NOTICE

CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

CITY HALL

102 N. POLK STREET

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm

Notice is hereby given that a regular Meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on January 17, 2017 at 5:30 PM at the Jefferson City Hall located at 102 N. Polk St., Jefferson, Texas, at which time the subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on the meeting notice. Unless removed for the consent agenda, items identified with the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.

AGENDA

1.     CALL TO ORDER – MAYOR

 2.     INVOCATION

 3.     PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 4.     WELCOME GUESTS AND VISITORS

Public Comments – Limited to citizens and business owners of the City of Jefferson, must sign up in advance on the list located near the door of the Council Chambers and must limit to 3 minute conversation.  Jefferson City Council may ask questions but shall not discuss items that are not on the agenda. On a subject that is not posted on the agenda a person may add an item to a future City Council Agenda by contacting the City Administrator a minimum of 5 days prior to a regular City Council meeting.

5.     CONSENT AGENDA

(City Council reserves the right to remove items from the Consent Agenda and consider and/or approve individually)

a)   Consider and/or Approve Minutes from November 15 and November 29

b)   Consider and/or Approve December Financial Statements

c)   Consider and/or Approve Building Permit Application for 507 N Soda Street

d)   Consider and/or Approve Special Events Application for Burn Benefit, Continuing the Ride

e)   Consider and/or Approve Special Events Application for the Outlaw National Car Show

f)    Consider and/or Approve Special Events Application for the Big Cypress Corvette Weekend

g)   Consider and/or Approve Special Events Application for the Jefferson Cruise Night

h)   Consider and/or Approve Special Events Application for Mardi Gras Up River

i)     Consider/Approve contract with Jefferson Carnegie Library

j)     Consider and/or Approve Interlocal Agreement Between the County of Marion and the City of Jefferson Covering Shared Services and Responsibilities

6.     ACTION ITEMS

a)   Consider and/or Approve action for Public Restroom Construction – Heartland Parks and Recreation

b)   Consider and/or Approve Building Permit Application – City Drug

c)   Consider and/or Approve action on Obstruction of Sidewalk – Knight Light Tavern

d)   Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T01920 – Parcel 1852 – Brooks Addition BLK 2 LOT 9 & 10 ($525) Azarel Outreach Inc. – Tax Assessor recommends approval

e)   Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T01909 – Parcel 19727 – Willard Addition BLK 2 N/90 FT LOTS 4 – 6 ($2700) Prentis Smith – Tax Assessor recommends approval

f)    Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T02312 – Parcel 19579 – Urquhart Addition BLK 124 LOTS 4 & 10 ($2000) Azarel Outreach Inc. – Tax Assessor recommends approval

g)   Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T01351 – Parcel 19555 – Urquhart Addition BLK 121 LOT 1 ($250) Nicki Williams – Tax Assessor recommends approval

h)   Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T02445 – Parcel 19534 – Urquhart Addition BLK 118 LOT 6 ($1300) Nicki Williams – Tax Assessor recommends approval

i)     Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T02313 – Parcel 19548 – Urquhart Addition BLK 120 50’ x 150’ ($250) Azarel Outreach Inc. – Tax Assessor recommends approval

j)     Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T02313 – Parcel 19575 – Urquhart Addition BLK 123 PART LOTS 10 – 12 ($200) Azarel Outreach Inc. – Tax Assessor recommends approval

k)   Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T02445 – Parcel 19533 – Urquhart Addition BLK 118 LOT 4 & 5 ($5000) Nicki Williams – Tax Assessor recommends approval

l)     Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T02132 – Parcel 18529 – Brooks Addition E ½ BLK 4 ($125) Azarel Outreach Inc. – Tax Assessor recommends approval

m) Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T01351 – Parcel 18045 – Alley Addition BLK 86 LOT 6 ($750) Ernest & Geraldine Young – Tax Assessor recommends approval

n)   Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T01920 – Parcel 18518 – Brooks Addition BLK 1 LOT 12 ($125) Azarel Outreach Inc. – Tax Assessor recommends approval

o)   Consider and/or Approve Tax Sales: Suit T02313 – Parcel 19516 –Urquhart Addition BLK 116 LOTS 2 & 3 ($1600) Billy Reynolds – Tax Assessor recommends rejecting the bid due to higher bid placed (see Full Bid)

p)   Consider and/or Approve Full Bid Amounts from Tax Sales: Suit T02132 – Parcel 19516 – Urquhart Addition BLK 116 LOTS 2 & 3 ($3683.35) Amy Huckabee – Council approval for Mayor to sign the deed

q)   Consider and/or Approve Full Bid Amounts from Tax Sales: Suit T 02313 – Parcel 18543 – Brooks Addition BLK 8 LOT 3 ($1500) Shawn Humphrey – Council approval for Mayor to sign the deed

r)    Consider and/or Approve Resolution No. 2017-01-01 (Southwestern Electric Power Company Rates)

s)   Consider and/or Approve Resolution No. 2017-01-02 (Marion Central Appraisal Board Candidates)

 7.     EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Jefferson City Council reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code;

1.             Section 551.071 – Consultation with an Attorney

2.             Section 551.072 – Deliberations concerning Real Property

3.             Section 551.073 – Deliberations concerning Gifts/Donations

4.             Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters

5.             Section 551.076 – Deliberations concerning Municipal Security

6.             Section 551.086 – Economic Development

                       a.   Section 551.071 – Legal Matters

                      b.     Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters

 8.  RECONVENE into regular session and consider and/or approve, if any, on item(s)                    discussed in Executive Session.

9.  ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE NEXT AGENDA

 10.  ADJOURNMENT

 

 Certificate of Posting

I, Doris Hines, City Secretary for the City of Jefferson, Texas, do hereby certify that this Notice of Meeting was posted at City Hall, 102 North Polk Street, a place readily accessible to the general public at all times, on the _____ day of _________________, 2016, at __________, and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

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Doris Hines, City Secretary

 

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