NOTICE OF
CITY COUNCIL, FATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, AND
FATE MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 JOINT MEETING
BY VIDEO CONFERENCE
MONDAY, MAY 4, 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 JOINT MEETING WITH THE FATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND THE FATE MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 BY VIDEO CONFERENCE AT 6:00 P.M. ON MONDAY, MAY 4, 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, May 4, 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

A. City Council Call To Order and Confirm a Quorum
B. Fate Development Corporation Call To Order and Confirm a Quorum
C. Fate Municipal Development District No. 1 Call to Order and Confirm a Quorum
2.

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.

3.

Fate Municipal Development District No. 1 Action Items

A.

Discuss, Consider, and take any necessary action regarding MDD Resolution No. R-2020-002 - Creating the “small business relief program” to provide grant funding, to provide economic stimulus to local businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic; providing for severability and an effective date.

B.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding MDD Resolution No. R-2020-003 - approving the expenditure of up to $700,000 for the purpose of creating public parking along W. T. Barnes Avenue and constructing a public park to serve the downtown special district; providing for severability and an effective date.

C.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: In accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.001, et seq., the Fate Municipal Development District No. 1 will recess into Executive Session (closed meeting) to discuss the following:

1.

In accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 551.072, to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property:

a.

Downtown Central Business Area

D.

RECONVENE INTO REGULAR SESSION: In accordance with Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, the Fate Municipal Development District No. 1 will reconvene into Regular Session to consider action, if any, on matters discussed in Executive Session

E.

Fate Municipal Development District No. 1 Adjournment

4.

FATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ACTION ITEMS

A.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding FDC Resolution No. R-2020-002 - approving the expenditure of up to $250,000 for the purpose of creating public parking along W. T. Barnes Avenue and constructing a public park to serve the downtown special district; providing for severability and an effective date.

B.

Fate Development Corporation Adjournment

5.

CITY COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS

A.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2020-017- approving an expenditure of up to $700,000 by the Fate Municipal Development District No. 1 to provide critical parking infrastructure to the downtown special district and construct a public park; and providing an effective date.

B.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2020-018- approving an expenditure of up to $250,000 by the Fate Development Corporation to provide critical parking infrastructure to the downtown special district and construct a public park; and providing an effective date.

C.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2020-019- approving change order number three (3) to the Fate Downtown Rehabilitation Project in the amount of $1,037,104.00; and providing an effective date.

D.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Ordinance No. O-2020-013- Authorizing certain budget amendments pertaining to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget; and increasing the appropriation and providing an effective date.

E.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2020-020 - accepting a petition for and calling a public hearing on the advisability of the improvements and creation of Montarra Public Improvement District No. 1 within the City Of Fate pursuant to Chapter 372, Texas Local Government Code and authorizing the mailing and publication of notice of the public hearing.

F.

Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action regarding Resolution No. R-2020-021 - accepting a petition for and calling a public hearing on the advisability of the improvements and creation of Montarra Public Improvement District No. 2 within the City Of Fate pursuant to Chapter 372, Texas Local Government Code and authorizing the mailing and publication of notice of the public hearing.

6.

MAYOR, COUNCIL, AND CITY MANAGER REPORTS

A.

Mayor's Report

B.

Council Reports

C.

City Manager's Report

7.

City Council Adjournment

In addition to any executive session already listed above, the City Council, Fate Development Corporation, and Fate Municipal Development District No. 1 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 30th day of April, 2020, at 4:39 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 _______________________.