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The Texarkana, Texas City Council will consider a resolution to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with an Arizona business for Police fleet and body cameras.

Here is the complete agenda for the meeting that gets underway at 6PM at Texas side City Hall:

I. Call To Order, Roll Call, Establishment Of Quorum

II. Invocation  And Pleadge By Council Member Jean Matlock

III. Mayor’s Remarks And Items Of Community Interest

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

Parks & Recreation Events: April 7th-9th Rob Buck Memorial Tournament Spring Lake Park April 8th Texas A&M Texarkana Community Service Day Kidtopia Park April 21st – 23rd Scout-O-Rama Spring Lake Park For a complete list of Parks and Recreation activities and information call (903) 798-3978.

Presentations

1. Wilbur Smith Rotary Club 100th Anniversary Proclamation – April 4, 2017

2. National Safe Digging Month Proclamation – April 2017

3. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report FYE September 30, 2016 – Holliday, Lemons & Cox, P.C.

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 February 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

2. Consider approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held on February 27, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

3. Consider approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held on March 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

4. Resolution No. 2017-033 approving the preliminary budget calendar for fiscal year 2018. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: March 27, 2017 Action Items

5. Resolution No. 2017-010 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Mid-Continental Restoration Company, Inc. in an amount not to exceed Ninety-Nine Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy Dollars ($99,970.00) for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant settling basin concrete repairs. Public Hearing: February 27, 2017 Second Briefing: March 13, 2017 Council Vote: March 27, 2017.

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS

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

2. Ordinance No. 2017-035 approving the sale of City of Texarkana, Texas, Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2017. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: March 27, 2017

3. Ordinance No. 2017-036 amending the Fire Department Budget for FY 2017 for the acceptance of grant funds. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: March 27, 2017

4. Ordinance No. 2017-037 approving contracts for the Capital Improvement Plan projects for Forest Lake Estates street reconstruction; fire department and street department building improvements; Cowhorn Creek trail corridor; fleet department, SOTC, and fire department training center parking lots; dredging of Spring Lake Park pond; and roof replacement projects. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: March 27, 2017

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Resolution No. 2017-030 authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant Sludge Ponds Cleaning Project in an amount with the Texas portion not to exceed $74,529.70 and the total amount not to exceed $119,000.00. Public Hearing: March 27, 2017 Second Briefing: April 10, 2017 Council Vote: April 24, 2017.

2. Resolution No. 2017-031 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a five (5) year purchasing agreement with Taser International of Scottsdale, Arizona, to supply police fleet and body cameras along with cloud storage for a total amount not to exceed $228,031.86. Public Hearing: March 27, 2017 Second Briefing: April 10, 2017 Council Vote: April 24, 2017

3. Ordinance No. 2017-032 amending the budget and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for the environmental abatement and demolition of the Kress Building located at 116 W. Broad St. Public Hearing: March 27, 2017 Second Briefing: April 10, 2017 Council Vote: April 24, 2017

VIII. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

IX. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

1. Resolution No. 2017-017 authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Service Line Partners Private Label, Inc. d/b/a Service Line Warranties of America to provide City of Texarkana, Texas, utility customers the opportunity to purchase a sewer and water line warranty. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

2. Ordinance No. 2017-018 amending PD-07-4(GR) for site plan approval to allow an office building on a portion of Lot 1A, Block 6, Replat No. 1 of Richmond Development 5th Addition, located at the northeast intersection of Arista Boulevard and McKnight Road. Cheney Pruett, owner. Kayla Wood, MTG Engineering and Surveying, agent. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017.

3. Ordinance No. 2017-019 requesting renewal of Specific Use Permit No. S-155 to allow the continued location of a non-conforming single wide mobile home on Lots 4 and 5, Block 3, Greenwood Sunnyslope Addition, located at 3207 Austin Street. Rumaldo Arredondo, owner. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

4. Ordinance No. 2017-020 rezoning Lot 12, Block 22, City Improvement Co. Westside Addition, located at 514 North Lake Drive. Multiple Family-1 to Commercial. Charles E. Paul, Jr., owner. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

5. Ordinance No. 2017-021 amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 140 “Zoning” to add new uses of microbrewery, microdistillery, winery, brewery and distillery in Section 140-80 “Use Regulations Districts” and to amend Section 140-179 “Definitions” to add definitions for these new uses. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017.

6. Resolution No. 2017-022 hearing an appeal for a burning permit and making a final determination. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017.

7. Resolution No. 2017-023 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Continental Utility Solutions, Inc. (CUSI) for utility billing computer software, installation, conversion and training in an amount with the Texas portion not to exceed $249,524.18 and total amount not to exceed $398,410.00. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017.

8. Resolution No. 2017-024 approving the amendment of the CDBG 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan and 2016 Annual Action Plan. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017.

9. Resolution No. 2017-025 accepting HUD Section 108 Loan Guarantee Assistance in the amount of $1,429,000. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017.

X. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. Council

2. Staff

XII. ADJOURNMENT

 

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