AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 6, 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 P-6-19 Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of Municipal Clerks Week May 5 - 11, 2019

B.

Proclamation P-7-19 Recognizing T.J. Elliott's Restaurant and Councilmember James Marcos

VII.

CITY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

A.

Appointments/Reappointments/Swearing-in

VIII.

Council Announcements

IX.

City Manager's Report

X.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of April 1 Meeting Minutes

B.

Approval of Resolution R-26-19

Supporting the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Neighborhood Businessworks Program Financing to Sky High Sports and Entertainment LLC for a Family Entertainment Center Within the Bowie Town Center at 15606 Emerald Way, Bowie, Maryland
C.

Approval of Resolution R-27-19

Accepting the Stormwater Management Construction Under the Permit SWM 5-18 at Hilltop Plaza Dunkin Donuts and Releasing the Construction Securities Required Therewith
D.

Approval of Resolution R-28-19

Adopting the Housing and Community Development Annual Action Plan Fiscal Year 2020 (HUD FY19)
E.

Approval of Resolution R-29-19

Awarding a Contract for Replacement of the Reception Desks at the Bowie Senior Center and Gymnasium
F.

Approval of Resolution R-30-19

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 Agreement With Convergeone to Provide Managed Services on the Telephone System
G.

Approval of Resolution R-31-19

Accepting a Bid Proposal for the Replacement of Whitemarsh Park Pedestrian Bridge No. 1
XI.

Old Business

A.

FY 2020 Budget, CIP and Constant Yield Tax Rate

Staff will discuss Fiscal Year 2020 Budget, CIP and Constant Yield Tax Rate - Public Hearing/Eligible for Action
B.

Approval of Charter Amendment CAR-1-19

Amending Section 58 of the Charter of the City of Bowie in order to provide the Council authority to issue both privately negotiated or solicitation of competitive bids to issue bonds or notes - Public Hearing/Eligible for Action
C.

Approval of Ordinance O-3-19

Providing for the Sale and Issuance by the City of Bowie (the “City”), Upon its Full Faith and Credit, of a Single Series of Its General Obligation Bonds in the Original Aggregate Principal Amount of $25,000,000, Subject to Adjustment Upward or Downward as Provided Herein so Long as the Final Original Aggregate Principal Amount of Such Bonds Does Not Exceed $25,000,000, the Proceeds of the Sale Thereof to be Used and Applied for the Public Purpose of Financing or Reimbursing Costs of the Project Identified Herein as the New Bowie Ice Arena and Related Costs; Prescribing the Form and Tenor of the Bonds and the Terms and Conditions for the Issuance and Sale Thereof at Public Sale by Solicitation of Competitive Bids, Including the Form of the Official Notice of Sale (Subject to Modification) and Other Details Incident to the Issuance, Sale and Delivery of the Bonds; Authorizing the City Manager to Determine Certain Matters Provided for Herein in Connection With the Sale of the Bonds; Authorizing and Approving the Preparation and Distribution of a Preliminary and a Final Official Statement in Connection With the Sale of the Bonds; Providing for the Selection of a Bond Registrar and Paying Agent for the Bonds and Providing for Certain Determinations in Accordance With Such Engagement; Authorizing the Preparation, Execution and Delivery of a Continuing Disclosure Undertaking Pursuant to Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 15C2-12 and Covenanting to Provide Continuing Disclosure Relating to the Bonds; Providing for the Disbursement and Investment of the Proceeds of the Bonds; Authorizing the City to Issue and Sell General Obligation Bond Anticipation Notes and General Obligation Refunding Bonds for the Purposes Set Forth Herein and Subject to the Limitations Provided for Herein; Providing for the Imposition and Collection of Any Taxes Necessary for the Payment of Debt Service on the Bonds, Any Such Bond Anticipation Notes or Any Such Refunding Bonds (Collectively, the “Obligations”); Pledging the City’s Full Faith and Credit and Unlimited Taxing Power to Payment of Debt Service on the Obligations; Providing That Debt Service on the Obligations Also May be Paid From Any Other Sources of Revenue Lawfully Available For Such Purpose; Providing for Determinations Regarding Any Bond Anticipation Notes or Refunding Bonds to be Made by Resolution; Providing That the Provisions of this Ordinance Shall be Liberally Construed; and Generally Relating to the Sale, Issuance, Delivery and Payment of and for the Bonds and Certain Authorizations Relating to Any Bond Anticipation Notes or Refunding Bonds – Public Hearing/Eligible for Action
XII.

New Business

A.

City Lobbyist Report

Mr. Len Lucchi, City Lobbyist, will update Council on results from the 2019 General Assembly
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.


This meeting will be televised live on Verizon Channel 10 and Comcast Channel 71 and 996, repeated on 5/8/19 and 5/11/19 at 7 p.m., and web-streamed live

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