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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 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

1.

Public hearing on a Specific Use Permit request for 176 VFW Rd.

2.

Public hearing on a ordinance amending Chapter 46, Article II, Division 3, Section 46-85 (Board of Adjustment) Membership, Appointments, General Powers, Etc. in order to reduce membership from seven (7) regular members to five (5) regular members plus one (1) senior alternate member and one (1) junior alternate member, prescribe order of automatic elevation, and when the regular, junior alternate, and senior alternate members can and cannot vote for an item before the Board of Adjustment; repealing all other ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict therewith; and providing for a savings clause.

3.

Public Hearing - A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS APPROVING A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH THE BRICKSTON MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO

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.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

1.

Update and discussion of the Bastrop-Travis Counties Emergency Services District No. 1 proposed new local sales and use tax set for the November 5 ballot

2.

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

3.

General Activity Report and/or Project Update

VIII.

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.

PROCLAMATION FOR 32ND ANNUAL HOGEYE FESTIVAL.

2.

City Council Regular Meeting Minutes –September 3, 2019, September 17, 2019, Special Meeting - September 24, 2019 and City Council Workshop Meeting - July 24, 2019.

IX.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN ELGIN PARK TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT WITH THE ELGIN FARMERS’ MARKET; AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS.

2.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AUTHORIZING A MASTER SIGNAGE PLAN FOR ASCENSION SETON LOCATED AT 200 ROY RIVERS ROAD (ELGIN BUSINESS PARK II, BLOCK B, LOT 3).

3.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 42, ARTICLE IV. SOLID WASTE, REVISED CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, , BY AMENDING CHAPTER 42 AND ADOPTING SECTION 42-277 REGARDING TRASH COLLECTION BY THE CITY; REPEALING ALL OTHER ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE

4.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 46, ARTICLE II, DIVISION 3, SECTION 46-85 (BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT) MEMBERSHIP, APPOINTMENTS, GENERAL POWERS, ETC. IN ORDER TO REDUCE MEMBERSHIP FROM SEVEN (7) REGULAR MEMBERS TO FIVE (5) REGULAR MEMBERS PLUS ONE (1) SENIOR ALTERNATE MEMBER AND ONE (1) JUNIOR ALTERNATE MEMBER, PRESCRIBE ORDER OF AUTOMATIC ELEVATION, AND WHEN THE REGULAR, JUNIOR ALTERNATE, AND SENIOR ALTERNATE MEMBERS CAN AND CANNOT VOTE FOR AN ITEM BEFORE THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT; REPEALING ALL OTHER ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE

5.

Discussion and possible action to appoint new members to serve on the Board of Adjustment

6.

AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT A 220 FOOT SELF-SUPPORTING TOWER (224 FOOT TO HIGHEST APPURTENANCE), A 100 FOOT BY 100 FOOT FENCED COMPOUND, ACCESS ROAD, AND NECESSARY UTILITY INFRASTRUCTURE AT THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 176 VFW ROAD IN THOMAS GARRETSON SUBDIVISION, LOT A-178, BEING APPROXIMATELY 0.2296 ACRES, CITY OF ELGIN, BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS; AND PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE AND REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS.

7.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS NOMINATING UP TO FIVE PEOPLE TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF THE BASTROP CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT; AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS.

X.

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.
XI.

RECONVENE

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

XIII.

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 Friday, October 11, 2019, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary