AGENDA

REGULAR
CITY COUNCIL MEETING

JANUARY 4, 2021
6:00 P.M.

FATE CITY HALL
1900 CD BOREN PARKWAY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FATE WILL HOLD A REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AT 6:00 P.M. ON MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2021 AT FATE CITY HALL, 1900 CD BOREN PARKWAY, FATE, TEXAS, FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND CONFIRM A QUORUM

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE AMERICAN AND TEXAS FLAGS

3.

ELECTION MATTERS

A.

Administer The Statement Of Elected Officials And Official Oaths Of Office To The Candidates Declared Elected - Council Member Place 2 John Brandt, Council Member Place 3 Christopher Ash.

4.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

Presentation Of Proclamation To Lance Megyesi In Honor Of His Dedicated Service To The City Of Fate

B.

Presentation Of Proclamation To Tamara Fisher In Honor Of Her Dedicated Service To The City Of Fate

C.

Presentation Of Proclamation To Will Rugeley In Honor Of His Dedicated Service To The City Of Fate

D.

Award Presentation for Government Financial Officers Associations (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting FY 2019

E.

Downtown Park Design Presentation Phase One

5.

PUBLIC COMMENT

This is an opportunity for the public to address the council on any matter, except public hearings that are included on the agenda. Comments related to public hearings will be heard when the specific hearing begins. Public comments are limited to three (3) minutes per speaker, unless otherwise required by law. To address the governing body, each speaker must complete a Public Comment Form and present the completed form to the City Secretary prior to the start of the meeting. Each speaker shall approach the podium and state his/her name and address before speaking. Speakers shall address the governing body with civility that is conducive to appropriate public discussion. Speakers can address only the governing body and not individual city officials or employees. The public cannot speak from the gallery but only from the podium. Per the Texas Open Meetings Act, the governing body is not permitted to take action on or discuss any item not listed on the agenda. The council may: (1) make a statement of fact regarding the item; (2) make a recitation of existing policy regarding the item; or (3) propose the item be placed on a future agenda.

6.

CONSENT AGENDA

A.

Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding Resolution No. R-2021-001 - Approval of a Resolution accepting the resignation of Council Member Tamara Fisher, Place 1.

B.

Approval of minutes of the Council meeting held November 16, 2020.

C.

Approval of Financial Report for the month ending November 30, 2020

D.

Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding Resolution No. R-2021-002 - approving an Interlocal Agreement with Rockwall County for Municipal Judge Services.

7.

ACTION ITEMS

A.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding City Council Member Place 1 Vacancy:

(1) Interview Candidates for City Council Member, Place 1;
(2) Accept Nominations; 
(3) Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding Resolution No. R-2021-003 - appointing a replacement to serve as City Council Member Place 1, until the General Election in May 2021; 
(4) Swearing-In and Seating of Newly Appointed City Council Member Place 1.
B.

Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding Resolution No. R-2021-004 - electing a Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Fate.

C.

Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding Resolution No. R-2021-005 - electing a Deputy Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Fate.

D.

Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding Resolution No. R-2021-006 - accepting a petition for and calling a public hearing on the advisability of the improvements and creation of montarra public improvement district no. 2 within the city of fate pursuant to chapter 372, texas local government code and authorizing the mailing and publication of notice of the public hearing.

E.

Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding Resolution No. R-2021-007 - approving a service pole collocation attachment license agreement with AT&T to provide 5G cell service within the City.

F.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action concerning May 2021 bond program options centering on roads.

8.

MAYOR, COUNCIL, AND CITY MANAGER REPORTS

Regarding items of Community Interest – Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.0415 the Mayor, Council and City Manager may report on the following items:  (1) expression of thanks, congratulations or condolences; (2) information about holiday schedules; (3) recognition of individuals; (4) reminders about upcoming City Council events; (5) information about community events; (6) announcements involving imminent threat to public health and safety.

A.

Mayor's Report

B.

Council Reports

C.

City Manager's Report

9.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: In accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.001, et seq., the City Council will recess into Executive Session (closed meeting) to discuss the following:

A.

In accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.072, to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property:

1.

Pump Station 3

B.

In accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.087, to discuss or deliberate regarding commercial or financial information that the City has received from a business prospect that the City seeks to have locate, stay, or expand in or near the territory of the City of Fate and with which the City is conducting economic development negotiations; and to deliberate the offer of a financial or other incentive to the business prospect:

1.

Project AB74

2.

Project WS20

C.

In accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.071, 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 the Texas Open Meetings Act:

1.

Potential development agreement with Avondale to cost share Woodcreek Blvd. from State Highway 66 to Interstate 30

D.

In accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.074: to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee:

1.

City Manager

2.

City Attorney

10.

RECONVENE INTO REGULAR SESSION: In accordance with Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, the City Council will reconvene into Regular Session to consider action, if any, on matters discussed in Executive Session

11.

ADJOURNMENT

In addition to any executive session already listed above, the City Council of the City of Fate reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code for the following purposes: 

§551.071 Consultations with Attorney
§551.072 Deliberations regarding Real Property
§551.074 Personnel Matters 
§551.076 Deliberations regarding Security Devices
§551.087 Deliberations regarding Economic Development Negotiations

This building is wheelchair accessible. Any request for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 771-4601 Ext. 103 for further information.

I certify that the above NOTICE OF MEETING was filed and posted on the Bulletin Board at City Hall, 1900 CD Boren Parkway, City of Fate, Texas on the 30th day of December, 2020, at 4:12 P.M. and remained so posted until removed as indicated below, pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act. This notice was likewise posted on the city website at www.cityoffate.com.


Victoria Raduechel, TRMC, City Secretary

Removed from the Bulletin Board at City Hall on the ____ day of _________, 2021, by _______________________.