City Council Regular Meeting 01/22/2024 05:30 PM City Hall Council Chambers, 141 W. Renfro

1.CALL TO ORDER

Invocation - Danny Verdugo, Associate Pastor Seventh Day Adventist

Pledge of Allegiance to the US Flag - Burleson Boy Scout Troop 11

Texas Pledge - Burleson Boy Scout Troop 11
Honor the Texas Flag, I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God; one and indivisible

2.PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

  1. A.Proclamations

  2. B.Presentations

  3. C.Community Interest Items
    This is a standing item on the agenda of every regular meeting of the City Council. An “item of community interest” includes the following:

    -Expression of thanks, congratulations, or condolence;
    -Information regarding holiday schedules;
    -Honorary recognitions of city officials, employees, or other citizens;
    -Reminders about upcoming events sponsored by the city or other entity that is scheduled
     to be attended by city official or city employee; and
    -Announcements involving imminent public health and safety threats to the city. 

3.CHANGES TO POSTED AGENDA

  1. A.Items to be continued or withdrawn.

  2. B.Items to be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda for separate discussion by the City Council, staff, or members of the public in attendance. Items to be added to the Consent Agenda require an official vote by the City Council.

4.CITIZENS APPEARANCES

Each person in attendance who desires to speak to the City Council on an item NOT posted on the agenda, shall speak during this section. 

A speaker card must be filled out and turned in to the City Secretary prior to addressing the City Council. Each speaker will be allowed three (3) minutes.

Please note that City Council may only take action on items posted on the agenda. The Texas Open Meetings Act prohibits the City Council from deliberating or taking action on an item not listed on the agenda. City Council may, however, receive your comments on the unlisted item, ask clarifying questions, respond with facts, and explain policy.

Each person in attendance who desires to speak to the City Council on an item posted on the agenda, shall speak when the item is called forward for consideration.

5.CONSENT AGENDA

All items listed below are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted with one motion. There will be no separate discussion of the items. Approval of the consent agenda authorizes the City Manager to implement each item in accordance with staff recommendations.

  1. A.Consider approval of the minutes from the January 8, 2024, regular council meeting. (Staff Contact: Amanda Campos, City Secretary)

  2. B.Consider approval of a minute order ratifying a Performance Agreement between the Burleson 4A Economic Development Corporation and 16:11 Sports, LLC for a development located at 224 East Renfro Street in Burleson, Texas. (Staff Contact: Alex Philips, Economic Development Director)

  3. C.Consider approval of a contract with CorWorth Restroom Facilities for a restroom facility at Oak Valley North Park in the amount of $105,489. (Staff Presenter: Jen Basham, Parks and Recreation Director)

  4. D.Consider approval of an ordinance amending the City’s fee schedule ordinance for Fiscal Year 2023-24 (CSO#5218-09-2023) by adding and amending fees associated with the Burleson Recreation Center, Russell Farm, and other City athletics fees. (Final Reading) (Staff Contact: Jen Basham, Director of Parks and Recreation) 

  5. E.Consider approval of an ordinance amending the City’s fee schedule ordinance for Fiscal Year 2023-24 (CSO#5218-09-2023) by adding fees associated with emergency medical and ambulance services. (Final Reading) (Staff Contact: Casey Davis, Assistant Fire Chief)

  6. F.Consider approval of a deed of gift from Louise Boren donating five hundred ninety-six different books housed in the Russell-Boren house at Russell Farm to the City of Burleson.  (Staff Contact: Jen Basham, Parks and Recreation Director)

  7. G.Consider approval of a resolution authorizing sponsorship of proposed public events for calendar year 2024 in accordance to Chapter 70, "Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places," of the Code of Ordinances. (Staff Presenter: Jen Basham, Director of Parks and Recreation)

  8. H.Consider approval of a resolution supporting grant funding from the Office of the Governor, State of Texas, for a full-time victims’ assistance coordinator and execute the CEO/Law Enforcement Certifications and Assurances form. (Staff Contact: Randy Crum, Support Bureau Captain)

  9. I.Consider repealing City Council Policy #39 - Council Technology Allowance. (Staff Contact: Amanda Campos, City Secretary)

  10. J.Consider approval of a contract with Hart Intercivic for the purchase of election equipment in an amount not to exceed $71,000. (Staff Contact: Amanda Campos, City Secretary)

  11. K.ETJ Release Petition for Lots 2R-1, 2R-2, 2R-3, 2R-4, and 2R-5 of Smiling Hill; Tract 2 (Case 23-409): Consider denial of a petition for release from the City of Burleson extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) for approximately 6.50 acres of land known as Lots 2R-1 through 2R-5 of Smiling Hill; Tract 2. (Staff Contact: Tony McIlwain, Development Services Director) (No Planning and Zoning Commission action was required for this item)

  12. L.ETJ Release Petition for Lot 43, Block 3; Brushy Nob Addition (Case 23-410): Consider denial of a petition for release from the City of Burleson extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) for approximately 1.20  acres of land addressed as 5801 Thousand Oaks DR. (Staff Contact: Tony McIlwain, Development Services Director) (No Planning and Zoning Commission action was required for this item)

  13. M.ETJ Release Petition for 10703 CR 603A (Case 23-411): Consider denial of a petition for release from the City of Burleson extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) for approximately 5.08 acres of land addressed as 10703 CR 603A. (Staff Contact: Tony McIlwain, Development Services Director) (No Planning and Zoning Commission action was required for this item)

  14. N.ETJ Release Petition for 107 Blackjack LN and 3200 E Renfro (Case 23-413): Consider denial of a petition for release from the City of Burleson extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) for approximately 1.7459 acres of land addressed as 107 Blackjack LN and 3200 E Renfro. (Staff Contact: Tony McIlwain, Development Services Director) (No Planning and Zoning Commission action was required for this item)

  15. O.ETJ Release Petition for 103 Blackjack LN and 105 Blackjack LN (Case 23-414): Consider denial of a petition for release from the City of Burleson extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) for approximately 1.417 acres of land addressed as 103 Blackjack LN and 105 Blackjack LN. (Staff Contact: Tony McIlwain, Development Services Director) (No Planning and Zoning Commission action was required for this item)

  16. P.ETJ Release Petition for 5920 Wildberry Trail (Case 23-415): Consider denial of a petition for release from the City of Burleson extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) for approximately 1.03 acres of land known as Lot 8, Block 10, of Blackberry Springs, Phase II. (Staff Contact: Tony McIlwain, Development Services Director) (No Planning and Zoning Commission action was required for this item)

  17. Q.ETJ Release Petition for 645 W Bethesda Rd (Case 23-420): Consider denial of a petition for release from the City of Burleson extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) for approximately 3.675 acres of land addressed as 645 W Bethesda Rd. (Staff Contact: Tony McIlwain, Development Services Director) (No Planning and Zoning Commission action was required for this item)

6.DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

  1. A.1611 Golf Club at 224 E. Renfro Street (Case 23-351): Hold a public hearing and consider approval of an ordinance for a SUP, Specific Use Permit, allowing “Amusement, commercial (indoor)” in the CC, Central Commercial Zoning District. (First and Final Reading) (Staff Presenter: Tony McIlwain, Development Services Director) (The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval by unanimous vote)

7.REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. A.Receive a report, hold a discussion, and provide staff feedback on the Hooper Business Park Drainage. (Staff Presenter: Michelle McCullough, Assistant Director/City Engineer)

  2. B.Receive a report, hold a discussion, and provide staff feedback regarding an update on the Police Headquarters Expansion Project. (Staff Presenter: Errick Thompson, Director of Public Works & Engineering)

8.CITY COUNCIL REQUESTS AND FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS AND REPORTS

9.RECESS INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

In accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, the City Council may convene in Executive Session in the City Council Workroom at City Hall to conduct a closed meeting to discuss any item listed on this agenda. 

  1. Pending or Contemplated Litigation or to Seek the Advice of the City Attorney Pursuant to Section 551.071

-Receive a report and hold a discussion regarding the boundary of the city limits along the Tarrant County and Johnson County border near Catherine Lane 

-Receive a report and hold a discussion regarding the internal investigation into Human Resources Department Complaint No. 2023-0001 and No. 2023-0002

-Receive a report and hold a discussion regarding certain information technology software applications utilized by the City and third parties and Subchapter R of Chapter 2054 of the Texas Government Code  

  1. Discussion Regarding Possible Purchase, Exchange, Lease, or Value of Real Property Pursuant to Section 551.072

-555 E Hidden Creek Pkwy, Burleson, Johnson County, Texas

  1. Deliberation regarding a negotiated contract for a prospective gift or donation to the state or the governmental body Pursuant to Section 551.073
  2. Deliberation regarding (1) the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices; or (2) a security audit Pursuant to Sec. 551.076

-Receive a report and hold a discussion regarding an informal security audit of specific communications equipment utilized by public safety operations

-Receive a report and hold a discussion regarding an informal security audit of certain information technology software applications utilized by the City and third parties

  1. Deliberation regarding commercial or financial information received from or the offer of a financial or other incentive made to a business prospect seeking to locate, stay or expand in or near the territory of the City and with which the City is conducting economic development negotiations pursuant to Section 551.087, Texas Government Code

-Project Birdie

-Project Sunflower

CERTIFICATE

I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on this the 17th of January 2024, by 6:00 p.m., on the official bulletin board at the Burleson City Hall, 141 W. Renfro, Burleson, Texas.