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The City of

TEXAS

 

AGENDA

AGENDA-COUNCIL WORK SESSION

Monday, August 14, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m.

Josephine Baptist Parsonage, 303 Byron Street, Josephine, TX 75164

 

Joe Holt                                                           Mayor

Doug Ewing                                                     Place 1

Vacant                                                             Place 2

Brian Suhr                                                       Place 3

Barbara Newton – Mayor Pro Tem                  Place 4

Jason Turney                                                  Place 5

 

The City of Josephine reserves the right to realign the order of the Agenda at any time prior to adjournment.  If during the course of the meeting covered by this notice, the City Council should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the City Council or a consultation with the attorney for the City should be held or is required, then such closed or executive meeting or session or consultation with attorney as authorized by the Texas Open Meeting Act, Texas Government Code §551.001 et seq. (the “Act”), will be held by the City Council at the date, hour and place given in this notice or as soon after the commencement of the meeting covered by this notice as the City Council may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session or consult with the attorney for the City concerning any and all subjects and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sanctions and purposes:

 

Texas Government Code Section

§551.071 – Private consultation with the attorney for the City of Josephine

§551.072 – Discussing purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property

§551.073 – Discussing gifts and donations

§551.074 – Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel

§551.087 – Discussing economic development negotiations

 

1)  CALL TO ORDER

2)  INVOCATION

3)  WORK SESSION

     A)  Proposed Tax Rate & Budget

     B)  Update on City Hall

     C)  MUD rates for city services

 

4)  ADJOURNMENT

 

This facility is wheelchair accessible and handicapped accessible parking spaces are available.  Requests for accommodations or interpretive services must be made forty-eight (48) hours prior to this meeting.  Please contact the City Secretary’s office at 972-843-8282 or FAX 972-843-8377.  I, PATTI BROOKS, CITY SECRETARY of the City of Josephine, Texas, do hereby certify that this notice was posted on the front window of the City Hall, the post office, the Josephine Market and the city website at www.cityofjosephinetx.com a place readily accessible to the public at all times, on the 11th  day of August 2017 and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

 

APPROVED BY:

Joe Holt, Mayor                                                      Patti Brooks, City Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

AGENDA-REGULAR MEETING

Monday, August 14, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.

Josephine Baptist Parsonage, 303 Byron St., Josephine, TX 75164

 

Joe Holt                                                        Mayor

Doug Ewing                                                  Place 1

Vacant                                                          Place 2

Brian Suhr                                                    Place 3

Barbara Newton – Mayor Pro Tem               Place 4

Jason Turney                                               Place 5

 

The City of Josephine reserves the right to realign the order of the Agenda at any time prior to adjournment.  If during the course of the meeting covered by this notice, the City Council should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the City Council or a consultation with the attorney for the City should be held or is required, then such closed or executive meeting or session or consultation with attorney as authorized by the Texas Open Meeting Act, Texas Government Code §551.001 et seq. (the “Act”), will be held by the City Council at the date, hour and place given in this notice or as soon after the commencement of the meeting covered by this notice as the City Council may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session or consult with the attorney for the City concerning any and all subjects and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sanctions and purposes:

 

Texas Government Code Section

§551.071 – Private consultation with the attorney for the City of Josephine

§551.072 – Discussing purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property

§551.073 – Discussing gifts and donations

§551.074 – Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel

§551.087 – Discussing economic development negotiations

 

1)  CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL

2)  INVOCATION

3)  GENERAL DISCUSSION – CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

     This period is reserved for citizens to discuss items not listed on the Agenda.  Citizens may have three (3)

     minutes to address the Council, however, by law, no action or discussion may be taken  on these items.

 

4)  CONSENT AGENDA

      All items under Consent Agenda are routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion.  There

      will not be separate discussion of these items.  If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the

      Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.

 

      1.  Approval of City Council Minutes:  July 10, 2017 Work Session

                                                                           July 10, 2017 Regular Meeting

 

      2.  Order of Election for the November 7, 2017 General Election

      3.  Engagement letter received from Fox, Byrd & Company, P.C for FY ending 09/30/17

 

 

5)  NEW BUSINESS

 

     A)  Discussion and possible action regarding the 2017 Proposed Property Tax Rates and schedule dates for

           the Public Hearings for August 28, 2017 and September 11, 2017

 

     B)  Discussion and possible action regarding the proposed contract with All American Dogs for animal control

           beginning October 1, 2017 and ending September 30, 2019

 

     C)  Discussion and possible action regarding the recommendation from the Planning & Zoning Commission

           for the Re-Plat of 7.596 acres located in the Thomas C Crabtree Survey, Tract 3 into 2 lots

 

     D)  Discussion and possible action regarding the Agreement for Planning Services with Mundo and

           Associates, Inc. for processional City Planning Services

 

     E)  Report from the Water & Street Department

     F)  Report from the Fire Department

    G)  Report from the Police Department

 

    H)  Discussion and possible action to adopt Ordinance No. 2017-08-14 regarding existing street signs

 

     I)  Discussion and possible action regarding the contract for IT Services for the city

 

6)  ITEMS FROM THE COUNCIL

      Any deliberation of or decision about an item shall be limited to a proposal to place the subject on the agenda

      for a subsequent meeting

 

7)  ADJOURNMENT

 

This facility is wheelchair accessible and handicapped accessible parking spaces are available.  Requests for accommodations or interpretive services must be made forty-eight (48) hours prior to this meeting.  Please contact the City Secretary’s office at 972-843-8282 or FAX 972-843-8377.  I, PATTI BROOKS, CITY SECRETARY of the City of Josephine, Texas, do hereby certify that this notice was posted on the front window of the City Hall, the city website at www.cityofjosephinetx.com, the post office and the Josephine Market, a place readily accessible to the public at all times, on the 11th day of August, 2017 and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

 

APPROVED BY:

Joe Holt, Mayor                                                      Patti Brooks, City Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

City of Josephine ® 108 W. Hubbard Rd. P.O. Box 99 Josephine,TX 75164