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February 9, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular City Council Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to order; Pledge of Allegiance; Establishment of Quorum
2. Open Forum:
Description: 
CONSENT AGENDA
All matters listed under the CONSENT AGENDA are considered routine and will be enacted in one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member(s) of the City Council requests one or more items be removed from the CONSENT AGENDA to the REGULAR AGENDA for separate discussion and action prior to the City Council's vote to adopt the CONSENT AGENDA.
3. Approval of Minutes from:
Description:  1/25/2021 Special City Council Meeting
Attachments: (1)
4. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Finance Director
Description:  On the approval of the City's Investment Policy.
5. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Chief McConnell
Description:  On authorization for the Mayor to sign the 2020 Operation Stonegarden Grant
Resolution and the associated Interlocal Agreement.
6. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/CIP Manager
Description:  On approval of the Bylaws adopted by the Horizon City TIRZ No. 1 Board of Directors on January 25, 2021.
7. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Chief McConnell
Description:  On the presentation and acceptance of the 2020 annual police and racial profiling reports.
Attachments: (1)
8. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/CIP Manager
Description:   On an update on the Capital Improvement Program.
Attachments: (1)
9. Request to Excuse Absent Council Members:
 
 REGULAR AGENDA
10. Presentation:
Presenter:  Mayor
Description:  On a presentation by El Paso County Commissioner Iliana Holguin regarding small business loans, grants, rental relief programs and UMC mobile unit.
11. Discussion:
Presenter:  Mayor/Finance Director
Description:  1st Reading of Ordinance _______, An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 0260 (Amendment No. 01) of the Town of Horizon City, adopting the Municipal Budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, to allow for the budgeting and expenditure of funds for tax increment reinvestment zone services and expenditures; and providing for repealer and severability clauses. 
12. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/CIP Manager
Description:  On a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign the revised First Amendment to the Engineering Services Agreement for Professional Services (RFQ #2020-001 TOD-TC) (Environmental Assessment) with Huitt-Zollars that reflects a reduced amount of $19,872.00. 
13. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Planning Director
Description:  On a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign an Engineering Services Agreement for Professional Services for on-call geotechnical and materials testing services between the Town of Horizon City and each of the following two consultants:
  1. CQC Testing & Engineering, LLC, and 
  2. Wood Environmental Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.
14. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Planning Director
Description:  This item was postponed at the 12/8/20, 1/12/21 and 1/25/21 City Council Meetings.
On the final subdivision application for the Horizon Town Center Unit Two subdivision (SUB002455-2020; 4th submittal), legally described as being a portion of CD Stewart Survey No. 321, Town of Horizon City, El Paso County, Texas and authorizing the Mayor to finalize negotiations on and execute the Developer Participation Agreement for the parkland dedication requirements and the Subdivision Construction Agreement. Application submitted by Conde, Inc.
15. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Asst. City Atty
Description:  This item was postponed at the 1/12/21 Regular City Council Meeting:
On an update regarding the Town's workgroup drafting a Smoke-Free Ordinance.
16. Discussion:
Presenter:  Mayor/Asst. City Atty/Planning Director
Description:  1st Reading of Ordinance No. ___. An Ordinance amending the municipal code of the Town of Horizon City, Texas, Chapter 6, Health and Sanitation, Article 3, Tobacco Products, to add the following: Division 3.03, Public Places and Workplace Smoking Regulations to prohibit smoking of tobacco products and electronic smoking; and providing for the following: findings of fact; repealer; severability; proper notice and hearing; the penalty being as provided herein, creating a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.00.
17. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Planning Director
Description:  On an update regarding Rifton Street Lighting.
18. PUBLIC HEARING:
Presenter:  Mayor/Asst. City Atty
Description:  2ND Reading of Ordinance No. _______.  An Ordinance calling a special election by the qualified voters of the Town of Horizon City, Texas on May 1, 2021 for the purpose of  submitting a proposition on the reauthorization of the local sales and use tax in the Town of Horizon City at the rate of one-quarter (1/4) of one percent (1%)  to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets; making provision for the conduct of such election; resolving other matters incident and related to such election; providing for invalidity, proper notice and public meeting and an effective date. The tax will expire on the fourth (4th) anniversary of the date of the election unless the imposition of the tax is reauthorized.
19. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Asst. City Atty
Description:  2ND Reading of Ordinance No. _______.  An Ordinance calling a special election by the qualified voters of the Town of Horizon City, Texas on May 1, 2021 for the purpose of  submitting a proposition on the reauthorization of the local sales and use tax in the Town of Horizon City at the rate of one-quarter (1/4) of one percent (1%)  to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets; making provision for the conduct of such election; resolving other matters incident and related to such election; providing for invalidity, proper notice and public meeting and an effective date. The tax will expire on the fourth (4th) anniversary of the date of the election unless the imposition of the tax is reauthorized.
20. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Chief McConnell
Description:  On a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign the Far West Texas: Responding to Intel & Information Sharing & Interoperability Enhancement Project - FY21 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) resolution.
21. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Chief McConnell
Description:  On the first amendment to emergency ambulance service agreement with Elite Medical Transport to extend the contract for one year. 
22. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Chief McConnell
Description:  On a CARES Act subrecipient/subcontractor agreement with Elite Medical Transport for COVID-19 emergency services related expenditures in an amount not to exceed $19,252.00.
23. Discussion and Action:
Presenter:  Mayor/Assistant City Attorney
Description:  Emergency Ordinance - On the adoption of an Ordinance to continue the Emergency Ordinance instituting emergency measures due to a public health emergency; severability clause; penalty as provided herein. 
24. Executive Session
Description:  The City Council of the Town of Horizon City may recess into EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, under Article 551.071 – Consultation with Attorney; 551.072 – Deliberation Regarding Real Property; 551.073 – Deliberation Regarding Gifts and Donations; 551.074 – Personnel Matters; 551.076 – Deliberation Regarding Security Devices and 551.087 – Deliberation Regarding Economic Development Negotiations.
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