city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
 AUGUST 9, 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 August 9, 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. 


Call to order and announce a quorum is present



Led by James K.Crain, III

Pledge of Allegiance

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


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.

Presentation and Recognitions


Hotel Motel Occupancy Tax request

Cuero Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture

Cuero Livestock Show


Second reading of an ordinance


Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On second and final Reading Of Ordinance No. 2021-15, Recommendation From Planning And Zoning Commission Request For A Conditional Use Permit For 111 W. Main Street, Cuero Texas To Allow A Boutique/Sip And Sit Shop.


Council consideration and action items


Discuss, consider and possible action on the Cuero Development Corporation proposed FY 2021-2022 Budget and work program.

  1. CDC Budget.pdf

Discuss, consider and possible action on setting a public hearing, time and place for proposed FY 2021-2022 Budget and tax rate.


Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On The Requested Street Closures For Celebrate 175 years in Dewitt County

(1) 100 & 200 block of E. Main from Esplanade to Clinton on Saturday, Sept. 25th from 6:00 AM – 12:00noon Sunday, Sept. 26th, 2021
(2) 100 block of N. Gonzales and 100 block of S. Gonzales from City of Cuero utility payment driveway to E. North Railroad closed on
 Saturday, Sept. 25th from 6:00 AM – 12:00noon Sunday, Sept. 26th, 2021

POLICE DEPARTMENT: Utility drive-up alley not to be blocked

FIRE DEPARTMENT: Drive-way not to be blocked


Budget Workshop

Water, Wastewater, Electric- W. Berger

Environmental Services - C. Merzbacher

Electric Admin - C. Hawes

Hotel Motel Tax Fund -C. Hawes

Municipal Court Technology & Security Funds

CIP - C. Hawes

Cemetery Fund - C. Hawes & R. Zella

Debt Fund - C. Hawes


Consent Agenda


Council Meeting Minutes 7/12/2021


Library Monthly Report


Building Department Monthly Report


Municipal Court Monthly Report


Appoint Cheryl Merzbacher to the Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission Environmental Advisory Committee.


DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report



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.

I certify that a copy of the August 9, 2021, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, August 6, 2021 before 5:00 P.M.

Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary