AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2019
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 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.

Proclamation presented to the Volunteers of the Bowie Supportive Housing Corporation

VII.

CITY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

VIII.

Council Announcements

IX.

City Manager's Report

X.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of March 18 Meeting Minutes

B.

Approval of Proclamation P-1-19

Proclaiming April 2019 as Earth Month in Bowie
C.

Approval of Proclamation P-2-19

Proclaiming April 22, 2019 as Earth Day in Bowie
D.

Approval of Resolution R-17-19

Authorizing the Issuance of a Contract for a Golf Course Renovation Analysis to McDonald and Sons, Inc.
E.

Approval of Resolution R-18-19

Waiving by a Two-Thirds Vote, the Bidding Requirements of Section 61 of the City Charter and Authorizing the City Manager to Enter Into An Annual Support and Licensing Agreement With Avaya to Provide Maintenance of the Telephone System
F.

Introduction of Charter Amendment Resolution CAR-1-19

Amending Section 58 Of The Charter Of The City Of Bowie (The “Charter”) In Order To:  (1) Provide That The Council Shall Determine Certain Matters By Ordinance And May Determine Certain Matters By Resolution Pertaining To General Obligation Debt Of The City; (2) Confirm That General Obligation Debt Of The City May Be Sold By Private Negotiated Sale Without Advertisement Or Publication Of Notice Or Sale Or At Public Sale After Solicitation Of Competitive Bids; (3) Authorize Or Provide For The Methods By Which General Obligation Debt May Be Bid For In Connection With The Sale Of The Same By Solicitation Of Competitive Bids At Public Sale; (4) Provide For The Manner In Which Any Notice Of Sale Or Summary Thereof May Be Published And That Any Notice Of Sale May Be Made Available By Methods Other Than By Publication; And (5) Provide That The Powers Set Forth In Section 58 Of The Charter Are Additional And Supplemental To Any Other General Obligation Borrowing Authority Applicable To The City; Providing For Compliance With Certain Provisions Of The Annotated Code Of Maryland And The Charter Regarding The Amendments Provided For Herein; Providing That This Title Constitutes A Fair Summary Of This Charter Amendment Resolution; And Otherwise Generally Relating To The Charter Amendments Provided For Herein
XI.

Old Business

XII.

New Business

A.

Approval of Emergency Ordinance O-2-19

Amending Chapter 22, “Streets And Sidewalks”, Of The City Of Bowie Code, Article I, “In General”, Section 22-11, “Erecting, Etc., Buildings Or Obstructions In Streets Or Alleys Prohibited”, Section 22-11a, “Permit Limitations”, Section 19a, “Penalty”, Article II, “Road And Street Improvements”, Division 1, “Permits”, Section 22-20, “Definitions”, Division III, Section 22-53, “Application For Permit”; And Adding Chapter 22, “Streets And Sidewalks”, Article III,  Section 22-54, “Requirements And Findings”, And Adding Section 22-55.1, “Expiration” In Order To Provide Additional Regulatory Protections For The City And Its Residents In Connection With The Siting Of Small Wireless Facilities – Public Hearing/Eligible for Action
B.

Approval of Resolution R-20-19

Approving the Small Wireless Facilities Design Guidelines – Eligible for Action
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.


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NEXT SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOWIE CITY COUNCIL - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2019 - COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 8 p.m.