January 10, 2018 – 7 p.m.

City Hall, 1906 Main Street

 PUBLIC HEARING – on Resolution of Necessity for the 2018 Sidewalk Improvement Project 

  1. Roll Call
  2. Consent Agenda—Approval of Agenda; Approve December 13, 2017, Minutes; Library Report; Treasurer Report; Clerk Report
  3. Report on swearing in of newly elected Mayor and Council Members
  4. Public Forum
  5. Action on Ordinance No. 364 – adding a new chapter to the Code of Ordinances establishing the Department of Public Works, to provide for the Director of Public Works, and to change all references to the Water, Sewer, and Streets Superintendent to the Director of Public Works, first reading
  6. 2018-2019 Appointments:
    1. Mayor Pro Tempore – By Mayor
    2. Police Chief – By Mayor, with Council approval
    3. City Clerk/Treasurer – By Council
    4. City Attorney – By Council
    5. City Engineer – By Council
    6. Public Works Director – By Mayor, with Council approval
    7. Building Official – By Council
    8. Zoning Administrator – By Council
  7. Designation of Official Newspaper (Dallas County News)
  8. Police Report
  9. Fire Department Report
  10. Ambulance Report
    1. Action to approve Patty Tiernan’s two year term as Ambulance Captain
  11. Public Works Report
    1. Action to approve hiring Jadney Browne as cleaning person at $12/hour effective January 11
    2. Action to approve $2.50 hourly increase for Brad Feick (for passing turf and pesticide applicator licenses) effective for the pay period beginning December 25, 2017
  12. Parks and Recreation Report
    1. Report – Carla Drennen is now Vice Chair, and Angie Sebastian is now Secretary
  13. Sam Behrens (Partners of the Parks) – request to use Community Center for Red Solo Cup event on February 24, 2018, without charge
  14. The Sidewalk Improvement Program – 2017
    1. Engineer’s Report
    2. Partial Payment Estimate No. 2 – Holzworth Construction, LLC – $9,623.88
  15. The 2018 Sidewalk Improvement Program
    1. Engineer’s Report
    2. Action on Resolution 2018-1 – with respect to the adoption of Resolution of Necessity [likely to be deferred to February meeting]
  16. Oxley Creek Improvements – Engineer’s Report on contractor’s final compliance requirements
  17. Tallgrass Plat 1(Final Plat)
    1. Engineer’s Report
    2. Action on Resolution 2018-2 – either waiving requirements of Resolution 2016-44 and accepting Final Plat, or rejecting Final Plat for nonconformance with requirements of Resolution 2016-44
  18. City Engineer – Reports on any other projects and matters
  19. Mayor’s Discussion – City of Johnston annexation plans toward Granger
  20. Discussion – possible changes to City Code provisions on snow removal from streets and removal of snow from sidewalks
  21. Discussion – updating fireworks ordinance under new state law
  22. Action to approve Mayor’s appointment of Jeri Wendzel to Parks and Recreation Board, for term ending December 31, 2022
  23. Action to approve Mayor’s appointment of Jennifer Kopp to Parks and Recreation Board for term ending December 31, 2022
  24. Action to approve appointment of Kelli Orton to Board of Adjustment to fill a vacancy in the term ending August 19, 2021
  25. Action to approve appointment of Erik Smith to Board of Adjustment for term ending August 19, 2022
  26. Reminder of Budget Workshop meeting dates and times
  27. Report – Finance Committee – Bice and Schutt
  28. Approval of Bills for Payment
  29. Mayor’s Report
  30. Correspondence
    1. Action to approve $100 donation to New Opportunities, Inc., which provides assistance programs from the federal and state governments to local residents
  31. Adjournment

Kristy Trzeciak, City Clerk