Large agenda lineup for council meeting
The Copperas Cove city council will hold its second regular meeting for the month of March this evening at 6 p.m. in the council chambers, located in the city’s Technology Center, located at 508 S. 2nd St.
A citizens’ forum will be held at the beginning of the 6 p.m. regular meeting.
The evening’s agenda has 21 action items, ranging from voting on final plats for two housing developments in the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, a presentation of the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2017. Four items are related to the Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation, to include the approval of two proposed performance agreements with local business expansions, the clearing and grubbing of about 60 acres of The Narrows Business & Technology Park, along with discussion and direction on moving the CCEDC employees from under the control of the City of Copperas Cove.
The final plat for Green Meadows Subdivision, located on the north side of FM 2808 and CR 4830 intersection in Lampasas County and the final plat for The Ranches of Twin Mountain, located at the intersection of Lutheran Church Road and Twin Mountain Road in Coryell County are both up for approval by the council tonight.
A proposed contract for library renovations with LMC Construction in the amount of $384,825 is up for consideration and action, as are the filling of a vacancy for one position on the Quality of Life Advisory Board and an interlocal agreement for mutual emergency aid with Bell County.
The council will see agenda items for discussion and direction regarding the Civic Center fees, as well as discussion and direction regarding moving the employees of the an amendment to an agreement with the Heart of Texas Defense Alliance.
One item up for consideration and action was postponed from the March 6 meeting, that of authorizing the Interim City Manager to enter into an agreement with Change Healthcare Technology Enabled Services LLC. for the collection of unrecovered Emergency Medical Services fees from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Amendments for the city’s Capital Outlay Plan for fiscal years 2018-2022 and the city’s Capital Improvement Plan for the same years are also up for discussion and a possible vote this evening.
Proposed charter amendments and the establishment of a Charter Review Committee along with a proposed amendment to the city’s code regarding procedures for applicants and nominees and selection to city boards is also up for discussion and action tonight.
An agreement with Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC for a Streetlight Maintenance authorization for LED replacements is also up for approval this evening.
Also at tonight’s evening, the council will heard a presentation on Hill Country Transit District’s HOP operations and transit services in Copperas Cove.
The council has an executive session on the schedule to deliberate two performance agreements submitted to the council by interim director of the EDC, Diane Drussell. The CCEDC board has already approved the two agreements that are subject to possible city council approval tonight.
At 5 p.m., the council is holding a workshop meeting, during which a representative from LAN Engineering will present updated standard construction specifications to the council.
The Five Hills Scholarship Pageant royalty will also be receiving their Presidential Volunteer Service Awards during this evening’s workshop.