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DeSoto City Council Meeting Agenda
City Council Chambers
Jim Baugh Government Center
DeSoto City Hall       211 E. Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, TX 75115    (972) 230-9646
Mayor Rachel L. Proctor
Mayor Pro Tem Andre' Byrd, Sr.
Councilmember Kay Brown-Patrick
Councilmember Nicole Raphiel
Councilmember Dinah Marks 
Councilmember Crystal Chism
Councilmember Letitia Hughes
DATE:  Tuesday, August 17, 2021


WORK SESSION:   6:00pm Council Chambers


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.

DeSoto City Council Meetings are open to the public; however, since space is limited and citizens are encouraged to view the
meetings online rather than in person due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19. Citizens attending in-person are
asked to maintain a distance of at least 6-feet from other members of the public, City Council and staff. The meeting will be
live-streamed on DeSoto's website at www.desototexas.gov for those wanting to view the meeting online.

Citizens not attending in person, but who wish to address the City Council during Citizen Appearances or during a Public
Hearing, must submit their request to appear virtually via email to: citizencomments@desototexas.gov. Virtual appearance requests regarding this agenda
must be received by 4:30pm on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. The email must contain the person's name, city of residence, phone number
and the agenda item(s) for which comments will be made.  A virtual meeting link will be sent by email to requestors no later than 6:00pm on the day of the meeting.

Speakers are limited to 3 minutes.
 
             
A.   WORK SESSION
 
 
1.   Review of Master Calendar of Events and Special Meetings
 
2.   Review of Regular Agenda items
 
3.   Presentation and discussion regarding progress on implementing the Rental Registration Program. Click to View
 
B.   REGULAR SESSION - CALL TO ORDER
 
1.   Invocation by:  Pastor Christopher Henderson, Christ Point Community Church
 
2.   Pledge of Allegiance led by:  Mayor Pro Tem Andre' Byrd, Sr.
 
C.   ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST
 
 
1.  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.

2.  Liaison Updates
 
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 Comment Card" and present it to the City Secretary or return to the Ambassador table 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.

Citizens not attending in person, but who wish to address the City Council during Citizen Appearances or during a Public
Hearing, must submit their request to appear virtually via email to: citizencomments@desototexas.gov. Virtual appearance requests regarding this agenda must be received by 4:30pm on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. The email must contain the person's name, city of residence, phone number and the agenda item(s) for which comments will be made.  A virtual meeting link will be sent by email to requestors no later than 6:00pm on the day of the meeting.

Speakers are limited to 3 minutes.
 
E.   PRESENTATIONS
 
1.   Presentation of Mayoral Commendation to Noah Bordeaux Click to View
 
2.   Presentation of Mayoral Commendation to Queandre McCoy Click to View
 
3.   Presentation of Proclamation in recognition of National Payroll Week Click to View
 
4.   Presentation of Proclamation to DeSoto Private School Click to View
 
5.   Presentation of Proclamation in recognition of DeSoto Senior Day Click to View
 
6.   Presentation on upcoming changes to the Police Department's Body Worn Camera Policy following review by the Citizens Police Advisory Committee to comply with Botham Jean's law effective September 1, 2021 Click to View
 
7.   Presentation of July  2021 Financial Report Click to View
 
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.   Confirmation of appointment of Louie Bright to the Civil Service Commission Click to View
 
b.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute a construction contract with C&M Concrete Contracting in the amount of $249,035 (construction and contingency) to provide pavement reconstruction services for the 2019 Alley Reconstruction Project. Click to View
 
c.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement for professional services with ICONIC Consulting Group, Inc. (ICONIC) in an amount not to exceed $166,779 for the 2021 Alley Reconstruction Project.  Click to View
 
d.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute Amendment No. 4 to the agreement for professional services with Freese and Nichols, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $86,216.50 for the Westmoreland Road expansion project.  Click to View
 
e.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute a Professional Services Agreement with Fugro Land USA, Inc. in a not-to-exceed amount of $135,000 for the Pavement Condition Index (PCI) Initiative. Click to View
 
f.   Consider approval of a Paid Quarantine Leave Policy for police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and detention officers as required by Chapter 180.008 of the Local Government Code. Click to View
 
g.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute an amended Interlocal Agreement between Dallas County Hospital District d/b/a Parkland Health & Hospital System and the City of DeSoto, Texas to provide licensed clinical social work services for the DeSoto CARE Team to include the precise service period, agreement for monthly invoicing, and additional description of the duties of the contracted social worker. Click to View
 
h.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute a purchase contract for two (2) vehicles from Freedom Chevrolet for the Police Department for a total price of $86,075.  Click to View
 
i.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with Texas Municipal Equipment for the purchase of a new street sweeper in a not to exceed amount of $260,000. Click to View
 
j.   Consider a Resolution to hold a Public Hearing on September 21, 2021 to consider the adoption of impact fees for water, wastewater, and roadway facilities within the City limits and service area boundaries. Click to View
 
G.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
1.   Consider Zoning Case Z-1436-21; A specific use permit (SUP-296) to allow an accessory structure located at 1000 West Parkerville Road. Containing one (1) lot and consisting of 3.02 acres. The applicant and owner is Jesus Manzano.  The property is currently zoned Agricultural. Click to View
 
2.   The Public Hearing on the Adoption of Impact Fees originally scheduled for August 17, 2021 has been postponed and is now scheduled for September 21, 2021. Click to View
 
H.   REGULAR AGENDA - New Business
 
1.   Consider accepting the Proposed Arts Policy and Guiding Principles for DeSoto's Cultural Arts Master Plan. Click to View
 
2.   Consider approval of a Resolution modifying the board makeup of the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee. Click to View
 
3.   Consider authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute a change order to the contract with Kreative Core Technologies for data extraction and conversion services in connection with the implementation of the new Enterprise Resource Planning System. Click to View
 
I.   EXECUTIVE SESSION AND RESULTING POTENTIAL ACTION
 
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  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:  Friday, August 13, 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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