The Texarkana Texas City Council meets for the final regularly scheduled meeting in the month of February on Monday beginning at 6PM at Texas side City Hall.

The council will have some rezoning and site plan issues on the agenda among other items. The public is invited to attend the open portions of tonight's meeting.

Here is a complete agenda for the meeting:

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

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE BY MAYOR BOB BRUGGEMAN

III. MAYOR'S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST Upcoming City Council Meetings: Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6PM, Monday, March 27, 2017 at 6PM. Parks & Recreation Events: March 4th Youth Basketball Clinic Southwest Center March 7th Youth Tennis Lessons Southwestern Center March 18th Early Bird Softball Tournament Karrh Park March 23rd - 25th Huggins Baseball Tournament Spring Lake Park For a complete list of Parks and Recreation activities and information call (903) 798-3978 or visit the city website.

Arbor Day Celebration The City will partner with local organizations, the Texas A&M Forest Service and the Arkansas Forestry Commission, to give away trees during Texarkana’s third annual Arbor Day celebration on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9:00AM until 12:00 noon at Spring Lake Park across from the Rotary Splash Pad. Proclamation

Presentation Arbor Day Proclamation - March 4, 2017.

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. Resolution No. 2017-027 approving the 2017 fiscal year Ark-Tex Council of Governments Homeland Security Grant submission to the Office of the Governor. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 27, 2017

2. Ordinance No. 2017-028 amending the Fund 220 Metropolitan Planning Organization budget for additional funding approved by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Arkansas State Highway Transportation Department (AHTD). Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 27, 2017

3. Resolution No. 2017-029 acknowledging receipt of the police department's 2016 Racial Profiling Report as statutorily required. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 27, 2017

Action Items

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. Resolution No. 2017-017 authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Service Line Partners Private Label, Inc. d/b/a Service Line Warranties of America to provide City of Texarkana, Texas, utility customers the opportunity to purchase a sewer and water line warranty. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

2. Ordinance No. 2017-018 amending PD-07-4(GR) for site plan approval to allow an office building on a portion of Lot 1A, Block 6, Replat No. 1 of Richmond Development 5th Addition, located at the northeast intersection of Arista Boulevard and McKnight Road. Cheney Pruett, owner. Kayla Wood, MTG Engineering and Surveying, agent. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

3. Ordinance No. 2017-019 requesting renewal of Specific Use Permit No. S-155 to allow the continued location of a non-conforming single wide mobile home on Lots 4 and 5, Block 3, Greenwood Sunnyslope Addition, located at 3207 Austin Street. Rumaldo Arredondo, owner. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

4. Ordinance No. 2017-020 rezoning Lot 12, Block 22, City Improvement Co. Westside Addition, located at 514 North Lake Drive. Multiple Family-1 to Commercial. Charles E. Paul, Jr., owner. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

5. Ordinance No. 2017-021 amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 140 "Zoning" to add new uses of microbrewery, micro distillery, winery, brewery and distillery in Section 140-80 "Use Regulations Districts" and to amend Section 140-179 "Definitions" to add definitions for these new uses. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017.

6. Resolution No. 2017-022 hearing an appeal for a burning permit and making a final determination. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

7. Resolution No. 2017-023 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Continental Utility Solutions, Inc. (CUSI) for utility billing computer software, installation, conversion and training in an amount with the Texas portion not to exceed $249,524.18 and total amount not to exceed $398,410.00. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

8. Resolution No. 2017-024 approving the amendment of the CDBG 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan and 2016 Annual Action Plan. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

9. Resolution No. 2017-025 accepting HUD Section 108 Loan Guarantee Assistance in the amount of $1,429,000. Public Hearing: March 13, 2017 Second Briefing: March 27, 2017 Council Vote: April 10, 2017

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Resolution No. 2017-010 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with MidContinental Restoration Company, Inc. in an amount not to exceed Ninety-Nine Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy Dollars ($99,970.00) for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant settling basin concrete repairs. Public Hearing: February 27, 2017 Second Briefing: March 13, 2017 Council Vote: March 27, 2017.

2. Resolution No. 2017-013 authorizing support for a Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) housing tax credit development application for the "Residences at Texarkana". Public Hearing: February 27, 2017. Second Briefing: March 13, 2017 Council Vote: March 27, 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. CLOSED SESSION The City Council will convene in closed session pursuant to section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code for a private consultation with the City Attorney.

XIII. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

XIV. ADJOURNMENT