*****AMENDMENT 2*****
DeSoto City Council Special Meeting Agenda
Via Video Conference

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:  Monday, July 27, 2020

SPECIAL MEETING: 6:00 p.m.  
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. 

Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) state of emergency and consistent with the Governor's Orders, this City Council Meeting will be held via video-conference.  The City Council will participate remotely via video-conference.  The facility will not be open to the public. Members of the public are entitled to participate remotely via broadcast by webinar at: 

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Passcode: 720141

Or Telephone:
US: +1 346 248 7799   
Webinar ID: 999 0786 7713
Passcode: 720141
International numbers available:

The City Council meeting will also be live-streamed on DeSoto's website at for those wanting to watch the meeting but not address the City Council.   

1.   Call to Order
a.   Invocation
b.   Discussion and consideration of Article 2, Section 1 of the City of DeSoto Home Rule Charter as it relates to City Council compensation
c.   Discussion and consideration of Article 2, Section 7 of the City of DeSoto Home Rule Charter as it relates to the selection of the Mayor Pro Tem
d.   Discussion of the 2020-2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Consolidated Action Plan and Budget Plan
2.   Adjourn

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: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 by 5:30pm and remained so posted at least two (2) hours after said meeting was convened.


Kisha R. Morris-Perkins, City Secretary
DeSoto City Council Meetings are broadcast live in their entirety on DeSoto's City Website Government Access Channel 16 available to Spectrum subscribers and Channel 99 available to AT&T U-verses 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 and Channel 99 at 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. following the live broadcast.  Questions regarding the broadcast schedules or internet viewing 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. 


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