Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

City of Texarkana, Arkansas

City Hall – East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, October 15, 2018 – 6:00 PM

 

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance given by Director Travis Odom

4.

Comments from the Mayor

5.

Presentation(s):

 

A.

Texarkana Water Utilities (TWU) FY 2019 Budget Presentation given by TWU Finance Director Jim Cornelius. (PowerPoint)

 

B.

Proclamation declaring October 21 – 27, 2018, as Pro Bono Week presented to Jessie Keeton East Texas Legal Aid.

 

C.

Proclamation declaring November as Business Appreciation Month.

CONSENT:

6.

Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting October 1, 2018. (CCD)

7.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant Valve Replacement Project. (TWU)

8.

Adopt a Resolution approving Texarkana Water Utilities (TWU) FY 2019 Budget. (TWU)

REGULAR:

9.

Adopt an Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas, regarding the lot of record definition. (PWD-Planning) (SECOND READING) City Planner Mary Beck

10.

Consider the following:

 

A.

Adopt an Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas, to provide for fees for permits and services in order to recoup expenses. (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)

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

 

2019 City Calendar

 

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

 

Komen Texarkana Race for the Cure – Saturday, October 20, 2018

 

3rd Annual Front Street Fall Festival – Saturday, October 27, 2018

 

1st Annual Super Hero 5K Run – Saturday, November 3, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, November 10, 2018

 

Veterans Day Parade – Saturday, November 10, 2018

 

Second Saturday Trade Days – Saturday, December 8, 2018