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City Council Meeting Agenda
May 12, 2020 
6:30 P.M.
30360 Cougar Bend, Bulverde TX 78163


1.

CALL THE MEETING TO ORDER.

2.

Administration Of Oaths Of Office And Election Of Officers

2.I.

Issue Certificates Of Election And Administer Oaths Of Office To The Newly Elected Members Of City Council.

2.II.

Discuss And Consider Electing One Member Of The City Council To Serve As Mayor Pro Tem For The 2020-2021 Term.

3.

REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

3.I.

Police Department: Monthly Report

3.II.

Finance Department: Finance Report

3.III.

Public Works Update

3.IV.

Planning and Zoning Commission Update

3.V.

Parks & Recreation Update

3.VI.

Economic Development Foundation

4.

REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS

4.I.

Consider A Request By 4D Signworx, On Behalf Of Texas State Optical, For A Variance To Section 3.08.102(a)(2) Of The City Of Bulverde Code Of Ordinances, At 322 Singing Oaks, Suite 103.

4.II.

Discuss And Consider Approval Of Franchise Agreement Between The City Of Bulverde And Enertex NB, LLC


4.III.

Discuss and consider approval of an Agreement for Engineering Services with Halff & Associates.


4.IV.

Discuss and Consider an ordinance amending the City of Bulverde Sign Ordinance Article 3.08.113, Temporary signs requiring permit, allowing for a temporary exception during the COVID-19 emergency declaration.

4.V.

Discuss And Consider A Request From Belle Oaks Ranch To Amend The Development Agreement With The City To Allow For 20-Foot Side Setbacks On All Lots And To Exempt Driveways From Tree Preservation Requirements.


4.VI.

Discuss And Consider Approving The City Council Meeting Minutes For March 10 ,2020.

5.

PUBLIC COMMENTS NOT RELATED TO POSTED AGENDA ITEMS

Persons who desire to address the City Council with regard to issues not included on the agenda will be received at this time.  Those wishing to speak should complete a comment form and present it to the City Secretary prior to the meeting. Speakers are limited to 3 minutes and should conduct themselves in a civil manner. In accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, the City Council cannot take action on items not listed on the meeting agenda. 

6.

REPORTS BY ELECTED OFFICIALS AND CITY STAFF ON ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

In accordance with Section 551.0415 of the Government Code, topics discussed under this item are limited to expressions of thanks,  congratulations or condolence; information regarding holiday schedules; an honorary or salutary recognition of a public official, public employee or other citizen; a reminder about an upcoming event organized or sponsored by the governing body; information regarding a social, ceremonial or community event; and Announcements involving an imminent threat to the public health and safety of people in the political subdivision that has arisen after the posting of the agenda.
7.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

7.I.

Pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code, Council shall convene into a closed executive session to seek legal advice from the City’s attorneys regarding pending or contemplated litigation concerning the Development Agreement between the City of Bulverde and the Mandel Family Trust.


7.II.

Pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code, Council shall convene into a closed executive session to seek legal advice from the City’s attorneys regarding pending or contemplated litigation concerning the Wastewater Services Agreement between the City of Bulverde and SH-DJL Development, LLC


7.III.

Pursuant To Government Code 551.071 And 552.072, The City Council Will Meet In Closed Session To Deliberate And Consult With The City Attorney Regarding Contractual Matters Associated With An Inter-Local Agreement With Comal County Related To Emergency Dispatch Services.


7.IV.

Pursuant To Government Code 551.071 And 552.072, The City Council Will Meet In Closed Session To Deliberate And Consult With The City Attorney Regarding Contractual Matters Associated With the Development Agreement Between the City and Ocean View Property Group, LLC


8.

ADJOURNMENT

City Hall is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available.  Requests for accommodations must be made 48 hours prior to the meeting.  Please contact the City Secretary at 830.980.8832 or FAX 830.438.4339 for information or assistance.

A quorum of the Planning & Zoning Commission, Parks & Recreation Advisory Board, and/or Zoning Board of Adjustment may be present at this meeting in order to discuss agenda items related to board business

I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above Notice of Meeting of the City Council of the City of Bulverde was posted on the bulletin board in front of Bulverde City Hall, which is readily accessible to the public at all times, and on the City's website, www.bulverdetx.gov, by 6:00 pm on 05/8/2020.

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Maria Franco, TRMC
City Secretary


EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into Executive session at any time regarding any issue for which it is legally permissible. The City Council will announce it will go into Executive Session, if necessary, pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, to receive advice from Legal Counsel, to discuss matters of land acquisition, litigation, Economic Development negotiations, or personnel matters as listed on this agenda.  The City Council may also announce it will go into Executive Session, if necessary, to receive advice from Legal Counsel regarding any other items on this agenda.