AGENDA

REGULAR
CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MARCH 15, 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, MARCH 15, 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.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

East Texas Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) presentation

B.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Presented By Pattillo, Brown & Hill, L.L.P., For The Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2020

Documents:
  1. CAFR.pdf
4.

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.

5.

CONSENT AGENDA

A.

Approval of minutes of the Council meetings held January 4, 2021, February 1, 2021, and February 23, 2021.

B.

Approval of Financial Report for February 2021.

C.

Approval of Resolution No. R-2021-034-authorizing the City Manager to execute an election services contract and joint election agreement with the Rockwall County Elections Administrator, Royse City Independent School District, and Rockwall Independent School District for services related to the May 1, 2021 General and Special Elections.

D.

Approval of Resolution No. R-2021-035 - revising the order of the May 2021 General Election to update election day polling locations.

E.

Approval of Resolution No. R-2021-036- revising the order of a Special Election to consider dissolving the FDC and adopting a one and one-half (1.5) sales tax, to update election day polling locations.

F.

Approval Of Resolution No. R-2021-037- Acknowledging Receipt Of The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report For The Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2020; And Providing An Effective Date.

6.

ACTION ITEMS

A.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2021-038- amending a Professional Services Agreement Between The City of Fate and Parkhill DBA, Parkhill | Schrickel Rollins, For Construction Documents, Bidding, and Construction Administration in The Amount of $279,000, Authorizing The City Manager To Execute The Agreement, and Providing an Effective Date.

B.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2021-039- awarding the 2021 Annual Asphalt Rehabilitation Project to Texana Land & Asphalt, Inc. at a cost of $322,695.00 and authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract based on the conditions of the Bid Proposals.

C.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2021-040- awarding the 2021 Annual Concrete Rehabilitation Project to B & B Concrete & Sawing, Inc. at a cost of $137,600.00 and authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract based on the conditions of the Bid Proposals.

D.

Presentation and discussion regarding the City of Fate Stormwater Management Program MS4 Permit education update.

E.

Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding A Bill Credit For Citizens For Severe Winter Weather Event.

F.

City Council Training Presented By City Attorney Brenda McDonald.

7.

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

8.

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 551.071, 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.

To receive legal advice regarding a Development Agreement With Avondale To Cost Share Woodcreek Blvd. From State Highway 66 To Interstate 30

2.

to receive legal advice regarding the City's Future Land Use Map and rural areas of northern Fate

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.

Consideration of an economic development/development agreement with Woodcreek concerning City Hall commercial use deed restriction and a parcel of property east of Hwy 66 and north of fate Main

2.

extension of exclusivity agreement regarding Project 3S

C.

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

1.

Project 3S

9.

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

10.

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 11th day of March, 2021, at 4:00 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 _______________________.