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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019
CITY ANNEX COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 310 NORTH MAIN STREET
7:00 PM
I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

ROLL CALL

III.

INVOCATION

IV.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

V.

PUBLIC HEARING

VI.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Individuals may request to speak on items on t​he agenda, and items not on the agenda, by requesting to speak during the meeting and under "PUBLIC COMMENT" and will be required to fill out a "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM" and present it, along with any material, handouts or information for Council, to the City Secretary prior to commencement of the Council meeting.  Speaker comments are limited to three (3) minutes.

No formal action can be taken by the City Council on items not posted on the agenda.  Items requiring a Public Hearing will allow a member of the public an opportunity to speak during the Public Hearing and does not require submission of a "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM."  Speakers must address their comments to the Mayor or Presiding Officer rather than to an individual Council Member or member of Staff.  All speakers must limit their comments to the specific subject matter noted on the "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM" and refrain from personal attacks or derogatory comments directed at any Council Member, member of Staff, other individual or group.
VII.

PRESENTATION

1.

Report by the Sustainable Food Center (Austin) on a study for regional food hub issues

VIII.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

1.

Presentation of 2018 Elgin Police Department Racial Profiling Report - EPD Chief Patrick South

2.

Elgin receives National Accreditation for Main Street program.

3.

Recognition of City Parks & Recreation Department’s receipt of the 2019 Lone Star Recreation Programming Achievement Award by the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS)

5.

General Activity Report and/or Project Update

IX.

CONSENT AGENDA

All of the items on the consent agenda are considered to be self-explanatory by the Council and will be enacted with one motion, one second, and one vote.  There will be no separate discussion of theses items unless a council member removes an item from the Consent Agenda and places it on the New Business section for Discussion and action.
1.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AUTHORIZING THE CLOSURE OF CERTAIN BANK ACCOUNTS IN PROSPERITY BANK AND TRANSFERRING ACCOUNT BALANCES TO CORRESPONDING ACCOUNTS IN FIRST NATIONAL BANK AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS THERETO.

2.

Request by The Elgin Volunteer Fire Department to waive the open container ordinance and park curfew in Elgin Memorial Park for the 31st annual BBQ cook-off.

3.

AN ORDINANCE ACKNOWLEDGING RECEIPT OF “CERTIFICATE OF UNOPPOSED STATUS” PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.052 TEXAS ELECTION CODE; DECLARING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES TO BE ELECTED TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICES AND CANCELLING THE MAY 4, 2019 GENERAL ELECTION FOR WARDS 1, 2, AND 4; PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE AND REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES

4.

City Council Regular Meeting Minutes - February 5, 2019

X.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

DISCUSSION AND CONSIDERATION OF A POLICY TO ESTABLISH AND CODIFY OBJECTIVES AND BEST PRACTICES FOR DETERMINING THE TARGETED-MINIMUM LEVELS OF UNRESTRICTED CASH BALANCES FOR THE CITY AND TO ASSIST ALL CONCERNED PARTIES IN UNDERSTANDING THE CITY'S APPROACH TO FUND BALANCE MAINTENANCE.

2.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS COMBINATION TAX AND LIMITED REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION, SERIES 2019A; LEVYING AN AD VALOREM TAX AND PLEDGING CERTAIN SURPLUS REVENUES IN SUPPORT OF THE CERTIFICATES; APPROVING AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT, A PAYING AGENT/REGISTRAR AGREEMENT AND OTHER AGREEMENTS RELATING TO THE SALE AND ISSUANCE OF THE CERTIFICATES; AND ORDAINING OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF THE CERTIFICATES

3.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS COMBINATION TAX AND TAX INCREMENT REINVESTMENT ZONE NUMBER ONE REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION, SERIES 2019B; LEVYING AN AD VALOREM TAX AND PLEDGING CERTAIN TAX INCREMENT REVENUES IN SUPPORT OF THE CERTIFICATES; APPROVING AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT, A PAYING AGENT/REGISTRAR AGREEMENT AND OTHER AGREEMENTS RELATING TO THE SALE AND ISSUANCE OF THE CERTIFICATES; AND ORDAINING OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF THE CERTIFICATES

4.

(Discussion only) Staff report on various issues associated with an area in the southeast quadrant of the City annexed in 2015 (“Annexed Area”) and related matters

5.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING A MASTER SIGN PLAN FOR SOUTHSIDE CENTER LOCATED AT SOUTHSIDE MARKET SUBDIVISON, BLOCK A, LOTS 1-4.

6.
7:30PM

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING AN ENCROACHMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN EDDIE AND MARIA RODRIGUEZ AND THE CITY OF ELGIN FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 405 NORTH AVENUE E AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACT AS THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT.

XI.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The City Council may announce that it will adjourn the public meeting at any time during the meeting and convene in Executive Session pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to discuss any matter as specifically listed on the agenda and/or as permitted by Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
XII.

RECONVENE

The City Council will return to open session for possible discussion and action as a result of the Executive Session
XIII.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

XIV.

ADJOURMENT


1.

GENERAL DISCUSSION

Notice of Assistance at Public Meetings, the City of Elgin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Elgin City Hall and Council Chambers are wheelchair accessible and special marked parking is available.  Persons with Disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance are requested to contact the City Secretary's Office at (512)229-3222.  Please provide forty-eight hours notice when feasible.

I, Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary for the City of Elgin, hereby certify this notice was posted at the City Hall Annex of the City of Elgin, Texas on or before Friday, March 1, 2019, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary