WORK SESSION BEGINS AT 1:00 P.M. IN THE WORK SESSION ROOM
SPECIAL CALLED 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 September 10, 2019, 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:
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. Deliberations regarding Real Property - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.072; Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071.
Receive information from staff, consult with the City’s attorneys, and provide direction pertaining to potential acquisition and use of the facility located at 401 North Elm Street, 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, or otherwise compromise the City’s legal position in any administrative proceeding or potential litigation.
B. Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071
Consult with the City’s attorneys regarding legal matters associated with non-disclosure agreements and/or confidentiality agreements and related policies; where a discussion of these legal matters in an open meeting would conflict with the duty of the City’s attorneys to the City of Denton City Council under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas.
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.
D. 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 Doxim Utilitec, LLC, for Utility and Miscellaneous Bill Print and Mail Services; providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (RFP 6975 - awarded to Doxim Utilitec, LLC, in the five (5) year not-to-exceed amount of $1,951,725). The Public Utilities Board recommends approval (7 - 0).
F. Consider approval of the minutes of August 17 and August 20, 2019.
G. 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).
H. Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton approving a Consent to Assignment of an Airport Lease between Greenpoint Aerospace Corporation and US Trinity Holding, LLC; and providing an effective date. Council Airport Committee recommends approval (2-0).
I. 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 Garver, LLC, amending the contract approved by City Council on August 21, 2018, in the not-to-exceed amount of $520,920; said first amendment to provide the construction administration service for the Lake Lewisville Water Treatment Plant Dewatering Facility in the amount of $255,092; providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (RFQ 6590-025 - providing for an additional first amendment expenditure amount not-to-exceed $255,092, for a total contract amount not-to-exceed $776,012).
J. Consider and confirm the re-appointment by the City Manager of Darhyl Ramsey to the Civil Service Commission for the term beginning September 1, 2019 and ending August 30, 2022.
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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