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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
SPECIAL VIRTUAL MEETING
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2020 6:00 PM
CITY ANNEX COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 310 NORTH MAIN STREET


In accordance with social distancing guidelines, the City Council meeting will not be open to the public.  Council Members will attend virtually.  The meeting will be streamed live at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3OGBV_loV0Nr3AqM1jJTzA and there will be an opportunity for the public to submit written comments prior to the meeting on agenda items.

Members of the public wishing to submit their written comments on a listed agenda item must submit their comments by emailing the city secretary at asanchez@ci.elgin.tx.us or by calling 512-229-3222 by 6:00 pm April 22, 2020.

I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

ROLL CALL

III.

INVOCATION

IV.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

V.

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.
VI.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

1.

Update on City of Elgin Coronavirus Pandemic Response and/or Impacts

3.

Review and discussion of FY2020-21 Annual Budget and Five-Year Capital Plan Adoption Calendar

4.

General Activity Report and/or Project Update

VII.

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.

City Council Meeting Minutes - March 17, 2020, March 23, 2020

VIII.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Consider and Approve a Letter of Intent – YERICO Expansion Project

2.

Consider and Approve a COVIT-19 Grant Program for local small businesses in the amount of $50,000 with a maximum grant of $2,000 to approved applicants

3.

A RESOLUTION REGARDING A FINANCING AGREEMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROCURING “VEHICLES, ROLLING STOCK AND EQUIPMENT”

4.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS APPROVING AN ESCROW AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,209,357 WITH LGI HOMES-TEXAS, LLC FOR PARTIAL CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS TO COUNTY LINE ROAD PURSUANT TO A COST PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TWO PARTIES DATED SEPTEMBER 26, 2019; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO.

5.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 8, Article VI-SOLICITORS AND PEDDLERS, SECTIONS 8-140 THROUGH 8-160, CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, BY DELETING THIS SECTION IN ITS ENTIRETY AND REPLACING IT WITH A NEW PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS AND VENDORS ORDINANCE, PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

6.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT IN THE AMOUNT OF $826,214, WITH ROYAL VISTA, INC. FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A CENTRAL LIFT STATION FOR THE CITY'S WASTEWATER SYSTEM AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO.

7.

A RESOLUTION BY THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, RESPONDING TO THE APPLICATION OF CENTERPOINT ENERGY ENTEX, SOUTH TEXAS DIVISION TO INCREASE RATES UNDER THE GAS RELIABILITY INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM; SUSPENDING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS RATE APPLICATION FOR FORTY-FIVE DAYS; DETERMINING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THE RESOLUTION WAS ADOPTED COMPLIED WITH THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT; MAKING SUCH OTHER FINDINGS AND PROVISIONS RELATED TO THE SUBJECT; AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

IX.

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.
X.

RECONVENE

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

XII.

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 Monday, April 20, 2020 in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary