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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 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.

Employee of the First Quarter 2019 Presentation

VIII.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

1.

Review and discussion of Letter of Intent signed by the City Manager with Harris & Straub regarding the proposed Trinity Ranch MUD Development

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.

1st Quarter Investment Report - Fiscal Year 2019

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.

Request by Friends of Elgin Parks to waive the open container ordinance in Veterans’ Memorial Park for the Spring Music Series.

2.

Request from Jodie Lopez for temporary street closures for the 5th Annual Run to Cure Diabetes 1K and 5K

3.

City Council Special City Council Meeting Minutes, November 27, 2018 and the City Council Regular Meeting Minutes, January 8, 2019.

X.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND REGULATING A TRUCK TRAFFIC ROUTE WITHIN THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS; PROHIBITING TRUCK TRAFFIC ON LOOP 109/MAIN STREET; PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN $500; AND PROVIDING FINDINGS OF FACT; REPEALING ALL OTHER ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE

2.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A REAL ESTATE CONTRACT WITH CHRISTOPHER SWENSON AND EMILY B. SWENSON TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY FOR THE LOCATION OF THE CENTRAL WASTEWATER LIFT STATION AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO

3.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS CONSENTING TO THE CREATION OF A MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS BRICKSTON MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO

4.

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, ANNEXING TERRITORY ADJACENT AND CONTIGUOUS TO THE EXISTING EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION INTO THE EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, FINDING THAT ALL NECESSARY AND REQUIRED LEGAL CONDITIONS HAVE BEEN SATISFIED; PROVIDING THAT SUCH AREA SHALL BECOME A PART OF THE EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OF THE CITY AND THAT THE OWNERS AND INHABITANTS THEREOF SHALL BE ENTITLED TO THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF THOSE RESIDING IN THE EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AND BE BOUND BY THE ACTS AND ORDINANCES NOW IN EFFECT AND TO BE HEREINAFTER ADOPTED; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

5.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A LETTER OF AGREEMENT WITH TRC ENGINEERS INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TO COMPLETE A REVIEW AND UPDATE OF UTILITY IMPACTS FEES AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO

6.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS TO ADOPT USE OF NEW VOTING EQUIPMENT PER SECTION 123.001 (b) OF THE TEXAS ELECTION CODE.

7.

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, CALLING AN ELECTION ON MAY 4, 2019 FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CERTAIN CITY OFFICIALS; DESIGNATING ELECTION PRECINCTS AND POLLING PLACES; PROVIDING FOR EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION DAY VOTING; PROVIDING FOR PERFORMANCE OF REQUIRED ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES; MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF SUCH ELECTION; CERTIFYING PROVISION OF REQUIRED ACCESSIBLE VOTING SYSTEMS AT EACH POLLING PLACE; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO SUCH CITY ELECTION.

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


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, February 1, 2019, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary