The Texarkana Texas City Council meets at 6PM at City Hall. They will have annexation and tax rates on the agenda.

Here is the complete agenda for this evening's meeting:

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

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE BY MAYOR BOB BRUGGEMAN

III. MAYOR'S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST Upcoming City Council Meetings: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 12:15 p.m. (Second Public Hearing on tax rate) Monday, September 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Parks & Recreation Events: September 8th Fall Soccer League Begins Grady T. Wallace Park September 8th - 9 th USSSA Baseball Tournament Spring Lake Park September 15th Fall Baseball League Begins Spring Lake Park.

Special Presentations;

Public Service Internship Program Recognition "New Texarkana Regional Airport Terminal Project" - Mark Mellinger, Director

Appointments to Boards & Commissions

IV. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

Consent Items

1. Consider approval of the minutes of the Joint City Committee Special Meeting of the City Council held on August 7, 2018 at 3:00 PM.

2. Consider approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held on August 13, 2018 at 6:00 PM.

3. Consider approval of the minutes of the Special Meeting of the City Council held on August 20, 2018 at 5:30 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

4. Ordinance No. 2018-100 annexing the territory located on both sides of Richmond Road, south of Stonevale Addition and surrounded by the existing Texarkana, Texas city limits with the portion east of Richmond Road being the Herbert Boyer property [Study Area 6]; extending the city limits to include the territory; adopting a service plan for the territory; assigning the territory to its adjoining ward; granting all inhabitants of the territory all rights and privileges of other citizens of the City; binding all inhabitants of the territory by all acts, ordinances, and resolutions of the City, and the property therein bearing its pro rata part of the taxes levied by the City. Public Hearing: July 9, 2018 Council Vote: August 27, 2018

V. FIRST BRIEFINGS

VI. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2018-085 fixing the tax rate and levy in and for the City of Texarkana, Texas, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019 upon all taxable property in the City of Texarkana, Texas. Public Hearing: August 27, 2018 Council Vote: September 10, 2018

2. Resolution No. 2018-086 ratifying the recently adopted budget that contains a property tax rate that raises more total property taxes than the previous year. Public Hearing: August 27, 2018 Council Vote: September 10, 2018

3. Ordinance No. 2018-089 rezoning Lot 7 and south 1/2 of Lot 8, Block 96, Trigg's Addition, located at 802 Main Street. Office to Single Family-2. Robert and Marilyn Costa, applicant. Michael Donovan, agent. Public Hearing: August 27, 2018 Council Vote: August 27, 2018

4. Ordinance No. 2018-090 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow a single wide HUD code manufactured home on Lot 7, Block 16, Grandview Addition, located at 3922 Alexander Avenue. Irma Helen Blackwell, applicant. Public Hearing: August 27, 2018 Council Vote: August 27, 2018

5. Ordinance No. 2018-091 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow a HUD code manufactured home on Lots 3-5, Block 12, Grandview Addition, located at 3505-3509 Findley Street. Clystra Brown, applicant. Public Hearing: August 27, 2018 Council Vote: August 27, 2018

6. Ordinance No. 2018-092 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow a tattoo studio on the south 10' of Lot 2 and all of Lots 3-5, Block 3, Rochelle Heights Addition, located in a tenant space at 3801 State Line Avenue. Moore-Green Investments, applicant. Jessica Wester, agent. Public Hearing: August 27, 2018 Council Vote: August 27, 2018

7. Ordinance No. 2018-093 revoking Specific Use Permit No. S-615 that allowed a tattoo studio on the south 10' of Lot 2 and all of Lots 3-5, Block 3, Rochelle Heights Addition, located in a tenant space at 3805 State Line Avenue. City of Texarkana, Texas, applicant. Public Hearing: August 27, 2018 Council Vote: August 27, 2018.

8. Ordinance No. 2018-094 revoking Specific Use Permit No. S-633 that allowed a tattoo studio in a tenant space on the south 10' of Lot 2 and all of Lots 3-5, Block 3, Rochelle Heights Addition, located at 3811 State Line Avenue. City of Texarkana, Texas, applicant. Public Hearing: August 27, 2018 Council Vote: August 27, 2018

9. Ordinance No. 2018-102 amending PD-06-09(GR) for site plan approval to allow an apartment complex on a 12.051 acre tract of land in the George Brinlee HRS, A-18, located approximately 300' west of the intersection of McKnight Road and Pavilion Parkway. McKnight Place, LLC, under contract to purchase, applicant. Kayla Wood, MTG Surveying and Engineering, agent. Public Hearing: August 27, 2018 Council Vote: August 27, 2018

VII. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates

Article VIII, Section 4 of the Texarkana City Charter outlines that the budget shall be finally adopted before the end of the current fiscal year. The FY '19 budget item will be placed on the September 10th council meeting agenda for adoption by the council.

VIII. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. City Council

2. City Staff

IX. CLOSED SESSION

The City Council will convene in 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.

X. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

XI. ADJOURNMENT