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The Texarkana Texas City Council meets for their final regularly scheduled meeting for the month of April at 6PM this evening at City Hall.

Here is a complete agenda for tonight’s meeting:

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

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHRISTY PADDOCK

III. MAYOR’S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

Upcoming City Council Meetings: Monday, May 8, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, June 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Parks & Recreation Events: April 29th Community Garage Sale Spring Lake Park April 29th Dragon Boat Races Bringle West Park May 1st Commercial Softball League Begins Wallace Park May 6th Wine Festival Spring Lake Park

For a complete list of Parks and Recreation activities and information call (903) 798-3978

Presentations

Recognition of Texas Boys State Participants

Appointments to Boards & Commissions

IV. OPEN FORUM: COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC (LIMIT 5 MINUTES EACH) Items scheduled for “Public Hearing” or have been heard at a previous “Public Hearing” are not to be addressed at the “Open Forum”.

V. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

Consent Items

1. Consider approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held on April 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

2. Consider approval of the minutes of the Joint City Committee Special Meeting of the City Council held on April 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM.

Action Items

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2017-045 amending the Code of Ordinances Chapter 18 “Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services”, Section 18.14 “Outdoor Burning”. Public Hearing: May 8, 2017 Second Briefing: May 22, 2017 Council Vote: June 12, 2017

2. Ordinance No. 2017-048 rezoning Lot 11, Block 6, Richmond Hills 2nd Addition, located at 3102 Richmond Road. Office to General Retail. Gary Treadway, applicant. Public Hearing: May 8, 2017 Second Briefing: May 22, 2017 Council Vote: June 12, 2017

3. Ordinance No. 2017-049 approving contracts for the design of the Perot Theater Restoration Project in an amount not to exceed Seven Hundred Five Thousand Nine Hundred Eighty-Three Dollars and Fifty Cents, and the design of the Downtown Art Park Project in an amount not to exceed Seven Hundred Five Thousand Nine Hundred Eighty-Three Dollars and Fifty Cents, and amending the budget for the 2017 Bond Fund for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2016 and ending September 30, 2017 for a total of Two Million Four Thousand Four Hundred Sixty-Seven Dollars and No Cents for the design of the Perot Theater Restoration Project ($705,983.50), the design of the Downtown Art Park Project ($705,983.50), the design of the Airport Terminal Project ($50,000.00), and the design of the Fire Station Relocation Project ($542,500.00) Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: April 24, 2017.

4. Resolution No. 2017-050 authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement for legal services with Lynn, Ross & Gannaway, LLC. Public Hearing: May 8, 2017 Second Briefing: May 22, 2017 Council Vote: June 12, 2017

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Resolution No. 2017-038 supporting the Riverbend Water Resource District in implementing the Corps of Engineers’ Lake Wright Patman Ultimate Rule Curve and obtaining future water rights in Lake Wright Patman. Public Hearing: April 24, 2017 Second Briefing: May 8, 2017 Council Vote: May 22, 2017

2. Ordinance No. 2017-039 amending the Code of Ordinances Chapter 28 “Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions”, Sec. 28-237 concerning building construction hours of operation. Public Hearing: April 24, 2017 Second Briefing: May 8, 2017 Council Vote: May 22, 2017

3. Resolution No. 2017-040 approving and adopting an amendment to the Municipal Solid Waste Collection and Transportation Agreement. Public Hearing: April 24, 2017 Second Briefing: May 8, 2017 Council Vote: May 22, 2017

4. Resolution No. 2017-041 approving and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a one (1) year contract with four (4) additional one (1) year renewal options with DAM Investments, LLC, dba US Lawns of Texarkana, LLC, to supply mowing and landscaping services for selected city parks and University Avenue in an amount not to exceed $148,757.10. Public Hearing: April 24, 2017 Second Briefing: May 8, 2017 Council Vote: May 22, 2017

5. Resolution No. 2017-042 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for the repairing and repainting of the Walnut Street and West Fourth Street elevated water storage tanks in an amount not to exceed $445,000.00. Public Hearing: April 24, 2017 Second Briefing: May 8, 2017 Council Vote: May 22, 2017

6. Resolution No. 2017-043 authorizing Texarkana Water Utilities to be charged an administrative fee by the City’s General Fund. Public Hearing: April 24, 2017 Second Briefing: May 8, 2017 Council Vote: May 22, 2017

VIII. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

IX. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

1. Ordinance No. 2017-034 amending Chapter 100 “General Administrative Provisions” and Chapter 105 of the Land Development Code “Buildings & Construction” for clarification purposes by changing Sec. 105-8 from “Required” to “Permit Required”, adding Sec. 105-9 “Stop Work Order”, and adding Sec. 105-10 “Offense; Penalty.” Public Hearing: April 10, 2017 Second Briefing: April 24, 2017 Council Vote: May 8, 2017

X. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. Council

2. Staff

XII. ADJOURNMENT

 

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