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The Texarkana Texas City Council meets this evening at 6PM at City Hall. They will be holding a public hearing on a possible change of speed limits on University Avenue.

Here is a complete rundown on this evenings agenda:

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

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE BY COUNCIL MEMBER JEAN MATLOCK

III. MAYOR’S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

Upcoming City Council Meetings: Monday, July 10, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, July 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Parks & Recreation Events:

July 1st – 3 rd Dixie Coach Pitch State Tournament Spring Lake Park

July 5th Men’s Church League Softball Begins Wallace Park

July 8th – 11th Dixie “O” Zone State Tournament Spring Lake Park

July 8th – 9 th Freedom Rings Girls Softball Tournament Karrh Park

July 15th Cornerstone Sandslam Volleyball Tournament Bringle Lake West

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

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. CLOSED SESSION The City Council will convene into closed session pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 – Consultation with Attorney.

VI. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

VII. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

Consent Items

1. Consider approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held on June 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

Action Items

VIII. FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2017-070 amending PD-79-5(GR) for site plan approval to allow a building expansion on Lot 1A, Rateliff Subdivision, located at 4105 Richmond Place. Danny and Rachael Rateliff, applicants. Public Hearing: July 10, 2017 Second Briefing: July 24, 2017 Council Vote: August 14, 2017

2. Ordinance No. 2017-071 amending PD-79-5(GR) for site plan approval to allow the construction of a new building on Lot 2, Block 2, Richmond-McKnight Addition, located at 4207 Richmond Road. Aaron Gaylor, applicant. Public Hearing: July 10, 2017 Second Briefing: July 24, 2017 Council Vote: August 14, 2017

3. Resolution No. 2017-072 authoring the sale of a surplus water distribution system to Riverbend Water Resources District. Public Hearing: July 10, 2017 Second Briefing: July 24, 2017 Council Vote: August 14, 2017

4. Resolution No. 2017-073 approving the 2017 CDBG Annual Action Plan and amendment of the CDBG 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan. Public Hearing: July 10, 2017 Second Briefing: Council Vote: July 10, 2017

IX. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Resolution No. 2017-065 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a three-year contract with BKD, LLP to perform the annual audit for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2017, 2018, and 2019, with the option to renew. Public Hearing: June 26, 2017 Second Briefing: July 10, 2017 Council Vote: July 24, 2017

2. Resolution No. 2017-066 approving a debt management policy. Public Hearing: June 26, 2017 Second Briefing: July 10, 2017 Council Vote: July 24, 2017

3. Ordinance No. 2017-067 amending the city’s traffic register to establish a forty mile per hour (40 mph) speed limit on University Avenue between the beginning of the boulevard section near 6800 University Avenue and Bringle Lake Village Drive, and University Avenue between Shilling Road and Summerhill Road, and amending the city’s traffic register to establish a thirty-five mile per hour (35 mph) speed limit on Shilling Road between Bringle Ridge Road and east end of University Avenue. Public Hearing: June 26, 2017 Second Briefing: July 10, 2017 Council Vote: July 24, 2017

4. Resolution No. 2017-068 authorizing City Manager to enter into loan agreements with Grimm Lofts, LLC. Public Hearing: June 26, 2017 Second Briefing: July 10, 2017 Council Vote: July 10, 2017

5. Ordinance No. 2017-069 amending the Land Development Code, Chapter 105 “Buildings and Construction”, Section 105-4 “Insurance and Bonding Requirements”. Public Hearing: June 26, 2017 Second Briefing: July 10, 2017 Council Vote: July 24, 2017

X. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

1. Ordinance No. 2017-056 amending PD-15-5(GR) for site plan approval on Lot 6, Block 3, J.T. Spears Addition, located at 3603 Texas Boulevard. Texas Boulevard Properties, LLC, applicant. Bryan Callaway, agent. Public Hearing: June 12, 2017 Second Briefing: June 26, 2017 Council Vote: July 10, 2017

2. Resolution No. 2017-063 revising the swap time policy in the fire department. Public Hearing: June 12, 2017 Second Briefing: June 26, 2017 Council Vote: July 10, 2017

3. Resolution No. 2017-064 adopting the FY18 Master Fee List. Public Hearing: June 12, 2017 Second Briefing: June 26, 2017 Council Vote: July 10, 2017

XI. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

XII. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates

XIII. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. City Council

2. City Staff

XIV. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

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