city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
 AUGUST 23, 2021    5:30 PM

Notice is here by given for a meeting of the City Council of the City of Cuero to be held on August 23, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. 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


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.

Public Hearing


Public Hearing on proposed FY 2021-2022 Budget for the City of Cuero


Public Hearing on the proposed Tax Rate for FY 2021-2022




Update from Gandolf Burrus, Grant Development Services President, on the status of the Grant Application to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the proposed pocket park.


City Manager Report

Signage at Cemetery


Emergency Reading of an Ordinance


Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2021-16, approving and adopting the FY 2021-2022 annual operating budget and declaring an emergency.


Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance 2021-17, 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, 2021 and ending September 30, 2022 as required by the Texas Local Government Code §102.007 (c); and declaring an emergency.


Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2021-18, 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 2021 Tax Year, providing for the assessment and collection of taxes, providing for the general debt service fund and apportioning each levy for the specific purposes, and declaring and emergency.



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 23, 2021, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, August 21, 2021 before 5:00 P.M.

Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary