Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, May 1, 2017

 

6:00 PM Regular Meeting

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation given by Director Travis Odom

4.

Pledge of Allegiance by Director Travis Odom

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 presented to Interim City Planner/Preservation Officer Mary Beck “National Preservation Month”. (ADMIN) 

 

C.

Proclamation presented to City Clerk Heather Soyars for “City Clerk Week”. (ADMIN)

8.

CONSENT:

 

A.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting April 17, 2017. (CCD)

 

B.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a marketing license agreement with Utilities Service Partners Private Label, Inc. (“USP”) D/B/A Service Line Warranties of America (“SLWA”) (BOD) (This item was added to the agenda at the request of Mayor Ruth Penney Bell.)

 

C.

Adopt a Resolution to make a request upon the Miller County Quorum Court that it, pursuant to Ark. Code Ann Sec. 26-25-106, authorize inclusion of an option on all future tax county statements whereby property owners may elect to make a voluntary contribution in the amount of $10.00 to the City of Texarkana Arkansas.  (ADMIN)

9.

Adopt an Ordinance to establish a policy for Public Facility Use requests. (PWD) Public Works Director Jeff Whitten.

10.

Adopt an Ordinance to establish a policy for Facility Use Requests with attached documentation from FOI request. (BOD) (Tabled 04/17/2017) (This item was placed on the agenda at the request of Director Laney J. Harris.)

11.

Adopt an Ordinance amending Ordinance No. M-49 and approving TAPERS Pension Plan Amendments. (FIN) Finance Director TyRhonda Henderson

12.

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

13.

Executive Session

 

A.

Adopt a Resolution making appointments to various boards, commissions, and committees. [Advertising and Promotion Commission, Airport Authority, Board of Adjustment, Heating and Air Conditioning Board of Review, Housing Authority, Personnel Policy Committee, Planning Commission and Plumbing Board of Review] (CCD)

 

B.

Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)

14.

Adjourn

Announcements

2017 City Calendar

Builder’s Meeting 11:00 AM City Board Room

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

 

Kids Fish Texarkana

Saturday, May 6, 2017

 

12th Annual Spring Car Show

 Friday, May 12, 2017 and Saturday, May 13, 2017

 

4th Annual Little Big Bass Kids Derby (12 & Under)

Saturday, May 13, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, May 13, 2017

 

7th Annual Railfest

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

 

Cruise Night – Four States Auto Museum

Friday, May 19, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, June 10, 2017

 

Bandit Run – Four States Auto Museum

Friday through Sunday – June 16, 2017 through June 18, 2017

 

Cruise Night – Four States Auto Museum

Friday, June 16, 2017

 

Hometown NFL/Celebrity Weekend Tailgating Celebration

Friday, June 23, 2017

 

Sparks in The Park

Saturday, June 24, 2017

 

Catfish Food Festival

Friday, June 30, 2017 – Saturday, July 1, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, July 8, 2017

 

Cruise Night – Four States Auto Museum

Friday, July 21, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, August 12, 2017

 

Cruise Night – Four States Auto Museum

Friday, August 18, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, September 9, 2017

 

Cruise Night – Four States Auto Museum

Friday, September 15, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, October 14, 2017

 

Cruise Night – Four States Auto Museum

Friday, October 20, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, November 11, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, December 9, 2017