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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/3/2019 4:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall | Council Chamber 757 N. Galloway | Mesquite, Texas
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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19-4342 11PM: Investment & Policy Changes 2020Agenda ItemReceive briefing regarding annual investment activity and proposed changes to the City’s Investment Policy.Received  Action details Not available
19-4364 12Spradley FarmsAgenda ItemDiscuss proposed Spradley Farms Development.Presented  Action details Not available
19-4359 13Mesquite Animal Services Strategic Plan PresentationAgenda ItemReceive Mesquite Animal Services Strategic Plan Presentation.Received  Action details Not available
19-4360 14PreMtg: Budget DiscussionAgenda ItemDiscuss the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019-20.   Action details Not available
19-4358 15Neighborhood Services Q3 ReportAgenda ItemReceive Neighborhood Services quarterly report covering April 1, 2019, through June 30, 2019.Received  Action details Not available
19-4357 16Plaque - Jennifer VidlerAgenda ItemPresentation of a plaque to Jennifer Vidler in recognition of her service as a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission and Capital Improvements Advisory Committee.Presented  Action details Not available
19-4254 17Minutes - 8.19.2019Agenda ItemMinutes of the regular City Council meeting held August 19, 2019.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4337 18Ord - Atmos Energy 2019 Rate FilingAgenda ItemAn ordinance, on first reading, approving a negotiated settlement between the Atmos Cities Steering Committee (“ACSC”) and Atmos Energy Corporation, Mid-Tex Division (“Company”) regarding the Company’s 2019 Rate Review Mechanism filing; declaring existing rates to be unreasonable; adopting tariffs that reflect rate adjustments consistent with the negotiated settlement; finding the rates to be set by the attached settlement tariffs to be just and reasonable and in the public interest; approving an attached exhibit establishing a benchmark for pensions and retiree medical benefits; approving an attached exhibit regarding amortization of regulatory liability; requiring the Company to reimburse ACSC’s reasonable ratemaking expenses; determining that this ordinance was passed in accordance with the requirements of the Texas Open Meetings Act; adopting a savings clause; declaring an effective date; and requiring delivery of this ordinance to the Company and the ACSC’s legal counsel.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4302 19Heartland PID Annual Service Plan UpdateAgenda ItemAn ordinance approving an update of the Service and Assessment Plan and Assessment Roll for Phase #1 Improvements and Phase #2 Major Improvements for the Heartland Town Center Public Improvement District (the “District”), making and adopting findings, accepting and approving the Annual Service Plan Update and updated Assessment Roll for the District, requiring compliance with Chapter 372, Texas Local Government Code, as amended, providing a cumulative repealer clause, providing for severability and providing an effective date.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4345 110NCTCOG SW Sampling and Admin - FY 2020Agenda ItemA resolution authorizing the City Manager to finalize and execute Letters of Authorization with the North Central Texas Council of Governments for the period from October 1, 2019, to September 30, 2020, thereby authorizing the City’s participation in the Regional Storm Water Management Program.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4328 111Bid 2019-084 - Petroleum ProductsAgenda ItemBid No. 2019-084 - Annual Supply of Petroleum Products. (Staff recommends award to low bidder Southwest Distributing Company in the amount of $85,544.80.)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4350 112Bid No. 2019-114 - Isilon Storage for Police VideoAgenda ItemBid No. 2019-114 - Isilon Storage for Police Video. (Staff recommends award to Unique Digital, through Texas Department of Information Resources Contract No. DIR-TSO-4299, in the amount of $184,429.20.)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4332 113P25 Radio System Rowlett AgreementsAgenda ItemAuthorize the City Manager to approve the City of Rowlett as a participant in the Project 25 (P25) Radio System to be constructed, operated and administered in accordance with the City of Garland and the City of Mesquite Radio System Interlocal Agreement, and authorize the City Manager to execute the Participant and Usage Agreements between the City of Garland, the City of Mesquite and the City of Rowlett setting forth the terms of the City of Rowlett’s participation in the System.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4330 114DEA Task Force Agreement 2019-20Agenda ItemAuthorize the City Manager to finalize and execute a State and Local Task Force Agreement with the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration, Dallas Field Division for Task Force 1 activities.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4331 215FY2020 DEA Assets Forfeiture Sharing AgreementAgenda ItemAuthorize the City Manager to finalize and execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Dallas Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) regarding equitable sharing through the United States Department of Justice Equitable Sharing Program.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4341 116PEG Funding RequestAgenda ItemAuthorize an expenditure in the amount of $186,762.72 to the Mesquite Independent School District to acquire new studio production equipment for the operation of the City’s Educational Access Channel in accordance with Ordinance No. 4132 (Interlocal Agreement/Operation of Educational Access Channel) and authorize the City Manager to execute payment upon receipt of an itemized invoice.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4349 117Ordinance - 1717 S. Town East Property AcquisitionAgenda ItemAn ordinance determining the public necessity of acquiring real property interests for construction of roadway and infrastructure improvements on the northwest corner of Forney Road and Town East Boulevard, authorizing the City Manager to acquire the real property and authorizing the use of the power of eminent domain to condemn the real property if such becomes necessary, said property being owned by Dallas Gasket and Packing Company, (approximately 1.4979 acres), and being generally located at 1717 South Town East Boulevard.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4338 118PH - Budget - 9/3/2019Agenda ItemConduct a public hearing to receive input from citizens regarding the proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget.Received  Action details Not available
19-4334 119PH Ad Valorem Tax RateAgenda ItemConduct a public hearing regarding the proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 ad valorem tax rate of $0.734 per $100 valuation.Received  Action details Not available
19-4353 220Ordinance - 2019-20 Pay PlanAgenda ItemAn ordinance adopting 2019-20 Pay Plans for General Government employees effective October 1, 2019, providing flat, fixed pay adjustments for certain employees in hard-to-fill positions and providing merit increases, adopting revised pay plans with market adjustments for commissioned Police and Fire personnel effective January 1, 2020, providing step increases for eligible commissioned Police and Fire personnel effective on their respective anniversary date and providing increased prior and current service annuities under the Texas Municipal Retirement System for qualifying retirees and beneficiaries, which includes a cost of living adjustment (COLA) at the 50 percent level.PostponedPass Action details Not available
19-4339 121Ordinance - FY 2019-20 BudgetAgenda ItemAn ordinance providing funds for Fiscal Year 2019-20 by adopting and approving the budget for said period and appropriating and setting aside the necessary funds out of the general and other revenues of the City for said fiscal year for the maintenance and operation of various departments and activities of the City, for capital and other improvements of the City and for all other expenditures included in said budget.PostponedPass Action details Not available
19-4340 122Ratify Property Tax Revenue IncreaseAgenda ItemAn ordinance ratifying the property tax revenue increase reflected in the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget.PostponedPass Action details Not available
19-4333 123PH- Spradley Farms TIRZAgenda ItemConduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance designating a contiguous geographic area consisting of approximately 652 acres of undeveloped property generally located between FM 2757 and IH-20 and North of IH-20 East of FM 740 in Kaufman County, Texas, and being commonly referred to as Spradley Farms located within the boundaries of the City of Mesquite as a Reinvestment Zone pursuant to Chapter 311 of the Texas Tax Code, to be known as Reinvestment Zone Number Thirteen, City of Mesquite, Texas (Spradley Farms), describing the boundaries of the Zone, creating a Board of Directors for the Zone, establishing a tax increment fund for the Zone, containing findings related to the creation of the Zone, providing a date for the termination of the Zone and providing that the Zone take effect immediately upon passage of the ordinance.PostponedPass Action details Not available
19-4347 124Public Hearing - PrologisAgenda ItemConduct a public hearing and consider a resolution approving the terms and conditions of a program (Chapter 380 Agreement) to promote local economic development and stimulate business and commercial activity in the City, authorizing the City Manager to finalize and execute an agreement for such purposes with Prologis for the construction of a new industrial building in the Skyline Industrial District located at 5181 Samuell Boulevard, Mesquite, Texas, and authorizing the City Manager to administer the agreement on behalf of the City.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4361 125PH - ZTA 2019-03 - Special Events, ParadesAgenda ItemConduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance for Zoning Text Amendment No. 2019-03 amending Chapter 8 of the City Code by adding Article XIV entitled “Special Events and Parades” thereby establishing regulations pertaining to special events and parades; amending Chapters 3, 8, 9, 10 and 10.5 of the City Code pertaining to special events and amending Chapter 1 of the Mesquite Zoning Ordinance pertaining to special events. (The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval of the zoning text amendment. This item was postponed at the August 19, 2019, City Council meeting.)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
19-4327 126ZTA 2019-04 - NGTC StorageAgenda ItemConduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance for Zoning Text Amendment No. 2019-04 amending Section 4-1023 of the Mesquite Zoning Ordinance pertaining to the application of the North Gus Thomasson Corridor Revitalization Code, Section 3.7, Building Functions and Density, regarding outdoor storage. (The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval of the zoning text amendment.)DeniedPass Action details Not available
19-4346 127MQOLC Board Appointments - 2019Agenda ItemConsider appointment of seven members to the Mesquite Quality of Life Board of Directors for terms to expire August 19, 2021.ApprovedPass Action details Not available