Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, November 20, 2017 – 6:00 PM

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation given by Mayor Ruth Penney Bell

4.

Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Ruth Penney Bell

5.

Comments from the Mayor

6.

Presentation(s):

 

Presentation of the Texarkana Central Website (PWD) City Planner Mary Beck

CONSENT:

7.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting November 6, 2017. (CCD)

REGULAR:

8.

Adopt a Resolution granting a variance to Main Street Texarkana to hold its 33rd Annual Christmas Parade using the Broad Street Parade Route. (PWD) Public Works Director Jeff Whitten

9.

Consider the following action concerning two (2) razed substandard properties structure:

 

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) Chief Building Official Nina Walker

10.

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) (Second Reading) Public Works Director Jeff Whitten

11.

Adopt an ordinance approving a residential solid waste collection rate increase. (PWD) Public Works Director Jeff Whitten

12.

Consider the following concerning permitting process for private clubs:

 

A.

Adopt an Ordinance initiating the permitting process for private clubs. (ADMIN). 

 

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

2017 City Calendar


2018 City Calendar

 

33rd 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

 

3rd Annual MLK Day Parade – Monday, January 15, 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