AGENDA

REGULAR
CITY COUNCIL MEETING

DECEMBER 2, 2019
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, DECEMBER 2, 2019 AT FATE CITY HALL, 1900 CD BOREN PARKWAY, FATE, TEXAS, FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:

NOTICE OF ATTENDANCE: NOTICE is hereby given that the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board may be in attendance at the City Council Meeting December 2, 2019 being held at the Fate City Hall, 1900 CD Boren Parkway, Fate, Texas.

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND CONFIRM A QUORUM

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE AMERICAN AND TEXAS FLAGS

3.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

Government Finance Officers Association's (GFOA) Certificate Of Achievement For Excellence In Financial Reporting

B.

Parks and Recreation Board Quarterly Report

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 November 11, 2019 and November 18, 2019.

B.

Approval of Resolution No. R-2019-083 – accepting the resignation of Council Member Blake Buchanan, Place 3; and providing an effective date.

6.

ACTION ITEMS

A.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding City Council Member Place 3 Vacancy

1. Interview Candidates for City Council Member Place 3;
2. Accept Nominations;
3. Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2019-084-appointing a replacement to serve as City Council Member place 3, until the General Election in May 2020. 
4. Swearing-In and Seating of newly appointed City Council Member Place 3. 
B.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2019-085- A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Fate, Texas, Electing A Deputy Mayor Pro Tem For The City Of Fate For The Remainder Of An Unexpired Term Expiring May 2020; And Providing An Effective Date.

C.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2019-086 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Fate, Texas, Appointing Allen Robbins To The Fate Development Corporation Board Of Directors, To Serve As A Council Class Member For The Remainder Of An Unexpired Term Ending July 2021; And Providing An Effective Date.

D.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2019-087 - A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Fate, Texas, To Cast Votes For Candidates(S) To Serve As Member(S) Of The 2020-2021 Rockwall Central Appraisal District Board Of Directors; And Providing An Effective Date.

E.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding surpluses in General Fund.

F.

discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding a Governance Policy for the City Council of the City of Fate, Texas.

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.

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 27th day of November, 2019, at 10:00 A.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 _________, 2019, by _______________________.