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GOOD AFTERNOON, WELCOME TO CITIZENS TOWER.

[ 1:00 p.m. - City Council convenes in City Council Chambers in Work Session regarding items for presentation and discussion on such issues that may require in-depth consideration by the City Council. No action will be taken by the City Council in Work Session. ]

IT'S ONE OH, SIX PM, TODAY'S THE 12TH OF OCTOBER.

TWENTY TWENTY ONE.

I'LL CALL THE LUBBOCK CITY COUNCIL TO ORDER AND WORK SESSION THIS AFTERNOON.

THANKS FOR JOINING US.

WHETHER YOU'RE IN THE CHAMBERS OR JOINING US VIA LUBBOCK CITY OF LUBBOCK TV OR THE WORLD WIDE WEB, WE'RE GLAD YOU'RE WITH US.

WE'VE GOT A FULL DAY OF ACTIVITY, STARTING WITH SEVERAL ITEMS AND WORK SESSION.

HOWEVER, BEFORE WE BEGIN, OUR FIRST ITEM IS CITIZEN COMMENTS.

WE HAVE ONE CITIZEN WHO HAS SIGNED UP TO SPEAK THIS AFTERNOON AND WE WILL ASK JOCHEN MR. TO COME FORWARD RIGHT NOW.

OK. ALL RIGHT. THANK YOU, MA'AM.

APPRECIATE YOU BEING HERE AGAIN, AND YOU WOULD HAVE A CHANCE TO SPEAK AGAIN AT ANOTHER TIME. OK, WE WILL THEN MOVE.

WELL, THAT'S OUR ONLY CITIZEN THAT SIGNED UP FOR CITIZEN COMMENTS AND WILL NOW THEN MOVE TO ITEM TWO ONE.

[1. Receive and discuss the Initial Assessment regarding redistricting for City Councilmember Districts considering the new 2020 Census data]

AND WE'RE GOING TO GET OUR FIRST LOOK AT REDISTRICTING, AND THIS WILL BE THE FIRST OF A NUMBER OF MEETINGS THAT WE WILL SPEND WHERE WE WILL SPEND TIME ON, AND IN FACT, ONE MEETING WE WILL DEDICATE TO REDISTRICTING.

SO TO BEGIN THIS DISCUSSION, AND I'LL CALL ON THE CITY SECRETARY TO MAKE A COUPLE OPENING COMMENTS. MS. GARZA YES.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. AS YOU SAID, THIS IS THE FIRST STEP IN THE CITY'S REDISTRICTING PROCESS, AND WE DO HAVE OUR CONSULTANT HERE, DAVID MENDEZ, WITH BICKERSTAFF.

THEY HAVE TAKEN THE CENSUS NUMBERS THAT HAVE BEEN PUT OUT THERE.

THEY'VE LOOKED AT OUR DISTRICT MAPS AND THEY'RE HERE.

HE IS HERE TO GIVE YOU AN INITIAL ASSESSMENT OF WHAT THAT LOOKS LIKE AND THEN ALSO TO TELL YOU A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THE LAWS THAT WE HAVE TO FOLLOW AND ABOUT THE REDISTRICTING REDISTRICTING PROCESS.

SO I WILL TURN IT OVER TO DAVID.

THANK YOU, MR. GARZA. GOOD AFTERNOON, MR. MENDEZ. WE'RE GLAD YOU'RE HERE.

GOOD AFTERNOON. WELCOME BACK.

GLAD TO BE BACK WITH YOU, ALL COUNCIL MEMBERS.

SO WHAT I'M GOING TO DO THIS AFTERNOON IS REVIEW THE IN A SUMMARY FORMAT.

THE INITIAL ASSESSMENT THAT I'VE PROVIDED TO YOU.

I PROVIDED YOU WITH A FAIRLY HEFTY PACKET OF OF DEMOGRAPHIC AND OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THAT THAT THE 2020 CENSUS REVEALS TO YOU ALL.

AND TO SHOW THE POPULATION OF THE CITY AND THE VARIOUS DISTRICTS.

BUT WHAT I'M GOING TO DO TO TO THIS AFTERNOON IS KIND OF DO A QUICK REVIEW OF THAT, A SUMMARY REVIEW OF THE MAJOR ISSUES BEFORE I GET TO THE NUMBERS I WANTED TO REVIEW FOR THE COMMUNITY BECAUSE THIS IS NOT SOMETHING WE DO EVERY DAY.

WE LOOK AT THIS ONCE A DECADE, AND I WANT TO EXPLAIN A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THE REQUIREMENT.

WHY ARE WE AS A CITY OBLIGATED TO LOOK AT THIS QUESTION? AND THEN AS WE REALIGNED THE COUNCIL DISTRICTS TO GET THE POPULATION BALANCE THAT IS TO BE ACHIEVED, WHY? WHAT PARAMETERS, LEGAL PARAMETERS DO WE WORK UNDER? BECAUSE THIS IS AT ITS HEART, IT'S A MATH PROBLEM.

WE'RE GOING TO DIVIDE THE POPULATION OF THE CITY AMONG THE COUNCIL DISTRICTS, BUT IT'S BUT IT'S A LEGAL PROBLEM.

YOU KNOW, IT'S A IT'S A LEGAL ISSUE.

AND SO WE'RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT ONE PERSON, ONE VOTE UNDER THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT AND WHY WE ARE LIKE THE LEGISLATURE IN THAT'S WHAT WE'RE GOING THROUGH THIS FOR OUR LIFE, WHAT WE WOULD GO THROUGH FOR CONGRESS OR THE LEGISLATURE.

AND THEN I'M GOING TO REVIEW THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT, WHICH IS THE MOST POWERFUL VOTING PROTECTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN PROVIDED FOR OUR CITIZENRY IN IN IN THIS LAST CENTURY.

AND SO HOW THAT FITS INTO YOUR REVIEW, THERE ARE OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS THAT HAVE BEEN BALANCED WITH THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT, AND WE'LL TALK ABOUT THOSE.

THERE ARE ALSO SOME LEGAL CHANGES THAT HAVE OCCURRED DURING THE DECADE THAT WILL REVIEW THAT MAKE THIS PROCESS A LITTLE DIFFERENT THAN WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE BEEN THROUGH OR THE CITIZENS MIGHT HAVE BEEN THROUGH IN 2011, WHEN WE WHEN YOU LAST LOOKED AT THIS AND THEN THERE ARE SOME POLICIES THAT YOU'RE GOING TO BE PUTTING INTO ACTION, HOPEFULLY THIS EVENING AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING THAT ALLOW THE CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE AND THAT TIE US TO THESE LEGAL PRINCIPLES.

AND SO I'M GOING TO REVIEW THOSE FOR YOU NOW SO THAT WHEN YOU GET TO THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING, THAT PUTS THOSE ISSUES IN CONTEXT.

AND SO THEN THE WHY ARE WE LOOKING AT THE CENSUS? WELL, YOU AS THE CITY COUNCIL, TO THE EXTENT THAT YOU'RE ELECTED FROM A SINGLE MEMBER DISTRICT ARE LIKE A CONGRESSMAN OR LIKE A STATE SENATOR OR REPRESENTATIVE IN THE FACT

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THAT YOU REPRESENT A SEGMENT OF THE OF THE OF THE WHOLE OF ALL OF LUBBOCK AND TO THE EXTENT THAT EACH OF YOUR DISTRICTS HAS ROUGHLY THE SAME AMOUNT OF POPULATION, THEN THAT GIVES EACH CITIZEN AN EQUAL VOTE.

HERE, THEY ELECT A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THEIR DISTRICT TO TO BE THEIR VOICE HERE AT THE DAIS. AND IF ONE DISTRICT IS SUBSTANTIALLY OUT OF BALANCE FROM THE OTHER DISTRICTS, IT CREATES PROBLEMS OF UNDER AND OVER REPRESENTATION.

AND SO THAT'S THAT'S WHAT WE'RE DOING.

SO WE COMPARE THE LEAST POPULOUS IN MOST POPULOUS DISTRICTS.

WE'RE NOT LIKE CONGRESS, WHERE MATHEMATICALLY EVERY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IN TEXAS HAS TO. HAVE 138TH OF THE POPULATION OF THE STATE, JEFF ROUGHLY 900000 PEOPLE IN EACH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, BUT WHEN THEY DO THE MATH OF IT, IT'S GOT TO BE DOWN TO THE PERSON DIVIDED BY THE THE VARIOUS CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.

FOR US, THE COURTS HAVE ALLOWED US TO DO TO HAVE SOME LEEWAY.

SO WE HAVE A 10 PERCENT DEVIATION.

WE HAVE TO STAY WITHIN A 10 PERCENT DEVIATION.

SO I HAVE A CITY COUNCIL HERE EXAMPLE TO KIND OF SIMPLIFY THE MATH OR WHAT WE'RE LOOKING AT IN THIS LITTLE IN THIS CITY WITH 40000 THOUSAND PEOPLE.

EACH DISTRICTS IDEAL POPULATION SIZE WOULD BE 10000 IN POPULATION AND DISTRICT A HAPPENS TO BE UNDER THE CENSUS 11000.

SO IT'S 10000 OVER POPULATED.

AND IN DISTRICT SEEING, IT'S 2000 UNDERPOPULATED, SO IT'S 20 PERCENT UNDERPOPULATED.

THE WAY YOU CALCULATE DEVIATION THAT THE MAXIMUM DEVIATION THAT THIS CITY HAS IN OUR EXAMPLE IS 30 PERCENT.

AND SO THAT THE THE MAXIMUM WE'RE ALLOWED TO HAVE IS 10 PERCENT.

SO THAT CITY AND THAT EXAMPLE WOULD HAVE TO REBALANCE.

SO WE LOOK AT THE +91 NINETY FOUR ONE SEVENTY ONE DATA.

THIS IS WHAT I WHEN I CAME AND TALKED TO YOU ALL A MONTH OR TWO AGO, WE WERE WAITING FOR THESE DATA TO BE RELEASED TO US AND WE NOW HAVE THEM AND THEY PROVIDE DATA AT THE BLOCK LEVEL CENSUS BLOCK LEVEL HERE IN LUBBOCK OF EVERY MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD THAT LIVES HERE AS COUNTED. AND THOSE COUNTS ARE NOT ALWAYS PERFECT, BUT THEY'RE THE OFFICIAL COUNT THAT'S USED FOR THIS PURPOSE.

WE MAY CHALLENGE IT FOR OTHER PURPOSES DOWN THE ROAD, BUT FOR VOTING PURPOSES, THIS IS THE DATA THE COURTS WILL ACCEPT.

SO WE'RE GOING TO TAKE THAT TOTAL POPULATION DATA AND USE IT TO DIVIDE AMONG THE SIX DISTRICTS. WE ALSO HAVE DATA, AND I PROVIDED YOU SOME INFORMATION ON THE DEMOGRAPHICS OF YOUR DISTRICT ABOUT THE VOTING AGE POPULATION OF THE DISTRICTS.

AND THAT'S IMPORTANT BECAUSE THAT POPULATION IS USED TO MEASURE VOTING RIGHTS.

THE WHAT WE WHAT WE ARE NOW SEGREGATING INTO IS THAT SECTION TWO OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT, WHICH APPLIES TO US, SAYS THAT FOR THOSE MEMBERS OF PROTECTED MINORITY CLASSES WITHIN THE CITY THAT WE MUST AVOID AS A CITY PACKING OR CRACKING THOSE POPULATIONS, THOSE COMMUNITIES OF INTEREST SO THAT AS TO NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST THEM.

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? WELL, WHEN WE'RE DRAWING THE DISTRICTS, WE HAVE TO BE COGNIZANT OF HOW MUCH OR WHETHER THERE'S A SUFFICIENTLY LARGE AND GEOGRAPHICALLY COMPACT POPULATION OF MINORITY FOLKS IN THAT DISTRICT THAT ELECT CANDIDATES OF THEIR CHOICE.

AND SO IF WE HAVE AN UNDERPOPULATED DISTRICT, WE NEED TO ADD POPULATION TO IT.

WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT AS WE ADD POPULATION, WE DO NOT CRACK IT OR THAT WE DON'T DILUTE ITS VOTING INTERESTS BY ADDING PEOPLE THAT ARE GOING TO OVERWHELM THAT PREDICTED MINORITY GROUP. LIKEWISE, IF YOU HAVE ENOUGH MINORITY POPULATION TO FIT INTO MULTIPLE DISTRICTS SO THAT THEY CAN ELECT A CANDIDATES ON A PROPORTIONAL BASIS TO COUNCIL, YOU'RE GOING TO TRY NOT TO PUT THEM ALL IN ONE DISTRICT SO AS TO MINIMIZE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE THEY CAN INFLUENCE OR ELECT ON THE COUNCIL.

SO THAT'S PACKING.

AND SO IT WILL BE THE POLICIES THAT WE'RE PROPOSING THAT YOU ADOPT PREVENT US FROM FROM ENGAGING IN THAT ACTIVITY.

SO THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT HAS A WHOLE OTHER SIDE TO IT AS WELL BECAUSE THE ANGLO POPULATION HAS THE RIGHT NOT TO BE DISCRIMINATED, DISCRIMINATED AGAINST, EITHER.

AND SO WE ARE LIMITED IN OUR EXAMINATION OF RACIAL ISSUES.

TO THAT ONE QUESTION WE WERE TALKING ABOUT IN THE PRIOR SLIDE HAVE WE PROTECTED THOSE, PARTICULARLY THOSE MINORITY GROUPS IN THE DISTRICT? AND THEN WE STOPPED LOOKING AT RACE FROM THAT POINT FORWARD.

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WE ARE REALLY WORRIED ABOUT WHAT POTHOLES ARE IN YOUR DISTRICT OR WHAT PARKS ARE IN YOUR DISTRICT AND WHAT WHAT TERRITORY, AND HOW DO I TAKE CARE OF MY CONSTITUENTS? WHAT ARE THE CITY COUNCIL? WHAT'S THE WORK OF THE COUNCIL? SO WE'RE GOING TO REALLY NARROWLY TAILOR ANY LOOK AT RACE TO THAT COMPELLING STATE INTEREST OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT.

AND THEN WE'RE DONE WITH THAT PART OF IT.

HERE'S AN EXAMPLE.

IT'S EASIER TO SEE IT IN A PICTURE THAN TO TO UNDERSTAND THAT, TO TALK ABOUT IT.

THE PICTURE ON THE UPPER LEFT IS ABOUT IT.

FROM ABOUT 20 YEARS AGO, WHEN THE LEGISLATURE WAS TRYING TO DRAW A CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT THAT ELECTED THE RED DISTRICT WAS SUPPOSED TO ELECT A BLACK REPRESENTATIVE IN HARRIS COUNTY, THE GREEN DISTRICT.

IT SURROUNDS IT OR THAT WAS INTERMINGLED WITH IT WAS SUPPOSED TO ELECT A HISPANIC REPRESENTATIVE, AND THE COURT FOUND THAT THAT WAS RACIAL GERRYMANDERING, THAT THAT'S ILLEGAL TO DO IN OUR STATE.

AND SO WHAT THEY DID, THE COURT REDREW IT.

IT HIRED THEM. IT HAD A MASTER IN THE COURT AND THEY DREW IT THEMSELVES, AND THEY DREW THE SAME TWO DISTRICTS IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT VERSION THAT THEY APPROVED AT THE COURT.

THEY DID EXACTLY THE SAME THING.

THE RED ONE IS A MAJORITY BLACK DISTRICT, A GREEN ONE WITH A MAJORITY HISPANIC DISTRICT AT THE TIME, AND THEY THEY ELECTED THE CITIZENRY THERE COULD ELECT CANDIDATES OF THEIR CHOICE, BUT IT WAS MUCH MORE COMPACT AND RESTRAINED IN ITS FORM.

AND THAT'S THE KIND OF STUFF WE'RE TRYING TO AVOID OUR COUNCIL DISTRICTS.

WE'RE FORTUNATE HERE IN THE CITY THAT WE HAVE VERY COMPACT DISTRICTS AND OUR THEY HAVE TRADITIONALLY HAD A STRONG DAY.

THERE ARE SOME DISTRICTS THAT HAVE A STRONG MINORITY REPRESENTATION IN THEM.

OTHERS THAT DON'T. OUR OUR COMMUNITY'S CHANGING.

AND WHEN WE LOOK AT THE CENSUS, WE'RE BECOMING A LOT MORE INTEGRATED.

AND ONE OF THE CHALLENGES THAT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE WHEN WE GET TO THE NUMBERS NOT TO GIVE ANYTHING AWAY IS THAT AS WE REPOPULATE AND REDISTRIBUTE THE POPULATION DISTRICTS TO GET IT BALANCED, IT'S GOING TO BE HARD TO MAINTAIN THE LEVELS OF MINORITY POPULATION IN EACH DISTRICT. AND I'M GOING TO BE LOOKING TO YOU GUYS THROUGH A SERIES OF LEGAL QUESTIONS THAT YOUR LEGAL COUNSEL AND I WILL BE ASKING YOU.

BUT YOUR CITY ATTORNEY AND MY FIRM, MY LAW FIRM WILL LOOK AT THOSE ISSUES WITH EACH OF YOU. ALL'S THROUGH SOME MATERIAL.

I'M GOING TO GATHER FROM YOU BEFORE I COME BACK WITH A SUGGESTION FOR A STARTING PLAN BECAUSE I'M CONCERNED THAT THAT AND I KNOW YOU'RE CONCERNED ABOUT PROTECTING DISTRICTS IN YOUR AREA, BUT AGAIN, THE CRITERIA OR REDISTRICTING STANDARDS THAT THIS SHAW V.

RENO LINE OF CASES AND THAT THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT IMPOSED PUT US DOWN A PATH WHERE WE NEED TO HAVE SOME VERY SPECIFIC POLICIES SO THAT WE CAN REDISTRICT CORRECTLY.

AND I'LL GET TO THAT POLICY HERE.

IN A SECOND AND I'VE DRAFT, WE'VE DRAFTED ONE WHICH THE CITY SECRETARY HAS PUT ON THE AGENDA FOR THIS EVENING'S CONSIDERATION, AND IT HAS WHAT ARE CALLED TRADITIONAL DISTRICTING AND CRITERIA.

I'M GOING TO GET TO THEM IN A MINUTE, BUT BEFORE I GET THERE, I WANTED TO GO OVER A COUPLE OF VOTING CHANGES, LEGAL CHANGES THAT OCCURRED DURING THE DECADE LAST DECADE WHEN THE CITY OF LUBBOCK REDISTRICTED AND EVERY OTHER TOWN, EVERY OTHER CITY THAT HAD THESE KIND OF DISTRICTS IN TEXAS.

EVERY SCHOOL, EVERY COUNTY HAD TO GO TO WASHINGTON, HAD TO SEND THEM TO WASHINGTON TO GET THEM PRE-CLEARED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BEFORE WE COULD APPLY THEM IN AN ELECTION.

THAT IN 2013, IN THE CASE OF SHELBY COUNTY VERSUS HOLDER, THE THE SUPREME COURT SAID THAT THAT REQUIREMENT IS NO LONGER NECESSARY.

WE DO NOT, AS A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IN THIS STATE, NEED TO GO TO WASHINGTON AND GET PERMISSION TO USE OUR DISTRICTS.

BUT WE ARE STILL BOUND BY ALL OF THE ANTI-DISCRIMINATION NONDISCRIMINATION POLICIES AND IN THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT SECTION TWO AND OTHERWISE.

AND SO WE'RE GOING TO NOW.

THE RESPONSIBILITY FULLY LIES ON US AS A COUNCIL AND IN ME AS A LAWYER TO MAKE SURE THAT WE COME UP WITH A PLAN THAT MEETS ALL THOSE STANDARDS.

AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE GOING TO BE DOING.

AND WE'RE GOING TO USE ALL OF THE SECTION FIVE STIFFEST DIAGNOSTIC TO THAT EFFECT.

NOW THE CRITERIA THAT I'M GOING TO THAT I'VE SUGGESTED IT'S IN THE RESOLUTION THAT BEFORE YOU TONIGHT SAYS THAT WE'RE GOING TO TRY TO USE READILY IDENTIFIABLE BOUNDARIES TO REDISTRICT. WE'RE GOING TO TRY TO MAINTAIN NEIGHBORHOODS AND COMMUNITIES OF INTEREST TOGETHER, NOT SPLIT THEM.

WE'RE GOING TO TRY TO USE WHOLE VOTING PRECINCTS TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE TO TO TO REDRAW IT SO THAT IT'S SIMPLER FOR VOTERS.

WE'RE GOING TO TRY TO BASE OUR PLAN ON THE EXISTING DISTRICTS AND MODIFY THEM AS LITTLE AS NECESSARY SO THAT WE DON'T DRAW YOU GUYS OUT OF YOUR DISTRICT FROM YOUR BECAUSE YOU

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HAVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH YOUR CONSTITUENTS, WITH YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD THERE, AND WE'RE TRYING TO PRESERVE THOSE FOR EVERYBODY.

WE'RE ALSO DRAWING DISTRICTS THAT ARE COMPACT AND CONTIGUOUS, AS WE'VE DISCUSSED, TRY TO AVOID ANY GERRYMANDERING.

WE'RE GOING TO ALSO USE A CENSUS POPULATION TO DO THESE CALCULATIONS, AND WE'RE GOING TO NARROWLY TAILOR ANY VOTING RIGHTS.

REMEDIATION TO TO JUST TO GET US IN BALANCE.

SO THE BENCHMARK THAT I'M APPLYING TODAY IS YOUR EXISTING COUNCIL DISTRICTS, AND TO THAT, WE'RE APPLYING THE 2020 DATA.

WE'RE WE'RE REALLY KIND OF GOING THROUGH.

THIS IS A FIRST STEP IN A PROCESS.

WE'RE GOING TO REVIEW THIS, THESE THE DATA TODAY.

TONIGHT, YOU'RE GOING TO ADOPT GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA.

THE OTHER RESOLUTION YOU HAVE IS A RESOLUTION THAT ALLOWS THE CITIZENRY TO PARTICIPATE IN PUBLIC INPUT SESSIONS.

WE'RE GOING TO HAVE A COUPLE OF WORK SESSIONS WHERE WE'RE GOING TO DRAW THE DISTRICTS.

YOU AND I ARE GOING TO DRAW THE DISTRICTS TOGETHER AT THE DAIS HERE OR IN A WORK SESSION, AND THE INFORMATION WILL BE LIVE ON THE SCREEN.

BUT WE'RE GOING TO GIVE THE CITIZENRY A PUBLIC INPUT SECTION SO THAT THEY CAN PROVIDE INPUT TO YOU, AND THEY MAY ALSO PROVIDE OTHER WRITTEN SUGGESTIONS.

AND SO THAT'S WHAT THE SECOND RESOLUTION YOU HAVE IS AVAILABLE TO YOU FOR TONIGHT.

WE I'M GOING TO CIRCULATE MY MY QUESTIONS, LEGAL QUESTIONS THROUGH YOUR LAWYER, THROUGH THE CITY ATTORNEY TO YOU, AND THEN I'M GOING TO DEVELOP A STARTING POINT FOR DISCUSSION OF HOW HOW WE APPROACH SOLVING THE IMBALANCE AND THEN BASED ON ON OUR WORK HERE AT THE AS A GROUP. AND ANY COMMENTS WE GET WILL ADOPT A PLAN.

THE BASIC APPROACH FOR THIS IS TODAY WE'RE DOING THIS IN INITIAL PRESENTATION.

ABOUT A MONTH FROM NOW, WE WILL HAVE OUR FIRST DRAWING SESSION.

FIRST TRAINING SESSION, SO I'M GOING TO SEND THAT QUESTIONNAIRE TO YOU LATER THIS WEEK.

YOU CAN THEN HAVE A COUPLE OF WEEKS TO GIVE ME SOME FEEDBACK.

I'LL HAVE SOME TIME TO KIND OF DEVELOP A PLAN AND THEN I'LL BRING IT FOR THAT WORK SESSION ON NOVEMBER THE 16TH.

WE'LL HAVE A PUBLIC INPUT AT THE BEGINNING OF THAT SESSION.

WE'LL PUBLICIZE THAT INFORMATION WILL PUT THE INITIAL ASSESSMENT INFORMATION UP IN MS. ON THE MS. GARZA'S WEBSITE SO THAT THE PUBLIC CAN SEE WHAT THE NUMBERS ARE.

AND THEN WE'LL HAVE A SECOND WORK SESSION AFTER THE FIRST ONE ON THE 30TH OF NOVEMBER AND THEN WITH A VIEW TO ADOPTION IN DECEMBER AT A COUPLE OF YOUR REGULAR MEETINGS.

AND SO WITH THAT IN MIND, WHAT I'D LIKE TO DO NOW IS GET TO THE NUMBERS.

SO THIS IS YOUR DRAWING OF YOUR EXISTING DISTRICTS THAT THIS IS THE CRITICAL CHART HERE.

SO THE POPULATION OF THE OF THE CITY GREW TO TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY SEVEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND EIGHTY FIVE, WITH AN IDEAL DISTRICT SIZE FORTY TWO THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND FOURTEEN IN EACH OF YOUR DISTRICTS.

NOW YOU CAN SEE AS WE GO THROUGH THIS, THAT DISTRICTS ONE, TWO AND THREE LOST POPULATION.

THEY DIDN'T GROW AS FAST AS OTHER PARTS OF THE CITY DURING THE DECADE, SO THEY'RE SLIGHTLY UNDERPOPULATED BY ABOUT 10, 14 AND 12 PERCENT, RESPECTIVELY.

LIKEWISE, NUMBER SIX DISTRICT NUMBER SIX HAS A SLIGHT POPULATION LOSS, AND MOST OF THE POPULATION GAIN, AS WE'VE SEEN OVER THE DECADES, HAS COME FROM THE SOUTHWEST OF LUBBOCK.

THAT'S BEEN FOR A COUPLE OF DECADES NOW.

I THINK A COMMON ELEMENT AND DISTRICTS FOUR AND FIVE ARE IS WHERE WE SEE THE GROWTH.

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OUR MOST POPULOUS AND LEAST POPULOUS DISTRICT IS FORTY SIX POINT SEVEN PERCENT, 4.1 PERCENT, WHICH IS SIGNIFICANT, PRETTY, PRETTY SIGNIFICANT.

AND IT'S NOT AN EASY PUZZLE TO SOLVE.

AND I'LL SAY THIS JUST FROM A VOTING RIGHTS STANDPOINT, THE THE THERE IS SUBSTANTIAL MINORITY POPULATION AND THESE ARE VOTING AGE.

THESE ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.

ONE I WANTED YOU TO SEE THIS CHART AND I WANTED TO FOCUS THE COMMUNITY ON IT BECAUSE THIS CHART SHOWS THE PEOPLE THAT ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER IN EACH OF YOUR DISTRICTS AND THEIR DEMOGRAPHICS.

AND SO TO THE EXTENT THAT DISTRICTS ONE IN TWO HAVE A SIGNIFICANT HISPANIC POPULATION, THEY JUST TALK ABOUT THEM FIRST.

THEY THEY COMPRISE ABOUT HALF OF THE VOTING AGE POPULATION IN IN THOSE TWO DISTRICTS.

TO THE EXTENT THAT WE HAVE A SIGNIFICANT AFRICAN-AMERICAN POPULATION, IT'S LOCATED IN DISTRICTS TWO AND THREE, AND IT'S AT AROUND 22 PERCENT IN DISTRICT TWO AND 17 PERCENT IN

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DISTRICT THREE. AND THE OTHER DISTRICTS DON'T HAVE QUITE AS HIGH NUMBERS IN THAT REGARD.

AND SO HERE'S THE CHALLENGE WHEN IF THIS AND I'VE INCLUDED A THEMATIC CHART IN THERE, IT'LL BE IN THE DATA THAT THAT WILL BE ON THE WEBSITE, BUT IT SHOWS THIS IS A DENSE HOW HISPANIC OR WHAT IS THE THE THE PERCENTAGE OF HISPANICS THAT LIVE IN EACH CENSUS BLOCK FOR THE WHOLE CITY.

AND IT SHOWS THAT THEY'RE FAIRLY DISPARATE, DISPERSED THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY AND THE SAME FOR AFRICAN-AMERICANS.

WHILE THERE'S A STRONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN CONCENTRATION IN THE EAST SIDE OF TOWN IN, I THINK IT'S JUST ONE.

NO. TWO THERE, THERE THERE ARE.

THERE IS. THE REST OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN POPULATION IS VERY.

JUST DISPERSED.

LET'S JUST SAY SO HERE'S THE DIFFICULTY.

AND AS YOU LOOK AT YOUR DISTRICT MAP AND I PROVIDED BEHIND THE BIG MAP FOR THE OVERALL MAP, I PROVIDED A INSETS OR DISTRICT SPECIFIC MAPS FOR YOU ALL.

SO YOU COULD KIND OF SEE IN MORE DETAIL.

AND IF YOU NEED MORE DETAIL, JUST CALL ME OR HAVE HAVE MS. GAZA GET WITH ME AND I'LL PROVIDE MORE AND MORE LEVELS OF DETAIL BECAUSE YOU'RE GOING TO NEED TO LOOK IF YOU'RE A DISTRICT THAT HAS LESS.

IF YOU NEED TO ADD THREE OR FOUR THOUSAND PEOPLE TO YOUR DISTRICT TO GET IT UP TO THE IDEAL SIZE, YOU NEED TO KIND OF HELP ME HELP YOU FIGURE OUT HOW WE'RE GOING TO DO THAT.

IF YOU HAVE A DISTRICT THAT HAS EXCESS POPULATION THAT YOU NEED TO GIVE OFF, YOU'RE GOING TO BE GIVEN ENOUGH OF THE CONTIGUOUS AREAS THAT ARE TO THE OTHER DISTRICTS.

BUT I NEED YOUR HELP BECAUSE THERE MAY BE CONSTITUENT RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE REST OF YOU GUYS HAVE WITH YOUR VOTERS THAT YOU WANT TO.

YOU NEED TO PRESERVE AND YOU CAN'T GIVE UP SOME TERRITORIES.

AND SO THAT'S THE GIVE AND TAKE OF THIS PROCESS.

SO THAT'S PART OF WHAT WE'RE GOING TO BE GOING THROUGH IN THE NEXT STEP, AND I HOPE THIS WAS HELPFUL TO EXPLAIN THE PROBLEM.

LIKE I SAID, MY MY TEAM WILL DISTRIBUTE THROUGH THE CITY ATTORNEY A SET OF LEGAL QUESTIONS. I HAVE TO TRY TO STAY WITHIN THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT.

I'LL BE HERE TONIGHT IN CASE THERE'S QUESTIONS ABOUT THE POLICIES.

ARE THERE ANY QUESTIONS OF ME, MAYOR OR COUNCIL MEMBERS AS WE GO THROUGH? I BELIEVE WE HAVE A QUESTION OR TWO BEFORE WE START, THOUGH, JUST COUNCIL.

I JUST WOULD REMIND YOU THAT WHAT MR. MENDEZ IS POINTING TO IS THE THE RESOLUTIONS.

WE'RE CONSIDERING THAT ITEMS EIGHT, ONE AND EIGHT TWO, WHICH IS THE THE GUIDELINES AND THE CRITERIA. OK, LET'S START WITH MS. JOY. A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS.

AND ONE IS MORE OF A REQUEST ON YOUR CHART WHERE YOU SHOW WHAT THE CENSUS SHOWED FOR OUR CURRENT DISTRICT IN TERMS OF LIKE DISTRICT SIX WAS FORTY THOUSAND PEOPLE THERE WOULD HAVE BEEN HELPFUL TO SEEING THE NUMBER AT THE LAST REDISTRICTING.

WHAT THAT NUMBER WAS? SURE, I CAN DO THAT BECAUSE THAT'S GOING TO FIGURE INTO THIS.

AND THEN SECONDLY, AS I UNDERSTAND IT, THE CENSUS COUNTED EVERY MAN, WOMAN, CHILD, EVERYBODY. RIGHT? AND THAT'S THAT TOTAL NUMBER THAT YOU GAVE US THE TWO FIFTY SEVEN, WHATEVER.

BUT LAYERED ON TOP OF THAT IS THIS VOTING AGE PERCENTAGE.

CAN YOU KIND OF EXPLAIN HOW YOU TAKE YOU'RE GOING TO TAKE THE TOTAL NUMBER, BUT WHERE DOES THAT VOTING AGE FIT IN FIT IN? YEAH. IT IS USED SOLELY TO DETERMINE THE VOTING STRENGTH OF A GROUP.

AND SO WE'RE REALLY GOING TO FOCUS THAT IN A DISTRICT THAT HAS A SUBSTANTIAL MINORITY POPULATION, IF YOU HAVE A DISTRICT THAT HAS AN EXCESS OF 50 PERCENT OR MORE OF THE POPULATION BEING OF A VOTING AGE MINORITY, WHETHER IT'S HISPANIC OR BLACK OR BOTH OR.

AND THERE'S ALSO WE HAVE NUMBERS IF YOU SAW IN THERE FOR NATIVE AMERICANS AND OTHER GROUPS AND YOU LOOK TO DETERMINE WHETHER IT IS A SUFFICIENTLY LARGE GROUP WITHIN A PARTICULAR DISTRICT TO INFLUENCE THE ELECTION TO TO ELECT OUTRIGHT A COUNCIL MEMBER OR TO INFLUENCE IT. AND THAT'S WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING AT WITH THE VOTING AGE BECAUSE ONLY PEOPLE THAT ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER CAN CONSIDER REGISTERING TO VOTE.

NOW, ONE OTHER SET OF DATA THAT MAY BE USEFUL IN ANALYZING THIS IN THE COMMUNITY IS THE REGISTERED VOTER DATA.

SO YOU HAVE TOTAL POPULATION, YOU HAVE PEOPLE THAT ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND THEN YOU HAVE

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A CERTAIN NUMBER OF VOTERS THAT LIVE IN YOUR DISTRICT.

AND SO ONE OTHER SET OF DATA WE CAN PROVIDE THROUGH THE SECRETARY BECAUSE WE HAVE IT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE IS FOR EACH ELECTION PRECINCT IN YOUR IN YOUR DISTRICT.

I CAN TELL YOU HOW MANY REGISTERED VOTERS THERE ARE.

THE SECRETARY OF STATE ALSO HAS A MACHINE, A APPLICATION COMPUTER APPLICATION THAT ALLOWS THEM TO IDENTIFY HOW MANY PEOPLE THAT ARE REGISTERED VOTERS HAVE A SPANISH SURNAME IN OUR STATE. WHEN YOU REGISTER TO VOTE, YOU DON'T INDICATE YOU'RE WHITE, BLACK OR HISPANIC.

BUT BECAUSE OF A LARGE NUMBER OF HISPANICS IN TEXAS, THE SECRETARY OF STATE USES THE APPLICATION. SO YOU CAN LOOK, FOR EXAMPLE, IF YOU HAVE A LARGE POPULATION OF VOTING AGE, HISPANIC POPULATION IN YOUR DISTRICT, YOU CAN LOOK AND COMPARE THAT TO THE NUMBER OF REGISTERED VOTERS AND THEIR PERCENTAGE.

THE PERCENTAGE OF VOTERS THAT ARE SPANISH SURNAME.

IT'S NOT GOING TO BE APPLES TO APPLES.

NOT EVERY PERSON THAT HAS A SPANISH SURNAME IS A HISPANIC.

NOT EVERY PERSON THAT IS HISPANIC HAS A, YOU KNOW, A SPANISH SURNAME.

SO, SO SO YOU'RE NOT GOING TO HAVE APPLE TABLET, BUT IT HELPS, AND THAT'S WHAT THE COURTS LOOK AT. SO THAT'S WHY WE USE VOTING AGE AND THESE OTHER NUMBERS.

AND THERE WAS ONE OTHER AND ONE OF THE CASES A REFERENCE TO.

I THINK WE CALLED IT PACKING.

IN OTHER WORDS, IF YOU PUT ALL OF OUR A MAJORITY OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS IN ONE DISTRICT, THEN YOU ALLEVIATE THE POSSIBILITY THAT THOSE COULD BE SPLIT UP INTO TWO DISTRICTS WHERE YOU COULD HAVE MORE REPRESENTATION.

AND WE NEED TO HEAR FROM THOSE COMMUNITIES IN SOME RESPECT AS TO WHETHER THEY'RE ALIGNED IN SELECTING BECAUSE, FOR EXAMPLE, IN, I THINK, DISTRICT TWO HERE IN IN LUBBOCK AND I HAVEN'T REPRESENTED THE CITY PRIOR DECADES, SOME PLACES I'VE BEEN DOING THIS FOR 30 YEARS, SO I KIND OF SEE IT GROW OR CHANGE, BUT HERE.

DISTRICT TWO SEEMS TO HAVE A HISTORY OF ELECTING AFRICAN-AMERICANS WITH THE HELP, PROBABLY OF BOTH ANGLO AND HISPANIC VOTERS THAT THERE ARE THERE ARE.

THERE IS A CROSSOVER VOTING AMONG EVERYBODY TO SUPPORT AFRICAN-AMERICAN CANDIDATES.

LIKEWISE, THE HISPANIC DISTRICTS THAT ARE IN HERE PROBABLY RELY BECAUSE THEY'RE NOT VERY STRONG, SOLELY HISPANIC DISTRICTS.

THEY RELY TO SOME GREATER OR LESSER EXTENT IN CROSSOVER VOTING FROM AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND OTHER ANGLO VOTERS.

SO WE'RE GOING TO RELY ON OUR GATHER INFO FROM YOU GUYS ABOUT WHERE ARE YOUR STREETS, WHERE WHICH COALITIONS EXIST WITHIN YOUR COUNCIL DISTRICT AND HOW DO WE PRESERVE A.

AND THAT'S HOW YOU, YOU KNOW, AVOID PACKING IS TO MAKE SURE WE GOT UNDERSTANDING OF THOSE COALITIONS. MS. PATTERSON, HARRIS. THANK YOU, SIR, FOR BEING HERE TODAY.

MY QUESTION IS BECAUSE I'M KIND OF KEYING IN ON THE MAPS AND I'M JUST TRYING TO REALLY GET AN IDEA BECAUSE SOME OF THOSE COLORINGS SEEM TO OVERLAP EACH OTHER.

THEY'RE TOO SMALL, THE TOO SMALL, AND YOU NEED A BIT MORE DETAIL.

I THINK THAT'S THAT'S A FAIR STATEMENT.

I WAS. I CAN PROVIDE MUCH MORE DETAILED MAPS IF THAT'S HELPFUL TO YOU.

AND I THINK I IN LOOKING AT THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM THAT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE, I WILL PROVIDE SOME OF THOSE TO THROUGH THE CITY SECRETARY.

THANK YOU. I WAS JUST TRYING TO KIND OF KEY IN ON THEM, AND THAT WASN'T QUITE MAKING SENSE FOR ME. EVEN IN ADDITION TO THAT, THERE ARE SOME AREAS THAT DON'T NECESSARILY HAVE RESIDENTS LIVING IN THEM, BUT THEY'RE CODED TO INDICATE ONE WAY OR THE OTHER.

SO I APPRECIATE THE LARGER MAPS TO HELP US WITH THAT.

THANK YOU. THE ONLY THOSE ARE DONE FROM THE CENSUS.

SO IF THERE'S ONE PERSON IN THE BLOCK AND IT'S BLOCKING THE BLOCK IS MILES SQUARE AND IT HAS ONE PERSON IN IT AND THEY'RE BLACK, IT'S GOING TO BE A GREEN, OK.

BUT BUT THE SIZE OF IT DOESN'T TELL YOU ANYTHING ABOUT HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE THERE.

AND THAT'S THE HARD PART.

THANK YOU, SIR. MR. MENDEZ, WOULD YOU GO BACK TO PAGE 19? I THINK IT'S IT'S THE THREE OR FOUR PAGES BACK.

IT'S THE. THE ONE THAT HAS THE.

THAT PAGE RIGHT THERE.

OK, SO. ON.

LET ME MAKE SURE I UNDERSTAND THE BIGGEST DEVIATION WE CAN HAVE.

LET'S, FOR INSTANCE, SAY THAT WE'RE ABLE TO BRING FOUR AND FIVE DOWN TO THE 40, ROUGHLY THE FORTY TWO THOUSAND NINE 14.

YOU STILL CAN'T HAVE MORE THAN NINE POINT NINE PERCENT.

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DEVIATION BETWEEN.

THAT ONE THAT WAS AT OR JUST ABOVE, AND ONE THAT WOULD BE THAT MUCH BELOW, THEY'VE ALL GOT TO FALL IN THAT NINE POINT NINE.

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE MOST POPULOUS AND THE LEAST POPULOUS HAS TO BE NINE UNDER 10.

OK. ALL RIGHT. AND SO IT'S A IT'S DIFFICULT.

THERE ARE SO MANY PERMUTATIONS OF HOW YOU CAN SOLVE THAT.

IT'S NOT LIKE ONE HAS TO BE FIVE AND ONE FOUR POINT NINETY NINE, BUT YOU COULD HAVE ONE.

THAT'S EIGHT AND ONE.

THAT'S ONE. BUT IT'S VERY DIFFICULT WITHOUT REDISTRIBUTING POPULATION AMONG THE SIX DISTRICTS, PRETTY MUCH ACROSS THE BOARD.

YOU CAN'T GET THEM INTO BALANCE.

IT'S JUST MATH. MS. JOY. IS IT POSSIBLE FOR YOU TO DO AN OVERLAY OF WHAT OUR CURRENT DISTRICTS ARE BECAUSE WE? WELL, I DON'T KNOW THAT THAT IS IN THERE, THE INITIAL ASSESSMENT, WHAT HE SENT US WITH THE CURRENT DISTRICTS.

YEAH. THESE ARE THE TO MATCH.

YEAH. SO THE INITIAL ASSESSMENT IS JUST WHAT WE HAVE NOW.

RIGHT. I WAS UNDER THE IMPRESSION THAT, YOU KNOW, NO, I HAVEN'T DRAWN ANYTHING BECAUSE I CAN'T UNTIL YOU GIVE ME SOME DIRECTION.

YOU KNOW, THAT'S THE HARD PART IN SOME TOWNS.

I CAN TELL YOU HOW WE'RE GOING TO FIX IT IN A HEARTBEAT.

YOU CAN MOVE ONE PRECINCT AND WE'RE DONE.

THIS IS NOT THAT TOWN.

OK. ANYTHING ELSE FOR MR. MENDEZ? OK, SO JUST TO SUMMARIZE, BECKY, HELP ME.

WE'RE GOING TO CONSIDER TWO RESOLUTIONS LATER TODAY.

YES, WHEN FOUR CRITERIA.

WHEN FOUR GUIDELINES, WE'LL GET MR. MENDEZ WILL SEND US A INDIVIDUALLY SEND US A SURVEY THAT'LL COME TO THE CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. THAT IS CORRECT.

WE'LL HAVE A COUPLE OF WEEKS TO RESPOND WITH THAT.

ONE OF THE THE RESOLUTION, ONE OF THE RESOLUTIONS TONIGHT ALSO DESCRIBES AND LIST THAT THAT ANY CITIZEN INPUT IS DUE EITHER BEFORE OR DURING CITIZEN COMMENT PERIOD NOVEMBER DECEMBER 16TH. IS THAT CORRECT? THAT IS CORRECT. AND WE HAVE A CALENDAR THAT WE'RE GOING TO OPERATE UNDER BETWEEN NOW AT THE END OF THE YEAR. IT'S THE COUNCIL'S AWARE OF THIS, BUT IT'S SOMETHING THAT WE WILL BE PUBLISHING IN THE NEXT DAY OR SO TO CITIZENS.

SO EVERYBODY WILL KNOW WHAT OUR PLANS ARE RIGHT AND ALL CITIZEN INPUT THAT WE GET.

WE'RE GOING TO REQUEST THAT, THAT BE IN WRITING ANY PLANS THEY GET.

WE'LL HAVE TO FOLLOW THE CRITERIA SO THAT THEY COVER THE WHOLE ALL THE DISTRICTS, NOT JUST THE DISTRICT THERE, THAT THEY'RE CONSIDERING.

OK, COUNSEL, ANYTHING ELSE? MR. MENDEZ, ANYTHING FROM YOU? NO, SIR, I'LL BE HERE.

JUST GIVE ME ONE MORE MS. PATTERSON HARRIS HAS SOMETHING AND THESE ARE AND I'VE GONE OVER THEM, AND THESE ARE THE ACTUAL CRITERIA THAT WE'RE LOOKING AT THOSE ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT.

YES. THAT'S THAT'S BASICALLY WHAT WE'VE BUILT INTO THE RESOLUTION.

I'M HERE THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON AT THE COUNTY WORKING THERE, AND I'LL BE BACK FOR THE FOR THE SESSION THIS EVENING TO IN CASE THEIR QUESTIONS ABOUT ANY OTHER MATERIAL.

THANK YOU, MR. MENDEZ, WE APPRECIATE IT, THANK YOU ALL.

OK. TWO TO 2:00 THIS AFTERNOON IS A MUCH ANTICIPATED UPDATE FROM OUR NEW NEIGHBORHOOD

[2. Neighborhood Planning Update]

PLANNER. I'LL START BY TURNING THIS OVER TO MR. ATKINSON. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

CITY COUNCIL. THIS HAS BEEN A WHILE COMING, BUT I THINK WE'VE GOT A SPECIAL TREAT FOR YOU TODAY WITH MR. WILSON BOWLING.

WILSON IS OUR NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNER.

HE HAS BEEN ON THE GROUND OUT IN THE COMMUNITY, WORKING WITH NEIGHBORHOODS, AND HE'S HERE TO GIVE YOU KIND OF A STATUS REPORT OF WHERE THAT STANDS TODAY.

SO, WILSON, TAKE IT AWAY.

ROB, MR. MAYOR. MEMBERS OF COUNCIL.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR LETTING ME COME AND SPEAK TO YOU.

I ALSO WOULD LIKE TO THANK A FEW OTHER PEOPLE OR GROUPS, NO ONE BEING MEMBERS OF ALL THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS OF CITY STAFF.

IT HAS BEEN SUCH A PLEASURE WORKING WITH SO MANY GREAT PEOPLE, BUT ESPECIALLY IT'S AMAZING AT JUST HOW MUCH THE DEPARTMENT'S HELP EACH OTHER AND WANT TO COLLABORATE ON THINGS, AND THAT IS SOMETHING THAT SHOULD BE COMMENDED.

I ALSO WANT TO THANK THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS BECAUSE FOR ALL THE DEDICATION AND THE HARD WORK THAT THEY DO, BECAUSE REALLY WITHOUT THEM, THIS PROGRAM WOULD BE NOTHING.

SO ALL OF YOU FROM THE NEIGHBORHOODS, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING HERE AND THANK YOU FOR ALL THE WORK THAT YOU DO.

MR. MR. BOWLING, LET'S ASK OUR NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION PRESIDENTS MEMBERS THAT ARE HERE TODAY FOR THE MEETING TO PLEASE STAND UP, I THINK WE'D LIKE TO RECOGNIZE YOU.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THEY DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT.

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I DON'T YOU'RE JUST STRETCHING YOUR LEGS, MS. PATTERSON HARRIS OK, MR. BOWLING. PLEASE CONTINUE.

WELL, I GUESS AS WE GET STARTED, LET'S GO BACK TO KIND OF THE BEGINNING OF HOW WE GOT TO THIS POINT. SO THIS IDEA OF A NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PROGRAM CAME OUT OF OUR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, THE LUBBOCK PLAN 2040.

IF YOU DIDN'T KNOW IT'S ACTUALLY MENTIONED IN SEVEN SEPARATE SECTIONS OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN IN SOME SHAPE, FORM OR FASHION.

SO THIS IS A VERY, VERY IMPORTANT THING THAT PEOPLE WANTED.

AND I HATE READING OFF SLIDES, BUT I AM GOING TO READ THREE QUOTES FROM THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN THAT KIND OF SUM UP THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS PROGRAM.

NO ONE IS TO FORMALLY INITIATE A LUBBOCK NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PROGRAM TO DEVELOP A SERIES OF NEIGHBORHOOD PLANS FOR EASTERN AND NORTHERN LUBBOCK INCLUDE EXTENSIVE PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT WITH MOST CITIZENS AT LARGE AND EASTERN AND NORTHERN LUBBOCK STAKEHOLDERS.

NUMBER TWO, TO PROMOTE HOUSING MAINTENANCE STRATEGIES AND NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS WITHIN EXISTING NEIGHBORHOODS TO INCREASE COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND BUY IN.

THE THIRD BEING TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL GROUPS, IN ADDITION TO IDENTIFYING NEW PARTNERS, SUPPORT EXISTING AND FUTURE EFFORTS, INCLUDING PLANS AS CITY POLICY. THERE ARE QUITE A FEW OTHER THINGS, BUT I BELIEVE THAT ALL OF THOSE ARE KIND OF SUMMED UP IN THESE THREE MAJOR THINGS.

SO I KNOW YOU LIVED IT, BUT I'M GOING TO TAKE YOU BACK TO THE BUDGET LAST YEAR WITH COVID, THERE WAS A FEAR THAT THIS PROGRAM WASN'T GOING TO GET STARTED YET THAT IT WOULD BE PUSHED A LITTLE BIT BACK.

BUT THE COUNCIL SAW THE NEED OF THIS PROGRAM, AND WE'RE ADAMANT THAT IT CONTINUE AND START UP. AND THAT LEADS US TO ME.

SO I WAS HIRED ON FEBRUARY THE 1ST OR THAT WAS MY FIRST DAY HERE WITH THE CITY OF LUBBOCK. AND I HIT THE GROUND RUNNING.

MY NUMBER ONE OBJECTIVE WAS TO FOSTER RELATIONSHIPS WITH THOSE MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY.

I HAVE GONE TO MANY NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETINGS, I'VE GONE TO MANY OTHER MEETINGS WITHIN THE NEIGHBORHOODS AND WITHIN THE COMMUNITY TRYING TO.

GET TO KNOW PEOPLE, LET THEM GET TO KNOW ME AND BUILD A SENSE OF TRUST AMONG US.

THE SECOND IS TO IDENTIFY THOSE POTENTIAL PARTNERS.

SO I HAVE MET WITH ONCE AGAIN, MANY DIFFERENT COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND JUST OTHER ORGANIZATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY.

AND THEN THE THIRD IS TO LAY THE GROUNDWORK FOR THIS PROGRAM.

IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL MONTHS NOW, BUT WE HAVE WORKED VERY HARD TAKING OUR TIME TO MAKE SURE THAT WE CAN DO THIS RIGHT.

SO FAR, I HAVE ATTENDED NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETINGS THAT MONTHLY NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETINGS OF 10 SEPARATE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS SPANNING FROM EAST, NORTH, CENTRAL AND WEST LUBBOCK.

AND I'LL BE ATTENDING THE QUARTERLY MEETING OF ANOTHER NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, CENTRAL LUBBOCK, HERE IN JUST A COUPLE OF WEEKS.

AGAIN, I'VE MET WITH DOZENS OF COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND MANY ORGANIZATIONS, NOT ALL OF THOSE ARE ON THIS LIST, THIS IS JUST A NUMBER OF THEM.

CITY STAFF ALSO SPENT A GOOD MONTH SPEAKING WITH EIGHT DIFFERENT OTHER CITIES AND THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD PROGRAMS TO SEE HOW THEY WORK.

SEVEN OF WHICH IN TEXAS, ONE OF WHICH IS OUT OF OUT OF THE STATE.

WE DISCUSSED SEVERAL TOPICS, INCLUDING THEIR PROGRAM SUCCESSES.

I DON'T REALLY LIKE THE WORD FAILURES, BUT THE THING IS TO KEEP OUR OUR MIND ON AS WE WORK ON THIS PROGRAM.

HOW SOME OF THESE PROJECTS WILL BE FUNDED.

A SUPPORT SERVICES FOR THE NEIGHBORHOODS, AND THEN, OF COURSE, HOW ARE WE GOING TO EVALUATE OUR SUCCESSES? AFTER SPEAKING WITH WITH THE NEIGHBORHOODS.

WE REALLY CAME WE REALLY FIGURED OUT THAT THERE ARE THREE MAIN ASPECTS TO A NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PROGRAM. NUMBER ONE IS THE MONITORING OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANS THEMSELVES AND THEN ALSO THE NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES.

SO WHEN WE GO SEE THE DOCTOR.

THEY'RE GOING TO TAKE OUR TEMPERATURE, CHECK OUR BLOOD PRESSURE AND DO A LOT OF SEVERAL SMALL TESTS TO TRY TO GET AN OVERALL PICTURE OF OUR OUR HEALTH.

THE SAME CAN BE SAID OF A NEIGHBORHOOD.

WE ARE LOOKING AT SEVERAL SMALL FUNCTIONS.

TO ASSESS THE OVERALL HEALTH OF THESE NEIGHBORHOODS, WE CALL THESE THE KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS. THESE PROVIDE A LOT OF GREAT INFORMATION.

NUMBER ONE, IT PROVIDES GREAT INFORMATION TO YOU AS THE COUNCIL BECAUSE WE CAN ACTUALLY SEE THE STATE OF OUR NEIGHBORHOODS TO SEE WHICH ARE IN GREAT CONDITION, WHICH ARE A MORE

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CRITICAL CONDITION, WHICH NEIGHBORHOODS ARE ON THE VERGE OF DECLINE AND MAYBE WE CAN STEP IN INTERVENE TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY STAY STRONG.

IT'S ALSO GREAT INFORMATION TO THE NEIGHBORHOODS THEMSELVES, BECAUSE AS WE WORK ON THESE PLANS, WE CAN PUT OUR FOCUS ON THOSE THINGS THAT WE SEE THAT WE NEED TO WORK ON.

WHAT'S NICE IS WE CAN TAKE THOSE VALUES, WE CAN PUT IT IN AN EASY METHOD TO UNDERSTAND A GOOD MAP FOR YOU.

BUT ONE OF THE BIGGEST THINGS IS WE CAN TRACK ALL OF THESE SMALL THINGS OVER TIME, AND THAT WILL BE A WAY FOR US TO EVALUATE.

HOW WILL THESE PLANS ARE ACTUALLY WORKING ON NOT JUST THE INDIVIDUAL CRITERIA, BUT AS A WHOLE HEALTH OF THAT NEIGHBORHOOD? THE MAP SHOWN HERE IS THE CITY OF TOPEKA, KANSAS.

THEY ARE THE ONE CITY OUTSIDE OF TEXAS WE SPOKE OF OR WE SPOKE TO.

AND THEY HAVE BEEN TRACKING THIS DATA FOR OVER 20 YEARS NOW.

TO HAVE A FULL IDEA OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH AND HOW IT'S CHANGED OVER TIME WITH THE EFFORTS THAT THEY'VE DONE, THEY USE THE FIRST FIVE ON THIS LIST, WHICH ARE HOME VALUES, PROPERTY, PROPERTY POVERTY, UNSAFE STRUCTURES, CRIME AND HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES.

OF COURSE, AS WE LOOK AT THIS DATA, WE DON'T HAVE TO USE THESE WE CAN, AND IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE LIMITED TO THESE FIVE, EITHER.

I HAVE THROWN ON THREE ADDITIONAL THINGS THAT WE COULD CONSIDER BEING THE THE CONDITION OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE OR CURRENT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

BUILDING PERMITS THAT ARE ISSUED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR AND THEN WE CAN LOOK AT VACANT PROPERTIES. OF COURSE, THERE COULD BE A LOT MORE.

THERE COULD BE LESS THAT IS ALL UP TO THE COUNCIL.

THE NEXT MR BOWIE, GO BACK TO THAT SIDE FROM THAT, PLEASE? YES, SIR. SO I UNDERSTAND HEALTHY OUTPATIENT AND INTENSIVE CARE OUT AT RISK DOESN'T SEEM TO ME TO MEAN.

I MEAN, I UNDERSTAND WHAT AT RISK IS, BUT THAT'S NOT REALLY A MEDICAL TERM WHERE THAT ONE COME FROM. IS THAT JUST SOMETHING THEY DID OR IS THAT SOMETHING THAT THEY DID? IT'S NOT LIKE I CAN'T SPEAK ON HOW THEY DECIDE THAT.

I'M JUST CURIOUS. ALL RIGHT. ALL RIGHT.

KEEP GOING. SO WE GET TO THE SECOND PART, WHICH ARE THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANS THEMSELVES, WHICH I BELIEVE IS THE THE FULL INTENTION OF THIS PROGRAM.

THERE ARE REALLY THREE TYPES OF PLANS.

THE SMALL AREA PLANS, CORRIDOR STUDIES AND THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANS THEMSELVES.

THE SMALL AREA PLANS KIND OF.

IT'S ALMOST AN UMBRELLA TERM, WHICH THE OTHER TWO COULD FALL UNDER.

BUT YOU CAN ALSO LOOK AT AREAS THAT ARE LARGER THAN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

OR PERHAPS WE LOOK AT LARGER COMMERCIAL AREAS.

THOSE CAN ALSO FIT IN THEIR CORRIDOR STUDIES IS WE'RE ACTUALLY LOOKING AT.

LET'S SAY THE THIRTY FOURTH STREET CORRIDOR OR THE EAST 19TH STREET CORRIDOR AND THEN THE ACTUAL NEIGHBORHOOD PLANS.

OF COURSE, WE HOPE AS WE GROW THIS PROGRAM THAT WE'LL BE DOING ALL OF THOSE.

BUT RIGHT NOW OUR FOCUS IS ON THE ACTUAL NEIGHBORHOOD PLANS, WHICH OF COURSE ARE GOING TO BE NEIGHBORHOOD LED, NEIGHBORHOOD INITIATED AND NEIGHBORHOOD CREATED.

SO WE'LL BE HOSTING SEVERAL MEETINGS WITH THE NEIGHBORHOOD, BUT ALSO WITH A STEERING COMMITTEE THAT WILL BE SET UP, INCLUDING RESIDENTS OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD AND SOME STAKEHOLDERS FOR THOSE NEIGHBORHOODS.

WILL ALSO CREATE AND BE WORKING WITH A TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MADE UP OF CITY STAFF THROUGHOUT THE DIFFERENT DEPARTMENTS.

I FEEL THAT THERE IS NO PROJECT THAT IS NOT FEASIBLE THAT WE CAN'T DO, BUT IT ALL DEPENDS ON WHEN WE CAN START AND HOW LONG IT'S GOING TO TAKE.

SO TO GO BACK TO SOMETHING I SAID IN THE VERY BEGINNING.

IS IT JUST HOW AMAZING HOW OUR STAFF WANTS? TO COLLABORATE ON PROJECTS, I WAS APPROACHED BY THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT.

BUT SAYING WE ARE WORKING ON A GRANT.

FOR NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH.

AND IT'S THE PERFECT TIME TO COLLABORATE AND WORK TOGETHER ON THIS AS THEY LOOK AT THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUALS, WE LOOK AT THE HEALTH OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD THEMSELVES BECAUSE THEY ARE COMPLETELY INTERRELATED.

SO THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THINKING OF US WORKING WITH US.

I CAN'T WAIT TO DO SO MANY GREAT THINGS WITH US.

SO, OF COURSE, THIS IS A LONG TERM PRIORITY.

I SAY THAT AS A TYPICAL PLAN TAKES BETWEEN SIX AND 12 MONTHS TO CREATE.

AND THEN FOR ALL THE INITIATIVES WITHIN THAT PLAN, THAT'S GOING TO TAKE YEARS TO IMPLEMENT. SO WE WE ALSO WANT TO START DOING SOME NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES SO THAT WE CAN START HELPING THE NEIGHBORHOODS IMMEDIATELY.

ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS THAT I WANT TO FOCUS ON, AND I'VE BEEN RACKING MY BRAIN OVER THE

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LAST FEW MONTHS.

IS HOW TO HELP GROW OUR NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS, BECAUSE THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS ARE THE BACKBONE OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD, BUT AS WE ARE WORKING ON THESE PLANS.

THE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION, THE CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT IS CRUCIAL.

IF WE DO NOT HAVE THE MEMBERS OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD ATTEND OUR MEETINGS AND HELP CREATE THIS PLAN, IT IS NO LONGER THEIR PLAN.

IT IS OUR PLAN.

SO A LOT OF THESE ASPECTS ARE JUST WAYS TO TRY TO ENGAGE THE CITIZENS, GET THEM EXCITED, GET THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION STRONGER AND VERY ACTIVE.

I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS ACTUALLY REGISTER WITH THE CITY.

THE MAIN REASON IS IT'S REALLY A WAY FOR US TO HAVE ALL THE CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE LEADERSHIP OF THOSE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS SO THAT ALL INFORMATION THAT IS SENT TO ME FROM THE CITY OR THE OTHER ORGANIZATIONS CAN GET TO THE RIGHT PEOPLE.

BUT WITH THIS, WE HAVE SOME IDEAS ON SOME GREAT THINGS WE CAN DO.

YOU HAVE BLESSED ME WITH A CAPITAL BUDGET FOR PROJECTS.

I WOULD LIKE TO USE A BIT OF THAT MONEY FOR A FOR SOME OF THESE THINGS.

NUMBER ONE, THERE ARE A COUPLE OF GRANTS AND I DID MAKE SURE THAT A HANDOUT GOT TO YOU WITH A COUPLE OF THESE IDEAS.

SO I'M NOT GOING TO GO IN TOO IN DEPTH ON THEM AT THE MOMENT, BUT NO ONE WOULD BE A MATCHING GRANT WITH THE NEIGHBORHOOD FOR BEAUTIFICATION PURPOSES.

ANOTHER GRANT THAT I'M EXTREMELY EXCITED ABOUT IS A SMALL $500 MINI GRANT FOR ENGAGEMENT PURPOSES. SO ANY KIND OF MARKETING OR COMMUNICATIONS? I ALSO WANT TO HOST A SERIES OF WORKSHOP FOR THESE NEIGHBORHOODS.

IT'S A WAY NO ONE TO BRING THE NEIGHBORS NEIGHBORHOODS TOGETHER SO THAT WE CAN ALL TALK ABOUT THE COMMON ISSUES AND TRY TO COME UP WITH STRATEGIES TOGETHER.

OR PERHAPS SOME OF THESE ISSUES HAVE ALREADY BEEN SOLVED BY SOME OF THE OTHER NEIGHBORHOODS. ALSO, A WAY TO OFFER SOME TRAINING.

TO THE OFFICERS, I KNOW WE WE DO GET NEW OFFICERS INTO SOME OF THESE ASSOCIATIONS WHO THIS MIGHT BE THEIR FIRST TIME SERVING ON A BOARD, WE WOULD LIKE TO BE ABLE TO HELP TRAIN THEM AND I ACTUALLY HAVE ALREADY STARTED ESTABLISHING SOME RELATIONSHIPS TO HOPEFULLY HAVE SOME PARTNERS IN THAT.

AND THEN OFFER SOME ADDITIONAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES, AND PERHAPS THIS IS THE PERFECT TIME. FOR US TO PROMOTE LUBBOCK 101 AND GET THESE OFFICERS WITHIN THESE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS INTO THIS PROGRAM, GET TO KNOW ALL THE DIFFERENT CITY DEPARTMENTS WHAT THEIR FUNCTION IS AND SO THAT WE CAN ALL BUILD THOSE CONNECTIONS BACK.

SOMETHING WE'RE ALL VERY EXCITED ABOUT.

THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT AND THE PARKS DEPARTMENT CAME UP WITH AN IDEA, BASICALLY AT THE SAME TIME, WE BOTH HAVE THE GOAL.

OF GETTING THE RESIDENTS OUT, GETTING THEM TOGETHER, HAVING FUN, USING OUR PARKS.

SO WE ARE WANTING.

TO HAVE A NEIGHBORHOOD BLOCK PARTY OR A POP UP PARK TRAILER.

IN THIS TRAILER IS GOING TO BE ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING YOU WOULD NEED TO HAVE A PARTY.

THE GAMES, TABLES, CHAIRS, A SPEAKER.

AND IT WOULD BE REALLY FUNNY FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD TO RENT, PERHAPS A DEPOSIT, PERHAPS WAYS TO MAKE SURE THAT OUR STUFF IS SAFE, BUT SOMETHING THAT THE NEIGHBORHOODS CAN ACTUALLY GO AND USE AND GET THINGS, GET THINGS GOING.

IT'S A GREAT WAY TO MOTIVATE THE PEOPLE WITHIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD AND TO HELP BUILD MOMENTUM FOR ALL OF THE ACTIVITIES GOING ON.

AND I THINK THE BEST PART ABOUT THIS IS WE'RE READY TO GO ON IT WITH WITH YOUR APPROVAL, WE CAN GO AHEAD AND BUY THIS TRAILER AND HAVE THE NEIGHBORHOOD START THROWING PARTIES.

IN INITIATIVE WE'VE SEEN IN SEVERAL CITIES NOW.

IS A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, THE NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES AND CODES.

WE KNOW THAT THERE ARE RESIDENTS THROUGHOUT THE CITY THAT NEED SOME HELP, AND NOT ALL RESIDENTS QUALIFY FOR CDBG DOLLARS, WHETHER IT THEY MAY HAVE TOO MANY ASSETS, MAYBE THEY LIVE IN A FLOODPLAIN SO THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO QUALIFY, BUT STILL NEED HELP.

SOME OF OUR PHYSICALLY DISABLED RESIDENTS, SOME OF OUR ELDERLY RESIDENTS.

AS CODES GOES OUT, AND THEY CAN HELP IDENTIFY THESE INDIVIDUALS.

WE AS THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING DEPARTMENT.

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WOULD COLLECT THESE AND ALSO BUILD A VOLUNTEER NETWORK.

AT THAT POINT, WE COULD.

HAVE THESE WORK WEEKENDS AS DIFFERENT ORGANIZATIONS OR DIFFERENT GROUPS HAVE ADOPTED ALL THESE DIFFERENT HOUSES? WE CAN GO AND TACKLE ALL THESE PROJECTS AT ONCE, I KNOW IN AT LEAST ONE OTHER CITY.

NOT ONLY DO THEY DO HOUSES, THEY DO DIFFERENT COMMUNITY RESOURCES, WHETHER THAT BE A PROJECT AT THE SCHOOL OR BEAUTIFICATION AT THE PARK OR ANY OTHER COMMUNITY ASSET.

THIS WOULD BE A PERFECT JUST PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ACTUAL PLANS THEMSELVES, BECAUSE IF WE CAN DO THIS AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS INITIATION, OF ALL THE THINGS THAT WE'RE STARTING TO DO FROM THIS PLAN, THIS IS GOING TO BUILD MOMENTUM.

THIS IS GOING TO MAKE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT ON THAT NEIGHBORHOOD, MAKING IT A MORE BEAUTIFUL, A SAFER PLACE.

SO WE ARE VERY EXCITED ABOUT THIS IDEA NOW AND AS I GET TO.

THE TYPICAL PLACE FOR QUESTIONS, I HAVE A COUPLE THINGS FOR YOU.

WE NEED SOME GUIDANCE AS STAFF.

AS WE START LOOKING AT THESE KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS, AND I MENTIONED THEM AGAIN HERE.

I MENTIONED BEFORE.

THAT WE DON'T HAVE TO USE THESE.

WE CAN ADD, TOO, WE CAN TAKE AWAY.

WHAT IS IT THAT YOU WOULD LIKE US TO LOOK AT, WOULD LIKE US TO TRACK OVER THE NEXT FIVE, 10, 20 YEARS TO DETERMINE THE HEALTH OF OUR NEIGHBORHOODS? AND SECONDLY.

WHERE DO WE BEGIN? WE ARE READY WITH THIS GRANT TO HIRE A CONSULTANT TO DO OUR FIRST PLAN AND TO LAY THE GUIDELINES. FOR ALL THE FUTURE PLANS.

THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN DOES DESIGNATE THAT THIS SHOULD BE IN THE EASTERN OR NORTHERN LUBBOCK NEIGHBORHOODS.

A STAFF WOULD RECOMMEND THAT WE ACTUALLY TAKE A LOOK AT THESE KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS, BUT THIS IS COMPLETELY UP TO YOU HOW YOU WANT TO CHOOSE THIS NEIGHBORHOOD.

SO WITH THAT, I WILL OPEN IT UP TO QUESTIONS AND YOUR GUIDANCE, PLEASE.

OK, THANK YOU, MR. AND GREAT, GREAT WORK.

SO LET ME LET ME MAKE SURE I'VE GOT IT RIGHT WHERE YOU WANT.

I KNOW YOU WANT COMMENTS AND INPUT, BUT FROM US, YOU WANT GUIDANCE ON THESE TWO AREAS RIGHT HERE. YES, THAT'S CORRECT.

I THINK BEFORE WE GO TO QUESTIONS AND INPUT COUNSEL, I'M SHELIA AND JUAN AND JEFF.

WOULD YOU GUYS SERVE AS A A A SUBCOMMITTEE TO WORK ON THIS? I THINK WE COULD DO MORE WORK AND COVER MORE GROUND IN THE THREE OF YOU WOULD WORK WITH MR. BOLLING FOR A MEETING OR TWO AND YOU GUYS ARE WILLING TO DO THAT.

BUT ALL THREE OF YOU FROM NEIGHBORHOODS THAT ARE IN THE OLDER PART OF THE COMMUNITY.

I KNOW THOSE WERE CALLED OUT THE YOU GUYS OK WITH THAT, OK? SO YOU HAVE A SUBCOMMITTEE RIGHT THERE TO HELP YOU WITH THAT? I'D LIKE YOU. I'D LIKE YOU TO COME BACK TO US, MAYBE NO LATER THAN ONE OF OUR NOVEMBER MEETINGS GIVE YOU. YOU GIVE YOU SIX WEEKS OR SO.

BUT TO MAKE A RECOMMENDATION AT THAT POINT, IS THAT SOON ENOUGH FOR YOU? THAT SHOULD BE. I WOULD IMAGINE THESE GUYS CAN MOVE AS QUICKLY AS YOU CAN, BUT BUT LET'S GET SOME INPUT ON THE WORK YOU'RE DOING NOW AND ASK QUESTIONS AS TO TO TO TO THE WORK MR. BILLINGS DO. AND LET'S START WITH MR. CHADIS JUAN. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

MR. BULLEEN. GOOD, GOOD PRESENTATION.

YOU CAPTURED MY CURIOSITY, IF YOU WILL.

VOLUNTEER NETWORK.

I LOVE IT, BUT I NEED A LITTLE BIT MORE EXPLANATION.

MY MY PERCEPTION.

IS TO HELP GET VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH WHATEVER THE PROBLEMS MAY BE FOR THAT PARTICULAR HOME OR WHAT WHAT'S WHAT'S YOUR PERSPECTIVE ON THIS? SO LOOKING AT SOME OF THE OTHER CITIES WHO HAVE HAD THIS AND NOT TRYING TO REINVENT THE WHEEL, I HAVE SEEN? THESE HOMES THAT NEED HELP.

A LIST AND IS COMPILED OF THE THINGS THAT NEED TO BE DONE FOR REALLY CODE COMPLIANCE IS THE FIRST THING, BUT ADDITIONAL PROJECTS COULD BE ADDED IN AS WELL.

THESE ARE THEM PUT ON THE CITY'S WEBSITE WITH A CHANCE FOR AN ORGANIZATION TO ACTUALLY WITHOUT KNOWING THE ADDRESS.

HERE IS A HOUSE WITH THESE ISSUES.

SOME OF THESE ISSUES CAN BE DONE BY THE VOLUNTEER NETWORK THEMSELVES, SOME BY.

IT WOULD NEED A LITTLE EXTRA CONTRACTOR HELP, LIKE REPLACING WINDOWS.

BUT A GROUP COULD THEN GO AND ACTUALLY ADOPT THAT HOUSE.

SO WHEN WE HAVE THAT WORK WEEKEND, THEY KNOW WHAT THEY NEED TO DO.

I'D LIKE IT BECAUSE AS WE ALL KNOW, THERE ARE SOME FAMILIES OUT THERE THAT ARE HAVING TROUBLE JUST MAKING THEIR UTILITIES, LET ALONE UPGRADES ON THEIR HOMES, BECAUSE AS WE KNOW, THAT CAN BE VERY EXPENSIVE.

I'D LIKE THE IDEA.

THANK YOU. THANK YOU, BILL.

THANK YOU, MR. CHADIS.

OTHER COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS?

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MR. MS. JOY, I HAD WRITTEN DOWN A COUPLE OF THINGS THAT YOU'RE ASKING US WHAT NEIGHBORHOOD IN EAST OR NORTH LUBBOCK? I DON'T KNOW MY DEFINITION OF A NEIGHBORHOOD MAY BE DIFFERENT THAN YOURS.

IT MIGHT INCLUDE SEVERAL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS.

WITHIN THAT NEIGHBORHOOD.

AND SO MY QUESTION IS OUR SUGGESTION IS YOU WANT TO BE SURE THAT THOSE ASSOCIATIONS WILL WORK WELL TOGETHER.

DEPENDING ON WHAT YOU.

AS THAT NEIGHBORHOOD TO BE, BECAUSE THEY DON'T ALWAYS DO THAT, WE GET VERY TERRITORIAL SOMETIMES. AND SO I WOULD SAY WHATEVER THAT AREA IS IN EAST OR NORTH LUBBOCK.

JUST BE SURE THAT YOU'VE GOT THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS WORKING TOGETHER AT THE SAME TIME. THAT'S ONE.

YES, MA'AM. AND THEN HOW MUCH INPUT HAVE YOU HAD FROM LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE? I HAVE SPOKEN WITH DEL RIO A FEW TIMES, BUT NOT ON THIS PARTICULAR.

WELL, IT JUST SEEMS TO ME THERE'S A LOT OF OVERLAP IN YOUR EVEN IN YOUR PRESENTATION ABOUT. UH, WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP IN NEIGHBORHOODS TO KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL, WE'RE NOT JUST TALKING ABOUT THE THE THOROUGHFARES, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE NEIGHBORHOODS AND THE PLACES WHERE WE LIVE, SO I WOULD ENCOURAGE YOU TO VISIT WITH THEM.

ABSOLUTELY. YES, MA'AM.

MS. PATTERSON HARRIS, THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, MR. WILSON, FOR BEING HERE TODAY, THANK YOU FOR THE CONTACT THAT YOU'VE CREATED AND MAINTAINED WITH SOME OF THE SO MANY OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS THAT ARE IN PLACE.

I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY.

CAN REMEMBER THEN I GUESS I'VE SLEPT TWICE SINCE.

I THINK IT'S 2017 TO A 10 NEIGHBORHOOD NEIGHBORHOOD U.S.

CONFERENCE IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA.

SO I KNOW THAT SOME OF THE THINGS THAT YOU HAVE BROUGHT FORTH TO US TODAY ARE SOME OF THE PLACES AND SOME OF THE THINGS THAT THEY TRIED DOING.

I APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING TO DO AS WELL IS WORK ON IMPROVING SOME OF THE ATTITUDES AND MINDSETS AS WELL, BECAUSE I THINK THOSE GO HAND IN HAND, NOT ONLY WITH WHAT YOU WANT TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS, BUT ALSO EVEN PITCHING IN THE PORTION ABOUT THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED.

I, AS ALWAYS IN SOME OF THE FOLKS WHO ARE HERE, CAN ATTEST THAT I HAD TO KICK A LOT OF THINGS OUT TO THE FOLKS WHO ARE IN THE COMMUNITY TO HELP MAKING THOSE DECISIONS AS TO WHICH DIRECTION TO START FIRST.

AND I THINK AS YOU CONTINUE TO ENGAGE THEM AND I, THE MAYOR HAS.

PUT IN PLACE ABOUT A FEW SECONDS AGO.

A NEW COMMITTEE, SO AND I WOULD IMAGINE THAT THAT MAY BE SOMETHING THAT YOU FIND THAT COMES OUT OF THIS COMMITTEE AS WELL IS MAKING SURE THAT WE HEAR FROM THE FOLKS TO SEE WHERE EXACTLY WHERE, WHERE WE MAY START.

THERE MAY BE SOME COMMONALITIES OF SOME NEEDS AND SOME THINGS OR PARTS OF THE PLAN THAT THE NEIGHBORHOODS WANT TO TAKE WANT TO SEE HAPPEN.

SO I THINK THAT'S IMPORTANT TO THAT'S WHY OUR ENGAGEMENT WITH THEM IS SO IMPORTANT.

I DON'T DOUBT THAT THE FOLKS IN THE COMMUNITIES WILL BE WILLING TO WORK WITH WITH EACH OTHER BECAUSE IT'S NO SECRET MAN.

THEY DO IT ANYWAY.

THEIR THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS FROM THE NORTHERN PORTION THAT ATTEND MEETINGS AT THE NEIGHBORHOODS ON THE EASTERN PORTION AND ALL OF THAT.

SO EVERYBODY'S EXCITED AND WANTED TO SEE SOME THINGS HAPPEN.

SO I APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT YOU HAVEN'T JUST BEEN SITTING AROUND TWIDDLING YOUR THUMBS SINCE FEBRUARY THE 1ST BECAUSE THE BEST WAY TO GET THINGS GOING IS YOU HAVE TO GET MOVING. SO I APPRECIATE THAT FOR YOU.

I HOPE THAT THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE, THE NEWLY FORMED COMMITTEE, HAVE SIMILAR THOUGHTS ABOUT IT AS WELL.

BUT I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO TRY TO GET THIS THING MOVING FORWARD, AS ARE THE FOLKS WHO ARE ACTUALLY A PART OF THOSE NEIGHBORHOODS.

THANK YOU. THANK YOU.

YEAH, GOOD. I THINK REALLY GOOD COMMENTS I HAVE, YOU KNOW.

I THINK IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO DECIDE IF WE COULD DO PLANNING AT.

MORE THAN ONE IT MORE THAN ONE DISCRETE NEIGHBORHOOD LEVEL AT A TIME, OR IF YOU JUST NEED TO SAY, HERE'S THE ORDER, WE'RE GOING TO DO THEM IN AND YOU KNOW, I KNOW THAT WE'RE PRETTY PRESCRIPTIVE IN OUR PLAN ABOUT WHERE WE WANT TO START.

WE WANT TO START WITH OUR MORE AT RISK NEIGHBORHOODS, AS I RECALL THAT THAT DISCUSSION, BUT WE CAN WE CAN WORK THAT OUT.

I THINK, AND I DON'T THINK IT'S CRITICAL THAT THAT GET WORKED OUT ON THE DICE, BUT I THINK IT CAN GET WORKED OUT REAL QUICKLY.

I LOVE YOUR GRANT PROPOSAL, BY THE WAY, THAT YOU GAVE US THE DETAILS OF.

I THINK IT'S FANTASTIC.

AND, YOU KNOW, I DON'T THINK THAT REQUIRES ANYTHING FROM US, RIGHT? YOU'VE GOT THAT MONEY BUDGETED CORRECTLY IN THAT CORRECT? I BELIEVE SO. IS THAT RIGHT, BRIAN? IS THAT MONEY BUDGETED? YEAH, THAT'S THAT'S FANTASTIC.

YEAH. MR. ATKINSON. YOU CORRECT THE MONEY IS BUDGETED, WE WILL NEED TO PULL IT OUT.

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IT'S AN A CAPITAL PROJECT TO HOLD IT SO THAT IT NEVER GOES AWAY.

WE'LL SET THAT UP IN THESE GRANT PROGRAMS WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT.

OK. IT'S LESS THAN 50000.

BUT DOES THAT COME BACK TO US JUST BECAUSE IT'S A CAPITAL PROGRAM? IT WILL. OK. OK.

ALL RIGHT. OK. ALL RIGHT.

OTHER QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS.

MR. CHRISTIAN, AND I APOLOGIZE.

YOU MAY HAVE COVERED THIS WHEN I STEPPED OUT JUST A MINUTE AGO, BUT IN THESE NEIGHBORHOOD UNITS OR HOWEVER YOU WANT TO CATEGORIZE THEM, DO YOU HAVE SOME DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION FOR US, FOR EACH ONE OF THOSE, THOSE NEIGHBORHOODS OUT THERE IN REGARDS TO AGE? HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE LIVING IN A RESIDENCE ALONE? SOME OF THOSE INFORMATION THAT GIVES US A BETTER KIND OF COLORS, YOU KNOW, PUT A COLOR AND SHADES TO THOSE IN REGARDS TO WHO'S ACTUALLY LIVING OUT THERE.

AND IT MAY BE ABLE IT MAY GIVE US SOME INFORMATION ON WHAT KIND OF SERVICES THAT ARE NEEDED BASED UPON WHO'S ACTUALLY LIVING IN THOSE NEIGHBORHOODS.

YES. SO THAT IS THINGS THAT WE ARE GOING TO BE COLLECTING, AND I WILL HAPPILY SHARE SOME OF THAT INFORMATION TO YOU THE NEXT TIME THAT I COME UP HERE.

ANYTHING ELSE FOR MR. WILSON, I JUST WANT TO THANK YOU FOR WHAT YOU'RE DOING, YOU'RE OUT MAKING A DIFFERENCE.

IT'S OBVIOUS BY THE PEOPLE I TALKED TO WHO HAVE MET YOU AND SEEN YOU IN THE MEETINGS AND GOING OUT AND ENGAGING IN THE COMMUNITY.

AND I THINK THAT WAS THE VISION THAT WE HAD WHEN WE FUNDED THIS POSITION.

AND WE'RE THANKFUL THAT YOU'RE DOING DOING WHAT YOU'RE DOING.

OK, THANK YOU.

LOOK FORWARD TO TALKING TO YOU VERY AGAIN VERY SOON.

NEXT ON OUR WORK SESSION AGENDA IS AN UPDATE FROM KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL MR.

[3. Keep Lubbock Beautiful Update]

ATKINSON. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

WE'RE GOING TO ASK MISS BRENDA HANEY TO COME UP AND MAKE THE INTRODUCTIONS FOR TODAY, AND SHE'LL HAVE A FEATURED SPEAKER AND THERE'S A FEATURED GUEST IN THE BACK OF THE CHAMBERS THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE NOTICED AS WELL.

SO BRENDA LUCKI, YOU DON'T HAVE TO LISTEN TO ME TODAY, BUT IT IS MY DISTINCT PLEASURE AS WE TALK ABOUT NEIGHBORHOODS TO INTRODUCE A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM AND THE SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT THAT SPENDS A LARGE PART OF HIS DAYS WORKING DIRECTLY WITH OUR COMMUNITY.

SO DEL RIO MULLEN IS OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERVISOR AS WELL AS OUR STAFF LIAISON TO KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL. HE'S GOT A MEMBER OF HIS STAFF IN THE BACK OF THE ROOM THAT HE'LL TAKE AN OPPORTUNITY AT SOME POINT TO INTRODUCE TO YOU.

SO DEL RIO. VIDEO THANK YOU, AND THANK YOU.

WELCOME BACK. IT NOW TODAY I'M JUST GOING TO GO OVER A BRIEF SUMMARY OF WHAT KIP KLP DOES FOR COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT.

TEACHING HOW TO KEEP IT BEAUTIFUL HERE IN LUBBOCK IS KIND OF HOW I WORDED IT, BUT I WANT TO GIVE A BRIEF HISTORY ABOUT KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL AND WHAT WE DO AS FAR AS PROGRAMS THAT SOME FOLKS MAY NOT BE AWARE OF.

SO I'M JUST GOING TO HIT SOME KEY DATES.

I'M NOT GOING TO GO TOO IN-DEPTH ON ANYTHING, BUT THERE ARE FOUR KEY DATES FOR CAPE LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL. FIRST OFF, WE'VE BEEN AROUND SINCE 1988, WHEN THE CITY COUNCIL AT THE TIME BACKED THE CREATION OF A STANDALONE NONPROFIT 501C3 TO INITIATE BECOMING A LOCAL AFFILIATE OF BOTH KEEP TEXAS AND KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL.

THAT NONPROFIT INCORPORATION KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL INCORPORATED WENT ON TO BECOME AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE OFFICIALLY IN MARCH OF 1990, STILL AS A STANDALONE ENTITY WORKING WITH THE CITY. UNFORTUNATELY FOR THAT INCORPORATION, IT DID HAVE TO DISSOLVE IN SEPTEMBER OF 2001. WITHIN TWO MONTHS, IT WAS PICKED UP COMPLETELY BY THE CITY.

WE ASSUMED FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL HAS BEEN PART OF VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS THROUGHOUT THE CITY PARKS AND RECREATION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMING BACK TO SOLID WASTE, MOST RECENTLY FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.

NOW, THE CONSTANT BETWEEN ALL THESE DEPARTMENTS AND OUR NATIONAL AND STATE LEVEL AFFILIATIONS HAS BEEN OUR MISSION STATEMENT, AND IT'S A VERY SIMPLE MISSION STATEMENT.

AND IT'S ONE OF THE REASONS WHY THE COUNCIL IN 1988 WANTED A KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL AFFILIATE. IT'S TO EDUCATE AND ENGAGE CITIZENS TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR IMPROVING OUR COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT.

WE ARE PUTTING IT ON THEM TO KIND OF COME BACK AND TAKE BACK WHAT THEY WANT FOR THE COMMUNITY, AND WE'RE GOING TO PROVIDE THEM THE RESOURCES TO DO THAT, WHETHER IT'S THROUGH AN EDUCATION EVENT OR EVENTS PROVIDING EQUIPMENT.

WE STAND ON THREE TENETS AND THESE TENETS COME DOWN FROM KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL THROUGH THE STATE LEVEL AS WELL FOR ALL AFFILIATES.

FIRST OFF, MOST OBVIOUS THAT WE DO LITTER PREVENTION AND ABATEMENT.

IT'S KIND OF THE BREAD AND BUTTER FOR CAPE LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL.

SINCE 2014, WE'VE KIND OF TAKEN REINS OF DOING CLEANUPS AND ASSISTING NEIGHBORHOODS WITH DOING CLEANUPS AS WELL AS SMALL GROUPS.

THE SECOND IS BEAUTIFICATION BEAUTIFICATION IN LINE WITH ABATEMENT OF THE LITTER, BUT ALSO BEAUTIFICATION THROUGH PUBLIC ARTWORKS.

WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING WITH THE EAST LUBBOCK ART HOUSE AND PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AT COUNCILWOMAN.

HARRIS CAN TELL YOU ALL ABOUT IT.

WE'RE IN BUTLER PARK RIGHT NOW TRYING TO DO A BASKETBALL COURT MURAL TO KIND OF LIVEN UP

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THE NEIGHBORHOOD. IT HAS A VERY PERSONAL SIGNIFICANCE TO THAT NEIGHBORHOOD AS WELL.

IT WAS DESIGNED BY A LOCAL ARTIST AND WE ARE IMPLEMENTING THAT RIGHT NOW, WHERE HOPEFULLY WE'RE ABOUT 70 PERCENT DONE.

IF YOU HAVEN'T BEEN OUT TO BUTLER PARK, I HIGHLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO GO CHECK IT OUT.

MR. MR. MULLEN, IS THERE ANY CHANCE THAT THAT THAT THAT WAS WHAT MS. PATTERSON HARRIS WAS INVOLVED IN YESTERDAY IF SHE CAME UP HERE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AND SHE HAD PAINT ALL OVER HER? I THINK THE IDEA WAS TO PAINT THE BASKETBALL COURT, BUT IT APPEARED THAT I CAN TELL YOU MS. COUNCILWOMAN HAS BEEN OUT THERE QUITE A BIT AND TAKING QUITE AN INVESTMENT INTO THIS PROJECT. THIS WAS HER INITIALLY HER IDEA THROUGH A PROJECT BLACKTOP.

WE'VE JUST KIND OF TAKEN THE REINS AS FAR AS HANDLING THE LOGISTICS AND MAKING SURE WE BRING THE VISION TO LIFE.

AND WE'VE ALSO WORKED WITH PARKS AND REC AND OTHER PROJECTS.

WE'VE WORKED WITH COMMUNITY GARDENS OVER THE YEARS AND AS WELL AS TREE PLANTINGS WITH THE PARKS AND REC DEPARTMENT, WE HOPE TO DO MORE BEAUTIFICATION PROJECTS, EXPANDING BEYOND THE GREEN SPACES, DOING MORE PUBLIC ARTWORK, AS WELL AS, YOU KNOW, PERHAPS HELPING OUT ANY MORE COMMUNITY GARDENS WHO ARE OUT THERE.

THE THIRD TENANT THAT WE STAND ON IS RECYCLING, WHICH WE ARE FORTUNATE IN THE CITY OF LUBBOCK TO HAVE A DEDICATED RECYCLING EDUCATOR AND SUPERVISOR.

AND THERE'S MORGAN ERKAN BRAC.

SHE WORKS WITH ME IN SOLID WASTE.

WE WORK TOGETHER ON A LOT OF PROJECTS WE COORDINATE BECAUSE IT IS ONE OF THE TENANTS AND THAT IS HER SOLE FOCUS.

I SUPPORT HER PROGRAM.

SHE SUPPORTS MINE IN BOTH SHARING AND PARTICIPATING IN CREATING THESE PROGRAMS. NOW FROM THOSE MISSION STATEMENTS, WHAT DO WE DO? WELL, WE HAVE A FEW OUTREACH METHODS THAT YOU MAY BE FAMILIAR WITH FOR KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL. FIRST AND FOREMOST, OF COURSE, IS SOCIAL MEDIA WHO DOESN'T HAVE SOCIAL MEDIA.

WE'RE ONLY ON ONE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLET.

IT WAS CREATED IN 2015.

HOWEVER, IT DID NOT SEEM MUCH USE UNTIL ABOUT 2018.

WE KICKED IT INTO HIGH GEAR.

WE INCREASED FROM JUST OVER 100 LIKES TO OVER 667 LIKES AS OF YESTERDAY.

ADDITIONALLY, FOLLOWERS, WE ONLY HAD ABOUT 150 FOLLOWERS THREE YEARS AGO.

WE'RE UP TO 815 FOLLOWERS AS OF YESTERDAY, SO WE ARE TRYING TO INCREASE OUR REACH THROUGH PROMOTIONS AND OUR CONTESTS, WHICH I'LL TOUCH ON HERE IN A LITTLE BIT.

WITH OUR PROGRAMS, WE HAVE PAID PROMOTIONS AND WE'VE ALSO GOT A FEW ORGANIC VIRAL POSTS THAT HAVE GONE OUT THERE, PICTURES OF ANIMALS AND WHATNOT IN A SENSE, IN COORDINATION WITH LITTER. AND THE OTHER THING WE DO IS COMMUNITY EVENTS, WE PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY EVENTS, THERE ARE TWO MAJOR COMMUNITY EVENTS THAT WE DO THAT ARE HOSTED BY PRIVATE ENTITIES WITHIN THE CITY OF LUBBOCK.

THE FIRST WE ALWAYS TRY TO ATTEND IS THE WEST TEXAS HOMEBUILDER ASSOCIATION'S HOME AND GARDEN SHOW. THIS YEAR, IT WAS HELD IN THE BEGINNING OF JUNE, AS OPPOSED TO MARCH, WHEN IT'S NORMALLY HELD.

THIS SHOW GIVES US AN AUDIENCE OF PEOPLE WHO ARE HOMEOWNERS.

THEY HAVE A DEEP CONCERN AND CARE ABOUT THEIR HOMES AND NEIGHBORHOODS.

THEY ALSO A LARGE GROUP OF PROFESSIONALS HERE, SO WE DO A LOT OF NETWORKING WHEN WE CAN AT THIS EVENT. THIS YEAR, WE HAD ABOUT 796 INDIVIDUAL CONTACTS.

THAT WAS DOWN FROM LAST YEAR.

JUST BEFORE THE PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN.

WE HAD ABOUT 897 CONTACTS AT LAST YEAR'S HOME AND GARDEN SHOW.

BUT THE BIGGEST SHOW WE DO IS THE LUBBOCK ARTS FESTIVAL.

WE DO THIS EVERY YEAR.

UNFORTUNATELY, IT WAS PUSHED ONLINE LAST YEAR.

WE DIDN'T DO IT IN PERSON.

THIS IS OUR FAVORITE SHOW TO DO.

WE GET BOTH PARENTS AND KIDS AND WE GET PARENTS WHO ARE VERY INTERESTED IN TEACHING THEIR KIDS THE VALUE OF BEAUTY AND NOT ONLY ART, BUT ALSO IN THEIR ENVIRONMENT.

THIS IS A GREAT GROUP OF PEOPLE THAT WE CAN TALK WITH.

THIS YEAR WE HAD OVER ONE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND THIRTY THREE CONTACTS TO KIND OF GIVE YOU A GAUGE OF THAT.

IN 2019, WE ONLY HAD NINE HUNDRED AND SIXTY SEVEN.

THIS YEAR IS THE FIRST YEAR I'VE BEEN ABLE TO DO NATIONAL NIGHT OUT, AND WE DID THE PATTERSON LIBRARY EVENT THIS YEAR, IT WAS A TWO HOUR EVENT, AWESOME EVENT.

WE HAD 217 INDIVIDUAL CONTACTS IN THAT SHORT TWO HOUR PERIOD.

IT'S A FANTASTIC GROUP OF PEOPLE.

I'M WELL FAMILIAR WITH THE NORTHEAST SIDE OF TOWN BEING FORMER CODE ENFORCEMENT.

THAT WAS MY AREA. SO THAT'S KIND OF WHERE I CUT MY TEETH WITH THE CITY AND IT'S VERY MUCH A PLACE I LIKE TO BE.

NOW YOU CAN SEE THIS IS OUR HOME BUILDER ASSOCIATION, HOME AND GARDEN SHOW.

THIS WAS OUR BOOTH. WE ARE LIMITED TO A 10 BY 10 BOOTH.

THE ARTS FESTIVAL, WE GET A LITTLE MORE BANG FOR OUR BUCK.

MR. 10 BY 20 BOOTH, BUT YOU CAN SEE WE DO PROMOTE SIMILAR PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT AND I'M ABOUT TO GO THROUGH THOSE PROGRAMS AND WE TRY TO TAILOR WHAT OUR BOOTHS LOOK LIKE BASED ON THE CROWD WE'RE ENGAGING WITH.

WE CAN GET A LITTLE LOOSER WHEN IT COMES TO THE ARTS FESTIVAL BECAUSE WE DO HAVE THE KIDS. WE ARE A KIDS STOP AS YOU SEE THE STOP SIGN THERE, WHICH MEANS WE HAVE ARTS AND CRAFTS, WHICH BRINGS THE KIDS IN SO WE CAN HOOK THEM, TEACH THEM AND ADDITIONALLY HOOK THEIR PARENTS AND TEACH THEIR PARENTS.

FIRST AND FOREMOST, THE ONE WE'RE KNOWN FOR THE MOST IS OUR CLEAN UP PROGRAM.

NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUPS, ESPECIALLY, WE'VE DONE NINE INDIVIDUAL NEIGHBORHOODS THIS YEAR.

WHICH IS MORE THAN USUAL, WE HAD A BIG INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF INTERESTED NEIGHBORHOODS, I STILL HAD TWO OR THREE NEIGHBORHOODS WHO DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN ANY CLEANUP SO FAR THIS YEAR.

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THEY WANT IT TO. THEY'RE JUST NOT IN A PLACE WHERE THEY CAN GET THEIR GROUPS TOGETHER TO DO SO. OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD, IT WAS THE JACKSON NEIGHBORHOOD, AS WELL AS THE BAYLIS ATKINSON NEIGHBORHOOD.

THESE NINE NEIGHBORHOODS PROVIDED ABOUT 99 VOLUNTEERS, TOTAL.

I WILL SAY NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUPS DON'T BRING AS MANY VOLUNTEERS AS THE SMALL GROUP CLEANUPS, AND IT COULD BE THE TIME OF DAY WE'RE HOSTING THEM.

OF COURSE WE DO THEM ON SATURDAYS, SO THERE'S A LOT GOING ON.

WE JUST DID THE WEST END CLEANUP OVER AT DURAND PARK BEHIND THE COSTCO, IF YOU'RE FAMILIAR WITH THAT AREA THIS PAST SATURDAY.

I ONLY HAD FIVE VOLUNTEERS AND IT WAS THE COORDINATOR AND HIS CHILDREN, UNFORTUNATELY, BUT IT WAS HOMECOMING AND THEY DID NOT CONSIDER THAT WHEN THEY WERE HANDING OUT THE VOLUNTEER SHEETS.

BUT WE STILL FEEL TO ROLL OFF'S WORTH OF GARBAGE AND TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA HOW MUCH THAT IS. BETWEEN NINE CLEAN UPS, WE'VE DONE OVER TWENTY ONE TONS WORTH OF GARBAGE AND THAT'S ILLEGALLY DUMPED ITEMS, COUCHES, MATTRESSES, TREE LIMBS.

THAT'S ITEMS BEING JUNKED OUT OF BACKYARDS AND OUT OF HOMES, WHICH WORKS OUT TO ABOUT FORTY TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY EIGHT POUNDS.

CONVERSELY, THE SMALL GROUP CLEANUPS ARE WHAT WE DO IN PARKS AND RIGHT OF WAYS.

WE'VE HAD 18 INDIVIDUAL SMALL GROUP CLEANUPS THIS YEAR.

WE'VE HAD OVER FOUR HUNDRED AND FIVE VOLUNTEERS.

PRETTY GOOD TURNOUT, OUR BIGGEST VOLUNTEER GROUP BEING THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS. THEY CAN PRODUCE ANYWHERE FROM 50 TO 60 VOLUNTEERS IN A SINGLE EVENT TO DO AN HOUR AND A HALF CLEANING.

ALTOGETHER, THEY'VE PICKED UP THREE HUNDRED AND SIXTY SEVEN BAGS OF TRASHED.

KEEP AMERICA, PEOPLE HAVE THIS KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL, HAS A FORMULA FOR THAT EVERY 13 GALLON BAG OF TRASH PICKED UP, WHICH IS WHAT THAT 367 BAGS REPRESENTS, IS THE EQUIVALENT OF 15 POUNDS PER BAG.

SO THAT'S FIVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND FIVE POUNDS SO FAR THIS YEAR, PICKED UP BY THESE SMALL GROUPS. TO PUT THAT IN PERSPECTIVE FOR YOU, THE AVERAGE PERSON DISPOSES OF FOUR POINT FOUR POUNDS OF TRASH A DAY IF YOU BREAK THAT DOWN EVEN FURTHER.

THAT MEANS OUR VOLUNTEERS HAVE PICKED UP THE SINGLE DAY EQUIVALENT OF ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY ONE PEOPLE'S WORTH OF TRASH.

IF YOU WANT TO BREAK IT DOWN EVEN MORE AND AND LOOK AT IT AT A DIFFERENT LIGHT, IF IT'S JUST MY TRASH, THEY'RE PICKING UP, THEY'RE PICKING UP ABOUT THREE POINT FOUR YEARS WORTH OF MY TRASH. AND THE NUMBERS WE'RE PULLING IN THIS YEAR ARE A LITTLE ABOVE AVERAGE IN TERMS OF THE SMALL GROUP, I'D SAY THE NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS HAS EXCEEDED WHAT WE NORMALLY PULL IN A REGULAR YEAR.

WE'RE NORMALLY AROUND 150 TO 200 VOLUNTEERS FOR SMALL GROUP CLEANUPS.

THIS YEAR HAS EXTREMELY EXCEEDED COMING OFF THE PANDEMIC LAST YEAR, OUR VERY FIRST CLEANUP ON JUNE 1ST, 2020, WHEN WE ARE OUT OF LOCKDOWN AND WE COULD DO THOSE EVENTS, WE HAD 122 VOLUNTEERS SHOW UP ON THE EAST SIDE OF TOWN AND I WOULD SAY ONLY ABOUT A DOZEN OF THOSE WERE ACTUALLY FROM THE EAST SIDE OF TOWN.

SO WE HAD SOME GREAT ENGAGEMENT THAT DAY.

10:00 ON TUESDAY IS A PROGRAM THAT WAS IMPLEMENTED IN TWENTY EIGHTEEN, IT IS STILL ONGOING, WE HAVE TAILORED IT A LITTLE DIFFERENT, THOUGH THE AMOUNT OF INFORMATION BEING ASKED FOR ORIGINALLY WAS A LITTLE MUCH.

AND IF YOU STUDY MARKETING, THE MORE INFORMATION YOU REQUEST FROM PEOPLE, THE LEAST LIKELY THEY ARE GOING TO WANT TO PARTICIPATE.

WE WERE ASKING FOR THEIR NAMES, WE WERE ASKING FOR THE EMAIL ADDRESS, WE WERE ASKING FOR THE NAME OF THE ORGANIZATIONS.

WE WERE ASKING IF THEY WERE A SCHOOL AND INDIVIDUAL, ET CETERA.

IT WAS A LONG CHECKLIST.

WE CUT THAT. WE MADE IT JUST AN HONOR PLEDGE.

WE'VE GOTTEN A LOT OF PARTICIPATION OUT OF THAT.

THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL, THERE WAS ONLY OUR TEN ON TUESDAY WITH KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL. THERE'S ONLY ABOUT ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY PLEDGES.

THIS YEAR ALONE. WE'VE HAD 129 PLEDGES JUST FROM THE THREE SHOWS I TALKED ABOUT EARLIER.

WE ARE STILL PROMOTING THIS.

WE'RE USING IT AS AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL TOOL.

AND AFTER SPEAKING WITH OTHER AFFILIATES AT SHOWS AND CONVENTIONS, BOTH THE NATIONAL AND THE STATE LEVEL 10 ON TUESDAY AS A PROGRAM THEY DON'T FEEL IS SUSTAINABLE, BUT THE WAY THEY ARE USING IT IS NOT SUSTAINABLE.

WE ARE USING IT AS A SUPPORT PROGRAM AND DOING IT THAT WAY.

WE REALLY ENGAGE THE PUBLIC AND THE KIDS IS A GREAT THING.

THE PARENTS USE TO GET THEIR KIDS TO DO SOMETHING FOR US.

WHAT YOU'RE SEEING THERE IS ACTUALLY A CARD WE GIVE THEM THAT THEY CAN PUT ON THEIR REFRIGERATOR OR PUT IT IN THEIR WALLETS OR WHATEVER THEY WANT TO DO.

OUR LANDSCAPE RECOGNITION AWARD, I'M GOING TO GO THROUGH THIS ONE.

WE'RE KIND OF IN THE MIDDLE OF REVAMPING THIS AWARD, IT USED TO BE MONTHLY AND BI MONTHLY. WE'VE CHANGED THAT NOW.

THE BOARD HAS DECIDED THAT THIS IS GOING TO BE A LARGE ANNUAL EVENT.

THIS IS SOMETHING THAT WE'RE GOING TO DO.

WE'RE GOING TO TAKE AWAY THE CITIZENS DOING THE NOMINATIONS, WHICH WE DID NOT HAVE AN ENGAGEMENT ON WHAT WE'RE GOING TO ASK THE CITIZENS TO VOTE ON NOMINEES THAT ARE 11 MEMBER BOARD PUTS TOGETHER FOR THE CITIZENS.

TO DATE, WE'VE HAD NINE RECIPIENTS UNDER THE OLD FORMAT.

WE HOPE TO EXPAND THAT AND TO GET MORE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION.

WE ARE WORKING WITH THE OWN'S GROUP ON THIS TO RELAUNCH THIS PROGRAM.

AND YOU CAN SEE OUR LAST EVENT, OUR LAST RECIPIENT WAS LUCA, WHICH WAS, I BELIEVE, AUGUST OF LAST YEAR. NOW, OUR ANNUAL ART CONTEST IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE FAVORITE THINGS I DO, AND THIS PROGRAM TIES IN TO WHAT YOU SEE IN THE BACK.

IT ALL COMES TOGETHER, I PROMISE.

WE RELAUNCHED IT THIS YEAR.

WE CHANGED IT UP.

WE HAD ONE HUNDRED AND FIVE INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES IN 2019.

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UNDER THE OLD SYSTEM, WE ONLY HAD ABOUT 40 ENTRIES.

TWENTY PERCENT OF THESE ENTRIES OF THE HUNDRED AND FIVE WERE HOME SCHOOLS, WHICH IS SOMETHING WE NEVER REALLY GOT MUCH OF.

UNDER THE OLD SYSTEM OF REACHING OUT AND TRYING TO GET ENTRIES, WE PROMOTED THIS ACROSS THE BOARD. I HAD PEOPLE IN FLORIDA REQUESTING IF THEY COULD PARTICIPATE IN THE COMPETITION. I TOLD THEM NOT FOR THE CASH.

I'M SORRY, BUT ONE OF OUR PRIZES, AS YOU WILL SEE, IS TO BE FEATURED ON A GARBAGE TRUCK.

WE HAVE THREE CATEGORIES NOW.

WE HAVE THREE AGE GROUPS ELEMENTARY AGE, CHILDREN, MIDDLE SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AND HIGH SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN.

WE USED TO DO TIERED PRIZES.

WE TOOK AWAY THE TIERED PRIZES ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FIVE FIFTY.

WE GAVE THEM ALL IN UNIFORM CASH PRIZE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.

AND OF THOSE THREE, ONE WAS PICKED TO BE FEATURED ON THE SIDE OF A GARBAGE TRUCK.

IF YOU'VE SEEN ANY OF OUR SOLID WASTE TRUCKS AROUND TOWN, THERE'S A HANDFUL OF THEM THAT HAVE ARTWORK FROM THE PREVIOUS YEARS.

WE'RE WAITING TO GET THIS YEAR'S WINNER, WHICH YOU WILL SEE MOMENTARILY ONTO THE NEWEST TRUCK. HERE YOU GO.

YOU SEE MADELEINE UP ON THE LEFT.

THAT'S KATIE IN THE MIDDLE.

SHE'S ONE OF OUR HOME SCHOOLERS.

SHE WAS STUDYING SIXTH, SEVENTH, EIGHTH AND NINTH GRADE MATERIAL, BUT SHE'S ONLY 12 YEARS OLD, SO WE DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH HIGH SCHOOL ENTRANTS TO DO THE HIGH SCHOOL, SO WE CHOSE TO MIDDLE SCHOOL WINNERS.

OUR REICHER IS OVER THERE ON THE SECOND ON THE EXCUSE ME TO THE EXTREME RIGHT RIGHT HERE.

HE'S OUR SECOND GRADE WINNER.

HE DID A FANTASTIC JOB USING THAT RECYCLED FISH, BUT THAT LEADS DIRECTLY INTO WHAT YOU SEE BEHIND ME. THE THEME OF THIS YEAR'S ART CONTEST AND ONE OF THE WAYS WE RELAUNCHED IT WAS REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, AND WE'RE GOING TO CHANGE THOSE THEMES EVERY YEAR TO TIM, REJUVENATE THE ENTRIES WE'RE GETTING.

WE ENCOURAGE THE KIDS TO SUBMIT EITHER A 2D OR 3D PIECE OF ARTWORK THAT PROMOTED OR UTILIZED REUSED MATERIALS.

SO WHAT BETTER WAY TO DO THAT? THEN TO CREATE SOMETHING OF OUR OWN WHICH FALLS IN LINE, WHICH IS NOT MOVING.

THERE WE GO. WHICH FALLS IN LINE WITH THE CREATION OF OUR MASCOT.

AND THIS IS WHAT WE'RE HOPING TO FURTHER US.

I NAMED FAS ENGAGEMENT GOES, THIS IS OUR NEW TOOL.

THIS IS JACK LAPAN.

HE HAS THE RABBIT THAT YOU SEE BACK THERE PILOTING THAT MONSTROSITY.

HE WAS INTRODUCED OFFICIALLY AT THIS YEAR'S LUBBOCK ARTS FESTIVAL.

HERE'S JACK FEATURED ONE OF THE ALIENS THAT WAS AT THE ARTS FESTIVAL.

HERE HE IS.

WE VISITED EVERYBODY, JACK, AND I WONDER WOMAN, SOME STAR WARS CHARACTERS, A WIZARD.

BUT WE ALSO VISITED THE HARDY BUDDY HOLLY CENTER, DID A LITTLE BIT OF TRAVELING AROUND LUBBOCK. JACK'S GOT A UNIQUE STORY.

JACK WAS, IN ALL ACTUALITY, A VACANT, A STUFFED TOY THAT WAS DUMPED IN A VACANT LOT, FOUND BY A SOLID WASTE EMPLOYEE AND HAPPENS TO BE THE ONE STANDING BEFORE YOU.

JACK WAS RECRUITED INTO HELPING ME EAT SOLID WASTE AND KEEP A LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL.

NOW, IF YOU DON'T KNOW FRENCH VERY WELL, JACK LAPPIN BASICALLY MEANS JACK RABBIT AND JACK CHOSE THAT NAME BECAUSE HIS FAVORITE BOOK, IT WAS A NIGHT TIME STORY HIS FORMER OWNER USED TO READ ALL THE TIME.

IT WAS THE LITTLE PRINCE, AND HIS FAVORITE CHARACTER WAS THE PILOT, WHICH IS WHY HE IS DRESSED AS A PILOT.

AS YOU CAN SEE THERE, HIS EQUIPMENT IS MADE OUT OF RECYCLED GOODS THAT WAS A RECYCLED HIGH VISIBILITY BAG, AND THE GOGGLES WERE MADE OUT OF RECYCLED YOGURT CUPS AND PIECES OF THE BAG AS WELL. NOW, JACK WAS NOT OUR ORIGINAL DESIGN.

I DID MAKE SOME MODIFICATIONS TO MAKE HIM OUR OWN, BUT WE ARE WORKING ON GETTING A PROPRIETARY DESIGN DONE.

THIS WAS MY INITIAL SKETCH THAT I SENT OVER TO A CONTRACTOR WE'RE WORKING WITH TO HELP DESIGN A NEW THREE DIMENSIONAL JOCK.

THIS IS WHAT THEY'VE SUBMITTED SO FAR.

THIS IS MUCH SMALLER THAN OUR CURRENT JOCK.

IT DOES LOSE A LITTLE BIT OF THE CHARM NOT HAVING THE ACTUAL RECYCLED GOODS, BUT WE CAN EASILY MODIFY THAT WHEN IT DOES COME IN.

NOW WHAT JACK IS SITTING IN BEHIND ME, WHICH WAS WHAT WE USE TO KIND OF PROMOTE ALL THREE OF OUR TENANTS THROUGH OUR ART CONTEST WAS HIS ROBOT, WHICH WE CALL TREE TRANSFORMING ROLL OFF ENABLED ECO MECH.

AND I KNOW IT TAKES A GEEK TO CREATE SUCH A THING, AND I AM A GEEK AND I SAY THAT PROUDLY IN FRONT OF THIS COUNCIL. BUT WE USED A PVC SKELETON, REPURPOSED CARDBOARD, PLASTIC BOTTLES, YARD SIGNS, BOTTLE CAPS, PLASTIC PACKAGING, YOU NAME IT, LOADS OF HOT GLUE.

THIS WAS STARTED IN THE WINTER OF 2019.

THE PANDEMIC PUMP THE BRAKES ON THAT UNTIL JUNE OF THIS YEAR, WHEN WE KICKED IT BACK UP AND FINISHED THIS THING.

WE WANTED TO CREATE SOMETHING THAT LOOKED LIKE A KID COULD DO IT.

WE WANTED TO ENGAGE WITH THE KIDS.

I WANTED THEM TO BE ABLE TO TOUCH IT.

I WANTED THEM TO BE ABLE TO MOVE HIS HANDS OPEN AND CLOSE HIS HANDS.

I WANTED JACK TO BE ABLE TO TRAVEL.

THAT CHAIR COMES OFF WITH A CRANE ARM ON IT, AND I TAKE THAT TO SHOWS IT'S A LOT EASIER TO MOVE THAT THAN TO MOVE THAT WHOLE THING.

TRUST ME. THIS IS THE SECOND TIME I'VE HAD TO MOVE THAT WHOLE THING, THE SHOW TO AN AUDIENCE, AND I'M HAPPY TO DO IT.

YOU CAN SEE THE PROGRESS HERE.

THE IDEA, AGAIN, WAS TO ENCOURAGE CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS TO LOOK AT TRASH IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT, AS WE DID WITH OUR ANNUAL ART CONTEST.

THIS WAS SOMETHING THEY COULD SEE AND TOUCH A LOT OF THE INTERACTIONS WE GOT AT THE ARTS FESTIVAL. WE WERE TOLD BY ELIZABETH REGNER, WHO OVERSEES THE ARTS FESTIVAL, THAT WE ARE

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ONE OF THE TOP TRENDING SITES TO VISIT.

PEOPLE WERE TAKING PICTURES WITH OUR LITTLE ROBOT, AND MOST OF THE COMMENTS THAT I WERE HEARING WERE WHY CAN'T WE BUILD THAT? WHY CAN'T WE MAKE SOMETHING LIKE THAT? WELL, DON'T YOU WANT TO DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT? HEY, WE'VE GOT CARDBOARD BOXES IN THE GARAGE PACKED UP, STYLED UP OUR STACKED UP.

EXCUSE ME? AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT WE WERE TRYING TO GET.

AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE HOPING THIS CHARACTER WILL DO.

WE'VE WORKED WITH THE COMMS AND MARKETING DEPARTMENT TO DEVELOP COLORING SHEETS AND THINGS OF THAT NATURE. A LOT OF THIS KIND OF DOING I'M DOING ON MY OWN.

WE ARE WORKING WITH OUTSIDE SOURCES AND WE ARE TRYING OUR BEST TO INCREASE ENGAGEMENT WITH KIDS, ESPECIALLY NOW AS WORKING WITH OUR RECYCLING SUPERVISOR WHO DOES A LOT OF PROGRAMS DIRECTLY IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES.

THIS IS A GREAT WAY FOR US TO SEGWAY INTO IT.

THAT'S WHAT I PRETTY MUCH HAD TO FOCUS ON TODAY, SO I AM OPEN TO ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS YOU MAY HAVE ABOUT THE BOARD IN OUR PROGRAMS. WHO COUNCIL IS A LOT OF INFORMATION WHO WANTS TO MAKE ANY COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS ON THIS? MR. GRIFFITH, THANK YOU, MAYOR.

MR JUAN, THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE INFORMATION TODAY, AND THESE ARE FANTASTIC PROGRAMS. IT. WE HAD A PROGRAM AT ONE TIME I WAS INVOLVED IN, AND I THINK COVID GOT IN THE WAY.

AND THAT WAS TEXAS TECH.

THE PROGRAM IS THAT IS THAT STILL ON YOUR LIST WITH TECH STUDENT GOVERNMENT, UNFORTUNATELY, I'VE NOT HEARD FROM THEM THIS YEAR.

AFTER THE FIRST YEAR, I TOOK OVER COORDINATION WITH STUART WHEN I WAS STILL IN CODES AND I WAS WORKING WITH THESE STUDENTS EVERY YEAR.

THE LAST I HEARD WAS THEM WAS RIGHT BEFORE TECH DECIDED THEY WERE GOING TO STAY LOCKED DOWN AND I HAVE NOT HEARD FROM THEM SINCE, UNFORTUNATELY.

OKAY. SO TO KIND OF SUPPLEMENT THAT AND I DIDN'T TOUCH ON IT WITH THE CLEANUPS, WE WERE GOING TO TRY AND DO OUR OWN LARGE SCALE CLEANUP EVENT ACROSS THE CITY OF LUBBOCK.

WE HAD THIS READY TO GO IN 2020.

I HAD MULTIPLE DEPARTMENTS LINED UP AND STREETS, CODES, PARKS AND REC.

WE WERE ALL GOING TO WORK TOGETHER TO DO A WEEK LONG EVENT MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

WE ARE GOING TO HAVE SIX ADDITIONAL SATELLITE ROLL OFF SITES IN ADDITION TO THE FOUR WE HAVE YEAR ROUND. WE ARE GOING TO PUT THESE TOWARDS THE CENTER NORTH AND EAST OF THE CITY, SO THEY WERE MORE ACCESSIBLE TO FOLKS LIVING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CITY.

SINCE THE MAJORITY, OUR FOUR CONVENIENT STATIONS ARE IN THE OUTSKIRTS OF MOST OF THE RESIDENTIAL AREAS THAT WOULD UTILIZE THEM.

THIS EVENT WOULD HAVE BEEN CITY MANNED ROLL OFFS AVAILABLE FROM EIGHT TO FIVE MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AS A WAY TO ENCOURAGE NEIGHBORHOODS TO CREATE THEIR OWN EVENTS AROUND IT, BUT ALSO TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF TECH STUDENTS LEAVING TECH STUDENTS COMING IN.

WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO TIME IT THAT WE WOULD LINE IT UP WITH THE OUTGOING SPRING SEMESTER, THAT TECH STUDENTS COULD USE THAT.

SO WE DID HAVE ROLL OFFS AND TECH TARIFFS.

WE HAD THEM IN PARTS OF NORTH LUBBOCK.

WE HAD TWO AND DIFFERENT TWO AREAS OF EAST LUBBOCK WE HAD JUST BECAUSE OUR MUNICIPAL SITE IS SO FAR AWAY FROM THOSE FOLKS SAYING YELLOW HOUSE CANYON.

WE TRIED TO DO IT AGAIN THIS YEAR.

WE THOUGHT ABOUT IT, WE TALKED ABOUT IT.

THE DEMANDS OF OUR EVERYDAY STAFFING REQUIREMENTS TO DO OUR REGULAR JOBS WAS A LITTLE OVERWHELMING THIS YEAR.

SO WE PUT THAT BACK AND WE'RE HOPING TO DO THIS NEXT YEAR WITH THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN UP. WE LINE THIS UP WITH KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL, WHICH HAS THEIR EVENT START FROM THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING UNTIL THE END OF MAY, BEGINNING OF JUNE.

SO WE'RE TRYING TO HARNESS THAT.

WE WANT TO JUMP IN ON THAT MOMENTUM.

WE WANT TO MAKE IT A CITYWIDE EVENT, WHICH I KNOW MAY HAVE BEEN DONE BEFORE.

I HAVEN'T IN MY RECENT HISTORY BEING WITH THE CITY, WHICH IS NEAR AN EIGHT YEARS.

I'VE NEVER HEARD OF A CITYWIDE CLEAN UP IN LUBBOCK.

I KNOW A LOT OF COUNTIES DO IT.

A LOT OF SMALLER TOWNS DO IT.

IT'S ASKING A LOT FROM OUR STAFF, BUT IF WE GIVE THE OPPORTUNITY, IT'S A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO ALSO TO EDUCATE PEOPLE AS FAR AS WHAT YOU CAN DO AND WHERE YOU CAN PUT THINGS AND NOT JUST DUMP THEM IN THE ALLEY.

ILLEGAL DUMPING IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST THINGS.

I'VE BEEN FIGHTING IT SINCE I WAS IN CODE ENFORCEMENT.

I'M FIGHTING IT NOW IN SOLID WASTE.

TRASH HAS BEEN MY LIFE, MY EIGHT YEARS WITH THE CITY OF LUBBOCK, AND I'M MORE THAN HAPPY TO EDUCATE FOLKS ON WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE WITH IT.

SO I WANT TO SEE CHESTERTOWN COME BACK.

THE LAST TIME WE DETECT A TOWN, WE HAD NEAR 700 STUDENTS, EXCUSE ME, VOLUNTEER BETWEEN FOUR CITY PARKS.

IN ADDITION TO EVERYTHING ELSE THEY WERE DOING, ALL THE OTHER VOLUNTEERS, WE GOT ABOUT 450 TO 500 OF THOSE 700 VOLUNTEERS AT CITY INSTALLATIONS.

CITY BUS WAS INVOLVED WITH THAT.

WE HAD CODES HANDING OUT THE EQUIPMENT THAT KALEB WAS PROVIDING THAT WE DO PROVIDE THE GRABBERS, THE VESTS, GLOVES AND TRASH BAGS.

SO LONG ANSWER TO YOUR QUESTION, BUT I HAVE NOT HEARD FROM THE STUDENT BODY, UNFORTUNATELY. I HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH SOME OF THE SENATORS THAT THEY HAVE ON CAMPUS AND THE HOPES OF SPREADING SOME MORE WORD ABOUT WHAT IS AVAILABLE TO THEM AND WHAT WE CAN DO. THAT WAS A STUDENT INITIATION OR A STUDENT INITIATIVE, AND SO FAR NO ONE'S PICKED IT

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UP TO MY KNOWLEDGE, AND I THINK IT REALLY HELPS BECAUSE THE EDUCATION OF THOSE STUDENTS.

UNDERSTANDING WHAT THE PROBLEM IS ACROSS THIS COMMUNITY, AND SO I HOPE THAT WE CAN REINVIGORATE THAT.

YES. I WILL TELL YOU.

LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY LET ME KNOW HOW I CAN HELP BECAUSE I FEEL LIKE THAT THAT PROGRAM IS A VERY GOOD PROGRAM.

WE STARTED WELL YEARS AGO, AND I WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT BROUGHT BACK.

I LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN DID THEIR FIRST VENT, THEIR FRESHMAN, THEIR INCOMING FRESHMEN.

WE HAD ABOUT 400 VOLUNTEERS.

THE VOLUNTEER CENTER OF LUBBOCK WAS COORDINATING.

WE GOT ABOUT 80 OF THOSE VOLUNTEERS AT ONE OF OUR PARKS.

WE HOPE THAT'S THE PROGRAM THAT KEEPS GOING TO.

THAT'S THE FIRST TIME LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN HAS REACHED OUT TO US ABOUT DOING A LARGE SCALE CLEANUP EVENT. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

YES, SIR. MR. CHRISTIAN. FIRST, I WANT TO SAY I ADMIRE ANYBODY THAT WOULD ADMIT THAT TRASHES THEIR LIFE. THAT'S A PRETTY BOLD STATEMENT, YOU KNOW? BUT I UNDERSTAND WHERE YOU'RE COMING FROM BECAUSE IT'S TRUE.

I WOULD LOVE TO SEE YOU TRY TO MAKE THAT ANNUAL EVENT HAPPEN, THAT ONE DAY EVENT THAT WOULD BE CITYWIDE. I THINK IT'S SO IMPORTANT ONCE YOU GET THE ENERGY OF THAT STARTED.

I THINK IT ALMOST BECOMES SELF-SUSTAINING.

PEOPLE LOOK LOOK FORWARD TO THAT EVENT EACH YEAR, AND IT'S SUCH A TEACHING ENVIRONMENT FOR OUR KIDS TO GO BACK TO WHERE WE, IN MY OPINION, WHERE WE ONCE WERE, WHERE WE PICK STUFF UP OFF THE GROUND AND YOU PUT IT IN THE TRASH CAN.

AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, I SEE SO MANY COMMERCIAL AND RETAIL STORES IN OUR COMMUNITY THAT THEY HAVE TRASH CANS, BUT THEY'RE ALWAYS OVERFLOWING.

AND KIDS DRIVE BY THEM, AND WHAT KIND OF STATEMENT DOES THAT MAKE TO OUR CHILDREN? YES, SIR. SO I'M I'M WITH THE COUNCILMAN GRIFFITH ANYTHING I CAN DO TO HELP MAKE THAT HAPPEN, AND I THINK THAT THERE ARE SOME OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AND ENTITIES THAT YOU PROBABLY HAVE THOUGHT OF TO BRING IN TO THIS THIS PROJECT IN THIS OPPORTUNITY.

BUT I WAS TALKING WITH MR. VAN GUNDY JUST THE OTHER DAY ABOUT OUR BOY SCOUTS, GIRL SCOUTS, EVEN BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB.

ANY OF THOSE ORGANIZATIONS THAT ARE ALREADY ALREADY THERE AND LOOKING FOR PROJECTS TO DO.

AND I THINK THAT THIS WOULD BE A WORTHY PROJECT FOR THOSE ORGANIZATIONS TO BE A PART OF EVEN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS.

I THINK THAT'S WHAT WE'RE GETTING AT.

JUST A LITTLE WHILE AGO, WHEN SOMEBODY ASKED IF THIS IF THE LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL, I THINK THE MAYOR ACTUALLY MENTIONED THAT IF KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL WAS A PART OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD PROGRAM, THAT WAS PRESENTATION THAT WAS JUST MADE.

I THINK THAT WE HAVE A REAL OPPORTUNITY TO DO SOMETHING THAT IS DYNAMIC AND SUSTAINABLE THAT WILL BE BENEFICIAL TO EVERY, EVERY CORNER OF OUR COMMUNITY.

THANK YOU, MR. MAYOR. THANK YOU, MR. CHRISTIAN MS. PATTERSON HARRIS.

THANK YOU, MR JARRETT. MR. DEL RIO, I JUST WANT TO SAY THANK YOU.

I APPRECIATE THE WORK THAT YOU DO WITHIN THE LUBBOCK COMMUNITY.

I APPRECIATE THE THE WORK THAT YOU DO ALONGSIDE OF SO MANY OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS THAT HAVE CALLED UPON SOLID WASTE AND KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL TO HELP THEM GET A HANDLE ON SOME OF THE DUMPING THAT TAKES PLACE IN SOME OF THESE COMMUNITIES.

SO I APPRECIATE IT.

I'M NOT PARTIAL, BUT I DO.

I JUST WANT TO SAY THANK YOU.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR WILLINGNESS TO CONNECT WITH WHOMEVER FINDS HIMSELF IN AND SITTING BEFORE YOU TO TO GO ALONGSIDE OF THEM TO TAKE PART IN SOME OF THE PROJECTS THAT ARE ABLE OR PUT IN PLACE TO IMPROVE SO MANY OF THE AREAS.

I WANT SPECIAL SHOUT OUT TO YOU ON THE MURAL PROJECT.

I APPRECIATE THAT IT'S GETTING SO MUCH, SO MUCH ATTENTION OVER THERE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

SO MUCH SO. AND I JUST HAVE TO SHARE THIS, THAT THERE WAS A YOUNG LADY THAT CAME BY.

SHE OWNS ONE OF THE NEW CONVENIENCE STORES OVER THAT AREA.

THEY'RE INTERESTED IN GETTING THE MURAL PUT UP ON THEIR WALL.

SO STUFF LIKE THAT THAT HAVE HAPPENED IF IT HAS AN IMPACT ON SOMEONE ELSE.

SO PASSERBY, I WANTED TO DO SOME THINGS DIFFERENT, ADDING SOME COLOR AND SOME BEAUTY TO THE SPACE. I THINK IT'S GREAT.

SO THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR WHAT YOU DO AND YOU GOT MY SUPPORT AS YOU CONTINUE TO PUSH THESE COMMUNITIES FORWARD TO KEEP THINGS BEAUTIFUL.

THANK YOU. THANK YOU, MA'AM. THANK YOU.

MS. PATTERSON HARRIS MS. JOY MR. DEL REY. YOU TOUCHED ON THIS BRIEFLY, BUT YES, PRIOR TO 1988, WE DID HAVE THE CITY OF LUBBOCK HAD A VERY ACTIVE CAPE LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL PROGRAM IN THE 70S.

I KNOW I WAS THERE AND WE WERE ASSOCIATED WITH KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL TEXAS.

ALL OF THOSE THINGS, AND I DO THINK YOUR COMMENT ABOUT TYING OUR CLEAN UP TO THEIRS IS

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VERY IMPORTANT BECAUSE THEY TEND TO BE ABLE TO ADVERTISE AND GET OUT FRONT.

YES. AND WE CAN JUST, YOU KNOW, TAG ON TO THAT.

AND I THINK THAT WOULD BE A VERY GOOD WAY TO DO IT.

THE OTHER THING IS, WHEN YOU HAVE THESE CLINICS IN OUR DISTRICTS, BE SURE AND LET US KNOW AS COUNCIL PEOPLE, WE CAN HELP YOU.

WE KNOW PEOPLE IN THOSE DISTRICTS AND I DON'T THINK ANY BETTER PEERS TOO GOOD TO GET OUT THERE AND HELP. OK, SO JUST LET US KNOW.

THANK YOU. MS. PATTERSON HARRIS THANK YOU.

MS. JOY MS. PATTERSON. I JUST WANTED TO FOLLOW UP THAT COMMENT WITH MS. JOY. NOW SOME OF US BE GETTING OUT THERE, GETTING IT DONE, AND I EVEN WANT TO GIVE A SHOUT OUT TO THE MAYOR WHO CAME OUT TO ONE OF THE CLEANUPS OVER THERE IN PARKWAY CHAIR.

SO IT GOES DOWN OVER DISTRICT TWO, SO THANK YOU.

I WENT OVER THERE THINKING IT WAS GOING TO BE, YOU KNOW, PICK IT UP A LITTLE BIT OF TRASH AND YOU KNOW, TO TO TO DUMP, EXCUSE ME, TWO TRASH TRUCKS AND THREE AND A HALF HOURS LATER, THEY LET ME GO.

AND ONE OF THEM IS HANEY'S SOLID WASTE DRIVERS KEPT.

THEY JUST KEPT BRINGING THOSE TRUCKS BACK.

YEAH, THAT'S RIGHT.

OTHER COMMENTS.

WELL, I WILL SAY THIS, HE MAKES IT SOUND LIKE FUN.

COME ON. YOU KNOW, I WAS TALKING TO A CITIZEN THE OTHER DAY WHO MOVED HERE A FEW YEARS AGO, BUT HE REMEMBERS WHERE HE GREW UP THAT WHEN THE TEAM CAUGHT, THAT OPERATED OUT OF THE MUNICIPAL COURT.

SO WHEN YOU KNOW, WHEN WHEN A WHEN A, YOU KNOW, 16 OR 17 YEAR OLD OFTEN GETS A, YOU KNOW THAT FIRST DRIVING THAT FIRST, YOU KNOW, MOVING VIOLATION THAT ONE OF THE OPTIONS IT WAS OFFERED WAS TO SPEND TIME DOING DOING A CLEANUP.

I DON'T I DON'T KNOW IF WE'VE EVER DONE ANYTHING LIKE THAT.

I THOUGHT IT WAS. I THOUGHT IT WAS A BRILLIANT IDEA.

YOU KNOW, IT'S IT'S A FIRST OF ALL, THERE'S THERE'S AN UNENDING SETTING, HAD A COUPLE OF THOSE MYSELF, BOTH AS AS A TEENAGER AND PARENT AND AS A PARENT.

I WAS JUST CURIOUS WHAT YOUR THOUGHTS ARE ABOUT SOMETHING LIKE THAT? IT'S SOMETHING TO KEEP UP WITH.

BEAUTIFUL IN THE PAST.

AND WHEN I TOOK OVER THE PROGRAM THREE YEARS AGO, AS FAR AS BEING, THE LIAISON WASN'T AS PROACTIVE AS MUCH AS IT WAS REACTIVE.

IT WAS A SUPPORT MECHANISM.

SO A LOT OF THE ONUS FOR PROMOTING AND RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS FELL INTO THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION AND KEEP LUBBOCK BEAUTIFUL WOULD ASSIST LOGISTICALLY SHOW THEM WHERE TO GO, GIVE THEM CONTACT SO THAT THEY COULD INCREASE THEIR NETWORK.

SO WITH THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP, WE'RE HOPING TO START UP SOMETHING WHERE WE ARE MORE PROACTIVE. WE ARE LOOKING FOR PROGRAMS UNDER THE TENT ON TUESDAY CAMPAIGN.

I AM HOPING TO FORM A GROUP OF CLEANUP HIT MEN.

I GUESS YOU COULD SAY I DO GET A LOT OF REQUESTS FOR SMALL NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS AND RIGHT OF WAYS WHERE IT'S NOT GOING TO TAKE A FULL TWO HOUR CLEANUP WITH 40 VOLUNTEERS.

BUT IF I HAD A CREW OF 10 WHO COULD SPEND AN HOUR OUT THERE, THEY COULD GET IT LOOKING REALLY WELL AND THERE IS PLENTY OF PEOPLE WHO WOULD VOLUNTEER TO DO IT.

AND AS THE STAR PROGRAM IS ANY PROOF WORKING WITH CODE ENFORCEMENT, THERE'S PLENTY OF PEOPLE OUT THERE. WE COULD FORCE TO DO IT AS WELL, TO PUT IT IN A DIFFERENT WAY.

BUT IT IS SOMETHING I WOULD DEFINITELY CONSIDER.

WE'VE HAD FOLKS LOOKING FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS POP UP AT OUR EVENTS AND USUALLY THEY'RE REFERRED TO THE HOMEOWNER OR THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION OR HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION TO SIGN OFF ON IT BECAUSE IT IS THEIR EVENT.

THEY TAKE OWNERSHIP OF THOSE EVENTS AND WE ARE THERE AS A SUPPORT MECHANISM.

THANK YOU, MS. JOY. YOU MIGHT JUST REMIND.

JUDGE HERNANDEZ AND HIS STAFF THAT YOU HAVE SOME UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE WHEN HE NEEDS TO BE CREATIVE.

JUST REMINDING BECAUSE I THINK HE WOULD LIKE TO THINK IT'S A GREAT IDEA.

I MEAN, WE COULD ASSIGN.

WE COULD ASSIGN SOMEBODY TO WORK.

THE I KNOW IT BELONGS TO TEXAS, BUT I KNOW THEY'D LOVE OUR HELP.

BUT THE JUST NORTH OF THE WAL-MART UNDER THAT THAT THE IN MY OPINION, THE MOST CHALLENGING PART OF TOWN IS THAT THE MARSHA SHARP AND AVENUE Q INTERSECTION RIGHT THERE, FOR WHATEVER REASON, IT'S. WE JUST GET ONLINE, WE HAVE LOTS OF TRASH THERE, AND IT'S A VERY HIGHLY TRAVELED INTERSECTION.

AND I KNOW WE PICK IT UP AND WE HAVE TO PICK IT UP AGAIN, BUT YOU GUYS ARE DOING A GREAT JOB. WE APPRECIATE YOUR LEADERSHIP.

IT'S VERY REFRESHING.

THANKS FOR. FOR ACTING FOR ALL OF YOU, FOR ACTING WHEN TECH SHUT THEIR RECYCLING PROGRAM DOWN TO STEP IN AND FILL THE GAP.

WE APPRECIATE THAT.

AND YOU KNOW, I THINK WE'D LOVE TO SEE GOOD IDEAS.

ONE OF THE THINGS WE PROBABLY NEED TO FIGURE OUT A WAY TO TO SOLVE AS BULKY ITEMS BECAUSE WE DON'T HAVE A SOLUTION FOR THAT.

AND THAT MEANS THEY GET THROWN IN ALLEYS OR IN VACANT LOTS.

AND I'M I THINK THIS COUNCIL WOULD BE RESPONSIVE TO A PROGRAM THAT SAID, HEY, SECOND

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TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH IN THIS DISTRICT, WHATEVER IT MAY BE, JUST WHERE WE COULD PICK UP MR. ATKINSON LOVES KNUCKLE BOOM TRUCKS.

AND BUT I JUST THINK WE HAVE TO FIND A WAY TO DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY IF WE'RE GOING TO GET DIFFERENT RESULTS.

I THINK WE KNOW WHAT THE ONE DEFINITION OF INSANITY IS AND, YOU KNOW, WE'RE SORT OF DOING THE SAME THING OVER AND OVER AND OVER, SO.

FINAL WORD FOR MS. JOY HERE.

THERE ARE SPECIFIC TIMES THAT WE HAVE MORE PROBLEMS WITH THOSE OBJECTS.

IT'S WHEN TECH IS OUT OR THE UNIVERSITIES ARE OUT AND THE KIDS GET RATHER THEIR STUFF OR THEY MOVE IN.

SO WE KNOW THEIR SPECIFIC TIMES, AND I BET YOU ALL CAN TRACK THOSE BY THE ACTIVITY THAT WE NEED TO CONCENTRATE ON IT MORE.

WELL, CERTAINLY. OK, THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

THANK YOU. WE HAVE ONE FINAL ITEM IN WORK SESSION TODAY AND IT'S TO HEAR FROM THE HEALTH

[4. City of Lubbock Public Health Department Mini-Hub Vaccination Clinic and Update]

DEPARTMENT AND I'LL LET MR. ATKINSON INTRODUCE ME. AS WELL AS MS. KATHERINE WELLS, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH RARELY SEEN OH SORRY.

OFTEN HEARD. WELL, COUNSELOR, I THINK IS ALL OF YOU ALL KNOW, MISS WELLS AND HER TEAM HAVE REALLY KIND OF BORNE THE LION'S SHARE OF WHAT WE'VE BEEN THROUGH FOR NOW THE LAST 18 PLUS MONTHS. KATHERINE'S GROUP HAS TAKEN NOW THE NEXT STEP TO HELP OUR COMMUNITY OUT.

CERTAINLY RELATED TO COVID, BUT NOT ONLY FOR COVID.

SO KATHERINE'S IS GOING TO TALK TO US TODAY ABOUT HER MINI HUB A LITTLE BIT ON STATISTICS COUNSEL. YOU DO HAVE AN ITEM ON YOUR WORK SESSION.

I MEAN, SORRY ON YOUR CONSENT AGENDA LATER TONIGHT THAT THE RATIFICATION OF THE LEASE FOR THIS FACILITY, THAT SHE WAS ABLE TO OPEN REALLY AND PRETTY MUCH RECORD TIME.

SO KATHERINE, IF YOU'D START US THROUGH THAT, PLEASE.

THANK YOU. HOW DO I CHANGE THIS? MS., BE UP HERE, SHOULD.

A POWERPOINT. NO UPPER RIGHT HAND CORNERS AT YOURS.

IS THAT YOURS UP THERE? THANK YOU.

YOU'RE WELCOME. MY FIRST TIME DOING A POWERPOINT IN FRONT OF YOU ALL.

OK. THOSE THAT.

THANK YOU, SIR. APPRECIATE IT.

FIRST, I WANTED TO START OFF WITH GIVING US A LITTLE UPDATE ON WHERE WE ARE WITH OUR VACCINATION RATES AND THEN MOVE INTO WHERE WE ARE WITH OUR HUB SITE THAT ACTUALLY OPENED LAST WEEK AND WE'RE VERY EXCITED ABOUT IT.

THE VACCINATION STATUS OF INDIVIDUALS IN LUBBOCK COUNTY, WHERE AT 58 PERCENT OF OUR COMMUNITY WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A VACCINE HAS ACTUALLY RECEIVED ONE DOSE, 50 PERCENT OF THOSE ARE NOW FULLY VACCINATED.

SO WE'VE HIT THAT 50 PERCENT MARK.

HALF OF OUR COMMUNITY WHO WAS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A VACCINE IS NOW FULLY VACCINATED.

WE ARE LAGGING BEHIND THE STATE OF TEXAS, THE STATE OF TEXAS.

SEVENTY TWO PERCENT OF ELIGIBLE TEXANS HAVE RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE DOSE, AND WE'RE SEEING HIGHER VACCINATION RATES BOTH ALONG THE BORDER AND IN OUR LARGER URBAN AREAS.

SO HERE IN LUBBOCK, WE STILL HAVE A LARGE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS THAT REMAIN UNVACCINATED.

WE HAVE ONE HUNDRED AND NINE THOUSAND ADULTS WHO HAVE NOT STARTED THEIR VACCINATION SERIES AND THEN WE HAVE 48000 CHILDREN THAT ARE ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR VACCINE AT THIS TIME. WHEN WE GO AND LOOK AT OUR PERCENT VACCINATED BY AGE, WE CAN SEE THAT OUR OLDER GROUPS HAVE A SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER VACCINATION RATE.

THOSE OVER 60 YEARS OLD ARE ALL OVER 80 PERCENT.

AND A LOT OF THE GOALS WITH VACCINATION RATES ARE TO ENSURE THAT WE GET 70 PERCENT OF OUR POPULATION VACCINATED.

SO ARE OLDER. ADULTS ARE DOING GREAT.

WE ARE LAGGING BEHIND IN THOSE YOUNGER GROUPS, ESPECIALLY THE 12 TO 29 YEAR OLDS, WELL BELOW 50 PERCENT VACCINATED AT THIS TIME.

AND WE REALLY WANT TO FOCUS ON GETTING THOSE GROUPS VACCINATED ALSO.

SO THE GOAL OF OUR MINI HUB IS REALLY TO FOCUS ON GETTING VACCINES TO THOSE WHO HAVEN'T BEEN VACCINATED YET, SO THAT ONE HUNDRED AND SEVEN THOUSAND BE READY TO PROVIDE VACCINE AT ANY BOOSTER VACCINE WHEN THAT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

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AND THEN THIRD, ALSO BE READY FOR VACCINES WHEN VACCINES ARE AVAILABLE TO CHILDREN.

SO WE OPENED OUR VACCINE MINI HUB.

THIS WILL BE OPEN FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS.

IT'S GOING. IT'S LOCATED AT CAP ROCK COURT SHOPPING CENTER.

IT'S IN THE OLD BLOCKBUSTER FOR THOSE WHO HAVE LIVED IN LUBBOCK FOR A WHILE.

AND THE ADDRESS IS TWO EIGHT ONE FIFTIETH STREET AND WE TELL PEOPLE IT'S RIGHT AT THE INTERSECTION OF 50TH AND CANTON.

SO NICE LOCATION, BIG PARKING LOT, LOTS OF SPACE TO PROVIDE VACCINE.

IT'S NICE BLOCKBUSTER TO LET YOU MOVE.

LETS YOU USE IT FOR A LITTLE WHILE.

YEAH, YEAH. STILL HAD THE BLOCKBUSTER PAINT ON IT AND WE DID PAINT OVER THAT.

SO THE HOURS OF OPERATION RIGHT NOW ARE GOING TO BE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 10 A.M.

TO THREE P.M. AND THEN WE'RE ALSO OPEN THE FIRST AND THIRD SATURDAYS FROM 10 TO TWO.

AND AS WE SEE MORE GROUPS BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR VACCINE WITH BOOSTERS AND CHILDREN, WE WILL BE EXPANDING THOSE HOURS.

SO WHAT'S AVAILABLE AT THE MINI HUB, THIS IS ACTUALLY MORE THAN WHAT WAS AVAILABLE AT THE CIVIC CENTER. SO WE'RE GOING TO BE PROVIDING COVID 19 VACCINE, ALL BRANDS AT THE HUB.

AND ALL BRANDS WILL ALWAYS BE IN STOCK.

WE'RE ALSO GOING TO BE PROVIDING FLU VACCINE AT THIS CLINIC, BOTH STANDARD AND HIGH DOSE VACCINES. HIGH DOSE VACCINES ARE RECOMMENDED FOR INDIVIDUALS 65 AND OLDER.

WE'LL ALSO BE PROVIDING TEXAS VACCINE FOR CHILDREN.

THE TVF C PROGRAM THIS IS OUR CHILDREN'S VACCINE PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN THAT ARE EITHER ENROLLED IN MEDICAID OR UNINSURED, SO THOSE KIDS CAN COME IN AND GET THEIR VACCINES FOR FREE. AND THEN STARTING NEXT WEEK, WE WILL BE OPENING.

WE'LL BE MOVING OUR VACCINE SITE FROM CLAPP PARK TO THE HUB, AND WE'LL BE OFFERING BOTH COVID 19 AND FLU TESTING.

SO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ILL WILL ACTUALLY BE ABLE TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT IT'S COVID 19 OR A FLU INFECTION.

AND THAT WILL START NEXT WEEK.

AND THEN I WANTED TO REVIEW, THERE'S A LOT OF CONFUSION OUT THERE ABOUT WHO'S ELIGIBLE FOR VACCINES AT THIS TIME AND WHO'S ELIGIBLE FOR A BOOSTER AND A THIRD DOSE.

SO THIS IS A CHART THAT THE STATE PUT TOGETHER THAT I THINK DOES A PRETTY GOOD JOB OF EXPLAINING WHAT'S AVAILABLE.

SO THE PRIMARY SERIES OF VACCINE, THIS IS THOSE INITIAL DOSES THAT MOST OF US RECEIVED AT THE CIVIC CENTER AND FOR PFIZER AND MODERNA, THOSE ARE BOTH TWO DOSE SERIES AND WE TAKE THEM EITHER TWENTY ONE OR 28 DAYS APART.

AND THEN THE OTHER PRIMARY DOSE IS THE JANSSEN OR THE JNJ VACCINE.

THAT'S ONE DOSE.

ABOUT A MONTH AGO, THE FDA APPROVED AN ADDITIONAL OR A THIRD DOSE, AND THIS IS A DOSE SPECIFICALLY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE IMMUNE COMPROMISED, AND THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO RECEIVE IT 28 DAYS AFTER THEY GOT THEIR SECOND DOSE.

SO IF THIS WAS AVAILABLE WHEN WE WERE RUNNING THE CIVIC CENTER IN THE SPRING, WE WOULD HAVE SEEN PEOPLE COME IN THREE MONTHS IN A ROW TO GET THOSE VACCINES.

IT'S VERY IT'S ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO ARE IMMUNE COMPROMISED.

AND THEN WHAT HAPPENED LAST WEEK WAS WE SAW THE APPROVAL OF BOOSTER DOSES FOR PFIZER.

SO RIGHT NOW, INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE 65 AND OLDER OR RESIDENTS OF A LONG TERM CARE CENTER, IT'S HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT THEY RECEIVE A BOOSTER DOSE, WHICH IS GIVEN SIX MONTHS AFTER THEY RECEIVE COMPLETE THEIR INITIAL SERIES.

AND THEN THOSE BOOSTER DOSE DOSES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE TO INDIVIDUALS WHO WORK IN HIGH RISK SETTINGS. SO PEOPLE THAT WORK IN HEALTH CARE, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, EDUCATION, ANY PLACE WHERE YOU DON'T HAVE LARGE GROUPS OF PEOPLE GATHERING TOGETHER ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THAT BOOSTER. AT THIS TIME, WE DO NOT HAVE BOOSTERS AVAILABLE FOR MODERNA OR JANSSEN, JAY AND JAY. WE EXPECT INFORMATION TO BE RELEASED TOMORROW AND THURSDAY ABOUT WHAT THOSE RECOMMENDATIONS WILL BE FROM THE FDA.

AND WITH THAT, I CAN ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT VACCINE OR ANY OF OUR OTHER COVID WORK.

YOU THINK FOUR QUESTIONS FOR FOUR AS WELL AS MS. PATTERSON HARRIS. THANK YOU, MR. MAYOR. I HAVE SEVERAL MS. CATHERINE. I'M SORRY.

IT'S OK. OK.

OK. WHAT IS THE TRAFFIC BEEN LIKE AT THE HUB? HAS THERE BEEN A STEADY FLOW? WHAT'S IT BEEN LIKE OVER THERE? WE ARE GIVING ABOUT 60 60 PATIENTS A DAY.

HALF OF THOSE ARE COVID VACCINES, AND THE OTHER HALF ARE INDIVIDUALS COMING IN TO GET THEIR CHILDREN VACCINATED.

OK, MY NEXT QUESTION IS WHEN YOU SPEAK OF THE IMMUNE COMPROMISED, WHO ARE, WHAT ARE THOSE GROUPS? WHAT ARE THOSE IMMUNE COMPROMISED GROUPS?

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THOSE ARE GOING TO BE INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE ON ACTIVE CANCER TREATMENT OR TAKE A STEROID THAT SUPPRESSES THEIR IMMUNE SYSTEM.

AND THEY SHOULD REALLY SPEAK TO THEIR DOCTOR ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT THEY SHOULD BE GETTING THAT THIRD DOSE.

SO THOSE WOULD BE THE ONLY TWO BASIC OR THERE'S SOME OTHER.

YES, IT'S STEROIDS, HIV CANCER, A RECENT TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT, BUT PEOPLE WITH VERY CRITICAL MEDICAL NEEDS OF THEIR MEDICAL NEEDS.

I JUST WANTED TO BE CLEAR AND HAVE FOLKS HEAR WHAT THOSE ARE BECAUSE SOME MAY FALL INTO THAT OR MAY NOT AND MAY THINK THAT THEY ARE IMMUNE COMPROMISED.

HOW DO WE HOW DO CITIZENS GET IN TO GET NOT ONLY THE COVID VACCINES, BUT ALSO THE FLU AND THE OTHER ITEMS? WHAT WHAT'S THE PROCESS? THIS IS A ONE HUNDRED PERCENT WALK IN CLINIC.

IT'S SET UP VERY SIMILARLY TO WHAT WE HAD AT THE CIVIC CENTER.

YOU WALK IN, YOU TELL THE FIRST PERSON YOU RUN INTO WHAT YOU NEED, YOU'RE GIVEN A CLIPBOARD. WITH THAT PAPERWORK, YOU SIT DOWN, FILL OUT YOUR PAPERWORK AND THEN YOU'RE SEEN BY ONE OF OUR NURSES.

AND THE REASON I ASK THAT THERE'S BEEN I'VE HAD A LOT OF CONVERSATIONS WITH FOLKS BECAUSE A LOT OF PEOPLE WANTING TO REALLY GET IN AND GET AS MANY VACCINES AS THEY CAN AND GET THEM TAKEN CARE OF.

AND A QUESTION ALONG THOSE LINES IS, ARE THERE ANY ADDITIONAL VACCINES THAT WE MAY BE LOOKING AT TO PROVIDE AT THE HUB AND EVEN AT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AS A WHOLE AT THE HUB? RIGHT NOW, WE'RE REALLY JUST FOCUSING ON THE COVID AND THE FLU FOR THE ADULTS AND THEN THE VACCINE FOR CHILDREN BECAUSE SO MANY CHILDREN GOT BEHIND ON THEIR VACCINE, ON THEIR REGULAR VACCINATIONS DURING COVID.

WE DO HAVE PERTUSSIS VACCINE TETANUS VACCINE AVAILABLE FOR ADULTS AT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT, AND SOME OF THAT'S AVAILABLE AT THE HUB TOO.

IT'S JUST A MUCH SMALLER GROUP.

THEY INCLUDE THE SHINGLES SHINGLES, YES, BUT FOR THOSE ADULT VACCINES, THEY'RE PROVIDED TO US BY THE STATE.

SO I HAVE TO FOLLOW ELIGIBILITY RULES AND THOSE INDIVIDUALS HAVE TO BE UNINSURED TO RECEIVE THOSE VACCINES AT THE HUB, WHEREAS THE COVID AND THE FLUS FOR ANYBODY IN THE COMMUNITY. THANK YOU.

THAT'S GOOD INFORMATION.

AND LIKE I SAID, I HAD TO ENTERTAIN SOME OF THOSE CONVERSATIONS OUT IN THE COMMUNITY.

SO I'M GLAD THAT YOU'RE HERE TODAY AND GLAD THAT YOU'VE ANSWERED THOSE QUESTIONS.

THANK YOU. THANK YOU. ALL RIGHT, MS. WILLS, THANKS FOR WHAT YOU GUYS CONTINUE TO DO FOR OUR COMMUNITY, WE APPRECIATE IT.

THANK YOU ALL. OKAY. OK, COUNSEL, THAT CONCLUDES WORK SESSION FOR TODAY I WE HAVE ONE POLL TONIGHT THAT WOULD BE.

ITEM SEVEN, EIGHT, I BELIEVE.

THE MR. ATKINSON.

COUNCILS THAT CORRECT ANY OTHER POOLS THAT.

ITEM SEVEN EIGHT IS ON PAGE TWO THREE.

WE DO HAVE NEED FOR AN EXECUTIVE SESSION TODAY.

[3. Executive Session]

CITY COUNCIL HOLD EXECUTIVE SESSION TODAY FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSULTING WITH CITY STAFF REGARDING PENDING OR CONTEMPLATED LITIGATION OR SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, AND TO HOLD CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEYS UNDER SECTION FIVE FIVE ONE ZERO SEVEN, ONE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE TO DISCUSS THE PURCHASE EXCHANGE LEASE.

OR VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY UNDER SECTION FIVE FIVE ONE ZERO SEVEN TWO.

AND FINALLY, TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL MATTERS UNDER SECTION FIVE ONE ZERO SEVEN FOR ALL OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, IT IS 255 LUBBOCK CITY COUNCIL IS RECESSED TO EXECUTIVE SESSION. GOOD AFTERNOON, IT'S FIVE 19, THE LUBBOCK CITY COUNCIL HAS RETURNED FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION, WE WILL COMMENCE WITH OUR CEREMONIAL ITEMS, FOLLOWED BY OUR REGULAR MEETING.

WE WILL START TONIGHT, AS IS OUR PRACTICE WITH AN INVOCATION.

[1. Invocation]

FOLLOWING THE INVOCATION, WE WILL HAVE THE PLEDGES TO THE U.S.

AND TEXAS FLAG. OUR INVOCATION TONIGHT WILL BE LED BY PASTOR RYAN SMALLWOOD WITH THE ALTAR SKATE CHURCH.

FOLLOWING PASTOR SMALLGOODS PRAYER, THE MAYOR PRO TEM WILL LEAD US IN THE PLEDGE IF EVERYONE WOULD PLEASE RISE.

MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL AND STAFF, THANK YOU FOR THE INVITATION, LET'S PRAY TOGETHER, GOD, WE GIVE YOU. THANKS FOR THIS DAY.

LET ME GIVE YOU THANKS FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO GATHER TOGETHER AND THIS PLACE HERE THIS AFTERNOON. WE THANK YOU FOR GIVING IT GOVERNMENT.

WE KNOW THAT YOU ORDAINED IT.

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AND SO GOD, WE KNOW THAT YOU HAVE PLACED THESE ON THIS BENCH FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS.

AND GOD. SO BECAUSE OF THAT, WE PRAY THAT YOU WOULD GIVE THEM ALL THE WISDOM THAT THEY NEED TO GOVERN JUSTLY.

GOD, WE KNOW THAT YOU KNEW OF THE ITEMS THAT WOULD BE ON TODAY'S AGENDA LONG BEFORE WE DID, AND SO GOD, WE PRAY THAT YOUR WILL WOULD BE DONE IN EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THEM.

GOD, WE JUST PRAY FOR THE PLACES IN OUR NATION AND IN OUR WORLD RIGHT NOW WHERE WE ARE SO DEEPLY DIVIDED.

AND WE PRAY THAT YOU WOULD FORGIVE US FOUR TIMES THAT WE HAVE NOT LOVED OUR NEIGHBOR AS WE'VE LOVED OURSELF.

AND WE PRAY THAT IN THOSE PLACES WHERE WE'RE DIVIDED, YOU WOULD HELP US TO FIND UNITY.

AND IN PLACES WE CAN'T FIND UNITY.

GOD HELP US TO STRIVE.

FOR CHARITY. FOR LOVE.

THE KINDNESS AND RESPECT.

AND THAT WE WOULD TREAT OTHERS THE WAY THAT WE WANT TO BE TREATED.

GOD, WE PRAY FOR THOSE THAT ARE STILL STRUGGLING FROM THE PANDEMIC.

PHYSICALLY, FINANCIALLY, SPIRITUALLY, MENTALLY, EMOTIONALLY.

GOD, WE PRAY FOR HEALING AND IN YOUR NAME, WE PRAY THAT YOU WIPE THIS VIRUS OFF THE FACE OF THE EARTH. GOD, WE PRAY AGAIN FOR OUR TIME HERE TONIGHT.

WE THANK YOU FOR JESUS, FOR HIS DEATH ON THE CROSS, FOR US, MOST IMPORTANTLY, THAT HE ROSE FROM THE TOMB TO GIVE US LIFE AND IT'S IN HIS NAME.

WE PRAY IN JESUS NAME.

AMEN. THE PLEDGES TO THE AMERICAN AND THE TEXAS FLAG.

[2. Pledges of Allegiance]

INSTITUTIONS BY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

IT'S BEEN A REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, LITIGATION FOR GOD, INDIVISIBLE WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL.

OTHER PLACES LIKE THIS LOUISIANA STATE, TEXAS STATE.

IS. PASTOR SMALLWOOD, THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

WE APPRECIATE YOU. MAYOR PRO TEM THANKS FOR LEADING THE PLEDGES, AND I'LL ASK YOU IF YOU WILL BEGIN. WE'LL MOVE TO OUR PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS.

WE HAVE A COUPLE OF THESE TONIGHT.

THE FIRST ONE IS A SPECIAL RECOGNITION AND SUPPORT OF NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTH.

[1. Presentation of a Special Recognition in support of National Arts and Humanities Month]

MR. MASSENGALE. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

IT'S MY HONOR TO DO THE NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTH.

I KNOW WE HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE FOR THIS RECOGNITION THIS EVENING.

SO IF YOU'RE HERE, HOW MANY IS HERE FOR FOR THIS RECOGNITION TODAY? THAT'S RIGHT. COME ON UP HERE.

AND WHERE'S STACY KEITH? COME ON UP HERE, STACY.

SO WHILE YOU ARE COMING UP HERE, I'LL PREP THIS OCTOBER IS NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTH, AND WE'RE HERE TO PRESENT A PROCLAMATION TO STACY.

KEITH LUBBOCK, CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION DIRECTOR.

ALTHOUGH WE CELEBRATE IN OCTOBER, ART, MUSIC, DANCE THEATER AND LITERARY EVENTS AND LUBBOCK OCCUR ALL YEAR ROUND.

WE'RE PROUD TO HAVE A RICH HERITAGE OF WORLD CLASS ART AND ARTISTS AND LUBBOCK AND A UNIQUE AND THRIVING ART COMMUNITY.

THE ARTS CONTRIBUTE TO THE QUALITY OF OUR CULTURE AND TO THE QUALITY OF LIFE AND LUBBOCK, THEY PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES TO GET OUT AND ENJOY LUBBOCK IN A UNIQUE WAY.

THE ARTS ARE DIVERSE IN LUBBOCK AND SO THERE ARE ALWAYS NEW OPPORTUNITIES TO GATHER, CELEBRATE AND ENJOY THEM.

LET'S NOT FORGET THE WAY THE ARTS CONTRIBUTE TO LUBBOCK ECONOMY, THE ARTS AND ARTISTIC BUSINESSES AND EVENTS GENERATE ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES.

PEOPLE BRING PEOPLE TO OUR CITY AND SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES, WHICH PROVIDE A LIVELIHOOD TO OUR RESIDENTS.

I WANT TO THANK EVERYBODY AND EVERY ORGANIZATION THAT CONTRIBUTES, SUPPORTS AND IS INVOLVED IN OUR ARTS COMMUNITY.

AND WITH THAT, I'M PLEASED TO READ THIS SPECIAL RECOGNITION SEEING.

WHEREAS THE LUBBOCK CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION AND LUBBOCK LOCAL ARTS ORGANIZATIONS ARE JOINING TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTH BY SAFELY HOSTING SEVERAL SPECIAL EVENTS DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, AS WELL AS CONTINUING TO HOST CREATIVE AND REMARKABLE CULTURAL ARTS EVENTS THROUGHOUT OUR CITY ALL YEAR ROUND.

AND WHEREAS LUBBOCK HAS A RICH HISTORY AND HERITAGE OF CREATING WORLD CLASS ARTISTS, MUSICIANS, PERFORMERS AND WRITERS BY SUPPORTING AND ENHANCING LUBBOCK ART, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCES, AND BY PROMOTING LUBBOCK, MANY CULTURAL ARTS FACILITIES, MUSEUMS, PERFORMANCE VENUES, FESTIVALS AND OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS.

THE LUBBOCK CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION AND THE MANY ART ORGANIZATIONS WHO ARE REPRESENTED HERE CONTINUE THIS LEGACY AND PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE PUBLIC AND FOR THE GENERATION OF OUTSTANDING ARTISTS FROM LUBBOCK.

AND WHEREAS NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTHS SERVES AS PART OF THE COMMUNITY WIDE

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EFFORT TO BRING CITIZENS TOGETHER THROUGH LUBBOCK LOCAL ART, MUSIC, DANCE, THEATER AND FILM PURSUITS BY CELEBRATING THE ARTS, WE CELEBRATE LUBBOCK AND LUBBOCK AMAZING CULTURAL AND ARTISTIC LEGACY, WHICH HAS HELPED SHAPE OUR HUMANITY, FOSTER SOCIAL DISCOURSE AND STRENGTHENS OUR ABILITY TO MAKE POSITIVE CHANGES IN OUR CITY AND IN OUR LIVES.

AND WHEREAS IT IS APPROPRIATE TO HONOR THE LUBBOCK CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION AND LUBBOCK, MANY LOCAL ART ORGANIZATIONS WHOSE CREATIVE EFFORTS AND ARTISTIC ENDEAVORS MAKE OUR CITY A SPECIAL PLACE FOR OUR CITIZENS TO LIVE, WORK AND ENJOY THEIR LIVES.

NOW, THEREFORE, WE, THE MAYOR AND THE CITY COUNCIL, THE GREAT CITY OF LUBBOCK, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM OCTOBER AS NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTH AND LUBBOCK, AND ASK ALL CITIZENS TO JOIN US IN CELEBRATING THE POWER OF ARTS AND BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER AND BUILDING A NEW WORLD STATED TODAY.

AND IT'S SIGNED BY THE MAYOR AND ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE LUBBOCK CITY COUNCIL.

STACEY ALFRED GRIFFITH.

YOU'RE WELCOME TO STAY. BUT THIS ONE IS SAY THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS HONOR.

OUR MUSIC, ARTS AND MUSEUM AND CULTURAL FACILITIES ARE THE LIFEBLOOD OF THIS COMMUNITY AND COULDN'T THESE PEOPLE THAT ARE HERE WITH ME ARE WHAT MAKES LUBBOCK SUCH A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE? SO THANK YOU ALL VERY, VERY MUCH.

ALL RIGHT, DON'T MOVE.

DO WE GET A PICTURE OR DO YOU WANT A PICTURE? HOW DO YOU WANT US? I THOUGHT WE WERE GOING TO PAUSE FOR A SMALL SPEECH BY EVERYBODY THAT'S HERE TONIGHT. OH WELL, WE CAN START WITH THIS ONE RIGHT HERE.

I THOUGHT WE'D START WITH VINITA.

OH, YEAH, YEAH.

ALL RIGHT. YOU OUGHT TO COMPRESS AROUND THE PODIUM THERE.

YEAH. WE'RE NOT GOING TO GIVE JIM DOUGLAS.

I'M NOT SURE WE'D PASS OVER DOUGLAS, BUT I THINK.

GOT IT. NEXT.

ALL RIGHT. THANK YOU, EVERYBODY.

THANKS. YOU DON'T SEE.

WE WE'VE GOT ONE OTHER SPECIAL RECOGNITION TONIGHT, AND IT'S IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL

[2. Presentation of a Special Recognition in support of National Community Planning Month]

COMMUNITY PLANNING MONTH AND MS. JOY IS GOING TO LEAD THE WAY ON THAT LATRELLE.

OK. THIS IS IN RECOGNITION OF THE NATIONAL COMMUNITY PLANNING MONTH AND SINCE OUR PLANNING DEPARTMENT'S BEEN A LITTLE BUSY THIS YEAR AND LAST.

AND SO I NEED THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT PEOPLE TO COME UP.

I BET YOU'VE GOT SOME.

YEAH, THERE YOU GO.

HMM. THE CITY OF LUBBOCK HAS BEEN VERY ACTIVE IN COMMUNITY PLANNING EFFORTS.

WE FINISHED THE 2040 PLAN, WHICH IS A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR THE FUTURE.

WE'RE IN THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPMENT, DRAFTING, ACTUALLY REDOING THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, AND WE HAVE THE FIRST NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PROGRAM.

SO THEY'VE BEEN VERY, VERY BUSY.

THAT'S ON TOP OF ATTENDING, PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETINGS AND DEALING WITH ALL THE DEVELOPERS AND BUILDERS AND PEOPLE WHO NEED THEIR PERMITS AND ALL OF THOSE THINGS, AND SO THEY PROBABLY DON'T GET A LOT OF RECOGNITION UNLESS SOMEBODY'S UNHAPPY AND THEN YOU GET ALL KINDS OF RECOGNITION.

BUT WE APPRECIATE THEIR EFFORTS.

WE'RE KNEE DEEP IN THE UDC RIGHT NOW, THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE, AND IT'S TAKING A LOT OF TIME FROM ALL OF THIS.

ALL OF THIS STUFF, STAFF, WHERE'S JESSICA? THAT YOU WANT TO COME UP HERE WITH YOUR PEOPLE.

THESE ARE YOUR PEEPS.

OK. OK.

THIS SPECIAL RECOGNITION, WHEREAS WHILE CHANGE IS CONSTANTLY AFFECTING ALL CITY'S COMMUNITY PLANNING CAN HELP CITIES MANAGE THIS CHANGE IN A WAY THAT PROVIDES BETTER CHOICES FOR HOW PEOPLE WORK, LIVE AND SPEND THEIR LEISURE TIME.

AND WHEREAS COMMUNITY PLANNING PROVIDES AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL RESIDENTS TO BE MEANINGFULLY INVOLVED IN MAKING THE KINDS OF CHOICES THAT DETERMINE THE FUTURE OF THEIR

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COMMUNITY. AND WHEREAS THE BEST PLANNING PROCESSES UTILIZE PUBLIC OFFICIALS, CITIZENS, STAKEHOLDERS AND A QUALIFIED STAFF TO EXAMINE CURRENT PLANNING EFFORTS, AS WELL AS TO ASSESS FUTURE LAND USE AND TRANSPORTATION NEEDS IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE CHANGE AND GROWTH WITHIN OUR CITY.

AND WHEREAS RECENTLY, THE CITY OF LUBBOCK COMPLETED PLANNED LUBBOCK 2040, A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR THE FUTURE AND IS NOW FOLLOWING THE ADOPTED IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES BY DRAFTING A NEW UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE AND CREATING CREATING THE CITY'S FIRST NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PROGRAM.

DO WE HAVE YOU UP HERE TOO? THERE YOU ARE. I SEE YOU.

OK. ALL RIGHT.

THIS IMPORTANT WORK UTILIZES THE INPUT AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL, CITY BOARDS OF COMMITTEES, CITIZENS, STAKEHOLDERS AND THE DEDICATED HARD WORK OF THE CITY OF LUBBOCK PLANNING DEPARTMENT.

AND WHEREAS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES, THE MONTH OF OCTOBER IS DESIGNATED AS NATIONAL COMMUNITY PLANNING MONTH AND IS THEREFORE AN OPPORTUNITY TO RECOGNIZE LUBBOCK PLANNING DEPARTMENT FOR THEIR PROFESSIONALISM, HIGH STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE AND EFFORTS TO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT UPON THE ECONOMICS, TOURISM, TRAFFIC, QUALITY OF LIFE, HEALTH, SAFETY AND SENSE OF PLACE WITHIN THE LUBBOCK COMMUNITY.

NOW, THEREFORE, WE, THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITY OF LUBBOCK, DO HEREBY RECOGNIZE NATIONAL COMMUNITY PLANNING MONTH AND CALL UPON ALL CITIZENS TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTIONS THE CITY OF LUBBOCK PLANNING DEPARTMENT MAKES AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN OUR LIVES AND IN OUR COMMUNITY.

DATED THIS 12TH DAY OF OCTOBER 2021, SIGNED BY MAYOR DAN POPE AND ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL.

SO CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU ALL.

JESSICA? BRIAN, YOU ALL WANT TO SAY A WORD OR TWO? OK. REALLY? NO MAYOR AND COUNCIL. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS RECOGNITION.

OUR PLANNING DEPARTMENT WORKS VERY, VERY HARD DAY IN AND DAY OUT TO NOT ONLY MEET THE NEEDS DAILY OF OUR RESIDENTS THAT NEED ZONING CHANGES OR NEED BUILDING PERMITS, BUT ALSO TO WRITE THE DOCUMENTS THAT ARE GOING TO GUIDE OUR FUTURE FOR MANY YEARS TO COME.

IT IS A TRUE PRIVILEGE TO WORK WITH THESE PEOPLE AND WE ARE VERY APPRECIATIVE OF THEIR EFFORTS, SO THANK YOU FOR THE RECOGNITION AS WELL.

AFTER 33 YEARS, NOT ALL IN LUBBOCK, BUT 33 YEARS WORKING FOR MUNICIPALITIES, I TELL YOU, I'VE NEVER SEEN A GROUP THAT WORKS HARDER UNDER STRICTER DEADLINES WITH A BETTER ATTITUDE THAN THE GROUP OF PEOPLE THAT WE HAVE IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT BY NOW.

IT IS A TOUGH JOB.

NO ONE REALLY REALIZES YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHAT THEY'RE UP AGAINST, PARTICULARLY WITH THE GROWTH THAT WE'VE GOT RIGHT NOW.

THE SPECIAL PROJECTS HAVE BEEN JUST KEEPING THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS MOVING, CONTINUALLY MOVING. THEY REALLY DO DESERVE RECOGNITION MUCH MORE THAN WHAT THEY WHAT THEY GET.

SO I'M VERY, VERY PROUD OF THEM.

GLAD TO BE PART OF IT.

THANK YOU. THANK YOU. YOU SEE.

WHAT DID YOU WANT TO SAY SOMETHING? I'LL JUST ANNOUNCE THE FOLKS THAT ARE HERE WITH ME TODAY, STARTING FROM MY LEFT WITH COUNCILWOMAN JOY, JACOB HAWKINS, HE'S ONE OF OUR PLANNERS.

WILSON BOLLING IS OUR NEW NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNER.

YOU GOT THE OPPORTUNITY TO HEAR FROM HIM THIS AFTERNOON.

LET ME MOVE ASHLEY VASQUEZ, ONE OF OUR PLANNERS, KAREN EDWARDS, OUR DEVELOPMENT TECHNICIAN, AND KATHY FLOOD, OUR MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT, WE'RE ALSO MISSING CHRISTIAN SAGER, OUR PLANNING AND ZONING MANAGER.

SHANE SPENCER, BAILEY SCHILLINGS AND ASLUND HENRY, WHO ARE ALL THREE PLANNERS, AND THEN MARIA BELGRANO, OUR OTHER MAN WHO'S BEEN ASSISTANT.

I JUST WANT TO THANK THESE FOLKS FOR EVERYTHING THAT THEY DO ALL DAY.

THEY MAKE ME LOOK GOOD, SO I REALLY APPRECIATE EVERYTHING THAT THEY DO.

COME OUT, GET OUT FOR A PICTURE.

DON'T ACT LIKE YOU DON'T HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN.

OK. YOU HAVE TO BE IN THE FRONT.

THANK YOU.

CONGRATULATIONS AND THANKS FOR WHAT YOU DO.

WE'RE WE'RE EXPERIENCING UNPRECEDENTED, AT LEAST IN THE LAST.

SEVERAL DECADES, THREE OR FOUR DECADES GROWTH, AND YOU GUYS ARE RIGHT ON THE FRONT LINE FOR THAT, WE APPRECIATE ALL THAT YOU'RE DOING FOR FOR OUR COMMUNITY.

BEFORE WE GO TO OUR REGULAR MEETING, I WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE THAT TOMORROW THE CITY AND OUR HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ALONG WITH PARTNERS ACROSS OUR COMMUNITY, ARE SPONSORING THE SOURCE TO SOLUTION SYMPOSIUM AT THE LUBBOCK, THE CIVIC CENTER.

AND IT'S AN OPPORTUNITY TO TALK ABOUT THE CHALLENGES THAT FACE OUR COMMUNITY, THAT RELATE

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TO ADDICTION AND, MORE IMPORTANTLY, TO RECOVERY AND OUR PEER.

RANDY CHRISTIAN HAS LED THE WAY IN THIS EFFORT AGAIN THIS YEAR, AND IT'S A DAY CHOCK FULL OF ACTIVITY. AND I HOPE YOU MAYBE COULD.

CITIZENS, WHETHER YOU'RE HERE TONIGHT OR WATCHING ONLINE OR ON TV, COULD JOIN US TOMORROW FOR THAT. IT IS FIVE THIRTY FIVE.

[ Call to Order]

I'LL CALL THE LUBBOCK CITY COUNCIL INTO ORDER IN OUR REGULAR SCHEDULE MEETING TODAY IS THE 12TH OF OCTOBER TWENTY TWENTY ONE.

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CALLED AS REQUIRED BY STATE LAW.

OUR FIRST ITEM IN OUR REGULAR MEETING IS ITEM FIVE CITIZEN COMMENTS.

WE HAVE NO CITIZENS THAT HAVE SIGNED UP TO SPEAK TONIGHT, SO WE'LL MOVE TO ITEM SIX.

[6. Minutes]

ITEM SIX OF OR MINUTES BEGINNING ON PAGE ONE.

OH, ONE. THERE ARE THREE SETS OF MINUTES THAT WERE DELIVERED WITH THIS AGENDA BOOK.

THOSE ARE THE MINUTES FROM THE JULY 20TH TWENTY TWENTY ONE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF THE TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE.

THE AUGUST TWENTY FIVE TWENTY TWENTY ONE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND THE LUBBOCK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE AND THE SEPTEMBER 14 TWENTY TWENTY ONE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING COUNCIL.

TO BEGIN DISCUSSION ON THESE OR TO BEGIN CONSIDERATION ON THESE MINUTES, IS THERE A MOTION MOVED? SO THANK YOU FOR THE MOTION MR. MASSENGALE ON THE SECOND MR. CHADIS. ARE THERE ADDITIONS OR CORRECTIONS TO THESE MINUTES? OK. ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF APPROVING THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED, PLEASE SAY I.

ALL RIGHT. AND YOU POSED BY THAT SAME SIGN.

MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

WE'LL MOVE NOW TO ITEM SEVEN, ITEM SEVEN, THE CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS CONSIDERED TO BE

[7. Consent Agenda - Items considered to be routine are enacted by one motion without separate discussion. If the City Council desires to discuss an item, the item is removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.]

ROUTINE OR ENACTED BY ONE MOTION WITHOUT SEPARATE DISCUSSION.

IF THE COUNCIL DOES DESIRE TO DISCUSS AN ITEM, THE ITEM IS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA AND IS CONSIDERED SEPARATELY.

TONIGHT, WE'VE HAD ONE ITEM THAT HAS BEEN PULLED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA THAT IS ITEM SEVEN EIGHT.

I'LL PAUSE FOR A MOMENT COUNCILMAN MAKE CERTAIN THAT THERE'S.

THAT'S CORRECT. OK.

IF THEY BELIEVE THAT IS CORRECT, SO I'LL OPEN THE FLOOR FOR A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA.

SAVE FOR ITEM SEVEN EIGHT.

SO MOVE. GOT A MOTION FOR MR. CHADIS, A SECOND FOR MR. GRIFFITH. THAT'S A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA, EXCEPT FOR ITEM SEVEN EIGHT.

ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THAT MOTION PLEASE INDICATE YOUR SUPPORT BY SAYING I AND YOUR OPPOSITION BY THE SAME SIDE.

MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

WE'LL MOVE NOW TO ITEM SEVEN EIGHT.

[8. Resolution - Public Works: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute Contract 16164, a cost-sharing agreement, with Lubbock County, for a full mill and relay asphalt maintenance project on North University, from the Clovis Highway (US 84) to the Marsha Sharp Freeway (US 62/82).]

ITEM SEVEN EIGHT ON PAGE THREE THIRTY THREE.

IT'S A RESOLUTION FROM PUBLIC WORKS REGARDING AN AGREEMENT WITH LUBBOCK COUNTY TO DO SOME WORK ON NORTH UNIVERSITY.

LET'S GET A QUICK TO TELL YOU WHAT.

LET'S GET A MOTION TO BEGIN CONSIDERATION OF THIS AND WE'LL GET A QUICK PRESENTATION FROM STAFF. IS THERE A MOTION MR. CHADIS? THANK YOU, MR. CHADIS. SECOND. SO THANK YOU, MR. MASSENGALE MR. ATKINSON.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. MR. FRANKLIN'S GOING TO GIVE US A PRESENTATION THAT I TOPIC WE HAVE DISCUSSED NOW FOR A LITTLE OVER A YEAR.

COOPERATIVE OPPORTUNITY THAT I THINK IS GOING TO BE A GREAT IMPROVEMENT WOULD IF YOU WOULD. SURE.

THANK YOU. GOOD EVENING, MAYOR AND COUNCIL.

MR. FRANKLIN, YOUR BRIEF PRESENTATION.

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, JUST ONE SLIDE, BUT THIS IS A PROJECT.

AS OUR CITY MANAGER POINTED OUT, THIS HAS COME BEFORE YOU BEFORE, BUT THIS IS A PROJECT THAT'S GOING TO TAKE PLACE IN OUR 20 22 STREET MAINTENANCE PROGRAM TO MILL AND RELAY NORTH UNIVERSITY BETWEEN MARSHALL SHARPE FREEWAY AND CLOVIS HIGHWAY.

THIS PROJECT'S ESTIMATED A LITTLE OVER ABOUT $1.8 MILLION.

WHAT YOU HAVE BEFORE YOU TODAY IS A JOINT FUNDING AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY AND LUBBOCK COUNTY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROJECT ON A 50 50, UP TO A $2 MILLION, $2 MILLION CAP.

THE PROJECT'S ACTUALLY SCHEDULED TO BE COMPLETED AS IN 2022 AND IN THE SUMMER OF 2022.

THAT'S WHEN THE WORK IS GOING TO START HAPPENING.

LIKE I MENTIONED ONCE BEFORE YOU TODAY IS JUST THE FUNDING AGREEMENT TO ACCEPT SOME COUNTY FUNDS TO PARTICIPATE.

IF YOU RECALL, BACK IN OCTOBER OF 2020 LAST YEAR, COUNCIL, ALONG WITH LUBBOCK COMMISSIONERS COURT, ADOPTED A RESOLUTION JUST SUPPORTING THIS PROJECT, KNOWING IT WAS FORTHCOMING. PRIOR TO THAT, WE HAD A PROJECT WITH CITY FUNDS AND WENT TO THE MPO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FUNDS TO DO IMPROVEMENTS IN THIS CORRIDOR.

THOSE IMPROVEMENTS WERE BASICALLY BEHIND BACK OF CURVE.

THEY REDID THE CURVE AND GUTTER, THEY REDID THE SIDEWALKS, STREET LIGHTING AND SOME ADA IMPROVEMENTS. WHAT WAS LEFT OUT WAS THE ACTUAL STREET PAVEMENT ON THAT PROJECT, AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE PROPOSING TO DO THIS NEXT YEAR IN OUR STREET MAINTENANCE PROGRAM.

WITH THAT, I'LL BE GLAD TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS.

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OK, THANK YOU, MR. FRANKLIN, I'LL LET MR. CHADIS BEGIN MR. CHADIS.

THANK YOU, MARY. THANK YOU. WOULD I PULL THIS ITEM BECAUSE I WANTED TO INFORM THE PUBLIC AS TO WHAT IS FIXING HAPPENED, HOW LONG IT'S TAKEN TO GET THIS WHEELS TURNING AND ALSO BRING TO LIGHT THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT, PARTICULARLY MR. FLORES, WITH HIS SUPPORT AND OF COURSE, THE COMMISSIONERS AS WELL A GREAT PROJECT, LOOKING FORWARD TO IT.

AT THE SAME TIME, A LOT OF PHONE CALLS THAT I'VE RECEIVED THROUGHOUT THE YEARS ABOUT NORTH UNIVERSITY, I THINK A LOT OF THOSE QUESTIONS HAVE ALREADY BEEN ANSWERED.

SO WE'RE LOOKING AT THE PROJECT SCHEDULED FOR 22.

YES, SIR, IT'S AN HONOR 20 20 TO STREET MAINTENANCE PROGRAM AND IT WILL BE DONE IN ASPHALT. SO WE KIND OF HAVE TO WAIT FOR THE THE SPRING TEMPERATURES AND THE WEATHER TO WINNING WHEN WE CAN LAY ASPHALT.

SO I WOULD ASSUME WE'LL START THE PROJECT, PROBABLY IN APRIL OF TWENTY TWENTY TWO KNOWS THAT THAT'S CURB TO CURB IT.

IT TAKES IT FROM CURB TO CURB THE ASPHALT, AS YOU MENTIONED, IN MUCH NEED OF AND REPAIR.

AND SO THIS IS A MILL AND RELAY OF THE ENTIRE ASPHALT DOWN TO THE BASE AND THEN BUILDING A STREET, THE STREET BACK UP THE URBAN GUTTER AND ALL THE IMPROVEMENTS BEHIND THE CURVE AND GOT ARE ALREADY DONE. IS THERE GOING TO BE A BIKE LANE? I KNOW THERE'S BEEN SOME DISCUSSION.

IT'S STILL BEING DISCUSSED RIGHT NOW, BUT NOT WITH THIS PROJECT.

THIS IS JUST A STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT.

THE WIDTH OF THE STREET DOES ALLOW FOR SOMETHING LIKE THAT TO BE DONE WITH STREET FILLED WITH STRONG POSSIBILITY.

IS THERE EVENTUALLY? IT IS.

IT IS THERE. YES, SIR. OK.

LET ME SEE HERE. GEEZ, THIS IS GREAT, GREAT NEWS FOR NORTH UNIVERSITY, YEAH, THIS IS A GREAT PROJECT, ANOTHER COLLABORATION WITH THE LUBBOCK COUNTY.

AND AS I MENTIONED, THEY'RE GOING TO PARTICIPATE 50 PERCENT OF THE PROJECT CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ONCE WE GET THOSE BIDS UP TO A MILLION DOLLARS OF COUNTY FUNDS.

SO THAT'S A REAL GOOD PROJECT BETWEEN THE TWO OF US.

THANK YOU, MR. FRANKLIN AT.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. ALL RIGHT.

THANK YOU, MR. CHADIS MR. GRIFFITH.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. MR. FRANKLIN ON THE MAP.

MM HMM. WHAT IS THE BUILDING WEST OF JONES STADIUM? THE RED ROOFED BUILDING, I'M NOT FAMILIAR WITH THAT BUILDING.

IT'S AN OLD COLISEUM.

I JUST HAD TO ASK.

YOU HAD TO ASK. YEAH.

ACTUALLY, THIS WAS IRONICALLY THIS MAP WAS CHOSEN.

IT WAS THE SAME PRESENTATION, SAME MAP THAT I PRESENTED WHEN WE DID THE RESOLUTION LAST YEAR. SO AERIAL PHOTOS A LITTLE OLDER.

THAT'S ALL RIGHT. IT GETS THE POINT ACROSS.

THANK YOU. MR. FRANKLIN. PLEASE REMIND US AND CITIZENS THAT WE HAVE OTHER PROJECTS THAT WE'RE DOING IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COUNTY, I THINK IT'S A NICE REMINDER.

IT'S NOT SOMETHING THAT WE'VE ALWAYS DONE A LOT OF AND WE'VE GOT OTHER THINGS GOING ON.

WE TELL US ABOUT THAT. YEAH, SURE, WE HAVE.

LIKE YOU MENTIONED, WE HAVEN'T ALWAYS DONE PROJECTS WITH THE COUNTY, BUT HERE LATELY WE'VE DONE A FEW WITH THE COUNTY.

WE DID SOUTH UNIVERSITY.

IT WAS ONE THAT WE DID IN OUR STREET MAINTENANCE PROGRAM, VERY SIMILAR TO THIS SOUTH OF 15.5. WE'VE ALSO HAD THEY'RE THEY'RE DOING A PROJECT RIGHT NOW IN WEST 50TH THAT THEY'RE PARTICIPATING IN AND DOING WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS.

AND SO HERE IN THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS, WE'VE ACTUALLY HAD SEVERAL JOINT PROJECTS, WHICH IS A NICE COLLABORATIVE EFFORT BETWEEN THE TWO OF US.

AND WE WERE OUT ON ONE TODAY.

I BELIEVE IN SOUTH INDIANA, ONE ALSO.

YES, SOUTH INDIANA IS ONE.

WE'RE THAT'S THE INSIDE THE LOOP.

THE CITY IS PAYING FOR THEIR PORTION OUTSIDE OF LOOP CITIES, COUNTIES PAYING FOR THEIR PORTION, BUT IT WAS DONE TOGETHER AS ONE PROJECT THAT WE'RE MANAGING HERE AND TO HELP BENEFIT BOTH THE COUNTY AND THE CITY AND GETTING GOOD BIDS ON A LARGER PROJECT.

THANK YOU, MR. FRANKLIN. ANYTHING ELSE FOR FOR WOULD MS. JOY? WELL, REDOING THE STREET CHANGE THAT PARKING ALONG NORTH UNIVERSITY, WHERE YOU'RE GOING DOWN THE STREET AND ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU'VE GOT ANGLE PARKING AND THEN DIFFERENT KINDS OF PARKING WHERE THERE IS VERY SIMILAR TO BIKE QUESTION, BIKE LANE QUESTION.

THERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR STRIPING THAT.

WE'RE GOING TO LOOK AT A LOT OF THOSE.

WE'VE GONE THROUGH THAT LOOKING AT TAKING OFF THE ANGLED PARKING LOT OF THOSE BUSINESSES REALLY WANT THAT ANGLED PARKING THERE.

THE PAVEMENT SECTION HERE IS VERY WIDE AND DOES ALLOW FOR IT.

BUT I THINK WE CAN LOOK AT OUR STRIPING WHEN WE FINISH THE PROJECT AND DO THAT IN A MORE SAFE MANNER AND GET THAT DONE AND ACCOMPLISH.

BUT THAT IS DEFINITELY SOMETHING THAT WE WILL LOOK AT WHEN WE DO OUR DESIGN.

THANK YOU. ANYTHING ELSE FROM MR. FRANKLIN? THANK YOU, SIR.

THANK YOU. APPRECIATE IT. LOOK, WE'VE GOT A MOTION AND A SECOND TO APPROVE.

ITEM SEVEN EIGHT IS THERE FURTHER DISCUSSION ON THIS? SEEING, NONE, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION, PLEASE SAY I.

ANY OPPOSED BY THAT VERY SAME SIGN, THAT MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

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WILL NOW MOVE TO OUR REGULAR AGENDA, THAT'S ITEM EIGHT ON THE AGENDA.

ITEM EIGHT BEGINS WITH ITEM EIGHT ONE.

[1. Resolution - City Secretary: Consider a resolution adopting redistricting criteria to apply to development of new districting plans.]

IT'S ON PAGE FOUR TWENTY NINE.

ITEMS EIGHT, ONE AND EIGHT TWO ARE RESOLUTIONS FROM THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE.

WE WERE BRIEFED ON BOTH OF THESE THIS AFTERNOON.

THEY'RE BOTH THEY'RE RELATED TO REDISTRICTING.

I'M GOING TO LET MS. GARZA MAKE A COUPLE OF COMMENTS AND WE WILL CONSIDER THESE ITEMS. OK, THANK YOU, MAYOR.

EIGHT POINT ONE IS ACTUALLY A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT CRITERIA THAT WILL PROVIDE THE CITY A METHOD TO EVALUATE ANY PROPOSED PLANS THAT WILL COME BEFORE THE CITY COUNCIL, AND IT WILL ALSO HELP US TO COMPLY WITH ANY FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS THAT ARE APPLICABLE.

AND THEN ITEM 8.2 ON PAGE FOUR POINT THIRTY THREE.

THAT IS A RESOLUTION ADOPTING GUIDELINES FOR ANY PERSONS WHO HAVE SPECIFIC PLANS THAT THEY WISH THE COUNCIL TO CONSIDER.

THIS PROVIDES A WAY TO HAVE ORDERLY CONSIDERATION AND EVALUATION OF ANY PLANS THAT ARE GOING TO COME BEFORE THE CITY COUNCIL.

AND AGAIN, THIS WILL ASSIST IN THE CITY COMPLYING WITH ANY FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS THAT ARE APPLICABLE. AND IF THERE ARE ANY QUESTIONS, WE DO HAVE OUR CONSULTANT, DAVID MENDEZ, HERE AS WELL. OK, THANK YOU, MS. GAZA COUNCILMAN ANY QUESTIONS FROM HIS GAZA.

MR., WE SHOULD TAKE THESE SEPARATELY.

DON'T YOU THINK, MR. WEAVER? YEAH.

OK. OPEN THE FLOOR FOR A MOTION TO BEGIN CONSIDERATION OF ITEM ITEM EIGHT ONE.

THANK YOU, MR. MASSENGALE FOR THE MOTION MR. GRIFFITH FOR THE SECOND.

OK, COUNSEL, IS THERE DISCUSSION ON EIGHT ONE? THAT'S THE RESOLUTION IS MS. MS. MS.. GARZA INDICATED THAT ADOPTS THE REDISTRICTING CRITERIA TO APPLY TO THE NEW PLANS. ANY DISCUSSION? ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION TO APPROVE ITEM EIGHT ONE, PLEASE SAY I OPPOSED BY THAT SAME SIGN. MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO MAJORITY OF EMOTION ON ITEM EIGHT TO MOVE ITEM

[2. Resolution - City Secretary: Consider a resolution adopting redistricting guidelines regarding public participation in the redistricting process.]

EIGHT POINT TO A RESOLUTION ADOPTING REDISTRICTING GUIDELINES REGARDING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE REDISTRICTING PROCESS.

THANK YOU, MR JOYCE, FOR A SECOND.

THANK YOU, MR GRIFFITH.

COUNCILS THEIR DISCUSSION ON ITEM EIGHT TO.

AND ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF ITEM EIGHT TO PLEASE SAY HI AND YOU POSED BY THE VERY SAME SIGN. THE MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

THANK YOU, MR. MENDEZ, WE APPRECIATE YOU BEING HERE.

WE'LL SEE YOU SOON. WE'LL MOVE NOW TO ITEM EIGHT THREE.

[3. Board Appointments - City Secretary: Consider appointments to the Airport Advisory Board, Building Board of Appeals, Citizens Traffic Commission, Health/Educational Facilities Development Corporation Board of Directors, Lubbock Emergency Communication District Board of Directors, Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Inc. Board of Directors, Lubbock Water Advisory Commission, Market Lubbock Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors, Model Codes & Construction Advisory Board, Planning and Zoning Commission, Urban Design/Historic Preservation Commission, and the Water Board of Appeals.]

THESE ARE BOARD APPOINTMENTS.

IT'S OUR PRACTICE ON A QUARTERLY BASIS TO DO APPOINTMENTS TO OUR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.

NOT THAT WE DON'T DO A FEW IN THE INTERIM, BUT THE BULK OF THEM WE TRY TO DO IN THE FIRST MEETING OF EVERY QUARTER.

WE WE WE'VE SAID OUR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS SO THAT THE TERMS EXPIRE IN AN ORDERLY FORM.

SO WE DO ABOUT A QUARTER OF THESE EVERY QUARTER.

TONIGHT, WE'VE GOT A NUMBER TO GO THROUGH.

AND IF YOU GUYS WOULD BEAR WITH US, WE'LL GET STARTED.

WE'LL START WITH BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS.

I CALL ON MS. JOY TO MAKE A MOTION MOVE TO A POINT.

ALEX CARDENAS TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS.

OK, WE'VE GOT A MOTION AND HE'S GOING TO BE IN THE.

HE IS A MASTER PLUMBER AND HE'LL BE IN THE PLUMBER POSITION.

YES. OK. BUT A MOTION FROM HIS JOY, SECOND FROM MR. MASSENGALE. IS THERE ANY DISCUSSION ON THIS A MOTION? ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION TO APPLY TO EXCUSE ME TO A POINT, MR. CARDENAS TO THE BUILDING BOARD OF APPEALS, PLEASE SAY HI.

ALL RIGHT. AND YOU POSED BY THAT SAME SIDE.

A MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO MR. BOARD, CAN YOU HELP WITH EMOTION FOR CITIZENS TRAFFIC COMMISSION? I MOVED TO A POINT LESLIE LINDROS TO THE CITIZEN'S TRAFFIC COMMISSION.

IT'S A MOTION FOR MS.. JURIES ARE SECOND.

THANK YOU, MR CHADIS.

GOT A MOTION TO APPROVE TO A POINT.

LESLIE THEN LED US TO THE CITIZEN'S TRAFFIC COMMISSION.

IS THERE DISCUSSION ON THIS? A MOTION. ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION, PLEASE SAY I I ANY OPPOSED BY THAT VERY SAME SIDE MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

THEY WILL MOVE NOW TO A HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS MS. PATTERSON, HARRIS.

CAN YOU WITH A MOTION FOR THAT? YES, MR. MAYOR, I MOVED TO APPOINT WINTER CHAMBERS HORTON TO THE HEALTH EDUCATIONAL

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FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

GOT A MOTION AND A SECOND TO A TO A POINT WINNER, CHAMBERS HORTON TO THE HEALTH EDUCATION FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS COUNCIL, IS UNDER DISCUSSION.

ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THAT MOTION, PLEASE SAY I.

RIGHT. AND YOU POSED BY THE SAME SIDE.

MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO MS. PATTERSON HARRIS DO YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT TO THE LUBBOCK EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS? I DO. I MOVE THAT WE REAPPOINT ROBERT CONDE NAST.

TO THE LUBBOCK EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

THANK YOU FOR THAT MOTION IS OUR SECOND THANK YOU, MR. MASSENGALE, IS THERE ANY DISCUSSION ON THE MOTION TO APPOINT REAPPOINT ROB KEENEST KINDEST TO THE LXD BOARD? ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THAT MOTION, PLEASE SAY HI, AND HE OPPOSED BY THE SAME SIDE.

MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

OK, WE'LL GO TO MR. CHADIS NEXT MR. CHADIS. DO YOU HAVE A MOTION REGARDING THE LUBBOCK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS? YES, I DO.

I'D LIKE TO. MOVE FOR APPOINTMENT OF REGINA JOHNSTON.

I'M SORRY, WALTER.

KATHY, MY FAULT.

IT'S OK, GUYS. WE HAVE MOTION TO APPOINT MR. CATHY TO THE LEADER BOARD OF DIRECTORS AS THEIR SECOND MOTION IN A SECOND IS ON THAT THAT SECOND MR. CHRISTIAN.

NO, I I'D LIKE TO ALSO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT OR REAPPOINTMENT.

PLEASE DO OF CHRIS CARPENTER, BRETT CATES TO THE LUBBOCK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MR. CHRISTIAN, WE ACCEPT THAT TOO.

OK, SO WE'VE GOT ONE MOTION TO REAPPOINT MR. CARPENTER MR. CATE AND TO APPOINT MR. CATHY TO THE LUBBOCK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS COUNCIL.

IS THERE DISCUSSION ON THAT MOTION? ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION, PLEASE SAY HI, GUY.

AND YOU POSED BY THAT VERY SAME SIGN.

A MOTION KERRY, SEVEN ZERO.

LET'S SKIP DOWN TO THE MARKET LUBBOCK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MR. CHADIS CAN YOU MAKE A MOTION THERE, PLEASE? I CERTAINLY WOULD, MARY.

I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A MOTION TO REAPPOINT CHRIS CARPENTER, BRAD KATES.

AND MOVE FOR NOMINATION OF WALTER.

CATHY, THANK YOU.

THANK YOU FOR THE A MOTION MR. CHADIS, THE SECOND MS. JOY COUNCILORS, THEIR DISCUSSION ON THE MARKET LUBBOCK APPOINT RE APPOINTMENTS AND APPOINTMENT. OK, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION, PLEASE SAY I POSED BY THAT VERY SAME SIDE MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

OK, LET'S GO TO THE LUBBOCK WATER ADVISORY COMMISSION MR. CHADIS. CAN YOU MAKE A MOTION ON THIS ONE, PLEASE? DEFINITELY. MIRA, I MOVE TO A POINT.

DONNA MCALLISTER TO THE LUBBOCK WATER ADVISORY COMMISSION, THANK YOU, MR. CHADIS IS HER SECOND.

THANK YOU, MR. CHRISTIAN.

THIS IS A NOTE, AND MR. MCALLISTER, IF NOMINATED, WILL OR IF ELECTED OR APPROVED, WILL SERVE AS THE REPRESENTATIVE OF A WATER ORGANIZATION AS REQUIRED BY ONE OF THE SLIGHTED POSITIONS ON THE LUBBOCK WATER ADVISORY CORPORATION.

IS THERE DISCUSSION ON THIS MOTION? ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF APPOINTING MS. MCALLISTER, THE LUBBOCK WATER ADVISORY COMMISSION, PLEASE SAY I AND YOU POSED BY THAT VERY SAME SIGN. A MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

OK, WE'LL GO DOWN TO MODEL CODES AND CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY BOARD MR. CHRISTIAN. WILL YOU HELP US WITH THIS ONE, PLEASE? YES, SIR, WE HAVE ONE RE-APPOINTMENT IN THREE APPOINTMENTS.

THE REAPPOINTMENT THAT I RECOMMEND IS A LOT OF WHAT'S.

OK, SAID YOU WANT TO KEEP GOING.

YES, SIR, THAT'D BE FINE.

THE APPOINTMENTS WERE ROBBIE MOON.

MARK BASCOMBE AND ROBERT RICHARD.

OK, SO YOU'VE GOT REAPPOINTMENT OF MS. WATSON IN AN ENGINEERING POSITION, THE APPOINTMENT OF MR MOON REPRESENTING THE WEST TEXAS HOME BUILDERS MR. BRANCH REPRESENTING IS A LICENSED HVAC CONTRACTOR AND MS. MR. BACKYARD AS A FACILITIES MANAGER.

THAT'S CORRECT. THERE ARE SECOND TO THAT MOTION.

THANK YOU, MR CHADIS.

IS THERE DISCUSSION ON MR. CHRISTIAN MOTION? ALL THOSE IN FAVOR TO A POINT OR TO APPROVE THE MOTION TO RELATED TO THE MODEL CODES AND CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY BOARD, ALL THE FAVORITE POLICE SAY I.

YOU POSED BY THAT VERY SAME SIDE MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

ALL RIGHT, WE'LL GO TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION, MR.

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GRIFFITH, DO YOU HAVE A A MOTION? YES. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

MOVE TO REAPPOINT ZACH SAWYER, SUSAN TOMLINSON AND JORDAN WHEATLEY.

TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND TO MOVE TO A POINT, BRANDON HARDAWAY TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND A MOTION FOR MR. GRIFFITH, THE SECOND FROM MS., JOINS THEIR DISCUSSION ON THIS MOTION.

OK, SO WE'VE GOT A MOTION, A SECOND TO REAPPOINT MR. SAWYER, MS. THOMAS AND MR. WHEATLEY AND TO APPOINT MR. HADAWAY TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION.

ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THAT MOTION, PLEASE SAY I.

ANY OPPOSED BY THAT SAME SIGN.

MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

ALL RIGHT, LET'S GO FINALLY TO THAT, WE HAVE TWO MORE.

EXCUSE ME, MR. MASSENGALE, DO YOU HAVE A MOTION RELATED TO THE URBAN DESIGN AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION? YES, MAYOR, THANK YOU.

I MAKE A MOTION TO A POINT, DEBORAH BIGNESS TO THE URBAN DESIGN HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION. THANK YOU FOR THAT MOTION.

IS OUR SECOND. THANK YOU, MR. GRIFFITH MS. MS. BIGNESS, IF, IF APPOINTED, WOULD SERVE IN SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGIST SLOTTED POSITION. COUNCIL IS THERE DISCUSSION ON THIS MOTION? ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION TO APPOINT MS. APPOINTMENTS, BIGNESS TO THE URBAN DESIGN HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION, PLEASE SAY I BY ANY OPPOSED BY THAT SIGN, THAT MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

AND FINALLY, MR. MASSENGALE WILL HELP US WITH A NOMINATION TO THE WATER BOARD OF APPEALS.

CERTAINLY MAYOR. I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A MOTION TO APPOINT DENNIS TERRAZAS TO THE WATER BOARD OF APPEALS MOTION TO APPOINT MR. CORZINE'S FOR MR.. MASSENGALE, SECONDED BY MS., IS THEIR DISCUSSION ON THIS ITEM.

ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION TO APPOINT MR. CÉSAR TO THE WATER BOARD OF APPEALS, PLEASE SAY HI, HI.

AND YOU POSED BY THAT SAME SIDE.

MY MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO, AND THAT TAKES CARE OF ITEM EIGHT THREE COUNSELS, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR HELP.

ALL RIGHT. LET'S GO TO ITEM EIGHT FOR ITEM EIGHT FOR COMES TO US FROM BUSINESS

[4. Resolution - Business Development: Consider a Resolution of Intent to create the City of Lubbock Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (Lubbock City PACE). ]

DEVELOPMENT. YOU'LL RECALL THAT TWO MEETINGS AGO WE HAD A PRESENTATION REGARDING THE PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM OR PACE.

MS. GERAGHTY CAME AT THAT TIME ALONG WITH A EXPERT FROM FROM THE AUSTIN AREA THAT DID A PRESENTATION. AT THAT POINT, COUNCIL SAID, LET'S GO FORWARD AND PUT THIS IN PLACE IN LUBBOCK. WE'RE GOING TO SEE A BRIEF PRESENTATION FOR MS. GERAGHTY BEFORE WE CONSIDER THIS ITEM.

COUNCIL THIS ITEM IS BEGINS ON PAGE FIVE.

NINETY NINE MR. ATKINSON. ANYTHING YOU'D LIKE TO SAY TO SET THIS UP, WE'LL GO STRAIGHT STRAIGHT TO MS. GIRARDI, THEN BRIANNA.

THANK YOU, MR. MAYOR. COUNCIL, I'M GLAD TO BE BACK WITH YOU THIS EVENING TO TAKE THE FIRST STEP IN THE POSSIBLE CREATION OF THE LUBBOCK SPACE PROGRAM.

AS THE MAYOR MENTIONED, WE DO HAVE AN EXPERT OR DID HAVE AN EXPERT FROM THE TEXAS PACE AUTHORITY WITH US TWO MEETINGS AGO.

SHE IS ALSO HERE THIS EVENING.

MS. CHARLENE HADIR IS WITH US TONIGHT, SO I'M GOING TO GIVE YOU A VERY BRIEF OVERVIEW KIND OF REMINDER OF THE THINGS THAT WE DISCUSSED AT YOUR LAST MEETING.

BUT IF YOU DO HAVE ANY DETAILED QUESTIONS OR WANT TO GET TOO FAR IN THE WEEDS, THEN I'LL CALL HER UP FOR BACKUP.

AS THE MAYOR MENTIONED, WE DID PRESENT THIS TO THE COUNCIL IN THE PUBLIC DURING WORK SESSION ON SEPTEMBER 14TH.

THE ACTION THAT YOU WILL BE ASKED TO CONSIDER TODAY IS A RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CREATE THE SPACE PROGRAM.

THIS IS THE FIRST STEP IN A SERIES OF STEPS TO CREATE THIS PROGRAM IN THE CITY OF LUBBOCK AND A LITTLE BIT FURTHER IN THE PRESENTATION.

I'LL TALK YOU THROUGH WHAT OUR NEXT STEPS WILL BE.

SHOULD YOU ALL DECIDE TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THIS ITEM TONIGHT? AS A REMINDER, THE PROBLEM THAT THE PACE PROGRAM ATTEMPTS TO SOLVE ARE ENERGY EFFICIENT UPGRADES TO BUILDINGS THAT ARE LONG OVERDUE FOR RENOVATION.

THIS IS SPECIFIC TO INVESTMENTS IN WATER AND ENERGY SAVINGS, DISTRIBUTED GENERATION PRODUCTS, ENERGY EFFICIENCY, THINGS LIKE THAT.

THIS IS A PRIVATE FINANCING TOOL THAT DOES PROVIDE LONG TERM, LOW COST FUNDING FOR THOSE TYPES OF RENOVATIONS ON ON APPLICABLE BUILDINGS TO BE ELIGIBLE.

THIS IS ONLY FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, WHICH DOES INCLUDE NON-PROFITS, MULTIFAMILY PROJECTS OF A MINIMUM OF FIVE DWELLING UNITS OR MORE, AND THEN INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS AS WELL. THIS SLIDE I BORROWED FROM MS. ODINGA'S PRESENTATION FROM THE 14TH, THIS KIND OF BREAKS DOWN WHO DOES WHAT ONCE WE CREATE THE PASTE PROGRAM.

ONE OF THE STEPS THAT WE'LL TALK ABOUT HERE SHORTLY, BUT YOU WILL BE ASKED TO TAKE ACTION

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ON AT A LATER DATE, IS A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE TEXAS PACE AUTHORITY.

WE'RE VERY FORTUNATE WITH THE PROGRAM LIKE THIS THAT WE REALLY, AS A CITY, JUST MAKE THE PROGRAM AVAILABLE AND THEN WE CONTRACT AT NO COST WITH THE TEXAS PACE AUTHORITY TO OVERSEE ANY PROJECT THAT PURSUES THIS TYPE OF INCENTIVE.

SO REALLY, OUR ROLE IS JUST TO ESTABLISH THE PROGRAM AND MAKE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE AVAILABLE TO OUR DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY.

AND THEN THE BUSINESS OR NONPROFIT WOULD WORK DIRECTLY WITH THE PRIVATE FINANCING INDUSTRY AND THEN THE TEXAS PACE AUTHORITY, BOTH FOR APPLICATION TO DETERMINE QUALIFICATION AND THEN ALSO TO SET THE ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROJECT.

THIS SLIDE JUST GIVES YOU A LITTLE BIT MORE OF A VISUAL OF HOW THAT PROCESS WORKS.

AGAIN, THE CITY REALLY ONCE WE DECIDE TO CREATE THE PROGRAM, OUR ROLE IS REALLY DONE AND THE TEXAS PACE AUTHORITY AND THE PRIVATE INDUSTRY HANDLES IT FROM THERE.

WE'VE TOUCHED ON THIS A LITTLE BIT ALREADY, BUT JUST WANT TO REITERATE THAT THE CITY DOES NOT INVEST ANY TAX DOLLARS INTO THIS INCENTIVE, IT IS AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TOOL.

IT IS AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE, BUT IT'S PROVIDED DIRECTLY BY PRIVATE FINANCING INSTITUTIONS. SO AS I MENTIONED BEFORE, THE ITEM BEFORE YOU TONIGHT IS A RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CREATE THIS PROGRAM SHOULD YOU DECIDE TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THAT RESOLUTION OF INTENT. WE WILL PROCEED WITH THE FOLLOWING THREE ITEMS. I DID LIST THESE ON THE SLIDE AS TAKING PLACE AT YOUR NEXT COUNCIL MEETING ON OCTOBER 20 6TH. WE DON'T HAVE TO DO ALL THREE OF THESE ITEMS ON THE TWENTY SIXTH IF WE WANT TO SPREAD THIS OUT.

YOU ALL HAVE THE ABILITY TO DO THAT, BUT THEY DO HAVE TO GO IN THE ORDER THAT'S LISTED HERE ON THIS SLIDE.

SO IF WE MOVE FORWARD WITH THE RESOLUTION TONIGHT, OUR NEXT STEP WOULD BE TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE CREATION OF THE LUBBOCK SPACE PROGRAM.

THE ONLY REQUIREMENT BY STATE STATUTE FOR THAT PUBLIC HEARING IS THAT WE POST A REPORT THAT EXPLAINS AND OUTLINES THE PROGRAM ON THE CITY OF LUBBOCK WEBSITE.

WE'VE GONE AHEAD AND POSTED THAT REPORT, SO IT IS AVAILABLE FOR THE COMMUNITY TO REVIEW.

THERE'S ALSO A SAMPLE OF THE APPLICATION THAT'S INCLUDED AS PART OF THAT REPORT, AND YOU ALL HAVE THAT IN YOUR BACKUP TODAY AS WELL.

FOLLOWING THAT PUBLIC HEARING, WE WILL DO A RESOLUTION TO ACTUALLY CREATE THE PROGRAM.

AND THEN, LIKE I MENTIONED BEFORE, YOU ALL WOULD CONSIDER THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE TEXAS PACE AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE THE PROGRAM AND BE THE POINT OF CONTACT FOR BUSINESSES AND FINANCING INSTITUTIONS GOING FORWARD.

AND WITH THAT, I WOULD BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS THAT YOU ALL HAVE.

OK, THANK YOU, MR. GIRARDI. THERE ARE QUESTIONS FOR FOUR MR. ALREADY ON THE ON ON THE SIDE OF.

NOW, WE TOOK A DEEP DOVE INTO THIS COUPLE ABOUT A MONTH AGO, SO HE'S HEADING OR THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING BACK TONIGHT.

OK, THANK YOU, BRIAN.

COUNCILS ARE IN MOTION TO BEGIN CONSIDERATION OF ITEM EIGHT THREE EIGHT FOUR.

EXCUSE ME, IT'S A MOTION TO APPROVE ITEM EIGHT FOUR BY MR. GRIFFITH AND A SECOND BY MR. MASSENGALE. IS THERE A DISCUSSION ON THIS ITEM? THE DISCUSSION? OK.

ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION, THE MOTION TO APPROVE.

ITEM EIGHT FOR POLICE SAY I, YOU POSED BY THAT SAME SIGN.

OK, THAT MOTION CARRIES SIX TO ZERO.

IF YOU WOULD MS. MR. CHRISTIAN HAD TO STEP OUT FOR A MOMENT.

THANK YOU. THANK YOU, BRIANNA.

OK, LET'S MOVE TO ITEM EIGHT FIVE.

[5. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0144, for Zone Case 2690-D, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for KWTHEM, LLC, for a zone change from Family Apartment District (A-1) and General Retail District (C-3) to Local Retail District (C-2) with a Specific Use for a Self-Storage Facility, at 2501 Iola Avenue, located east of Iola Avenue and north of 26th Street, West End North Addition, Tract D1.]

COUNCILMAN, EIGHT FIVE, BEGINS THE FIRST OF A NUMBER OF ZONING ITEMS. AND I THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE APPROPRIATE TO HAVE MR. ISOM DO A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF EACH ONE AND THEN WE'LL DECIDE HOW WE WOULD LIKE TO HANDLE THESE OR CONSIDER THESE.

OK. SO MR. EISEN, LET'S START WITH ITEM SEVEN.

EXCUSE ME, EIGHT, EIGHT FIVE.

AND THAT IS ON PAGE SIX, 52.

THAT'S. ZONE CASE TWENTY SIX POINT NINE, READY TO SOUND RIGHT? THAT'S CORRECT. OK. CASE TWENTY SIX NINETY IS FOUR AND ENGINEERING REPRESENTING KW GM LLC. THIS IS A REQUEST TO GO FROM A ONE AND C THREE TO C TWO WITH A SPECIFIC USE FOR A SELF-STORAGE FACILITY.

THIS PROJECT IS GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF IOLA AVENUE AND NORTH OF 20 SIXTH STREET.

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THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS PROJECT BY A VOTE OF SEVEN TO ONE WITH THE LISTED CONDITIONS, AND CITY COUNCIL APPROVED THE FIRST READING BY A VOTE OF FOUR TO TWO WITH ONE ABSTENTION.

ANY QUESTIONS ON EIGHT FIVE? OK, LET'S MOVE ON TO EIGHT SIX BEGINS ON PAGE SIX.

[6. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0145, for Zone Case 2904-H, a request of Ingenium Civil Engineering, Inc. for Inn of South Plains, LLC, for a zone change from Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC), Commercial District (C-4), and Multi-Family District (R-3) to IHC, at 301, 303, 305, 307, 309, 311, and 313 Avenue R and 302, 304, 306, and 310 Avenue Q, located north of Marsha Sharp Freeway and west of Avenue Q, Roberts & McWhorter Addition, Block 3, Lot 1 and part of Lot 2, and Tracts A-C and the north part of Tract D, and Dodson Addition, Block 3, Lots 1-5, and the south 16 feet of Lot 6.]

SEVENTY. TWENTY NINE.

OH FOUR H.

CASE TWENTY NINE OH FOUR H IS FOR INGENIUM CIVIL ENGINEERING REPRESENTING IN OF THE SOUTH PLAINS. THIS AS A REQUEST TO GO FROM IHT C FOR AN R THREE TO IHT.

THIS PROJECT IS GENERALLY LOCATED NORTH OF MARSHALL SHAH FREEWAY AND WEST OF AVENUE Q.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS REQUEST BY UNANIMOUS VOTE AND CITY COUNCIL APPROVED FIRST READING BY A UNANIMOUS VOTE.

OK, ANY QUESTIONS ON ITEM EIGHT SIX.

LET'S GO TO ITEM EIGHT, SO PAGE SIX, NINETY ONE CASE TWENTY NINE, OH FOUR, I CASE TWENTY

[7. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0136, for Zone Case 2904-I, a request of Stough Real Estate Holdings, LLC for Isom E34, LLC, for a zone change from General Retail District (C-3) and Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC) to Interstate Highway Commercial District (IHC) with a Specific Use for a Blood Bank and Blood Plasma Center, at 5120 34th Street, located east of Slide Road and north of 34th Street, Eckerd Addition, Tract A, less 3,585 square feet of right-of-way.]

NINE, OH FOUR, I IS FOUR STOUT REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS LLC, REPRESENTING ISAM E THIRTY FOUR LLC. THE REQUEST IS TO REZONE FROM C THREE AND IAC TO IHT WITH A SPECIFIC USE FOR IN BLOOD, BLOOD BANK AND BLOOD PLASMA CENTER.

GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF SLIDE ROAD AND NORTH OF 34TH STREET.

THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS CASE UNANIMOUSLY, AND THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVED FIRST READING BY UNANIMOUS VOTE AS WELL.

COUNSEL, ANY QUESTIONS ON EIGHT SEVEN? OKAY, LET'S MOVE TO 08:08 BEGINS ON PAGE SEVEN 18 CASE THIRTY ONE POINT THIRTY FIVE B KS

[8. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0137, for Zone Case 3135-B, a request of Westar Commercial Realty for TopHat Operators, LLC, for a zone change from General Retail District (C-3) to Commercial District (C-4) Specific Use for a bar at 11824 Indiana Avenue, Suites #400 and #500, located west of Indiana Avenue and south of 118th Street, Cooper Plaza Addition, Tract C.]

THIRTY ONE POINT THIRTY FIVE B IS FOR WEST, OUR COMMERCIAL REALTY REPRESENTING TOP OPERATORS LLC.

THE REQUEST IS SERIES OWN PROPERTY FROM C THREE AND C FOUR OR C THREE TWO FOUR WITH A SPECIFIC USE FOR A BAR.

THIS PROJECT IS GENERALLY LOCATED WEST OF INDIANA AVENUE IN SOUTH 118TH STREET.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS REQUEST BY UNANIMOUS VOTE.

CITY COUNCIL APPROVED FIRST READING, ALSO BY A UNANIMOUS VOTE.

YOU NEED QUESTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE COUNCIL.

WE'LL GO TO ITEM EIGHT NINE BEGINS ON PAGE SEVEN THIRTY FOUR, CASE THIRTY TWO POINT FIFTY

[9. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0138, for Zone Case 3257-M, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc. for 1585 Development, LLC and Rocket Partners I, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) Specific Use to Single-Family District (R-1) with a Specific Use for Townhomes, generally located south of 137th Street and west of Elgin Avenue, on 3.4 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 1.]

SEVEN M CASE THIRTY TWO POINT FIFTY SEVEN M IN A CASE FOR A REQUEST BY HUGO REID AND ASSOCIATES FOR FIFTEEN TO EIGHTY FIVE DEVELOPMENT LLC AND ROCKETT PARTNERS LLC.

THE REQUEST IS TO REZONE PROPERTY FROM R ONE SPECIFIC USE FOR REDUCED SETBACKS TO R ONE SPECIFIC USE FOR TOWNHOMES.

THIS PROJECT IS GENERALLY LOCATED SOUTH OF ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY SEVEN STREET AND WEST OF ELGIN AVENUE.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS REQUEST BY UNANIMOUS VOTE AND CITY COUNCIL APPROVED FIRST READING, ALSO BY A UNANIMOUS VOTE.

COUNCILMAN, ANY QUESTIONS ON EIGHT NINE? WELL, IT'S GOOD AT EIGHT 10 BEGINS ON PAGE SEVEN FIFTY.

[10. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0139, for Zone Case 3308-D, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for Dreambuilt Homes, Inc., Bushland Springs, LLC, Bo Properties, and HomeMakers Building Group, LLC, for a zone change from Single Family District (R-1) to Single Family District with Reduced Setbacks (R-1A), at 7211 through 7224 23rd Street, located east of Upland Avenue on the north and south sides of 23rd Street, Bushland Springs Addition, Lots 245-258, and 1.48 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 43, located at the northeast corner of Upland Avenue and 26th Street.]

THIRTY THREE OH EIGHT D.

CASE THIRTY THREE, THIRTY THREE, OH EIGHT D IS A REQUEST BY AMD ENGINEERING FOR THE LISTED PROPERTY OWNERS IN THE AGENDA.

THE REQUEST IS TO REZONE FROM HOUR ONE TO HOUR ONE A.

PROJECT IS GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF UPLAND AVENUE AND NORTH ON BOTH THE NORTH AND SOUTH SIDES OF 23RD STREET.

THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS REQUEST BY A UNANIMOUS VOTE. CITY COUNCIL ALSO APPROVED FIRST READING BY UNANIMOUS VOTE.

THANK YOU, MR. ISOM. ANY QUESTIONS ON EIGHT COUNCIL? AND LET'S MOVE TO ITEM EIGHT 11 BEGINS ON PAGE SEVEN SIXTY SEVEN ZONE CASE THIRTY FOUR

[11. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0140, for Zone Case 3443, a request of Dr. Piyush Mittal and Greg Garrett for JKLM Investments, for a zone change from Restricted Local Retail District (C-2A) to Local Retail District (C-2), at 10301 Indiana Avenue, located east of Indiana Avenue and south of 103rd Street, on 0.8193 acres of unplatted land out of Block E2, Section 19.]

POINT FORTY THREE CASE THIRTY FOUR POINT FORTY THREE IS A REQUEST BY DOCTOR DR.

MIDDLE AND GREG JARRETT, REPRESENTING J.

KLM INVESTMENTS.

THE REQUEST IS TO GO FROM C TO A TO C TO ZONING.

THE PROJECT IS GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF INDIANA AND SOUTH OF 103RD STREET.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS REQUEST BY UNANIMOUS VOTE.

CITY COUNCIL APPROVED FIRST READING, ALSO BY A UNANIMOUS VOTE.

OK, ANY QUESTIONS ON EIGHT 11 COUNCILMAN? AND IT'S MOVED EIGHT, 12, EIGHT, 12 BEGINS ON PAGE SEVEN, EIGHTY EIGHT, THIRTY FOUR POINT

[12. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0141, for Zone Case 3444, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for Escondido Lubbock, LLC, for a zone change from Transition District (T) to Two-Family District (R-2), at 5802 Upland Avenue, located west of Upland Avenue and south of 58th Street on 32.63 acres of unplatted land out of Block AK, Section 34.]

FORTY FOUR CASE THIRTY FOUR.

FORTY FOUR IS A REQUEST BY AMD LLC, A AMD ENGINEERING LLC FOR ESCONDIDO LUBBOCK LLC.

THE REQUEST IS TO REZONE PROPERTY FROM TX TO R TWO.

THE PROJECT IS GENERALLY LOCATED WEST OF UPLAND AVENUE AND ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF FIFTY EIGHT STREET. THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS REQUEST BY UNANIMOUS VOTE, AND THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVED FIRST READING ALSO BY A UNANIMOUS VOTE.

ANY QUESTIONS ON ITEM EIGHT 12? LET'S MOVE TO ITEM EIGHT 13 BEGINS ON PAGE SEVEN EIGHTY EIGHT, CASE THIRTY FOUR POINT

[13. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0142, for Zone Case 3445, a request of Hugo Reed and Associates, Inc. for Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, for a zone change from Transition District (T) to Heavy Manufacturing District (M-2), located east of East Loop 289 and south of 4th Street on 407.3 acres of unplatted land out of Block O, Section 6.]

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FORTY FIVE CASE THIRTY FOUR POINT FORTY FIVE IS THE REQUEST BY HUGO REED AND ASSOCIATES LLC, REPRESENTING LUBBOCK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE.

THE REQUEST IS THE REASON PROPERTY FROM TEE TO M2.

THE PROJECT IS GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF LOOP 289 IN SOUTH THE 4TH STREET.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS REQUEST BY UNANIMOUS VOTE.

CITY COUNCIL APPROVED FIRST READING, ALSO BY A UNANIMOUS VOTE.

THANK YOU, MR. ISOM COUNCIL, ANY QUESTIONS ON EIGHT 13.

MOVE TO ITEM EIGHT 14 BEGINS ON PAGE EIGHT TWENTY SEVEN, CASE THIRTY FOUR POINT FORTY

[14. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0146, for Zone Case 3447, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for NWP EB-5 Project, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) to General Retail District (C-3) with a Specific Use for a Self-Storage Facility, generally located east of Frankford Avenue and south of Princeton Street, on 4.21 acres of unplatted land out of Block JS, Section 6.]

SEVEN. CASE THIRTY FOUR POINT FORTY SEVEN IS FOR AMD ENGINEERING LLC, REPRESENTING MWP EB FIVE PROJECT LLC.

THE REQUEST IS TO REZONE FROM R ONE TO SEE THREE SPECIFIC USE FOR A SELF-STORAGE FACILITY. THE REQUEST IS GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF FRANKFORT AVENUE IN SOUTH OF PRINCETON STREET. THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS REQUEST BY A VOTE OF SEVEN TO ZERO WITH ONE ABSTENTION.

THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVED THIS REQUEST BY UNANIMOUS VOTE.

COUNCILWOMAN QUESTIONS ON EIGHT 14.

OKAY, LET'S GO TO 8:15 BEGINS ON PAGE EIGHT.

[15. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0143, for Zone Case 3446, a request of AMD Engineering, LLC for NWP EB-5 Project, LLC, for a zone change from Single-Family District (R-1) to Two-Family District (R-2) and High-Density Apartment District (A-2), at 5601 Ursuline Street, located south of Ursuline Street and east of Frankford Avenue, on 134.45 acres of unplatted land out of Block JS, Section 6.]

FORTY FOUR, CASE THIRTY FOUR POINT FORTY SIX CASE THIRTY FOUR POINT FORTY SIX IS ANOTHER REQUEST BY AMD ENGINEERING LLC, REPRESENTING MWP EB FIVE PROJECT LLC.

THE REQUEST IS TO REZONE PROPERTY FROM HOUR ONE TO HOUR TWO AND A TWO.

THE PROJECT IS GENERALLY LOCATED SOUTH OF URSULINE STREET AND EAST OF FRANKFORT AVENUE.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF THIS REQUEST BY A VOTE OF SEVEN TO ZERO WITH ONE ABSTENTION.

THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVED THIS REQUEST ARE THE FIRST READING OF THIS REQUEST BY UNANIMOUS VOTE. OK, THANK YOU, MR..

SOME COUNCIL QUESTIONS ON ITEM EIGHT 15.

OK. MR. TYSON WAS PAUSED THERE FOR A MINUTE.

SO COUNSEL, WE HAVE.

WE HAVE 11 OF THESE 11 SECOND READS.

HOW HOW DO WE HOW DO YOU WANT TO HANDLE THIS? LET ME ASK THIS THIS WAY, WHICH WHICH OF THESE WOULD YOU LIKE TO HANDLE INDIVIDUALLY? MS. JOY. I HAVE A QUESTION ON EIGHT EIGHT.

OK. AND A QUESTION ON EIGHT 14.

YOU WANT TO JUST DO THOSE QUESTIONS NOW? OK, LET'S DO THAT. MR. MR. FOR MR. ISOM OR THE PROPONENTS.

THE THE FIRST ONE EIGHT EIGHT, I THINK MR. ISOM MAY BE ABLE TO ANSWER THE QUESTION.

MR. A.M. THIS IS THE IT'S A BAR.

AND IT IS WHAT I NEED TO KNOW IS HOW HOW FAR IS IT FROM THAT BAR TO THE COOPER SCHOOL? I'M LOOKING AT I'VE LOOKED AT THE MAP.

UH. IT'S KIND OF AN IT'S AN UNUSUAL.

DEVELOPMENT IN THAT THERE'S A LONG ROW OF APARTMENTS.

AND THEN THERE'S THIS BAR, BUT I MEAN IMMEDIATELY.

YOU ARE ON THE SCHOOL PROPERTY.

SO I WAS JUST CONCERNED ABOUT THE PROXIMITY TO THE TO THE SCHOOL.

I DON'T KNOW THE DISTANCE, BUT IF THEY DO REQUIRE A VARIANCE FROM OUR ALCOHOL ORDINANCES, THAT WOULD COME BACK TO YOU ALL.

I WOULD ALSO NOTICE.

OK. OK.

ALL RIGHT, GOOD. AND THEN ON EIGHT 14, I GUESS THIS WOULD BE FOR THE PROPONENT WHY THEY.

WHILE WE DIDN'T DO A SEA TO SPECIFIC USE INSTEAD OF A SEA THREE.

COREY, YOU WANT TO COME UP ON THAT ONE, PLEASE? COREY DOYLE NAMED THE ENGINEERING SIXTY FIVE, FIFTEEN SIXTY EIGHT STREET, WE WERE PREPARED TO MAKE THAT CHANGE.

THE C THREE IS WHAT THE CLIENT REQUESTED AND WE TOLD THEM THAT THERE WAS SOME PUSH BACK AND THAT THE CITY MAY REQUEST IT TO GO DOWN TO C2.

WE WERE PREPARED TO DO THAT, BUT NOBODY ASKED US TO DO THAT AT.

WHEN YOU DO THAT NOW, WE'D BE MORE THAN WILLING TO DO THAT.

THAT'S NOT A PROBLEM AT ALL.

ALL RIGHT. OK, THANK YOU FOR THAT.

MS., JULIE, ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? NO, THAT'S IT. COUNSEL, OTHER QUESTIONS ON ANY OF THESE ITEMS. OK, SO I THINK WHAT IT SOUNDS LIKE WE NEED A CANDLE.

WE NEED TO CONSIDER 8:14 SEPARATELY.

OK. WHAT OTHERS DO WE SEE, WHAT OTHERS DO WE LIKE TO TO TO CONSIDER SEPARATELY?

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EIGHT FIVE. I GOT EIGHT, FIVE AND EIGHT, 14 SEPARATELY.

UH, ANY OTHERS? OK, SO COUNCIL, IF IT'S IF IT'S OK WITH YOU, THAT WILL FIRST TAKE CARE OF THE THE BULK OF THESE, THAT WOULD BE ITEMS EIGHT SIX EIGHT SEVEN EIGHT EIGHT EIGHT NINE EIGHT 10, EIGHT, 11, EIGHT, 12, EIGHT, 13 AND EIGHT 15.

IS THERE A MOTION TO BEGIN CONSIDERING THOSE ITEMS? THANK YOU, MARY. TIM, THANK YOU, MR BOARD, FOR THAT SECOND COUNCILOR.

WE'VE GOT ONCE AGAIN, IT'S A MOTION FOUR EIGHT SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE, 10, 11, 12, 13 AND 15 A MOTION AND A SECOND.

ARE THERE ANY QUESTIONS COMMENTS ON THIS MOTION? OKAY. AND ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION ON THE FLOOR, THAT'S THE MOTION TO APPROVE ON SECOND READ ITEMS EIGHT SIX EIGHT SEVEN EIGHT EIGHT EIGHT NINE EIGHT 10, 11, EIGHT, 12, 13 AND EIGHT 15 ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION PLEASE SAY HI.

ANY OPPOSED BY THAT SIDE, THAT MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

OK, LET'S GO TO EIGHT FIVE.

LET'S GET A MOTION THAT'S ON PAGE SIX.

FIFTY TWO. SO ON CASE TWENTY SIX POINT NINETY D, LET'S GET A MOTION TO BEGIN CONSIDERATION. THANK YOU MR. GRIFFITH FOR THE MOTION I TAKE AS A SECOND.

MR. CHRISTIAN OK, I GOT A SECOND FOR MR. CHRISTIAN MS. JOY. OK.

COUNCILORS ARE FURTHER DISCUSSION ON OR IS THERE DISCUSSION ON ITEM EIGHT FIVE? MS. PATTERSON HARRIS. I'M JUST TRYING TO REFRESH MY MEMORY.

I'VE SLEPT AT LEAST ONE SINCE THE LAST COUNCIL MEETING.

UM, AND I BELIEVE THIS IS THE ITEM THAT IS DIRECTLY BEHIND.

WEST BEHIND BEST BUY, BEST BUY.

BEST BUY. THAT AREA IS WEST OF BEST BUY.

EXACTLY. I JUST WANT TO REFRESH MY MY RECOLLECTION.

THANK YOU. YES, MA'AM.

OTHER COMMENTS. MS. JOY, WELL, THIS IS THE ITEM THAT WE HAD MANY.

PEOPLE OPPOSE BECAUSE OF.

IT'S A STORAGE FACILITY, BUT IT'S A LITTLE BIT OF DIFFERENT STORAGE FACILITY OR ANY OF THE THE NEIGHBORS WHO ARE HERE TONIGHT.

AND I GUESS I WOULD ASK MR. DILLON IF HE'S HAD ANY MORE CONVERSATIONS.

WITH THEM, I'VE NOT HEARD ANYTHING EITHER FROM THEM.

YES, SIR. OK.

AT COUNCILMAN HARRIS EVENING, GARY ANDREWS, GRECO REAL ESTATE SINCE THE AFTER THE FIRST READING, WE DID HAVE A DISCUSSION WITH THE NEIGHBORS.

WE GAVE THEM CONTACT INFORMATION AND WE HAVE NOT HEARD ANY ADDITIONAL CONCERNS RAISED SINCE IT WAS APPROVED AT THE LAST READING.

WE DID CONFIRM AND I BELIEVE COUNCILWOMAN PATTERSON I CAN'T REMEMBER IF IT WAS YOUR COUNCILWOMAN JOY THAT HAD THE QUESTIONS ABOUT STOP SIGNS ON 26.

THERE ARE STOP SIGNS ON 26.

I THINK THAT WAS ONE OF THE CONCERNS.

THERE WAS A QUESTION ABOUT THE DESIGN STANDARDS OF THE STREETS.

WE HAVE CONFIRMED THAT THE STREET DESIGN IS CORRECT.

THERE IS NOT A CENTER STRIPE ON THE STREET AND I THINK WE CONFIRM THAT THAT'S RELATIVELY COMMON WITH WITH OUR OUR HALF-MILE STREETS.

BUT IN THIS INSTANCE, YOU'RE CORRECT ON THE ON THE STRIVE NOT BEING THERE.

AND AND WE ALSO CONFIRM THAT THERE'S A STOP SIGN AT THE APEX OF WHERE IOLA AND TWENTY NINTH STREET TURN.

I BELIEVE THOSE WERE THE ONLY QUESTIONS THAT WERE ASKED OF US.

AND SINCE THE MEETING, WE HAVEN'T HAD ANY FURTHER CONCERNS RAISED FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD OR THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, BUT WE GAVE THEM BOTH OUR CONTACT INFORMATION HAVING TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS. YOU KNOW, THIS PART OF THE PROBLEM WITH THAT? UH. STREET IS THAT IT'S ACCESSIBLE FROM 34TH STREET.

AND PEOPLE HAVE STARTED USING IT AS A SHORTCUT TO AVOID THE TRAFFIC AT THE WEST END.

AND IT DOESN'T GO STRAIGHT, IT CURVES AROUND.

IT'S NOT IN VERY GOOD CONDITION AND THERE ARE TWO OUTLETS FROM THE WEST END.

ONTO THAT STREET.

SO. IT SAFETY'S ALWAYS.

NO ONE AND I THINK THE NEIGHBORS, I THINK SAFETY WAS WHAT THEY TALKED ABOUT AND.

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IT'S SOMETHING THAT OUR TRAFFIC PEOPLE ARE GOING TO HAVE TO LOOK AT.

I DON'T KNOW RIGHT NOW WITH NO STRIPING.

PEOPLE JUST JUST GO DOWN AND THEY GO PRETTY FAST.

EVEN WITH STOP SIGNS, THEY STILL GO PRETTY FAST AND GOES ALL THE WAY TO 19TH STREET.

I DO THINK THE TWO QUESTIONS THAT WERE BROUGHT UP IN THE FIRST MEETING FROM A STANDPOINT OF THE TRAFFIC CONCERNS THERE WERE, AND I THINK WE ADDRESSED THIS.

BUT JUST AS A REFRESHER, THE CURRENT ZONING WOULD ALLOW FOR APARTMENT UNITS, WHICH BYE BYE. THE TRAFFIC ENGINEERING STANDARDS ARE ABOUT THREE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FIVE TRIPS PER DAY. YOU KNOW, AN APPLES TO APPLES COMPARISON.

THESE STORAGE UNITS ARE ABOUT 35 TO 40 PER DAY.

SO I THINK WE ADDRESSED THE TRAFFIC ISSUE.

I THINK THE THE STOP SIGNS WERE PART OF IT SOMEWHAT OF A CATCH 22.

I THINK THE FACT THAT IT IS DESIGNED WITH THAT CURVATURE BACK THERE TO THE TO THE SOUTH OF THE INTERSECTION WHERE THAT'S IN DISCUSSION HELPS WITH THE SPEED, RIGHT? AND HAVING A AND HAVING A STOP SIGN THERE AT THE 29TH AND IOLA INTERSECTION, AS WELL AS THE 26TH AND AN INTERSECTION, I THINK HELPS WITH THAT.

IT IS A IT IS A THERE'S A HIGHER TRAFFIC THERE THAN THERE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY.

I THINK THE CONCERN WE SAY THE CONDITION OF THE STREET, OBVIOUSLY EVERYTHING FROM 24TH NOW TO 34TH FOURTH IS WITHIN FIVE YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT OR SIX YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT NOW.

SO I THINK THE CONDITIONS THERE ARE ARE JUST AS GOOD AS ANYWHERE IN TOWN.

I THINK THERE'S SOME FURTHER TO THE NORTH OF THAT.

BUT I THINK OUR TRAFFIC, I THINK FROM A DESIGN STANDPOINT, FROM A TRAFFIC STANDPOINT, THIS IS ABOUT THE BEST USE YOU CAN ASK FOR.

AND FROM A DESIGN STANDPOINT OVER THE STRETCH WE'RE TALKING ABOUT, I THINK IT'S AS SAFE AS IT CAN BE MADE WITH TWO STOPPING POINTS AND INTERSECTIONS.

WELL, AND I I'M GOING TO ASK OUR ENGINEERS TO TAKE A LOOK AT THAT STREET AND SEE WHAT WE CAN DO. THERE'S SOME DEVELOPMENT ALONG THAT STREET, WHICH IS REALLY ATTRACTIVE.

AND RIGHT NOW, THEY HAVEN'T BUILT A BUILDING YET.

BUT I'M SURE THAT IS TO COME SOONER THAN LATER.

BUT I DO WANT US TO TO LOOK AT THE STREET AND SEE WHAT WE CAN DO TO TO MAKE THAT A LITTLE BIT SAFER.

I DON'T KNOW.

I DON'T KNOW THAT THAT THE RESIDENTS ARE GOING TO BE HAPPY WITH WHAT YOU'RE BUILDING, BUT MAYBE WHEN YOU GET IT BUILT, MAYBE THEY'LL FEEL A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENTLY ABOUT IT.

BUT I DON'T THINK WE I DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE WE CAN PUT THERE OTHER THAN APARTMENTS, AND IT'S ZONED FOR THAT NOW.

MM HMM. YOU COULD DO THAT WITHOUT EVEN TALKING TO US.

SO THAT'S KIND OF WHERE I AM, I DON'T KNOW ABOUT MS. PATTERSON HARRIS, WHERE SHE IS ON.

MS. PATTERSON HARRIS.

YEAH, MY DEAL IS IT DOESN'T CHANGE MY MIND THE FACT THAT THE CITIZENS DIDN'T CONTACT YOU OR THAT THEY'RE NOT HERE, I BELIEVE THAT THEY MADE THEMSELVES CRYSTAL CLEAR WHEN THEY WERE HERE AT THE LAST COUNCIL MEETING.

AND I I REALLY GET CONCERNED WHEN WE HAVE CITIZENS IN THAT FASHION TO TO VOICE THEIR CONCERNS. SO.

AND WE'LL HANG WITH THEM. I'M GOING TO HANG WITH THEM AND RIDE THIS OUT WITH THEM BECAUSE THEY WERE CLEAR AND I UNDERSTAND EXACTLY WHAT THEY'RE STATING.

I BELIEVE THAT THE FACT THAT IT IS AT PRESENT IS ZONED TO PUT THOSE APARTMENTS THERE HAS DONE SO FOR A REASON.

SO THAT'S ALL I'VE GOT.

THANK YOU. THANK YOU.

MS. PATTERSON. ANYTHING ELSE FROM MR ANDREWS? I THINK THANK YOU VERY MUCH. OK.

I THINK MR. A MOTION SECOND ON THIS ONE.

WE DO DOING OK. COUNCILS ARE FURTHER DISCUSSION ON ITEM EIGHT FIVE.

OK, WE HAVE A MOTION TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING ZONE CASE TWENTY SIX 90D, OUR ITEM EIGHT FIVE TONIGHT AND ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION, PLEASE SAY HI, HI.

THOSE OPPOSED BY THE SAME SIDE.

HEY, THE MOTION CARRIES FIVE TO TWO.

RIGHT, LET'S MOVE TO ITEM EIGHT FOR TEEN, SO ON PAGE EIGHT, TWENTY SEVEN ZONE CASE.

THIRTY FOUR. FORTY SEVEN.

MS. JOY WILL OPEN THE FLOOR FOR A MOTION MOVE TO APPROVE A REQUEST OF AMD ENGINEERING LLC FOR MWP.

EB FIVE PROJECT LLC FOR HIS OWN CHANGE FROM SINGLE FAMILY DISTRICT ARE ONE TO TWO FAMILY.

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I'M ON THE WRONG ONE. SORRY ABOUT THAT.

LET ME BACK UP FOR A ZONE CHANGE FROM SINGLE FAMILY DISTRICT R1 TO GENERAL RETAIL DISTRICT. SEE TWO WITH A SPECIFIC USE FOR SELF-STORAGE FACILITY GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF FRANKFORT AVENUE AND SOUTH OF PRINCETON STREET.

FOUR POINT TWENTY ONE ACRES OF UNPLANTED LAND OUT OF LOT J.S.

SECTION SIX.

SECOND. OK, WE'VE GOT A MOTION AND A SECOND TO AMEND, TO AMEND, TO AMEND, RIGHT? IS THAT MS. JOY? IS THAT YOUR MOTION TO AMEND, TO AMEND? YES, WE HAVE TO CONSIDER THIS AND WE CONSIDER THE ORIGINAL MOTION AS AMENDED.

CORRECT? OK, SO IT'S APPROPRIATE TO HAVE DISCUSSION ON THIS AMENDMENT, COUNSEL.

IS THERE ANY DISCUSSION ON MS. JOY'S MOTION TO CHANGE THE ZONING TYPE? FROM SEA THREE TO SEA TO SPECIFIC USE, CORRECT? FOR A SELF-STORAGE FACILITY.

YES, AND THAT'S BY AGREEMENT OF THE PROPONENT.

THERE'S NO NECESSITY FOR A THREE IN ORDER TO HAVE THAT.

SELF-STORAGE UNIT AC TWO DOES THE SAME.

WE'LL DO THE SAME THING WITH THE SPECIFIC USE, SO I APPRECIATE YOUR TAKING THAT INTO CONSIDERATION. ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ON ON THIS ONE ON ON THE MOTION TO AMEND? OK, COUNSEL, WE'VE GOT A MOTION ON THE FLOOR TO AMEND ITEM EIGHT 14, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THAT AMENDMENT MOTION TO AMEND.

PLEASE SAY I I, I OPPOSED BY THAT SAME SIDE.

OK, THAT MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

NOW LET'S GET A MOTION TO CONSIDER THE ORIGINAL MOTION AS AMENDED.

MS. JOY, CAN YOU GIVE THAT TO APPROVE? ZONE CASE THREE, FOUR, FOUR SEVEN, AS AMENDED TO REFLECT THE CHANGE, TO SEE TWO WITH A SPECIFIC USE FOR A STORAGE FACILITY.

SECOND, A MOTION BY MS. JOYCE, SECOND BY MR. GRIFFITH. IS THERE DISCUSSION ON THE MOTION? ALL RIGHT, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF APPROVING ITEM EIGHT 14 AS AMENDED.

POLICE SAY I ANY OPPOSED BY THAT SAME SIDE.

OK, THAT MOTION CARRIES.

SEVEN TO ZERO.

ALL RIGHT, WE WILL NOW GO TO ITEM EIGHT 16.

[16. Ordinance 2nd Reading - Planning: Consider Ordinance No. 2021-O0147, amending Chapter 40 “Zoning” of the City of Lubbock Code of Ordinances, amending Section 40.01.003 “Definitions” to add a definition for “Office/Warehouse”; amending Division 15 “C-3 General Retail District” to update General Provisions and Permitted Uses; and amending Section 40.03.2233 “C-4 Permitted Uses” to add “Office/Warehouse”, setting forth regulations for outside storage in the “Office/Warehouse” use.]

THIS, ONCE AGAIN IS A SECOND READ.

FROM PLANNING, THIS UPDATES ARE AMENDS, CHAPTER 40 OF OUR CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND I'D LIKE MR ISOM TO DO A QUICK OVERVIEW ON THIS, PLEASE.

SURE. SO THIS IS THE SECOND PORTION OF AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 40, WE BEGAN THIS PROCESS A FEW MONTHS AGO. WE HAD LISTENED TO COUNSEL SOME OF OUR PRIOR PUBLIC HEARINGS AND WORKED WITH OUR UDC SUBCOMMITTEE TO TRY TO IDENTIFY A FEW LAND USES THAT NEED SOME ADJUSTMENTS MADE. ONE OF THE FIRST ONES THAT YOU'LL SEE HERE IS OFFICE WAREHOUSE.

WE'VE HAD A NUMBER OF FOLKS COME IN FOR AN OFFICE WAREHOUSE USE, HOWEVER, TO GET THAT OUTSIDE STORAGE COMPONENT OF IT, THEY WOULD HAVE TO GO TO ONE.

THIS WILL ALLOW THEM TO TO GET THAT LAND USE AND SEE FOR.

BUT IT WOULD HAVE SOME REQUIREMENTS AS FAR AS THEIR OUTSIDE STORAGE, MOST NOTABLY THAT THEY COULDN'T DO ANY OUTSIDE STORAGE IF THEY WERE ADJACENT TO ANY OF OUR SINGLE FAMILY OR TO FAMILY DISTRICTS.

THEY WOULD ALSO HAVE TO SCREEN ANY OF THEIR MATERIALS, AND THERE WOULD BE A LIMIT ON HOW LARGE THEIR STORAGE FACILITY COULD BE BASED ON THE SIZE OF THEIR OFFICE SPACE.

WE'RE ACTUALLY BASED ON THE SIZE OF THEIR BUILDING, I APOLOGIZE.

I'M THE SECOND ONE WAS KIND OF A.

REWRITE TO HELP US WORK ON THE SECOND PORTION OF THIS, SO 16, 30 TO BE WOULD ALLOW FOR OUTSIDE STORAGE AND OTHER ACCESSORY USES IN CERTAIN ITEMS LISTED BELOW, WHICH LISTED BELOW WERE TO LAND USES WE WORKED ON FOR HARDWARE STORES AND HOME IMPROVEMENT CENTERS.

THE LATTER WOULD ALLOW OUTSIDE STORAGE TO BE BOTH.

BOTH WOULD ALLOW OUTSIDE STORAGE AS LONG AS THERE WERE SCREENING FROM A SIX FOOT MASONRY WALL. BUT THE SECOND VERSION, THE HOME IMPROVEMENT CENTER, WOULD ALLOW THE OUTSIDE STORAGE AS LONG AS ITS SCREEN, BUT ALSO ALLOWS FOR ADDITIONAL BUILDINGS TO BE USED TO WAREHOUSE MATERIALS.

SORRY, WITH THAT, I WILL TAKE ANY QUESTIONS.

OK, ANY QUESTIONS FOR MR., FOR MR.

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EISEN? OK, THANK YOU, BRIAN.

IS THERE A A MOTION COUNCIL TO BEGIN CONSIDERATION OF ITEM EIGHT 16? DR. THANK YOU, MR MASSENGALE.

THANK YOU, MR JOY COUNCIL'S DISCUSSION ON THIS ITEM.

OK, WE'VE GOT A MOTION AND A SECOND TO APPROVE ON SECOND READ ITEM EIGHT 16, WHICH AMENDS OUR CHAPTER 40, AS DESCRIBED BY MR. ISOM, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THAT MOTION, PLEASE SAY I.

YOU OPPOSED BY THAT SAME SIGN.

MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

OK. LET'S GO TO ITEM EIGHT.

[17. Resolution - Planning: Consider a resolution approving and granting a variance from the applicable 300-foot minimum distance provisions of the City of Lubbock Ordinance No. 2009-O0060, at 3314 4th Street, for an alcoholic beverage permit for Everest Mart.]

IT IS ON PAGE.

BEGINS ON PAGE EIGHT, SIXTY NINE.

IT'S A ALCOHOL VARIANT, SEPARATION VARIANTS.

AND LET'S GET A LITTLE INFORMATION ON THIS FOR MR EISEN BEFORE WE BEGIN CONSIDERATION.

SO THIS ITEM IS FOR CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER RESOLUTION APPROVING AND GRANTING A VARIANCE FROM THE APPLICABLE THREE HUNDRED FOOT MINIMUM DISTANCE PROVISIONS OF THE CITY OF LUBBOCK ORDINANCE NUMBER TWO THOUSAND NINE OH ZERO ZERO SIX ZERO AT THIRTY THREE POINT FOURTEEN FOR ST. FOR AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE PERMIT FOR EVEREST MARKED.

THIS FACILITY IS LOCATED WITHIN 300 FEET OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL, WHICH IS TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY TO THE WEST AND THE SOUTH.

WE HAVE REACHED OUT TO TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY BUT WITH A WRITTEN REQUEST OR NOTIFIED THEM IN WRITING OF THIS REQUEST, BUT HAVE NOT RECEIVED ANYTHING BACK.

AND THIS LOCATION PREVIOUSLY HAD AN AT VARIANCE APPROVED FOR A WINE AND BEER RETAILERS OFF PREMISE PERMIT IN TWO THOUSAND NINE.

AND THEY'RE COMING BACK TO ADD SOME ADDITIONAL PERMITS.

SO THIS REQUEST NOW WOULD INCLUDE PACKAGE STORE BEER RETAILERS, OFF PREMISE PERMIT, WINE ONLY PACKAGE STORE PERMIT AND A WINE AND BEER OFF PREMISE PERMIT.

AND WITH THAT, STAFF IS AVAILABLE FOR QUESTIONS.

OK, THANK YOU, MR., I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS COUNSEL FOR FOUR MR. ON EIGHT 17.

SO DO I UNDERSTAND THAT MR. ISOM, IS THAT JUST THEY COULD SELL BEER AND WINE PREVIOUSLY NOW? WE'D BE MORE OF WHAT WE WOULD CONSIDER LIQUOR STORES.

IS THAT CORRECT? OKAY.

JUST A CHANGE IN THE LIQUOR LICENSE.

WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE FROM THE BACKUP.

OK, COUNSEL, ANY DISCUSSION ON THIS? ALL RIGHT. ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF DO WE HAVE WE DON'T NEED A MOTION.

WE DO. I DON'T THINK WE HAVE A.

WE DON'T. OK, LET'S GO TO A MOTION ON THIS ONE, MR. CHADIS, CAN YOU GET IT? CAN I GET A MOTION FOR YOU? THANK YOU. MR. CHADIS IS OUR SECOND.

THANK YOU, MR. GRIFFITH.

OK, DO WE HAVE FURTHER DISCUSSION? OK, ALL THOSE, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF APPROVING ITEM, THE MOTION OF THE MOTION TO APPROVE ITEM EIGHT 17, PLEASE SAY I AGREE.

AND YOU POSED BY THAT SAME SIGN.

OK, THAT MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO.

I THINK OUR FINAL ITEM TONIGHT IS ITEM EIGHT 18.

[18. Resolution - Business Development: Consider a resolution approving the method of assessment classification for the Northwest Passage Public Improvement District, and calling for a public hearing on October 26, 2021. ]

IT BEGINS ON PAGE EIGHT EIGHTY TWO.

AND I'LL LET A MAJORITY DO A QUICK.

AN OVERVIEW ON THIS FOR US, BRIANNA.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. COUNCIL, I DO NOT HAVE A PRESENTATION ON THIS ONE FOR YOU TONIGHT, I'LL JUST GIVE YOU A QUICK REMINDER OF HOW WE GOT TO THIS POINT.

WE ARE. WE'VE JUST COMPLETED THE CREATION PROCESS FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE PID.

WHAT WE'RE DOING TONIGHT KICKS OFF THE PROCESS TO SET THEIR FIRST ASSESSMENT RATE.

SO WHAT YOU HAVE BEFORE YOU TONIGHT IS A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE METHOD OF ASSESSMENT CLASSIFICATION FOR THE NEW NORTHWEST PASSAGE PID AND THEN ALSO CALLS A PUBLIC HEARING FOR OCTOBER TWENTY SIX.

AND THEN YOU WILL CONSIDER YOUR FIRST READ OF THE ORDINANCE TO SET THE ASSESSMENT AT THAT TIME. JUST AS A REMINDER TO THE PUBLIC, THIS PIT IS LOCATED AT NORTH QUAKER AVENUE, JUST NORTH OF OUR EXISTING NORTH POINT PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.

WE DID HEAR THE FIRST PUBLIC HEARING AND YOU ALL ADOPTED THE CREATION RESOLUTION ON SEPTEMBER 14TH.

AND THEN AGAIN, WE'LL HAVE OUR PUBLIC HEARING SETTING THE ASSESSMENT RATE ON OCTOBER THE TWENTY SIX.

THE PROPOSED ASSESSMENT RATE JUST FOR YOUR INFORMATION IS 15 CENTS PER HUNDRED DOLLAR VALUATION, WHICH IS PRETTY STANDARD FOR OUR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS THROUGHOUT THE CITY. OK, THANK YOU, MR. GIRARDI. COUNCIL QUESTIONS FROM MAJORITY.

OK, THANK YOU, BROTHER. IS THERE A MOTION TO BEGIN CONSIDERATION? MS. JOY. THANK YOU, MR. JOYCE. OUR SECOND. THANK YOU, MR. CHRISTIAN DISCUSSION.

MR. MAYOR. THIS.

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DRAINAGE ISSUES.

THAT EXIST.

THIS IS A VERY LARGE PIECE OF PROPERTY, THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE, AND BECAUSE IT INCORPORATES SEVERAL DIFFERENT TRACKS WHERE IT HAS TO TAKE CARE OF DRAINAGE AS IT GOES DOWN TOWARDS NORTH QUAKER.

AND SO THAT ASSESSMENT WILL BE FOR THAT PURPOSE.

AT THE TIME THAT IT DEVELOPS, THEN THERE WILL BE A BOARD APPOINTED BECAUSE IT IS A PID STILL PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.

THERE'LL BE A BOARD APPOINTED AND THEN THEY'LL THEY WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO TO VOTE AS TO WHAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO DO AND WHAT THE ASSESSMENT MAY BE.

WE STILL HAVE TO APPROVE IT, BUT THAT'S KIND OF WHERE THIS IS RIGHT NOW, BUT IT REALLY IS INITIALLY TO ASSIST WITH THE DRAINAGE ISSUE.

THANK YOU, MS. JOY. OF.

ANY FURTHER COMMENTS ON THIS OR QUESTIONS? OK, WE HAVE A MOTION AND A SECOND TO APPROVE.

ITEM EIGHT, 18, ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THAT MOTION, PLEASE SAY HI, HI.

AND YOU POSED BY THAT VERY SAME SIGN.

RIGHT, MOTION CARRIES SEVEN TO ZERO MS. GAZA, DOES THAT TAKE CARE OF THINGS FROM YOUR PERSPECTIVE TONIGHT? YES, SIR, IT DOES. LET'S GET LET'S MAKE SURE WE GET MR. WEAVER. I WANT TO GET OUT OF HERE WITH THAT.

THE LEGAL GUYS SAY, WE'RE OK.

OK. ALL RIGHT.

WE HAVE A MOTION IN A SECOND TO ADJOURN.

I DON'T THINK THERE'S ANY OPPOSITION TO THAT AT 6:30 SEVEN.

IT'S A GREAT DAY IN LUBBOCK, TEXAS, IS LUBBOCK.

CITY COUNCIL IS ADJOURNED.

* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.