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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 Kenzie Moore III
Councilmember Kay Brown-Patrick
Councilmember Nicole Raphiel
Councilmember Andre' Byrd, Sr.
Councilmember Dinah Marks 
Councilmember Candice Quarles

 
DATE:  Tuesday, July 16, 2019

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  5:30pm Council Conference Room

WORK SESSION:   6:00pm Council Conference Room

REGULAR SESSION:   7:00pm Council Chambers

(Executive Session will immediately follow 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.
 
             
A.   EXECUTIVE SESSION AND RESULTING POTENTIAL ACTION
 
1.   a.  Pursuant to Section 551.071(2) of the Texas Government Code, the City Council will convene into executive session to consult with the City Attorney regarding State of Texas v. Jeremiah Quarles; Cause No. F18-00136-Q.

b.  Action resulting from Executive Session
 
B.   WORK SESSION
 
 
1.   Review of Master Calendar of Events and Special Meetings
 
2.   Review of Regular Agenda items
 
3.   Discussion of AirBnB Click to View
 
4.   Discussion regarding MWBE Click to View
 
5.   Presentation on Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit Renewal Click to View
 
C.   REGULAR SESSION - CALL TO ORDER
 
1.   Announcement of emergency procedures and exits: Fire Department
 
2.   Invocation
 
3.   Pledge of Allegiance led by:  Councilmember Dinah Marks
 
4.   Introduction of Ambassador:  Detective Taylor Archibald, Police Department
 
D.   PRESENTATIONS
 
1.   Presentation of Proclamation in recognition of National Park and Recreation Month. Click to View
 
2.   Presentation of the June 2019 Monthly Financial Report Click to View
 
E.   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.
 
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
 
2.   Other Items
 
a.   Consider approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Fort Worth to obtain radio frequencies for interoperability.  Click to View
 
b.   Consider approval of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the cities of DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Duncanville and Lancaster to fulfill the grant requirements for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant. Click to View
 
c.   Consider a Resolution and authorize the Interim City Manager to execute Amendment 2 of the Project Specific Agreement with Dallas County for the Wintergreen Road Major Capital Improvement Program (MCIP) Project. Click to View
 
G.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
1.   Conduct a Public Hearing to receive public input on the draft 2019-2020 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan Click to View
 
H.   REGULAR AGENDA - New Business
 
1.   Consider a Resolution to adopt the Community Development Block Grant 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan Click to View
 
2.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute an Agreement for Professional Services with Criado & Associates, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $70,552 for the Cove Meadow Circle and Lake Grove Lane Erosion Mitigation Project. Click to View
 
3.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to negotiate and execute a purchase and sale agreement with the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation (the "DEDC") for the purchase of City property located at 501 North Hampton, Lot 1, DeSoto State Motor Bank Addition, an addition to the City of DeSoto, Dallas County, Texas, according to the plat recorded in Volume 76102, Page 40, Maps Records, Dallas County (the "Property"), and the resale of the Property by the DEDC to AIM Center for Health and Wellness, PLLC.  Click to View
 
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
 
K.   EXECUTIVE SESSION AND RESULTING POTENTIAL ACTION
 
1.   a.  The City Council will convene into Executive Session pursuant to Section 551.072 of the Texas Government Code, to deliberate the purchase of real property (right-of-way) within the City of DeSoto.

b.  Action resulting from Executive 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, July 11, 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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