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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, December 17, 2019

WORK SESSION:
6:00pm Council Conference Room

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION RECEPTION:
6:30pm Reception 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.
 
             
A.   WORK SESSION
 
 
1.   Review of Master Calendar of Events and Special Meetings
 
2.   Review of Regular Agenda items
 
3.   Presentation by Wildwood Development Company Click to View
 
B.   REGULAR SESSION - CALL TO ORDER
 
1.   Announcement of emergency procedures and exits: Fire Department
 
2.   Invocation by:  Pastor Curt Krohn, Faith Bible Church
 
3.   Pledge of Allegiance led by:  Councilmember Dinah Marks
 
4.   Introduction of Ambassador:  Joseph Spaniel, Fire Department
 
C.   PRESENTATIONS
 
1.   Presentation of the November  2019 Monthly Financial Report Click to View
 
D.   CITIZEN APPEARANCES
 
 
The City Council invites citizens to address the Council on any topic not already scheduled for Public Hearing.  Citizens wishing to speak should complete a "Citizen Response Card" and present it to the City Secretary prior to the meeting.  Speakers are limited to 3 minutes.  In accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, the City Council cannot take action on items not listed on the agenda.  However, your concerns may be addressed by City Staff, placed on a future agenda, or responded to by some other course.
 
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.   City Council Meeting Minutes
November 19, 2019
Click to View
 
b.   City Council Meeting Minutes
December 3, 2019
Click to View
 
c.   Special Joint City Council Meeting Minutes
December 9, 2019
Click to View
 
d.   Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
September 24,2019
Click to View
 
e.   Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
October 8, 2019
Click to View
 
f.   Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
November 12, 2019
Click to View
 
2.   Other Items
 
a.   Consider an addendum to the contract with Superior Fiber And Data Services for data, phone, audio, access and alerting cabling services for Fire Station Construction Click to View
 
F.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
1.   No items scheduled for this agenda.
 
G.   REGULAR AGENDA - New Business
 
1.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to seek bids for an Impact Fee Study Click to View
 
2.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute a change order to a professional services agreement with GWC Engineering, LP, in the amount of $49,480 for the design, inspection and construction management of the Whispering Oaks Drainage Project Click to View
 
3.   Consider authorizing the Interim City Manager to negotiate and execute the installation of an audio-visual systems upgrade in the City Council Conference room located in the Jim Baugh Government Center to allow for the video and audio recording and broadcasting of public meetings held in that room in an amount not to exceed $87,000 Click to View
 
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
 
1.   a. The Council will convene into Executive Session pursuant to Section 551.074, of the Texas Government Code to discuss the duties and/or appointment of members of the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation Board.

b. Action as a result of Executive Session.
 
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, December 12, 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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