The Texarkana Texas City Council is meeting this Monday evening starting at 6PM at Texas side City Hall.

Here is the agenda for tonight's 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, October 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Parks & Recreation Events: September 29th Alzheimer’s Walk Spring Lake Park September 29th Live Fit Kickball Tournament Wallace Park

October 4th Movies in the Park - “Peter Rabbit” ** Spring Lake Park October 6th Texarkana Board of Realtors 5 K Run Spring Lake Park ** Movies in the Park will Begin at dusk **

Appointments to Boards & Commissions

IV. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

Consent Items

1. Consider approval of the minutes of the Special Meeting of the City Council held on September 5, 2018 at 12:15 PM.

2. Consider approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held on September 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM.

3. Resolution No. 2018-108 authorizing the City Manager to enter into an annual contract for one year with four additional one-year renewal options for Seal Coat, One and Two Inch Overlay Paving Services with Gibson Asphalt Construction. Public Hearing: Council Vote: September 24, 2018

4. Resolution No. 2018-109 authorizing the City Manager to enter into an annual contract for one year with four additional one-year renewal options for auto body repair and painting services with Twin City Collision. Public Hearing: Council Vote: September 24, 2018

Open Forum: Comments from the public (Limit 5 minutes each) Per Council rules adopted April 9, 2018, agenda items scheduled for a public hearing or which have already had a public hearing are not to be addressed at the "Open Forum"

Action Items 5. Resolution No. 2018-112 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Tatum Excavating Company, Inc. in the amount of $86,350 for emergency drainage repair to the outlet structure for the lake at Skyline Boulevard. Public Hearing: Council Vote: September 24, 2018

V. FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. Resolution No. 2018-110 approving a decrease in rates related to the April 2018 application by SWEPCO for authority to decrease rates, directing SWEPCO to provide a refund, and directing SWEPCO to reimburse the city's rate case expenses. Public Hearing: Council Vote: September 24, 2018

2. Ordinance No. 2018-111 approving and adopting an amendment to the Purchasing Manual regarding donations of real property and personal property. Public Hearing: Council Vote: September 24, 2018

VI. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Resolution No. 2018-106 authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment which provides for the extension of the Perot Theatre Management Agreement. Public Hearing: September 24, 2018 Council Vote: September 24, 2018

2. Ordinance No. 2018-107 amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 36, "Public Amusements and Special Events", Section 36-1 "Definitions", by amending Section 36-1, “Definitions”, deleting the word “parades” from the definition of “special events”. Public Hearing: September 24, 2018 Council Vote: September 24, 2018

VII. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates

VIII. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. City Council

2. City Staff

IX. ADJOURNMENT