CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2021 @ 5:30 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on June 15, 2021 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
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. MAYOR’S COMMENTS
a. Ward 2 Election run off; funding
b. Jedco & Tourism nominations/elections
c. Mayor Pro Tem
d. George Washing Brown Home Historical Marker
e. US Army grant partial payback $23K (Big Cypress Bayou Sec 1135 Project)
f. Budget cycle coming soon
g. Delinquent citations/fees collections
h. TX DOT TA grant postponement
i. 2021 Street Paving Campaign update
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 minutes of May 18, 2021, regular meeting and June 8,
2021 special meeting
b. Consider and/or approve Monthly Financial Reports
7. ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve special event application for Jefferson Salutes America for July 4, 2021.
b. Consider and/or approve special event application for Battle of Big Cypress Bayou for April 29, 2022 – May 1, 2022
c. Consider and/or approve a Petition, Resolution and Deed without Warranty to declare a portion of South Willard Street in Block 87 in the Alley Addition abandoned and closed and to convey it to the adjoining property owner. (First National Bank of Trinity, Texas is the owner of property which includes the west boundary lines of lots 5,6,7,13,14,15, and 16 which adjoin a portion of South Willard Street in Block 87 in the Alley Addition to the City of Jefferson.
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 – Deliberation concerning Municipal Security
6. Section 551.087 – 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 N. Polk Street, a place readily accessible to the general public at all times, on this _11th______ day of June, 2021, at __9:00 A.M._______ and remained to posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Doris M. Hines- City Secretary