Following the completion of the Joint Meeting, the City Council will convene in a Closed Meeting to consider specific items when these items are listed below under the Closed Meeting section of this agenda. The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into a Closed Meeting on any item on its Open Meeting agenda consistent with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, as amended, or as otherwise allowed by law.
1. Consult with the City's attorneys regarding the present status of settlement negotiations regarding pending litigation styled: The City of Denton, Texas v. The University of North Texas, Cause No. 2008-20043-158, now pending before the 158th Judicial District Court of Denton County, Texas, having been remanded to the trial court by the Fort Worth Court of Appeals for further proceedings; and discuss, deliberate and provide the City's attorneys with direction and any recommendations regarding such legal matter. A public discussion of this legal matter would conflict with the duty of the City's Attorneys to the Public Utilities Board under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas.