AGENDA
FORNEY CITY COUNCIL
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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 SHAUN MYERS

 
III.

PROCLAMATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

1.

Presentation of the GFOA Achievement Award

2.

Municipal Court Week Proclamation

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 October 16, 2018, 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 approval of a Resolution setting a holiday schedule for city council meetings.

2.

Consider approval of the quarterly investment report ending 9/30/18.

VII.

DISCUSSION ONLY ITEMS

1.

Discuss Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to seek historic preservation architect to conduct Pinson Farm Master Plan.

2.

Provide an update on the Lady Liberty Statue and Flag Poles Relocation CIP Project.

VIII.

PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS / ACTION ON PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

1.

1st Public Hearing regarding the annexation of an approximate 29.224 acre tract of land owned by Pacific & Pinson, situated in the J. Lopez Survey, Abstract No. 286, Kaufman County, Texas, Kaufman CAD Property ID 9187, located on teh north side of FM 740 adjacent to current city limits.

2.

1st Public Hearing regarding the annexation of an approximate 48.717 acre tract of land owned by Helen M. Whaley, situated in the A. Hyer Survey, Abstract No. 203, Kaufman County, Texas, Kaufman CAD Property ID 7810, located on FM 741 near High Country Lane.

3.

1st Public Hearing regarding the annexation of an approximate 51.431 acre tract of land owned by Whaley Investments, Ltd., situated in the A. Hyer Survey, Abstract No. 203, Kaufman County, Texas, Kaufman CAD Property ID 7865, located on FM 741 near High Country Lane.

IX.

DISCUSSION / ACTION ITEMS

1.

Vision 2025 -- Goals/Initiatives

2.

Discuss and take action on a Resolution approving an Interlocal Agreement with The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS) and directing the City Manager to utilize a bid for roofing services and execute all necessary agreements.

3.

Discuss and consider approval of an Ordinance establishing a juvenile curfew ordinance during overnight hours. [Read Ordinance Caption]

5.

Discuss and consider approval of Ordinance for temporary parking restrictions in the downtown area. [Read Ordinance Caption]

6.

Discuss and consider approval of establishing a CIP project to construct a sidewalk along F.M. 548 in front of Fox Hollow, Phase 4.

7.

Discuss and consider approval of an Ordinance amending the FY 2018-19 Budget to transfer $57,000 from the CIP Fund balance to the Fox Hollow sidewalk construction project. [Read Ordinance Caption]

8.

Discuss and consider action on a Resolution approving a Development Agreement between the City of Forney and Greater Land Resources, L.P. for the provision of certain park development and maintenance services within the Park Trails subdivision.

9.

Discuss and consider a Resolution accepting a dedication of park land from Meadow Ridge Farms, LP, for an approximate 67.44 acres of land and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Special Warranty Deed on behalf of the City.

10.

Discuss and consider action on the bid proposal received for the improvements to the Weaver Lift Station and all related issues.

11.

Discuss and consider approval of establishing a CIP project for the improvements to the Weaver Lift Station and authorize Staff to rebid this project for proposals.

12.

Discuss and consider approval of a recommendation from the Forney EDC Board for a two month HOT Funds time extension for the FDBA mural project.

13.

Discuss and consider approval of a Resolution appointing a member to the initial 9-1-1 Board.

X.

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
XI.

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.
XII.

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.  Highway 80/Gateway Bridge Project Closeout
b. SOAH Docket No. 473-17-4964.WS; PUC Docket No. 46662 -- Pet. of Plano, et al.
c.  PUC Docket No. 47814 -- Pet. of Talty SUD, et al.
d.  Growth Management Plan/Annexation
2.

Deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee (Tex. Gov't Code 551.074):

a.  City Secretary
XIII.

TAKE ANY ACTION NECESSARY AS A RESULT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

XIV.

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 2nd day of November 2018, at 5:00 p.m. and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.