CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
102 N. POLK STREET
TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020 @ 5:30 PM
Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on January 21, 2020 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 listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on the meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified with the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
1. CALL TO ORDER
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 Hall a minimum of 5 days prior to a regular City Council Meeting
5. PRESENTATION – MVBA and NET DATA – Collection for Outstanding Citations
6. CONSENT AGENDA
(City Council reserve that right to remove items from the consent agenda and consider and/or approve individually)
a. Consider and/or approve Council Meeting Minutes from December 17, 2019 and January 9, 2020.
b. Consider and/or Approve Monthly Financial Report
c. Consider and/or approve 4th Quarter Financial Reports
d. Consider and/or approve Special Event Application for Women of Jefferson Organization’s 5K Scholarship Rabbit Run for April 4, 2020
e. Consider and/or approve a Building Permit Application for Rickie and Laura Thompson at 408 Lake Street
f. Consider and/or approve Application for Amusement Ride Permit for Lone Star Carriage Company of Jefferson, Texas
7. ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve Special Event Application for Mardi Gras for February 21 to February 23, 2020
b. Consider and/or approve Special Event Application for The Outlaw National Car Show on April 17 to April 19, 2020
c. Consider and/or approve Special Event Application for Car Show on June 6, 2020
d. Consider and/or approve Special Event Application for Jefferson Burn Benefit for October 9 to October 11, 2020
e. Discuss, consider and/or approve the Krewe to temporary use the Police Department Building on Austin Street for the Mardi Gras Headquarter
f. Consider and/or approve hiring of Donald Blasingame as a new Police Officer
g. Consider and/or approve to fund a line item to clean up lot at 105 N. Main out of Reserve.
h. Consider and/or approve to advertise for bid for cosmetic repair to City Hall
i. Discuss, consider and/or approve collection Services for Municipal Court and Police Department outstanding fines
8. 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 – Deliberation Concerning Gifts/Donations
4. Section 551 -074 – Personnel Matters
5. Section 551.076 – Deliberations Concerning Municipal Security
6. Section 551.086 – Economic Development
Certificate of Posting
I, Doris M. 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 __17th_______ day of ___January___________, 2020, at ____10:00 Am____________, and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Doris M. Hines, City Secretary