Amarillo Area Public Meetings for the week of June 26, 2022
Potter County Commissioners Court
9:00 a.m.: Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 500 S. Fillmore, Room 106
Consider vouchers; treasurer’s report; review and act in determining and approving Sheriff’s and Constable’s fees for Civil Process Service; review and act with the consent of Potter County for the Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation to issue funding bonds to fund projects of the Craig Senior Living Facility, a not-for-profit organization, for its lawful purposes; consider and act on a budget amendment to allow the purchase of oil in sufficient quantities for supply through the end of the year; consider and act on the addition of a School Resource Officer for River Road ISD; consider and pursue approval from Marathon Engineering Corp to repair and replace flooring and walls in Violent Cell #1; Purchases of fire rescue equipment; consider and act when adopting a capital asset policy; Salary Grievances Committee for 2022; purchase of equipment for the 47th District Attorney’s Office; review and act on permission to designate the second floor of the Santa Fe building to the Office of the Potter & Armstrong County Public Defender and MAC Office; hear a report on community efforts to secure a publicly funded mental health facility in Amarillo; proposal to increase the remuneration of jurors and to change the method; employment articles; hear reports on the Potter County Projects and the Potter County Detention Center and take any necessary action; executive session, if necessary.
Amarillo City Council
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Regency Room, Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan
Special meeting: Establish quorum and convene a public meeting; facilitated workshop for City Council and senior management to discuss and develop governance policies and skills for City Council. The council can discuss many general topics such as public safety, infrastructure, development, community services, parks and recreation, water resources, public works, finance, council pillars, policies and procedures and other issues related to the desired direction and plans for the city. as well as general questions and questions related to the current and future needs and expectations of the city. The board may come to a broad consensus on the mission, values, priorities, expectations, milestones, funding options and opportunities for the city, but no final decision or vote will take place.
Potter County Commissioners Court
1:30 p.m.: 500 S. Fillmore
Special session: hold a hearing, deliberate and render an initial decision on the salary complaint received by the Tribunal during its regular session on May 9. In camera, if necessary.
River Road Independent School District Board of Trustees
6:00 p.m.: River Road ISD Administration Building, 9500 US Hwy 287 North
Public hearing: to discuss the 2022-2023 River Road LSD budget; discussion – public notice to apply for a federal grant from the Texas Education Agency; Texas School Safety Conference Update – Vice Principals; board committees and assignments, employee professional development review; review proposed revisions; consider approving the addition of a fourth School Resource Officer to the current SRO contract with the Potter County Sheriff’s Department; review budget approval and schedules for staff hiring and salary increases, stipends and Area 16 contracts; consider approving a new innovation district educator as presented; employment of a district nurse; Audit arrangement letter; future agenda items and closed session if necessary.
Randall County Commissioner’s Court
9:00 a.m.: Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 501 16th St., Suite 305, Canyon
Join via Zoom: https://randallcounty.zoom.us/j/88580907709?pwd=dVppNlEza05UWmYxM3QwNTltK25oUT09
Meeting ID: 885 8090 7709 Passcode: 599286
Presentation of pins and certificates to Randall County employees; discuss and take action regarding the appointment of the Randall County Highways Superintendent for a two-year term beginning August 1; fixing the fees to be paid in Randall County for service of civil process and fixing other sheriff’s and constable’s fees for the calendar year 2023; review the Interlocal Framework Agreement for TechShare Stakeholder Participation and the TechShare.Prosecutor Resource Sharing Addendum, which will govern the case management and data storage services provided to the Criminal District Attorney’s Office of Randall County; consider an order designating a mailing address and email address
email address for receiving written requests for public information; to consider approving Crawford Acres Unit 3, a rural subdivision consisting of 30.31 acres, being a landform of part of Crawford Acres Zone 2 Corrected Flat; consider approving Pullman Acres Unit No. 5, a suburban subdivision consisting of 5.00 ± acres, being a flat land of Lot 13, Block 1, Pullman Acres Unit No. 1; consider replacing Unit #63 in River Falls, a suburban subdivision of the City of Amarillo and Randall County; consider the Joint Utilities Agreement between Randall County and West Texas Gas, Utilities LLC. for a 3” polyethylene natural gas distribution line commencing at the intersection of FM 2590 and Sundown Rd; consider designating specific vehicles as surplus inventory and donating 2 surplus vehicles to the Lake Tanglewood Fire Department; consider designating AFIS computer equipment as surplus inventory and donating it to Amarillo College; conference requests, supporting documents and official reports; closed session.
Amarillo City Council
9am-12pm: Regency Room, Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan
Special meeting: Establish quorum and convene a public meeting; facilitated workshop for City Council and senior management to discuss and develop governance policies and skills for City Council. The council can discuss many general topics such as public safety, infrastructure, development, community services, parks and recreation, water resources, public works, finance, council pillars, policies and procedures and other issues related to the desired direction and plans for the city. as well as general questions and questions related to the current and future needs and expectations of the city. The Board may come to a broad consensus on the mission, values, priorities, expectations, milestones, funding options and opportunities for the city, but no final decision or vote will take place.
Amarillo City Council
1:00 p.m.: Council Chambers, 601 S Buchanan St
Updates from board members serving on external boards and commissions: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Committee, Beautification and Public Arts Advisory Council, Environmental Task Force, and Convention and visitors; update on Bloomberg Harvard Innovation Track; request upcoming agenda items and reports from the City Manager. Elements of consent: ordinance rezoning; consider accepting a community mental health grant supporting the local Suicide Survivor Outreach (LOSS) team; consider a construction contract for concrete work at fire stations #2 and #13; insurance policies and claims administration; consider the purchase of planned replacements and the addition of several vehicles to be used by the solid waste collection, municipal services, water distribution and sewage collection services in their daily operations; annual fuel supply contract; consider purchasing water meter boxes with adapter rings to replenish warehouse stock for use by the water and sewer utility; consider purchasing traffic light poles and accessories and valves to replenish warehouse stock for traffic service; consider awarding a construction contract for the repair of trenches and surfaces above a 48 inch water transfer line along Bolton Street. Non-Consent Items: Consider awarding a contract for high-speed fiber Internet service for use in the Amarillo Connected Broadband Project through a grant from the American Rescue Plan Act; public hearing and first reading of evacuation and rezoning orders; first reading of an order that would grant West Texas Gas
Utilities the franchise and rights to use public rights-of-way to provide retail gas service in the city; consider a resolution setting a public hearing to review the city’s proposed annexation of certain properties – Nearby: Soncy Road and SW 34th Avenue – Applicant(s): Daryl Furman for Emeline Bush O’Brien/Sobieski Trust; executive session: discussion regarding the purchase, exchange, rental or value of real estate in East Texas.