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DeSoto City Council Meeting Agenda
Via Video Conference
Mayor Rachel L. Proctor
Mayor Pro Tem Nicole Raphiel
Councilmember Kay Brown-Patrick
Councilmember Andre' Byrd, Sr.
Councilmember Dinah Marks 
Councilmember Candice Quarles 
Councilmember Letitia Hughes
DATE:  Tuesday, April 6, 2021

WORK SESSION:   6:00pm 
REGULAR SESSION:   7:00pm

(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. 

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: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85658608662?pwd=SEI0TXhDUkt4RTRMRzFQTU13dURCQT09
or by telephone (346) 248-7799
Webinar ID: 856 5860 8662 Passcode: 640329
International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/k53mxW8id

If the public desires to speak (or have comments read for the record) during the Citizen Appearances portion of the agenda, they must email: citizencomments@desototexas.gov by 4:30pm on Tuesday, April 06, 2021. The email must contain the person's full name, city of residence, and the agenda item(s) for which comments will be made.  If the comment is specific to an item appearing on the agenda, the person may be invited to speak (or the comments will be read) when the City Council is considering that individual item. Comments are limited to 3 minutes.

The City Council meeting will also be live-streamed on DeSoto's website at www.desototexas.gov for those wanting to watch the meeting but not address the City Council.   
 
             
A.   WORK SESSION
 
 
1.   Review of Master Calendar of Events and Special Meetings
 
2.   Review of Regular Agenda items
 
3.   Review and discuss the policy considerations and development associated with the potential adoption of an Impact Fee Ordinance.  Click to View
 
B.   REGULAR SESSION - CALL TO ORDER
 
1.   Invocation by:  Pastor Rodney Singleton, Christ Point Community Church
 
C.   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.
 
D.   LEGISLATIVE UPDATES
 
1.   Discuss pending legislation that is being considered by the 87th Legislature and provide guidance to City staff and City Attorney.
 
E.   CITIZEN APPEARANCES
 
 
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:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85658608662?pwd=SEI0TXhDUkt4RTRMRzFQTU13dURCQT09
or by telephone (346) 248-7799, Webinar ID 856 5860 8662 Password: 640329.

If the public desires to speak (or have comments read for the record) during the Citizen Appearances portion of the agenda, they must email citizencomments@desototexas.gov 
by 4:30 pm on Tuesday, April 06, 2021. The email must contain the person’s full name, city of residence, and the agenda item(s) for which comments will be made. If the comment is specific to an item appearing on the agenda, the person may be invited to speak (or the comments will be read) when the City Council is considering that individual item.  Speakers are limited to 3 minutes.

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

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.
 
F.   PRESENTATIONS
 
1.   Recognition of TML Certified Municipal Official designation for Councilmember Kay Brown-Patrick and Councilmember Candice Quarles. Click to View
 
2.   Presentation to the DeSoto Girl's Basketball Team for their 2021 State Championship Click to View
 
3.   Presentation of Mayoral Commendations for Winter Storm efforts.
 
4.   Presentation of the DeSoto Development Corporation Quarterly Update Click to View
 
G.   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
March 2, 2021
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b.   City Council Special Meeting Minutes
March 13, 2021
Click to View
 
c.   City Council Meeting Minutes
March 16, 2021
Click to View
 
2.   Other Items
 
a.   Consider confirmation of Tiffani Martin to the Citizens Police Advisory Committee - Place 1 Click to View
 
b.   Consider an Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances to Amend Chapter 13, Articles and Subsections comprising the Industrial Waste and Pollution Regulations by repealing in its entirety the previously adopted Article 13.900 and replace it with a new Article 13.900 adopting titled “Industrial Waste and Pollution Regulations.”  Click to View
 
c.   Consider the purchase of Sensus water meters of various sizes and Sensus Smart Point radios from Aqua-Metric Sales Company, in the amount of $71,893.21. Click to View
 
d.   Consider approving a Resolution of the City Council terminating the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation, approving a Termination Plan, and authorizing the preparation and execution of all documents necessary to terminate the Corporation. Click to View
 
H.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
1.   Consider Zoning Case Z-1432-20; a change in zoning from Single Family-10 (SF-10) to Planned Development-182 (PD-182) and adopting Ordinance. The property is located at 1304 & 1306 Melody Lane, and consist of 17.55 acres. The Applicant is Chad Adams and Property Owner is Thomas Gaubert. Click to View
 
2.   Consider the adoption of Land Use Assumptions (LUA) and Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) under which an impact fee may be imposed for water, wastewater, and roadway facilities.  Click to View
 
I.   REGULAR AGENDA - New Business
 
1.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to execute a construction contract with Peachtree Construction, Ltd. in the amount of $769,634.70 and establish a total project budget of $808,116 for the 2020 Renovation and Replacement Phase 2 (Paving) Project. Click to View
 
2.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Tyler Technologies for the Installation of an Enterprise Resource Planning System in a not to exceed amount of $3,700,000. Click to View
 
3.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with BrandEra in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for COVID-19 marketing services to promote financial assistance and vaccination programs. Click to View
 
4.   Consider approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Dallas County to accept a New Directions in Public Safety Grant in the amount of up to $1,893,654 over two years to support the expansion of the City's CARE (Crisis Assessment and Resource Engagement) Team to adjoining communities in Dallas County and directing staff to amend the FY 2021 Budget to appropriate the grant funding provided thereby. Click to View
 
5.   Consider an Ordinance amending Chapter 4 "Business Regulations" by adding a new section title "Fair Chance Hiring" that prohibits employers from asking about criminal histories on initial job applications. Click to View
 
6.   Consider a Resolution amending Resolution No. 20-23 that established the Citizen Police Advisory Committee to reduce the number of members present needed to attain a quorum and to designate the two student committee members as ex-officio, non-voting members. Click to View
 
J.   EXECUTIVE SESSION AND RESULTING POTENTIAL ACTION
 
1.   The City Council will convene into Executive Session pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code, Personnel Matters, to discuss the employment, duties and compensation of the Interim City Secretary.  

Action as a Result of Executive Session.
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K.   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  athomas@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, April 1, 2021 by 6:00 P.M. and remained so posted at least two (2) hours after said meeting was convened.










 





Alicia Thomas, Interim City Secretary
       
DeSoto City Council Meetings are broadcast live in their entirety on DeSoto's City Website www.desototexas.gov 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 (www.desototexas.gov ) at your convenience. 

    

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