Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, October 2, 2017 – 6:00 PM

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation given by Director Linda Teeters

4.

Pledge of Allegiance led by Director Linda Teeters

5.

Comments from the Mayor

6.

Questions from Directors and other business

7.

Presentation(s):

 

A.

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

 

B.

Proclamation for “Go PINK for the Cure Day”.

 

C.

Presentation of the Public Protection Classification Survey. (TAFD) Fire Chief David Fletcher

CONSENT:

8.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting September 18, 2017. (CCD)

9.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) for a Geographic Information System (GIS) software Enterprise License Agreement. (TWU)

10.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Picometry Inc., to provide new four-inch resolution photography and oblique imagery. (TWU)

11.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a construction contract with Contech Contractors, Inc. for construction of a concrete parking lot at Bobby F. Ferguson Park Lakeside Pavilion.  (PWD)

 

REGULAR:

12.

Consider the following:

 

A.

Adopt an Ordinance to waive competitive bidding and authorize the City Manager and the Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department to purchase replacement firefighting uniforms. (FIN) Finance Director TyRhonda Henderson

 

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.

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

14.

Executive Session:

 

A.

Adopt a Resolution making appointments to various boards, commissions, and committees. [Advertising and Promotion Commission, 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)

15.

Adjourn

ANNOUNCEMENTS

2017 City Calendar


2018 City Calendar

 

Gateway Farmer’s Market – Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday – 7:30 AM until…

 

National Night Out – Tuesday, October 3, 2017

 

Dine on the Line Fundraiser – Saturday, October 7, 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

 

Texarkana Race for the Cure – Saturday, October 21, 2017

 

Front Street Fall Festival – Saturday, October 28, 2017

 

Movement Texarkana – Saturday, November 4, 2017

 

16th Annual Veteran’s Day – Saturday, November 11, 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