Midlothian, TX - The Midlothian City Council will consider an annexation agreement between the city and Martin Marietta at its Tuesday night meeting.
The deal could annex 3,080.29 acres of land in the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction. Two public hearings on the proposed annexation and service plan will be held.
According to Martin Marietta’s website, they are the leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials with operations spanning 26 states, Canada, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean islands. The company has facilities in Midlothian, located at 610 Eastgate Road, 3030 U.S. Highway 67 and 245 Ward Road.
In other business, the council will consider the rejection of bids received on Aug. 17 for public works water and sewer maintenance supplies with an agreement to re-bid.
Council members will consider on a second amendment to the 1991 Tarrant Regional Water District and Trinity River Authority of Texas raw water supply contract and the 1991 TRA and Ellis County Regional Water Supply Project contract.
The council will also consider a fourth amendment to the raw water supply contract between the city and the Trinity River Authority of Texas.
Following the regular session, the council will convene into executive session to consult with the city attorney and deliberation regarding real property to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property for the south 14th Street right-of-way. After the executive session, the council will return to open session.
In other business, the council will,
‒ Host a public hearing on an ordinance rezoning approximately 300 acres of the planned development district 48 located off Farm-to-Market Road 1387 west of Heritage High School.
‒ Consider the utilization of an interlocal cooperative purchasing agreement with the City of Baytown to secure a contract with DataProse for processing the city’s monthly utility bills.
‒ Consider a resolution amending the master fee schedule with a
‒ previously approved effective date of Sept. 1.
‒ Consider modifying the billing of an EMS services by Intermedix for Emergency Services District citizens.
‒ Considering amending the city’s code of ordinances chapter 12 titled “Traffic and Vehicles” by repealing provisions relating to the use of a portable wireless communications device by the operator of a motor vehicle to read, write or send an electronic message due to House Bill 62, which was effective Sept. 1.
‒ Receive a quarterly update on the various city board and commission meetings and activities.
‒ Consider a request authorizing the Midlothian Police Department to apply for funds from the Office of the Governor Criminal Justice Division Grant and to authorize the City Manager Chris Dick to accept, reject, alter, terminate and expend funds from this grant.
‒ Consider a resolution for the use of a temporary concrete batch plant for the Dove Creek Phase 1B to complete the paving of roads.
‒ Consider a resolution authorizing the annual Midlothian Downtown Trick or Treat event hosted by the city and the Midlothian Downtown Business Association.
‒ Consider an interlocal cooperative purchasing agreement with Ellis County.
‒ Consider a contract with Evoqua Water for the purchase of sodium chlorite for the generation of chlorine dioxide used in the treatment process for the water treatment plant one and two.
The council meeting will take place at 6 p.m. at city hall located at 104 W. Avenue E.
Source: Waxahachie Daily Light