CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
QUIET ZONE COMMITTEE SPECIAL MEETING
AND TOWN HALL
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2023 @ 5:00 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson Quiet Zone Committee will be held on Thursday, November 2, 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 Chairman
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. WELCOME GUESTS AND VISITORS
Public Comments –Must sign up in advance on the list and must limit to 3 minutes conversation. Jefferson Quiet Zone Committee 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 Quiet Zone Agenda by contacting City Hall a minimum of 5 days prior to a regular City Council Meeting. While civil public criticism is not prohibited; disorderly conduct or disturbance of the peace as prohibited by law shall be cause for the chair to terminate the offender’s time to speak.
5. CONSENT ITEMS (Quiet Zone Committee reserves the right to remove items from the Consent Agenda and consider and/or approve individually)
a. Consider and/or approve the August 21, 2023 Regular Meeting minutes
6. ACTION ITEMS
7. DISCUSSION ITEMS
a. Update from committee members on status of research on the City of Longview, City of Cameron, Dr. Washington, and TxDot Quiet Zone information.
8. TOWN HALL
Open discussion between the Quiet Zone Committee and the Pubic on information obtained during the research on Quiet Zones.
Certificate of Posting
I, Melissa Boyd, City Secretary for the City of Jefferson, 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 30th day of October, 2023, at 4:00 pm. 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.