Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, February 6, 2017

 

6:00 PM Regular Meeting

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation given by Director Barbara Miner

4.

Pledge of Allegiance by Director Barbara Miner

5.

Comments from the Mayor

6.

Questions from Directors and other business

7.

Presentation(s):

 

A.

Presentation of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas Employee/Retiree Service Awards. (CCD)

 

B.

Proclamation declaring February Dental Awareness Month presented to Smiles of Arkansas Dental Center. (Admin)

8.

CONSENT:

 

A.

Approval of Minutes of the rescheduled regular meeting January 3, 2017 (tabled January 17, 2017) and of the reschedule regular meeting January 17, 2017. (CCD)

 

B.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Depository Board to execute the 2017 depository agreement with Commercial National Bank. (FIN)

 

C.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the City of Texarkana, Texas for police CID secretarial services. (FIN)

 

D.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Settling Basin Concrete Repairs with Mid-Continental Restoration Company, Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas. (TWU)

9.

Adopt an Ordinance rezoning property located at 215 E. Front Street from W-1 Warehousing and Wholesale to C-2 Central Business district in order to develop commercial opportunities and apartments. (PWD-Planning)

10.

Citizen Communication [Agenda Item Card and Citizens’ Communication Card]

 

A limit of five (5) minutes per subject is allotted for any person to express a written or oral viewpoint, grievance or other message to the Board of Directors, with a maximum of fifty (50) minutes allotted for citizen communications.  No advance permission is required, but persons wishing to address the Board are requested to fill out a “blue” card listing the subject to be addressed and hand it to the City Clerk upon arrival.  Citizen’s communications will be immediately following the Regular Agenda items on each agenda.

11.

Executive Session

 

A.

Adopt a Resolution making appointments to various boards, commissions, and committees. [Advertising and Promotion Commission, Board of Adjustment, City Beautiful Commission, Electrical Board of Review, Heating and Air Conditioning Board of Review, Historic District Commission, Housing Authority, Library Board, Planning Commission, and Plumbing Board of Review] (CCD)

 

B.

Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)

12.

Adjourn

 

Announcements

 

2017 City Calendar

 

26th Annual Black History Parade

Saturday, February 18, 2017

 

 

Run the Line Half Marathon

February 19, 2017

 

 

***Next Board of Directors’ Meeting***

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 6:30 PM

 

 

5th Annual Mardi Gras Parade

Saturday, February 25, 2017

 

 

Warriors for Christ Crusade

Friday, March 3, 2017 and Saturday, March 4, 2017

 

 

Touch a Truck

Saturday, April 1, 2017

 

 

7th Annual Railfest

Saturday, May 13, 2017 & Sunday, May 14, 2017