city of murphy

 

Scott Bradley

Mayor

 

Jennifer Berthiaume

Mayor Pro Tem

 

Sarah Fincanon

Deputy Mayor Pro Tem

 

Elizabeth Abraham

Council Member

 

Chris George

Council Member

 

Ken Oltmann

Council Member

 

Jené Butler

Council Member

 

 

Mike Castro

City Manager

 

Susie Quinn

City Secretary

MURPHY CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2019, AT 6:00 PM

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

206 NORTH MURPHY ROAD

MURPHY, TEXAS 75094

 

NOTICE is hereby given of a meeting of the City Council of the City of Murphy, Collin County, State of Texas, to be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Murphy City Hall for the purpose of considering the following items. The City Council reserves the right to meet in Executive Session closed to the public at any time in the course of this meeting to discuss matters listed on the agenda, as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, including §551.071 (private consultation with the attorney for the City); §551.072 (discussing purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property); §551.074 (discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel); and §551.087 (discussing economic development negotiations). Any decision held on such matters will be taken or conducted in Open Session following the conclusion of the Executive Session.

 

Pursuant to Section 551.127, Texas Government Code, one or more Councilmembers may attend this meeting remotely using video conferencing technology. The video and audio feed of the video conferencing equipment can be viewed and heard by the public at the address posted above as the location of the meeting. A quorum will be physically present at the posted meeting location of City Hall.

 

1.

CALL TO ORDER

 

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

3.

ROLL CALL AND CERTIFICATION OF A QUORUM

 

4.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

5.

CITY MANAGER/STAFF REPORTS

 

A.

Update on Maize Days Preparations Kayla McFarland, Special Events Coordinator

 

B.

Upcoming Events Mike Castro, PhD, City Manager

Staff Report-(0682) - Pdf

 

6.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

All consent agenda items are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Councilmember so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and voted on separately.

 

A.

Consider and/or act on the August 20, 2019, Regular Council meeting minutes.  Susie Quinn, TRMC, CMC, City Secretary

City Council - 20 Aug 2019 - Minutes

 

B.

Consider and/or act to cancel the second meeting in December 2019. Susie Quinn, TRMC, City Secretary

Staff Report-(0691) - Pdf

 

 

 

7.

INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION

 

A.

Hold a public hearing on the FY20 proposed budget for the fiscal year October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020 (FY20).  Mike Castro, PhD, City Manager

Staff Report-(0685) - Pdf

 

B.

Hold a public hearing on the FY20 proposed tax rate of $0.495000 per $100 of assessed valuation for the fiscal year October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020 (FY20).  Mike Castro, PhD, City Manager

Staff Report-(0683) - Pdf

 

C.

Consider and/or act on the application of the Murphy Historical Society for a Community Enhancement Grant award to fund engineering services for the Murphy Veterans Tribute. Reagan Rothenberger, MPA, Planner

Staff Report-(0689) - Pdf

 

D.

Consider and/or act on Resolution Number 19-R-931 authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Norcom/Hastech Solutions in the amount of $848,660.00 for the replacement of the backup generator at the North Star Pump Station. Tim Rogers, Public Services Director

Staff Report-(0690) - Pdf

 

8.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

In accordance with Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, the City Council will now recess into Executive Session (closed meeting) to discuss the following:

 

A.

§551.074. Deliberation regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public officer or employee:

a. City Secretary's annual evaluation

 

9.

RECONVENE INTO REGULAR SESSION

 

The City Council will reconvene into Regular Session, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 551, Subchapter D, Texas Government Code, to take any action necessary regarding:

 

A.

§551.074. Deliberation regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public officer or employee:

a.City Secretary's annual evaluation

 

10.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

A.

Council Members may request topics for future agenda meetings.  No member of the City Council may discuss any of the requested subjects until such matter has been properly placed on the agenda.

 

11.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

 

I certify that this is a true and correct copy of the Murphy City Council Meeting Agenda and that this notice was posted on the designated bulletin board at Murphy City Hall, 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas 75094; a place convenient and readily accessible to the public at all times, and said notice was posted on Friday, August 30, 2019, by 5:00 p.m. and will remain posted continuously for 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.

signature

Susie Quinn, TRMC

City Secretary

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the City of Murphy will provide for reasonable accommodations for persons attending public meetings at City Hall. Requests for accommodations or interpretive services must be received at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Please contact the City Secretary at 972.468.4011 or squinn@murphytx.org.

 

Notice of Possible Quorum: There may be a quorum of the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee, the Board of Adjustment, the Building and Fire Code Appeals Board, the Ethics Review Commission, the Murphy Community Development Corporation, the Murphy Municipal Development District Board, the Park and Recreation Board and/or the Planning and Zoning Commission members who may be present at the meeting, but they will not deliberate on any city or board business.