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Date:
May 18, 2021
Time:
7:00 PM
Address:
City of Parker
5700 E. Parker Rd

Parker, TX 75002
Contact:
972-442-6811
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City Council Meeting

Tuesday, May 18, 2021


 

 

Agenda

City Council Meeting

May 18, 2021 @ 7:00 PM


Notice is hereby given the City Council for the City of Parker will meet on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM at the Parker City Hall, 5700 E. Parker Road, Parker, Texas, 75002.

The Council meeting will be open to the public and live streamed.  The City of Parker will provide disposable face masks and hand sanitizer.  If you feel uncomfortable attending the meeting in person, please  send public comments to the City Secretary at PGrey@parkertexas.us prior to 3:00 PM the day of the meeting.

 

ADMINISTER OATH

 

ADMINISTER OATH OF OFFICE TO NEWLY ELECTED OFFICIAL, COUNCILMEMBER JIM REED.  (MR. REED WAS UNABLE TO ATTEND THE 2021 0511 CITY COUNCIL CANVASSING MEETING, DUE TO A CONFLICT.) [PETTLE]

AMERICAN PLEDGE: I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America; and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.

TEXAS PLEDGE: Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.

PUBLIC COMMENTS The City Council invites any person with business before the Council to speak to the Council. No formal action may be taken on these items at this meeting. Please keep comments to 3 minutes.

 

PRESENTATION

PRESENTATION RECOGNIZING CITY STAFF FOR THEIR SERVICE FOR THE CITY OF PARKER.  [PETTLE/OLSON]

 

 

ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

 

i.    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN (COMP) COMMITTEE - WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2021, 6 PM – IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION (P&R) – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2021, 6 PM  - VIRTUAL ONLY

PROJECTED 2021 TAX RATE PLANNING CALENDAR

CONSENT AGENDA Routine Council business. Cons`ent Agenda is approved by a single majority vote. Items may be removed for open discussion by a request from a Councilmember or member of staff.

 

1.  APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES FOR APRIL 6, 2021. [SCOTT GREY]

2.  APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES FOR MAY 4, 2021. [SCOTT GREY]

3.  APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES FOR MAY 11, 2021. [SCOTT GREY]

4.  INVESTMENT QUARTERLY REPORT. [SAVAGE]

5.  REPUBLIC WASTE MARCH/APRIL REPORT(S). [BERNAS]

6.  DEPARTMENT REPORTS-BUILDING (MAR/APR), COURT(MAR/APR), FINANCE (monthly financials) (MAR/APR), FIRE (1ST QTR), POLICE (MAR/APR) AND WEBSITE (MAR/APR)

INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION ITEMS

 

7. CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ON ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT. [SAVAGE]

8. CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ACCEPTING A DONATION IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $1,250 FROM THE PARKER WOMEN’S CLUB (PWC) TO BE ALLOCATED, AS FOLLOWS: [PWC REP]

·         $500 to Parker Police Department (Check #1655)

·         $500 to Parker Fire Department (Check #1656)

·         $250 to the Parker Parks & Recreation (P&R) Commission for wildflowers to be planted in the Preserve (Check #1657)

9.CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ON ORDINANCE NO. 799, APPROVING THE 2021 CITY FEE SCHEDULE. [OLSON/MACHADO]

10.CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ON ACCEPTING A PARKS AND RECREATION (P&R) COMMISSION RESIGNATION. [PETTLE]

11.CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ON RESOLUTION NO. 2021-667, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF PARKER, TEXAS FINDING THAT ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY COMPANY LLC’S APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL TO AMEND ITS DISTRIBUTION COST RECOVERY FACTOR TO INCREASE DISTRIBUTION RATES WITHIN THE CITY SHOULD BE DENIED; AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION WITH OCSC; AUTHORIZING THE HIRING OF LEGAL COUNSEL AND CONSULTING SERVICES; FINDING THAT THE CITY’S REASONABLE RATE CASE EXPENSES SHALL BE REIMBURSED BY THE COMPANY; FINDING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS RESOLUTION IS PASSED IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW; REQUIRING NOTICE OF THIS RESOLUTION TO THE COMPANY AND LEGAL COUNSEL. [SHELBY]

12. PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING ZONING REGULATIONS AMENDMENTS.  [OLSON/MACHADO]

13. DISCUSSION, CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ON ORDINANCE NO. 800, AMENDING ZONING REGULATIONS.  [CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 156: ZONING REGULATIONS] [PETTLE/MACHADO/SHELBY]

ROUTINE ITEMS

 

14. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

UPDATE(S):

PUMP STATION [MACHADO]

NORTH TEXAS MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT (NTMWD) [OLSON]

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) COMMITTEE [LYNCH]

ACCEPTANCE OF FOOD DONATION(S) FOR POLICE, FIRE, AND CITY STAFF DUE TO COVID-19 FOR THE RECORD (Each valued at between $0 - $500).  [PETTLE]

2021 0510 Islamic Association of Allen and East Plano Islamic Association donated seven (7) lunches estimated value $70.00.

EXECUTIVE SESSION START TO FINISH - Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 551, Texas Government Code the City Council may hold a closed meeting.

 

15.  RECESS TO CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AUTHORITY CONTAINED IN:

a. Government Code Section 551.074 Personnel—To deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee.

b. Government Code Section 551.071(1)—Consultation with City Attorney concerning Pending or Contemplated Litigation.

c. Government Code Section 551.071(2) – Consultation with Attorney on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas Clearly conflicts with this chapter (Open Meetings Act).

ADJOURN

 

In addition to any specifically identified Executive Sessions, Council may convene into Executive Session at any point during the open meeting to discuss any item posted on this Agenda.  The Open Meetings Act provides specific exceptions that require that a meeting be open.  Should Council elect to convene into Executive Session, those exceptions will be specifically identified and announced.  Any subsequent action, as a result of this Executive Session, will be taken and recorded in open session. 

I certify that this Notice of Meeting was posted on or before May 14, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. at the Parker City Hall, and as a courtesy, this Agenda is also posted to the City of Parker Website at www.parkertexas.us.

 

 

 

Date Notice Removed

 

Patti Scott Grey

 

 

City Secretary


The Parker City Hall is Wheelchair accessible.  Sign interpretations or other special assistance for disabled attendees must be requested 48 hours in advance by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at 972 442 6811.