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City Commission Meeting 11102016

 

CITY OF MARSHALL, TEXAS
  REGULAR CITY COMMISSION MEETING
COMMISSION CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 401 SOUTH ALAMO
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016, 6:00 P.M.

 

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1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL


2. RECESS TO CONDUCT THE CITY OF MARSHALL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS TRUST MEETING


3. RECONVENE THE CITY COMMISSION MEETING


4. PRESENTATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC


5. ITEMS TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM CONSENT AGENDA


6. 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.

 
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A. Consider approval of the minutes from the October 27, 2016 Regular meeting; and the October 29, 2016 Special-Called meeting (Strategic Plan Review Workshop).


B. Report regarding 2016 activities for blight removal within the City of Marshall.
     (Commissioner Hurta)


7. PUBLIC HEARING AND ORDINANCE APPROVAL

A. Z-16-06:  Conduct a Public Hearing and consider an Ordinance amending the official zoning map regarding a 0.165 acre tract of land from R-3 (Single Family Residential) to R-7 (Single Family/Duplex).  The subject property is generally located on the east side of George Gregg Street, and on the north side of Cedar Street, specifically defined as 603 Cedar Street. (Director of Planning and Development)


8. SECOND READING OF ORDINANCE

A. Consider approval of an Ordinance amending Chapter 31 of the City Code of Ordinances, revising the schedule of water rates and sewer rates, providing for monthly charges, and providing an effective date for the rate adjustment. (Director of Public Services)


9. ORDINANCE

A. Consider approval of an Ordinance amending Chapter 14, Garbage, Trash, and Weeds of the Code of Ordinances, revising the schedule of refuse rates by 6/10 of 1%, providing for monthly charges, and establishing an effective date of December 1, 2016.  (Director of Public Services)


10. CITY MANAGER REPORTS AND REQUESTS FOR CITY COMMISSION CONSIDERATION

A. Consider approval of the purchase of a new 2017 ambulance for the Fire Department EMS Division and authorize the City Manager to send a letter of intent to lock in the current, specified purchase price.  (Fire Chief)

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November 10, 2016
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B. Consider approval to award a bid for the renovation of the Marshall Public Library facility and to authorize the City Manager to enter into a construction contract.  (City Manager)


C. Consider approval of a change order for the contract awarded for the renovation of the Marshall Public Library facility.  (City Manager)


D. Consider approval of an appointment to the Memorial City Hall Development Advisory Committee.  (City Manager)


E. Consider approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Harrison County for Sheriff’s Department Inmate Services.  (City Manager)


F. Consider approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Harrison County for Public Library Services.  (City Manager)


G. Consider approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Harrison County for Animal Shelter Services.  (City Manager)


H. Consider approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Harrison County for Ambulance/Rescue Services.  (City Manager)


I. Discussion of and consideration of the purchase of iPads for City Commissioners in order for agenda information packets to be distributed electronically. (Mayor Pro-Tem Moon)


J. Report regarding the status of the Memorial City Hall renovation project. 
(City Manager)


K. Recommendations for appointments to various City boards, commissions, and committees.  (City Manager)


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November 11, 2016
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11. CONSIDERATION OF ITEMS WITHDRAWN FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA


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


13. ADJOURNMENT

 


Posted:          November 7, 2016
                      5:00 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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