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 Nicole Raphiel
Councilmember Dick North 
Councilmember Candice Quarles
Councilmember Kenzie Moore III

DATE:  Tuesday, November 6, 2018

WORK SESSION:   6:00pm Council Conference Room

REGULAR SESSION:   7:00pm Council Chambers
(Executive Session immediately following Regular Session)
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.
1.   Review of Master Calendar of Events and Special Meetings
2.   Review of Regular Agenda items
1.   Announcement of emergency procedures and exits: Fire Department
2.   Invocation by:  Chaplain John Binkley, United States Army
3.   Pledge of Allegiance led by:  Councilmember Kenzie Moore III
4.   Introduction of Ambassador:  Sheila Johnson, Police Department
1.   Presentations of certificates to the 2018 Civic Academy & Junior Civic Academy Graduates Click to View
2.   Presentation by Police Department of newly promoted Captain Ryan Jesionek, Lieutenant Heath Penwarden, Sergeant Grady Kirkland, and Corporal Rickey Owens Click to View
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 minutes dated October 2, 2018 Click to View
b.   Domestic Violence Advisory Commission Meeting Minutes dated August 15, 2018 Click to View
c.   Domestic Violence Advisory Commission Meeting Minutes dated September 19, 2018 Click to View
d.   DeSoto Arts Commission Meeting Minutes dated August 13, 2018 Click to View
e.   Planning and Zoning Meeting minutes dated October 09, 2018 Click to View
2.   Other Items
a.   Consider confirmation of Dinah Marks to the Arts Commission Click to View
b.   Consider confirmation of Theloniaus Peugh, Sr., to the Planning and Zoning Commission Click to View
c.   Consider confirmation of Coffey Caesar to the Planning and Zoning Commission Click to View
d.   Consider confirmation of Hope Stevens to the Zoning Board of Adjustment Click to View
e.   Consider confirmation of Jason Mathis to the Zoning Board of Adjustment Click to View
f.   Consider confirmation of Tanikqua Darden to the Zoning Board of Adjustment Click to View
g.   Consider confirmation of Valinda Samples to the Library Advisory Board Click to View
h.   Consider and approve a Purchase Order (PO) in the amount of $75,000 for medical supplies and medications from Bound Tree Medical, LLC for FY 2018-19 Click to View
i.   Consider approval to purchase a new ambulance through HGACBuy from Mac Haik Dodge Chrysler Jeep as identified in the FY 2019 Vehicle Replacement Program for a total purchase price of $242,470 Click to View
j.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to execute a janitorial services agreement with UBM Enterprise, Inc. in the amount of $153,000 for the initial year, and authorize four (4) additional one (1) year annual renewals Click to View
k.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Chatham Worth in an amount not to exceed $66,135, to provide operable wall partitions for the Civic Center Bluebonnet Rooms      Click to View
l.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Trane U.S. Inc. in an amount not to exceed $174,434, for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (“HVAC “) cooling tower and chiller pump replacement for Town Center Complex Click to View
1.   No Public Hearing items scheduled for this meeting.
F.   REGULAR AGENDA - New Business
1.   No Regular Agenda items scheduled for this meeting.
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.
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.
1.   a.  The City Council will convene into Executive Session pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.072 to deliberate the purchase of property generally located within the City of DeSoto, Texas.

b.  Actions resulting from Executive Session. 

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 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 and said Notice was posted on the following date and time:  Thursday, November 1, 2018 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 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 ( ) 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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