Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, November 6, 2017 – 6:00 PM

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation given by Director Tim Johnson                                        

4.

Pledge of Allegiance by Director Tim Johnson

5.

Comments from the Mayor

6.

Presentation(s):

 

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

CONSENT:

7.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting October 16, 2017 and the called meeting October 19, 2017. (CCD)

8.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Scott Equipment for the purchase of an excavator. (TWU)

9.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Kampco, Inc., for the construction of the Sanderson Lane Water Main Relocation Project. (TWU)

10.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with TEC, Inc., to replace the culvert pipe under Lauren Drive. (PWD)

11.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company for actuarial services for the Texarkana Arkansas Public Employee Retirement System (TAPERS). (FIN)

12.

Adopt a Resolution to amend the year end 2017 Budget to include a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to purchase new radios for the Fire Department. (FIN)

REGULAR:

13.

Adopt a Resolution to accept the proposal from Stephens, Inc., to issue a new Franchise Fee Secured Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds. (FIN) Finance Director TyRhonda Henderson

14.

Consider the following appeal to rezone property located at 1501 E. 24th Street from R-2 Single-family residential to R-3 Low-density residential. (PWD-Planning) City Planner Mary Beck

 

A.

Adopt the Planning Commission’s recommendation of denial;

 

B.

Vote to return the matter to the Planning Commission for further study and recommendation; or

 

C.

Adopt an Ordinance to rezone the property over the recommendation of the Planning Commission.

15.

Adopt an Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 8-17 for the sale or transfer of the Grantee’s ownership interest in the residential units located at 215 Front Street and 105 Olive Street. (PWD) Public Works Director Jeff Whitten

16.

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

17.

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)

18.

Adjourn

2017 City Calendar


2018 City Calendar

 

16th Annual Veteran’s Day – Saturday, November 11, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days - Saturday, November 11, 2017

 

Texarkana Fallen Bikers BBQ Cook Off – Saturday, November 11, 2017

 

Back Alley Food Court - Saturday, November 18, 2017

 

Annual Christmas Parade, Monday, December 4, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days - Saturday, December 9, 2017

 

4th Annual Santa Sprint & Reindeer Run Dog Show _ Saturday, December 9, 2017

 

Celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe – December 12, 2017

 

Back Alley Food Court - Saturday, December 16, 2017

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, January 12, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, January 20, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, February 9, 2018

 

6th Annual Mardi Gras Parade – Saturday, February 3, or 10, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, February 17, 2018

 

Razorback Color Fun Run – Saturday, February 17, 2018

 

Run the Life Half Marathon – Sunday, February 18, 2018

 

27th Annual Black History Parade – Saturday, February 24, 2018

 

Warriors for Christ Crusade – Friday, March 2, 2018 & Saturday, March 3, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, March 10, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, March 17, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, April 14, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, April 21, 2018

 

8th Annual RailFest – Friday, May 11, 2018 through Sunday, May 13, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday March 12, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, May 19, 2018