After determining that a quorum is present, the City Council of the City of Denton, Texas will convene in a Work Session on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Council Work Session Room at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas at which the following items will be considered:
D. ID 18-906 Receive a report, hold a discussion and give staff direction regarding development of the Airport Terminal Area to include private aviation development, terminal ramp expansion, land acquisition and future airport fire station siting on the Denton Enterprise Airport.
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.
A. ID 18-921 Deliberations Regarding Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.086; Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071.
Receive a presentation from staff regarding public power competitive and financial matters pertaining to the natural gas fuel supply for the Denton Energy Center ("DEC"); discuss and deliberate strategies, opportunities and agreements for the City to acquire natural gas for the DEC from ConocoPhillips Company and Tenaska Marketing Ventures. Consultation with the City's attorneys regarding legal issues associated with the agreements described above where discussion of these legal matters in an open meeting 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.
B. ID 18-930 Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code, Section 551.071.
Consult with the City's attorneys to discuss the status and potential resolution of pending litigation styled Brian Buren Peace, Plaintiff, v. City of Denton, Texas and Daniel Neighbors, Defendants, filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division, Civil Action No.: 4:17-cv-626, where a public discussion associated with these legal matters would clearly 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.
C. ID 18-941 Deliberations Regarding Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.086; Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code, Section 551.071.
Receive competitive and financial public power information from staff related to Power Purchase Agreements between the City of Denton, as the seller of power and electric energy services, and Texas Woman's University and the University of North Texas, both as buyers of power and electric energy services; discuss and deliberate actions regarding the same. Consultation with the City's attorneys regarding legal issues associated with the above matters 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.
Following the completion of the Closed Meeting, the City Council will convene in a Special Called Meeting to consider the following items:
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 topics, above posted.
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 ___________________, 2018 at ________o'clock (a.m.) (p.m.)
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