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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, December 4, 2018

WORK SESSION
6:00pm Council Conference Room

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION RECEPTION
6:30pm Reception 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.   WORK SESSION
 
 
1.   Review of Master Calendar of Events and Special Meetings
 
2.   Review of Regular Agenda items
 
3.   Discussion of Compensation and Classification Study Click to View
 
B.   REGULAR SESSION - CALL TO ORDER
 
1.   Announcement of emergency procedures and exits: Fire Department
 
2.   Invocation by:  Minister Carlton Blanton, The Church on the Way
 
3.   Pledge of Allegiance led by:  Councilmember Dick North
 
4.   Introduction of Ambassador:  Sheila Harrington, Code Enforcement Department
 
C.   PRESENTATIONS
 
1.   Presentation of Employee Recognition Awards Click to View
 
2.   Presentation of Award of Excellence Awards for Food Establishments Click to View
 
D.   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 minutes dated November 15, 2018 Click to View
 
b.   City Council Meeting minutes dated November 20, 2018 Click to View
 
c.   Domestic Violence Advisory Commission Meeting minutes dated October 17, 2018 Click to View
 
2.   Other Items
 
a.   Consider a Resolution to cancel the January 1, 2019 City Council Meeting. Click to View
 
b.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Purchase and Sale Agreement for property located at 400 North Hampton Road for a purchase price of $776,000 and to execute all necessary documents for closing on the property.
 
c.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Purchase and Sale Agreement for property located at 106, 108 and 110 North Lyndalyn Avenue for a purchase price of $875,000 and to execute all necessary documents for closing on the property.
 
E.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
1.   Consider Zoning Case Z-1380-18; an amendment to Planned Development-130 (PD-130) to add seven (7) additional residential units; and adopting Ordinance. The property is located 145 feet east of Hampton Road and 480 feet north of Pleasant Run Road; consisting of one (1) lot and containing approximately 0.668 acres. Applicant and Property owner: Zaffor S. Tabani. Click to View
 
2.   Conduct a Public Hearing to receive public input on the draft 2017-2018 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Click to View
 
F.   REGULAR AGENDA - New Business
 
1.   Consider a Resolution approving the 2017-2018 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) and authorizing submission of the report to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Click to View
 
G.   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.
 
H.   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.
 
I.   EXECUTIVE SESSION AND RESULTING POTENTIAL ACTION
No items for this agenda.
 
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:  Friday, November 30, 2018 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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