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The Texarkana Arkansas City Board of Directors holds its regularly scheduled meeting tonight at City Hall. The meeting was moved from yesterday due to the Labor Day holiday.

The board will consider an ordinance concerning a fiscal policy for the city.

Here is tonight's complete agenda:

1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Invocation given by Director Travis Odom
4. Pledge of Allegiance by Director Travis Odom
5. Comments from the Mayor
6. Questions from Directors and other business

7. Presentation(s):

Presentation of Arkansas Municipal League (AML) award to Senator Jimmy Hickey and Representative Prissy Hickerson for exceptional service to the league and constituents. (BOD) (This item added at the request of Mayor Bell)



Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting August 17, 2015. (CCD)


Adopt a Resolution rescheduling 2016 regular Board of Director meetings that conflict with City approved holidays. (CCD)

Adopt a Resolution authorizing and directing the Acting City Manager to amend the 2015 Budget allocating Stormwater Reserve Funds to Cherrybark Circle and Whataburger/Rustin Circle Drainage Improvements. (PWD)

Adopt a Resolution approving the request for Main Street Texarkana, Dine on the Line event, to be held on Friday, October 30, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. (PWD)

Adopt a Resolution approving the request for Saint Edwards Church, Our Lady of Guadalupe procession to be held on Sunday, December 13, 2015 from 12:30 PM until 1:30 PM. (PWD)

Adopt a Resolution approving the request for the Shelby Dunphy-Day, Six Leg Fun Run and 5K to be held on Saturday, January 31, 2016 from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM. (PWD)

Adopt a Resolution approving the request for Partnership for Pathways, Run the Line Half Marathon, to be held on Sunday, February 21, 2016 from 7:00 AM until 1:00 PM. (PWD)

Adopt a Resolution approving the request for the Junior League of Texarkana, Touch-A-Truck to be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. (PWD)

9. Adopt an Ordinance approving the adoption of a Fiscal Policy. (FIN) (PowerPoint)
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

Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)