The Texarkana Texas City Council meets tonight at 6PM at City Hall. Here is a look at the agenda::

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, February 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Upcoming Joint City Meeting: The Texarkana Chamber of Commerce will host a “Joint Texarkana Community Committee” meeting with Texarkana, Arkansas, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Ark-Tex Council of Governments building located at 4808 Elizabeth Street, Texarkana, Texas. The topic of the meeting is “Opioids” and it is open to the public.

Parks & Recreation Events

February 13th Texas A&M Texarkana Intramural League Begins Southwest Center February 18th Run the Line Marathon Spring Lake Park .

City Wide February 22nd & 23rd, the 26th Annual Fishing Derby Wallace Park *Moved From Spring Lake Park* For a complete list of Parks & Recreation activities and information call 903-798-3978

Feature Presentation Waste Management's 2017 Annual Report - by Public Sector Solutions Manager Doug Sims

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 January 22, 2018 at 6:00 PM.

2. Consider approval of the minutes of the Workshop Meeting of the City Council held on January 29, 2018 at 5:30 PM.

Action Items

3. Joint Resolution No. 2018-013 with Riverbend Water Resources District authorizing Riverbend's Executive Director/CEO to sign and submit federal and state permit applications and permit amendments for the limited purpose of developing and locating additional, new diversion locations and intake structures at Lake Wright Patman. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 12, 2018

4. Resolution No. 2018-017 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for seal coat services as needed by Street Maintenance. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 12, 2018

5. Resolution No. 2018-018 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for concrete replacement services as needed by Street Maintenance. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 12, 2018

6. Resolution No. 2018-019 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for one-inch overlay paving services as needed by Street Maintenance. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 12, 2018

7. Resolution No. 2018-020 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for street reconstruction services as needed by Street Maintenance. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 12, 2018

8. Resolution No. 2018-022 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for the Wright Patman Water Treatment plant filter basin troughs in an amount not to exceed $127,680. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 12, 2018

9. Resolution No. 2018-025 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for the Wright Patman Water Treatment plant filter media replacement in an amount not to exceed $284,400. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 12, 2018

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS

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

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2018-003 rezoning a 9.321 acre tract of land in the F.V. Evans HRS, A742, located in the 6800 block of Richmond Road. Single Family-1 to Single Family-2. Nick Hibbs, applicant. Kayla Wood, MTG Engineers and Surveyors, agent. Public Hearing: February 12, 2018 Second Briefing: February 26, 2018 Council Vote: March 12, 2018

2. 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 DevelopmentCommercial. Currie and Walker, LLC, applicant. Michael Kelly, agent. Public Hearing: February 12, 2018 Second Briefing: February 26, 2018 Council Vote: March 12, 2018

3. Ordinance No. 2018-005 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow a residential treatment center (for women only) on Lots 1-4, Block 124, City Trigg Addition, located at 1217 Hazel Street. Integrated Health Care, applicant. Nelda Shavers, agent. Public Hearing: February 12, 2018 Second Briefing: February 26, 2018 Council Vote: March 12, 2018

4. Ordinance No. 2018-006 revoking Specific Use Permit No. S-447 that allowed a treatment center for psychiatric, alcoholic and narcotic patients on Lots 1-4, Block 124, City Triggs Addition, located at 1217 Hazel Street. City of Texarkana, Texas, applicant. Public Hearing: February 12, 2018 Second Briefing: February 26, 2018 Council Vote: March 12, 2018

5. Ordinance No. 2018-007 rezoning Lots 13, 14 & 1/2 of Lot 15, Block 7, Watt's Addition, located at 2107 West 14th Street. Multiple Family-1 to Single Family-3. Almer Thomas, applicant. Public Hearing: February 12, 2018 Second Briefing: February 26, 2018 Council Vote: March 12, 2018

6. Ordinance No. 2018-008 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow a double wide HUD code manufactured home on Lots 13, 14 and 1/2 of Lot 15, Block 7, Watt's Addition, located at 2107 West 14th Street. Almer Thomas, applicant. Public Hearing: February 12, 2018 Second Briefing: February 26, 2018 Council Vote: March 12, 2018

7. Ordinance No. 2018-009 rezoning Lot 1, Block 2, Cooper Lane Estates, located in the 3700 block of Trotter Lane from Two Family-2 to Multiple Family-1. Robert Buford, applicant. Public Hearing: February 12, 2018 Second Briefing: February 26, 2018 Council Vote: March 12, 2018

8. 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

VIII. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

IX. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

X. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Update - Health Inspections by Mashell Daniel

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. City Council

2. City Staff Discussion of upcoming Council workshop.

XII. ADJOURNMENT