THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2024 @ 9:00 A.M.


Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Jefferson Quiet Zone Committee will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 9:00 AM 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

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.


This meeting is for the committee to do a sight visit to the following railroad crossings within the City Limits. The committee will make observations and discuss potential needs for each particular crossing.

a. 9:05 am Depart from the Transportation Center

b. Austin St. CPKCS

c. Total Farm (private crossing) CPKCS

d. Lafayette St. CPKCS

e. Clarksville St. CPKCS

f. Mulberry St. UP

g. Cass St. UP

h. Canal St. UP

i. Alley St. UP/CPKCS

j. Watson St. UP

k. Tuttle St. CPKCS

l. Martin Luther King CPKCS

m. Haywood St. CPKCS

n. 49 UP

No action will be taken during the visits.


This agenda item is for a discussion and workshop between the committee and the public 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. Further discussion on observations from the visits to each of the railroad crossings listed above.


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 22nd day of May, 2024, at 11:30 am. 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.