city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA 
 MARCH 14, 2022      5:00 PM

Notice is here by given for a meeting of the City Council of the City of Cuero to be held on March 14, 2022 at 5:00 pm located at City Hall Council Chambers, for the purpose of considering the following agenda items.  The City Council of the City of Cuero will meet, consider, deliberate and may take action on all agenda items. 
 
  

1.

Call to order and announce a quorum is present


2.

Invocation

Led by James K.Crain, III
3.

Pledge of Allegiance

to the American Flag and the Texas Flag Led by Emil Garza.

4.

Public Comments

An opportunity for the public to address Council or concerns not on the agenda (limited to two minutes). ( HB 3636). Comments from the members shall be limited to : 
a. Statements of specific factual information given in response to an inquiry;
b. A recitation of existing policy in response to an inquiry;
c. A proposal to place the subject on a future agenda.
5.

Presentation and Recognitions


5.1.

Fair Housing Proclamation

6.

Ordinances - Emergency Reading

6.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2022-07, authorizing and approving a right of way easement for water and wastewater utilities and authorizing the Mayor's execution of said right of way and declaring an emergency.

6.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2022-08 , authorizing and approving a right of way easement for water and wastewater utilities and authorizing Mayor execution of said right of way easement and declaring an emergency.

7.

Resolutions


7.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2022-07, adopting policies in connection with the City's participation in federally funded projects associated with the American Rescue Plan Act - Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund.

7.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2022-06, approving a contract with Azavar to provide the City of Cuero professional management, government, revenue and tax and computer consulting services.

8.

Reports


8.1.

Financial reports from Finance Director Connie Hawes.

Quarterly Report ending 12/31/2021

First Quarter Hotel Occupancy Tx Report

Hotel/Motel report

Quarterly Investment Report

Review list of projects 

Christmas in Downtown report

ARP Worksheet for Council Discussion

9.

Consent Agenda


9.1.

Council Meeting Minutes 2/14/2022, 2/23/2022

9.2.

Building Department Monthly Report

9.3.

Municipal Court Monthly Report

9.4.
9.5.

DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report

10.

EXCUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO SECTION 551.086, TITLE 5, TEXAS GOVENMENT CODE.

Executive Session items may be discussed and acted upon, if appropriate, in open session.

                 1.  Discuss, consider, and possible action  regarding  Utility Competitive Matters-City of Cuero Electric Utility System-Power Supply and Associated Competitive Matters. 


                     


11.

Reconvene into open session.

11.1.

Reconvene public meeting to take necessary action, if any, on matters discussed in executive session in Section 10.1.

12.

Items of Community Interest

Cuero Municipal Library Summer Programs

Easter Egg Hunt April 16, 2022. Hunt begins at 12:00 Noon

Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum Taste of the Trail 2022: April 9, 2022  5:00 PM, Bellevue Ranch, 5408 Bellevue Cemetery Rd.

13.

Adjourn




The City Council may convene into executive (closed) session in accordance with the Texas Government Code when necessary and legally justified. Any item on this agenda may be discussed in executive session if authorized by Texas Law regardless of whether it is listed under “Executive Session” of this agenda, and regardless of any past or current practice of the City Council.  Executive sessions herein are closed meetings,  and may include the consideration of any item otherwise listed on the agenda plus any subject matter specified in the executive session notice, and may include items under the Texas Government Code as follows: Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney regarding contemplated or pending litigation, a settlement offer or administrative hearing); Section 551.072 (Deliberation regarding real property); Section 551.073 (Deliberation about gifts and donations); Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters); Section 551.076 (Deliberation about Security Devices); Section 551.086(Deliberation regarding Municipally Owned Utility); and Section 551.087 (Deliberation regarding Economic Development Negotiation).

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Cuero will provide reasonable accommodations for persons attending City Council meetings.  To better serve you, requests should be received 24 hours prior to the meetings.  Please contact Jennifer Zufelt, City Secretary, at 361-275-3476.

CERTIFICATION
I certify that a copy of the March 14, 2022, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, March 11, 2022 before 5:00 P.M.

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Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary