city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
 SEPTEMBER 13, 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 September 13, 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. 
 
 

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 Emil Garza.

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 from Fisher Heck Architects, on the Cuero Thoroghfare final review set, (123 E. Main, formally Carmona building).

6.

Public Hearing


6.1.

Public Hearing to receive citizen comments regarding adoption of the City of Cuero 2021 Small Community Park Grant Application. This proposed project is a downtown pocket park at N Esplanade Street and Courthouse Street. Community Recreational priorities for this area will be discussed.

7.

Council consideration and action items


7.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on a request from Jace Patek to build a skate park.

7.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on approving the the final drawings for the thoroghfare at 123 E. Main St. and instruct staff to start calling for bids.

7.3.

Discuss consider and possible action on partnering with DeWitt County and Cuero ISD for broadband project.

7.4.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the planning and budget for the 150 Year Anniversary of Cuero

8.

Emergency Reading of an Ordinance

8.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2021-20, amending FY 2020-2021 Budget and declaring an emergency.

8.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2021-19, adoption of 12th edition of Roberts Rules of Order

9.

Resolutions


9.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021-19, amendment to the Personnel policy by adding a section for Mental Health Leave for First Responders per Senate Bill 1359.

10.

Reports


10.1.

Wayfinding sign status report from Main Street Manager

10.2.

Update on NestFresh from City Manager

11.

Consent Agenda


11.1.

Council Minutes 8/9/2021, 8/23/2021

11.2.

Appoint Bill Hickey to the Museum Board. Candy Henderson and Emily Weatherly retired.

11.3.

Building Department Monthly Report

11.4.

DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report

11.5.

Library Monthly Report

11.6.

Municipal Court Monthly Report

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 September 13, 2021, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, September 10, 2021 before 5:00 P.M.

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Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary