CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2022 @ 6:15 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 6:15 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
5. MAYOR’S COMMENTS
a. Upcoming Nominations for Planning and Zoning Committee
6. ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider, discuss and/or approve the National Night Out event application to be held on October 4, 2022 with waiving the requirement for certificate of insurance.
b. Consider, discuss and/or approve SPI’s recommendation of award of construction contract for TxCDBG Project #7220211
c. Consider, discuss and/or approve $400.00 reimbursement to James Finstrom for removal of large broken limb on city property located near 1003 S. Line St.
d. Consider, discuss and/or approve the purchase of 6 new body resistant vests not to exceed the price of $6,100.00 that will replace currently expired vests.
e. Consider, discuss and/or approve the purchase of 8 new digital radios and accessories, not to exceed $18,150.00
f. Consider, discuss and/or approve the purchase of 7 Axon Tasers and accessories, not to exceed $20,000.00
g. Consider, discuss and/or approve the purchase of 4-12’ Stop Stick Kits w/ Tray, not to exceed $2,400.00
7. DISCUSSION ITEMS
a. Core Team Update – Ald. Moore
8. 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.
a. Section 551.071 – Consultation with an Attorney
b. Section 551.072 – Deliberations concerning Real Property
c. Section 551.073 – Deliberations concerning gifts/donations
d. Section 551.074 – Deliberations concerning Personnel Matters:
e. Section 551.076 – Deliberation concerning Municipal Security
f. Section 551.087 – Economic Development
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 the day of August 19, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. and remained to posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Melissa Boyd, City Secretary
ATTENDANCE BY OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICIALS: It is anticipated that members of the City Council, or other city board, commissions and/or committees (JEDCO, Tourism, Citizen Action and Diversity, Core Team, Planning and Zoning, etc.) may attend the meeting in numbers that may constitute a quorum of the other city boards, commissions and/or committees. Notice is hereby given that the meeting, to the extent required by law, is also noticed as a meeting of the other boards, commissions and/or committees of the City, whose members may be in attendance. The members of the boards, commissions and/or committees may participate in discussions on the same items listed on the agenda, which occur at the meeting, but no action will be taken by such in attendance unless such item and action is specifically provided for an on an agenda for that board, commission or committee subject to the Texas Open Meetings Act.