Joint Meeting of the City Council of the City of Denton and the Denton Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday, December 2, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at the Denton ISD Central Offices, 1307 N. Locust Street, Denton, Texas at which the following items will be considered:
1. WORK SESSION REPORTS
A. Receive a report, hold a discussion, and give staff direction on Denton Independent School District’s demographic data.
B. Receive a report, hold a discussion, and give staff direction on a construction update on Denton Independent School District schools and facilities inside the City of Denton.
C. Receive a report, hold a discussion, and give staff direction regarding an update on construction projects, facilities, and projects included in the approved 2019 City of Denton bond program.
D. Receive a report, hold a discussion, and give staff direction regarding the amendment of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Denton Independent School District (DISD), for Student Resource Officers (SROs).
Following the completion of the Joint Meeting with Denton Independent School District, the City Council will reconvene in a Special Called Meeting in the Council Work Session Room at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney Street, to consider the following:
1. CLOSED MEETING:
A. Consultation with Attorneys - Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071.
Consult with the City’s attorneys to discuss legal options available, and limitations imposed, in the full or partial reconsideration of agenda item 7.C. from the City Council meeting of November 19, 2019, which previously approved an ordinance amending the 2019 Denton Development Code: to increase the reverse setback of gas wells; and to create substantive and procedural amendments mitigating certain impacts, both upon currently pending development applications, and upon the future modification, reconstruction or expansion of any existing uses made legally nonconforming as a consequence of the increased reverse setback; 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.
A. Under Section 551.042 of the Texas Open Meetings Act, respond to inquiries from the City Council or the Denton ISD 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.
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.
C E R T I F I C A T E
I certify that the above AMENDED notice of meeting was posted on the bulletin board at the City Hall of the City of Denton, Texas, on the 27th day of November, 2019 at ___________________
NOTE: THE DENTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT'S DESIGNATED PUBLIC MEETING FACILITIES ARE ACCESSIBLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. THE CITY WILL PROVIDE ACCOMODATION, SUCH AS SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED, IF REQUESTED AT LEAST 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE SCHEDULED MEETING. PLEASE CALL THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE AT 940-349-8309 OR USE TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES FOR THE DEAF (TDD) BY CALLING 1-800-RELAY-TX SO THAT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION CAN BE ARRANGED.
Dec 02, 2019 City Council on 2019-12-02 11:30 AM (AMENDED - Joint Meeting with Denton Independent School District Board of Directors)