The Texarkana, Texas City Council meets for the first time in July today beginning at 6PM at City Hall.

The council will receive a presentation on the Zika mosquito virus among other items. Here is a complete agenda for the meeting:

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

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE BY COUNCIL MEMBER JEAN MATLOCK

III. MAYOR'S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

Upcoming City Council Meetings: Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6PM, Monday, August 8, 2016 at 6PM Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 at 6PM.

Upcoming Workshop Meetings: Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 9AM (“Strategic Planning” workshop - Police Operations and Training Center, 1420 South Park Road) Monday, August 1, 2016 at 9AM, 2PM, and 5:30PM (Budget Open Houses) Monday, August 15, 2016 at 6PM (Budget and Tax Rate” workshop)

Upcoming Farmer’s Market Events: Saturday, July 16, 2016 Children’s Day Saturday, July 23, 2016 7th Annual Best Salsa in the Ark-La-Tex Contest Saturday, July 30, 2016 Market Music Day Saturday, August 6, 2016 Market Melon Day

Parks & Recreation Events: No Upcoming Scheduled Events

Appointments to Boards & Commissions

Presentations The Zika Virus - Presented by the Health Department

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 June 27, 2016 at 6PM.

Action Items

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS 1. Resolution No. 2016-076 adopting the Community Development Block Grant 2016 Program Year Annual Action Plan and authorizing the City Manager to submit said action plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Public Hearing: July 25, 2016 Second Briefing: Council Vote: July 25, 2016

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2016-065 rezoning the south 50' of Lot 1, Block 23, West Texarkana Addition, located at 1023 1/2 Peach Street. Single Family-2 to Planned DevelopmentNeighborhood Service. Malvin Patterson, owner. Eric Witherspoon, agent. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

2. Ordinance No. 2016-066 amending PD-16-3(NS) for site plan approval on the south 50' of Lot 1, Block 23, West Texarkana Addition, located at 1023 1/2 Peach Street. Malvin Patterson, owner. Eric Witherspoon, agent. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

3. Ordinance No. 2016-067 rezoning Lots 6-9, Block I-2, Tilson & Pitcher's 2nd Addition, located in the 1300 block of Lee Street. Commercial to Single Family-3. Valree Wingfield, owner. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

4. Ordinance No. 2016-068 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow the location of a HUD code manufactured home on Lots 6-9, Block I-2, Tilson & Pitcher's 2nd Addition, located in the 1300 block of Lee Street. Valree Wingfield, owner. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

5. Ordinance No. 2016-069 amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 140 "Zoning", Section 140-80 "Use regulations districts" and Section 140-113 "Definitions" pertaining to adding food truck courts and commissaries as new uses and definitions. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

6. Resolution No. 2016-070 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a purchase agreement with GovConnection of Merrimack, VA for Nutanix Virtual Infrastructure hardware and software not to exceed $81,906.31 with the Texarkana Texas Water Utilities portion not to exceed $51,560.02. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

7. Resolution No. 2016-071 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for the environmental cleanup of 203/205 West Broad Street utilizing EPA grant funds previously identified for this project. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

8. Resolution No. 2016-072 recognizing the Believe in Beverly Neighborhood Association as an official neighborhood association. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

9. Ordinance No. 2016-073 amending budget expenditures related to options for the Kress building and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for cleanup. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

10. Resolution No. 2016-075 authorizing the City Manager to accept the bid and enter into a contract with Belt Construction, Inc. of Texarkana, Arkansas, in an amount not to exceed $188,132 for the New Boston WTP 30" sludge main relocation. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

VIII. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

IX. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

1. Ordinance No. 2016-060 finding and determining the individuals and families who qualify as low-income individuals and families under Sec. 253.010, Tex. Loc. Gov't Code to include in the Property Policy Manual for sale of city acquired land. Public Hearing: June 27, 2016 Second Briefing: July 11, 20166 Council Vote: July 25, 2016

2. Resolution No. 2016-063 amending the Property Policy Manual to sell city acquired land to non-profit organizations that develop housing for low-income individuals and families and increase surplus/sale authorization for real property with an appraised value not to exceed $10,000. Public Hearing: June 27, 2016 Second Briefing: July 11, 2016 Council Vote: July 25, 2016

3. Resolution No. 2016-062 accepting a petition regarding adoption of the Fire and Police Employee Relations Act to be placed on the November 2016 General Election ballot for the Texarkana Fire Department. Public Hearing: June 27, 2016 Second Briefing: July 11, 2016 Council Vote: July 25, 2016

X. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. Council

2. Staff

XII. ADJOURNMENT