WORK SESSION BEGINS AT 12:00 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, August 20, 2019, at 12:00 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:
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. Consultation with Attorneys - Texas Government Code Section 551.071.
Discuss, deliberate, and receive information from the City's attorneys and provide the City's attorneys with direction regarding legal issues associated with the proposed agreements between the City and potential contractors for delivery of guaranteed tonnage to the landfill 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 decision, or vote is taken in the Closed Meeting in accordance with the provisions of Section 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 Texas Government Code, Section 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 Sections 551.071-551.086 of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
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.
A. Consider approval of a resolution of the City of Denton allowing the Denton Black Chamber of Commerce to sell alcoholic beverages at the Denton Blues Festival, on Saturday September 21, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., at the Quakertown Park upon satisfying certain conditions; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to execute an agreement in conformity with this resolution; and providing for an effective date.
B. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton approving a City co-sponsorship in an amount not to exceed $19,352 of in-kind services and resources for the Denton Blues Festival, which will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., at the Quakertown Park; and providing an effective date.
C. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton granting the Denton Black Chamber of Commerce a noise exception pursuant to Section 17-20 of the City of Denton Code of Ordinances, with respect to sound levels and hours of operation for the Denton Blues Festival, which will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., at the Quakertown Park; granting an increase in sound levels and a variance in the hours of operation on said dates for Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., with sound not to exceed 70 decibels; and providing an effective date.
D. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, a Texas home-rule municipal corporation, authorizing the approval of a first amendment to a Professional Services Agreement between the City of Denton and Dannenbaum Engineering Company - Dallas, LLC, amending the contract approved by City Council on June 5, 2018, in the not-to-exceed amount of $183,839.97; said first amendment to provide Professional Engineering Services for the 2018 Denton Sidewalks Project in the amount of $135,715.59; providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (RFQ 6590-007 - providing for an additional first amendment expenditure amount not-to-exceed $135,715.59, for a total contract amount not-to-exceed $319,555.56).
E. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, a Texas home-rule municipal cooperation, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Whirlix Design, Inc., for the Construction of Three (2019) Playgrounds for the Parks and Recreation Department; providing expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (RFP 7020 - awarded to Whirlix Design, Inc., in the not-to-exceed amount of $352,791).
F. Consider approval of the minutes of August 5 and August 6, 2019.
C. Hold a public hearing and consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas, amending Ordinance DCA18-0009q, by establishing a new effective date, amending Sections of the 2019 Denton Development Code to be consistent with House Bill 2439 regarding regulating building products, materials, or methods used in the construction or renovation of residential and commercial buildings; to be consistent with House Bill 3167 regarding municipal approval procedure for land development applications; and amendments related to Planned Development, Historic Landmark Commission composition, Certificate of Zoning Compliance procedure, Replat procedure, Buffer Points and Minimum Width Requirements, Certificate of Appropriateness procedure, Historic Landmark Designation procedure, Highway Corridor maximum building height, Suburban Corridor minimum front yard setback, allowing Elderly Housing, Tattoo and Body Piercing Parlor, General Personal Service, Donation Boxes, and Mobile Food Truck in certain Zoning Districts, minimum square footage for Single Family Detached Dwelling, Short Term Rental use-specific standards, Low-Impact Manufacturing use-specific standards, Accessory Dwelling Unit use-specific standards, Street Tree requirements, Parking and Loading requirements for Private School, Medical Office, and Elderly Housing, Parking Surface Materials, definitions for Dwelling\Dwelling Unit, Automotive Fuel Sales, Floor Area, General Retail, Mobile Food Court, Recreational Vehicle, Outdoor Storage, and Outside Storage, adding a definition for Mobile Food Truck, deleting the definition of Living Space, and other related edits. STAFF IS REQUESTING THAT THIS ITEM BE WITHDRAWN. (DCA19-0005e, 2019 DDC Amendments, Ron Menguita)
D. Hold a public hearing and consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas, amending Ordinance DCA18-0009q, by establishing a new effective date, amending certain Sections of the 2019 Denton Development Code to be consistent with House Bills 2439 and 3167, and amending certain Sections of the 2019 Denton Development Code to provide clarification, make necessary corrections and other related edits. STAFF IS REQUESTING THAT THIS ITEM BE WITHDRAWN. (DCA19-0005f, 2019 DDC Amendments, Ron Menguita).
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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