The Texarkana Arkansas City Board of Directors meet for the first time in June this evening starting at 6PM at City Hall.

The board will consider among other items on the agenda, a resolution  requesting the Arkansas Parole Board to deny any application of John C. Lohbaur for release or parole for the 1977 murder of Texarkana, Arkansas Police Lt. Ed Worrell.

Here is the complete agenda for tonight's meeting:

 

1.Call to Order
2.Roll Call
3.Invocation given by Director Terri Peavy
4.Pledge of Allegiance by Director Terri Peavy
5.Comments from the Mayor
6.

Questions from Directors and other business

7.Presentation(s):
A.Presentation of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas Employee/Retiree Service Awards. (CCD)
B.Report from Public Works Director Jeff Whitten regarding the Arkansas Department of Corrections (ADC) workers. (PWD)
C.Public Hearing for the full understanding of the fiduciary responsibility and obligation of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas. (BOD) (This item was added to the agenda at the request of Director Laney Harris.)
8.CONSENT:
A.Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting May 15, 2017. (CCD)
B.

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an engineering contract with A.L. Franks Engineers, Inc., Texarkana, Arkansas, for the design of the Jackson Street Trail, the Hobo Jungle Park Trail Connection and for A.L. Franks to advertise for bids and manage the projects during construction. (PWD)

9.Adopt a Resolution requesting the Arkansas Parole Board to deny any application of John C. Lohbauer for release or parole for the 1977 murder of Texarkana, Arkansas Police Lt. Ed Worrell. (ADMIN)
10.Consider the following action concerning four (4) razed substandard properties structure:
A.Conduct a Public Hearing to receive comments regarding certification of certain delinquent taxes
B.Adopt a Resolution certifying amount to be put on tax books as delinquent and collected accordingly. (PWD) Chief Building Official Nina Walker
11.Adopt an Ordinance authorizing and directing the City Manager to adjust the Public Works Department Fees. (PWD) Public Works Director Jeff Whitten
12.Citizen Communication [Agenda Item Card and Citizens’ Communication Card]
13.Executive Session
A.Adopt a Resolution making appointments to various boards, commissions, and committees. [Advertising and Promotion Commission, Board of Adjustment, Equalization Board, Heating and Air Conditioning Board of Review, and Planning Commission] (CCD)
B.Boards and Commissions Expiration of Terms. (CCD)
14.Adjourn