The Texarkana Texas City Council meets tonight at 6PM at Texas side City Hall.

Here is the complete agenda for the meeting:

I. CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL, ESTABLISHMENT OF QUORUM

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE BY COUNCIL MEMBER JOSH DAVIS

III. MAYOR'S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

Upcoming City Council Meetings: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. - Council Members Swearing-In Ceremony Monday, December 10, 2018 at 6:00p.m. - Last meeting of the year

Parks & Recreation Events: October 25th Movies in the Park - “The Town That Dreaded Sundown” * Spring Lake Park

October 27th Community Yard Sale/Electronics Recycle Day Spring Lake Park

October 27th Down Syndrome Awareness Walk Spring Lake Park

November 3rd Bark at the Park 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Spring Lake Park - Next to Kylee Sullivan Dog Park

Movies in the Park start time: * At dusk

Special Presentations

Texarkana Water Update - by Water Liaison Steve Mayo

Pro Bono Week - October 21-27, 2018

Appointments to Boards & Commissions

IV. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

Consent Items

1. Consider approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held on October 8, 2018 at 6:00 PM.

Open Forum: Comments from the public (Limit 5 minutes each) Per Council rules adopted April 9, 2018, agenda items scheduled for a public hearing or which have already had a public hearing are not to be addressed at the "Open Forum".

Action Items

2. Resolution No. 2018-118 approving Bowie Central Appraisal District's 2018 tax roll. Public Hearing: Council Vote: October 22, 2018

3. Resolution No. 2018-119 adopting the City's investment policy. Public Hearing: Council Vote: October 22, 2018

4. Resolution No. 2018-121 approving and accepting a cash offer for sale "as is" of the city-owned real property at 3523 Galleria Oaks Drive. Public Hearing: Council Vote: October 22, 2018

5. Resolution No. 2018-123 approving the application for the Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant, providing a total grant in the amount of $23,250, where the City of Texarkana, Texas, will receive $13,950 and Bowie County, Texas, will receive $9,300. Public Hearing: October 22, 2018 Council Vote: October 22, 2018

.6. Ordinance No. 2018-125 amending the budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2018 and ending September 30, 2019 to include funds for the USDA Farmers’ Market Promotion Program (FMPP) Grant. Public Hearing: October 22, 2018 Council Vote: October 22, 2018

V. FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2018-116 rezoning a 15-acre tract of land located in the L.T. King HRS, A-327, located on East Wallace Drive approximately 0.9 miles from Leopard Drive, Agriculture to Commercial. Clint Blakey, Big Horn Properties, II, owner. Vance Liles, MTG Engineers & Surveyors, agent. Public Hearing: November 13, 2018 Council Vote: November 13, 2018

VI. PUBLIC HEARINGS

VII. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates -

Texarkana Public Library - by Jennifer Strayhorn

VIII. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. City Council

2. City Staff

IX. CLOSED SESSION

The City Council will convene into closed session pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code for a private consultation with the City's legal counsel regarding fire collective bargaining and Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters) to discuss or deliberate the City Manager's contract, evaluation, duties, goals, and performance review.

X. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

XI. ADJOURNMENT