This meeting was cancelled at 3:32 pm on December 20, 2022 due to lack of quorum.
CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2022 @ 5:30 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson City Council will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 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. Notice of Deadline to File an application for a place on the Ballot (copy in packet)
b. Grant Update
a. Overview of Local Section Three Presentation regarding Texas Community Development Block Grant #7220211. -Wesley Traylor, Traylor & Associates, Inc.
- 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 Monthly Financial Reports
b. Consider and/or approve November 15, 2022 Regular Council meeting minutes
c. Consider and/or approve December 5, 2022 Town Hall meeting minutes
d. Consider and/or approve December 13, 2022 Town Hall meeting minutes
e. Consider and/or approve the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade Event Application to be held on January 15, 2023
f. Consider and/or approve the Battle for Jefferson Event Application for May 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th, 2023
g. Consider and/or approve the Woofstock Run/Walk Festival Event Application for May 13, 2023
h. Consider and/or approve the Big Cypress Corvette Weekend Event Application for June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2023
i. Consider and/or approve Angie Hudson Application for Building Permit (118 E. Henderson Street)
j. Consider and/or approve Teresa (Susie) May’s Application for Building Permit (119 N. Polk Street)
k. Consider and/or approve Thomas Davis’s Application for Building Permit (206 N. Bridge St.)
l. Consider and/or approve resignation for Vincent Tucker in the Public Works Department effective December 13, 2022
m. Consider and/or approve the installation of 2 Stop Signs at the intersection of W. Dallas and N. Jackson St., providing right-of-way to N. Jackson St.
n. Consider and/or approve the installation of 1 Stop Sign at the intersection of W. Dallas and S. Rusk St., providing right-of-way to S. Rusk St.
o. Consider and/or approve the installation of 2 Yield Signs at the intersection of W. Lake and S. Rusk St., providing right-of-way to W. Lake St.
pConsider and/or approve the installation of 1 Stop Sign at the intersection of S. Bridge and E. Benners St., providing right-of-way to E. Benners St.
q. Consider and/or approve the installation of 1 Stop Sign at the intersection of S. Bridge and E. Moseley St., providing right-of-way to E. Moseley St.
r. Consider and/or approve the installation of 1 Stop Sign at the intersection of E. Locust and S. Main St., providing right-of-way to S. Main St.
s. Consider and/or approve the installation of 1 Stop Sign at the intersection of E. Bonham and N. Soda St., providing right-of-way to N. Soda St.
t. Consider and/or approve the installation of 1 Stop Sign at the intersection of E. Baker and S. Line St., providing right-of-way to S. Line St.
u. Consider and/or approve the installation of 1 Stop Sign at the intersection of N. Market and S. Line St., providing right-of-way to S. Line St.
v. Consider and/or approve the installation of 1 Stop Sign at the intersection of W. Orleans and N. Market St., Providing right-of-way to N. Market St.
- ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve Resolution 2022-12-1- Marion County Appraisal Board Candidate
- DISCUSSION ITEMS
a. Discuss and review of information received during the Quite Zone Town Hall meeting on December 6th, 2022 and potential next steps.
b. Discuss and review of information received during the Comprehensive Strategic Plan Town Hall meeting on December 13, 2022 and potential next steps.
- 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
- 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 the day of December 16, 2022, at 4:30 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.