CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN ST.
TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2020 @ 5:30 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on May 19, 2020 at 5:30 PM at the Transportation Center at 305 E. Austin 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 PRO TEM
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 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.
a. Discuss reappointment of JEDCO and Tourism Board Members.
6. 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 Council Meeting Minutes April 17, 2020
b. Consider and/or approve Monthly Financial Report
c. Consider and/or approve Application for Building Permit for Mauldin Properties at 122 W. Lafayette
d. Consider and/or approve resignation from Terri Thompson-Utility Clerk effective May 29, 2020.
7. ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve the Marion Central Appraisal District 2021 Operating Budget
b. Consider and/or approve appointment of Board of Director to the Northeast Texas Municipal Water District
c. Consider and/or approve request from the Tourism Board to exempt lodging entities from Penalties and Interest retro to April 1, 2020 through August.
d. Consider and/or approve Special Event Application for Candlelight Tour of Homes for December 3,4,5,10,11, and 12, 2020
e. Discuss, consider and/or approve how to request the City’s equity return from TML
8. END REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING AND ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION
9. 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 (Tax redemption deed – Litigation)
10. RECONVENE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
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 15th day of May, 2020, at 10:30 am, and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Doris M. Hines, City Secretary