After determining that a quorum is present, the City Council of the City of Denton, Texas will convene in a Work Session on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Council Work Session Room at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas at which the following items will be considered:
The City Council has agreed to suspend the Rules of Procedure for citizen comment on Work Session Report Items related to an ethics ordinance. This section of the agenda allows citizens to speak on Work Session Report Items related to an ethics ordinance only. Each speaker will be given a total of three (3) minutes to address any item related to an ethics ordinance he/she wishes that are listed on the Work Session Report. A Request to Speak Card should be completed and returned to the City Secretary before Council considers this item.
Following the completion of the Work Session, 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. Closed Meeting:
A. ID 17-1714 Deliberations regarding Real Property - Texas Government Code Section 551.072; Consultation with Attorneys - Texas Government Code Section 551.071.
Discuss, deliberate, and receive information from staff and provide staff with direction pertaining to the lease and use of 1001 S. Mayhill Rd., Buildings 101 and 102, and 1301 S. Mayhill Rd., Denton, Denton County, Texas and the Council's action on December 5, 2017 under Ordinance No. 2017-385. Consultation with the City's attorneys regarding legal issues associated with both the lease and use of said property and the ordinance 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.
B. ID 17-1715 Deliberation regarding Economic Development Negotiations - Texas Government Code Section 551.087; Consultation with Attorneys - Texas Government Code Section 551.071
Discuss, deliberate, and receive information from staff and provide staff with direction regarding economic development incentives to potentially be offered to Project High Flyer. The City Council seeks to have Project High Flyer locate in or near the territory of the City. Consultation with the City's attorneys about legal issues related to economic development incentives to potentially be offered to Project High Flyer. A public discussion of these legal issues would conflict with the duty of the City's attorneys to the City of Denton and its City Council under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct.
C E R T I F I C A T E
I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the bulletin board at the City Hall of the City of Denton, Texas, on the ________day of ___________________, 2017 at ________o'clock (a.m.) (p.m.)
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