

BR14-0618 Amends a lease agreement with Air General, Inc. to add an additional 4,252.2 square feet to its location in the Joint Use Cargo Building and an additional 12,684.5 square feet to its ground space for $90,000 in additional funds for a new total of $290,000 (PLANE-201310728).

BR14-0643 Approves an agreement with The Colorado Air National Guard for $20,000 for use of Denver International Airport's airfield during a 4 month period through 7-31-14 while the Buckley Air Force Base runway is reconstructed (PLANE-201415193-00).

Safety & Well-being
Staff: Gretchen Williams

RR14-0621 Approves the Mayoral reappointment of Trinidad Rodriguez and the new appointments of Grace Buckley, Ronald Fields, and Kevin Mullin to the Denver Housing Authority Board for terms expiring on 7-20-19, and approves the reappointment of Marian Lawrence for a term expiring on 7- 20-17.

RR14-0628 Approves Council's appointment of Feven Netsanet and Adriana Magaña and reappointment of Genevieve Kline to the Human Services Citizen Review Panel for terms ending 9-12-16.

RR14-0632 Approves the Mayoral appointment of Benzel Jimmerson to the Denver African American Commission for a term expiring on 9-26-15.



RR14-0635 Approves the Mayoral appointments of Indya Clark, Victoria Gomez-Betancourt, Kimberly Lovato, LaQuisha Murray, and Lynn Noesner to the Denver Women’s Commission for terms expiring on 6-30-16.

BR14-0644 Approves the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Denver Police Protective Association for the years 2015, 2016, and 2017.


Routine, non-controversial requests for ordinances that are not substantive policy changes may be placed on Consent Agendas for Council Committees each week with the approval of Committee chairs. Councilmembers receive the consent agendas for review and have until Thursday at noon to request that an item be scheduled for Committee discussion. If approved, items are placed on the Mayor-Council agenda the following week. This document outlines the items that were placed on consent agendas this week.


MEETING SCHEDULE

CITY COUNCIL
City and County of Denver

Robin Kniech At-Large Chris Nevitt District 7
Deborah “Debbie” Ortega At-Large Albus Brooks District 8
Susan K. Shepherd District 1 Judy H. Montero District 9
Jeanne Faatz District 2 Jeanne Robb District 10
Paul D. López District 3 Christopher Herndon District 11
Peggy Lehmann District 4 Janna B. Young Executive Director
Mary Beth Susman District 5 Kelly Velez Clerk
Charlie Brown District 6
City & County Building
1437 Bannock Street, Room 451
Denver, Colorado 80202
MICHAEL B. HANCOCK Phone: 720-337-2000 Fax:720-865-9540
Mayor Email: dencc@denvergov.org


Meeting Schedule of the Denver City Council
for the weeks of August 11, 2014 and August 18, 2014

For committee meetings where proposed changes to the municipal code or policy are discussed, a public comment period of 15 minutes is provided on the measure with 2 minutes per speaker and equal opportunity for opposing perspectives as determined by the Committee Chair. Individuals wishing to speak must sign up in the Council Conference room (3rd Floor City & County Building, Rm. 391) beginning 30 minutes prior to the Committee’s scheduled start time. Sign-up will end 15 minutes before the meeting begins. The order of speakers will be determined by the Committee Chair. For all other items scheduled for committee (i.e. contracts and presentations), public comment is at the discretion of the Committee Chair. The public may request from the Committee Chair a public comment period on these measures by contacting Legislative Services in advance at 720-337-2000, or by email at dencc@denvergov.org (please put “Public Comment Request” in the subject line). Please note there is public comment scheduled at the Technology & Governance Committee on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

Monday, August 11:

5:30 p.m. MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL, CHAMBERS, ROOM 450, CITY & COUNTY BUILDING.

Tuesday, August 12:

9:30 a.m. Mayor-Council Meeting. Parr-Widener Community Room, Room 389, City & County Building.

10:30 a.m. Finance & Services Committee. Members: Kniech (Chair), Brown (Vice-Chair), Faatz, Nevitt, Montero, and Ortega. Staff: Shelley Smith. 1) Create a “Revolving Affordable Housing Loan Fund” special revenue fund. 3rd Floor Council Conference Room, Room 391, City & County Building.

12:00 p.m. CANCELED Operations Meeting. All Councilmembers invited. 3rd Floor Council Conference Room, Room 391, City & County Building.

1:30 p.m. Technology & Governance Committee. Members: Ortega (Chair), Robb (Vice-Chair), Kniech, López, Shepherd, and Susman. Staff: Gretchen Williams. 1) Introduction of Patti Klinge, Acting Director of Human Resources. 2) Employee health benefits plans for 2015, including amendments to Chapter 18 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code changing the City’s participation in medical insurance plans and contributions to implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. a) Presentation.
*b) 15-minutes of public comment. See above for more information. c) Discussion/Action. 3rd Floor Council Conference Room, Room 391, City & County Building.

*Sign up to speak between 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. in Room 391


Wednesday, August 13:

10:30 a.m. Infrastructure & Culture Committee. Members: Shepherd (Chair), Lehmann (Vice-Chair), Brown, López, Montero, and Robb. Staff: Shelley Smith. 1) Briefing: Protected Bike Lane Planning.
2) Briefing: Planning for Boettcher Concert Hall. 3rd Floor Council Conference Room, Room 391, City & County Building.

Thursday, August 14:

No meetings scheduled.

Friday, August 15:

No meetings scheduled.


NOTE: Agenda items listed for the week of August 18th are subject to change.


Monday, August 18:

5:30 p.m. MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL, CHAMBERS, ROOM 450, CITY & COUNTY BUILDING.

Tuesday, August 19:

9:30 a.m. Mayor-Council Meeting. Parr-Widener Community Room, Room 389, City & County Building.

10:30 a.m. Business Development Committee. Members: Nevitt (Chair), Brooks (Vice-Chair), Brown, Faatz, Lehmann, and Ortega. Staff: Debra Bartleson. 1) Colorado Health & Science Ecosystem, LLC loan contract. 2) Metrix Advisors, LLC contract. 3) Denver Duty Free, JV contract. 3rd Floor Council Conference Room, Room 391, City & County Building.

1:30 p.m. Safety & Well-being Committee. Members: López (Chair), Faatz (Vice-Chair), Brooks, Kniech, Lehmann, and Susman. Staff: Gretchen Williams. 1) Intergovernmental agreement with Denver Public Schools on School Resource Officers. 2) Proposed proclamation in support of EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan. 3rd Floor Council Conference Room, Room 391, City & County Building.

Wednesday, August 20:
10:30 a.m. Neighborhoods & Planning Committee. Members: Susman (Chair), Montero (Vice-Chair), Brooks, Nevitt, Robb, Shepherd. Staff: Debra Bartleson. 1) North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC) update: I-70 Colorado Dept. of Transportation - Finance Committee. 2) 227 S. Lincoln St. historic designation. 3) 2728 Zuni St./2751 Wyandot St. rezoning from PUD 437 to C-MX-5. 3rd Floor Council Conference Room, Room 391, City & County Building

Thursday, August 21:
No meetings scheduled.

Friday, August 22:

No meetings scheduled.

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