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Texarkana, Texas City Council Meets For Final Time in September

City of Texarkana
City of Texarkana

The Texarkana, Texas City Council is set to meet for the final time in September at 6PM this evening at Texas side City Hall.

The council will discuss some rezoning issues among other items. Here is a complete 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 10, 2016 at 6PM Monday, October 24, 2016 at 6PM Monday, November 14, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, November 28, 2016 at 6PM.

Upcoming Joint City Meeting: The Texarkana Chamber of Commerce will host the first “Joint Matters Committee” meeting with Texarkana, Arkansas on Tuesday, October 11th at 6PM. The meeting will be held at the chamber building located at 819 No. State Line Avenue. The meeting will be open to the public.

Parks & Recreation Events: October 1st & 2nd Softball Tournament Karrh & Wallace Parks.

October 6th Movies in the Park – Jungle Book Spring Lake 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 September 12, 2016 at 6PM.

Action Items

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2016-110 granting a Specific Use Permit to allow the one additional use of a tattoo studio for the application of permanent cosmetics on a .34 acre tract (Tract 49) in the MEP & P HRS, A-421, located in a tenant space at 4066 Summerhill Square. Alan Schimming, owner. Jordan Chandler, agent. Public Hearing: October 10, 2016 Second Briefing: October 24, 2016 Council Vote: November 14, 2016

2. Ordinance No. 2016-111 rezoning a 1.574 acre tract of land in the MEP & P HRS, A-18, located at 6872 Hampton Road. General Retail to Commercial. Mike Berry, Texarkana Hampton Road LLC, owner. Jason Vanderhoof, agent. Public Hearing: October 10, 2016 Second Briefing: October 24, 2016 Council Vote: November 14, 2016

3. Resolution No. 2016-113 establishing a Community Relations Expenditures Policy. Public Hearing: October 10, 2016 Second Briefing: October 24, 2016 Council Vote: November 14, 2016

4. Resolution No. 2016-114 authorizing the expenditure of Community Relations funds in support of the KCS Holiday Express Train event. Public Hearing: October 10, 2016 Second Briefing: October 24, 2016 Council Vote: November 14, 2016

5. Resolution No. 2016-115 authorizing the expenditure of Community Relations funds in support of the Live United Bowl Team’s Banquet. Public Hearing: October 10, 2016 Second Briefing: October 24, 2016 Council Vote: November 14, 2016

6. Resolution No. 2016-116 revising the Fire Department’s swap time policy. Public Hearing: October 10, 2016 Second Briefing: October 24, 2016 Council Vote: November 14, 2016

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Resolution No. 2016-118 joint with Riverbend Water Resources District to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers concurring and confirming requests made for sponsorship for any existing or new water reallocated out of Lake Wright Patman. Public Hearing: September 26, 2016 Second Briefing: September 26, 2016 Council Vote: September 26, 2016

VIII. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

IX. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

X. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates – Fire Fighter Ballot Initiative

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. Council

2. Staff

XII. ADJOURNMENT

 

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