CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
TUESDAY JANUARY 18, 2022 @ 5:30 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on Tuesday January 18, 2022 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.
- CALL TO ORDER – MAYOR
- PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
- 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
- MAYOR’S COMMENTS
a. Redistricting update
- CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S COMMENTS
a. Update on Drainage
b. 2022 Street Campaign Candidates
7. POLICE CHIEF COMMENTS
a. 2021 Year-end review
a. JEDCO quarterly update – Bubba Haggard
b. Tourism quarterly update – Colleen Taylor
c. NETMWD Water Board quarterly update – George Otstott
d. FOJA quarterly update – Sharon Goolsby
- 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 December 21, 2021 Regular Meeting
b. Consider and/or approve minutes of January 11, 2022 Special Meeting
c. Consider and/or approve the December 2021 monthly Financial Report
d. Consider and/or approve the 1st quarter budget report for 2021/2022 Fiscal Year
e. Consider and/or approve the 1st quarter revenue report for 2021/2022 Fiscal Year
f. Consider and/or approve Order of Election for May 7, 2022 (1) Alderman Ward 1, (1) Aldermen Ward 2, (1) Alderman Ward 3, and Mayor
g. Consider and/or approve contract/agreement from Jefferson Carnegie Library
h. Consider and/or approve Special Event application for the Jefferson Jeep Show to be held on March 12, 2022 from 7am to 3pm
i. Consider and/or approve the Krewe of Hebe Mardi Gras Upriver 2022 event application for February 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th 2022
j. Consider and/or approve the Historic Jefferson Pilgrimage event application for April 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, and May 1st, 2022
k. Consider and/or approve the Pioneer Days event application for September 3rd, 4th, and 5th 2022
10. ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve the Oakwood Cemetery Association to pay for cameras to be installed and the $240 monthly maintenance fee for the installed cameras.
b. Consider and/or approve Bob Thomas presentation on approving JEDCO funding for the glass project.
c. Consider and/or approve the Marjorie Weatherall Building Permit (Near 705 Lee St.)
d. Consider and/or approve Rod Rodriguez Building Permit (306 E. Watson tabled from 12/21/21)
e. Consider and/or approve paying $265 invoice for repair of damage to 2 rims/tires on Tremayne Nelson’s car due the manhole located on Broadway in front of carwash.
f. Consider and/or approve the agreement for professional services between the City of Jefferson and Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. (SPI), for the Emergency Preparedness Plan required by TCEQ
g. Consider and/or approve refinancing the City of Jefferson, TX Water/Wastewater Refunding Bonds, Series 2021 $890,000.00
h. Consider and/or approve installing a stop sign on Clarksville St. at the intersection of Soda St.
i. Consider and/or approve approve raising the Police Chief salary
j. Consider and/or approve purchasing vacation time back from Police Chief Perez
k. Consider and/or approve implementing a policy for disconnects due to non-payment of water/sewer bill and raising all utility deposits
l. Consider and/or approve implementing a policy for houses/businesses with multiple connections on one meter
m. Consider and/or approve adding Juneteenth to the City of Jefferson Holiday Schedule to be observed on Monday June 20, 2022
n. Consider and/or approve adding Texas Independence Day to the City of Jefferson Holiday Schedule to be observed on Wednesday, March 2, 2022
o. Consider and/or approve adding the Burn Rally to the City of Jefferson Holiday Schedule to be observed on Friday, October 7, 2022
p. Consider and/or approve adding an additional full day or half day for Thanksgiving to the City of Jefferson Holiday Schedule and to be observed on Wednesday, November 23, 2022
q. Consider and/or approve adding an additional full day or half day for Christmas to the City of Jefferson Holiday Schedule to be observed on Thursday, December 22, 2022
r. Consider and/or approve adding a standing monthly 4th Tuesday meeting for ordinances until we cancel (post completion of ordinance reviews/rehash)
s. Consider and/or approve ordinance amending Chapter 90, Art. IV. Sec. 90-192 of the City of Jefferson Ordinances: Operation of golf carts to allow Off-road vehicle use.
11. EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Jefferson City Council reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the Course of the meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by the Texas Government Code.
- Section 551.071 – Consultation with an Attorney
- Section 551.072 – Deliberations concerning Real Property
- Section 551.073 – Deliberations concerning gifts/donations
- Section 551.074 – Deliberations concerning Personnel Matters
- Section 551.076 – Deliberation concerning Municipal Security
- Section 551.087 – Economic Development
- POST-EXECUTIVE SESSION ACTION ITEMS
Certificate of Posting
I, Melissa Boyd, 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 14th day of January, 2022, at 11:55 a.m. and remained to posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Melissa Boyd, City Secretary