Edinburg City Council
City of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas
Location: City of Edinburg
City Hall-Council Chambers
415 West University Dr.
Edinburg, Texas 78541
February 29, 2016
Special Meeting Agenda
12:00 PM
I. Call to Order, Establish Quorum
       NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: A Special Meeting of the City of Edinburg City Council has been set at the date and place specified above for discussion and possible action of the items listed below.  It is the intent of the City Council to have a quorum of the City Council Members present at the location listed above, wherein it is the intent to have the Mayor Pro-Tem preside over such meeting. In accordance with Section 551.127 of the Texas Government Code, Mayor Richard H. Garcia may be attending the special meeting via video conference call from Edinburg, Texas.  
II. Certification of Public Notice
III. Resolutions
A.

Consider Resolution of Support and Financial Commitment to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the Affordable Housing 2016 Low-Income Tax Credits for Development of Sierra Vista Apartments, to be located Near the Northwest Corner of Owassa Road and North Veterans Boulevard, as requested by MSD Housing Owassa, Ltd. in Care of Madhouse Development Services, Inc. [Marissa Garza, Director of Community Development/Grants Management]

B.

Consider Resolution of Support and Financial Commitment to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the Affordable Housing 2016 Low-Income Tax Credits for Development of Liberty Village, to be located in the 4500 Block of South Veterans Boulevard, as requested by EHA Liberty Village, Ltd. in care of Edinburg Housing Authority and Brownstone Affordable Housing, Ltd. (Motion Required to Remove from Table. This Item was Tabled at the February 15, 2016 City Council Regular Meeting). [Marissa Garza, Director of Community Development/Grants Management]

C.

Consider Resolution of Support and Financial Commitment to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the Affordable Housing 2016 Low-Income Tax Credits for Development of Starlight Apartments, to be located on the Southwest Quadrant of Alberta and Raul Longoria Road, as requested by VDC Alberta Longoria, LP in Care of Versa Development, LLC. (Motion Required to Remove from Table. This Item was Tabled at the February 15, 2016 City Council Regular Meeting). [Marissa Garza, Director of Community Development/Grants Management]

IV. Executive Session
The City Council will convene in Executive Session, in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Vernon's Texas Statutes and Codes Annotated, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, Exceptions to Requirement that Meetings be Open. The City Council May Elect To Go Into Executive Session On Any Item Whether Or Not Such Item Is Posted As An Executive Session Item At Any Time During The Meeting When Authorized By The Provisions Of The Open Meetings Act.
Open Session
The City Council will convene in Open Session to take necessary action, if any, in accordance with Chapter 551, Open meetings, Subchapter E, Procedures Relating to Closed Meeting, §551.102, Requirement to Vote or Take Final Action in Open Meeting.
V. Adjournment
  I hereby certify this Notice of a City Council Special Meeting was posted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act, at the City Offices of the City of Edinburg, located at the 415 West University entrance outside bulletin board, visible and accessible to the general public during and after regular working hours. This notice was posted on February 26, 2016 at 9:40 a.m.
  By:  /s/ Clarice Y. Balderas for  
  Myra L. Ayala Garza, City Secretary  
  City of Edinburg, Texas  
           
Disability Access Statement
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aid or services are requested to contact the City Secretary Department at (956) 388-8204 at least two business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. The accessible entrance and accessible parking spaces are located at Edinburg City Hall, 415 West University.