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WELL, GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO THE SEPTEMBER 14TH, 2021 REGULAR MEETING OF THE GARLAND CITY COUNCIL. IT IS THE CUSTOM AND TRADITION OF THIS CITY COUNCIL TO HAVE AN INVOCATION AND RECITAL OF THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF OUR MEETINGS, LED BY ONE OF OUR COUNCIL MEMBERS.

AND TONIGHT AND YOU ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US, BUT THAT IS PURELY YOUR CHOICE.

I WILL HAVE NO BEARING ON ANY OF OUR DECISIONS THAT WE MAKE HERE THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT WE WILL BE LED BY COUNCIL MEMBER BASS FROM DISTRICT ONE.

HEAVENLY FATHER, WE COME BEFORE YOU TONIGHT TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR MANY BLESSINGS AND TO ASK YOU FOR YOUR WISDOM AND GUIDANCE AS WE SERVE THE CITIZENS OF THE FINE CITY OF GARLAND, TEXAS. WE ALSO ASK THAT YOU WATCH OVER THOSE WHO WATCH OVER US, OUR MILITARY, POLICE, FIRE TEACHERS AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL.

IN JESUS NAME, WE PRAY.

AMEN.

ALLEGIANCE].

GOOD EVENING, EVERYONE.

[Mayoral Proclamations, Recognitions and Announcements]

THIS IS THE FIRST MEETING OF THE MONTH, AND WE ALWAYS HAVE A SPECIAL GUEST AT THIS MEETING, OUR PET OF THE MONTH, AND THIS IS TATER.

HOW ARE YOU, TATER? I'M READY TO GIVE YOU SOME KISSES.

YES, VERY GOOD. CAN YOU TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? SO TODAY I BROUGHT TATER FOR PET OF THE MONTH, AND HE IS HERE TO REMIND YOU THAT THIS IS THE LAST WEEK OF CLEAR THE SHELTERS.

SO NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO ADOPT ONE OF YOUR NEW FURRY FRIENDS.

HE IS, SPECIFICALLY, TATER 10 MONTHS OLD.

HE IS ABOUT TO GET NEUTERED.

HE HAS LOTS OF LOVE TO GIVE AND HE IS READY FOR HIS FOREVER HOME.

VERY GOOD. VERY GOOD.

ALL RIGHT. WELL, THANK YOU.

NICE TO MEET YOU. ALL RIGHT.

WELL, THANK YOU, AMY. AND JUST REAL QUICKLY BEFORE WE'VE GOT SEVERAL RECOGNITIONS TO DO HERE THIS EVENING.

BUT I JUST WANT TO LET YOU KNOW WE HAVE AN EMPTY SEAT TONIGHT.

MAYOR PRO TEM HEDRICK IS AT THE HOSPITAL WITH HIS WIFE.

SHE WENT INTO LABOR ABOUT LUNCHTIME TODAY AND SO WE HAVE NO UPDATE.

THERE'S NO BABY YET, BUT THEY ARE, YOU KNOW, HOPING FOR THE SOON.

AND SO THAT IS WHY WE HAVE AN EMPTY SEAT WITH US TONIGHT.

SO IF DURING OUR MEETING TONIGHT WE GET ANY UPDATES, WE WILL CERTAINLY LET YOU KNOW ANY INFORMATION WE CAN ABOUT BABY PRO TEM THAT WE'RE WAITING FOR.

SO ANYWAY, SO WE HAVE SEVERAL RECOGNITIONS THIS EVENING AND WE'RE WE'RE KIND OF PLAYING CATCH UP AND WE STARTED GETTING CAUGHT UP ON SOME RECOGNITIONS FOR NEIGHBORHOODS.

WE WERE MEETING IN PERSON AND THEN WE WENT BACK TO MEETING VIRTUALLY AGAIN.

SO NOW WE'RE BACK. SO WE'RE THIS IS KIND OF PART TWO OF CATCHING UP ON TWO YEARS WORTH OF NEIGHBORHOOD RECOGNITIONS.

SO OUR FIRST HONOREE THIS EVENING IS OFFICER MATT PESTA.

THANK YOU. GOOD TO SEE YOU. SO WE HAVE OFFICER MATT PESTA IS THE 2021 FINALIST FOR WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA'S NEIGHBORHOODS.

WHEREAS NEIGHBORHOODS USA, ALSO KNOWN AS NUSA, IS A NATIONAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO BUILDING AND STRENGTHENING NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATIONS.

AND WHEREAS FOR OVER 40 YEARS, THEY HAVE HELD AN ANNUAL CONFERENCE WHICH PROVIDES AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO SHARE BEST PRACTICES, DISCUSS TIMELY ISSUES AND ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER AS THEY INVEST IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS.

EACH YEAR, NEIGHBORHOODS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY APPLY FOR VARIOUS NOOSA AWARDS, RECOGNIZING THEIR EXEMPLARY NEIGHBORHOODS AND INVESTMENT EFFORTS.

OFFICER MATTHEW PESTA IS THE 2021 FINALISTS FOR WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOODS IN THE GOVERNMENTAL CATEGORY.

OFFICER PESTA IS RECOGNIZED FOR THE INVESTMENT AND CARE HE HAS DEMONSTRATED IN GARLAND NEIGHBORHOODS. HE IS ACTIVE IN NEIGHBORHOOD MEETINGS, ASSISTING WITH CLEANUPS, AND ALSO CAN BE FOUND CELEBRATING AT BLOCK PARTIES.

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I'VE SEEN HIM DANCE.

IT'S TRUE. SO THEREFORE, I, SCOTT LEMAY, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF GARLAND, TEXAS, ALONG WITH THE CITY COUNCIL, DO HEREBY CONVEY THE SPECIAL RECOGNITION UPON OFFICER PESTA AND CONGRATULATE HIM FOR HIS ACHIEVEMENT.

AND THIS IS FOR YOU.

AND OFFICER PESTA SERVED FOR MANY YEARS AS ONE OF OUR NEIGHBORHOOD POLICE OFFICERS.

HE NOW SERVES AS ONE OF OUR PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERS, SO YOU SHOULD BE COMFORTABLE WITH THIS MICROPHONE. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

SO I'VE NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE.

OH, I'M KIDDING. WHAT AN HONOR.

I'M ACTUALLY AT A LOSS FOR WORDS FOR ONCE.

IT'S A GREAT HONOR TO RECEIVE THIS.

BUT THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE GARLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE CITY OF GARLAND, WE WORK TIRELESSLY EVERY DAY TO PROVIDE THE MOST UTMOST SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.

AND SO THANK YOU.

I'M VERY HUMBLED BY THIS HONOR, BUT IT'S EVERYONE UP HERE.

IT'S ALL THE POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, PARAMEDICS OUT THERE THAT WORK HARD EVERY DAY AND WE'RE WE'RE HONORED TO WORK FOR THIS CITY AND AND IT'S A GREAT COMMUNITY TO WORK FOR.

SO THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

VERY GOOD. THANK YOU.

AND THEN WE HAVE ONE MORE TO GET CAUGHT UP ON.

AND THIS IS FOR THE OAK RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD IS THEIR REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE OAK RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD, IF YOU'D LIKE TO COME DOWN.

HOW ARE YOU THIS EVENING? WELL, VERY GOOD, WELL, SO MAYOR PRO TEM HEDRICK ALSO LIVES IN OAK RIDGE. SO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD'S GOING TO INCREASE IN POPULATION BY ONE TONIGHT.

SO JUST IT'S GOOD TO KNOW.

YES, YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PREPARE FOR THAT.

SO THE OAK RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION WAS THE 2020 FINALIST FOR NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE YEAR. AND WHEREAS NEIGHBORHOODS USA, ALSO KNOWN AS NUSA, IS A NATIONAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO BUILDING AND STRENGTHENING NEIGHBORHOODS FOR OVER 40 YEARS, THEY HAVE HELD AN ANNUAL CONFERENCE WHICH PROVIDES AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO SHARE BEST PRACTICES AND DISCUSS ISSUES AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO INVEST IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS. EACH YEAR, NEIGHBORHOODS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY APPLY FOR VARIOUS AWARDS RECOGNIZING THEIR SERVICE AND OF COURSE, DUE TO THE SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES PUT IN BY COVID 19.

WE WERE UNABLE TO CELEBRATE THE 2020 NUSA AWARDS HERE IN GARLAND.

SO WE ARE DOING THAT HERE TONIGHT.

THE OAK RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION WAS RECOGNIZED AS 2020 FINALISTS FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR THEIR ANNUAL HOLIDAY MEALS FOR NEARBY FIRE STATIONS.

THEY WERE ALSO RECOGNIZED AS A FINALIST IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSLETTER COMPETITION FOR THE OAK RIDGE NEWS.

SO NOW, THEREFORE, I.

SCOTT LEMAY, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF GARLAND, ALONG WITH THE CITY COUNCIL, DO HEREBY CONVEY THE SPECIAL RECOGNITION UPON THE OAK RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION AND CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.

THERE YOU GO. THANK YOU.

NOW IS YOUR TIME. I DON'T REALLY HAVE A LOT TO SAY, BUT I WILL SAY THANK YOU FOR THE RECOGNITION. OUR NEIGHBORHOOD HAS A LOT OF WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS AND WE COULD NOT DO ALL OF THESE THINGS WITHOUT THOSE WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS.

SO I KIND OF WANT TO SAY THANK YOU TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

THEY'RE NOT HERE, BUT THEY'LL HEAR ABOUT IT.

VERY GOOD. THANK YOU. AND NEXT, WE HAVE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH.

MR. SOLIS, YEAH, YOU HAVE YOU HAVE SOMEBODY WHO'S JOINED YOU.

VERY GOOD. THIS IS RECOGNITION IN HONOR OF HISPANIC HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, THE HISTORY OF HISPANICS IN TEXAS DATES BACK TO THE EPIC JOURNEY MADE ACROSS TEXAS BY CABEZA DE VACA IN 1532.

HISPANIC CULTURE HAS BECOME A VIBRANT PART OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ESPECIALLY IN THE GREAT SOUTHWEST.

AMERICANS OF HISPANIC HERITAGE HAVE CARRIED ON TRADITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SINCE THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, AND WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THEIR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE.

HISPANIC AMERICANS HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE SPIRIT OF GARLAND, TEXAS AND THE UNITED STATES, AND IN CONJUNCTION WITH NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH 2021.

WE HONOR AND SALUTE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF HISPANIC AMERICANS, HEREBY PROVIDE LOCAL RECOGNITION OF THEIR DIVERSE CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COMMUNITY.

SO NOW, THEREFORE, I.

SCOTT LEMAY, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF GARLAND WITH THE CITY COUNCIL, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM SEPTEMBER 15TH THROUGH OCTOBER 15TH 2021 IN GARLAND, TEXAS HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH . ALL RIGHT.

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AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY A FEW WORDS.

WELL, JUST A FEW WORDS TODAY.

FIRST OF ALL, THANK YOU, MR. MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL.

ALSO, IT'S BEEN A WHILE SINCE I'VE BEEN DOWN HERE, I ALMOST HAD TO LOOK IT UP IN GPS INSTRUCTIONS. BUT NO, THIS HAS BECOME A TRADITION FOR THE LAST ABOUT 15 YEARS.

LAST YEAR, FOR OBVIOUS REASONS, WE DIDN'T HAVE THIS RECOGNITION.

BUT I WAS NOT GOING TO MISS ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY, AND I TOOK A CHANCE THAT THIS YEAR WE COULD HAVE IT DOWN TO CITY HALL.

BUT I THINK THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL AND THE CITY OF GARLAND FOR HELPING AGAIN CELEBRATE OUR DIVERSITY.

THIS IS MAKING A GARLAND EVEN STRONGER THAT WE KNOW ABOUT OUR DIVERSITY AND WE CELEBRATE IT. AND WITH THAT IN MIND, I THANK YOU AGAIN.

[INAUDIBLE].

ON BEHALF OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WITH OVER 50 PERCENT LATINO.

WE ALSO TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN OUR DIVERSITY, SO WE USE THIS AREA THIS MONTH TO CELEBRATE.

BUT IT'S YEAR ROUND AND WE HAVE A LOT OF ACTIVITIES GOING ON.

A LOT OF CULTURAL, A LOT OF WRITING, A LOT OF ART WHERE KIDS CAN EMBRACE THE DIFFERENT CULTURES THAT WE HAVE AND THAT THEY TAKE GREAT, GREAT PRIDE IN THAT.

VERY GOOD. THANK YOU.

THANKS AGAIN. IT'S GOOD.

THANK YOU. ALL RIGHT.

I HAVE ONE MORE.

AND THIS IS IN HONOR OF NEPHROLOGY NURSES WEEK.

I'M NOT SURE WHO'S HERE TO, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO COME DOWN.

YES.

GOOD, HOW ARE YOU THIS EVENING? VERY GOOD, VERY GOOD.

I HAVE A RECOGNITION HERE IN HONOR OF NEPHROLOGY NURSES WEEK.

WHEREAS NEARLY 30 MILLION AMERICANS SUFFER FROM KIDNEY DISEASE AND EVERY YEAR, MANY GARLAND TEXAS CITIZENS, INCLUDING CHILDREN, ADULTS AND THE ELDERLY, ARE DIAGNOSED WITH KIDNEY DISEASE. WHEREAS THE DEPTH AND BREADTH OF THE NEPHROLOGY NURSING PROFESSION MEETS THE DIFFERENT AND EMERGING KIDNEY DISEASE AND OTHER HEALTH CARE NEEDS FOR THE POPULATION OF GARLAND, TEXAS, WHEREAS THE ASSOCIATION OF NEPHROLOGY NURSES ASSOCIATION AMERICAN NEPHROLOGY NURSES ASSOCIATION, WHICH IS MUCH EASIER AS ANNA ANNA.

YEAH, IT'S MUCH EASIER.

IS WORKING TO ADVANCE QUALITY CARE TO AMERICANS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE BEFORE THEY SUFFER COMPLETE ORGAN FAILURE.

THEY ALSO WORK TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES, POSITIVELY INFLUENCE PATIENT OUTCOMES AND KEEP NEPHROLOGY NURSES ABREAST OF THE LATEST TREATMENTS AND KIDNEY RELATED RESEARCH. WHEREAS NEPHROLOGY NURSES FUNCTION AS EDUCATORS, DIRECT CAREGIVERS AND COORDINATORS TO HELP PATIENTS MANAGE THEIR LIVES WHILE EFFECTIVELY DEALING WITH THEIR HEALTH ISSUES. WHEREAS THE NUMBER OF NEW PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH KIDNEY DISEASE HAS DOUBLED EACH YEAR IN THE LAST TWO DECADES, THE DEMAND FOR NEPHROLOGY NURSES WILL PERSIST AND EXPAND TO AS THIS TREND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

WHEREAS MORE QUALIFIED NEPHROLOGY NURSES WILL BE NEEDED IN THE FUTURE TO MEET THE INCREASINGLY COMPLEX NEEDS OF PATIENTS WHO ARE EXPERIENCING OR AT RISK FOR KIDNEY DISEASE. WHEREAS ALONG WITH THE AMERICAN AND NEPHROLOGY NURSES ASSOCIATION, THE DALLAS CHAPTER HAS DECLARED THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 12TH THROUGH EIGHTEEN TWENTY TWENTY ONE AS NEPHROLOGY NURSES WEEK TO CELEBRATE AND HONOR THEIR UNSELFISH WORK, AND THAT THEY PERFORM EACH DAY TO MAINTAIN THE HEALTH OF THOUSANDS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE.

AND SO NOW, THEREFORE, I, SCOTT LEMAY, ALONG WITH THE CITY COUNCIL, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM SEPTEMBER 12TH-18TH, 2021 AS NEPHROLOGY NURSES WEEK HERE IN GARLAND, TEXAS, AND ASK THAT ALL RESIDENTS JOIN ME IN HONORING THESE NURSES WHO CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE AND BE. IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT THE RESIDENTS OF GARLAND, TEXAS CELEBRATE THIS WEEK.

THE NURSING EFFORTS TO ADVANCE PATIENT CARE AND REDUCE INCIDENCE OF KIDNEY DISEASE AND SHOW OUR APPRECIATION.

THANK YOU. THANK YOU.

AND THIS IS FOR YOU. THANK.

YOU HAVE YOUR THANK YOU.

TELL US A LITTLE BIT, YEAH.

WELL, THANK YOU SO MUCH, MAYOR LEMAY AND THE CITY COUNCIL AND EVERYONE HERE.

WE APPRECIATE THAT YOU RECOGNIZE THE AMERICAN NEPHROLOGY NURSES ASSOCIATION, WHICH IS ANNA. YOU GUYS CAN CHECK US OUT ON THE ANNA DALLAS CHAPTER WEBSITE ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.

I DO WANT TO LET YOU KNOW THAT KIDNEY DISEASE, CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IS INCREASING IN OUR NEIGHBORHOODS, IN OUR STATES AND ALSO NATIONWIDE.

SO THE TWO DOMINATING DISEASES THAT CAUSE KIDNEY DISEASE IS HYPERTENSION AND DIABETES.

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HOW MANY OF US IN HERE HAVE THOSE, RIGHT? A LOT OF US.

SO MAKE SURE TO PREVENT KIDNEY DISEASE.

YOU GUYS STAY ON TOP OF YOUR MEDICATION, TAKE THEM AND DO WELL WITH ALSO THE WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT TO HELP WITH HYPERTENSION AND DIABETES.

SO WE ARE HERE FOR YOU.

AMERICAN NEPHROLOGY NURSES WEEK SO WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR RECOGNITION.

THANK YOU SO MUCH. THANK YOU.

APPRECIATE IT VERY MUCH.

ALL RIGHT. VERY GOOD.

IT'S GOOD TO ONCE AGAIN BE ABLE TO TO RECOGNIZE ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS HERE IN THE CITY. SO WITH THAT, WE WILL GO AHEAD AND GET STARTED ON OUR AGENDA.

THE FIRST ITEM, THE FIRST ITEM ON OUR AGENDA TONIGHT IS OUR CONSENT AGENDA AND IT IS

[Consent Agenda]

QUITE LENGTHY AND I'M GOING TO HAVE TO HAVE A DRINK FIRST.

SO FOR OUR CONSENT AGENDA, ALL ITEMS UNDER THIS SECTION ARE RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL BY A SINGLE MOTION OF COUNCIL WITHOUT DISCUSSION.

COUNCIL HAS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW EACH OF THESE ITEMS AT A PREVIOUS WORK SESSION AND APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT EACH ITEM.

I WILL ANNOUNCE THE AGENDA AND PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE AND THE CITY COUNCIL TO REQUEST THAT AN ITEM BE POOLED AND CONSIDERED SEPARATELY.

CURRENTLY, I DO NOT HAVE ANY REQUESTS FOR THAT.

SO LET ME GO AHEAD AND READ THROUGH THE AGENDA.

AND IT'S A LITTLE LONGER THAN NORMAL BECAUSE WE HAD AN EXTRA WEEK OFF BETWEEN MEETINGS SO THAT IT'S SORT OF BACK FILLS ITSELF, IF YOU WILL.

SO, ITEM ONE, CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 17TH, 2021 REGULAR MEETING.

ITEM TWO, CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING BIDS.

2A, HEAVY DUTY RESCUE TRUCK.

ITEM 2B, ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR LAVON PUMP STATION BACKUP GENERATOR PROJECT.

ITEM 2C, AMBULANCES.

ITEM 2D, INFINITY CIS IMPLEMENTATION.

ITEM 2E, DUCK CREEK PIPELINE REHABILITATION, PHASE ONE.

ITEM 2F, GPLETC ODORANT SYSTEM PROJECT MANAGEMENT.

ITEM 2G, INOVA SYSTEM UPDATE FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE PAID PROGRAM.

ITEM 2H, GP&L OLINGER PLANT RELAY REPLACEMENT ENGINEERING SERVICES.

ITEM 2I, TNPA345138KV GIBBONS CREEK SWITCH YARD PHASE TO PLANT DISCONNECT, GET DISCONNECTION ENGINEERING SERVICES.

ITEM 2J, 2019 BOND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT ADDITIONAL SERVICES.

ITEM 2K, EMS SUPPLIES AND MEDICATIONS.

ITEM 2L, ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR CONCESSION AND RESTROOM BUILDINGS AT VARIOUS PARK SITES.

ITEM 2M, TRANSPORTATION, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION FACILITY RENOVATION CONSTRUCTION.

ITEM 2N, DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE REPLACEMENT.

ITEM 2O, TNPA BEN DAVIS TO ROYCE 138KV TRANSMISSION STEEL STRUCTURES.

ITEM 2P, ROWLETT CREEK WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT POLYMER.

ITEM 2Q, GARLAND WATER UTILITIES SKDA MASTER PLAN.

ITEM 2R, 2018 PAVING WATER AND SANITARY SEWER PROJECT, PHASE TWO.

ITEM 2S, 2021 GARLAND ALLEY RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT.

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ITEM 2T, RAILROAD CROSSING EVALUATION PROJECT.

ITEM 2U,2021 TERM CONTRACT FOR MISCELLANEOUS ARTERIAL REPAIR PROJECT.

ITEM 2V, DESIGN SERVICES FOR BRIDGE REPAIR TO THE 111 RANCH PARK BRIDGE OVER ROWLETT CREEK. ITEM 2W, HIGHWAY 66 TURN LANE CONSTRUCTION.

ITEM 2X, CHANGE ORDER FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS.

ITEM 2Y, CHANGE ORDER FOR READY MIX CONCRETE.

ITEM 2Z, GP&L OVERHEAD TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION LINE RELOCATIONS FOR NAAMAN SCHOOL ROAD. ITEM 2AA.

HELIPORT EXPANSION DESIGN SERVICES.

ITEM 2BB, MOTOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.

ITEM 3, PUBLIC HEARINGS WERE PREVIOUSLY CONDUCTED FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONING CASES.

COUNCIL APPROVED THE REQUEST AND INSTRUCTED STAFF TO BRING FORTH THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCES FOR CONSIDERATION.

ITEM 3A, IS ZONING FILE NUMBER Z21-21 AVALON DEVELOPMENT AND KINLEY HORNE IN DISTRICT SEVEN. ITEM 3B, ZONING FILE 21-22, RANDALL T.

WILSON IN DISTRICT TWO.

ITEM FOUR, COUNCIL IS REQUESTED TO CONFIRM DR.

TIMOTHY LAMBERT FOR A TWO YEAR TERM AS CITY HEALTH AUTHORITY AND DR.

NORMAN, CLOYER FOR A TWO YEAR TERM AS THE HEALTH AUTHORITY DESIGNEE AND AUTHORIZED THE CITY MANAGER TO RENEW THE INNER LOCAL AGREEMENTS WITH THE CITIES OF ROWLETT AND SACHSE TEXAS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES.

ITEM FIVE, CONSIDER AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OR HIS DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE CONTRACT AGREEMENTS WITH TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES AND TO EXECUTE AN INNER LOCAL AGREEMENT WITH PARKLAND HOSPITAL REGARDING THE SERVICES OF A SOCIAL WORKER.

ITEM SIX, CONSIDER A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARLAND, TEXAS, APPROVING A NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT BETWEEN THE ATMOS CITY STEERING COMMITTEE, ACSC AND ATMOS ENERGY CORPS MID TAX DIVISION REGARDING THE COMPANY'S 2021ONE RATE REVIEW MECHANISM FILING, DECLARING EXISTING RATES TO BE UNREASONABLE.

ADOPTING TARIFFS THAT REFLECT RATE ADJUSTMENTS CONSISTENT WITH THE NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT.

FINDING THE RATES TO BE SET BY THE ATTACHED SETTLEMENT TARIFFS TO BE JUST AND REASONABLE AND IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST.

APPROVING AN ATTACHED EXHIBIT.

ESTABLISHING A BENCHMARK FOR PENSIONS AND RETIREE MEDICAL BENEFITS.

APPROVING AN ATTACHED EXHIBIT REGARDING AMORTIZATION OF REGULATORY LIABILITY.

REQUIRING THE COMPANY TO REIMBURSE ACSC'S REASONABLE RATE MAKING EXPENSES.

DETERMINING THAT THIS RESOLUTION WAS PASSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT.

ADOPTING A SAVINGS CLAUSE, DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND REQUIRING DELIVERY OF THIS RESOLUTION TO THE COMPANY AND THE ACSC'S LEGAL COUNSEL.

ITEM SEVEN, EXCUSE ME, CONSIDER A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARLAND, TEXAS, ADOPTING THE TEXAS OPIOID ABATEMENT FUND COUNCIL AND SETTLEMENT ALLOCATION TERM SHEET AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

ITEM EIGHT, CONSIDER BY MINUTE ACTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN THE INTER LOCAL AGREEMENT FOR REIMBURSEMENT TO ROWLETT FOR ELIGIBLE EXPENSES TOTALING ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHT THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND SIXTY TWO DOLLARS AND 14 CENTS UNDER THE PUBLIC ASSISTANCE CATEGORY.

EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE MEASURES CONDUCTED TO MANAGE THE MASS VACCINATION EVENT OPERATIONS WITHIN THE CITY OF GARLAND.

ITEM NINE, CONSIDER BY MINUTE ACTION, THE APPROVAL OF ONE PURCHASE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATED TO DATE WITH THE PROPERTY OWNER IN THE AMOUNT OF EIGHT HUNDRED AND THREE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED AND FORTY DOLLARS.

ITEM 10 CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF CITY OF GARLAND TEXAS TAX NOTE SERIES 2021, SPECIFYING THE TERMS AND FEATURES OF SAID NOTE, LEVYING THE CONTINUING DIRECT ANNUAL AD VALOREM TAX FOR THE PAYMENT OF SAID NOTE AND RESOLVING OTHER MATTERS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE ISSUANCE SALE PAYMENT AND DELIVERY OF SAID NOTE, INCLUDING THE APPROVAL AND EXECUTION OF A PAYING AGENT, REGISTRAR AGREEMENT AND A PURCHASE LETTER AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

AND BELIEVE IT OR NOT, HAT WAS THE LAST CONSENT AGENDA ITEM.

MAYOR LEMAY? YES, MA'AM.

THE COUNCIL WILL BE ABLE TO VOTE FROM THERE, THE VOTING SYSTEM, YOU'RE JUST HAVING TO READ THE AGENDA MANUALLY, BUT THEY WILL BE ABLE TO.

I CAN SET THE VOTE STILL.

VERY GOOD. VERY GOOD.

THANK YOU. OK.

THAT IS THE CONSENT AGENDA.

AND NO, I WILL NOT READ IT AGAIN.

IS THERE ANYBODY WHO WOULD LIKE TO HAVE AN ITEM PULLED AND CONSIDERED SEPARATELY?

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SEEING NONE.

OOPS, SORRY.

YES. YES, GO AHEAD.

YOUR MIC IS ON, SIR.

OK. I'M SORRY, I THOUGHT IT WASN'T UP UNTIL WE'RE LOOKING FOR A I'M SORRY, A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA.

OH, I DIDN'T HAVE THAT ON HERE.

OK, MOTION TO APPROVE.

I HAVE A MOTION BY COUNCIL MEMBER BASS, THE SECOND BY COUNCIL MEMBER AUBIN TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED.

ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS? MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD [INAUDIBLE] VOTE, PLEASE.

AND COUNCIL AND IF YOU COULD DISPLAY THE VOTE, PLEASE.

AND THAT ITEM IS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY, WHICH TONIGHT WILL BE EIGHT VOTES.

ALL RIGHT, NOW, WE ARE ONTO ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION.

ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK FOR OR AGAINST OR ON AN AGENDA ITEM HOPEFULLY HAS REGISTERED THROUGH OUR SYSTEM, AND I'LL HAVE THE CITY SECRETARY GIVE US THE INFORMATION ON THAT.

MADAM SECRETARY, THE SPEAKER REGULATION.

YES, SIR. THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK IS GIVEN TO PROVIDE TESTIMONY RATHER THAN TO QUESTION THE CITY COUNCIL OR STAFF.

THE CHAIR MAY CALL A SPEAKER OUT OF ORDER IF THE SPEAKER PRESENTS QUESTIONS OR REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION THAT WILL UNDULY DELAY THE TRANSACTION OF BUSINESS AT THE MEETING.

SPEAKERS APPEARING IN THE CHAMBER WILL SPEAK FIRST AND VIRTUAL SPEAKERS WILL FOLLOW.

SPEAKERS SHALL BE ALLOWED TO SPEAK ON A FIRST COME FIRST TO SPEAK BASIS, AS DETERMINED BY THE ORDER IN WHICH THE SECRETARY RECEIVES THE SPEAKER'S INFORMATION FOR VIRTUAL SPEAKERS.

PLEASE USE THE RAISE YOUR HAND FEATURE ON ZOOM.

IF YOU ARE DIALING IN FOR AUDIO, YOU MAY PRESS STAR NINE IN ORDER TO BE RECOGNIZED BY THE MODERATOR. ONCE THE LINE IS OPEN, THE SPEAKER CAN PRESS STAR SIX TO UNMUTE.

SPEAKERS WILL BE ALLOWED THREE MINUTES TO SPEAK.

WHEN THE PODIUM BUZZER SOUNDS, THE SPEAKER MUST END THEIR COMMENTS.

VIRTUAL SPEAKERS WILL BE INFORMED BY THE CLERK WHEN THEIR TIME HAS ELAPSED.

WE HAVE THREE SPEAKERS TONIGHT UNDER PUBLIC HEARING AND ONE FOR CITIZEN COMMENT.

OK, VERY GOOD, MA'AM. THE FIRST ITEM UNDER INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION ITEM 11 I CONSIDER A

[11. Consider a resolution strongly encouraging (1) persons entering city facilities to wear face coverings or face shields over their nose and mouth, (2) utilizing the hand sanitizer stations at the entrances of city owned facilities, and (3) persons who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and who do not have a medical condition that prevents them from safely receiving a vaccination to become fully vaccinated.]

RESOLUTION STRONGLY ENCOURAGING ONE PERSONS ENTERING CITY FACILITIES TO WEAR FACE COVERINGS OR FACE SHIELDS OVER THEIR NOSE AND MOUTH TO UTILIZING THE HAND SANITIZER STATION AT THE ENTRANCES OF CITY OWNED FACILITIES AND THREE PERSONS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE COVID 19 VACCINE AND WHO DO NOT HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION THAT PREVENTS THEM FROM SAFELY RECEIVING A VACCINATION TO BECOME FULLY VACCINATED.

DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TEM YOU BROUGHT THIS FORWARD, SIR, AND I WILL.

THERE YOU GO. THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. THIS RESOLUTION AS STATED IS ENCOURAGING.

I WANT TO EMPHASIZE THIS ENCOURAGING PERSONS.

AS THE MAYOR HAS READ, IT'S IN LINE WITH WITH OUR CHOICE AS COUNCIL.

WE TOOK AN OATH TO PROTECT THE SAFETY AND HEALTH OF THIS CITY AND AND EMPLOYEES, THE CITY AND THE RESIDENTS. RESIDENTS OF THIS CITY AND WE FEEL THAT THIS ORDINANCE IS A PART OF THAT OATH THAT WE TOOK.

SO THANK YOU VERY MUCH, MAYOR.

AND IF THERE ARE NO MORE DISCUSSION, I'D LIKE TO PLACE THE MOTION TO ADOPT THIS RESOLUTION. I HAVE A MOTION TO ADOPT THIS RESOLUTION BY DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TEM WILLIAMS WITH A SECOND BY COUNCILMAN SMITH.

WITHOUT ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION.

MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PREPARE THE VOTE FOR US, PLEASE.

AND COUNCIL AND DISPLAY THE VOTE, AND THAT ITEM PASSES UNANIMOUSLY.

THANK YOU, SIR. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

[12. Consider a resolution of the City of Garland, Texas finding and determining that the public necessity and convenience require the acquisition of various property rights located east of First Street, north of Avenue D and south of Avenue B, in the City of Garland, Texas situated in the 1st Installment Coopers Addition, in the City of Garland, County of Dallas, Texas, said property interests being more particularly described below; providing authorizations to acquire such property rights by purchase or condemnation and making certain findings pertaining thereto; providing further authorizations as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this resolution; and providing an effective date.]

NEXT, WE HAVE ITEM 12, CONSIDER A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF GARLAND, TEXAS, FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE PUBLIC NECESSITY AND CONVENIENCE REQUIRED THE ACQUISITION OF VARIOUS PROPERTY RIGHTS. LOCATED EAST OF 1ST STREET, NORTH OF AVENUE D.

AND SOUTH OF AVENUE B IN THE CITY OF GARLAND, TEXAS.

SITUATED IN THE FIRST INSTALLMENT, COOPER'S EDITION IN THE CITY OF GARLAND COUNTY OF DALLAS, TEXAS, SAID PROPERTY INTEREST BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BELOW, PROVIDING AUTHORIZATIONS TO ACQUIRE SUCH PROPERTY RIGHTS BY PURCHASE OR CONDEMNATION AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS PERTAINING THERETO.

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PROVIDING FURTHER AUTHORIZATIONS AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT THE PURPOSES OF THIS RESOLUTION AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

COUNCIL LADY MORRIS, I BELIEVE YOU HAVE THE MOTION FOR THIS.

LET'S SEE HERE.

THERE WE GO. ALL RIGHT.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. MAYOR, I MOVED WITH THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARLAND, TEXAS, AUTHORIZED THE USE OF THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN TO ACQUIRE THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE FIRST INSTALLMENT.

COOPER'S ADDITION AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF GARLAND, DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP RECORDED IN VOLUME SEVEN PAGE FOUR TWENTY THREE OF THE MAP RECORDS OF DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR TWENTY ONE, ALLEN BEING LOT THIRTEEN IN BLOCKY FOR 13, FORD BEING LOTTE'S EIGHT AND NINE IN BLOCK D, 413.

ALLEN BEING LOT11, BLOCK E, 442 ALLEN BEING LOT ONE, BLOCK F.407 FORD BEING LOTS 10 AND 11 IN BLOCK D.

438 ALLEN.

LOT TWO IN BLOCK F AND 621 EAST AVENUE, D., LOT FIVE, AND BLOCK G FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A MUNICIPAL FIRE COMPLEX.

MY MOTION INCLUDES APPROVAL OF THE PROPOSED RESOLUTION AND INTENDS THAT THE RECORD VOTE ON THIS MATTER APPLIES TO ALL UNITS OF PROPERTY TO BE CONDEMNED.

VERY GOOD. THANK YOU, MA'AM.

SO WE HAVE A MOTION BY COUNCILMAN MORRIS AND A SECOND BY DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TEM WILLIAMS . UNLESS THERE'S FURTHER DISCUSSION, MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PREPARE THE VOTE FOR US, PLEASE. AND COUNCIL.

AND DISPLAY THE VOTE IN THAT ITEM WAS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY.

THANK YOU. ALL RIGHT.

NEXT, WE HAVE A SERIES THAT WE WILL HAVE TO TAKE A SERIES OF VOTES.

[13. Hold a Public Hearing on Proposed 2021-22 Tax Rate]

WE ARE HERE.

PART OF WHAT WE HAVE BEEN WORKING ON OVER THE LAST MONTH AND A HALF OR SO IS OUR ANNUAL BUDGETING AND TAX RATE ADJUSTMENTS.

SO WE IT'S NOT JUST A SIMPLE YES OR NO VOTE.

IT IS ACTUALLY A SERIES OF VOTES AND SOME VERY SPECIFIC WORDING.

SO WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO WORK THROUGH A COUPLE OF PROCEDURES HERE.

SO THE FIRST ITEM IS ITEM 13 IS HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED 2021-22 TAX RATE.

AT THIS TIME, I WILL OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE TO SPEAK TO THE COUNCIL ON THAT TOPIC.

IS THERE ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE TO SPEAK SAYING NONE WILL CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING AND TELL YOU THAT THE TAX RATE IS SCHEDULED FOR ADOPTION THIS EVENING? TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH, 2021.

THE NEXT ITEM IS ITEM 14 ORDINANCE TO RATIFY PROPERTY TAX REVENUE AND

[14. Ordinance to Ratify the Property Tax Revenue]

COUNCIL MEMBER BASS, I BELIEVE YOU HAVE THE DIRECTION ON THIS.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. I MOVE THAT THE CITY COUNCIL RATIFY A PROPERTY TAX REVENUE INCREASE OF EIGHT MILLION ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED ONE DOLLARS FROM LAST YEAR'S BUDGET, OF WHICH TWO MILLION NINETY SEVEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND SIXTY NINE DOLLARS IS TAX REVENUE TO BE RAISED FROM NEW PROPERTY ADDED TO THE TAX RULE.

VERY GOOD. WE HAVE A MOTION TO OR AN ORDINANCE TO TO CREATE AN ORDINANCE TO RATIFY THE PROPERTY TAX REVENUE.

DO I HAVE A SECOND? I'M SORRY. THANK YOU. COUNCIL MEMBER AUBIN IS THE SECOND ON THAT UNLESS THERE'S ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION. MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PREPARE THE VOTE, PLEASE.

AND DISPLAY THE VOTE.

THAT ITEM IS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY.

NEXT, WE WILL MOVE TO ITEM 15 ADOPTION OF THE 2021-22 BUDGET, AND IN THIS ITEM IS WHERE

[15. Adoption of 2021-22 Budget]

WE HAVE TO TAKE A SERIES OF VOTES.

AGAIN, COUNCIL MEMBER BASS? I MOVE TO RATIFY THE PROPERTY TAX RATE REFLECTED IN THIS BUDGET.

OK, WE HAVE A MOTION TO RATIFY THE PROPERTY TAX REFLECTED IN THIS BUDGET.

DO WE HAVE A SECOND?

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YES, SMITH COUNCIL MEMBER SMITH, I WILL BE THE SECOND ON THAT ITEM, MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PREPARE THE VOTE FOR US, PLEASE AND COUNCIL AND DISPLAY THE VOTE IN THAT ITEM.

THAT FIRST MOTION IS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCIL MEMBER BASS? THANK YOU, MAYOR. I MOVE TO APPROVE THE CITY MANAGER'S BUDGET WITH THE FOLLOWING AMENDMENTS REMOVE THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND SIXTY TWO DOLLARS FOR POLICE BOXING GYM EQUIPMENT AND REFLECT A TRANSFER TO THE GENERAL FUND FROM THE SAFE LIGHT FUND OF THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND SIXTY TWO DOLLARS FOR ADDITIONAL TRANSPORTATION, STOP BAR CROSSWALK AND CROSS BUTTON MAINTENANCE.

INCREASE THE GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION BY SEVENTY ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FOUR DOLLARS TO FUND ADDITIONAL TRANSPORTATION, STOP BAR CROSSWALK AND BUTTON MAINTENANCE AND THE POLICE NINTH STREET BOXING GYM EQUIPMENT.

DELAY THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EMS FEE CHANGES TO MID-YEAR.

UTILIZE AVAILABLE CARES ACT FUNDING TO IMPLEMENT A FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR LUMP SUM VACCINATION INCENTIVE FOR CURRENT EMPLOYEES WHO SHOW PROOF OF COMPLETING A FULL SERIES OF MODERNA, PFIZER OR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON VACCINATIONS BY DECEMBER 31ST.

2021. ALL NEW EMPLOYEES MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS LUMP SUM IF PROOF OF FULL SERIES OF VACCINATION IS COMPLETED WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF HIRE DATE.

THE VACCINATION WILL INCREASE THE GENERAL FUND BY EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWENTY FOUR THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY FOUR DOLLARS, AND ALL OTHER FUNDS BY FIVE HUNDRED AND EIGHTEEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY DOLLARS.

VERY GOOD, SIR. COUNCIL, WE HAVE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE AMENDED BUDGET.

DO I HAVE A SECOND? COUNCILMAN SMITH WILL BE THE SECOND ON THAT ITEM.

MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PREPARE THE VOTE FOR US, PLEASE AND COUNCIL.

AND DISPLAY THE VOTE, PLEASE.

AND THAT ITEM IS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY.

THAT WILL MOVE US TO ITEM 16 ADOPTION OF 2021-22 PROPERTY TAX RATE

[16. Adoption of 2021-22 Property Tax Rate]

AGAIN, COUNCIL MEMBER BASS, I LOOK TO YOU.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. I MOVE THAT THE PROPERTY TAX RATE BE INCREASED BY THE ADOPTION OF A TAX RATE OF SEVENTY FIVE POINT SIXTY NINE SIXTY FIVE CENTS PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS, WHICH IS EFFECTIVELY A THREE POINT THIRTY NINE PERCENT INCREASE IN THE TAX RATE.

THANK YOU. WE HAVE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE TAX RATE.

DO I HAVE A SECOND.

SECOND. SECOND BY COUNCIL MEMBER AUBIN, MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PREPARE THE VOTE FOR US, PLEASE AND COUNCIL.

AND DISPLAY THE VOTE AND THAT ITEM OR THAT FIRST SECTION OF THAT ITEM IS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY. COUNCILMAN BASS? THANK YOU, MAYOR. A MOVE THAT THE RATE FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS BE APPROVED IN THE AMOUNT OF THIRTY EIGHT AND 14 HUNDREDTHS OF A CENT.

VERY GOOD. AND DO I HAVE A SECOND ON THAT? SECOND. COUNCIL MEMBER MOORE WILL BE THE SECOND ON THAT ITEM.

AND MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PREPARE THE VOTE FOR US, PLEASE.

AND I'M SORRY. MAYBE THEIR DISPLAY THE VOTE, PLEASE.

AND THAT ITEM IS ALSO APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY.

AND ONE MORE ITEM 17 RATE AND FEE CHANGES FOR 2021-22.

[17. Rate and Fee Changes for 2021-22]

COUNCIL MEMBER BASS? I DON'T BELIEVE THIS REQUIRES ANY THIS IS JUST A SIMPLE MOTION ON THIS, THIS THIS OF ALL THE ONES DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY SPECIFIC LANGUAGE.

JUST A SIMPLE MOTION WILL SUFFICE.

WE GET CAUGHT UP HERE. OK, I'LL MAKE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE RATE AND FEE CHANGES.

I HAVE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE RATE AND FEE CHANGES BY COUNCIL MEMBER BASS, THE SECONDED BY A COUNCIL LADY MORRIS.

ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION, IF NOT, MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PREPARE THE VOTE FOR US, PLEASE AND COUNCIL AND DISPLAY THE VOTE AND THAT ITEM IS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY.

AND THAT CONCLUDES OUR BUDGET PROCESS FOR THIS YEAR.

I WANT TO THANK OUR BUDGET STAFF.

I KNOW THAT IT IS NOT.

WE WORK ON THE BUDGET WITH YOU FOR MAYBE THREE OR FOUR OR FIVE WEEKS, BUT I KNOW THAT IT IS AN ONGOING DAILY THING FOR ALL OF YOU.

I MEAN, SO AS SOON AS THIS IS APPROVED, YOU WILL START WORKING ON THE NEXT ONE.

SO JUST KNOW THAT WE APPRECIATE ALL OF THE EFFORT AND TIME THAT YOU PUT INTO THIS AND WE

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APPRECIATE IT. SO THANK YOU.

ALL RIGHT. THAT WILL MOVE US ON TO ITEM 18 HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS.

ITEM ITEM 18 THIS IS THIS NEXT ITEM ACTUALLY HAS TWO PARTS.

[Items 18A & 18B]

ITEM 18 A CONSIDER A ZONING REQUEST BY CCM ENGINEERING TO CONSTRUCT FORTY THREE TOWNHOUSES WITH AN OPEN SPACE AMENITY.

THIS PROPERTY IS LOCATED AT 2126 ROWLETT ROAD IN DISTRICT THREE.

IT ALSO HAS PART B IS CONSIDERED A DETAILED PLAN FOR THE SAME PROPERTY.

SAME ADDRESS, SAME APPLICANT.

MAYOR COUNCIL, GOOD EVENING.

PLEASE, YOU TALK FOR A WHILE, OK? GLAD TO. THIS IS A PROPOSAL FROM THE APPLICANT TO CONSTRUCT FORTY THREE TOWNHOUSES WITH AN OPEN SPACE AMENITY.

THIS IS A CHANGE IN ZONING FROM AG AGRICULTURE DISTRICT TO APD FOR SINGLE FAMILY ATTACHED TOWNHOUSE USES, AND IT IS ACCOMPANIED BY WITH A DETAILED PLAN.

THE LOCATION IS 2126 ROWLETT ROAD.

THE SITE IS APPROXIMATELY 4.67 ACRES IN SIZE AND AGAIN THE CURRENT ZONING IS AG.

HERE'S THE GENERAL LOCATION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY SMITH GARLAND NEAR ROANE AND ROWLETT ROADS, AND HERE IS THE MORE SPECIFIC LOCATION.

OUTLINED IN TEAL HERE IS THE SUBJECT SITE AT THE SOUTH CORNER OF ROWLETT ROAD AND ROANE ROAD. AGAIN, IT'S ZONED AG, SOME OF THE SURROUNDING PROPERTIES.

YOU'VE GOT A SINGLE FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD TO THE EAST ACROSS ROANE ROAD, A SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE JUST TO THE WEST OF THAT NEIGHBORHOOD.

CADDY CORNER TO THE SITE IS ANOTHER SINGLE FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD TO THE WEST ACROSS ROWLETT ROAD AS AN EVENT CENTER AND A SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE, AND IMMEDIATELY TO THE WEST IS A CHURCH AND ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THAT IS A ROLLER SKATING RINK.

THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN IDENTIFIES THE SUBJECT SITE AS COMPACT NEIGHBORHOODS, SO CONTEMPLATES A LITTLE BIT HIGHER, ALMOST KIND OF MID DENSITY SIX TO 12 UNITS PER ACRE, WHICH THIS DEVELOPMENT WOULD FALL RIGHT UNDER AT ABOUT NINE POINT TWO UNITS PER ACRE.

JUST A LITTLE LANGUAGE ON COMPACT NEIGHBORHOODS THERE.

HERE'S SOME PHOTOS OF THE SITE OR OF THE AREA.

THE SUBJECT SITE IS THE ONE ON THE LEFT HERE.

AND THEN JUST SOME OTHER PHOTOS OF THE NEARBY AREA.

THERE'S THE ADJACENT CHURCH AND NEIGHBORHOOD TO THE EAST, I BELIEVE, AND THE BUILDINGS JUST TO THE WEST ACROSS ROWLETT ROAD.

HERE'S THE PROPOSED SITE PLAN.

AGAIN, IT IS FORTY THREE TOWNHOUSE UNITS.

THESE ARE INDIVIDUALLY PLATED LOTS FOR SALE, ACCORDING TO THE APPLICANT WHO HERE THIS EVENING. THE HOMES WOULD START AT ROUGHLY ABOUT THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND.

SO AGAIN, THESE ARE INDIVIDUALLY PLATED LOTS, SINGLE FAMILY ATTACHED UNITS.

THE SITE WOULD BE ACCESSED FROM ROWAN AND ROWLETT ROAD HERE AND HERE WITH A PUBLIC STREET, AND THE LANDSCAPE PLAN IS SHOWN HERE.

THE SITE MEETS THE LANDSCAPE AND SCREENING REQUIREMENTS OF THE GDC, AND YOU CAN SEE AN OPEN SPACE AMENITY HERE WITH A WALKING PATH WITH TREES TO PROVIDE SHADE AS WELL AS BENCHES. THERE WOULD ALSO BE A BARBECUE GRILL AND OTHER TYPES OF SEATING AREAS.

I BELIEVE THERE'S ACTUALLY A ZOOM IN HERE.

YEAH, JUST A ZOOM IN OF THE AREA.

TRASH RECEPTACLES AS WELL.

SOME LIGHTING FOR COMFORT OF PEDESTRIANS AND THOSE WERE HANGING OUT IN THE AREA.

HERE'S THE FENCE AND WALL PLAN, THIS MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE GDC, BUT ALONG THE THOROUGHFARE ROWLETT AND RUNG ROAD, YOU'D HAVE A MINIMUM SIX FOOT MASONRY WALL SHOWN IN THESE AREAS HERE, AS WELL AS OVER HERE AND THEN THE IN-BETWEEN AREA HERE.

THERE WOULD BE A SIX FOOT WROUGHT IRON FENCE WITH MASONRY COLUMNS WITH LANDSCAPING, OF COURSE, AS WELL. THIS, OF COURSE, AS A REMINDER, IS THE OPEN SPACE AREA THAT WOULD BE IMMEDIATELY ABUTTING THAT FENCE.

AND THEN THE OTHER AREAS WOULD BE A SIX FOOT WOOD FENCE WITH A CAP AND METAL POST.

ARE THE PROPOSED ELEVATIONS? THE PLAN COMMISSION DID APPROVE AN ALLEY WAIVER REQUEST, SO THESE WOULD BE FRONT ENTRY GARAGES, SO THE FRONT ELEVATIONS ARE ON THE TOP THERE AND THEN THE REAR ON THE BOTTOM.

AND JUST A LITTLE BEFORE AND AFTER THE WHILE THIS WASN'T A FORMAL PLAN COMMISSION

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RECOMMENDATION, THERE WERE SOME COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS THAT CAME UP DURING THE PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING ABOUT THE LOOK OF THE ELEVATIONS.

SO THE APPLICANT, AGAIN, IT WASN'T A REQUIREMENT THAT THE APPLICANT VOLUNTARILY WENT BACK AND DID A LITTLE REDESIGN OF THE RENDERINGS JUST TO KIND OF SPRUCE THEM UP A LITTLE BIT.

SO THE ELEVATIONS ON THE TOP ARE WHAT WE'RE PRESENTED TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION AT THE BOTTOM WHERE THE CITY COUNCIL OR, EXCUSE ME, AT THE BOTTOM OR THE UPDATED ELEVATIONS BEING PRESENTED THIS EVENING.

SO A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT COLOR SCHEME.

THERE ARE A FEW MINOR MODIFICATIONS.

IT'LL BE A LITTLE BIT EASIER TO SEE ON THE SIDE VIEWS HERE IN A MINUTE, BUT HERE'S THE REAR ELEVATION KIND OF BEFORE AND AFTER AND A SIDE VIEW OF THE BUILDING.

AND THEN HERE'S AGAIN BEFORE AND AFTER THE APPLICANT KIND OF CHANGED THE COLOR SCHEME AND SOME MINOR DETAILS.

THIS LITTLE ROOF PITCH HERE ABOVE THE IN UNITS HAS A LITTLE LOOKS LIKE A LITTLE GOES UP A LITTLE HIGHER, BUT ALSO THE WHAT WAS PRESENTED THE PLAN COMMISSION.

THE APPLICANT HAD THE FRONT DOOR AS A FRONT ENTRY WAGE KIND OF BULGING OUT IN FRONT OF THE GARAGES IN ORDER TO TRY TO MEET THE LETTER OF THE CODE FOR THE GDC.

HOWEVER, THERE WERE SOME COMMENTS ABOUT THAT HOW THAT LOOKS.

SO THE OUTLOOK KIND OF WENT BACK AND FELT IT WAS A BETTER DESIGN TO HAVE KIND OF HAVE THE FRONT ENTRYWAYS FLUSH WITH THE REST OF THE FACADE, INCLUDING THE GARAGES, AND THEN THE END UNITS WOULD HAVE THE FRONT DOORS FURTHER SET BACK.

HERE'S SOME JUST ADDITIONAL ELEVATIONS, THESE ARE BOTH THE PROPOSED ELEVATIONS BY THE APPLICANT.

SO WITH THE PD, OFTENTIMES OFTENTIMES COME A DEVIATION REQUEST, THE PD MECHANISM ALLOWS FOR REQUEST FROM RELIEF FOR THE GDC TO ALLOW SOME FLEXIBILITY FOR THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT SO THE APPLICANT DOES HAVE FOR DEVIATION REQUESTS BEFORE YOU.

ONE OF THEM IS A LOT AREA.

THE BASE ZONING BEING REQUESTED WITH THE PD IS SINGLE FAMILY ATTACHED, WHICH IS INTENDED FOR TOWNHOUSES AGAIN INDIVIDUAL LOTS FOR SALE JUST THAT THE UNITS ARE ATTACHED.

THE MINIMUM LOT AREA, PER THE GDC, IS TWO THOUSAND SQUARE FEET.

THE APPLICANT PROPOSES A MINIMUM OF 1925 SQUARE FEET.

I BELIEVE ONLY SEVEN LOTS FALL BELOW THE TWO THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT MINIMUM, SO SEVEN OUT OF THE FORTY THREE WOULD BE BELOW TWO THOUSAND AND THE MINIMUM WOULD BE THE ACTUAL MINIMUM WOULD BE ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FIVE.

AND WHEN YOU TAKE THE AVERAGE, THERE'S QUITE AN ARRAY OF LOT SIZES.

AGAIN, THE SMALLEST BEING 1925, THE LARGEST BEING 4117.

SO IT ACTUALLY AVERAGES OUT TO BE A LITTLE OVE23 HUNDRED SQUARE FEET, WHICH EXCEEDS THE MINIMUM LOT SIZE.

AND AGAIN, THE DENSITY BEING PROPOSED IS NINE POINT TWO UNITS PER ACRE.

THE MAXIMUM MAXIMUM DENSITY PER SFA IS 12 UNITS PER ACRE, SO THEY MEET THE GDC IN TERMS OF THE DENSITY LEVEL.

THE MINIMUM LOT DEPTH IN SFA IS 90 FEET, THE PROPOSED MINIMUM LOT DEPTH OF 75 FEET.

MOST SLOTS ARE LESS THAN THE NINETY FOOT REQUIREMENT, SO THEY'RE A LITTLE BIT SHALLOWER.

HOWEVER, THERE ARE SOME LOTS THAT ARE WELL IN EXCESS OF THE MINIMUM, WELL OVER A HUNDRED, SO THE AVERAGE LOT DEPTH STILL EXCEEDS THE MINIMUM.

IN TERMS OF GARAGES KIND OF ALLUDED TO THIS EARLIER, BUT THE THE GDC REQUIRES A AN OFFSET OF FIVE FEET OF THE GARAGE.

THE GARAGE NEEDS TO BE SET BACK FIVE FEET FROM THE REST OF THE FRONT FACADE.

THE APPLICANT PROPOSES NO GARAGE SET BACK FROM THE REST OF THE FACADE.

HOWEVER, AS I POINTED OUT EARLIER, THE FRONT ENTRYWAY ROOFLINE COVERS WOULD BE FLUSH WITH THE REST OF THE FACADE.

EVEN WITH THE GARAGE, SO AGAIN, YOU CAN SEE HERE THEY WOULD BE FLUSHED AND THEN THE NCAP UNITS WOULD BE WELL.

THE FRONT DOORS WOULD BE WELL SET BACK FROM THE GARAGES, BUT THE GARAGES WOULD STILL MEET THE 20 FOOT SETBACK FROM THE PROPERTY LINE TO ENSURE THAT THE DRIVEWAY LINKS ARE PROVIDED. AND TO HELP MITIGATE THAT, THE APPLICANT PROPOSES ADDITIONAL DESIGN ELEMENTS ON THE GARAGE DOORS THROUGH THE PD CONDITIONS AND HAS REVISED, AS I MENTIONED EARLIER, AS REVISED ELEVATIONS SINCE THE PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING FOR AN IMPROVED DESIGN.

AND THEN THE LAST DEVIATION IS REGARDING ATTACHED UNITS.

THE SFA STANDARDS REQUIRE THAT EACH STRUCTURE MAY HAVE NO FEWER THAN THREE AND NO MORE THAN SIX ATTACHED UNITS.

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TWO OF THE BUILDINGS WOULD HAVE ONLY TWO ATTACHED UNITS.

I'LL GO BACK TO THE SITE PLAN HERE.

YES, HERE THE THERE WOULD BE THIS, THESE TWO UNITS HERE AND THESE TWO UNITS HERE.

SO THEY WOULD FUNCTION A LITTLE MORE LIKE DUPLEXES, BUT THE REST OF THE BUILDINGS WOULD MEET THAT REQUIREMENT BETWEEN THREE AND SIX UNITS ATTACHED.

STAFF'S RECOMMENDATION IS APPROVAL OF THE REQUEST.

BOTH THE CHANGE IN ZONING TO A PD FOR SINGLE FAMILY ATTACHED TOWNHOUSE UNITS, AS WELL AS THE DETAILED PLAN AND THE PLAN COMMISSION, RECOMMENDED APPROVAL AS WELL AS I MENTIONED THE WAIVER REQUEST AND THEY FURTHER RECOMMENDED THAT A MINIMUM OF TWENTY FIVE FOOT LOT WIDTH BE CONDITIONED AND THE PD CONDITIONS THEY ARE MEETING THAT.

BUT THE PLANNING COMMISSION ASKED THAT THAT BE WRITTEN AS A FORMAL CONDITION AND THE APPLICANT CONCURRED WITH THAT, WITH THAT RECOMMENDATION.

AND THE PLANNING COMMISSION ALSO RECOMMENDED APPROVAL WITH THE NINE TO ZERO VOTE ON THE DETAIL PLAN. LET'S SEE IN TERMS OF RESPONSES, WE STAFF MAILED OUT FIFTY ONE NOTIFICATION LETTERS. WE RECEIVED A TWO IN FAVOR.

ONE OF THOSE WAS WITHIN THE NOTIFICATION AREA AND ONE WAS OUTSIDE OF IT.

SIXTEEN WERE IN OPPOSITION WITHIN THE NOTIFICATION AREA AND TWENTY SEVEN WERE OPPOSED OUTSIDE OF THE NOTIFICATION AREA.

WITH THAT LETTER THAT CONCLUDES MY PRESENTATION.

AND DID THIS ALSO MEET THE 20 PERCENT? YES, SIR. IF YOU COULD GIVE US THAT INFORMATION, PLEASE.

YES, SIR. THE 20 PERCENT RULE IS TRIGGERED.

IT IN EFFECT APPLIES WHEN THE ORDINANCE IF THIS IS APPROVED THIS EVENING, WHEN THE ORDINANCE IS BROUGHT FORWARD.

BUT MORE THAN 20 PERCENT OF THE SURROUNDING LAND AREA WITHIN 200 FEET WAS HAD SUBMITTED AND WRITTEN OPPOSITION TO THIS ZONING CASE.

SO IT REQUIRES A SUPERMAJORITY OF THE COUNCIL'S VOTE.

SO I BELIEVE THAT SEVEN VOTES OF THE COUNCIL.

SO WE'RE ULTIMATELY FOR THE FOR THE APPROVAL OF THE ORDINANCE ORDINANCE APPROVAL.

SIR, DO YOU HAVE ANY TONIGHT? I'LL LOOK TO THE CITY TO I KNOW WE ARE MISSING ONE COUNCIL MEMBER MR. ENGLAND CAN CLARIFY THE SUPERMAJORITY IS IF THAT NUMBER CHANGES DUE TO THE ABSENCE.

IT'S THE SUPERMAJORITIES OF THE MATTER, THE FULL COUNCIL, NOT JUST THE MEMBERS PRESENT.

SO THE SUPERMAJORITY IS OUT OF NINE INSTEAD OF OUT OF EIGHT IN THIS CASE.

OK, BUT IT ALSO IS IN EFFECT AT THE TIME OF ORDINANCE.

THAT'S MY UNDERSTANDING, WHICH WHICH WILL BE TWO WEEKS, THREE WEEKS.

THANK YOU, MR. GARRISON. QUESTIONS FOR STAFF? COUNCIL LADY MORRIS? THANK YOU, MAYOR.

MR. GUERIN IN READING A LOT OF THE THE CITIZEN COMMENTS THERE.

THERE WERE, AS AS IS SO OFTEN THE CASE, A LOT OF CONCERNS ABOUT INCREASED TRAFFIC.

I ASSUME A TRAFFIC STUDY WAS DONE? SO AND MR. LUKE IS HERE IN CASE THERE ARE FURTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION. THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT DID LOOK AT THIS AND PASSED IT ALONG.

I BELIEVE IT WAS GIVEN THE LOW, RELATIVELY LOW NUMBER OF UNITS.

IT DID NOT MEET THE THRESHOLD FOR A FULL TRAFFIC IMPACT ANALYSIS AS THE LEVEL OF TRAFFIC RELATIVE OF THE ANTICIPATED DEVELOPMENT RELATIVE DUE TO THE AREA WAS ANTICIPATED TO BE VERY LOW. SO THAT WAS THE TRANSPORTATION'S STANCE, BUT THEY HAD ANOTHER NUMBER OF OTHER TECHNICAL COMMENTS THAT WERE REVIEWED AS PART OF THIS.

OK, AND I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION THAT MAY MAY BE A MR. LUKE QUESTION, BUT THERE WERE CONCERNS ABOUT THE ROWLETT ROANE ROAD INTERSECTION AND THAT THIS DEVELOPMENT MIGHT BLOCK A VIEW TO MAKE THAT UNSAFE.

SO WHICHEVER ONE OF YOU WOULD.

SURE. AND I'LL HAND THAT TO MR. LUKE HERE IN A SECOND, BUT I DID FAIL TO MENTION IT.

IT'S IN THE STAFF REPORT.

BUT ANOTHER ITEM THE APPLICANT ADDED SINCE THE PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS, THAT CONCERN DID COME UP AT PLANNING COMMISSION.

YOU'RE RIGHT, THE APPLICANT ADDED, KIND OF HARD TO SEE HERE, BUT IF YOU ZOOM IN AND YOUR PACKETS, HE ADDED A VISIBILITY CLIP HERE TO ENSURE THAT NO STRUCTURES OR LANDSCAPE PLANTINGS WOULD BE PROVIDED.

THIS IS NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF ROAN AND ROWLETT, SO THAT WAS ANOTHER ITEM THAT THE APPLICANT ADDED TO THE SITE AND LANDSCAPE PLAN.

OK. APPRECIATE THAT.

AND ONE OF THE OTHER QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS WAS THEY WERE CONCERNED ABOUT ROWAN BEING USED AS A CUT THROUGH TO ROWLETT ROAD, WHICH FRANKLY, I THINK IS ALREADY ACTUALLY HAPPENING.

I DON'T. DO YOU, WOULD YOU ANTICIPATE THIS DEVELOPMENT INCREASING THAT WITH THE ROAD

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ALREADY EXISTING AND KIND OF BEING USED FOR THAT PURPOSE? WHICH ROAD ARE YOU SAYING WOULD BE A CUT THROUGH? ROANE? THEY'RE SAYING ROANE WOULD BE BEING USED TO CUT THROUGH TO ROWLETT ROAD.

SEVERAL PEOPLE IN THE PACKET HAD MENTIONED THAT.

I'M NOT SURE WHERE IT WOULD BE, I MEAN, IT'S A IT'S A MAJOR THOROUGHFARE, SO I'M NOT SURE.

I'M NOT SURE HOW IT QUALIFIES A CUT THROUGH BECAUSE IT'S WHERE PEOPLE ARE SUPPOSED TO DRIVE. SO I'M JUST BRINGING IT UP BECAUSE THAT WAS A NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERN.

SO THE TRAFFIC ALONG ROAN AND ROWLETT ROAD WASN'T ENOUGH OF A CONCERN TO TO EVEN RATE A LARGER IMPACT STUDY, CORRECT? NO. I MEAN, IN A DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SIZE WOULD NOT.

IT DOES NOT REQUIRE A TRAFFIC IMPACT STUDY, A FULL OR FULL BLOWN TRAFFIC IMPACT STUDY.

IT'S A VERY SMALL, RELATIVELY SMALL SITE.

IT DOESN'T GENERATE A LOT OF TRIPS ON THE ORDER OF 500 TRIPS.

THE AMOUNT OF TRAFFIC ON BOTH ROAN AND ROWLETT IS ABOUT FIFTEEN SIXTEEN THOUSAND CARS A DAY, SO IT WOULD BE A, YOU KNOW, LESS THAN ONE PERCENT INCREASE IN THE TRAFFIC.

THANK YOU, AND YOU'RE ALWAYS SO GOOD AT THAT, AND I'M ALWAYS IMPRESSED THAT YOU'RE ABLE TO RATTLE THOSE THOSE NUMBERS OFF.

YEAH, THIS IS A VERY SMALL DEVELOPMENT AND IT DOESN'T FROM THINGS WE'VE DEALT WITH BEFORE. IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE IT WOULD BE POURING A LOT OF ADDITIONAL TRAFFIC INTO THE AREA. BUT SINCE THAT'S A CONCERN, I WANTED THAT TO TO BE ADDRESSED.

SO I THINK THOSE WERE ALL MY MY TRAFFIC QUESTIONS AND MR. GUERIN. THE ANOTHER CONCERN WAS MULTILEVEL PRIVACY THAT BECAUSE THESE ARE MULTI LEVEL THAT THEY CAN SEE INTO RESIDENTS BACKYARDS.

CAN YOU SPEAK TO THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE TOWN HOMES AND THE NEAREST RESIDENTS? RIGHT. I DON'T HAVE THE EXACT DISTANCES IN FRONT OF ME, BUT I DON'T KNOW IF PAUL, YOU KNOW THE RIGHT OF WAY OF ROAN ROAD, BUT I GUESS IT WOULD BE REALLY THESE HOMES.

OF COURSE, THESE TOWNHOMES HERE WOULD HAVE VERY, VERY DEEP BACKYARDS, OF COURSE.

SO I WOULDN'T ANTICIPATE THAT BEING AN ISSUE.

THESE, OF COURSE, WOULD HAVE QUITE A BUFFER OF THE OPEN SPACE AMENITIES.

SO I ASSUME THE QUESTION WOULD REALLY BE THESE, YOU KNOW, EIGHT OR NINE, NINE OR SO TOWNHOUSE UNITS YOU'VE GOT.

SORRY, I DON'T HAVE THE PROBABLY IF WE ZOOM IN, WE COULD SEE THAT NUMBER WITH THAT RIGHT OF WAY DISTANCE IS THERE, BUT THAT GIVES YOU AT LEAST THE DISTANCE ACROSS OF ROAN ROAD FROM THE PROPERTY LINE.

SO YOU STILL HAVE SOME ADDITIONAL KEEP IN MIND, SOME TREE PLANTINGS, LANDSCAPING, FENCING THERE, AS WELL AS THE RIGHT OF WAY OF ROANE ROAD AND THEN THE NEIGHBORS ACROSS THE STREET. SO I WOULDN'T ANTICIPATE THAT BEING MUCH OF AN ISSUE.

IT LOOKS LIKE A SIZABLE DISTANCE.

YEAH, OK. AND AND MY LAST QUESTION DO WE DO WE KNOW THE THE ESTIMATE OF WHAT HOW MUCH THESE TOWNHOMES ARE GOING TO BE SELLING FOR RIGHT? AND THE DEVELOPER CAN EXPAND ON THIS.

BUT IT DID ASK AND HE HAD MENTIONED IT IN SOME MEETINGS THAT THEY'RE ANTICIPATED TO BE AROUND THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND.

OK. ALL RIGHT.

THANK YOU. THOSE WERE ALL MY QUESTIONS.

APPRECIATE IT. THANK YOU, MA'AM.

COUNCIL MEMBER AUBIN? THANK YOU, MAYOR. JUST A FEW FOLLOW UP QUESTIONS FOR MR. LUTKE ON THE TRAFFIC PIECE OF IT.

SO BASICALLY, WE ESTIMATE THAT PER UNIT, AND I THINK WE HAD THIS DISCUSSION PRETTY FREQUENTLY WITH THESE VARIOUS PLACES, BUT THESE VARIOUS DEVELOPMENTS, BUT WE'RE LOOKING AT ROUGHLY PER UNIT, ABOUT 10 TRIPS A DAY IS ABOUT WHAT WE ESTIMATE.

SO WE'RE TALKING FOR I THINK IT'S A FOUR OR FIVE HUNDRED TRIPS, RIGHT GOING TO BE GENERATED FROM THESE AND THOSE ARE SPREAD OUT ALL THROUGH THE DAY.

THEY DON'T ALL OCCUR AT ONE TIME, SOME IN THE MORNING, THE AFTERNOON, THE EVENING, ALL TIMES A DAY, RIGHT? TYPICALLY, YOUR PEAK HOUR WOULD HAVE ABOUT 10 PERCENT OF THOSE TRIPS, SO ABOUT 40 TO 50 TRIPS DURING THE PEAK HOUR DURING THE HOUR.

SO LIKE ONE LESS THAN A CAR A MINUTE, RIGHT? ROUGHLY. AND AND CAN YOU SPEAK A LITTLE BIT? I KNOW YOU SAID THE CURRENT NUMBERS ON ROWLETT AND RHONE ROAD ARE ROUGHLY THE SAME ABOUT 16, 17 THOUSAND? RIGHT. WHAT'S THE DESIGN CAPACITY ON THOSE ROADS, IF YOU RECALL? I'M SURE YOU RECALL, ACTUALLY.

SO IT'S A FOUR LANE THERE, BOTH FOUR LANE DIVIDED ROADS, SO THE CAPACITY IS ROUGHLY AROUND 25000.

OK, SO WE'RE NOT EVEN, AND THE REASON I ASKED THERE WERE THERE WERE A LOT OF COMPLAINTS ABOUT, YOU KNOW, OH, HOW MUCH TRAFFIC IS ON THE ROAD, BUT REALLY, WE'RE TALKING AT, YOU

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KNOW, AT SIXTEEN THOUSAND, WE'RE WE'RE NOT EVEN AT 70 PERCENT CAPACITY ON THESE ROADS.

RIGHT, THAT'S CORRECT. AND SO ADDING FOUR HUNDRED AND IT'S AND THAT'S A COMBINED I'M SORRY, THAT'S THE CAPACITY OF EACH OF THESE ROADS, SO AND WE'RE TALKING ABOUT SOMETHING THAT HAS AN OUTLET UNDER ROWLETT ROAD AND OUTLET UNDER ROAN ROAD.

SO WE'RE TALKING ABOUT EVEN IF YOU SPLIT THOSE EXACTLY EVENLY, YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT 200 CARS ON EACH ROAD.

RIGHT? SO IT KIND OF MINIMIZES IT EVEN FURTHER.

SO I JUST WANT AND AS YOU NOTED, THESE ARE THESE ARE MAJOR ROADS THAT HAVE LIKE, THEY'RE DIVIDED. THEY HAVE A MEDIAN. THEY HAVE TREES IN THE MEDIAN.

THEY HAVE ALL THAT STUFF, RIGHT? SO THERE'S A SIGNIFICANT, RELATIVELY SIGNIFICANT BARRIER FROM WHAT'S ACROSS THE STREET.

RIGHT? YEAH, I MEAN, IT'S A, IT WOULDN'T BE A LOT.

IT WOULDN'T BE MUCH DIFFERENT THAN WHAT THEY EXPERIENCED TODAY.

OK. ALL RIGHT.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THANK YOU HERE.

THANK YOU, SIR. DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TEM WILLIAMS? THANK YOU. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

JUST A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS.

IT WAS ALSO MENTIONED IN THE COMMENTS THAT CONCERN ABOUT CRIME.

AND SO I'M WONDERING, I SEE CHIEF BRYAN SITTING IN THE AUDIENCE IF HE HAS ANY PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATIONS ON THIS CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS.

ANY WORDS OF GUIDANCE OF COMMENTARY ON SEVERAL FOLKS MENTIONED THAT IS ONE OF THEIR CONCERNS IN THIS AREA CHIEF.

SO CAN YOU SPEAK TO THAT AT ALL? THANKS TO YOU. AND I TALKED TO A COUNCILMAN MORE ABOUT THIS BECAUSE HE ASKED ME, WHAT ARE MY CONCERNS WITH THE CRIME IN A DEVELOPMENT LIKE THIS? AND THE TWO QUESTIONS I HAD FOR ABOUT THIS WAS ONE WHAT WAS THE COST OF THE UNITS? AND WHEN I HEARD, YOU KNOW, THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND? THAT'S A VERY AT LEAST IN MY HUMBLE OPINION, A VERY AFFLUENT NEIGHBORHOOD.

AND THEN THE SECOND QUESTION I HAD ARE THESE OWNED, ARE THEY RENTALS? YOU KNOW, ARE WE GOING TO SEE AN APPRECIATION IN VALUE OWNERSHIP IN THE VALUE OR IN THE PROPERTY? OR WHAT WE OFTEN SEE IN RENTAL IS A DEPRECIATION AND THESE WILL BE OWNED.

SO FOR CRIME CONCERNS, I HAVE NO CONCERNS ABOUT CRIME.

THIS IS A VERY AFFLUENT NEIGHBORHOOD.

I MEAN, ANY TIME YOU HAVE A NEIGHBORHOOD, YOU'LL HAVE SOME INCIDENTS OF CRIME.

BUT AS FAR AS GENERATING CRIME, I WOULD NOT ANTICIPATE THAT TO BE THE CASE.

OKAY. ALL RIGHT. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, CHIEF.

THANK YOU MUCH. THANK YOU, MAYOR COUNCIL MEMBER BASS.

THANK YOU, MAYOR PAUL.

THE QUESTION FOR YOU. BUT I LIKE THE SLIDE THAT'S UP THERE.

IT HELPS OUT. SO COUNCIL MEMBER MORRIS WAS TALKING ABOUT THE ROAD BEING USED AS A CUT THROUGH ROAD, AND I HAPPEN TO LIVE ON A STREET THAT IS USED AS A CUT THROUGH, SO I SEE WHERE THE QUESTIONS ARE COMING FROM.

THE CONCERN LOOKS LIKE IT'S GOING TO BE USED AS A CUT THROUGH FROM ROWLETT ROAD TO ROAN ROAD. AND I CAN TELL YOU, JUST BY LOOKING AT THIS, IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN.

SO HAVE YOU GUYS ANTICIPATED THAT? ARE THERE GOING TO BE ANY SPEED BUMPS OR IMMINENT? I DON'T SEE ANYWHERE TO PUT A STOP SIGN ON THERE, BUT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ANY KIND OF TRAFFIC CONTROL TO SLOW THAT DOWN TO BEING USED AS A CUT THROUGH? I DON'T ANTICIPATE THAT.

I MEAN, I DO UNDERSTAND.

I DO UNDERSTAND THIS NEW ROAD.

THE CONCERN OF THAT BEING A CUT THROUGH.

CORRECT. IT'S NOT TYPICALLY WOULDN'T WE EXPERIENCE CUT THROUGH.

IT'S EITHER BECAUSE OF A LOT OF CONGESTION THAT PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO AVOID OR BECAUSE IT'S A SHORTER, QUICKER ROUTE.

IN THIS CASE, I DON'T THINK PEOPLE WOULD SAVE ANY TIME UNLESS THERE WAS CONGESTION AT THE INTERSECTION THAT THE ROAD ROWLETT INTERSECTION IS A BUSY INTERSECTION.

SO IF PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO AVOID THAT, THAT COULD POTENTIALLY BE A PROBLEM.

BUT RIGHT NOW, THAT INTERSECTION IS NOT AT OVERCAPACITY.

IT'S GOT ENOUGH CAPACITY.

AND SO IT'S NOT SOMETHING THAT I WOULD ANTICIPATE NOW.

IT COULD BE IN THE FUTURE.

AND AT THAT POINT, WE WOULD ADDRESS IT AND EITHER BY WIDENING THE INTERSECTION WOULD BE THE BEST THING TO DO OR, YOU KNOW, THE RESIDENTS HAVE THE OPTION OF SPEED HUMPS OR SOME KIND OF THAT OPTION. BUT I WOULDN'T I WOULDN'T ANTICIPATE THAT TO BE THE CASE.

OK, THANK YOU. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

AND PAUL, WHILE YOU'RE HERE IS IS ROWLETT AND ROAN ROAD IS THAT INTERSECTION INCLUDED IN OUR BOTTLENECK? IT WAS ON THE LIST OF BOTTLENECKS THAT WE.

JUST CURIOUS.

EVALUATED, BUT IT WASN'T.

IT'S NOT ONE THAT'S MOVING FORWARD BECAUSE IT'S NOT IT'S NOT OVERCAPACITY, RIGHT? OK. VERY GOOD.

THANK YOU, SIR. ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FOR STAFF BEFORE WE MOVE ON? COUNCIL MEMBER BASS?

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SORRY, GO AHEAD. YES.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. AND ACTUALLY, THAT'S A GOOD POINT.

YOU BROUGHT UP THAT THAT WAS INCLUDED IN THE BOTTLENECK.

HAVE WE LOOKED AT? I DON'T KNOW.

AGAIN, I'M JUST ANTICIPATING THAT ROAD BEING USED FOR PEOPLE TO GO FROM ROWLETT TO ROAN.

HAVE WE LOOKED AT HAVING A RIGHT TURN ONLY LANE COMING FROM ROWLETT TO ROAN, THAT RIGHT? YEAH, WE HAVE, WE HAVE.

AND THAT WAS ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WAS EVALUATED.

I MEAN, AT SOME POINT IN THE FUTURE, I WOULD EXPECT THAT TO BE WE WOULD ADD ONE THERE.

OK, WE'RE NOT ANTICIPATING IT.

OK. AND WITH THIS DEVELOPMENT THERE, THERE'S STILL ROOM TO ADD THAT RIGHT? OK, THANK YOU.

AND THAT'S ESSENTIALLY THE BOTTLENECK PROGRAM IS ADDING THOSE RIGHT TURN LANES AND SUCH.

RETURN LANES. LEFT TURN LANES.

RIGHT, RIGHT AND LEFT.

SURE. RIGHT. THANK YOU.

ALL RIGHT. ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FOR STAFF? WE DO HAVE THE APPLICANT HERE.

I SEE NO THANK YOU. MR. LUTKE, CHIEF BRYAN, WILL, THANK YOU, MADAM SECRETARY? YES, SIR. MAYOR LEMAY YEVAL LAYLA IS REGISTERED TO SPEAK ON THIS ITEM.

VERY GOOD. AND SIR, WHEN YOU COME DOWN, IF YOU CAN GIVE US YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE RECORD AND YOU WILL HAVE 10 MINUTES TO MAKE YOUR PRESENTATION.

THANK YOU. OR ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS, WHICHEVER YOU CHOOSE.

MY NAME IS EGAL LAYLA .

MY ADDRESS IS ONE 1900 MCKINNEY AVENUE, DALLAS, TEXAS 75201.

MR. MAYOR, THANK YOU.

COUNCIL MEMBERS, I APPRECIATE THE TIME.

I AM THE BUILDER AND THE DEVELOPER OF THE PROPERTY.

SO WE WOULD BE HANDLING THE PROJECT FROM BEGINNING TO END.

WE'VE BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR 28 YEARS, HAVE DONE A PROJECT IN GARLAND.

I'M GOING TO SAY ABOUT 15 YEARS OR SO AGO AND WE FOUND THIS PIECE OF PROPERTY.

WE LIKE THE PROPERTY. WE FIND IT TO BE IN A GOOD AREA AND FELT THAT IT WAS A GOOD BUFFER BETWEEN THE SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES AND THE SKATING RINK.

IT'S A SMALL PROPERTY.

IT, YOU KNOW, SOME OF THE COMMENTS THAT I HEARD THAT I WENT THROUGH WAS THE TRAFFIC THAT WE DISCUSSED. ANOTHER COMMENT WAS, WELL, WE'D LIKE TO SEE SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES, THE PROPERTY'S FOUR ACRES, AND YOU JUST CAN'T FIT A SINGLE FAMILY ON THERE.

I THINK I THINK TOWNHOMES ARE A GREAT OPTION AS A BUFFER.

THE OTHER OPTION, I THINK, WOULD BE SOME SORT OF STRIP CENTER, WHICH THESE DO MORE FOR THE COMMUNITY THAN THAN THE SHOPPING, A LITTLE STRIP CENTER.

WE HAVE WORKED FOR ALMOST A YEAR ON THIS.

WE WORKED WITH STAFF.

I THINK WE'VE MET ALL OF STAFF'S RECOMMENDATIONS.

WE'VE SURPASSED SOME OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS THAT ARE REQUIRED OF US.

WE WENT THROUGH THE PLAN COMMISSION AFTER PLANNING COMMISSION.

WE DID THE NEW DRAWINGS.

WE ADJUSTED THE PLANS.

WE ADJUSTED THE LAYOUT.

WE PUT THE VISIBILITY CORNERS, THE CLIPS WE WE HAVE TURN LANES IN INTO AND OUT OF THE SUBDIVISION. SO THAT WILL HELP AS WELL.

YOU KNOW, WE'VE REALLY TRIED TO BE A GOOD STEWARD OF THE PROPERTY AND BE ABLE TO DO A PROJECT THAT'S WORTHY.

WE'VE WE'VE CUT BACK ON THE NUMBER OF UNITS PUT IN THE OPEN SPACE.

WE ORIGINALLY HAD 54 UNITS.

WE NOW HAVE 43.

I DON'T BELIEVE THERE.

THERE'S MUCH THAT WE HAVEN'T DONE THAT'S BEEN ASKED OF US.

AND, YOU KNOW, WE APPRECIATE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO GET THIS FAR.

AND, YOU KNOW, WE WANT TO THANK STAFF FOR ALL THEIR HELP AND GUIDING US THE WAY THEY DID.

YOU GUYS HAVE A GREAT STAFF AND THEY DO LOOK OUT FOR THE CITIZENS OF GARLAND BY SOME OF THE THINGS THAT THEY ASK FOR.

AND YOU KNOW, THEY'VE MADE THE PROJECT A BETTER PROJECT FOR THE CITY.

WITH REGARDS TO THE TOWNHOMES.

SOME OF THE CONCERNS HAVE BEEN ARE THEY GOING TO BE RENTALS? ARE THEY GOING TO BE SECTION EIGHT? OR ARE THEY ARE THEY GOING TO BE? YOU KNOW, WE'VE BEEN BUILDING SINGLE FAMILY TOWNHOME AND CUSTOM HOMES FOR 28 YEARS.

WE BUILT A VERY GOOD PRODUCT, AND I WANT TO TELL YOU, I THINK I CAN BUILD A BETTER PRODUCT THAN MY ARCHITECTS CAN DRAW IT BECAUSE SOME OF THOSE COLORS AND SOME OF THOSE DRAWINGS, WE CHANGED THEM UP BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T MEET WHAT WE WANTED.

WE WOULD LIKE THE HOMEOWNERS ON THESE TO HAVE A SAY IN WHAT THE PROJECT LOOKS LIKE.

WE WANT THEM TO BE ABLE TO CHOOSE INDIVIDUAL BRICK.

WE WANT THEM TO BE ABLE TO CHOOSE THEIR PAINT COLORS.

SO WE DON'T WANT IT TO LOOK LIKE AN APARTMENT COMPLEX.

WE DON'T WANT IT TO FEEL LIKE AN APARTMENT COMPLEX.

WE WANT IT TO FEEL LIKE A SINGLE FAMILY DEVELOPMENT.

THERE ARE INDIVIDUAL PLATTED LOTS AND THERE WILL BE INDIVIDUAL OWNERS ON THOSE

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PROPERTIES. YOU KNOW, IN CLOSING, I JUST WANT THE COUNCIL AND THE CITIZENS OF GARLAND TO FEEL COMFORTABLE THAT THAT, YOU KNOW, WE ARE RESPONSIBLE.

WE'RE A SMALL COMPANY.

COMPANY'S RIGHT THERE AND WE'RE GOING TO BE THE ONES THERE.

I WILL BE THERE, YOU KNOW, MY STAFF WILL BE THERE AND THERE ISN'T A DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS OR A DIRECTOR OF PROBLEMS OR A DIRECTOR OF ANYTHING, THERE'S US.

AND WE'RE GOING TO BE THERE TO DO A GOOD JOB AND MAKE THE CITY PROUD THAT THEY VOTED TO APPROVE THIS PROJECT.

THANK YOU. I'LL BE HERE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS.

OK. I THINK WE MAY HAVE SOME QUESTIONS LINED UP FOR YOU.

DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TEM WILLIAMS? THANK YOU, MAYOR. GOOD EVENING, SIR.

THANK YOU FOR COMING DOWN AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN GARLAND PUTTING A PROJECT IN GARLAND. I JUST A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS FOR YOU.

CAN YOU BRIEFLY DESCRIBE YOU'VE BEEN WORKING ON THIS FOR A WHILE.

WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR INTERACTION WITH THE SURROUNDING NEIGHBORS IN ADDITION TO THE [INAUDIBLE]? BUT CAN YOU DESCRIBE THAT INTERACTION AND HOW IT'S GONE? AND MY SECOND QUESTION IS IS COME UP IN SOME OF THE COMMENTARY, THERE'S A FEAR THAT FIVE YEARS, 10 YEARS DOWN THE ROAD PROJECT LIKE THIS WOULD CONVERT TO A LEASE TO OWN.

THEN IT GOES INTO RENTALS.

CAN YOU SPEAK TO GIVING US SOME ASSURANCE THAT FIVE YEARS FROM NOW, THIS PROJECT DOESN'T TRANSITIONED INTO A LEASE TO OWN THEN A RENTAL? BECAUSE I FEEL THAT THAT'S SOME OF THE FEARS OF RESIDENTS THAT IT STARTS OFF AS ITS OWNER ONLY. AND IF YOU DON'T, YOU KNOW, IF THE NUMBERS DON'T COME OUT RIGHT, THEN WE GO TO OPTION TWO AND WE START DOING LEASE.

DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TEM, CAN YOU PLEASE SPEAK TO THAT? IF YOU'RE MAYOR PRO TEM, I'M GETTING MY EMOTIONS FROM OUR ATTORNEY ATTORNEY, AND THAT'S REALLY NOT PART OF OUR DISCUSSION OR DECISION MAKING AS FAR AS THE OWNER STATUS OF THE UNITS. OK, LET ME REPHRASE MY QUESTION.

THIS SHOULD BE INTERESTING, BUT OK, OK, I'LL TRY THIS.

I'M READY TO HEAR IT.

I'LL TRY. MY QUESTION IS, WILL THE UNITS BE OWNERSHIP UNITS? TO TO ANSWER THE FIRST QUESTION.

IT'S THAT I'M JUST.

GO AHEAD. BECAUSE YOU MENTIONED I ASKED THAT QUESTION BECAUSE YOU MENTIONED THAT THERE'LL BE INDIVIDUAL OWNERS IN YOUR IN YOUR COMMENT.

HE HAS NO WAY TO TESTIFY ABOUT WHAT MAY HAPPEN TO THE PROPERTY AS FAR AS OWNERSHIP.

I WITHDRAW THAT PART.

BUT HE MADE IT. HE MADE IN HIS STATEMENT THAT IT WOULD BE INDIVIDUAL OWNERS.

AND I JUST WANT HIM TO REITERATE THAT THAT COMMENTARY AGAIN.

I WOULD ASK THAT YOU NOT CONSIDER THAT AS PART OF YOUR DECISION, IT'S PROBABLY NOT.

IT IS OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF WHAT YOU ALL ARE HERE TO DECIDE TO DO.

I WON'T CONSIDER I WOULD RECOMMEND.

I WOULD RECOMMEND WITHDRAWING THE QUESTION.

I'LL WITHDRAW IT THEN. THAT'S WHY YOU SIT OVER THERE.

I'LL WITHDRAW THAT. BUT I HAD ANOTHER QUESTION WAS, OH, THE INTERACTION WITH US.

SO WE MET WITH COUNCIL MEMBER MOORE AND SOME OF THE NEIGHBORS IN THE AREA ON SITE.

WE HAD ABOUT A HALF HOUR MEETING WITH THEM.

WE ANSWERED ALL OF THEIR QUESTIONS.

I THINK AT THE BEGINNING OF THE MEETING, I WOULD SAY THEY WERE SKEPTICAL OF OUR PROJECT AND SKEPTICAL OF OF OF BUILDERS, AS A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE.

BUT I DO BELIEVE THAT AFTER THE MEETING, ACTUALLY, I DON'T BELIEVE I HAVE CONFIRMATION THAT AFTER THE MEETING, THEY WERE FOR THE PROJECT.

AND THE REASON I SAY THAT AND THE REASON I SAY I HAVE CONFIRMATION IS THERE WAS AN EMAIL THAT WENT OUT TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION FROM THE NEIGHBORS AND THE NEIGHBORS THAT WE MET AND AND THE EMAIL THAT WENT OUT SAID THAT THEY MET WITH THE BUILDER.

THEY MET WITH THE DEVELOPER, AND THEY WERE PLEASED WITH THE PROJECT THAT WE'RE PUTTING FORWARD AND THAT THEY DO SUPPORT THE PROJECT AND THEY HAVE NO FURTHER FEARS OF THE POSSIBILITY OF CRIME OR THE POSSIBILITY OF OF SECTION EIGHT OR THE POSSIBILITY OF RENTAL UNITS. AND THE REASON I KNOW THIS IS SOMEBODY THAT WORKED FOR ME MANY YEARS AGO CALLED ME AND LIVES IN THAT NEIGHBORHOOD AND SAID, OH, I SAW THAT YOU'RE DOING A PROJECT.

WE THINK IT'S A GREAT PROJECT.

HERE'S WHAT WAS SAID ON THE NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD AND IT WAS A POSITIVE.

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IT WAS A POSITIVE RESPONSE FROM THE NEIGHBORS AFTER WE HAD THAT, AFTER WE HAD THAT MEETING. I WOULD NEVER GO AGAINST WHAT THE CITY ATTORNEY SAYS, BUT I DON'T WANT TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTION. I'M NOT SURE HOW TO ANSWER IT, BUT I'M JUST.

I'M MAKING A STATEMENT THAT WE ARE BUILDERS FOR SALE.

WE ARE NOT.

WE'RE A SMALL COMPANY.

WE CAN'T AFFORD TO TO OWN FORTY THREE TOWNHOMES.

WE HAVE TO SELL THEM.

WE HAVE WE HAVE BANKS THAT WANT TO GET PAID BACK.

AND SO WE, WE SELL.

OUR INTENTION IS TO SELL EVERY UNIT IN THE DEVELOPMENT.

OK. OK.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. IT WAS IT WAS A LITTLE SKETCHY THERE FOR A SECOND, BUT I THINK HE GOT BACK. ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS FOR THE APPLICANT? I SEE NONE. SIR, I THANK YOU FOR COMING DOWN.

AND YOU KNOW, IT'S NICE TO SEE YOUR TEAM HERE DRESSED IN, YOU KNOW, USUALLY THE APPLICANTS ARE PEOPLE IN SUITS.

AND AS YOU CAN TELL, WE'VE GOT PLENTY OF THOSE.

SO IT'S NICE CHANGE.

BUT I APPRECIATE YOU COMING DOWN.

WE'RE HOMEBUILDERS AND THAT'S WHAT WE DO BEST AND WE APPRECIATE YOUR TIME AND THE COUNCIL REALLY TAKING THE TIME TO ASK GOOD QUESTIONS OF STAFF.

IT SHOWS THAT THE COUNCIL CARES ABOUT ITS CITIZENS AND THE DETAILS OF A PROJECT.

SO THANK YOU FOR THAT. VERY GOOD, SIR.

THANK YOU, MADAM SECRETARY.

I BELIEVE YOU SAID WE HAD A SPEAKER ON THIS ITEM.

WE WE DO. WE HAVE ONE VIRTUAL SPEAKER, MR. CHARLES SCOTT, OK.

CHARLES SCOTT, LET ME TURN OFF MY MICROPHONE HERE.

PALMER, DID WE LOSE MR. SCOTT? MR. SCOTT, CAN YOU HEAR ME? YES. ALL RIGHT.

I GOT TO TURN OFF MY MICROPHONE OR SOMETHING.

HANG ON. ALL RIGHT.

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? YES, SIR.

OK. CHARLES SCOTT, 1705 LAKELAND PARK DRIVE, GARLAND, TEXAS 75043.

I APPRECIATE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS YOU TONIGHT.

AND I JUST WANT TO GIVE YOU MY COMMENTS AND FEELINGS OF SEVERAL OF MY FRIENDS WHO LIVE AROUND THE PROPERTY. AND I APPRECIATE THE BUILDER AND HIS TESTIMONY TONIGHT.

BUT, YOU KNOW, OUR PREFERENCE WOULD BE EITHER LEAVE IT AS AG OR SINGLE FAMILY UNITS.

YOU KNOW, AGAIN, I APPRECIATE THE, YOU KNOW, THE TESTIMONY THAT THE BUILDERS GIVEN, YOU KNOW, FOR MULTIFAMILY UNIT OR TOWN HOMES.

BUT IT WOULD BE OUR OUR PREFERENCE IF THAT PROPERTY WAS TO BE DEVELOPED TO BE JUST SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ONLY.

SO IN, YOU KNOW, I KNOW I'M JUST THE ONLY ONE ON THE SPEAKER HERE TONIGHT, BUT I KNOW THERE'S MANY OTHER PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE LIKE I DO, AND THEY WERE PROBABLY SOME OF THE COMMENTS THAT YOU RECEIVE WRITTEN COMMENTS ON.

SO AGAIN, APPRECIATE THE OPPORTUNITY TO VOICE OUR OPINION AGAINST THIS DEVELOPMENT.

THANK YOU, MR. SCOTT.

THANK YOU. I BELIEVE YOU SAID THAT WAS THE ONLY SPEAKER.

THAT WAS THE ONLY SPEAKER ON THIS ITEM.

OK, THANK YOU, MA'AM. COUNCIL, THAT IS ALL THE SPEAKERS WE HAD FOR THIS ITEM.

WE'VE HAD THE STAFF AND THE APPLICANT ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION ON THIS ITEM.

I WILL SAY I THINK THE PLANNING COMMISSION DID A GREAT JOB ON THE HEARING AS FAR AS WORKING THROUGH SOME OF THE, YOU KNOW, IT'S VERY TOUGH WITH TOWNHOMES WORKING THROUGH THE ARTICULATIONS. AND I THINK THEY MADE SOME GREAT SUGGESTIONS AND I THINK THE APPLICANT FOR TAKING THAT TO HEART AS FAR AS WORKING ON SOME OF THOSE DESIGN ELEMENTS.

AND YOU KNOW, I THINK, YOU KNOW, I THINK THIS IS A I THINK THIS IS A GOOD PROJECT.

I CERTAINLY UNDERSTAND SOME OF THE SURROUNDING NEIGHBORS EITHER WANTING IT TO STAY THE NICE GREEN FIELD THAT IT'S BEEN FOR DECADES, UPON DECADES OR JUST BASICALLY SINGLE FAMILY HOMES. BUT OBVIOUSLY, IF THERE HAD, I DON'T KNOW THAT THERE'S EVER BEEN ANY INTEREST IN

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DEVELOPING IT OUT WITH THAT DUE TO THE LOCATION AND THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF THE PROPERTY.

SO THAT BEING SAID, I THINK THIS IS A GOOD USE OF THAT PROPERTY MYSELF.

COUNCIL MEMBER AUBIN? THANK YOU, MAYOR. AND I CONCUR WITH WHAT YOU JUST SAID.

I MEAN, THIS IS I UNDERSTAND THAT IT'S DIFFICULT FOR FOR FOLKS WHO LIVE ACROSS THE STREET AND THEY'VE ALWAYS, YOU KNOW, WE RUN INTO THIS FROM TIME TO TIME, FOLKS WHO WHO WANT SOMETHING TO ALWAYS BE THE GREENERY THAT IT WAS OR ALWAYS BE THE THE FARM THAT IT WAS, THE FIELD THAT IT WAS.

AND AND THAT'S JUST NOT.

I MEAN, THAT'S JUST NOT HOW IT WORKS.

FOLKS HAVE PROPERTY RIGHTS AND THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO DEVELOP.

AND AND WITH OUR POSITION, YOU KNOW, RELATIVE TO THE TO THE METROPLEX AND TO DALLAS, WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO SEE MORE INFILL DEVELOPMENT.

AND CANDIDLY, I'M GRATEFUL FOR IT BECAUSE, YOU KNOW, JUST FOR THE, FOR EXAMPLE, THE PROJECT WE APPROVED ON MILLER IN MY DISTRICT JUST A COUPLE OF MONTHS AGO.

YOU KNOW, THIS IS THE KIND OF DEVELOPMENT THAT WE NEED.

YOU KNOW, WE HAVE PEOPLE WHO COME TO US ALL THE TIME AND SAY, I WANT, I WANT BETTER RETAIL, I WANT BETTER RESTAURANTS, I WANT BETTER OPTIONS HERE IN GARLAND.

AND A BIG PART OF THE ANSWER TO THAT IS GOING TO BE MORE ROOFTOPS AND QUALITY ROOFTOPS AND BUILDING BUILDING MORE.

I MEAN, WHETHER YOU KNOW, AND IT'S JUST HARD BECAUSE PEOPLE BEG FOR CHANGE AND THEN WHEN YOU BRING IT ABOUT, THEY'RE NOT ALWAYS VERY HAPPY ABOUT IT.

AND I KNOW THAT THERE ARE CONCERNS AND I KNOW THAT COUNCIL MEMBER MOORE WILL KEEP AN EYE ON THINGS LIKE TRAFFIC AND ALL THIS OTHER STUFF.

BUT WE DO A GREAT JOB OF PROVIDING SERVICES TO MAKE SURE ALL THAT STUFF FLOWS AND THE TRASH GETS PICKED UP AND THAT THE NEIGHBORHOODS ARE POLICED AND ALL THAT.

SO I SUPPORT THE PROJECT.

I THINK IT'LL BE A GREAT ADDITION TO THAT PART OF TOWN AND AND HAVING THOSE KIND OF DIVERSITY OF HOUSING OPTIONS.

AND TO BE CLEAR, YOU KNOW, THIS IS IT IS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSING THAT THIS IS NOT, YOU KNOW, THAT'S WHAT WE'RE BUILDING HERE.

THESE ARE SAYING THIS IS NOT MULTIFAMILY.

THIS IS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSING.

THEY'RE NOT DETACHED, BUT IT'S A PRODUCT.

I MEAN, JUST LIKE EVERYTHING WHEN YOU LOOK AT AT THE SUCCESS UP AT, WAS IT RIVER SET, YOU KNOW, IT'S THERE'S A DIVERSITY OF DIFFERENT HOUSING TYPES THERE BECAUSE NOT EVERYBODY WANTS THE BIG DETACHED HOUSE.

SOME PEOPLE DO WANT THAT, THE MORE COMPACT OR THE TOWNHOME STYLE LIVING OR WHATEVER.

SO I THINK IT'LL BE A A GOOD PROJECT.

SO THANK YOU, MAYOR.

VERY GOOD, SIR. COUNCIL, COUNCILMAN MOORE.

THIS IS IN YOUR DISTRICT, SIR.

GO AHEAD. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

I WANT TO, FIRST OF ALL, JUST COMMEND THIS COUNCIL FOR THE MANNER BY WHICH YOU HAVE DEALT WITH THIS PROCESS.

I WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT MY CONSTITUENTS SEE THE DISTRICT THREE KNOWS THAT I FEEL WHAT YOU FEEL. YOU HAVE ELECTED ME TO BE YOUR VOICE.

YOU'VE ELECTED ME TO BE THAT PERSON THAT STANDS FOR WHAT YOU FEEL YOU WANT TO SEE AS FAR AS A COMMUNITY IS CONCERNED.

AND I THINK THAT YOU'VE SEEN HERE TONIGHT THAT NOT ONLY DO I WANT THAT THIS COUNCIL WANTS THAT. AND AS A RESULT OF THAT, THAT'S ONE OF THE REASONS THAT WE HAVE GONE TO THE LENGTHS THAT WE HAVE GONE TO MEETING WITH THE DEVELOPER BUILDER ON SITE WITH HOMEOWNERS, WITH THE PRESIDENT OF A HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION WITH WHAT CITIZENS? THAT WAS THE REASON FOR THAT.

WE WANTED TO MAKE SURE THAT YOUR CONCERNS WERE HEARD.

WE WANTED TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY WERE NOT JUST HEARD, BUT THEY WERE RESOLVED.

AND AS A RESULT OF THAT, WE TOOK A LOOK AT ALL OF THE CONCERNS THAT CAME THROUGH.

YOU WERE CONCERNED ABOUT THE DECREASE OF PROPERTY VALUE YOU.

THE INCREASE IN TAXATION.

THE INCREASE IN CRIMINALITY. AND AS YOU HEARD HERE TONIGHT, WE'VE HAD THOSE WHO ARE PROFESSIONAL, WE'VE HAD STAFF HERE TO ANSWER THOSE QUESTIONS FOR YOU TO ASSURE THAT YOUR CONCERNS ARE BEING HEARD, AND THAT'S KEY.

WE WANT YOUR CONCERNS TO BE HEARD.

I MADE A PROMISE TO YOU AND THAT PROMISE WAS WHEN YOU CALL, WE'RE GOING TO ANSWER.

YOU MIGHT NOT ALWAYS LIKE WHAT WE SAY, BUT WE ARE CERTAINLY GOING TO ANSWER.

AND AS A RESULT OF THAT, I THINK THAT WE HAVE ANSWERED THOSE CONCERNS AND WE'VE ANSWERED THEM TO THE EXTENT THAT THERE IS THIS PROPERTY DEVELOPER, THIS BUILDER HAS GONE ABOVE AND BEYOND THOSE THINGS THAT ARE NECESSARY, THAT ARE REQUIRED TO BUILD ON HIS PROPERTY IN THE MANNER BY WHICH HE WANTS TO BUILD.

AND SO WITH THAT MAYOR, I WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND A MOTION AT THIS POINT THAT WE ACCEPT THE PROPERTY. THE REZONING, AS HAS BEEN STATED BY, HAS BEEN APPROVED BY CITY PLANNING AND ZONING AND STAFF. SO WILL THAT ALSO INCLUDE THE DETAILED PLAN, SIR? YES, IT DOES. CAN BOTH? I HAVE A MOTION BY COUNCIL MEMBER MOORE TO APPROVE THE ZONING REQUEST AS PRESENTED, AS

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WELL AS THE DETAILED PLAN AND A SECOND BY COUNCIL MEMBER AUBIN.

WITHOUT ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION.

MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PRESS THE VOTE FOR US, PLEASE AND COUNCIL.

MR. VERA, THERE WE GO.

AND DISPLAY THE BOAT, PLEASE, AND THAT ITEM IS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY.

THANK YOU, SIR. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

MOVING ON TO ITEM 18C AND D IS CONSIDER A SPECIFIC USE PROVISION REQUEST BY CODY DIXON TO

[Items 18C & 18D]

CONSTRUCT A 1217 SQUARE FOOT GUEST HOUSE TO BE LOCATED BEHIND THE PRIMARY HOUSE.

THIS PROPERTY IS LOCATED AT ELEVEN SEVENTY SIX TALLEY ROAD IN DISTRICT ONE.

THIS PART THIS CASE ALSO HAS PART D, WHICH IS TO CONSIDER A SITE PLAN.

SAME APPLICANT, SAME LOCATION.

MR. GUERIN? SIR.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL THIS IS A PROPOSAL FOR A 1217 SQUARE FOOT GUEST HOUSE TO BE LOCATED BEHIND THE PRIMARY HOUSE.

THE LOCATION IS 1176 TALLEY ROAD.

THE APPLICANT AND OWNER IS CODY DIXON AND THE ACREAGE OF THE SITE IS TWO AND A HALF ACRES AND THE CURRENT ZONING IS AGRICULTURE.

HERE'S THE GENERAL LOCATION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY AND MORE SPECIFICALLY, LOCATED HERE.

OUTLINED IN TEAL.

AGAIN, IT'S A TWO POINT FIVE ACRE PROPERTY ZONED AG.

IT'S LONG TALLEY ROAD AND TO THE GUEST HOUSE WOULD BE LOCATED BEHIND THE EXISTING PRIMARY HOUSE, AND GUEST HOUSES REQUIRE AN SUP IN AG ZONING.

THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN IDENTIFIES THIS AREA AS TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOODS, WHICH GENERALLY CORRESPONDS WITH SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED NEIGHBORHOODS.

HERE'S SOME PHOTOS OF THE AREA, INCLUDING THE AREA WHERE THE GUEST HOUSE WOULD ACTUALLY BE PROPOSED. AND ON THE TOP RIGHT, HERE IS THE FRONT FACING FACADE OF THE PRIMARY HOUSE.

THE EXISTING PRIMARY HOUSE AND SOME OTHER PHOTOS OF THE AREA.

HERE'S THE PROPOSED SITE PLAN.

SO TALLY ROAD IS DOWN HERE, SO HERE'S THE EXISTING DRIVEWAY, THE EXISTING HOUSE HERE.

THE OWNER HAS A SWIMMING POOL.

BACK HERE IS THE PROPOSED GUEST HOUSE WOULD BE LOCATED HERE, JUST BEHIND THE SWIMMING POOL AREA. IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT THE SETBACK BETWEEN THE PROPOSED GUEST HOUSE AND THE REAR PROPERTY LINE IS MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED FEET.

AND HERE ARE THE PROPOSED BUILDING ELEVATIONS OF THE GUEST HOUSE.

THERE'S THE FRONT AND REAR AND THE SIDES.

THE APPLICANT REQUEST THE SOUP TO BE IN EFFECT FOR A PERIOD OF TWENTY FIVE YEARS, WHICH ALIGNS WITH THE SUP TIME PERIOD GUIDE.

STAFF'S RECOMMENDATION IS APPROVAL OF THE REQUEST.

BOTH THE SUP REQUEST AND THE PLAN SITE PLAN AND THE PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMENDED APPROVAL OF BOTH THE SUP AND PLAN WITH A NINE TO ZERO VOTE, AND IN ADDITION, THEY RECOMMENDED A TIME PERIOD OF TWENTY FIVE YEARS TO WHICH THE APPLICANT IS IN AGREEMENT.

AND, MAYOR, WE MAILED SEVENTY TWO NOTIFICATION LETTERS ON THIS CASE.

WE RECEIVED EIGHT IN FAVOR WITHIN THE NOTIFICATION AREA AND THREE IN OPPOSITION WITHIN THE NOTIFICATION AREA AND ANOTHER THREE AGAINST OUTSIDE THE NOTIFICATION AREA.

AND WITH THAT, THAT CONCLUDES MY PRESENTATION.

THANK YOU. VERY GOOD. ANY QUESTIONS FOR STAFF ON THIS ITEM? I SEE NONE. THANK YOU, MR. GUERIN. THANK YOU, MADAM SECRETARY.

I BELIEVE THE APPLICANT IS WITH US.

HE DID NOT REGISTER.

OH, I'M SORRY.

I BELIEVE WE HAVE THE APPLICANT HERE, AND I WOULD ASSUME YOU WOULD BE HERE TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS IF WE HAD THEM.

ALL RIGHT, WE'LL GO WITH THAT COUNSEL.

ANY QUESTIONS FOR THE APPLICANT? I SEE NO ONE IN THE QUEUE.

OK. I HAVE NO ONE ELSE IN THE QUEUE AND NO OTHER SPEAKERS.

COUNCIL MEMBER BASS? THANK YOU, MAYOR. I MAKE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE SUP AND THE SITE PLAN REQUEST.

VERY GOOD. I HAVE A MOTION TO APPROVE.

ITEM 18C AND D WITH A SECOND MOTION BY COUNCILOR BASS.

A SECOND BY COUNCIL LADY MORRIS.

COUNCIL, UNLESS THERE'S ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION.

MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU PREPARE THE VOTE FOR US AND COUNCIL AND DISPLAY THE VOTE, PLEASE . THAT ITEM IS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY.

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THANK YOU, SIR. DID A GREAT JOB.

YOUR PRESENTATION WAS PERFECT.

YEAH, MAN OF FEW WORDS.

VERY GOOD. ALL RIGHT.

NEXT ITEM ON OUR AGENDA.

THAT WAS OUR LAST ZONING CASE FOR THE EVENING.

THE NEXT ITEM, ITEM 19, IS CONSIDERED APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.

[19. Consider appointments to Boards and Commissions.]

I'VE ASKED DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TEM WILLIAMS TO STEP IN AND ANNOUNCE MAYOR PRO TEM HEDRICK APPOINTMENTS. AND JUST FOR THE RECORD, I HAVEN'T HEARD FROM HIM.

SO BABY PRO TEM IS STILL NOT ARRIVED AS FAR AS I KNOW.

OK, GO AHEAD, SIR.

THANK YOU, MAYOR. AND THIS IS AN HONOR, BABY.

PRO TEM, WHO'S STILL TRAVELING.

THESE ARE THE APPOINTMENTS TO THE BOARD.

SUSAN NAI, BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT; ELIZABETH GARLAND, COMMUNITY MULTICULTURAL COMMISSION.

TERRI [INAUDIBLE], LIBRARY BOARD; DAVID PARISH, PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD; MICHAEL ROSE, PLAN COMMISSION; ARTHUR MALARKEY, PROPERTY STANDARDS BOARD; AND CHARLOTTE PERCY, SENIOR CITIZEN ADVISORY BOARD.

VERY GOOD, SIR AND COUNCIL MEMBER VERA? THANK YOU. GO AHEAD, YOU'RE ON.

OK. THANK YOU, MAYOR.

I WANT TO APPOINT BRUCE [INAUDIBLE], BOARDS OF ADJUSTMENT; MANNY LEE, COMMUNITY MULTICOLORED CULTURE COMMITTEE COMMISSION.

I'M SORRY DEANNE DRIVER, CULTURE ART COMMISSION; PATRICIA HANSEN, ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD; DOROTHY MCALLISTER, LIBRARY BOARD; DAVID MOREHEAD, PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD; DOUGLAS WILLIAM, PLAN COMMISSION; CAL URNAS, PROPERTY STANDARD BOARD; HAZEL BLANTON, SENIOR CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD; CARLOS POROUS, TREE OF ONE DOWNTOWN BOARD; CLE D.

KIMBERLY; TIP THREE BOARD AND JACK RICK WHITE, JR., UNITED FLIGHT BUILDING STANDARD BOARD.

VERY GOOD, SIR. THANK YOU, KELSEY.

YOU'VE HEARD THE NOMINATIONS FOR APPOINTMENTS AND AGAIN, THESE DO NOT REQUIRE SECONDS.

SO MADAM SECRETARY, IF YOU COULD PREPARE THE VOTE FOR US, PLEASE AND COUNSEL AND DISPLAY THE VOTE, PLEASE AND THESE INDIVIDUALS ARE ALL APPOINTED OR REAPPOINTED TO THEIR VARIOUS BOARDS.

AND THAT BRINGS US TO ITEM 20 CITIZEN COMMENTS.

[20. Citizen comments.]

PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS ISSUES NOT ON THE AGENDA MAY HAVE THREE MINUTES TO ADDRESS COUNSEL AT THIS TIME.

COUNCIL IS PROHIBITED FROM DISCUSSING ANY ITEM NOT POSTED, ACCORDING TO THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT. MADAM SECRETARY YES, SIR.

MAYOR LEMAY, WE HAVE ONE SPEAKER GENO ROCK.

MR. ROCK. IF YOU COME DOWN, IF YOU COULD GIVE US YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE RECORD, PLEASE. THANK YOU, MAYOR, COUNCIL FOR LET ME JUST RAISE UP SOME CONCERN.

MY ADDRESS IS 1501 CEDAR CREST DRIVE HERE IN GARLAND.

I JUST HAVE CONCERNS.

AND ONE OF THEM IS RESIDENTIAL STREET SWEEPING, AND I KNOW IT'S NOT AVAILABLE IN OUR AREA. I KNOW IT'S AVAILABLE IN SHILOH, JUPITER AND THE MAIN DRAGS.

BUT IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA THERE IS NONE.

PERSONALLY, I TAKE PRIDE IN MY LOT, MY HOME.

I SWEEP MY GRASS UP, I TAKE CARE OF MY PLACE.

BUT WHEN I RIDE MY BIKE, THERE'S GRASS ON THE CURB AND THERE'S JUST LEAVES.

EVERYTHING'S IN A GUTTER AND YOU KNOW, WHEN IT RAINS WHERE IT GOES.

I SAW A BIG SIGN ONE TIME ON ON GARLAND ROAD BY SHILOH SAYING, SWEEP UP YOUR GRASS, BUT EVIDENTLY NO ONE'S PAYING ATTENTION TO IT.

AND THE STREET SWEEPING.

MY REMEDY FOR IT IS TO PUT UP A SIGN, FOR INSTANCE, LIKE ON MONDAY, NO PARKING EIGHT TO 12 ON THIS SIDE OF THE STREET ON TUESDAY.

NO PARKING ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STREET FROM EIGHT TO 12.

AND IF WE CAN HAVE STREET SWEEPING IN MY AREA, I REALLY WOULD APPRECIATE IT.

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AND I'M SORRY TO SAY, BUT ONE OF THE WORST OFFENDERS ON THE MAIN DRAGS IS WHO'S EVER HIRING THIS? THE PEOPLE TO CUT THE MAIN DRAG AND IN THE MEDIAN IS THE WORST OFFENDER BECAUSE IT GETS OUT ON THE STREET.

AND I DISCUSSED THIS ONE TIME WITH THE COUNCILMAN AND HE SAID, CALL HIM, BUT I NEVER DID.

I'M SORRY, I DIDN'T.

AND CODE ENFORCEMENT.

ONE OF MY CONCERNS IS THESE CARS THAT ARE BLOCKING SIDEWALKS.

A COUPLE OF TIMES I'VE SEEN A LITTLE GIRL ON HER SCOOTER HAD TO GO OUT ON THE STREET TO GO DOWN THE HILL ON HER SCOOTER BECAUSE THERE'S TWO CARS BLOCKING SIDEWALKS.

THAT'S A CONCERN TO ME.

IT SHOULD BE A CONCERN TO US AND TO YOU, TOO, BUT I LIKE TO HAVE CODE ENFORCEMENT COME AROUND EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE AND CHECK THAT OUT.

I DON'T KNOW WHO TAKES RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE POLICE OR CODE ENFORCEMENT.

I DON'T KNOW. BUT I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THAT ONE OF MY CONCERNS TAKEN CARE OF.

BUT MY MAIN THING IS THE STREET SWEEPING.

I REALLY LIKE TO CLEAN UP THE STREETS.

IF I CAN JUST GET A BROOM, I'LL DO THE STREET MYSELF.

JUST GIVE ME A BROOM.

THAT'S IT. THAT'S ALL.

I HAVE JUST CONCERNS, AND I THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, SIR. WE CAN'T ADDRESS YOUR CONCERNS AT THIS MOMENT.

BUT IF YOU'LL HANG AROUND FOR A LITTLE BIT, I BET WE CAN.

AND I THANK YOU FOR COMING DOWN.

IS THERE ANYONE ELSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL AT THIS TIME? OK. WHAT IS THIS PERTAINING TO? TODAY'S MY WEDDING ANNIVERSARY.

I HAD TO SAY THAT.

I'M GOING TO ALLOW THAT ONE BECAUSE I'M AFRAID OF YOUR WIFE.

WELL, I HAD TO MAKE IT UP FOR BEING HERE.

SO I JUST WANTED TO SAY, HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO MY WIFE, JEANNIE.

VERY GOOD. VERY GOOD WITH THAT.

WE GOT ANNIVERSARIES AND BABIES.

YEAH, GOING ON HERE TONIGHT.

THAT WAS THE LAST THING BEFORE US.

IT IS 8:37, AND WE ARE ADJOURNED.

* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.