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Date:
August 3, 2021
Time:
7:00 PM
Address:
City of Parker
5700 E. Parker Rd

Parker, TX 75002
Contact:
972-442-6811
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City Council Meeting

Tuesday, August 3, 2021


  

AGENDA

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

AUGUST 3, 2021 @ 7:00 P.M. 


5:00 P.M. – 7:00 PM

BUDGET WORKSHOP

Notice is hereby given the City Council for the City of Parker will meet on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 7:00 P.M. at the Parker City Hall, 5700 E. Parker Road, Parker, Texas, 75002. 

The Council meeting will be open to the public and live streamed.  The City of Parker will provide disposable face masks and hand sanitizer.  If you feel uncomfortable attending the meeting in person, please  send public comments to the City Secretary at Pgrey@parkertexas.us  prior to 3:00 PM the day of the meeting.  

CALL TO ORDER – Roll Call and Determination of a Quorum

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

AMERICAN PLEDGE: I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America; and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.

TEXAS PLEDGE: Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.

PUBLIC COMMENTS The City Council invites any person with business before the Council to speak to the Council.  No formal action may be taken on these items at this meeting.  Please keep comments to 3 minutes.

 

ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST 

  • PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION (P&R) – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2021, 6 PM   -VIRTUAL ONLY
  • COMPREHENSIVE PLAN (COMP) COMMITTEE - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2021, 6 PM – IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL
  • PROJECTED 2021 TAX RATE PLANNING CALENDAR
  • NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, IN FRONT OF POLICE STATION

CONSENT AGENDA Routine Council business. Consent Agenda is approved by a single majority vote. Items may be removed for open discussion by a request from a Councilmember or member of staff.

  1. APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES FOR JULY 20, 2021.
  2. CONSIDERATION AND/OR POTENTIAL ACTION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF SUBCOMMITTEE MEMBERS APPOINTED ON JULY 11, 2017, AND SUBSEQUENTLY UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2021, CONCERNING CITY CODE OF ORDINANCE REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION ITEMS

3. CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ON RESOLUTION NO. 2021-673 SETTING A PROPOSED TAX RATE; AND APPROVING DATES, TIMES AND A LOCATION FOR TWO PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE PROPOSED FY 2021-2022 BUDGET AND TAX RATE, AND A DATE FOR THE VOTE ON THE ADOPTION OF THE 2021-2022 BUDGET AND APPROVAL OF A TAX RATE. 

4. CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ADVERTISING REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQS) FOR CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRMS/AUDITORS. 

5. CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ON PARKER RANCH ESTATES PHASE 5 PRELIMINARY PLAT. 

6. CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ON WHITESTONE ESTATES PHASE 5 AND 6 PRELIMINARY PLAT. 

7. CONSIDERATION AND/OR ANY APPROPRIATE ACTION ON RESOLUTION 2021-674 APPROVING A NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT BETWEEN THE ATMOS CITIES STEERING COMMITTEE (“ACSC”) AND ATMOS ENERGY CORP., MID-TEX DIVISION REGARDING THE COMPANY’S 2021 RATE REVIEW MECHANISM FILING; DECLARING EXISTING RATES TO BE UNREASONABLE; ADOPTING TARIFFS THAT REFLECT RATE ADJUSTMENTS CONSISTENT WITH THE NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT; FINDING THE RATES TO BE SET BY THE ATTACHED SETTLEMENT TARIFFS TO BE JUST AND REASONABLE AND IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST; APPROVING AN ATTACHED EXHIBIT ESTABLISHING A BENCHMARK FOR PENSIONS AND RETIREE MEDICAL BENEFITS; APPROVING AN ATTACHED EXHIBIT REGARDING AMORTIZATION OF REGULATORY LIABILITY; REQUIRING THE COMPANY TO REIMBURSE ACSC’S REASONABLE RATEMAKING EXPENSES; DETERMINING THAT THIS RESOLUTION WAS PASSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT; ADOPTING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND REQUIRING DELIVERY OF THIS RESOLUTION TO THE COMPANY AND THE ACSC’S LEGAL COUNSEL 

8. CONSIDERATION AND POTENTIAL ACTION REGARDING THE HIRING OF CONSULTANT TO PERFORM WATER AND SEWER RATE STUDY.

ROUTINE ITEMS

  1. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

UPDATE(S):

  • CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) COMMITTEE [LYNCH/REED]
    1. DRAINAGE
    2. INFRASTRUCTURE
  • CODE BOOK [MEYER]
  • COMPREHENSIVE PLAN COMMITTEE [SLAUGHTER]
  • EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE [ABRAHAM]
  • MUNICIPAL COMPLEX [PETTLE/COUNCIL]
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATES [OLSON]
  • NEW RESIDENT PACKET [MEYER]
  • NEWSLETTER [MEYER]
  • NOISE COMMITTEE [OLSON]
  • NORTH TEXAS MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT (NTMWD) [OLSON]
  • PUMP STATION [MACHADO]
  • RISK AND RESILIENCE ANALYSIS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN UPDATE [MACHADO/BIRKHOFF]
  • SALES TAX [MEYER]
  • SUBDIVISION(S) [MACHADO]
  • THOROUGFARE & OTHER MAPS UPDATE [MACHADO]

executive session START TO FINISH – Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 551, Texas Government Code the City Council may hold a closed meeting.

  1. RECESS TO CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AUTHORITY CONTAINED IN:
    • Government Code Section 551.071(1)—Consultation with City Attorney concerning Pending or Contemplated Litigation.
  2. RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING.
  3. ANY APPROPRIATE DELIBERATION AND/OR ACTION ON ANY OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION SUBJECTS LISTED ABOVE.
  4. ADJOURN

In addition to any specifically identified Executive Sessions, Council may convene into Executive Session at any point during the open meeting to discuss any item posted on this Agenda.  The Open Meetings Act provides specific exceptions that require that a meeting be open.   Should Council elect to convene into Executive Session, those exceptions will be specifically identified and announced.   Any subsequent action, as a result of this Executive Session, will be taken and recorded in open session.  

 

I certify that this Notice of Meeting was posted on or before July 30, 2021, by 5:00 p.m. at the Parker City Hall, and as a courtesy, this Agenda is also posted to the City of Parker Website at www.parkertexas.us.

 


 

 

 

 

Date Notice Removed

 

Patti Scott Grey

 

 

City Secretary

 

 

The Parker City Hall is Wheelchair accessible.  Sign interpretations or other special assistance for disabled attendees must be requested 48 hours in advance by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at 972 442 6811.