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Regular City Council Meeting – Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Stephenville City Council

Regular Council Meeting

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 5:30pm

City Hall Council Chambers

298 West Washington, Stephenville, Texas

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag

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

 IV. Invocation by Associate Pastor Jim DeGraw, Grace Fellowship Church, Stephenville

 V. Citizens’ General Discussion

 VI. Presentation and Consideration of Chamber of Commerce Tourism Budget and Annual Report—July Danley, President, Stephenville Chamber of Commerce

 VII. STEPHENVILLE TYPE IV ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REPORT—John Hubbard, Executive Director—Consider Approval of an Economic Development Grant of $25,000 for Infrastructure Improvements to Equibrand


 A. Racial Profiling Report for 2016

 B. Consider Adopting Resolution No. 2017-R-05 Approving a Justice Assistance Grant Application for Forensic and Accident Laser Reconstruction Technology

 C. Consider Approving Ordinance No. 2017-O-01 Altering the Speed Limit on FM 914


 A. Consider Approval of Contract with Public Management, Inc. for Project Management Services—Easement Acquisition and Environmental Assessment—Kenneth J. Coignet, Vice President and Business Development Director and Jake McAdams, Regional Project Manager

B. Consider Approval of Contract with McCall Parkhurst & Horton LLP for Bond Counsel Services—Rodolfo Segura, Jr., Partner

 C. Consider Approval of Contract with FirstSouthwest, a Division of Hilltop Securities, Inc. for Financial Advisory Services

 X. Consider Approval of Elk Ridge Phase III Subdivision

 XI. MONTHLY BUDGET REPORT—Monica Harris, Finance Director

XII. Consider Approval of Contract Amendment with Mary Saltarelli for Nomination to National Register of Historic Places


 A. Approve Minutes

 1. Regular Council Meeting on January 3, 2017

 2. Special Council Meeting on January 5, 2017

 3. Special Council Meeting on January 25, 2017

 4. Special Council Meeting on February 1, 2017

 B. Accept Park Land Donation of Property at 902 Prairie Wind Boulevard from Gay and Sons Masonry

 C. Approve Ordinance No. 2017-O-02 Amending the Fee Schedule Providing for a Price Range in the Team Charge for Adult Leagues

 D. Approve Resolution No. 2017-R-06 Accepting the Inglewood Drive Project

 E. Approve Election Order for May 6, 2017

 F. Approve Bid Awards

 1. Bid Award for 0.494 acres out of the south part of Lot 6, Block 12, Shapard and Collins Addition, situated on the northeast corner of North McCart Street and West Jones Street and authorize Mayor to execute deed

 2. Bid Award for 1.904 acres out of Lots 3 and 4, Block 73, City Addition, situated in the 700 block of Alexander Road and authorize Mayor to execute deed

3. Medians

 XIV. Comments by City Administrator 

  • February 17—Last day to file application to run for city council
  • February 20—City offices closed for President’s Day
  • February 21—Council Work Session—Subdivision Ordinance Review
  • February 27—Finance Committee
  • Registration for baseball and softball—February 1 to March 17
  • Registration for youth volleyball camps—February 6 to March 17

 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 Sec. 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 Position

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

 XVIII. 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.


Click here for the agenda packet.