The Texarkana Arkansas City Board of Directors meet tonight at 6PM at City Hall.

One of the items on the short agenda will be to consider and ordinance that would allow the City Manager to lease three vehicles to allow officers to work surveillance and narcotics investigations.

Here is a complete agenda for tonight's meeting:

1.Call to Order
2.Roll Call
3.Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance given by Director Tim Johnson
4.Comments from the Mayor
 A.Presentation of the ALFiE Awards for Event of the Year. (PWD-Parks) Parks Superintendent Ross Cowling.
 B.Sandy Dixon – Upcoming Events.
6.Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting February 5, 2018. (CCD)
7.Adopt an Ordinance amending Ordinance No. M-116 and approving Personnel Policy Amendments. (FIN) (SECOND READING) Finance Director TyRhonda Henderson
8.Adopt an Ordinance accepting dedication of street right-of-way and public facilities improvements within Meadowridge Fourth Subdivision, Street Name Jay Lane. (PWD) Public Works Director Tyler Richards
9.Consider the following concerning police vehicles:
 A.Adopt an Ordinance authorizing and directing the City Manager to lease three (3) undercover vehicles to work surveillance and narcotics investigations for the Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department. (TAPD) Chief Bob Harrison
 B.This ordinance requires an emergency clause: An emergency clause requires a separate and distinct vote of the board and is valid only if there is a two-thirds vote of approval by the board. (Hdbk. Const. Amend 7)
10.Citizen Communication [Agenda Item Card and Citizens’ Communication Card]
11.Executive Session:
 A.Adopt a Resolution making appointments to various boards, commissions, and committees. [Advertising and Promotion Commission, Heating and Air Conditioning Board of Review, Historic District Commission] (CCD)
 B.Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)


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