January 14, 2014

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Richland Hills City Council
Special Meeting & Planning Work Session
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
1 :30 P.M.
City Council Chambers

3200 Diana Drive, Richland Hills

The Special Meeting and Work Session are open to the public. If Executive Session is required, it will be held in the Council Conference Room, and is closed to the public. Please note that although the council will generally consider the items on the agenda in the order shown below, the Council may elect to re-order items in order to accommodate the needs of the council, city staff, presenters, or the public generally. Therefore, members of the public interested in any agenda item are encouraged to be in attendance at the start of the meeting. 

Call to Order 

1. Review and possible consideration of Request for Qualification,

    Submittals for Park and Facility Planning.

2. Update on Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance.

3. Discussion of Planning Principles.

4. Status update on Infrastructure Projects.

5. Executive Session
Executive Session: Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, Sec. 551.071, Sec. 551.072, Sec. 551.073, Sec.551.074, Sec. 551.076, Sec. 551.087 and Sec. 418.0183 (f) and 418.106 (d) & (e) of the Texas Government Code (Texas Disaster Act). Refer to posted list attached hereto and incorporated herein. Executive Session may be
hel, under these exceptions, at any time during the meeting that a need arises for the City Council to seek advice from the City Attorney as to the posted subject matter of this City Council meeting.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, executive session may be held under one or more of Sections 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.076, 551.087, 413.183 (f) and 418.106 (d) & (e), either at the end of the Regular Session or at any time during the meeting on any item on the agenda if a need arises for the City Council to seek advice from the City Attorney or otherwise convene in closed session as permitted by such sections of the Open Meetings Act. The City Council may take action on any agenda item listed for executive session consideration upon reconvening in open
session. Please refer to agenda for the items posted. The sections referenced above are generally described as follows:
Section 551.071: Consultation with Attorney The City Council may conduct a private consultation with its attorney when the
City Council seeks the advice of its attorney concerning any item on this agenda, about pending and contemplated litigation, or a settlement offer, or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the City Council under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Board of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551.
1. Michael Malone olblo Lisbeth Malone
2. Relocation expenses related to enforcement of Substandard Building
Section 551.072: Deliberation regarding real property:
The City Council may conduct a closed meeting to deliberate the purchase,
exchange, lease or value of real property.
1. Property located at 3271 Matthews Drive.
Section 551.073: Deliberation regarding Prospective Gift or Donation
The City Council may conduct a closed meeting to deliberate a negotiated
contract for a prospective gift or donation to the City.
Section 551.074: Deliberation regarding Personnel Matters
The City Council may deliberate the appointment, employment,
evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of public officers,
including the City Manager, City Secretary, City Attorney, Municipal Judge
and non-advisory city boards and commission members. A complete list
of the city boards and commissions and the membership of those boards
and commissions is on file in the City Secretary's Office.
Section 551.076: Deliberation regarding Security Devices
The City Council may deliberate the deployment, or specific occasions for
implementation of security personnel or devices.
Section 551.087: Deliberation regarding Economic Development
The City Council may discuss or deliberate regarding commercial or financial
information received from a business prospect that the city seeks to have locate,
stay or expand in or near the city and which the City is
conducting economic development negotiations or to deliberate the offer of a
financial or other incentive to a business prospect; particularly, discussion with
economic development specialist regarding potential economic incentive
agreement for development of real property.
Section 418.183(f): Texas Disaster Act
The City Council may deliberate information: (1) for purposes of preventing,
investigating, or responding to an act of terrorism or related criminal activity and
involving emergency response providers, their staffing, contact information and
tactical plans; (2) that relates to the risk or vulnerability of persons or property,
including infrastructure, to an act of terrorism; (3) that relates to the assembly of
an explosive weapon, the location of a material that may be used in a chemical,
biological or radioactive weapon, or unpublished information pertaining to
vaccines or devices to detect biological agents or toxins; (4) that relates to details
of the encryption codes or security keys for a public communication system;(5)
that relates to a terrorism-related report to an agency of the United States; (6)
that relates to technical details of particular vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure
to an act of terrorism; (7) that relates to information regarding security measures
or security systems intended to protect public and private property from an act of
terrorism; or (8) any other topic subject to discussion in closed session pursuant
to the Texas Disaster Act.
Section 418.106(d) & (e): Local Meetings to Discuss Emergency
Management Plans regarding Pipeline Safety
The City Council may discuss emergency management plans providing for disaster
mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery in executive session when those plans
contain sensitive information relating to critical infrastructure or facilities, and the safety
or security of the infrastructures or facilities could be jeopardized by disclosure of the
emergency management plan.
This facility is wheelchair accessible. If you plan to attend this meeting and you have a disability that
requires special arrangements at the meeting, please notify the City 72 hours in advance of the meeting
so that reasonable accommodations can be made. For sign interpretive services, please call also 72
hours in advance. City of Richland Hills (817) 616-3810.

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