CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
102 N. POLK STREET
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2020 @ 5:30 PM
Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on February 18, 2020 at 5:30 PM at the Jefferson City Hall located at 102 N. Polk Street, 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 from the consent agenda, items identified with the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
1. CALL TO ORDER – MAYOR
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 minutes 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 City Hall 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 of January 21, 2020 Regular Meeting.
b. Consider and/or approve Monthly Financial Report
c. Consider and/or approve 4th quarter Financial Report for JEDCO
d. Consider and/or approve building permit application for David Story at 480 Pecan Way
e. Consider and/or approve building permit application for Richard & Francis Turner at 400 E. Dixon
f. Consider and/or approve building permit application for Avery Ventures at 304 E. Clay
g. Consider and/or approve Notice of General Election for May 2, 2020
h. Consider and/or approve Order of Election for May 2, 2020 (1) Mayor, (1) Alderman for Ward 1, (1) Alderman for Ward 2 and (1) Alderman for Ward 3
i. Consider and/or approve Appointment of Pat George for Judge and Lois Stanford for Alternate Judge for May 4, 2020 General Election
j. Consider and/or approve April 20, 2020 and April 28, 2020 for the two weekdays required by law to be open 12 hours during the regular early voting period
6. ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve a Special Event Application for United We Serve Rally For Hope on May 29 & 30, 2020.
b. Consider and/or approve for a dead-end sign to be placed at Jamison and Harrison Street
c. Discuss/consider/action on JEDCO Comprehensive Strategic Plan
d. Consider and/or approve road closure and signage to be put up on West Delta between Owens and Friou for thru traffic
e. Discuss/consider and/or approve cutting down tree on Delta Street
f. Consider and/or approve SPI Engineering Firm for Master Planning Grant
g. Discuss/consider and/or approve SPI Engineering Firm for CDBG/Disaster Recovery
h. Consider and/or approve contract for Management Service from Traylor & Associate, Inc. for the General Land Office Disaster Recovery Program Infrastructure Project related to the 2016 Floods
i. Consider and/or approve up to $30,000 to Geo Tech for surveying and Soil Samples for CDBG/Disaster Recovery Grant
j. Discuss/ consider and/or approve additional sewer lines replacement on Soda Street between Henderson and Bonham, Bateman Alley between Vale and Market and Henderson Street between Walnut and Vale using reserved funds when necessary
k. Discuss/consider and /or approve giving City Attorney permission to precede with litigation with A T & T
l. Discuss/consider and/or approve hiring an additional Police Officer
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 – Deliberation concerning Gifts/Donations
4. Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters
5. Section 551.076 – Deliberations concerning Municipal Security
6. Section 551.086 – Economic Development
a. Consult with Attorney (A T & T Claim)
8. RECONVENE TO REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
9. Any Action to be taken from executive session
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 14 day of February, 2020, at ___________, and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Doris M. Hines, City Secretary
*Council needs to start looking at streets to be paved