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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, May 21, 2019

EXECUTIVE SESSION:
5:00pm - Council Conference Room

WORK SESSION:
Immediately following Executive Session

RECEPTION:
6:30pm - Reception Room/City Hall Attrium
(Honoring Incoming and Outgoing Councilmembers)

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
 
1.   The City Council will convene into Executive Session pursuant to Section 551.087 of the Texas Government Code, to discuss economic development negotiations regarding the development of property located south of Belt Line Road and the northwest and southwest corners of Hampton Road.

Action as a result of Executive Session.
 
B.   WORK SESSION
 
 
1.   Review of Master Calendar of Events and Special Meetings.
 
2.   Review of Regular Agenda items.
 
3.   Update on the allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. Click to View
 
4.   Discussion of City Council Rules and Procedures. Click to View
 
5.   Discussion of an Ordinance Authorizing and Ordering the Issuance of City of DeSoto, Texas, General Obligation Improvement Bonds, Series 2019, and making other provisions regarding such Bonds, including use of the proceeds thereof, and matters incident thereto.
 
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6.   Discussion of an Ordinance to consider all matters incident and related to authorizing the Issuance of City of DeSoto, Texas combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2019; prescribing the terms thereof; providing for the payment thereof; awarding the sale thereof; making other provisions regarding such certificates and matters incident thereto; including the adoption of an Ordinance authorizing the issuance of such bonds. Click to View
 
7.   Boards and Commissions Update Click to View
 
C.   REGULAR SESSION - CALL TO ORDER
 
1.   Announcement of emergency procedures and exits: Fire Department
 
2.   Invocation by:  Pastor Oscar Epps, Community Missionary Baptist Church
 
3.   Pledge of Allegiance led by:  Councilmember Candice Quarles
 
4.   Introduction of Ambassador:  Jonathan McIntosh, Code Enforcement
 
D.   PRESENTATIONS
 
1.   Presentation of the April 2019 Monthly Financial Report. Click to View
 
2.   Presentation to outgoing Mayor Pro Tem Rachel Proctor. Click to View
 
E.   ELECTION PROTOCOL
 
1.   Presentation of Certificate of Election to newly elected Mayor Place 1 per the Texas Constitution.
 
2.   Conduct Oath of Office for newly elected Mayor Place 1 per the Texas Constitution.
 
3.   Presentation of Certificate of Election to newly elected Councilmember Place 3 per the Texas Election Code.
 
4.   Conduct Oath of Office for newly elected Councilmember Place 3 per the Texas Constitution.
 
5.   Presentation of Certificate of Election to newly elected Councilmember Place 4 per the Texas Election Code.
 
6.   Conduct Oath of Office for newly elected Councilmember Place 4 per the Texas Constitution.
 
7.   Consider the selection of a Mayor Pro Tem for a one (1) year term as prescribed by the City Home Rule Charter.
 
F.   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.   City Council Meeting
April 16, 2019
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b.   City Council Special Meeting
April 29, 2019
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c.   Planning and Zoning Commission
April 23, 2019
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2.   Other Items
 
a.   Consider approval of the First Amendment to the Economic Development Agreement between the City of DeSoto, Texas ("City") and Mulligan Foods RE LLC ("Owner"), to amend the date the Owner will achieve Completion of Construction of the Improvements to December 31, 2019. Click to View
 
b.   Consider an Inter-local Purchasing Cooperative Agreement between the City of DeSoto and the City of Hutchins, Texas, for purpose of  purchasing goods and services. Click to View
 
c.   Consider a contract in an amount not to exceed $59,900 to Ion Wave Technologies, Inc. for an Electronic Purchasing Software License. Click to View
 
d.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to negotiate and execute a three (3) year contract with two (2), one (1) year renewals between  Supreme Food Services and the City of DeSoto for bottled water for daily operations, City events and emergencies. Click to View
 
G.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
No Public Hearings scheduled for this agenda.
 
H.   REGULAR AGENDA - New Business
 
1.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute a construction contract with Construction Companies Group, LLC in the amount of $1,341,728 and establish a total project budget in the amount of $1,366,728 to include construction materials testing for the 2017 Alley Reconstruction Project. Click to View
 
2.   Consider a Professional Services Agreement with PROS Consulting, Inc. in the amount of $58,370 for the development of a Comprehensive Recreation Program Plan.  Click to View
 
3.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute a contract with Metroplex Sports Officials in the amount of $248,450 for sports officiating and scorekeeper services for youth football and basketball for a two (2) year initial term, with three (3) one-year options to renew. Click to View
 
4.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute a construction contract with Wall Enterprises and establish a total project budget in the amount of $337,870 for the DeSoto Ranch Nature Trail Park Construction Project. Click to View
 
5.   Consider Preliminary Plat P-318-19; Hampton Meadows, Phase 2B. Located just south of Parakeet Drive and approximately 140 feet east of Wren Street, consisting of 43 residential lots and containing 10.87 acres. Applicant and Property Owner: Elaine Torres. Click to View
 
6.   Consider Preliminary Plat P-319-19; Summit Parks, Phase Two. Located approximately 425 feet north of Belt Line Road, south of Shasta Street and west of Newpark Boulevard, consisting of 76  lots and containing 18.68 acres. Applicant: Jonathan Jobe; Property Owner: Keith Hardesty. Click to View
 
7.   Consider an Ordinance authorizing the issuance of City of DeSoto, Texas Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2019; prescribing the terms thereof; providing for the payment thereof; awarding the sale thereof; making other provisions regarding such certificates and matters incident thereto. Click to View
 
8.   Consider an Ordinance authorizing and ordering the Issuance of City of DeSoto, Texas, General Obligation Improvement Bonds, Series 2019, and making other provisions regarding such Bonds, including use of the proceeds thereof, and matters incident thereto. Click to View
 
9.   Consider a Resolution authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute a Dallas County Capital Improvement Program Funding Agreement for the Danieldale Road Project. Click to View
 
10.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute an Economic Development Incentive Agreement with EQYIvest Owner I and Randall's Food and Drug in the amount not to exceed $700,000. Click to View
 
I.   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.
 
J.   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.
 
K.   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, May 16, 2019 by 6:00 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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