CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 @ 5:30 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on September 15, 2020 at 5:30 PM at the Transportation Center at 305 E. Austin Street, Jefferson, Texas, at which time the subjects to be 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 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 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. PRESENTATION – GEORGE OSTOTT- Appreciation from Northeast Texas Water District Board
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 from August 18, 2020, August 25, 2020 and September 8, 2020 meetings.
b. Consider and/or approve Monthly Financial Reports
c. Consider and/or approve building permit application for Hillary Brown/Paul Sims at1107 South Main
7. ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve a petition to declare a portion of Jackson Street abandoned and closed and to convey it to the adjoining property owners.
b. Consider and/or approve a Resolution declaring a portion of Jackson Street abandoned and closed and authorizing sale
c. Consider and/or approve a Deed Without Warrant for the portion of Jackson Street, being part of the Urquhart Addition to the City of Jefferson, Texas
d. Consider and/or approve partnership with JISD and Marion County on Tower contract with Mr. Byron Waldrop
e. Consider and/or approve Administration Contract/Agreement for Management Services from Traylor & Associates for the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG- Sewer Improvements)
f. Consider and/or approve a request for street closure on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 for National Night Out
g. Consider and/or approve Annual Membership Dues to Marion County Chamber of Commerce
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 – Deliberations 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 11th day of September, 2020, at 10:00 A.M. and remained to posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Doris M. Hines, City Secretary