Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, April 16, 2018 – 6:00 PM

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance given by Director Terri Peavy

4.

Comments from the Mayor

5.

Presentation(s):

 

A.

Proclamation Supporting City’s participation in the National Historic Preservation Month presented to City Planner Mary Beck.

 

B.

Presentation of City Beautiful Commission Yard of the Month.

CONSENT:

6.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting April 2, 2018. (CCD)

REGULAR:

7.

Adopt an Ordinance authorizing and directing the City Manager to establish a fee schedule to provide a bulk item pick up service to the citizens of Texarkana, formally known as Dial-A-Truck. (PWD) Public Works Director Tyler Richards

8.

Consider the following concerning fire trucks:

 

A.

Adopt an Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to purchase three new fire trucks and associated equipment from Emergency Vehicle Specialist, Inc. (TAFD) Chief David Fletcher

 

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)

9.

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

10.

Executive Session

 

A.

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

 

B.

Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)

11.

Adjourn

Announcements

2018 City Calendar

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, April 21, 2018

 

Hopkins Icehouse Crawfish Boil – Saturday, April 28, 2018

 

Razorback Color Fun Run – Saturday, May 5, 2018

 

13th Annual Car Show – Friday, May 11 – Saturday, May 12, 2018

 

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

 

Touch A Truck – Saturday, May 12, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday May 12, 2018

 

Hopkins Icehouse Anniversary Party – Saturday, May 12, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, May 19, 2018

 

Twin City Sports Youth Football Showcase – Friday, June 1, 2018 – Saturday, June 2, 2018

 

Downtown Tinkertown – Saturday, June 2, 2018

 

Twin City Sports Youth Baseball Showcase – Friday, June 8, 2018 – Saturday, June 9, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, June 9, 2018

 

2nd Annual National Pride Event – Saturday, June 9, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, June 16, 2018

 

Two States Softball Camp and Scrimmage – Friday, June 22, 2018 through Sunday, June 24, 2018

 

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

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, July 14, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, July 21, 2018