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Dripping Springs City Council Meeting Agenda for April 16


City of Dripping Springs

City Council Regular Meeting

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM

City Hall Council Chambers

511 Mercer Street - Dripping Springs, TX 78620



Mayor & City Council Members:

Mayor Todd Purcell

Mayor Pro Tem Bill Foulds

Council Member Travis Crow

Council Member Wade King

Council Member John Kroll

Council Member Taline Manassian


City Staff/Appointed Officials/Consultants:

City Administrator Michelle Fischer

Deputy City Administrator Ginger Faught

City Secretary Andrea Cunningham

City Treasurer Gina Gillis

Code Enforcement Officer Aaron Reed

DSRP Manager Lynne Dickinson

Assistant City Attorney Laura Mueller





No action to be taken on proclamations and presentations.  The City Council may choose to discuss and take public comment on these items as necessary.


A.         Proclamation of the City of Dripping Springs recognizing Reba Byrd for her contributions to the Dripping Springs Community and Declaring April 16, 2019 as "Reba Byrd Day".

B.         Presentation and Update regarding the Texas Water Development Board Loan.

TWDB Project Summary



The floor is open for Citizens wishing to speak on items that are not on the posted agenda or do not have a public hearing, and speakers are encouraged to sign in prior to speaking. Citizens wishing to speak shall do so after being recognized by the Mayor.  Speakers are allowed two (2) minutes to speak, which the Mayor or City Council may extend.  By law no action may be taken during Presentations of Citizens. 




A.         Approval of a Resolution Accepting Substantial Completion of Improvements and Approving and Accepting Maintenance Bond for Caliterra Phase 2, Section 8 wastewater improvements.

Sponsor: Mayor Pro Tem Foulds

Caliterra Ph 2 Sec 8 Maintenance Bond

Resolution Caliterra Maintenance Bond 


B.         Approval of an Ordinance Suspending the Proposed Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program Interim Rate Adjustment of Texas Gas Service Company, a Division of One Gas, Inc., and Oklahoma Corporation.

GRIP Suspension Ordinance


C.         Approval of an Ordinance Amending the Fee Schedule for Dripping Springs Ranch Park Fees.

DSRP Fee Schedule Amendment Ordinance




A.         Discuss and consider approval of Professional Service Agreement between the City of Dripping Springs and Carollo Engineers Inc. for Wastewater System Improvements to be funded by the Texas Water Development Board.

Sponsor: Mayor Pro Tem Foulds 

PSA Carollo TDWB Project

PSA Carollo Task Order No. 1

PSA Carollo Form 1295


B.         Discuss and consider approval of an Ordinance Amending the current Fiscal Year Budget; Finding Municipal Purposes; Authorizing Expenditures; Providing for Severability Clause; and Providing for an Effective Date.

Budget Amendment Notes

Proposed Budget Amendment


C.         Discuss and consider approval of a Resolution of the City of Dripping Springs establishing the City of Dripping Springs Agenda, Meetings, and Minutes Policy.

Sponsor: Mayor Pro Tem Foulds

Agenda Policy Staff Report

Meetings, Agendas and Minutes Policy

Agenda, Meetings & Minutes Policy Resolution


D.         Discuss and consider approval of Right of First Refusal to Purchase Real Estate between Grantor: City of Dripping Springs and Grantee: Oryx Development, LLC regarding 1.00 acre of Land out of the William Walker Survey No. 130, Abstract No. 437 in Hays County, and Being a Portion of the 24.07 Acre Remainder of a 1539.45 Acre Tract of Land Conveyed to Paul Pressler Family Generation Skipping Trust, et. al., by Deed of Record in Volume 1911, Page 481 of the Official Public Records of Hays County, Texas.

Right of First Refusal Headwaters


E.         Discuss and consider approval of a Resolution Approving and Accepting a Construction Bond for Arrowhead Ranch Phase 2A, Design and Construction.

Sponsor: Mayor Pro Tem Foulds

Arrowhead 2A Construction Bond Staff Report

Resolution  Arrowhead Ranch Phase 2A Construction Bond


F.         Discuss and consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement between the City of Dripping Springs and AG|CM regarding Preconstruction Services related to the TIRZ Town Center Project.

Sponsor: Council Member Manassian

AGCM PSA Staff Report

AG|CM, Inc. Proposal

PSA AGCM Town Center Preconstruction Services


G.        Discuss and consider approval of a Resolution Approving Expenditure of TIRZ No. 2 funds in amount consistent with the TIRZ Project Plan including but not limited to the Town Center Project, Triangle Project, Public Parking and Other Approved Projects.

Sponsor: Council Member Manassian

Resolution TIRZ No. 2 Funds



Reports of Staff, Boards, Commissions, Committees, Boards and Agencies.  All reports are on file and available for 


A.         Economic Development Committee Report

EDC Chair, Kim Fernea

March 2019 EDC Report


B.         Driftwood Municipal Management District Quarterly Report

Driftwood EDMMD 2018 Annual Report

Driftwood EDMMD 2019 April Report



The City Council for the City of Dripping Springs has the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any matter as authorized by Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices), and 551.086 (Economic Development). The City Council for the City of Dripping Springs may act on any item listed in Executive Session in Open Session or move any item from Executive Session to Open Session for action. 


A.         Consultation with City Attorney regarding legal issues related to subdivision and street requirements for property at Gateway 26 doors.

Consultation with Attorney, 551.071


B.         Consultation with City Attorney regarding legal issues on legislation before the Texas Legislature pursuant to the City of Dripping Springs 2019 Legislative Program. 

Consultation with City Attorney, 551.071



A.         City Council & Board of Adjustment:

May 14, 2019 - Workshop 6:00 p.m., Regular Meeting 6:30 p.m.

May 21, 2019 - Regular Meeting 6:00 p.m.

June 11, 2019 - Workshop 6:00 p.m., Regular Meeting 6:30 p.m.

B.         April/May Board, Commission & Committee Meetings:

April 18, 2019 - Farmers Market Board 10:00 a.m.

April 18, 2019 - Emergency Management Commission 5:00 p.m.

April 22, 2019 - Transportation Commission 3:30 p.m.

April 22, 2019 - Founders Day Commission 6:30 p.m.

April 23, 2019 - Planning & Zoning Commission 6:30 p.m.

April 24, 2019 - Economic Development Committee 4:00 p.m.

May 1, 2019 - Historic Preservation Commission 4:00 p.m.

May 2, 2019 - TIRZ No. 1 & No. 2 4:00 p.m.

May 2, 2019 - Parks & Recreation Commission 6:00 p.m.

X.         ADJOURN




All agenda items listed above are eligible for discussion and action unless otherwise specifically noted. This notice of meeting is posted in accordance with Chapter 551, Government Code, Vernon's Texas Codes. Annotated.


I certify that this notice of meeting was posted at the City of Dripping Springs City Hall and website,, on April 12, 2019 at 5:45 p.m.



City Secretary



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