The Texarkana Arkansas City Board of Directors meet for this evening for the final time in July.The board will see four presentations among their agenda items. Here is the complete agenda for this evening's meeting:

1.Call to Order
2.Roll Call
3.Invocation given by guest of Assistant Mayor Laney J. Harris
4.Pledge of Allegiance by Assistant Mayor Laney J. Harris
5.Comments from the Mayor
6.

Questions from Directors and other business.

7.Presentation(s):

A.

Haunted Texarkana Ghost Walk presentation by Tracey Prather.

B.

Presentation regarding 49th Street by Public Works Director Paul Hackleman. (PWD) (PowerPoint)

C.

Proclamation acknowledging Public Works Director Paul D. Hackleman’s accomplishments.

D.

Presentation of a citation to Public Works Director Paul D. Hackleman by State Representative Prissy Hickerson.
8.CONSENT AGENDA:

A.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting July 6, 2015. (CCD)

B.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing and directing the Acting City Manager to enter into a purchase agreement with Southwest Ford for the purchase of one Crew Cab ¾ Ton Truck. (PWD)
9.REGULAR AGENDA:

A.

Consider the following concerning Franchise Fee Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2015:

1.

Conduct a public hearing.

2.

Adopt a Ordinance to confirm the aggregate principal amount, maturity and interest rate schedules, and redemption features of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas Franchise Fee Secured Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2015, Authorized by Resolution No. 6294. (FIN)

3.

This ordinance requires an emergency clause: An emergency clause requires a separate and distinct vote of the board and is valid only if there is a two-thirds vote of approval by the board. (Hdbk. Const. Amend 7)
10.Citizen Communication [Agenda Item Card and Citizens’ Communication Card]
A limit of five (5) minutes per subject is allotted for any person to express a written or oral viewpoint, grievance or other message to the Board of Directors, with a maximum of fifty (50) minutes allotted for citizen communications.  No advance permission is required, but persons wishing to address the Board are requested to fill out a “blue” card listing the subject to be addressed and hand it to the City Clerk upon arrival.  Citizen’s communications will be immediately following the Regular Agenda items on each agenda.
11.Executive Session

A.

Adopt a Resolution making an appointment to the Advertising and Promotion Commission (A&P). (CCD)

B.

Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)
12.Adjourn