Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, August 20, 2018 – 6:00 PM

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance given by Director Linda Teeters

4.

Comments from the Mayor

CONSENT:

5.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting August 6, 2018. (CCD)

REGULAR:

6.

Adopt an Ordinance levying the 2018 tax rate. (FIN) Finance Director TyRhonda Henderson

7.

Consider the following concerning a force main break:

 

A.

Adopt an Ordinance waiving competitive bidding and authorizing the City Manager to approve payment to TAS Environmental for cleanup following a lift station force main break.  (TWU) Executive Director JD Phillips

 

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)

8.

Consider the following concerning the permitting process for private clubs:

 

A.

Adopt an Ordinance granting the request for prerequisite municipal approval of a private club application for Broadway Billiards. (Terri Tussey) (ADMIN) Jacob Potter, Potter Law Firm representing Broadway Billiards

 

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

Adopt an Ordinance to provide for procedures for the enforcement and collection of Advertising and Promotion Commission taxes levied and administered by the City. (A&P) (This ordinance is sponsored by Director Linda Teeters.)

10.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing and directing the City Manager to execute a grant agreement for the construction of two low-to-moderate income single family homes. (PWD) Assistant Public Works Director Tracie Lee

11.

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

12.

Executive Session

 

A.

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

 

B.

Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)

13.

Adjourn

2018 City Calendar


Gateway Farmer’s Market – Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

 

AR-TEX REDI Announcement – Tuesday, September 4, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, September 8, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, September 15, 2018

 

31st Annual POW/MIA Vigil – Friday, September 21, 2018 – Saturday, September 22, 2018

 

Ride to Remember – Saturday, September 22, 2018

 

Dine on the Line – Saturday, October 6, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, October 13, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, October 20, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, November 10, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, November 17, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, December 8, 2018

 

Back Alley Food Court – Saturday, December 15, 2018