city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA 
 AUGUST 22, 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 August 22, 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.

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.
3.

PUBLIC HEARING on Redistricting of City Council District

4.

PUBLIC HEARING ON proposed FY 2022-2023 Budget for the City of Cuero.

5.

PUBLIC HEARING ON the proposed tax rate for FY 2022-2023

6.

First reading of an ordinance

6.1.

Discuss, Consider and Possible Action On: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CUERO (“CITY”) ADOPTING A REDISTRICTING PLAN ESTABLISHING NEW COUNCIL DISTRICTS PURSUANT TO ART. 11, § 2.05 OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER; DELINEATING THE NEW BOUNDARIES FOR THE REVISED FOUR (4) SINGLE MEMBER CITY COUNCIL DISTRICTS AND IDENTIFING THE AT LARGE DISTRICTS (“DISTRICTS”); REQUIRING THE OFFICIAL MAP OF THE REVISED DISTRICTS BE CREATED AND MAINTAINED BY THE CITY; AUTHORIZING THE AMENDMENT OF THE CURRENT DISTRICT BOUNDARIES AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE; REQUIRING ONE (1) PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD PRIOR TO THE FIRST OF THE TWO (2) READINGS OF THE ORDINANCE; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THE ORDINANCE AND MATTERS ATTENDANT THERETO BY ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTIVE; DECLARING A PUBLIC PURPOSE; PR

7.

Council consideration and action items


7.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the letter to Council from Linda Anzaldua.

8.

Ordinances - Emergency Reading

8.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2022-11, approving and adopting the FY 2022-2023 annual operating budget and declaring an emergency.

8.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2022-12, Ratifying the property tax increase reflected in the budget for operating the Municipal Government of the City of Cuero, for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2022 and ending September 30, 2023 as required by the Texas Local Government Code § 102.007 (c); and declaring an emergency.

8.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2022-13, setting the Valorem Tax RATE for the use and support of the Municipal Government of the City of Cuero, levying a tax upon all property subject to taxation within the City of Cuero, Texas for the 2022 Tax Year, providing for the assessment and collection of taxes, providing for general debt service fund and apportioning each levy for the specific purposes, and declaring an emergency.

9.

Second reading of an ordinance

9.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the second and final reading of Ordinance No. 2022-08, amending sewer hauling rates.

9.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on second and final reading of Ordinance No. 2022-09, amending bulk water rates.

10.

Resolutions


10.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the second and final reading of Resolution No. 2022-21, approving Cuero Development Project Funding for exceeding $10,000 for the Parks Improvement Project.

10.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2022-25, an agreement between the State of Texas, Department of Transportation and the City of Cuero for the installation of license plate readers.

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 August 22, 2022, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, August  19, 2022 before 5:00 P.M.

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Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary