CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020 @ 5:30 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on November 17, 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. SWEARING IN OF MAYOR-ROB BAKER, ALDERMAN WARD 1-DAVID WESTBROOK,
ALDERMAN WARD 2-GARY AMBURN, ALDERMAN WARD 3-TED DICKSON
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 October 20, 2020 and
October 29, 2020
b. Consider and/or approve Monthly Financial Reports
c. Consider and/or approve an Application for a sign Permit for 1st National Bank at
202 North Polk Street
d. Consider and/or approve application for building permit for Marty Stewart at
7. ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve appointing Mayor Pro Tem
b. Consider and/or approve Resolution for Official Action to Authorize Individuals to sign
checks on behalf of the City of Jefferson
c. Consider and/or approve Resolution Amending Authorized Representatives for
d. Consider and/or approve Engagement Letter from McMinn, Laird, Pope &Woodfin, P.C.
Certified Public Accountants for year-end September 30,2020 financial audit
e. Consider and/or approve Special Event Application for Annual Christmas Parade
for November 28, 2020
f. Consider and/or approve appointment to Jefferson Economic Development
Commission by Mayor Rob Baker
g. Consider and/or approve appointment to Jefferson Economic Development
Commission by Ald. David Westbrook
h. Consider and/or approve appointment to Jefferson Economic Development
Commission by Ald. Gary Amburn
i. Consider and/or approve appointment to Jefferson Economic Development
Commission by Ald. Ted Dickson
j. Consider and/or approve appointment to Jefferson Economic Development
Commission by Ald. Tyrani Braddock
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 13th day of November, 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