The Texarkana, Texas City Council meets this evening at City Hall beginning at 6PM.

Here is a complete agenda:

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

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE BY COUNCIL MEMBER JOSH DAVIS

III. MAYOR'S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

Upcoming City Council Meetings: Monday, August 22, 2016 at 6PM Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 at 6PM, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at 6PM.

Upcoming Workshop Meetings: Monday, August 15, 2016 at 6PM (Budget and Tax Rate Workshop) Monday, August 29, 2016 at 6PM (Tax Rate Public Hearing #2)

Parks & Recreation Events: August 13th - 14th Southern Diamonds Fastpitch Softball Tournament Karrh Park & Wallace Park.

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

Appointments to Boards & Commissions

Presentations 2016 Internship Program Recognition

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

Action Items

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 Development-Neighborhood 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. 2016-073 amending budget expenditures related to options for the Kress building. Public Hearing: July 11, 2016 Second Briefing: July 25, 2016 Council Vote: August 8, 2016

4. Resolution No. 2016-099 stating the City Council's position concerning the Sunset Commission report of the Sulphur River Basin Authority and requesting SRBA to fully support the Sunset Commission Staff Report. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: August 8, 2016.

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. Resolution No. 2016-073 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract or contracts for professional services with ERI Consulting. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: Council Vote: August 8, 2016

2. Resolution No. 2016-093 authorizing the City Manager to enter into contracts for the purchase of chemicals for water and wastewater treatment. Public Hearing: August 22, 2016 Second Briefing: September 12, 2016 Council Vote: September 26, 2016

3. Ordinance No. 2016-094 authorizing the addition of one Captain position and abolishing one Battalion Chief position in the Fire Department. Public Hearing: August 22, 2016 Second Briefing: September 12, 2016 Council Vote: September 26, 2016

4. Ordinance No. 2016-095 fixing the tax rate and levy in and for the City of Texarkana, Texas, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017 upon all taxable property in the City of Texarkana, Texas. Public Hearing: August 22, 2016 Second Briefing: August 29, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016

5. Resolution No. 2016-098 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a one-year contract with Holliday, Lemons, & Cox, P.C. to perform the annual audit for the City of Texarkana, Texas, and Texarkana Water Utilities for a total cost not to exceed $154,950.00 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: August 22, 2016.

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2016-081 rezoning Lots 1 and 2, Block 2, Krouse 1st Addition, located at 1502 Beaumont Street. Single Family-2 to Single Family-3. Consoyna Stuart, owner. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: August 22, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016

2. Ordinance No. 2016-082 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow the location of a double wide HUD code manufactured home on Lots 1 & 2, Block 2, Krouse 1st Addition, located at 1502 Beaumont Street. Consoyna Stuart, owner. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: August 22, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016

3. Ordinance No. 2016-083 rezoning Lot 2, Block 4, Sussex Downs Addition, located at 3403 Moore Drive. Office to Neighborhood Service. Amanda Horton, owner. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: August 22, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016

4. Ordinance No. 2016-084 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow the location of a single wide HUD code manufactured home on a 1.5528 acre tract of land being a part of Lot 31 of the Replat of Bob Phillips Sunshine Addition, located at 2505 Phillips Lane. Melissa Driskell, owner. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: August 22, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016

5. Resolution No. 2016-085 authorizing the City Manager to enter into contract negotiations with Waste Management of Texas, Inc., for refuse collection. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: August 22, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016.

6. Ordinance No. 2016-086 amending the budget estimate of the revenues and expenditures for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016 and adopting the budget and appropriating resources for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2016 and ending September 30, 2017. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: August 22, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016

7. Resolution No. 2016-087 adopting the FY17 Master Fee List. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: August 22, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016

8. Resolution No. 2016-089 authorizing the City Manager to accept the bid and enter into a contract with J.R. Pope Company, Inc., for the South Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant compost concrete pad and road improvements in an amount not to exceed $405,866.15. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: August 22, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016

9. Resolution No. 2016-090 approving the fiscal year 2016 Ark-Tex Council of Governments Homeland Security grant project submission to the Office of the Governor. Public Hearing: August 8, 2016 Second Briefing: August 22, 2016 Council Vote: September 12, 2016

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