This section of the agenda allows citizens to speak on Consent Agenda Items only. Each speaker will be given a total of three (3) minutes to address any items he/she wishes that are listed on the Consent Agenda. A Request to Speak Card should be completed and returned to the City Secretary before Council considers this item.
A. Consultation with Attorney - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071; and Deliberations regarding Economic Development Negotiations - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.087.
1. Receive a report, hold a discussion, and give staff direction regarding a Reimbursement Agreement with Rayzor Investments, Ltd. for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Two (TIRZ II) with respect to infrastructure improvements within TIRZ II. This discussion shall include commercial and financial information the City has received from Rayzor Investments, Ltd. which the City Council seeks to enter into a Reimbursement Agreement for TIRZ II, where City Council seeks to have commercial or industrial businesses locate, stay, or expand in or near the territory of the city, and with which the City Council is conducting economic development negotiations; including the offer of financial or other incentives.
B. Consultation with Attorney - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071
1. Consultation with the City's attorneys regarding legal advice concerning the leasing of land and financing of a proposed Hotel/Convention Center facility of University of North Texas property located at I-35 and North Texas Boulevard where a public discussion of this legal matter would conflict with the duty of the City's attorneys to the City Council under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas.
2. Receive a report and hold a discussion with the City's attorneys regarding the City of Denton's Sign Ordinance.
C. Deliberations regarding Real Property - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.072; Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071.
1. Discuss, deliberate, and receive information from staff and provide staff with direction pertaining to the potential purchase of certain real property interests located in the James Perry Survey, Abstract No. 1040, John Scott Survey, Abstract No. 1222, John Bacon Survey, Abstract No. 1541, and the John Davis Survey, Abstract No. 326, City of Denton, Denton County, Texas, and generally located along Western Boulevard between Airport Road and Jim Christal Road. Consultation with the City's attorneys regarding legal issues associated with the potential acquisition and condemnation of the real property described above where a public discussion of these legal matters would conflict with the duty of the City's attorneys to the City of Denton and the Denton City Council under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas, or would jeopardize the City's legal position in any administrative proceeding or potential litigation.
ANY FINAL ACTION, DECISION, OR VOTE ON A MATTER DELIBERATED IN A CLOSED MEETING WILL ONLY BE TAKEN IN AN OPEN MEETING THAT IS HELD IN COMPLIANCE WITH TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, CHAPTER 551, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT SUCH FINAL ACTION, DECISION, OR VOTE IS TAKEN IN THE CLOSED MEETING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF §551.086 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE (THE ?PUBLIC POWER EXCEPTION'). THE CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADJOURN INTO A CLOSED MEETING OR EXECUTIVE SESSION AS AUTHORIZED BY TEX. GOV'T. CODE, §551.001, ET SEQ. (THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT) ON ANY ITEM ON ITS OPEN MEETING AGENDA OR TO RECONVENE IN A CONTINUATION OF THE CLOSED MEETING ON THE CLOSED MEETING ITEMS NOTED ABOVE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION §551.071-551.086 OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT.
A. Consider approval of a resolution casting votes for membership to the Board of Directors of the Denton Central Appraisal District; and declaring an effective date.
B. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas authorizing the approval of a First Amendment to a contract for vehicle and equipment parts, by and between Genuine Parts Company dba NAPA Integrated Business Solutions and the City of Denton, Texas, providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (Bid 4739-Providing for an additional expenditure amount of $2,700,000 with the total contract amount not-to-exceed $11,804,355.53).
C. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton authorizing an agreement between the City of Denton, Texas and Denton Holiday Lighting; providing for the expenditure of funds therefore; and providing for an effective date. ($1,000)
D. Consider adoption of an ordinance authorizing execution of a franchise agreement with the City of Denton, acting through its electric utility, granting a franchise to maintain, and operate facilities within the City of Corinth for the delivery and sale of electricity; providing for the payment of a fee for the use of the public rights-of-way; providing that such fee shall be in lieu of other charges; setting forth the term of the franchise; and providing an effective date. (Third Reading)
A. Under Section 551.042 of the Texas Open Meetings Act, respond to inquiries from the City Council or the public with specific factual information or recitation of policy, or accept a proposal to place the matter on the agenda for an upcoming meeting AND Under Section 551.0415 of the Texas Open Meetings Act, provide reports about items of community interest regarding which no action will be taken, to 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; 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; or an announcement involving an imminent threat to the public health and safety of people in the municipality that has arisen after the posting of the agenda.
B. Possible Continuation of Closed Meeting under Sections 551.071-551.086 of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
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