CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2023 @ 5:00 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson City Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 5:00 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 – Committee Chair Laura Omer
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 Planning and Zoning Commission 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 Planning and Zoning Commission Agenda by contacting City Hall a minimum of 5 days prior to a regular Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting
5. CONSENT ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve the April 4, 2023 regular meeting minutes.
b. Consider and/or approve the June 6, 2023 regular meeting minutes.
c. Consider and/or approve the July 6, 2023 special meeting minutes.
d. Consider and/or approve the August 1, 2023 regular meeting minutes.
6. ACTION ITEMS
a. Consider, discuss and/or approve appointing a secretary and co-secretary
b. Consider, discuss, and/or approve hold workshops and/or special meetings between regular scheduled meetings to allow for discussion of agenda items from previous meetings.
7. DISCUSSION ITEMS
a. Discuss obtaining clarification on ordinance revisions with the City Attorney before they are brought to City Council.
There will be no action taken during the workshop. This agenda item is for a workshop to open the floor for discussion on the topics listed below. There will be no action taken on approving the discussion topics contained within the workshop at this time. Items may be placed on a future agenda for possible action.
a. Review and discussion on the process that Planning and Zoning and the City Council must use in passing the Historic District Ordinance.
b. Review and discuss the 1975 City of Jefferson Planning and Zoning Report.
c. Continue review of the planning and zoning meeting minutes from 2017 through 2018 to include the City of Jefferson Zoning Regulations packet from April 15, 2003.
d. Continued discussion of current city ordinances.
e. Develop plan to present ideas from that work to the City Council and citizens.
9. EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Jefferson Planning and Zoning Commission 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 or below, 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
10. 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 the 31st day of August, 2023, at 6:00 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 (City Council, 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.