Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, June 19, 2017

 

6:00 PM Regular Meeting

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation given by Director Linda Teeters

4.

Pledge of Allegiance by Director Linda Teeters

5.

Comments from the Mayor

6.

Questions from Directors and other business

7.

Presentation(s):

 

A.

Report from Public Works Director Jeff Whitten regarding the Arkansas Department of Corrections (ADC) workers. (PWD)

 

B.

Presentation of Budget Variance Report by Finance Director TyRhonda Henderson. (FIN) (Report)

 

CONSENT:

8.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting June 5, 2017 and the called meeting June 13, 2017. (CCD)


REGULAR:

9.

Adopt an Ordinance authorizing and directing the City Manager to adjust the Public Works Department Fees. (PWD) (SECOND READING) Public Works Director Jeff Whitten

10.

Adopt an Ordinance to amend Chapter 9 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Texarkana to revise fees. (FIN) Finance Director TyRhonda Henderson

11.

Adopt an Ordinance amending certain procedural provisions of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Texarkana; and for other purposes. (BOD) (This item was requested to be added to the agenda by Mayor Ruth Penney Bell.)

12.

Consider the following: 

 

A.

Adopt an Ordinance amending Ordinance No. M-139 as amended; approving amendments to the City of Texarkana, Arkansas, Personnel Policy; declaring an emergency; and for other purposes. (BOD) (This item was requested to be added to the agenda by Director Travis Odom.)   

 

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)

13.

Adopt a Resolution to change the date and time of the Regular Meeting of Monday, July 3, 2017 at 6:00 PM to Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 12:00 PM. (BOD) (This item was requested to be added to the agenda by Director Travis Odom.)   

14.

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

15.

Executive Session

 

A.

Adopt a Resolution making appointments to various boards, commissions, and committees. [Advertising and Promotion Commission, Board of Adjustment, Equalization Board, Heating and Air Conditioning Board of Review, Planning Commission, and Southwest Arkansas Development Council.] (CCD)

 

B.

Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)

16.

Adjourn

Announcements

2017 City Calendar

Gateway Farmers Market

Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays - 7AM – 12 Noon

Corner of Jefferson Avenue and E. 9th Street

 

Hometown NFL/Celebrity Weekend Tailgating Celebration

Friday, June 23, 2017

 

Sparks in The Park

Saturday, June 24, 2017

 

Back Alley Food Court

Saturday, June 24, 2017

 

Fairview United Methodist Church Fun Day

Saturday, June 24, 2017

 

Gateway Farmers Market 4-H Fun Day

Saturday, June 24,2017

 

Catfish Food Festival

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

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, July 8, 2017

 

Back Alley Food Court

Saturday, July 15, 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

 

Back Alley Food Court

Saturday, August 19, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, September 9, 2017

 

Cruise Night – Four States Auto Museum

Friday, September 15, 2017

 

Back Alley Food Court

Saturday, September 16, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, October 14, 2017

 

Cruise Night – Four States Auto Museum

Friday, October 20, 2017

 

Back Alley Food Court

Saturday, October 21, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, November 11, 2017

 

Back Alley Food Court

Saturday, November 18, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days

Saturday, December 9, 2017

 

Back Alley Food Court

Saturday, December 16, 2017