AGENDA

REGULAR
CITY COUNCIL MEETING

JUNE 21, 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, JUNE 21, 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.

Royse City ISD Class Of 2021 Senior Day Proclamation

B.

Rockwall ISD Class Of 2021 Senior Day Proclamation

C.

Government Financial Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

D.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) - How it works in Rockwall County - 911 ambulance and transport services

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

All items under Consent Agenda are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will not be separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately. 
A.

Approval of minutes of the Council meeting held May 17, 2021.

Documents:
  1. 2021.5.17.pdf
B.

Approval of Financial Report For May 2021.

C.

Approval of Ordinance No. O-2021-018 - adopting the 2018 editions of the International Codes and associated amendments, and the 2020 National Electric Code and associated amendments, as the minimum standard for construction use, occupancy, and maintenance of buildings and structures within the City of Fate; Repealing ordinances in conflict therewith; proving a penalty and providing an effective date.

6.

ACTION ITEMS

A.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding all matters incident and related to the issuance and sale of "City of Fate, Texas, General Obligation Bonds, Series 2021A", including the adoption Ordinance No. O-2021-019 - authorizing the issuance of such bonds and approving all other matters incident thereto.

B.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding naming the park adjacent to Harry Herndon Elementary School.

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 551.074: to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee:

1.

City Attorney

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 17th day of June, 2021, at 5:30 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 _______________________.