AGENDA

February 17, 2020

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELLIS

City Hall – Council Meeting Room

 

BILLS ORDINANCE REVIEW WORK SESSION BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M.

ROLL CALL AND MEETING CALL TO ORDER AT 7:30 P.M.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA (if needed)

1)   CONSENT AGENDA

a)    Minutes from Regular Meeting on February 3, 2020

b)   Bills Ordinance #2087

(Council will review for approval under one motion under the consent agenda.  By majority vote of the governing body, any item may be removed from the consent agenda and considered separately)

PUBLIC COMMENTS 

(Each speaker will be limited to five minutes.  If several people from the group wish to speak on same subject, the group must appoint a spokesperson.  ALL comments from public on agenda items must be during Public Comment.  Once council begins their business meeting, no more comments from public will be allowed.)

2)   PRESENTATIONS OF AWARDS, PROCLAMATIONS, REQUESTS & PETITIONS (HEARINGS)

3)   SPECIAL ORDER

a)    Open Sealed Bids for Land Leases

b)   Fire Department Report – Chief Dustin Vine

c)    Update on Ellis County Activities - Ellis County Commissioner Butch Schlyer

4)   UNFINISHED BUSINESS

a)    Discuss Water Plant Modifications and 13th Street Repair Options – Wilson & Company

b)   Discuss Soliciting Engineering Services for Water Exploration Project

c)    Consider Ordinance Amending Provisions for Noisy Animals

d)    Discuss Provisions Authorizing the Operation of Utility Vehicles on City Streets

5)   NEW BUSINESS

a)    Consider Appointments to City Committees

b)   Consider Contracts for City Website

c)    Consider Purchase of Computers for Clerk and Public Work’s Offices

d)    Consider Approval of Community Development Block Grant Contracts and Authorize Mayor’s Signature

e)    Consider Approval of Governing Body Code of Conduct

6)   REPORTS FROM CITY OFFICIALS

a)    Administrative

1)    Public Works

(1)  Comparative Water Report

(2)  Department Update

2)    Police

(1)  Department Update

3)    City Clerk

(1)  Health Insurance Savings Report for January

(2)  Minutes from Committee Meetings

(3)  Department Update

4)    Attorney

5)    Mayor Update and Announcements

(1)  Announce Legislative Coffee in Partnership with Ellis Co. Farm Bureau

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

7)   ADJOURNMENT

 

Folded Corner: AGENDA GUIDELINES:
 Public must have councilmember or mayor sponsor any item they wish to have put on the agenda.   The public MAY NOT have staff put items on the agenda.   The deadline for agenda items is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday preceding the scheduled meeting.


BILLS ORDINANCE:
 The deadline for accounts payable items is 5:00 p.m. Tuesday preceding the scheduled meeting.