The Texarkana Texas City Council meets for their first meeting of the Month of March this evening at 6PM at City Hall.

Here is the complete agenda:

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 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

TAMU-T Big Event: The Big Event will be held on Saturday, April 14th from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. City-wide projects will include neighborhood clean-ups, community garden activity, parks department projects, etc.

Rosehill Annual Celebration: This year's 2018 celebration will be held at Grim Park - Tiger Stadium on Saturday, April 21st from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Parks & Recreation Events: March 17th Softball Tournament Wallace Park

March 17th Baseball Tournament Spring Lake Park

March 22nd - 25th Huggins Memorial Tournament Spring Lake Park

March 24th Spring Soccer Begins Wallace Park

March 24th Softball Tournament Wallace Park

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

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 February 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM.

2. Ordinance No. 2018-031 amending budgeted revenue and expenditures for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018 to appropriate additional funding in the Rotary Splash Pad Fund in the amount of Eight Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($8,200) for donations received. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: March 12, 2018

Action Items

3. 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

4. Resolution No. 2018-033 accepting the Bi-State Justice Center budget for the calendar year ending December 31, 2018. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: March 12, 2018

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2018-010 adopting the update of the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Texarkana, Texas. Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: March 26, 2018 Council Vote: April 9, 2018

2. Ordinance No. 2018-023 rezoning an approximate 8.104 acre tract of land in the George Brinlee HRS, A-18, located at 4001 Mall Drive. Single Family-2 to Planned Development-Commercial. Gregg Orr, applicant. Kayla Wood, MTG Engineers and Surveyors, agent. Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: March 26, 2018 Council Vote: April 9, 2018

3. Ordinance No. 2018-024 amending PD-18-2(C) for site plan approval on an 8.104 acre tract of land in the George Brinlee HRS, A-18, located at 4001 Mall Drive. Gregg Orr, applicant. Kayla Wood, MTG Engineers and Surveyors, agent. Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: March 26, 2018 Council Vote: April 9, 2018

4. Resolution No. 2018-026 approving the 2017 CDBG Annual Action Plan amendment. Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: Council Vote: March 12, 2018 5. Ordinance No. 2018-030 establishing a new chapter in the Code of Ordinances - Chapter 21 "Alcoholic Beverages".Public Hearing: March 12, 2018 Second Briefing: March 26, 2018 Council Vote: April 9, 2018

VIII. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

IX. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

1. 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

X. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates - Health Department by Kelly Brush and La Fonda Clough

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. City Council

2. City Staff

Reminder: Council Meeting procedures workshop (After council meeting adjourns)

XII. ADJOURNMENT