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Regular City Council Meeting – Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Regular Business Meeting
City Hall Council Chambers
298 West Washington Street
Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag

Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag—“Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.”

III. Invocation by Pastor Don Middleton, Cross Timbers Church of Christ, Stephenville

IV. Recognition of Officer Jeremy Lanier and Sergeant Orlando Gaitan, Stephenville Police Department

V. Citizens’ General Discussion

VI. Consider Approval of an Encroachment Agreement for the Construction of a Balcony at 104 E. College Street

VII.  Nominations Committee Report – Rhett Harrison, Chairman

  1. July 18, 2017
    1. Consider Appointing Brandon Huckabee to Place 1 and Malcolm Cross to Alternate 1 on the Board of Adjustment
    2. Reducing the Size of the Planning and Zoning Committee
  2. July 25, 2017
    1. Charter Amendments

VIII.        Planning & Development Committee Report – Jerry Warren, Chairman

  1. Request for Variance on Septic System Inside City Limits
  2. Mobile Food Vendor Ordinance
  3. Section 12: “Sign Regulations” of the City of Stephenville Zoning Ordinance
  4. Amendment to the Thoroughfare Plan
  5. Residential Home Improvement Incentive Program

IX. Public Health and Safety Committee Report – Brady Pendleton, Chairman

  1. Credit Access Businesses

X. Planning and Zoning Commission

  1. PUBLIC HEARING Case No. RZ2017-002
    1. Consider approval of a rezone of the property located at 1092 W. Tarleton Street, being Lot(s) 1A, 1B, 14B, and part of 14A, Block 16, of the S5400 Park Place Addition, to the City of Stephenville, Erath County, Texas, from R-3 (Multiple Family Residential District), to B-1 (Neighborhood Business District).
    2. Consider Adopting Ordinance No. 2017-O-08 rezoning from R-3 Multiple Family Residential District to B-1 Neighborhood Business District, Lots 1A, 1B, 14B, and part of 14A, Block 16 of the S5400 Park Place Addition to the City of Stephenville, Erath County, Texas.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING – Case No. PZV2017-001 – Consider approval of a variance from the City of Stephenville Subdivision Ordinance, Section 5.13, Subsection (6), in order to install an onsite sewage facility (septic tank system) on a lot being less than 1 acre in size, located at 2612 W. Lingleville Rd., being a .809 Acre tract of land out of the Jarrett Menefee Survey, Abstract 0520, City of Stephenville, Erath County, Texas.
  3. PUBLIC HEARING – Case No. RRP2017-001 – Consider approval of a replat of Lots 1, 14, and a portion of 13, Block 14, of the Park Place Addition to the City of Stephenville, Erath County, Texas, to Lots 1-R, and 14-R, Block 14, of the Park Place Addition to the City of Stephenville, Erath County, Texas.
  4. PUBLIC HEARING – Case No. FP2017-02 – Consider Approval of Application for Final Plat of Christy Plaza II development located on Christi Plaza (at 377), Stephenville, Erath County, Texas
  5. PUBLIC HEARING – Case No. FP2017-003 – Consider Approval of Application for Final Plat of the Blue Sky Subdivision located on FM 205 and Private Road 1098, Stephenville, Erath County, Texas
  6. PUBLIC HEARING – Case No. Ord2017-001 – Consider approval of Ordinance No. 2017-O-___ to repeal and replace Section 12: “Sign Regulations” of the City of Stephenville Zoning Ordinance

XI. Set Time, Date, and Location of Public Hearing on the Proposed Tax Rate

XII. Consider Approval of  Resolution No. 2017-R-____to Extend the Deadline to Turn the Annual Budget into the City Secretary’s Office

XIII. Consider Approval of Ordinance No. 2017-O-07 Amending the Water and Sewer Rates

XIV. Consent Agenda

  1. Consider Approval of Minutes of the Regular Council Meeting on July 11, 2017
  2. Consider Addendum to Extend the Interlocal Agreement with the North Central Texas Council of Governments for 9-1-1 Services
  3. Consider Acceptance of the 2017 Pavement Management Project – Chip Seal Project
  4. Consider Abatement of Easement in the J.B. Dupey Survey, A-196, Lot 35 and Lot 36 of the Elk Ridge Phase III Subdivision
  5. Consider Changing the Date of the October Regular Council Meeting to October 9, 2017

XV. Comments by City Administrator

  • Thursday, August 3 – Texstar Ford Summer Nights Concerts – Songwriters Show featuring Larry Joe Taylor, Davin James, Richard Leigh, and Keith Sykes
  • Wednesday, August 16 – First Day of School for Stephenville ISD
  • Council Budget Workshops begin on Monday, August 14
  • Monday, September 4 – City offices closed for Labor Day

XVI. Comments by Council members

XVII.  EXECUTIVE SESSION. In compliance with the provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Law, Subchapter D, Government Code, Vernon’s Texas Codes, Annotated, in accordance with:

  1. Section 551.087 – Deliberations Regarding Economic Development Negotiations – Project Summer
  2. Section 551.074 Personnel Matters (a)(1) to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee—City Administrator Evaluation

XVIII.     Action taken on items discussed in executive session (if necessary)

XIX.        Adjourn


Note: The Stephenville City Council may convene into executive session on any matter related to any of the above agenda items for a purpose, such closed session allowed under Chapter 551, Texas Government Code.


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