CITY OF JEFFERSON, TEXAS
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING
305 E. AUSTIN STREET
Thursday, October 12, 2023 @ 5:00 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson City Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Thursday, October 12, 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.
- CALL TO ORDER – Committee Chair Laura Omer
- PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
- WELCOME GUESTS AND VISITORS
Public Comments – 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
- CONSENT ITEMS
a. Consider and/or approve the minutes of the September 5 Regular Meeting.
b. Consider and/or approve the minutes of the September 11 Special Meeting.
c. Consider and/or approve the minutes of the October 5 Special Meeting.
- ACTION ITEM
a. Consider, discuss and/ or approve the process including public announcement meeting scheduled for November 2, 2023 at 6:30 PM, and calendar for reporting completed work to City Council on November 21, 2023
b. Consider accepting the letter to the public regarding the Jefferson Historic District.
c. Consider, discuss and /or approve the revisions to Zoning Ordinance Article 1 Sections 1-10
a. Discuss changing the November 7th, 2023 regular meeting to a special meeting on November 8th, 2023
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 at a later date.
a. Discussion of plan for public meeting on Nov 2, 2023 concerning Jefferson Historic District
b. Continuation of prior meeting discussions of the draft of city of Jefferson Zoning Regulations (printed April 15, 2003) Article II, Sections 1-3.
- 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, 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 the 6th day of October, 2023, at 4:00 pm and remained posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Melissa Boyd, City Secretary Date/Time Notice Removed/Initials
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.