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City Commission Meeting 08252016

 

CITY OF MARSHALL, TEXAS
  REGULAR CITY COMMISSION MEETING
COMMISSION CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 401 SOUTH ALAMO
THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2016, 6:30 P.M

 

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1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL


2. PRESENTATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC


3. ITEMS TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM CONSENT AGENDA


4. CONSENT AGENDA

The items on the Consent Agenda require little or no deliberation by the
Commission.  Approval of the Consent Agenda authorizes the City Manager
or her designee to proceed with conclusion of each in accordance with staff
recommendations, a copy of which is filed with the minutes of the meeting.
A Commissioner may remove items from the Consent Agenda by making such
request prior to a motion and vote on the Consent Agenda.

A. Consider approval of the minutes from the August 11, 2016 Regular meeting.



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B. Consider approval of a contract with Univar USA of Kent, Washington to furnish Caustic Soda for surface water treatment for the City of Marshall.
(Director of Public Services)


C. Monthly financial report.  (Finance Director)


D. Code Enforcement report.  (Director of Planning & Development)


5. PUBLIC HEARING

A. Public Hearing on proposed budget for the 2017 fiscal year and action to adopt the budget or continue consideration of the budget to a future meeting.
(City Manager)


6. SECOND READING OF ORDINANCES

A. Consider approval of an Ordinance regarding a zoning change for a .477 acre tract of land from Single Family Residential (R-3) to General Business (C-3).  The subject property is generally located on the west side of U.S. 59, north of the Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way, south of Sixth and Small Streets.  (Director of Planning & Development)


B. Consider approval of an Ordinance amending Chapter 27, Section 27-15.3 of the City Code of Ordinances to add No Parking on shoulders of State of Texas highways inside the city limits.
(Commissioner Lewis, Director of Public Services, City Attorney, Police Chief)


7. RESOLUTION

A. Consider approval of a Resolution announcing a proposed tax rate of $0.542160 per $100 of valuation and voting to place an action item to adopt the tax rate on a future Commission agenda.  (City Manager)

 

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8. CITY MANAGER REPORTS AND REQUESTS FOR CITY COMMISSION CONSIDERATION

A. Consider approval of a twenty-year Drainage Capital Improvements Plan to be used to determine future funding needs of a Municipal Drainage Utility System in order to address drainage system improvements in the City of Marshall.
 (Director of Public Services)


B. Consider approval to award a bid for a new digital radio system for the City of Marshall.  (City Manager)


C. Discussion regarding the possibility of the creation of a new annual summer festival in the City of Marshall.  (Mayor Pro-Tem Moon)

  
9. CONSIDERATION OF ITEMS WITHDRAWN FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA


10. REQUESTS FROM COMMISSIONERS FOR ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON FUTURE AGENDAS


11. ADJOURNMENT

 

BUDGET WORKSHOP – DISCUSSION OF THE 2017 DRAFT BUDGET

 

Posted:          August 22, 2016
                      5:30 p.m.
                      L. Thompson

This meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The facility is wheelchair accessible and disabled parking is available.  Requests for sign interpretive services will be available with at least 48 hour notice prior to the meeting.  To make arrangements for these services, please call Elaine Altman at 903-935-4519.

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