CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2020 @ 5:30 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on October 29, 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. ACTION ITEM
a. Consider and/or approve building permit application and variance for Tracy Graham at
304 N. Walnut Street.
b. Consider a resolution suspending SWEPCO’s proposed effective date related to its statement
of intent to increase rates submitted to the City on about October 13, 2020; engaging special
counsel to represent the City with regard to SWEPCO’s statement of intent; authorizing
intervention in proceeding related to SWEPCO’s statement of intent through a coalition of
cities known as Cities Advocating Reasonable Deregulation (“CARD”); and directing SWEPCO
to reimburse the City’s reasonable rate expenses related to SWEPCO’s statement of intent.
6. EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Jefferson City Council reserves the rights 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 _26th _ day of October, 2020 at _2:00 P.M.___
and remained to posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Doris M. Hines, City Secretary