The Texarkana, Texas City Council meets tonight for the final time in the month of November, and has several rezoning issues on the agenda.

Here is the complete agenda for tonight's meeting that gets underway at 6PM at Texas side City Hall.

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

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE BY COUNCIL MEMBER CHRISTY PADDOCK Swearing In Ceremony for Council Member Candidates by Judge Sherry Jackson Mayor: Bob Bruggeman Council Member Ward 1: Jean Matlock Council Member Ward 4: Brian L. Matthews Council Member Ward 6: Josh Davis (Signing of Official Documents)

III. MAYOR'S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

Upcoming City Council Meetings: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, December 26, 2016 - CANCELLED.

Parks & Recreation Events: December 1st Bramlett Beans & Cornbread Southwest Center For a complete list of Parks & Recreation activities and information call 903-798-3978 or visit the city website:

Appointments to Boards & Commissions Council Members Annual Board Appointments Review.

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 November 14, 2016 at 6:00 PM.

2. Ordinance No. 2016-117 amending Chapter 11 Sec. 105-99 of the International Residential Code. Public Hearing: October 24, 2016 Second Briefing: November 14, 2016 Council Vote: November 28, 2016

3. Ordinance No. 2016-119 amending the Code of Ordinances Secs. 28-1(b),130-5,140- 179 and 140-239 for sidewalk board type signs to be allowed for advertising in the Central Business zoning district. Public Hearing: October 24, 2016 Second Briefing: November 14, 2016 Council Vote: November 28, 2016 Action Items

4. Resolution No. 2016-137 appointing a Mayor Pro Tem for the term beginning December 1, 2016 and ending on November 30, 2017 or until superseded by new council member appointments. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: November 28, 2016 VI.

FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Community Planning Department requires each Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Community to complete an annual Comprehensive Assessment Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) no later than 90 days after the close of the program year (Program Year-End Date: September 30, 2016). The Public Comment Hearing will be held on December 12th for the 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) annual Comprehensive Assessment Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER). The 15-day public comment period will be held from November 28 – December 12, 2016.

2. Ordinance No. 2016-138 rezoning Lot 13, Ames Acres Addition, located at 3504 Robin Lane. Single Family-1 to Planned Development-General Retail. Terry and Linda Hester, applicants. Pete Snow and Terry Tidwell, agents. Public Hearing: December 12, 2016 Second Briefing: January 9, 2017 Council Vote: January 23, 2017

3. Ordinance No. 2016-139 rezoning Lots 4 and 5, Block 1, Joe Horton Addition, located at 1107 College Drive. Office to General Retail. Richard Powell, applicant. Public Hearing: December 12, 2016 Second Briefing: January 9, 2017 Council Vote: January 23, 2017

4. Ordinance No. 2016-140 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow the one additional use of an outdoor automobile sales lot on a 0.75 acre tract of land in the Thomas Price HRS, A-466, located at 3314 New Boston Road. Dean Hart, applicant. Daniel Lyons, agent. Public Hearing: December 12, 2016 Second Briefing: January 9, 2017 Council Vote: January 23, 2017

5. Resolution No. 2016-141 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for a replacement engine for the South Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant emergency power generator in an amount not to exceed $277,330.89. Public Hearing: December 12, 2016 Second Briefing: January 9, 2017 Council Vote: January 23, 2017

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Resolution No. 2016-125 approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement between the City and Valley View Consulting, L.L.C. to provide professional investment advisory services for the City's investable funds for a period of two (2) years. Public Hearing: November 28, 2016 Second Briefing: December 12, 2016 Council Vote: January 9, 2017

2. Resolution No. 2016-132 approving and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Waste Management of Texas, Inc. for refuse collection. Public Hearing: November 28, 2016 Second Briefing: December 12, 2016 Council Vote: January 9, 2017

3. Ordinance No. 2016-133 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Four Thirteen Inc. for the construction of the Texarkana, Texas Gateway Welcome sign. Public Hearing: November 28, 2016 Second Briefing: December 12, 2016 Council Vote: January 9, 2017

VIII. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

IX. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

X. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. Council

2. Staff

XII. ADJOURNMENT