Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors City of Texarkana, Arkansas Agenda


City Hall East Third and Walnut Streets

Monday, December 21, 2015

6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Invocation given by Director Travis Odom

4. Pledge of Allegiance by Director Travis Odom

5. Comments from the Mayor

6. Questions from Directors and other business:

7. Presentation(s):

A. City Beautiful Commission Christmas Lights Awards. (CBC)

B. FY2016 Budget presentation by Controller Cheryl Brewer. (PowerPoint) (FIN)

8. Discussion(s)

Discussion: Regarding Personnel Administrator Salary. Unjust Enrichment or Business Necessary. (This item was added to the agenda at the request of Assistant Mayor Laney J. Harris.) (PowerPoint) (BOD)


Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting November 16, 2015 (Table12082015); the called meeting December 1, 2015 (Tabled 12082015); and the regular rescheduled meeting December 8, 2015. (CCD)

10. Adopt a Resolution amending the Rules of Order and Procedure. (This item was added to the agenda at the request of Mayor Ruth Penney Bell.) (BOD)

11. Adopt a Resolution approving the FY 2016 Budget. (FIN)

12. Citizen Communication [Agenda Item Card and Citizen s’ Communication Card ]


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A limit of five (5) minutes per subject is allotted for any person to express a written or oral viewpoint, grievance or other message to the Board of Directors, with a maximum of fifty (50) minutes allotted for citizen communications. No advance permission is required, but persons wishing to address the Board are requested to fill out a “blue card listing the subject to be addressed and hand it to the City Clerk upon arrival. Citizen’s communications will be immediately following the Regular Agenda items on each agenda.

13. Executive Session

A. Adopt a Resolution making appointments to various boards, commissions, and committees. [Board of Adjustment; Heating & Air Conditioning Board of Review; and Housing Authority; Public Facilities Board] (CCD)

B. Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)

14. Adjourn



2016 City Calendar

Six Leg Fun Run and 5K – Sunday, January 31, 2015

Run the Line Half Marathon – Sunday, February 21, 2016

Warriors For Christ – Friday, March 4, 2016

Saturday, March 5, 2016 – 6th Annual PINK Ride

Saturday, March 26, 2016 – Touch a Truck

Saturday, April 30, 2016 – Cruisin’ in Your Sneakers 5K Run

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