WORK SESSION BEGINS AT 1:00 P.M. IN THE WORK SESSION ROOM
REGULAR MEETING BEGINS AT 6:30 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS
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 4, 2019, 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:
1. Citizen Comments on Consent Agenda Items
2. Requests for clarification of agenda items listed on this agenda.
NOTE: 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. Review of procedures for addressing the City Council.
B. Receive Scheduled Citizen Reports from Members of the Public. This section of the agenda permits any person who has registered in advance to make a citizen report regarding a public business item he or she wishes to be considered by the City Council. This is limited to no more than four (4) speakers per meeting with each speaker allowed a maximum of four (4) minutes to present their report. At the conclusion of each report, the City Council may pose questions to the speaker or may engage in discussion. If the City Council believes that a speaker's report requires a more detailed review, the City Council will give the City Manager or City Staff direction to place the item on a future work session or regular meeting agenda and advise staff as to the background materials to be desired at such meeting.
C. Additional Citizen Reports - This section of the agenda, which is also known as the "open microphone" section, permits any person who is not registered for a citizen report to make comments about public business items not listed on the agenda. This section is limited to two open microphone speakers per meeting with each speaker allowed a maximum of four (4) minutes. Such person(s) must file a "Blue Card" requesting to speak during this period, prior to the calling of this agenda item.
During open microphone reports under this section of the agenda, the Council may listen to citizens speak. However, because notice of the subject of the open microphone report has not been provided to the public in advance, the Texas Open Meetings Act limits any deliberation or decision by the Council to: a proposal to place the item on a future agenda; a statement of factual policy; or a recitation of existing policy. Council Members may not ask the open microphone speakers questions or discuss the items presented during open microphone reports.
NOTE: If audio/visual aids during presentations to Council are needed, they must be submitted to the City Secretary 24 hours prior to the meeting.
A. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton authorizing an agreement between the City of Denton and Denton Music and Arts Collaborative; providing for the expenditure of funds; authorizing the City manager, or his designee, to execute said agreement; and providing for an effective date. ($500)
B. Consider approval of a resolution appointing Frank Pugsley as the City’s representative to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Upper Trinity Regional Water District; and providing an effective date. The Public Utilities Board recommends approval 6-0.
C. Consider adoption of an ordinance by the City of Denton, Texas, authorizing the City Manager to sign and submit to the Department of Housing and Urban Development a 2019 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development with appropriate certifications, as authorized and required by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, and the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; authorizing the Community Development Manager and Community Development Coordinator to sign release of liens and subordination agreements upon certain conditions; and providing for an effective date.
D. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City Council of the City of Denton, Texas, amending Chapter 22 “Parks and Recreation” of the Code of Ordinances, City of Denton, Texas by amending Section 22-6 “Public Art Committee” to provide that the Public Art Committee shall have the duty to make recommendations to the City Council related to cultural districts; amending Section 22-6 to add the Director of Economic Development as an ex-officio member of the Public Art Committee; and providing an effective date. The Public Art Committee recommends approval (6-0).
E. Consider adoption of a resolution of the City Council of the City of Denton designating the Original Denton District as a Cultural District; and providing an effective date. The Public Art Committee recommends approval (6-0).
F. Consider adoption of a resolution of the City Council of the City of Denton in support of the Original Denton District seeking state designation as an official cultural district from the Texas Commission on the Arts; and providing an effective date. The Public Art Committee recommends approval (6-0).
G. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, a Texas home-rule municipal corporation, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Ponder Company, Inc., for the Replacement of Resilient Sports Gym Floor at City of Denton’s North Lakes Recreation Center; providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (IFB 7005 - awarded to Ponder Company, Inc., in the not-to-exceed amount of $100,595.45).
H. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, approving a City co-sponsorship in an amount not to exceed $18,167 of in-kind services and resources for the Denton Juneteenth Celebration, which will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., and Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., at the Fred Moore Park; and providing an effective date.
I. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, granting the Denton Juneteenth Celebration Committee a noise exception, pursuant to section 17-20 of the City of Denton Code of Ordinances, for the Denton Juneteenth Celebration, which will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 15, 2019, from to 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. at the Fred Moore Park; granting an increase in sound levels from 70 to 75 dba and a variance in hours of operation for amplified sound levels for an outdoor event; and providing an effective date.
J. Consider approval of the minutes of May 21, 2019.
6. ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION
A. Consider adoption of an ordinance considering all matters incident and related to the issuance, sale and delivery of up to $47,990,000 in principal amount of "City of Denton General Obligation Bonds, Series 2019"; authorizing the issuance of the Bonds; delegating the authority to certain City officials to execute certain documents relating to the sale of the Bonds; approving and authorizing instruments and procedures relating to said Bonds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; and providing an effective date.
B. Consider adoption of an ordinance considering all matters incident and related to the issuance, sale and delivery of up to $26,720,000 in principal amount of "City of Denton Certificates of Obligation, Series 2019" for General Government and Technology Services; authorizing the issuance of the Certificates; delegating the authority to certain City officials to execute certain documents relating to the sale of the Certificates; approving and authorizing instruments and procedures relating to said Certificates; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; and providing an effective date.
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 ___________________, 2019 at ________o'clock (a.m.) (p.m.)
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