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Regular City Council Meeting 10-28-2016


Regular Business Meeting

City Hall Council Chambers

298 West Washington Street

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.


I. Call to Order


II. Citizens’ General Discussion


III. Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag

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


V. Invocation by Pastor Ward Hayes, Valley Grove Baptist Church


VI. Proclamation Recognizing Veterans Day


VII. TAX COLLECTION REPORT– Jeff Brown, Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP


A. Delinquent Tax Collection Report

B. Consider Adoption of Resolution No. 2016-R-18 Providing for Additional Penalty on Delinquent Personal Property Taxes

C. Consider Approval of Amendment No. 2 of Contract with Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP

VIII.  Consider and take action on an Ordinance No. 2016-O-12 authorizing the issuance and sale of the City’s Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2016 in the amount of $2,040,000 to fund costs of improvements to the city’s sanitary sewer collection system and approving all other matters pertaining thereto

IX. PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION—Consider Approval of a Preliminary Plat of 9.78 acres, William Motley Survey, A-515, Erath County, Texas, located at 100-700 blocks of Forest Lane and 2800 block of the Northwest Loop


XI. MONTHLY BUDGET REPORT—Walter Wood, Finance Director


A. Consider Approving Ordinance No. 2016-O-13 Amending the Parking Ordinance

B. Consider Approval for the Expenditure of Forfeiture Funds

1. Grant Match for Body Cameras

2. Equipment for Multi-Agency Response Team

C. Municipal Court Technology Fund

D. Consider Approval of Interlocal Agreement between the City and Tarleton State University for Parking Enforcement

E. Consider Approval of the Firefighter Equipment Program


A.  Approve Minutes

1. Regular Council Meeting on October 4, 2016

2. Special Council Meeting on October 11, 2016

3. Special Council Meeting on October 18, 2016

B. Approve Bid Awards

1. Landfill and Utility Pickups

2. Landscape Median Maintenance


C. Renewal of Lawn Maintenance Contract with All American Lawn Services

D. Community Development Block Grant

1. Administrative Services Procurement

2. Professional Services Procurement

E. Approve Resolution No. 2016-R-19 Accepting the 2016 Maintenance Program—Chip-Seal Project

F. Approve the Sale of City Property

1. Catalytic Converters

2. Fire Department Vehicles

3. 1981 Chevrolet C-60 booster truck

4. 1996 GMC Rescue truck

5. 1993 E-One H-160 pumper truck

XIV.  Comments by City Administrator

XV. Comments by Council members

XVI. 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:

A. Sec. 551.074 Personnel Matters (a)(1) to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee—Deputy City Administrator position

B. Sec. 551.071(a) Consultation with Attorney; pending or contemplated litigation

1. Hunewell

2. Upper Leon River Municipal Water District

C. Sec. 551.087(1) Deliberation regarding economic development negotiations—Lone Star Arena

XVII. Action taken on matters discuss in executive session (if necessary)

XVIII. Adjourn

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