The Texarkana Texas City Council meets for the last time for the month of February tonight at 6PM at City Hall.

Here is the agenda for tonight's meeting:

I. CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL, ESTABLISHMENT OF QUORUM

II. INVOCATION BY COUNCIL MEMBER MARY HART AND PLEDGE BY THE BOY SCOUTS OF TROOP #16

III. MAYOR'S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

Upcoming City Council Meetings: Monday, March 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Arbor Day: The fourth annual Arbor Day Celebration will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Spring Lake Park across from the Rotary Splash Pad.

Farmers' Market Event: The Texarkana, Texas Farmers' Market will host its annual vendor meeting and seed swap on March 1, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the Texarkana, Texas City Hall, 2nd floor Council Chambers.

Parks & Recreation Events: March 3rd Softball Tournament Karrh Park March 17th Softball Tournament Wallace Park March 17th Baseball Tournament Spring Lake Park

For a complete list of Parks & Recreation activities and information call 903-798-3978.

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 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM.

2. Consider approval of the minutes of the Joint City Committee Special Meeting of the City Council held on February 13, 2018 at 3:00 PM.

3. Resolution No. 2018-027 acknowledging receipt of the Police Department's 2017 Racial Profiling Report as statutorily required. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 26, 2018

Action Items

4. Resolution No. 2018-028 approving the Homeland Security Grant application. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 26, 2018

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2018-010 adopting the update of the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Texarkana, Texas  Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: March 26, 2018 Council Vote: April 9, 2018

2. Ordinance No. 2018-023 rezoning an approximate 8.104 acre tract of land in the George Brinlee HRS, A-18, located at 4001 Mall Drive. Single Family-2 to Planned Development-Commercial. Gregg Orr, applicant. Kayla Wood, MTG Engineers and Surveyors, agent. Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: March 26, 2018 Council Vote: April 9, 2018

3. Ordinance No. 2018-024 amending PD-18-2(C) for site plan approval on an 8.104 acre tract of land in the George Brinlee HRS, A-18, located at 4001 Mall Drive. Gregg Orr, applicant. Kayla Wood, MTG Engineers and Surveyors, agent. Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: March 26, 2018 Council Vote: April 9, 2018

4. Resolution No. 2018-026 approving the 2017 CDBG Annual Action Plan amendment. Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: Council Vote: March 12, 2018

5. Ordinance No. 2018-030 establishing a new chapter in the Code of Ordinances - Chapter 21 "Alcoholic Beverages". Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: March 26, 2018 Council Vote: April 9, 2018

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Resolution No. 2018-015 authorizing a Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) housing tax credit development application for the Housing Authority of Texarkana, Texas (HATT).Public Hearing: February 26, 2018 Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 26, 2018

2. Resolution No. 2018-016 confirming the City has more than twice the state average of units per capita supported by Housing Tax Credits or Private Activity Bonds. Public Hearing: February 26, 2018 Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 26, 2018

3. Ordinance No. 2018-021 amending the Code of Ordinances Chapter 20, Food & Food Establishments. Public Hearing: February 26, 2018 Second Briefing: March 12, 2018 Council Vote: March 26, 2018

VIII. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

1. Ordinance No. 2018-014 omitting Section 105-333 (c), under Section 105-333 "Abatement Actions by the City and Lien for Cost", from the Code of Ordinances for the City of Texarkana, Texas. Public Hearing: February 12, 2018 Second Briefing: February 26, 2018 Council Vote: March 12, 2018

IX. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

1. Ordinance No. 2018-004 rezoning a 1.7776 acre tract of land in the Thomas Price HRS, A-466, located at 3102 New Boston Road. General Retail to Planned Development Commercial. Currie and Walker, LLC, applicant. Michael Kelly, agent. Public Hearing: February 12, 2018 Second Briefing: February 26, 2018 Council Vote: March 12, 2018.

X. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates - Health Inspections by Mashell Daniel

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. City Council

2. City Staff

XII. ADJOURNMENT