CITY OF CUERO
COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
APRIL 12, 2021    5:15 PM

Notice is here by given for a meeting of the City Council of the City of Cuero to be held on April 12, 2021 at 5:15 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 W.T. "Tony" Allen.
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.

Presentation of Keep Texas Recycling Award to the City and Environmental Supervisor Cheryl Merzbacher for outstanding accomplishments in 2020

5.2.

Introduction of Matthew McClarin, Senior Warden at the Stephenson Unit.

5.3.
5.4.

Arbor Day Proclamation

Documents:
  1. 2021 Arbor Day.pdf
5.5.

Monarch Butterfly Proclamation

5.6.

Earth Day Proclamation

5.7.

Presentation from Mike Cavanaugh on Airport update

6.

Council consideration and action items


6.1.

Discuss, Consider and possible action to accept the 2019-2020 Annual Financial Audit as presented by Steve Van Manen, Harrison, Waldrop & Uherek.

Documents:
  1. CAFR FY 2019-20.pdf
6.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on approval for the Rotary Club to place a Rotary Peace Pole in the City Municipal Park.

6.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on placement of the "Rule Sign" at Hillside Cemetery and the rock columns.

7.

Resolutions


7.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021- 12, authorizing the submission of a Texas community Development Block Grant Program Application to the Texas Department of Agriculture for the community Development Fund.

7.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021-13, task order from Schneider Engineering, to convert a portion of primary overhead distribution at the Municipal Park.

7.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021-14, authorizing and approving surveying service for the City of Cuero being provided by Urban Surveying for service for two utility easements along Old Gonzales Rd.

Cost estimate $2320 for utility easement survey
8.

Consent Agenda


8.1.

City Council Meeting Minutes 3/8/2021, 3/24/2021, 3/29/2021

8.2.

Municipal Court Monthly Report

8.3.

Building Department Monthly Report

8.4.

Appoint Almaretta Echavarria to the Housing Authority Board for 2020-2022, replacing Lisa Ivey and appoint Debbie Riojas to replace Farsythia Lee, and reappoint Eula Mathis and Terry Stock for 2021-2023.

8.5.

DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report

8.6.

Library Monthly Report

9.

Executive Session

9.1.

Executive Session . PURSUANT TO SECTION 551.074 CHAPTER 551, TITLE 5 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE. Executive Session Items May Be Discussed And Acted Upon, If Appropriate, In Open Session A. Personnel Matters under Section 551.074 Texas Govt. Code. .

Discuss, Consider, and Deliberate the Evaluation of the City Manager
10.

Reconvene into open session.

10.1.

Reconvene Public Meeting To Take Necessary Action, If Any On Any Matter Discussed In Executive Session In Section 9.1 Above, Regarding The Evaluation Of The City Manager

11.

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 April 12, 2021, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, April 9, 2021 before 5:00 P.M.

_____________________________________
Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary