city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
 JUNE 14, 2021   5:00 PM

Notice is here by given for a meeting of the City Council of the City of Cuero to be held on June 14, 2021 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. 
 Councilmembers will tour the City Fire Department and the Cuero Volunteer Fire Building at 4:15 pm.
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1.

Invocation

Led by James K.Crain, III
2.

Pledge of Allegiance

to the American Flag and the Texas Flag Led by Emil Garza.
3.

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.
4.

Executive Session

4.1.

PURSUANT CHAPTER 551.074, 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:
      A1) Discuss, Consider And Deliberate The Appointment Of A Person To Fill The Vacancy In The Office Of Councilmember District Three (3).


5.

Reconvene into open session.

5.1.

Reconvene Public Meeting To Take Necessary Action, If Any On Any Matter Discussed In Executive Session In Sections 4.1 (A)(A1 ) Above

 A. Personnel Matters Under Section 551.074 Texas Govt. Code:
     A1) Discuss, Consider And Deliberate The Appointment Of A Person To Fill The Vacancy In The Office Of Councilmember District Three (3).


6.

Reports


6.1.

Report from Cuero Volunteer Fire Department

Officers
Volunteer list, years as volunteers, training.

7.

Council consideration and action items


7.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on request to close the 200 Block of E. Main and 100 Block of S. Gonzales for the Ruby Selection Day, to be held July 24, 2021. Turkey Fest is also requesting permission to build another outside stage for the Turkey Fest in October.

7.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on request from Jeff Von Haefen to have a car show for First Responder and Health Care Workers Appreciation at Cuero Municipal Park and asking to close the main entrance gate.

7.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action to approve an additional funds of $320.00 for the Cemetery rules sign.

Documents:
  1. Cemetery cost.pdf
7.4.

Discuss, consider and possible action on approving a change for Main Street department website.

7.5.

Discuss, consider and possible action to approve the FY 2021-2022 budget calendar

7.6.

Discuss, consider and possible action to approve a COLA increase to city employees.

8.

Emergency Reading of an Ordinance

8.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2021-11, FY 2020-2021 Budget Amendment "II"

9.

First reading of an ordinance

9.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2021-12, amending Code of Ordinances of the City of Cuero Appendix A "Fee Schedule", Article A6.000 "Utility Rates and Charges", Division 2 "Electric Service" Section A6.034 "Schedule of Electric Rates" and providing for a new rate category being called "Economic Industrial Rates for New Industry" and including requirements to be associated therewith.

9.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2021-13, amending Code of Ordinances of the City of Cuero Appendix A "Fee Schedule", Article A6.000 "Utility Rates and Charges", Division 5 "Water Service" Section A6.121 "Schedule of Water Rates" and providing for a new rate category being called "Economic Industrial Rates for New Industry" and including requirements to be associated therewith.

9.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2021-14, amending Code of Ordinances of the City of Cuero Appendix A "Fee Schedule", Article A6.000 "Utility Rates and Charges", Division 4 "Sewer Service" Section A6.091 "Schedule of Monthly Rates" and providing for a new rate category being called "Economic Industrial Rates for New Industry" and including requirements to be associated therewith.

10.

Resolutions


10.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021- 15 amending an interlocal agreement with Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission.

10.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021-16, Professional Services Agreement between City of Cuero and Grant Development Services.

10.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on First Reading of Resolution No. 2021- 17 approving a project using funds provided by the Cuero Development Corporation in an amount exceeding $10,000 as required by the Texas Local Government Code.

10.4.

Discuss, consider and possible action on first reading of Resolution No. 2021- 18 approving a project using funds provided by the Cuero Development Corporation in an amount exceeding $10,000 as required by the Texas Local Government Code.

11.

Consent Agenda


11.1.

Council Meeting Minutes 5/10/2021, 5/25/2021

11.2.

DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report

11.3.

Municipal Court Monthly Report

11.4.
11.5.

Building Department Monthly Report

11.6.
12.

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 June 14, 2021, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Thursday, June 10, 2021 before 5:00 P.M.

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Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary