City Council Regular Meeting 08/21/2023 04:00 PM City Hall Council Chambers, 141 W. Renfro

1.CALL TO ORDER

Invocation - Anthony Perick, Hughley Hospital Chaplain

Pledge of Allegiance to the US Flag

Texas Pledge:
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.REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. A.Receive a report and hold a discussion regarding the 88th Texas Legislature, certain bills filed or enacted during the latest legislative session, and future legislative issues. (Presenter: Snapper Carr of Focused Advocacy) 

  2. B.Receive a report, hold a discussion and provide staff direction regarding the Utility Customer Service Leak Adjustment Policy. (Staff Presenter: Jesse Elizondo, Director of Customer Service)

  3. C.Receive a report, hold a discussion and provide staff direction regarding the Police Department and Public Safety Communication expansion project. (Staff Presenter: Eric Oscarson, Director of Public Works)

4.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 A.Items to be continued or withdrawn.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 B.Items to be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda for separate discussion by the City Council, staff, or members of the public in attendance.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.

5.CITIZENS APPEARANCE

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.

6.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 August 7, 2023 regular council meeting and August 15, 2023 special council meeting. (Staff Contact:  Amanda Campos, City Secretary)

  2. C.Consider approval of a minute order ratifying the 4A Economic Development Corporation Board's action approving a resolution authorizing an unimproved property contract between the Burleson 4A Economic Development Corporation and Craftmasters Real Estate, LLC, purchasing approximately 54 acres in Hooper Business Park in Johnson County, Texas in the amount of $2,500,000. (Staff Contact: Alex Philips, Economic Development Director)

  3. D.Consider approval of a minute order ratifying the 4A Economic Development Corporation Board's action approving a resolution authorizing an unimproved property contract between the Burleson 4A Economic Development Corporation and Craftmasters Real Estate, LLC, purchasing approximately 8 acres in Hooper Business Park in Johnson County, Texas in the amount of $360,000. (Staff Contact: Alex Philips, Economic Development Director)

7.GENERAL

  1. E.Consider approval of an ordinance repealing in its entirety Article III “Amusements” of Chapter 14 “Businesses” of the Code of Ordinances, City of Burleson, Texas, setting forth rules and regulations for amusement centers and requiring certain amusement centers to obtain a permit for coin-operated machines. (First Reading) (Staff Presenter: Tony McIlwain, Development Services Director)

  2. F.Consider approval of a resolution amending Resolution CSO#5077-04-2023 by adopting an amended emergency medical and ambulance services billing policy. (Staff Presenter: K.T. Freeman, Fire Chief)

  3. G.Consider approval of an ordinance amending Ordinance CSO#3069-09-2022 the City’s Fee Schedule by adding fees associated with the engineering review and inspection of private development; finding that the meeting at which this ordinance is passed was open to the public and that the recitals are true; containing a severability clause, cumulative clause, and effective date. (Final Reading(Staff Presenter: Errick Thompson, Deputy Public Works Director)

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 in 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 Lighthouse Services anonymous hotline provider and case management system.      

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

ADJOURN

CERTIFICATE

I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on this the 16th of August 2023, by 5:00 p.m., on the official bulletin board at the Burleson City Hall, 141 W. Renfro, Burleson, Texas.