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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2018
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

1.

Public hearing on an zoning change request submitted by Creating Educational Opportunities, LLC for their property at 701 North State Highway 95, Elgin, Bastrop County, Texas.

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.
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3.

Presentation of the Annual Audit Report for the period ending September 30, 2017 by BrooksWatson &Co. PLLC

VIII.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

1.

Request for a Contested Case Hearing before the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District protesting the LCRA’s pending applications for increased groundwater pumping

2.

General Activity Report and/or Project Update

- Lee Dildy Boulevard Grand Opening Ceremony
3.

Review and discussion of City Council Meeting Schedule

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.

Proposed street closures for the Safe Trick or Treat Trail on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm

2.

City Council Meeting Minutes - September 4, 2018, Special City Council Meeting Minutes - September 18, 2018 and September 25, 2018

X.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS ADOPTED IN CHAPTER 46, SECTION 46-3, REVISED CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, 2013 AND MAKING THIS AMENDMENT A PART OF SAID OFFICIAL ZONING MAP, TO WIT: TO REZONE AS C-3 HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, THE PROPERTY BEING APPROXIMATELY 1.763 ACRES OUT OF THE THOMAS CHRISTIAN ABSTRACT NO. A20, CITY OF ELGIN, BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS; AND PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE AND REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

2.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS TO APPROVE AN AGREEMENT WITH IWORQ, TO PROVIDE PERMIT TRACKING AND INSPECTION SCHEDULING SOFTWARE TO THE CITY FOR A MINIMUM PERIOD OF ONE YEAR AND TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT.

3.

A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT A WRITTEN INVESTMENT POLICY AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY REGARDING THE INVESTMENT OF CITY FUNDS OCTOBER 1, 2018

4.
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.
1.

Adjourn into Executive Session pursuant to Section §551.071 Consultations with Attorney; to deliberate with legal counsel regarding pending or contemplated litigation: Bonnie Crankshaw v. City of Elgin and Thomas Mattis, City Manager, in his individual capacity

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


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 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary