AGENDA
FORNEY CITY COUNCIL
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
6:30 p.m.  Regular Meeting 
City Hall, 101 E. Main Street, Forney, Texas 75126
 

I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

INVOCATION / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – COUNCIL MEMBER MIKE THOMAS

 
III.

PROCLAMATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

1.

Presentation to Cory McGee

IV.

OPEN FORUM/CITIZEN COMMENTS

This is the public's opportunity to address the City Council on any matter related to the City. However, in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Section 551.041, the City Council cannot discuss, consider, or take action on matters not listed on the agenda. The City Council will receive citizen comments, and if necessary, may refer the matter to City staff for research, resolution or referral to Council on a future agenda. As described in the City's Public Meeting Procedures, comments will be limited to three (3) minutes.
V.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1.

Consider approval of the Minutes from the February 5, 2019 City Council Meeting.

VI.

CONSENT AGENDA

[The items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be self-explanatory by the Council and will be enacted in one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by a Council Member.]
1.

Consider a Resolution to extend the depository banking contract with American National Bank for a one year term.

2.

Consider approval of the authorization to allow staff to seek bids for the construction of the West Broad Street Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project, and all related issues.

3.

Consider approval of a site plan for Breeze-In Gas Station and Car Wash, located north of Don T. Cates Drive and east of North F.M. 548.

4.

Consider approval of a site plan for Golden Chick, located southwest of the intersection of North F.M. 548 and Ridgecrest Road.

5.

Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Travis Ranch, Phase 1H, a residential subdivision located west of F.M. 740 and north of Lake Ray Hubbard Drive in the City of Forney, Texas, extra-territorial jurisdiction.

6.

Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Lot L and Lot M, Block B, Forney Marketplace Addition, located north of U.S. Highway 80 and west of Marketplace Boulevard.

7.

Consider approval of a final plat for Lot L and Lot M, Block B, Forney Marketplace Addition, located north of U.S. Highway 80 and west of Marketplace Boulevard.

VII.

DISCUSSION / ACTION ITEMS

1.

Vision 2025 -- Goals and Initiatives

3.

Discuss and consider approval of a site plan for Platinum Collision, located north of U.S. Highway 80 and east of Mustang Boulevard.

4.

Discuss and consider approval of a final plat for Eagle Ridge, Phase 4, located southeast of the intersection of Ridgecrest Road and Longhorn Lane.

5.

Discuss and take action on an Interlocal Agreement with Kaufman County for road maintenance, enhancements, repairs, and other projects located within the City of Forney.

6.

Discuss and take action on a request from the City of Melissa to become a member city of the Regional Wastewater System and the Upper East Fork Interceptor System operated by the North Texas Municipal Water District.

7.

Discuss and consider approval of an Ordinance amending the Forney EDC 2018-19 Fiscal Year budget to transfer $7,800 from the EDC Fund Balance to the Professional Services line item.

8.

Discuss and consider appointments to various boards and commissions including: Planning and Zoning Commission, TIF Board, HOZ/ARB, and Building and Standards.

VIII.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

THE CITY MANAGER WILL DISCUSS CURRENT CITY ACTIVITIES, UPCOMING MEETINGS, FUTURE LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS FOR POSSIBLE ACTION, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING:
  • Department Reports (Fire, Police, Municipal Court, Finance)
  • Citizen Complaints -- Actions taken or to be taken
  • Upcoming Special Events
  • Personnel Changes
  • Commendations
  • Public Works/Streets Projects, Repairs or Construction
  • Park Issues
  • Inspection Issues
  • CIP Projects

IX.

COUNCIL COMMENTS

PURSUANT TO SECTION 551.0415 TEX. GOV'T CODE, CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS MAY MAKE A REPORT ABOUT ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST DURING A MEETING OF THE GOVERNING BODY WITHOUT HAVING GIVEN NOTICE OF THE REPORT. ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST INCLUDE: 
  • Expressions of thanks, congratulations, or condolence;
  • Information regarding holiday schedules;
  • An honorary or salutary recognition of a public official, public employee, or other citizen, except that a discussion regarding a change in the status of a person’s public office or public employment is not an honorary or salutary recognition for purposes of this subdivision;
  • A reminder about an upcoming event organized or sponsored by the governing body;
  • Information regarding a social, ceremonial, or community event organized or sponsored by an entity other than the governing body that was attended or is scheduled to be attended by a member of the governing body or an official or employee of the municipality; and
  • Announcements involving an imminent threat to the public health and safety of people in the municipality that has arisen after the posting of the agenda.
X.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.076 and 551.087.  Executive Session may be held, under these exceptions, at the end of the Regular Meeting or at any time during the meeting that a need arises for the Council to seek advice from the City Attorney’s Office as to the posted subject matter of this City Council meeting.
1.

Consult with legal counsel regarding pending or contemplated litigation or a settlement offer and/or matters in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code (Tex. Gov't Code Section 551.071)

a. Second Amendment to Wastewater Service Contract between the City of Forney and Kaufman County Municipal Utility District No. 3 
2.

Discuss or deliberate regarding commercial or financial information that the governmental body has received from a business prospect that the governmental body seeks to have locate, stay, or expand in or near the territory of the governmental body and with which the governmental body is conducting economic development negotiations, or to deliberate the offer of a financial or other incentive to a business prospect (Tex. Gov't Code Section 551.087)

a. Project Eagle  
b. Harris ISP 
XI.

TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY AS A RESULT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

XII.

ADJOURNMENT

This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available.  Requests for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting.  Please contact the City Secretary's office at 972-564-7302 or FAX 972-564-7349 for further information.  Braille is not available.

I, Dorothy Brooks, City Secretary for the City of Forney, Texas, do hereby certify that this Agenda was posted at City Hall, in a place readily accessible to the general public at all times, on the 15th day of February 2019, at 5:00 p.m. and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.