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DeSoto City Council Meeting Agenda
City Council Conference Room and City Council Chamber
Jim Baugh Government Center
DeSoto City Hall       211 E. Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, TX 75115    (972) 230-9646
Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan
Mayor Pro Tem Rachel Proctor
Councilmember Kay Brown-Patrick
Councilmember Nicole Raphiel
Councilmember Dick North 
Councilmember Candice Quarles
Councilmember Kenzie Moore III

 
DATE:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  5:00pm Council Conference Room

WORK SESSION:   6:00pm Council Conference Room

REGULAR SESSION:   7:00pm Council Chambers
As authorized by Section 551.071(2) of the Texas Government Code, this meeting may be convened into closed Executive Session for the purpose of seeking confidential legal advice from the City Attorney on any agenda item listed herein.
 
             
A.   EXECUTIVE SESSION AND RESULTING POTENTIAL ACTION
 
 
1.   (a)  The City Council shall convene into Executive Session pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Section 551.072, to deliberate the purchase of real property generally located on Hampton Road between Belt Line Road and Lion Street.

(b)  The City Council shall convene into Executive Session pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Section 551.072, to deliberate the sale of real property generally located on Alpine Drive.

(c ) The City Council shall convene into executive session pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071(2) for the purpose of seeking confidential legal advice from the City Attorney regarding Agenda item (G)(2) the appeal of staff’s decision to deny the site plan for the Athlos Charter School to be located near the intersection of the southeast corner of Cockrell Hill Road and Wintergreen Road.

(d)  The City Council shall convene into executive session pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074(a)(1), to discuss the employment and duties of the City Manager.

(e)  Action resulting from Executive Sessions.
 
B.   WORK SESSION
 
 
1.   Review of Master Calendar of Events and Special Meetings
 
2.   Review of Regular Agenda items
 
3.   Presentation and acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Auditor's Required Communication Click to View
 
4.   Presentation of the future development of 210 E. Pleasant Run Road
 
5.   Discussion regarding Paid Parental Leave Click to View
 
6.   Discussion regarding demolition of structures on City owned properties
 
C.   REGULAR SESSION - CALL TO ORDER
 
1.   Announcement of emergency procedures and exits: Fire Department
 
2.   Invocation
 
3.   Pledge of Allegiance led by:  Councilmember Dick North
 
4.   Introduction of Ambassador:  Elizabeth Graham, Development Services Department
 
D.   PRESENTATIONS
 
1.   Presentation of the February 2019 Monthly Financial Report Click to View
 
E.   CONSENT AGENDA
Items are listed on the Consent Agenda by the City Manager and are recommended to the City Council for single vote approval. An item( s) may be removed from the Consent Agenda for separate vote at the request of a Councilmember, the Mayor, or the City Manager.
 
 
1.   Approval of Minutes
 
a.   DeSoto Public Library Advisory Board Minutes dated September 6, 2018 Click to View
 
b.   DeSoto Public Library Advisory Board Minutes dated October 4, 2018 Click to View
 
c.   DeSoto Public Library Advisory Board Minutes dated November 1, 2018 Click to View
 
d.   DeSoto, Texas Historical Foundation Meeting minutes dated January 10, 2019 Click to View
 
e.   DeSoto, Texas Historical Foundation Meeting minutes dated February 7, 2019 Click to View
 
f.   Planning and Zoning Commission meeting minutes dated February 12, 2019 Click to View
 
g.   Planning and Zoning Commission Special Meeting Minutes dated March 6, 2019 Click to View
 
2.   Other Items
 
a.   Consider confirmation of Candace Sledge to the Park Development Corporation. Click to View
 
b.   Consider the Fiscal Year 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Click to View
 
c.   Consider a Resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of Continuing Disclosure Agreement to the Trinity River authority of Texas. Click to View
 
d.   Consider approval of an annual concrete contract with Construction Companies, LLC for concrete repairs and Aleksander Omega, LLC as a secondary back up for concrete repairs as needed. Click to View
 
F.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
1.   No items scheduled for this agenda.
 
G.   REGULAR AGENDA - New Business
 
1.   Consider adoption of the 2018 International Building Codes with the North Central Texas Council of Governments amendments. Click to View
 
2.   Consider the appeal of staff's decision to deny the site plan for the proposed Athlos Charter School to be located near the intersection of the southeast corner of Cockrell Hill Road and Wintergreen Road. Click to View
 
3.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the purchase of 3,763 Sensus Water meters, 3,763 Smart Point radios and installation services from Aqua Metric Sales Company, and establish a total project budget amount of $1,949,370. Click to View
 
H.   CITIZEN APPEARANCES
 
 
The Citizen Appearances portion of the Agenda is an opportunity for the public to address the City Council on any subject. However, in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, the City Council cannot discuss issues raised or make any decision at this time. Issues raised may be referred to City Staff for research and possible future action.
 
I.   ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST
 
 
Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551. 0415 the City Council may report on the following items: ( 1) expression of thanks, congratulations or condolences; ( 2) information about holiday schedules; 3) recognition of individuals; ( 4) reminders about upcoming City Council events; ( 5) information about community events; and ( 6) announcements involving imminent threat to public health and safety.
 
J.   ADJOURNMENT OF REGULAR SESSION
 
NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT THE PUBLIC MEETING

The building in which the above meeting will be conducted is wheelchair accessible.  Person with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and may require auxiliary aid or services such as readers or large print, or interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired, are requested to contact the Office of City Secretary at 972-230-9646 or by E-mail at  kmorris@desototexas.gov or by calling through a T.D.D. (Telecommunication Device for the Deaf) to Relay Texas 800-732-2989.


I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that this Notice of Meeting was posted in accordance with the regulations of the Texas Open meetings Act on the bulletin board located at the entrance to the City of DeSoto's Jim Baugh Government Center,
a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public as well as to the City's website www.desototexas.gov and said Notice was posted on the following date and time:  Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 5:00 P.M. and remained so posted at least two hours after said meeting was convened.




 





Kisha R. Morris-Perkins, City Secretary
       
DeSoto City Council Meeting are broadcast live in their entirety on DeSoto's City Website www.desototexas.gov Government Access Channel 16 available to Time Warner subscribers on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  A taped broadcast is aired each day on Channel 16 at 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. following the live broadcast.  Question regarding the broadcast schedules should be directed to Kathy Jones, Community relations Manager, at 972-230-9648. These taped broadcasts are also available to view on the City's website (www.desototexas.gov ) at your convenience. Questions regarding the Internet viewing of these meetings should be directed to the Office of the City Secretary at 972-230-9646.

    

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