NOTICE OF
REGULAR 
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
BY VIDEO CONFERENCE
MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020
6:00 P.M.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH AN ORDER OF THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR ISSUED ON MARCH 16, 2020, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FATE, TEXAS, WILL CONDUCT A REGULAR MEETING BY VIDEO CONFERENCE AT 6:00 P.M. ON MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020, IN ORDER TO ADVANCE THE PUBLIC HEALTH GOAL OF LIMITING FACE-TO-FACE MEETINGS (ALSO CALLED "SOCIAL DISTANCING") TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC.  

The general public can view the meeting live on our video stream at https://www.cityoffate.com/live.  If you wish to address the Council on any subject or in open forum at this meeting, you are required to email vraduechel@cityoffate.com no later than Monday, April 20, 2020, by 3:00 p.m. You must provide your name and telephone number and state which item(s) you wish to speak on. You will be provided a telephone number and meeting ID which you must dial into 15 minutes prior to the scheduled meeting start time. Due to technical restrictions, those who fail to dial into to the meeting at the prescribed time may forfeit their ability to speak at said meeting. 

AGENDA



1.

CALL TO ORDER AND CONFIRM A QUORUM

2.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

Proclamation - Fate Strong Day

B.

National Community Survey Results

3.

PUBLIC COMMENT

This is an opportunity for the public to address the council on any matter, except public hearings that are included on the agenda. Comments related to public hearings will be heard when the specific hearing begins. Public comments are limited to three (3) minutes per speaker, unless otherwise required by law. To address the governing body, each speaker must complete a Public Comment Form and present the completed form to the City Secretary prior to the start of the meeting. Each speaker shall approach the podium and state his/her name and address before speaking. Speakers shall address the governing body with civility that is conducive to appropriate public discussion. Speakers can address only the governing body and not individual city officials or employees. The public cannot speak from the gallery but only from the podium. Per the Texas Open Meetings Act, the governing body is not permitted to take action on or discuss any item not listed on the agenda. The council may: (1) make a statement of fact regarding the item; (2) make a recitation of existing policy regarding the item; or (3) propose the item be placed on a future agenda.

4.

CONSENT AGENDA

A.

Approval of minutes of the Council Meetings held February 17, 2020, March 2, 2020, March 4, 2020, March 16, 2020 and March 24, 2020

B.

Approval of Financial Report for February 2020

C.

Approval of Financial Report for March 2020

D.

Approval of Investment Report for quarter ending March 31, 2020

E.

Approval of Resolution No. R-2020-015 - Finding That Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC’s Application For Approval To Amend Its Distribution Cost Recovery Factor To Increase Distribution Rates Within The City Should Be Denied; Authorizing Participation With Oncor Cities Steering Committee; Authorizing The Hiring Of Legal Counsel And Consulting Services; Finding That The City’s Reasonable Rate Case Expenses Shall Be Reimbursed By The Company; Finding That The Meeting At Which This Resolution Is Passed Is Open To The Public As Required By Law; Requiring Notice Of This Resolution To The Company And Legal Counsel

F.

Approval of Resolution No. R-2020-016 - ratifying the actions of the City Manager to hire attorneys to represent the City of Fate with the NTMWD Customer Cities Coalition and the TOP (Take-or-Pay) Alliance for PUC (Public Utility Commission) filings concerning the water take-or-pay contract, and the non-member price premium rate structures

G.

Approval of Ordinance No. O-2020-010 - Establishing A 45 Miles Per Hour Prima Facie Speed Limit For Vehicles Travelling On The Main Lanes Of North Stodghill Road/Farm To Market Road 3549 From Interstate Highway 30 To Northbound 1600 North Stodghill Road/FM 3549, And Establishing A 45 Miles Per Hour Prima Facie Speed Limit For Vehicles Travelling On The Main Lanes Of West Holiday/State Highway 66 From 1300 North Stodghill Road/Farm To Market Road 3549 To 1805 West Holiday/State Highway 66 As Set Out In This Ordinance; Providing For A Penalty; And Providing For Savings, Severability And An Effective Date

5.

ACTION ITEMS

A.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding all matters incident and related to the issuance and sale of "City of Fate, Texas, Waterworks and Sewer System Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2020", including the adoption of Ordinance No. O-2020-011 -authorizing the issuance of such bonds and approving all other matters incident thereto

B.

Discuss and take action to table Montarra related items, including presentations and public hearings, to the June 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

  • Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding  An Application Submitted By The Fate 231 Investment Land, LLC To Amend The Future Land Use Plan Designation Of Certain Areas Proposed By The Applicant For A Planned Development Zoning District FROM Rural Density (5+ Acres) TO Low Density (15k Sqft-1acre) To Authorize Single-Family Residential Uses With A Minimum Lot Area Of A Half (1/2) Acre, Certain Group Living And Parks And Recreation Facilities Uses, Bed And Breakfast Uses, And Elementary And Middle Schools Uses. The General Location Of This Application Is Between Ben Payne Road And FM 3549, South Of N. Country Lane And North Of Woodcreek Phase 8B, Rockwall CAD Property IDs 10490, 10491, 10492, And 12106. FLUP-19-002. This Item, Including Presentation And Public Hearing, will be Tabled To The June 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

  • Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding  A Zoning Application Submitted By The Fate 231 Investment Land, LLC To Establish A Planned Development Zoning District On Approximately 231-Acres Of Land For Single-Family Residential Uses With A Minimum Lot Area Of A Half (1/2) Acre, Certain Group Living And Parks And Recreation Facilities Uses, Bed And Breakfast Uses, And Elementary And Middle Schools Uses, And To Amend The Development Standards Of The City Of Fate Unified Development Ordinance And Design Criteria And Construction Standards. The General Location Of This Application Is Between Ben Payne Road And FM 3549, South Of N. Country Lane And North Of Woodcreek Phase 8B, Rockwall CAD Property IDs 10490, 10491, 10492, And 12106. ZR-19-010. This Item, Including Presentation And Public Hearing, will be Tabled To The June 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

  • Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding A 231-Acre Concept Plan Application Submitted By The Fate 231 Investment Land, LLC For Single-Family Residential Uses With A Minimum Lot Area Of A Half (1/2) Acre, Certain Group Living And Parks And Recreation Facilities Uses, Bed And Breakfast Uses, And Elementary And Middle Schools Uses. The General Location Of This Application Is Between Ben Payne Road And FM 3549, South Of N. Country Lane And North Of Woodcreek Phase 8B, Rockwall CAD Property IDs 10490, 10491, 10492, And 12106. CP-19-006. This Item, Including Presentation And Public Hearing, will be Tabled To The June 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

  • Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding  A Preliminary Plat Application For 235 Residential Lots In The Development Named Montarra Residential, Containing 231.24 Acres Generally Located Between Ben Payne Road And FM 3549, South Of N. Country Lane And North Of Woodcreek Phase 8B, Rockwall CAD Property IDs 10490, 10491, 10492, And 12106 And Found Within The William A. Coose Survey, Abstract No. 55 And The William L. Norwall Survey, Abstract No. 170, City Of Fate, Rockwall County, Texas. Applicant: The Fate 231 Investment Land, LLC. Case #PP-19-002. This Item, Including Presentation And Public Hearing, will be Tabled To The June 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

  • Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding  An Application Submitted By The Fate 54 Investment Land, LLC To Amend The Future Land Use Plan Designation Of Certain Areas Proposed By The Applicant For A Planned Development Zoning District FROM Rural Density (5+ Acres) TO Regional Retail/Office/Commercial To Authorize Manufacturing, Warehouse And Storage, Light Industrial Condominiums, Construction-Related Businesses, Utility And Utility Services, Commercial And Industrial Machinery Leasing And Rental, Community Garden, Public Park Or Playground, Nature Preserve, And Transportation-Related Uses. The General Location Of This Application Is On The East Side FM 3549 Approximately 1,200 Feet North Of Cornelius Rd. And Just South Of Clem Rd., Rockwall CAD Property IDs 10493 And 10496. FLUP-19-003. This Item, Including Presentation And Public Hearing, will be Tabled To The June 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

  • Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding  A Zoning Application Submitted By The Fate 54 Investment Land, LLC To Establish A Planned Development Zoning District On Approximately 54-Acres Of Land For Manufacturing, Warehouse And Storage, Light Industrial Condominiums, Construction-Related Businesses, Utility And Utility Services, Commercial And Industrial Machinery Leasing And Rental, Community Garden, Public Park Or Playground, Nature Preserve, And Transportation-Related Uses And To Amend The Development Standards Of The City Of Fate Unified Development Ordinance And Design Criteria And Construction Standards. The General Location Of This Application Is On The East Side FM 3549 Approximately 1,200 Feet North Of Cornelius Rd. And Just South Of Clem Rd.,Rockwall CAD Property IDs 10493 And 10496. ZR-19-011. This Item, Including Presentation And Public Hearing, will be Tabled To The June 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

  • Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding A 54-Acre Concept Plan Application Submitted By The Fate 54 Investment Land, LLC For Manufacturing, Warehouse And Storage, Light Industrial Condominiums, Construction-Related Businesses, Utility And Utility Services, Commercial And Industrial Machinery Leasing And Rental, Community Garden, Public Park Or Playground, Nature Preserve, And Transportation-Related Uses. The General Location Of This Application Is On The East Side FM 3549 Approximately 1,200 Feet North Of Cornelius Rd. And Just South Of Clem Rd., Rockwall CAD Property IDs 10493 And 10496. CP-19-007. This Item, Including Presentation And Public Hearing, will be Tabled To The June 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

  • Discuss, Consider, And Take Any Necessary Action Regarding A Preliminary Plat Application For 12 Industrial Lots In The Development Named Montarra Industrial, Containing 54.040 Acres Generally Located On The East Side Of FM 3549 Approximately 1,200 Feet North Of Cornelius Rd. And Just South Of Clem Rd., Rockwall CAD Property IDs 10493 And 10496 And Found Within The William A. Coose Survey, Abstract No. 55, City Of Fate, Rockwall County, Texas. Applicant: The Fate 54 Investment Land, LLC. Case #PP-19-003. This Item, Including Presentation And Public Hearing, will be Tabled To The June 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

C.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Ordinance No. O-2020- 012 -To Establish, Administer And Fund The “Small Business Relief Program” To Provide Grant Funding, Through Purchase Of Gift Cards, To Provide Economic Stimulus To Local Businesses Affected By The COVID-19 Pandemic; Providing For Severability And An Effective Date.

D.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding continuation and amendment of Council order concerning COVID – 19.

E.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding scheduling a budget workshop

6.

MAYOR, COUNCIL, AND CITY MANAGER REPORTS

Regarding items of Community Interest – Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.0415 the Mayor, Council and City Manager may report on the following items:  (1) expression of thanks, congratulations or condolences; (2) information about holiday schedules; (3) recognition of individuals; (4) reminders about upcoming City Council events; (5) information about community events; (6) announcements involving imminent threat to public health and safety.

A.

Mayor's Report

B.

Council Reports

C.

City Manager's Report

7.

ADJOURNMENT

In addition to any executive session already listed above, the City Council of the City of Fate reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code for the following purposes: 

§551.071 Consultations with Attorney
§551.072 Deliberations regarding Real Property
§551.074 Personnel Matters 
§551.076 Deliberations regarding Security Devices
§551.087 Deliberations regarding Economic Development Negotiations

This building is wheelchair accessible. Any request for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 771-4601 Ext. 103 for further information.

I certify that the above NOTICE OF MEETING was filed and posted on the Bulletin Board at City Hall, 1900 CD Boren Parkway, City of Fate, Texas on the 16th day of April, 2020, at 6:25 P.M. and remained so posted until removed as indicated below, pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act. This notice was likewise posted on the city website at www.cityoffate.com.


Victoria Raduechel, TRMC, City Secretary

Removed from the Bulletin Board at City Hall on the ____ day of _________, 2020, by _______________________.