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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021
ELGIN PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNEX COUNCIL CHAMBERS
404 NORTH MAIN STREET
7:00 PM

Pursuant to concerns related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the Elgin City Council will be conducting its meeting in person and members of the public may attend the meeting, but overall attendance may be limited due to social distancing requirements. Members of the public may also watch the virtual meeting at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3OGBV_loV0Nr3AqM1jJTzA



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.

Review and discussion of the proposed City of Elgin 2021 Certificates of Obligation and 2021 Refunding Bonds Program

2.

Discussion and possible direction to staff regarding potential neighborhood traffic and safety upgrades at certain locations throughout the City

3.

Review and discussion of FY2021-22 Annual Budget and 2021 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 23, 2021

2.

CONSIDER REQUEST TO CLOSE STREETS FOR THE WESTERN DAYS FESTIVAL PARADE ON SATURDAY JUNE 26 FROM 8:00AM TO NOON.

3.

CONSIDER REQUEST TO WAIVE THE OPEN CONTAINER ORDINANCE FOR THE WESTERN DAYS FESTIVAL JUNE 25, 2021 FROM 6:00PM TO 12:15AM AND SATURDAY JUNE 26 FROM 8:00AM TO 8:00PM IN ELGIN MEMORIAL PARK.

4.

CONSIDER WAIVING OR REDUCING FEES FOR COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH WESTERN DAYS FESTIVAL AND PARADE.

VIII.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE NAME OF “HICKORY LANE” TO “HOPTREE LANE” WITHIN THE WOODLAWN SUBDIVISION; PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE AND REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS.

2.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS (CITY) AND WATKINS CONSULTING FOR FIRE CODE PLAN REVIEW AND FIRE INSPECTIONS.

3.

Appointment to vacancy on the Planning & Zoning Commission for a partial term.

4.

Appointments to vacancies on the Library Board

5.

A presentation from PHI Air Medical – Mayor Ramirez

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, Thursday, April 1, 2021, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary