Rescheduled Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 – 6:00 PM

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance given by Director Tim Johnson

4.

Comments from the Mayor

5.

Presentation:

 

A.

Presentation of the ALFiE Awards for Event of the Year. (PWD-Parks) Parks Superintendent Ross Cowling.

 

B.

Sandy Dixon – Upcoming Events.

CONSENT:

6.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting February 5, 2018. (CCD)

REGULAR:

7.

Adopt an Ordinance amending Ordinance No. M-116 and approving Personnel Policy Amendments. (FIN) (SECOND READING) Finance Director TyRhonda Henderson

8.

Adopt an Ordinance accepting dedication of street right-of-way and public facilities improvements within Meadowridge Fourth Subdivision, Street Name Jay Lane. (PWD) Public Works Director Tyler Richards

9.

Consider the following concerning police vehicles:

 

A.

Adopt an Ordinance authorizing and directing the City Manager to lease three (3) undercover vehicles to work surveillance and narcotics investigations for the Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department. (TAPD) Chief Bob Harrison

 

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)

10.

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

11.

Executive Session:

 

A.

Adopt a Resolution making appointments to various boards, commissions, and committees. [Advertising and Promotion Commission, Heating and Air Conditioning Board of Review, Historic District Commission] (CCD)

 

B.

Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)

12.

Adjourn

Announcements

2018 City Calendar

 

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

 

Hunger’s No Game 5K/Fun Run – 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, May 12, 2018

 

Touch A Truck – Saturday, May 12, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, May 19, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, June 9, 2018

 

National Pride Event – Saturday, June 9, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, June 16, 2018

 

Texarkana Fallen Bikers Memorial Wall Fundraiser – Saturday, June 23, 2018