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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA COMMUNICATION
AGENDA DATE:AprilĀ 9, 2019
SUBJECT:
Motion to Reappoint Mr. James Kerr to the North Texas Municipal Water District Board as a Representative for the City of Allen for a Two-Year Term Effective June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2021.
STAFF RESOURCE:
Peter H. Vargas, Interim City Manager
Shelley B. George, City Secretary



BACKGROUND

On April 11, 2006, the Allen City Council appointed Mr. James Kerr as one of the two NTMWD Board Members representing the City of Allen. Mr. Kerr's current term expires May 31, 2019. The City Council, by a majority vote, should reappoint Mr. Kerr or appoint another Director to serve a term from June 1, 2019, to May 31, 2021.

 

In accordance with the statute creating the District (Article 8280-141), the qualifications of a Director include the following: "No person shall be appointed a Director unless he resides in the city from which he is appointed. No member of a governing body of a city and no employee of a city shall be appointed as a Director." Under other state law, no other government official that receives compensation could be appointed.

 

Attached is a letter from the NTMWD requesting the City Council consider an appointment and a letter from Mr. Kerr expressing his interest in continuing to serve on the Board if the City Council is so inclined.


STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends reappointing Mr. James Kerr to the North Texas Municipal Water District Board as a Representative for the City of Allen for a Two-Year Term Effective June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2021.


MOTION

I make a motion to reappoint Mr. James Kerr to the NTMWD Board as a representative for the City of Allen for a two-year term effective June 1, 2019.


ATTACHMENTS:
Description
NTMWD Letter
James Kerr Letter