Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, August 21, 2017 – 6:00 PM

 

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

CONSENT:

7.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting August 7, 2017. (CCD)

8.

Adopt a Resolution rescheduling 2018 regular Board of Director meetings that conflict with City approved holidays. (CCD)

9.

Adopt a Resolution supporting federal and state legislation to assess and collect internet/online sales tax. (CCD)

10

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into contracts for chemicals for Water and Wastewater. (TWU)

REGULAR:

11.

Consider the following action concerning four (4) razed substandard properties structures:

 

A.

Conduct a Public Hearing to receive comments regarding certification of certain delinquent taxes.

 

B.

Adopt a Resolution certifying amount to be put on tax books as delinquent and collected accordingly. (PWD) Building Official Nina Walker

12.

Adopt an Ordinance to create a Citizens Park and Recreation Advisory Board.  (BOD) (Second Reading) (This item was added to the agenda at the request of Director Laney Harris)

13.

Adopt an Ordinance levying the 2017 tax rate. (FIN) Finance Director TyRhonda Henderson

14.

Adopt an Ordinance amending Section 25-20 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Texarkana to expand the pool for potential members and to update provisions concerning filling vacancies on the Advertising and Promotion Commission. (BOD) (This item was added to the agenda at the request of Director Tim Johnson.)

15.

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

16.

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, Southwest Arkansas Development Council, and Texarkana, Arkansas Water Utilities Employee Retirement Committee.] (CCD)

 

B.

Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)

17.

Adjourn

2017 City Calendar


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting - Tuesday, September 5, 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